Archive for November, 2011

Dalziel: Turning Disaster into Opportunity

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party

I wish to begin by thanking you for inviting me to present this address today. As a Member of Parliament outside the government there have been few opportunities to publicly reflect on the recovery issues facing Christchurch, and I welcome the opportunity … Read more »

NZTA Lowers Speed Limits for State Highway 2

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

After consultation with the local community and interested parties, the NZ Transport Agency has confirmed that it will lower the speed limits on a section of State Highway 2. This area has a history of fatal and serious injury crashes. Read more »

New Deputy Chair for Abano

Press Release – Abano Healthcare Group Limited

Abano Healthcare Group Limited has announced that independent director, Susan Paterson, has been appointed as deputy chair. Read more »

AWF Group acquires Tradeforce NZ

Press Release – Allied Work Force Group

AWF Group (NZX:AWF) is acquiring Tradeforce NZ from SKILLED Group Limited. Tradeforce NZ, which operates in Auckland and Waikato, is a significant provider of skilled temporary staff to manufacturing, warehousing, food processing and logistics. Read more »

Populations of invasive ants die out naturally

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

MEDIA RELEASE 30 November 2011 _____________________________________________________ Populations of invasive ants die out naturally, saving millions in control and eradication New research shows populations of an invasive species of ants frequently collapse … Read more »

Student’s work puts spotlight on Maori Arts programme, expo

Press Release – NorthTec

The Art Beat festival at Whangarei’s Cafler Park Rose Gardens on Saturday was the perfect backdrop for this year’s NorthTec Certificate in Whakairo (Visual Arts) students to showcase some special work bringing extra attention to the institution’s … Read more »

Govt to support further testing at Moanataiari

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will provide $237,500 towards further soil testing in the Thames suburb of Moanataiari, Environment Minister Nick Smith announced today. Read more »

Post-earthquake trust donation strengthens ties

Press Release – University of Canterbury

The Edward Gibbon Wakefield Trust has announced today that it will donate £100,000 to the Wakefield Scholarship Fund which supports a University of Canterbury PhD candidate to undertake a year of funded research at Christ Church, Oxford. Read more »

Contaminent Identified in Eureka Reservoir

Press Release – Waikato District Council

Council staff have retrieved the bodies of two rats from the Eureka reservoir after it was drained yesterday. Read more »

AWF to pay up to $3.5 mln for Tradeforce NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – AWF Group, formerly known as Allied Work Force, will pay up to $3.5 million to buy recruitment agency Tradeforce NZ as it continues to grow by buying its rivals. Read more »

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