Augusta shareholders back Finance Centre sale

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Monday 25 July 2016 04:45 PM

Augusta shareholders back Finance Centre sale

By Edwin Mitson

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – Augusta Capital’s shareholders have overwhelmingly backed the sale of its Finance Centre properties in central Auckland for $96 million at a special meeting to consider the deal. Read more »

Māori/Pasifika scholarship recipients named

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata
Minister of Education

Māori/Pasifika scholarship recipients named

Education Minister Hekia Parata has today congratulated 30 highly-accomplished Māori and Pasifika student teachers who have been awarded Kupe Scholarships. Read more »

Buckley Systems doubles factory space

Article – BusinessDesk

Electromagnet manufacturer Buckley Systems doubles factory space

By Fiona Rotherham

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland-based manufacturer Buckley Systems has almost doubled its factory space to meet demand for its precision electromagnets. Read more »

Property investors should be encouraged – not discouraged

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Property investors should be encouraged – not discouraged – to help solve housing shortage …

Slapping lending restrictions on property investors does nothing to solve the housing stock shortage, and could make it worse, says Auckland Chamber head, Michael Barnett. It certainly won’t get more houses built. Read more »

Avondale Police looking for man who cut off bracelet

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Avondale Police looking for man who has cut off his home detention bracelet”

Avondale Police are looking for Alaric Eccleston, who has breached his home detention conditions by cutting off his bracelet and fleeing. Read more »

Andrew Little speech to LGNZ conference

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party

Andrew Little
Leader of the Opposition
MEDIA STATEMENT

25 July 2016

Andrew Little speech to LGNZ conference Read more »

Singapore Airlines Appoints Manager for Wellington

Press Release – Singapore Airlines

25 July 2016

Singapore Airlines Appoints Manager for Wellington and South Island

Singapore Airlines today announced the appointment of Ms Kate Mayo as Manager Wellington and South Island as preparations continue ahead of the launch of the historic ‘Capital Express’ in September. Read more »

Alibaba Group commits to ANZ market

Press Release – Alibaba Group

Alibaba Group commits to ANZ market
Ramps up local operations

Alibaba Group President, Michael Evans, visits Australia and New Zealand to meet with senior business, industry and government figures Read more »

Top tips to avoiding imminent cyber attacks

Press Release – Staples Rodway

25th July 2016

Top tips to avoiding imminent cyber attacks within your business

As suggested by John Key at New Zealand’s first Cybersecurity Summit in Auckland in May, Cyber attacks are on the rise. A report published by United States security software firm Symantec last week predicts it won’t be long before local businesses are targeted. Read more »

House prices to peak next year on new supply

Article – BusinessDesk

Monday 25 July 2016 02:13 PM

House prices to peak next year on new supply, lower migration: Infometrics

By Paul McBeth

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand house prices will rise another 17 percent before peaking late next year as accelerating building activity takes time to meet the imbalance between a lack of housing stock and growing demand, says economic consultancy Infometrics. Read more »

Hugh Green’s children ask court to overrule High Court

Article – BusinessDesk

Monday 25 July 2016 02:11 PM

Two of Hugh Green’s children ask court to overrule High Court, remove their sister from family trust Read more »

Help create a better future for disabled New Zealanders

Press Release – Office for Disability Issues

Help create a better future for disabled New Zealanders

A nationwide conversation starts today on how to create a better future for the one in four New Zealanders who are limited by an impairment. Read more »

NZ levies one of the world’s lowest property purchase taxes

Press Release – UHY Haines Norton

25th July 2016

New Zealand levies one of the world’s lowest property purchase taxes on prime real estate – global UHY study reveals Read more »

The Block NZ Wins Sunday Night

Press Release – Mediaworks

The Block NZ Wins Sunday Night, MediaWorks Radio Cements Position as Number One Network in New Zealand Read more »

Backing the Black Sticks

Press Release – Massey University

Monday, July 25, 2016
Backing the Black Sticks

Black Sticks captain Simon Child has a big task ahead – uniting his team in Rio, in the hope of winning gold. But aside from the team’s love of hockey, they also have another bond – 14 of the 16-strong team, are current or former Massey University students or graduates. Read more »

The Block NZ Wins Sunday Night

Press Release – Mediaworks


The Block NZ Wins Sunday Night, Mediaworks Radio Cements Position as Number One Network in New Zealand


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Bayer Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year

Press Release – Young Viticulturist of the Year

Bayer Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year 2016 announced

Congratulations to Mike Winter from Amisfield who became the Bayer Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year 2016 on Friday 22 July. Read more »

Buckley Systems expanding for the future

Press Release – Buckley Systems

Buckley Systems expanding for the future

Ion implantation technology leader Buckley Systems has expanded locally, building on earlier expansion in North America as demand for its precision electromagnets continues to grow. Read more »

Government must listen to councils on recycling scheme

Press Release – Green Party

25 July 2016

Government must listen to councils on recycling scheme
The Green Party is reiterating its call for legislation that would mean people could be paid for recycling drink containers, after 90 percent of the country’s councils voted for container recycling legislation at the weekend. Read more »

serko.travel launches in New Zealand and Australia

Press Release – Serko.Travel

serko.travel launches in New Zealand and Australia

New Online Travel Management Application Drives Cost Savings and Productivity Gains for Smaller Businesses Read more »