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1. TSB Bank writes off $53.9 mln Solid Energy debt

27 February 2015 5:58pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - TSB Bank, the Taranaki community-owned bank, has written off the remaining $53.9 million debt exposure it had to stricken state-owned coal miner Solid Energy as the prospects of getting repaid deteriorate... More >>

2. World's Southernmost Wendy's to Open in Dunedin

30 July 2014 3:59pm | Switch PR

Building consent issued for Dunedin's first Wendy's, company looks to fill 56 jobs The world's southernmost Wendy's is to open in Dunedin, with ground works now underway at the South Dunedin site. The region's first Wendy's outlet at ..... More >>

3. Electricity Lines Tariff Reduction Announced

27 February 2015 4:55pm | Wellington Electricity Lines Limited

Wellington Electricity Lines Limited, the electricity lines company for the Wellington region, has today confirmed a reduction in their line charges that will take effect from 1 April 2015... More >>

4. PGC posts 1H loss, writes down Perpetual receivable

27 February 2015 5:51pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Pyne Gould Corp, whose 2014 accounts are being looked into by the market regulator, reported a first-half loss as it was hit with foreign exchange adjustments and losses from its subsidiaries, and wrote down the value of what it ..... More >>

5. Fonterra's Glencoal says Waikato mine delayed, not on hold

27 February 2015 4:58pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group subsidiary Glencoal has denied suggestions it has put its plans for an open cast mine in the Waikato on hold indefinitely following public opposition... More >>

6. Spark gives mobile plans an upgrade

27 February 2015 10:45am | Spark NZ

Spark continues to reinvent what is expected from a mobile provider with an announcement today that it is packing a whole lot more value into its pay-monthly mobile plans. The new plan line-up includes substantially bigger mobile data allowances and unlimited ..... More >>

7. TRA partners with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa in brand review

26 February 2015 11:52am | TRA

Auckland-based consumer demand agency TRA has partnered with New Zealand's second largest tertiary institution, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, in a major review of the educator's brand... More >>

8. How to form a company in NZ yourself for only $163.55

23 July 2012 10:36am | NZ Accounting

Starting out in business? Rather than spend money with your lawyer or accountant on forming a company, do it yourself online for only $163.55. .. More >>

9. Synlait Farms rebrands as Purata

26 February 2015 11:11am | Purata

With Latin and Maori origins meaning 'clear, bright - like a beautiful morning," Purata's name reflects the company's new vision post ownership change, says Purata CEO Juliet Maclean... More >>

10. MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to a record; Genesis, PFI gain

27 February 2015 5:37pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose paced by Genesis Energy and Property For Industry, on good sentiment around the local economy and demand for dividend paying stocks. Xero fell as investors took the chance to crystallise profits from ..... More >>

11. ANZ Christchurch Branches To Open Saturdays

12 March 2002 10:22am | ANZ Bank

Two of ANZ Bank's Christchurch branches will now open from 10am to 2pm every Saturday... More >>

12. Air New Zealand brings back $29 Night Rider service

30 January 2015 2:48pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is offering its Night Rider service again - and this time the deals will extend to regional New Zealand destinations. From 20 February, for a limited time, every seat on an additional late night service on selected regional and trunk ..... More >>

13. ANZ Bank New Zealand backs ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

08 January 2015 5:44pm | ANZ Bank

ANZ Bank New Zealand is sponsoring the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, it was revealed today by 12-year-old "reporter" Cullen O'Connor at the New Zealand final squad announcement in Christchurch. .. More >>

14. NZ dollar gains vs. Australian dollar

26 February 2015 5:19pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained against its Australian counterpart after economic data from the two nations pointed to diverging fortunes for their respective economies... More >>

15. The Crab Shack Auckland is here

02 February 2015 11:17am | Crab Shack Auckland

The Crab Shack Auckland is now open on Princes Wharf in the former Leftfield Bar site, overlooking the central ferry terminal. Beloved in Wellington, it's only right that the ultimate 'bibs and fingers' seafood experience now has a home ..... More >>

