Airways Network Failure

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

An internal network failure occurred at approximately 14.41 today. Airways immediately suspended all flights while we investigated the issue and until we could be satisfied that we could operate safely. We have now identified the issue and thoroughly tested … Read more »

UPDATE: Air NZ sells Safe Air subsidiary to Airbus

Article – BusinessDesk

June 22 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand said it wasnt expecting any job losses as a result of the sale of its Safe Air engineering subsidiary to European aerospace giant Airbus Group. Read more »

Analysts divided on Jetstar impact on Air NZ’s earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Analysts divided on impact on Air NZ’s earnings of Jetstar’s regional routes challenge Read more »

Landcorp says 2015 earnings ‘on track’ despite weaker dairy

Article – BusinessDesk

June 19 (BusinessDesk) – Landcorp Farming, New Zealand’s largest corporate farmer, said it doesn’t need to downgrade its earnings outlook in the wake of falling dairy prices remain weak, as it sheltered from volatility by locking in a guaranteed price … Read more »

Air NZ ‘ready for a fight’ with Jetstar on regional routes

Article – BusinessDesk

Air New Zealand ‘ready for a fight’ with Jetstar on New Zealand’s regional routes Read more »

Key says Kiwis, tourists will benefit from Jetstar expansion

Article – BusinessDesk

June 18 (BusinessDesk) – Prime Minister John Key said regional New Zealanders will be cheering wildly at the news Jetstar will expand from flying main trunk routes into regional ones by the end of the year, ending Air New Zealands stranglehold … Read more »

Air NZ shares sink to 7-month low on Jetstar expansion plans

Article – BusinessDesk

June 18 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand shares sank to their lowest level since November last year ahead of an announcement from Qantas Airways’ budget subsidiary Jetstar that it plans to expand its local offering. Read more »

Runway extension gets 10-Year Plan backing

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Runway extension gets 10-Year Plan backing Further work on the proposal to extend Wellington Airports runway has been given the go-ahead by Wellington City Councillors deliberating on the Councils 10-Year Plan. A majority of Councillors approved … Read more »

Taxpayers Short-Changed by Skycity Deal

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is outraged over the latest details of the SkyCity convention centre released today, specifically that the number of delegates the centre will be able to hold has been reduced for a second time. Taxpayers Union Executive … Read more »

Meridian receives 98 percent of instalment receipts

Article – BusinessDesk

May 18 (BusinessDesk) – Meridian Energy, the state controlled energy generator and retailer, has received 98 percent of its instalment receipts with the first round of share transfers due this Thursday. Read more »

KOA Submission on Long Term Plan

Press Release – KOA

Democracy is such a significant asset that it was assumed to be significant without being listed in the assets list in the last three year plan. It is an asset that the people of Christchurch have rightly been proud of and prepared to defend in the … Read more »

Water and wastewater price changes to come in on July 1

Press Release – Watercare

Watercare is increasing the price of its water and wastewater services by an average of 2.5 percent, the company announced today. Read more »

State-Owned Enterprises Pushed Too Hard

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

State-Owned Enterprises should be allowed to uphold their social responsibility to have regard for the interests of the community, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Solid Energy lines up more job cuts

Article – BusinessDesk

May 7 (BusinessDesk) – Solid Energy, the financially stricken state-owned coal miner, plans to cut its workforce again to keep a lid on costs after the board decided against selling assets or liquidating the company. Read more »

Raetihi Survey About Improving Customer Service

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has needed to reassure some Raetihi residents that the customer services survey on its Raetihi service centre is not about plans to close the centre down. Read more »

Compromise reached on Auckland port extension

Article – BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – Ports of Auckland has offered to only extend one of the two wharves it wants to push further out into Auckland harbour in a backdown that it hopes will take the heat out of local opposition to its plans. Read more »

Air New Zealand celebrates 75 years since first flight

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is celebrating 75 years of flying today with birthday festivities including a mid-air game show, a chance for customers to win back their fare, and a themed flight across the Tasman. Read more »

RMTU may take a test case if MBIE doesn’t

Press Release – First Union

The government must seek a definitive answer on whether Chinese engineers working on KiwiRails locomotives are covered under New Zealand employment law says Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) General Secretary Wayne Butson. Read more »

Genesis Energy cuts FY guidance after losing customers

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy, New Zealand’s largest energy retailer, cut its forecast for annual earnings after losing electricity and gas customers amid increased competition and as wholesale electricity prices declined. The shares dropped … Read more »

i-SITE to Relocate to Octagon Civic Centre

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin’s i-SITE Visitor Centre is to move to a higher profile central city location in the Octagon Civic Centre. Read more »

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