MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Summerset, Metlifecare, Comvita falls after flagging poor season

Fri 23 Feb

New Zealand shares rose as Summerset Group beat its full-year guidance and revealed a big uplift in net tangible assets, stoking optimism Metlifecare will show a similar improvement 

Comvita chief executive Scott Coulter says the weather has turned since the honey producer last updated the market.

Comvita expects short-term pain from new honey definition

Fri 23 Feb

China joint venture looking good for Tauranga-based honey maker.

Steven Joyce and Mark Mitchell join Simon Bridges, Amy Adams and Judith Collins in the competition for the National party leadership.

Latecomers to leadership contest rubbish talk of generational change

Fri 23 Feb

Steven Joyce and Mark Mitchell say it's all about the right person for the job. Watch Grant Walker's interviews with both men.

DON'T WASTE MONEY: Communications Minister Clare Curran should save the government $500,000

Why do we need a government CTO?

Fri 23 Feb

Opinion: What the industry wants, led by some 20 bodies, is for the government to support its efforts.

NZ Super Fund chief executive Adrian Orr thinks carbon is mispriced globally.

NZ Super Fund grilled on ethical investments, CEO pay

Fri 23 Feb

Super Fund swaps $1 billion of assets to get out of carbon.

Summerset chief executive Julian Cook says Australia presents good opportunity for growth.

Summerset investigates Australian launch

Fri 23 Feb

The company looks to expand over the ditch.


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