Cottonsoft Follows up Dunedin Expansion with Eco Award

Press Release – Cottonsoft

Operating in the highly competitive FMCG space, toilet tissue and paper towel manufacturer Cottonsoft is cementing its market leadership following the recent expansion of its Dunedin manufacturing facility. Having earned the sought-after ECNZ (Environmental … Read more »

ASX-listed InvoCare unit cleared to buy Chch crematoriums

Article – BusinessDesk

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – The Commerce Commission has cleared the way for ASX-listed InvoCare’s Bledisloe New Zealand to buy the 70-year old Cremation Society of Canterbury adding two crematoriums to its New Zealand network. Read more »

Bledisloe cleared to acquire Cremation Society

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Bledisloe New Zealand cleared to acquire Cremation Society of Canterbury and Harewood Memorial Gardens & Crematorium Read more »

Auckland Airport successfully prices its 2nd USPP issue

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport today priced a USD 250 million loan transaction in the United States Private Placement market. The USPP funding is the companys third and final debt capital markets transaction undertaken this year to refinance the NZD 454 million … Read more »

Credit union rules to change

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Commerce Minister Craig Foss says changes are underway to give credit unions improved legal status and promote innovation, efficiency and accountability in the industry. Read more »

Land supply issues and u-turn on business rating policy

Speech – Cameron Brewer

Welcome to Auckland. Its great to be here this morning at the New Zealand Council of Shopping Centres and Property Councils 2014 Retail Conference aimed at investors, owners and managers of retail property. Recently we have seen some strong growth … Read more »

Telecom Unleashes Ultra Fibre Across Wanganui

Press Release – Telecom New Zealand

Telecom, soon to be Spark, announced today that it is launching Ultra Fibre Broadband for residential and business customers, and a comprehensive range of UFB-based Corporate internet, data and voice solutions across Wanganui. Read more »

Hon Todd McClay: Address to the BDO Tax Conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

Thank you for inviting me here today. Im especially pleased that youve asked me to talk about the challenges for the NZ tax system and creating certainty. These are very topical issues and two things I am deeply interested in. Read more »

NZ Post Group and Vodafone announce network agreement

Press Release – NZ Post

New Zealand Post Group and Vodafone announce network services agreement A new agreement between New Zealand Post and Vodafone will lead to a complete redesign of New Zealand Posts network services. The joint announcement follows a competitive tender process … Read more »

Interest rate rise will hit the regions

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The latest interest rate rise will hit the fragile regional economies of New Zealand and hurt exporters by putting more upward pressure on the exchange rate, says Labours Finance spokesperson David Parker. Read more »

Good Technology: Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform

Press Release – Good Technology

Good Technology, the leader in secure mobility, today announced new features are now available in the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform, the integrated platform that addresses the needs of all constituents: IT, the end user and mobile application … Read more »

Exports fall in June quarter

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted value of goods exported fell 7.4 percent to $12.4 billion in the June 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.9 percent increase in the March 2014 quarter, and large increases for the September 2013 and … Read more »

NZ posts eighth monthly trade surplus in June

Article – BusinessDesk

July 24 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand posted its eighth monthly trade surplus in June, led by overseas demand for the nations primary products such as milk powder, frozen beef and kiwifruit. Read more »

Steve Yung appointed as new Sealord CEO

Press Release – Sealord

Sealord Group Ltds Board of Directors has appointed experienced food industry leader Steve Yung as the companys next CEO. Canadian born Yung has most recently been Managing Director of McCain Foods Australia/New Zealand and will take up his … Read more »

$10 limit for charging for credit reports

Press Release – Office of the Privacy Commissioner

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says there will now be an upper limit on the amount a credit reporter can charge a consumer for an immediate credit report. An amendment to the Credit Reporting Privacy Code will take effect on 1 September 2014. Read more »

Mighty River Power: Quarterly Operational Update

Press Release – Mighty River Power

Mighty River Powers average energy price for sales to customers in the quarter to 30 June 2014 was down 4% on the prior comparable period (pcp), reflecting the highly competitive retail electricity market. Read more »

Address to Zespri AGM

Speech – New Zealand Government

Zespri Chairman Peter McBride, CEO Lain Jager, my ministerial colleague Todd McLay, Todd Muller, our candidate for the Bay of Plenty well known to all of you because of his close involvement with your industry ladies and gentlemen. Read more »

RBNZ hikes OCR to 3.5%, ‘period of assessment’ now needed

Article – BusinessDesk

July 24 (BusinessDesk) – Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler raised the official cash rate as expected, while signalling a pause in rate hikes to assess the impact of moves so far this year. The kiwi dollar sank after Wheeler said its strength was … Read more »

NZ dollar little changed as investors await Reserve Bank

Article – BusinessDesk

July 24 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is little changed as investors are reluctant to take positions ahead of the Reserve Bank’s decision on interest rates this morning. Read more »

Xero and Warehouse Stationery join forces

Press Release – Xero

Xeros vision to connect small business to big business is now a reality with Warehouse Stationery today announced as the next major New Zealand corporate to integrate with Xero. Read more »

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