Auckland Drives Job Growth Across Country

Press Release – SEEK

Confidence is up in New Zealands biggest city as Auckland posts a 20% increase in jobs listed on , compared to the same time last year. The latest data from the SEEK New Job Ad Index has revealed two consecutive months of growth across … Read more »

Launch of The Packaging Forum

Press Release – The Packaging Forum


Burgerfuel to Open Five More Restaurants in Australia

Press Release – BurgerFuel

BurgerFuel Worldwide (BFW) has announced plans to open five more franchised restaurants in Australia, anticipating that these will open prior to 31 March 2015. The company has confirmed that new locations have been secured in Sydney, the Gold Coast and … Read more »

Meat works employee maimed by hoof machine

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Meat works company Riverlands Eltham Limited has been fined $57,949 and ordered to pay reparations of $15,000 after a workers left hand was caught and trapped in a machine. The employees hand was crushed and lacerated, leading to surgery and … Read more »

IDATA Appoints Hans Beyer-Rieger

Press Release – IDATA Resolutions

Data storage, replication, protection and virtualisation experts IDATA Resolutions has appointed Hans Beyer-Rieger to the position of Account Manager. He will be responsible for relationship management and business development in the Wellington and Palmerston … Read more »

NZ’s biggest commercial solar energy installation

Press Release – Udy Group

New Zealands biggest ever commercial solar energy installation on the Tarewa Mega Centre in Whangarei has been switched on. Read more »

Innovation enables greater efficiency for accountants

Press Release – MYOB

New Zealands leading accounting software provider MYOB today shared its vision for how it will fundamentally transform the relationship between accountants and their clients, and announced the first milestone in its journey to take accounting … Read more »

Jade Software enjoys record q3 international growth

Press Release – Jade Software

Christchurch, 20th October 2014 – Jade Softwares product for ports, Jade Master Terminal , is in demand from marine terminals all around the world. Mixed cargo ports are faced with increasing complexity and the need to react more quickly to remain … Read more »

SkyCity worker says she faces losing her house

Press Release – Unite Union

SkyCity worker Carolyn Alpine told the company annual shareholder’s meeting today that she faced the prospect of losing her house because the company had cut her shifts from two a week to one without consultation. Read more »

NZ business culture to blame for flatline productivity

Press Release – Grant Thornton

Despite people working longer hours, New Zealand is facing a serious productivity problem, which Paul Kane, Partner,Privately Held Business at Grant Thornton New Zealand attributes to a laid back business culture in this country. Read more »

Waikato’s favourite stars come out for Love Local party

Press Release – Localist

Hamilton, 17 October 2014 Theyve shot to nationwide fame for their intrepid adventuring and fantastic food and now local heroes The Amazing Races Jesse and Cat OBrien and MKR mums Belinda MacDonald and Neena Truscott are joining forces … Read more »

W$3M for value-added food production

Press Release – Waikato Innovation Park

The Waikato Innovation Park has received a $3 million equity injection from Callaghan Innovation. It will use the funds to kick off a $5.0 million expansion of its FoodWaikato spray drying facility this month. Read more »

Postr appoints JP Randall as Sales Director

Press Release – Postr

Postr , the app that pays users for viewing personalised ads on their Android lock screen, has announced the appointment of John-Paul (JP) Randall as the companys new Sales Director. Read more »

TSS Earnslaw Turns 102

Press Release – Real Journeys

The TSS Earnslaw turns 102 tomorrow,(Saturday, 18th October), the occasion will be quietly marked this year with cake for all who travel on her. The iconic old steamer is the oldest original coal -fired passenger carrying steamship in the Southern hemisphere. Read more »

KIWA Awarded for Innovation in Media, Music & Entertainment

Press Release – Kiwa

Auckland, 17 October2014 KIWA, a world leading production house for experiential digital books, has won the Innovation in Media, Music & Entertainment category at the 2014 New Zealand Innovation Awards. Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Stomach bugs, communicating disasters

Column – Science Media Centre

Science fails to settle food stoush Following public pressure, the Ministry for Primary Industries has released reports investigating the source of the outbreak of gastroenteritis caused by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis , but admits it hasn’t nailed … Read more »

Tribunal decision significant for SMEs

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Review Tribunal decided this week in favour of an employees right not to work on Saturdays for religious reasons. The decision may still be appealed but the Director of the Office of Human Rights Proceedings, Robert Kee, who represented … Read more »

Brother Design whips up gold with Foodstuffs’ Private Label

Press Release – Brother Design

Brother Design whips up gold with Foodstuffs Private Label, Pams Brand and packaging design agency Brother Design has scooped another win, adding to a highly successfully year by claiming Gold in the prestigious Pentawards with their packaging design work … Read more »

Meredith Connell to Again Seek Auckland Crown Warrant

Press Release – Meredith Connell

Auckland law firm Meredith Connell has welcomed a decision by Attorney-General Hon. Christopher Finlayson QC that there shall be two Crown Solicitors for the Auckland region. Read more »

Corban honoured by Institute of Directors

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

Local businessman Brian Corban was made a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Directors yesterday, in a presentation at The Northern Club. Read more »

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