IAB: Two pathways for transport in Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Council

A group of key transport stakeholders, collectively the Independent Advisory Body (IAB), today present its findings on how Auckland can fill its $12 billion transport funding gap over the next 30 years. Read more »

Variable Motorway Use Charge to fund Auckland transport

Press Release – NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

“A variable motorway user charge of around $2.00, higher at peak and lower off peak, is the best way to fund and manage Aucklands transport system,” says Stephen Selwood Chief Executive of the NZ Council for Infrastructure Development. Read more »

MYOB and ASB speed up bank feed sign-on

Press Release – MYOB

MYOB and ASB are making business life even easier for their customers, by enabling them to set up bank feeds overnight. Small Business customers can start the online setup in MYOB before logging on to ASBs online banking services to give authority … Read more »

Pumpkin Patch accounts tagged over reliance on banker

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Pumpkin Patch’s 2014 annual accounts were tagged by auditor PwC over the unprofitable childrenswear retailer’s reliance on bank funding to continue trading as a going concern. Read more »

NZ home loan affordability flat as house prices stagnate

Press Release – Roost Home Loan Affordability Report

The full media release is attached which includes important additional information, including links to all Regional Reports … Here is an extract. Read more »

DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship Finalists Announced

Press Release – DHL

DHL Express, the worlds leading international express services provider, is pleased to bring three of New Zealands top emerging fashion exporters a step closer to being awarded the highly coveted DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship as Georgia … Read more »

Cloud-based farming software company Figured appoints CEO

Press Release – Figured on Farm

Figured, New Zealands innovative farm financial management software provider, has appointed Paul Reid as Chief Executive. Mr Reid brings extensive business experience having worked in key leadership roles for companies like New Zealand Post, MetService, … Read more »

Heartland’s stronger asset quality earns Fitch upgrade

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Heartland Bank, which trades on the NZX as Heartland New Zealand, had its credit rating lifted a notch by Fitch Ratings, after the agency was impressed by its improved asset quality and stronger earnings. Read more »

NZ dollar rises as greenback falls on weaker durable goods

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar gained after weaker than expected US durable goods data weighed on the outlook for growth in the world’s largest economy. Read more »

Browning Must Come Clean

Press Release – slightlyleftofcentre

“Green MP Steffan Browning needs to remove his proverbial snout from the taxpayer provided trough and explain his incredible spending on travel and accommodation,” says Josh Forman of slightlyleftofcentre.co.nz. Read more »

Silver Fern turns to pretax profit, mulls capital structure

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Silver Fern Farms turned to a pretax profit following losses the previous two years and signalled a reorganisation that may lead New Zealand’s biggest meat processor and marketer to change its capital structure. Read more »

Emerson’s Brewery JP Dufour Scholarship: Applications open

Press Release – Emerson’s

Tertiary students undertaking a project within the brewing industry are invited to apply for the inaugural Emersons Brewery JP Dufour Scholarship . Read more »

Martin Jetpack seeks A$25M in ASX listing to fund plans

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Martin Aircraft Co, which counts Jenny Morel’s No 8 Ventures among its shareholders, is looking to raise A$25 million in an ASX listing to fund plans which it says would make it the world’s first commercial jetpack manufacturer. Read more »

GPG’s Coats posts flat 3rd-quarter sales, affirms FY target

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Guiness Peat Group’s Coats unit reported flat sales in the third quarter, affirming expectations annual profit will meet market forecasts, while the wider group continues to work through its outstanding UK pension liabilities. Read more »

Awareness of financial complaints service still too low

Press Release – Financial Service Complaints Limited

Despite a massive 84% jump in the number of enquiries and complaints to dispute resolution scheme Financial Service Complaints Limited (FSCL), its Chief Executive Officer Susan Taylor says many complaints are still not getting through. FSCLs Annual Report … Read more »

Dorchester closes oversubscribed $30M capital raise

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Dorchester Pacific, the finance company midway through a takeover for Turners Group, has closed its $30 million capital raising saying the offer was oversubscribed. Read more »

New Zealanders save $30 million, and there’s more to come

Press Release – Countdown Supermarket

Countdown has announced today that New Zealand shoppers have saved more than $30 million in the first year of its Price Lockdown and Price Drop initiative a bold programme thats seen the supermarket drop the price of more than 700 grocery items … Read more »

ANZ workers to resume targeted strike action

Press Release – First Union

Workers at numerous ANZ branches around the country will resume strike action against the bank tomorrow at various times, including in nine branches around Auckland. Read more »

WA Super Now Accept KiwiSaver Contributions

Press Release – WA Super

Australian superannuation fund WA Super is thrilled to announce they will accept eligible contributions transferred from KiwiSaver accounts effective as of October 23, 2014. Read more »

RESEND: NZ dollar falls as benign inflation weighs on kiwi

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed inflation in the third quarter was slower than the Reserve Bank had forecast, giving it less reason to resume raising interest rates after pausing its tightening cycle in July. Read more »

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