Archive for February, 2014

Wellington Drive narrows annual loss, tagged by auditor

Article – BusinessDesk

Wellington Drive narrows annual loss, tagged by auditor

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Wellington Drive Technologies, which makes energy efficient refrigeration motors, narrowed its annual loss in 2013 in the second year of its turnaround plan, while having its accounts tagged by auditor PwC over its cashflow forecasts. Read more »

Len Brown rolled on keeping key CCOs’ Cultural Impact

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

Media release

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer

Friday, 28 February 2014

Len Brown rolled on keeping key CCOs silent on Cultural Impact Assessments Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 1.3% weekly gain

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 1.3% weekly gain as local data fuels rate hike expectations

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.3 percent weekly gain after a string of upbeat local data heightened investors’ anticipation for future interest rate hikes. Read more »

Cavalier 1H profit soars; trims FY earnings guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

Cavalier first-half profit soars 140% on cost cutting; trims annual earnings guidance

By Suze Metherell

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Cavalier Corp., the listed carpet-maker, more than doubled first-half profit as it clamped down on costs, though it cut its forecast annual earnings as it restructures its carpet tile unit and contends with a strong currency crimping export returns. Read more »

Northland Port posts 3.7 percent rise in first half profit

Article – BusinessDesk

Northland Port posts 3.7 percent rise in first half profit; cargoes growing

By Tina Morrison

Feb 28 (BusinessDesk) – Northland Port Corp, which owns half of the Whangarei port operating company, posted a 3.7 percent rise in first half profit as it moved more cargo and it expects a continuation of the trend will boost annual earnings. Read more »

Art Container embarks on round the world voyage

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

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Korero Mai Ki Ahau – Minimum Wage, Matt McCarten

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Korero Mai Ki Ahau
Broadcast on
Waatea News
Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm
Sunday 12.00 – 12.30pm
Both shows repeated 5.00pm – 6.00pm
On Sunday
Saturday 01 March 2014: There are reports that New Zealand has a rock star economy, but those on the minimum wage are getting a 50 cents an hour pay rise – not enough to buy a song on iTunes. Read more »

January 2014 – Monthly traffic update

Press Release – Auckland International Airport

January 2014 Monthly traffic update

769,540 January 2014 international passenger volumes (excluding transit passengers) at Auckland Airport were the highest ever for a single month. Read more »

2014 Chinese New Year worth over $100 million to New Zealand

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Media Release l 28 February 2014

2014 Chinese New Year worth over $100 million to New Zealand Read more »

Funding support for Auckland bus/rail upgrade

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Funding support for Auckland bus/rail upgrade  

Two keys projects linked to the upgrade of bus and rail services in Auckland south have received $1.6m in funding from the NZ Transport Agency. Read more »

Steve Hart Radio Show: Pink Floyd Tribute

Press Release – Steve Hart

Pink Floyd tribute

In this week’s Steve Hart Radio Show – with Auckland journalist Steve Hart – Scottish-based Pink Floyd tribute band – Pond Floyd – explain why they decided to emulate one of the world’s biggest rock bands. Read more »

NZRGPN pays tribute to rural GP – New Zealander of the Year

Press Release – New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE USE February 28, 2014
NZRGPN pays tribute to rural GP – New Zealander of the Year

New Zealander of the Year – Far North rural GP Lance O’Sullivan – is an “inspiration to us all”, says New Zealand Rural General Practice Network chairman Dr Jo Scott-Jones. Read more »

Solid six months for council group

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release

28 February 2014

Solid six months for council group

Auckland Council Group’s results for the six months to 31 December 2013 were released today, showing its progress towards making Auckland the world’s most liveable city. Read more »

New information disclosure requirements for Transpower

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Commission issues new information disclosure requirements for Transpower
Issued 28 February 2014 Read more »

New Zealand Open: Aussies light up Millbrook in round one

Press Release – New Zealand Open

MEDIA RELEASE

Thursday February 27, 2014

New Zealand Open: Aussies light up Millbrook in round one 

Four Australian professionals set the early pace today in the New Zealand Open Championship in Queenstown. Read more »

EDS seeks environmental improvements to Auckland Plan

Press Release – Environmental Defence Society

Media Release: EDS seeks environmental improvements to proposed Auckland Unitary Plan

The Environmental Defence Society has today released its final submissions on the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. Read more »

Tiffany Singh – 6 – 29 March – Bartley + Company Art

Press Release – Bartley Company Art

Bartley + Company Art

TIFFANY SINGH
A mustard field of the mind
6 – 29 March 2014

You are warmly invited to attend the opening preview and to meet Tiffany Read more »

Time to get hooked on seaweek!

Press Release – Auckland Council

28 February 2014

Time to get hooked on seaweek!

Auckland Council is getting on board and supporting seaweek with an event at Silo Park this Sunday, the launch of a survey on the Hauraki Gulf and a social media campaign. The week runs from 1 to 9 March. Read more »

Gull Holds Prices

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull Holds Prices

Auckland, 28 February 2014 – Gull has committed to holding its fuel prices until the end of the weekend (at least). This is in contrast to today’s price increase by several of the oil giants. Read more »

Manfeild awarded Grand Prix for three more years

Press Release – Motorsport New Zealand

Media Release

Thursday 27 February 2014

Manfeild awarded Grand Prix for three more years

Manawatu’s Manfeild Park race circuit has been granted hosting rights for the New Zealand Grand Prix (NZGP) for the next three years, from 2015 to 2017. Read more »

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