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Archive for September, 2016

ACC buys high, sells low as Intueri surprises investors

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Fund managers including those at the Accident Compensation Corp were among sellers of Intueri Education Group shares this week that sent the company to a record low in the wake of a cascade of bad news. Read more »

Gov’t enacts legislation to criminalise peaceful protest

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Oil Free Wellington is disturbed to discover that the government is enacting legislation to criminalise protest against the international warships which are coming to Auckland as part of the Weapons Expo in November. Read more »

Reassurance over safety of NZ maternity care

Press Release – Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health, midwives and obstetricians have moved to reassure New Zealanders that maternity services in this country are robust. Read more »

Auckland Prayer Breakfast

Press Release – New Zealand Christian Network

The inaugural Auckland Prayer Breakfast will be held at Eden Park on Thursday 27th October 2016, modelled on the successful prayer breakfasts in Washington, London and Sydney. The organisers are Auckland Church Leaders Meeting and New Zealand Christian … Read more »

Economic impact of New Zealand’s universities

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

New research confirms the major contribution New Zealands eight universities make to the nations economy, through productivity gains from research, innovation and teaching as well as through international education. Read more »

40,000 people homeless, government celebrates 51 houses

Press Release – Save Our Homes

This mornings announcement that the government would build 51 houses in thuhu has come just in time for the end of winter. Read more »

Waikato man sentenced for fraud and identity theft

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A Hamilton man has been sentenced to six months home detention and 150 hours community work in relation to dozens of theft and fraud offences. Read more »

It’s still not OK – Len Cook, Families Commissioner

Press Release – Families Commission

“The reported abusive behaviour of members of the Chiefs rugby team towards the lone woman who they invited to their year-end party as an entertainer, and the knee-jerk follow up reaction by New Zealand Rugby, highlights the importance of the … Read more »

Statement From Jordan Williams

Press Release – Jordan Williams

Relating to todays High Court jury decision in Jordan Williams defamation claim against Colin Criag, Mr Williams says, These proceedings were never something I wanted. However, Mr Craigs false accusations and public threats to sue me could … Read more »

Spring biking bee adventure this Saturday

Press Release – Auckland Council

As spring struggles to find purchase in Auckland, the urban bee population is enjoying a surge of support through a city bee social sculpture collaboration organised by artist Sarah Smuts-Kennedy for the Auckland Design Office. Read more »

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