Kathmandu shares soar on Briscoe takeover prospect

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Kathmandu shares soared to a four-month high after Briscoe Group acquired a 19.9 percent stake and said it plans to make a full takeover, raising the prospect that managing director Rod Duke could use his skills to revive the struggling … Read more »

Wellington airport welcomes Commerce Commission final report

Press Release – Wellington Airport Limited

Today the Commerce Commission released its final report on Wellington Airport’s aeronautical charges confirming they are within an acceptable range. The Commission has also reported that the information disclosure regulation is working well and the approach used … Read more »

Briscoe Group takes 19.9% holding in Kathmandu

Press Release – Senescall Akers Ltd

Briscoe Group Limited today announced it has acquired a 19.9% shareholding in Kathmandu Holdings Limited – a leading retailer of clothing and equipment for travel and adventure with stores predominantly in New Zealand and Australia. Read more »

Briscoe builds 19.9% stake in Kathmandu, plans takeover

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Briscoe Group, the retailer controlled by managing director Rod Duke, has acquired 19.9 percent of Kathmandu and said it plans to make a full takeover offer for the outdoor equipment and clothing chain. Read more »

Wellington Airport returns within acceptable range

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Wellington International Airport’s revised landing fees mean the gateway’s returns fall within an acceptable range, the Commerce Commission has confirmed. Read more »

Commission releases final report on Wellington Airport

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its final report confirming Wellington International Airport Limited (WIAL) is targeting returns for the period from 1 June 2014 to 31 March 2019 that fall within the estimated range of acceptable returns. Read more »

NZ dollar edges up from 5-year low, may resume slide

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar edges up from 5-year low, may resume slide as Greek deadline looms Read more »

CRP seeks more capital to rebuild

Press Release – Chatham Rock Phosphate

CRP seeks more capital to rebuild Chatham Rock Phosphate is embarking on a new round of capital-raising for the shortfall of its earlier share issue. CRP is seeking to raise $766,000. The shares are being marketed among wholesale investors, particularly … Read more »

Dimension Data announced as preferred supplier

Press Release – Dimension Data

Following a robust and open procurement process, the Chief Executives of Greater Wellington Regional Council, Porirua City Council, Upper Hutt City Council, Wellington City Council and Wellington Water, have selected Dimension Data as the preferred … Read more »

Platinum Freight Management launches first NZ office

Press Release – K’s Word

Platinum Freight Management launches first New Zealand office Leading Australian independent Customs clearance brokerage, Platinum Freight Management is launching its first permanently staffed international office, extending its reach to nine regions … Read more »

Network summary for week ending 28 June 2015

Press Release – Vector Limited

A meter board caught fire in Manukau during the week and our contractors isolated power to it for safety. Power was isolated to seven house/building fires during the week, in Muriwai, Papatoetoe Central, Mt Albert, Tamaki, Favona, Glen Innes and Ranui. Read more »

R&D subsidies make firms nearly twice as innovative

Press Release – Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

The Government spends millions per year on direct subsidies for research and development (R&D) in New Zealand businesses. Read more »

Successful innovation needs more than just R&D

Press Release – Productivity Commission

Kiwi firms need the tools to make the most of any increase in business research and development (R&D), according to new research by the Productivity Commission. Under the Business Growth Agenda the Government has committed to a target of increasing … Read more »

SeaDragon streamlines Board

Press Release – SeaDragon

SeaDragon streamlines Board Board reduced to five with focus on supply chain and production; outgoing CEO named Honorary President SeaDragon Limited (NZX:SEA) today announces a number of Director changes as it adds production and supply chain management … Read more »

Pushpay secures R&D Project Grant

Press Release – Pushpay

Pushpay Holdings Limited (NZSX:PAY) (Pushpay) is pleased to announce that it has secured a Research and Development (R&D) Project Grant from Callaghan Innovation. Read more »

Queenstown Winter Festival Closes with Spectacular Carnival

Press Release – Queenstown Winter Festival

The 10 day American Express Queenstown Winter Festival comes to a spectacular close this evening with the Auckland Airport Community Carnival. Read more »

Land of milk and money

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Kiwi families are paying over the top prices for their milk and someone is creaming off big profits, says Labours Consumer Affairs spokesperson David Shearer. Read more »

Upgrade for Newlands Town Centre

Press Release – Justin Lester

Work will commence in July to complete the extensive work that has gone into McMillan Court in the Newlands mall shopping centre to make it a more attractive and inviting shopping destination. Read more »

NZ finishes wool season with smallest volume in 7 years

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ finishes 2014/15 wool season with smallest volume sold at auction in at least 7 years Read more »

Winter Festival is Early Christmas for Businesses

Press Release – Queenstown Winter Festival

Local businesses in Queenstown are reporting excellent commercial results as the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival swings into a thrill-filled final three days. Hotels are seeing up to 10% more visitors over previous months and retailers … Read more »

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