Archive for April, 2012

Machine-to-Machine Thought Leadership Programme

Press Release – SAP

SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today launched a new machine-to-machine (M2M) resource centre with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The site features research and opinion from SAP, the EIU and other partners exploring successful M2M business … Read more »

Machine-to-Machine Thought Leadership Programme

Press Release – SAP

SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today launched a new machine-to-machine (M2M) resource centre with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The site features research and opinion from SAP, the EIU and other partners exploring successful M2M business … Read more »

Dead Dolphin Recovered in Taranaki Died of Natural Causes

Press Release – Department of Conservation

The preliminary pathology report on the dead Hector’s/Maui’s dolphin recovered from a Taranaki beach last week has indicated that the animal died of natural causes. Read more »

Lack of consultation on drilling plans outrageous

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Government must fully explain its plans to tender for off-shore drilling in the Pegasus Basin area and let the public have a say on those plans, Wellington Central MP and Labour’s Environment spokesperson, Grant Robertson, says. Read more »

NZX lifts 1Q revenue 3% on rising agri data sales

Article – BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – NZX, the stock exchange operator, lifted first-quarter revenue 3 percent on increased agri information sales, which made the biggest contribution in the period. Read more »

Exports In Free Fall; Real Plan Required

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

David Cunliffe Economic Development Spokesperson 30 April 2012 Media Statement Exports In Free Fall; Real Plan Required National’s failed export policy threatens New Zealand’s future, says Labour’s Economic Development spokesperson David Cunliffe. … Read more »

Union Wants Lockout Lifted for Everyone

Press Release – Meat Workers Union

The Meat Workers Union says Talley’s Affco workers are only striking in solidarity with locked out workers and the company can lift the lockout at any time. Read more »

NZ business confidence takes another step higher in April

Article – BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence continues to nudge higher, led by a sharp jump in the retail and services sectors, according to the latest National Bank Business Outlook survey. Read more »

Managing digital identity in a networked world

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

How do we manage our personal information in online relationships with friends, family, businesses, government agencies, NGOs and community service providers? Have our concepts of personal identity and identity management changed in the social networking era, … Read more »

Spotless directors recommend A$2.71 a share offer from PEP

Article – BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – The board of trans-Tasman cleaning group Spotless has relented on its A$2.80-a-share demand to recommend a sale to Australia’s Pacific Equity Partners, endorsing an offer that is 9 Australian cents lower. Read more »

Western Union Reaches 500,000 Agent Location Milestone

Press Release – Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, announced it has opened the 500,000th Agent location through which it provides its expanding portfolio of financial services. Read more »

Dead dolphin must spur government action

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The possible death of yet another Maui’s dolphin must spur the government to act immediately to save the critically endangered species, says Labour’s acting Conservation spokesperson Grant Robertson. Read more »

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi caught in range before RBA, US jobs

Article – BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar may be range-bound this week ahead of a likely interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia tomorrow and US jobs figures on Friday. Read more »

IG Markets Afternoon thoughts

Press Release – IG Markets

In US trade, markets shrugged off news of a Spanish downgrade and a weaker-than-expected US GDP print to finish the session higher. Investors instead focused on acceptable results from the Italian 5- and 10-year bond auction; strong US company earnings … Read more »

Meat Workers Union Refuses Offer to Get Members Back To Work

Press Release – AFFCO

The Meat Workers Union has refused an offer that would have seen all its members back to work at Affco plants. Over the weekend, the company offered to restart all striking workers if the Union ended its strike action and engaged in meaningful mediation … Read more »

Cheaper Bus Rides an option for Students

Press Release – Paul Bruce

“Cheaper bus or train rides would be very welcome to students wanting to avoid taking on new loans,” according to Regional Councillor Paul Bruce. “Many students had complained to me personally about the rising cost of public transport, and now there is a possibility … Read more »

Opposition to Motorway proposal grows

Press Release – Save Kapiti

Now NZTA have finally lodged their application for the Kapiti Expressway consents, Save Kapiti Inc. is preparing its case to oppose the application in full at an expected fast track environment court hearing (or Board of Inquiry) later in the year. Read more »

Kiwi finance and accounting salaries are on the rise

Press Release – Robert Half Finance and Accounting

More than half of New Zealanders working in finance and accounting industries can look forward to a pay rise this year with 58% of salaries expected to rise in 2012, revealed Robert Half’s survey of 200 New Zealand CFOs and Finance Directors. Read more »

New way for people to access organisations online

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Development is underway on a new online service which will enable people to more easily interact with public and private sector organisations. The service, named RealMe, was announced at the 2012 Identity Conference in Wellington today by the … Read more »

NZ home building consents rise to 2-year high in March

Article – BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents rose to their highest monthly level in two years in March amid growing demand for new housing in Auckland and Christchurch. Read more »

« Previous PageNext Page »