Archive for August, 2013

Christchurch Airport Appoints New CEO

Press Release – Christchurch International Airport

Christchurch Airport Appoints New CEO

Christchurch International Airport Ltd has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer to replace Jim Boult, who leaves the company at the end of this year. Malcolm Johns will take over as chief executive at the airport at the beginning of next year. Read more »

Goldner String Quartet and Piers Lane Tour New Zealand

Press Release – Chamber Music New Zealand

Goldner String Quartet and Piers Lane Tour New Zealand

Award-winning Australian ensemble Goldner String Quartet and pianist Piers Lane head to New Zealand on a 10 centre tour in September and October as part of the Chamber Music New Zealand 2013 ‘Kaleidoscopes’ season. Read more »

Bayer invests in new veterinary research facility

Press Release – Bayer HealthCare

Bayer invests in new veterinary research facility

• Focus on chemistry and formulation
• Research to benefit livestock
• Science & Innovation Minister attends opening Read more »

Steve Earle & The Dukes

Press Release – Much More Music

Steve Earle & The Dukes

with special guest The Mastersons Live in New Zealand April 2014

Sat 26 April – The Powerstation, Auckland
Sun 27 April – St James Theatre, Wellington
Read more »

Anna Hawkins releases ‘Journey On’

Press Release – Skip Ink

Anna Hawkins releases ‘Journey On’ CD – in stores Friday 30 August

NEW ZEALAND singer ANNA HAWKINS has flown half way around the world to record her new album Journey On with the help of a superstar producer responsible for albums by Enya, Clannad, Moya Brennan and Tears for Fears. Read more »

Auckland businesses fined for labour breaches

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

30 August 2013

Auckland businesses fined for labour breaches

Three Auckland convenience and liquor stores are to pay a total of $211,574.33 in wage repayments and penalties for breaches of employment law, following a determination by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA). Read more »

Toll road kiosk changeover to coin-only

Press Release – NZTA

Toll road kiosk changeover to coin-only

The NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers that the Northern Gateway Toll Road manual kiosks at the Dairy Flats service centre will be converted to accept payment by coin-only next Wednesday (4 September). Read more »

MYOB welcomes introduction of New Zealand Business Number

Press Release – MYOB

30 August 2013

MYOB welcomes introduction of New Zealand Business Number

MYOB welcomes today’s confirmation from Government that it will introduce a New Zealand Business Number (NZBN), lauding it as a solid step in making local business owners’ lives easier. Read more »

Certified Builders Says Growth in Regions Pleasing

Press Release – Certified Builders Association

Friday 30 August 2013

Building Consents: Certified Builders Says Growth in Regions Pleasing

Certified Builders Association of New Zealand, the preeminent nationwide network of qualified and trusted builders, says the increase in the number of building consents issued in 10 regions during July 2013 is good news for its members in those regions. Read more »

PM’s Business Scholarships announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon John Key

Prime Minister

30 August 2013 Media Statement
PM’s Business Scholarships announced Read more »

Air NZ and Barco collaborate on flow and arrival

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

30 August 2013
Airways New Zealand and Barco deliver world-first in collaborative integrated flow and arrival management Read more »

Arrest over fatal dog attack

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Arrest over fatal dog attack

Waitematä Police have charged a 52 year-old man in relation to the dog
attack in which 31 year-old Chloe Mathewson was killed. Read more »

AUT researchers give Auckland Super City a ‘B’

Press Release – AUT University

AUT researchers give Auckland Super City a ‘B’

Auckland’s Super City is sitting on a ‘B’ grade for its first term performance and needs to prove itself in its second term, according to research from AUT University. Read more »

New data provides insight into tourism

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Chris Tremain
Associate Minister of Tourism

30 August 2013

New data provides insight into tourism

Key information on where and how visitors are spending their money is now available to the tourism industry as part of a new data collection launched today by Associate Tourism Minister Chris Tremain. Read more »

Postie Plus FY sales fall 10.5%

Article – BusinessDesk

Postie Plus says it expects significant loss in 2013 earnings as full-year sales fall 10.5%

By Tina Morrison

Aug. Read more »

Get serious about your kids’ dental hygiene

Press Release – Royal Philips

Get serious about your kids’ dental hygiene this World Oral Health Day

Auckland, 30 August 2013 – Featuring patented Sonic Technology, the Philips Sonicare for Kids power toothbrush is the superior solution for parents who want to get serious about their children’s oral health. Read more »

Local Plumbing Business Wins Big at Laser Business Awards

Press Release – Laser Group

30 August 2013

Local Plumbing Business Wins Big at Laser Business Awards

Local business, Laser Plumbing Christchurch East has been selected from 31 Laser Plumbing members from around New Zealand scooping up three Business Awards at the Laser International Conference held in Auckland over the weekend. Read more »

Students awarded two rare curatorial internships

Press Release – University of Auckland

30 August 2013

Students awarded two rare curatorial internships

Two Art History students are following their dreams of becoming art curators after they each successfully received a rare a curatorial internship. Read more »

NZIER report shows just 18 more jobs from SkyCity deal

Press Release – Green Party

30 August 2013

NZIER report shows just 18 more jobs from SkyCity deal

A report the Government has relied on to assess the employment impact of the SkyCity convention centre shows the deal will increase the number of jobs in New Zealand by just 18, Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei said today. Read more »

Students outraged as their voice is silenced

Press Release – AUSA

Students outraged as their voice is silenced

The Auckland University Students’ Association Executive moved a motion condemning moves by the University of Auckland last week to exclude students from the annual Fee setting process. Read more »

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