Archive for the 'Business' Category

Wellington cinema restoration proves a winner

Press Release – Dulux

Media release 28 April 2016

Wellington cinema restoration proves a winner

The renovation of the Empire Cinema and Eatery in Wellington’s Island Bay has won the International category in the 30th year of the Dulux Colour Awards announced in Melbourne tonight. It was also commended in the Commercial Exterior category. Read more »

Finalists Named in First Ever NZ RCSA Award

Press Release – RCSA


Finalists Named in First Ever NZ RCSA Awards

Six leading New Zealand companies are among finalists announced in the inaugural New Zealand RCSA Awards for excellence, with one company being named in three separate Award categories. Read more »

Z shares at record as Caltex deal seen reducing competition

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 29 April 2016 01:46 PM

UPDATE: Z shares at record as Caltex deal seen reducing competition

By Sophie Boot

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy shares jumped to a record after the Commerce Commission approved its bid to buy rival Caltex and Challenge! Read more »

NZ building consents see-saw with 9.8% March fall

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 29 April 2016 01:29 PM

NZ building consents see-saw with 9.8% March fall
By Jonathan Underhill

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents fell in March, reversing gains February, led by declines in Otago, Tasman and Bay of Plenty. Read more »

WOW® Awards Show 2016, Creative Team Announced

Press Release – WOW Awards

WOW® Awards Show 2016, Creative Team Announced

MEDIA RELEASE
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016 Read more »

March drop in dwelling consents reverses February’s rise

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand


March drop in dwelling consents reverses February’s rise

29 April 2016 Read more »

Kiwis Choose Blankets over Heating Bills

Press Release – Canstar

Kiwis Choose Blankets over Heating Bills

44% of New Zealanders opt for blankets and extra clothes over increasing the heating Read more »

NZ building consents see-saw with 9.8% March fall

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ building consents see-saw with 9.8% March fall

By Jonathan Underhill

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents fell in March, reversing gains February and led by a drop-off in Auckland Wellington and Otago while Canterbury recorded an increase. Read more »

Epson wins Top 100 Global Innovators award for fifth time

Press Release – Epson


Epson wins Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators award for the fifth straight year

Sees technology IP as the foundation for moving the company forward Read more »

Tourism Holdings likely to exceed 2016 guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

Tourism Holdings likely to exceed 2016 guidance as margins improve

By Sophie Boot

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Tourism Holdings will likely exceed its 2016 guidance as margins improve in New Zealand and Australia, giving the campervan rental company confidence to predict growth over 2017 and 2018. Read more »

Skellerup cuts earnings guidance again

Article – BusinessDesk

Skellerup cuts earnings guidance again, blaming weak oil and milk prices

By Paul McBeth

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Skellerup Holdings cut its annual earnings guidance for a second time, projecting a lower profit than 2015 as weak milk, oil and gas prices around the world weigh on demand from the rubber goods maker’s customers. Read more »

Z Energy cleared to acquire Chevron subject to divestments

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Z Energy cleared to acquire Chevron subject to divestments

The Commerce Commission has cleared Z Energy Limited’s application to acquire 100% of the shares in Chevron New Zealand, the owner of the Caltex and Challenge brands in New Zealand. Read more »

Z cleared to buy Caltex assets, must sell 20 petrol stations

Article – BusinessDesk

Z cleared to buy Caltex assets, must sell 20 petrol stations

By Pattrick Smellie

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy is allowed to buy the Caltex and Challenge! petrol station chains but must sell 19 of its retail sites and one truck-stop, the Commerce Commission has ruled in a split decision that acknowledges possible retail price coordination between fuel retailers occurs in some regions. Read more »

Volatile day for kiwi dollar as central banks drive action

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Thursday 28 April 2016 05:29 PM

Volatile day for kiwi dollar as central banks drive the action

By Jonathan Underhill Read more »

Labour claims new Home-Start scheme “vastly underperforming”

Article – BusinessDesk

Labour claims new Home-Start scheme “vastly underperforming”

By Edwin Mitson

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – Labour has warned one of the government’s policies to help first-time buyers is “vastly underperforming” and having little impact in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. Read more »

Six Social Entrepreneurs Shortlisted – Going to a Vote

Press Release – Akina Foundation

28 April 2016

Six Social Entrepreneurs Shortlisted – Going to a Vote

It’s been tough to get the shortlist down to six for the Rotary Club of Newmarket Social Enterprise Kick-start Award, run in conjunction with the Ākina Foundation. Read more »

Final call to merchants to upgrade terminals

Press Release – Paymark

Final call to merchants to upgrade terminals

Auckland, 29 April, 2016

As the end of April rapidly approaches, Paymark is reminding those few remaining retail merchants to upgrade those EFTPOS terminals still running Version 6.0 software, as it will cease to function from April 30. Read more »

Meat the Neighbours

Press Release – Moa Brewing

Media Alert

April 2016

Meat the Neighbours

A true testament to fire, food (meat) and beer, Miss Moonshines and Moa Brewing Co. bring you their inaugural Meat the Neighbours evening. Read more »

Quarterly Auckland rental update

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

Quarterly Auckland rental update

• Busy start to year with rental activity up in almost all areas of Auckland Read more »

Motorists to benefit from SH1 Brynderwyns safety improvement

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists to benefit from SH1 Brynderwyns safety improvements

From next week motorists travelling over the Brynderwyn Hills in Northland will benefit from significant progress that’s been made to improve safety and resilience on State Highway 1 in the area. Read more »

Next Page »