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Archive for July, 2014

Seafood NZ Says Kaikoura Conservation Legislation a Template

Press Release – Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand has hailed the passage of the Kaikoura (Te Tai-o-Marokura) Marine Management Bill by Parliament today as a template for seafood and environment conservation measures throughout New Zealand. Parliament passed the bill into law on the last … Read more »

Support for National dives just as Parliament rises

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Support for the National Party has slumped five percentage points to 46 percent while combined support for the Labour and Green parties has risen 3.5 percentage points to 42 percent in the latest poll from Roy Morgan Research, … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Chorus gains to 4-week high

Article – BusinessDesk

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Chorus gains to 4-week high; Telecom snaps 4 day decline Read more »

NZ dollar gains vs. AUD as greenback strengthens

Article – BusinessDesk

Jul. 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar pared its decline from an eight-week low after failing to break below key support levels as traders await US labour market data due overnight Friday local time, which may provide clues to the timing of interest … Read more »

Evidence refutes doomsday wages predictions

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Minister of Labour Simon Bridges should cut the tired old rhetoric about rises in the minimum wage causing job losses and understand New Zealand has a serious problem with low wages and working poverty that needs to be addressed, Labours spokesperson … Read more »

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Floor-raising proposal; Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tea Kiosk to be repaired; Demolition of closed Linwood Library; Cycleways construction approved; New policy gives base isolated foundations “wiggle room” Read more »

China Forum Opportunity for NZ Export Double Strategy

Press Release – Organic Systems Ltd

Media Release Friday 31 July 2014 For immediate release China Forum Offers Pivotal Opportunity for NZ Export Double Strategy Read more »

Foss welcomes first crowd-funding licence

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed New Zealands first equity crowd-funding and peer-to-peer lending licences. Read more »

The Fair Tax for Savers campaign – are savers over-taxed?

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

The Fair Tax for Savers campaign launched earlier this week is based on the proposition that income from at least two forms of savings is currently over-taxed. We examine this claim and the proposed solutions and conclude that the campaign: Read more »

Taupo nitrogen monitoring deed approved

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has today agreed to adopt and sign a deed for the long-term monitoring of the world-leading Lake Taupo Protection Project. Read more »

Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

Press Release – Wood Resources International

Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update – a news brief from Wood Resources International LLC Read more »

New Appointment to Pacific Business Trust

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today announced the appointment of Mr Uluomatootua Aiono as a member of the Pacific Business Trust Board. Read more »

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