Archive for August, 2017

Evolve Education warns annual profit will dip in 2018

Article – BusinessDesk

Evolve Education warns annual profit will dip in 2018 on weaker occupancy rates

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Evolve Education, the early childhood education centre operator, has warned annual profit will fall as much as 12 percent in the current year on weaker-than-expected occupancy rates, spurring management to cut costs and bolster its marketing effort. The shares fell. Read more »

Questions and Answers – August 17

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS
QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS
Budget 2017—Social Services
1. Read more »

Power pole damaged following collision in Mangere

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Power pole damaged following collision in Mangere “

Police are responding to a crash on the corner of Massey Road and Tussock Avenue, Mangere, where a car has collided with a pole. Read more »

Kevin Bridges adds second Auckland show

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Scotland’s biggest comedy export Kevin Bridges adds second Auckland show

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND:
SECOND AUCKLAND SHOW ADDED
NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2017 Read more »

NZ consumer confidence ticks up in August

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ consumer confidence ticks up in August

By Rebecca Howard

Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand consumer confidence rose in August with little sign that a cooling housing market is hurting consumer sentiment. Read more »

Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels

Labour’s comprehensive plan to fix the housing crisis and ensure there’s enough state housing, means we won’t be paying through the nose for emergency accommodation like the current Government has to, says Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni. Read more »

Kiwis Amongst the Highest Consumers of Fruit and Vegetables

Press Release – Five plus a day

New Research Proves Kiwis Amongst the Highest Consumers of Fruit and Vegetables Globally

Auckland, Thursday 17th August – Research released today by the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust puts Kiwis on the global map when it comes to awareness of the health benefits and consumption of fruit and vegetables. Read more »

Forsite receives Callaghan Innovation funding

Press Release – Forsite

MEDIA RELEASE

August 17, 2017

Forsite receives Callaghan Innovation funding

Preeminent health and safety app expects growth in export revenues Read more »

Big site opposite Sylvia Park for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

Big site opposite Sylvia Park for sale

A 3.2 hectare freehold site opposite the Sylvia Park shopping centre in Mt Wellington, Aucland is up for sale offering multiple future options for the next owner. Read more »

Augusta sells industrial property for $36.8m

Press Release – Bayleys

Augusta sells industrial property for $36.8m

In one of the biggest industrial property transactions of the year, a 4.48ha freehold site at 100 Carbine Road, Mt Wellington with 29,526 sq m of buildings has sold for $36.8 million. Read more »

Synthony – Sold Out

Press Release – NicNak Media

Synthony – Sold Out


Tickets have sold out to the upcoming Synthony – A Generation of Dance Music being held at Auckland’s Town Hall on September 30. Read more »

Police still seeking to identify man assaulted in Takanini

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police still seeking to identify man assaulted in Takanini

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Karen Bright, Counties Manukau Police. Read more »

Local Government stepping stone to Parliament sting

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Local Government stepping stone to Parliament stinging ratepayers
17 AUGUST 2017

Ratepayers should not be paying councillors for one job while they are out campaigning for another, says the Taxpayers’ Union. Read more »

Aggravated robbery of Waitakere superette

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Aggravated robbery of Waitakere superette
Please attribute to Detective Sergeant Ash Matthews, Waitemata Police.

Police are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred at 2.40pm yesterday (16 August 2017) at the Waitakere Township Superette. Read more »

Acclaimed American singer to deliver devil of a performance

Press Release – NZSO

Acclaimed American singer to deliver a devil of a performance with NZSO


American Read more »

Kindy Sunflower Project back to spark passion for gardening

Press Release – Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens

17 August 2017

Kindy Sunflower Project back to spark a passion for gardening!

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Preparations Underway For Kawakawa Bay Christmas Concert

Press Release – Kawakawa Bay Christmas in the Park

Preparations Underway For Kawakawa Bay Christmas Concert

Summer may seem an age away, but work is well underway in Kawakawa Bay for the annual Christmas in the Park celebration. Read more »

Arrest made in joint Customs and Police investigation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Arrest made in joint Customs and Police investigation

Following a joint investigation between Police and Customs, a Palmerston North man has been arrested for the importation of drugs into New Zealand. Read more »

Arrest made in joint Customs and Police investigation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Arrest made in joint Customs and Police investigation

Following a joint investigation between Police and Customs, a Palmerston North man has been arrested for the importation of drugs into New Zealand. Read more »

Ready-mix concrete production stays close to record level

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Ready-mix concrete production stays close to record level

17 August 2017

Ready-mix concrete production was more than 1 million cubic metres in the June 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This continued the high levels of the past two years. Read more »

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