Archive for May, 2015

RBNZ will target property investment lending

Article – BusinessDesk

May 29 (BusinessDesk) – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is pressing ahead with proposals to create a new asset class for lenders, which will let it target Auckland property investors as a means to take the heat out of the market in the country’s biggest … Read more »

NZ wool prices hold at elevated levels as volumes decline

Article – BusinessDesk

May 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand wool prices remained elevated at auction this week, with lamb wool touching a fresh four-year high, as less wool was offered for sale. Read more »

Vet Club Merger Confirmed

Press Release – Anexa Animal Health

A merger between two of North Islands Veterinary Clubs has been confirmed. Effective 1st of June, Anexa Animal Health and Farmers Vet Club (FVC Veterinary Services) will operate as one practice called Anexa FVC. Read more »

SeaDragon annual sales double

Press Release – SeaDragon

SeaDragon (NZX.SEA), New Zealands largest refiner and blender of high quality, fish oils and fractions, including Omega 3 oils, today reports financial results in line with its March forecasts and continued progress on the development of its … Read more »

How to form a company in NZ yourself for only $160.22

Press Release –

Starting out in business? Rather than spend money with your lawyer or accountant on forming a company, do it yourself online for only $160.22. Read more »

How To File An Annual Return With The Companies Office

Press Release –

Accountants and lawyers charge you fees to file annual returns with the Companies Office that many company owners can do themselves for nothing. Read more »

SeaDragon sinks into the red on rising factory cost

Article – BusinessDesk

May 29 (BusinessDesk) – SeaDragon, which manufactures fish oil for health supplements, sank into the red in the latest financial year as ballooning costs for its Omega-3 fish oil refinery offset sales that more than doubled. Read more »

Nurses head to mediation with District Health Boards

Press Release – NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and District Health Boards were unable to reach a settlement at their negotiations for a collective agreement yesterday. Read more »

Smartpay profit falls as Aussie customer quits on cab deal

Article – BusinessDesk

Smartpay profit falls 9.5% as foray into Aussie cab market costs it major contract Read more »

CPA Australia takes defamation action against rival NZ body

Article – BusinessDesk

May 29 (BusinessDesk) – CPA Australia is taking defamation action against The New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, alleging its rival made false and defamatory statements, alleging “inferior” education standards, lack of global affiliations, … Read more »

Red Bus drivers use world-leading virtual reality

Press Release – Red Bus

Red Bus drivers have been training on world-leading virtual reality technology to prepare them ahead of using the new Christchurch Bus Interchange. Read more »

TrustUs NZ opens up accessibility for families

Press Release – TrustUs

Recently launched to the market, TrustUs New Zealand, has developed an easy online way to protect kiwi families from the lure of the free or low cost Will. Bringing to the market a way to set up better estate planning solutions that protect you and … Read more »

Drivers use world-leading virtual reality driving simulator

Press Release – PerceptionPR

Red Bus drivers have been training on world-leading virtual reality technology to prepare them ahead of using the new Christchurch Bus Interchange. Read more »

Hunters Plaza gets ready to wow

Press Release – Hunters Plaza

Hunters Plaza first opened in Papatoetoe in 1991, and almost 25 years later it is still a vital part of the Papatoetoe community, a multi-million dollar investment in redeveloping Hunters Plaza will see the Centre transformed into to a more vibrant … Read more »

Dorchester Property investors vote bid to dump manager

Article – BusinessDesk

May 29 (BusinessDesk) – Unitholders in the Dorchester Property Trust have rejected a resolution from one of the investors to dump the manager of the hotel investor which was spun out five years ago from the financier and insurer formerly known as … Read more »

Innovation promises new online privacy technology

Press Release – DART Privacy

The Wellington-based DART Privacy Project announces that it has successfully developed a new Internet privacy technology (DART) which revolutionises privacy on the Internet. DART technology protects online content from interception and cloud server … Read more »

HiFX – Data Update

Press Release – HiFX

The ANZ Business Confidence & Own Activity figures for May have just been released. They came in worse compared with the prior month. Read more »

Overnight Motorway Closures

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am , unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior toFriday, 5 June. … Read more »

Acer Showcases Latest Products at Computex 2015 in Taipei

Press Release – Boyd PR

Acer will showcase refreshes across its comprehensive line of 1- to 100- inch devices at Computex Taipei, alongside the latest products announced at the next@acer global press conference held in New York last month. Visitors will discover solutions that … Read more »

New Zealand scientists launch world’s largest health study

Press Release – AUT University

A New Zealand neuroscience team from AUT University is launching what could become the worlds largest ever health study. The research, which tackles the mounting toll of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), is tapping into the power of mobile technology … Read more »

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