Archive for the 'Business' Category

NZ dollar little changed vs. A$ as RBA keeps rates on hold

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar little changed vs. A$ as RBA keeps rates on hold

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar was little changed against its trans-Tasman counterpart after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept rates on hold, while becoming a little more pessimistic about the nation’s labour market. Read more »

New Zealand Set to Sail into a Busy Cruise Season

Press Release – MG Media

New Zealand Set to Sail into a Busy Cruise Season

New Zealand ports will welcome a flotilla of cruise ships over the coming months, with more than 560 ship visits scheduled around the nation, according to the peak cruise industry body. Read more »

Compac Sorting Equipment win prestigious international award

Press Release – Compac Sorting Equipment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Compac Sorting Equipment win prestigious international award

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SFO charges MightyRiverPower engineer with $2 mln fraud

Article – BusinessDesk

SFO charges MightyRiverPower engineer with $2 mln fraud

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – The Serious Fraud Office has charged a MightyRiverPower engineer of fraudulently issuing invoices totalling $2 million. Read more »

NZ commodity prices fall for 6th month in August, ANZ says

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ commodity prices fall for 6th month in August, as dairy prices slide

By Suze Metherell

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand commodity prices fell for a sixth straight month in August, taking the index to a 17-month low, led by declining dairy prices, in part due to an oversupply in China. Read more »

Luxury Tuscany Leather Bags now Available Online in NZ

Press Release – Ciao Bella

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Luxury Tuscany Leather Bags now Available Online in New Zealand from Ciao Bella Read more »

30 Years of Manufacturing Success

Press Release – Bonson Industrial

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2 September 2014
30 Years of Manufacturing Success Read more »

Aim to drastically reduce polystyrene going to landfill

Press Release – Foodstuffs Limited

Supermarket chain joins forces with Auckland-based packaging company to drastically reduce polystyrene going to landfill
Foodstuffs North Island Ltd today announced it has begun rolling out its new sustainable Seafood Boxes to its PAK’nSAVE and New World stores across the North Island. Read more »

The ultimate premium compact camera is here

Press Release – FujiFilm

The ultimate premium compact camera is here

FUJIFILM launches the extraordinary new X30
with innovative Real Time Viewfinder, class-leading performance
and unrivalled image quality. Read more »

Aussies take a journey through the North Island

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

Aussies take a journey through the North Island

Australian travellers are being tempted by the wonders of the North Island with the launch of Tourism New Zealand’s latest joint venture campaign ‘Every day a different journey’. Read more »

Auckland company and its director fined $250,000

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Media release

2 September 2014

Auckland company and its director fined $250,000 for illegally selling vehicles Read more »

Transforming New Zealand Businesses – It’s Not Luck!

Press Release – Intent Group

Transforming New Zealand Businesses – It’s Not Luck!
British Theory of Constraints ‘guru’ John Tripp travels down under this November to join Read more »

Rent affordability threatened

Press Release – NZ Property Investors Federation

Rent affordability threatened

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Study shows that home affordability in only three of the twelve regions covered has deteriorated. It isn’t surprising that two of these areas are Auckland and Canterbury. The third region is the traditionally high cost area of Queenstown lakes. Read more »

Huhtamaki buys carton maker Interpac Packaging for 7M euros

Article – BusinessDesk

Huhtamaki buys carton manufacturer Interpac Packaging for 7 mln euros

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Huhtamaki Oyj, the Finnish packaging manufacturer, bought Auckland-based folding carton maker Interpac Packaging for 7 million euros to expand its product range. Read more »

Emirates Broadens A380 Network to 30 Destinations

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Emirates Broadens A380 Network to 30 Destinations

Launches daily A380 flight to Frankfurt

Emirates, a global connector and facilitator of vital trade links, today adds Frankfurt to its growing list of A380 destinations. With the addition of Frankfurt, Emirates now serves 30 global destinations with the A380. Read more »

Lyttelton offer amounts to premium up to 14%: adviser report

Article – BusinessDesk

Lyttelton offer amounts to premium up to 14%, recommended by independent adviser

By Jonathan Underhill

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Christchurch City Holdings’ offer to mop up the remaining shares in Lyttelton Port Co amounts to a premium of up to 14 percent, according to a report from the independent adviser that recommends it be accepted. Read more »

Spark deregisters its stock in the US

Article – BusinessDesk

Spark deregisters its stock in the US

By Tina Morrison

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand, previously known as Telecom Corp and once the largest company on the nation’s stock exchange before its network arm was split off into Chorus, is deregistering trading of its stock in the US. Read more »

Bachcare Boosts Sales Force With Two New Hires

Press Release – Bachcare

1st September 2014

Immediate Release

Bachcare Boosts Sales Force With Two New Hires in National Expansion Read more »

Gentrack secures delayed contract, shares rise to month high

Article – BusinessDesk

Gentrack secures delayed contract, shares rise to month high

By Suze Metherell

Sep. 1 (BusinessDesk) – Gentrack Group, the airport and utility software developer, has resolved the delayed contract upgrade with a customer which, in part, caused it to cut its prospectus full-year profit forecast barely six weeks after the company listed on the NZX. The shares gained. Read more »

Three Ships Sail One World in P&O Cruises Program

Press Release – P and O Cruises

Three Ships Sail One World in P&O Cruises 2016 Program
Three ships will take on the world in P&O Cruises World Cruising’s 2016 World Journeys Program, with Aurora, Arcadia and Oriana cruising a total of 90,000 nautical miles and visiting more than 20 countries including a maiden visit to New Zealand. Read more »

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