Archive for April, 2015

Customs’ youngest canine graduates

Press Release – New Zealand Government

30 April 2015
Customs’ youngest canine graduates


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Statement by Steve Borlase re SFO charges

Press Release – Steve Borlase

Statement by Steve Borlase re SFO charges, Tuesday April 28, 2015

Today I have appeared in the North Shore District Court as a prelude to defending myself against a number of serious charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) , alleging that in the course of running an engineering business I have engaged in behaviour which amounts to bribery and corruption. Read more »

New Zealand caught up in the wash of weak global inflation

Press Release – ASB Bank

Media release
ASB Quarterly Economic Forecasts April 2015

New Zealand caught up in the wash of weak global inflation
NZ’s economy is maintaining a solid pace.
High exchange rate remains a drawback of a healthy economy.
The dynamic of a high NZD and low interest rates is causing challenges for the RBNZ. Read more »

Kasmira Sewpershad Recruited to Lead NZ Datalicious

Press Release – Datalicious

Kasmira Sewpershad Recruited to Lead New Zealand Expansion at Datalicious

Datalicious has recruited Kasmira Sewpershad as NZ Country Manager to service client growth in the region. Read more »

Aggravated robbery featured on Police Ten 7 tonight

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Aggravated robbery featured on Police Ten 7 tonight

Following an appeal in January 2015, Counties Manukau Police are once again asking for assistance from the public to help solve an aggravated robbery that occurred in November 2014. Read more »

Frugal business

Column – Oily Rag

Frugal business
By Frank and Muriel Newman

Families are not the only ones enjoying the benefits of thrifty living. Lots of businesses gain lots of profit from having a frugal mindset. Read more »

Mayor’s proposal a step in the right direction

Press Release – Auckland Council

Mayor’s proposal a step in the right direction

The Mayor’s proposal for the final 10-year budget is a step in the right direction, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei Cameron Brewer. Read more »

Auckland Council getting ahead of itself – AA

Press Release – New Zealand Automobile Association

Auckland Council getting ahead of itself with targeted transport rate

Auckland Council needs to come up with a better plan to solve Auckland’s transport problems before asking residents to pay more, the Automobile Association (AA) says. Read more »

Waitakere Home & Garden Show Complements Housing Boom

Press Release – Jade Promotions

Waitakere Home & Garden Show Complements Housing Boom

The Auckland housing market is humming and it seems that if locals aren’t building, they are renovating. This year’s Waitakere Home & Garden Show has all that is needed for homeowners doing either and for three days from 15-17 May, it will showcase the latest ideas and products from over 130 exhibitors passionate about home improvement. Read more »

NZ Rallys to Support Aboriginal Day of Action

Press Release – NZ Rallys

NZ Rallys to Support Aboriginal Day of Action

Stop the Forced Closures of Aboriginal Communities Read more »

$1000 Poetry Prize announced

Press Release – International Writers’ Workshop NZ Inc

$1000 Poetry Prize announced

International Writers’ Workshop NZ Inc (IWW) is delighted to announce that due to an ongoing bequest from the Jocelyn Grattan Charitable Trust the Kathleen Grattan Prize for a Sequence of Poems will take place again later this year. Read more »

TomTom Shakes up the Action Camera Market

Press Release – Tom Tom

TomTom Shakes up the Action Camera Market

~ Introducing the TomTom Bandit Action Camera – just shake to edit ~

Auckland, 30th April 2015 – TomTom (TOM2) today launches the all new TomTom Bandit Action Camera which makes editing and sharing videos quick and easy. Read more »

Food Allergy Awareness Week Media Release

Press Release – Allergy New Zealand

Food Allergy Awareness Week Media Release

Allergy New Zealand is campaigning this year to raise awareness for kiwi families living with food allergies. Read more »

TomTom Launches New GO Navigation Devices

Press Release – Tom Tom

TomTom Launches New GO Navigation Devices with Lifetime World Maps and Lifetime Speed Cameras
~ Two new TomTom GO devices introduced ~
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The Mayor is again proposing to spend more than affordable

Press Release – No More Rates

The Mayor is again proposing to spend far more than this city can afford.

The Auckland Mayor’s budget is a smoke and mirrors exercise by lowering the rates increase from 3.5% to 2.5% – and then imposing a Targeted Transport fixed rate of $99 for residents and $159 for businesses. Read more »

Norman Disney & Young achieves ‘excellent’ NABERSNZ rating

Press Release – Green Building Council

Norman Disney & Young achieves ‘excellent’ NABERSNZ rating

Small changes and a commitment to energy efficiency has enabled Norman Disney & Young (NDY) achieve a 4 Star ‘excellent’ rating for energy use in its downtown Auckland tenancy. Read more »

Government to blame for Auckland rates rise

Press Release – Green Party

Government to blame for Auckland rates rise

The National Government is letting down Auckland by delaying funding for critical rail and bus projects, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Xero announces latest innovations for small business

Press Release – Xero

Xero announces latest innovations for small business

Previews Business Performance dashboard to improve business health Read more »

Xero and Paymark join forces to eliminate paper receipts

Press Release – Xero

Xero and Paymark join forces to eliminate paper receipts


A clear step in establishing New Zealand as a leader in electronic business
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Locals colour their city as Whangarei awaits referendum

Press Release – YES Whangarei

Locals colour their city as Whangarei awaits referendum

While the Whangarei District Council prepares for a referendum to decide the fate of the old Harbour Board building, residents have been getting down to the serious business of ‘Hundertwassing’’ their letterboxes, shopfronts, trees and even motorbikes. Read more »

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