Archive for July, 2014

Commerce Commission: consumer credit community of interest

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Commerce Commission to create consumer credit community of interest

The Commerce Commission is holding its first ‘Credit Matters Roundtable’ in South Auckland today with a wide range of community organisations in attendance. Read more »

Northlanders urged to get vaccinated

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Northlanders urged to get vaccinated

Measles has been confirmed in an unimmunised child in Northland this week. The child had been in contact with children from the Waikato, where there has been a large measles outbreak with cases still being reported. Read more »

Surfing This Economic Boom

Press Release – National Business Review

Surfing This Economic Boom

It has been another good year for the country’s rich. From the high-tech fields of cloud computing to the great dairying plains of Canterbury and the Waikato, fortune favours the brave. Read more »

Film studios functioning well despite fire

Press Release – Auckland Council

31 July 2014

Film studios functioning well despite fire

Despite a fire that destroyed a workshop building on the periphery of Auckland Film Studios in Henderson, Auckland last night, filming of an international production on the site is proceeding. Read more »

Investment in international education provides boost

Press Release – Education New Zealand

Investment in international education provides boost

31 July 2014

A plan to launch New Zealand’s first double LLM degree with China, and a marketing alliance targeting German applied science students are two of 18 new initiatives to receive development funding, Education New Zealand announced today. Read more »

CDL Investments posts 44% gain in first-half profit

Article – BusinessDesk

CDL Investments posts 44% gain in first-half profit on surge in section sales

By Jonathan Underhill

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – CDL Investments, the residential property developer controlled by Millennium & Copthorne Hotels New Zealand, posted a 44 percent gain in first-half profit after doubling its sales of sections at developments in Auckland, Hamilton and Rolleston. Read more »

Civic Events presents Sara Bareilles in NZ this September!

Press Release – Mushroom Group

Civic Events presents Sara Bareilles in NZ this September!
SARA BAREILLES
Performing one show at
Auckland’s iconic Holy Trinity Cathedral
Friday 26th September 2014 Read more »

Aucklanders help shape new bylaws

Press Release – Auckland Council

Aucklanders help shape new bylaws
Community feedback has played a major part in the final content of two new regional bylaws adopted by Auckland Council’s Governing Body today. Read more »

Kiwi Beer and Cider to Star at Edinburgh Festival

Press Release – Joint Press Release

31 July 2014

Kiwi Beer and Cider to Star at Edinburgh Festival

Iconic Kiwi beer and cider brands, Monteith’s and Old Mout, will take centre stage at the 2014 Edinburgh International Festival. Read more »

Dress-Smart Centre Expands and Upgrades

Press Release – Dress Smart

Dress-Smart Centre Expands and Upgrades

Dress-Smart shoppers will, this week, appreciate the benefits of approximately 1,000 square metres of additional retail space. They will also enjoy renovated restroom and parking facilities, just completed. Read more »

Organisational Development Specialist at Kerridge & Partners

Press Release – Kerridge And Partners

Organisational Development Specialist Joins Kerridge & Partners

Auckland, 31 July 2014 – Leadership advisory business Kerridge & Partners today announced the appointment of organisational development specialist and Human Synergistics Accredited Coach, David Fuller. Read more »

Hui fono focuses on culture and creativity

Press Release – University of Auckland

Hui fono focuses on culture and creativity

Maori and Pasifika students will tackle the issue of how to integrate culture into their work at an upcoming hui fono in Northland. Read more »

Call on Pauline Winter to Front up Or Resign

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Taxpayers’ Union Call on Pauline Winter to Front up Or Resign

31 JULY 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Making Sense of Psychosis, Registration Now Open!

Press Release – ISPS

Making Sense of Psychosis, Registration Now Open!

Registration for the upcoming ISPS-NZ Making Sense of Psychosis Conference is now open! Read more »

PledgeMe, Snowball Effect gain equity crowd-funding licences

Article – BusinessDesk

FMA approves equity crowdfunding licence to PledgeMe and Snowball Effect

By Suze Metherell

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – The Financial Markets Authority has awarded its first equity crowd funding licences to two platforms, nearly five months after the process first began. Read more »

NZ Parliament backs media freedom in West Papua

Press Release – West Papua Action Auckland

30 July 2014

Historic cross party support as Parliament backs media freedom in West Papua

West Papua Action Auckland applauds the decision of the New Zealand Parliament to give its backing to genuine media freedom for local and international journalists in West Papua. Read more »

WW1 anniversary: Peace vigils on 4 August

Press Release – Peace Movement Aotearoa

Peace Movement Aotearoa

31 July 2014

WW1 anniversary: Peace vigils on 4 August
Monday, 4 August, is the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One, “the war to end all wars”. Peace Movement Aotearoa, Read more »

Education sessions aim to level the playing field

Press Release – Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate cancer education sessions aim to level the playing field

Men urged to increase their knowledge of prostate cancer, Read more »

NZ renters are not more vulnerable

Press Release – Auckland Property Investors Association

NZ renters are not more vulnerable
Auckland, NZ, 31st July 2014
The Auckland Property Investors’ Association (APIA) rejects characterisation by the New Zealand Institute Of Economic Research (NZIER) of New Zealand being ‘one of the least renter-friendly Read more »

Auckland Film Studios fire

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Film Studios fire
A major fire occurred at the council-owned Auckland Film Studios in Henderson, West Auckland last night. Read more »

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