Archive | 2003

U: The names behind the action, week to 27 April 2003

Names, connections, 2+2

This page contains a mixture of property and other information, company formation, the down side of business, market bits & pieces, probably fairly cryptic and rushed.

The weekly Snapshots tend to contain formal information, while other stories on the website are generally structured. U will contain snippets, less often from formal sources, maybe unstructured and incomplete.

24 April 2003

Tardus Enterprises Ltd (Malcolm Bayly, also Jam Developments Ltd) went into liquidation as a solvent company on 16 April, appointing Bryan Williams (Bryan Williams & Associates) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Monday 12 May.

Inland Revenue applied on 24 February to wind up Walker Equipment NZ Ltd (Steven Rayne). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 1 May at 10.45am. Mr Rayne is also a director of Jacob Crushing & Screening Ltd, Walker Equipment Hire Ltd, Recycling & Recovery Ltd, Fern Valley Ltd and BRSR Ltd, and a former director of Coastal Shipping Ltd and LT Walker Equipment Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 14 February to wind upThe Glade Trustees (Epsom) Ltd (Ronald Emshoff). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 1 May at 10.45am. Mr Emshoff, a longtime residential property investor & developer, is also a director of Proprietas Enterprises Ltd and Gorton Properties Ltd, and a former director of Arcadia Investments No 5 Ltd, Victoria Bay Trustees Ltd and Barrona Development Trustees Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 24 February to wind up Amalgamated Securities Ltd (Suren Sharma). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 1 May at 10.45am. Suren Sharma is also director of Sharma Properties Ltd, Sovereign Investment & Finance Ltd, Metropolis Investments Ltd, Mutual Trust Properties Ltd, Global Link Ventures Ltd, Carpark 80 Ltd (in liquidation), NZ Realties Investments Ltd, Parkview Projects Ltd, Australasian Investments Pty Ltd, Pannive Nominees Ltd, Supersizes Ltd, NZ Serviced Carparks Ltd, Metropolitan Trust Ltd, Watt Companies Ltd, Cannon Corp Ltd, NZ Body Corporate Ltd, Mathison Holdings Ltd, Suisse International Ltd, NZ Serviced Penthouses Ltd, Metropolis Car Parking Ltd (in receivership & liquidation), Leisure Lodge Marketing Ltd, Landtrust Investments Ltd, Beresford Apartments Ltd and Victoria Street Apartments Ltd, and a former director of Waiau Properties Ltd, NZ Serviced Accommodation/Apartments Ltd, Asian Accommodation Ltd, New York Deli & Gourmet Meats Ltd, Realties Ltd and Island Real Estate 2001 Ltd.

John Vague & Graeme McDonald (McDonald Vague) were appointed on 17 April as receivers of Chances Ltd (Philip Sentch, also director of Northern Investments Group Ltd, Challenging Holdings Ltd, Cyclops Holdings Ltd and Chances Management/Wairau Ltd. Former director Marcus Friedlander was bankrupted on 2 April (report, U column 13 April) after failing to win support for a debt compromise scheme.

Inland Revenue applied on 3 March to wind up Premium Blasting Ltd (Rocky Davis). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 8 May at 10.45am.

AA Guides Ltd applied on 24 February to wind up The Cuisine Market Management Ltd (Andrew Seccombe). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 8 May at 10.45am. Mr Seccombe is also director of Launch Direct Ltd. The Cuisine Market Management Ltd has a head lease on the 1349m² retail area of the AGC building, a Symphony Group redevelopment of the old City Markets in the Viaduct Basin, which is 1 of the 2 buildings the promoters put in last year’s Paramount Property Trust float. Symphony Properties Ltd (Chris Minty, Robin Congreve) has guaranteed Cuisine Market Management’s lease obligations. The lease runs to October 2006 with a 6-year renewal right.

Timothy Fitzgerald applied on 1 April to wind up United Realty Ltd, The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court in June. The company of that name at that date changed its name on 23 April to B Nora Ltd (director Kevin Varney). Mr Varney established a new company called United Realty Ltd the same day.

Inland Revenue applied on 24 February to wind up Harts Lifecare Ltd (part of the collapsed Harts group of Queensland accountant Steven Hart, who is still listed as director). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 8 May at 10.45am.

Crane Distribution (NZ) Ltd applied on 28 March to wind up AKE Ltd (Mark Angus). The application will be heard in the Wellington High Court on Monday 5 May at 10am. AKE was called Angus Kenson Electrical (2000) Ltd until 20 November 2002. Mr Angus is also director of Ventilation Solutions Ltd, Swingtime Ltd, On To It Trade Services Ltd, Angus Kenson Ltd, Useful Purposes (No 2) Ltd, Kernal Investments Ltd, MWA Holdings/Contracting Ltd, Heat-Vent Solutions Ltd (in receivership), WMG Investments Ltd, Environmental Electronics Ltd, On-To-It IP Ltd and Angus Kenson Contracting Ltd.

