Thursday, 11 February 2016

Business News

  • Dividends in focus for NZ earnings season

    17:22 | 10/2/16
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    Feb. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The reporting season that kicks off this week may show moderating sales and earnings growth for New Zealand's listed companies, leaving dividend payments to underpin a stock market trading at high multiples. more»
  • New Zealand's Best Red Meat Chefs Announced

    17:19 | 10/2/16
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    Auckland’s Botswana Butchery has taken out the title of Premier Master of Fine Cuisine at the Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards, held in Auckland last night. more»
  • LIC first-half profit drops 46% as farmers spend less

    17:17 | 10/2/16
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    Feb. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Livestock Improvement Corp, the farmer-owned cooperative that focuses on herd genetics, farm software and automation, says first-half profit slumped 46 percent, due to the lower dairy payout and reduced farmer spending.  more»
  • Opus Appoint New GM of Marketing And Communications

    17:02 | 10/2/16
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    Global infrastructure consultancy, Opus International Consultants (Opus) has appointed Katie Mills in the role of General Manager Marketing and Communications.  more»
  • Team building experiences trending in NZ

    16:24 | 10/2/16
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    The popularity of team building activities during conferences, meetings and incentive events is on the rise in New Zealand, according to industry leaders Corporate Challenge Events. more»
  • More PPP schools contracted by Ministry of Education

    16:16 | 10/2/16
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    Feb. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Plans for more schools to be built under the Ministry of Education's Public Private Partnership have been set out in a tender document sent to interested companies. more»
  • Auckland/Northern Overview

    16:05 | 10/2/16
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    Northern Region January 2016 January 2015 Change (%) Total listings 583.5 588 -0.8% New Auctions 220.5 273 -19.2% Property on Hand 1486 1666 -10.8% Written Sales 330 325 1.5% Average Sale Price $801,662 $683,055 17% *Based on residential only figures more»
  • FMA appeals breach of natural justice ruling over Vivier

    15:43 | 10/2/16
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    Feb. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority has appealed a High Court ruling that it breached Vivier & Co's rights to natural justice by failing to provide the firm with detailed evidence for the decision to remove it from the Financial ... more»
  • LIC posts half year result

    15:21 | 10/2/16
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    Livestock Improvement Corporation (NZX: LIC) has announced its half-year result for the six months ended 30 November 2015. LIC total revenue for the six month period was $145 million, 9 per cent down on the same period last year. Net profit after ... more»
  • 'Health freedom' groups win bill feedback deadline extension

    15:17 | 10/2/16
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    Feb. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The government has extended the deadline for feedback on regulations for a bill that will create a register and regulator for natural health products, a proposed law that's awaiting its third reading after more than a decade ... more»
  • ASA Children’s Codes Review Panel Announced

    15:13 | 10/2/16
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    New Zealanders are being invited to offer their views on advertising to children, including food, in a major review of the codes of practice the advertising industry are required to follow.  more»
  • Northpower Limited Media Statement

    15:08 | 10/2/16
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    Northpower’s 56,500 electricity consumers in Kaipara and Whangarei have today received a $5.48m (GST inclusive) line holiday.  more»
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