Archive for the 'Business' Category

Two businessmen added to Kapiti’s hall of fame

Press Release – Kapiti Horowhenua Business Awards
Two prominent and successful local businessmen and community leaders have been inducted into the Kapiti Horowhenua Business Hall of Fame. Read more »

Metlink launching new website – simpler, quicker, better than old one

News from Wellington Regional Council
Public transport journeys around greater Wellington will get easier with the launch of Metlink’s new website on Saturday. The new website – – will put real time transport information at passengers’ fingertips so people can easily plan and adjust their journeys. The new website works across desktops, tablets and smartphones, replacing existing Metlink desktop and mobile websites. Read more »

More trains, more seats, less noise promised for Johnsonville trains

News from Greater Wellington Regional Council
More reliable services, more choice of travel times and more seats are in store for Johnsonville Line commuters. Read more »

Councillors approve fast-tracking housing development for Shelly Bay

News from WCC
The Wellington City Council’s Transport and Urban Development Committee today recommended that Shelly Bay become a Special Housing Area. Read more »

Bollywood star coming to Wellington before starting to promote NZ

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand
Dynamic Bollywood star Sidharth Malhotra, who has been named as New Zealand’s tourism ambassador for India, will be in Wellington next week, getting his first taste of New Zealand before beginning his new role. Read more »

Lost and found – who owns the family camera left at Wellington Airport?

News from NZ Police
A small black Sony camera was handed in at Wellington Airport on 15 September, with this photo inside.

We’d love to return the camera and the family photos to the owner.

If you know this family get them to contact the Kilbirnie Community Policing Centre on (04) 381 2000 and quote FILE 150915/7330

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Workshop to encourage more Pasifika business owners

Press Release – Wellington Pasifika Business Network
“The start-up phase for any business is crucial – it’s all or nothing, really!” – Those are the wise words of Wellington Pasifika Business Network Chairman, Paul Retimanu. He is encouraging people to attend the network’s Business Start-Ups workshop next Thursday as he believes it will equip people with all they need to know when starting their own business. Read more »

Cancer and all the other shit

Press Release – Makaro Press

Cancer and all the other shit

YOUNG AUCKLAND DESIGNER LAUREN WEPA has turned her experience with cancer into a book that she believes gives people permission to talk frankly about the disease with friends and family who have been diagnosed. Read more »

117 vendors, so far, at December’s Kapiti Food Fair

Press Release – Kapiti Food Fair
“Vendor sites at the Kapiti Food Fair to be held on Saturday 5 December, 10am to 3pm at Mazengarb Reserve, are sitting at 117”, says Fair spokesperson, Helene Judge. Read more »

New team at Wellington Zoo is leading the way for animal welfare

Press Release – Wellington Zoo
Wellington Zoo is leading the way for animal welfare with the country’s first Animal Science Team. Led by Animal Science Manager Simon Eyre, the team includes two new roles: Animal Welfare Advisor and Nutrition Advisor. Read more »

Live-streaming of Wellington kākā chicks gets world-wide audience

News from WCC

A recently launched “kākā cam” live-streaming a young family of native kākā parrots has been viewed all over the world, from the United States to Russia, with over 10,000 views to date and an average viewing time of 18 minutes. Read more »

Kilbirnie business community wants to be improved

News from WCC
Kilbirnie businesses and commercial property owners will be looking to follow the successes of Miramar after a poll result returned 64% of the vote in support of a Business Improvement District (BID) proposal. Read more »

NZ Bus introduces two new bugbears, hoping for better passenger behaviour

Press Release – NZ Bus

With people taking more trips on public transport in Wellington and Auckland than ever before, NZ Bus has unveiled two new bus ‘bugbear’ characters, as part of its ‘Bus Better’ campaign. Read more »

Kapiti data centre to be part of new fire alarm messaging system

Press Release – Unisys
Unisys (NYSE:UIS) Corporation today announced it has been awarded a contract to manage and maintain the New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS)’s national automatic fire alarm messaging system, delivering this critical service to the country’s citizens under a new as-a-service model. Read more »

New merged union represents 50,000 members

News from E Tu
The largest private sector union in New Zealand was launched today in Wellington. E tū has been created by the merger of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union and Service and Food Workers’ Union. Read more »

Animating Charlie Brown and other stories at conference in Wellington

Press Release – Fuseworks
While US audiences attend the first public screenings of The Peanuts Movie, New Zealand animators, game developers and visual effects specialists will be hearing how Charlie Brown and Snoopy came to life on the big screen at this year’s AnimfxNZ conference. Read more »

Women leaders in aviation – their first conference will discuss diversity

Press Release – Aviation New Zealand
Aviation NZ is delighted to announce its Inaugural Women Leaders in Aviation Summit, to take place 20-21 October in Wellington. Read more »

Interpreters meeting at the Zoo

Press Release – Wellington Zoo
Interpreters from all over the country are coming to Wellington Zoo for the annual Interpretation Network New Zealand (INNZ) conference this Thursday and Friday. Read more »

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