16. Pakuranga Nosh expected to create 20 jobs

26 February 2015 5:05pm | Nosh

Auckland's eastern bays shoppers are getting their own state-of-the-art Nosh Food Market store mid-year. The new 630 sq. m. store on Pakuranga Highway opposite the Pakuranga Plaza shopping centre is Nosh's eighth and will showcase a new modern ..... More >>

17. Cook Brothers' Bars Opens Christchurch's First Roof Top Bar

05 November 2014 11:14am | Cook Brothers Bars

November 5 2014: Cook Brothers' Bars, which cut its teeth on the iconic Dunedin student pub the Captain Cook Tavern before expanding into other hospitality ventures in Dunedin, Auckland and Queenstown, will open Christchurch's first roof top garden ..... More >>

18. Vodafone makes NZ's first successful Voice over 4G tests

25 February 2015 9:45am | Vodafone

Just two years after Vodafone announced the launch of New Zealand's first 4G service, the company has made another New Zealand first - successfully trialling what will become the next evolution in mobile calling... More >>

19. Research must challenge our presumptions about road lighting

27 February 2015 2:12pm | Strategic Lighting Partners Ltd

It's time to challenge our presumptions about road lighting and road safety says an American road safety transport official who is visiting New Zealand in March. "Lighting is presumed to improve road safety performance and so we've stopped ..... More >>

20. WikiNZ and our new Internet data portal

27 February 2015 5:12pm | InternetNZ

This is a blog post that has appeared on InternetNZ's website at: . .. More >>

21. NZ dollar heads for 0.4% weekly gain; USD poised to rise

27 February 2015 5:14pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.4 percent gain against the greenback this week, ahead of what might be an extended rally for the US currency as the prospects for the world's biggest economy remain strong... More >>

22. Mediacom Marketing Digest - 19 July 2005

19 July 2005 5:33pm | MEDIACOM

Newspapers around the globe continue to agonise over what to do about the internet. Some papers post their whole content online for all to see, happy to spread their gospel far and wide. Others share only a sampling, the better to lure you to their ..... More >>

23. The Warehouse launches exclusive range of affordable TVs

26 September 2011 2:00pm | The Warehouse

Amid widespread debate about the variance in the price of branded products in New Zealand compared to overseas, The Warehouse is bringing added competition to the electronics market by launching an exclusive range of televisions and other electronics ..... More >>

24. An old favourite gets a companion - the MTA Gift Card

01 March 2012 2:43pm | Motor Trade Association

Today the Motor Trade Association (MTA) launched the MTA Gift Card, a companion to its longstanding and well-known MTA Gift Voucher. .. More >>

25. How To Sell Your Old Gold Jewellery

10 July 2012 4:31pm | New Zealand Gold Merchants

Walk downtown, visit your local shopping mall, open your newspaper, check your mailbox or shop online; either way you are likely to be bombarded by many messages from people wanting to buy your old jewellery... More >>

26. TOMS Launch in New Zealand

02 May 2013 1:53pm | TOMS

TOMS has been gaining momentum across the globe, and it's now launching in New Zealand. The premise behind TOMS is that for every pair of TOMS Shoes you buy, TOMS will provide a pair of new shoes to a child in need - 'One for One', every ..... More >>

27. Find any NZ property RV value, on a map, for free!

20 August 2014 5:25pm |

Aug 11, 2014 - is a brand new innovative property portal, offering capital, land and rates values for over 1.3M New Zealand properties. .. More >>

28. Flight drink signs sponsorship deal with Lydia Ko

26 February 2015 11:08am | 1Above

The world's No. 1 flight drink signs sponsorship deal with the world's No. 1 women's golf pro Lydia Ko .. More >>

29. New Zealand travel insurer joins growing comparison

27 February 2015 2:09pm | Compare Travel Insurance

2015 is off to a flying start for New Zealand's leading travel insurance with new insurer NZ-travel-insurance being the latest insurer to be added to its panel. .. More >>

