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Wanted: Kids for Santa’s Culture Club

Press Release – Farmers Santa Parade

Wanted: Kids for Santa’s Culture Club

Christmas is fast approaching and so is Auckland’s largest annual community event, the Farmers Santa Parade. Read more »

Security firm with future focus wins award

Press Release – AUT University

Security firm with future focus takes Supreme Business Support Award

A focus on ‘what’s next’ along with strong planning and performance tracking systems earned Advanced Security Group the Supreme Award at the 2015 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards.
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Home building accelerates in the north

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Home building accelerates in the north – Media release

30 October 2015

Auckland and its surrounding regions have driven most of the recent growth in building consents for new dwellings, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Fonterra board appoints Colin Dines to replace Ralph Norris

Article – BusinessDesk

Fonterra appoints Colin Dines to replace Ralph Norris on board

By Suze Metherell
Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Colin Dines, a former BHP Billiton executive, has been appointed an independent director to Fonterra Cooperative Group’s board as the world’s largest dairy exporter replaces Ralph Norris. Read more »

NZ residential building consents fall 5.7% in September

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ residential building consents fall 5.7% in September

By Tina Morrison

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents fell for a second month in September as activity recovers from a spike higher in July. Read more »

Briscoe lifts third-quarter sales 7.1%

Article – BusinessDesk

Briscoe lifts third-quarter sales 7.1%, expects to increase annual profit again

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Briscoe Group, whose hostile takeover of Kathmandu Holdings was spurned earlier this year, lifted third-quarter sales 7.1 percent, with bigger gains in its sporting goods stores, and anticipates increasing annual profit for a seventh year in a row. Read more »

NZME Harness the Power of the One Newsroom

Press Release – NZME.

NZME Harness the Power of the One Newsroom

30, 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) has confirmed plans for its new, world-class newsroom operation, offering audiences access to even better journalism and content. Read more »

Suite Rewards

Press Release – InterContinental Wellington

Suite Rewards

It’s official: you cannot beat the InterContinental Wellington Presidential Suite as the best place for a truly indulgent night’s sleep. Read more »

PrefabNZ launches Design Competition for Open-Source Bathroo

Press Release – Prefab NZ

PrefabNZ launches Design Competition for Open-Source Bathroom Pod

The continued growth of retirement villages and the high need for cost-effective social housing will see a projected shortfall of 30,000 housing units by 2030, according to PrefabNZ SaRH Pipeline. Read more »

Auckland school receives books to establish Chinese Library

Press Release – NZ Chinese Language Week

Auckland school receives books to establish Chinese Library

Mount Roskill Grammar School will be presented with 400 Chinese books to establish a dedicated Chinese Library at the school at the NZ Chinese Cultural and Book Festival on Saturday October 31. Read more »

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