Archive for November, 2011

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Telecom, Fletcher advance

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares rose on the final day of November, with market heavyweights Telecom and Fletcher Building pacing the advance amid signs investors are becoming more confident to take on risk. Read more »

NZ dollar down 5.4% on November’s wild Eurozone ride

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is poised for a 5.4 percent decline in November as the European debt crisis escalates ahead of next month’s leaders’ summit to address the region’s woes. Read more »

Rena update #120 30/11/11: Swell Stops Container Removal

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Long low swells at sea meant no more containers were able to be removed from the stricken vessel Rena today. Read more »

IG Markets – Afternoon thoughts 30/11/11

Press Release – IG Markets

Across Asia, regional markets are weaker after S&P reduced its credit ratings on several big banks in the United States and Europe on Tuesday as the result of a sweeping overhaul of its ratings criteria. The news saw US markets pull back into the close … Read more »

The Nation 3/12/11

Press Release – TV3’s ‘The Nation’

We will have David Parker, David Cunliffe and David Shearer with Sean Plunket. They will each be interviewed individually and then join together for a debate on Labour’s future. Read more »

Awards for Best Roses at Trial Gardens

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

This weekend national and international rose growers and hybridisers will converge on the New Zealand International Rose Trial Grounds at the Esplanade Gardens to celebrate the best roses in the world Read more »

High DHA Fish Oil Improves Memory in Healthy Adults

Press Release – Health and Herbs

Fish is often referred to as brain food. Alongside a decent whack of protein and minerals, it is thought that the main constituent in fish that supports brain function is docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). This long-chain omega 3 fatty acid is essential for … Read more »

Sanford Limited – Analyst and Media Presentation

Press Release – Sanford Limited

Please find attached copy of the analyst / media presentation as delivered this afternoon and released to NZX a short time ago. Read more »

Business forms new peak industry sustainability organisation

Press Release – Business New Zealand

Major corporates have voted today to form a new peak industry organisation to promote sustainable business and policies. Read more »

Gillard pledge offers “catch up” challenge to NZ

Press Release – Public Service Association

A recent A$2 billion pledge to address pay equity in Australia offers the new National-led government here in New Zealand a real challenge on which to play catch up with our Tasman neighbour. Read more »

Police remove body found near Tinakori Rd off ramp

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have removed the body of a man found near the Tinakori Road off ramp earlier this afternoon. Read more »

Website awards show best and worst communication

Press Release – Best Investor Website Awards

‘’ Media release 30 November 2011 Attn: News Editor Website awards show best and worst communication by NZX50 companies The fifth annual Best Investor Website Awards (BIWA) show that of the NZX50 companies, Fletcher Building’s investors … Read more »

Westland Milk Products is on track to deliver forecasts

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

Westland Milk Products is on track to deliver forecast benefits from the construction of its new reverse osmosis plant in Rolleston, shareholders were told at the cooperative’s annual general meeting today. Read more »

Strike will achieve nothing, Port says

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Tomorrow’s strike action by the Maritime Union of New Zealand – Local 13 (MUNZ) will achieve nothing, Ports of Auckland Chief Executive Tony Gibson said today. Read more »

Remarkables Market Chef competition

Press Release – Remarkables Park

Media Release from Remarkables Park Ltd Wednesday November 30 2011 Remarkables Market Chef competition searches for Queenstown’s best amateur ‘foodie’ The hugely popular Remarkables Market in Queenstown is counting down the days to the first heat … Read more »

Groser to attend UN climate change talks

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister Responsible for International Climate Change Negotiations Tim Groser will travel to Durban, South Africa, from 1-11 December to attend the annual ministerial conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Read more »

Hamilton designers take Fashion Export Scholarship

Press Release – DHL

The designers of Kiwi fashion label Nyne have been awarded with the $10,000 DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship for 2011, and are set to make an impact on the global fashion market. Read more »

NZTA Lowers Speed Limits for State Highway 2

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

After consultation with the local community and interested parties, the NZ Transport Agency has confirmed that it will lower the speed limits on a section of State Highway 2. This area has a history of fatal and serious injury crashes. Read more »

New Deputy Chair for Abano

Press Release – Abano Healthcare Group Limited

Abano Healthcare Group Limited has announced that independent director, Susan Paterson, has been appointed as deputy chair. Read more »

AWF Group acquires Tradeforce NZ

Press Release – Allied Work Force Group

AWF Group (NZX:AWF) is acquiring Tradeforce NZ from SKILLED Group Limited. Tradeforce NZ, which operates in Auckland and Waikato, is a significant provider of skilled temporary staff to manufacturing, warehousing, food processing and logistics. Read more »

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