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Air NZ shares edge up as earnings outlook hangs over profit

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 26 August 2016 12:44 PM

Air NZ shares edge up as earnings outlook hangs over record 2016 result

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Māori Music Month celebrated on Auckland’s trains

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport media release
26 August 2016

Māori Music Month celebrated on Auckland’s trains
On a rainy Wednesday afternoon South Auckland’s train passengers were treated to a performance by local singers celebrating Māori Music Month. Read more »

St John named official charity for World Masters Games 2017

Press Release – World Masters Games

St John named official charity for World Masters Games 2017
St John is the official charity partner for World Masters Games 2017, with radio DJ and WMG2017 ambassador Dom Harvey first out of the starting blocks to support the cause. Read more »

AUT stroke expert’s global contribution recognised

Press Release – Health Research Council

AUT stroke expert’s global contribution recognised
Professor Valery Feigin has tonight been recognised for his outstanding contribution to stroke and traumatic brain injury research at a special ceremony at Auckland University of Technology. Read more »

Love bus drives vote message to Aucklanders

Press Release – Auckland Council

26 August 2016
Love bus drives vote message to Aucklanders
Driving democracy to young and ethnically diverse voters is behind Auckland Council’s Love Bus. Read more »

POROPOROAKI: Honouring Monty Daniels (1929-2016)

Press Release – The Maori Party

26 August 2016

POROPOROAKI: Honouring Monty Daniels (1929-2016)

Ka tanuku, ka tanuku.

Ka tanuku te toka o Aorangi maunga e koro Monty whakangaro atu rā. Read more »

Maintenance work may impact motorists on Northern Motorway

Press Release – NZTA

26 August 2016 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND
Maintenance work may impact motorists using Northern Motorway

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists they may be affected by maintenance work on the Northern Motorway between Oteha Valley Road and Silverdale starting on Monday 29 August. Read more »

Coleman: New Zealand College of Midwives conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

Minister of Health
26 August 2016 Speech notes
New Zealand College of Midwives conference, Auckland Read more »

Women’s Title fight gets an upgrade

Press Release – BTW Promotions

Women’s Title fight gets an upgrade
On September 24th in Auckland, New Zealand, The Tongan Goddess Nailini Helu will go against Ange Davis. Read more »

Dunne: Closing of Mental Health Services Conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon Peter Dunne

Associate Minister of Health
26 August 2016 Speech
Closing of Mental Health Services Conference Read more »

Flexible” Drone Regulations Add Concern for NZ Pilots

Press Release – New Zealand Airline Pilots’ Association

Flexible” Drone Regulations Add Concern for NZ Pilots
The concerns of New Zealand pilots and air traffic controllers about the ‘woeful inadequacy’ of safety regulation around the commercial use of drones, or Unmanned Aerial System/Vehicles (UAS), are yet to be taken seriously, the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) said today. Read more »

Okay to swim at most popular swim spots; NRC

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

26 August, 2016
Okay to swim at most popular swim spots; NRC

The vast majority of Northland’s most popular coastal swimming spots – and most of their freshwater equivalents –are suitable for swimming all or most of the time, regional council data shows. Read more »

Full EUS service reducing pain and the need for surgery

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

26 August 2016

Full EUS service reducing pain, discomfort and the need for surgery

Two highly-trained specialists and the latest in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) technology are enabling Capital & Coast DHB to detect some cancers earlier, reduce the need for surgery, minimise pain, and lower recovery times for many patients. Read more »

Delegat to pay bigger dividend

Article – BusinessDesk

Delegat to pay bigger dividend after posting record annual operating profit

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Delegat Group will pay a bigger dividend to shareholders after reporting a record operating profit for the 2016 financial year, with North American sales driving revenue growth. Read more »

Overcrowding Annoys Gym Goers

Press Release – Canstar

Overcrowding Annoys Gym Goers

Over half of New Zealanders say gym overcrowding is their biggest pet hate Read more »

Phoning home helps threatened languages live on

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

26 August 2016

Phoning home helps threatened languages live on

Mobile phones, computers and other technology are often thought to erode the unique cultural identities of small communities, but Victoria University of Wellington Professor of Linguistics Miriam Meyerhoff argues the opposite can be true. Read more »

Awards recognise outstanding contribution to Pacific health

Press Release – Pacific Health Service

26 August 2016
Awards recognise outstanding contribution to Pacific health
The Pasifika Medical Association Service Awards and Life Awards 2016 recognises the outstanding service made by Pacific medical practitioners to their communities. Read more »

Reduce the rates burden and get it done

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Chamber of Commerce

Media Statement
Friday 26th August 2016
Reduce the rates burden, get the ingredients right, and get it done – Wellington Chamber Local Government Manifesto
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The search is on for NZ’s most beautiful town

Press Release – Keep New Zealand Beautiful

The search is on for NZ’s most beautiful town, city and suburb!

Friday 26th August 2016
Is your town, city or suburb the most beautiful in New Zealand? Read more »

CBL first-half profit falls 19%

Article – BusinessDesk

CBL first-half profit falls 19% currency losses offset growth in premiums

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) – CBL Corp posted an 18 percent fall in first-half profit as losses on foreign exchange movements offset improved earnings and growth in the credit surety and financial risk insurer’s gross written premiums. Read more »

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