Archive for October, 2015

Goodman fetches $33.2 million with sale of IAG buildings

Press Release – Goodman Property Trust

30 October 2015 – In the biggest commercial office sale in Christchurch this year, Goodman Property Trust has sold the buildings largely occupied by IAGs Christchurch offices in Addington. Read more »

Royal Visit to Wellington: Public event info

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians and visitors will have an opportunity to welcome back Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall during their first public appearance in New Zealand on this tour. Read more »

Joint Operation Busts Hawke’s Bay Paua Poachers

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Air Force A109 Light Utility Helicopter conducts paua poaching patrols on about 300km of coastline in Hawkes Bay. Read more »

Canadian pension fund got clearance to buy dairy farm

Article – BusinessDesk

Canadian pension fund got clearance to buy dairy farm last month as Shanghai Pengxin turned down Read more »

Delays possible as road works continue in the Bay of Plenty

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Bay of Plenty motorists are advised to drive with care and allow extra time when travelling next week as road maintenance and rock fall prevention work continues. Read more »

Trustpower announces flat first-half earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Tauranga-based utility Trustpower announced flat earnings for the first half of the year on an underlying profit after tax basis, reporting a 1 percent uplift on the same period last year at $68.3 million. Read more »

All Blacks’ Power Lawyer

Press Release – LawFuel

LawFuel.co.nz – LawFuel the New Zealand law news site has released details of the All Blacks’ “power lawyer”, former Hawkes Bay boy Warren Alcock is named as Number 24 of New Zealand’s most powerful lawyers on the list that is about to … Read more »

Waimakariri wells to be surveyed for groundwater snapshot

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Around 150 wells on the Waimakariri North and South banks will be visited from early November to February as part of an ongoing programme to understand groundwater flow around the Waimakariri River. Read more »

‘Trophy’ Station Among Sales to Foreigners

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 30 OCTOBER 2015 Trophy Station Among Sales to Foreigners Read more »

Pet Safety this Guy Fawkes is More Than Common-sense

Press Release – Animates Pet Store

Kiwis are a nation of animal lovers with research from Roy Morgan released in July this year, revealing that more than half (58%) of Kiwis own at least one cat and/or dog.* Read more »

Xero slows cash burn in September quarter

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Xero, the cloud-based accounting software developer, slowed its quarterly cash burn in the July-to-September period as customer receipts rose at a faster pace than its wage costs. Read more »

NIWA’s Hotspot Watch

Press Release – Niwa National Climate Centre

A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed hotspots. Persistent hotspot regions … Read more »

MTA keeps watching brief on Motor finance sector

Press Release – Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association that has represented the Motor Industry for nearly 100 years, said today that it is carefully watching changes in motor vehicle finance sector, and wants to ensure that Dealers, Brokers and ultimately the public have … Read more »

Beneficiaries get paid their day

Press Release – Kay Brereton

Beneficiary advocate Kay Brereton is very pleased to learn that Work and Income have changed their practice and are now correctly administering the legislation stating when to grant a persons benefit after their stand-down ends. Read more »

Wine Industry welcomes prospect of free trade with the EU

Press Release – NZ Winegrowers

New Zealand Winegrowers welcomes the announcement of a proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the EU. Read more »

NZ’s first weather-activated road signs go live on Nov 2

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The Transport Agencys chief safety advisor Colin Brodie and Transport Minister Simon Bridges in front of one of the new weather activated signs on SH29 Read more »

Fonterra expands foodservice footprint

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra has launched a new Fonterra Application Centre in Guangzhou which will bring innovative dairy products and services to the Co-operatives foodservice customers in the region. Read more »

Traffic diversions at Quay intersection

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Traffic diversions at Quay intersection Traffic will be diverted and parking spaces will be closed while work is carried out to replace the sewer manhole at the Gladstone Road and Reads Quay intersection. Read more »

Spark scraps directors’ fee increase amid criticism

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand, the telecommunications operator, has pulled a proposal to boost directors’ fees by 5 percent, after negative feedback from shareholders and general sensitivity to hikes in board payments. Read more »

FAN PASS gives Kiwis a new ability

Press Release – FAN PASS

FAN PASS gives Kiwis everywhere the ability to catch all the big hitting action of the Georgie Pie Super Smash 2015 Read more »

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