Archive for December, 2009

Give Your Boat A ‘Warrant’ This Xmas

Press Release – Coastguard

Auckland, 23 December 2009 – If you’re planning a festive season on the water, don’t leave shore until you’ve given your boat a full step-by-step safety check, says Coastguard. Read more »

Waddington Publishes Civil Engineering History

Press Release – Waddington Press

Auckland publisher Waddington Press Ltd has published a 90-year history of multidisciplinary consultancy AECOM, formerly known as Meritec and before that, Worley Group. Read more »

Lyttelton Port says 2010 profit may decline

Article – Businesswire

Dec. 23 (BusinessWire) – Lyttelton Port Co., which is considering a merger with South Island rival Port Otago Ltd., said full-year profit may decline, reflecting weaker first-half trading. Read more »

Realestate.co.nz: the year of ‘the opportunist’

Press Release – Realestate.co.nz

AUCKLAND – 23 December 2009 – Fallout from the recession caused a huge boost in 2009 house-hunters searching for mortgagee sales as opportunistic Kiwis looked to take advantage and find a bargain. The keyword ‘mortgagee’ was searched for … Read more »

National Syndicate for Jan 1

Press Release – NZ Racing Board

New Zealand TAB and Trackside will run a National Syndicate on the domestic Thoroughbred meetings on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2010. The expert selector will be Brent Wall, a regular panelist on First Call and Racing Manager for Manawatu Racing Club. Read more »

Emerging views on input methodologies released

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released papers detailing the Commission’s emerging views on input methodologies for electricity distribution services, gas pipeline services and specified airport services supplied by Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch … Read more »

Playful exhibition by Seung Yul Oh at New Dowse

Press Release – TheNewDowse

Bubble, bubble, bogle and trouble… the work of hot, young Auckland artist Seung Yul Oh is full-of-beans. His newly-commissioned show Bogle Bogle opens with a bounce at TheNewDowse on February 13 for the arts festival season and will delight visitors … Read more »

Air NZ Announces Sydney – Rarotonga Services

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will from July operate direct services between Sydney and the Cook Islands, making it the first airline to operate direct services between the two nations. Flights will operate once a week for a four month trial period during the peak holiday … Read more »

Air NZ Announces Sydney – Rarotonga Services

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will from July operate direct services between Sydney and the Cook Islands, making it the first airline to operate direct services between the two nations. Flights will operate once a week for a four month trial period during the peak holiday … Read more »

Rodrigo y Gabriela whip up a storm!

Press Release – Chugg Entertainment

World’s most exciting acoustic performers will visit New Zealand With special guests THE BADS “Fierce Emotion… raw excitement.” Guitarist Magazine “Electrifying…they had us entranced and kept us in that state for the next 90 minutes.” The Independent, … Read more »

Business Leaders Say They Need More Intnl Workers

Press Release – Western Union

Asia Pacific and global business leaders overwhelmingly believe that international workers continue to be good for business and the economy, despite reports of growing protectionist and nationalistic sentiment prompted by the global recession. Business … Read more »

Business Leaders Say They Need More Intnl Workers

Press Release – Western Union

Asia Pacific and global business leaders overwhelmingly believe that international workers continue to be good for business and the economy, despite reports of growing protectionist and nationalistic sentiment prompted by the global recession. Business … Read more »

Caution on green shoots

Press Release – Bizzone

Talk of green shoots and the end of the recession should be taken with caution says Bizzone’s Managing Director, Sarah Trotman. “What the recession has signalled is a major change to the business landscape and the challenges will continue for … Read more »

Hola Big Day Out! Lilyworld goes to Mexico!

Press Release – Big Day Out

Everyone knows the way to LILYWORLD , the wacky heart of the BIG DAY OUT . But watch out because on BIG DAY OUT day in Auckland, January 15 at Mount Smart Stadium, LILYWORLD have created a Mexican plaza where you’ll lose yourself in a Kooky Karnival Mexican … Read more »

Air NZ Announces Sydney – Rarotonga Services

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will from July operate direct services between Sydney and the Cook Islands , making it the first airline to operate direct services between the two nations. Read more »

Spending on the Up with Three Days to go

Press Release – Paymark

With three shopping days left until Christmas, Paymark figures show that retailers around the country have indeed been busy, with spending up 6.2 percent and transaction volume up 7.5 percent on the same period last year (December 1 – 21 inclusive). Read more »

NZQA Withdrawals Registration From Training School

Press Release – New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has withdrawn registration as a private training establishment from the New Zealand Academy of Studies, of Auckland, following an investigation into the fraudulent issuing of a qualification. Read more »

Turism professional to lead Destination Queenstown

Press Release – Destination Queenstown

A tourism professional with 15 years tourism marketing experience has been appointed to the top role at Destination Queenstown, Queenstown’s regional tourism organisation. Read more »

Crown Fibre Holdings Appoints CEO

Press Release – Ministry of Economic Development

Crown Fibre Holdings Chair Simon Allen today announced the appointment of Graham Mitchell as CEO. Read more »

Identity Thieves Active Over Christmas Season

Press Release – Veda Advantage

AUCKLAND , 3 January 2010 – New Zealanders are urged to be especially vigilant over the summer holiday period as identity thieves step up their activities. New Zealand ’s largest credit reporting agency Veda Advantage, advises that the Christmas-New … Read more »

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