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$44m paid for industrial building at Seaview, as asset for new industrial fund

BusinessDesk report by Rebecca Howard
Augusta Capital has unconditionally purchased a Wellington industrial property as a seed asset for a new industrial fund that is expected to initially raise between $50 million and $70 million of equity when it launches early next year. Read more »

Weta Workshop and Massey collaborating for post-grad design course

Press Release – Massey University
Concept designers, eager to advance their skills in the film, TV and game sector can now learn from industry leaders of the award-winning Weta Workshop in a new venture with Massey University and its Master of Design programme. Read more »

Youthline Wellington seeking help

Press Release – Youthline
Youthline Wellington has been running for 46 years, and now we desperately need your help. Read more »

Rogan Chandler in line for another national title

Report from Bikesport NZ
He may have had his new bike just two weeks now, but already Wellington’s Rogan Chandler is up to speed and he must surely fancy his chances of winning another national title this season. Read more »

Permits needed for fires on the Kāpiti coast

News from Kapiti Coast District Council and Fire and Emergency NZ
With summer here, you need a fire permit if you want to light a fire in open air in urban and rural areas of the Kāpiti Coast District. Fire restrictions are now in place. Read more »

Fires restricted because of hot, dry summer

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ
Most areas of New Zealand are now in Restricted or Prohibited Fire Seasons, following the extremely hot, dry and windy start to summer. Make sure you go to checkitsalright.nz to check the fire season in your area. Read more »

Wellington business confidence drops

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce
Confidence among Wellington region businesses has taken a downturn across all measurements since the election, according to the latest Wellington Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence Survey. Read more »

Suzuki series quick to hit full throttle

News from Bikesport NZ
It could be a case of ‘out of the frying pan and into the fire’ for competitors as the annual Suzuki Tri-Series moves quickly from round one to round two in the space of just seven days. Read more »

Kapiti sets priorities for social investment

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council
The Kāpiti Coast District Council is adopting a new approach to the way it supports not-for-profit organisations to deliver social services that meet the needs of the Kāpiti Coast community. Read more »

Moir takes two at Taupo

Report by Terry Stevenson
New Zealand’s richest motorcycle series got underway on Sunday at Taupo’s Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park where local rider Scott Moir won both F1 Superbike races on two different Suzuki GSXR1000s. Read more »

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