Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Minimal change proposed for Taranaki regional rate

Press Release – Taranaki Regional Council

The Taranaki Regional Council today adopted a Draft Annual Plan that foreshadows a 1% rise in general rates for the 2017-2018 financial year. Read more »

Lighting the way to a greener future

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

As part of its drive to become New Zealands most sustainable port, Ports of Auckland is installing LED floodlighting, the first New Zealand port to do so. Read more »

Nail Salon prosecuted for disregarding health and safety

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Worksafe says companies that disregard the health and safety of workers and customers should expect theyll be held to account. Read more »

Commissioner finds Westpac breached Nicky Hager’s privacy

Press Release – Felix Geiringer

Nicky Hagers complaint against Westpac has been upheld by the Privacy Commissioner. The Privacy Commissioner found that Westpac had breached Mr Hagers privacy by releasing his personal information to the Police without a warrant. This is part … Read more »

Springsteen & the E Street Band ready to boost Christchurch

Press Release – Vbase

Vbase is ready to welcome 30,000 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band fans to AMI Stadium tomorrow night, 21 February for their first and only South Island concert. Vbase General Manager Darren Burden says the concert will not only boost spirits, … Read more »

Employment Relations Authority Determinations – 20 February

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest Employment Relations Authority determinations are now available on the Employment New Zealand website . Read more »

Auckland tackles freedom camping issue

Press Release – Auckland Council

A bumper tourism season is increasing tensions between freedom campers and locals in Auckland, prompting new moves to see if the conflicting needs of freedom campers and local residents can peacefully co-exist. Read more »

SH1 closed southbound after Ramarama

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 1 has been closed to all southbound traffic after Ramarama, due to an incident. The Ramarama off-ramp is open, but is heavily congested. Read more »

Temporary closure: SH1 Wellington, Ngauranga on-ramp

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the State Highway 1 northbound on-ramp at the bottom of Ngauranga Gorge, Wellington will be closed for resurfacing and new road marking on the night of Thursday 23 February, from 10pm until 5am Friday … Read more »

KGH & Kiwibank results for the six months ending 31 Dec 2016

Press Release – Kiwibank

Kiwi Group Holdings (KGH) which includes Kiwibank, Kiwi Wealth, Kiwi Insurance and New Zealand Home Loans, has made a profit after tax of $65 million for the six months ending 31 December 2016, compared with $73 million for the same 6 month period in 2015[1]. Read more »

3 Wins Friday & Saturday Night, Project to Launch Tonight

Press Release – Mediaworks

Friday saw Three win the night in three key commercial demographics (25-54, 18-49 & HHS wk 0-14), with the nights movie – Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull winning its timeslot in all four demographics – 25-54, 18-39, 18-49 … Read more »

No mana for Māori

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

A vote for the Mana Mori deal is a vote for National, says Labours Mori Development spokesperson Kelvin Davis. Read more »

Feds’ Warn Farmers to Observe Fire Bans

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is reminding Canterbury farmers to observe their local rural authoritys Fire Ban. Read more »

Spark NZ Seeks Short-Term Pause

Press Release – Spark NZ

Pause would enable time for all parties to fairly consider their legal options before merger became a fait accompli Read more »

36 hours of scrutiny essential on Vodafone-Sky merger

Press Release – Internet NZ

InternetNZ has advised the High Court it supports telecommunications companies requests to delay the proposed merger between Vodafone New Zealand and Sky Network Television by 36 hours, in the event this merger is allowed to proceed by the Commerce … Read more »

One million electronic referrals in Canterbury

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says Canterbury clinicians have achieved one million electronic referrals ensuring patients receive more timely care. Read more »

Air Desk concept to be put to the test

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A government-funded trial of an Air Desk that will centralise the handling of the countrys emergency air ambulance callouts is to commence today. Read more »

Deadlines for new food safety law coming up

Press Release – Ministry of Primary Industries

The deadline for some businesses to register under the new Food Act is coming up. Food businesses, including restaurants and cafes with an alcohol licence, need to apply by 31 March. Read more »

FMA publishes its first Conduct Outcomes Report

Press Release – Financial Markets Authority

The Conduct Outcomes Report 2016 highlights the key issues and actions from the FMAs enforcement, supervision and preventative activities for the financial year July 2015 to June 2016. Read more »

Milk prices continue to drive producer prices

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Producer output prices rose 1.5 percent in the December 2016 quarter, and producer input prices rose 1.0 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

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