Archive for May, 2016

Regional carpentry apprentices compete in the capital

Press Release – Certified Builders Association

30 May 2016

Regional carpentry apprentices compete in the capital for top honour

Following a series of regional events that involved building children’s playhouses, twelve regional champions gathered in Wellington over 26-28 May for the national final of the Certified Builders Carpentry Apprentice Challenge. Read more »

Waiheke application part of Auckland Council process

Press Release – Local Government Commission

30 May 2016

Media release:

Waiheke application part of Auckland Council process Read more »

Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge sets another record

Press Release – Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge sets another fundraising record

Firefighters from over 234 brigades across the country have set another new fundraising record for the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge on May 28 raising just over $1,161,000 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand. The event hit the million dollar milestone for the first time in 2015. Read more »

Stride says ‘stapled structure’ protects PIE status

Article – BusinessDesk

Monday 30 May 2016 04:21 PM

UPDATE: Stride says ‘stapled structure’ protects PIE status while funds management grows Read more »

Pet cancers linked to second-hand smoke

Press Release – SPCA Auckland

Pet cancers linked to second-hand smoke

SPCA Auckland urges pet owners to protect pets from second-hand smoke as World Smokefree Day approaches Read more »

One more week to have your say on SeaCert

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

One more week to have your say on SeaCert
30 May 2016

Nearly 250 seafarers around the country have so far attended public meetings to discuss proposals for changes to SeaCert certification rules. Read more »

Major investor Devon slashes stake in Tower Insurance

Article – BusinessDesk

Major investor Devon slashes stake in Tower Insurance

By Edwin Mitson

May 30 (BusinessDesk) – A major investor in insurance business Tower has slashed its stake from just under 12 percent to just under 8 percent as the insurer’s share price slumped and it issued a poor first half update earlier this month. Read more »

Registrations for Northland workshop speaks volumes

Press Release – Northland Inc

Registrations for Northland workshop speaks volumes for Chinese tourism market potential

The house-full signs are going up at a tourism workshop in Waitangi on Friday June 3 as Northland does its part to ensure Chinese visitors continue to be made to feel welcome to New Zealand. Read more »

Council Officials Should Butt Out Of Council Election Race

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

Auckland Council Officials Should Butt Out Of Council Election Race

30 MAY 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Harcourts NZ on top of the world

Press Release – Harcourts

Harcourts NZ on top of the world

30 May 2016

New Zealand Harcourts is home to the top five Harcourts franchises in the world, four of the top five Harcourts offices globally, and nine of the top ten sales consultants. Read more »

NZ Hotel Conference – sold out!

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

NZ Hotel Conference – sold out!
The 2016 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference is sold out with almost 350 delegates signed up to attend the 2 Juneevent at The Langham, Auckland. Read more »

Good NZ directors too wary of joining SME boards

Article – BusinessDesk

Monday 30 May 2016 02:40 PM

Good NZ directors too wary of joining SME boards, FMA’s Everett says

By Paul McBeth

May 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s small- and medium-sized businesses are struggling to attract high-quality directors to their boards, leaving a gap for firms just when they need an experienced hand on the tiller, Financial Markets Authority boss Rob Everett has warned. Read more »

Flick Electric Co give Te Puea Marae free power

Press Release – Flick Electric Co

Monday 30 May 2016

Flick Electric Co give Te Puea Marae free power

to help Auckland homeless Read more »

World Masters Games 2017 And Airbnb Form Winning Partnership

Press Release – World Masters Games

Monday 30 May, 2016

World Masters Games 2017 And Airbnb Form Winning Partnership

World Masters Games 2017 (WMG2017) organisers hope a new partnership with Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, will inspire Aucklanders to put the ‘host’ in ‘host city’. Read more »

Unlocking new transport network potential

Press Release – Coda Group

Coda adds rail to Savill Drive unlocking new transport network potential

Monday 30 May 2016

Coda adds rail to Savill Drive unlocking new transport network potential Read more »

NZ’s ultimate business event set to deliver millions

Press Release – Conventions and Incentives NZ

30 May 2016

New Zealand’s ultimate business event set to deliver millions

Conference and incentive business worth tens of millions of dollars will be contracted at New Zealand’s national business events trade expo MEETINGS next month in Auckland. Read more »

Minister confirms Greenpeace allegations of fishing industry

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Minister confirms Greenpeace allegations of fishing industry policing itself
Auckland, 30 May 2016 – Minister for MPI, Nathan Guy, has confirmed this morning that the fishing industry is indeed responsible for reviewing video surveillance from its own trawlers and reporting suspicious behaviour to the regulator, MPI. Read more »

How can we make work safer for early childhood teachers?

Press Release – Child Forum

Injured, stressed and bullied – how can we make work safer for early childhood teachers and senior staff?

Press Release: ChildForum
Date: 30 May 2016 Read more »

Massive Immigration Impacting On Housing And Education

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Tracey Martin MP

Spokesperson for Education
30 MAY 2016
Massive Immigration Impacting On Housing And Education Read more »

PM Stoops To ‘Bilge Rat’ Politics On Auckland Housing

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters

New Zealand First Leader

Member of Parliament for Northland
30 MAY 2016
PM Stoops To ‘Bilge Rat’ Politics On Auckland Housing Read more »

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