Archive for September, 2018

NZ Super Fund beats expectations with 12.4% annual return

Article – BusinessDesk

By Rebecca Howard

Sept. 28 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand Superannuation Fund delivered a better-than-expected return in the year to June and is looking to take advantage of investment opportunities against a backdrop of rising global geopolitical and financial volatility. Read more »

Building consents buoyed by strong Auckland market

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ residential building consents buoyed by strong Auckland market in August

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents snapped two months of declines in August as growing intentions in Auckland buoyed the national market. Read more »

Sky Tower beats red for World Heart Day

Press Release – SKYCITY

The Sky Tower will be the first global landmark to light up for World Heart Day and the Heart Foundation, in a move to raise awareness for New Zealand’s single biggest killer, heart disease. Read more »

North Shore the final piece of the new bus network

Press Release – Auckland Transport


North Shore the final piece of the new bus network

On Sunday the final piece of Auckland’s new bus network will be put in place on the North Shore. Read more »

Eden Park teams up with locals for ‘An Eden Park Christmas’

Press Release – Eden Park

28 September 2018

Eden Park teams up with locals to deliver ‘An Eden Park Christmas’

Eden Park has teamed up with the Kingsland Business Society to bring a new free family event to celebrate community, inclusion, and diversity. Read more »

Two carpentry Licensed Building Practitioners disciplined

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Media release

28 September 2018

Two carpentry Licensed Building Practitioners disciplined for wrong-doings

The Building Practitioners Board (BPB) has disciplined two Licensed Building Practitioners (LBPs) with carpentry licences for their negligent or incompetent work, and for failing to provide a record of work. Read more »

60 years of 111

Press Release – Joint Press Release

60 years of 111


(Joint media release with New Zealand Police, Fire and Emergency New Zealand, St John New Zealand, Wellington Free Ambulance, and Spark New Zealand.) Read more »

Investment in infrastructure up, council salary costs down

Press Release – Auckland Council

Investment in infrastructure up, council salary costs down

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff today welcomed the $8 million decrease in salary costs in Auckland Council’s latest annual result. Read more »

60 years of 111

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Joint media release with New Zealand Police, Fire and Emergency New Zealand, St John New Zealand, Wellington Free Ambulance, and Spark New Zealand. Read more »

Congratulations to the IYSFF NZ Nationals 2018 Top 12

Press Release – International Youth Silent Film Festival

Congratulations to the IYSFF NZ Nationals 2018 Top 12 Filmmakers

The International Youth Silent Film Festival (IYSFF) is proud to announce the Top 12 Kiwi filmmakers who will be celebrated at the 2018 New Zealand National Awards at Baycourt Community & Arts Centre in Tauranga on October 17. Read more »

Developer and company director jailed for $41 million fraud

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

28 September 2018
Two businessmen have been jailed on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office of fraudulently obtaining a large bank loan to build an Auckland inner-city apartment block. Read more »

New vision for Pacific Aotearoa

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Aupito William Sio

Minister for Pacific Peoples
28 September 2018

MEDIA STATEMENT
Grassroots feedback helping to inform and inspire new vision for Pacific Aotearoa Read more »

Investment in infrastructure up, council salary costs down

Press Release – Auckland Council

Friday 28 September 2018
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff today welcomed the $8 million decrease in salary costs in Auckland Council’s latest annual result. Read more »

Zodiak launch a comprehensive holiday rental buyers guide

Press Release – Zodiak Management

Auckland-based short term rental management company Zodiak are launching a new consultancy service which helps prospective property buyers find the best properties for holiday rental. Read more »

Auckland Council adopts 2017/2018 Annual Report

Press Release – Auckland Council

28 September 2018

The Auckland Council Group Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2018 has been formally adopted by the council’s Governing Body. Read more »

Christchurch City Council Spends $51,000 On Milk

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Canterbury Catering Costs Revealed: Christchurch City Council Spends $51,000 On Milk
28 SEPTEMBER 2018
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Annual Auckland homes consented at record levels

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Annual Auckland homes consented at record levels

28 September 2018

A record 12,959 new homes were consented to be built in Auckland in the year ended August 2018, up 26 percent from the previous August year, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

NZ needs to jump on blockchain train

Press Release – University of Auckland

NZ needs to jump on blockchain train

A central bank-issued cryptocurrency, thriving cryptocurrency exchanges and the ability for businesses to trade in GST-free cryptocurrency are needed if Aotearoa New Zealand is to enjoy the vast potential benefits from this technology, a new report finds. Read more »

Record Profitability Growth for TIN200 Companies

Press Release – Technology Investment Network

Record Profitability Growth for TIN200 Companies is Helping Secure a Long-Term Future for New Zealand’s Tech Sector

A sneak preview of this year’s TIN Report, due to be released next month Read more »

Joseph Parkers makes the 1,000,000th lunch at Eat My Lunch

Press Release – Eat My Lunch


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