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 »

2013 calendar year sets records for Auckland Airport

Press Release – Auckland Airport

31 January 2014 Auckland Airport has announced today that 14,424,473 passengers (excluding transits) used Auckland Airport in 2013, comprising 7,501,859 international passengers and 6,922,614 domestic passengers. Read more »

Real-time travel information turned on

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Motorists on State Highway 1 and 76 driving into and around Christchurch have access to real-time travel information from today (Friday, 31 January). Three Variable Messaging Signs (VMS) on the highways are now displaying travel times to various destinations … Read more »

Direct Management Services ranked No. 1 in Bay of Plenty

Press Release – Direct Management Services

Kiwifruit management specialists, Direct Management Services (DMS), are once again top of the crops, after the lowest fruit-loss recorded in the Bay of Plenty last season. Read more »

Hirepool Gets Good Kiwi Blokes Pete and Andy On Board

Press Release – Hirepool Limited

Popular TV personalities Pete and Andy Walker have climbed on board the Hirepool wagon. Theyre the stars of the companys new 30 second TVC which goes to air this Sunday (February 2). Read more »

Hertz Launches Enhanced Car Rental Loyalty Program

Press Release – Hertz

As part of a continued effort to provide the worlds most rewarding car rental experience, Hertz has upgraded its industry-leading Gold Plus Rewards loyalty program. With enhanced Gold Plus Rewards, members can now enjoy easier status, faster rentals … Read more »

Sush Mobile GSMA Awards finalist for Kiwibank HomeHunter

Press Release – Sush Mobile

Kiwibank Home Hunter, an innovative mortgage loan processing, combination, real estate app developed by Sush Mobile, has been nominated for a Global Mobile Award in the Best Consumer Mobile Service category. Read more »

Ceremony marks Chief of Defence handover

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated newly promoted Lieutenant General Tim Keating, who has today assumed command of the NZ Defence Force. It has been a fitting ceremony to mark the departure of out-going Chief of Defence Force (CDF), … Read more »

SKYCITY Hotel tops Travelbug Awards

Press Release – Travelbug

SKYCITY Auckland has topped the 2014 Travelbug Awards announced today, ranking it as the countrys number one New Zealand accommodation provider based on popularity and guest reviews. Read more »

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