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Archive for October, 2012

RHAS accredited under the NZPI For Quality Assurance

Press Release – RHAS

RHAS is the first plant and machinery valuation firm in Australasia to be accredited under the New Zealand Property Institute for quality assurance. Read more »

Europe provides direction with US market activity on hold

Press Release – CMC Markets

US market reaction upon recommencement of trading will be interesting to see as traders weigh up the economic implications of the storm. But while the storm has placed US sharemarkets on hold, European markets have been ticking along nicely and this has … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares snap 5-day slide; Fletcher up

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares rose, snapping five days of decline, as stronger housing data helped lift Fletcher Building and Contact Energy advanced. Skellerup Group fell after revising its guidance. Read more »

TrustPower 1H profit creeps up as customers fall

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – TrustPower, the utility controlled by Infratil, increased first-half profit as it managed to squeeze more from a dwindling customer base in an increasingly competitive market. Read more »

AGM addresses and presentation

Press Release – Vital Healthcare Property Trust

The following is the address of the Chairman and CEO of Vital Healthcare Management Limited for the Vital Healthcare Property Trust Annual Meeting Read more »

NZ dollar headed for 1 percent decline in October

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar headed for 1 percent decline in October as 2.5 US cts range extends to seven weeks Read more »

Wool’s future far from woolly

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Farmers are counting down the days to when major shareholdings in New Zealand Wool Services International (NZWSI) will be on-sold by the receivers. Read more »

Successful launch of Kaikōura marine strategy

Press Release – Te Korowai o Te Tai o Marokura

A milestone was achieved in caring for the Kaikōura coast on Saturday when Environment Minister Amy Adams received the Te Korowai strategy, Sustaining our Seas, from Larnce Wichman chair of Te Korowai o Te Tai o Marokura. Read more »

Cyclists to celebrate Evans Pass Road re-opening

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Cyclists will be the first to celebrate the re-opening of Evans Pass Road this weekend. The road will be open to cyclists only on Saturday 3 November 2012 from 8am, and to all vehicles from 8am on Sunday, 4 November 2012 Read more »

More uncertainty ahead for change-weary Council staff

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association says a new local government structure for the Wellington region could make a nonsense out of current Council restructuring and pour hundreds of thousands of dollars down the drain. Read more »

New look for

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand’s consumer website has today been updated with important design and usability improvements. Read more »

Start With A Vision, Says Trends Entrepreneur

Press Release – Trends Publishing

Publishing has not been immune from the economic downturn of recent years – or the move toward digital media. Read more »

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