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Health check-up for Nikau Vessel

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Health check-up for Nikau Vessel


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Smiths City takes $1.5M hit from Employment Court ruling

Article – BusinessDesk

Smiths City takes $1.5M hit from Employment Court ruling; trading loss mounts

By Paul McBeth

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – Smiths City Group took a $1.5 million charge on what it expects to reimburse underpaid staff following this year’s Employment Court ruling that employees should’ve been paid for attending sales meetings, adding to a bigger trading loss than forecast and prompting it to suspend dividends. Read more »

“Act Now and Age Later” says white paper on ageing workforce

Press Release – EMA

“Act Now and Age Later” says white paper on ageing workforce

An ageing population, a declining birth rate and a deepening skills shortage means a perfect storm is brewing on how New Zealand manages its ageing workforce. Read more »

Wynyard Quarter’s newest laneway opens to the public

Press Release – Panuku Development Auckland

The original shoreline of the Waitematā Harbour and Māori astronomy are among the distinctly Kiwi attributes celebrated through the design of the newest laneway to open in Wynyard Quarter. Read more »

Sun rises on Sky Tower for Matariki Festival

Press Release – SKYCITY

MEDIA ADVISORY

29 June 2018

From Saturday 30 June until Friday 20 July, the Sky Tower will be lit with an orange base, rising to a vibrant yellow at the top to depict a sunrise for Auckland’s Matariki Festival, celebrating Māori New Year and the rise of the Matariki constellation in the night sky. Read more »

NZ Super Fund takes 27% stake in fruit & veg firm NZ Gourmet

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ Super Fund takes 27% stake in fruit & vege firm NZ Gourmet to aid expansion

By Rebecca Howard

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has taken a 27 percent stake in international fresh fruit and vegetable grower and marketer NZ Gourmet for an undisclosed price. Read more »

Plan forecasts $5.7 billion spend on regional transport

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

29 June 2018

Plan forecasts $5.7 billion spend on regional transport projects over 10 years

The 2018 update to the Waikato Regional Land Transport Plan 2015-2045, adopted by Waikato Regional Council yesterday, will see the Waikato Expressway completed to Cambridge – the region’s long standing top transport priority. Read more »

Puanga ki Matariki: Nga mihi mō te tau hou Māori

Press Release – Te Wananga o Aotearoa

The theme of Learning with Aroha will inspire Te Wānanga o Aotearoa as we celebrate the Māori New Year with Auckland Council, as principal partner of Matariki Festival. Read more »

Auckland residential building consents hit 15-year high

Article – BusinessDesk

Auckland residential building consents hit 15-year high in May, led by stand-alone houses

By Tina Morrison

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland, which is suffering from a shortage of housing, saw the number of residential building consents hit the highest level in 15 years in May, according to the latest data. Read more »

Precinct Properties to sell half-stake in ANZ Centre

Article – BusinessDesk

Precinct Properties to sell half-stake in Auckland’s ANZ Centre for $181 mln

By Paul McBeth

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – Precinct Properties New Zealand has signed a binding deal to sell its 50 percent stake in ANZ Centre in downtown Auckland to a fund managed by US investment firm Invesco for $181 million, in line with the building’s current valuation. Read more »

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