Archive for May, 2016

Wynyard continues with board changes

Article – BusinessDesk

Wynyard continues with board changes, hires former NZME exec Phil Eustace as interim CFO

By Paul McBeth Read more »

Finzsoft annual profit slumps 93%

Article – BusinessDesk

Finzsoft annual profit slumps 93% as Asian opportunities take longer than expected

By Paul McBeth

May 31 (BusinessDesk) – Finzsoft Solutions, the financial service software developer majority owned by Singapore-listed Silverlake Axis Group, posted a 93 percent slump in profit as it took longer than expected to win opportunities in Asia, while ramping up spending on sales and marketing. Read more »

Increased focus on rehabilitation for women

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins
Minister of Corrections
31 May 2016 Media Statement Read more »

Fashion for Humanity – Mena Label Rebuilds Fiji

Press Release – Habitat for Humanity

31 May 2016

Fashion for Humanity – Mena Label Rebuilds Fiji

Habitat for Humanity is today recognising fashion designer Agnes Loheni and her team at fashion label MENA for their extraordinary support for cyclone victims in Fiji. The high-end Pacific clothing label’s fundraiser is being hailed as ‘true solidarity’ by the charity. Read more »

Local Students Get Valuable Career Training at Hilton

Press Release – Hilton Auckland

31 May 2016

Local Students Get Valuable Career Training at Hilton

Hilton Auckland plans to give some of the country’s top students some real life experience in the kitchen when they host a chef school challenge in Auckland next month. Read more »

Sell-Out Success for Winetopia

Press Release – WINETOPIA


Sell-Out Success for Winetopia

Billed as The Greatest Celebration of New Zealand Wine, WINETOPIA presented by Singapore Airlines (May 20/21 at Shed 10, Auckland) has delivered on all counts, with sold-out sessions and rave reviews from visitors. Read more »

New Zealand should end all ties with USA military

Press Release – Peace Action Wellington

New Zealand should end all ties with USA military

Press Release: Peace Action Wellington
Opposition to a possible visit by USA Navy ships to Aotearoa is building with organisations in Wellington and Auckland opposing the visit. Groups oppose this visit in November which is part of the New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary and the upcoming Weapons Conference held by the Defence Industry Association. Read more »

Atamira Dance Company presents Manaia

Press Release – Atamira Dance Collective

Atamira Dance Company presents Manaia

Choreographed by Kelly Nash, Gabrielle Thomas, Louise Potiki-Bryant, Nancy Wijohn
Tuesday 31 May, 2016 – Just over 15 years ago Atamira Dance collective formed under a common bond of a love for dance and a hunger for indigenous stories and themes. Read more »

NZ Pilot at Controls When Emirates Returns to Berlin

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

NZ Pilot at Controls When Emirates Returns to Berlin Air Show

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, will return with an Airbus A380 to ILA Berlin Air Show 2016 tomorrow, and in command will be a New Zealand-born captain. Read more »

Initiative to ignite female students into tech careers

Press Release – NZTech

National initiative to ignite female students into tech careers

May 31, 2016

Young New Zealand female students have the opportunity to be mentored by high profile technology companies at Shadow Tech Day in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland over the next three months. More than 230 students will take part – an increase from about 45 students in previous years. Read more »

Hotel Europa

Press Release – Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

30 May 2016

Hotel Europa
15 – 22 June
Hotel Europa is an outrageous work capturing our powerful drive for hope no matter how dire our circumstances.”
Anna Marbrook Read more »

Northland Transportation Alliance welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga
Minister of Local Government

30 May 2016 Media Statement
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Waiheke decision reinforces need for reform

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga
Minister of Local Government

30 May 2016 Media Statement Read more »

Nikkei Conference: NZ’s Response to the Trade Challenge

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon Paul Goldsmith
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

30 May 2016 Speech
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New Flight Times for Northland a Bit up And Down

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First Leader
Member of Parliament for Northland
30 MAY 2016

New Flight Times for Northland a Bit up And Down Read more »

Air New Zealand cancels two regional routes

Article – BusinessDesk

Air New Zealand cancels two regional routes blaming low demand

By Edwin Mitson

May 30 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand is to close two regional routes, Whanganui to Auckland and Blenheim to Christchurch, from the end of July. Read more »

Wellington wins New Zealand Schools Debating Champs

Press Release – New Zealand Schools Debating Championships

Wellington wins New Zealand Schools Debating Champs

Wellington has defeated Auckland to win the 2016 Russell McVeagh New Zealand Schools’ Debating Champs, in the Grand Final held at Parliament this afternoon. Read more »

Air New Zealand regional turbo-prop update

Press Release – Air New Zealand

30 May 2016

Air New Zealand regional turbo-prop update

In November 2014 Air New Zealand announced it would move to progressively retire its loss making 19 seat Beech aircraft fleet and move to operating the larger and more economically viable 50 seat Q300 aircraft in regional centres where demand was sufficient to support more sustainable regional services. Read more »

Air New Zealand makes adjustments to regional schedule

Press Release – Air New Zealand

30 May 2016

Air New Zealand makes adjustments to regional schedule

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Sysdoc founder recognised with lifetime achievement

Press Release – Sysdoc

“Sysdoc founder recognised with lifetime achievement”

Auckland, May 30, 2016

Sysdoc founder and Global CEO of Sysdoc Group, Katherine Corich was recently inducted into the NZ Hi-Tech hall of fame along with Sam Morgan at the 2016 Hi-Tech Awards. Read more »

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