Archive for November, 2018

8 New Notices of Challenge 36th America’s Cup

Press Release – America’s Cup

8 New Notices of Challenge Received at Close of 36th America’s Cup Entry Period
The period for late entries for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada officially closed today, the 30th November 2018. Read more »

Orr says Reserve Bank is looking for a ‘sweet spot’

Article – BusinessDesk

Orr says Reserve Bank is looking for a ‘sweet spot’ for bank capital

By Jenny Ruth

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr says the central bank thinks there’s a sweet spot in which it can require banks to hold more capital “with no trade-off to efficiency.” Read more »

New Zealand rated globally for children’s activity levels

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Zealand rated globally for children’s activity levels

New Zealand children and young people between the ages of five and 18 have low levels of physical activity and high levels of screen time, compared with their peers in 49 countries worldwide.
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New non-stop flight brings Auckland and Chicago together

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New non-stop flight brings Auckland and Chicago together

The new Air New Zealand non-stop service between Auckland and Chicago will further strengthen tourism links between New Zealand and the United States, says Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis, who is travelling on the inaugural service. Read more »

Jules Moore wins People’s Choice at Flower and Garden Show

Press Release – New Zealand Flower and Garden Show

Jules Moore wins People’s Choice at NZ Flower and Garden Show


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Barfoot & Thompson named Preferred Real Estate Partner

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

Media release

30 November 2018

Barfoot & Thompson named Preferred Real Estate Partner for new township development Read more »

Te Rauparaha Arena wins Venue of the Year

Press Release – Porirua City Council

30 November 2018
Te Rauparaha Arena is used to hosting events where silverware is won – now it has a trophy of its own. Read more »

Medicinal cannabis changes good for industry and patients

Press Release – Zeacann

Medicinal cannabis changes good for local industry and for patients, says Zeacann.
Auckland-based medicinal cannabis producer and distributor Zeacann Ltd has welcomed changes made to the Government’s medicinal cannabis legislation. Read more »

Two arrests in relation to Taupo fire

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant John Wilson:

Police have this afternoon arrested two people in relation to a fire at a commercial building in Taupo early today. Read more »

Auckland housing consents surged in year ended October

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Consents to build new houses jumped in the year ended October with Auckland leading the charge. Read more »

ANZASW statement for the close of Movember

Press Release – Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

As Movember draws to a close this week, the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to express its appreciation of all those who participated in activities to raise awareness of men’s health issues over the past month. Read more »

ATC presents Tom Scott ‘mini-festival’ in 2019

Press Release – Auckland Theatre Company

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Mahurangi fish nurseries upgraded

Press Release – Revive Our Gulf

Mussel beds installed in Mahurangi Harbour (Waihē) late 2017 are having a major upgrade this month from the Mussel Reef Restoration Trust (Revive our Gulf). Three 10 tonne mussel beds will be added to extend the previous five. Read more »

Get Planning for the Farmers Santa Parade!

Press Release – Farmers Santa Parade

Following last weekend’s postponement of the Farmers Santa Parade, our Christmas helpers would like to share some tips and hints to make sure kids and families have the best experience ever this Sunday the 2nd of December. Read more »

Higher bank capital better for banking system and NZ

Press Release – Reserve Bank

Date: 30 November 2018

We can improve the soundness of the New Zealand banking system by requiring banks to hold more capital with no trade-off to efficiency, Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says. Read more »

2018 Health Innovation Awards

Press Release – Nelson Marlborough Health

2018 Health Innovation Awards: Celebrating the people who make our healthcare system more skilled, more compassionate and more equitable
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Make this a sustainable Christmas

Press Release – The Metropolitan Club

Make this a sustainable Christmas with your free second hand shopping guide!

Planning to give a Christmas gift this year that makes you and the planet feel good too? Read more »

Summer week-day surf patrols start

Press Release – Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Summer week-day surf patrols start

Week-day surf patrols will start at Muriwai and Piha beaches next Monday (3 December) as Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) steps up its activity to meet the influx of sun, surf and beach worshippers. Read more »

New Zealand reaches 500,000 scooter rides

Press Release – Lime

New Zealand reaches 500,000 scooter rides

Global urban mobility phenomenon Lime is redefining transport in New Zealand, recording more than 500,000 rides and 150,000 active unique riders in just over a month. Read more »

Arable prospects ploughing ahead

Press Release – Bayleys

Arable prospects ploughing ahead.

Good seasonal prospects, stronger markets and an increased variety of crop options are putting the cropping sector on a good footing after a two tough years, with farmers optimistic returns will be buoyant for some time yet. Read more »

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