Tuesday, 21 August 2018

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  • False Feltex IPO forecast warrants second trial

    14:37 | 15/8/18
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    Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - The Supreme Court has cleared the way for former Feltex shareholders to pursue the directors of the failed carpet maker over whether a false forecast in the prospectus left them out of pocket.  more»
  • Consumer NZ welcomes action against Viagogo

    15:32 | 15/8/18
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    Consumer NZ is welcoming the Commerce Commission’s announcement it’s taking ticket resale website Viagogo to the High Court, seeking declarations the company has breached the Fair Trading Act.  more»
  • Civil Contractors welcomes new infrastructure agency

    19:37 | 17/8/18
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    Civil Contractors New Zealand welcomed today’s announcement from Infrastructure Minister Hon. Shane Jones that a new independent infrastructure agency would be established to improve government oversight into the infrastructure and civil construction industry. more»
  • Carolyn Tremain confirmed as MBIE chief executive

    14:42 | 14/8/18
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    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The acting chief executive for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Carolyn Tremain, has been confirmed as the permanent replacement for David Smol, who left the position more than a year ago.  more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain as investors take stock

    20:41 | 17/8/18
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    MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain as investors take stock in earnings season; Skellerup hits new highs  more»
  • Symantec Threat Intelligence - NZ routers may be at risk

    11:42 | 16/8/18
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    Post-mortem of a Compromised MikroTik Router Symantec has been tracking a large-scale coin-mining campaign has currently infected about 157,000 MikroTik routers. Cryptocurrency coinminers are the new ransomware and malicious actors have already pounced on the ... more»
  • Infratil and Mercury full takeover offer for Tilt Renewables

    10:55 | 15/8/18
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    15 August 2018 Infratil Limited and Mercury NZ Limited today announced their intention to make an offer to acquire 100% of the fully paid ordinary shares in Tilt Renewables Limited for NZ$2.30 per share.  more»
  • Rubicon's long-serving duo executive to depart

    14:30 | 14/8/18
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    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Rubicon's founding executive duo Luke Moriarty and Mark Taylor will leave the forestry biotech investment firm following a recent boardroom shake-up.  more»
  • New Zealand Gin Named Best in World

    10:37 | 16/8/18
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 16 August 2018 A New Zealand gin has been given the highest possible accolade in the global industry: It’s been named best London dry gin in the world at the prestigious International Wine and Spirits Competition. Scapegrace ... more»
  • Despite APTR changes Auckland Airbnb remains profitable

    17:03 | 15/8/18
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    Last month, the Auckland council looked to bring the rates of Auckland Airbnb hosts in line with that of hotels, motel and serviced apartments. Depending on the location and how many nights per year a property was occupied, some hosts were stunned to ... more»
  • Get politics out of infrastructure investment: Jones

    19:54 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - An independent infrastructure agency the government hopes to have operating late next year may help take the politics out of development decisions, Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones says. more»
  • Iwi leaders spurn Parker's freshwater initiative

    21:24 | 15/8/18
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    Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Iwi leaders have rejected the government’s plans for a new Maori working group on fresh water management.  more»
  • Celebrating inspiring women in construction

    11:49 | 18/8/18
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    Celebrating inspiring women in construction Winners of the fourth annual Hays NAWIC Excellence Awards have been celebrated as “stellar achievers who are adding their unique voices to New Zealand’s construction industry” during last night’s ceremony ... more»
  • Tourism Holdings takes out Supreme Award

    14:15 | 18/8/18
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    Tourism Holdings takes out Supreme Award at the 2018 AmCham - DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards for companies doing business with the USA Auckland, 16th August 2018 — The 19th annual AmCham DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards ... more»
  • Steel fabricator NDA back in the black

    19:09 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi steel fabrication firm NDA Group returned to profit in 2017 as a recovery in its key markets and an expanding footprint at home and abroad underpinned a 52 percent increase in sales.  more»
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