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Government-Owned Interislander an Embarrassment

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to todays troubles with KiwiRails Kaitaki ferry and the reported comments of London architect Robert Goldsmith suggesting that the operation be sold , Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers Union says: Read more »

Body-painted bike ride in support of Island Bay Cycleway

Press Release – Generation Zero

Fifty local residents took part in a body-painted bike ride this morning to show support for the Island Bay Cycleway going ahead. Read more »

Inaction on mandatory social worker registration

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour believes the Government is putting the most vulnerable members of our society at risk by not acting on the advice of officials to urgently make the registration of social workers mandatory, says Labours spokesperson for Social Development, … Read more »

Rinnai Launches New Look Online Trade Hub

Press Release – Impact PR

Leading appliance solutions company Rinnai has further committed to helping Kiwi tradespeople up skill with the unveiling of their revamped Tradesmart Hub. Read more »

Blue River Dairy Sells Invercargill Processing Plant

Press Release – Blue River Dairy

New Zealands leading sheep milk powder producer, Blue River Dairy, has sold its Nith Street, Invercargill processing plant to Blueriver (HK) Nutrition Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as Blueriver Nutrition HK) for an undisclosed sum. Read more »

Invercargill Processing Plant sold to Chinese Interests

Press Release – Blue River Dairy

New Zealands leading sheep milk powder producer, Blue River Dairy, has sold its Nith Street, Invercargill processing plant to Blueriver (HK) Nutrition Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as Blueriver Nutrition HK) for an undisclosed sum. Read more »

ORC extends water restrictions to safeguard the Taieri

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

The Otago Regional Council (ORC) is extending its Water Shortage Direction to stop all water takes from the Taieri River and its tributaries from midday Wednesday 4 February. Read more »

Body of missing Pipriki man located

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The body of missing Pipiriki man Hotene Koia was located this afternoon by a search and rescue team in the Whanganui River. Read more »

Equitise launches with mobile-media crowd-investment

Press Release – Equitise

New equity-crowdfunding service, Equitise.co.nz , launches today by offering New Zealanders the chance to buy shares online in Tourism Radio NZ. Thriving in the twin, high-growth markets of mobile media technology and inbound tourism, Tourism Radio … Read more »

Extensive delays for northbound traffic leaving Wellington

Press Release – Wellington City Council

TRAFFIC ALERT – extensive delays for northbound traffic leaving Wellington after spill closes Aotea Quay onramp to motorway Read more »

NIWA’s Hotspot Watch 30/1/15

Press Release – NIWA

Weekly update to help media assess likelihood of extremely dry weather preceding a drought. Regions experiencing severely to extremely drier than normal soil conditions are deemed hotspots. Read more »

NIWA Seasonal Climate Outlook February-April 2015

Press Release – NIWA

Sea surface temperatures across the equatorial Pacific Ocean are borderline between neutral and weak El Nio conditions. However — as was the case over the past few months the atmospheric circulation in the Pacifc is still inconsistent with … Read more »

New section of Te Awa – Great New Zealand River Ride

Press Release – Waikato District Council

URBAN CYCLEWAY FUND – New section of Te Awa Great New Zealand River Ride will take shape this year thanks to funding boost Read more »

Abano Settles sale of orthotics business

Press Release – Abano Healthcare Group Limited

Abano Healthcare Group (NZX: ABA) has today confirmed settlement of the sale of its orthotics business, the Orthotic Centre, to private investors, as announced on 25 November 2014. This was the last remaining business in Abanos Rehabilitation … Read more »

Longburn shared pathway to get funding

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council are pleased at the announcement issued today from the Minister of Transport, confirming the Urban Cycleways Fund and the National Land Transport Fund will provide substantial capital funding for the Longburn to Palmerston … Read more »

Council welcomes cycleways funding

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council says a grant from a new Government fund for cycling infrastructure is a strong vote of support for its Major Cycle Routes (MCR) network. Transport Minster Simon Bridges today announced the first round of funding from the Governments … Read more »

Kiwifruit Claim Statement of Claim Now Available on Website

Press Release – The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim has posted its statement of claim for its class-action litigation on its website , together with explanatory material approved by the High Court at Wellington. Read more »

Council farewells long-serving camp leaseholders

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Leaseholders of Spencer Beach Holiday Park, Trevor and Kathy Inwood, have decided to relinquish the lease from 31 March, 2015. Read more »

Six Day Strike Threatened at Lyttelton Port

Press Release – Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has received strike notices from the Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) for three consecutive days and has been told by the Union it will be served with three more strike notices to make a total of six consecutive … Read more »

Building activity reaches record high

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Building and Housing Minister, Dr Nick Smith, has welcomed todays release of the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand which showed $14.6 billion of building work consented in 2014 the highest ever. Read more »

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