Chief Executive Glen Sowry to leave Housing New Zealand

Press Release – Housing New Zealand

After almost three years as the Chief Executive of Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZC), Glen Sowry has announced he intends to take up the position of Chief Executive of NZX listed company Metlifecare in March 2016. Read more »

Air New Zealand touches down in Buenos Aires

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealands inaugural flight to Argentina has touched down at Ministro Pistarini International Airport in Ezeiza, Buenos Aires. Read more »

EQC: Canterbury Home Repair Programme – follow-up audit

Press Release – Controller and Auditor-General

The Auditor-General has published her report Earthquake Commission: Managing the Canterbury Home Repair Programme follow-up audit . This report looks at EQCs progress in addressing the recommendations we made in our 2013 report about how it … Read more »

New Zealand Post Fuels Growth Through APIs

Press Release – MuleSoft

Postal service launches new Developer Resource Centre to enable growth strategy in parcels and logistics Read more »

Latest SSC report confirms Govt clinging to surplus

Press Release – PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the 2015 Human Resource Capability Survey (HRC), released today by the State Services Commission, shows that the Government is continuing to take money from public servants in a desperate attempt to cling … Read more »

Agreement for Sale of Tasman Farms

Press Release – New Plymouth District Council

New Plymouth District Council has entered into a binding agreement for the sale of Tasman Farms. Read more »

1700 groups benefit from Community Post

Press Release – NZ Post

New Zealand Post is supporting 1700 not-for-profit groups through Community Post this year. Read more »

Kordia buys profitable cyber-security business Aura for $10M

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Kordia Group, the state-owned telecommunications and media business, has bought Wellington-based cyber-security firm Aura Information Security for $10 million, which chief executive Scott Bartlett says will immediately add to … Read more »

RNZ stalwart Hewitt Humphrey facing redundancy

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 18 (BusinessDesk) – One of the most recognised voices on New Zealand radio, newsreader Hewitt Humphrey, is facing redundancy in a restructuring at Radio New Zealand that the state broadcaster says is vital if it’s to break even in the current … Read more »

Homelessness report a call to action – union

Press Release – FIRST Union

The Salvation Armys recently released report into homelessness in Auckland is a call to action over the housing crisis, says FIRST Union General Secretary Robert Reid. Read more »

NZ Post credit rating outlook revised to stable

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Post, the state-owned mail and distribution service, had the outlook on its credit rating revised up to stable as the start of dividends from its Kiwibank unit and a series of asset sales shored up its balance … Read more »

Meridian’s Powershop in licensing deal with UK npower

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Meridian Energy subsidiary Powershop has entered a franchise licence agreement with UK-based electricity generator and supplier RWE npower. Read more »

Common sense approach to Auckland City asset sales

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

Common sense approach to Auckland City asset sales Pragmatism and common sense has prevailed in the EY and Cameron Partners reports to Auckland City that present a suite of options to fund desperately needed infrastructure in the city. Weve … Read more »

Producers Announced for Checkpoint with John Campbell

Press Release – Radio New Zealand

Two respected senior journalists have been appointed to lead the Auckland-based production team for RNZs new multi-media programme, Checkpoint with John Campbell . Read more »

Meridian would consider wind farm if Genesis closes Huntly

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) – Meridian Energy chief executive Mark Binns says a new wind farm is one of the options on the table if the country’s biggest electricity generator can’t convince Genesis Energy to keep open two ageing gas and coal-fired electricity … Read more »

Māori TV in Breach of Treaty Over Firing Receptionists

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Pita Paraone MP Spokesperson for Maori Affairs Spokesperson for Treaty of Waitangi Issues 11 NOVEMBER 2015 Mori TV in Breach of Treaty Over Firing Receptionists Read more »

Hirschfeld challenged on Maori bulletin cuts

Press Release – Te Whakaruruhau O Nga Reo Irirangi Maori

Radio New Zealands head of content has rejected any suggestion the public broadcaster is cutting down on reporting of Maori issues. Read more »

NZ Post sells Converga subsidiary to Canon

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 9 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Post Group has sold its wholly owned subsidiary Converga to Canon Australia for an undisclosed sum. Read more »

Christchurch Asset Sales Will Be Major Issue

Press Release – Keep Our Assets Canterbury

Christchurch Asset Sales Will Be Major Issue In 2016 Local Body Election: Public Meeting Told Read more »

Housing Choice Essential to Addressing Homelessness

Press Release – Lifewise

Following Social Housing Minister Paula Bennetts conformation of plans to crack down on social housing applicants, social development agency Lifewise are calling on the government to reconsider plans to remove people from the social housing register … Read more »

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