Archive for June, 2017

Plexure to cut workforce by a quarter

Article – BusinessDesk

Plexure to cut workforce by a quarter in effort to generate positive cash flow

By Paul McBeth

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Plexure Group, the digital advertising firm formerly called VMob, plans to trim its workforce by more than a quarter in an effort generate positive cash flow by the end of the year. Read more »

Ports of Auckland: Best Seaport in Oceania 2017

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland: Best Seaport in Oceania 2017

Ports of Auckland has beaten out competitors from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific to be crowned Best Seaport in Oceania for the second year running. Read more »

Medical Students support Legal Challenge on Climate Change

Press Release – New Zealand Medical Students’ Association – NZMSA

Medical Students support Sarah Thomson’s Legal Challenge on Climate Change

The New Zealand Medical Students Association (NZMSA) supports OraTaiao: The New Zealand Climate and Health Council’s recent press release, and law student, Sarah Thomson’s challenge to the Minister for Climate Change issues. Read more »

Finalists’ Works Unlock Secrets to a Better Life

Press Release – Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust

Finalists’ Works Unlock Secrets to a Better Life

Unconditional love, mysticism, consciousness and death feature in this year’s Ashton Wylie Mind Body Spirit Literary Awards finalist works, written by New Zealanders from all walks of life and from all over the country. Read more »

Tilt warns of weaker first quarter earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Tilt warns of weaker first quarter earnings as low winds cut production

By Sophie Boot

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Tilt Renewables, the wind and solar generation facilities which split from Trustpower last year, has warned earnings will be as much as A$12 million lower for 2018 after a weak start to the year. Read more »

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day publish ten poems

Press Release – Phantom Billstickers

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day publish ten more poems online
Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day celebrate their 20th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion, are publishing online poetry collection 20/20. The collection includes Poet Laureates, Ockham New Zealand Book Awards winners and strong new voices from recent collections and anthologies. Read more »

Napier City Council hikes rates at twice the rate of Aucklan

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

“Rate hikes twice the size of Auckland’s are totally unjustified”, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union, responding to Napier City Council’s 4.9 percent rates hike, agreed by Councillors yesterday. Read more »

David Eggleton receives prestigious Award

Press Release – Fullbright NZ

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, 30 June, 2017 —

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Bambina Burlesque Graduate Showcase

Press Release – Bambina Burlesque

Pop on your glad-rags on and prepare to get hot under the collar as our fabulous graduates from Bambina Burlesque Academy in Auckland, New Zealand bump n’ grind their way to burlesque stardom! Read more »

Auckland Overnight Motorway Closures 2 – 8 July 2017

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Read more »

Home consents pick up in May

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Building consents for new dwellings rose in May, Stats NZ said today.

The seasonally adjusted number of new homes consented rose 7.0 percent in May 2017, following a 7.4 percent fall in April, which was partly due to Easter. Read more »

Whai Rawa Ceo Rob Hutchison Leaving After Five Years

Press Release – Ngati Whatua Orakei Whai Rawa Limited

30 June 2017

News release

Whai Rawa Ceo Rob Hutchison Leaving After Five Years at the Helm
After five years at the helm of Whai Rawa, the commercial arm of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, its inaugural chief executive Rob Hutchison is leaving the organisation in very good shape for the future. Read more »

Horticulture Ripe for Investment

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

World-wide consumer interest in healthy food, growers being early-adopters of innovation, and rapid growth make horticulture in New Zealand ripe for further investment, says Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman. Read more »

Supreme Award for Fonterra at 2017 ExportNZ Awards

Press Release – Fonterra

Winning the Supreme Award at the 2017 ExportNZ Awards for Auckland and Waikato is recognition the Co-operative’s product innovation is meeting changing customer expectations, says Fonterra Chairman John Wilson. Read more »

NZU21 team ready for Netball World Youth Cup 2017

Press Release – Netball NZ

NZU21 team ready for Netball World Youth Cup 2017
Media Release
Friday 30 June, 2017

The NZU21 team has gathered in Auckland for a pre-departure camp ahead of Netball World Youth Cup Gaborone 2017 (NWYC2017), July 8-16. Read more »

Number of Accredited Living Wage Employers nears 80

Press Release – Living Wage Aotearoa

30 June 2017

Number of Accredited Living Wage Employers nears 80 with Wiri Licencing Trust and others taking the leap
More and more employers are leading the way with fair wages by becoming Accredited Living Wage Employers, as the new list of employers is announced in Auckland today. Read more »

75% of Kiwis Prepared To Drive Further for Cheaper Fuel

Press Release – Canstar Blue

In May 2017, an astonishing $614m of Kiwi’s card spending was on fuel so it’s no surprise that in a Canstar Blue survey of 2,253 people, 51% admitted to actively monitoring fuel prices. Read more »

Fonterra Global Foodservice Takes Supreme ExportNZ Award

Press Release – ExportNZ

Fonterra Global Foodservice has taken out the supreme award for the 2017 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards for Auckland and Waikato regions. Read more »

Plastic Bottles Posted to Parliament Send Clear Message

Press Release – Kiwi Bottle Drive

Thousands of plastic bottles are expected to end up on Environment Associate Minister Scott Simpson’s desk this month – instead of ending up in our oceans. Read more »

NZ Businesses Warned to Arm Against Cyber Attacks

Press Release – Inbound

NZ Businesses Warned to Arm Against Cyber Attacks

30th of June 2017

As another ransomware attack sweeps across the planet and claims the world’s largest advertising firm as its victim, New Zealand businesses are being warned to protect against the growing threat of getting hacked. Read more »

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