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Archive for July, 2011

Acquisition Of New Zealand Coffee Assets

Press Release – Retail Food Group

28 July 2011 Acquisition Of New Zealand Coffee Assets Evolution Coffee Roasters Roasted Addiqtion Coffee Dealers Evil Child Beverage Co. Read more »

Entries now open for the 2011 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Press Release – Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Entries are now open for the 2011 Air New Zealand Wine Awards. This competition has been running for over 30 years with 2011 marking the 25th year that Air New Zealand has been involved as the naming rights sponsor. “The fact that Air New Zealand … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks mixed; Heartland falls, NZX rises

Article – BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand stocks closed mixed with investors bracing for a potential U.S. default after Republican lawmakers abandoned a plan by House Speaker John Boehner to raise the debt ceiling. Heartland New Zealand Ltd. led decliners, … Read more »

Joint Greens-Govt cycle trail initiative

Press Release – Green Party

The first three touring routes of the much anticipated Nga Haeranga New Zealand Cycle Trail will open on 20 August with cycle tours planned in Central North Island. Read more »

James Smith’s Corner owner in liquidation

Article – BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – Property developer David Blackmore’s Blackmore Trust Ltd., which owns and manages Wellington’s James Smith’s Corner, has been put into liquidation. Read more »

AIA New Zealand Notes Strong Local Results

Press Release – AIA Group

AIA Reports Record First Half Results; AIA New Zealand Notes Strong Local Results HONG KONG, 29 July 2011 – AIA Group Limited (“AIA” or “the Group”; stock code: 1299), the leading pan-Asian life insurance group, is pleased to announce a … Read more »

Scientists discuss best ways to study ‘silent’ earthquakes

Press Release – GNS Science


IG Markets Afternoon thoughts – July 29

Press Release – IG Markets

Across Asia, regional markets are all lower following the far from convincing overnight leads and as investors remain highly cautious ahead of crucial US debt ceiling developments likely to unfold over the weekend. The Hang Seng and Kospi are the worst performer, … Read more »

On Q+A, Marae Investigates & Sunday this weekend

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A features leading scientists Robert, Lord Winston and Sir Peter Gluckman on protecting our most vulnerable children this Sunday. Following the government’s controversial green paper this week, we’ll ask what can be done in those early years and what … Read more »

Leaky Homes Package to drive up building costs

Press Release – Adina Thorn

Higher building costs will be an inevitable consequence of the government’s new leaky home financial assistance package says leading lawyer Adina Thorn. Read more »

Will Soaring Oil Prices Kill Our Recovery?

Press Release – Max Bowden

There have been some interesting developments on the business costs front in the past few days, none of them good. Read more »

High Court throws out DNZ’s bid to force Argosy meeting

Article – BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – The High Court in Auckland has thrown out a bid by property investor DNZ Property Fund Ltd. to force a special meeting for Argosy Property Trust unitholders to vote on dumping the ANZ Bank-owned manager. Read more »

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