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Wellington Drive narrows annual loss, tagged by auditor

Article – BusinessDesk

Wellington Drive narrows annual loss, tagged by auditor

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Wellington Drive Technologies, which makes energy efficient refrigeration motors, narrowed its annual loss in 2013 in the second year of its turnaround plan, while having its accounts tagged by auditor PwC over its cashflow forecasts. Read more »

Len Brown rolled on keeping key CCOs’ Cultural Impact

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

Media release

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer

Friday, 28 February 2014

Len Brown rolled on keeping key CCOs silent on Cultural Impact Assessments Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 1.3% weekly gain

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 1.3% weekly gain as local data fuels rate hike expectations

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.3 percent weekly gain after a string of upbeat local data heightened investors’ anticipation for future interest rate hikes. Read more »

Cavalier 1H profit soars; trims FY earnings guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

Cavalier first-half profit soars 140% on cost cutting; trims annual earnings guidance

By Suze Metherell

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Cavalier Corp., the listed carpet-maker, more than doubled first-half profit as it clamped down on costs, though it cut its forecast annual earnings as it restructures its carpet tile unit and contends with a strong currency crimping export returns. Read more »

Northland Port posts 3.7 percent rise in first half profit

Article – BusinessDesk

Northland Port posts 3.7 percent rise in first half profit; cargoes growing

By Tina Morrison

Feb 28 (BusinessDesk) – Northland Port Corp, which owns half of the Whangarei port operating company, posted a 3.7 percent rise in first half profit as it moved more cargo and it expects a continuation of the trend will boost annual earnings. Read more »

Art Container embarks on round the world voyage

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

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Korero Mai Ki Ahau – Minimum Wage, Matt McCarten

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Korero Mai Ki Ahau
Broadcast on
Waatea News
Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm
Sunday 12.00 – 12.30pm
Both shows repeated 5.00pm – 6.00pm
On Sunday
Saturday 01 March 2014: There are reports that New Zealand has a rock star economy, but those on the minimum wage are getting a 50 cents an hour pay rise – not enough to buy a song on iTunes. Read more »

January 2014 – Monthly traffic update

Press Release – Auckland International Airport

January 2014 Monthly traffic update

769,540 January 2014 international passenger volumes (excluding transit passengers) at Auckland Airport were the highest ever for a single month. Read more »

2014 Chinese New Year worth over $100 million to New Zealand

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Media Release l 28 February 2014

2014 Chinese New Year worth over $100 million to New Zealand Read more »

Funding support for Auckland bus/rail upgrade

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Funding support for Auckland bus/rail upgrade  

Two keys projects linked to the upgrade of bus and rail services in Auckland south have received $1.6m in funding from the NZ Transport Agency. Read more »

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