Archive for July, 2013

Questions and Answers – July 31

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Cost of Living—Reports

1. SHANE ARDERN (National—Taranaki – King Country) to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on trends in the cost of living for New Zealand families? Read more »

Resource Management Reform Bill bad for trees

Press Release – Environmental Defence Society

Resource Management Reform Bill bad for trees

The Environmental Defence Society is urging regional and district councils to urgently consider the implications of the Resource Management Reform Bill on their indigenous biodiversity functions. Read more »

Poet of politics and Polynesia at Massey

Press Release – Massey University

July 31, 2013

Poet of politics and Polynesia at Massey

Award-winning poet, graphic novelist and children’s author Robert Sullivan will read and discuss his work at a Writers Read event at Massey University’s Albany campus on August 7. Read more »

Pead PR appoints fashion expert to lifestyle team

Press Release – Pead PR

31 July, 2013

Pead PR appoints fashion expert to lifestyle team

Auckland-based independent brand PR consultancy Pead PR has appointed Amy Louise Bailey to the role of account manager on its lifestyle team. Read more »

Rakon’s Robinson brothers to sell shares after code breach

Article – BusinessDesk

Rakon’s Robinson brothers to sell recently purchases shares after breaching Takeovers Code

By Paul McBeth

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Rakon managing director Brent Robinson and his brother and executive director Darren Robinson have agreed to sell some 493,000 recently purchased shares each after the transactions breached the Takeovers Code. Read more »

Local leaders unite for Manurewa and Papakura

Press Release – Joint Press Release

31 July 2013

Local leaders unite for Manurewa and Papakura

Two local leaders are teaming up to secure a local voice on Auckland Council for Manurewa and Papakura at this year’s local government election. Read more »

Select committee proposes dispute resolution in housing bill

Article – BusinessDesk

Select committee recommends dispute resolution process in housing accord bill

By Paul McBeth

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Parliament’s social services select committee has recommended tighter definitions and a disputes resolution process for the government’s plan to build special housing areas, but failed to get the opposition parties onside for the legislation. Read more »

Auckland Based Experts Helping Small Business Social Media

Press Release – Mosh Social Media

Auckland Based Experts Helping Small Business Optimise Social Media

Mosh Social Media are hosting another workshop for small businesses in Auckland on Wednesday 7th August. Read more »

Labour opposes flawed Housing Bill

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford
Housing Spokesperson

31 July 2013

Labour opposes flawed Housing Bill

Labour has withdrawn its support for the Government’s Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Bill, saying the Bill is flawed and won’t achieve its aim of increasing the supply of affordable homes. Read more »

Mayoral best wishes to Waiheke’s famous senior hip hop crew

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

News Release

31 July 2013

Mayoral best wishes to Waiheke’s world famous senior hip hop crew Read more »

50th Anniversary of NZ TV Workshop’s Launch

Press Release – TVNZ

50th Anniversary of NZ TV Workshop’s Launch to Be Marked By New Website

Fifty years ago today (August 1), the NZBC National News carried a brief story about the formation of the New Zealand Television Workshop in Wellington. Read more »

Funding certainty vital for community organisations

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Sue MORONEY

Women’s Affairs Spokesperson

31 July 2013

MEDIA STATEMENT

Funding certainty vital for community organisations Read more »

Pokie numbers and expenditure down

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

31 July 2013

Pokie numbers and expenditure down

Pub and club gaming machine expenditure in the year ended June 2013 fell 3 per cent from $854 million to $826.3 million. Read more »

Community funder to hold public meeting

Press Release – ASB Community Trust

Community funder to hold public meeting

Northland community organisations will be able to find out about grant funding when they attend ASB Community Trust’s annual public meeting in Whangarei on 7 September. Read more »

Auckland Airport is targeting profits above normal level

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Media release
31 July 2013

Commerce Commission finds Auckland Airport is targeting profits above normal level Read more »

World’s largest logistics Co expands at Auckland Airport

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Media Release | 31 July 2013

World’s largest logistics company to increase facilities at Auckland Airport Read more »

Major events investment benefits NZ – report

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Economic Development 

31 July 2013 Media Statement        Read more »

Housing Accords Bill refined and progressed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

31 July 2013

Housing Accords Bill refined and progressed

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the Social Services Committee report on the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Bill and the refinement of the legislation to make it more workable. Read more »

“Government Fiddles Parental Reunion Figures”

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

31 July 2013

Government Fiddles Parental Reunion Figures

Rt Hon Winston Peters has accused the Government of hiding thousands of parent category applications to manipulate immigration figures from China downwards. Read more »

NZ’s first Digital Entertainment Expo

Press Release – DIGITAL NATIONZ

NZ’s first Digital Entertainment Expo

3 Firsts with DIGITAL NATIONZ
First Digital Entertainment Expo in NZ
First place for the public to play on PlayStation®4
First place for the public to play on Xbox One Read more »

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