Thursday, 29 January 2015

Business News

  • Yeastie Boys raise $500k in 30 mins

    22:55 | 28/1/15
    28/01/2015 Yeastie Boys raise $500k in 30 mins Yeastie Boys cup runneth over with their equity crowdfunding campaign raising half a million dollars within 30 minutes, PledgeMe is pleased to announce. more»
  • NZ Super Fund returns 13.89% in 2014, warns that may wane

    18:00 | 28/1/15
    Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Superannuation Fund, the sovereign wealth fund set up to help smooth the cost of universal superannuation between today’s taxpayers and future generations, returned 13.89 percent over 2014, ending the year ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Heartland gains on profit lift

    17:36 | 28/1/15
    Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a new record, led by Heartland New Zealand after the bank said it expected to post bigger earnings this year as it grows its asset base. Stocks with stable dividends also gained, including Spark ... more»
  • Otago/Southland kicks off ANZ Young Farmer Regionals

    17:27 | 28/1/15
    Otago/Southland kicks off ANZ Young Farmer Contest Regional Finals FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28-01-15  more»
  • Small Business Encouraged by Labour’s proposed support

    17:18 | 28/1/15
    This morning in his state of the nation speech, Labour Leader, Andrew Little, promised to provide more support for small businesses. His comments have been praised by small business advocacy group Small Business Voice (SBV).  more»
  • Queensland Connection at Karaka

    17:05 | 28/1/15
    Prominent Melbourne trainer Peter Moody may well end up with a new stable acquisition despite missing out on buying the youngster during the first day of the select session at the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale Series. more»
  • NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar after inflation data

    17:04 | 28/1/15
    Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped against the Australian dollar after unexpectedly strong inflation data across the Tasman prompted traders to wind back bets that nation's central bank could cut interest rates. more»
  • Initiative offers free cow condition assessments

    16:59 | 28/1/15
    Northland herds have the opportunity this season to be part of the DairyNZ body condition score (BCS) initiative which will see certified BCS assessors provide free body condition score assessments. more»
  • MYOB Advanced, cloud ERP solution for mid-sized businesses

    16:55 | 28/1/15
    MYOB is bringing the benefits of innovative cloud technology to larger Australian and New Zealand businesses with the announcement of its latest ERP solution, MYOB Advanced. more»
  • Irrigating farmers need to optimise every drop

    16:26 | 28/1/15
    Irrigating farmers need to pull out all the stops to ensure they are optimising every drop of water as the irrigation season may shut down six weeks earlier than usual in some parts of New Zealand threatening the viability of crops and winter feed supply ... more»
  • Spark director Maury Leyland to resign next month

    16:07 | 28/1/15
    Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand director Maury Leyland will resign from the telecommunications company's board from the end of next month as she spends more time at her day-job as Fonterra Cooperative Group's head of people, culture and strategy. more»
  • NZ govt to spend $650M on school upgrades, repairs in 2015

    16:04 | 28/1/15
    Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand government expects to spend $650 million this year upgrading and maintaining its $8.32 billion school property portfolio, and anticipates repair costs for leaky buildings largely damaged by faulty cladding ... more»
  • UPDATE: FMA, NZX sign MOU for market oversight

    15:21 | 28/1/15
    Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority and NZX, the two regulators of New Zealand’s capital markets, have signed a memorandum of understanding that formalises how they work together to avoid duplication and ensures a “no surprises” ... more»
  • To Be Sure, He’s Fit for the Role

    15:06 | 28/1/15
    Showcase appoints new operations manager You could call it the luck of the Irish but Ben Hartigan now has what many Kiwi beer fans would consider the best job in the world. In his new role as operations manager of craft beer for Auckland bars ... more»
  • FMA and NZX sign Memorandum of Understanding

    14:37 | 28/1/15
    The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and NZX have this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU sets out the framework for engagement and co-operation between the FMA and NZX, taking into account their complementary regulatory responsibilities ... more»
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