30. Harvey Norman Offers Free TV Recycling across New Zealand

17 May 2013 4:44pm | RCN e-Cycle

Harvey Norman has extended their free TV recycling offer to 31 national stores, effective from 13 May. One TV per customer can be dropped off, free of charge at the participating stores, for a limited period... More >>

31. New dating service promises higher standards

16 December 2013 11:59am | Elite Singles

There's a new dating destination for smart, successful and confident singles, and it's where they've previously been hesitant to go - online. launches in New Zealand this month following successful launches of the platform ..... More >>

32. New Zealand's First Tesla Model S has Landed

10 November 2014 1:56pm | Sol Communications

The first Tesla Model S to reach New Zealand shores arrived in Auckland port today. .. More >>

33. Epson launches revolutionary EcoTank printers in New Zealand

29 January 2015 11:01am | Epson

Epson has revolutionised household printing in New Zealand and made it incredibly convenient by launching its first generation EcoTank printer, the L355, that comes with up to two years of ink included1... More >>

34. Itoham to Increase Shareholding in ANZCO Foods

21 February 2015 10:29am | ANZCO

Leading Japanese food company Itoham Foods Inc will increase its stake in ANZCO Foods Limited from 48.3 percent to 65 percent if its purchase offer is accepted by other leading shareholders and is approved by the Overseas Investment Office. .. More >>

35. Te Matatini Congratulates Selwyn Parata On Appointment

26 February 2015 2:25pm | Te Matatini

Te Matatini Executive and National Committee today congratulated Selwyn Parata on his appointment as Chair of Te Rūnanganui o Ngāti Porou. .. More >>

36. Orion CFO Hyde to leave after company report earnings in May

27 February 2015 10:16am | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Rodney Hyde, chief financial officer of Orion Health Group, has resign from the newly listed healthcare management software firm some three months after it joined the NZX... More >>

37. NZ CEOs confidence dips 16% about global economy for 2015

27 February 2015 11:06am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Findings from PwC's New Zealand insights publication, released today, which follows the 18th Annual Global CEO Survey, show New Zealand CEOs are less positive about the outlook for the global economy than they were last year with 47 per cent believing ..... More >>

38. Building performance in spotlight at Green Property Summit

27 February 2015 11:17am | Property Council Of New Zealand

The real-world performance of 'green' development will be under the microscope at next month's Green Property Summit (March 26, Auckland). .. More >>

39. Virgin Australia's Award-Winning Business Class in NZ Skies

27 February 2015 3:18pm | Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia's award-winning Business Class will begin flying across the Tasman tomorrow, as part of a progressive rollout in the New Zealand and Pacific Island markets. .. More >>

40. Dunedin City Holdings Limited Half Year Result

27 February 2015 4:22pm | Dunedin City Holdings

Dunedin (Friday, 27 February 2015) - The Dunedin City Holdings group is reporting an improved profit after tax and higher operating cashflows in its half year result, compared to the same period last year... More >>

41. Chemist shops have the shortest opening hours

04 March 2003 3:32pm | NZ Retailers Assoc.

The current argument for deregulation of pharmacy ownership is about improving the benefits to consumers - which can only be achieved by removing what will be the last retail monopoly in New Zealand, said New Zealand Retailers today... More >>

42. KFC opening 24 hours to meet increased demand

07 September 2011 2:44pm | Switch PR

KFC is extending its trading hours at key stores around the country from tomorrow. Ten high-traffic stores will move to 24-hour trading for the seven weeks from Thursday 8 September... More >>

43. New Zealand Pork launches 'The Extraordinary Kitchen'

04 April 2012 1:08pm | New Zealand Pork

New Zealand Pork launches 'The Extraordinary Kitchen' targeting foodie consumers Innovative online initiative uses Facebook and YouTube to 'up the ante' on the New Zealand pork industry .. More >>

