Archive for October, 2009

OHUG wins prestigious Best Emerging Business Award

Press Release – OHUG

At the glittering black tie event, staged to celebrate the 2009 Stevenson Business Excellence Awards last week, OHUG Power Equipment Ltd won the Best Emerging Business Award. The Business Excellence Awards, promoted and run by the Enterprise Franklin …
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Ponsonby Road’s great celebration of NZ Book Month

Press Release – NZ Book Month

As New Zealand Book Month festivities draw to a close this Saturday, 31 October, the finale promises to be a show stopper, showcasing one of New Zealand’s best-loved authors on a refurbished fire engine surrounded by celebrities on Auckland’s Ponsonby …
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Sky City 1st-qtr revenue climbs 4.7%

Article – Businesswire

Oct. 30 (BusinessWire) – Sky City Entertainment Group, New Zealand’s biggest casino company, said first-quarter revenue grew 4.7% on improved sales at its Auckland complex and in Australia, putting it on track for ‘double-digit’ earnings growth …
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Fast 50 winner promotes fast track

Press Release – Working In Ltd

Working In, last night named for the third time in the Deloitte Fast 50, is hoping international students will attend New Zealand’s first ever International Student Expo in Auckland this weekend.
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NZ Bus, Auckland Combined Unions reach agreement

Press Release – NZBus

NZ Bus and the Auckland Combined Unions reached an agreement on a proposal for a Collective Employment Agreement at mediation today. The unions will recommend to their members that they ratify the proposal at a ratification meeting to be held …
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Tua Promises Title In 2010

Press Release – TUANZ

Heavyweight powerhouse David Tua, coming off his sensational 2nd round destruction of Shane Cameron, vows to win the heavyweight title in 2010. Unfortunately, David had no time to celebrate his great victory, as he spent the days immediately following …
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Power cuts unacceptable – Mayor

Press Release – Rodney District Council

The power outage that affected much of the north this morning calls into question again the security of electricity supply north of the Harbour Bridge, according to the Rodney District Council.
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NZ Gardener magazine inspires urban interest

Press Release – Fairfax

Gardening is becoming the hot new leisure activity for young, middle-class city dwellers, who are increasingly turning to NZ Gardener magazine to guide their growing interest. The latest Nielsen National Readership Survey shows a continuing dream run for the …
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Plan-b virtualisation initiative awarded in Sydney

Press Release – Plan b

Plan-b’s creative use of business virtualization company VMware’s technology earned New Zealand’s leading business continuity provider the top award in its category at VMware’s Virtualization Forum in Sydney on 27 October. Plan-b worked …
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South Canterbury Finance Appoints New Directors

Press Release – South Canterbury Finance

South Canterbury Finance Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Baylis, Stuart McLauchlan and Denham Shale as Independent Directors of the Company. Welcoming the appointments, South Canterbury Finance Chairman Allan Hubbard said the combined …
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North Auckland and Northland Outage

Press Release – Transpower

Just after 8.00am this morning a circuit on the Otahuhu to Henderson 220 kV line tripped while the other circuit was out for maintenance, causing loss of supply for North Auckland and Northland (about 280,000 consumers). We are now bringing one of …
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Awards Celebrate the Future of Hair

Press Release – Hairdressing Industry Training Organisation Awards

New Zealand’s up and coming hairdressing talent will be on display at the Hairdressing Industry Training Organisation (HITO) Annual Awards, being held 31 October in Wellington. HITO CEO Erica Cumming says that Awards are a great opportunity to see what the future …
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Hands up for Learning!

Press Release – NZEI

Thousands of children throughout the country will be putting their hands up for learning today as part of World Teachers Day celebrations. (Oct 30)
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SAP User Group Conference 2009

Press Release – SAP

Chairperson of the New Zealand SAP User Group (NZSUG) Nigel Bernie today announced the agenda for the annual NZSUG Conference, which will take place on 11 and 12 November at Deloitte House in Auckland.
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Auckland Airport keeps guidance on passenger view

Article – Businesswire

Oct. 29 (BusinessWire) – Auckland International Airport Ltd., the country’s major gateway to the world, has kept its earnings guidance amid small gains in total passenger volumes in the last quarter.
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Fast 50 and Fast Movers

Press Release – Digital Island

Business to business telecommunications service provider Digital Island has made it three in a row with 41st place in this year’s Deloitte Fast 50. “Given the challenging economic conditions of the past 18 months we are delighted to be back …
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Businesslike Council Good for Ratepayers, Business

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Requiring councils to behave in a business-like way is common sense and long overdue, said Michael Barnett, Auckland Chamber CEO.
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Urban Gourmet Appoints Events Manager

Press Release – Urban Gourmet

Auckland based events and catering company, Urban Gourmet, has appointed Bridget Daniel to the position of Events Manager. Bridget will be organising weddings, cocktail parties, formal dinners and corporate events, as well as a whole host of other functions, …
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Gull continues to hold fuel prices

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull this morning committed to keeping its fuel prices eight to six cents lower than the oil giants until at least late Friday morning.
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NZ’s Largest Unbundling Programme Goes Live

Press Release – TelstraClear

TelstraClear has almost doubled the size of its network via New Zealand’s largest local loop unbundling [LLU] programme. TelstraClear’s programme is now live and the company selling services from 42 exchanges – 23 in Auckland and 19 in other …
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