Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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  • BNZ-NAB money-go-round ends up with $345M for Australia

    20:19 | 5/12/18
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    Dec. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Bank of New Zealand is paying its Australian parent, National Bank of Australia, a $945 million dividend and the parent is giving $600 million of that back to it as additional equity. more»
  • Govt's commercially focused $100M green investment fund

    19:42 | 5/12/18
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    Dec. 5 (BusinessDesk) - The government’s $100 million Green Investment Finance fund, launched today, will concentrate its efforts on decarbonisation investments outside renewable energy, Green Party co-leader James Shaw says. more»
  • Promisia Integrative launches high risk rights issue

    19:42 | 5/12/18
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    Dec. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Dietary supplements company Promisia Integrative is warning investors that if they participate in its $1.67 million capital raising they run a high risk of losing their money. more»
  • Vector wins claim on Penrose fire compensation

    19:40 | 5/12/18
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    Dec. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Vector is to be repaid more than $300,000 after the High Court ruled the country’s electricity industry disputes body was wrong to find the company’s negligence had caused the Penrose substation fire in 2014 and that ... more»
  • Holdfast NZ announces sale to Soudal

    19:33 | 5/12/18
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    Holdfast NZ announces sale to Soudal Holdfast NZ, a business that was born in a Hamilton garage more than 33 years ago has announced their sale to long term supplier Soudal of Belgium, Europe’s largest independent manufacturer of sealants, adhesives ... more»
  • Contact Energy’s new CFO excited for future

    19:23 | 5/12/18
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    Contact Energy’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Dorian Devers, who started his new job today (Wednesday 05/12), says he is excited to be joining a top New Zealand company with an exciting future. more»
  • Scientist Invited to Play a Greater Role in Public Forum

    17:15 | 5/12/18
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    Scientists are being invited to play a greater role as informers and moderators in the public forum of ideas and debates about the environment and agriculture.  more»
  • NZ commodity prices fall for sixth consecutive month

    16:50 | 5/12/18
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    New Zealand commodity prices fell for a sixth straight month in November with the strong kiwi dollar denting returns, ANZ Bank New Zealand's monthly commodity price index shows. more»
  • Hallenstein's board too long in the tooth

    16:46 | 5/12/18
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    The New Zealand Shareholders’ Association will vote to re-elect two of Hallenstein Glasson Holdings’ long-serving directors but says the company should be looking for fresh blood. more»
  • Auckland and Queenstown join forces to attract new market

    16:35 | 5/12/18
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    A strategic MoU between Auckland Convention Bureau and Queenstown Convention Bureau will see the bureaux working together as a dual destination proposition. Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB) and Queenstown Convention Bureau (QCB) are joining forces ... more»
  • Spark awarded customer experience partner at Cisco Summit

    16:34 | 5/12/18
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    Spark has been awarded Customer Experience Partner of the year at Cisco’s 2018 Partner Summit Global Awards, which took place early November in in Las Vegas, Nevada.  more»
  • Judgment: Murren v Schaeffer

    16:24 | 5/12/18
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    Judgement is entered in favour of Mr Murren for USD 1,600,813.92 plus interest and USD 700,406.96 plus interest for Mr Lee.  more»
  • Meat workers welcome ERA changes

    16:17 | 5/12/18
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    Meat Workers around Aotearoa New Zealand are welcoming the passing of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill into law today and look forward to its implementation in 2019. Of particular concern to some meat workers was the weakening of the specific ... more»
  • Digital transformation drives surge in demand for tech pros

    16:13 | 5/12/18
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    A focus on customer experience is driving significant demand for technology, transformation, product management and digital marketing professionals across New Zealand, according to Talent’s 2019 Salary Guide. more»
  • Renewable Energy Supply Constraints

    16:06 | 5/12/18
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    With “considerable uncertainty” in the market, the fragility of electricity supply has been thrown into sharp focus recently – meaning the attraction of utilising woody biomass for process heat production are now even greater. more»
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