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 »

‘Tis the Season for Package Thefts And Break-Ins

Press Release – Ring

With Christmas fast approaching, Ring , the leader in outdoor home security, today released findings that indicate many New Zealanders are at risk for package thefts and break-ins these holidays, with people having gifts delivered to their home and … Read more »

Mistakes in the delivery Westland Shareholders told

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

Westland Milk Products shareholders turned out in force at their annual general meeting today to hear retiring chairman Matt ORegan tell them that while the companys business strategy was sound, its delivery had been poor. Read more »

KiwiRail’s “nothing to see here” spin not fooling anyone

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to this afternoons media release by Kiwirail , Jordan Williams, the Executive Director of the Taxpayers Union says: Read more »

Horticulture shows ‘spectacular’ growth

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Horticulture has experienced a spectacular 40 percent growth in export earnings since 2014, according to a new report, with tariffs on exported produce down by 22 percent since 2012. Read more »

Changes coming for Britomart station users

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Downtown train users returning from their Christmas break will find the current Queen Street entrances for the Britomart Transport Centre closed and new entrances created for Britomart station. Read more »

National slow to learn new trade lessons post TPPA

Column – Barry Coates

Yesterday, the Minister for Trade misused economic data in order to try to make the case for more so-called trade agreements like the TPPA which are actually deregulatory straitjackets in disguise. Read more »

ARANZ Geo introduces Pay & Go Daily Licensing for Leapfrog

Press Release – ARANZ Geo Limited

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ November 30, 2016 – ARANZ Geo Limited , developer of 3D geological modelling software Leapfrog , today announced the introduction of Pay & Go Daily Licensing (Pay & Go), a new pre-paid licensing option which allows users … Read more »

East West Link Promise

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

NZTA should keep its East West Link promise to lodge a consent application in early December, Auckland Chamber of Commerce CEO Michael Barnett, said today Read more »

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