The sale of Transpacific Industries Group’s New Zealand assets has come at a cost to some of its workers who are being made redundant, FIRST Union said today.
"If the finalised Unitary Plan is anything like the 7000-page legalistic document for which submissions closed last Friday, Auckland will never achieve its potential," says Michael Barnett, head of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce.
From today Cantabrians will have a full onsite specialist team assisting them through each facet of the earthquake recovery process.
The Auckland Chamber of Commerce and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) announced today they will partner to present the Westpac Auckland Business Awards in 2014.
Brendon Gibson and Michael Stiassny of financial advisory firm KordaMentha have today been appointed as receivers to Southern Cross Forest Products Ltd.
By Ric Spooner (Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets) Although there is a lot of economic data due this week, the situation in Ukraine is likely to be top of mind for investors this morning as they consider the potential implications for markets.
The RP Data Rismark February Home Value Index results released today revealed that dwelling values across the combined capital cities recorded no change over the month, with Sydney, Hobart and Darwin the only capital cities to record a lift in dwelling values.
On 24 February 2014, SKY Network Television Limited ("SKY") announced that it had registered its Simplified Disclosure Prospectus ("SDP") for its offer of up to NZ$100 million of unsecured unsubordinated fixed rate bonds ("Bonds").
The NZ US Council warmly welcomes the prospective opening of a New Zealand Consulate General office in Honolulu announced by Foreign Minister Murray McCully last week.
New Zealand is about to get a prime opportunity to hear the truth about the world’s energy situation as Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council (WEC) visits our shores on 5-7 March.
In the December 2013 quarter, seasonally adjusted dairy export values rose 27 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. Dairy volumes, after adjusting for seasonal effects, rose 23 percent while actual prices fell 1.1 percent.
Rural communities across the country will be celebrating record milk production as well as an increase in Fonterra’s forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2013/14 season by 35 cents to a record level of $8.65 per kilogram of milksolids.
DairyNZ chief scientist Dr Eric Hillerton has announced he will leave his post at the industry body later this year, having decided to semi-retire.
Communities have their say which business organisations are the best in practising corporate social responsibility. The hard task of shortening the long list of 79 for the Good Business Egg Awards of 2014 is almost complete.
A 28% fall in revenue, due to continued weak international coal prices and reduced off take from New Zealand customers, contributed to a $40.9 million loss (2012: loss of $318.2 million) for coal producer, Solid Energy, for the half year ended 31 December 2013.
The whole proposed rules structure for the implementation of the Cultural Impact Assessments is half baked, the Employers and Manufacturers Association said in its submission on the Unitary Plan sent to the Auckland Council today.
For the six months to end December 2013, KiwiRail is reporting an increase in revenue of nearly $3 million, but due to several factors that have disrupted our earnings growth, our operating profit is less than the same period last year.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today released the Quarterly Labour Market Report for the February quarter.
Metlifecare achieved a positive result for the half year ended 31 December 2013 as the retirement village provider continued its focus on development and portfolio growth.
TVNZ has posted a net profit after tax of $20.8 million for the six months to 31 December, up 47% on the same period last year. Excluding gains on the sale of property, the company has recorded a strong lift in operating earnings at the half year mark, up 40% to $30.1 million.
Auckland Airport has announced that it is to design and build a new head office, ambient and controlled-temperature warehousing and international air and ocean logistics facility for Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Limited.
Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand have announced the appointment of Molly Harriss Olson as Chief Executive Officer. Olson, the former Chair of Fairtrade International, joins the organisation at an important time.
While the dry summer is starting to bite in parts of Waikato and Northland, Fonterra has delivered excellent news for New Zealand by upping its 2013/14 forecast Farmgate Milk Price to a record $8.65 per kilogram of Milk Solids (kg/MS).
Chinese New Year helped boost the number of visitors coming to New Zealand in January 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. The number of visitors this month (292,400) was up 12 percent from last year, and the highest ever for a January month.
In January 2014, goods exports were worth $4.1 billion, with $1.2 billion going to China and $556 million to Australia, Statistics New Zealand said today.
Pacific Edge is delighted to have the support of Callaghan Innovation to further accelerate the development of its molecular cancer detection technology.
Kordia Group announces the appointment of experienced telecommunications executive Ken Benson to the position of Chief Executive of Kordia Australia.
John Key has given up on the Genesis sale before it has even begun by saying he may only be able to sell 30 per cent of the state asset, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.
Nokia snagged two awards at the GSMA Global Mobile Award ceremony at Mobile World Congress 2014 today, including a win for "Best Entry Level or Featurephone", underlining Nokia's leadership in affordable mobile phones and its ongoing commitment to connecting the Next Billion.
Recent low interest rates have encouraged some agribusiness owners to fix their rates, but that can be a mistake, says Hayden Dillon, Managing Principal, Waikato, for Crowe Horwath.
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