Archive for June, 2018

Gentrack’s ‘significant progress’ towards new contracts

Article – BusinessDesk

Gentrack’s ‘significant progress’ towards new contracts will contribute to FY19 results

By Margreet Dietz

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – Gentrack Group, an Auckland-based software developer for utilities and airports, said it has made “significant progress towards several new customer wins” in the US and Australia that will contribute to its fiscal 2019 results. Read more »

New Home Consents in Auckland Reach 15-Year High

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New Home Consents in Auckland Reach 15-Year High
In Auckland, 1,530 new homes were consented in May 2018, the highest number since October 2002, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Tackling mental health in the SME space

Press Release – Nexgen

29 June 2018

Rising mental health issues should prompt SMEs to review traditional work structures

In the face of rising mental health issues in the workplace – including high rates of anxiety and depression in young people – small to medium employers are being urged to take on board that they now have a duty of care and to rethink traditional structures to work, including sick leave. Read more »

Vehicle-free summit for Maungarei / Mt Wellington

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media Release

29 June 2018
Work will soon begin at Maungarei / Mt Wellington on a range of significant enhancements and a return of the tihi (summit) to a vehicle-free space. Read more »

New Zealand’s Silence on West Papua’s ‘Slow Genocide’

Press Release – Otago University Press

New Zealand’s Silence on West Papua’s ‘Slow Genocide’
See No Evil: New Zealand’s betrayal of the people of West Papua by Maire Leadbeater issues a challenge to New Zealanders to acknowledge and make right the consequences of our nation’s ‘selective diplomacy’ in the Pacific region. Read more »

Sir Announced as Support on Kendrick Lamar’s The Damn Tour

Press Release – Live Nation

Californian R&B/Soul Artist Sir Announced as Support on Kendrick Lamar’s the Damn Tour
KENDRICK LAMAR’s highly anticipated New Zealand tour kicks off in two and a half weeks and we are thrilled to announce Californian R&B / neo-soul singer and Top Dawg Entertainment artist SiR has been announced as Lamar’s support. Read more »

Plan Ahead to Avoid Delays on State Highway 2

Press Release – NZTA

Plan Ahead to Avoid Delays on State Highway 2
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists of possible delays on State Highway 2 south of Auckland on Friday, 29 June between 10:30am and 1:30pm. Read more »

Writers Congregate For First Auckland Mid-Winter Write-in

Press Release – Julie Warmington

Writers Congregate For First Ever Auckland Mid-Winter Write-in
Writing is usually a downright solitary business – but it doesn’t have to be. Read more »

Auckland Hosting Two Free Coffee Events

Press Release – New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association

The Ultimate Weekend for Coffee Lovers – Auckland Hosting Two Free Coffee Events
Aucklanders can enjoy a weekend dedicated to the country’s finest coffee when the city hosts the New Zealand Cup Tasters Championship and the Meadow Fresh New Zealand Latte Art Championship in the last weekend of July. Read more »

Press Statement From Auckland Marina Users Association

Press Release – Auckland Marina Users Association

29 JUNE 2018

A new organisation, the Auckland Marina Users Association (AMUA) is set to vigorously oppose Auckland Council’s agenda of selling community owned waterfront land at Auckland’s marinas. Read more »

Gallagher’s Takes Supreme ExportNZ Award

Press Release – EMA Central

Gallagher’s Takes Supreme ExportNZ Award
Gallagher Group has taken out the supreme award for the 2018 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards for Auckland and Waikato regions. Read more »

Long Bay Okura Marine Reserve Under Threat Again

Press Release – Long Bay Okura Great Park Society

Long Bay Okura Marine Reserve Under Threat Again
In a crushing blow, just fifteen days after Community groups wildly celebrated a landmark Environment Court decision the Developer has appealed to the High Court to try to force development through in Okura. Read more »

University of Otago Goes Live with Unimarket eProcurement

Press Release – Unimarket

MEDIA RELEASE

THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018

University of Otago Goes Live with Unimarket eProcurement Solution Read more »

Twyford hopes Kiwibuild will drive down construction costs

Article – BusinessDesk

Twyford hopes Kiwibuild will drive down construction costs

By Sophie Boot

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – Housing and urban development minister Phil Twyford says construction companies and developers are on board with Kiwibuild, despite his hope that the government will be able to keep driving down prices for those houses. Read more »

Twyford backs transport officials in extracting value

Article – BusinessDesk

Twyford backs transport officials in extracting value for money in policy statement

By Paul McBeth

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – Transport Minister Phil Twyford backed his officials’ ability to get the best bang for the taxpayer’s buck when weighing up investments, ignoring the Treasury’s advice as being too narrow in identifying wider benefits. Read more »

Te Rito Maioha welcomes per student funding increase

Press Release – Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha welcomes per student funding increase

28 June 2018

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand Chief Executive, Kathy Wolfe has welcomed the 1.6% student subsidy rate increase, announced by the Minister of Education, Chris Hipkins yesterday. Read more »

New Zealand Youth Awards 2018 Recipients Announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peeni Henare
Minister for Youth
28 June 2018

MEDIA RELEASE
New Zealand Youth Awards 2018 Recipients Announced Read more »

Council welcomes additional local roading funding

Press Release – Waikato District Council

Council welcomes additional local roading funding from govt

Waikato District Mayor Allan Sanson welcomes the announcement by Transport Minister Phil Twyford and the Transport Agency of enhanced funding assistance rates (FAR). Read more »

Update – Dairy Flat Highway crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Update – Dairy Flat Highway crash”

Police remain in attendance at a crash on Dairy Flat Highway involving a bus and two vehicles near The Avenue intersection. Read more »

Crash in Remuera Road

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Crash in Remuera Road”

Police are in attendance at a crash in Remuera Road where a motorbike has struck a pedestrian.

One person has sustained serious injuries and has been transported to Auckland Hospital. Read more »

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