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Aggressive expansion plans for NZ iPad software company

Press Release – Stellar Library

MEDIA RELEASE 27 November 2014

Aggressive expansion plans for New Zealand iPad software company Read more »

New app takes hassle out of booking and paying for a taxi

Press Release – Smartpay NZ Ltd


November 26, 2014

New app takes hassle out of booking and paying for a taxi

Blue Bubble Taxis are now offering passengers an order-and-pay on-line service through a new app developed by Smartpay, New Zealand’s largest eftpos supplier. Read more »

More FM Poised for Increased Growth

Press Release – Mediaworks

MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday 27 November, 2014
More FM Poised for Increased Growth in 2015 with Major Investment at Local And National Level Read more »

Sunair to commence direct flights from Auckland to Whitianga

Press Release – Destination Coromandel

27 November 2014

Sunair to commence direct flights from Auckland to Whitianga

The announcement of a twice daily air service out of Ardmore Airport direct to Whitianga and daily flights connecting Whitianga with Great Barrier Island and Tauranga is welcome news to The Coromandel tourism industry. Read more »

Technology is enabling ‘lifestyle learning’ for MBA students

Press Release – AMBA

Technology is enabling ‘lifestyle learning’ for MBA students

Business schools are increasingly adopting digital technology to give students greater flexibility in their studies with the international trends of ‘lifestyle learning’ and online MBAs beginning to catch on in New Zealand. Read more »

Zomato doubles consumer reach for merchants

Press Release – Zomato

Zomato introduces ads on the mobile app, doubles consumer reach for merchants
Auckland, 26 November, 2014: Zomato, the popular global restaurant search and discovery service has announced the introduction of advertisements on its mobile apps, marking a significant leap in the value it brings to restaurants advertising on Zomato. Read more »

Veuve Clicquot launches new mail service this Christmas

Press Release – Veuve Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot launches new mail service this Christmas

Veuve Clicquot is bringing Clicquot Mail to New Zealand just in time for Christmas this year. Read more »

Mowbray struggles to stay afloat as $1.28M write-down weighs

Article – BusinessDesk

Mowbray struggles to stay afloat as $1.28 mln write-down weighs on profitability

By Suze Metherell

Nov. 27 (BusinessDesk) – Mowbray Collectables, the listed stamp and collectables dealer and auction house, has flagged a first-half loss and is in discussion with bankers to stay solvent after a $1.28 million write down on its goodwill. Read more »

Getting a Grip on Time: Do More with Less!

Press Release – Verve Training

“Getting a Grip on Time: Do More with Less!” WebTalkRadio’s Robyn Pearce interviews Fiona Clark of BreakThrough Business Solutions Read more »

UPDATE: Gentrack faces long-term game to win over investors

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Gentrack chairman says its a long-term game to win back investor confidence

(Adds IPO cost detail in 2nd graph, clarifies shortfall to IPO forecast in 3rd graph) Read more »

Caravan & Outdoor expo will be New Zealand’s biggest ever

Press Release – Enthuse

Country’s leading Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor expo will be New Zealand’s biggest ever
Demand for extra exhibition space will see the country’s leading Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor expo, the Covi Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor SuperShow, the largest motorhome and caravan show ever held in New Zealand. Read more »

New appointment at Mortgage Express – Stuart Dowie

Press Release – Mortgage Express

27 November 2014

New appointment at Mortgage Express

“Experience, empathy, patience, optimism and a determination to secure a favourable outcome,” is what drives Stuart Dowie. Read more »

Trilogy turns to 1H profit as Ecoya posts positive earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Trilogy turns to a 1H profit as Ecoya posts positive earnings; shares jump

By Tina Morrison

Nov. 27 (BusinessDesk) – Trilogy International, the skincare and scented candle company, turned to a profit in its first half as a boost in sales for its Ecoya range in Australia helped the unit reach profitability. The shares jumped to a two-month high. Read more »

Phenomenal Employee Growth Makes for Sweet Success

Press Release – Gameloft

Phenomenal Employee Growth Makes for Sweet Success
Auckland, New Zealand (Thursday 27 November 2014) – Growing from 12 employees to 160 since opening its doors four years ago, Gameloft New Zealand is showing no signs of slowing down as they launch their second game for 2014, Pastry Paradise. Read more »

NZ Green Building Council welcomes new Board members

Press Release – Green Building Council

26 November 2014

New Zealand Green Building Council welcomes new Board members

The New Zealand Green Building Council was pleased to announce its new Board of Directors at today’s AGM in Auckland. Read more »

Gentrack chairman says long-term game to win investors over

Article – BusinessDesk

Gentrack chairman says its a long-term game to win back investor confidence

By Fiona Rotherham

Nov. 27 (BusinessDesk) – Gentrack Group chairman John Clifford said the software company’s share price, still trading 35 cents below its listing price, will take care of itself once it starts delivering projected profits over time. Read more »

Reflecting on 25 years of change in the FMCG sector

Press Release – William Aitken and Co

Reflecting on 25 years of change in the FMCG sector

With leading New Zealand European food importer, William Aitken & Co, turning 70 this year we spoke to its Sales and Marketing Manager Troy Culpitt reflecting on his 25 years in and around the FMCG sector. Read more »

Gentrack profit falls 49%, beating downgraded guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

Gentrack profit falls 49%, beating downgraded guidance

By Fiona Rotherham

Nov. 27 (BusinessDesk) – Gentrack Group, which develops utilities and airports software, reported a 49 percent drop in full-year profit, missing its initial public offer forecast, but beating the downgraded guidance it gave just five weeks after listing on the share market. Read more »

Tower annual profit drops 32% from 2013 asset sales

Article – BusinessDesk

Tower annual profit drops 32% from 2013 asset sales, flags share buyback

By Paul McBeth

Nov. 27 (BusinessDesk) – Tower, which sold its health, life, and investment units to focus on general insurance, reported a 32 percent drop in annual profit, while improving its underlying earnings in general insurance, and signalled plans for another share buyback. Read more »

MRP faced scaling up risk on several carbon credit contracts

Article – BusinessDesk

MRP faced scaling up risk on several carbon credit contracts, court hears

By Fiona Rotherham

Nov. 27 (BusinessDesk) – A contractual dispute over carbon credits that MightyRiverPower is contesting in court is not the first time it’s faced a scaling up of the carbon credits it was required to take as part of its plan to offset carbon emissions from electricity generation. Read more »

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