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Archive for February, 2014

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Diligent

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) New Zealand stocks rose, led by Diligent Board Member Services after the software maker restated its accounts giving investors more certainty in the growth stock. Read more »

Wellington Drive narrows annual loss, tagged by auditor

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Wellington Drive Technologies, which makes energy efficient refrigeration motors, narrowed its annual loss in 2013 in the second year of its turnaround plan, while having its accounts tagged by auditor PwC over its cashflow … Read more »

Tricky Cunliffe continues to mislead

Press Release – New Zealand Government

David Cunliffe latest attempt to rewrite history on oil and gas exploration highlights an on-going, casual relationship with the truth, Environment Minister Amy Adams says. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 1.3% weekly gain

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 1.3% weekly gain as local data fuels rate hike expectations Read more »

Cavalier 1H profit soars; trims FY earnings guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Cavalier Corp., the listed carpet-maker, more than doubled first-half profit as it clamped down on costs, though it cut its forecast annual earnings as it restructures its carpet tile unit and contends with a strong currency … Read more »

Northland Port posts 3.7 percent rise in first half profit

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb 28 (BusinessDesk) Northland Port Corp, which owns half of the Whangarei port operating company, posted a 3.7 percent rise in first half profit as it moved more cargo and it expects a continuation of the trend will boost annual earnings. Read more »

Art Container embarks on round the world voyage

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

The Art Container , commissioned by Ports of Auckland and Maersk Line was today loaded on board the Maersk Bratan to begin its journey around the world. Read more »

Korero Mai Ki Ahau – Minimum Wage, Matt McCarten

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Korero Mai Ki Ahau Broadcast on Waatea News Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm Sunday 12.00 – 12.30pm Both shows repeated 5.00pm 6.00pm On Sunday Read more »

How important is content driven SEO?

Press Release – Mosh Social Media

Google is ever more sophisticated at picking sites which creep up the rankings and sit on the throne – page 1 of a search. Never has quality content been so important in determining your rank, according to Julian Thompson, Head of Digital at MOSH, … Read more »

Business New Zealand admits NZ Power benefits

Press Release – Green Party

Business New Zealand has finally admitted that the Green Partys plan for cheaper power for families and businesses will be good for the economy, but they need to stop downplaying NZ Powers benefits, Green Party energy spokesperson Gareth Hughes … Read more »

January 2014 – Monthly traffic update

Press Release – Auckland International Airport

January 2014 Monthly traffic update 769,540 January 2014 international passenger volumes (excluding transit passengers) at Auckland Airport were the highest ever for a single month. The 769,540 international passengers is 24,000 higher than the … Read more »

Whittall’s lawyers happy to make letters public

Press Release – Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

This media release is made by Stuart Grieve QC and Stacey Shortall of Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, who acted for Peter Whittall in his defence of the health and safety charges brought by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (now WorkSafe). Read more »

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