Archive for October, 2016

Christchurch welcomes Community Magistrates

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Amy Adams

Minister of Justice
Minister for Courts

31 October 2016
Christchurch welcomes Community Magistrates

Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has welcomed a new pilot programme which sees Community Magistrates sitting in Christchurch from today – the first time the judicial officers have sat in the South Island. Read more »

NZ business confidence dips in October

Article – BusinessDesk

Monday 31 October 2016 01:31 PM

NZ business confidence dips in October as credit starts to get tighter

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence dipped this month, while remaining at an elevated level, as firms started to face slightly tighter credit conditions in an environment where low interest rates have made money cheap for an extended period. Read more »

Australia-NZ Leadership Forum’s Littlewood pushes for action

Article – BusinessDesk

Monday 31 October 2016 12:50 PM

Australia-NZ Leadership Forum’s Littlewood pushes for action on infrastructure

By Fiona Rotherham Read more »

NZ residential building consents edge up in September

Article – BusinessDesk

Monday 31 October 2016 12:11 PM

NZ residential building consents edge up in September, snapping two months of falls

By Paul McBeth Read more »

NPS on Urban Development agreed as building boom continues

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for the Environment

Minister for Building and Housing

31 October 2016
NPS on Urban Development agreed as building boom continues Read more »

Whenuapai’s approved structure plan released

Press Release – Auckland Council

31 October 2016

Whenuapai’s approved structure plan released

Whenuapai residents and businesses are invited to attend the launch of the approved Whenuapai Structure Plan at the Whenuapai Village Hall on 10 November, starting at 7.30pm. Read more »

An assortment of weather this week – Monday 31 October 2016

Press Release – MetService

MetService News Release

Monday 31 October 2016

A lot of people woke up to frosts early on Monday morning, particularly for inland areas of both islands. Read more »

China tourism growth set to accelerate

Article – BusinessDesk

Monday 31 October 2016 11:05 AM

China tourism growth set to accelerate with increased flights

By Tina Morrison

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – China, New Zealand’s second-largest tourism market, is set for further growth with an extra 20 weekly flights scheduled by the end of this year. Read more »

Frocks on Bikes Presents: Spokes Ladies Ride

Press Release – Frocks on Bikes

Frocks on Bikes Presents

Spokes Ladies Ride

A monthly bike ride that combines the best things in life:
Style….Art….Music….Conversation….Fine food and beverage….all with Bicycles
Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016: Art/Food and a Grand opening party – Ride the Jewels Read more »

Investment in Victoria University spin out completed

Press Release – Powerhouse Ventures Ltd

Media release
Powerhouse Ventures Limited
NZ Company No. 1854396 / ARBN 612 076 169
(ASX Code: “PVL”) Read more »

Dominion Rd Businesses Want Certainty – Not Politics

Press Release – Dominion Rd Business Association

Dominion Road Business Association

PRESS RELEASE

DOMINION RD BUSINESSES WANT CERTAINTY – NOT POLITICS Read more »

Young people recruited to lead new rheumatic fever campaign

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health
Hon Anne Tolley

Acting Minister for
Youth
31 October 2016
Media Statement

Young people being recruited to lead new rheumatic fever campaign Read more »

New Zealand synth-punks return with vitriolic video

Press Release – Muzai Records

THREAT.MEET.PROTOCOL – “!@%#?”

Music video by Jackson Dimarzio released as of the moment you read this byline. Read more »

An Open Letter To His Worship The Mayor Phil Goff

Press Release – Public Transport Users Association

AN OPEN LETTER TO HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR PHIL GOFF

30 October 2016

Phil Goff
His Worship the Mayor
Auckland Council
Private Bag
Auckland Read more »

Summer in the City Inaugural Cocktail Event Empowering Women

Press Release – Aotearoa Development Cooperative

SUMMER IN THE CITY INAUGURAL COCKTAIL EVENT EMPOWERING WOMEN
30th November 2016

A charity run by young professionals in Auckland is holding a first of its kind event on 12th November with the theme of celebration and empowerment of women. ‘Summer in Read more »

New South Auckland Bus Operator Facing Early Problems

Press Release – First Union

31 October 2016

New South Auckland Bus Operator Facing Early Problems
Drivers are resigning from new South Auckland bus operator Go Bus citing unsafe conditions of work as the reason, says Bus Drivers First. Read more »

Medical technology for women’s wellness

Press Release – University of Auckland

Medical technology for women’s wellness

Media Release – University of Auckland – 31 October 2016

Innovative medical technology for women’s wellness will feature on Thursday evening in the final of three talks that are part of the Medtech SILO 6 Exhibiton at the Wynyard Quarter. Read more »

Michael Barnett steps down as chair of Diversity Works NZ

Press Release – Diversityworks

Michael Barnett steps down as chair of Diversity Works NZ
After spending 15 years serving on the Board of Diversity Works New Zealand (formerly the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust), Chair Michael Barnett is stepping down from his role. Read more »

Crime rise, blame it on National’s underfunding

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Andrew Little
Leader of the Opposition
31 October 2016

Crime rise, blame it on National’s underfunding

Labour’s policy of a thousand extra police is vindicated given the staggering overall 5.5 per cent increase in all crime, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. Read more »

The best of the Pacific in your neighbourhood

Press Release – Auckland Council

31 October 2016

The best of the Pacific in your neighbourhood
Find your nearest Urbanesia festival hub to experience the best contemporary Pacific arts and culture in our town centres and parks across the Auckland region – all for free. Read more »

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