Archive for April, 2014

Fish & Game tips ‘great start’ for game bird season

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

April 30, 2014

Fish & Game tips ‘great start’ for game bird season

Tens of thousands of hunters are expected to enjoy a great start to the new game bird hunting season which gets underway this Saturday (May 3, 2014) with ducks particularly plentiful in the South Island. Read more »

Don’t be blinded by sun-strike this winter

Press Release – Automobile Association

30 April 2014

Don’t be blinded by sun-strike this winter

May is the worst month of the year for road crashes due to drivers being blinded by sun-strike. Read more »

The ITM Fishing Show is coming home!

Press Release – National Boat and Fishing Show

The ITM Fishing Show is coming home!

Matt with big crays, Queenstown
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EICC 8.0 Harnesses the Power of Zeacom And Enghouse

Press Release – Zeacom

EICC 8.0 Harnesses the Power of Zeacom And Enghouse Interactive Portfolios
Auckland, New Zealand, 30 April 2014 – Zeacom, a leading developer of multi-channel contact centre and business process automation solutions, today announced version 8.0 of Enghouse Interactive Communications Center (EICC), previously called Zeacom Communications Center. Read more »

Dwelling consents trend continues to rise

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Dwelling consents trend continues to rise

30 April 2014

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented continues to rise, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

1925-1945 New Zealand goes live on newspaper site

Press Release – Auckland Council

1925-1945 New Zealand goes live on newspaper site
The final stage of a collaborative project to fully digitise 82 years of the New Zealand Herald from 1863-1945 is complete and online at Papers Past, a newspaper website run by the National Library. Read more »

Rapid uptake of LED lighting in NZ as prices reduce

Press Release – Philips

Rapid uptake of LED lighting in NZ as prices reduce

Auckland, 30 April 2014 – Philips Lighting’s latest market data shows uptake of LED lighting continues to increase as more New Zealanders make the switch for better energy efficiency. That growth is expected to continue as the price point for this next generation lighting option continues to reduce. Read more »

NZ residential building consents rise 1.3% in March

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ residential building consents rise 1.3 percent in March to six-and-a-half year high

By Suze Metherell

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand building consents for residential housing, excluding apartments, rose to a six-and-a-half year high in March, snapping two months of decline. Read more »

Appointment of SBS Bank Chief Executive SBS Bank directors

Press Release – SBS Bank

Appointment of SBS Bank Chief Executive

SBS Bank directors have today announced that Wayne Evans has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive, replacing Ross Smith who is retiring on 31 July after 22 years in the role. Read more »

On a fast track

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

30 April 2014

On a fast track

The morning after Hannah Faesenkloet graduates with a Bachelor of Design Innovation, the 21-year-old will be back working in the start-up company she’s founded with three other former Victoria University of Wellington students. Read more »

Wellingtonians first to view new Michel Tuffery whale print

Press Release – Trio Communications

Wellingtonians first to view new Michel Tuffery whale print




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Fresh Horizons workshop brings Pasifika artists to CPIT

Press Release – CPIT

Fresh Horizons workshop brings leading Pasifika artists to CPIT

A three-day creative workshop with a difference concludes at CPIT today with an exhibition of work by secondary school Pasifika students from 5.30 – 7pm in the Rakaia Centre. Read more »

Dorchester Pacific says FY profit rose almost five fold

Article – BusinessDesk

Dorchester Pacific says FY profit rose almost five fold, beating guidance

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – Dorchester Pacific, the finance company that avoided failure in 2010 by convincing investors to accept a debt-for-equity swap, said full-year profit rose more than five-fold, beating guidance. Read more »

Good Business Egg Awards 2014

Press Release – Business and Community Shares

Good Business Egg Awards 2014

The winners of the Good Business Egg Awards 2014 were announced at a special presentation hosted at the KPMG Centre in Auckland last night. Read more »

Congratulations to Good Egg Award winners

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Congratulations to Good Egg Award winners
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew has congratulated the Department of Conservation, CQ Hotels Wellington and The Warehouse on winning the three top “Good Business Egg” awards at the Business and Community Share (BACS) Awards last evening in Auckland. Read more »

10 cents off per litre – save at the pump with Gull

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

10 cents off per litre – save at the pump with Gull
Find out what the Gull Effect is all about

Auckland, 30 April 2014 – New Zealand’s only family owned full retailer, Gull New Zealand today announces a discount day, reducing current prices by ten cents a litre across all grades of fuel.
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New Zealand showcased to world’s top international media

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand showcased to world’s top international media

The crème de la crème of international travel editors from North America, including the likes of the editor of National Geographic Traveller are coming to Auckland in a rare media coup for the tourism industry. Read more »

Seeds of Orbit ride again

Press Release – Powertool Records

Seeds of Orbit ride again
The critically-acclaimed Seeds of Orbit listened to the people’s pleas for a mighty homegrown psychedelic band – and boy, have they answered them. Read more »

NZ dollar falls after trade figures meet expectations

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar falls after trade figures meet expectations, US data looms

By Paul McBeth

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell as upbeat local trade figures met analysts’ expectations and ahead of a US consumer confidence survey in the run-up to this week’s Federal Reserve policy review. Read more »

LGNZ supports investigating water options that achieve value

Press Release – Local Government NZ

MEDIA RELEASE
29 April 2014
For immediate release
LGNZ supports investigating water options that achieve value for ratepayers Read more »

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