Archive for the 'Business' Category

Business confidence defies usual winter blues

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

25 August 2016

Media Release: For Immediate release

Business confidence defies usual winter blues

Auckland Chamber’s August Business Confidence Survey has confirmed that the availability, or rather lack of availability, of people with the right skills and the right talent is affecting our ability to make the most of good economic times. Read more »

CityLife Auckland Receptionist Judged NZ’s Best

Press Release – CityLife Auckland

CityLife Auckland Receptionist Judged NZ’s Best to Compete in Paris – for Immediate Release

MS PRIYANKA (Payal) SHARMA of CityLife Auckland has been awarded the AICR New Zealand 2016 Receptionist of the Year. Read more »

Airways New Zealand appoints new Chief Technology Officer

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand appoints new Chief Technology Officer

Airways New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Russell Ambrose as Chief Technology Officer, Read more »

Crown alleges Ngatata Love set up $3M in secret payments

Article – BusinessDesk

Crown alleges Ngatata Love set up $3M in secret payments to buy house for himself and partner

By Sophie Boot Read more »

New Zealand Police win diversity award

Press Release – Diversityworks

EMBARGOED UNTIL 11pm, 24 August 2016

Media release – 24 August 2016

New Zealand Police win diversity award Read more »

New Auckland Airport heliport to meet rising demand

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Media Release | 25 August 2016

New Auckland Airport heliport to meet rising demand from global luxury tourism market Read more »

UPDATE: Methven books $2.7M after cancelling earn-out

Article – BusinessDesk

Thursday 25 August 2016 01:11 PM

UPDATE: Methven books $2.7M after cancelling earn-out with Chinese factory owner Read more »

Companies use selfies to stay safe at work

Press Release – ThunderMaps

Companies use selfies to stay safe at work

A local app developer is helping companies make health and safety fun, so that employees stay safe at work. This novel approach was conceived and is being championed by ThunderMaps, a leading provider of mobile reporting software for workplace health and safety. Read more »

Wesley – new town announced to Franklin businesses

Press Release – Wesley New Town

Media statement 25 August 2016

For immediate release

Wesley – new town announced to Franklin businesses

An enthusiastic audience of Franklin and Auckland business interests last night attended the first public announcement of Wesley, a new town of 5,000 homes with transport hub and extensive amenities to be built close to Pukekohe. Read more »

8 out of 10 Kiwi drivers would prefer fuel efficiency

Press Release – Ford New Zealand

Ford survey reveals 8 out of 10 Kiwi drivers would prefer a more fuel-efficient vehicle

• Eighty three percent of New Zealand consumers say fuel efficiency is more important than power when buying a new car Read more »

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard

Press Release – ASB Bank

Media alert
August 25 2016

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard

The Bay of Plenty’s winning streak continues as it keeps a firm grip on its spot as New Zealand’s top-performing region for the fifth straight quarter in the latest ASB/Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard. Read more »

Wanaka accounting firm and bookkeeping company win accolades

Press Release – Ashton Wheelans and Mighty Eff

MEDIA RELEASE FROM ASHTON WHEELANS AND MIGHTY EFFICIENT, WANAKA

August 25, 2016. For immediate release Read more »

Scales Corporation Lifts Half Year After Tax Profit

Press Release – Scales Corporation Ltd

Scales Corporation Lifts Half Year After Tax Profit, Upgrades Full Year Earnings Guidance

Scales Corporation Limited (NZX:SCL) today reported a net profit after tax of $33.8 million for the half year ended 30 June 2016 (1H16), up 3 per cent on the previous corresponding half year ended 30 June 2015 (1H15). Read more »

Positive momentum at Methven

Press Release – Methven

Positive momentum at Methven

RESULTS FOR THE 12 MONTHS ENDED 30 JUNE 2016

New Zealand’s leading shower and tapware designer Methven Ltd (MVN) today reported a 30.6% increase in Net Profit After Tax (NPAT) and a 23.9% increase in NPAT excluding non-recurring items1. Read more »

29 Trades Apprentices Graduate in Auckland

Press Release – Apprenticeship Training Trust

29 Trades Apprentices Graduate in Auckland

ATT (Apprenticeship Training Trust) has record numbers of apprentices this year Read more »

Methven continues annual revenue and profit growth

Article – BusinessDesk

Tapware maker Methven continues annual revenue and profit growth in 2016

By Fiona Rotherham

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Methven, the shower and tapware designer, has reported a 31 percent increase in full-year net profit to $7.7 million with strong sales in New Zealand and Australia, continuing a turnaround in its performance that started last year. Read more »

Scales lifts first-half profit 3% on record Mr Apple crop

Article – BusinessDesk

Scales lifts first-half profit 3% on record Mr Apple crop, raises annual outlook

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Scales Corp lifted first-half profit 3 percent and raised guidance for annual earnings as its Mr Apple unit delivered a record crop and met its 2020 export volume target four years early. Read more »

Former Tenths trustee gives evidence

Article – BusinessDesk

Former Tenths trustee tells Love trial he was ok with ‘consultants’ getting $3M fee

By Sophie Boot

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) – A former trustee for the Wellington Tenths Trust has told Ngatata Love’s fraud trial that he was ok with the idea that “consultants” could be paid a $3 million fee for negotiating a deal with property developers. Read more »

Go Bus Confident of Employing Local Drivers

Press Release – Go Bus

Media Statement
24 August 2016


Go Bus Confident of Employing Local Drivers to Deliver Superior Service
Read more »

Vigil Monitoring goes global with Jupl

Press Release – Jupl

Vigil Monitoring goes global with Jupl

Auckland 24 August, 2016 – Vigil Monitoring, co-founded by Sir Ray Avery and Alan Brannigan, has announced it will change its name to Jupl, effective immediately. The company says the name change is part of the preparation for its next major growth phase and will allow it to present a consistent brand in international markets. Read more »

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