Archive for March, 2016

Mainzeal liquidators reject claims totalling $16.7 million

Article – BusinessDesk

Mainzeal liquidators reject claims totalling $16.7 million

By Paul McBeth

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – The liquidators of the Mainzeal group of companies that started collapsing on Waitangi Day in 2013 have rejected $16.7 million of claims, or about 11 percent of what’s sought by out-of-pocket creditors. Read more »

First Line Up Announced for WINETOPIA

Press Release – Paul Blomfield

First Line Up Announced for WINETOPIA – the Greatest Celebration of New Zealand Wine

Exciting times for Auckland as a top lineup of wineries, industry professionals and entertainers is announced for WINETOPIA presented by Singapore Airlines – the greatest celebration of New Zealand wine, 20-21 May at Shed 10, Auckland. Read more »

Entries Double as NZ Commercial Project Awards Come of Age

Press Release – Commercial Projects Award

Entries Double as NZ Commercial Project Awards Come of Age
More than 60 of New Zealand’s top commercial properties will vie for national awards at this year’s New Zealand Commercial Project Awards – double the number of entries from 2015. Read more »

ARANZ Medical named 2016 Hi-Tech Awards finalist

Press Release – ARANZ Medical

ARANZ Medical named 2016 Hi-Tech Awards finalist
CHRISTCHURCH, NZ., 31 March, 2016 – ARANZ Medical Ltd, a specialist in 3D scanning and informatics solutions for the healthcare sector, has been named a finalist in the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards 2016. The fast growing company has been shortlisted for the Coretex Hi-Tech Emerging Company of the Year. Read more »

Groundwork Associates appoints Relationship Manager

Press Release – Groundwork

Groundwork Associates appoints Relationship Manager for The Greenspace

Groundwork Associates, based in Hamilton, has appointed a new Relationship Manager for its Hamilton East-based meeting venue The Greenspace. Read more »

Kiwi Families Flock to Australia these Holidays

Press Release – Cheapflights

MEDIA RELASE
30 March 2016

Brace Yourself, Children on Board: Kiwi Families Flock to Australia these School Holidays

If you’re taking advantage of the school holidays (16 April to 1 May) with a much needed break, buckle in for the flight! Read more »

Meritorious Service Medal for two police officers

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Meritorious Service Medal for two police officers
Two New Zealand Police officers have been honoured for their exceptional service and commitment to Police, particularly in law enforcement, border security and forensics. Read more »

Nanny Sharing More Popular Than Ever

Press Release – PORSE


Media Release

31 March, 2016

Nanny Sharing More Popular Than Ever

Sharing a nanny between families is now more popular than ever, with New Zealand’s leading in home childcare provider seeing nanny share placements significantly increase in the last year. Read more »

Update: Oceania Natural shares jump 16% in NXT debut

Article – BusinessDesk

Update: Oceania Natural shares jump 16% in NXT debut

(Adds share price)

By Paul McBeth

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – Oceania Natural shares climbed 16 percent in their NXT debut, capping off the first local listing of the year. Read more »

Whanau Tahi a finalist in Hi-Tech awards

Press Release – Whanau Tahi

Thursday 31 March, 2016

Whanau Tahi a finalist in Hi-Tech awards

Last night, at simultaneous events in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, Whanau Tahi was announced as a finalist in the 2016 New Zealand Hi-Tech awards. Read more »

ARANZ Geo named finalist in NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2016

Press Release – ARANZ Geo Limited

ARANZ Geo named Company of the Year finalist in NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2016

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 31 March 2016 – ARANZ Geo Limited, a world leader in the interpretation and visualisation of geological data for the mining, environmental, renewable energy and other geologically dependent industries, has been named a finalist in the PwC Hi-Tech Company of the Year 2016 category in this year’s New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards. Read more »

Augusta collects $2.7 million from syndication, fund offers

Article – BusinessDesk

Augusta collects $2.7 million from syndication, fund offers

By Paul McBeth

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – Augusta Capital says it generated fees totalling $2.7 million after successfully completing separate syndication and property fund offers. Read more »

Ruling against Honey trademark sets dangerous precedent

Press Release – Zone IP

PRESS RELEASE
Zone IP and Zone Law

31 March 2016

Court ruling and MPI actions against NZ Honey trademark set a dangerous ‘nanny state’ precedent Read more »

Partner Awards event to feature charity auction

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE

Microsoft NZ’s 2016 Partner Awards event to feature centrepiece charity auction for Stand Children’s Services Read more »

17 Detained in Large Scale Operation Against Meth Ring

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Seventeen people detained as part of large-scale Police operation against alleged meth ring
More than 30 search warrants are underway across greater Auckland, the Northland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty areas, as part of a major Police operation against the manufacture and supply of methamphetamine. Read more »

Tahuna Breaks Announce Final Show

Press Release – The Label

Tahuna Breaks – Final Show
Date: 14th May, 2016
Venue: The Studio, K Road, Auckland

Tickets: Non Stop Tix Limited
https://nonstoptix.com Read more »

Oceania Natural targets China for sales growth

Article – BusinessDesk

New NXT-listing Oceania Natural leans on China in projection more than treble sales

By Paul McBeth

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – Oceania Natural, the food supplements maker set to join the NXT market today, will rely on its Chinese distribution networks as it looks to grow revenue by more than three times in the coming two years. Read more »

2016 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards Finalists

Press Release – Swaytech

2016 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards Finalists

Auckland, 30 March 2016.

A record number of new companies from across New Zealand have entered the 2016 Hi-Tech Awards. Wayne Norrie, Chair of the Hi-Tech Trust, says the standard of entries is the highest yet seen in the 22 years that the event has been held. Read more »

Teachers taking learning to next degree

Press Release – Lincoln University

31 March 2016
– for immediate release
Teachers taking learning to next degree

Two Lincoln University staff members will graduate on Friday 8 April, alongside five hundred and ninety-six (596) new degree, diploma and certificate holders who will receive their Lincoln University qualification, either in person at graduation ceremonies at the Lincoln Event Centre, or in absentia. Read more »

Helensville Farmers First To Claim Supreme Title In Auckland

Press Release – Ballance Farm Environment awards

Helensville Farmers First To Claim Supreme Title In Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards


“Environmental champions” Richard and Dianne Kidd are Supreme winners of the inaugural Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards. Read more »

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