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1. UPDATE: Callaghan suspends R&D grant for 1st time, calls SFO

17 December 2014 5:43pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Callaghan Innovation has suspended a research and development growth grant to Trends Publishing International Ltd, the first time it's done so, following an audit of its funding claims and referred the matter to the Serious Fraud ..... More >>

2. Lyttelton Port workers begin overtime ban

17 December 2014 4:04pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers of Christchurch Rail and Lyttelton Port have begun an indefinite ban on overtime, according to the Rail and Maritime Transport Union. .. More >>

3. Spark's Lightbox, Coliseum in JV to gain foothold in market

18 December 2014 1:31pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Lightbox, Spark New Zealand's online content business, will broadcast premium sports via a joint venture with Coliseum Sports Media New Zealand as it looks to gain a foothold in the "crowded online TV marketplace"... More >>

4. Beef + Lamb New Zealand join forces with McDonald's

17 December 2014 3:42pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has partnered with McDonald's New Zealand to support the quick service restaurant company's quest to serve sustainable beef to its customers. .. More >>

5. EMA's Kim Campbell Misleading Aucklanders

18 December 2014 9:41am | Auckland Energy Consumer Trust

The Auckland Energy Consumer Trust (AECT) has again been forced to correct misinformation about its legal status and that of the shares in Vector Ltd (NZX: VCT) that it holds in trust for the benefit of Vector lines customers in Auckland, Manukau and northern ..... More >>

6. Connor Healthcare tries again for Acurity takeover

17 December 2014 5:44pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The three biggest shareholders of Wellington hospital owner Acurity Health Group have put a second application to the Commerce Commission, reducing one shareholder's influence on the holding company, Connor Healthcare, in a bid to ..... More >>

7. All Black Dan Carter increased his shareholding in Arvida

18 December 2014 12:31pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - All Black Dan Carter said he increased his shareholdings in the retirement village sector when supporting the initial public offer of Arvida Group which debuted on the NZX this morning... More >>

8. New trans-Tasman telecommunications cable plan confirmed

18 December 2014 10:34am | Spark NZ

The three telecommunications companies planning to build a new 2,300km submarine cable between New Zealand and Australia have today confirmed their investment and a commencement of the project in early 2015... More >>

9. 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 >>

10. BioGro New Zealand Names New CEO

16 December 2014 11:34am | BioGro

BioGro New Zealand is pleased to announce that Donald Nordeng has been appointed the new Chief Executive of BioGro. .. More >>

11. Callaghan Innovation on Trends Publishing International Ltd

18 December 2014 11:08am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation has suspended a research and development (R&D) Growth Grant awarded to Trends Publishing International Ltd (Trends) following an audit of its funding claims... More >>

12. Callaghan suspends Trends Publishing R&D grant, calls SFO

17 December 2014 4:43pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Callaghan Innovation has suspended a research and development growth grant to Trends Publishing International Ltd following an audit of its funding claims and referred the matter to the Serious Fraud Office... More >>

13. CAMMS strengthens operations in NZ with local presence

18 December 2014 4:53pm | CAMMS

Market leading CPM and BI solutions provider expands reach in New Zealand with familiar face. .. More >>

14. Arvida launches IPO

18 November 2014 10:35am | Arvida Group

Arvida Group Limited (Arvida), a new national retirement village group to comprise 17 retirement villages and aged care facilities located in the North and South Islands, has registered a prospectus for an Initial Public Offering and a listing on the NZX ..... More >>

15. CityLink tech boost for Dunedin

16 December 2014 4:46pm | CityLink

Another boost to the Dunedin tech sector following the city's success in the Gigatown initiative. Wellington-based CityLink is to establish a 'Peering Exchange' in the city, its sixth throughout the country... More >>

16. UPDATE: NZ dollar tumbles after Yellen firms on rate rise

18 December 2014 9:47am | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar tumbled about 1 US cent after US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen indicated higher US interest rates are coming, and was more upbeat about the state of the world's biggest economy... More >>

