Archive for October, 2017

Crucial Changes in Key Pool B Clash in Hamilton

Press Release – Rugby League World Cup

CRUCIAL CHANGES IN KEY POOL B CLASH IN HAMILTON

Toa Samoa have been forced to make a change to their team to take on Mate Ma’a Tonga in the crucial Pool B clash at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton on Saturday, with Newcastle Knights back Peter Mata’utia having returned to Australia today with a quad injury. Read more »

Motorists warned of congestion in Otahuhu

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Motorists warned of congestion in Otahuhu”

Motorists in Auckland are being warned of congestion in Otahuhu in the area of Great South Road which is causing delays. Read more »

Labour’s housing “ban” half-cooked

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Labour’s housing “ban” half-cooked

The Labour Government’s jury-rigged “ban” on selling houses to foreign buyers in a very strange announcement that raises many more questions than it answers, National Party Finance spokesperson Steven Joyce says. Read more »

First NZ Bike Expo is a Success!

Press Release – Cycling Action Network

First NZ Bike Expo is a Success!

The first-ever NZ Bike Expo, which was held in Christchurch on 28-29 October exceeded expectations from exhibitors and visitors alike. Read more »

Russell Peters Deported World Tour 2018

Press Release – Blackout Music Management

Deported World Tour 2018

AUCKLAND CIVIC THEATRE FRIDAY 16 FEBRUARY

Book at Ticketmaster: 0800 111 999 www.ticketmaster.co.nz Read more »

Cavalier expects earnings to improve following restructuring

Article – BusinessDesk

Cavalier expects earnings to improve following restructuring

By Tina Morrison

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Cavalier Corp, the struggling New Zealand carpet maker, expects earnings to improve this financial year and next as it reaps the benefits from restructuring its manufacturing operations, a lower wool price and reducing debt. Read more »

NZ angel funding drops 12% in first half

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ angel funding drops 12% in first half, follow-on investment still favoured

By Rebecca Howard

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s angel networks and funds scaled back their investments to $20.2 million in the first half of the year and follow-on funding continues to take the bulk of the investment. Read more »

Pleasuredome the Musical’s Debut Season Extended

Press Release – 818 Entertainment

Pleasuredome the Musical’s Debut Season Extended
to Christmas

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New dwelling consents fall in September

Article – BusinessDesk

New dwelling consents fall in September, may reflect election jitters

By Rebecca Howard

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Building consents for new dwellings fell in September from August, in what may be a sign the market is jittery about the new government, although they remained higher on an annual basis. Read more »

Crane activity slows in Christchurch

Article – BusinessDesk

Crane activity slows in Christchurch, hits record high in Wellington, RLB Index shows

By Tina Morrison

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Construction activity is slowing in Christchurch, Dunedin and Hamilton and picking up in Wellington, Auckland and Queenstown, based on the RLB Crane Index which measures the construction industry’s workload in key New Zealand cities by counting the number of cranes. Read more »

2017 White Ribbon Campaign Launches Next Week

Press Release – Blackout Music Management

2017 White Ribbon Campaign Launches Next Week with Screening of ‘Raise Our Men’


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A colourful overview of regional diversity

Press Release – Oratia Media

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Smith ‘Raring to Go’ as F5000 Series Returns to Pukekohe

Press Release – New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

NZ FORMULA 5000 ASSOCIATION
Press release
For immediate release

* 2017/18 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series Read more »

Quake Protected dismayed at seismic restraint survey results

Press Release – Quake Protected

Quake Protected dismayed, but not surprised at seismic restraint survey results

31 October 2017 – For immediate release Read more »

New Zealand welcomes German President

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister
MP for Mt Albert
31 October 2017

New Zealand welcomes German President

The President of the Federal Republic of Germany, His Excellency, Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, will make a State visit to New Zealand next week, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Read more »

Kiwi Wealth takes aim at blunt sector exclusions

Article – BusinessDesk

Kiwi Wealth takes aim at blunt sector exclusions which undermine value

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Kiwi Wealth has launched a broadside at its rivals over their use of blanket sector exclusions when trying to meet growing consumer demand for responsible investment, saying it falls short of international best practice and undermines the value of an investment. Read more »

Home Consents Dip

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Home Consents for New Homes Dip in September

Building consents for new homes fell in September 2017, following a recent run of increases, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Plan ahead to avoid delays on roads during busy weekend

Press Release – NZTA

31 October 2017
Plan ahead to avoid delays on roads during busy weekend of events

The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging motorists to plan ahead and allow plenty of time for their journeys ahead of a big weekend of events south of Auckland and the Waikato. Read more »

Pop-up Globe – Five Masterpieces, One Amazing Playhouse

Press Release – Pop Up Globe

Pop-up Globe – Five Masterpieces, One Amazing Playhouse

Tickets to five of Shakespeare’s greatest masterpieces performed in one extraordinary venue go on sale to the general public today. Create history with us. Are you ready for our next journey? Read more »

Bootleg Beatles Playing Auckland Next Week

Press Release – Blackout Music Management

Acclaimed UK Tribute Band the Bootleg Beatles Playing Auckland Next Week

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