New Zealand First Gets Fruit Fly Pest Hotline Staffed 24/7

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First thanks the Ministry for Primary Industries on behalf of our primary producers for now seemingly staffing the Pest and Disease Hotline 24/7. Read more »

Inland Revenue Faces “Novapay on Steroids”

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Inland Revenues runaway information technology transformation projects are being likened to Novapay with another Australian contractor right at its centre, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Kordia turns to profit in 1H as Australian business improves

Article – BusinessDesk

March 4 (BusinessDesk) – Kordia Group, the broadcasting and telecommunications network operator, turned to a profit in the first half on an improved performance at its Australian business. Read more »

Spark sells Telecom Rentals for $106M to FlexiGroup

Article – BusinessDesk

March 4 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand, formerly Telecom Corp, agreed to sell its Telecom Rentals business for $106 million to Australian financial services company FlexiGroup. Read more »

Changes proposed to telecommunications facilities standards

Press Release – New Zealand Government

P ublic feedback is being sought on proposed changes to the National Environmental Standard (NES) for telecommunications facilities to help speed up improvements and reduce costs. Read more »

Vodafone partners with Netflix – reveals launch offer

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone is excited to be giving Kiwis an offer to get Netflix streaming on their smartphones, teaming up with Netflix as the exclusive communications launch partner in New Zealand. Read more »

Sony sets the new mid-range standard with Xperia™ M4 Aqua

Press Release – Sony Mobile Communications

Capture more – just point and shoot, with a powerful13MP camera, F2.0 aperture and Sonys intelligent Superior Auto mode Read more »

Gallagher Introduces New Technology to the Security Market

Press Release – Gallagher Security Management Systems

DATELINE–(Marketwired – March 01, 2015) – The latest product developments from leading security technology manufacturer, Gallagher, have today been released to the global market allowing businesses of all sizes to go mobile, simplify start up security … Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 edge define what’s next in mobility

Press Release – Samsung New Zealand

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge define whats next in mobility Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge smart invents beautiful the most advanced mobile devices in the market Auckland, New Zealand, March 2nd 2015 Samsung Electronics New Zealand … Read more »

Spark gives mobile plans an upgrade

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark continues to reinvent what is expected from a mobile provider with an announcement today that it is packing a whole lot more value into its pay-monthly mobile plans. The new plan line-up includes substantially bigger mobile data allowances and unlimited … Read more »

Their ‘best plan ever’ is so last week

Press Release – Skinny Mobile

AUCKLAND, NZ Never one to be beaten on price, Skinny Mobile is launching New Zealands best value prepay monthly data combo the Ultimate $46 Monthly Prepay Combo. Read more »

Mobile phones not causing increase in brain tumours

Press Release – University of Auckland

The risk of brain tumours has not changed significantly with increased mobile phone use, according to new research from the University of Auckland. Read more »

TrueNet Tests Surprise – ADSL Speed is More Consistent

Press Release – TrueNet

TrueNet Broadband speed tests show surprising improvements in the consistency of ADSL performance in our third year of publishing results. What appeared to be excellent consistency of speed in December 2103, would now be uncompetitive. Read more »

Xperia™ E4g

Press Release – Sony Mobile Communications

Do more for longer, with up to two-day battery life1 with easy customisation options Read more »

Wynyard Delivers Revenue Growth

Press Release – Wynyard Group


Fletcher nabs Spark’s Matt Crockett as head of heavy buildin

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Fletcher Building has lured Matt Crockett away from Spark New Zealand to run its heavy building products division, one of two executive roles created when the company restructured its building and infrastructure products units … Read more »

Vodafone makes NZ’s first successful Voice over 4G tests

Press Release – Vodafone

Just two years after Vodafone announced the launch of New Zealands first 4G service, the company has made another New Zealand first successfully trialling what will become the next evolution in mobile calling. Read more »

Spark NZ calls on ComCom to rethink Chorus wholesale charges

Press Release – Spark

Industry input costs which influence the retail prices for broadband services and landline phones – may be at least $12 a month more per customer than they should be if the Commerce Commission goes ahead with proposed new charges for access to … Read more »

Spark NZd concludes sale of interest in Telecom Cook Islands

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand announced today it is has concluded the sale of its 60% interest in Telecom Cook Islands Limited, the incumbent telecommunications provider in the Cook Islands, for approximately NZ$23 million to Teleraro Limited. Read more »

UDPATE: Chorus to look at dividends once copper price set

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus will move “relatively quickly” to resume paying dividends once the Commerce Commission sets the price for what the telecommunications network operator can charge for access to its copper line network. Read more »

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