Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Business News

  • 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»
  • OG Oil & Gas crosses 50% threshold in bid for NZOG

    12:26 | 12/12/17
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    Dec. 12 (BusinessDesk) - OG Oil & Gas has crossed the 50 percent threshold needed to win control of NZX-listed New Zealand Oil & Gas in a partial takeover of the local energy explorer and producer, meaning it now just needs regulatory approval to declare ... more»
  • NZ dollar climbs to two-week high on Orr appointment

    11:44 | 12/12/17
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    Dec. 12 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose to a two-week high on optimism about the appointment of Adrian Orr as next governor of the Reserve Bank, while globally, markets are awaiting a raft of central bank reviews this week. more»
  • FMA Publishes Accredited Body Reports for NZICA & CPA (Aust)

    11:36 | 12/12/17
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    The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has today published the accredited body reports for the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) and CPA Australia.  more»
  • Forestry Company Praised for Protecting Kea Nest

    11:21 | 12/12/17
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    The Department of Conservation is praising a Nelson forestry company for temporarily halting operations around a kea nest to protect the kea.  more»
  • While you were sleeping: Shazam, Wall St rises again

    11:15 | 12/12/17
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    Dec. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street moved higher, while the US dollar and Treasuries fell, as Federal Reserve policy makers are expected to be gearing up to raise interest rates for the third time this year. more»
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