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Origin And Geodynamics Establish Shallows Geothermal Joint Venture To Explore For Renewable Energy Solutions

Origin Energy Limited, Australia's leading integrated energy company, and Geodynamics Limited have agreed to establish an additional joint venture to explore for shallow geothermal resources in the Eromanga Basin with a focus on developing renewable energy generation.

New Zealand Producers Target Reduced Vintage

The 2010 New Zealand grape harvest, which has just commenced in northern regions, is expected to be slightly smaller than the 2009 vintage according to New Zealand Winegrowers' annual pre-vintage survey.

Bottoms Up For World First: Real Nappies Now In Supermarkets

Bottoms Up For World First: Real Nappies Now In Supermarkets

Parents can save cash and carbon at the checkout New Zealand parents will be the first in the world to have mainstream supermarket access to real cloth nappies, thanks to local company, Real Nappies.

Strong First Half Financial Result For Genesis Energy

Strong First Half Financial Result For Genesis Energy

A strong trading performance, including additional revenue from frequency keeping, plus attention to operating expenses, contributed to an unaudited Net Profit After Tax (NPAT) of $64.6 million for Genesis Energy in the six months to 31 December 2009.

Pike River Coal Announces NZ$50 Million Equity Issue And New Bond Funding

Pike River Coal Announces NZ$50 Million Equity Issue And New Bond Funding

Pike River Coal Limited today announced:

an intention to make an equity issue of ordinary shares to raise approximately NZ$50 million;

THL Announces Increased Investment In Australian Business

thl is tripling its investment in fleet and facilities for its Australian rentals business during the 2010 calendar year - from the original budget of A$13M to A$40M.

THL Makes Staff Payment After Improvement In Trading Results

thl has today announced that it will make a one-off staff payment equivalent to 1.5 percent of each employee's annual wages or salary.

The payment, to be made in early March, will coincide with the lifting of a wage and salary freeze across the group.

Bonus Bonds To Deliver Gift To Kiwi Babies Born On Its 40th Birthday

Bonus Bonds To Deliver Gift To Kiwi Babies Born On Its 40th Birthday

Bonus Bonds announced today it will celebrate its 40th birthday by offering a gift of $100 in Bonus Bonds to every baby born in New Zealand on 5 March 2010.

Mercer Announces New Managing Director For Australia/New Zealand

Mercer Announces New Managing Director For Australia/New Zealand

Peter Promnitz to focus on leadership for Asia Pacific region

David Anderson appointed as Managing Director and Market Leader for Australia/ New Zealand

US retirement and outsourcing industry expert, Sandy McCarthy, to lead Outsourcing business in Asia Pacific

Research Finds 60% Of New Zealanders Are Financially Stressed And Many Face An Uncertain Retirement

While many New Zealanders are now generally optimistic about the outlook for the economy and believe it has recovered from its vulnerable position during the height of the global financial crisis (GFC); three in five are under financial stress (66 per cent of women compared to 55 per cent of men)