Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Hellaby writes off $26.9M goodwill on struggling shoe stores

Article – BusinessDesk

Hellaby writes off $26.9 mln goodwill on struggling shoe stores

Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) – Hellaby Holdings, the diversified investment company, will take a $26.9 million impairment against its 2014 earnings to write off goodwill on its shoe stores Hannahs and Number One Shoes, after two years of poor performance. Read more »

Argosy sells Waitakere Mega Centre for $45.8M

Article – BusinessDesk

Argosy sells Waitakere Mega Centre for $45.8M to reduce retail property exposure

By Tina Morrison

Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) – Argosy Property sold its Waitakere Mega Centre in Henderson, Auckland, for its $45.8 million book value as New Zealand’s fourth-largest listed property investor seeks to reduce exposure to retail property. Read more »

National forcing Auckland into second class rail

Press Release – Green Party

National forcing Auckland into second class rail

National’s lack of commitment on the Auckland City Rail Link (CRL) is forcing Aucklanders to accept second best for their city rail service, the Green Party said today. Read more »

UPDATE: Gentrack shares slump 19% to below IPO price

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Gentrack shares slump 19% to below IPO price on profit warning

By Suze Metherell

Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) – Shares of Gentrack Group plunged as much as 19 percent after the airport and utility software company said it won’t meet prospectus forecasts for sales and profit because of a customer dispute and a delayed contract upgrade. Read more »

New Arts Council invests in the future

Press Release – Creative New Zealand

New Arts Council invests in the future
More than $27 million over three years has been offered to 40 arts organisations throughout the country in Creative New Zealand’s latest round of investment funding announced today. Read more »

Gentrack says sales, profit won’t meet prospectus forecasts

Article – BusinessDesk

Gentrack says sales, profit won’t meet forecast of prospectus two months ago

By Suze Metherell

Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) – Gentrack Group, the airport and utility software company that raised almost $100 million last month selling new and existing shares, won’t meet its prospectus forecasts for sales and profit because of a customer dispute and a delayed contract upgrade. Read more »

Police seek assistance on assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police seek assistance on assault

Counties Manukau Police are asking for assistance from the public in regards to a serious assault that occurred on 22 April 2014. At 6:20pm a 19 year old woman was attacked behind the Pak n’ Save shopping centre on Orly Avenue, Mangere. Read more »

Mayor announces 20 percent cut in cost of City Rail Link

Press Release – Auckland Council

Mayor announces 20 percent cut in cost of City Rail Link

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has announced a significant reduction in the cost of the City Rail Link (CRL) from $2.86 billion to less than $2.4 billion lowering the price of Auckland’s number one transport infrastructure priority by about 20 per cent. Read more »

Kiwis Called Upon To Do More For All Blacks

Press Release – Spark Activate

Kiwis Called Upon To Do More For All Blacks


New Zealanders given unique opportunity to star in film
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InternetNZ appoints Adam Hunt to DNCL Board

Press Release – Internet NZ

InternetNZ appoints Adam Hunt to DNCL Board; reappoints Kenneth Johnston
InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) today announces the appointment of Adam Hunt to the Domain Name Commission Limited (DNCL) Board and the reappointment of Kenneth Johnston. Read more »

Cost down, benefits up from City Rail Link design change

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Cost down, benefits up from City Rail Link design change
A significant design change to the City Rail Link (CRL), will save over $150 million, improve the reliability and journey time of train services, minimise construction disruption in Symonds Street and reduce property purchase requirements. Read more »

Technology get dangerous vehicles and drivers off roads

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Technology helps get dangerous vehicles, high risk drivers and criminals off roads

Friday, 1 August 2014 – 7:24am

Police is expanding its use of automated technology to catch criminals and make the roads safer for all users. Read more »

Adjournment Speech

Speech – Mana Party

Adjournment Speech

Leader of the Internet MANA Party, Leader of the MANA Movement, and MP for Tai Tokerau, Hone Harawira
Thursday 31 July 2014 Read more »

Questions and Answers – July 31

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Economic Programme—Challenges 1. JAMI-LEE ROSS (National—Botany) to the Minister of Finance: What has been the Government’s main challenge in implementing its economic programme during this term of Parliament? Read more »

ALLSHORTS Film Festival – Entires invited

Press Release – The Village Theatre Takaka

THE VILLAGE THEATRE WOULD LIKE TO INVITE ALL FILM MAKERS TO SUBMIT THEIR SHORT FILMS TO THE

ALLSHORTS Film Festival Read more »

New Appointment to Pacific Business Trust

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga

Minister of Pacific Island Affairs
31 July 2014 Media Statement
New Appointment to Pacific Business Trust
Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today announced the appointment of Mr Uluomato’otua Aiono as a member of the Pacific Business Trust Board. Read more »

Crash: Great South Road, between Shirley and East Tamaki

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Great South Road, between Shirley and East Tamaki Roads, Papatoetoe, Auckland

Vehicle Crash – Car v Pedestrian – Road Closures Read more »

Police Seek Angela Pidduck

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police Seek Angela Pidduck

[Photos: Police Seek Angela Pidduck | New Zealand Police] Read more »

Sky Tower to sparkle for NZ’s Commonwealth Games victories

Press Release – SKYCITY

Sky Tower to sparkle for New Zealand’s Commonwealth Games victories

Auckland’s skyline will glow with the colours of New Zealand’s Commonwealth Games medals in recognition of the team’s recent success in Glasgow. Read more »

PQ 9. Greenhouse Gas Emissions—Evidence of Reductions

Press Release – Hansard

9. Greenhouse Gas Emissions—Evidence of Reductions

[Sitting date: 31 July 2014. Volume:700;Page:5. Text is subject to correction.]
9. Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM (Green) to the Minister for Climate Change Issues : Can he point to anything to show New Zealand’s net greenhouse gas emissions are reducing, in light of a call from Pacific Island leaders for a clear demonstration of this? Read more »

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