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Scientist Elected As PSA President

Scientist Elected As PSA President

Christchurch-based scientist Paula Scholes has been elected president of the Public Service Association.

American Investment Earns Fonterra Supreme Award

American Investment Earns Fonterra Supreme Award
Auckland, 25 September 2008 Investment trumped import and export successes to win the Supreme Award at the AmCham-UPS Success & Innovation Awards last night at Auckland’s Hyatt Hotel, as New Zealand’s largest company, Fonterra, were named Investor of the Year and the Supreme Winner.

Kiwibank Raises Capital

Kiwibank Raises Capital

24 September 2008 - Kiwibank has successfully raised $60 million this week through an unsecured subordinated bond issue.

Kiwibank intends using the bond proceeds to augment its capital base and support further expansion and growth.

Still Fighting For Bees

24 September 2008 - Chairman of Federated Farmers Bees, John Hartnell says today's announcement by MAF Biosecurity New Zealand confirming the revoking of all movement controls associated with the varroa bee mite is disappointing but not unexpected.

Digi Releases Mesh Networking Protocol Optimized For Battery Powered Networks

Digi Releases Mesh Networking Protocol Optimized For Battery Powered Networks

MINNETONKA, Minn., Sept. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ --

Digimesh(TM) Now Available on Xbee(R) Wireless Modules Along with Existing Zigbee(R), IEEE 802.15.4, and Proprietary Long Range Options

Europeans Soon To Share Kiwi Author's "secrets Of Website Persuasion"

24 September 2008 - European business people are about to be let in on the "Secrets of Website Persuasion" thanks to a deal that will see New Zealand businessman David Kelly's book of that name distributed in Britain, mainland Europe and Scandinavia.

Energy Strategy Progress Report Pointless

24 September 2008 - "The self-congratulation by the Minister of Energy today when releasing the initial six month progress report on the New Zealand Energy Strategy is pointless," said Ralph Matthes, Executive Director of the Major Electricity Users' Group (MEUG).

Fonterra Announces 2007/08 Final Payout And Revised 08/09 Payout Forecast

Fonterra Announces 2007/08 Final Payout And Revised 08/09 Payout Forecast

Fonterra Co-operative Group has announced a final payout of $7.90 per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS) for the 2007/08 season, comprising a milk price of $7.59 per kgMS and a value return of 31 cents per kgMS.

Women Consumers Making Presence Felt In Online Space With Frequency Of Shopping: Mastercard

Women Shoppers Make Up 57% of Frequent Online Shoppers

Todd Energy Winner In Taranaki Onshore Permit Round

Todd Energy is pleased to announce it has been awarded the largest amount of acreage of all the bidders in the round of onshore permits allocated in the Taranaki region.