Atlas Copco granted clearance to acquire Ash Air business

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commission has granted clearance to Atlas Copco South Pacific Holdings Pty Limited (Atlas Copco) to acquire the businesses operated by four Lancaster Group Limited subsidiary companies: Ash Air (N.Z) Limited, Ash Air Oil & Gas Limited, mbar 2011 … Read more »

Savvy Plan Behind New Dunedin Reading Cinema

Press Release – Reading International

A completely refurbished six-screen Reading Cinema in Dunedin presents a savvy story in the New Zealand movie theater competitive landscape not fully appreciated by the media. Read more »

Foreign Charter Vessels Amendment Bill passes third reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A bill to strengthen the regulation of foreign-owned commercial fishing vessels operating in New Zealand waters has passed its third and final reading in Parliament today. Read more »

Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc. – Closing the Gap

Press Release – Closing The Gap

Simon Bridges says increasing the minimum wage will cost us at least 6000 jobs, hurt businesses and reduce growth. Rubbish, says Peter Malcolm National Secretary of Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc. Read more »

Wage gap with Oz increases under John Key

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

John Keys promise to close the wage gap with Australia has failed utterly with the gap rising by $70 to over $190 a week, Labours Finance spokesperson David Parker says. Read more »

Westland forecast follows Fonterra’s suit

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The dairy cooperative, Westland Milk Products, has charted a similar course to Fonterras benchmark forecast released yesterday for the current 2014/15 season, by announcing a pay-out forecast of $6 to $6.40 per kilogram of Milksolids (kg/MS). Read more »

Ballance delivers record breaking performance

Press Release – Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Rural sector confidence has translated into record revenue and sales volumes for farm nutrient co-operative Ballance Agri-Nutrients, leading to a record $78.9 million distribution to shareholders. Read more »

Keep a close eye on farm costs, says DairyNZ

Press Release – DairyNZ

Dairy farmers should pay close attention to farm costs this season, says industry body DairyNZ, in response to the reduced 2014/15 forecast milk price announced yesterday. Read more »

Māori Party blocks the end of slave fishing vessels

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is appalled the Mori Party has refused to allow a final reading of legislation to abolish slavery conditions on foreign charter fishing vessels in New Zealand waters before the end of the Parliamentary term, Labours Fisheries spokesperson Damien … Read more »

Labour work and wages policy good for working people

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says Labours new policy on work and wages, announced today, is good for the working people of New Zealand. Read more »

GIL 2014 NZ keynote is Mega Trends to 2025

Press Release – Frost And Sullivan

Frost & Sullivans report, Worlds Top Global Mega Trends To 2025 and Implications to Business, Society and Cultures identifies 12 of these trends that will drive growth and innovation in the world; Urbanisation Bricks & Clicks, Future Infrastructure … Read more »

Labour announces unemployment policy

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Labours intention to increase the minimum wage to two-thirds of the average wage would hurt business, cost jobs and reduce growth, Labour Minister Simon Bridges says. Read more »

Time to lift unliveable wage rates

Press Release – Service And Food Workers Union

The Service and Food Workers Union has welcomed Labours determination to lift New Zealands unliveable wage rates. The Labour Party today announced their Work and Wages policy. Read more »

Claire McGowan appointed new CEO of SODA Inc.

Press Release – SODA Inc

Dr. Claire McGowan has been appointed chief executive of Waikato-based business incubator, SODA Inc. Read more »

MOU signed to improve agency cooperation

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Police Minister Anne Tolley and Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed an updated memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Read more »

Review of Radiocommunications Act 1989

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today published a discussion document reviewing New Zealands Radiocommunications Act 1989. The discussion document looks at issues including competition regulation, technical parameters on … Read more »

Manawatu-Wanganui’s supreme homes revealed

Press Release – Registered Master Builders House of the Year

A family home in Palmerston North built by Stonewood Homes PN has been awarded the Supreme Award in the Manawatu-Wanganui Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year. Read more »

Waikato region’s supreme homes revealed

Press Release – Registered Master Builders House of the Year

A new home in Hamilton and a renovation in Whangamata have been named this years finest Waikato homes, winning Supreme Awards in the Waikato Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year. Read more »

Unite Union welcomes Labour Party increase to minimum wage

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite Union welcomes the announcement today by the Labour Party to increase the minimum wage by $2 per hour by early 2015. Read more »

Taxing Struggling Families to Boost Bureaucrats Shameful

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to Labour leader David Cunliffes announcement that a Labour Government would ensure public servants would receive at least the Living Wage, significantly more than their private sector counterparts, Taxpayers Union Executive Director … Read more »

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