Archive for July, 2010

IG Markets: The Week Ahead Economic Diary 2/8/2010

Press Release – IG Markets

IG Markets – The Week Ahead Economic Diary The Week Ahead from IG Markets keeps you in touch with scheduled events in the financial markets for the coming week. Data highlighted in red is likely to have a higher influence on index, equity or … Read more »

Malaysia And New Zealand Strengthen Ties

Press Release – MITM

Kuala Lumpur, 30 July 2010 – The Malaysia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (MNZFTA) will come into effect on 1 August 2010. A comprehensive agreement, the MNZFTA covers liberalisation of trade in goods, trade in services, investment and economic cooperation. … Read more »

IG Markets – Close of Markets Wrap July 30, 2010

Press Release – IG Markets

Asian markets are trading lower today with weak leads coming from the US and worse than expected Japanese economic figures. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain; FRE, PPL up

Article – Businesswire

July 30 (BusinessWire) – New Zealand shares rose for the third straight day as optimism the globe will avoid a double-dip recession. Shares including Freightways Ltd. and Pumpkin Patch led the advance. Read more »

TV3’s Video On Demand Doubles Viewers Since Launch

Press Release – TV3

TV3 & C4’s next generation Video on Demand Service has more than tripled the number of shows streamed since its launch in May and doubled its audience base – and continues to grow steadily. Read more »

Council To Launch Bond Issue

Press Release – Manukau City Council

Manukau City Council is planning a retail bond issue to raise up to $350 million, most of which will be on-lent to other councils in the Auckland region. The move comes at the request of the Auckland Transition Agency. Read more »

Forest & Bird Invited To Set Up Drylands Park

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers has invited Forest & Bird to go into the open market and buy farmland for the Mackenzie drylands park it wishes to establish.“I’m taken aback by how misinformed Forest & Bird seem to be” says Graham Reed Read more »

ALAC Welcomes Dismissal of Liquor Licence Appeal

Press Release – The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has welcomed a High Court decision refusing to overturn a Liquor Licensing Authority’s (LLA) decision round a convenience store’s liquor licence. Read more »

Pacific Edge follows patents with “pipeline”

Article – Businesswire

Pacific Edge has ‘pipeline of new products’ to follow new cancer-test patents by Peter Kerr Read more »

Snapr: web service for sharing geotagged photos

Press Release – Snapr

Snapr, a new web service for sharing geotagged photos, officially launches today – Read more »

Heritage Gold ready to mine cobalt in NSW

Article – Businesswire

July 30 (BusinessDesk) – Heritage Gold Ltd. will be part of a new float to mine cobalt at Pyrites Hill, Thackaringa, near Broken Hill in outback New South Wales, the ASX and NZX-listed Australasian mining company said today. Read more »

Motorway Access Demanded by Communities, council

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency has been left in no doubt about the need for access to and from the proposed Puhoi to Wellsford motorway for the Waiwera, Puhoi and Mahurangi West communities and tourism zone. Read more »

Mobilis Banks On The Unbanked

Press Release – Mobilis Networks Limited

Mobilis Networks Limited, a New Zealand-based turnkey provider of Wireless and Wireless Broadband communication solutions across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Oceania, is pleased to announce the release of MobilisMoney, a Mobile Money Transaction Platform. Read more »

Seasonal Climate Outlook: August – October 2010

Press Release – NIWA

The NIWA National Climate Centre outlook says that the equatorial Pacific is now in a La Niña state. La Niña conditions are likely to continue through the remainder of 2010. Read more »

Maori Party Commends Contribution To Economy

Press Release – The Maori Party

Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia is praising Tainui for their work in boosting the Waikato and Auckland economies, saying they are a great example of why the nation should get behind Treaty settlements. Read more »

Sony Expands A-Mount Lens Line-Up For DSLR Cameras

Press Release – Sony New Zealand Limited

Sony is expanding its already strong line-up of A-mount lenses with new models that will appeal to seasoned and aspiring photographers alike. Read more »

Sony Unveils Interchangeable Lens HD Camcorder

Press Release – Sony New Zealand Limited

Building on 25 years of continuous Handycam innovation, Sony introduces the NEX-VG10E – the world’s first consumer HD camcorder with interchangeable lenses. Read more »

Trustpower Ltd First Quarter Operating Results

Press Release – TrustPower

The first quarter of the 2011 financial year has seen lower than average wholesale electricity prices due to above average hydro storage levels across the country. Read more »

High Court liquor decision could affect retailers

Press Release – Association of Community Retailers

The Association of Community Retailers says this week’s High Court decision declining the appeal of the Victoria Street Night ‘N’ Day against a Christchurch liquor licensing authority decision not to renew the shops liquor licence could have ramifications … Read more »

Chris Carter – China

Press Release – Chris Carter

I see the latest attempt to deflect my message that Phil has to go involves spinning a story that my alleged concerns were raised to mask details of a recent trip to China I have no concerns over that trip and I doubt the New Zealander taxpayer would … Read more »

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