Archive for April, 2018

Ardern: BP pricing reinforces need for ComCom market studies

Article – BusinessDesk

PM Ardern says BP pricing reinforces need for ComCom market studies

By Paul McBeth

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wants to hear BP New Zealand Holdings’ explanation about plans to raise prices in several provincial areas to protect sales in another but says the tactics underpin the need for greater investigative powers by the Commerce Commission. Read more »

Delaware North takes 20-year sublease on backpackers lodge

Article – BusinessDesk

Delaware North takes 20-year sublease on Queenstown backpackers worth $27M in rent

By Jonathan Underhill

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – Delaware North, a hospitality company based in Buffalo, has been cleared to take a 20-year sublease on land in Queenstown that’s the site of the Pinewood Lodge, an investment that would generate about $27 million in rent. Read more »

Abley formed from two companies

Press Release – Abley

As of 1 May 2018, Abley Transportation Consultants and Interpret Geospatial Solutions are moving forward as one brand, Abley. Read more »

Police looking to locate men in relation to violent assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police looking to locate men in relation to violent assault
Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Nina Pedersen.

Police have identified three men allegedly involved in a violent assault at the Auckland City Hospital Accident and Emergency Department on Friday 27 April 2018, Read more »

PM’s Post Cabinet Press conference 30/04/18

Article – Joseph Cederwall

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attended the Post Cabinet press conference today. Ardern made no major announcements, simply outlining her week ahead and opening up the floor to questions. Read more »

Salus may be first NZ IPO in 2018

Article – BusinessDesk

Salus may be first NZ IPO in 2018, raising up to $35M ahead of dual-listing to repay debt and grow

By Jonathan Underhill Read more »

QEX likely to raise 2019 targets

Article – BusinessDesk

QEX likely to raise 2019 targets after beating sales forecasts this year

By Paul McBeth

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – NXT-listed QEX Logistics expects to raise its forecasts for the newly started 2019 financial year as strong Chinese demand for local dairy products helped it beat expectations for the 2018 period. Read more »

Aucklanders to have their say on proposed Regional Fuel Tax

Press Release – Auckland Council

Aucklanders to have their say on proposed Regional Fuel Tax

Aucklanders will have the opportunity to have their say on the future of Auckland’s transport system when public consultation on a proposed Regional Fuel Tax (RFT) and the projects it could fund begins 1 May. Read more »

Rogue Agents Will Be Held to Account: Industry Regulator

Press Release – Real Estate Authority

Rogue Agents Will Be Held to Account, Says Industry Regulator

Unlicensed real estate agents who operate outside the law will be held to account, says the Real Estate Authority (REA). Read more »

Women in Film & Television Mana Wahine Award 2018

Press Release – Wairoa Maori Film Festival


Ainsley Gardiner
30 April 2018 Read more »

Ratepayers’ Alliance responds to fuel tax vote

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

Ratepayers’ Alliance responds to Read more »

Smokefreerockquest 30th anniversary – Parliamentary Launch

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

Smokefreerockquest 30th anniversary – Parliamentary Launch May 7

This year Smokefreerockquest marks its 30th anniversary as the platform that launched many of New Zealand’s biggest musical success stories, including Kimbra, Aaradhna, OpShop, Joel Little, Nadia Reid, Broods, Marlon Williams and Anika Moa. Read more »

Regional fuel tax vote a victory for progress

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Phil Twyford

Minister for Transport

30 April 2018

MEDIA STATEMENT
Auckland Council is to be congratulated for this afternoon voting 15-2 in favour of the regional fuel tax, Transport Minister Phil Twyford says. Read more »

Amateur sports gain from World Masters Games 2017 Auckland

Press Release – ATEED

28 sporting organisations allocated grants from event surplus

Amateur sport is to receive nearly three quarters of a million dollars thanks to Auckland hosting the World Masters Games last year. Read more »

A Right-Royal Musical Romp!

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

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Amateur sports gain from World Masters Games

Press Release – Auckland Council

Amateur sports gain from World Masters Games 2017 Auckland (WMG2017)

28 sporting organisations allocated grants from event surplus Read more »

Simon Bridges’ regressive tax hypocrisy

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

AUCKLAND ACTION AGAINST POVERTY

Simon Bridges’ regressive tax hypocrisy
National Party leader Simon Bridges has come out swinging against the Government’s proposed increase to the fuel tax, calling it regressive and unfair to New Zealanders. Read more »

New Zealand product awarded runner-up in the WORLD

Press Release – Thermalay

New Zealand product awarded runner-up in the WORLD

at the International Travel Goods Show in Vegas

AUCKLAND, NZ: The Travel Mat by thermalay came runner up in the most innovative products Award Ceremony at the International Travel Goods Show in Feb 2018. Read more »

Weather improves as lows move out and a high is incoming

Press Release – MetService

After a disruptive weekend with localised downpours causing another round of flooding and slips, the upcoming week is looking much more settled as a high replaces the complex low pressure system that has been with us for the last few days. Read more »

Speech Awards Mark 20 Years Since Tragic Passing

Press Release – New Zealand Baha’i Community

The tragic passing of race relations advocate Hedi Moani 20 years ago is being commemorated by high school students participating in the Race Unity Speech Awards. Read more »

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