Business Scoop

Archive for August, 2009

Kiwi business confidence continues to surge

Press Release – J P Morgan

Business confidence jumped again in August Prolonged recession nearing an end Employment expectations remain ‘in the red’
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Sobering result for Meat & Wool New Zealand

Press Release – Federated Farmers

While farmers voted ‘no’ to any wool or goatmeat levy, the result of the sheepmeat and beef levy vote was hardly convincing either.
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Zeal 320 crew achieve pay rise

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

After nearly a year of negotiations, Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union members at Air New Zealand subsidiary Zeal 320 have overwhelmingly voted to accept a settlement with the company.
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Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 09 Swine Flu Update 145

Press Release – Ministry of Health

The number of deaths from Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 09 swine flu is 17. The latest person to die from swine flu was a man in his 30s who died in Auckland yesterday. He had an underlying condition.
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Leaky Homes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Today I met again with the Auckland, Wellington, North Shore, Tauranga, Christchurch and Waitakere Mayors to further our discussions on finding a solution to the leaky homes issue. They represent the six most affected Councils.
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Powerlynk to Contest AECT Elections

Press Release – Powerlynk

Powerlynk today announced its full slate of 5 candidates for election to the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust which is the 75.1% owner of Vector Ltd. The election is scheduled from 15 October, with polling day on 30 October. This is the fourth time Powerlynk …
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Greater electricity capacity needed

Press Release – Top Energy

Local electricity generation and lines network company, Top Energy partnered with Bank of New Zealand last week to present issues of general interest to a meeting of invited guests. Top Energy outlined issues facing the Far North’s electricity …
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New register for breast cancer research, treatment

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

A new breast cancer register set up to monitor women in Canterbury who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer is expected to improve outcomes for those with the disease.
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Flagz Group NZ Limited Acquires Bluegrass Flags

Press Release – Flagz Group New Zealand

Flagz Group NZ Ltd announced today that it has acquired Bluegrass Flags and will merge Bluegrass into the Flagz Group. The deal represents a landmark event in the flags manufacturing industry in New Zealand, significantly increasing the dominant …
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Navman Wireless Wins Recognition For R&D

Press Release – Navman NZ Ltd

Hard on the heels of recent international successes, Navman Wireless won home-town recognition at the 2009 Westpac Enterprise North Shore Business Excellence Awards. The company took away the Eco Insulation Award for Excellence in Design, Research …
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Wool Vote Disappoints But Paves The Way For Unity

Press Release – Wool Exporters Council

Wool exporters are disappointed but not surprised that farmers have rejected Meat and Wool New Zealand’s wool levy proposals. But they see the veto as a golden opportunity to re-unite the wool industry and collectively work together to ensure wool growers …
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Motor industry supports commonsense decision

Press Release – Motor Industry Association

The chief executives of both the new and used vehicle industry associations are quoted as agreeing “the government’s decision to not proceed with the development of a regulated vehicle fuel economy standard is a victory for common sense and pragmatism”.
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