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Archive for November, 2010

Nufarm secures new one-year A$900m banking facility

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Agricultural chemicals company Nufarm says a new A$900 million (NZ$1.16 billion) one-year syndicated bank facility will refinance its existing facilities due to expire on Dec. 15. Read more »

Pharmaceutical Company Bioniche Announces ASX Listing

Press Release – Bioniche Life Sciences Inc

BELLEVILLE, ON, November 30, 2010 – Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC) (Company or Bioniche), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced plans to apply for official quotation on the Australian Securities … Read more »

Anderton: Liquor industry ad an ‘Orwellian’ history lesson

Press Release – Progressive Party

Jim Anderton, leader of the Progressive Party and MP for Wigram said today that anyone who wants to know how $200,000 a day is spent by the liquor industry to promote its product only needs to look at the new DB Export advertising on television, in the … Read more »

NASA Sets News Conference on Astrobiology Discovery

Press Release – NASA

NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 2, to discuss an astrobiology finding that will impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life. Read more »

Land Rover Discovery 4 – 4WD of the Year

Press Release – Land Rover

The Land Rover Discovery 4’s ability to cover all the bases has seen it win New Zealand 4WD magazine’s 4WD of the Year award. With a choice of a new 3 litre turbo diesel V6 engine or a five litre V8 petrol motor, both mated to a six speed automatic … Read more »

NZ Space Company Rocket Lab Secures Major US Contract

Press Release –

On November 30th, 2009, private New Zealand aerospace company Rocket Lab launched the nation’s first suborbital rocket towards space entering New Zealand into an elite group of countries with an indigenous space launch capability. The aim of the … Read more »

American muscle flexed at Turners Auctions

Press Release – Turners Auctions

It was Christmas come early for hundreds of American muscle car enthusiasts who attended Turners’ auction of a unique collection of US-made classics in Whangarei on the 20th of November. Read more »

Be the Toast of the Office – Take Your Team to the Races

Press Release – Ellerslie

On December 8th, while most of Auckland is rushing through the streets under the stresses of the season, those in the know will be at Ellerslie sipping champagne in the sun, at the hottest Christmas party in the super city. Read more »

Widespread narrows first-half loss, awaits developments

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Resources investor Widespread Portfolios Ltd.’s first-half net loss narrowed to $151,000 as expenses continued to outstrip revenue. Read more »

Online Marketing: Hawke’s Bay businesses ahead of the game

Press Release – Mogul

Over 62% of Hawke’s Bay businesses project their online marketing spend will make up more than 50% of their total marketing budget within two years. This will be a significant jump given that 44% of respondents currently only allocate 10% or less … Read more »

NZ’s largest single VC recipient picks up another gong

Article – sticK

An Auckland-based global company, that in August was the target of New Zealand’s largest single venture capital investment, has picked up an international award. Read more »

Hart’s Rank Group gets into U.S. car parts

Article – BusinessDesk

by Paul McBeth Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Fresh from finishing his biggest deal ever, billionaire Graeme Hart has launched another leveraged buy-out, this time for U.S. vehicle replacement parts manufacturer UCI International Inc. Read more »

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