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High house build rate welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The 23,370 new houses consented in the last year is a further sign the Government’s housing reforms are working, Housing Minister Dr Smith said today in welcoming the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand. Read more »

Time to lift unliveable wage rates

Press Release – Service And Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union has welcomed Labours determination to lift New Zealands unliveable wage rates. The Labour Party today announced their Work and Wages policy. Read more »

Claire McGowan appointed new CEO of SODA Inc.

Press Release – SODA Inc

Dr. Claire McGowan has been appointed chief executive of Waikato-based business incubator, SODA Inc. Read more »

MOU signed to improve agency cooperation

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Police Minister Anne Tolley and Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed an updated memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Read more »

Taxpayers’ Union Support ‘Fair Tax for Savers’ Campaign

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is teaming up with Age Concern, Consumer NZ and the Financial Services Council to support the Fair Tax for Savers campaign which launched this afternoon. Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers Union , says: Read more »

Review of Radiocommunications Act 1989

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today published a discussion document reviewing New Zealands Radiocommunications Act 1989. The discussion document looks at issues including competition regulation, technical parameters on … Read more »

Manawatu-Wanganui’s supreme homes revealed

Press Release – Registered Master Builders House of the Year

A family home in Palmerston North built by Stonewood Homes PN has been awarded the Supreme Award in the Manawatu-Wanganui Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year. Read more »

Waikato region’s supreme homes revealed

Press Release – Registered Master Builders House of the Year

A new home in Hamilton and a renovation in Whangamata have been named this years finest Waikato homes, winning Supreme Awards in the Waikato Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year. Read more »

100,000 demand political leaders save last 55 Maui’s

Press Release – WWF

(Wellington, 30 July 2014) Senior politicians were presented with a petition signed by over 100,000 people demanding action to save the last 55 remaining Mauis dolphins at Parliament today. Read more »

Unite Union welcomes Labour Party increase to minimum wage

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite Union welcomes the announcement today by the Labour Party to increase the minimum wage by $2 per hour by early 2015. Read more »

Taxing Struggling Families to Boost Bureaucrats Shameful

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to Labour leader David Cunliffes announcement that a Labour Government would ensure public servants would receive at least the Living Wage, significantly more than their private sector counterparts, Taxpayers Union Executive Director … Read more »

Nelmac Garden Marlborough – 2014 programme

Press Release – Nelmac Garden Marlborough

[MEDIA RELEASE] Nelmac Garden Marlborough 2014 programme invites you to Taste the Good Life in Marlborough. Read more »

Horan: Greens get it wrong on Maui’s dolphin

Press Release – New Zealand Independent Coalition

NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan says that the Greens are showing that attempted imitation is the sincerest form of flattery on Mauis dolphins. But the Greens announcement today shows that they have got it wrong. Read more »

Labour reforms show commitment to tackling inequality

Press Release – First Union

The NZ Labour Partys just-announced industrial relations agenda demonstrates a clear commitment to tackling the growing inequality in New Zealand and restore democracy to our workplaces, according to FIRST Union. Read more »

NZ represented on Global Council of Crowdfunding Experts

Press Release – The Catalyst Collective

Yvonne McLaren, co-founder of The Catalyst Collective, has been selected as the New Zealand representative on the Worldwide Council of Global Crowdfunding Leaders. The council will meet at the 3rd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention & Bootcamp in … Read more »

New Guidelines Reduce Deaths And Serious Injuries

Press Release – Scaffolding Access and Rigging New Zealand

Tighter guidelines around working at heights in New Zealand is estimated to have resulted in 90 fewer deaths and severe injuries a year and will save the New Zealand economy $1.13 billion over the next 25 years, according to new research. Read more »

Kiwi at helm of Caribbean’s Club Med Turkoise

Press Release – Club Med

One of Club Meds most spectacular resort settings is Club Med Turkoise in the Turks and Caicos in the Caribbean with New Zealand born Michael Clarke at the helm. Read more »

Debacle shows danger of contracting out public services

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the Novopay debacle shows core public services are best provided in-house. Read more »

Public servants welcome Labour’s living wage announcement

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says Labours commitment to ensure all core public service workers are paid at least the living wage will be welcome news to thousands of hard working New Zealanders. Read more »

Accolade Wines introduces new brands to New Zealand

Press Release – Accolade Wines

The recent acquisition of award-winning New Zealand wine brands, Mud House and Waipara Hills, by Accolade Wines, the worlds leading producer and marketer of New World premium, commercial and value wines, will see more of the companys premium portfolio … Read more »

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