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Archive for May, 2015

Supplement maker Promisia plans US launch after trial

Article – BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) – Promisia Integrative, which sells a dietary supplement to treat painful joint conditions like arthritis, is about to launch into the US market and test its product on dogs after positive preliminary results from its first human … Read more »

Artists and events supported by Creative Communities

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Young people in the Hutt Valley are set to benefit from a series of opportunities ranging from a project teaching traditional Maori carving in Wainuiomata to a film-making workshop focused on sustainability thanks to the success of local art groups in the … Read more »

Bay making the most of the strong NZ dollar

Press Release – Flight Centre

NZ dollar has gone from strength to strength and people in the Bay are making the most of competitive exchange rates Read more »

Computer Power Plus Media Release

Press Release – Computer Power Plus

Tattoos, rock music and a hero to remote schools in Fiji – dispelling the myth of the ‘computer nerd’ Read more »

German team arrives in Christchurch ahead of FIFA Cup

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Councillor Yani Johanson greets FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 Germany team captain Kevin Akpoguma at Christchurch International Airport today. Read more »

Matty Ma is again New Zealand’s best

Press Release – Harcourts

For a phenomenal third consecutive year Matty Ma of Harcourts Albany has been crowned the top sales consultant in New Zealand, marketing across rural, residential, development and commercial properties. Read more »

UPDATE: FMA gives NZX clean bill of health on oversight

Article – BusinessDesk

May 26 (BusinessDesk) – For the first time in four years the Financial Markets Authority has given New Zealands markets operator, NZX, a clean bill of health in the way it has met its statutory obligations to run the markets in a fair, orderly and transparent … Read more »

UPDATE: Tower shares gain on dividend, 1H earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

May 26 (BusinessDesk) – Tower shares rose to a month-high after the general insurer hiked its interim dividend and confirmed an on-market share buyback after lifting first-half earnings 36 percent on rising premiums and fewer claims. Read more »

TOWER delivers strong underlying earnings

Press Release – Tower Insurance

TOWER delivers strong underlying earnings and confirms capital management TOWER has today reported a 36.4% increase in general insurance underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) to $17.9 million for the six months ended 31 March 2015. TOWERs reported … Read more »

FMA gives NZX clean bill of health for over regulation

Article – BusinessDesk

May 26 (BusinessDesk) – The Financial Markets Authority has given New Zealand’s markets operator, NZX, the thumbs up for the way it has complied with statutory obligations to run the markets in a fair, orderly and transparent way and for the first time … Read more »

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