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Daifuku investment in BCS accelerates global growth

Friday, 31 October 2014, 4:36 pm | Joint Press Release

Japan's Daifuku Co., Ltd. is to take a majority stake in one of New Zealand's fastest-growing companies, New Zealand-headquartered BCS Group; in a move described by BCS CEO Patrick Teo as opening doors for the company's plans for faster global expansion and access ... More >>

Global Rally against ISIS – for Kobanê – for Humanity, Nov 1

Friday, 31 October 2014, 1:51 pm | Joint Press Release

The New Zealand Kurdish Community will march in solidarity with Kurdistan as part of the “GLOBAL RALLY AGAINST ISIS – FOR KOBANÊ – FOR HUMANITY” on 1 November 2014, 2pm. More >>

Wellington institutions look to enhance digital economy

Friday, 31 October 2014, 12:37 pm | Joint Press Release

Three Wellington tertiary providers are working with industry to develop a joint Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Graduate School that addresses the specific needs of the region. Earlier this year the Government announced it was investing ... More >>

Palmerston North Girls' High School - Company of the Year

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 5:04 pm | Joint Press Release

Jesh Designs has been named as the Manawatu/Whanganui Young Enterprise Company of the Year, and will travel to Wellington to compete in the national final for The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme. More >>

Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic Season 2015

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 1:50 pm | Joint Press Release

Magic Membership Packages are on sale now for the 2015 season which will see the Kia Magic play six home round robin games for the ANZ Championship in Tauranga, Rotorua and Hamilton - starting in Tauranga on the 9th March and ending in Hamilton on the ... More >>

New research on innovation in residential construction

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 11:17 am | Joint Press Release

A report by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) on the impact of the demand for individually tailored (bespoke) houses on innovation in the residential construction sector was released today. More >>

TPPA causing concern

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 9:55 am | Joint Press Release

Concern over the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations is being expressed in two public meetings over the next week; one at a presentation on 5th November by former councillor Robin Gwynn to the Napier City Council, the ... More >>

70th Reunion of the arrival of Polish Children to NZ

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:44 pm | Joint Press Release

The first invited refugees who arrived in New Zealand on 1 November 1944, ‘The Pahiatua Polish Children’ will commemorate their arrival and life in New Zealand, together with their families at the 70th reunion events being held in Pahiatua and ... More >>

Health professionals call to give trade deal a health check

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:58 am | Joint Press Release

Health professionals say a comprehensive health impact assessment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement must be carried out to protect the health of New Zealanders. More >>

Mark Hunt secures UFC World Title fight in Mexico City

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 10:20 am | Joint Press Release

The New Zealand born UFC fighter Mark Hunt (10-8-1) has arrived safely in Mexico City, Mexico ahead of the biggest fight of his life. Defeat World No. 1 Fabricio Werdum (18-5-1) and Hunt becomes the interim UFC Heavy Weight World Champion. More >>

Kiwi comics destroy world record for chart-topping podcast

Friday, 24 October 2014, 10:55 am | Joint Press Release

New Zealand comedians Guy Montgomery (Billy T winner, 7 Days) and Tim Batt (Radio Hauraki, 7 Days) have broken the world record for repeat viewings of Adam Sandler’s 2013 film Grown Ups 2 for their chart topping podcast The Worst Idea of All Time. More >>

Call for release of French journalists in West Papua

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 10:57 am | Joint Press Release

West Papua Action Auckland, the EPMU Print and Media Council and the NZ Media Freedom Network call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs to speak out in support of the two French TV journalists whose trial has just begun in Jayapura West Papua. More >>

Introducing Darren Watson...New Album from Planet Key writer

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 12:12 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand musician Darren Watson is releasing his new album Introducing Darren Watson on 7 November. He plans to celebrate this with launch parties at Galatos in Auckland on 8 November then at San Fran in Wellington on 13 November. More >>

Winners of Origin/Jucy Next Big Small Business Competition

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:44 am | Joint Press Release

For the past two months Origin IT and JUCY have been on the hunt for the next kiwi success story. A range of prizes were on offer to entrepreneurially driven small businesses with the vision and determination to take on the world. More >>

New fund to assist the growth of New Zealand dairy farming

Monday, 20 October 2014, 10:07 am | Joint Press Release

Dairy farmers looking to grow their family business will soon have access to a new source of funding, with the launch of an innovative new investment vehicle, the NZ Dairy Farming Trusts. More >>

Interest keen to work in new Bay contact centre

Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:17 am | Joint Press Release

When Kiwibank opened its recruitment campaign for the first batch of Hastings-based regional office roles this week, there were over 600 possible candidates primed to apply. More >>

Xero and Z Energy team up to save customers’ time

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:09 am | Joint Press Release

Xero and Z Energy have today announced that Z Card customers can now sign up to have a copy of their invoice data transferred automatically to Xero, saving thousands of small businesses time manually entering transactions. More >>

Angels flying high on software

Monday, 13 October 2014, 10:48 am | Joint Press Release

Angel investment is continuing at very robust levels with investment activity in the 12 months to 30 June 2014 at a record high, New Zealand Venture Investment Fund chief executive Franceska Banga said today. More >>

Call to reduce death toll among over-60s in disasters

Monday, 13 October 2014, 10:03 am | Joint Press Release

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and HelpAge International today issued a joint call for greater involvement of older persons in disaster management efforts worldwide in order to bring down death tolls among those over 60. More >>

School Safety Benefits From Streamlined Funding Process

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 9:47 am | Joint Press Release

Projects to improve safety around several schools in Auckland are being fast-tracked through a new streamlined funding process developed between the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and Auckland Transport (AT). More >>



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