Archive for June, 2017

Blair Bryant resigns as director of Powerhouse;

Article – BusinessDesk

Blair Bryant resigns as director of Powerhouse; ouster meeting cancelled

By Jonathan Underhill

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Blair Bryant has resigned from the board of Powerhouse Ventures and as a result the ASX-listed, Christchurch-based technology incubator has cancelled a special meeting of shareholders it had called on July 21 in Sydney to vote him off. Read more »

City Rail Link chairman looks forward to Monday

Press Release – CCL Limited

Media release- City Rail Link chairman looks forward to Monday

30 June 2017

City Rail Link Ltd, established to deliver the City Rail Link on behalf of its joint sponsors the New Zealand Government and Auckland Council, comes into effect tomorrow. Read more »

Toll NZ buys $59.5 mln site from Fletcher

Article – BusinessDesk

Toll NZ buys $59.5 mln site from Fletcher for new freight forwarding facility in Otahuhu

By Paul McBeth

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Toll Group NZ, whose parent Toll Holdings in Australia was bought by Japan Post for A$6.5 billion last year, has purchased a new site in Auckland’s suburb of Otahuhu for $59.5 million, where it wants to build a new freight forward facility with access to KiwiRail’s rail network. Read more »

Colliers International wins two PINZ awards

Press Release – Colliers International

Colliers International wins two PINZ awards

Auckland, June 30, 2017

Leading property company Colliers International has won two Property Institute of New Zealand Awards for its rural valuation expertise and its innovative digital portfolio management tool. Read more »

Healthcare NZ seeks increased foothold in Auckland

Article – BusinessDesk

Healthcare NZ seeks increased foothold in Auckland with Geneva Healthcare acquisition

By Paul McBeth

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Healthcare of New Zealand Holdings, the country’s biggest provider of homecare support, wants a bigger share of Auckland, where it’s under-represented with the acquisition of Geneva Healthcare for an undisclosed sum. Read more »

Hāpai Te Hauora takes Māori Voices to Council doorstep

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Press Release: Hāpai Te Hauora takes Māori Voices to Council doorstep

Today Hāpai Te Hauora delivers the voices from Māori communities on the local board plans in Tāmaki Makaurau to the doorstep of Auckland Council. Read more »

Update on Police activity in Parakai

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Update on Police activity in Parakai”

Please attribute to Senior Sergeant Ian Byrne, Waitemata Police.

Police are in attendance at an address in Parakai and are currently looking for an offender. Read more »

Auckland Mayor and Government formalise creation of CRL Ltd

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor and Government formalise creation of CRL Ltd. to deliver NZ’s largest infrastructure project Read more »

Establishment of City Rail Link Limited

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce
Minister of Finance
Hon Simon Bridges
Minister of Transport

30 June 2017
Media Statement

Establishment of City Rail Link Limited Read more »

Horrible Histories – Second Auckland Show

Press Release – Live Nation

Live Nation & Birmingham Stage Company Presents
Horrible Histories
Barmy Britain
FRIDAY JUNE 30, 2017
Due to overwhelming popular demand, a second Horrible Histories Barmy Britain show has been announced for Auckland’s Bruce Mason Centre, 1.30pm Sunday 1st October. Read more »

Haumaru Housing celebrates start of services

Press Release – Haumaru Housing

Haumaru Housing celebrates start of services

Saturday, 1 July 2017, marks the start of housing services provided by Haumaru Housing, the limited partnership between New Zealand charitable trust, The Selwyn Foundation, and Auckland Council, which has taken over operations of the council’s Housing for Older People portfolio. Read more »

Silver Ferns triallists announced

Press Release – Netball NZ

Silver Ferns triallists announced

Media Update
Friday 30 June, 2017

The opportunity to wear the Black Dress will go on the line when 25 Silver Fern hopefuls go head-to-head at the upcoming trials. Read more »

Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (SIT)

Press Release – Southern Institute Of Technology

Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia
Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) will have the opportunity to help a select number of Information Technology students build lasting connections and form global links that will be priceless in future endeavours. Read more »

Greens’ launch Tāmaki Makaurau and Manurewa campaigns

Press Release – Green Party

Greens’ launch Tāmaki Makaurau and Manurewa campaigns

What: Launch of Green Party’s Tāmaki Makaurau and Manurewa electorate campaigns
When: Tomorrow, 1 July 2017, 6.30pm
Where: Cosmopolitan Club, 151 Sykes Road, Weymouth, Manurewa
Who: Green Party candidate for Tāmaki Makaurau Marama Davidson MP and Green Party candidate for Manurewa Teanau Tuiono Read more »

Council hosts Manawatū Business in Asia Event

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

30 June 2017

Palmerston North City Council hosts Manawatū Business in Asia event

Palmerston North City Council is hosting a Business in Asia event for local and regional businesses on Tuesday 4 July in collaboration with Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA), Manawatu Chamber of Commerce, and Asia New Zealand Foundation. Read more »

69-year old Striptease Star to Headline at NZ Festival

Press Release – Red Rascal Productions


69-year old Striptease Star to Headline at the New Zealand Burlesque Festival

By Red Rascal Productions
30 June 2017 Read more »

Film Commission appointments announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Maggie Barry

Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage
30 June 2017

Film Commission appointments announced

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced two new appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission Board. Read more »

Surrogate Grandparent Startup Launches

Press Release – Surrogate Grandparents

Surrogate Grandparent Startup Launches
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 28th of June 2017

A new startup has launched with a PledgeMe campaign, in a bid to offer grandparent adoption services to families throughout New Zealand. Read more »

Home construction boom continues

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Construction

30 June 2017

Home construction boom continues

The number and value of homes being constructed across New Zealand is continuing to grow and reach new highs, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith said today in response to the May statistics on building consents. Read more »

House consents at 13-year record in May

Article – BusinessDesk

House consents at 13-year record in May, trend improving, Stats NZ says

By Sophie Boot

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Local councils across New Zealand approved 7 percent more residential building consents in May, with house consents at a 13-year high as the trend for new dwellings continues to increase. Read more »

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