FMA encourages people to get their KiwiSaver fighting fit

Press Release – Financial Markets Authority

Thats the question the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is encouraging New Zealanders to consider during Money Week next week, to make sure their KiwiSaver is on track to help them achieve their retirement goals. Read more »

Market Consolidates

Press Release – NZWSI Weekly Wool Market Report

New Zealand Wool Services International Limiteds Senior Trader, Mr Nathan Arthur reports that at todays South Island wool auction Crossbred wool prices generally consolidated despite the weighted currency indicator reducing by 2.31 percent from … Read more »

Business Hawke’s Bay open to new board members

Press Release – Business Hawke’s Bay

Business Hawkes Bay, the regions business-led economic development agency is open for more business leaders prepared to roll their sleeves up to join its board, and is calling for interest ahead of its AGM being held on Wednesday 14 October. Read more »

Govt to introduce consumer test on anti-dumping law

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) – The government will introduce a new consumer welfare test to anti-dumping laws which it says will balance the interests of end-users with those of local manufacturers. Read more »

Sidhu Claims Swug Apprenticeship Award

Press Release – SWUG

NZME Print Ellerslie print finishing (reel fed) trainee Navdeep Sidhu has been bestowed with the DS Chemport-sponsored 2015 Single Width Users Group (SWUG) Apprentice of the Year Award. Read more »

Hellaby Annual Result Announcement

Press Release – Hellaby Holdings

Investment company Hellaby Holdings Limited (Hellaby, NZX:HBY) today posted another record result for the year to 30 June 2015; a year in which the group continued to reshape its portfolio and pursue its growth strategy. Read more »

Truck shops come under Comcom scrutiny

Article – BusinessDesk

Truck shops target poor with sharp prices, lower-quality goods, non-compliant contracts, regulator says Read more »

MYOB exceeds financial forecast

Press Release – MYOB

Record uptake of cloud solutions in 1H bringing SME cloud subscriptions to 142,000 in June 2015, achieved 150,000 in early August 2015; 528,000 paying users, up 10 per cent year on year and ahead of prospectus forecast; 94% recurring revenue; … Read more »

Restructuring rise drives contracting demand

Press Release – Wright Communications

Restructuring rise drives contracting demand Changes at Fonterra are in the spotlight but many other Kiwi corporates are quietly restructuring, says specialist recruitment firm Convergence Partners. Restructuring activity has picked up considerably in the … Read more »

Crimson Consulting raises US$5m in international investment

Press Release – Crimson Consulting

Crimson Consulting, the brainchild of young New Zealand entrepreneurs Jamie Beaton (20), and Sharndre Kushor (21), has secured financial investment from international hedge fund managers, raising $US5 million on a $US50 million pre-money valuation … Read more »

Competing interests balanced in changes to anti-dumping laws

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Paul Goldsmith today announced that a test will be introduced into New Zealands anti-dumping regime to better balance consumer interests with those of the manufacturers threatened by dumped imports. We want … Read more »

Wellington’s ‘year of action’ in 2014-15

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellingtons year of action in 2014-15 The Capital has made great progress with strong financial results reported in the Wellington City Council 2014 -15 Annual Report approved by the full council today. Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says … Read more »

TeamTalk Result – Getting the ducks in a row

Press Release – Team Talk

Kiwi-owned & operated telco TeamTalk has reported a significant bottom-line profit turnaround in the past six months in its annual result released to the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) today. Read more »

Student Flights Dunedin Takes Home Top Honours

Press Release – Flight Centre

Student Flights Dunedin Takes Home Top Honours at Retail Awards Student Flights NZ is buzzing after Student Flights Dunedin took out top honours at the esteemed Retail NZ Top Shop (Lower South Island) Awards. The best shops from Otago and Southland … Read more »

Class Action Filed in Christchurch High Court

Press Release – GCA Lawyers

A class action against Southern Response was filed in the Christchurch High Court earlier this afternoon [2.15pm. 26 August 2015]. Read more »

New Zealand-produced ZooMoo partnering with Lightbox

Press Release – NHNZ

Locally produced childrens television channel ZooMoo has found a home in New Zealand on NZ online TV service Lightbox. Read more »

Preliminary issues for Beijer to acquire Realcold

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from B100, a newly incorporated subsidiary of Swedish refrigeration group Beijer Ref AB (Beijer), to acquire the business and assets of Realcold Limited … Read more »

Northland Inc urges Electricity Authority to take heed

Press Release – Northland Inc

Northland Inc urges Electricity Authority to take heed of submissions and revisit its price change review Read more »

RBNZ seeks feedback on banks’ outsourcing services

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) – The Reserve Bank is looking at policies governing banks’ outsourcing of some services after a stocktake of lenders’ practices last year found a range of interpretations of the rules. Read more »

Allied Press’s Gamble Appears to Pay Off

Press Release – NZPA

Back in September 2014, Allied Press Ltd. acquired 80% of a relatively unheard of South Island website called Post a Note.co.nz . At first it seemed like just another desperate attempt to take down TradeMe. Many questioned why Allied Press, one of … Read more »

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