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Archive for November, 2012

Temporary assignments – not just a quick fix

Press Release – Hays

The use of temporary workers in New Zealand is no longer a quick fix but a long-term staffing solution for employers, a survey by recruiting experts Hays has revealed. The Hays survey of temporary workers and their employers found 31.2 per cent of organisations … Read more »

Final settlement for Crafar farms

Press Release – KordaMentha

Today, after a long and extensive process, the Receivers from KordaMentha have secured final settlement with Pengxin New Zealand Farm Group Limited for the Crafar Farms. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: Fonterra Fund produces historic stag – up 26%

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The historic listing of Fonterra units on the NZX caused mammoth volumes by New Zealand market standards and the biggest listing day stag that investors have seen for years. Read more »

Shaun Coffey bows out as Callaghan Innovation replaces IRL

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The chief executive of Industrial Research Limited, the Crown Research Institute being folded into the new advanced technology institute, has announced his resignation after six and a half years spent restoring the once-ailing … Read more »

NZ dollar ends November where it started: MPS next week

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is set to end the month virtually unchanged against the greenback as US politicians try to navigate away from the fiscal cliff and trans-Tasman central banks prepare to review monetary policy next week. Read more »

ANZ goMoney launches for Android smartphones

Press Release – ANZ Bank

ANZ’s popular goMoney mobile app will be available for Android-supported smartphones today. Read more »

Adviser Convention Centre Precinct business case appointed

Press Release – Christchurch Central Development Unit

An adviser has been appointed to develop a detailed business case for Christchurch’s new Convention Centre Precinct. Read more »

nib completes acquisition of TOWER Medical Insurance NZ

Press Release – nib holdings

nib holdings limited (nib) today announced it has completed the acquisition of TOWER Medical Insurance Limited (TOWER Medical), New Zealand’s second-largest health insurer. nib announced the acquisition of TOWER Medical from TOWER Limited (ASX: … Read more »

Duncan Garner Starts Monday on Radio Live ‘Drive’

Press Release – Mediaworks

RadioLIVE’s new DRIVE show begins on Monday 3 December, with Duncan Garner as host of the 3pm-6pm programme. Read more »

NZTA weekly traffic bulletin– Auckland Motorways

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

NORTHERN MOTORWAY (SH1) • Northbound lanes between Oteha Valley Road off ramp and on ramp 6 December • Shelly Beach Road off ramp 2 December Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Fracking, PM Science Prizes, freshwater

Column – Science Media Centre

Fracking; Science Reporting; Science Awards; SMC internship; 100% Freshwater; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights; Policy News; Sci-tech events Read more »

Building data confirms need for KiwiBuild

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The latest building and consents data confirms that too few homes are being built to meet demand, says Labour’s Building and Construction spokesperson Raymond Huo. Read more »

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