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Archive for April, 2016

Kiwis Lose Out as More Land Goes to Foreigners

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Its not just Auckland houses being snapped up by foreign money – sales of large tracts of New Zealand land to foreigners continue unabated, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Finalists Named in First Ever NZ RCSA Award

Press Release – RCSA

Six leading New Zealand companies are among finalists announced in the inaugural New Zealand RCSA Awards for excellence, with one company being named in three separate Award categories. Read more »

Update on Commerce Commission steel mesh investigation

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission continues to make progress in its ongoing enquiries into steel mesh sold in New Zealand. Read more »

Bus changes to meet demand

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport welcomes the Generation Zero: Better Bus Report but General Manager AT Metro Mark Lambert says it highlights some of the key initiatives already underway that will improve bus services in Auckland further. Read more »

Govt Happy to Watch Exodus From Provincial NZ

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

A rise in unemployment numbers in Greymouth typifies what is happening in the regions under this government, says New Zealand First today. Read more »

Calving events equip farmers with skills and knowledge

Press Release – Dairy NZ

DairyNZ is launching two training events to provide dairy farmers with a road map for a successful, risk-free calving season. Read more »

Rabobank Agribusiness Monthly (NZ) – April 2016

Press Release – Rabobank

The Agribusiness Monthly provides timely information and analysis on agricultural conditions, commodity price updates and commentary on the latest sectoral trends and developments. Key Highlights: Dairy Global commodity prices continue … Read more »

NZ to host RCEP negotiating round in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay confirmed today New Zealand will host the 13th round of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade negotiation in Auckland from 12-18 June 2016. Read more »

Z shares at record as Caltex deal seen reducing competition

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy shares jumped to a record after the Commerce Commission approved its bid to buy rival Caltex and Challenge! petrol station chains, saying price coordination at some stations wasn’t enough to turn it down but that regions … Read more »

NZ building consents see-saw with 9.8% March fall

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents fell in March, reversing gains February, led by declines in Otago, Tasman and Bay of Plenty. Read more »

NZ business confidence lifts in April

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand firms were more optimistic about the economic outlook this month as a buoyant construction sector remains central to the country’s growth in the coming year, ANZ Bank New Zealand says. Read more »

The importance of using qualified advisers

Press Release – Fertiliser Association of New Zealand

The release of the Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord this week highlights the important role of talented people in delivering improvements in the environmental performance of dairy farming. Read more »

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