Wool Market Firms

Press Release – NZWSI Weekly Wool Market Report

New Zealand Wool Services International Limiteds Marketing Executive, Mr Malcolm Ching reports that the 7,500 bales of North Island wools on offer this week saw a 97 percent clearance and a generally dearer market. Read more »

Knight Frank launches Global House Price Index Q2 2015

Press Release – Knight Frank

Index records weakest growth in four years; Housing markets in China and US following divergent paths Read more »

Government and iwi reach agreement for private housing

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) – The government has reached agreement with Ngati Whatua over selling 500 hectares of excess land in Auckland for private housing which had been under High Court challenge. Read more »

Kathmandu board urges shareholders to reject Briscoe’s offer

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) – The increasingly hostile takeover offer for Kathmandu has seen the outdoor clothing chain retailers board reiterate today that the offer from Briscoe Group is inadequate and urged shareholders to reject it. Read more »

New Zealand has $7.52 billion GDP at risk

Press Release – Weber Shandwick

New Zealand has $7.52 billion GDP at risk according to the Lloyds City Risk Index 2015–2025 Read more »

New crowdfunder Liftoff fails to fly on first outing

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) – Liftoff, a new crowd-funding platform has failed to fly with its first offer, raising just $2,500 of the $1.2 million sought. Read more »

Auckland house prices at crossroads

Press Release – Released Via Network Communications

Auckland house prices at crossroads After five months of setting ever increasing record prices, Auckland house prices eased back in August. In August, the average price for homes sold was $821,079, a decline of nearly one percent on Julys average … Read more »

Nelson is the fifth fastest growing regional economy

Press Release – Infometrics

Economic activity in Nelson is growing at a healthy clip according to Infometrics June 2015 quarterly economic monitor and, with improving returns in the broader regions primary sector and increasing air connections set to stimulate business and visitor … Read more »

Emirates extends its Global Network further for Kiwis

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Airline launches 10th gateway to the US with a one-off A380 service and second gateway into Iran Read more »

New research on financial capability in schools

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata Minister of Education Hon Paul Goldsmith Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Embargoed till 5.00am, 3 September 2015 Read more »

Briscoe issues a take-it-or-leave-it statement to Kathmandu

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Briscoe Group, the retailer controlled by managing director Rod Duke, won’t lift its price to buy Kathmandu Holding tell the shareholders in the outdoor goods chain to take it or leave it. Read more »

SeaDragon Chair, CEO and CFO to invest up to $300,000

Press Release – SeaDragon

SeaDragon , New Zealands largest refiner and blender of high-quality, internationally-certified concentrated fish oils and fractions, is delighted to announce that its Chairman Colin Groves, its Chief Executive Officer Richard Alderton and its Chief Financial … Read more »

Good news for Wellington’s economy

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellingtons economy is flourishing with figures for the middle of the year showing strong performance across a range of sectors including retail, house sales and accommodation. Read more »

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre

Press Release – EPMU

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre New Zealand Post has shown a complete unwillingness to compromise or consider any factor other than money in the proposed closure of its Christchurch call centre, in a letter to the Engineering, … Read more »

A big week for cows and coconuts

Press Release – Tommy and James Ltd

Youre living under a Central Otago rock if you dont know Lewis Road is rolling out across the South Island later this week — but thats not the only chocolate milk to hit the mainland — and this ones even dairy–free. Read more »

Seafood New Zealand applauds MPI operation

Press Release – Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand applauds the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) for its work in what must have been a difficult and complex investigation into black market fishing and trading in Hawkes Bay, says Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst. Read more »

New Zealand’s Largest Home BuilderExpands In Auckland

Press Release – Mike Greer Homes

Mike Greer Homes, New Zealands largest home builder, is doubling its capacity in the dynamic Auckland market. Read more »

Leading winemakers announce partnership with Kinross

Press Release – Kinross Cottages

Renowned New Zealand winemakers Hawkshead, Valli, Domaine Thompson, Wild Irishman and Soho have formed an exclusive wine partnership with Gibbstons Kinross Cottages and General Store. Read more »

Record number of visitors triggers hike in Kiwi hotel prices

Press Release – Hotels.com

With the tourism industry in New Zealand riding on a wave of unprecedented growth, the latest Hotels.com Hotel Price Index (HPI) has revealed the average price paid by all travellers, both international and domestic, for a hotel room in … Read more »

‘Startup Weekend’ to kickstart local entrepreneurs

Press Release – Northland Inc

No talk, all action is the catch phrase for Whangareis first Startup Weekend, which kicks off in less than three weeks time. The Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event which takes participants through the real life experience of creating … Read more »

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