44. Entrepreneur Tim Wood buys into Mexicali Fresh

11 September 2012 1:39pm | Mexicali Fresh

Media Release 11 September 2012 Entrepreneur Tim Wood buys into Mexicali Fresh ihug co-founder and entrepreneur Tim Wood has acquired a stake in family-owned New Zealand restaurant group Mexicali Fresh. The Buell/Kerlin family who founded Mexicali Fresh ..... More >>

45. Blue Warehou - Quite Simply, a Fantastic All-Round Fish

18 September 2013 3:35pm | Fish of the Month

The humble blue warehou does not attract the rockstar status attributed to some seafood. It has a medium texture, its flavour is neither mild nor rich, it is moderately priced and available all year-round. .. More >>

46. SmarTab Junior - The Christmas Gift That Keeps On Giving

20 November 2013 3:25pm | Impact PR

These days it seems most under fives are more at ease with technology than we are, which means they can't wait to get their inquisitive wee fingers on your phone! The SmarTab Junior Tablet is the ultimate Christmas gift and will not only keep them ..... More >>

47. Finalists for New Zealand's best places to work announced

23 September 2014 9:37am | Pursuit PR

IBM Kenexa (NYSE: IBM) a global provider of business solutions for human resources today announced the finalists of its annual Best Workplaces Survey and Awards. This year over 32,000 employees from 228 New Zealand organisations representing the private ..... More >>

48. Consumer NZ survey reveals most trusty cars

10 October 2014 10:00am | Consumer NZ

Skoda owners are a satisfied bunch, with 95 percent of those who responded to a Consumer NZ car reliability survey saying they would buy the same make again. .. More >>

49. Mitre 10 opens new store in Westgate development

20 October 2014 9:53am | Mitre 10

20 October 2014 Mitre 10 opens new store in Westgate development Mitre 10 is expanding in Auckland's new Westgate development, with its latest Mitre 10 MEGA store due to open Friday morning in time for the Labour Weekend retail rush. .. More >>

50. Manabus.Com Launches in NZ

30 October 2014 2:00pm | Mana Bus

o Great value tickets starting from $1 plus a $1 booking fee with no hidden costs .. More >>

51. Hilux, Ranger: tight competition for NZ's top-selling ute

11 November 2014 5:37pm | Motor Trade Association

As New Zealand's economic fortunes continue to improve, a fierce and close competition for the country's top selling light commercial vehicle is shaping up. .. More >>

52. Don't Just Rise - Shine! with Sleepyhead's Best Bed Ever

18 November 2014 10:51am | Sleepyhead

New Zealand's number one bed manufacturer Sleepyhead have 'vamped' up their popular Sanctuary range, producing a bed so fine even a vampire will wake feeling revived and refreshed after their best sleep in . . . 2,000 years... More >>

53. MediaWorks Radio: 2015 Line-Ups for the Rock and the Sound

03 December 2014 10:15am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is refreshing its announcer line-ups for popular radio brands The Rock and The Sound. The changes involve the breakfast and daytime shows on both stations, and will further strengthen MediaWorks' dominance in commercial radio... More >>

54. Origin Earth Drops Price of Milk

15 December 2014 10:43am | Origin Earth

Local boutique dairy company Origin Earth has announced a reduction in the price of their 2 litre bottles of milk. Origin Earth director, Joanie Williams said "The price that we pay for our raw milk is inextricably linked with the price that farmers ..... More >>

55. First Naked Bus Sleeper Arrives in Wellington

19 December 2014 11:32am | Naked Bus

Overnight bus travel in New Zealand has changed forever with the first passengers on the new Naked Bus Sleeper experiencing the latest innovation in low-cost trips - a good night's rest on a lie-flat bed... More >>

56. Government money grab from changes at New Zealand Post

13 February 2015 9:31am | Postal Workers Union of Aotearoa

"It's a money grab by the Government as the shareholder of New Zealand Post" says Postal Workers Union advocate Graeme Clarke about the changes announced by NZ Post today... More >>

57. Aorangi Young Farmers to be put to the test

18 February 2015 11:58am | Young Farmers

Aorangi Young Farmers to be put to the test in ANZ Young Farmer Contest Regional Final .. More >>

58. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise to record, led by Xero, A2

26 February 2015 5:36pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, pushing the NZX 50 Index to a record, as investors cheered Xero's US capital raising. A2 Milk Co paced the gain on its plans to list in Australia... More >>

59. Don't be sucked in by Chinese property listing campaign

27 February 2015 12:35pm | Century 21 Real Estate

Century 21 New Zealand's national manager, Geoff Barnett, believes a new Chinese property listing website is using misleading and incorrect marketing to suggest they are the only site servicing the Chinese market in New Zealand... More >>

60. Fisher & Paykel Innovations Receive Top Award

27 February 2015 2:43pm | Fisher And Paykel

Auckland, NZ - 27 February, 2015: Fisher & Paykel, New Zealand's award winning appliance brand, has received further international recognition for its innovation in design adding another two iF Design Awards to its list of successes... More >>

61. New EziBuy Retail Store Opens In Sylvia Park

28 June 2007 3:50am | Ezibuy

EziBuy is opening a new retail store in Auckland's Sylvia Park development on Thursday 28 June as part of its national retail expansion plan. .. More >>

62. Merger creates New Zealand's largest media agency

07 November 2007 5:18pm | Senate Communication Counsel

A merger of three firms announced today will instantly create New Zealand's largest media agency... More >>

63. NZ's first ever vanilla harvest underway

14 October 2009 12:22pm | Heilala Vanilla

They said it couldn't be grown in New Zealand. And now a Tauranga company has proved the cynics wrong. .. More >>

64. Telecom launches free Facebook access

26 May 2010 2:59pm | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom NZ and Facebook today announced that Telecom is offering their customers free mobile browsing on the new site. .. More >>

65. Recommendations On Chattels Valuations

02 March 2012 2:05pm | Property Investors Network

In November 2011, the IRD released an updated list of residential rental property chattels that can be depreciated. o Depreciation cannot be claimed on chattels unless a chattels valuation is completed. o The benefit of a professional chattels ..... More >>

66. An Earl Grey to Brighten New Zealand's Day

18 June 2012 4:23pm | Twinings

New Zealanders chose it, and now it's here: after canvassing the tastebuds of the country last year, Twinings is launching New Zealand Earl Grey - a special blend selected by New Zealanders all across the country. .. More >>

67. 2degrees launches first 'Senior' phone

07 November 2012 3:45pm | 2degrees Mobile

2degrees today launches its first 'Senior' phone which is specifically designed to provide simplicity, safety and peace of mind for those in their golden years. The Alcatel OT-536 features extra-large talking buttons, hearing aid compatibility, ..... More >>

68. Summer's Gone But Flies Have Left Their Mark

12 March 2013 2:49pm | Spot Free

An eco-friendly Kiwi cleaning company is urging people to rid their ceilings of unsightly fly excrement as our long hot summer comes to an end - before it does any permanent damage to their home... More >>

69. Whittaker's and L&P to launch a classic Kiwi combo

15 July 2013 5:01pm | Whittakers

Whittaker's confirms the imminent launch of Whittaker's L&P chocolate, which will see two of New Zealand's most iconic brands join forces to create a uniquely Kiwi range of chocolate. .. More >>

70. Auckland First NZ City to Experience Giant Trampoline Park

08 August 2013 2:40pm | JUMP

Aucklanders will soon be able to experience a new international craze, with New Zealand's first premier trampoline park - a purpose-built arena featuring more than 70 trampolines under one roof... More >>

71. Skip Bins Auckland - Book Early for Labour Weekend

23 October 2013 3:24pm | Just Bins

Labour weekend is the ideal weekend for trimming and clearing sections in time for the summer outdoor season. Once clearing begins, having access to prompt skip bins becomes very important, so front lawns aren't overcome with waste and skip bins are ..... More >>

