Archive for November, 2017

Home-for-a-home scheme for developing nations announced

Press Release – Habitat for Humanity

30 November 2017

New Zealand’s first home-for-a-home scheme for developing nations announced

Habitat for Humanity New Zealand, Read more »

NZ building consents fall in October on fewer apartments

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ building consents fall in October on fewer apartments; Auckland construction strong

By Sophie Boot

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents dropped in October, led by a slide in permits for apartments. Read more »

Goff’s budget immoral and a breach of election promise

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

Goff’s budget immoral and a breach of election promise

30 NOVEMBER 2017

Responding to the Auckland Council’s proposed 10-year budget (Long Term Plan) Jo Holmes, spokesperson for the Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance: Read more »

Netball New Zealand confirms 2018 Calendar

Press Release – Netball NZ

Netball New Zealand confirms 2018 Calendar

Media Update

Thursday 30 November, 2017 Read more »

BusLink network to spread ‘Christmas cheer’ Dec 21

Press Release – Auckland Regional Council

BusLink network to spread ‘Christmas cheer’ Dec 21

Users of the four public transport services that collectively make up Northland’s ‘BusLink’ network are to be treated to some pre-Christmas cheer as part of a day-long festive season promotion later this month (subs: Thurs Dec 21) Read more »

First Australasian Partner in the Global Cyber Alliance

Press Release – SAM for Compliance

MEDIA RELEASE

SAM for Compliance becomes the first Australasian Partner in the Global Cyber Alliance Read more »

Regional Fuel Tax – Where is the business plan?

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Media Release

30 November 2017

Regional Fuel Tax – Where is the business plan confirming what transport improvements the revenue will be spent on? Read more »

Kaleidoscope on UNESCO NZ documentary heritage register

Press Release – Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Media release
30 November 2017

Kaleidoscope inscribed into UNESCO Memory of the World New Zealand documentary heritage register
Kaleidoscope 16mm film canister and still from opening title sequence Read more »

Refugee youth say NZ welcomes refugees “in theory”

Press Release – Refugees As Survivors

MEDIA RELEASE: REFUGEES AS SURVIVORS NZ

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 30th NOVEMBER 2017

Refugee youth say NZ welcomes refugees “in theory,” but not always in practice Read more »

2017 Netball Coaching Award winners announced

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

2017 Netball Coaching Award winners announced

MEDIA UPDATE
Thursday 30 November

Netball New Zealand has recognised three coaches throughout the country for their contribution to the game. Read more »

Rail Workers Vote for Strike Action on Auckland Trains

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

30th November 2017

Rail Workers Vote for Strike Action on Auckland Passenger Trains

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) who work for the French multi-national company Transdev the operator of passenger trains in Auckland on behalf of Auckland Transport, Read more »

Moa first-half loss widens

Article – BusinessDesk

Moa first-half loss widens as brewer pours investment into Chinese beachhead

By Paul McBeth

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Moa Group widened its first-half loss as the boutique beer maker accelerated spending to expand its beachhead in China, which it now sees as its most promising export market. Read more »

Super Smash Meets Big Bash This Friday in Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

Super Smash Meets Big Bash This Friday in Auckland
Burger King Super Smash meets the Big Bash over the next couple of days with The Hobart Hurricanes here in Auckland to take on the Auckland Aces. Read more »

Avani Hotels Encourages Kiwis to Rediscover Auckland

Press Release – Avani Hotels and Resorts

Avani Hotels Encourages Kiwis to Rediscover Auckland
• Only 15% of New Zealanders have recently visited Auckland on holiday Read more »

Apartments Drive Fall in New Homes Consented in October

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Apartments Drive Fall in New Homes Consented in October
Only 78 apartments were consented in October 2017, down 66 percent from October 2016, Stats NZ said today. The seasonally adjusted number of all new homes consented fell 9.6 percent in October compared with September, when consents fell 2.5 percent. Read more »

Commercialisation of ‘Hot Lime’ to Help Feed the World

Press Release – KiwiNet

Commercialisation of ‘Hot Lime’ From Publicly Funded Research to Help Feed the World
Hot Lime Labs has successfully raised its first round of early stage investment to develop its new greenhouse CO2 capture technology for the global market. Read more »

Proud To Be Me – An Open Letter from Paula Tesoriero

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

An Open Letter to All New Zealanders from Paula Tesoriero, Disability Rights Commissioner
Today we start a campaign that’s about 24% of our population. Read more »

Christmas at Auckland’s Silo Park

Press Release – Silo Park

Your Favourite Inner-City Haunt Returns to Celebrate Their Seventh Season with More Good Times for Your Summer Calendar
It’s been six years since the creation of Auckland’s Silo Park and this summer season sees it triumphantly return with an abundance of old favourites and some refreshing new treats for the whole community to enjoy – for free! Read more »

Lake Road Residents Consider Paying More to Ease Congestion

Press Release – Automobile Association

Lake Road Residents Ready to Consider Paying More to Ease Congestion
AA Members on the Devonport Peninsula might be ready to green-light targeted rates to see the constant congestion along Lake Road improved. Read more »

Sensible ‘Tweak’ To Classification of Books Law

Press Release – Family First

30 November 2017
Sensible ‘Tweak’ To Classification of Books Law

Family First NZ is welcoming the Read more »

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