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Aucklanders reminded to take care around trains

Press Release – KiwiRail

With Monday heralding a new era of electric train services for Auckland, KiwiRail and TrackSAFE NZ are reminding Aucklanders to stay alert and vigilant around level crossings and train tracks. TrackSAFE NZ Manager Megan Drayton says electric trains … Read more »

Global Leaders Identify Key Antarctic Questions

Press Release – Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

The worlds leading Antarctic scientists, policy makers, environmental leaders and visionaries have identified the key 80 questions confronting Antarctic research in the next 20 years. Read more »

NZ and EU support renewable energy in Tuvalu

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has announced that New Zealand will continue to support Tuvalus conversion to renewable energy alongside the European Union. Read more »

Ruataniwha Business Case Peer Reviewed by Deloitte

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

Hawkes Bay Regional Council will consider the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme Investment Statement of Proposal at its meeting next week on Wednesday 30 April. The Statement of Proposal forms the basis for public consultation. Read more »

Trams a hot issue in Council’s Draft Annual Plan

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

A call to extend the tramway features highly in submissions on Christchurch City Councils Draft Annual Plan. By the 22 April closing date the Council had received 445 submissions with a few more expected to arrive by post over the next few days. Read more »

Award recognises country’s top agricultural consultants

Press Release – Farmax

The hunt is on again for New Zealands top dairy, sheep and beef agricultural consultants and emerging rural professional with the opening of the Farmax Consultant of the Year Awards on 1 May. Read more »

Facial Eczema Warning for Farmers

Press Release – AsureQuality

Facial eczema spore counts are at high levels throughout most of the North Island. AsureQuality is warning farmers that the risk of facial eczema is high in many regions of the North Island following the prolonged drought and the recent rain which has … Read more »

Restructuring of Southern Cross Forest Products

Press Release – KordaMentha

The receivers of Southern Cross Forest Products (SCFP) announced today a restructuring of the South Island businesses. Receiver, Brendon Gibson from KordaMentha, said: It is no secret that the company has long struggled to secure sufficient log supplies … Read more »

SH29 Slip Repair Work near Hastings Road starts Monday 28th

Press Release – NZ Transport

Motorists are advised that portable traffic signals will be operating along State Highway 29 near Hastings Road from Monday night during repairs to a small slip. Access for local Hastings Road residents will be available. Read more »

Retail/Hospitality Setting Pace In 2014

Press Release – MYOB

Retail and hospitality businesses expecting higher revenue in 2014 Wages growth likely in sector Read more »

The Steaks Are Raised as Semi-Finalists Take Their Place

Press Release – Beef And Lamb NZ

The semi-finalists have been revealed in the annual Beef + Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin Competition. The premier beef competition, sponsored by Zoetis, aims to find the most tender and tasty sirloin steak in New Zealand. In order to make it … Read more »

Foreign Influence Plays Key Role in Housing Debate

Article – Jamie Neikrie

At his weekly press conference in Wellington last week, Prime Minister John Key was questioned about the idea of reducing or slowing the rate of housing prices by limiting foreign purchases. His response revealed a gap in the New Zealand government. Read more »

Argent Motor Lodge 4 star plus Qualmark-rated accommodation

Press Release – Argent Motor Lodge Hamilton

Hamilton-based Argent Motor Lodge is excited to announce its 4 star plus Qualmark rating. Qualmark is New Zealand tourisms official mark of quality. Qualmark works with a core set of criteria specifically designed to deliver an equitable and consistent … Read more »

iPredict Ltd 2014 Election Update #15

Column – iPredict

iPredicts 7000 registered traders continue to believe Winston Peters NZ First party will hold the balance of power after the election and allow National to govern. There has been a small gain to Act and the Conservatives over the last week and a … Read more »

Entries open for Research Effectiveness Awards 2014

Press Release – Research Association

Research Association New Zealand is calling all researchers from corporate organisations or agencies to register their interest in this years Research Effectiveness Awards. Read more »

Dark horse takes the win in Aorangi

Press Release – Young Farmers

James Davidson is the last Grand Finalist to be named in the ANZ Young Farmer Contest after earning top spot at the Aorangi Regional Final Monday 21 April in Fairlie. Read more »

Canterbury’s tight labour market – new report

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Canterburys tight labour market new report Canterbury labour demand is growing at a greater rate than the national average while labour supply is limited, according to the Canterbury Job-Matching Report for the December 2013 quarter released by the … Read more »

Ornithological Society of NZ renamed ‘Birds New Zealand’

Press Release – Birds New Zealand

At its 2013 annual conference in Dunedin the Ornithological Society of New Zealand unanimously adopted a new brand name of Birds New Zealand. The change has been made in the hope that it will improve the awareness, understanding and relevancy of the … Read more »

Emirates’ Onboard Amenities Win Top Honours

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates Onboard Amenities Win Top Honours Emirates Airline has received international recognition for its onboard amenities, winning top honours for its Business Class amenity kits and childrens give-aways at the recent TravelPlus Airline Amenity … Read more »

Innovation inspires at the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft has announced the New Zealand winners of the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup competition. After delivering presentations on their proposals to judging panels of their respective categories, the top 14 competing finalists gathered at the University … Read more »

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