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First National sees waterfront development boom if ETNZ wins

Press Release – First National

for public release

22 June 2017

First National sees waterfront development boom if ETNZ wins Americas Cup

First National Real Estate Chief Executive, Bob Brereton, says an Americas Cup win would lead to a massive and sustained period of development on the Auckland waterfront and believes that the city would move quickly to gear up accommodation and infrastructure. Read more »

RBNZ seeks governor with ‘gravitas’

Article – BusinessDesk

RBNZ seeks governor with ‘gravitas’ as central bank sensitivity comes under scrutiny

By Paul McBeth

June 22 (BusinessDesk) – The Reserve Bank is seeking a new governor with “gravitas” to lead “a high-performance culture” that includes effective communications, one area where the bank has been both criticised and thin-skinned. Read more »

Julie Christie to leave MediaWorks board at end of the month

Article – BusinessDesk

Julie Christie to leave MediaWorks board at end of the month

By Paul McBeth

June 22 (BusinessDesk) – Reality TV pioneer Julie Christie will leave the board of MediaWorks Investments at the end of the month, ending almost four years as a director of the private equity-owned free-to-air broadcaster. Read more »

Third Consecutive Period of Growth for NZ Herald Readership

Press Release – NZME.

Third Consecutive Period of Growth for NZ Herald Readership

22 June 2017 – The New Zealand Herald’s print and digital readership has continued its upward trajectory, and the Herald on Sunday remains the most-read Sunday Newspaper in the country. Read more »

Fonterra forecasts 3% rise in NZ milk collection this season

Article – BusinessDesk

Fonterra forecasts 3% rise in NZ milk collection this season

By Tina Morrison

June 22 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group expects to collect 3 percent more milk from New Zealand farms this season as higher milk prices encourage farmers to lift production. Read more »

Remarkables Residences housing development goes onto market

Press Release – Joint Press Release

June 22 2017

Remarkables Residences housing development goes onto market in Queenstown

A $200m luxury residential development in Queenstown goes onto the market today (Thursday June 22) with the launch of a full display suite at Five Mile Centre. Read more »

Gym’ tenancy offers opportunities for commercial property

Press Release – Bayleys


Two newly-built commercial premises in the high-profile purpose-built Grange retail hub just north of Auckland have been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Soft Plastics Recycling Programme to Dunedin

Press Release – Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed the extension of the Soft Plastics Recycling Programme to Dunedin.

“Plastic bags are a key part of packaging everything from chocolate wrappers to potato chip bags, Read more »

DANS LE NOIR A UNIQUE SENSORY EXPERIENCE

Press Release – Dans le Noir

A UNIQUE SENSORY, SOCIAL AND HUMAN EXPERIENCE

DANS LE NOIR ? AUCKLAND

A GREAT SUCCESS … THE EXPERIENCE IS EXTENDED!

Given the success of the dining in the dark experience at Rydges Auckland, Dans le Noir ? which had to be closed on May 31st is extended until August 31st, 2017. Read more »

Waste Management Announces Investment to Manage Used Tyres

Press Release – Waste Management

Waste Management was today pleased to join Minister for the Environment, Hon Dr Nick Smith, along with representatives from Golden Bay Cement, to announce a significant step forward in addressing a critical environmental problem by better managing and re-using end-of-life tyres in New Zealand. Read more »

India Trade Alliance Bridges NZ India Agriculture Divide

Press Release – India Trade Alliance

India Trade Alliance was once again on the forefront of cementing Agriculture business and government relations between the state of Haryana, India and New Zealand. Read more »

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Press Release – Reserve Bank

Date 22 June 2017

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Statement by Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler:

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent. Read more »

NZ Start-Up looking to build the future

Press Release – Taiga

NZ Start-Up looking to build the future starting with off-grid luxury spaces.

A globally shippable habitat filled with the latest Japanese tech. Read more »

New purpose built Dunedin harbour premises for Steel & Tube

Press Release – Steel and Tube Holdings

New purpose built Dunedin harbour premises for Steel & Tube

Steel & Tube has unveiled its new warehousing, office and trade shop space to customers and shareholders at an official opening by Minister and Dunedin MP Michael Woodhouse. Read more »

The ABC of bribery & corruption: Deloitte 2017 survey

Press Release – Deloitte

21 June 2017

Media Release
The ABC of bribery & corruption: Deloitte 2017 survey

Kiwi organisations appreciate the risks associated with bribery and corruption but their response is comparatively slow Read more »

New portal offers wide range of training for vet practices

Press Release – Bayer NZ

New portal offers wide range of training for vet practices

• Variety of learning available

• Courses designed by leading experts Read more »

Smiths City FY profit halves from year-earlier result

Article – BusinessDesk

Smiths City FY profit halves from year-earlier result bolstered by asset sale; earnings improve

By Paul McBeth

June 21 (BusinessDesk) – Smiths City Group’s annual profit more than halved without the one-off gain from the sale of its Colombo St store in 2016, although underlying earnings jumped from wider margins in its finance division and a smaller restructuring bill. Read more »

Tourism Holdings raises annual earnings guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

Tourism Holdings raises annual earnings guidance as NZ enjoys bumper visitor numbers

By Paul McBeth

June 21 (BusinessDesk) – Tourism Holdings raised its earnings guidance and says annual profit will probably rise by about 21 percent as New Zealand continues to register record visitor numbers. Read more »

REINZ announces National Real Estate Auctioneering Champion

Press Release – REINZ

21 June 2107
For immediate release

REINZ announces National Real Estate Auctioneering Champion for 2017

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) is delighted to announce that Ned Allison from Harcourts Grenadier in Christchurch is the winner of the 2017 REINZ National Real Estate Auctioneering Championships. Mark McGoldrick from Harcourts Canterbury (Ilam) was the runner up in the senior competition. Read more »

Landlords and tenants – are you ready for July 2019?

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Wednesday 21 June 2017

Landlords and tenants – are you ready for July 2019?

Renting seminars are returning in 2017 to help landlords and tenants better understand changes to tenancy laws and how to put them into practice. Read more »

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