Archive for June, 2018

Foreign buyer ban gets smoother edges

Article – BusinessDesk

Foreign buyer ban gets smoother edges, but critics still see stymied development

By Nikki Mandow

June 18 (BusinessDesk) – Amendments to the government’s foreign buyer ban, if introduced, would give overseas investors more leeway to put money into New Zealand housing developments. Read more »

Yet another tax?

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Yet another tax?

The Government is proposing to slap yet another tax on the economy – this time on our biggest export earner. International visitors could be paying $35 more to come here from next year. Read more »

UPDATE: Pushpay in trading halt

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Pushpay in trading halt as co-founder Eliot Crowther to sell out; ditches US listing plan

(Adds and recasts with new detail) Read more »

No more cash to sweeten nurses’ deal, govt says

Article – BusinessDesk

No more cash to sweeten nurses’ deal, govt says

By Pattrick Smellie

June 18 (BusinessDesk) – The government is open to a different structure to the proposed wage settlement for public sector nurses but there is no more money to throw at the problem, Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and Health Minister David Clark said today. Read more »

Pushpay in trading halt pending ‘material transaction’

Article – BusinessDesk

Pushpay in trading halt pending ‘material transaction’

By Paul McBeth

June 18 (BusinessDesk) – Pushpay Holdings, the mobile payments app developer targeting US$100 million of annualised revenue this year, is in a trading halt as it wraps up a “material transaction” it expects to announce tomorrow. Read more »

Jasmax Successes at 2018 Property Council Awards

Press Release – JASMAX

Jasmax Successes at 2018 Property Council Awards

As the architectural and design awards season continues in New Zealand, Jasmax is pleased to be able to congratulate more project and client teams on their successes at the annual Property Council Industry Awards. Jasmax were finalists for seven projects and took home 10 awards on the night. Read more »

Tamaki Paenga Hira celebrates Matariki

Press Release – Auckland Museum

Tamaki Paenga Hira celebrates Matariki
For immediate release

Monday 18 June 2018


The first sighting of the nine stars of Matariki marks the dawning of the Māori New Year; a time for family and friends to reflect on the past, to remember those who are no longer with us, and to prepare for the year ahead. Read more »

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Press Release – Auckland Live

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Auckland Live presents
BIG BAD WOLF
A Windmill Theatre Company production written by Matthew Whittet. Read more »

Reducing vehicle crime in Waitemata

Press Release – BusinessDesk

“Reducing vehicle crime in Waitemata”

Please attribute to Sergeant Jon Winthrop, Volume Crime Response Team, Waitemata West. Read more »

Improving public transport options for Wynyard Quarter

Press Release – Auckland Transport

18 June 2018
New bus routes and bus stops will make travelling to and from Wynyard Quarter faster and simpler.

Since October 2016 Auckland Transport has been rolling out a simpler and more integrated bus network across the city. Auckland’s central suburbs will be the next area to get a new bus network, which will launch on 8 July. Read more »

One public transport ticket to ride for NZ on the cards

Press Release – Project NEXT

18 June 2018
The journey to make it easier to pay for your bus, train and ferry is a step closer today with local and internationally based organisations being invited to register their interest in providing a next generation, national public transport ticketing solution for New Zealand. Read more »

Childcare centre land and building for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

Childcare centre land and building offers investment portfolio building block

The land and buildings housing one of Auckland’s biggest and most modern childcare centres has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

The Wellington Feminist Poetry Club launches in Wellington

Press Release – Wellington Feminist Poetry Club

June 18th, 2018

An exciting new spoken word poetry show makes its debut this Friday June 22nd at The Fringe Bar. Starring some of the country’s most politically minded literary creatives, the show promises to be a challenging and inspiring evening of local talent.
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AT Board considers RLTP

Press Release – Auckland Transport

AT Board considers RLTP
On Wednesday (20 June) the Board of Auckland Transport will consider the Regional Land Transport Programme (RLTP). Read more »

Volunteers are the “Hearts of our Communities”

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peeni Henare
Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector
18 June 2018
Volunteers are the “Hearts of our Communities” Read more »

ELAINE PAIGE ‘In Concert’

Press Release – NicNak Media

ELAINE PAIGE‘In Concert’

Tickets on sale Tuesday June 26 at 12.00pm from Read more »

BNZ volunteers set to help Kiwis improve their finances

Press Release – BNZ

18th June 2018 – For Immediate Release

Thousands of BNZ volunteers set to help Kiwis improve their financial know-how this August Read more »

Smokefreerockquest 2018 Southland final results

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest


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Smokefreerockquest 2018 Central Otago final results

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest


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Smokefreerockquest 2018 Taranaki final results

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest


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