Archive for the 'Business' Category

NZ shares down, Fletcher and Sky TV drop on earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 22 February 2017 05:31 PM

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, Fletcher and Sky TV drop on earnings, Tower gains on rival bid Read more »

UPDATE2: Fletcher shares drop after 1H results

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 22 February 2017 05:18 PM

UPDATE2: Fletcher shares drop after 1H results show weak construction earnings

(Adds CEO comment on construction contract loss, work in hand starting in sixth paragraph) Read more »

NZ dollar holds gains as investors keep watch on the Fed

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 22 February 2017 05:19 PM

NZ dollar holds gains as investors keep watch on the Fed

By Rebecca Howard

Feb. 22 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar held on to earlier gains as markets await minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s latest meeting and several more speeches from Fed officials for a steer on where US interest rates may be heading. Read more »

Air NZ joins govt’s cross-agency panel for air travel

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 22 February 2017 04:30 PM

Air NZ joins govt’s cross-agency panel for air travel

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand has joined the panel of carriers providing air services in the government’s cross-agency contract designed to get the best deal for the taxpayer. Read more »

Living Cell Technologies reports wider 1H loss

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 22 February 2017 03:02 PM

Living Cell Technologies reports wider 1H loss

By Rebecca Howard

Feb. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Living Cell Technologies, the ASX-listed biotech company with New Zealand-based operations, reported a wider loss in the six months to Dec 31 on increased research and development. Read more »

Ports of Auckland Interim Results

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

22 February 2017

Media release
Ports of Auckland Interim Results Read more »

TVNZ posts 6.2% decline in first-half earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 22 February 2017 01:47 PM

TVNZ posts 6.2% decline in first-half earnings as ad revenue falls faster than expenses Read more »

Judgment: Spark NZ v Commerce Commission

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

[Full judgment (PDF) ]

IN THE HIGH COURT OF NEW ZEALAND
AUCKLAND REGISTRY
CIV-2017-404-230
[2017] NZHC 238 Read more »

Housing affordability improving in most parts of the country

Press Release – Home Loan Report

Housing affordability improving in most parts of the country as prices fall faster than interest rates are rising, latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show Read more »

Auckland Airport welcomes Sichuan Airlines

Press Release – Auckland Airport

22 February 2017
Auckland Airport welcomes Sichuan Airlines
Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement that Sichuan Airlines will start flying between Auckland and Chengdu in China from June this year. Read more »

Retail marketplace opens on rejuvenated Orakei site

Press Release – CBRE

Anchor tenant for new hospitality and retail marketplace opens on rejuvenated Orakei site

Wednesday 22 February 2017

A new hospitality and retail marketplace for Auckland’s eastern suburbs has welcomed the arrival of its anchor tenant, Farro, which opened its doors for the first time today. Read more »

Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Media release

Issued 22 February 2017
Release no. 82

Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable Read more »

Sky TV 1H profit falls 32% as programme costs rise

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 22 February 2017 09:28 AM

FIRST CUT: Sky TV 1H profit falls 32% as programme costs rise, subscribers fall

By Tina Morrison Read more »

FIRST CUT: Fletcher 1H profit rises 2%

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 22 February 2017 09:21 AM

FIRST CUT: Fletcher 1H profit rises 2%

By Jonathan Underhill

Feb. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Fletcher Building posted a 2 percent gain in first-half profit, missing some estimates, after taking a charge against a construction project and costs to close sites. Read more »

More Kiwi kids set to fly thanks to Airpoints™ for Schools

Press Release – Air NZ

22 February 2017

More Kiwi kids set to fly thanks to Airpoints™ for Schools
Kiwi kids from 10 schools from the Far North to Invercargill are set to enjoy some unique travel and learning experiences with their schools selected for Air New Zealand’s 2017 Airpoints™ for Schools programme. Read more »

Population growth expected to slow in most regions

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Population growth expected to slow in most regions

22 February 2017

Nearly all regional council areas (regions) will have more people in 2043 than 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. However, projections suggest the record growth rates seen in recent years will begin to subside. Read more »

Integrity of National Land Transport Fund must be protected

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

22 February 2017

Integrity of National Land Transport Fund must be protected

The National Land Transport Fund must remain a ring-fenced user-pays fund that is reinvested back from where it came from, says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley. Read more »

Auckland property cools further as summer rolls on

Press Release – Trademe

Auckland property cools further as summer rolls on

Please find attached the latest Trade Me Property Price Index for January 2017. Read more »

A tax refund could put extra cash in your pocket

Press Release – Canstar

WANT SOME FREE MONEY?

A tax refund could put extra cash in your pocket

Auckland, 22 February 2017. As Benjamin Franklin said “There are only two certainties in life, death and taxes”. Although he was right, what he didn’t say is that on the bright side, you can often get a refund on your taxes! Read more »

Fletcher Building Half Year Results Announcement

Press Release – Fletcher Building

Fletcher Building Media Release

Auckland, February 22, 2017

FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDING 31 DECEMBER 2016 Read more »

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