Archive for September, 2016

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain at end of quarter

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares gained, with turnover peaking for the week as investors tidied their portfolios. Sky Network Television and Scales Corp gained while Meridian Energy fell. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 1.9% gain in September quarter

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 1.9% gain in September quarter; bank stocks keep investors on edge Read more »

Fish & Game Critical of DOC’s Efforts to Reduce 1080 Risk

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is calling on the Department of Conservation to do more to reduce the threat 1080 poison poses to people gathering food from waterways, saying its present effort is inadequate and self-serving. Read more »

Council accepts zoning change to land in Boulcott

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has accepted an independent hearing panels recommendation to change the zoning of former golf course land in the Boulcott area. Read more »

Air NZ reiterates warning of increased competition

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand, the countrys national airline, reiterated its warning to shareholders that increased competition will hurt revenue this financial year. Read more »

GMT Secures $30.6 million Of New Development Commitments

Press Release – NZX

Goodman (NZ) Limited, the Manager of Goodman Property Trust (GMT or Trust), is pleased to announce two new industrial projects and further leasing success in its award winning development programme. Read more »

Karaka Graduates Honoured At Australian Awards

Press Release – NZ Bloodstock

New Zealanders shone brightly at the 2015-16 Australian Racehorse of the Year awards in Sydney on Thursday night as Karaka graduates claimed two prestigious awards and expat Kiwi trainer Chris Waller played a starring role throughout the evening. Read more »

Porirua Business Positive About Wellington Region Economy

Press Release – Porirua Chamber of Commerce

Business confidence in the Wellington region’s economy is positive, according to the Porirua Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence Survey. Read more »

Science Deadline: Midwifery concerns, three-parent bub

Column – Science Media Centre

Top news from the Science Media Centre’s news-sharing platform. Mnuka honey a sweet solution for battling bacterial biofilms Endorsing science increases support for environmental policies Sorry Forbes, extinct NZ raven was one, not two … Read more »

Vocational skills are valued and essential

Press Release – Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

The Industry Training Federation (ITF) congratulates the hundreds of New Zealand secondary schools that have broadened senior curriculum through offering vocational pathways to senior students. Read more »

ACC buys high, sells low as Intueri surprises investors

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Fund managers including those at the Accident Compensation Corp were among sellers of Intueri Education Group shares this week that sent the company to a record low in the wake of a cascade of bad news. Read more »

Gov’t enacts legislation to criminalise peaceful protest

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Oil Free Wellington is disturbed to discover that the government is enacting legislation to criminalise protest against the international warships which are coming to Auckland as part of the Weapons Expo in November. Read more »

Routine Wastewater Maintenance – 9pm to 12am 3rd October

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

To complete wastewater and mains cleaning / maintenance works on Richmond Street, the following streets will be closed: Read more »

Bapcor bid gives Hellaby shareholders easy exit

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – ASX-listed Bapcor’s $322.5 million takeover offer gives existing shareholders an easy exit from a traditionally thinly traded stock and would avoid the fall-out of automotive firms going head-to-head, chief executive Darryl … Read more »

Economic impact of New Zealand’s universities

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

New research confirms the major contribution New Zealands eight universities make to the nations economy, through productivity gains from research, innovation and teaching as well as through international education. Read more »

Hellaby Settles $81 Million Sale of Equipment Group

Press Release – Hellaby Holdings

Hellaby Holdings Limited (NZX: HBY) advises that the $81 million sale of its Equipment Group to Maui Capitals Aqua Fund has now settled and funds have been received as scheduled. Read more »

Air NZ considers $75 mln bond offer

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand is considering a $75 million retail bond offer next month to partially repay the upcoming maturity of an existing note. Read more »

Statement From Jordan Williams

Press Release – Jordan Williams

Relating to todays High Court jury decision in Jordan Williams defamation claim against Colin Criag, Mr Williams says, These proceedings were never something I wanted. However, Mr Craigs false accusations and public threats to sue me could … Read more »

World leading GST system turns 30

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tomorrow we celebrate 30 years of having a GST system that is world leading and simple to apply, says Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse Read more »

River Plan Change

Article – Kathy White

Waikato Regional Councillors made the decision to publicly notify the Healthy Rivers Plan Change for the Waikato and Waipa Rivers on 15 September. It should have been an easy vote but it wasnt. The vote was split 7-7. Read more »

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