Archive for February, 2018

Freightways says new medical waste unit got $1M of sales

Article – BusinessDesk

Freightways’ Troughear says new medical waste unit got $1M of sales in first 4 months

By Jonathan Underhill

Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Freightways’ new chief executive Mark Troughear says the medical waste business acquired in the first half is on budget and has demonstrated the synergies expected with the existing document destruction unit. Read more »

Do you know an outstanding Māori business leader?

Press Release – University of Auckland

Do you know an outstanding Māori business leader? Kei te mōhio koe ki tētahi kaiārahi pakihi Māori e eke panuku ana?
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Playing down workplace incidents doesn’t pay

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

19 February 2017Media release –

Playing down workplace incidents doesn’t pay

WorkSafe is warning businesses not to play down notifiable events in their workplaces. Read more »

New Trustees Announced at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

Press Release – Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

19 February 2018
New Trustees Announced at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision has announced the appointment of four new members to its Board of Trustees.
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Royal Easter Show Wine Awards Results

Press Release – Royal Easter Show Wine Awards

19 February 2018 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Royal Easter Show Wine Awards Results Reveal Quality of 2017 Vintage

Judges at the 2018 Royal Easter Show Wine Awards judged midweek at the ASB Showgrounds, Auckland, were thrilled with the overall quality of the medal-winning wines, said the chairman of judges, Kate Radburnd, of Hawkes Bay. Read more »

The world’s finest film makers tell it like it is!

Press Release – Documentary New Zealand Trust

The Documentary New Zealand Trust presents
THE DOCUMENTARY EDGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

The power and presence that belongs to the genre that is the documentary film returns to NZ for the Read more »

Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Armed Forces announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker

Attorney-General

19 February 2018

MEDIA STATEMENT

Appointment of Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Armed Forces announced Read more »

Judge of the High Court appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker

Attorney-General

19 February 2018

Judge of the High Court appointed

Attorney-General David Parker has announced today the appointment of District Court Judge Grant Powell as a Judge of the High Court. Read more »

Wellington studio on the rise with new international signing

Press Release – Dusk

Wellington production studio on the rise with new international signing.
MEDIA RELEASE

WELLINGTON, 19 February, 2018: Read more »

Auckland secures $33m worth of business events from Oz

Press Release – ATEED

Auckland secures $33m worth of business events from Australia through in-market presence

Auckland’s increased focus on developing the Australian market as a source of business events has paid dividends – resulting in the city hosting $33 million worth of business events since the Auckland Business Events Plan launched in 2014. Read more »

Dutch elm disease found on iconic Auckland trees

Press Release – Auckland Council

Dutch elm disease found on iconic Auckland trees

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Symptoms of Dutch elm disease on the Art Gallery elm tree
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Z chases cheaper processing in new refinery deal

Article – BusinessDesk

Z chases cheaper processing in new refinery procurement deal with Mobil

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy says it wants to cut supply chain costs with a new refinery optimisation and procurement deal with New Zealand Refining and Mobil New Zealand, replacing an existing arrangement with BP. Read more »

Freightways first-half sales rise 7%, profit dips

Article – BusinessDesk

Freightways first-half sales rise 7%, profit dips on year-earlier one-time gain

By Jonathan Underhill

Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Freightways reported a gain in first-half revenue although profit fell on the impact of a year-earlier one-time gain and a narrower earnings margin at its express package and business mail division. Read more »

UPDATE: Evolve shares fall 20% after profit warning

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Evolve shares fall 20% after profit warning

(Updates to add share price in lead, broker comment in paragraph three) Read more »

Married at First Sight Australia Grows Year-on-Year

Press Release – Mediaworks

Married at First Sight Australia Grows Year-on-Year

Kiwi favourite Married At First Sight Australia is back and better than ever – growing its audience share year-on-year. Read more »

Police release footage of violent aggravated robbery

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police release footage of violent aggravated robbery in Massey”

Police are investigating a violent aggravated robbery that occurred late last month at the Westgate Bowling alley in Westgate Shopping Centre, Massey. Read more »

Clinton: Ticket information for The Growth Faculty’s event

Press Release – The Growth Faculty

Ticketing information for The Growth Faculty’s events in May

There are a number of ticket options available for The Growth Faculty’s events in May:
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Goodman Property offers to sell up to $100M of bonds

Article – BusinessDesk

Goodman Property offers to sell up to $100M of bonds to diversify funding

By Tina Morrison

Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Goodman Property Trust, the NZX-listed commercial and industrial property investor, is offering to sell as much as $100 million of bonds to further diversify its funding sources and reduce bank debt. Read more »

Evolve cuts guidance for earnings, dividend

Article – BusinessDesk

Evolve cuts guidance for earnings, dividend, expects to take impairment

By Jonathan Underhill

Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Evolve Education, which replaced its chief executive after a profit warning last August, gave its second full-year profit warning after failing to meet its target for net new enrolments and said it is likely to write down goodwill on acquisitions and cut its dividend. Read more »

An Evening with Hillary Rodham Clinton events in NZ and Aus

Press Release – The Growth Faculty

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton confirmed to visit Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney Read more »

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