17. Arvida completes $80 million IPO

18 December 2014 11:25am | Arvida Group

Shares of Arvida Group Limited (Arvida, the Company) today began trading on the NZX Main Board following a successful IPO that raised $80 million in new capital to underpin the growth of the new retirement and aged care group... More >>

18. Air New Zealand opens doors to new regional lounge

18 December 2014 4:10pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today welcomed customers to the airline's brand new regional lounge at Auckland Domestic Airport. .. More >>

19. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rose on oil relief; Air NZ gains

18 December 2014 5:32pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by OceanaGold Corp and Air New Zealand following a global rally as a rebound in oil prices and positive statements from the US Federal Reserve gave investors hope for the international economy. Arvida ..... More >>

20. NZ govt shunts out return to surplus to 2016

16 December 2014 1:01pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand government has pushed out its targeted return to surplus for a year as falling dairy prices and a low inflation environment has kept a lid on its rising tax take, but is still dangling a possible tax cut in 2017, ..... More >>

21. Pacific Edge's half year report

18 December 2014 1:56pm | Pacific Edge

o Signed Cxbaldder agreement with Multiplan, a large National Provider Network (NPN) in the US. This is the fourth agreement to be signed with NPNs since October 2013... More >>

22. Santa Line: New Ways to Get in Touch with Santa

01 December 2005 9:28am | Telecom New Zealand

Santa has been working with Telecom to make it easier for Kiwi kids to send him their Christmas requests this year. For the past 12 years, Telecom's Santa Line has offered kids the chance to give Santa a call and leave their Christmas wishes... More >>

23. Auckland finance companies face criminal proceedings

17 December 2014 10:32am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has filed criminal proceedings in Auckland District Court against finance companies Budget Loans Limited and Evolution Finance Limited, alleging their repossession and debt recovery practices breached the Fair Trading Act... More >>

24. GDP up 1.0 percent

18 December 2014 10:56am | Statistics New Zealand

Gross domestic product (GDP) was up 1.0 percent in the September 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. The growth was driven by primary industries, which increased 5.8 percent.. More >>

25. New Zealand's Best Ham Named

23 October 2013 4:22pm | New Zealand Pork

Just in time for Christmas New Zealand's finest ham has been revealed following the 100% New Zealand Ham Competition. Cattermoles Butchery in Kaiapoi, Canterbury has taken out the supreme award for their sugar cured, leg ham on the bone... More >>

26. Tower talks down impact of Supreme Court valuation ruling

16 December 2014 8:40am | BusinessDesk

Dec. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the insurer which sold its health, life, and investment units to focus on general insurance, has talked down yesterday's Supreme Court ruling on how to value the replacement costs of a house, saying it doesn't expect a material ..... More >>

27. Fixing GST Loophole Will Help Reduce Deficit - Retail NZ

17 December 2014 10:13am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ is advising the Government that it will get closer to a fiscal surplus by closing a loophole that gives foreign retailers the ability to sell to New Zealanders without paying GST and duty... More >>

28. While you were sleeping: Oil gushes lifting equities

18 December 2014 7:42am | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street rose as oil rebounded amid speculation it had fallen too far too fast and as investors positioned for the last policy statement of the year from the US central bank... More >>

29. Publisher defers comment on suspended Callaghan grant

18 December 2014 9:54am | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Trends Publishing International chairman David Johnson says he can't comment on specific allegations following the suspension of a three-year research and development growth grant by Callaghan Innovation after an audit of its ..... More >>

30. Air NZ unveils Te Papa exhibition celebrating 75 years

18 December 2014 4:14pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand unveils Te Papa exhibition celebrating 75 years of flying Air New Zealand will kick off its 75th anniversary celebrations with the launch of a special exhibition at the country's national museum Te Papa in Wellington tonight. The ..... More >>

31. New Zealanders are inviting crime into their homes

18 December 2014 5:12pm | ADT Security

Research from ADT Security has found that complacent New Zealanders are not following basic steps to prevent burglary. .. More >>

