Bus users reminded of Monday’s network changes

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Metro customers are being asked to ensure they have checked their routes and timetables in advance of the new bus network starting this Monday. The network has been remodelled to improve service reliability and get the city moving. Read more »

Cabin Leases to Expire

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

With the 13-year licence lease due to expire on 78 cabins in the Queenstown camping ground next year, Council has confirmed its long-term intention that the cabins will be removed. The licences to occupy Council land expire on 30 September 2015. Read more »

Safeguarding against concussion harm

Press Release – Accident Compensation Corporation

The recent tragic consequences of head injuries and concussion has once again brought widespread public focus on the importance of having well defined policies and practices to reduce the harm from concussion. Read more »

TVNZ OnDemand wins big at the Netguide Web Awards

Press Release – TVNZ

TVNZ OnDemand took out two major awards at last nights ESET Netguide Web Awards. The channel was crowned Best Entertainment site for the second year running, as well as Best Site for Families, proving TVNZ OnDemand is very much the peoples choice, … Read more »

NZ Post sells Australian Couriers Please unit for A$95 mln

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 3 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Post, the state-owned mail delivery service, sold its Australian Couriers Please business to Singapore Post for A$95 million. Read more »

New Zealand Post Group sells CouriersPlease for AUD$95M

Press Release – NZ Post

The New Zealand Post Group has sold its Australian courier company Couriers Please Holdings to Singapore Post for AUD$95 million. Read more »

Peters Warns of More Cook Strait Ferry Chaos Ahead

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Peters Warns of More Cook Strait Ferry Chaos Ahead KiwiRails Cook Strait ferry service will be thrown into further chaos when the company announces shortly after Parliament rises for the year that it has purchased the rust bucket Stena Alegra … Read more »

Final decisions: electricity distributor price-quality paths

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has issued its final decisions on the default price-quality paths for 16 electricity distributors (lines companies) for the period 2015-2020. Read more »

Lease on Napier to Gisborne Rail line offer to HBRC

Press Release – Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Kiwirail has agreed to lease the mothballed Napier to Gisborne Rail line to Hawkes Bay Regional Council, subject to a number of conditions. Read more »

Air NZ wins big in Monocle magazine’s annual Travel Top 50

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has been awarded Best Economy Cabin, Best Premium Economy Cabin, and Best Livery Design in this years Monocle magazine Travel Top 50 awards. Read more »

PM’s Keenness on Foreign Ownership Shocks Winston Peters

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Prime Minister John Keys enthusiasm for the foreign ownership of farmland and now hotels, shows how nave the Government is. What does one make of Mr Key telling Federated Farmers, if the only buyers were domestic buyers and he was a credit officer, … Read more »

Māori Television Appoints Interim Head of News and Current Affairs

Press Release – Māori Television

Māori Television has appointed award-winning journalist and TV broadcaster Maramena Roderick to the position of Interim Head of News and Current Affairs. Maramena Roderick has an extensive background in journalism having reported for the New Zealand Herald … Read more »

Transpower says regulatory changes to hit future earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Transpower, the state-owned operator of the national electricity grid, cut its expectations for profit in the coming six years after it reduced its revenue forecasts following regulatory decisions. Read more »

NZRGPN slams Air NZ decision to cut provincial routes

Press Release – New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

The countrys foremost national advocate for rural general practice has joined the chorus of condemnation on Air NZs decision to cut some provincial air routes from its repertoire. Read more »

Air New Zealand grounds Far North

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The announcement by Air New Zealand to close services from Kaitaia to Auckland will be an absolute disaster for the Far North, Labour MP for Te Tai Tokerau Kelvin Davis says. Read more »

Pulling West Coast flights a savage blow

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Air New Zealands decision to withdraw its Westport service is another kick in the guts for an already struggling community, West Coast-Tasman MP, Damien OConnor says. Read more »

Heartland hires Kiwibank executive as new chief risk officer

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 10 (BusinessDesk) – Heartland New Zealand, the bank formed through the merger of Canterbury and Southern Cross building societies with Marac Finance, has hired Kiwibank executive Richard Lorraway as its new chief risk officer. Read more »

Mighty River Power 2014 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

Press Release – Mighty River Power

Please find attached the presentation that will be given at Mighty River Powers Annual Shareholders Meeting starting at 2pm today. Read more »

Kiwirail Overdue for an Overhaul of Ferry Operations

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Another sailing, another breakdown thats the Interislander record and continues to speak volumes about KiwiRail mismanagement, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Govt to engage with families on next steps at Pike River

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has today accepted Solid Energys decision not to pursue the Pike River drift re-entry project and committed to working with the Pike River families on next steps for the Pike River site, says Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges … Read more »

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