Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Electricity Investment Towers About Other Sectors

Press Release – Electricity Networks Association

In releasing the latest version of the Electricity Networks Associations PowerTracker, the Associations Chair Ken Sutherland says that a key message is that, despite a slow-down in demand, the electricity sector is the investment giant among … Read more »

New Crime Statistics – Counting the Victims behind the Crime

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A new Police data-set of crime statistics with far better and more detailed information about victims has been released for the first time today. Superintendent Dave Trappitt from NZ Police says the Recorded Crime Victims Statistics (RCVS) published today … Read more »

Dwelling consents trend decreasing

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is decreasing, Statistics New Zealand said today. The trend for new dwellings was recently at its highest level in seven years. While its now decreasing, the trend is still 6 percent higher … Read more »

Best In Business Announced at the Deloitte Top 200 Awards

Press Release – Deloitte

The stand out performers in New Zealand business for 2014 have been honoured at a ceremony last night in Aucklands Vector Arena, marking the 25th anniversary of the Deloitte Top 200 Awards. The winners of the 2014 Deloitte Top 200 Awards were … Read more »

Glenn Inquiry Funder Keeps His Promise

Press Release – Glenn Inquiry

The founder and funder of the Glenn Inquiry, Sir Owen Glenn, said today he has kept the promise he made when he set up the independent inquiry in 2012. I set up the Glenn Inquiry because it was clear to me that there is no more urgent issue facing … Read more »

Westland Milk Forecast Revision Deeply Cynical

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is critical of New Zealands number two dairy cooperative, Westland Milk Products, for not being more upfront with its supplier shareholders over payout forecasts. This follows it slashing the payout forecast 40 cents on the same day … Read more »

People’s Blueprint Offers Solutions to Family Violence

Press Release – Glenn Inquiry

New Zealand has a fresh opportunity to reduce child abuse and family violence and save and restore lives under a powerful new model for combating the problem proposed by the Glenn Inquiry. Read more »

Commission releases final Transpower decision

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has issued its final decisions on the individual price-quality path for Transpower for the period 2015-2020. Read more »

Submission: Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill

Press Release – Office of the Privacy Commissioner

My three key areas of concern relate to: The duration of visual surveillance warrants; The controls around warrantless surveillance powers; Clarifying the continuation of controls around access to Passenger Name Record (PNR) data under … Read more »

New rules for financial markets to take effect

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith welcomes new rules taking effect from 1 December which will promote the growth of New Zealands financial markets and boost investor confidence. Read more »

PQ 5. Government Financial Position—Return to Surplus

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

5. GRANT ROBERTSON (LabourWellington Central) to the Minister of Finance : What are the other options that the Prime Minister referred to in order to reach his Governments surplus target for 2014/15, and do they include cutting funding … Read more »

Climate Change Report Needs Urgent Action

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Denis ORourke Spokesperson for Climate Change 27 NOVEMBER 2014 Climate Change Report Needs Urgent Action New Zealand First says the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environments report on Changing Climate and Rising Seas released today … Read more »

Decisions on transport referendum, development contributions

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Councils Governing Body today made a number of decisions related to the development of its 10-year budget, known as the Long-term Plan 2015-25. Key decisions included: Read more »

Final sign-off for Main Road Master Plan

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council today gave the final sign-off on the Council-led master plan for the recovery and rebuild of Main Road. Read more »

Countering human trafficking is an ongoing challenge for NZ

Press Release – LexisNexis

At first glance, it is difficult to believe that human trafficking is an offence that is taking place in New Zealand. It is a harsh reminder that the rule of law sometimes does not reach far enough. Read more »

Aggressive expansion plans for NZ iPad software company

Press Release – Stellar Library

Stellar Library, a cloud-based document management system for iPads, is embarking on an aggressive expansion plan following a recent injection of capital by high profile New Zealand investor Andrew Bagnall. Read more »

Innovation Partnership Coming to Gigatown

Press Release – Innovation Partnership

The Innovation Partnership will meet in Dunedin in February, to discuss how the city can make the most of the opportunity from winning Gigatown. Read more »

Commission grants clearance to consumer pharmaceutical merge

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commission has granted clearance to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to acquire the consumer healthcare business of Novartis AG (Novartis). As a result of the acquisition, the consumer healthcare businesses of both parties will be merged into a new, GSK controlled … Read more »

Private prisons poaching in state jails

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Corrections Department-sanctioned poaching of public prison officers for the new private prison at Wiri has to stop, says Labours Corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis. Read more »

New app takes hassle out of booking and paying for a taxi

Press Release – Smartpay NZ Ltd

Blue Bubble Taxis are now offering passengers an order-and-pay on-line service through a new app developed by Smartpay, New Zealands largest eftpos supplier. Read more »

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