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NZ dollar heads for 1.4% weekly drop post-Wheeler comments

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 1.4% weekly drop after RBNZ’s Wheeler jawbones kiwi

By Paul McBeth

Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.4 percent weekly fall against the greenback after Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler talked down the local currency and signalled conditions were ripe for intervention. Read more »

Puhoi – Warkworth “holiday highway” gets the big tick

Article – BusinessDesk

Puhoi – Warkworth “holiday highway” gets the big tick

By Suze Metherell

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – A board of inquiry has given the go-ahead on the $760 million Puhoi-to-Warkworth highway. Read more »

Paul Hartigan Exhibition: Helium

Press Release – Depot Artspace

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: 21 July, 2014 www.depotartspace.co.nz

Depot Artspace is pleased to present an exhibition from Auckland-based contemporary artist Paul Hartigan. Helium looks at light, form and colour through Hartigan’s photographic and sculptural practice. Read more »

How to increase promoted YouTube video views?

Press Release – FIRST digital

How to increase promoted YouTube video views by 145% in 1 month?

An insightful case study from FIRST, a leading digital marketing agency in Auckland shows how they quickly increased video views for Serato to 500,000 views within one month at a cost per view of $0.03. Read more »

SAS College Rugby League semi-finalists found

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

25/7/2014
AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE
SAS College Rugby League review – July 23
For Immediate Release

SAS College Rugby League semi-finalists found Read more »

Disgraced hotel operator still hasn’t learned

Press Release – Union Network of Migrants

Media Release: Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG)

Friday, 25 July 2014

Disgraced hotel operator still hasn’t learned Read more »

Both ends of popular track to have kauri dieback stations

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Both ends of popular track to have kauri dieback cleaning stations

The popular Long Bay to Tucks Bay walking track near Coromandel Town will now have boot cleaning stations at both ends as officials expand efforts to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease. Read more »

Home loan affordability improves in June

Press Release – Roost Mortgages

Roost Home Loan Affordability report
For June 2014 – for immediate release

Home loan affordability improves in June after house price falls, more than offsetting interest rate rises Read more »

Soaring rail use in Auckland shows need for rail link now

Press Release – Green Party

25 July 2014

Soaring rail use in Auckland shows need for rail link now

The Green Party today welcomes Auckland Transport figures showing rail patronage has soared by 23 percent in June from June 2013, demonstrating both the value of electrification and the need to immediately get cracking building the Auckland City Rail link. Read more »

Labour Offer Len Brown a Hotel Tax

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Labour Offer Len Brown a Hotel Tax
The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming the Labour Party’s plan to allow councils to levy new ‘pillow taxes’ and regional petrol taxes. Read more »

Council accommodation moves to save $100m

Press Release – Auckland Council

Council accommodation moves to save $100m

Auckland Council is in the process of reducing the number of its council buildings in the central city from seven to three to save money and create more efficient and productive work spaces. Read more »

LTP workshops underway

Press Release – Auckland Council

LTP workshops underway

Auckland councillors today met for the fourth in a series of workshops to consider council priorities for the next 10 years. The workshops are part of the 18 month process of developing Auckland’s Long-term Plan (LTP). Read more »

Draft consent for Pūhoi-Warkworth motorway welcomed

Press Release – NZTA

Draft consent for Pūhoi-Warkworth motorway welcomed
The NZ Transport Agency welcomes a draft decision by the Board of Inquiry to grant consents to construct the first section of a new motorway north of Auckland – the Pūhoi to Warkworth section of the Ara Tūhono Pūhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance. Read more »

Parking officers deserve safety at work

Press Release – PSA

Parking officers deserve safety at work
The union representing the Auckland Transport parking officer severely beaten on July 17 says everyone has a right to go about their job without fear for their safety. Read more »

Scent-based speed dating comes to Kiwi shores

Press Release – Findsomeone

Media Release
25 July 2014

Scent-based speed dating comes to Kiwi shores

Single Kiwis were given the chance to find love using only a person’s natural scent, thanks to a ‘Pheromone Party’ held in Auckland last night by Trade Me’s dating website FindSomeone (findsomeone.co.nz). Read more »

NAI Harcourts Hamilton recognised as top performer by REINZ

Press Release – Harcourts

NAI Harcourts Hamilton Commercial recognised as top performer by REINZ

NAI Harcourts Hamilton Commercial has been celebrated at the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand’s annual awards as a standout leader in the commercial and industrial sector. Read more »

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin – 27 July to 2 August 2014

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency


25 July 2014 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland

OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES
27 July – 2 August 2014
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NZ Consumer Sentiment Stable; Australia Lowest on Record

Press Release – Nielsen NZ

Nielsen: NZ Consumer Sentiment Stable; Australia Lowest on Record

NZ consumer confidence declined one point from previous quarter Read more »

Kiwibank exits Goodman Property’s $600 mln lending syndicate

Article – BusinessDesk

Kiwibank exits Goodman Property’s $600 mln lending syndicate

By Suze Metherell

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – Kiwibank has exited a five-year, $30 million lending relationship with Goodman Property Trust, New Zealand’s largest listed property investor with the remaining ‘big four’ banks to boost their funding to $150 million each. Read more »

Puhoi highway won’t help Northland roads

Press Release – Green Party

25 July 2014

Puhoi highway won’t help Northland roads

The draft decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to grant resource consent to the proposed $1.65 billion Puhoi motorway doesn’t stop it being a waste of money, the Green Party said today. Read more »

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