Thursday, 21 August 2014

Latest News

  • NZ meat industry tie-up stumbled on differing strategies

    13:46 | 21/8/14
    Scoop
    Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand meat companies abandoned efforts to consolidate and reduce surplus capacity last year because they lacked an agreed export strategy and farmers wouldn’t commit stock to firms that closed plants, industry sources ... more»
  • Markets Live: New highs for Telstra

    13:41 | 21/8/14
    Sydney Morning Herald
    11:15am: Treasury Wine Estates, which has received two separate $3.4 billion buyout proposals from private equity firms, has plunged to an annual bottom-line loss of $101 million after suffering heavy write-downs of $281 million. more»
  • Metro Redux (PC) review

    13:41 | 21/8/14
    3News
    A neat, tidy package to get all your Metro in one place as it features all the DLC too. more»
  • Global Innovation Leader appointed to Advisory Board

    13:40 | 21/8/14
    Scoop
    Vigil Monitoring has appointed United States based Professor Chris Wasden as an Advisory Board member to guide and support the development of itsinternational strategy and product development. more»
  • Improved productivity boosts returns

    13:37 | 21/8/14
    Scoop
    Ports of Auckland has reported improved results for the year to 30 June 2014, reflecting increases in both labour productivity and volumes across all port operations.  more»
  • Dulux adds colour to Pead stable

    13:31 | 21/8/14
    Scoop
    Pead PR’s role is to promote Dulux’s colour forecast programme, its 75th anniversary celebrations and alignments with DOC and The Block television series among other projects. more»
  • Council finalizes two FM law changes

    13:30 | 21/8/14
    Fort Morgan Times
    1155 amended sections of Chapter 10, "General Offenses," of the Municipal Code to better agree with the Colorado Constitution's Amendment 64 about marijuana possession, use, display and consumption. It also added provisions for "other acts ... Approved ... more»
  • Sandusky State Theatre seeks public input

    13:30 | 21/8/14
    Sandusky Register
    Sandusky State Theatre wants to better understand the needs of the community, especially the shows and special events needed to fulfill the theater's mission and the best ways to disperse information to the public. To do that, it's seeking feedback ... more»
  • Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort looks to expand

    13:30 | 21/8/14
    Scoop
    Queenstown’s award-winning Millbrook Resort has conditionally purchased 66 hectares of land adjacent to the five-star resort, which could significantly expand the property and potentially see the resort upgraded from its current 27-hole layout to a full ... more»
  • NZ consumer confidence sinks to 10-month low

    13:29 | 21/8/14
    Scoop
    Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence fell to a 10-month low in August, suggesting rising interest rates, weaker commodity prices and waning house price inflation are denting sentiment in an economy that may be growing at a slower ... more»
  • AMP Ltd. half-year profit falls 3 percent to $355M

    13:18 | 21/8/14
    Gant Daily
    Sydney, Australia (4E) - AMP Ltd. said its half-year profit declined 3 percent as cost-cutting expenses and investment losses more than offset growth from business units. more»
  • One in Two Kiwi Viewers Share the Night with TVNZ

    13:18 | 21/8/14
    Scoop
    With TVNZ’s news and entertainment line-up firing on all cylinders, half of those watching TV in July spent their nights locked on TV ONE or TV2 – the network’s strongest share result in three years. more»
  • NZ's #1 Radio Station is Now NZ’s #1 Music TV Channel

    13:11 | 21/8/14
    Scoop
    The Edge TV has gone straight to the top of the charts. The first audience numbers for MediaWorks’ newest TV channel show 1.2 million viewers tuned in to The Edge TV in the past month (5+ cume), making it the #1 music television channel in the ... more»
  • New Zealand Flight Drink Company Soars

    13:09 | 21/8/14
    Scoop
    New Zealand based flight drink company 1Above has reported accelerated sales growth in the last six months after launching an effervescent tablet version of the product in April and establishing kiosks in Sydney and Melbourne international airports last ... more»
  • Industrial action called off by hospital workers

    13:08 | 21/8/14
    3News
    Planned industrial action by thousands of hospital workers over a pay dispute has been called off.  more»
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