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Six Day Strike Threatened at Lyttelton Port

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:09:09 +1300 | Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has received strike notices from the Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) for three consecutive days and has been told by the Union it will be served with three more strike notices – to make a total of six consecutive ...More >>

Biopharma innovators gain accelerator successes

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:32:35 +1300 | University of Auckland

Two innovative University of Auckland medical research graduates are semi-finalists in an international business start-up competition with their new biopharma company. More >>

Mazda revs up for Leadfoot

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:28:23 +1300 | Mazda NZ

Mazda New Zealand is putting pedal to the metal in support of the Leadfoot Festival in Coromandel over Waitangi Weekend. Leadfoot was founded by Kiwi rally and hill climb legend Rod Millen and takes place on the spectacular 1.6km long driveway that ...More >>

Partnership key to tackling social housing challenge

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:22:59 +1300 | NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

“The Prime Minister’s announcement earlier this week that state housing would be significantly modernised is welcome news, but without private development expertise is not likely to achieve the Government’s objectives,” says Stephen Selwood CEO ...More >>

Labour Market Surveys in the post

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:55:21 +1300 | Central Otago District Council

Fruitgrowers and winegrowers in Central Otago should keep an eye on the mail from this coming week as 220 questionnaires are being posted as part of the Central Otago Labour Market Survey.More >>

Applications open for Community Recycling Initiatives

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:49:13 +1300 | Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Applications open for Keep New Zealand Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation Community Recycling Initiatives More >>

Flintfox Extends Reach with New Offices

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:35:54 +1300 | Flintfox

Flintfox International announces its expansion into UK, Singapore and Malaysia to extend the company’s international reach. More >>

Repco backs iconic Race to the Sky event

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:20:10 +1300 | Highlands Motorsport Park

The return of New Zealand’s iconic Race to the Sky hill-climb managed by the team from Highlands Motorsport Park has gained the support of leading automotive aftermarket supplier Repco New Zealand.More >>

Wilding & Co wins ‘most improved’ Launchpad team

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:19:30 +1300 | Contact Energy

Securing an international multi-year contract to sell essential oils has scored Queenstown based social enterprise Wilding & Co the title of ‘most improved’ team in Ākina’s Launchpad programme. This is the second milestone award the team has won, and recognises ...More >>

Family members supported work on proposals

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:14:08 +1300 | Pike River Families Committee

The Pike River Families Group Committee recently undertook a survey of its Family members to clarify the wishes of Families in terms of the path they wish to take looking to the future. A clear majority of Family members supported the continuation ...More >>

Changes in Coastal Shipping

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:49:03 +1300 | NZ Shipping Federation

The New Zealand Shipping Federation announced today the appointment of Annabel Young as the new Executive Director. This appointment comes at an exciting time for coastal shipping as both Pacifica Shipping and Strait Shipping have recently announced the ...More >>

Customisable Gourmet Burgers And Table Service

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:40:46 +1300 | McDonald's

Kicking off a bold plan to transform the McDonald’s experience for New Zealanders over the next five years, the McDonald’s Balmoral restaurant this week opens as a purpose-built Customer Learning Lab. The restaurant will provide a glimpse into ...More >>

Xero Appoints Douglas Jeffries as CFO

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:32:08 +1300 | Xero

Xero Limited (XRO), today announced Douglas Jeffries as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ross Jenkins, Xero’s current CFO, will assume a new role as Xero’s Chief Operating Officer responsible for all field operations. ...More >>

Beppu to help Rotorua build steam cuisine centre

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:39:31 +1300 | The Mud

Rotorua plans to tap the experience of Japanese sister city Beppu to help the city to harness steam from its hot springs to cook food in a steam cuisine centre, according to www.themud.co.nz .More >>

Interest rates could fall below 5% - so be patient

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:34:53 +1300 | New Zealand Mortgages and Securities

Auckland property financier James Kellow says prospective homeowners should be patient with arranging a mortgage, as he believes interest rates will fall in 2015 possibly below five percent for some. His comments follow the Reserve Bank today holding the ...More >>

ServiceIQ helps put the spotlight on qualified Kiwis

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:34:32 +1300 | ServiceIQ

Attention all ServiceIQ achievers: you can now promote your qualifications and skills online by connecting with ServiceIQ’s newly launched LinkedIn Alumni profile page. More >>

Bevan James Eyles author of the Fitness Attitude

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:21:41 +1300 | ElderNet

Bevan has been a world-leading fitness professional and high-level athlete since 1999, and has won the New Zealand Fitness Instructor of the Year title three times. Bevan has travelled the world presenting at fitness conferences, produces fitness ...More >>

Disabled people want work

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:18:40 +1300 | Disabled Persons Assembly

Nick Ruane is a disabled person and he says in spite of having a Masters Degree with honours in political science, a commerce degree and a teaching qualification his employment history has been sporadic.More >>

Laboratory Specialists Oppose Wellington Privatisation

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:10:31 +1300 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

“Pathologists and infection control specialists working in the Wellington region’s public hospital laboratories are expressing strong concern about possible privatisation of the laboratory service and the clinical risks that will arise if privatisation ...More >>

Commerce Commission grants clearance to baby products merger

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:45:17 +1300 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to Mayborn Group Limited to acquire certain assets from Jackel Pty Limited, including intellectual property rights to the Tommee Tippee brands and trademarks for New Zealand.More >>

 

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