Monday, 16 July 2018

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  • Star Roofer in NZ Roofing Games final is a ‘She’

    16:23 | 10/7/18
    Star Roofer in NZ Roofing Games final is a ‘She’ Gina Reuben from Tauranga is a grandmother of 2 and competing in the finals of New Zealand’s first Roofing Games. She is also the only female to be in the race and showing no sign of shying away. more»
  • Get with the Programme And Start Getting Social

    15:21 | 10/7/18
    New Zealand is lagging the rest of the world by not harnessing social media for employment recruitment, says Frog Recruitment’s Jane Kennelly.  more»
  • UPDATE: Govt, DHBs say no more funding available

    15:10 | 10/7/18
    July 10 (BusinessDesk) - Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters says the pay offer to nurses won't be increased after the nurses' union rejected another pay offer from the district health boards this morning. more»
  • Workplace safety gets top billing in forest workplaces

    14:46 | 10/7/18
    In August a major national forest safety conference – Forest Safety & Technology 2018 – will show how well forest workers have embraced new techniques for integrated workplace safety. ( ) more»
  • Xero names Godfrey-Billy as CFO

    14:45 | 10/7/18
    July 10 (BusinessDesk) - Xero said it's appointed Kirsty Godfrey-Billy as its new chief financial officer, replacing Sankar Narayan who is set to leave amid the latest executive reshuffle for the Wellington-based accounting software developer. more»
  • Nominations open for 2018 agribusiness leadership awards

    14:39 | 10/7/18
    Nominations have opened for this year’s Rabobank Leadership Awards, recognising outstanding individual achievement in, and contribution to, New Zealand and Australia’s food, beverage and agribusiness industries. The two industry accolades – the Rabobank ... more»
  • NZ electronic card spending lifts across all industries

    14:23 | 10/7/18
    July 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand retail spending on electronic cards rose across all industries for the first time in seven months in June.  more»
  • Hawke’s Bay to host 2019 FMG Young Farmer of the Year

    13:59 | 10/7/18
    Hawke’s Bay is set to host the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final for the first time in 16 years.  more»
  • Hirepool acquires TSNZ (Trench Shoring NZ)

    13:54 | 10/7/18
    Hirepool is pleased to announce the purchase of a 50% stake in TSNZ also known as Trench Shoring NZ. As of 1 July 2018, it will trade as Hirepool TSNZ.  more»
  • Maize sector buoyant after strong growing season

    13:46 | 10/7/18
    Levels of confidence are returning to New Zealand’s maize sector, with a healthy rise in average yields and prices remaining firm at around $400/tonne.  more»
  • Increasing Evidence Shows Sugar Taxes Ineffective

    13:43 | 10/7/18
    The New Zealand Beverage Council (NZBC) says that calls for a sugar tax on sugar-sweetened beverages are misguided and there is increasing international evidence that shows sugar taxes are ineffective in reducing obesity. more»
  • Blis Technologies expects ‘small profit’

    13:12 | 10/7/18
    July 10 (BusinessDesk) - Blis Technologies expects to post a “small profit” for the fiscal 2019 year as the biotechnology firm reported revenue more than tripled in the first quarter while its losses narrowed. more»
  • Seeka Markets Northland Horticultural Orchards

    12:48 | 10/7/18
    Te Puke, 10 July 2018: Seeka Limited has released its information memorandum to market nine horticultural properties in Northland. The properties are proposed to be sold by tender with orchard management and postharvest supply contracts back to Seeka. ... more»
  • Michael Hill lifts full-year revenue 3.3%

    12:43 | 10/7/18
    July 10 (BusinessDesk) - Michael Hill International increased revenue 3.3 percent in its 2018 fiscal year as it opened more namesake brand stores in Australia and Canada, exited its US operations and began the closure of its Emma & Roe chain. more»
  • Seeka to sell 9 orchards including 6 recently acquired

    12:41 | 10/7/18
    July 10 (BusinessDesk) - Seeka, New Zealand's biggest kiwifruit grower, is putting nine orchards up for sale including six it recently acquired from T&G Global in a deal that targeted T&G's packhouse facilities and assets in Northland. more»
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