Wilson And Horton Receives Clearance
Wilson And Horton Receives Commerce Commission Clearance To Acquire The Village Press
The Commerce Commission has given clearance under the Commerce Act to Wilson & Horton Limited to acquire all of the assets of Powerplant Productions Limited relating to “The Havelock North Village Press” newspaper business.
Wilson & Horton is 100% owned by Wilson & Horton Holdings Limited, which is 100% owned by Independent News and Media plc, a Dublin based media company.
Wilson & Horton is a news and information company operating in four segments: newspaper publishing; new internet-based media; specialist publishing and commercial printing. It currently publishes nine daily newspapers and 32 free community papers. It also owns a 33% shareholding in The Radio Network.
Powerplant Productions Limited
publishes the Village Press, which is a free fortnightly
publication circulated in Havelock North, Napier and
Taradale. Wilson & Horton has an existing commercial
arrangement with Powerplant for printing the Village