Former ACC and Westpac executive Jim Stabback has been announced as Auckland Council's new chief executive. Stabback has held leadership roles in the public and private sector. He was previously deputy chief executive and chief operating officer at ACC and chief operating officer at Westpac New Zealand. Prior to that, he held executive leadership positions at the Bank of Queensland, Telstra Corporation and Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Stabback will begin in the role on September 1.
OceanaGold has announced a significant new project proposal which would extend mining in Waih? to beyond 2036. Project Quattro proposes to enlarge the current Martha open pit, mine a second smaller pit on the outskirts of town near the company’s process plant, develop a new tailings storage facility, and construct a rock stack next to the existing tailings storage areas. OceanaGold Waih? operation general manager Bernie O’Leary, said in a statement on Friday that, if consented, Project Quattro had the potential to produce nearly 750,000 ounces of gold over a 14-year period.
Iconic New Zealand magazine titles NZ Woman's Weekly and the NZ Listener will resume publication immediately, with Bauer Media's titles officially sold to an Australian investment company. The magazine titles have been officially taken over by Mercury Capital. The Sydney-based company has taken ownership of magazine titles Woman's Day, New Zealand Woman's Weekly, and The Australian Women's Weekly NZ, Your Home & Garden, the NZ Listener and Air New Zealand's magazine Kia Ora. In April, Bauer Media announced it was shutting its New Zealand operations at a loss of 237 jobs. Mercury Capital said it would resume publishing immediately and about 40 local editorial and advertising jobs will be created.
#NZWomensWeekly #OceanaGold #NewZealand