Choice Hotels Adds Kaikoura to NZ Portfolio

Press Release – Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels Australasia, one of Australasias largest hotel franchisors, welcomes Quality Suites Kaikoura to its growing portfolio. Based in the seaside town of Kaikoura, the addition of Quality Suites Kaikoura will take its New Zealand offering to 35 … Read more »

Broadband failure sucks up more cash

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Commerce Committee has blocked an inquiry into the $300 million rural broadband initiative (RBI) despite mounting evidence its a massive policy failure and waste of money, says Labours ICT spokesperson Clare Curran. Read more »

Low flyer wins top prize at NZ aviation awards

Press Release – Service IQ

The business is usually flying close to the ground. But this week, top dressing firm Ravensdown Aerowork was the high flyer when it took out the prestigious ServiceIQ Award for Excellence in Training at the Aviation Industry Association Awards in Queenstown. Read more »

Guy: Speech to Federated Farmers 2015 Annual Conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

Good morning and thank you all for the opportunity to speak to your annual conference here this morning. Read more »

Job market growing despite lower business confidence

Press Release – Trade Me Limited

Despite waning employment confidence according to Westpac: McDermott Miller , Trade Me Jobs continues to see healthy signs in the New Zealand employment market. Read more »

Federated Farmers National Conference 2015

Press Release – Federated Farmers

King Salmon CEO Grant Rosewarne told Federated Farmers National Conference this afternoon that being efficient with practice and popular with wider society did not guarantee social license to operate. Read more »

Federated Farmers “Resilient Agri-business” Conference

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Massey Professor Ralph Sims challenged Federated Farmers National Conference today that New Zealand is not doing enough to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Read more »

FairWay Resolution Ltd board reappointments

Press Release – New Zealand Government

ACC Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the reappointment of three directors to the board of crown company FairWay Resolution Limited. Read more »

How much more will be in your wallet?

Press Release – Hays

61 per cent of employers in New Zealand increased salaries by less than 3 per cent in their last review, while 28 per cent gave increases of 3 per cent or more; Looking ahead, 68 per cent of employers will increase salaries by less than 3 per cent in … Read more »

Developer chosen for inner city neighbourhoods

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the appointment of a preferred development partner for an exciting new era of inner city living in Christchurch. Read more »

More wishes to come true with help from new sponsor

Press Release – Bayleys

Almost three decades ago a brave four-year-old boy with leukaemia began a legacy when he wished for Christmas to come early. Read more »

Spray painting company fined for breaching prohibition

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Nelson-based panel beating and spray painting business L&L Marriott Holdings Limited has been fined $15,000 for breaching a WorkSafe prohibition notice. Read more »

The State of Corporate Social Responsibility in NZ

Press Release – Business NZ

The State of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in New Zealand report On the release of the report – The State of CSR in Australia and New Zealand Annual Review 2015 – Sustainable Business Council Executive Director Penny Nelson said: … Read more »

Diligent Appoints Chief Customer Officer and Chief Marketing

Press Release – Diligent

Diligent Corporation (NZX: DIL) today announced the promotion of Jeff Hilk to Chief Customer Officer and the appointment of Shawn Lankton as Chief Marketing Officer. Read more »

New Deloitte consulting partner brings digital expertise

Press Release – Deloitte

New Deloitte consulting partner brings digital business strategy expertise to role Deloitte has announced the appointment of Paul Brabin as a new Auckland-based consulting partner effective from 1 July. He joins Deloitte from PwC. Mr Brabin has extensive … Read more »

Engaging stakeholders tops agenda for Kiwi businesses

Press Release – Wright Communications

Building stronger relationships with key stakeholders is the top priority for New Zealand businesses, according to a new survey on corporate social responsibility (CSR). Read more »

New faces on Federation’s dairy executive

Press Release – Federated Farmers

At the industry’s national council in Wellington there was two new delegates elected with one retiring. Read more »

UPDATE: AWF Madison seeks 75% hike in directors’ fee pool

Article – BusinessDesk

July 1 (BusinessDesk) – Shareholders of AWF Madison Group, the countrys largest recruiter and labour provider, are being asked to vote in favour of a $150,000 increase in directors fees at the annual general meeting later this month. Read more »

Maritime Union statement on Port Otago straddle accident

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says a straddle accident at Port Chalmers today Wednesday 1 July involved one of its members. Read more »

Pioneering programme a win-win for New Zealand employers

Press Release – PerceptionPR

Declan Clancy: Pioneering programme a win-win for New Zealand employers and Filipino workers One World Resourcings Declan Clancy says his companys exclusive, new health and safety training partnership with Site Safe for Filipino workers about … Read more »

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