Grow Wellington releases high tech manufacturing strategy

Press Release – Grow Wellington

Regional economic development agency Grow Wellington has published its regional manufacturing sector strategy aimed at developing high value manufacturing. The strategy focuses on improving manufacturers knowledge of product design and development, … Read more »

Vodafone unveils best ever smartphone package with Red+

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone 4G mobile data traffic expected to grow by 1200% in the next 3 years Read more »

Greenlane Biogas sold to UK investor for $25mln

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand exporter of biogas technology Greenlane Biogas has been sold to a listed UK company for $25 million. Read more »

Tait Communications buys Brazilian partner

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Tait Communications, the Christchurch-based radio communications firm, has bought its long-time Brazilian partner SGM Telecomunicacoes for an undisclosed sum as it looks to beef up its presence in the rapidly growing Latin American economy. Read more »

Nutricia needs 18 months to recover from botulism scare: CEO

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Danone Nutricia chief executive Corine Tap said it would take the infant formula manufacturer 18 months to recover from the adverse effects of the Fonterra Cooperative Group botulism scare. Read more »

Berry company OOB wins ice-cream contracts in China

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Berry company OOB has sealed two deals with Shanghai-based companies to sell its organic ice-cream. Read more »

Levin wool innovation company set to grow

Press Release – NUYARN

Levin wool innovation company set to grow with global interest in its advanced fabric which improves clothing performance, comfort and characteristics. Read more »

VnC Cocktails founder Shane McKillen quits Veritas board

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Shane McKillen, founder of failed pre-mixed drinks company VnC Cocktails, has resigned from the board of Veritas Investments, the listed food and grocery investor, to focus on other business commitments. Read more »

NZ Clean-Tech Company Starring on the Global Stage

Press Release – Greenlane Biogas

New Zealand clean-tech company, Greenlane Biogas Technologies, is again starring on the global biogas stage with the commissioning of the worlds biggest biomethane production plant in Montreal, Canada. The total value of the project is estimated … Read more »

UPDATED: Feltex directors ‘regret’ shareholder losses

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Former directors of Feltex Carpets say they regret the losses endured by shareholders in the failed carpet maker, while welcoming a High Court ruling that cleared them of liability for alleged disclosure failings in the … Read more »

Entries open for 2014 DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship

Press Release – DHL Fashion Export Scholarship

DHL, the world’s leading express and logistics company, is calling for emerging fashion exporters to enter the seventh annual DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship. Read more »

te Pa picks up case of awards

Press Release – Te Pa

Following a golden reception in the United Kingdom market, and a successful trip to the Asia region in August, te P Wines has scooped up a case of awards at the prestigious China Wine & Spirits Awards in Hong Kong. Read more »

NZ EV Manufacturer at Automechanika 2014

Press Release – ZEV

New Zealand based electric vehicle manufacturer ZEV is attending Automechanika in Frankfurt 16-20 September 2014. Read more »

Feltex directors cleared over 2004 prospectus

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) – The former directors of Feltex Carpets have been found not liable for alleged disclosure failings in the failed carpet-maker’s 2004 prospectus in a representative lawsuit on behalf of 3,639 former shareholders. Read more »

F&P Healthcare may beat profit forecast on weaker kiwi

Article – BusinessDesk

F&P Healthcare may beat profit forecast as kiwi’s decline boosts export earnings, analysts say Read more »

Rakon confident earnings will improve this year: Mogridge

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 12 (BusinessDesk) – Rakon, which makes crystal oscillators used in navigation devices, reiterated that it expects earnings to turn around this year as it shutters factories and reduces staff to save money. Read more »

NZ manufacturing picks up in August

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 12 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand manufacturing activity picked up in August, extending the period of expansion to two years, and pointing to more industrial production after a mid-year lull. Read more »

Pic’s is picked by leading Australian supermarket chain

Press Release – Pic’s Peanut Butter

Media release: Pics is picked by leading Australian supermarket chain Coles for national distribution Read more »

Connectivity system SYNC2 to debut on New Falcon

Press Release – Ford New Zealand

Fords advanced in-car connectivity system SYNC2 to debut on New Falcon and Territory Read more »

OPI Nail Polish Co-Lab with Electrolux

Press Release – Electrolux

OPI Nail Polish Co-Lab with Electrolux THE ELECTROLUX ERGORAPIDO GETS GIRLY WITH A LIMITED EDITION PINK VACCUM, OUT NOW! Read more »

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