72. Honey prices and bee population on the rise

27 March 2014 10:07am | Airborne Honey

International Demand for NZ Honey is Leading to Rise in Prices And Bee Numbers Says Country's Oldest Brand .. More >>

73. Wellington Chocolate Factory Achieves Fairtrade Kiwi First

14 July 2014 4:00pm | Wellington Chocolate Factory

Wellington Chocolate Factory is the first New Zealand chocolate maker to sign up for the new Fairtrade Sourcing Programme for cocoa, which connects farmers with the growing number of businesses that want to buy their cocoa fairly and sustainably... More >>

74. New player Youi Insurance to shake up NZ

31 July 2014 11:58am | Youi

There's a new player in the car, home and contents insurance market - Youi. It stands for You.Insured. With a licence granted by the Reserve Bank to operate in New Zealand, Youi is now ready to offer Kiwis a compelling alternative to find competitively ..... More >>

75. Kenwood Redefines an Icon

12 August 2014 1:42pm | Kenwood

Kenwood is continuing to push the boundaries in kitchen appliances with its latest innovation - the Multipro Classic food processor. A new and improved version of the top-selling Kenwood FP920 series food processor, it is a sleeker, more compact ..... More >>

76. Noel Leeming third annual sell-out sale is underway

02 October 2014 3:17pm | Noel Leeming

For those in the market for new technology, Noel Leeming has kicked off its third annual sell-out sale at the ASB showgrounds (October 2-5, 2014). This is one of the country's biggest clearance sales with more than 90,000 units of technology and ..... More >>

77. No licences leads to the prosecution of another Auckland man

29 October 2014 10:52am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

In a judgment released today, another Auckland man has been convicted and fined $4,050 plus court costs and solicitor's fees for illegally carrying out sanitary plumbing and gasfitting work without licences... More >>

78. A Brand New Look for TVNZ OnDemand

21 January 2015 10:00am | Television New Zealand

A Brand New Look for TVNZ OnDemand FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NZ's favourite content has never been easier, faster or as fun to view when a new-look TVNZ OnDemand launches in February... More >>

79. New Zealand Welcomes One of World's Biggest Superyachts

23 January 2015 11:57am | Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ

January 22, 2015...New Zealand--One of the world's biggest superyachts, M.Y. Serene, arrived in Auckland in the early morning of January 20th to the surprise and delight of early bird wharf strollers... More >>

80. Most workers on the brink of stress-city

10 February 2015 1:47pm | Regus Group

Office life has never been more stressful than now, with most workers saying they are closer to burn-out now than they were just five years ago. .. More >>

81. New Zealand China Trade Association Announces New Chair

11 February 2015 5:18pm | New Zealand China Trade Association

New Zealand's leading Chinese-New Zealand business and trade organisation, the New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA), has appointed DLA Phillips Fox partner Martin Thomson as its new Chairman... More >>

82. Information Leadership launches cloud-based service

12 February 2015 12:15pm | Information Leadership

Information Leadership, in partnership with cloud services leader Revera, has launched two game-changing alternative options for companies and organisations considering a transition to the cloud for information management... More >>

83. Fatal accidents alarm trucking industry

19 February 2015 12:07pm | Road Transport Forum

The frequency with which the drivers of other vehicles are hitting trucks, sometimes resulting in multiple fatalities, is causing deep concern within the road freight industry says the Chief Executive Officer of the Road Transport Forum, Ken Shirley... More >>

84. Farmers need to step-up their human capital risk planning

26 February 2015 9:49am | Crowe Horwath

Farmers aren't paying enough attention to human capital risk planning, says Hastings-based Crowe Horwath Risk Adviser Tim Ewen. .. More >>

85. Davina Murray struck off

26 February 2015 11:37am | New Zealand Law Society

Davina Murray struck off The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has ordered that Davina Valerie Murray be struck from the Roll of Barristers and Solicitors. This was decided at a penalty hearing today. On December 16 2014, the ..... More >>

