Business Scoop

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 »

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