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NZ Olive Oil Scoops Medals at International Competitions

Press Release – Olives New Zealand


New Zealand Olive Oil Scoops Medals at International Competitions
Press Release 1st May 2017
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China names four corruption suspects in Auckland

Article – BusinessDesk

China names four corruption suspects in Auckland, English not considering extradition treaty

By Rebecca Howard

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – Four of 22 corruption suspects who have fled China are in Auckland according to a list published by Chinese authorities Read more »

NZ residential building consents dip in March

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 28 April 2017 11:47 AM

NZ residential building consents dip in March

By Rebecca Howard

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents dipped in March after a strong rise in February. Read more »

Westpac rules out funding controversial coal mine

Press Release – 350.org

350.org and 350 Aotearoa commend Westpac for climate change leadership that rules out new coal basin investment following strong community pressure Read more »

Luxury travel insights on the TRENZ breakfast menu

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Luxury travel insights on the TRENZ breakfast menu

New Zealand tourism operators attending TRENZ 2017 (9-12 May, Auckland) will get invaluable insider insight into the minds of luxury American travellers and how to attract these high-value visitors. Read more »

Metlifecare buys Botany site for new $140 million village

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 28 April 2017 09:12 AM

Metlifecare buys Botany site for new $140 million village

By Paul McBeth

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – Metlifecare has bought a 2.4 hectare site in Auckland’s Botany suburb which it plans to spend $140 million developing into a 160-unit retirement village. Read more »

SkyCity posts 4% dip in 3Q revenue as Australia struggles

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 28 April 2017 09:00 AM

SkyCity posts 4% dip in 3Q revenue as Australia struggles, Auckland flat

By Paul McBeth

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – SkyCity Entertainment Group posted a 4 percent decline in third-quarter sales as its Australian businesses Read more »

Nine-hour Uber ride a risk to public safety

Press Release – Blue Bubble Alliance

Media Release: 28 April 2017

Nine-hour Uber ride a risk to public safety

The “nine-hour straight” $1000 Uber fare from Auckland to Wellington at the end of a driver’s shift was a risk to public safety, says Blue Bubble CEO Bob Wilkinson. Read more »

Building consents top $2 billion for the first time

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Building consents top $2 billion for the first time
28 April 2017

Building consents reached a record $2 billion in March 2017, boosted by new homes and several big non-residential projects, Stats NZ said today. This was up 37 percent compared with March 2016. Read more »

Half of Kiwis need a coffee kick-start in the morning

Press Release – Canstar Blue

MEDIA RELEASE

Is coffee your morning kick-start?

It is for nearly half of Kiwis Read more »

Dispelling the myths around Age Diversity in the workplace

Press Release – Robert Walters

28 April 2017

Employers encouraged to seize on opportunities of age diverse workplace

Leading recruitment firm Robert Walters encourages employers to seize and capitalise on the opportunities of an age diverse workforce to avoid potential issues such as age discrimination and intergenerational conflict. Read more »

Eight Kiwi Producers Recognised in New Awards

Press Release – Food Producer Awards

Eight Kiwi Producers Recognised in The Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards

Farming, horticulture and aquaculture recognised alongside crafted products Read more »

Winners of Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards Announced

Press Release – Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards

EIGHT KIWI PRODUCERS RECOGNISED IN THE
OUTSTANDING NZ FOOD PRODUCER AWARDS
Farming, horticulture and aquaculture recognised alongside crafted products Read more »

Primary Producers Big Winners in Awards

Press Release – Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards

FARMING, HORTICULTURE AND AQUACULTURE TAKE OUT MAJOR ACCOLADES IN
OUTSTANDING NZ FOOD PRODUCER AWARDS Read more »

Academics warn NZME, Fairfax merger would ‘spell disaster’

Press Release – Pacific Media Watch

NZ: Academics warn NZME, Fairfax media merger would ‘spell disaster’

http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/nz-academics-warn-nzme-fairfax-media-merger-would-spell-disaster-9867 Read more »

Summerset to grapple with ripple effect from caregiver wage

Article – BusinessDesk

Summerset to grapple with ripple effect from caregiver wage increase

By Rebecca Howard

April 27 (BusinessDesk) – Summerset Group’s board came under pressure regarding its plans for wage-earners who won’t benefit from a recent government-funded lift in caregiver wages at its annual meeting in Wellington, but said it plans to be proactive. Read more »

Auckland in business talks with Japanese delegates

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland is in business talks with one of the largest Japanese delegations to visit New Zealand

A high-level delegation of Japanese business leaders provides a golden opportunity for Auckland and its ambitious businesses to forge closer economic ties with a major trading partner. Read more »

Iconic Wellington Hotel to undergo multi-million dollar refu

Press Release – Amora Hotel Wellington

Amora Hotel Wellington
170 Wakefield Street
Wellington
www.amorahotels.com

MEDIA RELEASE 2pm 27/04/2017

Iconic Wellington Hotel to undergo multi-million dollar refurbishment Read more »

Priority on infrastructure that supports growth

Press Release – Business New Zealand

Priority on infrastructure that supports growth
BusinessNZ has welcomed the new spend of $11 billion on infrastructure supporting growth. Read more »

Air NZ increases capacity as passengers rise in March

Article – BusinessDesk

Thursday 27 April 2017 10:39 AM

Air NZ increases capacity as passengers rise in March, Auckland Airport movements grow

By Paul McBeth Read more »

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