Saturday, 25 February 2017

Business News

  • A Digital Union: Union Digital joins DT

    14:28 | 23/2/17
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    Auckland, February 23, 2017: Designworks Group’s full service digital agency Union Digital has expanded its capability and global reach by announcing it is joining forces with fellow WPP AUNZ digital agency, DT, the region’s largest creative technology ... more»
  • Coherent and connected water policy needed, LGNZ says

    14:19 | 23/2/17
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    A new approach to water policy is needed to ensure community expectations and government standards can be better met, Local Government New Zealand says.  more»
  • Transpower lifts 1H profit on higher transmission revenue

    14:14 | 23/2/17
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    Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Transpower New Zealand reported a higher first-half profit as the state-owned company saw a rise in transmission revenue.  more»
  • Horticulture welcomes clean water plans

    14:10 | 23/2/17
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    Horticulture New Zealand welcomes today’s Clean Water launch by the Government, says chief executive Mike Chapman.  more»
  • IrrigationNZ welcomes ‘achievable’ water quality outcomes

    14:07 | 23/2/17
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    “Achievable outcomes within a reasonable timeframe” is how IrrigationNZ CEO, Andrew Curtis, described today’s release of the government’s ‘Clean Water’ document. He hoped however that the target of 90% of rivers and lakes being swimmable ... more»
  • Vital Healthcare 1H distributable income rises 87%

    13:41 | 23/2/17
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    Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Vital Healthcare Property Trust, the Auckland-based hospital and healthcare property developer and investor, said its first-half net distributable income rose 87 percent as acquisitions and developments helped drive rental income ... more»
  • Intueri halves full-year loss

    13:36 | 23/2/17
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    Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Intueri Education Group halved its full-year loss after taking a smaller charge on impairments, offsetting a 14 percent decline in revenue.  more»
  • SLI first-half loss more than doubles on strong kiwi

    13:35 | 23/2/17
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    Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - SLI Systems more than doubled its first-half loss as a strong New Zealand dollar and the loss of three major customers at the end of the 2016 financial year continued to weigh on earnings. more»
  • Investors wipe nearly $300M off Sky TV valuation

    13:30 | 23/2/17
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    Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Sky TV Network Television shares were hammered when trading opened on the New Zealand stock exchange this morning, with investors wiping $293 million off the value of the pay-TV provider after this morning's rejection of its ... more»
  • World’s First Open, Cloud-Based Digital Signatures

    13:27 | 23/2/17
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    Most Secure Signing Solution Expanding to Devices; Mobile Scanning and Workflow Automation Integrated into Adobe Sign  more»
  • Trade Me first half profit climbs 16%

    13:09 | 23/2/17
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    Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Trade Me lifted first-half profit 16 percent signalling an end to an investment phase for the online marketplace and business, although the result fell just short of analyst expectations.  more»
  • Busy summer for MPI biosecurity staff

    12:46 | 23/2/17
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    Faced with record numbers of international visitors this summer, Ministry for Primary Industries biosecurity staff have intercepted risk goods ranging from the bizarre to the potentially devastating for New Zealand’s economy and environment. more»
  • Summerset annual earnings rise 50% as expansion accelerates

    12:33 | 23/2/17
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    Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Summerset Group boosted annual earnings 50 percent after opening more retirement villages and improving its margins.  more»
  • Premium sports monopoly key to Sky-Vodafone merger rejection

    12:27 | 23/2/17
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    Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Ownership of “all premium sports content” by a “strongly vertically integrated pay-TV and full-service telecommunications provider” is the key reason for the Commerce Commission’s rejection of the proposed merger between ... more»
  • Summerset annual earnings rise 50% as expansion accelerates

    12:26 | 23/2/17
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    Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Summerset Group boosted annual earnings 50 percent after opening more retirement villages and improving its margins.  more»
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