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Consumers should be on the lookout for illegal operators

Press Release – Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

4 September, 2015
Auckland consumers should be on the lookout for illegal operators

An Auckland man has been convicted and fined $1,200 plus court costs and solicitors fees for providing information that was intended to cause, or may reasonably have caused, a homeowner to think he was a registered or licensed tradesperson. Read more »

Record award entries for NZ’s booming brewing industry

Press Release – The Brewers Guild

Record award entries for New Zealand’s booming brewing industry

A record number of New Zealand breweries are vying to be crowned champion at New Zealand’s prestigious beer awards on September 19 at the 2015 Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards. Read more »

Ruapehu District Council appoints Clive Manley

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council appoints Clive Manley as new Chief Executive Officer

Clive Manley has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of Ruapehu District Council (RDC), following an extensive recruitment process. Read more »

Building a talent pipeline with New Zealand Young Farmers

Press Release – Young Farmers

Building a talent pipeline with New Zealand Young Farmers

Being part of a TeenAg club at high school kept Northland teenager Sam Moscrip in school longer than he had intended, and it has opened him up to many new possibilities in the primary industries. Read more »

Free concert of heavenly sounds

Press Release – Auckland University

Free concert of heavenly sounds

Music lovers will be in heaven at the upcoming concert Sounds Celestial at the Auckland Town Hall this month. Read more »

Jaelynn’s video of fun class time wins school top prize

Press Release – Auckland University

Jaelynn’s video of fun class time wins school top prize

A 10-year-old girl’s admiration for her teacher has resulted in her winning $5000 worth of computer equipment for her school. Read more »

Provisional housing market update

Press Release – Harcourts

Provisional housing market update

September 2015, Auckland and Northland

Provisional residential data for the Northern Region in August, from Harcourts, New Zealand’s largest real estate group, shows average sale prices continuing to rise, up 25% on the same period in 2014, to $819,955. Read more »

Pushpay presses into Canada in drive for church custom

Article – BusinessDesk

Pushpay presses into Canada in drive for church custom

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 4 (BusinessDesk) – Pushpay Holdings, the mobile app payments developer, plans to expand its sales reach into Canada, expanding its drive to increase sales to the North American faith-based market of some 329,000 churches. Read more »

VCare International launches VCare Any-ware

Press Release – VCare Software

VCare International launches VCare Any-ware at New Zealand’s Aged Care Association Conference 2015 Read more »

Bay apprentice wins top award

Press Release – Acumen Republic

Bay apprentice wins top award

Building apprentice Jamie Russell has been named the Bay of Plenty Region’s Registered Master Builders Carters 2015 Apprentice of the Year. Read more »

Christchurch’s largest hotel officially opened by PM

Press Release – 4pr

Christchurch’s largest hotel officially opened by Prime Minister John Key

Christchurch, 4 September 2015: As Christchurch commemorates the fifth anniversary of the September 2010 earthquakes today, a sign of resurgence was symbolised with the official opening of the city’s largest hotel – the 264-room BreakFree on Cashel. Read more »

Domestic Schedule Revealed

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

Friday, 4 September 2015

Domestic Schedule Revealed

The return of afternoon T20 matches to Eden Park Outer Oval is the Auckland highlight of an exciting domestic schedule. Read more »

Pushpay expands into Canada

Press Release – Duncan Cotterill

Pushpay expands into Canada

Auckland, New Zealand | Redmond, Washington, USA – 4 September 2015

Pushpay Holdings Limited (NZSX:PAY) (‘Pushpay’ or ‘the Company’) announces that its payment solutions that facilitate fast, secure and easy non-point of sale payments are now available in Canada. Read more »

Emirates celebrates record aircraft delivery

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates celebrates record aircraft delivery

Emirates has celebrated the company record arrival of four new aircraft in one day, affirming its commitment to flying a modern, efficient and comfortable fleet. The bumper delivery yesterday included two Boeing 777-300ERs, one Boeing 777 Freighter and one Airbus A380 aircraft. Read more »

Pumpkin Patch appoints Dave Foster as CFO

Article – BusinessDesk

Pumpkin Patch appoints Dave Foster as CFO

By Suze Metherell

Sept. 4 (BusinessDesk) – Pumpkin Patch has appointed Dave Foster as its chief financial officer to replace Steve Mackay, who quit the ailing children’s clothing chain after less than a year. Read more »

2015 National Top Shop Award Winners Announced

Press Release – Retail NZ

2015 National Top Shop Award Winners Announced

Gisborne’s Specsavers has been named the best store in the country, winning the National Supreme Award at the Retail NZ Top Shop Awards in Christchurch tonight. Carvin Streetwear from Gore and Warehouse Stationery Royal Oak were both named runners up. Read more »

Absconder sought

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Absconder sought


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Serious assault leads to cordons in Whitianga

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Serious assault leads to cordons in Whitianga

As an area of Whitianga remains cordoned off following an overnight assault that left a man fighting for his life, Waikato Police warn commuters, particularly secondary school students, to factor this in to their morning commute. Read more »

NZ dollar slips as Chinese intervention calms markets

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar slips as Chinese intervention calms markets, US payrolls loom

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell after intervention by China to prop up ailing equities calmed volatile markets ahead of this week’s US employment data, which may keep alive chances of a rate hike by the Federal Reserve this month. Read more »

Commissioner Acknowledges Retiring Solicitor-General

Press Release – State Services Commission

STATE SERVICES COMMISSION MEDIA RELEASE

3 September 2015

State Services Commissioner Acknowledges Retiring Solicitor-General Read more »

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