Archive for the 'Business' Category

Metlifecare lifts underlying annual net profit 4%

Press Release – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Metlifecare’s annual net profit fell 68 percent because of smaller gains in the fair value of its retirement villages but underlying profit was up 4 percent and underlying operating cash flow rose 2 percent. Read more »

Finalists for 2019 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

MEDIA RELEASE

23 August 2019

Finalists announced for 2019 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards

Judges for the 2019 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards have announced the line-up of finalists after another record year of entries. Read more »

Analysts pan Fletcher results, one comparing it to Fonterra

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Fletcher Building managing director Ross Taylor’s hopes that the market will recognise his achievements to date have been dashed. Read more »

High-profile ridge-top suburban retail block for sale

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

A long-standing and prominent corner-axis block of retail shops in suburban Auckland has been placed on the market for sale – with the potential for developing the site into an apartment complex. Read more »

New Trans Tasman Property Finance JV

Press Release – Bayleys

August 26, 2019


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Thousands of New Zealanders stay silent on scams

Press Release – Bank of New Zealand

New research from Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) shows that:

• 15% of Kiwis who lose money to scams suffer in silence and tell no one
• More than half of Kiwis (58%) who fall victim to scams do not report the crime
• 13% of New Zealanders are hesitant to go online due to their fear of being scammed
• 35 – 44 year olds are prime targets for scams Read more »

Air New Zealand jets off to Invercargill

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s inaugural direct scheduled jet flight between Auckland and Invercargill will take off from Auckland Airport this evening. Read more »

Cookie Project unveils QR code technology

Press Release – The Cookie Project

Monday 26th August, 2019

Social enterprise The Cookie Project unveils New Zealand’s first real person traceable packaging via QR code technology Read more »

Home Comforts

Press Release – ASB Bank

• Housing confidence is tentatively turning higher. All three of our key confidence measures we monitor show respondents are feeling more positive about housing relative to the situation three months ago. Read more »

Vendor shouts Singaporean trip for buyer’s inspiration

Press Release – Century 21 Real Estate

Vendor shouts Singaporean trip for buyer’s inspiration

Instead of forcing her own redecoration tastes onto the next owner, a North Shore vendor is selling her property as is but sending the successful purchaser to Singapore to be inspired. Read more »

Community bookshop wins owners lifetime achievement award

Press Release – Booksellers NZ

Community bookshop wins owners lifetime achievement award
Forty years ago, then 25-year-old Rob Clarke had a fateful phone call from his mother, asking him if he’d like to run a bookshop in Paraparaumu. Read more »

Finalists announced for Excellence Awards

Press Release – National Association of Women in Construction

Finalists announced for Excellence Awards
The National Association of Women in Construction NZ (NAWIC) were delighted to have received a significant increase in entry numbers for their fifth annual Excellence Awards, this year in partnership with BCITO. Read more »

Papageorge wins $10,000 NZIOB Charitable Trust Scholarship

Press Release – NZ Institute of Building

Wellington PhD student Armano Papageorge wins $10,000 NZIOB Charitable Trust Scholarship Award

Armano Papageorge, a PhD student from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Architecture has won this year’s New Zealand Institute of Building Charitable Trust (NZIOB Charitable Trust) scholarship. Read more »

2019 New Zealand Building Industry Awards

Press Release – NZ Institute of Building

NZIOB announces the winners of the 2019 New Zealand Building Industry Awards

The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) announced the winners of the 2019 New Zealand Building Industry Awards on Friday, 23 August at a gala evening at the Cordis Hotel, Auckland. Read more »

Development site with former post office premises for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

23.8.2019

Consented development site with former post office premises for sale gets the stamp of approval


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Paymark wins bid to keep some secrets from rival

Article – BusinessDesk

By Victoria Young

Aug. 23 (BusinessDesk) – A High Court judge has ruled against an attempt by the founder of locally owned Payment Express, Andy Cullen, to peruse confidential documents relating to its competitor, French-owned Paymark’s pricing and strategy as part of a “hard-fought” proceeding over anti-competitive tactics. Read more »

NZTA Policy Decision Removes Uncertainty VINZ

Press Release – Vehicle Inspection New Zealand

Auckland, 23 August 2019 Vehicle Inspection New Zealand (VINZ) says that NZTA’s decision not to change its operational policy on the appointment of vehicle entry certification companies has removed uncertainty in the vehicle import and inspection sector. Read more »

Biosecurity boost

Press Release – Ministry of Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand has recruited 101 new officers to help secure the country’s borders from invasive pests and diseases. Read more »

Vector profit slides 44% on struggling HRV writedown

Article – BusinessDesk

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Vector reported a 44 percent slide in annual profit as the lines company wrote down the value of its HRV home ventilation unit, which has failed to fire since it was bought in 2017. Read more »

JEVIC welcomes NZTA Decision on Proposed Policy Changes

Press Release – JEVIC

Auckland, 23 August 2019 JEVIC New Zealand says that NZTA’s decision not to change its operational policy on the appointment of border inspection companies has removed a cloud of uncertainty from the sector and reduces the risk of disruption to the used vehicle pathway. Read more »

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