Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

New shark finning laws fall short for threatened species

Press Release – New Zealand Shark Alliance

Environmental groups are welcoming some aspects of a raft of law changes announced today in relation to shark finning, but say that overall the chance for New Zealand to catch up with international efforts in shark conservation is being missed. Read more »

Promoting Labour’s Positive Policies

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

General Secretary of the New Zealand Labour Party, Tim Barnett, today launched Labours television advertisements for the 2014 election. The advertisements help tell Labours positive story for a better New Zealand. Read more »

Find any NZ property RV value, on a map, for free!

Press Release –

Aug 11, 2014 – is a brand new innovative property portal, offering capital, land and rates values for over 1.3M New Zealand properties. Read more »

Take a picture, save money on tax

Press Release – Tax Management New Zealand

Taxpayers will be able to find out whether tax pooling can save them money simply by taking a photo of their tax statement on their smartphone. Read more »

Auckland’s newest market coming

Press Release – Trust Arena Sunday Market

Aucklands newest market is coming to Henderson on 5 October 2014. The Trust Arena Sunday Market will be opening at the Trust Arena on 5 October 2014, from 7am 1pm every Sunday. Read more »

ACC funding boost for ambulance services

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Craig Foss Associate Minister for ACC 20 August 2014 Media Statement ACC funding boost for ambulance services Read more »

Aquaculture New Zealand welcomes new research

Press Release – Aquaculture New Zealand

New research released today by the Ministry for Primary Industries shows the vast majority of New Zealanders feel positive about aquaculture and support the sustainable growth of the industry, said Aquaculture New Zealand Chief Executive Gary Hooper. Read more »

CallPlus appoints new heads of Orcon and Flip

Press Release – CallPlus

CallPlus Group has appointed two new leaders to head up its Orcon and Flip brands. Read more »

Drug Court: Rare Insight into New Alternative Justice Model

Press Release – Maori TV

Mori Televisions latest New Zealand documentary presents a fascinating look inside a new alternative justice model through the stories of convicted criminals. Read more »

Average asking of homes remains high

Press Release –

Home sellers are still expecting near record prices for their homes, according to figures released by, the website with New Zealands largest number of homes for sale. Read more »

Enterprising student aids bus travel

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

An enterprising computer science student is using his spare time to make Palmerston Norths buses easier and hes garnered the support of Horizons Regional Council. Read more »

Top Kiwis backing Tip the Scales campaign

Press Release – LegaSea

Sir Graham Henry, former All Black Kees Meeuws, singer-song writer Jamie McDell and fishing guru Matt Watson have pledged their support to Tip the Scales, a pre-election campaign generating public support for rebuilding New Zealands depleted inshore … Read more »

Shearer claims on power pricing misleading our customers

Press Release – Mighty River Power

Claims by Labour Energy spokesperson, David Shearer, about rocketing power prices and outrageous profits are plainly incorrect and grossly misleading for New Zealand electricity consumers. Mighty River Power Chief Executive, Doug Heffernan, … Read more »

Fine after worker hurt by inadequately guarded machine

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Waikato based Industrial Tube Manufacturing Company Limited has been fined $39,375 and ordered to pay reparations of $15,000 over an accident involving a modified machine for shaping steel tubing. Read more »

Southern Cross brings pet into the family

Press Release – Southern Cross

Ellenco Pet Insurance has today officially become Southern Cross Pet Insurance (SCPI) and with the name change comes a whole new set of simplified products, a new website and now the ability to get a quote and apply online. Anthony McPhail, Head of SCPI, … Read more »

Kiwi company achieves highest colour accuracy in the country

Press Release – Wright Communications

Kiwi company Page + Co has developed a ground-breaking new LED lighting system that produces a CRI rating of 95-97 per cent colour accuracy no other company in New Zealand has achieved this. Retailers Z Energy, Kathmandu, Icebreaker and Bendon have … Read more »

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Updates Earnings Guidance

Press Release – Fisher And Paykel

Auckland, New Zealand, 20 August 2014 – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited (NZSX:FPH, ASX:FPH) announced today at its annual shareholders meeting that it has updated its earnings guidance for the financial year ending 31 March … Read more »

Gravel Spill on Ngauranga Gorge

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police and Roading Contractors are at a gravel spill at the bottom of the Ngauranga Gorge, northbound near Tyers Road. Read more »

Strong year-end result for Queenstown Airport

Press Release – Queenstown Airport

– Strong financial performance, Net Profit After Tax $6.6 million – up 25% from the previous year ($5.3 million) Read more »

Obesity affects breast cancer treatment

Press Release – University of Auckland

Obesity may affect a common drug that is used as part of the treatment to fight breast cancer in post-menopausal women. Obesity is now defined as a global pandemic and its predicted that more than half of the worlds population will be obese … Read more »

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