Archive for July, 2015

House price expectations highest since survey began in 1996

Press Release – ASB Bank

Media Release
ASB Housing Confidence Survey
EMBARGOED until 0500 Friday, July 31, 2015

House price expectations highest since survey began in 1996 Read more »

More dollars for training Nurse Practitioners groundbreaking

Press Release – Rural General Practice Network

PRESS RELEASE issued by the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network for immediate use, July 31, 2015

More health dollars for training Nurse Practitioners ground breaking – NZRGPN chair Read more »

Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

31 July 2015

Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court

A legal challenge to the secrecy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations will be launched in the High Court next week. Read more »

Appealing for witnesses to attempted abduction in Glen Eden

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police appealing for witnesses to attempted abduction in Glen Eden”

Waitakere Police are appealing for witnesses to a report of an attempted abduction in Glen Eden yesterday afternoon. Read more »

Meredith Connell Announces New Partner

Press Release – Exceltium

Meredith Connell Announces New Partner

Meredith Connell is very pleased to welcome Leo Farmer as the firm’s newest partner. Read more »

13 companies gain up to $24.5M in R&D grants

Article – BusinessDesk

13 companies gain up to $24.5M in taxpayer-funded R&D grants

By Fiona Rotherham

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Thirteen companies were the recipients of the latest batch of government-funded research and development growth grants totalling up to $24.5 million over three years, including the listed Eroad receiving its first ever taxpayer assistance since it started commercialisation in 2007. Read more »

Mid-Winter break is over for Alice

Press Release – NZTA

31 July 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland
Mid-Winter break is over for Alice
Alice, the giant Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), is back at work after a planned mid-winter maintenance break and has passed the halfway mark on the second leg of her deep journey underground at Auckland’s Waterview Connection project. Read more »

2015 Smokefreerockquest Finalists Announced

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

2015 Smokefreerockquest Finalists Announced
The top nine Smokefreerockquest national finalists were announced today, the crème of the 700 bands and solo/duos who entered the nationwide youth music contest this year. Read more »

Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court

A legal challenge to the secrecy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations will be launched in the High Court next week. Read more »

Closures on SH16, Te Atatu late this evening

Press Release – NZTA

31 July 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland
Closures on SH16, Te Atatu late this evening
The NZ Transport Agency advises there will be a closure in place this evening (July 31) on SH16 at Te Atatu. Read more »

Appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Maggie Barry
Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

31 July 2015
Appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission

Dame Patsy Reddy has been reappointed as Chair of the New Zealand Film Commission, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry announced today. Read more »

Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Economic Development
31 July 2015

Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce departs for the Philippines and Viet Nam on Sunday to commemorate the 40th anniversary of New Zealand’s relationship with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Read more »

Auckland Museum Exhibition Opens in Sāmoa

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum

Friday 31 July, 2015

Auckland Museum Exhibition Opens in Sāmoa as Part of New Zealand – Sāmoa Friendship Week
In 2014, Auckland War Memorial Museum produced the exhibition ‘Entangled Islands – Sāmoa, New Zealand and the First World War,’ to tell the story of the shared WWI history between Sāmoa and New Zealand. Read more »

FedEx applies for clearance to acquire TNT

Press Release – Commerce Commission

31 July 2015

FedEx applies for clearance to acquire TNT
FedEx Corporation (FedEx), a United States based provider of transportation and delivery services, has applied to the Commerce Commission for clearance to acquire all of the shares in TNT Express N.V. (TNT), a Netherlands based international delivery company. Read more »

Award-winning Māori artists head to Canada’s Banff Centre

Press Release – Creative New Zealand

CREATIVE NEW ZEALAND MEDIA RELEASE

Award-winning Māori artists head to Canada’s The Banff Centre for cultural exchange

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Police Seek Information on Indecent Assault in Otara

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police Seek Information on Indecent Assault in Otara

Police are appealing for information from the public regarding an indecent assault which was carried out earlier this month. Read more »

Navy Ships Arriving Home After Long Deployments

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Navy Ships Arriving Home After Long Deployments

The frigate HMNZS TE KAHA and tanker HMNZS ENDEAVOUR will arrive at the Devonport Naval Base in Auckland at 10am this Sunday 2 August, after long overseas deployments. Over 1100 family and friends of the crews will be present to welcome them home. Read more »

Call out for Expressions of Interest

Press Release – Pacific Dance

Call out for Expressions of Interest

Pacific Dance New Zealand now invites New Zealand based Pacific Islands choreographers and dancers to apply for the Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab 2015. Read more »

New premises for Auckland addiction service

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health
31 July 2015
New premises for Auckland addiction service
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened the new premises for Auckland’s Odyssey House alcohol and drug treatment service. Read more »

World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong

Press Release – KartSport

World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong

New Zealand has another World Karting Championship contender in Marcus Armstrong, the 14-year-old Christchurch ace who won the KF class at the final round of the CIK-FIA European Championships in Sweden last Sunday. Read more »

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