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Radisson Blu Fiji Imports NZ Outdoor Furniture

Press Release – OceanWeave

Radisson Blu Fiji Imports NZ Outdoor Furniture

Radisson Blu Resort Fiji has recently renovated their property with new outdoor furniture imported from New Zealand. Boasting 5-stars, Radisson Blu is no stranger to luxury with its outstanding views and amenities including four lagoon pools. The decision to import from Auckland based luxury rattan outdoor furniture supplier OceanWeave was only fitting. Read more »

Building a better New Zealand

Press Release – Beacon Pathway Ltd

Building a better New Zealand

Innovative ways to create better communities and improve the performance of existing buildings will be discussed by national and overseas speakers at the Building a Better New Zealand conference in September. Read more »

MPI introduces new biosecurity sniffers

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

MPI introduces new biosecurity sniffers

Two young biosecurity sniffers were introduced to the world today, along with a new type of detector dog and a new home for the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) Auckland-based canine team. Read more »

Land supply issues and u-turn on business rating policy

Speech – Cameron Brewer

24 July 2014

Speech notes: Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer – New Zealand Council of Shopping Centres and Property Council New Zealand’s Retail Conference 2014, SkyCity Convention Centre, Auckland, 24 July 2014 Read more »

National signals short election campaign with Aug 23 launch

Article – BusinessDesk

National signals short election campaign with Aug 23 launch

July 24 (BusinessDesk) – The governing National Party will campaign for re-election for just four weeks before polling day, Sept 20. Read more »

Angels flying with new fund

Press Release – NZ Venture Investment Fund

Angels flying with new fund
24 July 2014
The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund is partnering with a group of experienced NZ and ex-pat angel investors who have formed Flying Kiwi Angels to invest into start-up companies. Read more »

Good Technology: Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform

Press Release – Good Technology

Good Technology Addresses Growing Requirement for True Enterprise Mobility Management with Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform Update Read more »

Adrian Littlewood co-chair of Australia NZ Leadership Forum

Press Release – Business NZ

Adrian Littlewood co-chair of Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum
Adrian Littlewood, Chief Executive of Auckland Airport, is the new co-chair of the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum. Read more »

Sealord appoints ex-McCain Food’s exec Yung as new CEO

Article – BusinessDesk

Sealord appoints ex-McCain Food’s exec Yung as new CEO

By Suze Metherell

July 24 (BusinessDesk) – Sealord Group has appointed former McCain Foods boss Steve Yung as its new chief executive, replacing Graham Stuart who is leaving after seven years in charge of New Zealand’s second-largest fishing company. Read more »

Steve Yung appointed as new Sealord CEO

Press Release – Sealord

Steve Yung appointed as new Sealord CEO

Sealord Group Ltd’s Board of Directors has appointed experienced food industry leader Steve Yung as the company’s next CEO. Read more »

Simpson Grierson Wins Equal Pay Award

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson Wins Equal Pay Award

Simpson Grierson was awarded the Silver Award at the inaugural YWCA Equal Pay Awards announced in Auckland last night. Read more »

Westpac Win Gold For Equal Pay

Press Release – YWCA

Westpac Win Gold For Equal Pay

YWCA Equal Pay Awards singles out those flying the flag for equal pay

July 2014 – YWCA Auckland has today announced four outstanding winners of its inaugural Equal Pay Awards, led by Westpac, who were awarded first place – the Gold Award – for best practice as an equal pay employer. Read more »

NZ dollar extends drop vs. A$ after Australian CPI

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar extends drop vs. A$ after Australian inflation accelerates; RBNZ looms

By Paul McBeth

July 23 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar extended its decline against its trans-Tasman counterpart after Australian government figures showed annual inflation accelerated to its fastest pace in four years, and ahead of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s interest rate review tomorrow. Read more »

TPT Group Appoints Chair and Director

Press Release – TPT Group

TPT Group Appoints Chair and Director
TPT Group Holdings has appointed Graeme Hansen as Independent Chair and Brendan Wood as Non-Executive Director. Read more »

Auckland schools on the menu at The Food Show

Press Release – The Food Show

Media release

23 July 2014

Auckland schools on the menu at The Food Show

Two Auckland high schools participating in the region wide Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) will compete for business amongst some of New Zealand’s biggest producers of artisan and speciality goods at this year’s Auckland Food Show at the ASB Showgrounds, 31 July – 3 August. Read more »

Profession Recognises Barfoot & Thompson As ‘The Best’

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

MEDIA RELEASE

23 July 2014

Real Estate Profession Recognises Barfoot & Thompson As ‘The Best’ Read more »

Vacation nation: where Kiwis like to holiday

Press Release – Roy Morgan Research

Vacation nation: where Kiwis like to holiday

Whether you’re an adrenalin junkie or beach bunny, nature enthusiast or amateur vulcanologist, New Zealand has a holiday destination to suit — which could explain why 62% of Kiwis aged 14+ took at least one domestic holiday in the year to April 2014. Read more »

Griffin’s to ramp up exports under new ownership, CEO says

Article – BusinessDesk

Griffin’s to ramp up exports under new ownership, incoming CEO Taylor says

By Paul McBeth

July 23 (BusinessDesk) – Griffin’s Foods, the maker of Gingernuts and Eta brand snacks, plans to lift exports to more than 50 percent of sales within five years by leveraging new owner Universal Robina Corp’s links in southeast Asia, says incoming chief executive Alison Taylor. Read more »

Insights into Kiwis’ gym behaviours

Press Release – Canstar

Media Release

Fitness Resolutions
Insights into Kiwis’ gym behaviours

Auckland, 23 July 2014 – A new survey by Canstar Blue has shown that nearly ninety per cent of Kiwi gym-goers engage in regular exercise as part of their commitment to a healthy lifestyle. Read more »

Fonterra to lay off up to 110 staff at Waikato packing plant

Article – BusinessDesk

Fonterra to lay off up to 110 staff at Waikato packing facility

By Paul McBeth

July 23 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world’s biggest dairy exporter, may lay off a third of its workers at the Canpac packing facility in Waikato, which it plans to focus on paediatric nutritional products. Read more »

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