Wednesday, 03 September 2014

Business News

  • Forte Funds share purchases prompt disclosure notices

    18:45 | 2/9/14
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    Sep. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Recent purchases by four-month old Forte Funds Management, run by former deputy head of equities AMP Capital John Phipps and ex-Harbour Asset Management strategist Darryl Briggs, has prompted disclosure notices from Skellerup ... more»
  • Lee Tamahori seeks $500k through crowd-funding

    18:42 | 2/9/14
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    Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) - A new film to be directed by Lee Tamahori is hoping to raise the final 5.3 percent of its $9.4 million budget via equity crowd funding on the Snowball Effect platform, offering investors preferred shares with a 20 percent per ... more»
  • SWUG Award Winners

    18:02 | 2/9/14
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    The Gisborne Herald, PMP Print and APN Print Ellerslie took out the major honours in the 2014 SWUG Quality Awards, with The Gisborne Herald and PMP Print snaring two top awards each. more»
  • SWUG Apprentice of the Year 2014

    18:01 | 2/9/14
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    APN Print Ellerslie’s Molisi Saulala is the 2014 SWUG Apprentice of the Year Molisi was chosen for the top award, with PMP Print’s Faanuualii Suafoa taking the runner-up position. more»
  • Tax changes will affect tenants

    17:49 | 2/9/14
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    The arguments for a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) have so far focused on tax equality, increasing tax revenue and reducing house prices. The Labour Party must have undertaken research into the effect on rental prices of their tax policies, but this hasn't ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by A2, Ebos, Fletcher

    17:33 | 2/9/14
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    Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by A2 Milk Co, Ebos Group and Fletcher Building, as companies with Australian business benefited from a falling kiwi dollar.  more»
  • Productive meeting with Lyttelton Port company

    17:30 | 2/9/14
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    WorkSafe New Zealand has today held productive meetings with the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch and the Rail and Maritime Transport Union.  more»
  • Australian dollar above 'fundamental value', RBA says

    17:18 | 2/9/14
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    Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank of Australia strengthened its language on the Australian dollar, saying the currency was high relative to fundamental value, while at the same time sounding more upbeat about the local economy. more»
  • NZ dollar little changed vs. A$ as RBA keeps rates on hold

    17:16 | 2/9/14
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    Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed against its trans-Tasman counterpart after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept rates on hold, while becoming a little more pessimistic about the nation's labour market. more»
  • Launch of the Australasian EPD Programme

    16:53 | 2/9/14
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    Wellington – 2 September 2014: The Life Cycle Association of New Zealand (LCANZ) announced today that the Australasian Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Programme has been launched at the New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference in Wellington ... more»
  • New Zealand Set to Sail into a Busy Cruise Season

    16:16 | 2/9/14
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    New Zealand ports will welcome a flotilla of cruise ships over the coming months, with more than 560 ship visits scheduled around the nation, according to the peak cruise industry body. more»
  • Compac Sorting Equipment win prestigious international award

    16:10 | 2/9/14
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    Tuesday 2 September 2014, Auckland Compac Sorting Equipment’s success as a world leader in horticulture postharvest technology has recently been recognised by the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS). Compac was awarded the inaugural ... more»
  • New E-Incident Management Project Kicks into Action!

    15:58 | 2/9/14
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    Work has now commenced on a new electronic incident management system for South Island DHBs; a project which promises to improve patient safety outcomes and support a reduction in all types of risk for DHB patients, staff and visitors across the region. more»
  • Maori Business Conference Serving up Success in Whanganui

    15:34 | 2/9/14
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    Maori success in business is on the menu this year at the 27th annual Federation of Maori Authorities National Conference. The conference boasts a superb banquet dinner designed by the MasterChef 2014 winners Karena and Kasey Bird. The dinner ... more»
  • MediaPA, announces new Chicago based client – GM Scientific

    15:33 | 2/9/14
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    Leading Hamilton Social Media and Public Relations Company MediaPA has clinched a significant global online marketing deal to provide its unique marketing and PR services to a multi- million dollar United States business. more»
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