Archive for June, 2018

Ziwi Wins Export NZ Award

Press Release – Ziwi

Mount Maunganui based premium petfood manufacturer, Ziwi, has taken top honours at the 2018 Zespri BOP ExportNZ Awards. The company scooped the title of Best Medium to Large Business Exporter at the awards on Friday night, which, in their 28th year, … Read more »

Fishing cameras are an important practical step

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Fisheries Minister Stuart Nashs confirmation that it is his own colleagues that are blocking the rollout of cameras on commercial fishing boats is concerning, Nationals Conservation spokesperson Sarah Dowie says. Read more »

Q+A: Finance Minister Grant Robertson Interview

Press Release – TVNZ

I think what we are dealing with here is an issue around perception Finance Minister Grant Robertson on business confidence In response to the latest business confidence survey from the Auckland Chamber of Commerce which suggests business confidence … Read more »

Fisheries Minister urged to drop marine protection challenge

Press Release – Forest And Bird

First steps by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to protect the Otaiti/Astrolabe Reef are at risk, unless a court case challenging Resource Management Act (RMA) management of our coastal marine area is dropped. Following a High Court judicial ruling last … Read more »

11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

Winners of the 11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards were celebrated at the historic Eden Park last night (Friday 22nd June 2018) with Pacific businesses and social enterprises recognised. Read more »

Proposals for KiwiBuild off-site factories to be sought

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will invite companies to express their interest in setting up or expanding off-site manufacturing factories to make KiwiBuild homes, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise after bumpy week

Article – BusinessDesk

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise after bumpy week, led by NZ Refining, Synlait while Port of Tauranga, A2 drop Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 0.7% weekly decline

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 0.7% weekly decline as trade jitters weigh on markets By Rebecca Howard Read more »

Mining industry says no more projects the size of Te Kuha

Article – BusinessDesk

Mining industry says no more projects the size of Te Kuha, but smaller ones waiting Read more »

Goodman Fielder seeks ComCom permission to buy Yoplait right

Article – BusinessDesk

June 22 (BusinessDesk) – Goodman Fielder New Zealand, which owns a number of dairy brands including Meadow Fresh and Puhoi Valley, wants to buy the rights to make and sell Yoplait branded yoghurt in New Zealand. Read more »

RBNZ’s Orr tipped to stand pat

Article – BusinessDesk

RBNZ’s Orr tipped to stand pat and could signal hikes might take even longer Read more »

Consistency across port reporting would boost transparency

Article – BusinessDesk

June 22 (BusinessDesk) – A variety of accounting treatments used by the country’s port companies makes it hard to compare and greater alignment would increase transparency, says deputy Auditor-General Greg Schollum. Read more »

Fletcher’s Ross says no change to B+I provisions

Article – BusinessDesk

Fletcher’s Ross says no change to B+I provisions, won’t comment on delays in Chch airport hotel Read more »

E tū “deeply relieved” after flight NZ5018 lands safely

Press Release – E tu Union

A rare and frightening aviation emergency has ended with crew and passengers safe, after Air New Zealand flight NZ5018s engine malfunctioned mid-flight. Read more »

SeaDragon auditor seeking asset valuation evidence

Article – BusinessDesk

June 22 (BusinessDesk) – SeaDragon’s annual accounts got a black mark from its auditors for a second year, with PwC declining to express an opinion on the financial statements after failing to find enough evidence supporting the fish oil supplement maker’s … Read more »

Justice Committee to hear views on End of Life Choice Bill

Press Release – Justice Committee

Justice Committee to hear from people across the country on End of Life Choice Bill Read more »

Science Deadline: Nurses strike, Zero Carbon Bill …

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Nearly 30,000 nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants will walk off the job for 24 hours on July 5 unless the New Zealand Nurses Organisation and the district health boards can reach an agreement later today. Read more »

Bendon Merges with Naked Brand

Press Release – Wynn Williams

The Corporate Advisory team at law firm Wynn Williams has recently acted for Bendon on its merger with Naked Brand and its stock exchange listing on the Nasdaq. Read more »

2018 Fonterra Board of Directors’ Election

Press Release –

Nominations for the Fonterra Board of Directors Election open Friday, 6 July with an election to be held for three farmer-elected Directors. Read more »

Goodman Fielder seeks clearance to acquire ‘Yoplait’

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Fielder New Zealand Limited to acquire assets related to the manufacture and distribution of Yoplait branded yoghurt in New Zealand from Lion – Dairy & Drinks (NZ) Limited. Read more »

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