32. Cashless consumers clock up record Christmas sales

18 December 2014 9:46am | Lassoo media

Savvy Kiwis traded more than $2 million in a seven hour Christmas shopping frenzy - but not a single cash dollar changed hands. The $5,000-a-minute, no-cash spending spree may sound like an impossibility, but that was the impressive result of the ..... More >>

33. Finzsoft boss to make takeover bid with Silverlake Axis

18 December 2014 12:58pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Andrew Holliday, managing director of Finzsoft Solutions, intends to make a discounted takeover bid for the financial software developer in partnership with Silverlake Axis, the Bermuda-based IT company. .. More >>

34. Alcohol advertising and sponsorship bans an extreme position

17 December 2014 11:18am | Association of NZ Advertisers

Calls by the Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising & Sponsorship (MFAAS) to ban sponsorship by alcohol brands and further limit advertising "are an extreme position which have discounted significant global evidence to the contrary," said Lindsay ..... More >>

35. Cabchooze to launch taxi app with John Key's son

18 December 2014 1:48pm | Cabchooze

A soft launch for Cabchooze's taxi app is happening tonight with the help of local DJs, which include Max Key. .. More >>

36. 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 >>

37. New Point Chevalier Restaurant Embraces Nomadic History

12 December 2014 1:14pm | Nomad

A brand-new restaurant in Pt. Chevalier will celebrate the shared nomadic origins of New Zealand communities, creating a truly unique dining atmosphere for all who enter... More >>

38. Postie to launch new brands, taps new owner's supply chain

17 December 2014 8:50am | BusinessDesk

Dec. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Postie, the retail chain bought out of administration by South African retailer Pepkor, is betting on its new owner's economies of scale to boost sales in a "challenging" retail environment. .. More >>

39. SMART Approaches for Auckland

17 December 2014 11:58am | NZ Airports

New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed the announcement that SMART Approaches satellite-based navigation technology will come into use at Auckland Airport next year. .. More >>

40. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; yield stocks favoured

17 December 2014 5:34pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, paced by Argosy Property and Spark New Zealand, as investors sought safer equities in globally choppy markets. Intueri Education Group dropped after upping its ownership in an Australia education group... More >>

41. Restaurant, bar and grocer to open in Lake Hayes Estate

18 December 2014 10:11am | Scope Media

Much-anticipated Queenstown restaurant Grazë is expected to turn heads with its unique, innovative food and drink offering when it opens its doors this weekend. Grazë - a stylish restaurant, boutique bar and separate grocer at Lake Hayes Estate ..... More >>

42. Failed airline entrepreneur Ewan Wilson targets regions

15 December 2014 5:39pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Ewan Wilson, the founder of failed mid-1990s Kiwi Travel International Airlines, is eyeing up investors to take on at least some of the regional air routes being abandoned by Air New Zealand, with the principals of imported used ..... More >>

43. NZ dollar dips as GDP growth revised down, Fed eyes rates

18 December 2014 5:12pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dipped after the country's pace of economic growth was revised down, though continued to beat expectations, and as the Federal Reserve gets closer to making a call on whether to hike interest rates... More >>

44. John Milford appointed Chief Executive of Business Central

18 December 2014 9:08am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

John Milford has been appointed Chief Executive of Business Central, incorporating the Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce. Mr Milford is currently Managing Director of department store Kirkcaldie & Stains and has been President of the ..... More >>

45. Fish4all - android smartphone app now available

18 December 2014 9:51am | Fish4all

Just in time for summer the Fish4all app is now available for android smartphones. Unveiled for iPhones earlier this year, the free app has been developed to gather data that can provide better information on where and how recreational fishing is ..... More >>

46. New cable a positive sign for the future

18 December 2014 11:44am | InternetNZ

InternetNZ welcomes the news today from Spark, Vodafone and Telstra that they are to build a new Internet cable to New Zealand. .. More >>

