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This weekend on The Nation…

Press Release – The Nation

This weekend on The Nation…

…it’s double trouble with two Cabinet ministers.

With the promised surplus this year seemingly off the cards, who’s going to feel the pinch in the coming year? Read more »

Ambassadors Support New Zealand Chinese Language Week

Press Release – Silvereye Communications

Ambassadors Support New Zealand Chinese Language Week

New Zealand’s Ambassador to China and the Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand have been announced as patrons of the New Zealand Chinese Language Week (NZCLW). Read more »

Dotcom et al get three-month reprieve on extradition hearing

Article – BusinessDesk

Dotcom et al get three-month reprieve on extradition hearing

By Paul McBeth
May 1 (BusinessDesk) – Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and his fellow Megaupload co-accused have won a three-month reprieve on their extradition hearing by a reluctant High Court judge. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 0.2% weekly decline

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 0.2% weekly decline as markets eye central banks

By Paul McBeth
May 1 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.2 percent weekly decline against the greenback as markets digest the Reserve Bank’s formal shift to an easing bias, and ahead of next week’s monetary policy review in Australia. Read more »

Niue to sponsor Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

Press Release – Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

Niue to sponsor Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

The Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge is getting a Pacific flavour with the small island country of Niue joining the event as a sponsor. Read more »

Regions pay price for inaction on housing

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

1 May 2015
Regions pay price for inaction on housing

New figures put the cost of an average Auckland home at $800,000 and show large parts of the country facing stagnant or falling property values, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. Read more »

Health And Fitness Programme a Quiet Revolution

Press Release – Waikato District Health Board

Ten Years on, Health And Fitness Programme a Quiet Revolution

Pirongia School in the Waikato has thrown out pizza and fish and chips in the tuck shop, in favour of healthier wraps, baked potatoes, veggie fried rice and waffles with yoghurt. Read more »

Māori Television to Screen Auckland First XV Rugby

Press Release – Maori TV

FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015

Māori Television to Screen Auckland First XV Rugby
Māori Television has entered into a partnership with the Auckland Rugby Union to broadcast Auckland’s 1st XV rugby competition on free-to-air television.
Each week, the channel will screen an exclusive replay of the Match of the Round from the prestigious 1A competition in The Rugby Show, which will air on Sundays at 12.30pm from May 3. Read more »

National needs to stop acting casual about RMA reform

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

National needs to stop acting casual about RMA reform
May 1, 2015. 3:40pm
ACT is challenging the government to give up on small-time interventions like HomeStart and special housing areas, and instead take RMA reform seriously. Read more »

Country’s Top Steaks Make The Cut

Press Release – Beef And Lamb NZ

FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015
Country’s Top Steaks Make The Cut

Following today’s semi-final taste test, the 20 most succulent steaks in New Zealand have been named as finalists in the 2015 Beef and Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin Competition. Read more »

SEEK data shows increase in customer centric roles

Press Release – SEEK

SEEK data shows increase in customer centric roles despite digital advancements

The Banking and Financial Services industry is providing healthy returns to Kiwi jobseekers with employment opportunities in the sector up 52% in the year to March 2015, according to SEEK’s latest Employment Market Report. Read more »

Sexual Violation – Albany – Waitemata

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Sexual Violation – Albany – Waitemata

01 May 2015

Waitematā Police investigating a sexual violation Waitematā District Police are investigating a sexual violation of a 20 year old woman in the early hours of this morning, at a reserve off Oakway and Pin Oak Drive, Schnapper Rock Road, Albany. A man, unknown to the victim, sexually assaulted the victim and then ran from the scene. Read more »

Little Miss Eva Mitchell has a healthy home thanks to DVS

Press Release – DVS

Little Miss Eva Mitchell has a healthy home thanks to DVS

When Eva Mitchell’s mum Tiff asked her 29,000 Facebook fans for ideas on how to get a drier, healthier, warmer home, all she expected were a few tips and recommendations. Instead, the family received a warmer, drier, healthier home, thanks to Kiwi company DVS. Read more »

Migration curbs, tweaked inflation target not warranted

Article – BusinessDesk

Migration curbs, tweaked inflation target not warranted, says English

By Pattrick Smellie

May 1 (BusinessDesk) – The government is not considering curbing immigration to New Zealand, despite its contribution to rising house prices, especially in Auckland, and the additional pressure it places on government spending in areas such as education, said Finance Minister Bill English. Read more »

NZ Aged Care Association appoints new Chief Executive

Press Release – Aged Care Association

1 May 2015

NZ Aged Care Association appoints new Chief Executive

Simon Wallace has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA). Read more »

Port decision jeopardises cruise sector & NZ economy

Press Release – Cruise New Zealand

Port decision jeopardises cruise sector & NZ economy
1 May 2015
Not proceeding with the full expansion plans for the Ports of Auckland jeopardises the fast-growing cruise sector, and will cost Auckland and New Zealand’s economy millions of dollars, Cruise New Zealand says. Read more »

Volunteer work acknowledged by Police

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Volunteer work acknowledged by Police
By way of thanks to the more than 120 volunteers who assisted police the venue environs and transport services during the four ICC Cricket World Cup matches in Auckland, Auckland City District Police have invited them all to an awards ceremony and dinner at the Auckland Town Hall on Saturday May 2. Read more »

New general manager of people and safety at Auckland Airport

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport announces new general manager of people and safety

Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Anna Cassels-Brown as the new general manager of people and safety. Read more »

Mayor acknowledges need to review funding sources

Press Release – Linda Cooper

1 May 2015

Mayor acknowledges need to review funding sources
Mayor Brown has acknowledged the need for Auckland Council to review its mix of funding sources between now and the next Annual Plan, saying in his final proposal for the Long Term Plan (LTP): Read more »

“Got A Trade?” has Kiwi Ferns’ backs

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

“Got A Trade?” has Kiwi Ferns’ backs
New Zealand Rugby League and the NZ Kiwi Ferns are excited to welcome Got A Trade? Got It Made! as a sponsor of the women’s international programme. Read more »

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