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NZ age-group selections named

Press Release – NZRL

NZ age-group selections named

• TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016

NZ 16s & 18s merit teams have been named from results at this month’s NZRL National High Performance Camp at Rotorua. Read more »

Sentencing on Health Fraud Charges

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Media Release

Sentencing on Health Fraud Charges
Date: 29 July 2016

An Auckland man charged with making multiple fraudulent applications for health funding and carer support has been sentenced to home detention, as well as being ordered to make reparation after appearing in Manukau District Court. Read more »

Housing First funding a great step forward

Press Release – Community Housing Aotearoa

29 July 2016

Housing First funding a great step forward to help vulnerable NZers

Community Housing Aotearoa is applauding the Government’s move to invest $9 million over the next two years into two internationally recognised models aimed at curbing homelessness. Read more »

Fletcher trims $12 mln from slimmed down Higgins acquisition

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 29 July 2016 04:40 PM

Fletcher trims $12 mln from slimmed down Higgins acquisition

By Paul McBeth

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – Fletcher Building paid $12 million below the flagged purchase price to buy rival construction company Higgins Group Holdings after dropping Horokiwi Quarries from its application to reduce its dominance in the aggregates market. Read more »

Moa stresses it has no undisclosed plans

Article – BusinessDesk

Moa stresses it has no undisclosed plans

By Pattrick Smellie

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – Shareholders of NZX-listed beer-maker Moa Breweries have been assured again that the company has no “specific plans for corporate activity to talk about”. Read more »

Councillors urged to vote down Auckland Plan

Press Release – Tamaki Housing Group

29 July 2016

Sue Henry “The Housing Lobby and Tamaki Housing Group call on all Auckland Councillors to vote down the Proposed Auckland Unity Plan in its entirety.” Read more »

Higgins Acquisition Completed

Press Release – Fletcher Building

Higgins Acquisition Completed
Auckland, 29 July 2016 – Fletcher Building Limited (Fletcher Building) announces it has completed the transaction to acquire New Zealand and Fiji road construction and maintenance business Higgins for a purchase price of NZ$303 million. Read more »

Niue Vanilla – first Pacific food product in Trade Aid

Press Release – Pacific Trade and Investment

29 July 2016

Niue Vanilla – first Pacific food product in Trade Aid stores
Pacific Islands Trade & Invest congratulates Niue Vanilla International whose organic vanilla products will be sold in Trade Aid stores by August. Read more »

Kingfish’s Fisher warns of lower returns

Article – BusinessDesk

Kingfish’s Fisher says over-valued NZ shares have ‘no room for earnings disappointment’

By Fiona Rotherham Read more »

NZ business confidence dips in June

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ business confidence dips in June as agriculture feels the pinch, construction stays positive

By Sophie Boot Read more »

Whitecliffe Top Art School in Auckland

Press Release – Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

Press Release 29 July 2016

Whitecliffe Top Art School in Auckland:
Whitecliffe wins Eden Arts Art Schools Top Award
Whitecliffe Photo Media Student Yann-Ru Yang Wins Overall Winner at 2016 Eden Arts Art School Award Read more »

Kiwi parents missing out on thousands of dollars in funding

Press Release – KiwiOz Nannies

Kiwi parents missing out on thousands of dollars in ECE funding

Finding the right childcare option is such a mine field for new parents that the vast majority ignores that employing a nanny or even a relative to look after their children could give them access to up to 30 ECE hours a week. That represents $2,000 to $5,000 a year per child age 0 to 5. Read more »

Bethunes signals capital raise will come with investment

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 29 July 2016 12:49 PM

Bethunes signals capital raise will come if and when investment opportunity arises

By Paul McBeth Read more »

NZ construction workers juggling multiple job offers

Press Release – Hays

NZ construction workers juggling multiple job offers

Experienced construction candidates remain in such high demand that they often receive multiple job offers, says recruiting experts Hays in New Zealand. Read more »

Consent stats confirm ongoing building boom

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Housing

29 July 2016

Consent stats confirm ongoing building boom

Residential and commercial building work has hit an all-time record of $18.3 billion and 29,000 homes, confirming New Zealand is in the midst of the largest building boom ever, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Read more »

Flexible fund to help homeless welcomed

Press Release – Salvation Army

Friday, July 29, 2016

Flexible fund to help homeless welcomed

Social Housing Minister the Hon. Paula Bennett’s announcement of $9 million in a flexible fund to support people in severe housing need is very welcome says Lieut-Colonel Ian Hutson, Director of The Salvation Army’s Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit. Read more »

NZ residential building consents highest in 10 years

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ residential building consents hit highest annual total in more than a decade

By Tina Morrison

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents reached their highest annual total in more than a decade, driven by activity in Auckland and surrounding regions. Read more »

Cooking Urban Hangi, American BBQ, Spanish Tapas & Wine

Press Release – New Zealand School of Food and Wine

Cooking Urban Hangi, American BBQ, Spanish Tapas & Wine, NZ Wines
New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Travel the world in your wine glass and on your plate with modern tapas, Spanish wine and an urban hangi at the third annual Wine and Food Celebration from 10 to 12 September 2016 in Auckland Read more »

Royal New Zealand College of General Practice conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health

29 July 2016 Speech notes Read more »

More last minute policy from Government

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Andrew Little
Leader of the Opposition
MEDIA STATEMENT

29 July 2016

More last minute policy from a Government with no housing plan Read more »

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