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Super Fund’s Orr sees rising tide of responsible investing

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ Super Fund’s Orr says responsible investing now a groundswell globally

By Fiona Rotherham

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) – NZ Superannuation Fund chief executive Adrian Orr said long-term and responsible investing has become a groundswell globally, rather than a ripple. Read more »

NZ dollar falls after inflation expectations subside

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar falls after inflation expectations subside, US GDP looms

By Paul McBeth

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell after local firms dialled down their inflation expectations as economic growth slows from its rampant pace at the start of the year, and as US gross domestic product figures loom. Read more »

Councillors Unite to Get Tolling Referendum

Press Release – Cathy Casey

Media release

25 November 2014

Councillors Unite to Get Tolling Referendum

Auckland Councillors are uniting to ensure the people of Auckland are given the opportunity by way of referendum on the question of alternative transport funding options, including a motorway network charge. Read more »

Coding Kids Making the World a Better Place

Press Release – Orion Health

Coding Kids Making the World a Better Place

From reducing driveway accidents to helping the blind and making your supermarket shopping easier – coding secondary school students across New Zealand have come up with some innovative solutions to make the world a better place in the 2014 Orion Health Codeworx competition. Read more »

CORRECT: Methven lifts 1H profit 3.4% on cost-cuts

Article – BusinessDesk

CORRECT: Methven lifts 1H profit 3.4% on cost-cuts, lower tax bill

(Corrects chief executive’s name to David from Daniel in fourth paragraph) Read more »

Karaka 2015 Handbook & IPad Catalogue Available Now

Press Release – NZ Bloodstock

Karaka 2015 Handbook & IPad Catalogue Available Now
The Karaka 2015 Handbook is online now for New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sales Series, as well as the catalogue being loaded on to the free iPad application. Read more »

Running for Regeneration

Press Release – MDJ Media

Running for Regeneration
Participants young and old dominated the 11th Great Cranleigh Kauri Run as almost 200 trail runners benefitted the region’s regeneration by running from one side of the Coromandel to the other. Read more »

Methven lifts 1H profit 3.4% on cost-cuts, lower tax bill

Article – BusinessDesk

Methven lifts 1H profit 3.4% on cost-cuts, lower tax bill

By Suze Metherell

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Methven, the NZX-listed tap and shower manufacturer and exporter, lifted first-half profit 3.4 percent as lower costs and a smaller tax bill offset a slip in sales, and expects annual earnings to be at the top end of guidance. Read more »

Miramar Celebrates the Final Film in the Hobbit Trilogy

Press Release – Roadshow Film Distributors

Miramar Celebrates the Final Film in the Hobbit Trilogy

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 – Auckland, New Zealand

Gearing up for the release of Read more »

Pumpkin Patch may breach convenants if Xmas sales struggle

Article – BusinessDesk

Pumpkin Patch may breach banking covenants if Christmas sales underperform

By Suze Metherell

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Pumpkin Patch chair Peter Schuyt says trading conditions remain challenging and the unprofitable childrenswear retailer is in risk of breaching its banking covenants if Christmas sales disappoint. The shares dropped. Read more »

Green Cross Health first-half profit falls 2% as costs rise

Article – BusinessDesk

Green Cross Health first-half profit falls 2% as costs rise

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Green Cross Health, formerly known as PharmacyBrands, posted a 2 percent decline in first-half profit as higher wage and lease costs offset a pickup in sales. Read more »

Figured and LIC Announce Partnership

Press Release – Figured

Figured and LIC Announce Partnership

Strategic partnership to deliver integrated technology solution to farmers Read more »

Winery Tour early bird tickets due to end soon!

Press Release – Winery Tour

THE WINERY TOUR 2015
FEATURING
DAVE DOBBYN & DON MCGLASHAN: TOGETHER IN CONCERT
SUPERGROOVE
ANIKA MOA
EARLY BIRD TICKET SALE ENDS NOVEMBER 30th Read more »

Award Winner Delivers Water Safety to Kids through Song

Press Release – Water Safety New Zealand

Award Winner Delivers Water Safety to Kids through Song
Entertainer and water safety evangelist Mark de Lacy, aka the Minstrel, has been named New Zealand’s supreme champion of water safety for his work delivering water safety messages – through his interactive show Hiwi the Kiwi Goes Fishing – to more than 250,000 Kiwi kids nationwide. Read more »

UPDATE: ERoad 1H loss in line with forecast

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: ERoad 1H loss in line with forecast, Oregon market may be bigger than first thought

(Updated with chief executive comment throughout) Read more »

CORRECT: Carbon farmer sues MRP over $34.7M in ETS row

Article – BusinessDesk

CORRECT: Carbon farmer sues MRP over $34.7 million in ETS credits row

(corrects byline)

By Fiona Rotherham

Nov. Read more »

Body talk: society’s expectations of how women should look

Press Release – University of Auckland

Body talk: society’s expectations of how women should look

The School of Psychology at the University of Auckland is holding a half-day symposium called “Body Talk: A showcase of contemporary critical feminist research” that will discuss the expectations our culture has on the way women should look. Read more »

Carbon farmer sues MRP over $34.7 million in ETS credits row

Article – BusinessDesk

Carbon farmer sues MRP over $34.7 million in ETS credits row

By Pattrick Smellie

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Carbon Farming, the country’s largest supplier of post-1989 bulk carbon credits, is suing Mighty River Power for $34.7 million over liability for carbon credits the listed energy company was contracted to buy as part of its efforts to offset carbon emissions from electricity generation. Read more »

Airport welcomes increase in air service access rights

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport welcomes increase in air service access rights with China
Auckland Airport welcomes the new Memorandum of Understanding between New Zealand and China that sees significant improvements in air service access rights between the two countries. Read more »

Eight Christchurch finalists heading to engineering awards

Press Release – Engineering Excellence Awards

Eight Christchurch finalists heading to the NZ Engineering Excellence Awards

Eight Christchurch projects have been nominated as finalists in this year’s New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards, making up almost half of the nineteen finalists in the overall Projects and Products category. Read more »

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