New Zealand News

RaboPlus Innovation Proves a Winner Despite Economic Downturn

RaboPlus' what is believed to be a New Zealand first -, offers a limited number of exclusive term deposit rates that are typically higher than comparable offerings from the major banks, on a "first in, first served" basis. - December 17, 2008 -

iCalibra Module Delivers NIR Instrument Standardization Breakthrough

Khipu Systems has developed a breakthrough in the area of NIR instrument standardization. The iCalibra Standardization module allows single calibration models which provide accurate results from dispersive and FT instrument technologies simultaneously. - December 14, 2008 - Khipu Systems

JumpSport Trampolines Now Available in New Zealand

New Zealand trampoline retailer now shipping world's safest trampolines and accessories. - December 03, 2008 - JumpSport

LCS Launches Large Format Floating Billboards in New Zealand

bbi Display’s amphibious billboards, a new nontraditional outdoor advertising format, make their first appearance in the New Zealand market. - November 27, 2008 - Billboard Boats Inc.

Around the World in 80 Sips Calls Magna Praemia Top New Zealand Bordeaux Blend

New wine guide lauds Destiny Bay for producing country’s top Bordeaux blend. - November 27, 2008 - Destiny Bay Wines

RaboPlus Announces Principal Sponsorship of BikeNZ

RaboPlus and BikeNZ announced today that RaboPlus is now cycling’s principal sponsorship partner in New Zealand. As the online savings and investment service of Rabobank, RaboPlus says partnering with BikeNZ is an opportunity to demonstrate its on-going commitment to New Zealand, as well as... - November 26, 2008 -

3-Sixty Unveils the New iPlanWare’s TeamWorks Microsoft Project Connector

3-Sixty the Asia Pacific partner of iPlanWare’s TeamWorks PPM software release the new Microsoft Project Connector. - November 18, 2008 - 3-Sixty

Grandmas Rock

Sofia, 87, and Gladys, 93, two great women with strong aspiration for peace and clean environment, have inspired their grand-children to produce an electronica music album - Ancestors' Sins. “Not only did Sofia and Gladys inspire our album thematically, but they made a strong influence on... - October 29, 2008 - Sofia Gladys Projects

PivX Solutions to Launch New Secure P2P Marketplace for Small Business Capital Formation at

PivX Solutions Inc announced today that it has acquired to launch a secure peer-to-peer (P2P) marketplace which will provide new technical capabilities and new business opportunities for small business capital formation. PivX's expertise and resources in small cap public company formation, e-commerce, and information security have the potential to bring secure Internet-based venture finance and P2P technology together to revolutionize small business capital formation worldwide. - October 25, 2008 - Adia Nutrition

InteSuite Launches World-Class Web eMarketing Application

Here at Intesuite right from the start our focus was the end user. In doing so they have developed the easiest & most affordable eMarketing application available to businesses world wide. - October 25, 2008 - InteSuite Corporation Ltd

Dating Advice Launches LaunchDAte™ in New Zealand to Promote Single, Available, Insightful and Well-Adjusted Men and Women Who Are Looking for Someone Special

Dating Advice is now offering a new service called LaunchDAte™, a new dating concept of being marketed anonymously onto the dating scene, in New Zealand. Denise Corlett, founder of Dating Advice, the first and foremost dating advice service in New Zealand, launches LaunchDAte™, a new... - October 16, 2008 - Dating Advice

Waikatolink Opens Up Venture Incubator to Local Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs with an idea or early stage venture will be able to increase their chances of success by engaging with the WaikatoLink Venture Incubator which has just been opened up to local entrepreneurs. WaikatoLink, the commercialisation arm of the University of Waikato, has operated its venture... - October 08, 2008 - WaikatoLink Find Tradespeople Hungry for Work in Shrinking Market

The property market continues to slow dramatically, down 42% from highs. find tradespeople focused on winning small jobs, as the risk of developer bankruptcy increases their risk from winning big jobs. - October 07, 2008 -

