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Archive for July, 2012

Govt didn’t undertake risk analysis on faulty locos

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Government’s insistence that its KiwiRail turnaround plan won’t be affected by its disastrous Chinese locomotive and rail wagon procurement programme is laughable given the extent of their faults, says Dunedin South MP Clare Curran. Read more »

Markets awash with confidence

Press Release – CMC Markets

The markets are awash with confidence as central bank action is believed to pave the way for a u-turn in the long suffering markets. Read more »

Top 100 company welcomes Christchurch CBD blueprint

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

The blueprint for the development of Christchurch’s CBD has been welcomed by one of New Zealand’s biggest agricultural companies. Read more »

IG Markets – Afternoon Thoughts

Press Release – IG Markets

Across Asia, markets are firmer and have managed to maintain the positive momentum we have seen over the past few sessions. Risk assets mostly consolidated earlier in the absence of any fresh incentives ahead of this week’s key events. However, … Read more »

Ravensdown cracks $1 bln FY sales as margins stay skinny

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Ravensdown Fertiliser Cooperative, which supplies close to half the country’s agricultural fertiliser, racked up more than $1 billion in sales in its latest financial year, even as it absorbed volatile international urea … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Telecom, Ryman, Fletcher gain

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index rose to the highest in more than two months, led by Telecom, Ryman Healthcare and Fletcher Building on optimism that central bank meetings in Europe and America will help stimulate global growth. Read more »

NZ dollar gains on China steel stimulus as policymakers meet

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar gains as China mulls tax rebate for local steel sector; Fed, ECB meetings loom Read more »

No Delays Expected On Highways To Hamilton Saturday

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

No delays expected on Waikato and Bay of Plenty state highways for rugby fans supporters heading to Hamilton this Saturday Read more »

L&M Energy Quarterly Update and Cashflow Q2 2012

Press Release – L and M Energy

Please find attached L&M Energy’s Quarterly Update report for the second quarter of 2012, and the Second Quarter Cashflow Report. Read more »

Government drops the ball on gender equality

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association says the latest United Nations report on gender discrimination confirms that the government has dropped the ball on pay and employment equity. Read more »

Maori Party not convincing on water rights

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Maori Party have failed to ask the hard questions on water rights and are losing credibility as advocates for their people, says Labour’s Maori Affairs Spokesperson Parekura Horomia. Read more »

Export News 31 July: Global phenomenon comes to Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

TEDxAuckland: Kiwi ideas worth spreading In October Auckland will host the global phenomenon that is a TEDx event. The dynamic that drives these forums has value for any Kiwi exporter. Read more »

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