Archive for the 'Business' Category

Argentina seeks to boost air connections to China through NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

Argentina seeks to boost air connections to China through NZ

By Pattrick Smellie

Oct. 13 (BusinessDesk) – Argentina’s new, reformist government is seeking to accelerate the growth of Asian tourism to South America via New Zealand and Australia in what its visiting deputy tourism minister, Ramiro Alem, describes as a “look south” strategy. Read more »

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare may appeal ruling on Resmed

Article – BusinessDesk

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare may appeal German ruling on Resmed

By Rebecca Howard

Oct. 13 (BusinessDesk) – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is considering whether to appeal a ruling by the Regional Court in Munich that rival ResMed did not infringe its patents in the continuing intellectual property dispute for its face and nasal masks. Read more »

Queenstown Airport monthly passenger traffic report

Press Release – Queenstown Airport

Queenstown Airport monthly passenger traffic report – September 2017
The total number of passengers travelling through the terminal increased by 11% compared with last year to 163,498 passengers in September.
• Domestic traffic was up 10% on September last year. Read more »

Don’t sell unsafe products urges Commerce Commission

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Don’t sell unsafe products urges Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is urging importers, distributors and retailers to ensure that the products they sell comply with all relevant mandatory product safety standards and consumer information standards. Read more »

NPT sells its interest in Auckland high-rise to SkyCity

Article – BusinessDesk

NPT sells its interest in Auckland high-rise to SkyCity for $47 mln
Oct. 13 (BusinessDesk) – NPT, the listed property investor, has sold its interest in the AA Centre in central Auckland to SkyCity Entertainment Group for $47 million, as it looks to reposition the business after a board overhaul. Read more »

Two respected business leaders appointed to ATEED Board

Press Release – ATEED

13 October 2017

Two respected business leaders appointed to ATEED Board

Two highly experienced and respected business leaders – Glenys Coughlan and Evan Davies – have been appointed to the board of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development Ltd (ATEED). Read more »

Warehouse founder Stephen Tindall takes a year off

Article – BusinessDesk

Warehouse founder Stephen Tindall takes a year off to focus on America’s Cup

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 13 (BusinessDesk) – Warehouse Group founder Stephen Tindall will take a year off from the board to focus on his other commitments, especially the preparations for Auckland to host the America’s Cup. Read more »

Original Foods Baking Co Wins Business Innovation Award

Press Release – Original Foods Baking Co.

Original Foods Baking Co Wins James & Wells IP Business Innovation Award at 2017 New Zealand Food Awards. Read more »

Award spotlight shines on Pinot Noir NZ 2017

Press Release – New Zealand Winegrowers

13 October 2017

Award spotlight shines on Pinot Noir NZ 2017
Pinot Noir NZ 2017 has received national recognition at the New Zealand Event Awards, picking up Best Business Event of the Year at the glittering ceremony held at Sky City in Auckland on Wednesday night. Read more »

youwork, NZ’s Newest Job Search Platform, Launched

Press Release – youwork

youwork, New Zealand’s newest Job Search platform has just been launched.

youwork uses social media to direct employment opportunities to candidates based on thei interests, study history, current employment and other variables. Read more »

The Warehouse Group’s Founder takes leave of absence

Press Release – The Warehouse Group

13th October, 2017

The Warehouse Group’s Founder takes leave of absence
The Founder of The Warehouse Group and a member of the Group’s board of directors, Sir Stephen Tindall is marking the firm’s 35th anniversary by taking a year’s leave of absence from the business. Read more »

NZ dollar holds gains as Fed minutes raise questions

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar holds gains as Fed minutes raise questions on US rates; government awaited

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 12 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand held on to earlier gains through the local trading session as minutes to the last US Federal Reserve policy review raised questions about the pace of future interest rate hikes, and as the formation of the next New Zealand government takes longer than initially signalled. Read more »

Auckland events, event professionals garner national awards

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

MEDIA RELEASE

12 October 2017

Auckland events, event professionals and partners garner national awards Read more »

Serko shares soar to 2 1/2 year high on earnings upgrade

Article – BusinessDesk

Serko shares soar to 2 1/2 year high as earnings upgrade whets appetite for growth stocks

By Paul McBeth Read more »

Homegrown award for Company-X

Press Release – Company-X

MEDIA RELEASE

October 12, 2017

Homegrown award for Company-X

Software specialist Company-X has been recognised among the industry’s finest at the Reseller News ICT Awards. Read more »

NZ house sale volumes drop across all regions in September

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ house sale volumes drop across all regions in September

By Tina Morrison

Oct. 12 (BusinessDesk) – The number of property sales across New Zealand dropped 26 percent last month, with all 16 regions recording a decline, according to the Real Estate Institute. Read more »

G3 Group to de-list from NXT next week

Article – BusinessDesk

G3 Group to de-list from NXT next week

By Sophie Boot

Oct. 12 (BusinessDesk) – NXT-listed G3 Group will quit the small-cap index next week, just two years after joining the market for minnows in a compliance listing. Read more »

Person charged with insider trading left in 2014 – Plexure

Article – BusinessDesk

Plexure says person charged with insider trading was a contractor who left in 2014

By Jonathan Underhill

Oct. 12 (BusinessDesk) – Plexure Group, the mobile voucher firm formerly called VMob, has distanced itself from a person charged with insider trading in its shares, saying they were a contractor who left in 2014. Read more »

Regional Development Needs Fresh Approach

Press Release – Economic Development NZ

Regional Development needs a fresh approach

‘The delivery of regional economic development (RED) in New Zealand needs a far stronger focus than it currently has. The main issue is in how we do it, but strategy and policy could do with a brush up too’ says the Chair of Economic Development NZ, Dr David Wilson. Read more »

Northern Region Shines in Brewers Guild Awards

Press Release – The Brewers Guild

Northern region shines in Brewers Guild Awards

Brewers from Bream Bay to Birkenhead are counting their winnings after the 2017 Brewers Guild Awards. Read more »

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