Archive for the 'Business' Category

C3 picked to run Tainui’s Ruakura inland port

Article – BusinessDesk

C3 picked to run Tainui’s Ruakura inland port

By Paul McBeth

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – C3, the local on-wharf logistics firm owned by Linx Cargo Care Group, has been picked out of seven bids to operate Waikato-Tainui’s inland port at Ruakura on Hamilton’s city limits. Read more »

Social Development prices social housing liability at $16.4B

Article – BusinessDesk

Social Development prices social housing liability at $16.4B, sees increase

By Sophie Boot

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – The Ministry of Social Development has released its first valuation of the social housing system, part of the government’s “social investment” approach to data collection and analysis. Read more »

Holcim NZ turns to full-year loss

Article – BusinessDesk

Holcim NZ turns to full-year loss as changed business model drives up distribution costs

By Jonathan Underhill

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – Holcim New Zealand, the local unit of the world’s biggest cement maker, posted a full-year loss after it changed its business away from manufacturing and into importing and distribution, incurring higher distribution costs. Read more »

Local LINK Business Sales Clean Up Awards

Press Release – Link

Local LINK Business Sales Clean Up Awards

LINK Bay of Plenty and Waikato have yet again come away from the LINK New Zealand annual awards with outstanding results. After 8 years of significant and consistent growth, the success story behind selling businesses continues. Read more »

Emergent at centre of major expansion drive in Waikato

Press Release – Emergent

Emergent at centre of major expansion drive in Waikato

Emergent, New Zealand’s leading recruitment experts are launching a rapid expansion drive, incentivised by a growing economy and skills shortage in the Waikato region. Read more »

TGH and LINX join forces at Ruakura

Press Release – Joint Press Release

28 June 2017
TGH and LINX join forces at Ruakura to help transform North Island freight flows

The Waikato-Tainui owned Ruakura inland port development has taken a major step forward with the announcement today of a joint venture partnership with a world-class port operator. Read more »

Promapp Checks In At Credit Union South

Press Release – Promapp

Promapp Checks In At Credit Union South

Auckland, 28 June 2017 – Promapp, a leading provider of cloud-based business process management software, has won a contract to support digital process innovation at Credit Union South, one of New Zealand’s oldest and most established credit unions. Read more »

Emergent at centre of major expansion drive in Waikato

Press Release – Emergent

Date: 27/06/17

Emergent at centre of major expansion drive in Waikato

Emergent, New Zealand’s leading recruitment experts are launching a rapid expansion drive, incentivised by a growing economy and severe skills shortage in the Waikato region. Read more »

SkyCity chair Chris Moller to retire

Article – BusinessDesk

SkyCity chair Chris Moller to retire; Rob Campbell to step up from 2018

By Tina Morrison

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – SkyCity Entertainment Group said chair Chris Moller will retire from New Zealand’s only listed casino company at the end of this year, and be replaced by its new director Rob Campbell. Read more »

Leading NZ agents recognised in Australia

Press Release – Century 21 Real Estate

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Leading NZ agents recognised in Australia

Century 21’s Australasian convention held in Surfers Paradise this month singled out several legendary and leading Kiwi real estate agents, reflecting Century 21’s growing recognition and strength in the New Zealand marketplace,” says Geoff Barnett, National Manager of Century 21 New Zealand. Read more »

NZ’s Smartest Financial Adviser Goes Live

Press Release – Ilumony

NZ’s Smartest Financial Adviser Goes Live

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 28 of June 2017

Auckland fintech startup Ilumony is launching a free online service to help New Zealanders take better control of their KiwiSaver account with the help of clever technology. Read more »

Tower board backs increased Vero takeover

Article – BusinessDesk

Tower board backs increased Vero takeover
June 27 (BusinessDesk) – Tower’s board is backing the increased takeover bid from Suncorp Group-owned Vero Insurance New Zealand, provided the $236 million offer wins approval from local regulators. Read more »

New Consultancy – Alta

Press Release – Alta

New Consultancy – Alta

New specialist construction consultancy, Alta, has made an impact since setting up shop in Auckland. The three partners heading up Alta Consulting are Rory Bishop, Tim Lancaster and Daniel Williams. Their broad range of skills, from direct construction and technical experience to management and commercial capability, make newcomer Alta a different operator in the infrastructure market. Read more »

Ex-PwC boss Bruce Hassall to join Fonterra board in November

Article – BusinessDesk

Ex-PwC boss Bruce Hassall to join Fonterra board in November

By Paul McBeth

June 27 (BusinessDesk) – Former PwC chief executive Bruce Hassall will add Fonterra Cooperative Group to his list of corporate directorships when the joins the board of the country’s biggest company in November. Read more »

Tourism Minister Bennett appoints infrastructure fund panel

Article – BusinessDesk

Tourism Minister Bennett appoints infrastructure fund panel chaired by Judy Kirk

By Paul McBeth

June 27 (BusinessDesk) – Tourism Minister Paula Bennett has named a seven-strong panel to oversee the $100 million tourism infrastructure fund that’s designed to help the regions cope with the demands of record numbers of foreign visitors. Read more »

Nespresso offers complimentary coffee to fans with red socks

Press Release – Nespresso

Emirates Team NZ sponsor Nespresso offers complimentary coffee to fans with red socks
Nespresso is offering one complimentary coffee to supporters who visits their On The Go takeaway coffee bar wearing red socks between now and Sunday 2nd July.
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NZ Hotel Industry Awards – 33 finalists named

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

NZ Hotel Industry Awards – 33 finalists named

The finalists in the New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards have been revealed and five regions dominate the line-up – Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. Read more »

RBNZ, polling weakly with ordinary Kiwis

Article – BusinessDesk

RBNZ, polling weakly with ordinary Kiwis, turns to social media to sell message

By Paul McBeth

June 27 (BusinessDesk) – The Reserve Bank, which has faced criticism for its engagement with the media and financial analysts, has turned to social media to sell its message after polling showed ordinary Kiwis don’t hold the bank in high regard. Read more »

ALSCO & Wellington City Council join Textile Reuse Programme

Press Release – ALSCO

Media Release – 27 June 2017

ALSCO NZ and Wellington City Council join the NZ Textile Reuse Programme

The NZ Textile Reuse Programme is delighted to welcome new partners ALSCO NZ and Wellington City Council to the programme. Read more »

Dog registration now easy for all

Press Release – Auckland Council

As dog registration renewal notices hit letterboxes across the region, Auckland Council is encouraging owners to take advantage of early-bird rates and easy online payment options. Read more »

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