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2014 annual meeting shareholder poll results

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Media Release l 23 October 2014

2014 annual meeting shareholder poll results

The annual meeting of shareholders of Auckland International Airport Limited was held today at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau, Auckland. Read more »

Fonterra starts consultation on two new SI milk driers

Article – BusinessDesk

Fonterra starts consultation on two new South Island milk driers

By Fiona Rotherham

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Co-operative Group, the world’s biggest dairy exporter, has begun a consultation process prior to lodging consent applications to build two new high-efficiency milk powder driers at its Studholme site in South Canterbury. Read more »

Auckland should raise its Uniform General Charge

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

Media statement Thursday October 23, 2014

Auckland should raise its Uniform General Charge to level out rates increases Read more »

Automobile Association office sets new record for Wanganui

Press Release – Bayleys

Automobile Association office sale sets new record for Wanganui

The sale of Wanganui’s newly-built Automobile Association office has set a new yield record for commercial property in the city. Read more »

Colliers International Workplace Report 2014

Press Release – Colliers International

Colliers International Workplace Report 2014

Elbows in – the squeeze is on at work. The latest biennial workplace report on occupational trends in CBD office markets by Colliers International shows tenants are squeezing in more workers than in previous years as rents begin to rise in most major markets. Read more »

CarbonScape seeks $1.5M from crowd with ‘green coke’ offer

Article – BusinessDesk

CarbonScape seeks $1.5 mln from crowd with ‘green coke’ offer

By Suze Metherell

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – CarbonScape, which makes “green” coking charcoal, wants to raise as much as $1.5 million from equity crowd funding to commercialise its product for the steel manufacturing market. Read more »

BNZ CEO Healy calls on business leaders to help improve NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

BNZ chief executive Healy calls on business leaders to help fix five key NZ challenges

By Fiona Rotherham

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Bank of New Zealand chief executive Anthony Healy has challenged other Kiwi business leaders to think what they can do to contribute to five key issues the country faces. Read more »

Auckland Airport confirms earnings guidance of $160-$170 mln

Article – BusinessDesk

Auckland Airport confirms earnings guidance of $160-$170 million

By Fiona Rotherham

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland International Airport, the country’s main gateway, has confirmed it’s likely to deliver an underlying net profit of between $160 million and $170 million this financial year, in line with the guidance it gave in August. Read more »

Chairman and Chief Executive’s addresses 2014

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Media Release l 23 October 2014

Chairman and Chief Executive’s addresses to 2014 annual meeting Read more »

Fletcher Building helping rebuild Christchurch

Press Release – Fletcher Building

News Release

23 October 2014

Fletcher Building helping rebuild Christchurch

Fletcher Building will construct 237 new homes in Christchurch over the next two years following the company’s appointment as preferred development partner for the Awatea/Carrs Rd Housing Development. Read more »

ANZ gets behind Grand Designs New Zealand

Press Release – ANZ New Zealand

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Hamilton Retailer Wins National Recognition

Press Release – Service IQ

Hamilton Retailer Wins National Recognition

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NZ dollar drops after tepid inflation opens path lower

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar drops after tepid inflation opens path lower

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell about half a US cent after tepid local inflation pushed out the likely timeline for future interest rate hikes and cleared the way for a lower currency. Read more »

Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones for fight against Ebola

Press Release – Samsung

Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones in support of the fight against Ebola

Donated smartphones to be used in UN project for three worst-hit African countries Read more »

Finance company failure in New Zealand was predictable

Press Release – University of Otago

Otago study finds Finance company failure in New Zealand was predictable
Thursday 23 October 2014

Annual reports and other public disclosures contained enough information to predict more than 80% of New Zealand finance company failures that occurred during the recent financial crisis, a study led by the University of Otago shows. Read more »

Revolutionary Kiwi company goes to the crowd

Press Release – Carbonscape

Revolutionary Kiwi company goes to the crowd
October 23, 2014 (with pix): A New Zealand company with technology that could slash global greenhouse gas emissions is inviting the public to invest. Read more »

Bedding down for success – Naked Bus launches new Sleeper

Press Release – Naked Bus

Bedding down for success – Naked Bus launches new Sleeper

Kiwi travel company Naked Bus is en route for success with the launch of its new Sleeper service, introducing lie-flat beds for customers travelling between Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Wellington. Read more »

New Zealand launches new business events advocates programme

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

23 October, 2014

New Zealand launches new business events advocates programme

Over the past year New Zealand has played host to everyone from geophysists to private detectives, doctors to journalists, thanks to the support of Tourism New Zealand’s (TNZ) business events programme. Read more »

Pixar co-founder to launch Project Connect

Press Release – AUT University

Pixar co-founder to launch Project Connect

Co-founder of Pixar and Altamira – Dr Alvy Ray Smith is coming to New Zealand to launch Project Connect, a new series of quarterly networking events. The computer graphics pioneer and Academy Award Winner will host two events in Auckland on December 3 and Wellington on December 4. Read more »

Famous New Zealanders join Bright Sparks 2014

Press Release – Bright Sparks

Famous New Zealanders join Bright Sparks 2014

Sir Ray Avery and Michelle Dickinson will each play a part at the Bright Sparks 2014 awards ceremony in Auckland on October 30. Read more »

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