Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Callaghan funds Larry Ellison/Russell Coutts yacht building

Article – BusinessDesk

Callaghan funds Larry Ellison/Russell Coutts yacht building company – again

By Nikki Mandow

Sept. 26 (BusinessDesk) – A New Zealand company owned by multi-billionaire America’s Cup arch-rival Larry Ellison, and which has Rich Lister yachtsman Russell Coutts on the board, is getting more taxpayer funding. Read more »

Rising fuel costs pressure Air NZ earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Rising fuel costs pressure Air NZ earnings

By Pattrick Smellie

Sept. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Jet fuel prices have risen above the assumed average for the current financial year of US$85 a barrel in recent weeks, Air New Zealand’s chairman, Tony Carter, warned shareholders today. Read more »

Public housing tenancy review changes should apply to all

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

Public housing tenancy review changes should apply to all tenants

The Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Phil Twyford, announced today that changes would be made to public housing tenancy reviews, exempting a set of public housing tenants from three-year reviews. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – September 26

Press Release – Hansard



Question No. 1—Finance

1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL (Labour—New Lynn) to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy? Read more »

MacPherson aims to unleash the power of data at Stats NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

MacPherson aims to unleash the power of data at Stats NZ

(Clarifies that the IDI unit hasn’t had a data breach in 21st paragraph) Read more »

Sentencing: R v Nuku

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

[2018] NZHC 2510 Read more »

Burger King banned from hiring migrants

Press Release – Employers Assistance Ltd

Burger King banned from hiring migrants
It would seem like a strong stand has been taken against companies that hire and exploit migrant workers. A current case in reference is Burger King. Read more »

A woman’s place… is in the concert hall

Press Release – Auckland Philharmonia

26 September 2018

A woman’s place… is in the concert hall

The pioneering spirit of the suffrage movement will be celebrated in a programme of music and inspiring messages from various wahine toa in A Woman’s Place, presented by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO), in association with Auckland Museum. Read more »

MWA HA HA … The Bats Are Back in Town!

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

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Fire and Emergency honours’ recipients congratulated

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive Rhys Jones has congratulated six Fire and Emergency personnel who today received their Queen’s Birthday Honours from Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at an investiture ceremony at Government House. Read more »

Auckland Airport trims top end of likely bond interest rate

Article – BusinessDesk

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland International Airport has trimmed what it thinks it will have to pay investors on a six-year bond. Read more »

Centuries of working in the community come together

Press Release – Harcourts

Harcourts New Zealand in conjunction with the Harcourts Foundation have formed an exclusive long-term partnership with Plunket New Zealand. Read more »

Blockworks to unveil how NZ business is rapidly changing

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Blockworks, clearly the biggest and most significant event to consider the benefits and impacts of the burgeoning blockchain technology in New Zealand, will be held in Auckland on October 12. Read more »

Air ambulance changes put patients first

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Air ambulance changes put patients first

Health Minister Dr David Clark says an agreement in principle for air ambulance services in the Northern Region is a major step towards a better, safer service nationwide. Read more »

Arrests made following Te Kuiti warrants

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Attributable to Detective Inspector Graham Pitkethley, Waikato District Crime Manager:

Warrants executed across Te Kuiti today have resulted in the arrest of four men facing numerous charges including robbery, assault, and threatening to kill. Read more »

Only one month to go to Auckland’s biggest Italian party

Press Release – Festival Italiano

Be Italian for a day: only one month to go to the biggest Italian party in Auckland!

Festival Italiano: 28 October 2018, 11am – 5pm, Newmarket — FREE ENTRY Read more »

Auckland Aces to face the world in Abu Dhabi

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

The Auckland Aces will play against some of the world’s best T20 franchises at the inaugural Abu Dhabi T20 Trophy in just over a week. Read more »

Repatriated sailors returned to families in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Two Royal New Zealand Navy sailors repatriated from England have been returned to their families at an arrival ceremony at Devonport Naval Base. Read more »

Auckland Marathon Named as Global Qualifer for World Champs

Press Release – ASB Auckland Marathon

26 September 2018

ASB Auckland Marathon Named as Global Qualifer for World Championships

ASB Auckland Marathon has been named as one of 50 events across the globe providing age group athletes the opportunity to qualify for the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships, being held as part of the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020. Read more »

Pacific Entrepreneur Redefining Diversity in Fashion

Press Release – Bright Sunday

Creators of the Pacific Fusion Fashion Show are transforming the Ambury Regional Park to a high-end fashion catwalk for 45 models strutting the designs of 13 emerging designers. Read more »

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