Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Business News

  • New Zealand firm to export hi-tech fibre optics to China

    21:12 | 30/3/15
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    [AUCKLAND, NZ: 4.00pm, 30 March] Auckland-based manufacturer Hope King today launched production of its hi-tech fibre optics components, aiming to export $9 million-worth of componentry to China in the first year. more»
  • Unleashed Software-as-a-Service extends QuickBooks Online

    21:10 | 30/3/15
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    Unleashed Software , the inventory management software-as-a-service (SaaS) developer, has announced an integration with Intuit’s QuickBooks Online business and financial management software to increase the value of cloud-based inventory management systems ... more»
  • Mark Powell to depart Warehouse by Feb 2016 after 4 years

    17:53 | 30/3/15
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    March 30 (BusinessDesk) - Mark Powell will step down as chief executive of Warehouse Group by February 2016 after 14 years, the last four as chief executive that saw him revamp the retailer's so-called 'Red Sheds' and steer its online strategy. more»
  • NZ dollar slips ahead of dairy auction, US payrolls

    17:35 | 30/3/15
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    March 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell ahead of key US manufacturing and employment reports, and before a dairy auction where buyers will have to absorb increased volumes of milk powder on offer. more»
  • REFILE: MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares follow ASX lower

    17:34 | 30/3/15
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    March 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell paced by Xero, Spark New Zealand and other dual listed stocks as investors across the Tasman sold off stocks after a major capital raising. Meridian Energy fell ahead of its instalment receipt coming ... more»
  • Used for everything, driven by everyone

    17:21 | 30/3/15
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    Launched at the Central Districts Field Days in March, Hino Distributors (NZ) Ltd are running a nationwide competition which will see lucky recipients upgrading their licences to either a Class 2 or Class 4.  more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZX follows ASX lower, paced by Spark, Xero

    17:19 | 30/3/15
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    March 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell paced by Xero, Spark New Zealand and other dual listed stocks as investors across the Tasman sold off stocks after a major capital raising. Meridian Energy fell ahead of its instalment receipt coming ... more»
  • Waimea Contract Carriers Limited in voluntary administration

    17:17 | 30/3/15
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    John Fisk and Richard Longman, Partners of PwC, today have been appointed Administrators of Waimea Contract Carriers Limited, a log transport business operating in Nelson and Marlborough. The business is now in voluntary administration.  more»
  • The Warehouse Group announces Group CEO succession plan

    17:15 | 30/3/15
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    As part of The Warehouse Group’s annual succession planning cycle last year, Group CEO Mark Powell indicated to the Board that he did not foresee himself continuing in the role beyond February 2016. As a result of subsequent discussion, The Warehouse ... more»
  • Property Council/IPD NZ Green Property Index results

    16:53 | 30/3/15
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    The Property Council/IPD New Zealand’s Green Property Index released at the Property Council and Green Building Council Green Property Summit reveal that total returns for green-rated buildings in New Zealand are higher than their all-office counterparts ... more»
  • Nikko Asset Management Pair Strengths in Emerging Markets

    16:51 | 30/3/15
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    At a time of heightened global political risk, Eurasia Group and Nikko Asset Management are partnering to bring together Eurasia Group’s proprietary geopolitical risk indicators within Nikko’s multi-asset investment management process. The partnership ... more»
  • Monthly Economic Indicators March 2015

    16:49 | 30/3/15
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    Real GDP rose 0.8% in the December quarter, the same as Treasury’s HYEFU forecast • Partial indicators for 2015 remain consistent with a solid growth outlook • Nevertheless, the domestic inflation outlook remains weak with the RBNZ reaffirming ... more»
  • Jetstar's first Melbourne-Wellington service arrives

    15:10 | 30/3/15
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    Jetstar celebrated a new milestone on its trans-Tasman network this morning with the arrival of its first Melbourne-Wellington flight.  more»
  • Natalie Mankelow joins Campbell Squared

    14:36 | 30/3/15
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    Campbell Squared Communications is delighted to announce that former Radio New Zealand reporter Natalie Mankelow has joined its ranks.  more»
  • Bayer moves NZ MaterialScience business to local distributor

    14:31 | 30/3/15
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    Alchemy Agencies wins bid - Wide range of industrial raw materials involved - Boost for local business  more»
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