Archive for March, 2013

Weak US market puts dampener on local trading

Press Release – CMC Markets

Our market has moved lower in a quiet day of trading before the Easter long weekend break. The impact of the Cyprus bailout details, US market falls and Italian election concerns have put a dampener on the last trading day in March. Read more »

IG Markets – Afternoon Thoughts

Press Release – IG Markets

US markets finished a whisker away from the all-time closing high of 1565 courtesy of some dovish rhetoric from Fed Presidents Charles Evans (voting member), Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota (a voting member next year) and Boston Fed President … Read more »

Mad Butcher flags 7 cents divvy in 2014, none for this year

Article – BusinessDesk

March 28 (BusinessDesk) – The Mad Butcher franchise business expects to pay a dividend of 7 cents per share in 2014, though nothing will be available in the current financial year. Read more »

Meridian on Rio Tinto: We’re not dealing with Grandma

Article – BusinessDesk

March 29 (BusinessDesk) – Even before the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter opened in 1972, it was the subject of the same controversy now playing out. Read more »

MAKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises, rounding out 6.9% quarterly gain

Article – BusinessDesk

MAKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises, rounding out 6.9% quarterly gain, as Telecom cuts costs Read more »

Announcement: 2013 Interim Report

Press Release – Vital Healthcare Property Trust Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: GM risk assessment, smoking genes, birds

Column – Science Media Centre

Smoking genes; Pacific extinctions; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights; Policy News; Sci-tech events Read more »

NZ dollar heads of 4.5% quarterly gain vs. euro

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads of 4.5% quarterly gain vs. euro as Cyprus bailout underlines European woes Read more »

Fonterra suppliers welcome Capacity Adjustment Charge

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Given the stress around drought and with falling milk volumes, Federated Farmers is delighted Fonterra Cooperative Group has listened to the Federation and will defer its Capacity Adjustment Charges until 20 October 2013. Read more »

Minister thanks greater Christchurch schools for feedback

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata has today thanked all the schools in greater Christchurch who have provided feedback on the interim decisions announced last month. Read more »

Energizer NZ to support Coastguard for two more years

Press Release – Coastguard Northern Region

Energizer New Zealand has presented Coastguard Northern Region with a cheque for $20,000 as part of their generous support and commitment of the region; its more than 1,000 volunteers and the thousands of people in our communities that enjoy the … Read more »

Karamea Estuary Walkway is now officially open

Press Release – Karamea Estuary Enhancement Project

The Karamea Estuary Enhancement Project (KEEP) committee, a Karamea community initiative that began in 2006 to improve access to the estuary and enhance the ecology of the area by planting trees and eliminating pest species, constructed the walkway. Read more »

Collaboration over restoring and protecting rivers

Press Release – Healthy Rivers – Plan for Change

Collaboration with a range of stakeholder groups is to be a key feature of new moves to protect and restore the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers, under the Healthy Rivers: Plan for Change/Wai Ora He Rautaki Whakapaipai project. Read more »

Myths and Facts about DPB Recipients

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group says the government has perpetuated damaging myths about beneficiaries, particularly sole parents, to support its welfare changes. Read more »

Get the facts on Holiday Parks

Press Release – Holiday Parks Association

The Holiday Parks Association (HAPNZ) has updated its Quick Facts on Holiday Parks and it contains some fascinating insights, Chief Executive Fergus Brown says. Read more »

Turn Up The Heat This Winter In Rotorua

Press Release – Destination Rotorua Marketing

ROTORUA, Thursday 28th March 2013: Autumns chillier temperatures are beginning to settle in and for visitors to Rotoruas geothermal wonderland this is good news: atmospheric changes during the cooler months bring the citys world famous geysers, … Read more »

Dunne: Student loan bill passes third reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A Bill allowing Inland Revenue data-matching with Customs to identify and locate serious student loan defaulters as they return to New Zealand passed its third and final reading in Parliament this afternoon. Read more »

Airline passenger security charges to increase

Press Release – New Zealand Aviation Security Service

Airline passenger security charges paid by airlines for departing passengers are set to increase, Civil Aviation Authority Chairman Nigel Gould announced today. Read more »

Blue Chip directors haven’t escaped threat of charges: FMA

Article – BusinessDesk

Blue Chip directors havent yet escaped threat of criminal charges as FMA awaits investor suits Read more »

Asia Pacific ECM Preliminary Review for Q1 2013

Press Release – Thomson Reuters

Equity listings in Asia Pacific Sees Improvement; Financials Capture 28% of ECM Activity for 1Q 2013 Read more »

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