Archive for March, 2018

The Nation: : Lisa Owen interviews Sir Ken Robinson

Press Release – The Nation

Sir Ken Robinson: (CHUCKLES) Well, basically, being educated is a funny term, isnt it? It means different things to different people. I mean, there was a time when being educated meant that youd studied the Classics and you could speak Greek … Read more »

Chief Justice statement re Criminal Bar Association survey

Press Release – Chief Justice Sian Elias

Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias says she expects all judges to deal with litigants, witnesses and counsel with respect and courtesy. Read more »

The Nation: #MeToo Interview panel

Press Release – The Nation

On Newshub Nation Saturday 24 March: Lisa Owen interviews a special panel of guests: Kathryn Beck from the NZ Law Society; former lawyer Olivia Wensley, who gave up the law after years of harassment; Elizabeth Hall from the Criminal Bar Association; … Read more »

The Nation: Under-Secretary for Justice, Jan Logie

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen: Im joined now by Under-Secretary for Justice, Jan Logie. Can I start by saying there was a huge strength of feeling in that conversation and clearly a feeling from some that there is no confidence in the industry that it will self-regulate … Read more »

Pasifika Business Market adds new vibe at Pasifika Festival

Press Release – Pacific Trade Invest

Theres a new vibe happening at Pasifika Festival and its all about business. Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand is hosting its first stand-alone pan-Pasifika Business Market place. Adding a new hub with more than 35 small to medium businesses directly … Read more »

Ponzi scheme operator Hibbs sentenced to 8 years jail

Article – BusinessDesk

March 23 (BusinessDesk) – Christchurch businessman Paul Hibbs has been sentenced to eight years in jail for defrauding clients of at least $17.5 million through a Ponzi scheme. Read more »

16 months on Kaibosh moves into permanent Wellington home

Press Release – Kaibosh

Kaibosh moves into permanent Wellington home, 16 months on from the November 2016 earthquakes Friday 23 March 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE After months of uncertainty following the November 2016 earthquakes, Kaibosh has secured a new Wellington home … Read more »

Silver Linings – Host Cloud Transformation Seminars

Press Release – New Era IT

Silver Linings – New Era IT and the Ministry of Education to Host Cloud Transformation Seminars On Wednesday the 4th of April at Bayfield High School, New Era IT in partnership with the Ministry of Education will begin a series of seminars focussed on the Schools’ … Read more »

Directors call for privacy of home addresses

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

The recent leafleting of Lyttelton residents with the home addresses of company directors on the Lyttelton Port Company shows the urgent need for protections to be made around directors home addresses, says the Institute of Directors (IoD). Read more »

Ponzi scheme operator receives jail term for $17.5m fraud

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

A Christchurch man who defrauded his clients of at least $17.5 million through a Ponzi scheme has been sentenced to eight years in prison with a minimum non-parole period of four years for charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. Read more »

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