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Project NZ: Telling Good Stories for business success

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:59:56 +1200 | Sustainable Busniess Network

Businesses will have the opportunity to learn how to effectively communicate their sustainability progress, both to their markets and internal teams, at the Project NZ: Telling Good Stories conference at AUT University, Auckland on 3rd September.More >>

CRP seeks farmer capital to support local phosphate supply

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:59:58 +1200 | NZX

Chatham Rock Phosphate is embarking on a new round of capital-raising among the farming community to develop a local supply of phosphate. CRP is seeking to raise $766,000. More >>

NZ business confidence turns negative in June

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:34:01 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence turned negative this month for the first time since the Christchurch earthquake in February 2011, led by a gloomy agriculture sector.More >>

CRP seeks more capital to rebuild

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:43:56 +1200 | Chatham Rock Phosphate

CRP seeks more capital to rebuild Chatham Rock Phosphate is embarking on a new round of capital-raising for the shortfall of its earlier share issue. CRP is seeking to raise $766,000. The shares are being marketed among wholesale investors, particularly ...More >>

Network summary for week ending 28 June 2015

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:22:14 +1200 | Vector Limited

A meter board caught fire in Manukau during the week and our contractors isolated power to it for safety. Power was isolated to seven house/building fires during the week, in Muriwai, Papatoetoe Central, Mt Albert, Tamaki, Favona, Glen Innes and Ranui.More >>

R&D subsidies make firms nearly twice as innovative

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:07:54 +1200 | Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

The Government spends millions per year on direct subsidies for research and development (R&D) in New Zealand businesses. More >>

Successful innovation needs more than just R&D

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:05:35 +1200 | Productivity Commission

Kiwi firms need the tools to make the most of any increase in business research and development (R&D), according to new research by the Productivity Commission. Under the Business Growth Agenda the Government has committed to a target of increasing ...More >>

SeaDragon streamlines Board

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:52:57 +1200 | SeaDragon

SeaDragon streamlines Board Board reduced to five with focus on supply chain and production; outgoing CEO named Honorary President SeaDragon Limited (NZX:SEA) today announces a number of Director changes as it adds production and supply chain management ...More >>

Pushpay secures R&D Project Grant

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:29:38 +1200 | Pushpay

Pushpay Holdings Limited (NZSX:PAY) (‘Pushpay’) is pleased to announce that it has secured a Research and Development (R&D) Project Grant from Callaghan Innovation. More >>

Air New Zealand adds extra flights for rugby final

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:29:11 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has responded to high customer demand for next weekend’s Super Rugby final in Wellington, with additional services to and from Dunedin. More >>

Whoopin’ and a-Hollerin’ for the Plantation Life

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:11:09 +1200 | Walter Brasch

Judge A. Joseph Antanavage, with shotgun in hand, stood before a modified Confederate battle flag, and looked as if he had planned to defend whatever it is that the Confederate flag stands for.More >>

Queenstown Winter Festival Closes with Spectacular Carnival

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:03:27 +1200 | Queenstown Winter Festival

The 10 day American Express Queenstown Winter Festival comes to a spectacular close this evening with the Auckland Airport Community Carnival. More >>

Land of milk and money

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 16:47:02 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Kiwi families are paying over the top prices for their milk and someone is creaming off big profits, says Labour’s Consumer Affairs spokesperson David Shearer. More >>

Upgrade for Newlands Town Centre

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 16:27:37 +1200 | Justin Lester

Work will commence in July to complete the extensive work that has gone into McMillan Court in the Newlands mall shopping centre to make it a more attractive and inviting shopping destination. More >>

Universities have role to play in regional growth

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 12:18:21 +1200 | Massey University

Tertiary institutions like Massey University have a key role to play in developing regional innovation hubs to drive economic growth, says Labour MP David Cunliffe. More >>

Beekeeping Industry Unification goes ahead

Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:32:49 +1200 | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers Bees, Honey Packers and Exporters Association and National Beekeepers Association have voted by a substantial majority to proceed with unifying the Apiculture industry and their associations at the New Zealand Apiculture Conference in Taupo ...More >>

EverEdgeIP raises millions to fuel further expansion

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:54:14 +1200 | EverEdgeIP

Auckland headquartered EverEdgeIP, a top intellectual property strategy and transaction firm, has completed a second capital raise, bringing on major new investors, including Sir Ralph Norris.More >>

HiFX Weekly FX Technical Report

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:07:25 +1200 | HiFX

NZD/USD Last Price: 0.6887 Daily: Oversold but rebounds continue to prove corrective Weekly: Directly negative NZD tone intact beneath 0.7025 Support 1: 0.6820/30 Support2: 0.6740/50 Resistance1: 0.6945/55 Resistance2: 0.7025/35 More >>

Reserve Bank Bulletin

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:14:14 +1200 | Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank Bulletin covers recent history of bank capital requirements The Reserve Bank today published an article in the Reserve Bank Bulletin that describes the Reserve Bank’s implementation of the Basel III capital requirements. Capital requirements ...More >>

Banks enter Dragon’s Den for Govt’s mental health experiment

Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:34:23 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Overseas banks and their preferred providers were asked to pitch their ideas for bankrolling the Government’s social bonds scheme to a Dragon’s Den-style panel, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.More >>


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