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Timaru Port Workers Issue Seventh Strike Notice

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) working at the Port of Timaru have this afternoon issued a seventh strike notice following on from the six issued to date. RMTU South Island Organiser John Kerr says this gives notice of a further … Read more »

Help Crime Stoppers Combat Cyber Scams

Press Release – Crime Stoppers NZ

Crime Stoppers is after the publics help to hold those responsible for internet scams. It is the ninth week of a series of Crime Stoppers crime awareness campaigns that will run until January next year. The aim is to encourage people to safely and … Read more »

Feedback Sought On Deposit Takers Bill

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Te Ptea Matua is inviting feedback on the draft legislation for the proposed Deposit Takers Act. The new Deposit Takers Act will create a single regulatory regime for all bank and non-bank deposit takers (NBDTs), … Read more »

Strong Pipeline Ahead For The Construction Sector

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Building and Construction Poto Williams says the National Construction Pipeline Report 2021 released today shows the construction sector has held up well during the COVID-19 pandemic and the future outlook is positive. Read more »

Public Interest Journalism Fund Boosts Youth Content, Investigative Journalism, Current Affairs And Industry Roles

Press Release – Foundation for Public Interest Journalism

Audience-focused content that meets the needs of tamariki and rangatahi, rural women and regional New Zealand is among a range of projects successful in the third round of Public Interest Journalism (PIJ) funding. Also successful in this round are returning … Read more »

Guess Who’s Broadbanding Now? So Let’s Talk About Contracts, Exit Fees And Expiring Discounts

Press Release – Electric Kiwi

Home internet is about to get easier and fairer because Electric Kiwi is launching our own fast broadband service. We know everyone does it. But now were doing it. And were doing it better. So, its a good time to start talking about how some … Read more »

Generation Rent: Is Investing The New First Home?

Press Release – PMG Funds

For millennials and Gen Zs alike, buying a home is fast becoming a distant reality, but saving, and avocado toast, isnt the issue. With the average house price rising to a national median of $987,401 and the average time to save for a deposit now over … Read more »

New Zealand National Fieldays Society’s Annual Report To Reflect A Changing World

Press Release – New Zealand National Fieldays Society

New Zealand National Fieldays Society (NZNFS) released its Annual Report following a virtual Annual General Meeting of Society Members held on Saturday. The new format report uses an all-inclusive approach to reflect the evolution of the organisation … Read more »

Innovative Nutrient Analysis Of New Zealand Grown Peanuts To Provide Marketing Opportunities For Pic’s Products

Press Release – High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

The High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge has invested $45,460 into an innovative project to determine what nutrient composition and health claims for peanut butter made from New Zealand grown peanuts can be made. Pics Peanut Butter (Pics), … Read more »

NZ Green Investment Finance Partners With NZ Post To Accelerate EV Transition

Press Release – Joint Press Release

New Zealand Green Investment Finance (NZGIF) and NZ Post have signed a $20 million financing agreement to accelerate the transition of the NZ Post fleet and its delivery contractors vehicles, to electric vans (E-Vans) or low emissions vehicles (LEVs). … Read more »

Building Activity Down In September Quarter

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The volume of building activity in New Zealand fell 8.6 percent in the September 2021 quarter, compared with the June 2021 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Residential building activity fell by 6.4 percent in the September 2021 quarter, while non-residential … Read more »

Ongoing Shipping Crisis Needs Clear Analysis And Immediate Action

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says the ongoing crisis in shipping and supply chains requires clear analysis and immediate action. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Craig Harrison says new developments are worsening rather than improving New Zealands … Read more »