Friday, 17 August 2018

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  • Cooks Global Foods to buy Mojo for $19M

    20:09 | 15/8/18
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    Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Cooks Global Foods will buy Mojo Coffee Cartel for $19 million and support the well-known Wellington chain's US expansion plans.  more»
  • Retail sector a prime opportunity to close gender pay gap

    17:21 | 15/8/18
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    Statistics New Zealand has announced today the gender pay gap is the second smallest since records began 20 years ago, 9.2 percent for the June 2018 quarter. The lowest was 9.1 percent in 2012. 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»
  • Gender Pay Gap Closes Faster for Some

    16:49 | 15/8/18
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    15 August 2018 – Organisers of New Zealand’s Equal Pay Awards have acknowledged that the latest Gender Pay Gap statistic of 9.2% shows a small improvement from 2017 but says that several NZ companies have achieved much better results. more»
  • Fairfax slashes value of NZ business as Nine merger looms

    16:42 | 15/8/18
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    Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Fairfax Media Group more than halved the value of its Kiwi assets, attaching just A$40 million to mastheads that were once the core of a billion dollar investment.  more»
  • IAG almost doubles NZ earnings despite Fehi, Gita

    16:23 | 15/8/18
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    Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Insurance Australia Group's full-year earnings in New Zealand almost doubled despite cyclones earlier this year pushing natural peril claims beyond expectations for a second year running. more»
  • Zespri launches industry realignment process

    16:11 | 15/8/18
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    World leading horticultural company, Zespri Group Limited lodged several key documents to support its strategically important industry realignment initiative today, with MinterEllisonRuddWatts advising on the targeted share issue and buy-back. more»
  • Frankie Goes to Wellywood – and Deer Milk stars in the show

    16:07 | 15/8/18
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    Deer Milk was up in lights last night at the first of three special evenings that chef Frank Camorra from Melbourne restaurant MoVida is presenting in conjunction with Wellington restaurant Logan Brown and Visa Wellington on a Plate. 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»
  • Demand for Wellington Drive's IoT system boosts 1H sales 18%

    15:24 | 15/8/18
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    Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington Drive Technologies lifted first-half sales by almost a fifth as its internet-of-things cooling and inventory management system attracted new customers, including its first in the dairy sector.  more»
  • Manawatu Agtech Start-Up Raises $900k Seed Investment

    14:54 | 15/8/18
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    A Palmerston North-based start-up company, Koru Diagnostics, has had impressive success with its first funding round.  more»
  • SenateSHJ welcomes Jane Ratcliffe as Partner

    14:37 | 15/8/18
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    Wellington, 15 August 2018 – SenateSHJ is pleased to welcome Jane Ratcliffe as a partner and head of its public sector practice in New Zealand.  more»
  • 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»
  • Infratil, Mercury partner for $208M Tilt takeover

    14:24 | 15/8/18
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    Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Mercury NZ has partnered with Infratil in a $208.5 million offer for the shares in Tilt Renewables they don’t already own.  more»
  • 12 of 16 Report shows need to protect Pukekohe food hub

    14:22 | 15/8/18
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    A lettuce costing $5.54 - 58 percent more than today - and a big economic hit to Auckland could be the case if the value of fruit and vegetable production in Pukekohe isn’t recognised, a report released at a function at Parliament today finds. more»
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