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Archive for July, 2018

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, Freightways and Sky TV rise

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares gained, led higher by Freightways and Sky Network Television as the market remains quiet ahead of earnings season. Read more »

Dollar rises against yen after BoJ makes no drastic changes

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar rose against the yen after the Bank of Japan made minor policy tweaks rather than any drastic changes. Read more »

Air NZ chair Tony Carter to retire in Sept 2019

Article – BusinessDesk

Air NZ chair Tony Carter to retire in Sept 2019, making way for Therese Walsh By Rebecca Howard Read more »

Green Cross says govt will need to pay more

Article – BusinessDesk

Green Cross says govt will need to pay more for community health after pay legislation Read more »

Craggy Range Vineyards gets green light to expand from OIO

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Craggy Range Vineyards has been given a green light to buy 132 hectares of land in the Wairarapa for $3.6 million. Read more »

Court of Appeal widens defamation defence

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – The Court of Appeal has widened the qualified privilege defence to defamation to cover material in the public interest, beyond previous restrictions to coverage of politics, in a finding on a case relating to Mori TV from 2015. Read more »

Otago Southland emerging directors recognised

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

Desiree Williams has been announced as the winner of the Otago Southland branch of the Institute of Directors (IoDs) Emerging Director Award. Read more »

Wellington City approves record number of dwellings

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City is on the right track to cope with a population boom after approving a record number of new dwellings, says Mayor Justin Lester. Read more »

Brief closure for Fairfield Esplanade

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

A section of Fairfield Esplanade on Hamiltons river path network will be closed tomorrow, 1 August, to allow for vegetation management. Read more »

BitPrime Expands New Zealand Cryptocurrency Offering

Press Release – BitPrime

BitPrime, New Zealands premier cryptocurrency retailer, has listed Tezos (XTZ), Komodo (KMD), IOST (IOST), NavCoin (NAV), and Enigma (ENG), and expanding reserves, in a bid to grow the availability of cryptocurrencies in New Zealand. Adding these … Read more »

Economy risks stalling as business confidence falls

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence reached a 10-year low in July, with headline confidence and firm’s views of their own prospects dropping. Read more »

Dark Sky Friendly

Press Release – Martinborough Top 10 Holiday Park

Martinborough Top 10 Holiday Park has become the first local business awarded Dark Sky Friendly status in another step toward making South Wairarapa an international dark sky reserve. Read more »

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