Monday, 27 February 2017

Business News

  • Dairy herd sales will bolster annual earnings

    14:21 | 27/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Allied Farmers expects a recovery in dairy herd sales will bolster the rural services firm's annual earnings while announcing a smaller decline in first-half profit than flagged earlier this month.  more»
  • Queenstown Airport loses second bid in Court of Appeal

    14:18 | 27/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Queenstown Airport has lost a second legal dispute with the Inland Revenue Department over its runway end safety area (RESA), with the Court of Appeal dismissing its claim for depreciation tax deductions. more»
  • NZ signs agreements with Iran on meat exports

    14:16 | 27/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand has inked an agreement with Iran paving the way for the resumption of meat exports to the second-largest economy in the Middle East and North Africa region. more»
  • Airwork 1H profit up 9.5% as Rifa takeover offer passes 75%

    13:45 | 27/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Airwork Holdings, the Auckland-based aircraft services business, lifted profit 9.5 percent in the first half as it awaits the outcome of a partial takeover offer from Chinese group Zhejiang Rifa Holding Group. more»
  • Shellfish production property on the market, Napier

    13:44 | 27/2/17
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    A large chunk of land once identified to become the biggest commercial aquaculture plant in New Zealand has been placed on the market for sale.  more»
  • Progress at last on RMA reform; passage in March predicted

    13:33 | 27/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The government's long-stalled second tranche of reforms to the Resource Management Act is finally on the move again, with the select committee deliberating on the largest bill currently before Parliament due to report back tomorrow. more»
  • Waikato Regional Council stonewalls on plan change action

    13:30 | 27/2/17
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    Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says he is disappointed by the Waikato Regional Council’s (WRC) delay tactics around a judicial review by six organisations over plans for the Healthy River Plan Change. more»
  • Former Starbucks flag-ship premises comes up for lease

    13:27 | 27/2/17
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    Caption: The high-profile premises formerly occupied by the ‘flagship’ New Zealand store of global coffee retailer Starbucks overlooking Auckland’s Aoeta Square in has come onto the market for lease. more»
  • Employment Relations Authority Determinations - 27 February

    13:21 | 27/2/17
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    The latest Employment Relations Authority determinations are now available on the Employment New Zealand website .  more»
  • Delegat lifts 1H profit 17%

    13:14 | 27/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Delegat Group, New Zealand’s largest listed winemaker, lifted operating profit 17 percent in the first half and is predicting annual profit to be in line with last year. more»
  • How to easily and affordably improve school computers

    12:57 | 27/2/17
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    AUCKLAND, 27 February 2017 – Shrinking education budgets make it a challenge to deliver the computer speed and reliability that students and teachers need to succeed. With this in mind Crucial has revealed several easy ways to overcome these limitations ... more»
  • Rocky ride into data deluge

    12:33 | 27/2/17
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    The close of the Australian corporate reporting season brings no respite for investors. Pressure on European shares and weakening oil prices could see a negative start to Asia Pacific trading, ahead of a week full of local and international data releases. more»