Business Scoop

Archive for April, 2016

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise as Z Energy purchase approved

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares rose after Z Energy gained regulatory approval to acquire rival petrol chains, increasing its market share, while Skellerup Holdings suffered after a profit downgrade. Read more »

Wellington cinema restoration proves a winner

Press Release – Dulux

The renovation of the Empire Cinema and Eatery in Wellingtons Island Bay has won the International category in the 30th year of the Dulux Colour Awards announced in Melbourne tonight. It was also commended in the Commercial Exterior category. Read more »

Steel & Tube seismic mesh update

Press Release – Steel and Tube Holdings

Steel & Tube has total confidence in the compliance of its seismic mesh and all product for sale has been through external testing. Read more »

Napier retail vacancies jump 30 per cent

Press Release – Turley and Co

Napier CBD retail vacancies have jumped 30 per cent since December, according to the Turley & Co Retail Vacancy Survey. Read more »

New Visa opens doors for entrepreneurs in the Region

Press Release – Nelson Regional EDA

The new Global Impact Visa (GIV), announced today by the Ministry of Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, will be of great value to region’s like Nelson. Read more »

Steel & Tube agrees to sell only independently tested mesh

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Steel & Tube Holdings has agreed to sell only seismic reinforcing steel mesh which has been independently tested, the Commerce Commission said. Read more »

Fishing industry legal challenge a step too far

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling the fishing industrys legal challenge against the Kermadec Sanctuary self-serving and a step too far. Read more »

New King Tawhiao Sign for Taumarunui Northern Entrance

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Anyone wanting a last minute photo of the King Tawhiao sign at the northern entrance to Taumarunui needs to take it over the weekend as weather permitting it will be coming down on Monday (2 May) to make way for a new one. Read more »

New Law Salaried Staff Have To Now Clock In

Press Release – Small Business Voice

New employment law introduced a few weeks ago has imposed more hardship on the workplace says Max Whitehead CEO of the Small Business Voice. Read more »

Federated Farmers welcomes New Zealand Fire Services merger

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers welcomes the Governments announcement today that funding of $303 million will be used over four years to combine rural and urban fire services. Read more »

Auckland Transport needs to get back in its box

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour is encouraging mayoral candidate Vic Crones stand on political billboards. Crone has been forbidden by Auckland Transport to use billboard sites for her campaign by Auckland Transport, even though the sites have already … Read more »

Plan ahead when travelling in the Bay of Plenty & Waikato

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Plan ahead and allow extra time when travelling in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato Read more »

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