Business Scoop

Archive for August, 2012

Q+A listings – Sunday, September 2nd

Press Release – Television New Zealand

Q+A is on Facebook,!/NZQandA and on Twitter,!/NZQandA Read more »

NZ beef carbon footprint study highlights gains

Press Release – Beef And Lamb NZ

The New Zealand beef industry has completed a study1 examining the full carbon footprint of New Zealand beef, and it highlights significant productivity gains. Read more »

Capital + Merchant directors imprisoned

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

Directors of failed finance company, Capital + Merchant Finance Limited (Capital + Merchant), were sentenced to prison terms in the Auckland High Court today. Read more »

Red Zone offer process ready for Port Hills residents

Press Release – Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority

The Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, Roger Sutton, says the owners of eligible properties in the Port Hills will receive information about their Red Zone offer from next week. Read more »

Possible kauri dieback check in Hamilton

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has this afternoon cordoned off two kauri trees at Woodstock Primary School in Fairfield after signs that they may be infected with the fungus-like disease known as “kauri dieback”. Read more »

Singapore Students Take Young Entrepreneur Title

Press Release – FedEx ITC Asia Pacific

Singapore Students Take Young Entrepreneur Title at the FedEx Express/Junior Achievement Regional International Trade Challenge Read more »

Women in Technology Boost for Otago

Press Release – Scrattch

Women in Technology Boost for Otago One of Louise Donnelly–Davey’s long term goals is to set up a seed fund for female entrepreneurs and encourage more women to look at their backyard businesses and think big ! Louise and her team have been … Read more »

Appeal Court reinstates NZ cartel case against Visy Board

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court ruling and reinstated the Commerce Commission’s case against Australia’s Visy Board and a former executive. Read more »

500,000 Trees Funded Thanks To Honda Buyers

Press Release – Honda NZ

500,000 Trees Funded Thanks To Honda Buyers Honda New Zealand is celebrating reaching a significant milestone. Honda’s TreeFund initiative has achieved accumulated funding for half a million new native trees around the country. Through its TreeFund initiative, … Read more »

Landcorp reports 36% drop in FY operating profit

Article – BusinessDesk

Landcorp, the country’s biggest farming company, said its operating profit fell 36 percent and is forecast to halve in the current year with prices expected to be generally lower. Read more »

Zintel to return funds to shareholders, prepares to delist

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Zintel Group, the NZAX-listed telecommunications company which sold its subsidiary Cogent in July, will sell the rest of its businesses and pay out shareholders as it prepares to delist from the New Zealand stock exchange. Read more »

Agreed Statement of Tony Marryatt and the Council

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

• The Council received a letter of personal grievance from Tony Marryatt on 18 April 2012. • The Council has responded to Tony Marryatt’s personal grievance by: • Both parties settling the personal grievance in the interests of the City; … Read more »

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