Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Free WIFI proving popular and going well

Press Release – Raupehu District Council

The Council supplied free WIFI in Taumarunui, Ohakune and Raetihi is proving popular with hundreds of people using the service every day. Read more »

Changes to TranzAlpine service

Press Release – KiwiRail

KiwiRail is offering day trips from Christchurch to Arthurs Pass on its popular TranzAlpine service after Wednesdays weather bomb cut road and rail links. Read more »

Disruption To Wellington Bus Services 24 Jan

Press Release – NZ Bus

On Tuesday 24 January 2017 GO Wellington and Valley Flyer bus services will be disrupted due to a scheduled Annual General Meeting of the Tramways Union. Read more »

Official Swimming Warning – Tukituki River

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

People are being warned not to swim at popular spots Patangata , Horseshoe Bend and Red Bridge in the Tukituki River following results in today showing increased levels of cyanobacteria mats (algal blooms). Read more »

Auckland Transport to trial electric buses

Press Release – Auckland Transport

The government has announced funding for the E-Bus trial and related infrastructure as part of the EECA Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund. Read more »

Fonterra Welcomes Fresh Trade And Investment Discussions

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra has welcomed the announcement that New Zealand and Sri Lanka will progress discussions on new trade and investment opportunities, including the possibility of a FTA down the track. The announcement came today after a meeting between New … Read more »

S & P affirms careful economic management

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Standard and Poors decision to affirm the AA foreign currency and AA+ local currency sovereign credit ratings with a stable outlook for New Zealand reflects international confidence in New Zealands economic and fiscal performance, Finance Minister Steven … Read more »

Million passenger milestone for Queenstown

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is celebrating a new milestone, with the news that it carried a million domestic passengers to and from the popular tourist destination of Queenstown in 2016. The airline reached the milestone for the first time late last year with 163,000 … Read more »

Doing business in China – about relationships and subtleties

Press Release – Challenge Steel

New Zealand company director Annie Govan says two things are absolutely essential to doing business in China building relationships and understanding the many subtleties that come with the Chinese culture. Read more »

Wairarapa Police focusing on cycle safety

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Bike helmets, and ensuring theyre worn, will be the target of Wairarapa Police in an upcoming operation focusing on cycle safety in the region. Read more »

Proposed extension of Kaikōura shellfish and seaweed ban

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The public is being asked for its views on a proposed extension to the current ban on collecting shellfish and seaweed along the Kaikura and Cape Campbell coastlines. Read more »

Dairy farmer’s award recognises superb environmental effort

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Dairy farmer Phil Mussons can do attitude has won him the annual Working with Nature environment award from North Canterbury Fish & Game. Read more »

OPPO Signals Upcoming Launch In New Zealand

Press Release – bwwwwedxxsa

Auckland, 20 January 2017 OPPO is pleased to announce it is establishing a presence in New Zealand and will provide a range of its products to New Zealanders. Read more »

Further Pumpkin Patch Stores to Close

Press Release – KordaMentha

The receivers of the Pumpkin Patch group have announced the closure of further Pumpkin Patch and Charlie & Me stores in both New Zealand and Australia. Read more »

Seymour Challenged to “Walk the Talk” on Tobacco Taxes

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on the MP, David Seymour, to walk the talk when it comes to tobacco excise taxes given he voted with the government to increase them. Read more »

Technology key to forest safety advances

Press Release – Forest Industry Engineering Association

Technology is vital in many new safety improvements in the forest industry and the upcoming Forest Safety Summit will be showcasing them and the people who established them, says Forest Industry Engineering Association event manager, … Read more »

Overnight motorway closures

Press Release – NZTA

20 January 2017 | AUCKLAND Overnight motorway closures 22 January 28 January 2017 The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by … Read more »

National puts fishing interests ahead of the environment

Press Release – Green Party

The National Government has once again shown its more interested in plundering the environment than protecting it, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Sheep number falls to six for each person

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The total number of sheep was down by just over 5 percent between June 2015 and June 2016, Statistics New Zealand said today. Provisional figures show that the number of sheep in New Zealand fell by 1.5 million, down to 27.6 million at 30 June 2016. Read more »

Emirates Adds Flight Flexibility With Third Daily to Nairobi

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates, the largest international airline in the world, is to increase its service to Nairobi, a favourite gateway to Africa for New Zealanders, with the introduction of a third daily flight between Dubai and Kenyas capital from June 1. Read more »

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