Govt Deceiving Public Over Supergold Card

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters

New Zealand First Leader

Member of Parliament for Northland
24 MAY 2016
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New taxi line up to deliver increased choice at Airport

Press Release – Auckland Airport

New taxi line up to deliver increased choice and better value to passengers at Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport today revealed the new roster of taxi companies that will operate from the airport’s domestic and international terminals for the next three years. Read more »

Kiwi man arrested for $2 million meth in trolley bag

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

Kiwi man arrested for $2 million meth in trolley bag

Joint effort by trans-Tasman authorities has resulted in the arrest of a 60-year-old man at Auckland International Airport on Sunday night, after 2kg of methamphetamine or ‘P’ with a street value of around NZ $2million was found in his luggage. Read more »

Green Cross acquisitions drive 18% lift in annual profit

Article – BusinessDesk

Tuesday 24 May 2016 04:30 PM

Green Cross acquisitions drive 18% lift in annual profit

By Paul McBeth

May 24 (BusinessDesk) – Green Cross Health lifted annual profit 18 percent as the primary healthcare group added to its pharmacy chain and expanded into community nursing and medical services. Read more »

NZ commercial real estate returns highest since the GFC

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

New Zealand commercial real estate returns highest since the GFC

The Property Council New Zealand/IPD New Zealand Quarterly Property Index Q1 2016 results have been released. Read more »

LegaSea calls for Commission of Inquiry

Press Release – LegaSea

LegaSea calls for Commission of Inquiry

The Director-General of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Martyn Dunne has announced the appointment of a Queen’s Counsel to conduct an inquiry following revelations that his officials in MPI, decided not to prosecute industrial fishers filmed dumping overboard some or all of their catch. Read more »

New report forecasts a shortfall of 26 hotels in next decade

Article – BusinessDesk

New report forecasts a shortfall of 26 hotels in next decade, above what’s already being built

By Fiona Rotherham

May 24 (BusinessDesk) – An estimated 26 hotels above what is currently being planned and built will be needed over the next decade to meet expected tourism demand in New Zealand’s five major tourist centres, according to New Zealand Trade & Enterprise research released today. Read more »

Don’t sign off the Unitary Plan before the elections

Press Release – Tamaki Housing Group

Sue Henry “Don’t sign off the Auckland Unitary Plan before the 2016 elections!

“In light of the fact that parties from a number of different political persuasions are now on the same page, Read more »

New Zealand Fashion Week Announces an Exciting New 2016 Show

Press Release – New Zealand Fashion Week Ltd

MEDIA RELEASE

Tuesday 24 May, 2016

New Zealand Fashion Week Announces an Exciting New 2016 Show

The New Zealand Fashion Week Graduate Show, Supported by Brother Read more »

Bailey Roiall, aka Bam Bam, Recovers From On Stage Accident

Press Release – Ding Dong Lounge

Bailey Roiall, aka Bam Bam, Recovers From On Stage Accident

Bailey Roiall aka Bam Bam of Auckland band Helgorithms, broke his leg in two separate places while performing on stage at Ding Dong Lounge in Auckland on Friday night. The unfortunate incident was captured on camera by photographer Aaron Leece. Read more »

John Palino calls on Auckland Transport to reprioritise

Press Release – John Palino

May 2016
John Palino calls on Auckland Transport to reprioritise transport for new housing

“Auckland Transport’s announcement today that it will start consultation on a cycleway from Parnell to the city is great news for a small number of residents in central Auckland wanting more options, but what about those residents who don’t have basic housing because core infrastructure is not in place? Read more »

The Mind Lab by Unitec launches “Where to Next” campaign

Press Release – The Mind Lab

The Mind Lab by Unitec launches “Where to Next” campaign

Bringing digital learning to a town near you! Read more »

Free Youth Circus Challenge at Victoria Park

Press Release – Communitu Circus

Free Youth Circus Challenge at Victoria Park 28 May

24 May 2016

Youth Circus Challenge
Victoria Park
Saturday 28th May 1- 5 pm Read more »

Soltius celebrates 20th anniversary

Press Release – Soltius New Zealand

Soltius celebrates 20th anniversary
Auckland 24 May 2016 – Enterprise systems specialist Soltius, New Zealand’s only Gold SAP Partner, celebrates its 20th birthday this month and CEO Nick Mulcahy says the company’s success is as much to do with staff attitude as it is technical expertise. Read more »

Small amount of diesel leaking from sunken vessel

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

24 May 2016

Small amount of diesel leaking from sunken vessel – Coromandel Harbour

Waikato Regional Council is working to stop diesel leaking from a sunken vessel moored in the Coromandel Harbour, close to the ferry wharf near Te Kouma. Read more »

NZGBC supports idea of New Zealand Housing Strategy

Press Release – Green Building Council

NZGBC supports idea of New Zealand Housing Strategy, stages housing summit in June

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) has added its voice to the call for a nationwide housing strategy – and they’re holding a Sustainable Housing Summit next month that will bring together industry leaders to discuss the critical challenges and opportunities facing housing in New Zealand. Read more »

UPDATE: Tower shares sink to two-month low

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Tower shares sink to two-month low as investors question ability to compete

(Recasts on share price, broker comment) Read more »

Heidi North-Bailey joins 2016 Shanghai Writing Program

Press Release – Michael King Writers’Centre

24th May 2016

Heidi North-Bailey joins 2016 Shanghai Writing Program

Heidi North-Bailey has been selected as the second New Zealand writer to join the Shanghai Writers’ Association’s International Writing Program. Heidi is an Auckland based poet, short story and creative non-fiction writer. Read more »

Greens launch Safer, Cleaner Freight policy

Press Release – Green Party

Greens launch Safer, Cleaner Freight policy to get trucks off our roads

The Green Party today announced a plan to get half of New Zealand’s freight moving by rail and sea within 10 years, and dramatically reduce the number of dangerous trucks clogging up New Zealand’s roads. Read more »

Government More Interested in Tourists than Homelessness

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

“Project Palace” Shows Government More Interested in Tourist Accommodation than Kiwis Sleeping in Cars

24 MAY 2016
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