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Make sure your Christmas money gift gets to the right person

Press Release – Banking Ombudsman

Be sure account numbers are correct if you gift money by transferring it directly into someones account this festive season otherwise the wrong person might think all their Christmases have come at once, says Banking Ombudsman Deborah Battell. Read more »

New labelling standard for infant formula

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has today welcomed a new standard under the Animal Products Act that clarifies the labelling requirements for infant formula exports. Read more »

Leading research on natural quit smoking remedy

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Zealand researchers have found that a low cost, plant-based product marketed for smoking cessation in parts of Europe for the last 40 years, is better than nicotine replacement therapy at helping smokers quit. Read more »

Govt confirms $38.7 billion investment in land transport

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today confirmed the Government will invest $38.7 billion in New Zealands land transport system over the next ten years, with regional networks, public transport, cycleways and road maintenance to benefit. Read more »

All girls mountaineering course launched

Press Release – Queenstown Mountain Holidays

Queenstowns only professional mountain guiding company, Queenstown Mountain Holidays, will run a seven day ladies-only mountaineering course next year aimed at building skills and knowledge. Read more »

Stay safe on tradies day this Friday

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police urge business and bosses who are putting on shouts for their staff this Friday to plan ahead how everyone will get home safely. Read more »

Chapman Tripp Advises Arvida on NZ’s Final IPO for 2014

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp has advised Arvida Group Limited ( Arvida ) on its $80m initial public offering ( IPO ) and listing today on the NZX Main Board. The companys market capitalisation on the IPO price is $215m. Read more »

Getting Lost Pets Home Even Quicker

Press Release – NZ Companion Animal Council

The New Zealand Companion Animal Council (NZCAC) announced today that it is funding the development of new software and applications to help the leading New Zealand Lost Pet networks to work together and be an even more effective tool in getting … Read more »

Pacific Edge’s half year report

Press Release – Pacific Edge

Signed Cxbaldder agreement with Multiplan, a large National Provider Network (NPN) in the US. This is the fourth agreement to be signed with NPNs since October 2013. Read more »

Cabchooze to launch taxi app with John Key’s son

Press Release – Cabchooze

A soft launch for Cabchoozes taxi app is happening tonight with the help of local DJs, which include Max Key. Read more »

Kiwis go online for health information

Press Release – Southern Cross Health Society

New research from Southern Cross Health Society shows the majority of Kiwis are using the internet or social media to access health information, with females and those under forty most likely to educate themselves online. Read more »

Clip-on Lanes Closed Over Holidays

Press Release – NZTA

The two northbound clip-on lanes of the Auckland Harbour Bridge, as well as the Curran Street on-ramp and Stafford Road off-ramp will be closed over the Christmas-New Year holiday period for annual resurfacing work. The closure will start at 7am Friday … Read more »

Strong sales for sections in Central Otago technology park

Press Release – Harcourts

Cromwell will soon have a vibrant innovation and technology park with more than 20 of 42 available sections on the Highlands Motorsport Park site already sold. Harcourts is the exclusive agent for the project. Read more »

Hotels trump home stays this Christmas

Press Release –

The Christmas Travel Tracker reveals eight in 10 Kiwis prefer domestic downtime over a trip abroad this Christmas Read more »

Kiwis happy to snub family this silly season

Press Release –

16 December, 2014 : New research from has revealed nearly one in two (49%) Kiwis would happily give one of their family members a chance to star in their own Home Alone movie, by leaving them behind this Christmas. Read more »

Kennards Celebrates Charity Success

Press Release – Kennards

Kennards Hire has wrapped up their annual charity initiative, Kennards For Kids with an incredibly successful result. Over the course of the two month campaign Kennards Hire raised over $356,000 for various childrens charities around the country, … Read more »

Fisherman has a near miss at Waimakariri River mouth

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police were alerted that a fisherman had been swept out to sea shortly before 7.45am this morning at Kairaki beach near the Waimakariri River mouth. Read more »

KiwiCover: loss of family home pales against loss of earning

Press Release – KiwiCover Insurance

KiwiCover Insurance says that the financial loss caused by the destruction of a family home typically pales in comparison with the financial effects of the permanent loss of earnings of the home owner. Read more »

Child struck by car at Titirangi Road, New Lynn

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A 6 year-old girl who was crossing the road to go to a dairy on the other side has been struck by a car. Read more »

“Rate, tax, borrow and toll” budget passes

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

Given the huge level of public dissatisfaction, its disappointing that a majority of councillors have voted for a typical centre-left budget which sees the hand coming out for much more money from Auckland households, rather than dialling back pet projects … Read more »

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