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Ryman expands board as veteran director Clements departs

Article – BusinessDesk

Ryman expands board as veteran director Clements departs

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Ryman Healthcare, the country’s biggest listed retirement village operator, is expanding its board with two new hires, as 15-year veteran director Andrew Clements departs. Read more »

Semi-Permanent on a roll with third return to Wellington

Press Release – Semi-Permanent

Semi-Permanent on a roll with third return to Wellington

You won’t have to wait much longer for your next Semi-Permanent fix – the iconic design symposium will be back in the capital on the 4th its 10th anniversary events, Read more »

RESEND: Restaurant Brands 2Q sales rise 5.8%

Article – BusinessDesk

RESEND: Restaurant Brands 2Q sales rise 5.8%, boosted by KFC promotions, Carl’s Jr expansion

By Tina Morrison

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Restaurant Brands New Zealand, the nation’s largest fast-food operator, increased second quarter revenue 5.8 percent as it benefited from increased sales at its largest KFC fried chicken chain and ramped up expansion at its newest Carl’s Jr burger chain. Read more »

Restaurant Brands 2Q sales rise, boosted by KFC, Carl’s Jr

Article – BusinessDesk

Restaurant Brands 2Q sales rise 5.8%, boosted by KFC promotions, Carl’s Jr expansion

By Tina Morrison

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Restaurant Brands New Zealand, the nation’s largest fast-food operator, increased second quarter revenue 5.8 percent as it benefited from increased sales at its largest KFC fried chicken chain and ramped up expansion at its newest Car’s Jr burger chain. Read more »

Snakk mulls employee shares in remuneration packages

Article – BusinessDesk

Snakk mulls employee shares in remuneration packages

By Fiona Rotherham

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – NZAX-listed Snakk Media is considering offering employees shares in the company as part of their remuneration package. Read more »

Couple give up Auckland for a slice of heaven in Cambridge

Press Release – St Kilda development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

16 September 2014

Couple give up Auckland for a new slice of heaven in Cambridge Read more »

NZ dollar holds gains as dairy auction looms

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar holds gains as dairy auction looms

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar held gains in local trading after weak US industrial production sapped demand for the greenback, and ahead of an upcoming dairy auction, which will offer a gauge on New Zealand’s biggest commodity export. Read more »

UPDATE: Warehouse rated a ‘sell’ as investors eye 2015

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Warehouse rated a ‘sell’ as investors await proof 2015 will show return on investments

(Adds chairman comment from 10th graph) Read more »

Seniors would sell 9.4% Heartland stake when escrow lifts

Article – BusinessDesk

Seniors Money would sell 9.4% Heartland stake when escrow lifts

By Jonathan Underhill

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Seniors Money International, which sold its ‘home equity release’ mortgage business to Heartland New Zealand for $87 million this year, would sell the 9.4 percent stake it got in the lender as part payment once a 12-month lock-up ends for the shares. Read more »

OMD New Zealand scoops Yahoo Digital Strategy Award

Press Release – Yahoo New Zealand

Pepsi ON takes off with teens

OMD New Zealand scoops Yahoo Digital Strategy Award
Auckland, New Zealand: September 16, 2014 – A cutting-edge campaign by OMD New Zealand for Frucor’s Pepsi has taken out a Yahoo New Zealand Digital Strategy Award. Read more »

Warehouse rated a ‘sell’ as investors eye 2015

Article – BusinessDesk

Warehouse rated a ‘sell’ as investors await proof 2015 will show return on investments

By Tina Morrison

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Warehouse Group faces a year of reckoning as investors await evidence that New Zealand’s largest listed retailer will get a return on the hundreds of millions of dollars spent overhauling stores and buying new businesses in the past couple of years. Read more »

Stingose for Your Stocking

Press Release – Stingose

Stingose for Your Stocking

It’s great to stuff Christmas stockings with everything you need for a fun, relaxed and enjoyable summer. That’s why you need Stingose in your stocking! Read more »

Summerhouse Monarch Sauvignon Blanc stands the test of time

Press Release – Summerhouse

Press Release: Summerhouse Wine Co.

Release Date: Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Summerhouse Monarch Sauvignon Blanc stands the test of time Read more »

Andrew Ferrier appointed as new chair of Orion Health

Article – BusinessDesk

Andrew Ferrier appointed as new chair of Orion Health

By Fiona Rotherham

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Former Fonterra boss Andrew Ferrier has been appointed as the new chairman of Orion Health, the cloud-based patient management software company tipped for a share market listing. Read more »

Turners Announces Exclusive Partnership with Downer NZ

Press Release – Turners Group

Turners Announces Exclusive Partnership with Downer New Zealand

Turners Group (previously named Turners Auctions) has announced a new and exclusive partnership with Downer New Zealand, to manage the sale and disposal of all of Downer New Zealand’s vehicles and plant assets. Read more »

NZIER appoints expatriate business leader as new CEO

Press Release – NZIER

NZIER appoints expatriate business leader as new chief executive
The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), the country’s leading independent economic consultancy, has appointed Laurence Kubiak, the former BT Global Services’ Head of Economic Analysis and Director of Global Competition and Regulation, as its new Chief Executive. Read more »

Warehouse taps NZ Post’s Mark Yeoman as CFO

Article – BusinessDesk

Warehouse taps NZ Post’s Mark Yeoman as chief financial officer

By Jonathan Underhill

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Warehouse Group, the biggest retailer on the NZX 50 Index, has appointed New Zealand Post’s chief financial officer Mark Yeoman as its CFO after the sudden death of Stephen Small in May. Read more »

ESPN signed to new Snakk division called Represent Media

Press Release – Snakk Media

News release:


ESPN signed to new Snakk division called Represent Media
Advertisers can now access premium publisher titles for mobile ad campaigns via new Snakk subsidiary Read more »

Rapaura Springs goes GOLD again. Premium sales soar.

Press Release – Rapaura Springs

Press Release: Rapaura Springs Wines

Media Release: Monday, 15 September 2014

Rapaura Springs goes GOLD again. Premium sales soar. Read more »

MBIE funding ahead of zombie apocalypse

Press Release – Waikato University

MEDIA RELEASE

16 September, 2014

Jobs and markets to come from project funding

A six-year, $12million cyber security project will lead to the creation of tools which will return control of cloud-based data to users, but it is the prospect of creating jobs and a new market for New Zealand which excites the man leading the project, Dr Ryan Ko. Read more »

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