Archive for April, 2017

Nats’ housing policy fails to keep pace with growth

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford
MP for Te Atatū

Housing Spokesperson

MEDIA STATEMENT
28 April 2017

Nats’ housing policy fails to keep pace with population growth Read more »

Non-invasive joint implant diagnostics – the missing link

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Non-invasive joint implant diagnostics – the missing link

Research on early detection of wear and tear of hip joint implants is set to make significant new progress following an infusion of funding. Read more »

Luxury travel insights on the TRENZ breakfast menu

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Luxury travel insights on the TRENZ breakfast menu

New Zealand tourism operators attending TRENZ 2017 (9-12 May, Auckland) will get invaluable insider insight into the minds of luxury American travellers and how to attract these high-value visitors. Read more »

Metlifecare buys Botany site for new $140 million village

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 28 April 2017 09:12 AM

Metlifecare buys Botany site for new $140 million village

By Paul McBeth

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – Metlifecare has bought a 2.4 hectare site in Auckland’s Botany suburb which it plans to spend $140 million developing into a 160-unit retirement village. Read more »

SkyCity posts 4% dip in 3Q revenue as Australia struggles

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 28 April 2017 09:00 AM

SkyCity posts 4% dip in 3Q revenue as Australia struggles, Auckland flat

By Paul McBeth

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – SkyCity Entertainment Group posted a 4 percent decline in third-quarter sales as its Australian businesses Read more »

Auckland overnight motorway closures 30 April – 6 May 2017

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency


TRAFFIC BULLETIN

28 April 2017 | AUCKLAND

Overnight motorway closures
30 April – 6 May 2017
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Police appeal for sightings of missing Whitford man

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police appeal for sightings of missing Whitford man



Please attribute to Sergeant Daniel Palmer Read more »

Minor bus crash on the Northern Busway

Press Release – Auckland Transport

28 April 2017
Minor bus crash on the Northern Busway
A bus has crashed in the bushes on the Northern Busway.

The bus was travelling southbound between Constellation Drive and Sunnynook when the driver was stung by a bee. He veered into a sign and the bus came to rest against the bank. Read more »

Name release – missing fisherman found at Wattle Bay

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Name release – missing fisherman found at Wattle Bay on Monday night”

Police can now release the name of the man found deceased at Wattle Bay on Monday night. Read more »

Nine-hour Uber ride a risk to public safety

Press Release – Blue Bubble Alliance

Media Release: 28 April 2017

Nine-hour Uber ride a risk to public safety

The “nine-hour straight” $1000 Uber fare from Auckland to Wellington at the end of a driver’s shift was a risk to public safety, says Blue Bubble CEO Bob Wilkinson. Read more »

INNO Capital Pledges Support for Parker vs Cojanu Fight

Press Release – INNO Capital

INNO Capital Pledges Support for Parker vs Cojanu Fight
Auckland headquartered non-bank financiers INNO Capital have pledged support to Duco Events, organisers of the WBO Heavyweight Championship Title fight between New Zealand’s own Joseph Parker and Romanian Razvan Cojanu on Saturday May 6th at the Vodafone Events Centre. Read more »

Man identified after train incident at Puhinui Road Station

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Man identified after train incident at Puhinui Road Station yesterday

Please attribute to Senior Sergeant John Roberts

Police have identified the man who attempted to ride a moving flat deck train carriage at the Puhinui Road station yesterday. Read more »

Building consents top $2 billion for the first time

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Building consents top $2 billion for the first time
28 April 2017

Building consents reached a record $2 billion in March 2017, boosted by new homes and several big non-residential projects, Stats NZ said today. This was up 37 percent compared with March 2016. Read more »

Half of Kiwis need a coffee kick-start in the morning

Press Release – Canstar Blue

MEDIA RELEASE

Is coffee your morning kick-start?

It is for nearly half of Kiwis Read more »

Mahatma Gandhi Centre to host Jumpstart health programme

Press Release – Jumpstart

28th April 2017

Mahatma Gandhi Centre to host Jumpstart diabetes health programme

Beginning Monday 1 May, 2017, The Mahatma Gandhi Centre in Eden Terrace, Auckland, will host the first targeted South Asian Jumpstart Diabetes Health Programme. Read more »

Dispelling the myths around Age Diversity in the workplace

Press Release – Robert Walters

28 April 2017

Employers encouraged to seize on opportunities of age diverse workplace

Leading recruitment firm Robert Walters encourages employers to seize and capitalise on the opportunities of an age diverse workforce to avoid potential issues such as age discrimination and intergenerational conflict. Read more »

Eight Kiwi Producers Recognised in New Awards

Press Release – Food Producer Awards

Eight Kiwi Producers Recognised in The Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards

Farming, horticulture and aquaculture recognised alongside crafted products Read more »

Champions celebrated on Sunday

Press Release – Southern Harness Racing

MEDIA RELEASE
28 APRIL 2017

CHAMPIONS CELEBRATED ON SUNDAY

Two of Southland’s greatest champions will be celebrated on Sunday. Read more »

Winners of Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards Announced

Press Release – Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards

EIGHT KIWI PRODUCERS RECOGNISED IN THE
OUTSTANDING NZ FOOD PRODUCER AWARDS
Farming, horticulture and aquaculture recognised alongside crafted products Read more »

Primary Producers Big Winners in Awards

Press Release – Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards

FARMING, HORTICULTURE AND AQUACULTURE TAKE OUT MAJOR ACCOLADES IN
OUTSTANDING NZ FOOD PRODUCER AWARDS Read more »

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