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NZ Business Times December 14 2001

Friday, 14 December 2001, 9:58 am | NZ Business Times

In a year in which cheap bids have been the order of play on the stock exchange, anger is growing that another iconic New Zealand company will potentially be snatched away from investors at a knock-down price. Institutional fund managers and analysts ... More >>

Headlines From The NZ Business Times Friday Nov 30

Friday, 30 November 2001, 10:04 am | NZ Business Times

Associate Education Minister Maharey Jumped The Gun Page 1 Associate Education Minister Steve Maharey publicly vilified a privately-owned education provider, even though his own min More >>

Headlines from the NZ Business Times Fri 23 Nov

Friday, 23 November 2001, 9:18 am | NZ Business Times

Briscoe Group managing director Rod Duke is happy to go shopping with Australian retail guru Gerry Harvey ­ but he is drawing the line at buying a block of land with him. This means property investment is out for the Briscoe Group, but using some ... More >>

Headlines From The NZ Business Times Nov. 16

Friday, 16 November 2001, 9:24 am | NZ Business Times

The Bank of New Zealand is set for a shake-up, with uncompromising management consultants McKinsey & Co scrutinising the bank¹s operations The McKinsey project, dubbed ³Positioning for Growth², will look at all aspects of the group¹s operations, and ... More >>

Headlines From The NZ Business Times

Friday, 9 November 2001, 10:33 am | NZ Business Times

The Commerce Commission is investigating allegations of collusion during a tender of lucrative Auckland City Council rubbish disposal contracts earlier this year. The Commerce Commission probe comes as Auckland City Council also faces a multi-million ... More >>

New Zealand Business Times October 26

Friday, 26 October 2001, 7:49 am | NZ Business Times

A government research group has warned that up to $1 billion in foreign investment is at stake as Prime Minister Helen Clark considers the future of genetic engineering in New Zealand. Several New Zealand companies and organisations have already made ... More >>

New Zealand Business Times Headlines - Oct 19

Friday, 19 October 2001, 10:04 am | NZ Business Times

The funds management industry is facing a cash crunch, as investors put the brakes on new investment following terrorism attacks and the fear of global recession. The net flow of cash into managed funds has slowed to virtually zero and could turn negative, ... More >>

NZ Business Times Headlines – Oct 12

Friday, 12 October 2001, 9:21 am | NZ Business Times

The chief executive of Qantas Airways, Geoff Dixon, says his company¹s offer for Air New Zealand still stands but said it is not inevitable that New Zealand¹s national carrier will wind up owned by its Australian rival. Amid another week of dramatic ... More >>

Headlines from the New Zealand Business

Friday, 5 October 2001, 8:51 am | NZ Business Times

Lion Nathan might have lost the battle for Montana but it is making sure that its vanquisher, British liquor giant Allied Domecq, does not forget it too easily. In a week which saw Lion take vital steps towards realising its wine strategy, announcing ... More >>

NZ Business Times Headlines

Friday, 28 September 2001, 9:08 am | NZ Business Times

Disgruntled United Video franchisees faced more troubles this week with the company announcing it has sold the business ­ including franchise agreements ­ to former shareholder and director of the chain, Bill McPartland. Neither the existing owners, ... More >>

New Zealand Business Times Headlines

Friday, 21 September 2001, 10:26 am | NZ Business Times

Internet service pioneer Ihug has abandoned another high-profile entertainment partnership, as it strives to make money from its core internet and broadband communication activities. Ihug has bailed out of its controlling shareholding in New Zealand¹s largest video ... More >>

Headlines from the New Zealand Business Times

Friday, 31 August 2001, 9:18 am | NZ Business Times

Sir Ron Brierley, New Zealand¹s most recognised investor, says this country¹s stock exchange can no longer survive in isolation and should merge with its Australian counterpart. ³For the first time ever, I¹d have to say that there is a question of ... More >>