Operation Nepal – update

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Operation Nepal – update

Police working on the investigation into the murder of Cun Xiun Tian have today charged a woman in relation to the case. Read more »

Novotel marks first major hotel sale in 2016

Press Release – Colliers

Novotel marks first major hotel sale in 2016

February 5, 2016

The sale of the 139 room Novotel Wellington marks the first major hotel transaction completed this year. Read more »

Education buildings top of the class

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Education buildings top of the class

5 February 2016

The value of building consents for education buildings increased strongly in 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Make your last long weekend getaway this summer safe

Press Release – NZTA

5 February 20166 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland
Make your last long weekend getaway this summer safe and delay free
The NZ Transport Agency wants drivers to remember their last long weekend of the summer for all the right reasons, not because of a crash or traffic delays. Read more »

Overnight Motorway Closures 7 February – 13 February 2016

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Overnight Motorway Closures 7 February – 13 February 2016

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 12 February. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday. Read more »

Cycle challenge goes up a gear for New Zealand charities

Press Release – Wellington to Auckland Cycle Challenge

05 February 2016

For Immediate Release

Cycle challenge goes up a gear for New Zealand charities
Cyclists and celebrities from all over New Zealand have just one week of training left before taking to the start line of the 8th annual BDO Wellington to Auckland Cycle Challenge. Read more »

Uni Shorts Film Festival 2016 – Extension to Entry Deadline

Press Release – Uni Shorts

Uni Shorts Film Festival 2016 – Extension to Entry Deadline

As many schools are only returning from their holidays this month, we have extended the entry deadline to 11 March 2016. Read more »

Opportunities for NZ Businesses to Reach Rural China

Press Release – Alibaba Group

Alibaba Platforms Provide Opportunities for New Zealand Businesses to Reach Rural China

Auckland, Read more »

Work Begins on Waterview Cycling & Walking Connection

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Construction Beginning on Waterview Cycling and Walking Connection

Construction is beginning on one of Auckland‘s biggest cycling and walking project’s which will improve connections for people travelling through the Auckland suburbs of Mount Albert and Waterview. Read more »

Complete Range of Flight Options for Emirates’ Latest

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Complete Range of Flight Options for Emirates’ Latest Earlybird Fares

Emirates has announced the latest early bird fares for travel to Europe.
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Regional Rate Proposed for Life-Saving Voluntary Services

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Regional Rate Proposed for Life-Saving Voluntary Services

Waikato Regional Council will ask the public if they are happy for it to collect a rate to support surf life saving, Coastguard and rescue helicopter services in the region when it consults on its annual plan in March. Read more »

Auckland in the world’s top 20 most dynamic cities

Press Release – JLL

Auckland in the world’s top 20 most dynamic cities

AUCKLAND, 5 February 2016 – Auckland has appeared in the top 20 of the world’s most dynamic cities in JLL’s latest City Momentum Index (CMI). Read more »

Waterview Shared Path construction underway

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Waterview Shared Path construction underway

Construction on Auckland’s $25 million Waterview Shared Path is now underway, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. Read more »

UPDATE2: Hallenstein shares fall on profit, dividend drop

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE2: Hallenstein shares tumble as retailer confirms profit impact from weak dollar

(Adds comment on its balance sheet and inventory levels, updates shares.) Read more »

Domestic manufacturing sales robust, but weaker exports

Press Release – NZMEA

Domestic manufacturing sales robust, but weaker exports – 5 February

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during January 2016, shows total sales in December 2015 decreased 2.84% (year on year export sales decreased by 10.76% with domestic sales increasing 9.02%) on December 2014. Read more »

Tiki Releases Pertinent Kiwi Anthem ‘No Place Like Home’

Press Release – Delete

Media Release: Friday 5 February, 2016
Tiki Releases Pertinent Kiwi Anthem ‘No Place Like Home’


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Auckland’s momentum recognised in global index

Press Release – ATEED

Auckland’s momentum recognised in global index

Auckland has been recognised globally as a city on the move, being named for the first time in JLL’s top 20 City Momentum Index. Read more »

UPDATE: Hallenstein shares tumble on lower profit, dividend

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Hallenstein shares tumble as retailer confirms profit impact from weak dollar

(Adds share price reaction, broker comment.) Read more »

Southern’s Appalling Meals a Warning for All DHBS

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Barbara Stewart MP
Spokesperson for Health
5 FEBRUARY 2016

Southern’s Appalling Meals a Warning for All DHBS

Southern District Health Board’s failed outsourcing of kitchen services should be a warning for other DHBs around the country not to follow suit, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Tiki Releases Pertinent Kiwi Anthem ‘No Place Like Home’

Press Release – Delete

Tiki Releases Pertinent Kiwi Anthem ‘No Place Like Home’

In the wake of the monumental anti-TPPA protest yesterday and the advent of Waitangi Day, award-winning, multi-platinum artist and producer Tiki Taane returns with a poignant new song that celebrates hometown New Zealand. Read more »