Competition runs hot at 2015 Northland Field Days

Press Release – Northland Field Days

Competition was fierce at the 2015 Northland Field Days this year say organisers with the Quad Skills, tractor pulllogging sports and sheep trials all receiving a good number of top flight entries. Read more »

Pumpkin Patch Limited Half Year Result And Market Update

Press Release – Pumpkin Patch

Video: Pumpkin Patch CEO, Di Humphries and Chairman, Peter Schuyt give their commentary on the result. Read more »

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

Article – BusinessDesk

March 20 (BusinessDesk) – Mark Powell, chief executive of retailer Warehouse Group, says he hopes to eventually see someone promoted to his role that started out in the Red Shirts in Schools programme as a 16 year old. Read more »

Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on ‘career wage’

Article – BusinessDesk

Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on ‘career retailer wage’ that would be template for other industries Read more »

UPDATE: Pumpkin Patch seeks proposals after approaches

Article – BusinessDesk

March 20 (BusinessDesk) – Pumpkin Patch, the children’s clothing retailer whose shares have lost two-thirds of their value the past year, is seeking formal proposals after receiving approaches to buy or refinance the company. The shares rose 26 percent. Read more »

Pumpkin Patch seeks proposals after approaches to buy firm

Article – BusinessDesk

March 20 (BusinessDesk) – Pumpkin Patch, the children’s clothing retailer whose shares have lost two-thirds of their value the past year, is seeking formal proposals after receiving approaches to buy or refinance the company. The shares rose 14 percent. Read more »

PlayStation®4 the No.1 selling home console for 2014

Press Release – PlayStation

Sony Computer Entertainment New Zealand (SCE NZ) today confirmed that PlayStation4 (PS4) was the number one selling home console in New Zealand during the 2014 calendar year (CY14). According to data from NPD Group Australia, PlayStation also held the … Read more »

Portable defibrillator saves life

Press Release – Schiller

A Leamington man who had a cardiac arrest at his doctors surgery this week met the chief executive of the company who made the pocket sized public access defibrillator that likely saved his life. Read more »

Fly Buys goes global with Hotels.com

Press Release – Hotels.com

Kiwi travellers can now earn Fly Buys points on global hotel bookings in a new partnership between the loyalty programme and Hotels.com. Read more »

Kiwis offered faster way to fly with range of products

Press Release – Westpac

Westpac this week announced it has signed a 10 year agreement as an Air New Zealand Airpoints programme partner, and has launched a suite of cards that it says will offer Kiwis a faster way to earn Airpoints Dollars. Read more »

The Baby Show is Coming to Wellington!

Press Release – North Port Events

Calling all parents and parents-to-be! The Baby Show is coming to Wellington, and bringing with it an incredible showcase of everything you need for pregnancy, the early days with your baby, and beyond. Read more »

Council agrees to revise alcohol policy

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors agreed at yesterdays Community, Sport and Recreation Committee meeting not to appeal the recent decision of the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority where aspects of Councils provisional Local Alcohol Policy … Read more »

Westpac joins the Air New Zealand Airpoints programme

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has announced Westpac New Zealand will join the airlines Airpointsprogramme as its newest financial services partner providing members with a suite of new Airpoints earning products. Read more »

Great NZ Hot Cross Bun Competition winner

Press Release – Baking Industry Association

Christchurch bakery Kidds Cakes has won the Great New Zealand Hot Cross Bun Competition for the second time in three years, and they put their success down to small but significant changes to their recipe. BIANZ president Michael Gray visited the bakery … Read more »

BNZ and Air New Zealand to end Airpoints partnership

Press Release – BNZ

After a long and mutually beneficial arrangement that provided Airpoints earning on BNZ GlobalPlus products, Air New Zealand and BNZ have decided not to renew the agreement between them. Read more »

Tackling childhood obesity

Press Release – Sir Peter Gluckman Chief Science Advisor

Today the WHO released the interim report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity . Sir Peter Gluckman is Co-Chair of this Commission arising from his research background and expertise, and independently of his role as Chief Science Advisor to the Prime … Read more »

Council places strict limits on sale of legal highs

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councils Community, Sport and Recreation Committee today agreed on where psychoactive substances will be sold in Wellington when they come back onto the market. Read more »

Retail and accommodation boost economic growth

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s economy grew 0.8 percent in the last three months of 2014, led by retail and accommodation, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

In Bloom: Viaduct Harbour Flower Market

Press Release – The Maple

If youre seeking the perfect weekend refresher, look no further than the launch of Aucklands very first dedicated weekly Flower Market, brought to you by Viaduct Harbour. Between 8am and noon every Sunday from 22nd March, Market Square will be … Read more »

Last of the Season of Night Markets

Press Release – Hastings City Business Association

The season of the Hastings City Night Market is shortly coming to an end. April 2nd will see the final Night Market until October 1st when it will re-open for business with a bang. The last three Night Markets will be celebratory in style and its … Read more »

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