Friday, 15 December 2017

Business News

  • Manuka Health welcomes MPI efforts over honey

    14:58 | 12/12/17
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    Manuka Health welcomes New Zealand’s new official Manuka honey definition. New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released its finalised scientific definition which identifies five properties to authenticate genuine Manuka honey, ... more»
  • Napier Port profit hits record in 2017

    14:44 | 12/12/17
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    Dec. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Napier Port lifted net profit to a record this year as the Kaikoura earthquake meant it benefited from atypically high cargo volumes, and it wants to expand so it can handle larger tourism and trade ships more»
  • Umbrellar launches CloudConnect powered by Veeam

    14:22 | 12/12/17
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    Umbrellar CloudConnect a quick, simple and affordable way to backup data from devices on all platforms  more»
  • NZ guest nights rise in October on good weather

    14:17 | 12/12/17
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    Dec. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand national guest nights rose in October from a year earlier as demand was bolstered by good weather, a longer ski season and more school holidays. more»
  • Wellington businesses get record sustainability recognition

    14:10 | 12/12/17
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    Wellington-based New Zealand Post took out the Supreme Award: NZI Greatest Contribution to a Sustainable New Zealand. Five other winners hail from Wellington and a record 20 finalists were also locals. more»
  • CRP says rejection of EPA costs claim will hurt cashflow

    14:03 | 12/12/17
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    Chatham Rock Phosphate will take legal advice on its next steps after the High Court dismissed its application to review costs charged by the Environmental Protection Authority, something it said will hurt its cash flow.  more»
  • Mrs Higgins now able to expand rapidly

    13:42 | 12/12/17
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    Mrs Higgins is delighted to announce that Rangatira Investments acquired a 50% shareholding in the company. The remaining 50% is retained by current owners Markus and Bronwyn Hasler. more»
  • Landmark UK decision major step in protecting Manuka honey

    13:37 | 12/12/17
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    An early Christmas present for New Zealand and its beekeeping industry has arrived in a landmark decision overnight by the UK Trade Mark Registry to accept the term Manuka honey as a certification mark. more»
  • NZ Organic Wine Awards partner with Riedel Glassware

    13:35 | 12/12/17
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    In an exciting new partnership for 2018 the New Zealand Organic Wine Awards has signed a multi year agreement with Riedel, the wine glass company (RSN New Zealand). The partnership will see Riedel as the exclusive glassware provider for the event, including ... more»
  • Port continues to be regional economic anchor-point

    13:32 | 12/12/17
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    Port Taranaki remains a vital element in the regional economy despite ups and downs in its key freight commodities, a new economic assessment report shows.  more»
  • Seafood outlook looking rosy

    13:22 | 12/12/17
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    The latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries , released yesterday by the Ministry for Primary Industries, paints a positive picture for the future of New Zealand’s commercial seafood industry. more»
  • MovingPros Award Winners Announced

    13:21 | 12/12/17
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    The MovingPros 2017 Mover of the Year Award winners were announced today, recognising the top 10 movers on the platform from across New Zealand, based on verified customer reviews. more»
  • Divorce, Death, Disaster and what it means for KiwiSavers

    13:18 | 12/12/17
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    A survey of KiwiSaver members by Westpac NZ shows many people have little idea about what happens to their savings in the event of unforeseen circumstances, such as divorce, death or financial disaster. more»
  • ERoad plans $18m capital raise as it pushes US expansion

    13:16 | 12/12/17
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    Dec. 12 (BusinessDesk) - ERoad is in a trading halt as it looks to raise at least $18 million through a placement and a share purchase plan to fund an upgrade of its back-end systems amid a push into North America.  more»
  • Ryman buys Victoria University's Karori campus

    13:08 | 12/12/17
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    Dec. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Ryman Healthcare, New Zealand's largest retirement village operator, has bought Victoria University of Wellington's former Karori campus for an undisclosed sum to convert into a retirement village. more»
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