86. New Zealander of the Year 2015 announcement

26 February 2015 12:15pm | Kiwi Bank New Zealander of the Year Award

Auckland philanthropist and businessman Sir Stephen Tindall has been named Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year 2015 at the gala awards ceremony held this evening in Auckland. .. More >>

87. Fliway to raise up to $50 mln in first NZ IPO of the year

26 February 2015 2:59pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Fliway Group, the transport and logistics group, will seek up to $50 million in New Zealand's first initial public offering of the year, with a sale expected next month... More >>

88. Dairy commits $5 million to ambitious zero pest plan

26 February 2015 4:51pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's dairy industry has committed $5 million over two years to the fight against stoats, rats and possums, which destroy native flora and fauna, and can carry bovine tuberculosis. .. More >>

89. Vista annual profit falls less than forecast as sales climb

27 February 2015 10:15am | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Vista Group International, the cinema software and analytics company, reported a smaller drop in annual profit than forecast in last year's offer document as sales climbed 55 percent on rapid growth in its core cinema software ..... More >>

90. Countdown boosts 1H earnings 2.9% on cost cuts, volume gains

27 February 2015 1:24pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Countdown, the New Zealand supermarket chain owned by Australian retailer Woolworths, increased first-half earnings 2.9 percent as it cut costs and boosted volumes to compensate for lower prices... More >>

91. Bathurst sinks into the red in 1H, waiting for coal price

27 February 2015 1:33pm | BusinessDesk

Bathurst sinks into the red in first-half, still waiting for coal price to turn around .. More >>

92. Ohaupo Couple Win Regional Farmer Of The Year

23 April 2002 11:57am | Released via Pead PR

Ohaupo farmers Paul and Sue Bardoul are the North West Waikato winners in the inaugural Westpac Trust NZMP Farmer of the Year 2002 competition... More >>

93. Patea Couple Win Taranaki Farmer Of The Year

24 April 2002 12:09am | Released via Pead PR

Excellent All-Round Performance Earns Patea Couple Taranaki Title In Farmer Of The Year 2002.. More >>

94. Wellington Builder Awarded Posthumously

21 July 2003 10:34am | Master Builders Association

A renowned local builder was posthumously awarded the top prize at the Wellington Registered Master Builders Association 2003 House of the Year gala dinner at the Town Hall last night... More >>

95. Turning Waste Wood Into Profit

21 May 2004 1:10pm | Unknown

Tokoroa Company Central Wood Recyclers (CWR) has developed a waste wood recovery business that reduces the impact of commercial forestry on the environment and provides an alternative fuel for industrial use... More >>

96. Masport's Outside Edge Sure To Clean Up

21 March 2005 3:12pm | Masport

New Zealand lawn and garden leader, Masport Limited, has launched a new range of outdoor garden accessories making quality power equipment affordable for the home user... More >>

97. Ten Players Win $20,000 Or More in One Keno Draw

08 February 2006 4:39pm | New Zealand Lotteries Commission

Ten players won $20,000 or more in a record breaking day for Keno yesterday, says NZ Lotteries Chief Executive Trevor Hall. "Last night's 6pm draw has smashed records because until now the most we've had in one draw is three winners of more than $20,000... More >>

98. Brushing up on the top twenty

06 December 2006 10:01am | Resene

For the first time in Resene's history, Resene has launched an official top 20 paint colour list based on Resene testpot sales. The top 20 is dominated by whites and neutrals, reflecting their broad acceptance and use on a vast array of projects ..... More >>

99. Ford Unveils The Power Ranger

07 December 2006 3:40pm | Ford New Zealand

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 6 December 2006- Ford New Zealand has unveiled the vehicle that will spearhead its light commercial vehicle line-up in 2007 - the all-new Ford Ranger... More >>

100. Noel Leeming Group Ltd Background Information

29 January 2008 10:40am | Noel Leeming

Noel Leeming Group is New Zealand's leading appliance and electronics retail company with sales over $500 million and more than 88 retail stores nationwide. Its flagship retail brand is Noel Leeming, with 57 stores, while it's Bond & Bond stores focus ..... More >>


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