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Heartland keen to beef up profitable reverse mortgage book

Article – BusinessDesk

Heartland keen to beef up profitable $1 bln reverse mortgage book

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Heartland Bank says it would be happy to grow the size of its $1 billion reverse mortgage loan book after the business delivered “strong” earnings, especially in Australia. Read more »

Meccano menswear chain enters Voluntary Administration

Press Release – KordaMentha

KordaMentha partners, Grant Graham and Neale Jackson, have been appointed Voluntary Administrators by the Board of menswear clothing retailer, Meccano 2016 Limited, trading as Meccano. Read more »

Partnership schools thriving despite uncertain future

Press Release – E Tipu e Rea

New Zealand’s partnership schools have full to overflowing rolls at the start of the new academic year, despite an uncertain future. Read more »

Bray leads from the front at first Prokart Series round

Press Release – KartSport

Kiwi karting international Daniel Bray got his 2018 Molecule ProKart Series campaign off to the best possible start at the opening round at the annual TRC Toyota Levin Trans-Tasman kart race meeting in Palmerston North over the weekend. Read more »

Rare, multi-million dollar Ford collection on show

Press Release – Transport World

A multi-million dollar Ford motorsport exhibition is on at Bill Richardson Transport World for the next month. The Celebrating Ford Motorsport exhibition is a Ford racing collection that includes 20 cars, all monumental to the history of Ford motorsport in New Zealand. Read more »

“Bike the bridge” kicks off Zero Carbon Act Cycle Tour

Press Release – Generation Zero

Generation Zero kicked off a cycle tour which will go from Auckland to Wellington starting with the “Bike the Bridge” event on Sunday 18th February. The cycle tour is the first of a number of initiatives that Generation Zero has planned before the start of the government’s official consultation on the Zero Carbon Bill in May. Read more »

Soltius ups predictive analytics offerings

Press Release – Soltius New Zealand

Soltius ups predictive analytics offerings with Data Scientist appointment

Habib Baluwala to focus on providing customers with actionable insights through analytics, IoT, AI and machine learning Read more »

Drums of Fire Light up of Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Arts Festival

Drums of Fire Light up Streets Of Auckland

In celebration of 2018 heralding the tenth Auckland Arts Festival, a special, free event will pulse through streets and alleyways of Auckland city in March. Read more »

Focus on health technology at D5 Digital Government Showcase

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Focus on health technology at D5 Digital Government Showcase
Date: 21 February 2018

The Ministry of Health is partnering with The University of Auckland to share health technology innovations at the D5 Digital Government Showcase in Wellington today. Read more »

Lid lifted on unique WW1 stories

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern

Prime Minister
Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage
21 February 2018

Lid lifted on unique WW1 stories Read more »

Free Cyberwar Screening at The Fraud Film Festival

Press Release – 818 Entertainment

Free Cyberwar Screening at The NZ International Fraud Film Festival

Aucklanders are invited to a free screening exploring the grubby professional and personal revelations exposed by the most audacious computer hacks of the decade. Read more »

Calling all aspiring music producers!

Press Release – IGNITE

Calling all aspiring music producers!

Ignite Opens Its Doors to Young Kiwi Producers Aged 15-18 Read more »

University of Auckland opens new innovation hub

Press Release – University of Auckland

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018

University of Auckland opens new innovation and entrepreneurship hub to foster new ventures
The University of Auckland today launches the Unleash Space, a new innovation and entrepreneurship hub to grow ideas into ventures. Read more »

RoboPā gains further funding to engage Māori youth

Press Release – Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

RoboPā gains further funding to engage Māori youth

A robotics initiative by Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi has been awarded increased funding to support the growth of computational thinking among Māori students in the Gisborne, Bay of Plenty, Auckland and Northland regions. Read more »

New Zealand First welcomes Auckland Councils vote

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

NEW ZEALAND FIRST WELCOMES AUCKLAND COUNCIL VOTE

New Zealand First welcomes Auckland Councils vote to close the Waitakere Ranges due to the sprawl of Kauri Dieback. Read more »

Council Digest: further closure to protect kauri

Press Release – Auckland Council

Committee votes for further closure to protect kauri

At the first Environment and Community Committee meeting of the year today, Read more »

Women’s healthcare at Auckland DHB far from ‘excellent’

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

In the face of staffing shortages and a poor culture in Women’s Health at ADHB, NZNO shares the concerns expressed by the College of Midwives about patient and staff safety. Read more »

Committee votes for further closure to protect Kauri

Press Release – Auckland Council

At the first Environment and Community Committee meeting of the year today, councillors voted unanimously for the closure of all forested areas within the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park (with exceptions that will be consulted on in the coming weeks), and high-risk tracks in kauri lands of the Hunua Ranges, to increase protection against kauri dieback. Read more »

City Rail Loop Tender Delay

Press Release – City Rail Link

The release of tender documents for the City Rail Link tunnels and stations will be delayed by up to three months following the withdrawal of a preferred bidder from the process. Read more »

Heating up: Innovator of the Year finalists taking on world

Press Release – Farmshed Lads

Heating up: New Zealand Innovator of the Year finalists taking on the world with heat detection device

A low-cost device designed to detect when cows are ovulating and ready to be inseminated has earned two Kiwi entrepreneurs a spot among the finalists in the 2018 New Zealander of the Year Awards. Read more »

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