Archive for November, 2014

CTU welcomes new Secretary Sam Huggard

Press Release – CTU

The union movement is welcoming newly elected CTU Secretary Sam Huggard who takes office from tomorrow, 1 December 2014, and is paying tribute to outgoing Secretary Peter Conway. Read more »

2014 New Zealand Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year

Press Release – Inspired Lives

Brothers Shaun and Grant Ryan have jointly received the New Zealand Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year Award at last nights prestigious New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards. Read more »

New Zealand Engineering Innovators of the Year

Press Release – Inspired Lives

The Gallagher Team Keith Gallagher, Craig Malins, Paul Reid and Andrew Bealing were named the New Zealand Engineering Innovators of the Year at the 2014 New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards last night. Read more »

Chatham Rock Phosphate: Funding Round Successfully Completed

Press Release – Chatham Rock Phosphate

Chatham Rock Phosphate is pleased to advise that it has raised approximately $820,000 in new capital. The allotment consists of new ordinary shares at $0.12 per share with one new listed CRPOB option allotted with each new share. Read more »

Vehicle Crash – Hamilton – Waikato

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Vehicle Crash Hamilton At approximately 10.45am this morning emergency services responded to a serious crash that occurred in Forest Lake Road, Hamilton, near the intersection with Avalon Drive. Read more »

Half Year Result Positions Finzsoft for Record Year Profit

Press Release – Finzsoft

Image for publication: Finzsoft Managing Director Andrew Holliday: “Based on the current contracted revenue and pipeline opportunities for the year ending 31 March 2015, we will materially exceed our previous profit guidance of four times … Read more »

SH5 at Reporoa, between Rotorua and Taupo closed

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

SH5 at Reporoa, between Rotorua and Taupo closed after serious crash State Highway 5 (SH5) at Reporoa, between Rotorua and Taupo, is expected to be closed for several hours following a serious crash, the NZ Transport Agency says. Read more »

Select Committee Business 24 to 28 November 2014

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

There were 15 committee meetings, one in Auckland and 14 in the parliamentary complex. Read more »

Veritas completes acquisition of Better Bar Company group

Press Release – Veritas Investments

Veritas confirms that the transaction to acquire the business and assets of The Better Bar Company group of companies (BBC) has been completed and settled today (28 Nov.). Read more »

Stellar result for ANZ Lydia Ko Golf Challenge

Press Release – ANZ Bank

Not only is Lydia Ko a sensation on the LPGA tour, but shes also hitting up a storm on social media. Read more »

Shellfish health warning issued for part of Bay of Plenty

Press Release – Toi Te Ora

A health warning has been issued for the Bay of Plenty coastline, from Mount Maunganui, including Maunganui Beach and Pilot Bay, to Whakatane Heads. Routine monitoring within this area has found increased levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin … Read more »

PM John Key sees value in Hundertwasser project

Press Release – YES Whangarei

John Key has indicated that if Whangarei’s Hundertwasser project goes ahead he sees the Ministry of Tourism as being open to providing funding, noting that there are strong reasons for building it. Read more »

Students Achievements Recognised by Industry

Press Release – Industrial Symbiosis Kawerau

Yesterday eight Kawerau students were recognised for their diligence and achievements during their participation in the Industrial Symbiosis Kawerau (ISKawerau) work experience programme. The ceremony was attended by participating employers and students, plus … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as oil prices weigh on NZOG

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares fell paced by New Zealand Oil & Gas as oil prices sank overnight while Air New Zealand gained on the prospect of continuing cheap jet fuel. Pacific Edge gained on its first-half earnings. Read more »

CORRECT:Lambskin prices slump

Article – BusinessDesk

CORRECT:China’s crackdown on polluting tanneries, Russia sanctions drive record slump in lambskin prices Read more »

Mowbray widens 1H loss, considers future as listed company

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Mowbray Collectables, the listed stamp and collectables dealer and auction house, widened its first-half loss as it records “the worst six months in the company’s history” and weighs its future as a listed company. … Read more »

Further consultation on Portobello Road Changes

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 28 November 2014) The Dunedin City Council will work further with key parties to finalise a design for the southernmost section of Portobello Road. Read more »

USA’s housed dairying techniques offer lessons for NZ

Press Release – Crowe Horwath

The high input housed dairying that makes up a major portion of USA output, provides valuable lessons for New Zealand farmers on managing the different components that go into these successful ventures, says Neil McAra, Crowe Horwarth Managing Principal … Read more »

Whanganui already a ‘gigatown’

Press Release – Wanganui District Council

Mayor Annette Main and the Whanganui Digital Leaders Forum have congratulated Dunedin on its win in the Chorus #Gigatown competition. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 0.7% monthly gain in November

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 0.7% monthly gain in November, bouncing back from mid-year slide Read more »

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