Saturday, 15 December 2018


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  • Kiwifruit Industry’s big push for Seasonal Labour

    19:42 | 14/12/18
    Labour shortage likely for BOP kiwifruit industry in 2019 Kiwifruit Industry launches attraction campaign for pickers and packers New Labour Coordinator role for BOP kiwifruit industry formed with support from the Provincial Growth Fund, the Ministry of Social ... more»
  • Infratil signals A$50m investment in Canberra Data Centres

    18:45 | 14/12/18
    Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Infratil says it expects to invest up to another A$50 million in Canberra Data Centres to help fund its on-going growth.  more»
  • Noel Leeming fined $200,000 for misleading consumers

    16:32 | 14/12/18
    Retailer Noel Leeming Group Limited (Noel Leeming) has today been fined$200,000 for misleading consumers about their rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act (CGA), following a Commerce Commission prosecution. more»
  • Regional Council publishes Napier Port decision papers

    16:20 | 14/12/18
    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says papers informing decisions on how best to fund Napier Port’s expansion have been uploaded onto the Regional Council’s website today and interested parties are encouraged to read them. The papers have been uploaded ... more»
  • Rural Insight – Sheepmeat hitting record returns.

    16:14 | 14/12/18
    Ten years ago the sheep farming sector in New Zealand was facing some tough assaults upon its claim as one of the country’s most important export sectors.  more»
  • Scales Corporation Acquires 60% of US Petfood Company

    16:14 | 14/12/18
    Scales Corporation Acquires 60% of US Petfood Ingredients Manufacturer Shelby JV LLC For US$23.2M Diversified agribusiness Scales Corporation Limited (NZX:SCL) today announced an agreement to extend its existing petfood ingredients business Meateor ... more»
  • Govt provides $2.5 mln to develop Opotiki aquaculture

    16:08 | 14/12/18
    Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The government has committed more than $2.5 million from the Provincial Growth Fund to help expand marine farming at Opotiki.  more»
  • New role may alleviate kiwifruit labour shortage

    15:34 | 14/12/18
    Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand kiwifruit growers' association says it has gained support from the government’s Provincial Growth Fund and the Ministry of Social Development to employ a labour coordinator to try to alleviate an expected ... more»
  • NZ manufacturing activity chugs along in November

    15:10 | 14/12/18
    Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand manufacturing activity grew at a slightly slower pace last month, hovering around its long-run average, as the sector recovers from a mid-year lull.  more»
  • PHD New Zealand wins Silver

    14:52 | 14/12/18
    Auckland | 14 December, 2018 – PHD New Zealand’s successful year of award wins has culminated in the agency being named Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Media Agency of the Year – Silver for 2018. The results were announced at an awards ceremony in ... more»
  • Australia's GWA lobs in $118M bid for Methven

    14:27 | 14/12/18
    Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Australian kitchenware firm GWA Group is mounting a $118 million bid for Kiwi tapware maker Methven and has the blessing of cornerstone investor Brendan Lindsay, barring a better offer emerging.  more»
  • Govt leaves door open for higher emissions price cap

    14:17 | 14/12/18
    Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The government appears to have left the door open for an increase in emission prices before it moves to regular auctions of emission units in 2020. more»
  • Record house prices an early Christmas present to vendors

    13:40 | 14/12/18
    Record house prices an early Christmas present to vendors, says REINZ Vendors from around the country have been delivered an early Christmas present with record median prices achieved in six regions and another record median price set for the country ... more»
  • Moana New Zealand profit up 11%

    13:29 | 14/12/18
    Iwi-owned seafood company Moana New Zealand has today reported a net profit after tax of $21.4 million for the year ended 30 September 2018. Finishing the year at 100% of plan, this is up 11% on last year’s profit of $19.3 million. more»
  • Fonterra Announces Changes to Management Team

    13:27 | 14/12/18
    Fonterra CEO Miles Hurrell has announced changes to his management team (FMT). Mike Cronin has been appointed Managing Director Co-operative Affairs and will lead this new function – which brings together the Co-op’s current Corporate Affairs and ... more»
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