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Exciting addition to NetHui South programme

Press Release – Internet NZ

InternetNZ is delighted to announce that as part of the upcoming NetHui South 2014, it has added a Day Zero to its programme and will now host Open Data Day on November 20. Read more »

Time conscious people take to mobile servicing

Press Release – Wright Communications

Time conscious people are increasingly turning to mobile mechanics to fix their vehicles in the car park at work, the airport, train station or golf club. Hometune were early adopters of the concept of making it as easy as possible for their customers, recognising … Read more »

New Chairman appointed to Napier Port

Press Release – Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawkes Bay Regional Investment Company Ltd has appointed local businessman Alasdair MacLeod as the new Chairman of Napier Port (Port of Napier Ltd). He will take over from current chairman Jim Scotland, who is retiring after serving 10 years in the … Read more »

Spark Opens Digital Future

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark Digital today opened one of New Zealands safest, most secure buildings but the $60 million Takanini Data Centre is designed to protect data not people as Spark Digital continues its investment programme in cloud services. Read more »

Remember Cyclone Season When Travelling to the Pacific

Press Release – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade is urging New Zealanders travelling to the Pacific during the next five months to register their details online at www.safetravel.govt.nz . Read more »

More resources needed so patient safety can come first

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Nurses believe many serious and adverse events are a symptom of an under resourced health sector and stressed and overworked staff. When nursing staff dont have enough hours in the day to do everything they need to do, the result is rationed … Read more »

Manabus.Com Launches in NZ

Press Release – Mana Bus

Great value tickets starting from $1 plus a $1 booking fee with no hidden costs Read more »

50,000 sign petition against anti-worker law

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

More than 50,000 Kiwis have signed Labours petition against the Governments scrapping of tea break entitlements, Labours Acting Deputy Leader Annette King says. Read more »

Finalists for National Sustainable Business Network Awards

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

Judges for the 2014 NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards have announced the line-up of finalists. CEO of the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) Rachel Brown says that these organisations and individuals are leading the transformation to a … Read more »

MUNZ: Tauranga Port Won’t Take Responsibility for Workers

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

Tauranga Port Happy to Take the Money, But Not Happy to Accept Responsibility for Workers Read more »

Crane drivers to open building

Press Release – Parry Field Lawyers

Parry Field Lawyers will open their new building next week with a ceremonial crane lifting, recognising the heroic rescue of their staff after the February 2011 earthquake. Read more »

The RBNZ Observer Update: Comfortably on Hold

Press Release – HSBC Global Research

The RBNZ kept its cash rate on hold at 3.50%, as expected. Unsurprisingly, after last weeks low inflation reading, the language on inflation remains dovish, with current inflation described as both modest and low. Meanwhile, the RBNZ … Read more »

High milk intake and increased mortality – experts respond

Press Release – Science Media Centre

High milk intake and increased mortality – experts respond A high milk intake in women and men is not accompanied by a lower risk of fracture and instead may be associated with a higher rate of death, suggests Swedish research. Read more »

Farmax and Ag Hub team up

Press Release – Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Ag Hub has teamed up with Farmax to provide customers with access to pasture cover measurements across both programs. Pasture cover measurements recorded by the Farmax package or its standalone Feed Wedge tool can now be automatically sent to Ag Hub … Read more »

Hot Rods on the Beach

Press Release – New Brighton Rockabilly Show and Shine

With over 450 Hot rods, American Classics, Vintage Cars and Fire Engines expected to assemble for the first ever New Brighton Rockabilly Show and Shine on the New Brighton Beach Car Park Ramps it will be the first time since the 1970s that … Read more »

Auckland Council Out of Control

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the NZ Herald article that some Auckland households will face a rates rise of up to 9.6 per cent next year, Taxpayers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says: Len Browns pledge to cap rates rises at 2.5 per cent will come … Read more »

Duty-Free Tobacco Reduces This Weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

Customs Comptroller Carolyn Tremain says on Saturday 1 November, the duty-free limit for bringing tobacco into New Zealand will reduce from 200 to 50 cigarettes or 50 grams of tobacco products. Read more »

Valocity delivers choice to property data market

Press Release – Data Insight

30 October 2014 Valocity delivers choice to property data market for first time For the first time in New Zealand there is choice in the property information market with the launch today of a new service and product, Valocity, by Data Insight. Valocity … Read more »

Portico demolition starts next week

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Views from Civic Square are set to open up as work begins on removing the Portico building above the entrance into the square from Victoria Street next week. Read more »

Margin that it applies to regulated cost of capital reduced

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its final decision on the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) used for regulated businesses. The WACC uplift (or margin) for price-quality regulation has been set at the 67thpercentile, down from the 75th percentile. … Read more »

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