Archive for January, 2016

Mayor Welcomes 68% Jump in Apartment Consents

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Welcomes 68% Jump in Apartment Consents

The building consent figures for 2015 have been released by Statistics New Zealand and they have been warmly welcomed by Auckland Mayor Len Brown. Read more »

Anglers Angry At Carp Farm Proposal for Taupo

Press Release – Outdoors Party

Anglers Angry At Carp Farm Proposal for Taupo

29/1/2015

“Anglers around Taupo and throughout the country are angry about the proposed Grass & Silver Carp farm at Taupo which has already been approved by DoC and Fish and Game” said Alan Simmons leader of the NZ Outdoors Party. Read more »

Possible job or wage cuts in store for bus drivers

Press Release – First Union

For immediate release: 29 January 2016

Possible job or wage cuts in store for poorly paid bus drivers

One of the unions representing Auckland bus drivers is “very concerned” to learn that NZ Bus and Howick and Eastern Buses have lost their contracts for units and runs in South Auckland. Read more »

Ride for less with ASB and Uber

Press Release – ASB Bank

January 29, 2016

Ride for less with ASB and Uber

ASB and Uber have teamed up to offer personal ASB Visa credit card holders 15% off each Uber ride from 1 February until 31 July, 2016 Read more »

Fletcher completes divestment of Rocla Quarry Products

Press Release – Fletcher Building

Fletcher Building completes divestment of Rocla Quarry Products

Auckland, 29 January 2016 – Fletcher Building Limited (“Fletcher Building”) announces that it has completed the divestment of Rocla Quarry Products (“RQP”) assets to Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd (“Hanson”), following clearance from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Foreign Investment Review Board. Read more »

Huge numbers join workplace cycle competition

Press Release – Auckland Transport

29 January 2016
Huge numbers join workplace cycle competition
More than 137 workplaces and 1600 individuals will be competing against each other in the inaugural Auckland Bike Challenge. Read more »

Fliway shares gain 10% on earnings upgrade

Article – BusinessDesk

Fliway shares gain 10% after announcing 1H earnings beat forecast

By Sophie Boot

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Fliway Group’s shares climbed 10 percent since announcing its first half earnings beat prospectus forecasts, as the freight and logistics company contained costs in the face of falling revenue. Read more »

Summer Code Camp in Tamaki makes learning code a game

Press Release – Innovation Partnership

Embargoed until 5.00am, Friday 29 January

AUCKLAND – 29 January 2016

Summer Code Camp in Tamaki makes learning code a game Read more »

Auckland Airport welcomes non-stop Dubai-Auckland service

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Media Release | 29 January 2016

Auckland Airport welcomes new Emirates non-stop Dubai-Auckland daily service

Today’s announcement that Emirates will start a new non-stop service between Dubai and Auckland from 2 March 2016 means that Auckland Airport will now only be one stop away from the airline’s 53 European and Middle Eastern destinations. Read more »

Munro Tribute And Medal Display at MOTAT

Press Release – MOTAT

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Zika Update

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Zika Update

The Ministry of Health has extended its Pacific travel advice around the ZIka virus to include Tonga as well as Samoa as an area of active transmission. Read more »

OIO approves Dairy Farms NZ’s $47M purchase of 5 farms

Article – BusinessDesk

OIO approves Dairy Farms NZ’s $47 mln purchase of 5 Southland farms

By Fiona Rotherham

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Dairy Farms NZ has cleared Overseas Investment Office approval for the $47 million purchase of five central Southland dairy farms ahead of a further capital-raising and eventual listing on the New Zealand sharemarket. Read more »

The Weekly Round -Up – Gender Equality News

Press Release – National Council of Women

29 January 2016
Kia ora koutou, welcome to On Balance – the National Council of Women of New Zealand’s weekly round-up of gender equality news, research and events. Read more »

Live Entertainment Free in Aotea Square

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Summer in the Square
Free in Aotea Square
On now until 19 February

This long weekend at Summer in the Square Read more »

Top 20 Māori boys’ and girls’ names for 2015

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Top 20 Māori boys’ and girls’ names for 2015

Topping the list of the most popular Māori baby names in 2015 were Maia for girls and Nikau for boys according to Te Tari Taiwhenua, the Department of Internal Affairs.
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Flume shares ‘Smoke & Retribution’

Press Release – NicNak Media

Flume shares ‘Smoke & Retribution’ featuring Vince Staples and Kučka

Only weeks since sharing the first single of his upcoming LP Skin, ‘Never Be Like You feat. Kai’, Flume is back with its AA-side. Read more »

High growth kiwi startup poised for global expansion

Press Release – PR Plus

High growth kiwi startup poised for global expansion
A New Zealand online accountancy service, Beany, has rebranded and launched a new beany.com platform as part of a global expansion programme. Read more »

Bulletin looks at divergence in house prices

Press Release – Reserve Bank

MEDIA STATEMENT

29 January 2016

Reserve Bank Bulletin looks at divergence in house prices between Auckland and regions Read more »

Double-decker roll-out for the North Shore

Press Release – Auckland Transport

29 January 2016
Double-decker roll-out for the North Shore
Bus passengers who travel across the harbour bridge are set to ride in style, Auckland Transport and its operator Ritchies Transport are introducing another 15 double-deckers to the popular Northern Express service. Read more »

Annual building consents top 27,000

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Housing

29 January 2016
Media Statement

Annual building consents top 27,000 Read more »

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