BioGro Assists New Zealand Organic Exporters

Press Release – BioGro

BioGro is New Zealands leading organic certification agency holding eight internationally recognised accreditations supporting New Zealands export growth. BioGro is the leading certifier for a number of organic industries including kiwifruit and viticulture … Read more »

Pyne Gould sells Epic stake after failing to gain control

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Pyne Gould Corp, the asset management firm controlled by managing director George Kerr, has sold its 27 percent stake in Equity Partners Infrastructure Co No 1 after failing to take control of the investment company and oust its board. Read more »

Kiwifruit Claim Responds to Scaremongering Campaign

Press Release – The Kiwifruit Claim

Thirty percent of gold kiwifruit growers by volume are now pledged to participate in The Kiwifruit Claim, its chairman, John Cameron, said today. Over 15% of gold growers have already completed the sign-up process and paid their one-off capped … Read more »

Power price rises more than double the inflation rate

Press Release – Green Party

Power prices have risen at more than double the inflation rate since National took office, showing Nationals hands-off approach to the electricity market is a failure, the Green Party said today. Read more »

New Zealand launches new business events advocates programme

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

Over the past year New Zealand has played host to everyone from geophysists to private detectives, doctors to journalists, thanks to the support of Tourism New Zealands (TNZ) business events programme. Read more »

Revolutionary Kiwi company goes to the crowd

Press Release – Carbonscape

A New Zealand company with technology that could slash global greenhouse gas emissions is inviting the public to invest. Marlborough-based CarbonScape is the latest company to raise capital through the new crowd-funding platform Snowball Effect, to build … Read more »

CPI rises 0.3 percent in September quarter

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.3 percent in the September 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the third consecutive quarterly rise of 0.3 percent. Read more »

Hyundai Genesis lifts the active safety bar – AA

Press Release – Automobile Association

Hyundais luxury offering to the market, the Genesis sedan will reach New Zealand with a 5 star Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) rating. The large car is the latest rated Hyundai to achieve the maximum ANCAP safety rating for a … Read more »

NZ dollar falls ahead of inflation on prospect of low rates

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar weakens ahead of 3Q inflation on speculation interest rates to stay on hold Read more »

Quattro IPO back on as it halves NZ property portfolio

Article – BusinessDesk

Quattro IPO back on as it halves NZ property portfolio, cuts capital raise by 28% Read more »

ASB and ASB Community Trust end long-term relationship

Press Release – ASB Bank

ASB and the ASB Community Trust have reached a mutual agreement to end their long-term sponsorship relationship. The ASB Community Trust was formed in 1988 with the proceeds of the staggered sale of ASB to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. 45 million shares … Read more »

Kiwinet Challenge for new mussel-processing technologies

Press Release – KiwiNet

Sanford Limited is taking on a KiwiNet Business Challenge to uncover novel proposals for high-speed automated technologies that will help it process its current daily rate of 1.5 million mussels. Read more »

KiwiNet forum focuses on innovation from science to start-up

Press Release – KiwiNet

Commercialisation professionals from Universities and Crown Research Institutes around New Zealand are in Christchurch today for a forum on turning clever science and technology into commercial value. Read more »

Good Technology Acquires Macheen

Press Release – Lewis PR

Auckland, New ZealandOctober 22, 2014 Good Technology , the leader in secure mobility, today announced its acquisition of Macheen, Inc., a privately held, mobile cloud application service provider based in Austin, Texas. Terms of the deal … Read more »

Aspiring Director & First Steps in Governance Award Winners

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

The Canterbury Branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Aspiring Director Award has been awarded to Jessie Chan-Dorman and the inaugural First Steps in Governance Award has been awarded to Gareth Reed. Read more »

Māori Operated SMEs Ahead on Earnings

Press Release – MYOB

Mori-operated small businesses have outperformed the SME average over the last year, although operators are less confident of growth in 2015 according to a nationwide survey. Read more »

Rockburn Pinot Noir #1 in New Zealand with Cuisine Magazine

Press Release – Rockburn Pinot Noir

Rockburn Wines have beaten stiff competition to take out the number one spot for Pinot Noir with Cuisine magazines just-released New Zealand Pinot Noir Tasting. Read more »

NZ tops UN global census on co-operatives

Press Release – Cooperative Business New Zealand.

The champion of the Kiwi co-operative sector is delighted by New Zealands top ranking in a UN survey measuring the social and economic impact of co-operatives in 145 countries. Cooperative Business NZ , which represents the interests of co-ops … Read more »

Court of Appeal: Dotcom v 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Press Release – NZ Court of Appeal

A The appeal is dismissed. B The 20 August 2014 order of the High Court dealing with confidentiality and the 29 August 2014 order of this Court dealing with confidentiality are set aside. C The confidentiality orders set out in [45] are substituted. D The … Read more »

UPDATE: Nuplex shares rise 3.9% on sale of ANZ units

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Nuplex shares rise 3.9% on sale of ANZ units to CHAMP backed company Read more »

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