Archive for September, 2015

Pyne Gould sues Barnes, Bath Street for at least $22M

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Pyne Gould Corp, which today blamed its auditor for the late filing of its annual report, is suing Bath Street Capital and Andrew Barnes for at least $22 million that it claims is an unpaid bill from the sale of Perpetual … Read more »

Shell postpones summer drilling in Great South Basin

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Global oil company Shell’s New Zealand arm has postponed plans to drill an exploration well over the summer in the lightly explored Great South Basin, south of the South Island, where oil companies have looked for deep … Read more »

Jiajiayue Group ties Cooks investment to OIO farm approval

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Jiajiayue Group’s $4.5 million investment in NZAX-listed Cooks Global Foods is conditional on the Chinese supermarket chain gaining Overseas Investment Commission approval for the purchase of a sheep and beef farm in New Zealand. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, as companies go ex-div

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares fell, dragged down by companies shedding rights to their dividends including Genesis Energy, Auckland International Airport, Ebos Group and Skellerup Holdings. The benchmark index ended the quarter 3.5 percent … Read more »

NZ In 2015 Open Budget Survey: Results and Event

Press Release – Jonathan Dunn

Results for the 2015 Open Budget Survey (OBS) assessing budget transparency and accountability were recently released. The IGPS-hosted dissemination event is scheduled for Monday 5 October . Read more »

Nutrient management in irrigation – getting it right

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

There is growing pressure on the boards of irrigation schemes to understand the liabilities of nutrient management on an individual shareholder and catchment basis, says IrrigationNZ Chairwoman, Nicky Hyslop. Irrigation scheme boards have a responsibility … Read more »

Key travel partners hosted in Queenstown

Press Release – Hotel St Moritz Queenstown

Key travel partners from the inbound and wholesale sectors were recently treated to a two-day flying visit to Queenstown in advance of whats set to be a lively summer. Read more »

Aotearoa Fisheries encourages inclusive sanctuary decisions

Press Release – Aotearoa Fisheries

New Zealands largest Maori-owned fishing group, Aotearoa Fisheries, understands the creation of a new marine sanctuary in the Kermadec region, but hopes for greater engagement with industry on future sanctuaries. Read more »

NZ dollar rises amid gains in business confidence

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar gained after business confidence rose for the first time in six months, adding to speculation there’s enough positive signs in the economy to deter the central bank from cutting interest rates again … Read more »

Nurse Maude Black Tie Event fundraiser

Press Release – BNI New Zealand

Signed All Blacks jersey and one years advertising on a Nurse Maude car- a few of the auction items on the block at the Nurse Maude Black Tie Event fundraiser Read more »

Beef + Lamb NZ Challenges Farmers to Get Fit for Farming

Press Release – Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand is calling on sheep and beef farmers to rise to the Farmstrong Cycle Challenge and get some kilometres under their belts. Its all in aid of taking care of a farms most important asset the farmer. Read more »

Brace yourself, it’s tourist driving season

Press Release – Dog And Lemon guide

New Zealanders can expect another summer of serious accidents involving tourists, says the car review website . Read more »

Minister welcomes more ethnic diversity

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Ethnic Communities Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed new statistics which show New Zealand will become more ethnically diverse in the future. Read more »

Money stays local from Hot Water Beach carparks

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Progress on Hot Water Beach’s tourism-related infrastructure is ahead of schedule due to pay and display parking money being kept locally and spent on improving facilities. Read more »

SeaDragon raises $10.009 million

Press Release – SeaDragon

Successful capital raising at $0.008 per share facilitates the completion of the companys new Omega-3 fish oil refinery. Read more »

Claims over iwi consultation on Kermadec sanctuary weak

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Claims by the Labour Party of insufficient Government consultation with iwi on the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary announced yesterday ignore the strong support of iwi for the new protection, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Read more »

Report by Auckland Council’s chief economist a powerful tool

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

The independent report by Auckland Councils chief economist adds to the growing voice of experts calling for urgent intervention in Aucklands housing supply crisis. Read more »

NZMA urges action on tobacco packaging

Press Release – New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association urges the Government to make real progress with a standardised packaging regime for tobacco productswhich has been sliding down the Parliamentary Order Paper ever since its introduction to Parliament in 2013. Read more »

Action on price-to-income ratio key housing issue

Press Release – Auckland Council

Action on price-to-income ratio the key issue for housing affordability, says Chief Economist Read more »

Employment forum findings: preparation of students for work

Press Release – RCSA

Today’s employment forum findings: preparation of students for work, thinking differently about the transition from education to work Read more »

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