Archive for the 'Business' Category

Partners Leave Russell McVeagh to Establish Anderson Lloyd

Press Release – Anderson Lloyd

Partners leave Russell McVeagh to establish Anderson Lloyd Auckland office

In one of the legal fraternity’s most significant moves in recent years, three Russell McVeagh partners have joined forces to form the new Auckland office of Anderson Lloyd, one of the South Island’s largest law firms. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 1.4% weekly drop post-Wheeler comments

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 1.4% weekly drop after RBNZ’s Wheeler jawbones kiwi

By Paul McBeth

Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.4 percent weekly fall against the greenback after Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler talked down the local currency and signalled conditions were ripe for intervention. Read more »

Puhoi – Warkworth “holiday highway” gets the big tick

Article – BusinessDesk

Puhoi – Warkworth “holiday highway” gets the big tick

By Suze Metherell

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – A board of inquiry has given the go-ahead on the $760 million Puhoi-to-Warkworth highway. Read more »

How to increase promoted YouTube video views?

Press Release – FIRST digital

How to increase promoted YouTube video views by 145% in 1 month?

An insightful case study from FIRST, a leading digital marketing agency in Auckland shows how they quickly increased video views for Serato to 500,000 views within one month at a cost per view of $0.03. Read more »

Disgraced hotel operator still hasn’t learned

Press Release – Union Network of Migrants

Media Release: Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG)

Friday, 25 July 2014

Disgraced hotel operator still hasn’t learned Read more »

Home loan affordability improves in June

Press Release – Roost Mortgages

Roost Home Loan Affordability report
For June 2014 – for immediate release

Home loan affordability improves in June after house price falls, more than offsetting interest rate rises Read more »

Scent-based speed dating comes to Kiwi shores

Press Release – Findsomeone

Media Release
25 July 2014

Scent-based speed dating comes to Kiwi shores

Single Kiwis were given the chance to find love using only a person’s natural scent, thanks to a ‘Pheromone Party’ held in Auckland last night by Trade Me’s dating website FindSomeone (findsomeone.co.nz). Read more »

NAI Harcourts Hamilton recognised as top performer by REINZ

Press Release – Harcourts

NAI Harcourts Hamilton Commercial recognised as top performer by REINZ

NAI Harcourts Hamilton Commercial has been celebrated at the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand’s annual awards as a standout leader in the commercial and industrial sector. Read more »

NZ Consumer Sentiment Stable; Australia Lowest on Record

Press Release – Nielsen NZ

Nielsen: NZ Consumer Sentiment Stable; Australia Lowest on Record

NZ consumer confidence declined one point from previous quarter Read more »

Kiwibank exits Goodman Property’s $600 mln lending syndicate

Article – BusinessDesk

Kiwibank exits Goodman Property’s $600 mln lending syndicate

By Suze Metherell

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – Kiwibank has exited a five-year, $30 million lending relationship with Goodman Property Trust, New Zealand’s largest listed property investor with the remaining ‘big four’ banks to boost their funding to $150 million each. Read more »

Chapman Tripp Continues to Advise on National Flow of IPOS

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

Media Release

Chapman Tripp Continues to Advise on National Flow of IPOS

25 July 2014

Chapman Tripp’s Auckland and Wellington Capital Markets teams have advised Scales Corporation and ikeGPS on this week’s initial public offerings (IPOs) and listings on the NZX Main Board. Read more »

Additional Commercial Vehicles to Meet Demand

Press Release – Hertz

Hertz New Zealand Introduces Additional Commercial Vehicles to Fleet to Meet Demand

Auckland, New Zealand – 25 July 2014 Read more »

UPDATE: Scales shares edge lower on NZX debut

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Scales shares edge lower on NZX debut raising $30M of new capital to repay debt

(Updates with price movements, company and investor comments) Read more »

Emirates Opens Own Lounge At Glasgow

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates Opens Own Lounge At Glasgow
Emirates is celebrating the Commonwealth Games in style with the official opening of its lounge at Glasgow Airport by the airline’s president, Sir Tim Clark. Read more »

Drinks Writer launches kiwi CRAFT on Kicks

Press Release – Kiwi Craft

Drinks Writer Jules van Cruysen launches kiwi CRAFT on Kickstarter

25 July 2014

Drinks writer and editor of the upcoming magazine Eat NZ Jules van Cruysen released into the wild his first Kickstarter campaign on the morning of Thursday the 24th of July for Read more »

Chinese language visitor website vital to region’s economy

Press Release – WellingtonNZ

Chinese language visitor website vital to region’s economy
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Cottonsoft Follows up Dunedin Expansion with Eco Award

Press Release – Cottonsoft

Cottonsoft Follows up Expansion of Dunedin Operation with Award for Innovation

July 2014

Operating in the highly competitive FMCG space, toilet tissue and paper towel manufacturer Cottonsoft is cementing its market leadership following the recent expansion of its Dunedin manufacturing facility. Read more »

ASX-listed InvoCare unit cleared to buy Chch crematoriums

Article – BusinessDesk

Regulator clears ASX-listed InvoCare unit to buy Christchurch crematorium

By Suze Metherell

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – The Commerce Commission has cleared the way for ASX-listed InvoCare’s Bledisloe New Zealand to buy the 70-year old Cremation Society of Canterbury adding two crematoriums to its New Zealand network. Read more »

Mobile technologies set to take off in primary industries

Press Release – Mobile Technology

Mobile technologies set to take off in primary industries
Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, are now regularly appearing in the news and public spaces as their uses multiply. Read more »

Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue

Article – BusinessDesk

Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue

By Paul McBeth

Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland International Airport has sold US$250 million of bonds in the final tranche of a financing package to pay for its capital return to shareholders earlier this year at what it says is the lowest borrowing margin for a facility of its kind for a decade. Read more »

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