General insurer Tower reported a ''tidy profit'' for the six
months ended March, at the top end of the guidance provided
earlier this month, Forsyth Barr broker Andrew Rooney said
The rural broadband levy included in Budget 2015 has been
decried by both Labour ICT spokeswoman Clare Curran and the
The week ahead will be a busy one for corporate news but
Fonterra's initial payout forecast for the 2015-16 season,
due mid-week, should take centre stage.
Demanding guidance provided by Methven disappointed brokers
yesterday, despite the tapware maker lifting its operating
profit for the year ended March by 12.4%.
Auckland Airport has again impressed commentators with its
latest monthly traffic updates.
Auckland Airport warned yesterday the Government's decision
to implement a passenger levy of $22 for a return
international trip could impact on New Zealand's
competitiveness as a tourist destination.
Comvita comfortably exceeded the company's earlier forecasts
when it reported record earnings for the year ended March.
Net migration remained strong in April and the net 4740 gain
was just shy of the average of the preceding six months of
The number of newspaper job advertisements lifted by 5.5% in
April as the series continued to gradually recover from a
near 30% fall in January, the ANZ Job Ads series shows.
Finance Minister Bill English pulled off a masterstroke in
more roadtests & reviews
search cars for sale
Submit your news & photos - Login or
Opinion? Have your say - Login or Register
event or notice
Add a photo
Make ODT my
Otago Daily Times print and digital edition, The
Star - Dunedin, The News - Central Otago, The
Ensign - Gore, Southland Express -
Invercargill, Southern Rural Life - Otago and
Southland, The Courier - Timaru, Courier Country - Canterbury and
West Coast, Queenstown Times - Queenstown, Mountain Scene -
Queenstown, The Oamaru Mail - Oamaru, The
Greymouth Star - Greymouth, Hokitika Guardian - Hokitika,
West Coast Messenger - West Coast, The Ashburton Courier -
Ashburton, The News - North Canterbury, Extra! schools
Times South Canterbury