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NZ Steel earnings fall on weaker prices, higher costs

Article – BusinessDesk

By Gavin Evans

Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) – BlueScope Steel’s New Zealand business reported a 28 percent drop full-year operating earnings due to higher input costs and a drop in prices for export steel and vanadium. Read more »

Making fresh Sound in the Capital

Press Release – POW Studios

POW Studios, Wellington’s award-winning Post Production Company, celebrated their shift across Wellington, from Miramar to a larger custom-built facility in Mount Cook with Dame Gaylene Preston officially opening their new premises, last Wednesday. Read more »

Substantial packhouse and cool store operation for sale

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

The land, substantial industrial buildings, and business sustaining one of the biggest privately-owned horticultural packing and distribution centres in the Western Bay of Plenty have been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Vodafone supports Mini Robot Rumble

Press Release – Vodafone

New Zealand’s Mini Robot Rumble, running for its third year, is set to bring robotics to life in smashing fashion for a new generation of Kiwi kids. Read more »

Spat between ihug founder and ex-wife hits High Court

Article – BusinessDesk

By Victoria Young

Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Former ihug co-founder Tim Wood is being sued by his former wife Sasha, in a High Court case involving three Queen’s Counsel. Read more »

Steven Robertson convicted on 38 charges relating to PTT Ltd

Press Release – Financial Markets Authority

Media release
MR No. 2019 – 40

19 August 2019

Steven Robertson convicted on 38 charges relating to PTT Limited and associated entities Read more »

Leading Auckland SEO Company Opens New Office

Press Release – Clickthrough SEO Auckland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Leading Auckland SEO Company Opens New Office

Auckland-based SEO company Clickthrough Digital Ltd will be expanding their reach into Takapuna with the opening of a new office. Read more »

RUSH appoints new Chairman, Bruce Cotterill

Press Release – Rush

August 19th 2019
Auckland-based design tech studio, RUSH has announced today the appointment of their new Chairman, Bruce Cotterill. Read more »

Company results, Fed to provide clues on recession risk

Article – BusinessDesk

Company results, data, Fed to provide clues on recession risk
By Jenny Ruth

Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Domestic listed company results will dominate the news flow in New Zealand this week and investors will be paying particular attention to outlook statements to see if chief executives see any sign of recession or whether they think the economy’s just going through a soft patch. Read more »

Former pharmaceutical company offices for sale

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

The extensive land and purpose-built complex which has housed the New Zealand offices of a global healthcare and agriculture company has been placed on the market for sale for the first time since the building was constructed in 1985. Read more »

Let’s make more of KiwiSaver for homeownership

Press Release – Century 21 Real Estate

Let’s make more of KiwiSaver for homeownership

By Derryn Mayne – Century 21 New Zealand owner Read more »

Cruise value to NZ showing massive growth

Press Release – NZ Cruise Association

The value of cruise to New Zealand is climbing more quickly than other sectors of tourism, with new figures showing a massive climb of 28% in the 2018-19 season. Read more »

Precinct boosts earnings, withholds $34m from Fletcher

Article – BusinessDesk

By Victoria Young

Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Precinct Properties has now withheld $34 million from Fletcher Construction for delays on Auckland’s Commercial Bay project, and says the high-end development is on track for its two-2020 opening dates. Read more »

NZ Compare recognised for excellence

Press Release – NZ Compare

NZ Compare recognised for excellence in the Westpac Auckland Business Awards

NZ Compare were delighted to be shortlisted as Finalists in an amazing 3 categories for the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2019. NZ Compare were shortlisted for: Read more »

Mainzeal’s Yan to resist bankruptcy

Article – BusinessDesk

By Victoria Young

Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Former Mainzeal director Richard Yan says he’ll fight pressure from liquidators at BDO after they moved to make him bankrupt. Read more »

Qatar Airways named official airline partner of Eden Park

Press Release – Qatar Airways

New strategic partnership demonstrates the airline’s ongoing commitment to the New Zealand market

15 August 2019 Read more »

Cruise ship spending is going full steam ahead

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

16 August 2019

Cruise ship spending is going full steam ahead, swelling 28 percent to $570 million in the year ended June 2019, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Conference changes venue due to storm damage

Press Release – NZ Cruise Association

New Zealand Cruise Association 2019 Conference changes venue due to storm damage

The New Zealand Cruise Association’s 2019 Conference, to be held in Auckland on 22 –23 August, has had a last minute venue change. Read more »

Clear your diary – Grabaseat $9 deals take off this morning

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s Grabaseat is releasing 500 domestic flights at just $9 one-way and hundreds of razor-sharp fares to Asia, Australia and the Pacific Islands this morning. Read more »

Xero says global roll-out of core product still best option

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Xero’s biggest immediate opportunities are to keep driving growth of its core accounting software in existing markets and to enter other geographies, says chief executive Steve Vamos. Read more »

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