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Does ketamine prevent chronic pain after surgery?

Press Release – The Australian and NZ College of Anaesthetists

Tuesday May 3, 2016

Does ketamine prevent chronic pain after surgery?

Using a pain-reliever called ketamine during surgery and as part of pain relief afterwards could cut the risk of the patient developing chronic pain by up to half. Read more »

Getty Images Appointed Official Photographic Agency for IOC

Press Release – Getty Images

Getty Images Appointed Official Photographic Agency for the International Olympic Committee

Auckland, NEW ZEALAND – 3rd May 2016: Getty Images, the world’s leader in visual communications, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced a new long-term agreement, with Read more »

Record numbers for Open Streets

Press Release – Auckland Council

Record numbers for Open Streets

Hugh Smith was one of an estimated 30,000 people who came to New Zealand’s biggest ever Open Streets festival on Karangahape Rd. Vehicles were banned and the famous road was open for people and bikes only for seven hours on Sunday, from Queen St to Ponsonby Rd, for a street festival of music, art, food, street performers and activities for kids. Read more »

CBL expects growth in Europe, Mexico and Scandinavia

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Tuesday 03 May 2016 11:32 AM

CBL expects growth in Europe, Mexico and Scandinavia this year

By Fiona Rotherham

May 3 (BusinessDesk) – CBL Corp expects its European unit will be “an outperformer” this year as new programmes the insurer started last year in France and Scandinavia ramp up. Read more »

PM’s Education Excellence Awards finalists

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata
Minister of Education

3 May 2016

PM’s Education Excellence Awards finalists
Fourteen finalists have been selected from more than 200 entries for the prestigious 2016 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today. Read more »

NZ new vehicle sales at 34 year high in April

Article – BusinessDesk

Tuesday 03 May 2016 10:54 AM

NZ new vehicle sales at 34 year high in April

By Tina Morrison

May 3 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand new vehicle sales in April rose to the highest level for the month in 34 years, led by record demand for commercial models. Read more »

Record clean up leads into South Auckland community fun walk

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release

03 May 2016

Record clean up leads into South Auckland community fun walk this weekend Read more »

Tripartite economic summit a major NZ event of the year

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Tripartite economic summit one of the major NZ events of the year

May 3, 2016

Auckland will stage one of the biggest innovation, design and business prowess events to two of the world’s leading cities, their investors and key markets at the second Tripartite Economic Alliance Summit involving sister cities Guangzhou and Los Angeles on May 16 and 17. Read more »

Te Matatini Welcomes New Executive Director

Press Release – Te Matatini

Te Matatini Welcomes New Executive Director
No stranger to Kapa Haka after many years on the national stage, new Executive Director Carl Ross is excited to be joining the Te Matatini team in a role which marries his extensive experience in strategic management and his love for the performing arts. Read more »

Air NZ sees headwinds from competition

Article – BusinessDesk

Air NZ sees headwinds from competition, capacity in 2017 after strong 2016

By Jonathan Underhill

May 3 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand says its 2017 earnings won’t match the $800 million it has forecast for 2016 as the airline faces increased competition and gets less benefit from foreign exchange hedging. Read more »

April New Vehicle Registrations Remain Buoyant

Press Release – Motor Industry Association

3 May 2016

April New Vehicle Registrations Remain Buoyant
David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says “healthy regional economies in Auckland and Christchurch combined with continued strong net immigration and competitive pricing drove the strongest new vehicles registrations in the month of April since 1982. Read more »

Mai Chen named in Top 50 Diversity Figures in Public Life

Press Release – Chen Palmer

Mai Chen named in Top 50 Diversity Figures in Public Life in Global Diversity List supported by The Economist Read more »

Support from community for SeaPath

Press Release – NZTA



MEDIA RELEASE

03 May 2016 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND
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Mediaworks boss Mark Weldon says he retains confidence

Article – BusinessDesk

Mediaworks boss Mark Weldon says he retains his board’s confidence

By Edwin Mitson

May 2 (BusinessDesk) – Mediaworks chief executive Mark Weldon has insisted he still has the confidence of the company’s board following a meeting in Auckland today. Read more »

Mediaworks And NBCuniversal Announce Joint Venture

Press Release – Mediaworks

Mediaworks And NBCuniversal International Networks Announce a Joint Venture in New Zealand to Launch Bravo – a New Free-to-Air TV Channel Read more »

Traffic collision – Greenhithe Bridge Upper Harbour Highway

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Traffic collision – Greenhithe Bridge Upper Harbour Highway – Waitemata

Traffic Incident Upper Harbour Highway. Read more »

Countdown for Next Apprentice of the Year

Press Release – Print NZ

Countdown for Next Apprentice of the Year

A shortlist of New Zealand’s finest print talent will be counting down the days to the industry’s annual gala event, as five finalists await to hear who will be named the PrintNZ Apprentice of the Year at SkyCity on May 13. Read more »

Doors open thanks to Dick Smith’s closing

Press Release – Colliers

Doors open thanks to Dick Smith’s closing

Significant-brand retailers are among those snapping up former Dick Smith’s stores Read more »

ACT’s regular bulletin: Do as We Say

Column – ACT New Zealand

Free Press

ACT’s regular bulletin

Do as We Say
Once again the Green Party has topped parliament for air travel expenses. At an average of $6,490 per MP, they edged out the Labour Party. The Nats averaged $5,342 each, NZ First MPs $5,291 and ACT $5,777. None of the Greens are Ministers or electorate MPs. Where do they go, and why should we take their environmental message seriously? Read more »

Oceania Natural shares up 7% despite missed targets

Article – BusinessDesk

Monday 02 May 2016 04:05 PM

Oceania Natural shares up 7% despite missed targets

By Edwin Mitson

May 2 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in the newly listed food supplements maker Oceania Natural rose 7% in trading today despite failing to meet company targets on revenue, distributor sales, and gross margin. Read more »

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