Archive for February, 2019

Symantec Leads Unprecedented Industry Collaboration

Press Release – Symantec

Symantec Leads Unprecedented Industry Collaboration

to Drive Down Cost and Complexity of Cyber Security Read more »

Manukau’s Orchestra premieres Warwick Blair’s tamāhine

Press Release – Manukau Symphony Orchestra

Manukau’s Orchestra premieres Warwick Blair’s tamāhine

Influenced by the Maori concept of family, New Zealand composer Warwick Blair’s ‘tamāhine’ from “Whānau” for any number of performers and electronics will be premiered by the Manukau Symphony Orchestra at the Vodafone Events Centre on Saturday 9 March, 7.30pm. Read more »

Invivo’s Latest Celebrity Collaboration

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

Raise a Glass to Invivo’s Latest Celebrity Collaboration with Sarah Jessica Parker
Actress is set to visit NZ and says she’ll don a pair of gumboots for the winemaking process Read more »

UPDATE: Arrow goes into voluntary administration

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Arrow International goes into voluntary administration after $4.2M order

(Updates to show BDO partners have been appointed administrators in 2nd par and more details from 16th par) Read more »

Arrow International goes into voluntary administration

Article – BusinessDesk

Arrow International goes into voluntary administration after $4.2M order

By Jenny Ruth

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Arrow International has gone into voluntary administration after insisting for more than two weeks that it didn’t have cash flow difficulties. Read more »

BDO appointed joint administrators for Arrow International

Press Release – BDO New Zealand

BDO appointed joint administrators for Arrow International (NZ) Limited;
Arrow International Group Limited;
Construction Labour and Resources Limited (together “the Companies” Read more »

Auckland Council’s Governing Body seeks fireworks ban

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Governing Body today agreed to proceed with a request to Government to introduce legislation to ban the private sale and use of fireworks after overwhelming support from Aucklanders. Read more »

UPDATE: Generators cleared of collusion, may face inquiry

Article – BusinessDesk

By Gavin Evans

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s major electricity generators have been cleared of tacit collusion during last year’s electricity price spikes but may yet be subject to investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Read more »

Symposium: NZ’s political system broken

Press Release – Local Government NZ

LGNZ’s Localism Symposium heard today how New Zealand’s highly centralised political system is failing New Zealand and we need to devolve decision making and power to improve community wellbeing. Read more »

Protecting against corruption focus of SFO Conference

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

Anti-corruption and counter-fraud experts from around the world will soon gather in Auckland to discuss the threats of financial crime and corruption. Read more »

Major Hauraki Gulf rescue initiative being launched today

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

A major business initiative is being launched to help save Tikapa Moana, the Hauraki Gulf.

The three-year GulfX programme will be led by the Sustainable Business Network (SBN), supported by funding from the Gulf Innovation Fund Together (G.I.F.T) – a Foundation North initiative. Read more »

Bumper entry as Goldstar kart series roars back to life

Press Release – KartSport

A 100+ entry bodes well for the 2018/19 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar KartSport Series as it roars back to life in Hawke’s Bay this weekend after a cracking start in Taranaki late last year. Read more »

Spellbinding pianist Joyce Yang returns to perform with NZSO

Press Release – NZ Symphony Orchestra

In 2017 acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang mesmerised audiences and critics when she performed for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Read more »

New Zealand Investors Backing Blockchain Start-Ups

Press Release – Botica

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 28 February 2019 – A who’s who of the investment industry gathered on Wednesday night to hear six new companies pitch for funding for their blockchain based start-ups. Demonstrating growing confidence in the New Zealand tech industry and a renewed enthusiasm for distributed applications (dApps), investors were asked to leave their pre-conceived ideas at the door. Read more »

Free First Year Membership to Pt Chev Bowls

Press Release – Pt Chev Bowls

Free First Year Membership (2019/20 SEASON) to Pt Chev Bowls, for all new/novice Bowlers – An offer not to be missed! Read more »

Auckland’s new winter festival to ignite the senses

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Media Release – 28 February 2019

Auckland’s new winter festival to ignite the senses Read more »

Mining Industry Targeted with Launch of Carbon Tech Mining

Press Release – Rivers Carbon

PRESS RELEASE– Mining Industry Targeted with Launch of Carbon Tech Mining, (JV, Triac Composites and Rivers Carbon)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Read more »

Measles alert for Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Measles alert for Auckland

Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service

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

Auckland Council lifts leaky homes provision 10%

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland Council has lifted its provision to cover leaky building claims by nearly 10 percent, its first-half financial report shows. Read more »

Generators cleared of collusion, may face ASIC inquiry – EA

Article – BusinessDesk

By Gavin Evans

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – The country’s major electricity generators have been cleared of tacit collusion during last year’s electricity price spikes but may yet be subject to investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Read more »

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