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Archive for January, 2014

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; tech stocks gain

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 31 (BusinessDesk) New Zealand stock rose with a global rally, as Diligent Board Member Services rose after positive news out of the US tech sector. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 1.3 percent weekly decline on TWI basis

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 1.3 percent weekly decline on TWI basis after central bank meetings Read more »

NZ apple growers likely to beat $1 bln export target early

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ apple growers likely to beat $1 billion export target early on rising prices, higher productivity Read more »

McKay appointed to the boards of IAG and AMI Insurance

Press Release – IAG New Zealand

Leading insurance group IAG has appointed Doug McKay as a non-executive director to its New Zealand subsidiary boards (IAG New Zealand Limited and AMI Insurance Limited), effective 10 February 2014. Mr McKay is a senior and experienced commercial executive … Read more »

Mint Boosts Investment Marketing Team

Press Release – Mint Asset Management

Mint Asset Management is pleased to advise that a new business development executive is joining the team to support its growth in the independent financial adviser, institutional and high net worth markets in New Zealand. Read more »

Communities boost Wetlands

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

On World Wetland Day this Sunday 2nd February, think about the many Hawkes Bay people who have helped to enhance and create our own wetlands in the region. Read more »

The Parenting Place welcomes a new CEO

Press Release – The Parenting Place

A handover from one Bruce to another is taking place this week at The Parenting Place. Bruce Anderson takes over the reins from Bruce Pilbrow, who has been at The Parenting Place for nine years and CEO for the last seven years. Read more »

Matuku-1 drilling operations finalised

Press Release – OMV New Zealand

OMV New Zealand Ltd announces the completion of drilling operations on the Matuku-1 exploration well in the Taranaki Basin. The well has been drilled to a total depth of 4846 m into the Cretaceous Rakopi Formation. Read more »

Kia’s Peter Schreyer Wins Top Design Honour

Press Release – Kia Motors

The work of Peter Schreyer in leading the design transformation of Kia vehicles has been recognised with a prestigious award in Europe. Schreyer was been presented with the 2014 Grand Prix du Design at the 29th Festival Automobile International … Read more »

SCIRT traffic update: schools back first term

Press Release – SCIRT

SCIRT work in 2014, particularly in the central city, means that drivers need to plan ahead and wherever possible avoid peak hours if they are driving through the citys main arterial cross-city routes. Read more »

Xero customer receipts rise 14% in 4Q

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Xero, whose shares have soared 478 percent in the past year, lifted its customer receipts 14 percent in the final three months of 2013 as it gained more traction, while slowing down the pace of its cash burn. Read more »

Burger King: Community Project to Build Hamilton Skate Park

Press Release – Burger King

Burger King is pleased to show their support for the opening of the community built Greenwood Street Skate Park in Hamilton this Saturday 1st February. The Skate Park will cater for beginners through to more experienced skaters. Read more »

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