Unitec to introduce Gender Affirmation Policy

Press Release – UNITEC

Unitec first NZ tertiary institution to introduce Gender Affirmation Policy for staff and students

Auckland, 15 February, 2018 – Unitec Institute of Technology is the first tertiary provider in New Zealand to introduce a Gender Affirmation Policy in recognition of both staff and students who undertake a gender affirmation process while they are working or studying at Unitec. Read more »

Democrats Abroad New Zealand Announces 2018 AGM

Press Release – Democrats Abroad

AUCKLAND (16, Feb. 2018) – Democrats Abroad New Zealand (DANZ) will be holding our Annual General Meeting in Auckland at The Good Home on Saturday, 03 March at noon. For members wishing to attend who are not in the Auckland area, a WebEx link is available. Read more »

Māori Television to Broadcast WWE

Press Release – Maori Television

Māori Television to Broadcast WWE® Programming on Free-to-Air TV For the First Time in New Zealand
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Crusty’s Pizza Burger wins Menulog’s Favourite Restaurant

Press Release – Menulog

Crusty’s Pizza Burger wins Menulog’s Favourite Restaurant in 2018 Summer Awards

14 February 2018 – Auckland pizzeria and burger restaurant Crusty’s Pizza Burger has won most popular restaurant in the Menulog Restaurant Awards for summer 2017/18. Read more »

Water complaints scheme established for Aucklanders

Press Release – Utilities Disputes

Water complaints scheme established for Aucklanders

The disputes resolution service for utility companies will now take public enquiries and complaints about water in the Auckland region. Read more »

Auckland Airport FY18 Interim Results

Press Release – Auckland Airport

FY18 Interim Results: Delivering infrastructure

Auckland Airport has today announced its financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2017. Read more »

Northland DHB On Its Way Toward Sustainability Goal

Press Release – Northland DHB

DHB On Its Way Toward Sustainability Goal
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Northland DHB’s Carbon Footprint and Year Overview 2016-17 report has captured a number of successes, the most significant being a nine percent reduction in the organisation’s carbon footprint (refer to graph ‘Results: a reduction of 9 percent of our CO2e). Read more »

Cameras on boats – a vital step forward

Press Release – LegaSea

Recreational fishing group LegaSea is calling on Minister of Fisheries Stuart Nash to stand firm against industry pressure to dump the introduction of cameras and electronic monitoring on commercial fishing boats. Read more »

Wrong to Call Abortion Health Care

Press Release – Family Life International

Abortion Supervisory Committee Wrong to Call Abortion Health Care
The Abortion Supervisory Committee’s call for greater access to abortion as health care and specifically for the people in South Auckland is of serious concern. Read more »

Teachers parade with pride

Press Release – PPTA

Teachers parade with pride

For the first time, early childhood, primary and secondary teachers will be marching together in the Auckland Pride Parade. Read more »

Well-known Wellingtonians to narrate Peter and the Wolf

Press Release – New Zealand Festival

Well-known Wellingtonians to narrate Peter and the Wolf for New Zealand Festival in March

Follow Peter as he travels deep into the woods, vanquish your fear, but don’t look behind you … Read more »

CORRECT: QEX shares jump 80% on debut

Article – BusinessDesk

CORRECT: QEX shares jump 80% on debut as logistics firm joins NXT

(Fixes incorrect listing price in 2nd paragraph and percentage gain in headline, lede; updates current price in 2nd paragraph) Read more »

CBL chief operating officer quits amidst share suspension

Article – BusinessDesk

CBL chief operating officer quits amidst share suspension

By Sophie Boot

Feb. 15 (BusinessDesk) – CBL Corp’s chief operating officer Suzanne Tindal has quit the company, as the company’s stock remains suspended from the NZX over continuous disclosure concerns. Read more »

Top businesswomen call for gender diversity and pay equality

Press Release – Journey To Excellence

Five high profile business women are joining forces to improve the gender equality stakes in New Zealand. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Feb 15

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS
Question No. Read more »

Sky Tower joins landmarks lighting for Chinese New Year

Press Release – Sky City

Sky Tower joins landmarks lighting for Chinese New Year

The Sky Tower’s red and gold glow on Auckland’s skyline is extra special this year with the icon joining some of the tallest towers around the world to celebrate Chinese New Year. Read more »

Ground-breaking Māori business programme in Hamilton

Press Release – Callaghan Innovation

Ka tū papahū a “Kōkiri” ki Kirikiriroa

Ground-breaking Māori business programme begins in Hamilton Read more »

Mediaworks new channel and Dancing with the Stars

Press Release – Mediaworks

MEDIAWORKS LAUNCHING NEW CHANNEL – THREELIFE,
GILDA KIRKPATRICK AND DAVID SEYMOUR CONFIRMED FOR Read more »

Finalists announced for the Norwood Rural Sports Awards

Press Release – Norwood Rural Sports Awards

A stellar line-up of rural sport athletes, representing an array of disciplines, have been announced as finalists for New Zealand’s premier celebration of rural sports – the Norwood New Zealand Rural Sports Awards. Read more »

QEX shares jump 29% on debut as logistics firm joins NXT

Article – BusinessDesk

QEX shares jump 29% on debut as logistics firm joins NXT

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 15 (BusinessDesk) – QEX Logistics shares jumped 29 percent on their debut to the small-cap NXT market in the first new listing of 2018. Read more »