Archive for July, 2010

Campaigner’s Outcome a Victory for Kiwi Cannabis

Press Release – NORML

Cannabis campaigner Dakta Green’s discharge from court without punishment on Tuesday was a victory for everyday New Zealanders from the cannabis culture, in a year that has seen NZ Police escalating their self-defeating war on cannabis users. Read more »

Top Jobs Up by 48%

Press Release – SEEK

New data from SEEK New Zealand reveals high paying job listings are on the rise, with a 48% increase in the past year for jobs listed that pay over $100,000 per annum ($100k+). Read more »

Local Government Amendment Bill dilutes democracy

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi (PSA) strongly opposes Rodney Hide’s Local Government Act (2002) Amendment Bill on the grounds that it waters down democracy. Read more »

Local Government Amendment Bill dilutes democracy

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi (PSA) strongly opposes Rodney Hide’s Local Government Act (2002) Amendment Bill on the grounds that it waters down democracy. Read more »

Fairness at Work Rallies on 21st August

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions has announced that it will be holding Fairness at Work rallies on 21st August in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Read more »

15th Annual Home Of The Year Award Announced

Press Release – ACP Media

A small, eco-friendly house in Arrowtown designed by Pete Ritchie and Bronwen Kerr of Queenstown’s Kerr Ritchie Architects has been awarded the BMW EfficientDynamics Sustainability Award, part of HOME New Zealand magazine’s annual Home of the Year … Read more »

Strangely Strange But Oddly Normal

Press Release – Pierre Peeters

Strangely Strange but Oddly Normal is the title of Ian Kingstone’s forthcoming exhibition at Pierre Peeters Gallery in Parnell and represents a rich development in his recognisable, endlessly inventive style. Kingstone has an uncanny knack of … Read more »

NBA gives Auckland Mayor a ‘hive’ five

Press Release – National Beekeepers Association

Auckland Mayor, John Banks, will be presented with a blue and white sentinel hive tomorrow. Read more »

Sentencing for the illegal import of insects

Press Release – Ministry Of Agriculture And Forestry

Two horticulturists, who pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges related to the illegal importation of the predatory mirid bug, Macrolophus pygmaeus, appeared in the Auckland District Court today for sentencing. Read more »

Haere mai ki Matangi!

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington’s first new Matangi train has arrived in Aotearoa / New Zealand! Read more »

KiwiRail secure final space in Parnell hot spot

Press Release – McDougall Reidy

Efficiency and cost effectiveness have been watchwords for KiwiRail as they signed the lease to take up a significant space in McDougall Reidy and Haydn & Rollett Construction’s new Stanley Street commercial building. Read more »

Endace wins $4.4M R&D grant

Article – Businesswire

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – Endace Ltd., the Auckland-based global marketer and seller of internet security technology products, gained a $4.44 million investment grant through TechNZ to accelerate its development program. Read more »

Endace wins $4.4M R&D grant

Article – Businesswire

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – Endace Ltd., the Auckland-based global marketer and seller of internet security technology products, gained a $4.44 million investment grant through TechNZ to accelerate its development program. Read more »

IiNet halted amid talk it will buy part of AAPT

Article – Businesswire

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – Shares of iiNet Ltd. were halted pending an announcement amid reports it is poised to buy the consumer business of Telecom Corp.’s underperforming AAPT unit. Read more »

Hide and White on The Nation

Press Release – TV3

John Key this week said there were risks in setting up the Auckland Supercity. What are they? Rodney Hide is live on the super city, rapacious Council traffic departments and working with John Key. Read more »

David Rolfe Acting CE at PCC

Press Release – Porirua City Council

Mayor Jenny Brash and Councillors have decided to appoint David Rolfe as Acting Chief Executive of Porirua City Council when Council CE Roger Blakeley leaves next month. Read more »

Four Nations Boycott Rumours Unfounded

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Auckland, New Zealand 29 July 2010 – Jim Doyle, CEO of New Zealand Rugby League today confirmed that it is full steam ahead for the Four Nations tournament being held in New Zealand and Australia in October and November this year. Read more »

Endace Growth on the Cards with TechNZ Investment

Press Release – Endace

World leaders in cyber security and network traffic capture and analysis, Endace has received $4.4 million in funding from the Foundation for Research Science and Technology to help it deliver a series of major product developments over the next … Read more »

Auckland Airport gains more Jetstar flights

Article – Businesswire

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland International Airport Ltd. has announced that Qantas subsidiary Jetstar is to expand its trans-Tasman services and increase its domestic services. Read more »

Aspiring authors share personal journeys

Press Release – Huia Publishers

The secrets that inspire and intimidate authors are revealed in a new online journal by participants of Te Papa Tupu, a new writing programme run by the Māori Literature Trust. Read more »

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