Silverlake Offer for Finzsoft Closed

Press Release – Finzsoft

The offer to shareholders of New Zealand banking and finance software company Finzsoft Solutions Limited (Finzsoft) closed on 30 March, with the new majority shareholder Silverlake HGH Limited (Silverlake HGH) accumulating a 87.89% per cent stake … Read more »

Bluelab to spend growth grant taking new product to market

Article – BusinessDesk

April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Bluelab Corp, which makes electronic metering and control devices to aid plant growth, will use a new research and development growth grant to speed up taking a new sensory product to market in the next year. Read more »

Wellington airport welcomes Commerce Commission report

Press Release – Wellington Airport Limited

Today the Commerce Commission released its draft report on Wellington Airport’s aeronautical charges confirming they are within an acceptable range. The Commission has also reported that the information disclosure regulation is working well and … Read more »

Launch of paysafecard in New Zealand

Press Release – paysafecard

Paysafecard, the Vienna-based global market leader in prepaid online payment methods, and member of the international Skrill Group, continues its course of international expansion with its launch in New Zealand. Read more »

Wellington Airport’s revised pricing – draft report

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft report indicating Wellington Airport is now targeting returns for the period from 1 June 2014 to 31 March 2019 that fall within an estimated range of acceptable returns. Read more »

Generally Steady Wool Market

Press Release – NZ Wool Services International Ltd

New Zealand Wool Services International Limiteds General Manager, Mr John Dawson reports that despite a stronger New Zealand dollar this week and a varied price range in some sectors, the market was generally strong overall. Read more »

NZBN extends to all businesses

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith have welcomed the introduction of legislation that will extend the New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) to all business entities. Read more »

Revert raises $1.2M in second round funding

Press Release – Revert

New Zealand-based cloud backup specialist Revert has secured a further $1.2 million in funding bringing the total funding received to date to over $1.6 million. Read more »

Airways hosts ICAO Asia Pacific ADS-B seminar

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

Aviation leaders from across Asia Pacific have gathered in Christchurch this week to attend a seminar focused on aiding the implementation of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) surveillance technology globally. Air navigation services provider Airways … Read more »

Global Mode is here to stay

Press Release – Bypass Network Services

Late in the day, while everyone was leaving work for the Easter holidays, we read on a news site that the big media gang was looking to shut down Global Mode. We found out from the press they had an issue before the big media gang lawyers had even contacted … Read more »

Voltimum to Provide E-Training Courses for SMEs

Press Release – Voltimum

Voltimum to Provide E-Training Courses for SMEs Voltimum, the online information hub for the electrical industry today announced a partnership with nationally Registered Training Organisation Pivotal Training & Development to provide online training … Read more »

Auckland Steams to New Records Across the Board

Press Release – Trademe

March was all about Auckland with the citys asking prices for residential property setting records across the board, according to Trade Me Propertys analysis of new listings in the past three months. Read more »

Vend Makes It Easy for Retailers to Sell Online

Press Release – Vend

Vend Makes It Easy for Brick & Mortar Retailers to Sell Online with New Vend Ecommerce Read more »

Theta Acquires Specialist Sharepoint Firm IGA Systems

Press Release – Theta

IT consultancy Theta last month completed its acquisition of SharePoint consultancy IGA Systems. Thetas SharePoint team now grows to eight specialist consultants in Auckland and Christchurch. Read more »

Innovation funding a boost to competitiveness

Press Release – BusinessNZ

An $80 million increase in funding for Growth Grants announced today will provide more incentives for companies to increase their research and development, BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil OReilly said. Read more »

Transfercar First NZ company picked for Startups Accelerator

Press Release – TransferCar

Transfercar , the company that enables travellers to book free rental cars, is among a small group of startups to be selected for one of the worlds leading accelerator programmes run by 500 Startups , a venture capital seed fund & startup incubator … Read more »

Another regional ISP forced to switch off Global Mode

Press Release – PrimoWireless

Taranaki broadband provider PrimoWireless has been forced to disable access to Global Mode services after being threatened with legal action from a conglomerate of NZ media companies. Read more »

ARANZ Geo Attracts World Class CFO as Expansion Continues

Press Release – ARANZ Geo Limited

ARANZ Geo, a world leader in the interpretation and visualisation of geological data for the mining, environmental, renewable energy and other geologically dependent industries, has appointed Rohit Selvaratnam as Chief Financial Officer. Read more »

The New Zealand Merino Company secures US apparel contract

Press Release – The New Zealand Merino Comany Ltd

The New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) has secured a new $8 million fibre supply contract with United States sock and apparel manufacturer SmartWool. Read more »

Liquidators of China milk exporter may claw back $145,200

Article – BusinessDesk

April 14 (BusinessDesk) – Liquidators of a failed milk exporting company, which became insolvent after losing an unfair dismissal case with employees, may force the company’s Chinese-based directors to pay back $145,200 to creditors. Read more »

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