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Archive for November, 2016

NZ business confidence slips as credit availability tightens

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence fell in November as pessimistic manufacturers offset upbeat farmers, construction firms and service companies. Read more »

Pacific Property Fund to acquire iconic Whangarei property

Press Release – Pacific Property Fund Limited

TAURANGA – November 30 Pacific Property Fund Limited, an investment portfolio managed byProperty Managers Group, has announced its intention to acquire its first property in Whangarei, a landmark property in the heart of the citys CBD. Read more »

Council supports ownership of Central HB cycle bridge

Press Release – Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Media Release 30 November 2016 Council supports ownership of Central HB cycle bridge Hawkes Bay Regional Council today agreed to be the owner of a proposed suspension bridge across the Tukituki River downstream of Waipukurau in Central Hawkes Bay. Read more »

Horticulture industry celebrates major successes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is welcoming a new report showing a 40 per cent growth in horticulture export earnings since 2014. Read more »

News coverage potential additional stressor for families

Press Release – Start with You

The earth moved for many New Zealanders this month and following what for many people were concerning US election results, theres been plenty to stress about. News coverage can accentuate the seriousness or danger of these events and exacerbate … Read more »

Godfrey Hirst loses bid to halt Cavalier’s domination

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Australian-owned carpet maker Godfrey Hirst has lost a bid to overturn plans backed by rival Cavalier Corp to create a monopoly in New Zealand wool scouring. Read more »

Government’s licencing system for insolvency practitioners

Press Release – RITANZ

Auckland, 30 November 2016: The Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association of New Zealand (RITANZ), the professional body for New Zealand insolvency practitioners, today welcomed the governments decision to introduce a licensing system for insolvency … Read more »

Update: New licensing regime for insolvency practitioners

Article – BusinessDesk

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith, who is introducing a new licensing regime for insolvency practitioners, said between 10 and 20 percent of them fall short of reasonable expectations. Read more »

New Leadership And “Red Carpet” Streaming Experience

Press Release – Quickflix

Auckland, New Zealand Quickflix, NZs original movie and TV streaming service, has announced the first of many highly-anticipated changes to its legacy digital movie streaming business with todays launch of Quickflix Access and Quickflix … Read more »

Afternoon Kaikoura convoy cancelled due to bad weather

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has cancelled this afternoons planned convoy out of Kaikoura on the inland Mt Lyford road (route 70) due to the poor weather creating a high risk of rock falls and landslides. Read more »

On-demand Alcohol delivery service to launch in Auckland

Press Release – Bevee

Bevee, an on-demand alcohol delivery service, is set to launch in central Auckland suburbs on the 2nd of December. The new service will enable customers to receive their favourite beverage within an hour of placing their order online. Read more »

Westland shareholders elect two new directors

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

Well known West Coast dairy advocate Katie Milne and Canterbury Dairy Farmer Sven Koops have been elected to Westland Milk Products Board of Directors by shareholders, it was announced at the co-operatives annual general meeting today (Wednesday … Read more »

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