Archive for November, 2015

Government’s RealMe in doubt as Treasury calls for ‘pause’

Article – BusinessDesk

Government’s RealMe future up in the air as Treasury questions affordability

By Paul McBeth

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The government’s RealMe project to give every New Zealander one log-in for all online government services is among several dozen major government initiatives attracting extra scrutiny from the Treasury, with recommendations that it be “paused” while an independent review is completed. Read more »

Coastguard kept busy on the water

Press Release – Coastguard New Zealand

Coastguard kept busy on the water as the summer boating season kicks off

The busy summer boating season has kicked in with Coastguard Radio receiving 898 trip report and 34 calls for assistance throughout the Northern Region over the weekend. Read more »

Free Press 30th November

Column – ACT New Zealand

Free Press

ACT’s regular bulletin

Politician of the Year
The mysterious but often accurate Wellington politics publication trans-Tasman has Read more »

Information Leadership wins local government

Press Release – Information Leadership

Information Leadership wins local government ICT Vendor of the Year award

New Zealand information and knowledge management solution provider Information Leadership won ICT Vendor of the Year at last week’s Annual Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) Awards. Read more »

Appointments to the Film and Literature Board of Review

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peter Dunne
Minister of Internal Affairs

30 November 2015

Appointments to the Film and Literature Board of Review Read more »

Announcing the Someday Challenge 2015 Winners

Press Release – The Outlook for Someday

Announcing the Someday Challenge 2015 Winners

Young New Zealand film-makers speak out about what’s important to them Read more »

Cardinal’s tremendous donation applauded

Press Release – NZ Food and Grocery Council

Cardinal’s tremendous donation applauded

The donation by Cardinal Logistics of a brand new, fully fitted-out ambulance to St John in Auckland displays a tremendous community spirit, says the NZ Food & Grocery Council. Read more »

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline on US jobs data

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline as traders bet US jobs data will support Fed rate hikes

By Tina Morrison

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar may decline this week in the face of US dollar strength as upcoming employment data stokes speculation the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in December. Read more »

CodeBlue’s CIO Services take ‘evolutionary leap’

Press Release – CodeBlue

CodeBlue’s CIO Services take ‘evolutionary leap’ in helping customers align IT strategy with their business strategy
Auckland, New Zealand. Read more »

NZ business confidence rises to 6-month high

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ business confidence rises to 6-month high amid economic pickup

By Tina Morrison

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence rose to a six-month high in November, signalling a pick up in the economy. Read more »

Charity hits the road in travelling shipping container

Press Release – Look Good Feel Better

30 November 2015

Charity’s mobile shipping container workshop to help people with cancer
A Kiwi charity is hitting the road in a specially modified shipping container to reach more New Zealanders who are living with the gruelling side effects of cancer treatment. Read more »

Hexagon Holdings to acquire Hally Group

Press Release – Hexagon Holdings

PRESS RELEASE

For release no earlier than 1pm NZ time, 30/11/15

Hexagon Holdings to acquire Hally Group Read more »

Auckland building consents continue to surge

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Housing

30 November 2015
Auckland building consents continue to surge

The latest figures released today by Statistics New Zealand showing the number of building consents in Auckland at an 11-year high have been welcomed by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith, who says strong momentum is underway for Auckland’s new house build rate. Read more »

Special family to light the Sky Tower

Press Release – SKYCITY

Special family to light the Sky Tower with Santa for Christmas

Tonight, the Belz family from KidzFirst Children’s Hospital will have a Christmas experience like no other, helping Santa light the largest ‘Christmas Tree’ in Auckland, the Sky Tower. Read more »

Feeling good about giving on #GivingTuesday

Press Release – Fundraising Institute of New Zealand

Feeling good about giving on #GivingTuesday

Giving feels good. And 1 December is #GivingTuesday, a day to say thank you for giving. Read more »

Kiwi kids get set to join in global ‘Hour of Code’ campaign

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

Kiwi kids get set to join in global ‘Hour of Code’ campaign

Microsoft and Code.org offering educators a Minecraft-inspired coding tutorial for the classroom as part of Computer Science Education Week, Read more »

Promapp Accelerates Expansion

Press Release – Promapp

Promapp Accelerates Expansion with Global Channel Manager and Business Development Manager Appointments Read more »

Children’s charities to benefit from Round the Bays 2016

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Children’s charities to benefit from
Ports of Auckland Round the Bays 2016

Five official children’s charities are set to get a helping hand as entries open for the Ports of Auckland Round the Bays 2016 event on Sunday 6 March 2016. Read more »

New Zealand Post Fuels Growth Through APIs

Press Release – MuleSoft

New Zealand Post Fuels Growth Through APIs Powered by MuleSoft

Postal service launches new Developer Resource Centre to enable growth strategy in parcels and logistics Read more »

Esteban the Bomb at Woodhill

Press Release – Black Balloon

Esteban the Bomb at Woodhill

Carissa McCall and Esteban MVNZ made their début in the premier league grand prix one to remember today at the Fiber Fresh Feed Premier Showjumping and Show Hunter Show at Woodhill Sands. Read more »

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