Archive for February, 2016

More to Rates than Just the Rate

Press Release – Affordable Auckland

PRESS RELEASE

ISSUED BY AFFORDABLE AUCKLAND

More to Rates than Just the Rate

Following John Palino’s official announcement that he intends to run again for the Auckland mayoralty, Read more »

Mercer first half loss widens, eyes split of remaining units

Article – BusinessDesk

Mercer first half loss widens, eyes split of remaining units

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Mercer Group, the stainless steel fabricator and manufacturer, reported a wider first-half loss as it restructured the business and sold unprofitable units, and plans to split up its remaining two divisions. Read more »

Mercer first half loss widens, eyes split of remaining units

Article – BusinessDesk

Mercer first half loss widens, eyes split of remaining units

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Mercer Group, the stainless steel fabricator and manufacturer, reported a wider first-half loss as it restructured the business and sold unprofitable units, and plans to split up its remaining two divisions. Read more »

Minimum wage rises 50c to $15.25

Article – BusinessDesk

Minimum wage rises 50c to $15.25

By Edwin Mitson

Feb. 29 (BusinessDesk) – The minimum wage is to rise by 50 cents to $15.25 an hour from April 1 2016. Read more »

SongHubs Auckland wraps up for 2016

Press Release – SongHubs

29/02/2016

SongHubs Auckland wraps up for 2016

Three superstar international songwriters, twelve local songwriters, four producers and over 650 combined hours of songwriting – SongHubs Auckland has come to an end for 2016. Read more »

Rates Freeze And Targeted Growth Option In Year One

Press Release – Mark Thomas

Rates Freeze And Targeted Growth Option In Year One

Auckland Mayoral Candidate Mark Thomas has announcing that if elected Mayor he will give Aucklanders an option to freeze rates in his first year’s budget. Read more »

Dr Ranginui Walker

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum

DR RANGINUI WALKER

Kua hinga he tōtara nui i Te Waonui ā Tane.

Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Auckland War Memorial Museum is today along with the rest of Aotearoa New Zealand, coming to terms with the loss of esteemed statesman Dr Ranginui Walker. Read more »

CBL lifts annual net profit 83%, outperforms IPO forecast

Article – BusinessDesk

CBL lifts annual net profit 83%, outperforms IPO profit forecast

By Sophie Boot

Feb. 29 (BusinessDesk) – CBL Corp, the NZX-listed company that sells credit surety and financial risk insurance, outperformed its initial public offering profit forecast to lift annual net profit 83 percent in 2015. Read more »

Celebrating All Things Equestrian

Press Release – Horse Of The Year

HOY – Celebrating All Things Equestrian

It’s the week the equestrian world has been waiting for – the Farmlands Horse of the Year Show. Read more »

TIMES x TWO release video for ‘Way Higher’

Press Release – NicNak Media

Hot Auckland club duo, TIMES x TWO,
release video for ‘Way Higher’

Exciting Kiwi music duo, TIMES x TWO, will drop their brand new music video for single ‘Way Higher’ tomorrow, March 1. Read more »

Celebrate Franklin’s Kids this Sunday

Press Release – Franklin Youth Advisory Board

Media release

29 February 2016

Celebrate Franklin’s Kids this Sunday

This Sunday sees the return to Pukekohe of the Franklin Youth Advisory Board’s annual Children’s Day, celebrating local children and their families. Read more »

Air NZ brings international expert to warn on Wgtn runway

Article – BusinessDesk

Air NZ brings international expert to warn on Wellington runway extension

By Pattrick Smellie

Feb. Read more »

Weekend warriors and professional athletes unite

Press Release – Motatapu OffRoad Sporting Event

Media release Macpac Motatapu Off-Road Sporting Event
February 29 2016

Weekend warriors and professional athletes unite for annual Macpac Motatapu Off-Road Sporting Event Read more »

Minimum wage hike whacks regional employment

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Minimum wage hike whacks regional employment

Press release: ACT New Zealand
February 27, 2016. 4:15pm

The new $15.25 minimum wage will hit regional employers especially hard, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Are you a glamper, a camper or a tramper?

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release
29 February, 2016

Are you a glamper, a camper or a tramper?
Find out your camping personality

Campgrounds across Auckland will be turning on a Big Camp Out weekend of activities and camping opportunities on 5 and 6 March to celebrate 50 years of regional parks, but the biggest question on everyone’s lips this week is, “Just what kind of camper are you?” Read more »

SummerGlow Customers are in Safe Hands

Press Release – Summerglow Apiaries

SummerGlow Customers are in Safe Hands

By Tristan Hooker/MediaPA

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has issued a recall of some mānuka honey products produced by an Auckland company, Evergreen Life Ltd, after the discovery that non-approved substances may have been used during the processing of Evergreen honey. Read more »

Take a Leap Forward in the Empowerment of Women

Press Release – NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women

It’s Leap Day: Let’s Take a Leap Forward in the Empowerment of Women

Empowering women in the workplace still requires a fundamental change in attitudes and behaviours in many organizations’ leadership says the New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) Read more »

Gap between minimum wage and Living Wage keeps growing

Press Release – Green Party

29 February 2016

Gap between minimum wage and Living Wage keeps growing

The growing gap between what families need to earn to live and what the Government sets as the minimum wage, shows the National Government isn’t doing enough to ensure all New Zealanders can get ahead, the Green Party said. Read more »

Labour refers ballot fees to Auditor General

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

29 February 2016

Labour refers ballot fees to Auditor General

Labour today asked the Auditor-General to investigate the legality of state schools charging fees for students to go into out-of-zone enrolment ballots, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says. Read more »

Woman critically injured after fall from on ramp

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Woman critically injured after fall from on ramp

At 2:50pm on the 29th February 2016 a woman has fallen from the Esmonde Road on ramp (Northbound). Read more »

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