Laurie Chilcott & Peter Chatfield (Smith Chilcott Bertelsen Harry) were appointed on 17 April as receivers of Ace Marketing Ltd (Peter Belcher, also Ever Lasting Scene NZ Ltd, in liquidation, and formerly of High Flyer Charters Ltd and Creative Brand Products Ltd).

22 April 2003

Valentines Dominion Road Ltd (Jane Taylor & Keith Routledge) went into liquidation on 16 April, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Monday 19 May. Ms Taylor is also a director of Valentines Rotorua (2000) Ltd. Mr Routledge is also a director of Franchise Formats Ltd, Petone Holdings Ltd, The Big Easy Coffee Co Ltd and Sierra Franchise Systems Ltd, and a former director of Averill Holdings Ltd, Valentines Restaurant & Bar (NZ) Ltd, Restaurant Investments Ltd, Southern Holdings Ltd, in liquidation, and Valentines Main North Road Ltd. A related company, Petone Investments Ltd (Geoffrey MacRae & Marina Grace) went into liquidation on 31 March.
U column, 6 April 2003: Macrae of Valentines’ Petone Investments folds

Newmarket Investments Ltd (Anthony Morgan & James Douglas) went into liquidation as a solvent company on 17 April, appointing Laurie Chilcott & Peter Chatfield (Smith Chilcott Bertelsen Harry) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Monday 12 May. Mr Morgan is a former director of The NZ Guardian Trust Co Ltd and The National Property Trust Holdings Ltd and other trust companies, and Mr Douglas a current director of a similar batch.

21 April 2003

Thurston Mechanical Ltd, which went into liquidation on 9 April, had receivers appointed on 15 April under a debenture dated 15 December 1994. Receivers are Kerryn Downey & Bruce Gemmell (KPMG Auckland & Christchurch). Liquidators are David Crichton & Keiran Horne (Crichton Horne & Associates, Christchurch). Thurston Mechanical (directors Murray Thurston, also Thurston Consulting Ltd, & Peter Hawkins) traded as TML Air Conditioning.

Oakland Construction Ltd (Peter White) went into liquidation on 16 April, appointing John Vague & John Whittfield (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 30 May. Mr White is also director of Tahara Developments Ltd, Jennian Homes East Auckland Ltd, Oakland Ceilings Ltd, Eaglen Ltd, Luke Developments Ltd and Bayview Road Ltd, which is in liquidation.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 31 August 2003

Names, connections, 2+2

This page contains a mixture of property and other information, company formation, the down side of business, market bits & pieces, probably fairly cryptic and rushed.

The weekly Snapshots tend to contain formal information, while other stories on the website are generally structured. U will contain snippets, less often from formal sources, maybe unstructured and incomplete.

30 August 2003

Elders Finance Ltd applied on 8 August to wind up Jackson Residential Ltd (Stuart Jackson). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 9 October at 10am. Elders has also filed a bankruptcy notice against Mr Jackson, seeking just under $600,000 in debt repayment. Mr Jackson was director of a string of companies which have been wound up – Budget Homes Ltd, Exclusive Developments Ltd, Lifestyle Investments NZ Ltd, and Jackson/Langana Construction Ltd. He remains listed as a director of Jackson Residential/Property Group Ltd, Combes Trustee Co Ltd, Bassett Properties Ltd, Fulham Holdings Ltd, SKJ Ltd, Terra Firma Properties Ltd and Tasman Pacific Investments Ltd (the last 2 incorporated on 29 April).

Inland Revenue applied on 30 June to wind up Maggie’s Cleaning Services Ltd (Margaret Singh). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 11 September at 10am.

Inland Revenue applied on 26 June to wind up Carelink Nursing Ltd (no directors listed, but Colin Bosley, Onehunga, is a former director). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 September at 10.45am. Mr Bosley’s Carelink Nursing Bureau Ltd was wound up in April on Inland revenue’s application. Mr Bosley is also a director of Allstaff Consultancy Ltd (in liquidation), Recruitment International NZ Ltd, Carelink Nursing & Homecare Ltd, NZ Nursing Direct Ltd, Lex Home Mortgage & Properties Ltd (incorporated on 20 March) and formerly of Accounting & Planning Services Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 14 July to wind up City Suburban Movers Ltd (Jonathan Sceats). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 11 September at 10.45am. Mr Sceats is also director of City Suburban Movers 2002 Ltd.

