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Spark New Zealand and Huawei expand partnership

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand and Huawei expand partnership

New technologies to boost mobile performance and coverage across 3G and 4G networks Read more »

Wairarapa Sheep & Beef Farm Business of the Year Competition

Press Release – Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre

Keinzley Agvet Wairarapa Sheep and Beef Farm Business of the Year Competition

The annual Keinzley Agvet Wairarapa Sheep and Beef Farm Business of the Year competition is calling for final entries before it closes on Friday 28 November 2014. Read more »

BayTrust announces appointment of new Chief Executive

Press Release – BayTrust

20 November 2014

BayTrust announces appointment of new Chief Executive

Jenny Mahoney, Chair of Bay of Plenty Community Trust (BayTrust), today announced that Alastair Rhodes has been appointed to the new role of Chief Executive Officer. Read more »

Warehouse affirms forecast for 2015 profit growth

Article – BusinessDesk

Warehouse affirms forecast for higher 2015 profit even amid softer trading

By Tina Morrison

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Warehouse Group, New Zealand’s largest listed retailer, affirmed its expectation for a rise in annual earnings even as sales lag behind forecast heading into the key Christmas trading period. Read more »

A2 Milk changes Chinese supply approach for infant formula

Article – BusinessDesk

A2 Milk changes Chinese supply approach for infant formula

By Suze Metherell

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) – A2 Milk Co has agreed to make China State Farm Holdings Shanghai the sole importer of its a2Platinum infant formula while the milk marketer will take over the distribution in Asia’s largest economy. Read more »

Two Bronze Awards in performance excellence awards

Press Release – Business Excellence Foundation

21st November 2014

Two Bronze Awards in New Zealand’s toughest and most prestigious performance excellence awards Read more »

TRS posts small loss to remain listed

Article – BusinessDesk

TRS posts small loss to remain listed after pushing out Mega deal deadline

By Jonathan Underhill

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) – TRS Investments, which is in talks with file storage and encryption firm Mega to be the vehicle for a proposed backdoor listing, said its first-half loss about doubled to $25,000, which it attributed to increased share registry costs. Read more »

Ryman posts 13% gain in 1H earnings, on track for FY target

Article – BusinessDesk

Ryman Healthcare posts 13% gain in 1H earnings, on track for FY target of 15% increase

By Tina Morrison

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Ryman Healthcare, New Zealand’s largest listed retirement village builder and operator, posted a 13 percent gain in underlying first-half profit and signalled it’s on track to meet its target of a 15 percent increase in annual earnings. Read more »

Metroglass confirms on track for to meet full year targets

Article – BusinessDesk

Metroglass confirms on track for full year, as interim sales rise 13%

By Suze Metherell

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Metro Performance Glass, which has more than half of New Zealand’s glass processing market, said it’s on track to meet full-year prospectus forecasts after sales rose 13 percent in its first two months as a listed company. Read more »

2014 Annual Meeting

Press Release – Vital Healthcare Property Trust

Vital Healthcare Property Trust today held their 2014 Annual Meeting at The Stamford Plaza in Auckland. Read more »

51 Kiwi companies make the Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500

Press Release – Deloitte

Media release

20 November 2014
51 Kiwi companies make the Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 Read more »

Boom financial report for Waipareira

Press Release – Waipareira Trust

Boom financial report for Waipareira

It’s been a boom financial year for west Auckland’s Waipareira Trust.

Facing tough times less than a decade ago, the financial management of Waipareira over the past six years has seen major growth – especially to the bottom line. Read more »

NPT first-half operating earnings rise 14%

Article – BusinessDesk

NPT first-half operating earnings rise 14% on increased rental base

Nov. 20 (BusinessDesk) – NPT, the listed property investor, reported a 14 percent increase in first-half operating profit as rental income was swelled by new properties including Auckland shopping precinct The Roskill Centre. Read more »

Are you New Zealand’s next Powerball winner?

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

Media Release 20 November 2014

Are you New Zealand’s next Powerball winner?

With the Powerball jackpot reaching $16 million this week Lotto New Zealand is searching for a lucky player to become New Zealand’s newest Lotto millionaire. Read more »

Wealthy Waikato farmers stonewall ‘foreign’ ownership

Press Release – Bayleys

Media Release
20.11.2014

Wealthy Waikato farmers stonewall ‘foreign’ ownership Read more »

New Zealand flavour introduced on China Southern flights

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Media Release | 20 November 2014

New Zealand flavour introduced on China Southern flights Read more »

Prices surging, but volumes steady in Rural Property Market

Press Release – REINZ

20 November 2014

Prices surging, but volumes steady in October Rural Property Market

Summary
Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (“REINZ”) shows there were three fewer farm sales (-0.9%) for the three months ended October 2014 than for the three months ended October 2013. Read more »

F&P Healthcare stock at record on latest guidance upgrade

Article – BusinessDesk

Shares in F&P Healthcare rise to a record as market darling outperforms

By Tina Morrison

Nov. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in Fisher & Paykel Healthcare rose to a record after the maker of breathing masks and humidifiers raised its profit forecast for the sixth time in two years, cementing its place as a market darling. Read more »

Boutique pre-wedding venue and accommodation for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

Boutique pre-wedding venue and accommodation for sale

A luxurious West Auckland pre-wedding venue and accommodation business has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Auckland Student Wins Zonta International Business Award

Press Release – Zonta

20 November 2014

Young Auckland Student Wins Prestigious Zonta International Business Award

Kate McCaw, a student at Auckland University was named the recipient of the prestigious Zonta International Jane M Klausman (JMK) Woman in Business Scholarship for 2014. Read more »

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