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Pencarrow Private Equity Takes Significant Stake In Two Nz Clincial Research Companies

Friday, 22 October 2021, 9:32 am | Joint Press Release

Two of New Zealand’s leading clinical research companies, Lakeland Clinical Trials Group and Southern Clinical Trials Group, have partnered with Pencarrow Private Equity, which has acquired a significant stake in both organisations. Following this investment, ... More >>

Tax Traders And Taxlab Transform Income Tax Payments For NZ Corporates

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 3:15 pm | Joint Press Release

Leading tax technology companies Taxlab and Tax Traders have today announced an exclusive technology partnership that will revolutionise the way New Zealand companies pay their income tax. Taxlab co-founder and CEO, Allen Knight, says the partnership ... More >>

BusinessNZ And ExportNZ Welcome NZ-UK FTA Announcement

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 10:53 am | Joint Press Release

BusinessNZ and ExportNZ welcome today’s announcement of an agreement in principle for a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom that could be worth an extra billion dollars in export earnings for New Zealand. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope ... More >>

Addressing Vaccination Inequities In Ōtautahi

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 10:24 am | Joint Press Release

Te Whare Roimata and Housing First Christchurch are partnering to protect whānau in the Inner City East from Covid-19. As vaccination rates surge in many areas of Ōtautahi, some groups are falling behind, says Jono Kitt the Community Development ... More >>

KMA, PVI, BLVNZ Statement

Friday, 15 October 2021, 3:56 pm | Joint Press Release

Kāpō Māori Aotearoa (KMA), Parents of Vision Impaired NZ (PVI) and Blind Low Vision NZ (BLVNZ) are pleased to announce their collaboration on an important initiative for the blind, deafblind, low vision and vision impaired communities. This initiative ... More >>

Super Saturday Events

Friday, 15 October 2021, 11:38 am | Joint Press Release

Vaccination events are being held across the Hutt Valley, Wellington, Porirua, and Kapiti regions this coming Saturday 16 October. “Vaccination is the safest and most effective defence against COVID-19, and the more people who are vaccinated the ... More >>

New Partnership To Drive Vaccine Uptake Amongst NZ Teachers Ahead Of Mandate Deadline

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 8:43 am | Joint Press Release

On Monday, the government announced that the COVID-19 vaccine will become mandatory for all New Zealand teachers and school staff by the end of this year. While evidence suggests many in the sector are already fully vaccinated, or have had their first ... More >>

Rainbow Community Faces Discrimination, Inequities In Healthcare

Monday, 11 October 2021, 8:48 am | Joint Press Release

Many members of the Rainbow/Takatāpui community feel uncomfortable and discriminated against when engaging with the healthcare system. There needs to be better understanding of the community’s diverse needs and experiences, say two major health sector organisations. ... More >>

Whitehaven Brings A Taste Of New Zealand Opera To Marlborough

Friday, 8 October 2021, 1:56 pm | Joint Press Release

Giving Marlburians an opportunity to experience a taste of opera is the motive behind an event initiated by Whitehaven Wines, in collaboration with the New Zealand Opera. Whitehaven has long supported the Marlborough community, and through its hospitality ... More >>

Emergency Approval Sought For Rapid COVID-19 Tests To Be Used In Critical Work Sites

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 11:23 am | Joint Press Release

Some of the country’s largest companies are calling on the Government to allow the importation of rapid COVID-19 tests to protect critical New Zealand worksites. More than 25 businesses across a range of sectors including manufacturing, energy, ... More >>

Opening Date For Ravenscar House Museum

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 10:27 am | Joint Press Release

Ravenscar House Museum, the stylish new home for a wonderful collection that celebrates New Zealand art and artists, opens to the public on Monday 8 November. Designed by Patterson Associates, Ravenscar House Museum is the vision of Christchurch philanthropists ... More >>

Fifth Annual World Financial Planning Day Promotes Financial Wellbeing For All On 6 October

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 8:31 am | Joint Press Release

Financial Advice New Zealand joins Financial Planning Standards Board and IOSCO to promote value of financial planning worldwide Financial Advice New Zealand will join the Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB) to host the fifth annual World ... More >>

Closed Borders Not An Option Under Reduced Auckland Alert Level

Friday, 1 October 2021, 2:42 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand’s three leading business organisations are dismayed at the Prime Minister’s announcement to continue the iron ring around Auckland next week if alert levels change. Business NZ, the Auckland Business Chamber and the Employers and Manufacturers ... More >>

Migrant Groups Are Urgently Calling On The Government To Include Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Workers

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 3:38 pm | Joint Press Release

The government announced a one-off pathway to residency for several temporary work visas however are excluding a large group of migrants. Migrant groups are urgently calling on the Government to include Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers in ... More >>

Plastic Pollution Experts Call For A More Ambitious And Comprehensive National Plastics Action Plan

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 10:07 am | Joint Press Release

Three organisations working to prevent and mitigate plastic pollution - the Aotearoa Plastic Pollution Alliance (APPA), the New Zealand Product Stewardship Council (NZPSC) and Para Kore - welcome the Ministry for the Environment’s recently-released National ... More >>

Countdown And Kiwi Start-up Set To Re·volutionise How You Clean For The Better

Monday, 27 September 2021, 10:35 am | Joint Press Release

re·stor is a New Zealand start-up on a mission to re·volutionise the household cleaning and laundry category through innovation and sustainable design. More >>

Harbour Acquires Hunter Global Fixed Interest Fund

Monday, 27 September 2021, 9:14 am | Joint Press Release

Hunter Investment Management Ltd and IIS Ltd announced a deal today with Harbour Asset Management Ltd, who are set to acquire the Hunter Global Fixed Interest Fund. The Hunter Global Fixed Interest Fund is a New Zealand based PIE Fund, with investments ... More >>

Horowhenua On The Rise With Second CouncilMARK™ Report

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 2:54 pm | Joint Press Release

Local Government New Zealand’s CouncilMARK™ programme is giving Horowhenua District Council’s performance a tick of approval in its second independent assessment. LGNZ President Stuart Crosby says Horowhenua ratepayers can be pleased with their ... More >>

Levin Landfill Resolution The Right Move To Ensure Robust Community Consultation

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 5:17 pm | Joint Press Release

Joint Media Release from Horowhenua District Council and Community Stakeholders Recently Horowhenua District Councillors and the Levin Landfill Project Management Group (PMG) team members were separately briefed by Council’s consultants about ... More >>

Rally call for Samoans in Auckland to get vaccinated

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 10:13 am | Joint Press Release

With Samoans being the largest ethnicity of the Covid-19 cases in the most recent outbreak of the Delta variant in South Auckland, local community leaders and Pacific health providers are encouraging Samoans to make the decision to get vaccinated. More >>