Undesirables in the City’s Sewage System

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

The illegal disposal of petroleum products into the Dunedin City Councils sewage system is impacting on wastewater treatment and resulting in costly clean-ups. Read more »

Basic Security Guidelines

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Waitemata Police are reminding the public to follow some basic security guidelines to help prevent their homes and cars from being broken into or stolen. Read more »

Westpac Senior Exec Gary Sim appointed to Finzsoft Board

Press Release – Finzsoft

AUCKLAND, 2 October 2014 Finzsoft Solutions Limited (NZX:FIN) today announced the appointment of Westpac Banking Corporation General Manger Service Delivery Infrastructure, Gary Sim, to the Finzsoft Board, effective 10 October. Read more »

Donaghys job losses another blow to Dunedin

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Donaghys job losses another blow to Dunedin The loss of 30 jobs from Donaghys rope and twine factory is yet another blow to the people and economy of Dunedin, says Dunedin South Labour MP Clare Curran. Donaghys was founded in 1876; the company … Read more »

Wage pressure in high-skill industries tops global index

Press Release – Hays

New Zealands wage pressure in high-skill industries tops a global index of 31 countries Read more »

Tauranga checkout operators compete for Checker of the Year

Press Release – Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, checkout operators from Tauranga New World and PAKnSAVE stores had their moment to shine at the Foodstuffs Checker of the Year regional heats held at Lion Foundation Centre in the ASB Baypark Arena. Read more »

Three Keys brings Laura Humphreys to Palmerston North

Press Release – Three Keys

Three Keys is bringing Laura Humphreys, an entrepreneurial woman with a strong vision, to Palmerston North on 15 October, 2014. Read more »

TTR agrees project is different to Chatham Rock Phosphate

Press Release – Trans Tasman Resources

Trans – Tasman Resources notes a number of media outlets reporting that Chatham Rock Phosphate is distancing itself from TTRs project. TTR agrees that the projects are very different noting that the main differences can be summarised as follows: Read more »

TTR regroups to preserve cash and achieve marine consents

Press Release – Trans Tasman Resources

TTR announced today that it is determined to continue working towards achieving its marine consents and to develop its project. Consistent with this outcome TTR has undertaken a review of its management, Board and budgets with a focus on preserving … Read more »

CPLF looks forward to focus on pharmacists

Press Release – Community Pharmacy Leaders Forum

The Community Pharmacy Leaders Forum (CPLF) is extremely pleased to hear that there will be a focus on enhancing the role of pharmacists as part of the Confidence and Supply Agreement announced on Monday between National and UnitedFuture. Read more »

Simplifying Holidays Act Should Be the Govt’s Top Priority

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Survey findings published today recommend that the Government focuses on simplifying the Holidays Act 2003. The findings are drawn from a survey of HR professionals conducted by law firm, Simpson Grierson. The firm asked respondents to rank the top three employment … Read more »

Kiwi business owners embrace DIY Governance

Press Release – The Alternative Board

Its not quite number eight wire but its a low cost way for New Zealand business owners to get experienced minds keeping a watch over their business fortunes. Read more »

Auckland’s skyline glows pink this October

Press Release – SKYCITY

From 1 October the Sky Tower will glow for pink for the entire month in support of Breast Cancer month. Read more »

Union Slams Port Boss’s Pay Rise

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) says Lyttelton Port CEO Peter Davies 18% wage rise, taking his pay packet to $1.24m, is unjustified and inflammatory. Lyttelton port has an appalling health and safety record, with three deaths on … Read more »

Hamilton checkout operators compete for Checker of the Year

Press Release – Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, checkout operators from Waikato New World and PAKnSAVE stores had their moment to shine at the Foodstuffs Checker of the Year regional heats held at the Founders Theatre in Hamilton. Read more »

Timber processor fined for crush injury

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Forestry and timber processing company, Juken New Zealand Limited, was fined $57,000 and ordered to pay reparations of $12,000 today after an employee was seriously harmed when his finger was caught in a timber veneer dryer. Read more »

Proud to Contribute ‘Lion’s Share’ of Economic Activity

Press Release – Carnival New Zealand

Cruise industry leader Carnival New Zealand today welcomed new figures highlighting a record cruise contribution to the national economy with forecasts for even further growth. Read more »

China approval to manufacture retail-ready infant formula

Press Release – Synlait

Synlait Milk is now a registered manufacturer of retail-ready infant formula for export to China, following approval from the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNCA). Read more »

Kiwifruit Claim Class Action against the Government

Press Release – New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) became aware of The Kiwifruit Claim class action against the Government this afternoon (Monday 29 September 2014). Read more »

More than talk from RBNZ

Press Release – NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced yesterday that they had intervened in the currency markets during August, selling a net NZ$521m. Manufacturers and exporters will generally be pleased to see some action on the currency that has been such a … Read more »

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