Six Social Entrepreneurs Shortlisted – Going to a Vote

Press Release – Akina Foundation

Its been tough to get the shortlist down to six for the Rotary Club of Newmarket Social Enterprise Kick-start Award, run in conjunction with the kina Foundation. Read more »

Climate change a threat to prosperity

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling on the Government to require all public fund managers to disclose their exposure to climate risks following a report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) highlighting the financial risks of climate … Read more »

Unisys Appoints Director of Field Marketing, Asia Pacific

Press Release – Unisys

WELLINGTON, 28 April, 2016 Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced the appointment of Belinda Hilberts as director of field marketing, Unisys Asia Pacific. Read more »

E tū welcomes win for Tiwai smelter workers

Press Release – E tu

The E t union has welcomed a Court of Appeal ruling which brings to an end a four-year dispute over in-lieu payments for statutory holidays at the Tiwai Aluminium Smelters. Read more »

Workplace death toll still too high

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Its a damning indictment on the Government that as workers gather to remember their lost workmates on Workers Memorial Day, New Zealands workplace death toll is still far too high, Labours Workplace Relations and Safety spokesperson … Read more »

Food retailers need to consider school students

Press Release – University of Auckland

Food retailers near schools may need to consider ways to reduce childrens exposure to unhealthy foods before and after school. Thats the conclusion from the first nationwide spatial analysis of retail food environments around schools in New Zealand. Read more »

Up your veggie intake – switch bread for more veggies!

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

Those of us looking for a healthy lunch option should check out Real Eating Awesome Living , a Coromandel business that has just won the backing of some of the countrys top foodies. Read more »

Young Wellington businesswoman gets top foodie backing

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

Vicky Ha could take the fast food market by storm after some of the countrys top experts swung in behind her business. Read more »

Northland Farmer gets top foodies on side

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

A local specialist pork and beef producer has won a nationwide competition to have some of the countrys top experts help promote the business. Read more »

99 Kiwis killed at work

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

This Workers Memorial Day, April 28th, we remember the 99* New Zealanders who went to work and never came home, the 99 New Zealanders who were killed at work. Read more »

Farming salaries holding firm despite tough conditions

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Dry stock farmers salaries have seen strong growth in the last year, according to Federated Farmers and Rabobanks 2015/2016 employee remuneration report. Read more »

Pay day at Selwyn AGM tomorrow

Press Release – Coalition of Selwyn Supporters

Members of the Coalition of Selwyn Supporters will be handing out pay packets which highlight the difference between life on the minimum wage and life on the Living Wage. Read more »

First-time entrepreneurs’ new business venture

Press Release – Speedy Signs

Whangarei (February 29, 2016) SPEEDY SIGNS, New Zealands largest sign franchise, announce Craig and Margaret Palmer as the new owners of the Whangarei store on 103 Cameron Street. Read more »

Spark overhauls executive team; Miles, Snodgrass to leave

Article – BusinessDesk

April 26 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand’s head of digital Tim Miles and ventures unit boss Rod Snodgrass will leave the country’s biggest telecommunications company at the end of the year in an overhaul of its executive structure. Read more »

Spark New Zealand announces changes to Leadership Team

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand announced today a number of changes to its Leadership Team that reflect both a commitment to building capabilities for future growth and sound succession planning. Read more »

Euro Corporation resumes sales of steel mesh

Press Release – Euro Corporation

Euro Corporation is resuming sales of its SE615-500STD steel mesh, after reaching an agreement with the Commerce Commission to lift the suspension of sales announced on 4 March 2016. The company will ensure that additional tests from each batch of … Read more »

Rural Business Network Hub launches in Gisborne

Press Release – Rural Business Network

Farmers and rural business professionals in Gisborne will have an opportunity to develop their businesses and strengthen their networks with the launch of the Gisborne Rural Business Network Hub next week. Gisborne will host the inaugural event on Thursday … Read more »

Release of ‘Our Forest Future’ report

Press Release – Tindall Foundation

Today, Pure Advantage calls for 1.3 million hectares of new forest in New Zealand. As set forth in the discussion paper, Our Forest Future , this goal is ambitious but realistic. Read more »

Out-of-Work Young Kiwis on the Rise

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First disputes the governments claims that unemployment is down when the number of young unemployed has risen. Read more »

Whakapara gears up for direct action against minining co

Press Release – MineWatch Northland

Last night more than thirty people from the Whakapara district gathered together for a community action training workshop to stop Evolution Mining Ltd extracting gold at Puhipuhi. Read more »

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