Friday, 01 August 2014

Business News

  • NAB CEO Thorburn takes BNZ's Renee Roberts back to Australia

    11:28 | 1/8/14
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    Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Andrew Thorburn, head of National Australia Bank, has lured Renee Roberts back to Australia, from her executive role with Bank of New Zealand to part of his new leadership team.  more»
  • NZTech announces three new board members

    11:27 | 1/8/14
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    The country’s technology industry association has elected three new members to its board at their latest AGM in Auckland. New Zealand Technology Industry Association (NZTech) promotes the technology industry's role in accelerating economic and social ... more»
  • Kathmandu says July cold snap boosted sales, earnings

    11:19 | 1/8/14
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    Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Kathmandu Holdings says a cold snap last month in Australia and New Zealand helped generate more sales than anticipated when the outdoor apparel and equipment retailer announced a profit warning in June. The shares rose 5.1 percent. more»
  • Waitakere Mega Centre sold for $45.8M

    11:12 | 1/8/14
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    Argosy Property sold its Waitakere Mega Centre in west Auckland for its $45.8 million book value.  more»
  • Novopay presents a tremendous opportunity

    10:47 | 1/8/14
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    Novopay presents a tremendous opportunity The failure of the Novopay payroll system in schools represents a tremendous opportunity for the government, says the boss of payroll specialists Advanced Management Systems, Noel Reid. “The Minister has ... more»
  • Hellaby writes off $26.9M goodwill on struggling shoe stores

    10:39 | 1/8/14
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    Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Hellaby Holdings, the diversified investment company, will take a $26.9 million impairment against its 2014 earnings to write off goodwill on its shoe stores Hannahs and Number One Shoes, after two years of poor performance. more»
  • Argosy sells Waitakere Mega Centre for $45.8M

    10:39 | 1/8/14
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    Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Argosy Property sold its Waitakere Mega Centre in Henderson, Auckland, for its $45.8 million book value as New Zealand's fourth-largest listed property investor seeks to reduce exposure to retail property. more»
  • Ministry of Health seeks world-class contractor

    10:37 | 1/8/14
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    Ministry of Health seeks world-class contractor for one of New Zealand’s largest-ever hospital projects  more»
  • UPDATE: Gentrack shares slump 19% to below IPO price

    10:21 | 1/8/14
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    Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Gentrack Group plunged as much as 19 percent after the airport and utility software company said it won't meet prospectus forecasts for sales and profit because of a customer dispute and a delayed contract upgrade. more»
  • Beef + Lamb New Zealand Seeks Beef Industry Ambassador

    09:51 | 1/8/14
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    Beef + Lamb New Zealand Seeks Beef Industry Ambassador Do you have what it takes to represent New Zealand beef on the world stage? Beef + Lamb New Zealand is giving one young beef producer the chance to attend the Five Nations Beef Alliance conference ... more»
  • Gentrack says sales, profit won't meet prospectus forecasts

    09:49 | 1/8/14
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    Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Gentrack Group, the airport and utility software company that raised almost $100 million last month selling new and existing shares, won't meet its prospectus forecasts for sales and profit because of a customer dispute ... more»
  • Motel newbies earn top AA Traveller hospitality award

    09:43 | 1/8/14
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    Motel newbies earn top AA Traveller hospitality award Great customer service was the aim of the game for new moteliers Richard and Clare Gallagher on opening the Argent Motor Lodge in 2012 and winning this year’s AA Traveller Supreme Host of ... more»
  • NZB Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale Today

    09:32 | 1/8/14
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    New Zealand Bloodstock’s Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale will commence at 12pm today at the Karaka Sales Complex. There are 138 horses catalogued, including supplementary entries, consisting of 101 broodmares, six yearlings, seven two-year-olds, 10 unraced ... more»
  • Kiwi dollar slips against strong greenback

    09:20 | 1/8/14
    3News
    The New Zealand dollar weakened as US labour market data strengthened the greenback.  more»
  • InternetNZ appoints Adam Hunt to DNCL Board

    09:14 | 1/8/14
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    InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) today announces the appointment of Adam Hunt to the Domain Name Commission Limited (DNCL) Board and the reappointment of Kenneth Johnston. more»
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