Archive for November, 2014

Chittenden Top ‘Kiwi’ at Rotax Max Grand Final Meeting

Press Release – Kartstars Gen-i Rotax Max Challenge of New Zealand

Chittenden Top ‘Kiwi’ at Rotax Max Grand Final Meeting

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Father And Son Score Supreme Māori Sports Award

Press Release – Maori Sports Awards

Father And Son Score Supreme Māori Sports Award

Multiple world champion wood chopper Jason Wynyard and his son, national basketball star Tai Wynyard, are the first ever joint winners of the supreme Albie Pryor Memorial Māori Sports Person of the Year award. Read more »

Blewett Takes Control at Pukekohe

Press Release – Veritas Communications Ltd

Blewett Takes Control at Pukekohe

“That was pretty intense,” Ashley Blewett said after fighting his way to the lead of the first Toyota Finance 86 Championship race of the weekend, then watching Jamie McNee slip past and having to fight off a hard-charging Tom Alexander for most of the ten-lap race. Read more »

Good Neighbour Survey explores what makes a ‘good neighbour’

Press Release – Neighbourly.co.nz

Good Neighbour Survey explores what makes a ‘good neighbour’

Less than half of Kiwis consider themselves to be a great neighbour compared with the majority of Americans*. Read more »

Smeg Racing Duo Take out Race 1 at Pukekohe

Press Release – BNT V8 SuperTourers

Smeg Racing Duo Take out Race 1 at Pukekohe

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Williams Wins Race One After Baird Penalised

Press Release – NZV8 Touring Cars

Williams Wins Race One After Baird Penalised

Auckland driver Kevin WIlliams won the opening race at Pukekohe Park Raceway today in the NZV8 Touring Cars TL Championship when Australia based Craig Baird copped a 10 second penalty for a false start. Read more »

Murrays Bay School: Creating Community Cohesion

Press Release – Murrays Bay School

Creating Community Cohesion

On Saturday the 6th of December 2014, the Sunnynook Community is hosting a day called “Painting in the Car Park”. This day will involve artists from Sunnynook and surrounding suburbs creating murals for the grey walls of the Sunnynook Bus Station. Read more »

William Pickering Award for Leadership – Dr Doug Heffernan

Press Release – Inspired Lives

William Pickering Award for Leadership – Dr Doug Heffernan

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Leader in Earthquake Research Honoured

Press Release – Inspired Lives

Leader in Earthquake Research Honoured

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The New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards

Press Release – Inspired Lives

The New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards.

Fourteen winners took home highly coveted awards at last night’s New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards, held at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland. The Awards, running since 2005, celebrate outstanding leadership, innovation, and excellence in engineering projects, people and practice. Read more »

Missing fisherman – Ti Point/Omaha Auckland North

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Missing fisherman – Ti Point/Omaha Auckland North. – Waitemata”

Police, Coastguard, Westpac Rescue and other Maritime resources are currently involved in searching for a missing fisherman in the Ti Point and Omaha estuary area, Auckland North. Read more »

Members strongly approve Alexandra Park’s village plans

Press Release – GBSA

Members strongly approve Alexandra Park’s village plans

At a Special General Meeting of the Auckland Trotting Club this week members voted overwhelmingly in support of developing a new urban village on part of the site’s existing car-park. Read more »

Cost of tax compliance higher than expected

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Cost of tax compliance higher than expected, Canterbury tax professor says

November 30, 2014

A University of Canterbury tax professor says the overall costs of compliance for small to medium businesses is higher than the most recent published study undertaken by the Inland Revenue Department but, but slightly lower overall than for a recent and comparable Australian study. Read more »

Half Year Result Positions Finzsoft for Record Year Profit

Press Release – Finzsoft

Half Year Result Positions Finzsoft for Record Full Year Profit

Image for publication: Finzsoft Managing Director Andrew Holliday: “Based on the current contracted revenue and pipeline opportunities for the year ending 31 March 2015, we will materially exceed our previous profit guidance of four times last year’s profit result” Read more »

Rugby league star with a passion for knowledge

Press Release – Massey University

Rugby league star with a passion for knowledge


Caption: Apirina Pewhairangi (second from left) with his father Tu Pēwhairangi, mother Irene Pēwhairangi and sister Te Ataakura Pēwhairangi; and Dr Petina Winiata with her brothers Huia and Kimo Winiata. Read more »

Charges laid against passenger in Yaldhurst Road crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Charges laid against passenger in Yaldhurst Road crash

Canterbury Police have arrested and charged the female passenger in the fleeing vehicle involved in the crash on Yaldhurst Road on Monday (24 November 2014). Read more »

Select Committee Business 24 to 28 November 2014

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Select Committee Business

From 24 November to 28 November 2014

Committee meetings

There were 15 committee meetings, one in Auckland and 14 in the parliamentary complex. Read more »

Veritas completes acquisition of Better Bar Company group

Press Release – Veritas Investments

News release complete – 1

28 November 2014

Veritas completes acquisition of Better Bar Company group

Veritas confirms that the transaction to acquire the business and assets of The Better Bar Company group of companies (“BBC”) has been completed and settled today (28 Nov.). Read more »

Forget lunch – I’ve just won $9 million!

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

Media Release 28 November 2014

‘Forget lunch – I’ve just won $9 million!’ Read more »

Mowbray widens 1H loss, considers future as listed company

Article – BusinessDesk

Mowbray widens 1H loss, considers future as listed company

By Suze Metherell

Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Mowbray Collectables, the listed stamp and collectables dealer and auction house, widened its first-half loss as it records “the worst six months in the company’s history” and weighs its future as a listed company. The shares dropped. Read more »

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