Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Christchurch City has the Government’s support

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the Government is encouraged by the approach being taken by Christchurch City Council in addressing financial pressures delivered by its required response to the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. Read more »

Counties Manukau Police warn of IRD scam

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police are warning residents of a phone scam involving Inland Revenue. Recent immigrants and business owners are targeted, with victims being told that the government of New Zealand wishes to gift them a tax refund for being a good citizen. Read more »

Waterways Super Special Stage brings rally into Whitianga

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

An afternoon spectator Super Special Stage will bring the spectacular action of rallying into the township of Whitianga for the VINZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel on Saturday 23rd August. The Super Special Stage will be run on a 1.17 kilometre tarmac course … Read more »

EU and NZ Partner on Pacific Sustainable Energy

Press Release – Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand

The European Union has devoted substantial resources, totalling almost Euro 100 million (US 134.6 million) to support the adoption of renewable energy technologies and to promote energy efficiency in small island states in the Pacific since 2008. Read more »

Lock-up Agreement Ahead of Takeover Offer for Lyttelton Port

Press Release – Christchurch City Holdings Limited

Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL) today announced it has entered into a lock-up agreement with Port Otago Limited (Port Otago), a 15.48% shareholder in Lyttelton Port Company Limited (LPC). Port Otago has agreed to accept, in respect of its LPC … Read more »

PM Key on benefits of a ‘rock star economy’ to older people

Press Release – ElderNet

The rock star economy’ title was one person’s view and, while flattering, is certainly not how I would categorise it. Read more »

Oji cleared to acquire Carter Holt Harvey Pulp & Paper

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commission has given clearance for Oji Oceania Management (NZ) Limited (Oji) to acquire up to 100% of the shares in Carter Holt Harvey Pulp & Paper Limited from Carter Holt Harvey Limited. Read more »

Shanghai Pengxin Group invests in Taupo farm

Press Release – Anthem

Shanghai Pengxin Group invests in Taupo farm through local subsidiary Pure 100 Farm Limited, a local subsidiary of Shanghai Pengxin Group has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement for Lochinver Station in the Central North Island. The Central Plateau … Read more »

Auckland-Rotorua flight capacity to increase further

Press Release – Shine PR

Just four months after the introduction of the larger Q300 aircraft on the morning Auckland-Rotorua return route, this increased capacity will be extended further with the larger plane set to commence an afternoon schedule from 9 February 2015. Rotorua … Read more »

CCHL to acquire Port Otago stake in Lyttelton Port Company

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has welcomed the announcement that Christchurch City Holdings Ltd has entered a lock-up agreement with Port Otago Limited for Port Otagos 15.48% holding in Lyttelton Port Company Limited. The lock-up agreement … Read more »

Hemp Milk a Billion Dollar Opportunity for Farmers

Press Release – ALCP

Hemp milk and associated protein products could add $1 billion to New Zealand’s agricultural economy, ALCP Leader Julian Crawford says. Read more »

Blue Wing Honda celebrates four decades of Kiwi success

Press Release – Honda NZ

As a nation dependent on primary industry, with more than half of our land used for farming, having the right means to navigate varying terrain can be a challenging task. Blue Wing Honda met that challenge in 1972 when it entered the market as New … Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Ebola, Science in Society, Naked Scientists

Column – Science Media Centre

SMC Heads-Up: Ebola concerns, Science in Society Strategy and The Naked Scientists workshops and live shows Read more »

Q+A – Sunday 3 August: Foreign Affairs, Wellbeing Economics

Press Release – Television New Zealand

Q+A This Week SUNDAY 3 AUGUST ON TV ONE AT 9.00AM Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully on the conflict in Gaza, our bid for a UN Security Council seat, and the latest on the Malaysian diplomat case. Hes interviewed by Deputy Political Editor … Read more »

Naked Scientists exposed on Radio New Zealand

Press Release – Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand and BBC Radio 5 Live have joined forces to produce two exciting one-hour shows featuring the BBCs popular Naked Scientists team. Read more »

Case for the City Rail Link weakens

Press Release – Dick Quax

Auckland Transports acknowledgment that Auckland does not need a new train station at Newton or additional electric trains significantly weakens Mayor Len Browns case for beginning construction of the City Rail Link in 2016, according to Auckland … Read more »

NZ exceeds commitment to Pacific renewable energy

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully today updated Pacific leaders and post Forum dialogue partners on the progress being made to implement renewable energy projects agreed to at the 2013 Pacific Energy Summit. Read more »

Fonterra Director Retires

Press Release – Fonterra

Long-serving Fonterra director, Jim van der Poel, has announced that he will retire from the Co-operatives Board in November, after 12 years of service. Read more »

NIWA Outlook: August-October 2014

Press Release – NIWA

The equatorial Pacific Ocean continues to remain ENSO-neutral at the end of July 2014, with atmospheric and oceanic conditions failing to sufficiently couple to initiate an El Nio event. Other El Nio indicators have also weakened in the last month. … Read more »

Crown new guardians of TVNZ Archives

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Broadcasting Minister Craig Foss has welcomed the transfer of TVNZs archives to Crown guardianship today. Read more »

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