NZ dollar slips below 83 US cents on fall in dairy prices

Article – BusinessDesk

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CERA to be rolled into DPMC ahead of rebuild wind-down

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – The government will fold the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority into the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet early next year as it begins a long-term withdrawal from its hands-on involvement in the Christchurch rebuild. Read more »

Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce

Speech – New Zealand National Party

Thank you to everybody for coming to this event today. Read more »

Hamilton Proposed District Plan Appea

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Waikato Branch president Rob Dol says the appeal was made on the Proposed Plan as the rules are overly restrictive and not reflective in the way businesses operate now or in the future. Read more »

igot launches 1st bitcoin exchange platform in UAE

Press Release – Ideas Suite

New Zealand digital currency platform launches first real-time bitcoin exchange in the UAE New Zealands fastest-growing digital currency platform, igot.com , has launched the first bitcoin exchange online platform in the United Arab Emirates, … Read more »

Auckland company and its director fined $250,000

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Auckland company Awan Boueki Pacific Limited and its 55 year old director have been fined a total of $250,000 for selling 69 vehicles in a year, without being registered as a motor vehicle trader. Read more »

Rent affordability threatened

Press Release – NZ Property Investors Federation

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Study shows that home affordability in only three of the twelve regions covered has deteriorated. It isn’t surprising that two of these areas are Auckland and Canterbury. The third region is the traditionally … Read more »

Chatham announces details of shareholder rights issue

Press Release – Chatham Rock Phosphate

As previously advised to the market, the Board of Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) has decided to offer a rights issue to shareholders of CRP so as to extend the current capital raising pricing from qualified investors to all shareholders. The offer price … Read more »

Lyttelton offer amounts to premium up to 14%: adviser report

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Christchurch City Holdings’ offer to mop up the remaining shares in Lyttelton Port Co amounts to a premium of up to 14 percent, according to a report from the independent adviser that recommends it be accepted. Read more »

Court of Appeal confirms your word is your bond

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

A recent Court of Appeal decision confirms that a promise may become binding, even if non-contractual. The Court did not clearly establish the circumstances in which it will enforce such promises. Each case will turn on its facts. Read more »

Commission Needs to Look at Regional Airfare Pricing

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on the Commerce Commission to investigate the obvious price gouging by Air New Zealand on regional routes. Read more »

New rules for limited partnerships begin

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Commerce Minister Craig Foss says new rules coming into force today will protect New Zealands international reputation as a trusted place to do business. The Limited Partnerships Amendment Act takes effect today requiring all limited partnerships … Read more »

Gentrack software upgrade chosen by leading Australian Firm

Press Release – Gentrack

Gentrack Group (NZX/ASX: GTK) a developer of specialist software for energy utilities, water companies and airports around the world has signed a substantial upgrade contract with a leading Australian based energy utility customer. This is the delayed contract … Read more »

EY, dsd Consulting form major talent & remuneration service

Press Release – Ernst and Young

EY has joined forces with remuneration advisor dsd Consulting – the countrys market leader in the specialist area of Total Rewards Management – to form the largest, full-service talent and rewards advisory practice in New Zealand. Read more »

David Cunliffe’s speech to Canterbury Chamber of Commerce

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party

Today I’m going to talk about our policy package to upgrade and grow our economy and how we turn that growth into a foundation for a decent and fair society. Read more »

Foreign Asset Sales: Are they worth it?

Press Release – Crowe Horwath

With the pending election, the current sale of Lochinver Station before the OIO, and the wider debate around foreign investment in land assets (both rural and residential), the issue of direct foreign investment in land has jumped to the top of the queue … Read more »

Export volumes fall, while import volumes rise

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In the June 2014 quarter, seasonally adjusted export volumes fell 5.3 percent, while import volumes rose 3.6 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Test launched to test ability of job seeking accountants

Press Release – ATTN

An online accountancy technical competency test will go some way to preventing costly recruitment decisions. Read more »

Fonterra China Deal Demands Safe Supply Chain

Press Release – GE Free NZ

The future success of Fonterras deal to sell infant formula in China [1] requires all milk it uses be safe and for Fonterra to secure its supply chain from contamination by GE DNA and pesticide residues. There is now significant risk from importations … Read more »

EBT Or Savings: NZ Business

Press Release – Canstar

Each year CANSTAR researches both the deposit and credit card products available for New Zealand businesses and rates those products from one to five stars in accordance with the value that the product represents for business owners. The good news is … Read more »

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