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Q+A: Railway that works will benefit NZ – Mainfreight boss

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A: Railway that works will benefit NZ – Mainfreight boss

Q + A


Episode 27

DON BRAID

Interviewed by CORIN DANN Read more »

An aspiring outcome at business awards celebration

Press Release – PR Plus

An aspiring outcome at business awards celebration

Aspiring Health were crowned the Enterprise Great Lake Taupō Business of the Year at the BNZ Great Lake Taupō Business Awards 2015 held on Friday night. Read more »

Cavalier posts worst ever annual loss amid restructure

Article – BusinessDesk

Cavalier posts worst ever annual loss amid restructure

By Tina Morrison

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Cavalier Corp reported the worst loss in its history as the carpet maker foregoes dividends and sells assets in a bid to restructure its business and return to profitability. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 3.1% weekly slump

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 3.1% weekly slump after early market meltdown; Jackson Hole looms

By Paul McBeth
Aug. Read more »

Institute welcomes ‘game changing’ Reserve Bank tweak

Press Release – New Zealand Property Institute

Media release

Friday 28 August 2015

Property Institute welcomes ‘game changing’ Reserve Bank policy tweak Read more »

Air NZ shares fall, analysts query capital return strategy

Article – BusinessDesk

Air NZ shares fall, analysts query capital return strategy

By Fiona Rotherham

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand’s share price has dropped 16 percent in the last three months and 5.7 percent since announcing a record $327 million net profit this week and indicating a significant earnings uplift for the 2016 financial year. Read more »

Air NZ shares fall, analysts query capital return strategy

Article – BusinessDesk

Air NZ shares fall, analysts query capital return strategy

By Fiona Rotherham

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand’s share price has dropped 16 percent in the last three months and 5.7 percent since announcing a record $327 million net profit this week and indicating a significant earnings uplift for the 2016 financial year. Read more »

Panasonic and Solarcity New Zealand Partnership

Press Release – FIRST digital

solarcity and Panasonic help cut Kiwi power bills Read more »

Business Awards highlight rich mix of success factors

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

MEDIA RELEASE

EMBARGOED until 8pm on 27 August 2015

Business Awards highlight rich mix of vital business success factors Read more »

Kiwi Analytics Firm Data Insight Scoops Two Major Awards

Press Release – released via Porter Novelli

Kiwi Analytics Firm Data Insight Scoops Two Major Awards at TVNZ 2015 NZ Marketing Awards

AUCKLAND NZ, 28 AUGUST 2015: Data Insight’s Valocity property valuation solution was one of the stars at the TVNZ 2015 NZ Marketing Awards on Thursday 27 August 2015, receiving two major awards: Read more »

Higher future power prices loom as generators cut gas, coal

Article – BusinessDesk

Higher future power prices loom as generators cut gas and coal plants

By Pattrick Smellie

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) – The future wholesale price of electricity is already rising, following decisions by three of the country’s electricity generators to close more than 1,000 Megawatts of installed generation capacity that uses gas and coal to run. Read more »

Country’s largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo

Press Release – Enthuse

Country’s largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo confirms dates

The dates for the country’s largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo next year, the Covi NZMCA Insurance Motorhome, Caravan & Outdoor SuperShow have been confirmed as Friday,Saturday and Sunday the 11th, 12th and 13th of March. Read more »

AECT beneficiaries to benefit from dividend increase

Press Release – Senate SHJ

AECT beneficiaries to benefit from dividend increase

Auckland Energy Consumer Trust (AECT) beneficiaries can expect to receive an increased dividend payment of $345 in late September, the AECT has announced today. Read more »

Hamilton motel’s 24-hour approach wins national award

Press Release – Automobile Association

28 August 2015
Hamilton motel’s 24-hour approach wins national award
Hamilton motel Astra Motor Lodge never sleeps. Located near Waikato Hospital the team receives calls at all hours from the Intensive Care Unit or emergency departments asking for rooms for family members. Read more »

Veritas profit drops 23%, to pay smaller dividend

Article – BusinessDesk

Veritas profit drops 23%, to pay smaller dividend as Nosh, BBC acquisitions weigh

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Veritas Investments, the food and beverage investor, posted a 23 percent drop in annual profit and will pay a smaller dividend to shareholders as it wrestles with integrating its Nosh Food Market and Better Beer Co acquisitions. Read more »

Fliway pays special dividend as annual profit beats target

Article – BusinessDesk

Fliway pays special dividend as annual profit beats prospectus forecast

By Fiona Rotherham

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Fliway, the transport and logistics company that listed on the NZX in April, will pay a special dividend after posting annual profit 33 percent above its prospectus forecast mainly on lower-than-expected listing costs. Read more »

Kiwibank announces strongest-ever result

Press Release – Kiwibank

Kiwibank announces strongest-ever result

Kiwi Group Holdings Limited (“KGH”), which includes Kiwibank Limited and associated companies involved in Wealth Management, Insurance and New Zealand Home Loans, has achieved an after tax profit of $132 million for the year ended 30 June 2015. Read more »

Connections Still Important For Investment Decisions

Press Release – NZ Private Equity and Venture Capital Ass

Date 28th August 2015

Connections Still Important For Investment Decisions

Insight and foresight have a vital role to play in making the best investment decisions despite the growth of big data, a meeting hosted by the New Zealand Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (NZVCA) at the Auckland offices of Chapman Tripp heard this week (25th August). Read more »

Attitude earns top apprentice award

Press Release – Acumen Republic

Attitude earns top apprentice award

Building apprentice Daniel van Tiel has been named the Auckland Region’s Registered Master Builders Carters 2015 Apprentice of the Year. Read more »

Vector posts 2.8% gain in full-year earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Vector posts 2.8% gain in full-year earnings as smart meters lead growth, sees further gain in 2016

By Jonathan Underhill
Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Vector, the Auckland gas and electricity distribution company, posted a 2.8 percent gain in pretax earnings, beating its guidance, as acquisitions helped drive growth in its smart metering business. It sees further gains in 2016. Read more »

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