Steel & Tube seismic mesh update

Press Release – Steel and Tube Holdings

Steel & Tube has total confidence in the compliance of its seismic mesh and all product for sale has been through external testing. Read more »

New Visa opens doors for entrepreneurs in the Region

Press Release – Nelson Regional EDA

The new Global Impact Visa (GIV), announced today by the Ministry of Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, will be of great value to region’s like Nelson. Read more »

Update on Commerce Commission steel mesh investigation

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission continues to make progress in its ongoing enquiries into steel mesh sold in New Zealand. Read more »

Z shares at record as Caltex deal seen reducing competition

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy shares jumped to a record after the Commerce Commission approved its bid to buy rival Caltex and Challenge! petrol station chains, saying price coordination at some stations wasn’t enough to turn it down but that regions … Read more »

WOW® Awards Show 2016, Creative Team Announced

Press Release – WOW Awards

Creative team for WOW Awards 2016 announced WELLINGTON, NZ World of WearableArt has announced the creative team for the 28th WOW Awards Show, New Zealands largest performing arts event founded by Dame Suzie Moncrieff. Read more »

KiwiSaver Hits and Myths

Press Release – Commission for Financial Capability

The largest ever public survey of KiwiSaver has revealed the reasons why people join, highlighted their concerns and discovered what makes them stop saving. The most popular reason to enrol was the most obvious and the reason KiwiSaver was set up one … Read more »

NZ building consents see-saw with 9.8% March fall

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents fell in March, reversing gains February and led by a drop-off in Auckland Wellington and Otago while Canterbury recorded an increase. Read more »

Zespri to re-pack and release fruit after clearance

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Zespri International will re-pack and release the 1.7 million trays of kiwifruit it placed on hold this month, saying they pose no danger to consumers. Read more »

Smissions on telecommunications services sought

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released the preliminary findings of its five yearly review of whether to investigate deregulating selected services in Schedule 1 of the Telecommunications Act 2001 (the Act). Read more »

Tourism Holdings likely to exceed 2016 guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Tourism Holdings will likely exceed its 2016 guidance as margins improve in New Zealand and Australia, giving the campervan rental company confidence to predict growth over 2017 and 2018. Read more »

Skellerup cuts earnings guidance again

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Skellerup Holdings cut its annual earnings guidance for a second time, projecting a lower profit than 2015 as weak milk, oil and gas prices around the world weigh on demand from the rubber goods maker’s customers. Read more »

NZX says 1st-qtr sales rise 9.6% as debt listings climb

Article – BusinessDesk

NZX says 1st-qtr sales rise 9.6% as debt listings climb, sees Ralec victory Read more »

Z Energy cleared to acquire Chevron subject to divestments

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has cleared Z Energy Limiteds application to acquire 100% of the shares in Chevron New Zealand, the owner of the Caltex and Challenge brands in New Zealand. Read more »

Z cleared to buy Caltex assets, must sell 20 petrol stations

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy is allowed to buy the Caltex and Challenge! petrol station chains but must sell 19 of its retail sites and one truck-stop, the Commerce Commission has ruled in a split decision that acknowledges possible retail price … Read more »

Labour claims new Home-Start scheme “vastly underperforming”

Article – BusinessDesk

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – Labour has warned one of the government’s policies to help first-time buyers is “vastly underperforming” and having little impact in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. Read more »

Decision to keep Huntly operating in NZ’s best interest

Press Release – NZCID

The announcement today that Genesis will retain the strategic electricity reserve at Huntly may not please everyone, but the importance of ensuring a stable electricity supply close to demand centres is paramount, says Stephen Selwood of the New Zealand … Read more »

Better Home & Living Show

Press Release – Jade Promotions

Wellingtonians are invited to warm their homes, fire their imaginations and make the most of the red hot show-only specials at the Wellington Better Home & Living Show. The three day event has all the expert help and clever ideas needed to achieve … Read more »

ARANZ Geo acquires Grade Control specialist Bloy

Press Release – ARANZ Geo Limited

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ., 28 April 2016 – ARANZ Geo Limited, a world leader in the interpretation and visualisation of geological data for the mining, environmental, renewable energy and other geologically dependent industries, has acquired Bloy Mineral Resource Evaluation … Read more »

PledgeMe.Lend gearing up for launch

Press Release – PledgeMe

PledgeMe.Lend gearing up for launch PledgeMe CEO Anna Guenther announced today that their licence application to provide peer-to-peer lending has been approved by the Financial Markets Authority, with the licence to be granted once the final prerequisite … Read more »

World Premiere ‘a Billion Lives’ – in New Zealand

Press Release – New Zealand Vaping Alliance

The New Zealand Vaping Alliance is very pleased that the documentary A Billion Lives is having its world premiere in Wellington, 11 May 2016. Read more »

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