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NZ’s home of skiing opens with new chairlifts and snowmaking

Published: Sat 15 Jun 2019 04:20 PM
Queenstown’s playground just became a little more epic with the opening of Coronet Peak’s ski area today, with upgrades across the mountain focused on improving access for sightseers and snowsports enthusiasts. While the trail access was limited to ... Read more...

Top honours for Christchurch regeneration project

Published: Sat 15 Jun 2019 11:23 AM
Auckland, New Zealand, 14th June 2019: Christchurch’s new Central City Library, Tūranga, has claimed the coveted Supreme Award at Property Council New Zealand’s Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards this evening. Read more...

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares edge higher

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2019 08:42 PM
June 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose with blue-chips including Auckland International Airport and Ebos Group hitting new highs as investors remain uncertain about whether US and Australian central banks will cut interest rates. Summerset ... Read more...

NZ dollar weakens on global tensions

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2019 08:15 PM
June 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar weakened and is headed for a weekly loss of more than 1 US cent amid ominous developments in the Gulf of Oman and as the escalation of Chinese anti-dumping duties on some steel products made traders ... Read more...

Burger Fuel turns to profit as it changes direction

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2019 07:06 PM
June 14 (BusinessDesk) - Burger Fuel Worldwide says it posted a $1.2 million net profit for the year ended March, a turnaround from the previous year’s $463,000 net loss, as it transitions to a new business model. Read more...

Support for Ministerial Review of Breeding Stock Exports

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2019 07:03 PM
Members of the New Zealand Animal Genetics Trade Association (AGTA) welcome and support a review of the breeding stock export trade from New Zealand, announced by the Minister of Agriculture, Damien O’Connor. Read more...

Congratulations to Nick Putt from Villa Maria

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2019 05:04 PM
Congratulations to Nick Putt from Villa Maria - Bayer Hawke’s Bay Young Viticulturist of the Year 2019 Read more...

Contact secures winter gas from OMV

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2019 04:45 PM
June 14 (BusinessDesk) - Contact Energy says it has bought a winter gas supply from OMV as part of a deal that will also give it access to future supplies from the Maui field. Read more...

Arrow International liquidators find $40M of notional assets

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2019 04:29 PM
June 14 (BusinessDesk) - The first liquidators reports on Arrow International say the company’s main subsidiary has a notional $40 million available for unsecured creditors, not including $4.5 million in retentions held in trust. Read more...

A New Mum Meets the Midwives - Jacinda Ardern Pops In

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2019 03:55 PM
A new mum popped in to meet the midwives at Fieldays today. The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, chatted with local midwives late this morning after heading away with a gift from them including a condom, a pregnancy kit and a lollipop. Liz James says she ... Read more...
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