Dene Mackenzie

English expects high NZ uptake

Finance Minister Bill English is pinning his hopes for majority New Zealand ownership of state-owned asset shares on the amount of money New Zealand investors and funds have in their accounts.

Ex-Dunedin man buys development

Alistair Jeffery, the founder and chairman of Bluestone Group announced yesterday he had bought the troubled Bendemeer Development, near Lake Hayes.

Telecom investors rattled by announcements

Telecom investors appeared spooked by announcements coming out yesterday regarding the change of leadership, separation details, the shares going ex-dividend and a credit rating update.

Telecom appoints three women to board

Telecom appoints three women to board

Telecom has risen to the recent challenge by NZX chief executive Mark Weldon to include more women on boards of listed companies by appointing three to the board of New Chorus.

Bendemeer buyer explains vision

Bendemeer buyer explains vision

Former Dunedin man Alistair Jeffery yesterday announced that he was the successful purchaser of the multimillion-dollar Bendemeer Development, near Lake Hayes.

Depositors remaining loyal to Heartland

Heartland New Zealand retail depositors continued to demonstrate strong loyalty, group treasurer Craig Stephen said yesterday.

Telecom split approved by minister

Telecom split approved by minister

The Government yesterday gave Telecom approval to split its assets after structural separation, described by Communications Minister Steven Joyce as the first major step in the proposed demerger process.

Totally on the mark with deal

Totally on the mark with deal

Mark Quickfall, one of Queenstown's most recognisable tourism operators, is taking a step back from the day-to-day running of his Totally Tourism portfolio of tourism brands.

Goodman Fielder earnings down in challenging economic conditions

Challenging economic conditions in both Australia and New Zealand have hurt the trading operations of listed food company Goodman Fielder in the year ended June 30.

Labour MP Curran turns the bloggers on herself

Labour MP Curran turns the bloggers on herself

Just when I have been anxiously looking forward to election campaign participants becoming more active on Twitter, an exchange took place last week among forces of the Left that was better than anticipated.