SFO lays charges for procurement fraud

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

Two individuals have been charged in the Auckland District Court today with Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office for alleged fraud against Mighty River Power Limited relating to procurement for the Companys Southdown power station. Read more »

LPC Response to CCHL Full Takeover Offer for LPC

Press Release – Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

The Board of Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) met today to consider the Independent Adviser’s Report prepared by Northington Partners on the merits of the Offer by Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL) and to finalise the Target Company Statement and Directors’ … Read more »

Commitment to lifting wages good for New Zealand

Press Release – Service And Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union has applauded the Green Party workers policy announced today. Read more »

No-Boundaries Art Competition Will Unleash Creative Talent

Press Release – North City Shopping Centre

Powerful paintings and dazzling drawings are being sought from Wellingtons creative talent. With serious prizes and complete creative freedom on offer, the 2014 Unleash Art Competition is the perfect outlet for artists wanting to showcase their work … Read more »

30 Years of Manufacturing Success

Press Release – Bonson Industrial

Thirty years ago Bonson Industrial was a small start-up family business. Today the companys innovative packaging design and manufacturing capability is recognised by the international food industry. Read more »

Workers to get a better, fairer deal under Green Party

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party today announced a workers package that is part of its plan to build a fairer society where all workers have enough to live on. The key policy points in the Green Party’s plan to make life better for all New Zealand workers are: Read more »

Greens’ commitment to pay equity welcomed by workers

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the 58,000 workers they represent will benefit from the announcement by the Green Party of a commitment to pay equity and to a living wage for core public servants and contractors. Read more »

Graffiti removal on the menu

Press Release – Keep Dunedin Beautiful

Dunedin (Monday, 1 September 2014) – Keep Dunedin Beautiful (KDB) has jumped at the offer of help with graffiti removal as part of the BNZs closed for good day on Thursday 4 September. Read more »

Court of Appeal confirms your word is your bond

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

A recent Court of Appeal decision confirms that a promise may become binding, even if non-contractual. The Court did not clearly establish the circumstances in which it will enforce such promises. Each case will turn on its facts. Read more »

Odds decrease for thieves

Press Release – ServiceIQ

ServiceIQs introductory theft prevention course gives retailers another weapon in the war on theft. Read more »

New Recruitment Software Promises to save 70% on time

Press Release – Chilli Factor Recruitment Software

For the vast majority of small to medium businesses (SMEs) recruitment is seen as a frustrating and costly necessary evil. Unfortunately this mind-set can lead to employers attempting to cut corners and costly poor hire decisions being made. This … Read more »

An Open Government Plan developed in secrecy

Press Release – Public Good

The State Services Commission sent NZs Open Government Action Plan to the international Open Government Partnership (OGP) Secretariat on 31 July. The countries involved in the OGP since its inception – from the UK and US to Indonesia and Brazil – have … Read more »

Philips appoints a new leader for Australia and NZ

Press Release – Philips

Kevin will also lead as General Manager for Healthcare for Philips Australia and New Zealand Read more »

Datacom Drives Forward

Press Release – Datacom Systems

New Zealand head-quartered and owned information and technology organisation Datacom Group Ltd is pleased to report a strong year of progress and substantial lift in profit for the year ending 31 March 2014. Read more »

EY, dsd Consulting form major talent & remuneration service

Press Release – Ernst and Young

EY has joined forces with remuneration advisor dsd Consulting – the countrys market leader in the specialist area of Total Rewards Management – to form the largest, full-service talent and rewards advisory practice in New Zealand. Read more »

House of Travel wins Top National Travel Award

Press Release – House of Travel

Kiwi owned and operated House of Travel are proud winners of the Best Travel Agency Brand category at this years TAANZ National Travel Industry Awards, which recognise excellence in the travel industry. Read more »

Employment Charter will strengthen migrants’ rights

Press Release – First Union

Establishing an Employment Charter for construction companies is a critical step to strengthening the rights of migrant workers that are fast becoming the face of the Christchurch rebuild, according to an alliance of union groups. The charter has … Read more »

New Independent Chair for 3R Group Board

Press Release – Wright Communications

Leading corporate affairs practitioner and experienced director Liz Read has been elected Independent Chair of 3R Groups Board. 3R specialises in product stewardship solutions, developing programmes to recycle or responsibly dispose of used products … Read more »

Test launched to test ability of job seeking accountants

Press Release – ATTN

An online accountancy technical competency test will go some way to preventing costly recruitment decisions. Read more »

New Zealand’s leading entrepreneurs join forces

Press Release – Spark Activate

Four of New Zealands most successful entrepreneurs are teaming up to share their secrets with Kiwi business owners across the country, thanks to the Building Smarter Business project. Launching today, the 2degrees initiative aims to equip businesses … Read more »

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