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Predator Free Farm Award

Press Release – Ballance Farm Environment awards

Farmers will be recognised for their part in the nationwide movement of Predator Free New Zealand when a new Predator Free Farm Award will be presented next year as part of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards. Sponsored by Predator Free NZ Trust … Read more »

Seismic survey monster not welcome in Taranaki waters

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

MEDIA RELEASE: Seismic survey monster not welcome in Taranaki waters FROM: Climate Justice Taranaki DATE: 17th November 2017 for immediate release Read more »

Tech Group Hosting UK Company for World Launch

Press Release – IoT Auckland

Tech Group Hosting UK Company for World Launch of New Internet of Things Module New Device Enables Rapid Development Of Internet Of Things Applications Using New Generation Of Wireless Networking Auckland, New Zealand Nov 17 2017 The IoT Auckland … Read more »

Waste Management backs National Ride for Road Safety

Press Release – Waste Management

Auckland, 18 November 2017 Waste Management is delighted to be taking part in this weekends inaugural National Ride for Road Safety. The event takes place this Sunday, 19 November, at 10am in a number of regions across New … Read more »

Herbicides linked to antibiotic resistance – Expert reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New Zealand researchers have found the active ingredients in commonly-used weed killers can cause bacteria to be less susceptible to antibiotics. Read more »

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jonathan Sinclair

Press Release – The Nation

British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair says New Zealand is one of Londons top three priority countries to do a free trade deal with. He says a deal could be done within a few years, but formal negotiations cant start until Britain formally … Read more »

Auckland Airport to open second stage

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has today announced further details of the upgrade of its international departure area, including some of the new brands that will feature in its international retail hub. Read more »

Bethunes Investments Special Shareholders Meeting

Press Release – Bethunes Investments

Bethunes Investments Limited Special Shareholders Meeting 17 November 2017 NZX Market Announcement Special Meeting Acquisition of Transport Investments Limited business Bethunes Investments Limited (NZX: BIL) ( Bethunes ) is pleased to confirm that it … Read more »

Community meeting regarding Mycoplasma bovis

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

MPI is holding a public meeting to provide an update to the farming community in the Waimate District about the current response to the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. The meeting will provide the latest information on the response including … Read more »

SMC: Gene drives in conservation

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Gene drives in conservation Researchers have called for caution when considering the possible future use of gene editing technologies for conservation. Read more »

New Zealand avocados step closer to China

Press Release – NZ Avacado

New Zealand is a significant step closer towards supplying fresh avocados to Chinese consumers and opening up access to a brand new market for our growers, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and New Zealand Avocado announced today. A series of … Read more »

Access Alliance welcomes Disability Minister’s commitment

Press Release – Access Alliance

The Access Alliance welcomes Disability Minister Carmel Sepulonis commitment to increasing access for New Zealanders with a disability. Read more »

ANZ named Women’s Employer of the Year

Press Release – ANZ Bank

ANZ has received the Womens Employer of the Year award at the sixth Annual New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards. Read more »

International visitors spend $10.4bn in year to September

Press Release – New Zealand Government

International visitor spending has reached a record high of $10.4 billion in the year to September 2017, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis says. Read more »

Interventions required to keep aging workforce safe

Press Release – University of Otago

With the burden of work-related injuries in older employees only set to increase, more needs to be done to keep them safe, a University of Otago study has found. Read more »

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin 19 – 25 November 2017

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 24 November … Read more »

Disappointing result for Northland fisheries compliance

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

A fisheries compliance patrol on Northlands West Coast has yielded disappointing results with non-compliance noted for almost 100 percent of inspections. Read more »

PSGR Letter to MPs on Genetically Engineered Organisms

Press Release – PSGR

PSGR is a not-for-profit, non-aligned charitable trust whose members are science and medical professionals. Since the recommendations of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification to proceed with caution PSGR has maintained a watching brief on … Read more »

Diversity Works NZ Chief Executive Honoured in Global Top 50

Press Release – Diversity Works

Diversity Works New Zealand Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie has been named as one of the worlds Top 50 Diversity Professionals in the 2017 Global Diversity List released today. Read more »

Property Valuation Increase And Rate Rise Link Needs Sorting

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Councils need reminding that skyrocketing property values doesnt change the level of a Councils services and therefore shouldnt result in higher rates. Read more »

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