Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

ComCom lays 9 charges against Warehouse’s Noel Leeming

Article – BusinessDesk

ComCom lays 9 charges against Warehouse’s Noel Leeming for misleading consumers about their rights

By Tina Morrison

April 27 (BusinessDesk) – The Commerce Commission has laid nine charges against Noel Leeming, alleging the retailer misled consumers about their rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act. Read more »

Vector urges the public to prepare for further bad weather

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vector urges the public to prepare for further bad weather this weekend

Auckland energy distributor Vector is urging the public to be extra careful and vigilant around trees throughout Auckland, as the weather looks set to worsen this weekend. Read more »

The Search is on for NZ’s Next Top Butcher

Press Release – Retail Meat New Zealand

The Search is on for New Zealand’s Next Top Butcher

Knives are being sharpened as the search begins for the best butchers in New Zealand, with entries for the 2018 Alto Butcher and ANZCO Foods Butcher Apprentice of the Year competition now open. Read more »

Jumpstarters graduate in Mt. Roskill

Press Release – YMCA

Twelve people have graduated from Jumpstart at the YMCA Cameron Pools, Mount Roskill, joining over 950 other Kiwis who have already completed the 10-week diabetes health management programme across the country in the last three years. Read more »

Save more than $1 million by choosing an apartment

Press Release – REINZ

Buyers could save more than $1 million by choosing an apartment as their entry point into top Auckland suburbs says REINZ Read more »

SME benefits from a living wage far outweigh costs

Press Release – Nexgen

SME benefits from a living wage far outweigh costs

Contrary to a lot of scaremongering, most small businesses should be able to afford to pay staff a living wage and will most certainly benefit from attracting and retaining higher calibre people, provided they introduce the change incrementally. Read more »

Record number of Aucklanders back better transport

Press Release – Auckland Council

Record number of Aucklanders back better transport, cleaner water and environmental protection

• Majority support for increased investment to address longstanding issues
• Fuel tax, environment and water targeted rate supported
• Record 30,000 responses to 10-year Budget consultation Read more »

Call for duck hunters to stay safe

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Shooting ducks from dinghies and other boats can be a dangerous past-time – and with the new season about to start hunters are reminded to wear lifejackets and take communication devices with them on the water. Read more »

Annual visitor arrivals up more than 1.2 million

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Annual visitor arrivals up more than 1.2 million in five years – Media release

27 April 2018 Read more »

Name release – fatal Dairy Flat crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Name release – fatal Dairy Flat crash”

Police can now release the name of the person killed in a fatal motorcycle crash on Dairy Flat Highway on Wednesday 25th April. Read more »

Customs warns online child exploitation offenders

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

Customs is warning tech-savvy online offenders they will be caught, with three men arrested in separate stings across the country this month for trading child exploitation material. Read more »

Executive search firms SandriWalsh and Rosenberg merge

Press Release – SWR Group

Executive search firms SandriWalsh and Rosenberg merge to create SWR Group

– New level of search presence and capability through technology, research and collaboration – Read more »

Kiwis see benefits of international tourism for NZ

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Kiwis see benefits of international tourism for NZ

Following a record summer for international visitor arrivals, the majority of New Zealanders remain positive about the impact of tourism and overall sentiment has slightly improved, according to the latest Mood of the Nation research released today. Read more »

Vancouver’s Empty Homes Tax

Press Release – Christchurch Progressive Network

Vancouver’s Empty Homes Tax

The Christchurch Progressive Network has written to Housing Minister Phil Twyford urging the government to consider implementing an Empty Homes Tax similar to the tax recently introduced in Vancouver, Canada. Read more »

Charges filed against Noel Leeming

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Release No. 121

Charges filed against Noel Leeming for misrepresenting consumers’ rights

The Commerce Commission has laid nine charges against retailer Noel Leeming Group Limited (Noel Leeming), for alleged misrepresentations about consumers’ rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act (CGA). Read more »

Council to consider allowing pets on public transport

Press Release – Cathy Casey

Friday 27 April 2018
From the Office of Auckland Councillor Cathy Casey

Auckland Council to consider allowing pets on public transport Read more »

Govt drops charges against Greenpeace

Press Release – Greenpeace

Govt drops charges against Greenpeace following Amazon Warrior action

Source: Greenpeace
Friday, April 27: Today Greenpeace has been advised that the charges laid against the organisation for action last April to stop the Amazon Warrior seismic blasting for oil at sea are to be dropped. Read more »

Aussie operations key to growth at Fletcher Building

Article – BusinessDesk

Aussie operations key to growth at Fletcher Building, CEO says

By Nikki Mandow

April 27 (BusinessDesk) – Fletcher Building chief executive Ross Taylor says restructuring the company’s Australian operations and pushing up margins across the Tasman is one key to growth over the whole business. Read more »

Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards 2018

Press Release – Food Producer Awards

Clevedon Buffalo Co. Named Supreme Champion Of
Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards 2018 Read more »

Timber King, NZ Steel Distributor ordered to pay $401k

Article – BusinessDesk

Timber King, NZ Steel Distributor ordered to pay $401k over steel mesh misrepresentations

By Paul McBeth

April 26 (BusinessDesk) – Related building products companies Timber King and NZ Steel Distributor have been fined $400,950 after pleading guilty to making false and misleading representations about their steel mesh products used to strengthen buildings. Read more »

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