Interns to build understanding of Asian business cultures

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Interns to build understanding of Asian business cultures

Top New Zealand students and graduates are investing in their future careers by spending their summer on business internships in Asia. Read more »

Ford New Zealand year-on-year growth tops 25 per cent

Press Release – Ford New Zealand

Ford New Zealand year-on-year growth tops 25 per cent

• Ford growth in New Zealand is more than 20 percentage points ahead other brands in the top three
• Ford Focus charges to #3 in segment; Mustang leads sports segment
• NZ’s #1 new vehicle, Read more »

New artistic staff for national choirs

Press Release – Choirs Aotearoa NZ Trust

MEDIA RELEASE

For immediate release

7 December 2016

New artistic staff for national choirs

Dr Karen Grylls has been re-appointed as Artistic Director for Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir (VOICES) and The New Zealand Youth Choir (NZYC) while newcomer and Wellingtonian Michael Stewart was appointed as NZYC’s new Deputy Music Director. Read more »

New Artists Join Raggamuffin X Line-up

Press Release – Ragamuffin Festival

Media Release: For Immediate Release

New Artists Join Raggamuffin X Line-up

Two New International Artists Announced
10th Anniversary Event
Pure Reggae Line-up Read more »

Silence from Government & Council on comprehensive solution

Press Release – Leonie Freeman

Media release

Strictly embargoed until Wednesday 7th December 2016 at 9am (NZST)

Silence from Government and Council on comprehensive solution to Auckland’s Housing Crisis Read more »

Simon Gault buys into Cocavo

Press Release – Simon Gault

December 7, 2015

World First Simply Too Good To Resist

Five Percent Limited signs shareholding purchase agreement with Cocavo Limited Read more »

Tash Sultana Announces New Zealand Tour in May 2017

Press Release – CRS Management

TASH SULTANA ANNOUNCES NEW ZEALAND TOUR IN MAY 2017 Read more »

GP fees too high for cancer patients

Press Release – Head and Neck Cancer Survivors’ Support Network

From Head and Neck Cancer Survivors’ Support Network

A head and neck cancer patient moving to Auckland after 40 years in Rotorua and Whangarei couldn’t believe her eyes when she saw the high GP fees nearly everywhere north of the bridge. Read more »

Excellence recognised at EVANZ Awards

Press Release – Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand

Media Release: Wednesday 7th December

EXCELLENCE RECOGNISED AT AWARDS DINNER

The Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) present Read more »

Greens call for end to harmful fishing techniques

Press Release – Green Party

7 December 2016

Greens call for end to harmful fishing techniques that are killing Tikapa Moana/the Hauraki Gulf

The Green Party is calling on the Government to end bottom trawling, dredging, purse seining and other destructive fishing methods in Tikapa Moana/the Hauraki Gulf, which damage the ecosystem and put livelihoods at risk. Read more »

Protecting the Integrity of NZ Food in Overseas Markets

Press Release – Asia Pacific Food Integrity

Conference to Help Exporters Protect the Integrity of New Zealand Food in Overseas Markets

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Protecting the integrity of the food New Zealand exports to the rest of the world is one of the key topics of discussion at the 2017 Food Integrity Conference. Read more »

The Classic Comedy Club presents Ha!

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

The Classic Comedy Club presents
Ha!
The Classic Comedy Summer Fest
Fri 27 Jan to Mon 6 Feb 2017 Read more »

Story of German submarine’s NZ visit recognised

Press Release – Massey University

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Story of German submarine’s NZ visit recognised

Family of a Gisborne man fascinated by Nazi Germany’s most distant war patrol into New Zealand waters in 1945 presented his book investigating this little-known slice of WW II war history to Massey University’s Manawatū library this week. Read more »

Poll: Public aren’t buying talk of property crash

Press Release – New Zealand Property Institute

Media Release

07 December 2016

0500 EMBARGO

Property Institute Poll: Public aren’t buying talk of property crash

A Property Institute poll of public perceptions has revealed that foreign investors are copping the blame for having the biggest impact on New Zealand house prices – while a clear majority of people don’t believe those talking up a property market crash. Read more »

New alcohol delivery services prompt concern

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

7th December 2016

New alcohol delivery services prompt concern about increased alcohol-related harm

In recent weeks several alcohol delivery services have promoted their businesses in the New Zealand media. The news website Stuff reported on one in Hamilton and another in Auckland. Read more »

Fruit in Schools reaches record number of kids

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

Minister of Health

7 December 2016
Fruit in Schools reaches record number of kids

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says this year’s expansion of the successful Fruit in Schools initiative to a record 547 schools has had a positive impact. Read more »

New plan outlines path forward for Hauraki Gulf

Press Release – Sea Change

STRICTLY EMBARGOED till 6pm Tuesday 6 December 2016

New plan outlines path forward for Hauraki Gulf Read more »

Oyster Bay owner Delegat to raise prices in UK

Article – BusinessDesk

Tuesday 06 December 2016 03:34 PM

Oyster Bay owner Delegat to raise prices in UK, citing Brexit vote

By Edwin Mitson

Dec. 6 (BusinessDesk) – Delegat Group, the owner of Oyster Bay wine, has warned it will have to increase prices in the UK due to the sustained weakness of the pound following the vote for Britain to leave the European Union. Read more »

Proposed Ngawha wood mill mothballed by government

Article – BusinessDesk

Tuesday 06 December 2016 04:53 PM

Proposed Ngawha wood mill mothballed by government

By Edwin Mitson

Dec. 6 (BusinessDesk) – Plans to build a new wood processing facility at Ngawha in Northland have been put on ice by Northland Inc, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and the Ministry for Primary Industries. Read more »

State care reform Bill passes third reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Anne Tolley

Minister for Social Development
6 December 2016
State care reform Bill passes third reading

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the first set of major reforms in the overhaul of care and protection have passed a third reading in Parliament. Read more »