Friday, 22 August 2014

Business News

  • Pacific Edge AGM addresses

    17:05 | 22/8/14
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    Chairman and CEO addresses to the Pacific Edge annual shareholders meeting held in Dunedin late Thursday afternoon.  more»
  • NZ dollar heads for 0.9% weekly drop before Jackson Hole

    17:04 | 22/8/14
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    Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.9 percent weekly decline as investors prepare for the central bankers' symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will deliver a speech. more»
  • Strong Partners to Help Small Forest Owners Maximise Returns

    17:02 | 22/8/14
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    Embargoed: Not for broadcast or publication before 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014  more»
  • Emerson Named Honorary Fellow of the Guild

    16:40 | 22/8/14
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    Last night, at the 2014 Brewers’ Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards in Wellington, Richard Emerson was named an Honorary Fellow of the Guild. This is incredible recognition for Richard, who has made a significant contribution to the New Zealand brewing industry. more»
  • Aorere invests in Chatham Rock Phosphate

    16:21 | 22/8/14
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    Aorere Resources will invest $500,000 in Chatham Rock Phosphate, independent chairman Dene Biddlecombe announced today.  more»
  • CRP Update Report 22 August

    16:13 | 22/8/14
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    The issuing of a staff report by the Environmental Protection Authority earlier this week was unfortunate and concerning for a number of reasons.  more»
  • UPDATE: Tower's minimum solvency reduced as claims progress

    16:09 | 22/8/14
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    Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Tower's minimum solvency margin has been reduced by $30 million as the Reserve Bank relaxes the amount the insurer needs to have on hand as it progresses through its Canterbury earthquake claims. more»
  • Holiday park blues turning rosy

    16:00 | 22/8/14
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    The winter blues are having less of an impact than last year on the holiday park sector’s confidence, new research shows.  more»
  • Wine and design combine for WOW factor

    15:57 | 22/8/14
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    To celebrate their continued support of World of WearableArt (WOW), Brancott Estate is releasing four limited edition bottles in the lead up to the 2014 World of WearableArt Awards Show season. more»
  • Mike Skilling Appointed to SBS Bank Board

    15:27 | 22/8/14
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    Mike Skilling Appointed to SBS Bank Board SBS Bank Chairman John Ward today announced Mike Skilling had been appointed to the Bank’s Board of Directors. “Mike has had considerable exposure to the business of banking historically. His focus within ... more»
  • Bigtime for BigPipe?

    15:19 | 22/8/14
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    Flip continues to outperform other ISPs with the best live webpage download times for New Zealand and Australia combined, with Slingshot a close second.  more»
  • Aboriginal tale warns against climbing Uluru

    13:53 | 22/8/14
    3News
    More than 40 people have died attempting to climb Ayers Rock and many visitors aren't aware local Aborigines don't want climbers there.  more»
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