Simon Hartley

Ryman Healthcare goes from strength to strength

Ryman Healthcare - which has doubled its asset base in the past four years - has booked a record half-year profit.

Otago shows strong economic activity gain

Otago has posted the largest quarterly gain in economic activity of any region in the country, its strongest quarterly result since June 2010.

US growth major issue

US growth major issue

Cloud-based accounting company Xero has booked a 76% boost to paying customers globally, softening an expected $24.5 million loss for its half-year trading to September.

Aquaculture delivers in tough fishing year

Sanford, which holds 23% of the country's fishery quota, has had a tough year but eked out a 10% gain in booking a $22.3 million profit.

Society purchases historic 'Fitz'

Society purchases historic 'Fitz'

Getting philosophical over a pint just got easier for the Dunedin Theosophical Society, which has bought the historic Fitzroy Hotel in Hillside Rd, in South Dunedin.

Gains for Moa but half-year loss also

Gains for Moa but half-year loss also

Brewer Moa has booked increased revenue and beer-sale gains of, respectively, 70% and 90% but posted a more than $3 million half-year loss.

Arvida Group launches $80m IPO

Arvida Group launches $80m IPO

Retirement village operator Arvida Group has launched an $80 million initial public offering (IPO) in a bid to become the country's fourth largest retirement operator.

Cheaper oil likely to stay

Cheaper oil likely to stay

The plunge in global oil prices to almost four-year lows - below $US80 ($NZ100.62) per barrel and New Zealand's cheapest fuel in 18 months - appears set to continue.

Softening gold price sets off alarm bells

Softening gold price sets off alarm bells

Investors and gold producers alike are becoming nervous as the global price of gold continues to soften in the face of the strengthening US dollar.

Persistence paying off for NZOG

Persistence paying  off for NZOG

Perseverance with the decades-old offshore Kupe oil and gas field in Taranaki is providing the blueprint for New Zealand Oil & Gas' expanding exploration programme.