Archive for June, 2010

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 falls near year-low

Article – Businesswire

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks falls on global recovery fears; APN News, Kathmandu and Nuplex slide Read more »

Dorchester staves off receivers

Article – Businesswire

by Paul McBeth June 30 (BusinessWire) – Dorchester Pacific Ltd. has staved off receivership after it managed to convince investors they will get more from accepting a complicated asset swap. Read more »

NZ Has The Power To Reduce Energy Bills

Press Release – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

New Zealand households and businesses will find that taking easy energy saving actions can far outweigh any increased energy and transport fuel costs as a result of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), says Mike Underhill, Chief Executive of the Energy … Read more »

Medical technology company signs Spanish deal

Press Release – Enztec

Enztec has secured a contract with a Spanish distributor for the design, manufacture and supply of instruments for knee replacement surgery. Designed and manufactured in Christchurch, the instruments will be distributed across Europe by Spanish company … Read more »

Contact defends ETS pricing decision

Article – Businesswire

June 30 (BusinessWire) – Contact Energy today rejected “any implication that we are using the emissions trading scheme to cover for inflating prices.” Read more »

Sony named most trusted brand once again

Press Release – Sony New Zealand Limited

Sony has been voted the most trusted brand in electronics and computer categories and the third most trusted brand overall by the Readers Digest 2010 Trusted Brand Survey. Read more »

Tekau Plus Provide a Unique Taste of Maori Culture

Press Release – Navigator Tours

Navigator Tours Marketing Director, John Panoho, said today that the Tekau Plus Maori Agribusiness Project is playing an essential role in increasing the market competitiveness of some of the country’s hottest Maori brands. Read more »

Eminent NZers challenge Govt on drinking culture

Press Release – Group led by Sir Paul Reeves

A group of prominent New Zealanders took to Parliament today to urge definitive steps to combat the alarming rates of alcohol related problems in this country. Read more »

Govt focused on correcting fall in export jobs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

More than half of all new jobs created in New Zealand since 2004 have been in public administration, health and education, while the number of jobs in major export industries has shrunk, Finance Minister Bill English says. Read more »

Campaign concluded after successful run

Press Release – DairyNZ

DairyNZ says it’s been delighted with the success of its Tight Management campaign. Read more »

FAO and the US National Cattlemen’s Beef

Press Release – GoTrace

High-level representatives from the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation and the US National Cattlemen’s Beef Association will join local scientists, food producers, retailers and consumer groups at the GoTrace Symposium — Te Papa, Wellington … Read more »

Preparing 239 more schools for fast broadband

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Education Minister Anne Tolley and Communications and Information Technology Minister Steven Joyce today announced the next 239 schools to receive government-subsidised network upgrades, in preparation for ultra-fast broadband. Read more »

Gull Says “No!” to Emissions Trading Price Rises

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull announced today that it would not be moving its petrol and diesel prices up this week even with the ETS increasing the cost of fuel. Read more »

Wakefield’s bid for Norfolk stumbles again

Article – Businesswire

June 30 (BusinessWire) – Wakefield Health Ltd.’s offer for Norfolk Investments, part-owned of Grace Hospital in Tauranga, has stumbled for a second time after failing to garner enough support from the target company. Read more »

The Ever Changing Face Of Car Stereo Equipment

Press Release – SEO

The automobile as we know it was not invented in a single day by a single inventor. The history of the automobile reflects an evolution that took place worldwide. It is estimated that over 100,000 patents created the modern automobile. However, we … Read more »

Rendezvous Hotel lockout ended

Press Release – Service And Food Workers Union

Rendezvous Hotel lockout ended   Housekeeping staff at the Rendezvous Hotel in Auckland are back at work today, having this morning ratified an agreement won after 13 days locked out by their employer without pay.   Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa … Read more »

Rendezvous Hotel lockout ended

Press Release – Service And Food Workers Union

Rendezvous Hotel lockout ended   Housekeeping staff at the Rendezvous Hotel in Auckland are back at work today, having this morning ratified an agreement won after 13 days locked out by their employer without pay.   Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa … Read more »

Skellerup lifts full-year guidance; stock jumps

Article – Businesswire

June 30 (BusinessWire) – Skellerup Holdings Ltd. said full-year profit will be ahead of market estimates because of a pickup in its Industrial division in the second half. The shares jumped almost 8% on the news. Read more »

L&M Energy completes A$7M placement for coal gas

Article – Businesswire

June 30 (BusinessWire) – L&M Energy Ltd. completed a placement of about A$7 million to raise funds to develop its coal seam gas project in Southland. Read more »

Farmers approve Fonterra share trading plan

Article – Businesswire

June 30 (BusinessWire) – Fonterra Cooperative Group’s shareholders voted in favour of the dairy company’s proposal to allow them to trade its stock among themselves, in a move that will end its multi-million dollar redemption risk. Read more »

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