Archive for the 'Business' Category

NZ dollar trades near 3-year low, fails to break below US74c

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar trades near 3-year low after failing to break below 74 US cents

By Jonathan Underhill

Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar traded near a three-year low after failing to push below 74 US cents, a level it hasn’t breached since late 2011. Read more »

VMob raises $2.17 mln, signs McDonald’s deal, shares soar

Article – BusinessDesk

VMob raises $2.17 mln, signs global deal with McDonald’s, shares soar

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) – VMob, the NZAX-listed mobile voucher developer formerly known as VoucherMob, raised $2.17 million to help fund its global growth aspirations, and separately signed a worldwide deal with McDonald’s rolling out its platform immediately in the US. The shares more than doubled. Read more »

New NXT market unlikely to launch until at least March

Article – BusinessDesk

New NXT market unlikely to launch until at least March

By Fiona Rotherham

Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand stock exchange’s NXT growth market probably won’t have listings in place for a launch until at least March, six months after it gained Financial Market Authority approval for listing rules and market registration. Read more »

Vector Network News: Happy 175th Auckland

Press Release – Vector Limited

26 January 2015

Vector Network News: Happy 175th Auckland

As thousands throng the waterfront to celebrate Auckland’s anniversary, it’s timely to take a look back at the introduction of electricity supply to Auckland homes and businesses – beginning at the dawn of the 1900s. Read more »

NZ dollar falls to 3-year low as investors favour greenback

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar falls to 3-year low as investors favour greenback, shed euro

By Tina Morrison

Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell to its lowest in more than three years as investors sold euro and bought US dollars, weakening other currencies against the greenback. Read more »

Yeastie Boys release share offer details

Press Release – Yeastie Boys

Yeastie Boys release share offer details
Press Release
Yeastie Boys, 25th January 2015
For immediate use

Ground breaking New Zealand brewers – Yeastie Boys – have released details of their highly anticipated share offer. Read more »

SeaDragon’s new refinery to overcome Omega-3 quality issues

Press Release – SeaDragon

SeaDragon’s new refinery to overcome Omega-3 quality issues highlighted in University of Auckland research Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 3.5% weekly drop as US economy shines

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 3.5% weekly drop as US economy shines

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 3.5 percent weekly decline against the greenback as the strength of the US economy was reinforced by Europe’s central bank rolling out a bigger than expected quantitative easing package to reinvigorate the moribund Eurozone. Read more »

Skills in demand: ability to work smarter, not harder

Press Release – Hays Recruitment

Skills in demand in 2015: Topping the list in New Zealand is the ability to work smarter, not harder.

Friday January 23rd 2015 Read more »

ASG E-Guard Looks to Bring Innovation to Security Technology

Press Release – Advanced Security Group Ltd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 23, 2015
[START]

ASG E-Guard Looks to Bring Innovation to Security Technology Read more »

UPDATE: Tainui’s Mike Pohio resigns

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Tainui’s Mike Pohio resigns; tribe reconsiders inland port development

(Adds further comment from van der Heyden) Read more »

New Zealand Welcomes One of World’s Biggest Superyachts

Press Release – Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ


Serene is one of the world’s largest private superyachts. Photo from APS NZ/ NZH
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International Relations Manager (Incentives) Appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Film Commission

MEDIA RELEASE
From the New Zealand Film Commission Thursday, 22 January 2015

The New Zealand Film Commission appoints Catherine Bates as International Relations Manager (Incentives) Read more »

Tainui Group Holdings to farewell CEO Mike Pohio

Press Release – Tainui Group Holdings

MEDIA RELEASE
Tainui Group Holdings to farewell CEO Mike Pohio
Hamilton, 23 January 2015. Tainui Group Holdings (TGH) Chief Executive Mike Pohio today announced his resignation to pursue governance opportunities, believing the time is right for a new CEO to lead the company’s exciting plans for the next decade. Read more »

Tanui CEO Pohio resigns after building $840M asset base

Article – BusinessDesk

Tanui Group Holdings CEO Mike Pohio resigns after building $840M asset base

By Fiona Rotherham

Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Tainui Group Holdings chief executive Mike Pohio has resigned after eight years at the helm to pursue governance opportunities. Read more »

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

Press Release – Holiday Parks Association

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence levels. Read more »

Solid Performance in December Rural Property Market

Press Release – Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand


News Release 22 January 2015

Solid Performance in December Rural Property Market Read more »

Bill Will Help Ensure Accurate Fish Oil Claims

Press Release – Natural Products NZ

MEDIA RELEASE

22 January 2015
Health Product Bill’s Passage into Law Will Help to Ensure Accurate Active Ingredient Claims for Fish Oil Read more »

Foundation Corporate Trust Moves to Christchurch CBD

Press Release – Foundation Corporate Trust

MEDIA RELEASE
22 January 2015
Foundation Corporate Trust Moves to Christchurch CBD
Foundation Corporate Trust (FCT) has opened a new office in downtown Christchurch and appointed Jacob Blakely as the company’s first regional manager for Christchurch. Read more »

KiwiNet on the hunt for NZ’s best research commercialisation

Press Release – KiwiNet

KiwiNet on the hunt for NZ’s best research commercialisation for 2015 Awards
Hamilton, NZ, 22 January 2015
– Entries are open for the 2015 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards. The KiwiNet Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals, teams and organisations, who are transforming clever science into valuable commercial ventures in New Zealand. Entries are open until 27 February. Read more »

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