47. KiwiCover: loss of family home pales against loss of earning

18 December 2014 1:24pm | KiwiCover Insurance

KiwiCover Insurance says that the financial loss caused by the destruction of a family home typically pales in comparison with the financial effects of the permanent loss of earnings of the home owner... More >>

48. FMA warns of UK pension scheme transfer scare-mongering

18 December 2014 3:55pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority is warning against misleading advertising about transferring UK pension scheme entitlements to New Zealand to avoid incoming tax and legislation charges. .. More >>

49. 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 >>

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. Unauthorised electrical workers fined for unsafe work

17 December 2014 12:13pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) has successfully taken action against another eight individuals or companies for undertaking unauthorised electrical work in contravention of the Electricity Act 1992... More >>

52. NZ dollar rallies after Fed stance disappoints markets

18 December 2014 8:46am | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rallied after the US Federal Reserve's policy statement disappointed investors who were expecting the central bank to have a stronger bias toward raising interest rates next year... More >>

53. Without the card it's money down the drain

18 December 2014 10:24am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Homeowners are being warned not to do sanitary plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying work, or use unlicensed tradespeople over the summer break. .. More >>

54. Spark, Voda and Telstra to lay new trans-Tasman cable

18 December 2014 11:07am | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand and Vodafone, New Zealand's two dominant telecommunications providers, in partnership with Australian provider Telstra, will spend US$70 million building a trans-Tasman submarine cable to bolster broadband ..... More >>

55. Callaghan, NSC funding knocked in science plan submissions

18 December 2014 3:35pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Callaghan Innovation, which was last year allocated a budget of $566 million over four years to dish out research and development grants, and the National Science Challenges attracted criticism in submissions on the government's ..... More >>

56. 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 >>

57. New Directorship for Wellington businesswoman, Lisa Martin

17 December 2014 10:00am | Go Fi8ure

Dedicated Wellington businesswoman, Lisa Martin, Managing Director of specialist bookkeeping firm, GoFi8ure, has been appointed as a Director of financial rescue-remedy company, Number Nurses... More >>

58. Shares of Arvida edge up 2 percent in debut on NZX

18 December 2014 10:36am | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Arvida Group, the new retirement village operator, rose 2 percent on its NZX debut after its initial public offer raised $80 million in capital which will be used to reduce debt... More >>

59. NZ economy grows 1% in 3Q on milk and mining production

18 December 2014 10:52am | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the September quarter as a good start to the dairy season and increased oil and gas activity stoked activity... More >>

60. Beat the skills gap with industry training

18 December 2014 11:00am | Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

We can beat the skills gap if we meet the future demand for skilled workers in areas such as aged care, says the Industry Training Federation. "This Christmas we'll be thinking of growing number of older people who need support," says Industry ..... More >>

61. Reserve Bank: Brighter Money Update

18 December 2014 11:16am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has today released a Bulletin article explaining how it chose the designs for the next series of New Zealand banknotes. The article takes readers through the design process, including the often intricate challenges of ensuring that the ..... More >>

62. Powerhouse Ventures Appointment of Rick Christie as Director

18 December 2014 11:48am | Powerhouse Ventures Ltd

Powerhouse Ventures Limited ("Powerhouse"), developer of intellectual property-based businesses, announces that it has appointed Rick Christie to the Board as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from its Board Meeting last week... More >>

63. Misleading advertising promoting UK pension scheme transfers

18 December 2014 11:54am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is warning people to be cautious of potentially misleading and deceptive advertising about transferring United Kingdom pension scheme entitlements to New Zealand... More >>

64. Tourism Holdings lifts annual profit forecast to $17 million

18 December 2014 2:42pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings, the biggest campervan rental company in Australia and New Zealand, has lifted its forecast for first-half and annual earnings for a second time on favourable trading conditions. .. More >>

65. Three new directors announced for board of Wellington Water

18 December 2014 5:24pm | Wellington Water

Three new directors will join the Board of Wellington Water Ltd, the council-owned organisation that manages the region's drinking water, wastewater and stormwater services... More >>

