Archive for April, 2014

Propellor Property Investments sponsor Ronald McDonald House

Press Release – Propellor Property Investments

Propellor Property Investments were unveiled as the newest room sponsor of Ronald McDonald House South Island at an official room naming ceremony on Thursday, the 3rd of April. Read more »

NZ business confidence extends slide from 20-year high

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ business confidence extends slide from 20-year high in the face of rising interest rates April 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence extended its slide from a 20-year high, while remaining at elevated levels, amid expectations the central … Read more »

Kono NZ LP buys Annie’s Marlborough

Press Release – KONO NZ

On 29th April, Annies Marlborough has been acquired by Wakatu Incorporations Kono NZ, after an agreement was made with Annies receiver PwC (formerly known as Price Waterhouse Coopers). Read more »

Labour’s Reserve Bank Upgrade will help low-income Kiwis

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Low income New Zealanders will benefit from Labours Reserve Bank changes and wider Economic Upgrade through higher wages, lower interest rates on credit cards and loans, and lower rents, says Labours Finance spokesperson David Parker. Read more »

ZM Comes to Queenstown

Press Release – The Radio Network

Coinciding with ZMs first year sponsoring the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival, The Radio Network (TRN) has announced plans for the popular ZM radio station to broadcast to Queenstown on a permanent frequency. Read more »

63% of Organizations Believe They Can’t Stop Data Theft

Press Release – Websense

Today, Websense, Inc. released the first report of the Ponemon Institute survey, Exposing the Cybersecurity Cracks: A Global Perspective, uncovering the deficient, disconnected and in-the-dark realities that challenge IT security professionals. … Read more »

Fonterra Takes Sustainable Dairy Farming to YouTube

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited is putting dairy farm water and environmental conservation in the spotlight with the launch of a series of YouTube videos focusing on responsible dairying initiatives taking place on New Zealand farms. Read more »

41% say “force me to save”

Press Release – Financial Services Council

The public resoundingly disagree with one university experts opinion that New Zealand does not have a savings problem and dont need compulsory KiwiSaver. Read more »

Building consent figures at seven-year high

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the release of the latest building consent figures from Statistics New Zealand, saying the record seven-year high for March 2014 shows the Governments policies are continuing to deliver results. Read more »

Careers Expos App Creates Nationwide Careers Advice Resource

Press Release – Careers Expo

The Careers Expos are using mobile technology to connect those seeking careers advice with their wide range of exhibitors and partners, providing a communications channel to assist them in making important career path choices. Read more »

Cambridge Christmas Festival Society gives $25k to charities

Press Release – Cambridge Christmas Festival Society

Last years Cambridge Christmas Festival was once again a great success and the Cambridge Christmas Festival Society Incorporated is pleased to give $25,000 to Waikato charities. Read more »

West-side youth to speak at international YouthSpark Summit

Press Release – High Tech Youth Network

14-year old Charles Monaghan, a member of MPHS Studio, which is affiliated to the Pacific wide High Tech Youth Network, will travel to the YouthSpark Summit in Redmond, Washington State, USA, courtesy of Microsoft today. Read more »

Woolworths’ NZ supermarket sales barely budge in 3rd qtr

Article – BusinessDesk

Woolworths NZ supermarket sales barely budge in 3rd qtr in face of subdued, competitive market Read more »

RMBA says tale of two cities well entrenched

Press Release – Master Builders Association

RMBA says tale of two cities well entrenched The latest residential building consent figures released today show the demand for new homes continues to rise and is almost double the March 2011 low point but still someway off its peak in January 2004. Statistics … Read more »

Cooks Global Foods Shares valued at $0.275 a share

Press Release – Cooks Global Foods

London-based Edison Investment Research values Cooks Global Foods Limited (NZX:CGF) shares on a success case at $0.275 a share in its first independent report on the company, issued today. Read more »

Don’t be blinded by sun-strike this winter

Press Release – Automobile Association

May is the worst month of the year for road crashes due to drivers being blinded by sun-strike. Sun-strike is when the angle of sunlight hitting a windscreen creates glare that is very hard for a driver to see through. Read more »

Investors look forward to easy-to-follow IPO offer documents

Press Release – Joint Press Release

A New Zealand investor survey conducted on behalf of the Financial Markets Authority and NZX shows there is good support for companies making initial public offerings (IPOs) among those who have invested in recent IPOs. Read more »

Dorchester Expects Higher Year End Profit of $8 Million

Press Release – Dorchester Pacific

Dorchester Expects Higher Year End Profit of $8 Million Dorchester Pacific Limited (NZX: DPC) today advised that its net profit after tax for the financial year to 31 March 2014 is now expected to be approximately $8 million. Its earlier profit … Read more »

EICC 8.0 Harnesses the Power of Zeacom And Enghouse

Press Release – Zeacom

Auckland, New Zealand, 30 April 2014 – Zeacom, a leading developer of multi-channel contact centre and business process automation solutions, today announced version 8.0 of Enghouse Interactive Communications Center (EICC), previously called Zeacom … Read more »

Dwelling consents trend continues to rise

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented continues to rise, Statistics New Zealand said today. The trend for new dwellings has almost doubled since March 2011, but is still 28 percent below the series peak in January 2004, business … Read more »

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