Sunday, 16 June 2019

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  • NZ’s home of skiing opens with new chairlifts and snowmaking

    16:20 | 15/6/19
    Queenstown’s playground just became a little more epic with the opening of Coronet Peak’s ski area today, with upgrades across the mountain focused on improving access for sightseers and snowsports enthusiasts. While the trail access was limited to ... more»
  • Top honours for Christchurch regeneration project

    11:23 | 15/6/19
    Auckland, New Zealand, 14th June 2019: Christchurch’s new Central City Library, Turanga, has claimed the coveted Supreme Award at Property Council New Zealand’s Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards this evening. more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares edge higher

    20:42 | 14/6/19
    June 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose with blue-chips including Auckland International Airport and Ebos Group hitting new highs as investors remain uncertain about whether US and Australian central banks will cut interest rates. Summerset ... more»
  • NZ dollar weakens on global tensions

    20:15 | 14/6/19
    June 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar weakened and is headed for a weekly loss of more than 1 US cent amid ominous developments in the Gulf of Oman and as the escalation of Chinese anti-dumping duties on some steel products made traders ... more»
  • Burger Fuel turns to profit as it changes direction

    19:06 | 14/6/19
    June 14 (BusinessDesk) - Burger Fuel Worldwide says it posted a $1.2 million net profit for the year ended March, a turnaround from the previous year’s $463,000 net loss, as it transitions to a new business model. more»
  • Support for Ministerial Review of Breeding Stock Exports

    19:03 | 14/6/19
    Members of the New Zealand Animal Genetics Trade Association (AGTA) welcome and support a review of the breeding stock export trade from New Zealand, announced by the Minister of Agriculture, Damien O’Connor. more»
  • Congratulations to Nick Putt from Villa Maria

    17:04 | 14/6/19
    Congratulations to Nick Putt from Villa Maria - Bayer Hawke’s Bay Young Viticulturist of the Year 2019  more»
  • Contact secures winter gas from OMV

    16:45 | 14/6/19
    June 14 (BusinessDesk) - Contact Energy says it has bought a winter gas supply from OMV as part of a deal that will also give it access to future supplies from the Maui field. more»
  • Arrow International liquidators find $40M of notional assets

    16:29 | 14/6/19
    June 14 (BusinessDesk) - The first liquidators reports on Arrow International say the company’s main subsidiary has a notional $40 million available for unsecured creditors, not including $4.5 million in retentions held in trust. more»
  • A New Mum Meets the Midwives - Jacinda Ardern Pops In

    15:55 | 14/6/19
    A new mum popped in to meet the midwives at Fieldays today. The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, chatted with local midwives late this morning after heading away with a gift from them including a condom, a pregnancy kit and a lollipop. Liz James says she ... more»
  • Gisborne house prices rose $2,645 a day in May, says REINZ

    15:45 | 14/6/19
    Median house prices across New Zealand increased by 3.2% in May to $578,000, up from $560,000 in May 2018. Median price increases for New Zealand excluding Auckland were even stronger, increasing by 7.2% to $487,770 up from $455,000 in May last year, ... more»
  • New Zealand’s largest Commercial Solar Programme moves ahead

    15:38 | 14/6/19
    New Zealand's largest commercial solar power programme has been given a boost at Christchurch’s Northlands Shopping Centre, amid a groundswell of Kiwi businesses taking up the technology.  more»
  • Development West Coast head resigns

    15:32 | 14/6/19
    Development West Coast (DWC) chief executive Chris Mackenzie has announced he will resign from his role with DWC on 27 September, after more than three years in the role. more»
  • Vintage 2019: Small but stunning

    15:14 | 14/6/19
    A wonderfully warm summer has contributed to a superb vintage for New Zealand’s wine regions, with 413,000 tonnes of grapes harvested during Vintage 2019.  more»
  • Forestry encroachment an issue for councils - Sage

    15:11 | 14/6/19
    June 14 (BusinessDesk) - Forestry encroachment onto higher-value farm land is an issue for councils to manage, Lands Minister Eugenie Sage says.  more»
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