Archive for December, 2018

Cleantech start-up Mint Innovation raises $5.2M

Article – BusinessDesk

Cleantech start-up Mint Innovation raises $5.2M to prepare for commercial deployment
By Paul McBeth

Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Cleantech start-up Mint Innovation has raised almost $5.2 million from mostly Kiwi investors as it starts preparing for commercial deployment. Read more »

Medicinal cannabis producer welcomes new law passed today

Press Release – Zeacann

Medicinal cannabis producer welcomes new law passed today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11 December 2018
New Zealand cannabis company Zeacann is welcoming the The Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill which has just passed its third reading in parliament. Read more »

Cap proposed for transmission pricing changes

Article – BusinessDesk

The Electricity Authority plans to set a cap on any increases in customer costs resulting from proposed changes to the way almost $1 billion of annual transmission costs are shared around the country. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Dec 11

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Child Poverty Reduction Read more »

Police investigating Sandringham death

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Inspector Aaron Pascoe, Auckland City Police:

Police continue to investigate the death of a person who was located at a property in Sandringham this morning. Read more »

Ryman Healthcare: service provider or property play?

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Ever since Ryman Healthcare listed on NZX in 1999, analysts have been divided on whether the company is a property play or the provider of an essential service delivered through property management and development. Read more »

Ryman Healthcare: service provider or property play?

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Ever since Ryman Healthcare listed on NZX in 1999, analysts have been divided on whether the company is a property play or the provider of an essential service delivered through property management and development. Read more »

Rongoā Māori Research Project Presents Guidelines

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

On 11 December at the University of Auckland, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga – New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence and Whakauae Research for Māori Health & Development presented the results of the 2017 project – Cultural, Ethical, Research, Legal & Scientific (CERLS) Issues of Rongoā Māori Research. Read more »

Celebrating 15 years of Velocity

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

The little startup that could: Celebrating 15 years of Velocity

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DIY but do it right this summer

Press Release – Auckland Council

It’s that time of the year when some of us feel compelled to dust off the DIY tools and tackle those jobs we’ve been putting off in winter. Read more »

Measles alert for travellers from Philippines

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a new case of measles and is asking people who may have come in contact with that person to watch out for symptoms. Read more »

Call for law society resignations after members veto sale

Article – BusinessDesk

Disgruntled Auckland District Law Society members want heads to roll at the top of the organisation after they defeated a divisive plan to sell the society’s heritage building. Read more »

Yamaha’s May finishes the job he started

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

It’s never easy racing dirt bikes at speed across unknown terrain, but Auckland’s Callan May was in the enviable position of being able to take it easy in the King Country on Saturday. Read more »

Grace Millane investigation – Police appeal for information

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Grace Millane investigation – Police appealing for information

Statement from Detective Inspector Scott Beard, Auckland City Police


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Tongan Speaker’s visit

Press Release – Office of the Speaker

Office of the Speaker of the NZ House of Representatives
Rt Hon Trevor Mallard
MEDIA RELEASE
Tuesday 11 December

Rebuilding parliamentary infrastructure a key focus of Tongan Speaker’s visit Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 11 December 2018

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Oral Questions – 11 December 2018

Questions to Ministers

1. MARAMA DAVIDSON to the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction: What is her response to the finding in yesterday’s Child Poverty Monitor report, that around 100,000 New Zealand children are “doing it really tough”? Read more »

Cate Le Bon Support Announced

Press Release – Susie Says

Cate Le Bon tour support!

Dunedin: Tuesday 19 February, Fifty Gorillas
Death and the Maiden Read more »

Hamerkop perform live surround-sound sculpture experience

Press Release – Susie Says

Hamerkop is a pair of Baltimore-based sound nerds, one of whom hails from Christchurch. Annabel Alpers (formerly of Bachelorette) is a composer, singer and instrumentalist; Adam Cooke is a Baltimorean drummer and audio engineer. Read more »

Marina Erakovic Statement

Press Release – Tennis Auckland

Today is both a momentous and emotional occasion for me. I have decided to retire from professional tennis. What a journey it has been! Read more »

Suzuki series dishes up Smorgasbord of Treats

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

The first of three rounds of this year’s Suzuki Series at Taupo’s Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park on Sunday had it all – suspense, thrill-a-minute motorcycle racing and certainly drama all the way. Read more »

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