Dene Mackenzie

NZOG to run panel

New Zealand Oil and Gas, which has been testing for hydrocarbons off the coast of Otago, plans on establishing a regional community panel to develop a ''deeper relationship'', chief executive Andrew Knight says.

Record not quite what it seems

Record not quite what it seems

This week, the NZX50 rose above 5000 points for the first time.

Plan must be tested, Woodhouse says

Plan must be tested, Woodhouse says

Immigration Minister and Dunedin-based list MP Michael Woodhouse is not convinced AgResearch has yet made its case for shifting scientists from Invermay to Lincoln.

GBD to pay share of costs

GBD to pay share of costs

Golden Block Developments, a private investment company and half-owner of the Penrose Building, will pay its share of the redevelopment to accommodate the expanded Fisher and Paykel Appliances workforce.

Warehouse Group branching out into finance

Warehouse Group branching out into finance

The move by The Warehouse Group to become a leading retail finance company made more sense than some of its previous strategic decisions, Forsyth Barr broker Suzanne Kinnaird said yesterday.

Retail margins still tight for The Warehouse

Tighter retail margins cut into Big Red retailer The Warehouse's earnings for the six months ended January 26, company reports released yesterday show.

Record Briscoe profit of $186m

Bulk store retailer Briscoe Group has reported a record profit for the year ended January 26 in what managing director Rod Duke described as a challenging market for many retailers.

Lyttelton meeting the competition

Lyttelton meeting the competition

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch was meeting the competition generated by Port of Tauranga by developing a second inland port at Rolleston, Craigs Investment Partners broker Greg Easton said yesterday.

Nationally, house listings eased in February

House listings eased last month on a seasonally adjusted basis, the New Zealand Property report shows.

Merit seen in opening up ownership

Merit seen in opening up ownership

Lifting the ownership restrictions on Qantas above 49% would not be all bad for the Australian national airline, Craigs Investments Partner broker Peter McIntyre said yesterday.