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Resource Management Proposals A Boost For Business

Resource Management Proposals A Boost For Business

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the proposed Resource Management Act reforms announced by the government today.

"The cost and uncertainty brought about by the RMA has been a real obstacle to business investment," said Chamber CEO, Charles Finny.

Power Blackout An Untimely Blow For Business

Power Blackout An Untimely Blow For Business

Today's power blackout across Auckland's eastern suburbs could not have come at a worse time for business, says Cameron Brewer, head of the Newmarket Business Association.

South Island Takes A Hit

South Island Takes A Hit

3 February 2009 - Deloitte South Island Index for December 2008 quarter released South Island listed companies have not been immune from the bumpy downhill slide experienced by most financial markets, according to the fourth 2008 Deloitte South Island Index issued today.

Fonterra Offers 7.75% P.a. Minimum In Retail Bond Offer

Fonterra Offers 7.75% P.a. Minimum In Retail Bond Offer

3 February 2009 - Fonterra Co-operative Group announced today it is offering retail investors a minimum interest rate of 7.75% per annum, paid quarterly, on an issue of six year fixed rate unsecured senior bonds.

Kiwi Dairy Farmers Better Off Investing Offshore

Kiwi Dairy Farmers Better Off Investing Offshore

3 February 2009 - With the New Zealand dairy payout plunging, accountancy firm Staples Rodway advises farmers they could achieve better returns investing in Russia.

The Interface Financial Group Helps Specialist Car Company, Custom Rods

The Interface Financial Group Helps Specialist Car Company, Custom Rods

Custom Rods, a South Auckland based company which specialises in creating premium quality, bespoke cars, has turned to invoice discounting to help build a unique Hot Rod car.

PGG Wrightson Launches Online Livestock Trading Platform

PGG Wrightson Launches Online Livestock Trading Platform

2 February 2009 - New Zealand's leading provider of services to the rural sector, PGG Wrightson Limited, is bringing e-commerce to the rural sector with the first specialist auction website for livestock trading.

Hyundai Debuts New Technology At World's Largest Electronics Show

Hyundai Debuts New Technology At World's Largest Electronics Show

2 February 2009 - Hyundai show cased some of its newest infotainment technologies at its debut at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Meat & Wool New Zealand Welcomes New Wool Venture

Meat & Wool New Zealand Welcomes New Wool Venture

2 February 2009 - The recent announcement by Elders Rural Holdings Limited (Elders NZ) to launch a new venture to increase profitability for New Zealand strong wool has been welcomed by Meat & Wool New Zealand Chairman, Mike Petersen.

Meridian Development Programme To Boost Economy, Employment

Meridian Development Programme To Boost Economy, Employment

2 February 2009 - State-owned power company Meridian Energy is set to provide a major boost to economic activity and local employment as its billion dollar-plus development programme gathers pace.