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Archive for March, 2017

Appeal to find missing bag of money

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Appeal to find missing bag of money”

Please attribute to Sergeant Steve Watt

Police are appealing for sightings of a small bag of coins, which fell from the back of a van travelling across the Crown Range Rd, Cardrona yesterday afternoon (Thursday 30 March 2017). Read more »

Large Sales to Overseas Buyers Another Blow for NZ

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Large Sales to Overseas Buyers Another Blow for NZ

The sale of Cook Strait ferry service Bluebridge and trucking company Freight Lines to Australian investors is another example of foreign owners gaining increased control of Kiwi businesses, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Blue Sky Offer Update

Press Release – NZ Binxi

Friday, 31 March 2017

Blue Sky Offer Update

NZ Binxi (Oamaru) Limited (Binxi) is disappointed to have withdrawn its takeover offer for Blue Sky Meats Ltd (Blue Sky) at $2.20 per share. Binxi has been committed to a successful offer for Blue Sky since November 2016 and has gone to significant expense to seek a successful outcome. Read more »

Classic Record this year: The Clean ‘Boodle Boodle Boodle’

Press Release – Independent Music New Zealand

The Taite Music Prize: Announcing this year’s ‘Independent Music NZ Classic Record’ award

IMNZ is proud to announce the 2017 recipient of the ‘Independent Music NZ Classic Record’ award, which acknowledges Aotearoa’s rich history of making fine records that continue to inspire us and define who we are. Read more »

Strong legal sanctions against false allegations needed

Press Release – Relationship Matters Ltd

Strong legal penalties needed for false allegations against innocent parties, says Relationship & Family Therapist

The shocking discovery in the Christopher Ferguson trial in the Dunedin District Court that the complainant in the case lied about being Read more »

Hunting safely this season

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Hunting safely this season

With approximately 166,675 active hunters across New Zealand and more than half of them hunting at least once per month, it’s extremely important that those who are hunting do all they can to keep themselves and others safe, Police and the Mountain Safety Council say. Read more »

Lead’s lingering effects

Article – Science Media Centre

Lead’s lingering effects

Lead exposure in childhood was linked to lower cognitive function, IQ and socioeconomic status, according to data from the Dunedin Study. Read more »

Nicotine e-cigs will be legal

Article – Science Media Centre

Nicotine e-cigs will be legal

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner has announced the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and e-liquid will be legalised. Read more »

Photo Contest celebrates Otago Peninsula

Press Release – Otago Peninsula Trust

Photo Contest celebrates Otago Peninsula

The annual Otago Peninsula Photo Contest opens for entries on Saturday 1 April 2017 Read more »

Shotover Jet achieves Qualmark Gold in Sustainable Tourism

Press Release – Ngai Tahu Tourism

Shotover Jet achieves Qualmark Gold in Sustainable Tourism

Shotover Jet has for the first time achieved a Qualmark Gold Sustainable Tourism Business award, with Qualmark confirming the experience as a ‘must do’ Queenstown activity. Read more »

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