66. 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 >>

67. 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 >>

68. Break all champagne rules this summer with Moët Ice Imperial

25 September 2013 1:09pm | Moet and Chandon

As the world's first-ever champagne specifically created to be enjoyed on ice during daytime, Moët Ice Impérial breaks the traditional champagne norms - in style. Moët & Chandon invites champagne lovers around New Zealand to break free to a stylish ..... More >>

69. More support for Otago farmers to improve water quality

04 December 2014 11:22am | DairyNZ

Dairy farmers in Otago are receiving more support to meet upcoming water quality rules through a series of DairyNZ 'EnviroReady' field days being held with the support of Federated Farmers and Beef + Lamb... More >>

70. 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 >>

71. 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 >>

72. Judgment: Tower Insurance v Skyward Aviation

16 December 2014 11:43am | NZ Supreme Court

This Court has unanimously dismissed Tower's appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal. It has concluded that the interpretation put forward by Tower under which Tower is entitled to choose the payment settlement option is inconsistent with the ..... More >>

73. Canterbury disability employer is a health and safety winner

17 December 2014 10:49am | Kilmarnock Enterprises

Kilmarnock Enterprises has surpassed expectations and added the ACC Workplace Safety Award to their list of accomplishments. Health and safety has always been a top priority for the disability employment provider and their efforts have been rewarded at the ..... More >>

74. 43% of Marketing Professionals Seeking New Roles in 2015

17 December 2014 2:41pm | font

NEW ZEALAND, 17 December 2014 - Almost half of New Zealand marketing professionals will be looking for other job opportunities in the New Year. .. More >>

75. Goldstar Heat Pumps Expands in Tauranga

18 December 2014 9:51am | Duoplus

Tauranga is now being offered New Zealand's favourite air as Goldstar Heat Pumps expands to their region. The number one distributor and installer of Fujitsu - New Zealand's favourite air, has committed to help Tauranga residents cope with ..... More >>

76. NZ small businesses world-leading in cloud computing

18 December 2014 11:23am | Xero

New Zealand small businesses are adopting cloud accounting software faster than other countries, according to a recent study conducted by online accounting software provider Xero... More >>

77. Verifone puts the 'fast' in fast food with Restaurant Brands

18 December 2014 11:37am | VeriFone

Verifone announced today the completed rollout of VX Evolution-its latest line of contactless and NFC enabled payment terminals supported by Verifone's services platform-for Restaurant Brands New Zealand Limited (Restaurant Brands)... More >>

78. Vero cements long-standing partnership with AMP

18 December 2014 1:21pm | Vero Insurance New Zealand

Vero Insurance, the underwriter for AMP branded general insurance products, today announced the renewal of their 13-year partnership for a further seven years. .. More >>

79. Crown Asset Management discontinues South Canterbury claim

18 December 2014 3:34pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Crown Asset Management, the government entity set up to wind down the remaining assets of finance companies that called on the retail deposit guarantee, has discontinued its civil claim against the former directors of South ..... More >>

80. Finzsoft shareholder Rubik to consider takeover

18 December 2014 5:14pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Finzsoft Solutions shareholder Rubik Financial will consider a $3 per share takeover offer by the New Zealand software developer's chief executive Andrew Holliday and Singaporean tech firm Silverlake Axis, once it has more information... More >>

81. Silver Fern Farms in deal with world-leading biotech company

06 March 2013 5:28pm | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms is moving up the value chain with the announcement of a long-term blood protein joint partnership with a world-leading biotechnology company. .. More >>

82. 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 >>

83. Palmers to open popular Planet store in Westgate centre

31 October 2014 4:31pm | Palmers

This summer, those living near the expansive new Westgate shopping precinct in West Auckland will join the residents of Albany and Hamilton in being able to enjoy the wonder, convenience and practicality of a Palmers Planet store... More >>

84. Rest home operator Arvida to raise $80 million in IPO

17 November 2014 6:17pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Arvida, the retirement village operator formerly known as Hercules, has issued a prospectus for an initial public offer to raise $80 million for a planned mega merger of 17 privately-owned retirement homes. .. More >>

