Category: Interest Pieces

Analysts’ views divided over Fletcher results

Shane Solly of Harbour Asset Management expressed satisfaction with the result but Grant Swanepoel of Craigs Investment Partners took a much dimmer approach. Solly said: “This is the strategy the team has been working on for a while and a sign of the business getting back on an even keel.”

Government yet to fill gap in infrastructure pipeline

As projects such as Auckland’s northern and southern corridor improvements, the Waikato Expressway, Peka Peka to Otaki and Transmission Gully wind down, these should be replaced by the next wave. But the only major NZTA projects confirmed so far were the $360m SH1 Papakura to Bombay improvements and the Manawatu Gorge Replacement, with a much […]

You’re making your home hotter

According to experts, it’s best to turn off home ventilation systems when it’s hot. These devices can be useful in winter, when they push the warm air from the roof throughout the house, but in summer they could be blowing hot air from the ceiling cavity into your living space.