Business Scoop

Archive for June, 2015

TeamTalk shares slide 6.3% on profit warning, debt extension

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – TeamTalk shares dropped 6.3 percent after the telecommunications company warned net profit will be hit by a revaluation of interest rate swaps and said it had reduced the size of its debt facility after extending the credit line … Read more »

Goodhew: Superu conference speech

Speech – New Zealand Government

E aku rangatira, tn koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou. Read more »

Clearer labour market process for employers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A new streamlined labour market test process in Queenstown will benefit employers trying to fill low-skilled vacancies, say Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse. Read more »

NZ dollar falls as weak data fuels rate cut expectations

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell as downbeat business confidence and soft building intentions stoked expectations for deeper interest rate cuts than previously thought, while the Greek debt impasse continued to sap investors’ appetite … Read more »

Better protections for victims of cyberbullying

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A Bill to curb cyberbullying and better support victims passed its third and final reading in Parliament today with overwhelming cross-party support. The Harmful Digital Communications Bill introduces a range of measures to address damaging electronic … Read more »

TeamTalk completes refinancing and updates market

Press Release – TeamTalk

NZX-listed telco TeamTalk Limited is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its bank refinancing with Westpac. Read more »

Dry July – the weather joins in

Press Release – MetService

“July is traditionally a rather wet month in New Zealand,” said MetService Meteorologist Georgina Griffiths. “But this year, a combination of more southerlies than usual and spells of high pressure over New Zealand means that we’re expecting … Read more »

Chamber welcomes commitment to road network resilience

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Governments emphasis on the resilience of the Wellington regions roading network has been welcomed by the Wellington Employers Chamber of Commerce. Read more »

Refunds for owners affected by Vehicle Risk Rating errors

Press Release – ACC

Refunds for owners affected by Vehicle Risk Rating errors ACC and the NZ Transport Agency are taking action to ensure that motor vehicle owners who have been overcharged for the Vehicle Risk Rating (VRR) component of their vehicle licencing fee will get … Read more »

The Green Man is here to help pedestrians

Press Release – Auckland Transport

The Green Man is here to help pedestrians If a Green Man holds your hand while crossing an intersection in Aucklands CBD, dont be alarmed. Hes there to help you keep safe and to emphasise the green man featured in the pedestrian “cross now” … Read more »

Historic stately homestead goes on the market for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

One of Aucklands most historic homes tracing its heritage back some 137 years to the early colonisation of the city has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Taxes going up and down, but fuel prices should be falling

Press Release – AA Insurance

Petrol tax collected to fund New Zealands land transport system is increasing 3 cents per litre on 1 July, the third of three scheduled annual tax increases. However, at the same time ACC is reducing the tax it collects from petrol by 3 cents per litre. Read more »

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