Archive for October, 2018

Cooks Global Foods’ bid for Mojo falls through

Article – BusinessDesk

Cooks Global Foods’ bid for Mojo falls through
By Rebecca Howard

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Cooks Global Foods’ bid to buy Mojo Coffee Cartel for $19 million fell through when conditions weren’t met. Read more »

THL confident in new strategy; investors nervous

Article – BusinessDesk

THL confident in new strategy; investors nervous

By Nikki Mandow

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Tourism Holdings is at pains to stress to it isn’t betting the family farm, despite selling most of its remaining traditional tourism assets and launching an ambitious investment programme in digital products for campervan owners and renters. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – October 31

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Prime Minister

1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader—National) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? Read more »

Auckland Southern Motorway to be closed for removal of truck

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE

31 October 2018 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND
Auckland’s Southern Motorway to be closed for removal of overheight truck Read more »

Vink Bosses Coronet Climb to Take Tour of Southland Lead

Press Release – Tour of Southland

Vink Bosses Coronet Climb to Take Tour of Southland Lead

For immediate release

31/10/18 – Michael Vink came into this year’s Tour of Southland under the radar, but that has all changed now. Read more »

Central City Backpackers Reopens

Press Release – YHA NZ

Media Release

31 October 2018

CENTRAL CITY BACKPACKERS REOPENS

By YHA New Zealand Read more »

Automation Associates bridge the gap between staff & office

Press Release – Automation Associates

Automation Associates bridge the gap between staff & office tech.


Automation Associates increases NZ business productivity ahead of the rest of the world leveraging the latest office automation technologies. Read more »

Privatisation of public land a broken promise by Government

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty


Privatisation of public land a broken promise by Government

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Aotea Finance fined for lending on prohibited items

Article – BusinessDesk

Aotea Finance fined for lending on prohibited items including beds, fridges
By Paul McBeth

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – A unit of payday lender Aotea Finance has been fined almost $49,000 and ordered to pay damages of $4,500 for using prohibited items such as beds and fridges as security for its loans. Read more »

Stay safe around fireworks

Press Release – Auckland Council

Stay safe around fireworks

Remember: Fireworks are banned in public places across Auckland.

If you’re celebrating Guy Fawkes this year, remember to find a public display or keep fireworks in your backyard – don’t let off fireworks in public places such as parks or beaches, where the activity is banned. Read more »

Bell Gully advises Straker Translations Limited

Press Release – Bell Gully

Bell Gully advises Straker Translations Limited on its IPO and ASX listing
WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER 2018

Bell Gully advised Straker Translations Limited on its initial public offering (IPO) and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) on October 22.
Straker Translations Limited is a cloud-enabled translation services provider with sales offices across nine countries, including the US, UK and Singapore. Read more »

Auckland Airport affirms earnings guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

Auckland Airport affirms earnings guidance in busy investment year
By Paul McBeth

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland International Airport affirmed earnings guidance for a year where the key focus is infrastructure upgrades. Read more »

Serious disruption to Weapons Expo

Press Release – Auckland Peace Action

31 October 2018

“Non-violent direct action was used to delay and disrupt Weapons Expo delegates from getting to their conference venue today,” said Auckland Peace Action member Valerie Morse. Read more »

Cannabis cultivation license granted to Helius

Press Release – Helius

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Auckland’s first cannabis cultivation license granted to Helius

The Ministry of Health has granted a license to cultivate cannabis to Helius Therapeutics – the first license to be issued in Auckland and the largest licensed site in the country. Read more »

Can you help in Police Ten 7 case?

Press Release – New Zealand Police


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Impact-led business takes leap forward with new platform

Press Release – Akina Foundation

Wednesday 31 October 2018
Impact-led business takes leap forward with new online platform

Social Procurement takes a leap forward at an event in Auckland today with the official launch of New Zealand’s first online social procurement platform. Read more »

Building consents lift 5.4% in 12 months to September

Article – BusinessDesk

By Rebecca Howard

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – The number of new homes consented in the 12 months to September lifted 5.4 percent as the number of new townhouses, flats, and units consented stormed higher. Read more »

AirAsia on New Zealand Immigration Act Offence

Press Release – Air Asia

New Zealand Immigration Act Offence

Auckland, 31 October 2018 – AirAsia remains committed to the laws and regulation of the countries in which we operate. Read more »

QT Hotel to open in Auckland

Press Release – QT Hotels

QT HOTEL TO OPEN IN AUCKLAND
QT Hotels & Resorts announces its newest property, QT Auckland at Viaduct Harbour

Event Hospitality & Entertainment (EVENT) today announced it has entered into a management agreement with the Russell Property Group and Lockwood Property Group for a QT hotel in Auckland. Read more »

Jackson Owens releases video for his latest single, Selfish

Press Release – NikNak Media

Jackson Owens releases video
for his latest single, ‘Selfish’

Kiwi pop and R’n’B sensation Jackson Owens has followed up the release of his latest single ‘Selfish’ with a compelling video, produced by the A-team behind some of the most viewed music videos on the planet. Read more »

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