Archive for June, 2016

Questions & Answers – 30 June 2016

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Mental Health—Reports

1. Hon ANNETTE KING (Deputy Leader—Labour) to the Minister of Health: What reports, if any, has he received on the impact of homelessness, inequality, and natural disasters on the mental health of New Zealanders? Read more »

Stop the Billion Dollar Kiwisaver Rort, Introduce Kiwifund

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

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

Stop the Billion Dollar Kiwisaver Rort, Introduce Kiwifund Read more »

Whanau Ora Cash-Cow Rumbles On Unchecked

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Darroch Ball MP

Spokesperson for Social Policy
30 JUNE 2016
Whanau Ora Cash-Cow Rumbles On Unchecked Read more »

Labour market action needed to ensure Upper NI growth

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Labour market action needed to ensure Upper North Island growth

Co-ordinated action is needed to ensure that the right amounts and kinds of workers are available to support growth in the key economic powerhouse of the Upper North Island, says a new report. Read more »

Training Flight Turns Into The Real Thing

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Training Flight Turns Into The Real Thing

The final training exercise for students on a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) course turned real as their aircraft was diverted to join the search for a missing boat with eleven people, including children, on board this week. Read more »

New Zealand’s broadband speeds skyrocket

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Amy Adams

Minister for Communications


30 June 2016 Media Statement
New Zealand’s broadband speeds skyrocket Read more »

Official crime stats released today

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins

Minister of Police
30 June 2016 Media Statement
Official crime stats released today
Police are committed to improving resolution rates and reducing the number of burglaries, says Police Minister Judith Collins. Read more »

NZGBC gets ‘excellent’ NABERSNZ rating

Press Release – Green Building Council

NZGBC benchmarks its office performance with ‘excellent’ NABERSNZ rating

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) has achieved a 4.5 NABERSNZ Tenant rating for its Auckland office, proving once again a commitment to the rating programmes they offer. Read more »

John Gutteridge succeeds Tom Doctoroff as Asia Pacific CEO

Press Release – J. Walter Thompson

John Gutteridge succeeds Tom Doctoroff as J. Walter Thompson Asia Pacific CEO

New York, June 30, 2016: After a high-profile career in Asia, J. Walter Thompson APAC CEO Tom Doctoroff is handing leadership of the region over to John Gutteridge, who’s long been marked as one of the J. Walter Thompson network’s rising stars. Read more »

Only thing preventing cheap homes in Auckland is the Council

Press Release – John Palino

Only thing preventing $230,000 homes in Auckland is the Council

June 2016

“Reporting today that home and land packages in tiny Kaitangata in the South Island are going for well under $300,000 underlines just how awful things have become in Auckland where even just a section costs twice this amount,” says John Palino. Read more »

Shippers prefer Firth of Thames over Manukau

Article – BusinessDesk

Shippers prefer Firth of Thames over Manukau to replace Auckland Port

By Fiona Rotherham

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Shipping operators favour a future replacement for the current Auckland port to be sited at the Firth of Thames over another recommended option on the Manukau Harbour. Read more »

Financial Policy Manager Should Retract Allegation Or Resign

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Financial Policy Manager Should Retract Allegation Or Resign

30 JUNE 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Financial Policy Manager Should Retract Allegation Or Resign

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

Financial Policy Manager Should Retract Allegation Or Resign

30 JUNE 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Read more »

Construction boom hits all-time high of $17.8b

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Housing


30 June 2016 Media Statement
Construction boom hits all-time high of $17.8b Read more »

Finalists For National Contemporary Art Award

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Judge Announces Finalists For National Contemporary Art Award

30 June 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Judge Misal Adnan Yildiz has selected 34 entries as finalists for this year’s National Contemporary Art Award managed by Waikato Museum. Read more »

Are you New Zealand’s next big star?

Press Release – Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park

Are you New Zealand’s next big star?

Producers of the country’s favourite Christmas party, Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park, are looking for new stars to perform at this year’s Christmas musical spectacular. Read more »

Wyndham Garden Brand Debuts In New Zealand

Press Release – Wyndham Hotel Group

Wyndham Garden Brand Debuts In New Zealand

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (30 June, 2016) – Reinforcing its commitment to expanding its presence in New Zealand, Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the introduction of the upper-midscale Wyndham Garden brand to the country. Read more »

NZ business confidence perks up in June

Article – BusinessDesk

Thursday 30 June 2016 01:25 PM

NZ business confidence perks up in June as construction, tourism underpin economy

By Paul McBeth Read more »

O:Tu winemaker Marlborough Wine Estates trades on NXT

Article – BusinessDesk

Thursday 30 June 2016 01:24 PM

O:Tu winemaker Marlborough Wine Estates trades on NXT; eyes Asia, US expansion

By Sophie Boot Read more »

Young entrepreneurs venture into Dragons Den

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Young entrepreneurs venture into Dragons Den

Auckland regional winners selected for Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme pitch contest Read more »

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