Archive for October, 2011

Canterbury Scientific Among Top 10 Hot Emerging Companies

Press Release – Canterbury Scientific

Canterbury Scientific has been named in the Technology Investment Network (TIN)’s annual ranking of top performing technology companies in New Zealand, growing its revenue by 56% to $4.2m. It is ranked #165 on the list and is heralded by organisers … Read more »

New Zealand First Issues List For 2011 General Election

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Ranking Name Electorate 1. PETERS, Winston 2. MARTIN, Tracey Rodney 3. WILLIAMS, Andrew North Shore 4. PROSSER, Richard Waimakariri 5. STEWART Barbara Waikato 6. HORAN, Brendan Tauranga 7. O’ROURKE, Denis Port Hills 8. TAYLOR, Asenati Manukau … Read more »

Wanaka meetings join forces to discuss local farming issues

Press Release – Wanaka Wastebusters

A clash of meeting times has been resolved by Otago Regional Council (ORC) and Wanaka Wastebusters rescheduling and combining their Lake Wanaka Centre meetings scheduled for 7pm this Thursday (November 3). Read more »

Vennell in yellow jersey

Press Release – PowerNet Tour of Southland

Dominating the sprint finish in stage one of the 2011 PowerNet Tour of Southland saw Ascot Park Hotel’s Clinton Avery avenge a “one inch loss” he suffered last year. After enduring 160km of energy-sapping crosswinds, the Rotorua rider held off … Read more »

Building & Housing – Want to make getting licensed easier?

Press Release – Designers Institute of NZ

There are three basic parts to a Licensed Building Practitioners Design application. The application form, passport photos and certification of identification (drivers licence; passport or birth certificate) Read more »

Ultimate Hikes opens for the season

Press Release – Ultimate Hikes

New Zealand’s premier guided walking company launches its 2011-2012 season tomorrow (November 1) as the first walkers set out along tracks billed as the ‘finest walks in the world’. Queenstown based Ultimate Hikes operates guided walks on the Milford, … Read more »

Community meetings to discuss new water quality rules

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

The Otago Regional Council (ORC) is holding a series of 17 community meetings throughout the region to consult people on planned changes to the Otago Water Plan. The meetings are a follow-up to well-attended water quality forums held recently in Cromwell, … Read more »

Real Journeys CEO Resigns

Press Release – Real Journeys

Real Journeys Chief Executive, Dave Hawkey, today signalled his intention to resign from the company after 10 years. Hawkey said that despite a number of significant achievements during his tenure, it was time now to focus on his family who are based … Read more »

Age Concern New Zealand This Month 45

Press Release – Age Concern

This month our pre-election briefing to Ministers, MPs and political parties was sent out, along with our questions for political candidates. We look forward to hearing how party hopefuls plan to promote the major needs of older New Zealanders. We were … Read more »

Short Film Award Nominees Announced

Press Release – Show Me Shorts

The sixth annual Show Me Shorts Film Festival has announced the nominees for it’s eight award categories. The big ones to watch are Australian film ‘The Kiss’ by Ashlee Page with five nominations, and local highlights ‘Ebony Society’ by … Read more »

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