What's the latest in Business Time?

17:32, Dec 16 2012


A new appointment, an ERA payout and a multi-million dollar profit all feature in this week's Business Time.

* Manawatu theatre identity Martin Carr has been appointed as the new general manager of operations at Fleetwise. The Palmerston North-based company is New Zealand’s only certified ‘‘carbon zero’’ vehicle fleet management business.

* Palmerston North Street Van is setting up a new op shop, at 62 Manawatu St. The official opening date is January 7. Anyone wanting to help at the op shop can call Adrian or Sheree on 356 3337.

* Two former Pridex Kitchens employees will be paid $5000 in costs, an Employment Relations Authority release states. The two employees were awarded $3000 each in a judgment again Pridex, but the parties could not agree on legal costs. The ERA said Pridex had to pay costs to the two complainants.

* Aotearoa Fisheries, which owns Palmerston North processing company Prepared Foods Ltd, has announced an annual profit of $17.1 million for the year ended September 30. Aotearoa also paid out dividends of $54 per share, to a total of $6.8m.

■ Send business news to editor@msl.co.nz (with Business Time in the subject line) or call reporter Jono Galuszka on 355 8807.


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