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Todd Muller Thanks Retiring MP Dr Jian Yang

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National Party Leader Todd Muller has today thanked retiring MP Dr Jian Yang for his commitment to the party and to New Zealand over the past nine years. Jian has contributed a great deal as a National MP during his time in Parliament. His … Read more »

Cavalier Supports Ambitions Of Wool Industry Action Group

Press Release – Cavalier Corporation

New Zealand carpet and wool company, Cavalier Corporation Limited (CAV: NZX), is supportive of the vision outlined in the Vision and Action report released today by the Wool Industry Project Action Group (PAG). Established to be a catalyst for … Read more »

Telefónica Invests In Nozomi Networks, A Leading Company In OT And IOT Security

Press Release – Telefonica Innovation Ventures

Auckland, New Zealand, 10 July 2020 – Telefnica, through TIV (Telefnica Innovation Ventures), its corporate venture capital vehicle, has made an investment in Nozomi Networks Inc., a leading OT and IoT security provider that operates in 16 countries … Read more »

$240,000 Fine For Dropping 15 Tonne Excavator From Ship’s Crane

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

  Tauranga-based stevedoring company, C3 Limited, was fined $240,000 by the Auckland District Court yesterday after a 15 tonne excavator was dropped from a ships crane, narrowly missing five workers on the wharf below. This was seconds … Read more »

NDF Completes COVID19 Viral Testing Programme

Press Release – NDF Biosciences

NDF Biosciences Ltd, a New Zealand based manufacturer and distributor in Asia Pacific, has now completed its COVID19 viral testing programme following successful tests commissioned by Infection Prevention Specialists Ltd, at the University of Arizona … Read more »

GOOOOAL! DLA Piper Advises On Successful FIFA Women’s World Cup Bid

Press Release – DLA Piper

DLA Piper New Zealand is thrilled to announce its role in the best kind of own goal – the successful trans-Tasman AsOne bid to secure co-hosting of the 2023 FIFA Womens World Cup. DLA Piper worked alongside the Auckland Council Legal Services Team to … Read more »

Beauty Graduate Opening Salon In Foxton Beach

Press Release – Universal College Of Learning

Chelsea Parlatos dream of opening a beauty salon in her home town of Foxton Beach is about to become a reality. Parlato, a graduate of UCOLs Diploma of Beauty Therapy, is getting set to open her salon, Beauty & the Beach, on 13 July. While getting … Read more »

Statement Of Preliminary Issues Released For AJ Park’s Application To Acquire Baldwins

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to an application from AJ Park IP Limited, in conjunction with AJ Park Law Limited (together, AJ Park), to acquire the assets of Baldwins Intellectual Property, Baldwin … Read more »

Tiwai Point Closure – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

  Tiwai Point owners Rio Tinto will close the Southland-based aluminium smelter after operating for almost 50 years. The smelter directly employs about 1,000 people in Southland, and uses around 12 per cent of New Zealands electricity. … Read more »

Educational Campaign Highlighting Importance Of Natural Gas

Press Release – PEPANZ

An educational campaign on the importance of natural gas to New Zealands economic recovery has been re-launched by the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). The Energy Voices social media campaign is aimed at … Read more »

CC Grants Clearance For Elanco To Acquire Bayer’s Animal Health Business Subject To Divestment

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Elanco to acquire Bayers animal health business, subject to a divestment undertaking requiring Elanco to divest three brands: Maggo, Zapp Encore, and Osurnia. Elanco applied to the Commission for clearance … Read more »

Union Calls For Just Transition For Workers As Smelter To Close

Press Release – E Tu

E t union is calling for a Just Transition for workers in the wake of Rio Tintos announcement it will be closing its smelter at Tiwai Point. Around 1000 workers directly employed by the smelter will be affected, as well as at least a … Read more »

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