Poetry in the Naughties and the New Zealand Poetry Society announced today that they will host an online international poetry competition celebrating written and performance poetry. The competition will showcase poets internationally, and aid the Renaissance of poetry, taking poetry to new audiences through the internet. - September 18, 2008 - Bookhabit Limited

Finding a Laugh in ITSM: Writer Makes IT Service Management Funny

New Zealand author Rob England has done what many said was impossible: written a funny book about IT (Information Technology). This feat is more startling because the topic of the book is ITSM (IT Service Management), a notoriously dull area even by IT standards. But feedback from readers is consistent: this book is funny. - September 10, 2008 - Two Hills Ltd

Destiny Bay Vineyards Celebrated by Anthony Dias Blue

New Zealand Wine Producer Recognized by Top U.S. Wine Critic. - August 21, 2008 - Destiny Bay Wines

New Book "Organotherapy, Drainage and Detoxification" Finally Available

Detoxification has become a buzz word in the world of natural medicine, yet is often done haphazardly. The book "Organotherapy, Drainage and Detoxification", available from, explains the different steps to go through for a proper result. Recommended to homeopaths, herbalists, naturopaths, traditional healers and enlightened medical doctors. - August 18, 2008 - Natura Medica Ltd

Tika Merino to Showcase Expanded Eco Friendly Line at ECOLLECTION at Magic

Eco friendly fashion designer tika limited will present an expanded tika merino line of fashion apparel at booth number E7601 in the new ECOLLECTION area at Magic in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 25-27, 2008. A natural fiber, New Zealand merino is sustainable, biodegradable, annually renewable, and a good fit for retailers looking for eco chic apparel. - August 06, 2008 - tika limited

iPlanWare Appoints 3-Sixty as Gold Partner of Asia Pacific

Auckland, New Zealand, 16th July 2008. 3-Sixty is appointed as a gold level partner for iPlanWare’s TeamWorks PPM software. 3-Sixty will focus on the New Zealand and Australia territories. iPlanWare a UK, based company has several key global business partners. - July 17, 2008 - 3-Sixty

Big Fish Group Subsidiary QJumpers Snaps Up Job Seeking Website Anonymouse and Ties Up with EMAs

National online recruitment company QJumpers today announced they had snapped up nationwide job seeker website Anonymouse. With the purchase, the recruitment site has also taken over the partnership with the Employer Associations of Business NZ - Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA)... - July 09, 2008 - QJumpers

Launch of New Lucid Dreaming Website

A brand new website has been launched on the art of lucid dreaming, offering free content to fans of altered states of consciousness. See www.World-of-Lucid– for details. - July 03, 2008 - World of Lucid Dreaming

Online Daters Get Help at Last

Dating Advice releases a free report packed with information designed to help newcomers and current online dating users for successful internet dating. Denise Corlett, founder of Dating Advice, an Auckland based dating advice service, has just launched a free downloadable report entitled... - June 10, 2008 - Dating Advice

Design Students Find a Creative Outlet

Vanilla Design Store has teamed up with Otago Polytechnic design students to sell their innovative products internationally via a new website. - June 07, 2008 - Vanilla Design Store

Apollo Fleet Goes Green

Apollo Fleet Goes Green

Apollo Motorhome Holidays has become member of New Zealand’s GreenFleet program. The New Zealand car hire and campervan rental operator pledged to maintain and increase its environmentally friendly business policies. Apollo CEO Luke Trouchet said, “As the Southern Hemisphere’s... - June 04, 2008 - Apollo Motorhomes

Silverfernz New Zealand Gifts Adds Jill Main - New Zealand Designer

Silverfernz have added a new range of unique home wares, accessories and gifts by New Zealand designer Jill Main. Online retailer of New Zealand gifts, jewelry, and souvenirs adds a new collection of home wares, clothing accessories and gifts. The collection comes from the well known New Zealand... - May 15, 2008 - Silverfernz Ltd

