Simon says… “Free feed for all Simons”

Press Release – Bettter Burger

In honour of the original Simon, creator of the massive 5×5 meat and cheese monstrosity The Simon, Kiwi-owned and operated Better Burger wants to treat as many Simons as possible in one day. Read more »

Card spending up across the board in the June month

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Consumers spent more across all industries in June, from food and drink to petrol, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Kiwi online spending grew 13% to $3.6 billion last year

Article – BusinessDesk

July 9 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealanders spent $3.6 billion online in 2017, an increase of 13 percent over the previous year, as shoppers in the Gisborne region recorded the fastest growth, while those in Taranaki proved the biggest spenders per transaction, … Read more »

Supersize that? New Zealand’s worrying fast food trends

Press Release – University of Auckland

The serving size, energy and sodium levels of New Zealand fast food have increased significantly over the past five years, according to University of Auckland research. The study, Fast food trends in New Zealand , led by Dr Helen Eyles, included almost … Read more »

New World launches “Bring Bags Win Prizes”

Press Release – New World

New World has already given away more than 2 million reusable shopping bags to help customers prepare for no single use plastic bags at the checkout on Dec 31, 2018 and as part of Plastic Free July now theyre rewarding customers for changing … Read more »

Latest Tobacco Controlled Purchase Operation in Northland

Press Release – Northland DHB

This week, Smoke-free Enforcement Officers at Northland District Health Board conducted a Controlled Purchase Operation (CPO) at Far North tobacco retailers and are very disappointed with the result. The operation resulted in three sales from the 13 Far … Read more »

Young people most aware of drinking during pregnancy

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

Young people in New Zealand are leading the way where it comes to attitudes and awareness around the risks of drinking during pregnancy. Read more »

Supermarket giant agrees to super-wage deal

Press Release – First Union

A new agreement between Foodstuffs North Island (distribution centres) and FIRST Union sets a company-wide precedent for good employment relations within the sector. Read more »

NZers Would Like To Go Online To Finance Their Next Car

Press Release – Fico

FICO Survey: New Zealanders Would Like To Go Online To Finance Their Next Car AUCKLAND 6 July, 2018 Highlights: 40 percent of consumers in New Zealand and 42 percent of consumers in Australia indicated they would like to apply for their next automotive … Read more »

Pints for Pooches Goes Walkies! SPCA Fundraiser – 14th July

Press Release – Garage Project

In 2016 Garage Project & Goldings Free Dive held a massively successful fundraiser for the SPCA; after a brief hiatus last year we are bringing it back bigger and better in 2018! Read more »

VIDEO/ AUDIO: footage of workers at Farmers St Lukes

Press Release – First Union

FIRST Union organiser Kate Davis says the turnout at todays pickets was overwhelming and quite unexpected. Read more »

Nation should be happy that farmers are still at work today

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Nation should be happy that farmers are still at work today The nation need not worry today – the farmers that produce your food and the lions share of the nations export earnings still got up at the crack of dawn today(Subs July5). While those … Read more »

Hundreds of Farmers workers walk off the job nationwide

Press Release – First Union

Hundreds of Farmers workers walk off the job nationwide Farmers retail stores will be empty of a few hundred staff tomorrow afternoon as workers walk off the job over low pay and unfair pay reviews. Beauty, sales and service assistants nationwide have … Read more »

Commission approves purchaser for Winc

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has approved a purchaser for Winc NZ Limited (Winc) to address its competition concerns regarding Platinums acquisition of rival stationery and office products firm OfficeMax. Read more »

Comment on Health Supplements Amendment Bill

Press Release – Wellness Association

New Zealand Wellness Association Comment on the content of Pattersons Members Bill The Food (Health Supplements) Amendment Bill 4 July 2018 Read more »

PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties

Press Release – Commerce Commission

PB Technologies Ltd (PB Tech) has pleaded guilty to 14 charges brought by the Commerce Commission for failings in its extended warranty agreements. Read more »

DROPIT offers $10,000 relief at the pump

Press Release – DROPIT

Tauranga, 3 July Aucklanders feeling the pinch at the pump are being offered the chance of an early reprieve thanks to a leading Kiwi tech company dropping the price on $10,000 in petrol vouchers. Read more »

NZ new vehicle sales drop in June

Article – BusinessDesk

July 3 (BusinessDesk) – New car sales dropped in June, as demand for commercial and passenger cars slid from the hot pace of the same period a year earlier amid slowing economic growth, a weakening currency and rising fuel prices, though the … Read more »

New Zealand shoppers drawn to online retailers

Press Release – Mastercard

Auckland 3 July 2018 Three out of five (59 percent) New Zealanders are now shopping online at least once a month, with security and the quality of goods purchased topping the list of considerations when using this channel, according to Mastercard … Read more »

New Vehicle Registrations Remain Strong but Below June 2017

Press Release – Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says June 2018 new vehicle registrations of 15,172 vehicles were down 8.2% (1313 units) on June 2017 but still remains the second strongest month of June ever. Year to date, … Read more »

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