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Shameless land-banking ads show need for crackdown

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Andrew Little Leader of the Opposition MEDIA STATEMENT 24 August 2016 Shameless land-banking ads show need for crackdown The fact that more than 300 sections are shamelessly being advertised on Trade Me as land-banking opportunities during a housing crisis … Read more »

Peanut Butter Gets a Slice of the Action

Press Release – Prolife Foods

The new kid out of the box is here. Mother Earth has combined the goodness of natural peanut butter with their popular oaty slice to create a mouth-watering new flavour Baked Oaty Slice Peanut Butter. Read more »

Standard and Poor’s warning of housing crisis

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Grant Robertson MP for Wellington Central Finance Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 24 August 2016 Standard and Poors warning of housing crisis impact on banks The National Governments failure to address the housing crisis is leading to dire warnings … Read more »

Waikanae will get 240 new parks for Christmas

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Waikanae will get 240 new parks for Christmas Weather permitting, Waikanae train commuters will be getting 240 new parks for Christmas with the construction of the new Metlink Park and Ride facility on the site of the old Waikanae Hotel late next … Read more »

You Still Can’t Beat a Breggfast

Press Release – Eggs Incorporated NZ

To pack a protein punch at breakfast time, it is still eggs all the way, says Sarah Hanrahan, dietitian for the New Zealand Nutrition Foundation. Read more »

CBD site announced for new $30m Ao Tawhiti

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The new site for Christchurch school Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery will be 177 St Asaph Street, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. The purchase of a new site means Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery, which was formed by the merger … Read more »

Vigil Monitoring goes global with Jupl

Press Release – Jupl

Auckland 24 August, 2016 Vigil Monitoring, co-founded by Sir Ray Avery and Alan Brannigan, has announced it will change its name to Jupl, effective immediately. The company says the name change is part of the preparation for its next major growth … Read more »

Irrigation not linked to drinking water concerns

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

Irrigation not linked to drinking water concerns Greenpeace is out of order suggesting irrigation schemes increase the risk of drinking water concerns, says IrrigationNZ. Theyve well and truly stepped over the line this time and should be discredited, … Read more »

Most homeless people working or studying

Press Release – University of Otago

Most homeless people working or studying More than half of all homeless adults in New Zealand are working or studying, say University of Otago, Wellington (UOW) researchers. UOW researcher Dr Kate Amore, from the Health Research Council-funded He Kainga Oranga/Housing … Read more »

New Plymouth Search and Rescue Moves to Recovery Phase

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The search for a missing 18-year-old man whose boat flipped off the coast of Paritutu, New Plymouth, on Monday has been moved to a recovery phase. At this stage, Police do not expect to find him alive but a limited search will continue. Read more »

Overvalued Exchange Rate Matters

Press Release – Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The New Zealand dollar remains overvalued and has risen close to the TWI 15 month high experienced last month, following comments from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand yesterday lowering expectations of significant OCR cuts. The effect of our high and … Read more »

$1.5 million in fees and interest returned to borrowers

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Lenders Adelphi Finance Ltd and Shaw Personal Finance Ltd have refunded customers or reduced customer account balances by over $1.4 million and $100,000 respectively after the Commission warned they were likely to have breached consumer credit laws. Read more »

Motorcycle fatality – name release

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm the name of the motorcyclist who died in a crash on Onehunga Harbour Rd yesterday morning. Read more »

Auckland Airport welcomes Tianjin Airlines to NZ

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement by Tianjin Airlines that it will start flying to Auckland from December this year. The airline will operate year round between Tianjin, Chongqing and Auckland three times a week using an A330 aircraft. Read more »

Electric Vehicles Leadership Group announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced the members of the Electric Vehicles (EVs) Leadership Group as part of the Governments programme to accelerate the uptake of EVs in New Zealand. Read more »

Steadfast announces FY16 underlying NPATA growth of 45%

Press Release – Steadfast

Steadfast announces FY16 underlying NPATA growth of 45% and provides underlying NPATA guidance of $85m to $90m for FY17 Read more »

FAST stroke campaign making a difference

Press Release – New Zealand Government

FAST stroke campaign making a difference Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a national campaign highlighting the signs of a stroke and the need to act quickly is already making a difference. Each year in New Zealand about 9,000 people have … Read more »

Mt Doom hikers rescued near Mt Tongariro

Press Release – New Zealand Police

An Australian father and son are continuing their New Zealand holiday today after being rescued off Mt Tongariro last night. Read more »

MYOB appoints new NZ Head of SME Business

Press Release – MYOB

Cloud accounting software provider MYOB has appointed Ingrid Cronin-Knight to lead up its fast-growing New Zealand SME division. Read more »

Auror Wins International Competition

Press Release – Auror

Crime-fighting software company Auror has won an international video competition, besting other startup competitors from around the globe and claiming tickets and travel expenses to represent New Zealand at the 2017 SaaStr Annual conference in … Read more »

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