Archive for November, 2013

Fair Play on Fees ANZ/National Registration Date Finalised

Press Release – Fair Play on Fees

29, November 2013

Fair Play on Fees ANZ/National Registration Date Finalised

The High Court has ruled ANZ/National Bank customers must register by 13 December to take part in the Fair Play on Fees bank class action, following an application by the campaign’s lawyers to have the date extended. Read more »

New builds latest casualty of failed National housing policy

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

David Cunliffe
Labour Leader

29 November 2013

New builds latest casualty of National’s failed housing policy

A drop in the number of new building consents has blown a hole in the Government’s housing policy, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. Read more »

Let local authorities decide on GM-free status: new poll

Article – BusinessDesk

Let local authorities decide on GM-free status, says new poll

Nov. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealanders overwhelmingly reject government plans to override the ability of local authorities to declare regions free of genetically modified crops, according to research by pollsters Colman Brunton for the Pure Hawkes Bay lobby group. Read more »

Kermadecs on Show at Navy Museum

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Media Release

29 November 2013

Kermadecs on Show at Navy Museum

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Grey records inscripted on UNESCO register

Press Release – Auckland Council

29 November 2013

Grey records inscripted on UNESCO register

The original manuscripts of New Zealand’s national anthem have received national recognition with inscription on the UNESCO Memory of the World New Zealand register of documentary heritage. Read more »

Payday Advance Customers Talk About Their Experience

Press Release – Payday Advance

Payday Advance Customers Talk About Their Experience With The Company

Auckland, New Zealand – Friday, 29 November, 2013 – Payday Advance are the first short-term lender in New Zealand to feature real customers in video testimonials on their website. Read more »

Stroke and Stride Race Report

Press Release – Stroke and Stride

Stroke and Stride Race Report

Windy afternoons in Auckland provide not everyone’s favourite swim and run conditions however it is does suit some. Read more »

Striking Taxi Drivers at Auckland Airport

Press Release – Green Cabs

Press Release – 29th Nov 2013

Striking Taxi Drivers at Auckland Airport

I have been following the Taxi dispute at Auckland Airport with great interest. I have also been following the reporting of the dispute. Read more »

Habit named New Zealand’s top health and fitness centre

Press Release – Habit Ltd

29 November 2013
Habit Health & Fitness Club named New Zealand’s top health and fitness centre again in 2013

Leading health and fitness club, Habit, has again been recognised by the industry with multiple successes in the annual NZ Fitness Industry Awards. Its Wellington Habit Platinum was named New Zealand’s top facility. Read more »

2013 Terry McLean National Sports Journalism Awards Winners

Press Release – Sport New Zealand

2013 Sport New Zealand Sir Terry McLean National Sports Journalism Awards Winners Announced

Auckland, 29 November 2013 – New Zealand’s top sports journalists and photographers were recognised at the 2013 Sir Terry McLean National Sports Journalism Awards Dinner in Auckland last night. Read more »

Shag River wins supreme award

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

November 28, 2013

Shag River wins supreme award

STRICTLY EMBARGOED ­–  not for broadcast, publication, or posting before 9pm Thursday November 28 Read more »

Health board chairs and deputies appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Tony Ryall
Minister of Health

29 November 2013

Health board chairs and deputies appointed

Health Minister Tony Ryall has today announced the chairs and deputy chairs of the 20 district health boards (DHBs). Read more »

BNZ Chair in Business in Asia

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

BNZ Chair in Business in Asia to provide insights into doing business in Asia

Asian business expert Professor Siah Hwee Ang has been appointed the inaugural holder of the BNZ Chair in Business in Asia. Read more »

Bronze Sapper Moore-Jones statue gifted to Hamilton City

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Bronze Sapper Moore-Jones statue gifted to the City

28 November 2013

Hamilton City Council has approved a bronze statue of Sapper Horace Moore-Jones being gifted to the City by the Theatre of the Impossible Trust (TOTI). Read more »

Engineering innovator recognised

Press Release – University of Waikato

Engineering innovator recognised

Electrical Engineering Senior Lecturer Nihal Kularatna from the University of Waikato was named New Zealand Innovator of the Year at the New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards at a gala dinner at Te Papa on 27 November. Read more »

Vodafone brings 4G to Piha

Press Release – Vodafone

Media Release

28 November, 2013

Vodafone brings 4G to Piha

Vodafone has continued the rollout of its 4G network, with the launch of 4G in parts of Piha today. Read more »

Methven cautiously optimistic about second half performance

Article – BusinessDesk

Methven cautiously optimistic about second half performance

By Tina Morrison

Nov 29 (BusinessDesk) – Methven, the tapware maker, confirmed a 21 percent rise in first half earnings and said it was “cautiously optimistic” about the remainder of the year. Read more »

Trend for new houses easing

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Trend for new houses easing – Media release

29 November 2013

The increase in consented new houses has slowed in recent months, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Pavlova Competition deadline looms

Press Release – Nosh Food Market

29 November, 2013

Pav deadline looms

With less than a week to go, pav champions in Auckland still have time to register for the fifth Nosh Pavlova Competition. Read more »

Huge regatta one reason to stay in Auckland for long weekend

Press Release – Zoe Hawkins

Huge regatta one reason to stay in Auckland for long weekend

With events taking place at 17 locations throughout Auckland, Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta on Monday 27 January 2014 is a fun event that the entire city can take part in – with or without a boat. Read more »

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