Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Business News

  • NZ residential building consents rise 6.6% in April

    11:22 | 31/5/16
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    May 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential building consents climbed 6.6 percent in April as new housing intentions climbed at their fastest monthly pace in eight years.  more»
  • New Capital Allotted

    11:10 | 31/5/16
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    Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (NZX: CRP) has issued a further 9,215,386 ordinary shares in CRP ( Shares ) to qualified investors at an issue price of $0.006 per share, raising $55,292.32 (in aggregate) in new capital.  more»
  • Dwellings growth eases due to lull in apartment consents

    10:56 | 31/5/16
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    Building consents for new dwellings are at a higher level than last year, but growth has eased in recent months, Statistics New Zealand said today.  more»
  • TruScreen signs up Chinese cancer screening programme

    10:51 | 31/5/16
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    May 31 (BusinessDesk) - TruScreen, the NZAX-listed cervical cancer test developer, will have its technology used in a major cervical cancer screening programme in north-eastern China. more»
  • BNZ and Marketview monthly report on NZ's Online Retail

    10:50 | 31/5/16
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    Please find attached the latest BNZ and Marketview monthly report on New Zealand’s Online Retail Sales.  more»
  • G3 Group's full-year profit rises 12%

    10:41 | 31/5/16
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    May 31 (BusinessDesk) - G3 Group, the NXT-listed mail operations and document manager, reported a 12 percent gain in full-year profit on improved earnings from its Mail UK and Mail NZ units and the first contribution from its Documents operations. more»
  • WineFriend: the wine buddy that delivers

    10:19 | 31/5/16
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    An innovative wine company has been described as “primed for growth and investment” thanks to its focus on getting the basics of business right.  more»
  • Wynyard continues with board changes

    10:08 | 31/5/16
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    May 31 (BusinessDesk) - Wynyard Group is continuing with its boardroom refresh with two new appointments including New Zealand Venture Investment Fund chief Richard Dellabarca as deputy chair, while separately tapping former NZME Publishing executive ... more»
  • Finzsoft annual profit slumps 93%

    10:06 | 31/5/16
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    May 31 (BusinessDesk) - Finzsoft Solutions, the financial service software developer majority owned by Singapore-listed Silverlake Axis Group, posted a 93 percent slump in profit as it took longer than expected to win opportunities in Asia, while ramping ... more»
  • Kiwi Farmers plough through the most 4G data

    10:02 | 31/5/16
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    Spark has found that farmers and the rural sector are consistently the highest users of 4G data across all of New Zealand.  more»
  • International Design Awards for New Zealand Innovation

    09:57 | 31/5/16
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    Springfree Trampoline has added to its haul of international awards by receiving two of the highest accolades in international design excellence. Springfree has just been awarded Australian Good Design Awards for its new innovation – tgoma, an acronym ... more»
  • French vineyards badly damaged by hailstorms

    09:46 | 31/5/16
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    Hailstorms and other severe weather have caused serious damage in some French wine-producing regions over the weekend.  more»
  • Farm Environment Trust Head Steps Down After Ten Years

    09:42 | 31/5/16
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    New Zealand Farm Environment Trust general manager David Natzke is stepping down after a decade at the helm of the organisation that administers the highly successful Ballance Farm Environment Awards. more»
  • NZ dollar little changed

    09:29 | 31/5/16
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    May 31 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed as investors questioned whether the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates next month, with holidays in the US and UK keeping a lid on trading volumes.  more»
  • Global mobile marketer VMob oversubscribed

    09:27 | 31/5/16
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    May 31 (BusinessDesk) - Australian and New Zealand high net worth investors and institutions have stumped up $3.3 million to help mobile marketing platform VMob pursue offshore expansion, particularly in the US. more»
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