Archive for July, 2015

Achieving Patient-Centred Care Or Floccinaucinihipilfication

Press Release – ASMS

Thank you for the opportunity to address you again. As always my comments are personal observations, although in broad terms at least I believe they are consistent with the Associations view on the matters discussed. In this address I would like to … Read more »

T&G Global strengthens position as asparagus marketer

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – T&G Global, the fruit marketer controlled by Germany’s BayWa, has acquired assets from long-term Australian partner M&G Vizzarri, strengthening its position as a major asparagus trader. Read more »

Niwa: Regional predictions for the next three month

Press Release – NIWA

El Nio conditions continued to strengthen during July 2015. Sea surface temperature anomalies in the eastern and central Equatorial Pacific have been exceeding +1oC for the past two months. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) was strongly negative … Read more »

New Zealand’s First Community Ecommerce Initiative

Press Release – Storbie Limited

New Zealands First Community Ecommerce Initiative to Launch as Part of Hamilton CBD Revitalisation Strategy Read more »

Kirk’s board brokered its own deal for sale to David Jones

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Kirkcaldie & Stains’ sought out an offer from Australian department store chain David Jones to buy the ailing 152 year old Wellington department store, after suffering seven consecutive years of unprofitability, chairman Falcon … Read more »

FedEx applies for clearance to acquire TNT

Press Release – Commerce Commission

FedEx Corporation (FedEx), a United States based provider of transportation and delivery services, has applied to the Commerce Commission for clearance to acquire all of the shares in TNT Express N.V. (TNT), a Netherlands based international delivery … Read more »

A Free Trade Deal must include Free Trade

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says the Government must hold firm on a deal for agriculture at the Trans Pacific Partnership talks in Hawaii. Read more »

New project signals a global focus for SummerGlow Apiaries

Press Release – Summerglow Apiaries

Waikato-based SummerGlow Apiaries have taken on a new major construction project at their Waikato property. Read more »

New Metroport Christchurch brings healthy competition

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The opening of the new Metroport Christchurch will drive competition and innovation between ports in Canterbury, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. Read more »

Will poor TPP dairy outcome stop National selling our homes?

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

After failing to protect the right to stop foreign speculators buying our houses its clear the Government is not going to get wins on dairy in their TPP negotiations either, Labours Trade and Export spokesperson David Parker says. Labour has … Read more »

Paging network to be shut down in New Zealand

Press Release – Spark

Paging network to be shut down in New Zealand The days of getting beeped are coming to an end. After several years of review Spark New Zealand has announced its decision to decommission the legacy paging network on 31 March 2017. Nowadays, paging … Read more »

More Farmland Falling into Foreign Hands

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

More Farmland Falling into Foreign Hands, Despite English Saying Only Kiwi Farmers Can Make a Profit Read more »

NZ businesses become most pessimistic in 6 years

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence fell for a second month, to the most pessimistic in six years, led by the agricultural sector and construction companies. Read more »

David Caygill to chair BusinessNZ Energy Council

Press Release – BusinessNZ

David Caygill to chair BusinessNZ Energy Council Former Finance Minister Hon David Caygill is to Chair the BusinessNZ Energy Council. Mr Caygill, former Electricity Commission chair, also chaired a ministerial inquiry into the New Zealand electricity … Read more »

Nuance Releases First Dragon Legal NZ Edition

Press Release – Nuance Communications

New Zealand Legal Organisations Can Now Reduce Documentation Turnaround Time and Transcription Costs with Fast and Accurate Legal-specific Speech Recognition Software Read more »

FMA files against Milford’s Warminger on market manipulation

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – The Financial Markets Authority has filed civil proceedings against Milford Asset Management portfolio manager Mark Warminger alleging he manipulated stock prices in breach of the Securities Markets Act. Read more »

Time for the Government to Wake Up Over Rail

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The government needs to recognise the importance of our state-owned rail and give KiwiRail the support it deserves, says New Zealand First. Read more »

HiFX Data Update – NZ Business Confidence

Press Release – HiFX

The ANZ Business Confidence & Own Activity figures for July have just been released. They came in worse than expected overall. The Business Confidence fell sharply compared with the previous quarter: -15.% versus -2.3% in June The Business Own Activity numbers … Read more »

New Zealand’s “Most Liked” Lawyers

Press Release – LawFuel – NZ’s Leading Law News Site – As the popularity of Facebook has soared, New Zealand law news and law jobs site LawFuel the law news site has ranked the top 50 “Most Liked” law firms in New Zealand. Read more »

Pharmaco signs regional deal with ConfiTEX

Press Release – Pharmaco

An Australasian marketing deal has been signed between Pharmaco Ltd and ConfiTEX, the creators of the worlds first fashionable absorbent underwear for women and men with incontinence. Read more »

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