85. Arvida says its care beds will provide steady cash flows

18 November 2014 2:10pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Arvida, the retirement village operator planning to raise $80 million in an initial public offering, said its high proportion of care beds provides steady cash flows that will enable it to pay investors a healthy quarterly ..... More >>

86. Arvida IPO price set at 95c

21 November 2014 12:14pm | Arvida Group

Strong demand from New Zealand and Australian institutions and NZX firms has seen the new national retirement village group Arvida Group Limited (Arvida) raise the full initial $75 million sought through its Initial Public Offer. The Price for the ..... More >>

87. New smartphone tech will test drink drive limits

27 November 2014 2:59pm | Alcoordi

Not sure if you are ok to drive? For the first time, Kiwi motorists can now do a police grade breathalyser test via their Android smartphone. .. More >>

88. Entrepreneur Claudia Batten to Lead NZTE North America Team

17 December 2014 10:09am | New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has appointed entrepreneur Claudia Batten as its Regional Director for North America. Claudia, who has spent over 15 years in the technology sector, will oversee key relationships across the US, Canada and Mexico ..... More >>

89. New adventure activity safety guidelines finalised

17 December 2014 3:45pm | Maritime New Zealand

Four new sets of safety guidelines for commercial adventure tourism operators will help improve safety in the sector, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says. .. More >>

90. 'Made in Hawkes Bay' Launches Online

18 December 2014 1:04pm | Made in Hawke's Bay

A brand new website featuring Hawke's Bay products is generating interest throughout New Zealand. .. More >>

91. Chapman Tripp Advises Arvida on NZ's Final IPO for 2014

18 December 2014 2:10pm | Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp has advised Arvida Group Limited ( Arvida ) on its $80m initial public offering ( IPO ) and listing today on the NZX Main Board. The company's market capitalisation on the IPO price is $215m... More >>

92. Leighs Construction enters JV with Cockram Construction

14 October 2013 4:30pm | Joint Press Release

Leighs Construction has entered into a joint venture with Cockram Construction Australia, which will give it the capability to undertake some of the large projects as part of the Christchurch rebuild. The company will be known as Leighs Cockram JV Limited.. More >>

93. 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 >>

94. Car importer/distributor to get behind new airline

15 December 2014 5:14pm | 2 Cheap Cars

New Zealand's largest used imported car dealership has announced it's joining a consortium to set up a regional airline to service routes to be discarded by Air New Zealand... More >>

95. Gull Gifts Kiwis Lower Petrol Prices

17 December 2014 10:34am | Gull Petroleum

Christmas has come early at Gull with pump prices dropping 10 cents per litre, commencing at 7am on Wednesday 17th December and running through to midday Thursday 18th December. .. More >>

96. NZ dollar pares gain ahead of Fed meeting

17 December 2014 5:24pm | BusinessDesk

Dec. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar pared overnight gains in local trading as investors look to the outcome, tomorrow morning, local time, of the last US Federal Reserve policy meeting of the year, which may provide guidance on the US central ..... More >>

97. Rabobank Dairy Quarterly Q4: Dairy prices continue to fall

18 December 2014 10:50am | Rabobank

International dairy markets continue to suffer from low prices according to Rabobank's latest Dairy Quarterly report, though the rate of decline in the price of dairy commodities has slowed compared to that seen in Q3 2014. Exceptional milk production growth in ..... More >>

98. Connor Healthcare - second clearance Acurity application

18 December 2014 12:08pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received a second application from Connor Healthcare Limited seeking clearance to acquire all of the shares that it does not currently own in Acurity Health Group Limited... More >>

99. A new standard for labelling of export infant formula

18 December 2014 2:47pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today issued a new standard to clarify the labelling requirements for exports of infant formula. .. More >>

100. Goldwater to mark 20th vintage release

02 March 2005 10:29am | Word Of Mouth Media

Goldwater wine will mark its 20th anniversary vintage release in style with a special wine dinner on Waiheke Island next week... More >>


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