Behaviour Skills for Parents and Support People - Help at Last

Behaviour Skills For Parents and Support People is a new 207 page large paperback book written specifically to help Parents, Teachers and Support People manage and modify challenging behaviour. - May 04, 2008 - Behaviour Skills

Book Promotion, New Style: Novelist Makes Maximum Use of Internet Technology

Novelist Mike Reeves-McMillan is using 21st-century technology including blogging and podcasting to promote his novel set in the Renaissance. - March 15, 2008 - C-Side Media

Launch of a New Website; Positively You™ is All About Helping People with Their Personal and Professional Development

This is the launch of a new website for and about people and their personal and professional development. Positively You™ has been created to help people realise their worth and create the life they want, by sharing stories, suggesting self-help strategies and much more. - March 03, 2008 - Positively You

An Online Prize for Book Lovers and Writers

Authors fed up with publishers’ rejection slips, and readers hunting for new material will welcome the launch of online publisher on 29 February – especially writers, who have a chance to win US$5,000 in Bookhabit’s “Unpublished Competition.” - February 27, 2008 - Bookhabit Limited

Success on Catholic Matchmaker New Zealand

Catholic Matchmaker New Zealand has its first success story. “Cathie and David” have announced their engagement in the Christchurch Press last month, and plan an April Wedding. Catholic Matchmaker opened its doors in New Zealand on 29 September 07 and since then has been a steadily... - January 17, 2008 - Catholic Matchmaker New Zealand Ltd

Blue Oasis Pool Services is Not a Franchise Operation

Based on some recent negative media around Franchises, Blue Oasis makes it clear Franchising is not part of their operation. - January 15, 2008 - Blue Oasis Pool Services

Robyn Galloway, Managing Director for Innovative Travel International, Has Been Named Princeton Premiers Honored Member in Business

Robyn Galloway, Managing Director for Innovative Travel International, has been named Princeton Premiers Honored Member in Business. Robyn makes her home in New Zealand and is an esteemed member of the Tourism Indonesian Association and the New Zealand Travel Agents Association. As Managing... - January 12, 2008 - Princeton Premier

Author Writes Novel in Marker Pen on Camper Van

With no paper at hand, and in the spur of the moment, author C. S. Williamson scrawled his first draft of his recently published novel 'A Snowboarding Life' in marker pen on the inside walls and ceiling of his camper van while he waited out the storms that lashed the Basque coastline of Europe. He then completed a second draft, transferring what he had written onto paper this time, about a year later following another winter spent snowboarding in the Italian Dolomites. - January 11, 2008 -

MBANZ Announces New Website

The Mastiff Breeds Association today announces the launch of their fresh new website. The website remains at - December 27, 2007 - Mastiff Breeds Association Of New Zealand

Dr. Dominic Moran, Chief Executive Officer for Destination Marlborough, Has Been Selected for Inclusion in the 2007-2008 Princeton Premier Registry

Dr. Dominic Moran, Chief Executive Officer for Destination Marlborough, has been selected for inclusion in the 2007-2008 Princeton Premier Registry. Dr. Moran makes his home in New Zealand and earned his Ph.D from the University of New Zealand. As Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Moran oversees all... - December 12, 2007 - Princeton Premier

Catholic Matchmaker – A Success Story

Catholics are avoiding the usual problems that Dating/relationship Sites have, by only allowing paid members to Catholic Matchmaker New Zealand ( . - November 24, 2007 - Catholic Matchmaker New Zealand Ltd

Silverfernz New Zealand Gifts Gets Funky with Ceramics

New Zealand ceramics and pottery have gotten a splash of color - thanks to Silverfernz new selection of funky ceramics. - October 17, 2007 - Silverfernz Ltd

Arborfold Industries Ltd Offers New Zealander’s a One Stop Shop for Hufcor & Trans-Space’s Range of Folding Doors & Moving Walls

