Thursday, 13 December 2018

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  • New smelter supports Big Electricity’s growth ambitions

    12:01 | 8/12/18
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    The electricity corporates who generate and distribute electricity are driven by their shareholders’ demand for profits and growth of their assets. Their industrial consumers are growing their demand, and residential consumers are paying for their ... more»
  • NZ dollar dragged down by weaker than expected Oz growth

    11:40 | 6/12/18
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    Dec. 6 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar slipped below 69 US cents as negative sentiment about a weaker-than-expected Australian economy spilled over across the Tasman and as Canada's central bank adopted a more negative outlook. more»
  • Joint facility construction facing a delay

    16:04 | 7/12/18
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    Lincoln University and AgResearch have been advised by government that more time is required to assess the current business case for construction of their new joint facility. This means the current proposal could not progress before March, when the ... more»
  • REINZ concerned about ring-fencing rules

    19:58 | 7/12/18
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    If you’re writing on the Revenue Minister’s Taxation (Annual Rates for 2019-20, GST Offshore Supplier Registration, and Remedial Matters) Bill this weekend, please consider the following comment from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ). more»
  • Forex trader pleads not guilty to $7 million fraud

    19:33 | 7/12/18
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    A foreign exchange trader has pleaded not guilty to running a Ponzi scheme to defraud his clients of more than $7 million.  more»
  • Fonterra cuts payout, Tip Top on the block

    12:08 | 6/12/18
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    Dec. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative group lowered its forecast payout to its farmer shareholders due to global milk supply remaining strong relative to demand.  more»
  • CORRECT: Peter Yealands fined for unprecedented offending

    16:01 | 11/12/18
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    Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Yealands Estate Wines has pleaded guilty to “unprecedented offending” under the Wine Act 2003 and has copped a $400,000 fine.  more»
  • Consumer NZ’s Bad Taste Food Awards winners announced

    12:04 | 8/12/18
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    Consumer NZ chief executive Sue Chetwin said the annual awards highlighted claims food manufacturers used to market their products as better choices.  more»
  • Air New Zealand to operate Christchurch – Singapore services

    12:31 | 7/12/18
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    Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines will deliver South Island travellers greater choice and increased frequency as part of their joint venture alliance, with Air New Zealand to operate flights between Christchurch and Singapore from December 2019. more»
  • Cap proposed for transmission pricing changes

    16:58 | 11/12/18
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    The Electricity Authority plans to set a cap on any increases in customer costs resulting from proposed changes to the way almost $1 billion of annual transmission costs are shared around the country. more»
  • Group of sheep breeders running parasite resistant stock

    16:11 | 11/12/18
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    A group of leading sheep breeders have formed WormFEC Gold to show farmers that breeding for parasite resistant genetics will strengthen flocks and save time and money on-farm. Growing concerns from farmers around increasing levels of drench resistance, rising ... more»
  • Symantec Threat Intelligence – Formjacking

    14:45 | 6/12/18
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    Symantec has detected a new Formjacking campaign. Formjacking is the use of malicious JavaScript code to steal credit card details and other information from payment forms on the checkout web pages of e-commerce sites and has been making headlines globally. more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain as defensive stocks find favour

    20:57 | 11/12/18
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    Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by Contact Energy and Meridian Energy as heightened uncertainty in global markets bolsters the attraction of defensive stocks offering stable dividends.  more»
  • Containers a home away from home for drilling workers

    15:36 | 7/12/18
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    With 29 shipping containers on site – and beds for almost 50 workers – Northland’s Ngawha Geothermal Power Station site is the largest accommodation project container specialists Royal Wolf has undertaken in New Zealand. more»
  • UPDATE: Fonterra confirms 'heightened focus' on China farms

    16:22 | 6/12/18
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    Dec. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative group is making headway into its strategic review, confirming it will take back full ownership of the Darnum plant by the end of the year, saying ownership of Tip Top is under the microscope and that its under-performing ... more»
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