Archive for October, 2018

Air New Zealand says Kia Ora Taipei

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s inaugural flight between Auckland and Taipei has taken off from Auckland International Airport.

Flight NZ77 departed shortly after midday and is expected to land in Taipei around 5.45pm local time. Read more »

Dunedin International Student numbers rise

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

New research about the economic value of international education to New Zealand, shows Dunedin’s economy alone benefited by $197m over 2017/18, but it’s not just about the money. Read more »

Aurora Energy review finds flaws, but low risk

Article – RNZ

An independent review of Aurora Energy’s electricity network has found to pose a low risk to the public, despite some flaws being found. Read more »

Update – fatal crash, Kingston

Press Release – New Zealand Police

State Highway 6 is now open to one lane with traffic management in place following this morning’s fatal crash.

One person has been taken to Dunedin Hospital by helicopter. Read more »

Centenary cohort of Fellows announced

Press Release – The Royal Society of New Zealand

1 November 2018

Twenty new Fellows and three Honorary Fellows have been elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi for their distinction in research and advancement of science, technology or the humanities. Read more »

Otago farmer receives formal warning for illegal sow stalls

Press Release – SAFE

1 November 2018
Otago farmer receives formal warning for illegal sow stall use

SAFE are deeply frustrated with MPI for only issuing a warning to a Timaru pig farm after an investigation was prompted by shocking footage of illegal animal cruelty captured by Farmwatch. Read more »

UPDATE: SH 6 Queenstown to Lumsden

Press Release – NZTA

UPDATE: SH 6 Queenstown to Lumsden
Crash – Delays – ROAD OPEN – The road is now open to one lane at the intersection of Allandale Road. Stop / Go traffic management is in place. Road users are advised to expect significant delays. Read more »

State Highways: Warnings & Closures

Press Release – NZTA

Canterbury (Including Alpine / Mountain Passes)

• SH 77 Methven to Darfield – Bridge Repairs – Delays – During dayshift work from 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday to Friday, there will be 20-minute delays while the bridge is under Stop / Go management. Read more »

Value growth remains modest

Press Release – QV Valuations

Spring has injected energy into the market, with open homes busy across many parts of New Zealand. Despite this pick-up in activity, supply still remains low which is keeping values at or near their current levels. Read more »

Serious crash, South Dunedin

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Serious crash, South Dunedin ”

Police are currently working at the scene of a serious crash on King Edward Street, South Dunedin. Read more »

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