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Search for Mrs Wearn enters sixth day

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Search for Mrs Wearn enters sixth day, residents asked to re-check their properties”
The search for Pat Wearn is continuing today, with around 60 people carrying out door knocks and property searches in the Torbay area. Read more »

The Giant Weta has Landed! But Where Will it End Up?

Press Release – Auckland Burners

The Giant Weta has Landed! But Where Will it End Up?

In August 2016, The Giant Weta wowed 70,000 people at Black Rock City, Burning Man, Nevada, USA, taking pride and place on the playa amongst other artwork from America and around the world. Read more »

NZ’s rapport with China set to bloom in Trump era

Press Release – Massey University

NZ’s rapport with China set to bloom in Trump era

New Zealand farmers may be miffed that Donald Trump’s presidency spells the end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement and the opportunities it promised. Read more »

Crash on Morgan Road Pukekohe Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Crash on Morgan Road Pukekohe Auckland”

Jan 20

Police ambulance and fire are responding to reports of a crash where it’s understood that one car has hit a tree on Morgan Road in Pukekohe and appears to be crushed. Read more »

Judge allows change of trustees in Low family case

Article – BusinessDesk

Judge allows change of trustees in Low family case, US$265 mln in assets now in contention

By Sophie Boot

Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) – The High Court judge in the Low family trust case will let the family substitute in two trustees who will fight the US Department of Justice’s attempts to confiscate US$265 million in assets. Read more »

S&P affirms New Zealand’s ‘AA’ credit rating

Article – BusinessDesk

S&P affirms New Zealand’s ‘AA’ credit rating on solid economy, fiscal prudence; kiwi gains

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Standard & Poor’s affirmed New Zealand’s credit rating, saying the economy’s solid growth looks set to continue and the Crown’s fiscal management remains prudent. The kiwi dollar gained. Read more »

Auckland Transport to trial electric buses

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport media release
20 January 2017

Auckland Transport to trial electric buses Read more »

Judge to rule in favour of replacing trustees

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 20 January 2017 12:17 PM

Judge to rule in favour of replacing trustees in Jho Low family case

By Sophie Boot

Jan. Read more »

US$265m trust hearing fraud case delayed

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 20 January 2017 11:45 AM

US$265m trust hearing within billion-dollar fraud case delayed

By Sophie Boot

Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) – A defended hearing in Auckland’s High Court involving family members of Malaysian businessman Jho Low has been delayed nearly two hours this morning. Read more »

AA Traveller’s favourite family beaches

Press Release – Automobile Association

Media Release: 20 January 2017

AA Traveller’s favourite family beaches

Packing the car full of kids, stuff and maybe the dog can be an ordeal, but the hardest part is finding somewhere everyone actually wants to go. Read more »

Rare opportunity to see Formula 1 cars in New Zealand

Press Release – Hampton Downs

Rare opportunity to see Formula 1 cars in New Zealand

Frank Lyons was at Silverstone in 1977 when James Hunt won the British Grand Prix in a McLaren M26 F1. “If you’d told me back then that I would own James Hunt’s car one day I’d have said there was more chance of me being struck by lightning,” says the Englishman.  Read more »

Yamaha Team Amps Up For Woodville GP

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Yamaha Team Amps Up For Woodville GP
JANUARY 20, 2017: Starting next weekend, the high-profile Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team expands to five riders as it flexes its muscles ahead of the New Zealand Motocross Championships. Read more »

Award Honours Pioneering Judge Behind Rangatahi Courts

Press Release – Chief District Court Judge Jan-Marie Doogue

CHIEF DISTRICT COURT JUDGE FOR NEW ZEALAND

TE KAIWHAKAWĀ MATUA O TE KŌTI-Ā-ROHE

Judge Jan-Marie Doogue

Statement for immediate release, January 2017 Read more »

Lyttelton Port container terminal workers back on strike

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Friday 20 January 2017 09:55 AM

Lyttelton Port container terminal union workers back on strike

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Maritime Union of New Zealand members at Lyttelton Port’s container terminal are back on strike in rolling industrial action over planned roster changes. Read more »

Search for Patricia Wearn continues

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Search for Patricia Wearn continues, with medical experts increasingly concerned for her health”

The search for missing woman Patricia Wearn has entered the fifth day. Read more »

OPPO Signals Upcoming Launch In New Zealand

Press Release – bwwwwedxxsa

OPPO Signals Upcoming Launch In New Zealand

Auckland, 20 January 2017 – OPPO is pleased to announce it is establishing a presence in New Zealand and will provide a range of its products to New Zealanders. Read more »

$87.3B investment focused on transformational projects

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 20 January 2017 09:30 AM

NZ govt’s $87.3B investment focused on transformational projects

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand government has focused its $87.3 billion investment programme into projects that will fundamentally change the way it operates in the ongoing drive to get more with less from the public service, according to a Treasury report. Read more »

Roger Mortimer to exhibit at Pātaka

Press Release – Pataka

20 January 2017

Roger Mortimer to exhibit at Pātaka


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Housing register underscores importance of reform

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Amy Adams
Minister for Social Housing
20 January 2017 Media Statement
Housing register underscores importance of reform
An increase in the housing register underscores the importance of the Government’s social housing reform programme and its $344 million commitment to additional emergency housing places, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams says. Read more »

Record number of summer students complete research studies

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Friday 20 January, 2017
Record number of summer students complete research studies

A record number of students have provided invaluable support to medical research projects across the Bay of Plenty during their summer breaks. Read more »

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