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Z looks at car-sharing start-ups and more as sunset looms

Article – BusinessDesk

Z looks at car-sharing start-ups, Amazon parcel lockers, as sunset looms for fossil fuels

By Sophie Boot

June 21 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy is a petrol retailer in an increasingly unwelcoming world. And as fossil fuels fall further out of favour, it’s looking to car-sharing start-ups and parcel collection in its next evolution. Read more »

Restaurant Brand affirms annual earnings guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

Restaurant Brand affirms annual earnings guidance, on look-out for US director

By Paul McBeth

June 21 (BusinessDesk) – Restaurant Brands New Zealand, which operates the local KFC, Pizza Hut, Starbucks Coffee and Carl’s Jr brands, affirmed guidance for annual earnings to rise 10 percent and said it’s looking for a US director as it scouts out new opportunities in mainland America. Read more »

“Trade for All” in the EU NZ FTA Offers No New Direction

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

‘As negotiations begin on the first free trade agreement that this Government has not inherited from National, Trade Minister David Parker will count his blessings that he can share the stage with the seemingly benign European Union’, says University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey. Read more »

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomes baby girl

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomes baby girl

The Prime Minister’s Office can confirm that Jacinda Ardern has given birth to a healthy baby girl. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – June 21

Press Release – Hansard


Question No. 1—Prime Minister Read more »

Nadia Reid – Weekend Shows Postponed

Press Release – The Label


Due to circumstances outside of our control, Nadia’s shows for this weekend have been cancelled. Read more »

Library Closures Confirmed

Press Release – AUSA

Press Release: Library Closures Confirmed

“AUSA condemns the decision made today by the University of Auckland to close five specialist libraries, despite the outpouring of anger and concern throughout the process from both staff and students”, says AUSA President Anna Cusack. Read more »

Northcote Wharf closure “deeply disappointing” for community

Press Release – Shore Action


21st June 2018

Northcote Wharf closure “deeply disappointing” for community

Northcote Point’s popular ferry wharf was closed at 4pm on Wednesday 20th June until further notice. This was after Auckland Transport’s routine condition assessment on the wharf revealed further deterioration. Read more »

Transport Minister misleads again

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

21 June 2018

Transport Minister misleads again

Transport Minister Phil Twyford has added another misleading statement to his fast-climbing tally, National’s Transport spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross says. Read more »

List of Waitakere Ranges tracks considered safe

Press Release – Te Kawerau a Maki

PRESS RELEASE – 21 June 2018

Te Kawerau a Maki would like to clarify and confirm the list of tracks within and surrounding the Waitakere Ranges forested area (the Waitakere Rahui) that are currently* considered safe to use and for which controlled public access has been authorised by Te Kawerau a Maki within the rahui area. Read more »

New Zealand and EU formally launch free trade talks

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker
Minister for Trade and Export Growth

21 June 2018 Read more »

TCDC is not considering a fuel tax

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Reports on two media outlets yesterday indicated our Council was considering a regional fuel tax, along the lines that Auckland is planning to implement. This is not the case. Read more »

Energy efficiency – coming to a home near you

Press Release – German-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce

Energy efficiency – coming to a home near you
German energy efficiency technologies are making a significant impact on the New Zealand building environment. Read more »

Govt votes down Waiheke fuel tax exemption

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

21 June 2018

MP for Auckland Central Nikki Kaye says Waiheke residents will soon be paying extortionate petrol prices as additional fuel taxes drive up the existing high prices on the island. Read more »

Best of Wairoa Māori Film Festival Showcased in Auckland

Press Release – Wairoa Film Festival

Best of Wairoa Māori Film Festival to Be Showcased in Auckland

MEDIA RELEASE: Thursday, June 21, 2018

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Growth of generosity in Auckland.

Press Release – Auckland Foundation

21 June 2018

Retiring Chair of Auckland Foundation reflects on growth of generosity in Auckland.

Current chair of Auckland Foundation, Geoff Clews, has announced that he is stepping down after four years at the helm. Joy Marslin has been elected the new Chair, with Ian Short elected to the Deputy Chair role – effective 1 August. Read more »

Gentrack acquires UK-based Evolve Analytics

Article – BusinessDesk

Gentrack acquires UK-based Evolve Analytics for 23 mln British pounds

By Margreet Dietz

June 21 (BusinessDesk) – Gentrack Group said it agreed to acquire Evolve Analytics, an energy data analysis software and services provider, for 23 million British pounds, or $44.2 million, bolstering its leading position for utility billing and customer information systems in the UK. Read more »

Circus Scholarships Fuel Confidence in Auckland Youth

Press Release – The Dust Palace

Circus Scholarships Fuel Confidence in Auckland Youth

Local Circus School offers 10 Scholarships for Underprivileged Youth Read more »

Mainfreight expects momentum to continue

Article – BusinessDesk

Mainfreight expects momentum to continue, Braid tells investors

By Margreet Dietz

June 21 (BusinessDesk) – Mainfreight, which last month reported a record full-year profit, told investors and analysts it expects momentum to continue. Read more »

Councils across country must confirm stance on fuel tax

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

21 JUNE 2018
The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union is calling on every council in New Zealand to confirm where it stands on regional fuel tax, Read more »

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