Taranaki Golfer Takes Out NZ Long Drive Champs

Press Release – Trident Homes New Zealand Long Drive Championships

Taranaki Golfer Takes Out NZ Long Drive Champs At Clearwater
Taranaki 20-year-old Sam Jones has been crowned the Trident Homes New Zealand Long Drive Golf champion after winning a playoff at Clearwater Golf Resort this afternoon. Read more »

Motorists advised to drive with caution on Tamaki Drive

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Motorists advised to drive with caution on Tamaki Drive, Auckland”

Motorists in Auckland are being asked to avoid Tamaki Drive due to possible flooding. Read more »

Vector and Auckland Council partner to light Harbour Bridge

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Vector and Auckland Council partner to light Auckland Harbour Bridge

The Auckland Harbour Bridge will soon have permanent coloured lighting which – in a world first – will be powered by solar energy and battery, and can be transformed into special event lighting displays. Read more »

Commerce Commission investigates Ron Hoy Fong

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Commerce Commission investigates Ron Hoy Fong

The decision by the Commerce Commission to investigate Ron Hoy Fong and his questionable advice to property investors to use fake names and target ‘dummies’ is good news, Labour’s spokesperson on Consumer Affairs Michael Wood says. Read more »

Auckland’s nightscape to be transformed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges
Minister of Transport

27 May 2017
Media Statement

Auckland’s nightscape to be transformed

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed plans for Auckland’s Harbour Bridge to be transformed at night with a state-of-the-art, sustainable, world first lighting system. Read more »

$71k for 120 youth development opportunities

Press Release – New Zealand Government


Hon Nikki Kaye
Minister for Youth
27 May 2017 Media Statement

$71k for 120 youth development opportunities Read more »

Fatal crash in Royal Road Massey, Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Fatal crash in Royal Road Massey, Auckland”

One person died in Massey, West Auckland early this morning after a crash on Royal Road, where a car collided with a taxi. Read more »

Banks Shoes chain latest retailer to call in receiver

Article – BusinessDesk

Banks Shoes chain becomes latest retailer to call in receivers

By Paul McBeth

May 26 (BusinessDesk) – Banks Group, which runs 14 stores across the country under the brands including Banks Shoes and Shoe Connection, has been tipped into receivership at the request of director John Bank. Read more »

Trilogy meets guidance with 19% gain in full-year earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Trilogy meets guidance with 19% gain in full-year earnings, cites raw material costs

By Jonathan Underhill

May 26 (BusinessDesk) – Trilogy International posted a 19 percent gain in annual pretax earnings, meeting guidance, reflecting a full 12-month contribution from distributor CS & Co and stronger sales of its Trilogy beauty products, which offset the impact of higher raw material costs. Read more »

Roy Morgan Poll May 26 – No change pre-Budget

Press Release – Roy Morgan Research

Roy Morgan Poll May 26 – No change pre-Budget
National Party remains ‘dead-locked’ with Labour/Greens alliance in May pre-Budget Read more »

Banks Group Limited (In Receivership)

Press Release – PricewaterhouseCoopers

Media release
Friday, 26 May 2017


Banks Group Limited (In Receivership) trading as Shoe Connection, SNKR, Banks Shoes and Plimmer Shoes

On 26 May 2017 John Fisk and David Bridgman, Partners from PwC, were appointed receivers to Banks Group Limited which trades as Shoe Connection, SNKR, Banks Shoes and Plimmer Shoes. Read more »

Budget 2017: $44m extra for Auckland DHB

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health

26 May 2017 Media Statement Read more »

ED SHEERAN smashes Australasian touring record

Press Release – Frontier Touring Company

ED SHEERAN
SMASHES AUSTRALASIAN TOURING RECORD
ANNOUNCES FOUR FINAL SHOWS!
3rd Dunedin show ÷ 2nd Perth show
4th Melbourne show ÷ 3rd Sydney show Read more »

New Zealand far off track on climate change

Press Release – Green Party

26 May 2017

New Zealand far off track on climate change

A drop of merely 0.1 percent in climate pollution shows that the National Government is stalling on its commitments to tackle climate change in New Zealand. Read more »

Māori tourism funding boost applauded

Press Release – Conventions and Incentives NZ

26 May 2017

Business events industry applauds Māori tourism funding boost

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) is welcoming a $10m funding boost for development of the Māori tourism sector announced in the 2017 Budget. Read more »

Budget 2017 may leave ‘small town NZ’ out in the cold

Press Release – Caritas Aotearoa

26 May 2017

Budget 2017 may leave ‘small town NZ’ out in the cold – Caritas

In the wake of Budget 2017, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has expressed concern that ‘small town New Zealand’ and vulnerable communities like Kaikōura have been neglected. Read more »

Police seeking to identify deceased woman

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police seeking to identify deceased woman found yesterday in Ranui


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Fanshaw Street building fire not suspicious

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Fanshaw Street building fire not suspicious”

Please attribute to Acting Senior Sergeant Kurht Wieneke, Auckland City Police. Read more »

Strategies needed to prevent malnutrition in older people

Press Release – Massey University

STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL 2PM
Friday, May 26, 2017

Strategies needed to prevent malnutrition in older people Read more »

Auckland District Health Board signs RACS Respect Agreement

Press Release – Auckland District Health Board

Auckland District Health Board signs RACS Respect Agreement

26 May 2017

Auckland District Health Board (Auckland DHB) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) aimed at building respect and improving patient safety in surgery. Read more »