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Archive for July, 2015

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up on Tiwai

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares rose. Meridian Energy and MightyRiverPower gained ahead of a decision on the future of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter and as investors sought companies with relatively strong dividend yields. Read more »

House price expectations highest since survey began in 1996

Press Release – ASB Bank

House price expectations hit a new record, with a net 65% of respondents expecting house prices to increase. More people expect interest rate declines over the next year. First signs that new rules for property investors are impacting price … Read more »

Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Saturday 01 & Sunday 02 August 2015

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Broadcast on Waatea 603AM Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm Sunday 12.00 – 12.30pm Both shows repeated 5.00pm 6.00pm On Sunday Read more »

On The Nation: Murray McCully, Police, US Elections

Press Release – TV3’s ‘The Nation’

Foreign Minister Murray McCully talks to Tova OBrien in New York about what opportunities the Iran deal creates for New Zealand, whether the families of the MH17 victims will ever get justice, and he has stern words for the worlds superpowers. Read more »

Meridian, MightyRiverPower shares gain before Tiwai decision

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – A decision to keep the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter open appears increasingly likely, with shares of Meridian Energy and MightyRiverPower gaining ahead of Monday’s scheduled announcement on the future of the Bluff industrial … Read more »

NZ dollar drops on weaker business sentiment

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell after a survey showed deteriorating business confidence, and may decline further with key event risks next week in the GlobalDairyTrade auction, labour market statistics and a Fonterra Cooperative Group … Read more »

NZ must do more on exploited migrant labour: US State Dept

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand needs to significantly boost its efforts to protect vulnerable migrant workers against exploitative employers, says the US Department of State, in its latest human trafficking report. Read more »

Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

A legal challenge to the secrecy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations will be launched in the High Court next week. Read more »

Police attending serious motor vehicle crash in Queenstown

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Queenstown Police are in attendance at a serious motor vehicle crash on SH6, the Frankton-Ladies Mile Highway. Read more »

Plan ahead to avoid delays on Bay roads

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

31 July 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Waikato & Bay of Plenty Plan ahead to avoid delays on Bay roads The NZ Transport Agency is advising Bay of Plenty motorists to start their journey online and plan ahead to avoid delays as work continues on a … Read more »

Guild interested to learn more about TPPA details

Press Release – Pharmacy Guild

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) is keen to learn more about how the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will impact New Zealands health sector if it is accepted by the Government. Read more »

Meredith Connell Announces New Partner

Press Release – Exceltium

Meredith Connell is very pleased to welcome Leo Farmer as the firms newest partner. Read more »

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