Lack of FMA oversight lets investigations drag on

Article – BusinessDesk

Lack of FMA oversight lets investigations drag on, NZSA chair Hawkins says

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Limited oversight of the Financial Markets Authority has let the watchdog drag its heels on investigations into listed company failures such as CBL Corp and Wynyard Group, New Zealand Shareholders’ Association chair John Hawkins says. Read more »

Robertson targets missing million in upcoming review

Article – BusinessDesk

Robertson targets missing million in upcoming KiwiSaver review

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Finance Minister Grant Robertson says next year’s review of the KiwiSaver default providers will look at ways to attract the remaining million Kiwis not in the state-sponsored scheme, but he’s reluctant to make it compulsory. Read more »

WorkSafe and Enforceable Undertakings

Press Release – Employers Assistance Ltd

An enforceable undertaking is where a duty holder (usually a Company) is found (or alleged) to be in breach of the Health & Safety at Work 2015 Act (HSWA) and accepts to follow a prescribed path to remedy the problems according to WorkSafe’s guidance. It is voluntary on the part of the duty holder, but once accepted it is legally binding and enforceable. Read more »

nib New Zealand Improves Full Year Earnings

Press Release – nib NZ

20 August 2018

nib New Zealand Improves Full Year Earnings with Member-First Approach

nib New Zealand today announced a full year underlying operating profit (UOP) of NZ$27.4 million for the 12 months to 30 June 2018 (FY18), an increase of 3.8% on the previous financial year. Premium revenue grew by 1.9% to NZ$214.9 million.
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Walk the Fan Trail to Eden Park double-header

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Walk the Fan Trail to Eden Park double-header

Auckland’s renowned Fan Trail will be operating from Ponsonby for the massive Black Ferns and All Blacks double-header at Eden Park on Saturday 25 August. Read more »

The Composer is Dead – APO investigation

Press Release – Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

THE COMPOSER IS DEAD – APO LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION

Delightful family concert in which every instrument is a prime suspect Read more »

Killer hit musical CHICAGO arrives in New Zealand this week

Press Release – Lunchbox Theatrical Productions

PRESS RELEASE


READY TO RAZZLE DAZZLE AUCKLAND & WELLINGTON Read more »

Entries open for 2019 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards

Press Release – Commercial Projects Award

Entries open for 2019 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards

Entries are now open for the 2019 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards. This prestigious awards programme, run by the Registered Master Builders Association (RMBA), sets the benchmark for commercial construction in New Zealand, and celebrates collaboration and innovation across the sector. Read more »

Concrete solutions to Auckland’s construction waste

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Concrete solutions to Auckland’s construction waste

More than $3 million of funding will help divert 40,000 tonnes of commercial and industrial waste from landfills in Auckland every year. Read more »

ATEED gives away $18,900 worth of tickets

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance can reveal that ATEED gave away 60 tickets (worth $18,900*) to Adele concerts last year. Read more »

Fresh focus on Pasifika small business

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Stuart Nash
Minister for Small Business
Hon Aupito William Sio
Minister for Pacific Peoples
20 August 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT Read more »

SWIDT Announce Headline Tour

Press Release – NicNak Media

KIWI KINGS OF HIP-HOP SWIDT ANNOUNCE HEADLINE TOUR

With support from Melodownz and illbaz Read more »

The Teskey Brothers announce NZ tour

Press Release – NicNak Media

Aussie soul-blues favourites The Teskey Brothers announce NZ tour

Australian soul-blues band, The Teskey Brothers, are returning to New Zealand for a three-date tour. Read more »

Auckland property prices fall to lowest in almost a year

Press Release – Trademe

Auckland property prices fall to lowest in almost twelve months

The average asking price for an Auckland property fell 1.6 per cent in the year to July, landing at $895,500 and its lowest point in almost 12 months, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Read more »

Fuel pipeline exercise

Press Release – Refining NZ

Reports by Radio Live this morning that Refining NZ was testing the strength of the Refinery to Auckland pipeline (RAP) at Wellsford are factually incorrect. Read more »

The One And Only – Steve Gadd & James Carter

Press Release – Rodger Fox

For the First Time in New Zealand the One And Only – Steve Gadd & James Carter


FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEW ZEALAND THE ONE AND ONLY Read more »

Secure Your Chance to See the Block NZ Houses for 2018

Press Release – Mediaworks

Secure Your Chance to See the Block NZ Houses for 2018

The chance to visit The Block NZ houses for 2018 has arrived! Read more »

Rainbow Warrior sailing to NZ to make oil history

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Rainbow Warrior sailing to NZ to make oil history
Sunday, August 19: The world famous Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is on its way to New Zealand for a tour of the country to celebrate the Government’s recent oil ban and promote clean energy opportunities. Read more »

Arrest following stabbing in Glen Eden

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Arrest following stabbing in Glen Eden”

Police have arrested a 43-year-old woman following an assault in Glen Eden this afternoon. Read more »

Fonterra ownership structure ‘not on the table’

Article – BusinessDesk

Fonterra ownership structure ‘not on the table’, says director Scott St John

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group won’t be changing its ownership structure, but is keen on bringing on partners to fund future projects, says director Scott St John. Read more »