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Ballance farewells Warwick de Vere after 45 years

Fri, 29 May 2015 20:45:11 +1200 | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Fertiliser industry stalwart, Warwick de Vere will leave Ballance Agri-Nutrients Mount Maunganui site for the last time on today [29 May], closing the door on a 45-year career with the co-operative.More >>

Carin Wester beats a record in crowdfunding

Fri, 29 May 2015 20:43:44 +1200 | FundedByMe

Carin Wester – a Swedish fashion brand running its crowdfunding campaign on FundedByMe – has raised the first 110 000 euro in the first 7 hours. After 2 days investors committed 200 000 euro on its shares. This is almost half of the crowdfunding goal ...More >>

Coastlands Attracts Another National Retail Chain

Fri, 29 May 2015 20:08:46 +1200 | The Perfect Angle

With the recent announcement that a major food court expansion is underway, Coastlands has confirmed they have secured a new high profile tenant, with New Zealand’s largest specialist lighting retailer expected to open its doors on 13 July. More >>

Vet Club Merger Confirmed

Fri, 29 May 2015 16:00:34 +1200 | Anexa Animal Health

A merger between two of North Island’s Veterinary Clubs has been confirmed. Effective 1st of June, Anexa Animal Health and Farmers Vet Club (FVC Veterinary Services) will operate as one practice called Anexa FVC. More >>

How to form a company in NZ yourself for only $160.22

Fri, 29 May 2015 15:58:56 +1200 |

Starting out in business? Rather than spend money with your lawyer or accountant on forming a company, do it yourself online for only $160.22. More >>

NZ business confidence falls to lowest level since September

Fri, 29 May 2015 13:41:41 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 29 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence slid to its lowest level since the general election last year as optimism about the economy waned and inflation expectations fell to a historic low. More >>

Changing consumer habits lead to retail exodus in Tauranga

Fri, 29 May 2015 11:15:42 +1200 | Bayley's Real Estate

Changing consumer habits lead to retail exodus in Tauranga’s CBD It’s a case of ‘swings and roundabouts’ for Tauranga’s retail sector - with suburban shopping precincts booming while the central business district is in decline, according to ...More >>

Finer Wools Firm, Coarse Wools Ease

Thu, 28 May 2015 15:23:53 +1200 | New Zealand Wool Services International

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s Marketing Executive, Mr Paul Steel reports that continued shipping pressure for China kept Finer Crossbreds firm however coarse wools eased as volumes available increase. More >>

James & Wells Warn Against ‘Trade Mark Trolls’

Thu, 28 May 2015 14:57:26 +1200 | Pure Seo

They’re insidious and they’re everywhere - the trade mark trolls who are filing trade mark applications to own New Zealand exported brands. Johnathan Chen, Head of Asia Division, James & Wells, explains. “Exporters should be aware that ...More >>

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard

Thu, 28 May 2015 12:38:16 +1200 | ASB Bank

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard Auckland has leap-frogged Canterbury into the top spot for economic growth in the latest ASB/Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard – a position it last held in September 2013. The move, up from second ...More >>

TOWER delivers strong underlying earnings

Tue, 26 May 2015 10:23:52 +1200 | Tower Insurance

TOWER delivers strong underlying earnings and confirms capital management TOWER has today reported a 36.4% increase in general insurance underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) to $17.9 million for the six months ended 31 March 2015. TOWER’s reported ...More >>

Vector Network News

Mon, 25 May 2015 11:31:28 +1200 | Vector Limited

The free public EV charger at 101 Carlton Gore Road continues to be well received with some EV’s having to wait for a charge time. Vector offers a free coffee to those wanting to get a charge for their EV (just check in with reception) and also ...More >>

AMP360 First Home Buyer Affordability Report

Mon, 25 May 2015 09:56:53 +1200 | AMP360

Housing has only become unaffordable for first home buyer households in Auckland in the last 21 months - AMP360 First Home Buyer Affordability Report More >>

Investor engagement with fossil fuel companies

Sat, 23 May 2015 10:52:27 +1200 | AODP

Institutional investor engagement with fossil fuel companies faces critical credibility test ahead of May 27 Chevron AGM More >>

Chorus shapes its future workforce

Fri, 22 May 2015 20:38:42 +1200 | Chorus

Chorus is a company focused on ensuring that its future workforce has the right skills. It has teamed up with secondary schools to introduce students to the world of telecommunications and technology through its Schools Gateway Programme. More >> Acquisition Completed

Fri, 22 May 2015 20:02:34 +1200 | Mana Bus is proud to announce the deal is now officially complete. The acquisition was first announced on 7th of May by Sir Brian Souter of Souter Holdings Limited. The transaction was completed on the 21st May. “This is an exciting development ...More >>

Stellar Library attracts strong interest in America

Fri, 22 May 2015 10:19:43 +1200 | Stellar Library

New Zealand document management company Stellar Library has attracted the interest of a range of American organisations, including US government agencies, universities, health organisations and the Navajo Nation, after attending Interop, the world’s ...More >>

Weaker NZ Dollar Helps Wool Prices

Thu, 21 May 2015 19:24:30 +1200 | NZ Wool Services International Ltd

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s Marketing Executive, Mr Paul Steel advises that a weaker New Zealand dollar compared to the last sale on 14th May, kept prices high despite a significant increase in the rostered quantity. Steady ...More >>

John Campbell to leave MediaWorks

Thu, 21 May 2015 19:06:10 +1200 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is launching a new current affairs show to be broadcast in the 7pm slot, Mondays-Thursdays on TV3. More >>

Budget 2015 shows no plans for public sector wages

Thu, 21 May 2015 16:53:24 +1200 | PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) says this budget does not address the wage rises needed across the public sector. More >>


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