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Going away this long Labour Weekend? Know before you go!

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

With traffic already building on key highways, the NZ Transport Agency encourages everyone heading off for a break to know before you go and check the Agencys Labour Weekend Hotspots map . The Hotspots maps collate information from previous … Read more »

Why your choice of builder matters

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Some building work needs licensed people on the job – make sure you have the right builder for the work youre doing, is the advice of Paul Hobbs, Registrar, Building Practitioner Licensing for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Read more »

Cyber security focus for Coresteel Innovation Award winner

Press Release – Coresteel Buildings

University of Waikato student Thye Way has been awarded the Coresteel Buildings Innovation Award worth $5000. Read more »

Burgeoning Sales of Cross-Slot Drills To Britain

Press Release – Baker No-Tillage

A visit from several English Nuffield scholars to New Zealand has seen a remarkable turnaround in export orders to Great Britain. Each scholar undertook their own world study of no-tillage and discovered the missing link in Feilding, New Zealand. … Read more »

Keep your speed down and buckle up on the roads

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Keep your speed down and buckle up on the roads over the holiday weekend in Western Bay of Plenty” Read more »

World changing Kiwis win innovations awards

Press Release – Make Lemonade

ARANZ Medical won the Bayer Supreme New Zealand prize at the annual New Zealand Innovation awards in Auckland tonight. Read more »

Action on Waterman Capital’s investment in My Food Bag

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp has advised private equity firm Waterman Capital in its investment in home food delivery provider My Food Bag announced this week. My Food Bag currently provides more than a million meals to New Zealanders every month. Read more »

NZDF Begins Annual Airlift Support Mission to Antarctica

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has begun its annual mission to take scientists and support staff to Antarctica, to help advance research in the worlds harshest continent. Yesterday a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Boeing 757 flew 81 scientific … Read more »

$495 million to settle Canterbury claims in past year

Press Release – Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission paid out nearly half a billion dollars to settle claims in Canterbury in the financial year to 30 June 2016, its annual report released today shows. Read more »

Easy-to-prepare festive feast is back

Press Release – My Food Bag

Well, theres good news for all nominated cooks with My Food Bag bringing back its popular and easy-to-prepare festive feast for 2016. Read more »

Buckley Systems – a top ten company at the TIN 100 Awards

Press Release – Buckley Systems

Buckley Systems, the Mt Wellington based precision electromagnets developer and manufacturer, has been named as one of the top ten companies to watch at the annual TIN100 (Technology Investment Network) awards in Auckland overnight. Read more »

Legal implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

The firm has collaborated with the Institute of Directors ( IoD ) in producing a white paper calling on Government to take the lead in addressing opportunities, risks and challenges presented by AI. Read more »

First Living Wage Employer in the Insurance Sector

Press Release – HealthCarePlus

HealthCarePlus is marking Labour Day this year by celebrating its new status as the first accredited Living Wage Employer in the insurance sector. Read more »

ISP Copper Performance Gap

Press Release – TrueNet

ADSL and VDSL show a considerable spread in performance for NZ webpage download times, Vodafone ADSL takes twice as long as the best ADSL Slingshot , the worst VDSL Voyager takes almost twice as long as Spark . 73% of NZ households depend on ADSL to see … Read more »

One-day viewing area for the arrival of the A380

Press Release – Christchurch Airport

The day Christchurch plane-spotters have been waiting for is nearly here. Monday October 31 will see the 1.45pm arrival of the first scheduled A380 aircraft at Christchurch Airport, ahead of an on-going daily service. To give as many people as possible the … Read more »

Snapchat, Skype among apps not protecting users’ privacy

Press Release – Amnesty International

Facebook/WhatsApp, Apple top privacy ranking of messaging apps Only 3 of 11 tech firms examined provide end-to-end encryption by default on all their messaging apps. Read more »

Overnight motorway closures 23 October – 29 October 2016

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, 28 October … Read more »

Heading north on SH1 from Wellington this Labour Weekend?

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists heading north on State Highway 1 out of Wellington for Labour Weekend to pay extra attention, with changes to the road layout at both Poplar Ave and through Peka Peka, as part of the construction … Read more »

Safer Hours Campaign Launches Public Petition

Press Release – New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The New Zealand Resident Doctors Association is providing the public with a direct way to show their support for resident doctors in their campaign for safer working hours in the form of an online petition. Read more »

Part of former SOL Square in Christchurch to be auctioned

Press Release – Colliers International

Part of the beleaguered SOL Square in Christchurch could be returned to its former glory, with news that the 179 Tuam Street property is to be auctioned in a mortgagee sale next month. Read more »

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