Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Contact Congratulates Triathlete Bevan Docherty

Contact Congratulates Bevan Docherty – The World’s Number One Triathlete

Contact Energy congratulated triathlete Bevan Docherty on his outstanding win at the International Triathlon Union World Championships in Madeira, Portugal on Sunday.

The win propelled the Contact-sponsored athlete to first place in the ITU world rankings. He was previously ranked second.

Stephen Barrett, chief executive of Contact Energy said the company was extremely proud of Bevan’s achievement.

“Bevan has reached the very pinnacle of world triathlon with his sensational win in Portugal. We are delighted for Bevan that he has achieved one of his career goals and proud to support him in his build-up to the Olympics.”

Contact has sponsored Bevan Docherty in his world championship bid and in the lead up to representing New Zealand at the Olympic Games in Athens later this year.

Bevan was born and bred in Taupo where Contact Energy operates the Wairakei geothermal power station, which employs 65 people, brings approximately $7 million into the Taupo economy annually, and generates some five per cent of New Zealand’s total electricity needs.

Mr Barrett said “As a company with a major stake in this community, Contact Energy is proud to be the lead sponsor for Bevan, the first Taupo-born athlete to be selected for the Olympics.”

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Voluntary Administration: Renaissance Brewing Up For Sale

Renaissance Brewing, the first local company to raise capital through equity crowdfunding, is up for sale after cash flow woes and product management issues led to the appointment of voluntary administrators. More>>

Elsewhere:

Approval: Northern Corridor Decision Released

The approval gives the green light to construction of the last link of Auckland’s Western Ring Route, providing an alternative route from South Auckland to the North Shore. More>>

ALSO:

Media Mega Merger: Full Steam Ahead For Appeal

New Zealand's two largest news publishers have confirmed they are committed to pursuing their appeal against the Commerce Commission's rejection of the proposal to merge their operations. More>>

Crown Accounts: $4.1 Billion Surplus

The New Zealand Government has achieved its third fiscal surplus in a row with the Crown accounts for the year ended 30 June 2017 showing an OBEGAL surplus of $4.1 billion, $2.2 billion stronger than last year, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. More>>

ALSO:

Mycoplasma Bovis: One New Property Tests Positive

The newly identified property... was already under a Restricted Place notice under the Biosecurity Act. More>>

Accounting Scandal: Suspension Of Fuji Xerox From All-Of-Government Contract

General Manager of New Zealand Government Procurement John Ivil says, “FXNZ has been formally suspended from the Print Technology and Associated Services (PTAS) contract and terminated from the Office Supplies contract.” More>>