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Wood Processors Endorse Minister's Statement

Wood Processors Endorse Minister's Statement

8 December 2008 - Non-load-bearing timber must not be used for load-bearing purposes says the Wood Processors Association which represents 80% of New Zealand's saw mill production .

NZOG Delighted With Elevation To Top 15 Index

NZOG Delighted With Elevation To Top 15 Index

8 December 2008 - New Zealand Oil & Gas Ltd says its elevation to the NZX15 index is welcome recognition of the company's strong growth and performance.

20% Deposit - Is This The End For The First Time Buyer?

20% Deposit - Is This The End For The First Time Buyer?

8 DECEMBER 2008 - Should the First Time Buyer (FTB) wait because they don't have a 20% deposit? "NOT AT ALL!" says Cottle, a Mortgage Adviser & Managing Director of Sable Mortgages in Auckland.

Scarce Industrial Land Available On Outskirts Of Christchurch

Scarce Industrial Land Available On Outskirts Of Christchurch

8 December 2008 - Highly sought after industrial land is now available in the new Selwyn Business Park subdivision at Rolleston, 20 minutes from Christchurch on State Highway 1.

NZ Businesses Need To Plan Ahead To Avoid Christmas Cash Flow Crunch

NZ Businesses Need To Plan Ahead To Avoid Christmas Cash Flow Crunch

8 December 2008 - Christmas is one of the most difficult times for businesses when it comes to cash flow. As well as having to invest in extra marketing, stock, and freight, the festive season also sees a rise in overtime, a big jump in leave payments and extra labour bills for casual staff.

Mobiles And Broadband Reduce Environmental Impact & Improve Productivity

Mobiles And Broadband Reduce Environmental Impact & Improve Productivity

8 December 2008 - ShapeNZ poll reveals quality of life improved by telecommunications

Kiwis believe they are more productive at work and have less of an impact on the environment as a result of mobile phones and broadband at home.

One Plan - Land Chapter Disappointment

One Plan - Land Chapter Disappointment

5 December 2008 - Federated Farmers told the One Plan hearing panel in Palmerston North today that farmers had been hopeful, but were disappointed with Horizons' unwillingness to comprise on the Land Chapter of the plan.

OfficeMax's Green Dream A Commercial Reality

OfficeMax's Green Dream A Commercial Reality

5 December 2008 - Today OfficeMax officially opens its environmentally friendly and sustainable head office and distribution centre at Highbrook Business Park, Manukau.

Wool Market Hit By Poor Consumer Demand

5 DECEMBER 2008 - New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd reports prices at today's auction of 14,965 bales of North Island wool, in Napier, saw sharp price reductions, despite a favourable currency factor.

Corporate Responsibility Key To Future Business Success

5 December 2008 - Ethical behaviour and business sustainability through planned corporate responsibility programmes are essential to future business success, New Zealand Post Group Chief Executive John Allen said today.