Daifuku investment in BCS accelerates global growth

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Japan’s Daifuku Co., Ltd. is to take a majority stake in one of New Zealand’s fastest-growing companies, New Zealand-headquartered BCS Group; in a move described by BCS CEO Patrick Teo as opening doors for the company’s plans for faster global expansion and access … Read more »

EBOS Announces Acquisition of Blackhawk Premium Pet Care

Press Release – EBOS Group

EBOS Group Limited is pleased to announce that it has acquired BlackHawk Premium Pet Care Pty Ltd (BlackHawk) for NZ$57.8 million as part of the companys expansion into the fast-growing premium pet food sector. Read more »

New Accounting and Audit Law Set to Benefit Business

Press Release – CPA Australia

Global accounting body CPA Australia says changes to financial markets and reporting laws, which passed their third reading in Parliament today, will benefit New Zealand businesses by enhancing competition and delivering greater efficiencies in the accounting … Read more »

Air New Zealand welcomes air freight decision

Press Release – Air New Zealand Public Affairs

The Australian Federal Court today delivered its decision in relation to the long running airfreight case brought by the ACCC in 2010, alleging agreements with airline competitors in Hong Kong and Singapore between 2000 and 2006. Read more »

Drake, BOSS Group to Bring Growth to Hawke’s Bay & Wairarapa

Press Release – Drake

Drake New Zealand, the recruitment and talent management solutions company, announced that it has acquired Napier and Masterton-based BOSS Group. There is so much synergy between BOSS Groups mission to provide a consultancy service for recruitment as … Read more »

Business Awards: West winner demonstrates innovation

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Last night A-Ward Attachments Limited captured the Supreme Business Excellence Award at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2014 West. Experts in shipping ideas offshore as customised container solutions, A-Ward Attachments has customers as far … Read more »

Seafood Important for Growing Minds and Bodies

Press Release – Seafood New Zealand

It pays not to shy away from seafood when pregnant, with some seafood providing health benefits to both expectant mums and their babies. Prioritising higher fish consumption in pregnant women and young children is among the key dietary recommendations of … Read more »

ANZ needs to look after workers after another super profit

Press Release – Green Party

The ANZ bank needs to acknowledge the super profits it makes are coming at the expense of its workers, the Green Party said today. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) 2014 full year results show a lift in performance for ANZ New Zealand, … Read more »

World’s first NZ Inc. farm in the high tropics

Press Release – Dairy SolutioNZ

Waikato farm development organisation Dairy Solutionz (NZ) Ltd. will open the first ever New Zealand-technology demonstration dairy farm in the high tropics 2800m above sea level next month. Read more »

Sudima Hotels Finalist in Westpac Auckland Business Awards

Press Release – Sudima Hotel Group

The five-property Australasian accommodation business Sudima Hotel Group has outdone itself. Sudima Auckland Airport was named a finalist in the Employer of Choice category in the 2013 Westpac Auckland Business Awards South, and the company is now vying … Read more »

Hotelier picks up ‘Excellence in Business Leadership’ Gong

Press Release – Sudima Hotel Group

The five-property Australasian accommodation business Sudima Hotel Group has cause to celebrate, again this time, adding winner to its list of accolades, at Thursday 9 Octobers Westpac Auckland Business Awards South final event. Read more »

Closing looms for Dairy Woman of the Year nominations

Press Release – Dairy Women’s Network

There are just two weeks left to nominate someone for New Zealands biggest industry award for women in dairying. The Dairy Womens Networks Dairy Woman of the Year Awards close on 15 November 2014. Read more »

Quest on Ward takes top spot at Quest annual awards

Press Release – Quest Serviced Apartment Group

The franchise director of Quest on Ward in Hamilton has been named South Pacific Quest Franchise of the Year at the companys annual awards recently. The awards recognise and celebrate the franchise directors who have demonstrated an outstanding … Read more »

Credit Union Association’s High Court victory

Press Release – NZ Association of Credit Unions

New Zealand Association of Credit Unions (NZACU) High Court victory to change its name to ‘Co-op Money NZ’ is a win for all co-operatives. The Co-operative Bank filed for a temporary injunction against the NZACU in June after NZACU announced it intended … Read more »

Focused ANZ New Zealand lifts performance

Press Release – ANZ Bank

Continued benefits from its brand and systems merger and improvements in the economy have underpinned a strong financial performance for ANZ New Zealand, the bank said in announcing its 2014 full year results today. Read more »

Britz helps New Zealand 9 break world record

Press Release – Britz Campervans

Britz are delighted to be supporting Ben Southall, Luke Edwards and Patrick Kinsella to break a world record by running the equivalent of 9 and a half marathons and 145kms of kayaking in 9 days. Read more »

Living in a Media Bubble: Agency Life in NZ

Press Release – Nielsen Holdings NV

Advertising agencies have their finger on the pulse of hottest fashion trends and latest media technology. But are they in touch with the heartbeat of average New Zealanders? As agency folk, or Adlanders, are tasked with reaching and appealing … Read more »

VMob snares industry heavyweight

Press Release – VMob Group Limited

Internationally-awarded New Zealand mobile marketing company VMob today announced the appointment of mobile and digital industry veteran and recognised thought leader on mobile innovation, Belinda Simcox. Read more »

NZ dollar gains as investors pare back bets on greenback

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar gains as investors shy away placing more bets for the US dollar to gain Read more »

Accounting and audit industries bill passes third reading

Press Release – Ministry Of Consumer Affairs

The Accounting Infrastructure Reform Bill, which passed its third reading in Parliament today, will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting and audit industries, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

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