New Zealander’s have never had to look any further than Arborfold Industries Ltd for all their room partitioning needs, and now with the launch of their brand new website ( their clients browse their extensive range of Hufcor and Trans-Space products including CAD drawings, from the comfort of their home, office or even mobile phone. - September 30, 2007 - Arborfold Industries Ltd

Catholic Matchmaker New Zealand Gets Archbishop's Blessing

Archbishop John Dew has just endorsed and blessed a New Zealand Catholic Matchmaker site in an effort to help Catholics find Catholics for friendships and relationships. “I am happy to approve this website initiative to be used by Catholic singles of the Archdiocese of Wellington who are... - August 23, 2007 - Catholic Matchmaker New Zealand Ltd

A Lesson in the Great Outdoors – Garden Design Encourages Education in Wellington, New Zealand

Local Garden designer Jamie Reid is helping young children around Wellington get back to nature with innovative garden designs and landscaping at local kindergartens. - June 29, 2007 - Jamie Reid Garden Designs & Designer

Over Half of Tourist and Business Travellers Book Hotels in the Wrong Location

A Survey of Online Hotel Reviews Identifies that Travelers Have Difficulty Determining the Location of Hotels on Hotel Reservation Websites. - June 02, 2007 - Staycloser

Heather Hammond Named Cambridge Who’s Who Professional of the Year in Floral Artistry

Heather Hammond, Floral Designer of The Flower Shoppe has been named Cambridge Who’s Who Professional of the Year in Floral Artistry. While inclusion in Cambridge Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women is an honor, only one member in each discipline is named the Cambridge... - May 09, 2007 - Cambridge Who's Who

Age Defying Collagen Capsule Made in NZ

Puraz Health’s product - 100% Collagen, contains pure collagen and is manufactured in New Zealand. The unique design of the capsules means that collagen can be distributed to where it may have depleted: to joints, ligaments and to the biggest organ, the skin. This means that collagen, in the past only available to plastic surgeons, is now available to the whole body in natural capsule form. - May 08, 2007 - Puraz Health

Matchmaking Website for Pets; Even Pets Need a Bit of Puppy Love

It's the world's match making website for pets. does not have a category for our furry friends, Craigslist does not seem to be going there, but 17 year old New Zealand student entrepreneur Aaron Rodrigues is the brain child of - April 30, 2007 - PetPalio

RapidRedact Riding Massive US Upsurge in Redaction Demand

With the US redaction market being driven by competing Freedom of Information and privacy compliance issues, New Zealand-based software house, Onstream Systems, is seeing a massive upsurge in demand for its industry leading RapidRedact™ product. Besides US federal FOI demands the potential... - April 29, 2007 - Onstream Systems

New Zealand Will Release CaptainBlackjack's Ultimate Blackjack DVD

New Zealand is due to release CaptainBlackjack's Ultimate Blackjack DVD to retailers on April 24th. - April 18, 2007 -

Stand by Your Town - Vote for Bristol Now

Home of Cary Grant and the Methodist Church, Brunel's suspension bridge and Bristol blue glass. Is Bristol a cultural gem or just full of Vicky Pollard's? Cast your vote at - April 12, 2007 -

Global Synthetic Turf Manufacturer – TigerTurf – Bringing State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility to Americas

World leading synthetic turf manufacturer TigerTurf -- with customers in more than 80 countries – is facing rapidly growing demand in its latest markets: the Americas. In response, the 27-year old company is building a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Austin, Texas. “By... - March 21, 2007 - TigerTurf Americas

New Web Application Lets Users Keep Their Finger on the Pulse of the Blogosphere

Now bloggers and blog readers can keep up on news and top blogs with a new Web application launched at, which combines its own blogger ranking system with real-time Digg and Technorati stats integration. - February 22, 2007 -

New Stock Trading or Share Trading System Developed by New Zealand Company

Traders eBooks Limited has just published an eBook entitled “Advanced Stock Trading System” which delivers to share traders detailed education on the application of a complete share trading system or stock trading system. The new trading system, developed over many years, has... - January 29, 2007 - Traders Ebooks

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