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Cassini’s grand finale – Expert reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

NASAs Cassini spacecraft has begun its 142-day death spiral inside Saturns rings, passing through them 22 times over the coming months. Read more »

Sale of Mainland Poultry to Navis Capital

Press Release – Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Shareholders of New Zealand’s biggest egg producer Mainland Poultry, have reached an agreement to sell to Private Equity firm Navis Capital. Read more »

Academics warn NZME, Fairfax merger would ‘spell disaster’

Press Release – Pacific Media Watch

AUCKLAND ( Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch ): Academics have warned a merger of NZME and Fairfax will spell disaster for the media ecosystem at a conference on the future of the New Zealand media. Read more »

Too many Kiwis are being killed at work

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

In the last two weeks seven New Zealanders went to work and never came home. They were killed at work. This Workers Memorial Day, April 28th, we remember them and other working people who were killed at work. Read more »

Big News For Homes.co.nz & Spark

Press Release – homes.co.nz

Spark is investing into Homes.co.nz to support its ambitious plans to disrupt the property portal market in NZ. Read more »

Māori unionists call for iwi-union collaboration

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) Rnanga, the body representing 60,000 Mori union members, is marking Workers Memorial Day today with a call for iwi and unions to work together to help end workplace deaths. Read more »

HiFX Morning Update, April 28 2017

Press Release – HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6877 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD was the worst performing currency of the majors overnight. The Kiwi has traded a 203 point or 2.9% range this week from the high on Monday, and is down 6.8% from the 2017 high of 0.7376 Last … Read more »

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase

Press Release – Verizon Communications Inc

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report Read more »

Young man airlifted from Motiti Is

Press Release – TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Motiti Is, just off the Tauranga coast, where a 17 year old Whakatane man had tripped and fallen through a window receiving deep lacerations to his right wrist. He was … Read more »

The infrastructure boost will be powered by skills

Press Release – Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

The governments announcement of $11 Billion in capital infrastructure over the next four years needs to be underpinned by investment in skills and workplace training, says the Industry Training Federation. Read more »

Water report backs ‘tackle the hotspots’ approach

Press Release – Federated Farmers

A new fresh water report sets a robust, independent baseline on water quality indicators as well as pointers on where we should concentrate efforts to gain improvements. Read more »

Rail and maritime workers mark Workers Memorial Day tomorrow

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) is marking Workers Memorial Day on April 28 at events across the country, including unveiling a new memorial in Kawerau dedicated to workers who never made it home. Read more »

Tūwharetoa Settlement Trust acknowledges outgoing GM

Press Release – Tuwharetoa Settlement Trust

Twharetoa Settlement Trusts General Manager Dylan Tahau is to depart the Trust to take up a Strategic Development Manager position at Taup District Council. Read more »

A welcome commitment to transport infrastructure

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

The Governments announcement today to fund $11 billion of new capital infrastructure over and above existing projects is a welcome response to New Zealands infrastructure pressures, says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley. Read more »

New hydrographic plan for New Zealand waters

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Land Information Minister Mark Mitchell says a new hydrographic plan will help deliver benefits to New Zealands shipping and fishing industries, tourist operators, and marine scientists. Read more »

Kaikōura District Recovery Plan Launched

Press Release – Kaikoura District Council

The Kaikura District Recovery Plan was officially adopted by Kaikura District Council this week, marking a significant step in the recovery process. Read more »

Auckland in business talks with Japanese delegates

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

A high-level delegation of Japanese business leaders provides a golden opportunity for Auckland and its ambitious businesses to forge closer economic ties with a major trading partner. Read more »

Update 2, 27 April 2017: Manawatu Gorge slips

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says a smaller slip on the Manawatu Gorge has been cleared and geotechnical engineers have now fully assessed a large slip. This has included an assessment of the area above the slip, to finalise safety clearance to allow work … Read more »

Iconic Wellington Hotel to undergo multi-million dollar refu

Press Release – Amora Hotel Wellington

Wellingtons Amora Hotel will temporarily close its doors on 27 May 2017 to undergo a multi-million dollar refurbishment of all rooms and public areas. Read more »

US food guru to speak at horticulture conference

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

American food and agribusiness guru Roland Fumasi has today been announced as one of the keynote speakers for the Horticulture Conference 2017, on 14 July in Tauranga. Read more »

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