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Merger will see Christchurch company expand its global range

Friday, 4 October 2019, 8:44 am | Convergence

Christchurch-based exporter Garra International will merge with global trading company KIT International creating a joint venture, with a combined turnover in excess of NZ$350 million taking New Zealand and international primary produce to the world. More >>

Council support for water scheme

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 10:43 am | Convergence

The management team and farmer-shareholders behind a regional irrigation scheme centred on the Hawarden and Waikari communities have renewed confidence in the future of the scheme with the announcement of early support from Hurunui District Council ... More >>

'High Priestess of Health & Beauty' Dies in Canterbury Home

Monday, 28 November 2016, 1:04 pm | Convergence

Award-winning writer, broadcaster and teacher Leslie Kenton wrote more than 40 books on health, beauty and personal development – many of them bestsellers. She conceived the original Origins skincare product range for Estée Lauder, was a consultant to ... More >>

Hurunui Water Project Moving Forward

Friday, 9 September 2016, 12:20 pm | Convergence

Hurunui Water Project’s recent fund-raising drive has been successful, allowing the project to proceed with its next phase to bring the $180million scheme closer to construction. More >>

Investment Announced for ‘Brilliant Curriculum’ School

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 3:43 pm | Convergence

The founder of one of New Zealand’s most globally successful outdoors companies, Macpac, today announced the Holistic Education Trust’s development of a new $2.5 million land site for independent school Seven Oaks. More >>

Property boom stretching legal teams

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 10:33 am | Convergence

Law firms are struggling to keep up with the booming commercial property market, with signs of skill shortages emerging, a recruitment specialist says. More >>

New Zealanders urged to say ‘no’ to dangerous microbeads

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 10:43 am | Convergence

An international Christchurch-based supplement and skincare company supports the Ministry for the Environment’s focus on the damaging use of plastic microbeads, and is encouraging New Zealanders not to purchase or use personal care and consumer ... More >>

Centenary commemoration to honour ‘Marquette’ nurses

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 10:36 am | Convergence

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the HMT Marquette after it was torpedoed by a German U-boat attack in the Aegean Sea on 23 October 1915, during World War I. More >>

MBA students to unlock U.S market for Kiwi tech company

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 9:23 am | Convergence

Stellar Library, a cloud-based document management system for iPads, has partnered with five MBA students from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Anderson School of Management to fast track its international expansion into the U.S market. More >>

Online searches miss ‘invisible’ candidates

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 9:38 am | Convergence

Media Release 6 August 2015 Online searches miss ‘invisible’ candidates Businesses that rely solely on online recruitment could be significantly shrinking their candidate pool, warns specialist recruitment firm Convergence Partners. The growing use of ... More >>

NZ's largest consented industrial park opens a new area

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 9:35 am | Convergence

New Zealand’s largest fully consented industrial park, Izone at Rolleston, has launched the next planned stage of its 180ha development two years ahead of schedule. More >>

Housing boom spreads south of the Bombay border

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 3:42 pm | Convergence

Skyrocketing house prices mean Aucklanders’ can no longer ignore happenings south of the Bombay Hills, as competitive house and land packages spark a population explosion ‘south of the border.’ More >>

Teen’s Start-up Snapped up by Crown Entity

Monday, 4 May 2015, 2:47 pm | Convergence

A teen entrepreneur sure to stay in the spotlight has sold his first start-up to a crown entity. More >>

Careers New Zealand Purchases Motivational Website

Monday, 4 May 2015, 2:46 pm | Convergence

Careers New Zealand announced today that it has purchased OOMPHER – a motivational website of interviews with high profile and successful New Zealanders. More >>

Threat to New Zealand waterways prompts microbead ban

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 12:28 pm | Convergence

A multimillion dollar Kiwi supplement and skincare company is calling on the New Zealand government to prohibit the use of plastic microbeads in all personal care and consumer products. More >>

Stellar Library of NZ at world’s largest IT trade fair

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 4:31 pm | Convergence

Stellar Library, a cloud-based document management system for iPads, is heading to Interop, the world’s largest annual trade fair for information technology (IT). More >>

Taupo home incorporates mobility needs into design

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 12:34 pm | Convergence

When building their Taupo holiday home, Rochelle and Dean Jones had one goal in mind – it had to be adaptable to meet the physical needs of family and friends. A lift was installed, entrances and hallways were made wider and level-entry showers ... More >>

Christchurch development boosted by new company

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 11:27 am | Convergence

Quality commercial and residential development in Christchurch has been boosted by a newly-formed company, the NewUrban Group. More >>

NZ’s Next Top Sausage winner announced

Monday, 29 September 2014, 12:27 pm | Convergence

Porirua resident Amy Sok (30) has been crowned as the winner of New Zealand’s Next Top Sausage competition, with her ‘Sticky Ginger Beef’ creation. More >>

Rare birds making a comeback on the Ashley River

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 10:06 am | Convergence

Fourteen years of protection, public education and study is paying off for rare and threatened birds on the Ashley-Rakahuri River, with numbers increasing for some core braided river species. In his report to the recent annual meeting of the Ashley-Rakahuri ... More >>

 

 

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