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NZ dollar heads for 0.8% weekly fall before RBNZ rate review

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 0.8% weekly fall as RBNZ rate review looms

By Paul McBeth

April 17 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.8 percent fall in a shortened week ahead of the Reserve Bank’s rate review next Thursday. Read more »

Air NZ says claims withdrawn as other airlines settle in Oz

Article – BusinessDesk

Air New Zealand says claims withdrawn as other airlines settle over cargo cartel, seeks costs

April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand says claims against it as part of a class action lawsuit in Australia over alleged price fixing on freight have been withdrawn and the airline won’t be contributing to an A$38 million settlement by other airlines. Read more »

Northpower – Easter storm … Update 5

Press Release – Northpower

Northpower – Easter storm … Update 5

17 April, 2014

Northpower has restored power to thousands of customers impacted by today’s storm. Read more »

Wynyard Group Share Purchase Plan

Press Release – Wynyard Group

Wynyard Group Share Purchase Plan

Auckland, 17 April 2014 – Wynyard Group Limited (Wynyard, NZX:WYN) announces the successful completion of its Share Purchase Plan, which opened on 31 March 2014 and closed on 16 April 2014 (SPP). Read more »

Finalists Announced for the 2014 Music Managers Awards

Press Release – MMF

Finalists Announced for the 2014 Music Managers Awards

The MMF New Zealand, Recorded Music New Zealand and the New Zealand Music Commission are proud to announce the finalists for the 2014 Music Managers Awards. Read more »

Hop into Easter by Avoiding the Scammers

Press Release – AVG

Hop into Easter by Avoiding the Scammers
AVG’s tips to help you spend happy time with your family over Easter, rather than removing malware from your online devices Read more »

Electricity industry invited to ‘invest for tomorrow’

Press Release – Electricity Engineers Association

Electricity industry invited to ‘invest for tomorrow’ at major annual event

New Zealand’s electricity supply industry gathers for their annual conference 18-20 June at Skycity Auckland, with the theme; People process and plant – invest for tomorrow’. Read more »

Ardbeg distillery launches 2014 limited edition

Press Release – Ardbeg

15 April 2014

Ardbeg distillery launches 2014 limited edition at new Wellington Embassy

Limited Edition whisky will be released on Ardbeg Day – 31st May 2014 Read more »

Air NZ Cargo ExportNZ Auckland Award finalists announced

Press Release – ExportNZ

Wednesday, 16 April, 2014

Diverse exports growing New Zealand wealth: Air NZ Cargo ExportNZ Auckland Award finalists announced Read more »

Depreciation, buy Kiwi-made in Labour manufacturing policy

Article – BusinessDesk

Accelerated depreciation, buy Kiwi-made core of Labour manufacturing policy

By Pattrick Smellie

April 17 (BusinessDesk) – The Labour Party has unveiled its pitch to the manufacturing sector, adding accelerated depreciation for advanced manufacturing and promising to target more government procurement from local firms. Read more »

NZ dollar falls to nine-day low after CPI misses estimates

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar falls to nine-day low after slower than expected inflation

By Paul McBeth

April 16 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar dropped to a nine-day low after slower than expected inflation raised questions over the track of rising local interest rates. Read more »

Ambitious Project to Reimagine Hotel Food

Press Release – Heritage Hotels

An Ambitious New Zealand-First Project to Reimagine Hotel Food

Food-lovers everywhere are placing greater importance on locally sourced, sustainable ingredients. The raw food movement is sweeping the world. In New Zealand Heritage Hotels are increasingly choosing to buy fresh produce in season. Read more »

New Zealand Law Society elects new Vice-President

Press Release – New Zealand Law Society

MEDIA RELEASE – For immediate use, 16 April 2014

New Zealand Law Society elects new Vice-President

The New Zealand Law Society’s Council has elected Wellington lawyer Mark Wilton as its Vice-President (Wellington). Read more »

Gull New Zealand Unaffected by Refining NZ Shutdown

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull New Zealand Unaffected by Refining NZ Shutdown

Auckland, 16 April 14 – Following calls from commercial fuel buyers Gull New Zealand confirmed that it was totally unaffected by the shutdown at Refining NZ. Read more »

New Zealand property investors remain confident

Press Release – Colliers International

New Zealand property investors remain confident
April 15 2014 – Investors are very confident about the future prospects of commercial property investment in New Zealand, delivering another quarter of enthusiastic responses. Confidence is at a net positive 28%, just shy of the record high set at the end of 2013, according to the latest Colliers nternational investor confidence survey. Read more »

Property Awards Excitement is Building

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE
16 April 2014

Property Awards Excitement is Building

Everyone wants to be the best but there can only be one! Read more »

NZ govt, Christchurch council target 700 new housing units

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ govt, Christchurch council target 700 new units, more affordable housing supply in accord

By Paul McBeth

April 16 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand government and Christchurch City Council want to add a net 700 social housing units in the country’s second-largest city in two-and-a-half years and a bigger supply of affordable houses as part of a formal housing accord. Read more »

BlueScope Steel to buy production assets of Pacific Steel

Press Release – Commerce Commission

BlueScope Steel cleared to buy steel production assets of Pacific Steel

16 April 2014

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to BlueScope Steel (NZ) Limited to acquire Pacific Steel Group’s rolling mill and wire mill manufacturing operations in Auckland and its New Zealand long steel distribution, marketing and sales operations from Fletcher Steel Limited. Read more »

Emirates Airline A380 Now Taking Off at the Dubai Mall

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

News Release, 16 April 2014

Emirates Airline A380 Now Taking Off at the Dubai Mall

Emirates Airline has brought a public A380 flight simulator and an official airline merchandise store to the world’s most visited mall destination, The Dubai Mall. Read more »

Christchurch City Council wins Quality Swim School Award

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

16 April 2014

Christchurch City Council wins Swimming New Zealand Quality Swim School Award

The Christchurch City Council has won the Quality Swim School of the Year Award at the State Insurance Swimming New Zealand awards held in Auckland over the weekend. Read more »

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