Archive for March, 2016

InsideOUT Brings Trans Visibility to New Zealand Schools

Press Release – InsideOUT

InsideOUT Brings Trans Visibility to New Zealand Schools

National youth organisation InsideOUT have released a new resource for schools today, coinciding with International Day of Transgender Visibility. Read more »

Queenstown airport needs runaway widened and more lighting

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Queenstown airport needs runaway widened and more lighting for night flights

March 31, 2016

Queenstown airport needs to widening its runaway and install a full package of runway lighting for night operations, a working group has found. Read more »

Record summer passenger numbers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nicky Wagner

Minister of Customs
31 March 2016
Record summer passenger numbers

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the 2015-2016 summer season was the busiest so far for Customs, with a record number of travellers crossing the border and a record number of them using SmartGate. Read more »

Now more than ever, Kiwis are becoming “greenies”

Press Release – Go Green Expo

Now more than ever, Kiwis are becoming “greenies”

The 2016 Go Green Expo will be bigger than ever this year with the number of eco-conscious Kiwi shoppers increasing to over 160. Read more »

Questions and Answers – March 30

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Questions to Ministers

Tax System—Multinational Enterprises

1. Read more »

UPDATE: Orion Health shares gain on US deal; profit in focus

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Orion Health shares gain on US deal, CEO eyes return to profit

(Adds details of job losses in the US, CEO comments, updates shares) Read more »

NZ dollar holds gains after Yellen caution on US rate hikes

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar holds gains after Yellen caution on US rate hikes

By Paul McBeth

March 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar held gains in local trading after a cautious speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen prompted investors to scale back their expectations for future interest rate increases in the US. Read more »

NZ dollar holds gains after Yellen caution on US rate hikes

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar holds gains after Yellen caution on US rate hikes

By Paul McBeth

March 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar held gains in local trading after a cautious speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen prompted investors to scale back their expectations for future interest rate increases in the US. Read more »

Orion shares jumped 6.4% on US health insurer deal

Article – BusinessDesk

Orion shares jumped 6.4% on US health insurer deal

By Edwin Mitson

March 30 (BusinessDesk) – Orion Health Group shares jumped 6.4 percent after the Auckland-based medical software provider said it’s signed a deal with a major healthcare insurer in the United States which will see its Amadeus platform rolled out for use with its 3 million strong membership base. Read more »

UPDATE: Air NZ faces loss on Virgin exit

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Air NZ faces loss on Virgin exit

(Update: new angle and includes broker comment)

By Paul McBeth

March 30 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand looks set to lose money if it goes ahead with selling its 26 percent stake in Virgin Australia after hiring investment bankers to review the shareholding. Read more »

Let the sun shine: Auckland’s rooftop solar potential

Press Release – University of Auckland Business School

Let the sun shine: Auckland’s rooftop solar potential

Ever wondered how much power you could generate from the sunlight hitting your roof? New geographical 3D computer modelling by a researcher at the University of Auckland Business School gives the solar rooftop potential of half a million Auckland homes – down to one square metre. Read more »

Orion Health signs contract with major U.S. health insurer

Press Release – Orion Health

30 March 2016

Orion Health signs contract with major U.S. health insurer

Auckland, New Zealand—Orion Health (OHE:NZX/ASX) has today announced it has signed an agreement with a major U.S. healthcare insurer. The project will commence in April and is expected to deliver the Orion Health Amadeus precision medicine platform for its membership base. Read more »

Dark Confessions: The Teina Pora case

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Dark Confessions: The Teina Pora case

A 17-year-old car thief confessed to a crime he didn’t commit and spent 22 years in jail. How did one of New Zealand’s worst miscarriages of justice happen? Read more »

Sign up for Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Press Release – NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

“What’s not to love?” Chelsea Winter encourages Kiwis to sign up for Pink Ribbon Breakfast

– May is Pink Ribbon Breakfast month Read more »

Credit unions continue to invest for growth

Press Release – Co-op Money NZ

Credit unions continue to invest for growth

AUCKLAND, 30 MARCH 2016: Co-op Money NZ, the industry voice representing co-operatively owned credit unions and mutual building societies in New Zealand, is pleased to announce its continued investment in the infrastructure and capability that underpins the credit union and mutual building society sector. Read more »

Starpath launches Toolkit to raise student achievement

Press Release – University of Auckland

Starpath launches Toolkit to raise student achievement

The Starpath Project has launched an online Toolkit to assist New Zealand secondary schools to raise student achievement and aspirations. Read more »

Halifax NZ announce appointment of two new Directors

Press Release – Halifax NZ

30 March 2016

Halifax New Zealand announce appointment of two new Directors
Halifax New Zealand CEO Andrew Gibbs today announced the appointment of Vincent McCartney and Chris Weir as Non-Executive Directors. Read more »

Child And Youth Charity Marks 21 Years

Press Release – Goode PR

Child And Youth Charity Marks 21 Years with Its Own Transformation

A respected child and youth organisation known for transforming the lives of thousands of Kiwi kids will officially pay tribute and take on the name of its co-founder in Wellington next week. The Foundation for Youth Development is now known as the Graeme Dingle Foundation in recognition of philanthropist and adventurer Graeme Dingle (ONZM). Read more »

Time to get serious about homelessness

Press Release – Auckland Council

Time to get serious about homelessness

Auckland Council’s Community Development and Safety Committee convened today to discuss homelessness and delivered a clear message to agencies and central government: we will not see an end to homelessness without nationwide collaboration and funding. Read more »

Thursday 31st of March: Trans Day of Visibility

Press Release – Rainbow Wellington

Thursday 31st of March is being celebrated around the world as the International Transgender Day of Visibility Read more »

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