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Archive for March, 2014

Williment Travel Teams Up with the Haier Pulse

Press Release – Netball Central Zone

Haier Pulse players will be sporting a new logo on their uniforms this evening when they take on the NSW Swifts at Sydneys Olympic Park. Read more »

Chef Brenton Low on NorthTec Promotional Trip to China

Press Release – NorthTec

Award winning Chef and restaurant owner Brenton Low, and NorthTec Hospitality Programme Leader, Lisette Buckle, left this weekend for a trip to China to re-invigorate links with two Chinese Vocational Schools. Read more »

Sydney Ports get safety boost from personalised forecasts

Press Release – MetraWeather

Sydney Ports has invested in the latest weather technology as part of its ongoing commitment to improving harbour safety. Read more »

Spa, geothermal opportunities on agenda for mayor in Japan

Press Release – Rotorua District Council

Opportunities for hot springs and spa development in Rotorua are on the agenda for Mayor Steve Chadwick when she visits Rotoruas Japanese sister city of Beppu this week. Read more »

Industry and business support Careers Expo developments

Press Release – Careers Expo

A group of Industry Training Organisations will exhibit at this years popular Careers Expos. The Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) will promote trade career opportunities to the 35,000 students and young adults attending at the annual events. Read more »

Workplaces have a role in reducing domestic violence

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

A Bill that aims to support workplaces in the reduction of domestic violence and provide victims of domestic violence with practical support in the form of leave and expert assistance must be supported by all political parties says Sheryl … Read more »

DOC Kiwi Removals Facing Opposition

Press Release – Upper Coromandel Landcare Association

Citing conflicting statements from DoC on kiwi population health and the agencys failure to gain proper iwi approvals, Coromandel conservation groups are seeking to halt DoC kiwi translocation from the top of the peninsula and are questioning … Read more »

Growing desire to learn about Asian cultures and languages

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

The Asia New Zealand Foundations annual Perceptions of Asia survey has found that New Zealanders consider Chinese the most valuable foreign language to learn. Read more »

One more time, PM: Parliament does not get to ratify TPPA

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

How many times do the Prime Minister and other members of the government have to be hauled up for misrepresenting the role of Parliament in making treaties, especially the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, asked Professor Jane Kelsey from the … Read more »

Launch Of YWCA Equal Pay Awards

Press Release – YWCA

YWCA is once again shining the spotlight on equal pay, with the national inaugural YWCA Equal Pay Awards , recognising best practice amongst business leaders actively addressing equal pay within their organisations. Read more »

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