Archive for December, 2015

A wet start to the New Year

Press Release – MetService

MetService News Release
31 December 2015

A wet start to the New Year

Severe weather, particularly heavy rain, will lead the headlines as we move into the New Year. Read more »

Heavy rain, gales on way for New Year in Northland

Press Release – Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Heavy rain, gales on way for New Year in Northland

Those preparing to welcome in the New Year in Northland are being urged to keep an eye on the weather with the MetService predicting heavy rain and easterly gales over the next couple of days. Read more »

Storm warning for Auckland – holidaymakers be prepared

Press Release – Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Storm warning for Auckland region:

New Year holidaymakers, please be prepared

Auckland Civil Defence is urging campers, holiday makers and boaties to keep an eye on the weather forecast over the next few days as heavy rain and high winds are forecast. Read more »

Buller Electricity wins takeover of Pulse Energy

Article – BusinessDesk

Buller Electricity wins takeover of Pulse Energy as directors agree to sell

By Sophie Boot

Dec. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Three of Pulse Energy’s directors have accepted Buller Electricity’s share offer, giving the South Island lines company more than 90 percent of the energy retailer’s shares and the ability to enforce compulsory acquisition of the remaining stock. Read more »

NZ dollar falls on weak oil prices, local importer selling

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar falls on weak oil prices, local importer selling

By Tina Morrison

Dec. 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar declined as weaker oil prices weighed on commodity currencies and local importers sold the kiwi to pay for Christmas goods in a period of low foreign exchange liquidity. Read more »

Armed Offenders call out in Manakau, Levin

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Armed Offenders call out in Manakau, Levin

At about 9pm on Wednesday 30th December 2015, Police were advised of an incident at the Waikawa Camping Ground, near Manakau, south of Levin. Read more »

New Year Honours 2016

Press Release – Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

New Year Honours 2016

The Order of New Zealand

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointment to The Order of New Zealand: Read more »

Missing Person

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Missing Person

Police are appealing for any sightings of 84 year old Xiu Yue FANG.

She was last seen at the intersection of Morrow Street and Broadway, Newmarket, this afternoon. Read more »

Women’s Qualifying wildcards served out for ASB Classic

Press Release – ASB Classic

Women’s Qualifying wildcards served out for ASB Classic

Slovak youngster Tereza Mihalikova (ranked 574) has been awarded a wildcard entry into the women’s singles qualifying of ASB Tennis Classic in Auckland. Read more »

Cyclist injured

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Cyclist injured

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Taupo Hospital approximately 1pm today to retrieve a 29yr old Auckland man with a head injury and leg fracture after reportedly falling approximately 10m from a bicycle in Taupo earlier today.
He was flown to Waikato Hospital in serious condition. Read more »

Police seek information after Greys Ave fall

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police seek information after Greys Ave fall

Auckland City Police are appealing for information following an incident in Greys Ave in the early hours of Monday morning which has left a man in a critical condition in hospital. Read more »

Cricket Wellington Media Release

Press Release – Cricket Wellington

Cricket Wellington Media Release
Wednesday 30 December 2015

Wellington Blaze squad announced for Round Three of the Women’s Domestic Competition Read more »

Name release King Country Christmas Day double drowning

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Name release King Country Christmas Day double drowning

Utilising the support of Interpol and consular services, Waikato Police investigating the death of two overseas visitors at an isolated west coast beach on Christmas Day have completed their formal identification process. Read more »

Marine rescues – Auckland – Auckland City

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Marine rescues – Auckland – Auckland City

“Four people have escaped drowning in two separate incidents on each of Auckland’s harbours. Read more »

New Year new relationship

Press Release – Findsomeone

New Year new relationship

Kiwis looking to meet their special someone have the best opportunity during the New Year according to online dating experts FindSomeone. Read more »

Funk Estate contract brewing company buys brewery

Press Release – Funk Estate Brewery

Funk Estate contract brewing company buys brewery in Grey Lynn, Auckland

29/12/2015

After operating as a contract brewing company for three and a half years, Funk Estate has purchased the equipment of the former Governor Brewery, located at 3/402 Great North Road. Read more »

Mondiale Auckland Aces unchanged

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

The Mondiale Auckland Aces have named an unchanged line up to take on the Northern Knights in Hamilton tomorrow. Read more »

European Build-up Continues with Kiwi Race Wins

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

European Build-up Continues with Kiwi Race Wins

DECEMBER 29, 2015: Waikato teenager Josiah Natzke was all smiles after another solid, winning work-out, this time at the big annual Whakatane Summercross on Monday. Read more »

Clegg & Co final receivers report confirms partial payment

Article – BusinessDesk

Clegg & Co Finance final receivers report confirms investors got back 58.7 cents in the dollar

By Jonathan Underhill Read more »

Sky Tower show to light up Auckland’s New Year celebrations

Press Release – SKYCITY

Sky Tower show to light up Auckland’s New Year celebrations

The Sky Tower’s highly anticipated New Year’s Eve midnight display will soon light up Auckland’s CBD and lead the world in welcoming the new year. Read more »

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