Position on Auckland Ports planned reclamation works

Press Release – New Zealand Shippers Council

The Council has over the last few weeks observed with some dismay the public debate that has been taking place regarding the Port of Auckland’s proposed extension to it’s Bledisloe Wharf facility. Read more »

Swedes farmer survey results coming in May

Press Release – Dairy NZ

The results of an in-depth farmer survey carried out to help understand the factors behind the toxic swedes issues that hit Southland dairy herds last year are expected to be available by the end of May. Read more »

Government signs another under-the-radar treaty

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The Government has signed another trade treaty that will affect health in New Zealand. The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is concerned that New Zealanders have had no say at all on the content of the Government Procurement Agreement deal, and … Read more »

Media agency director found guilty of fraud

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

Glenda Mary Wynyard (49) has been found guilty in the Auckland District Court today of eleven out of thirteen Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Read more »

New Zealand Business at Risk From Bribery and Corruption

Press Release – Transparency International

Deloitte’s 2015 Bribery and Corruption survey is a wake up call for NZ businesses operating here and overseas as they are at risk of being caught up with bribery and corruption scandals. Read more »

Technology more important than ever for not-for-profits

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

Upgrading out-of-date infrastructure and making better use of online media are top priorities for Australian and New Zealand not-for-profits in their efforts to keep up in the digital age. Read more »

Business expenditure on R&D continues to rise

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Businesses are spending more on research and development (R&D) and this expenditure is expected to rise again in 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

New tourism partners aiming for sustainability

Press Release – Lincoln University

A new tourism partnership will help contribute to the sustainability of the industry in New Zealand, say Lincoln University tourism expert Professor David Simmons and Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) Chief Executive Chris Roberts. Read more »

Kordia steps up offerings for ME market

Press Release – Kordia

Today (March 27) Kordia NZ announces a new partnership with Vadacom to deliver a cloud-based PBX solution with lines and calling bundled together in one bill. Read more »

Logging operation death: Name release

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The man who died after being struck by a log during a logging operation in the Te Wera Forest yesterday (26 March, 2015) has now been identified. Read more »

New research shows tourism industry in hearty state

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

New Zealands tourism industry is in a strong position to take advantage of growth opportunities, according to the State of the Tourism Industry 2014, released today by the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) and Lincoln University. Read more »

Clearer employment standards welcomed

Press Release – Business New Zealand

The Government will introduce an Employment Standards Bill to Parliament this year to clarify employers record-keeping requirements and introduce tougher penalties for breaching them. Read more »

ARANZ Medical named 2015 Hi-Tech Awards finalist

Press Release – ARANZ Medical

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ., 26 March, 2015 – ARANZ Medical Ltd has been named a finalist in the 2015 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards. The fast growing company which specializes in 3D scanning applications that transform clinical processes in wound care and orthotics/ … Read more »

Magic Memories builds capacity for global success

Press Release – SweeneyVesty

[Auckland, NZ; 26 March 2015] Company to focus on market development, operations growth and further developing products and experiences. Read more »

Some good changes but who is going to enforce them?

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The package of changes to minimum employment standards is a good start but doesnt address the elephant in the room says CTU Secretary Sam Huggard. Read more »

Urgent Action Needed on Cleaning Industry Training

Press Release – CrestClean

Figures just released by NZQA showing a shocking level of training uptake by cleaners has led to calls from New Zealands leading commercial company CrestClean for the introduction of a National Standard for the $1 billion commercial cleaning industry. Read more »

Canterbury/North Otago Dairy Awards Winners

Press Release – NZ Dairy Industry Awards

The 2015 Canterbury/North Otago Sharemilker/Equity Farmers of the Year, Justin and Melissa Slattery are passionate and determined to advance in the dairy industry in fact they want to be farm owners before they are 35 years old. Read more »

Dynamic Memory-Makers Dominate Top Global Business Awards

Press Release – Magic Memories

[ AUCKLAND, NZ: 11.00pm, 25 March ] Dynamic and fast paced Kiwi company-turned global success story Magic Memories has taken out the Supreme Award , and three other award categories Best Business Operating Internationally ($10-$50M); Excellence in … Read more »

2015 NZ International Business Awards winners announced

Press Release – New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

There was more than a touch of magic in the air tonight as winners of the 2015 New Zealand International Business Awards were announced, with Queenstown-based experiential tourism company Magic Memories sweeping up four awards, including the coveted Judges … Read more »

Govt moves to strengthen employment standards

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of measures to strengthen enforcement of minimum employment standards. Read more »

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