Sunshine Holdings Ltd (Robert Cunningham & Michael Daly) went into voluntary liquidation as a solvent company on 25 August, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 26 September. Mr Cunningham is also a director of Robert Cunningham Construction Ltd and Hannigan/Windward Properties Ltd, and both are former directors of Columbus Developments Ltd. Mr Daly is also a former director of Kingston Partners Ltd, and is a director of Krakatoa Investments Ltd, Parkway Properties Ltd and Daly Nominees Ltd.

27 August 2003

PQQ Services Ltd (Gregory Woolley & Brett Arthur) went into voluntary liquidation on 25 August, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 25 September. Mr Woolley is also a director of Black Sheep Consulting Ltd, Certus Consulting (Wellington)/(Auckland) Ltd, SGB Investments Ltd and CE 2002 Ltd. Mr Arthur is also a director of BCA Consulting Ltd and SGB Investments.

26 August 2003

Benchmark Building Supplies Ltd applied on 4 August to wind up Cross Building Supplies Ltd (Dean Liebelt, Royal Heights). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 September at 10.45am. Mr Liebelt is also a director of Southern Cross Management Ltd, Trans Tasman Holdings Ltd and Lancewood Management Ltd.

Claybrook Properties Ltd (Leonard Ellis) went into voluntary liquidation as a solvent company on 19 August, appointing Michael Gale (Gale & Associates Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Wednesday 1 October.

John Gilbert (C&C Strategic Ltd) was appointed receiver of Farran (Two) Ltd (Paul & Margaret Burchell) on 21 August. Mr Burchell is also a director of Bengary Ltd, Karpet Kleen NZ Ltd, Marama Holdings Ltd, Multi Management Ltd and Pantec NZ Ltd. Margaret Burchell is also a director of Karpet Kleen.

Morrow Taylor Footwear Ltd (Avondale; director Joe Hembrow) went into voluntary liquidation on 20 August, appointing Kevin Pitfield & Gareth Hoole (Staples Rodway Ltd) as liquidators. Mr Hembrow is a former director of Morrow & Taylor Ltd.

Albany Village developer Nick Lowes put 2 solvent companies, Vorzel Ltd and Mason Lowes Ltd into voluntary liquidation on 22 August. Creditors must file claims by Tuesday 9 September. Mr Lowes is also director of Lowes Family (Woodside) Trust Ltd, Clarence Devonport Ltd and Mason Lowes Holdings Ltd, and is a former director of Piermark Group/Homes Ltd.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 13 July 2003

Names, connections, 2+2

This page contains a mixture of property and other information, company formation, the down side of business, market bits & pieces, probably fairly cryptic and rushed.

The weekly Snapshots tend to contain formal information, while other stories on the website are generally structured. U will contain snippets, less often from formal sources, maybe unstructured and incomplete.

12 July 2003

All items in today’s list are from the liquidation list at the Auckland High Court on Thursday.

Master John Faire struck out an application by Continuous Spouting (Auckland) Ltd to wind up Roseneath Properties Ltd (Stephen Kelly) over an $8720 debt, and ordered that Continuous file proceedings in the district court or disputes tribunal. Counsel for Roseneath, Angela Trotman, said the dispute shouldn’t go to the district court because the legal fees incurred would far outweigh the money claimed, but Continuous didn’t want to take its claim to the disputes tribunal. Roseneath settled another liquidation application, by Glasswork Glass Ltd, in February. Mr Kelly is also director of Southern Hemisphere Land & Property Investments Ltd, Central Strata Management Ltd, Grafton Ridge Ltd, New Oakland Properties Ltd and Volcanic Investments Ltd, and formerly of RAM Securities Ltd, Contributory Mortgage Investments Ltd and Contributory Mortgage Nominees Ltd).

Ron McDonald Ltd (Tony Radisich)’s application to wind up NZ Wholesale Vehicles Ltd (Javed Mohammed) will go to a hearing in the Auckland High Court on Tuesday 19 August. Mr Radisich’s other companies include Penrose Enterprises Ltd, Natwest Finance/Holdings/Investments Ltd, Broadlands Finance/Investments Ltd, Broadlands Ltd, Autoways Ltd, RAS International Ltd, NZ Vehicle & Marine Auctions Ltd, Beach Road Residential Ltd, Swan Nominees Ltd and Swan Insurance Ltd (in liquidation).

Benchmark Building Supplies Ltd’s application to wind up Westnorth Construction Ltd (Dale Wadham) was adjourned to Thursday 7 August at 10am because the outcome of a district court case in March is still not known. Alliance Construction Ltd has also applied to wind up Westnorth. That will be back in court on 17 July. Mr Wadham is also a director of Westnorth Labour Hire Ltd, and was a director of Westnorth Holdings Ltd, struck off the Companies Register in 1994.

Brand Works Ltd’s application to wind up TE Group of Companies Ltd (Wu Chun Keung) over a $6000 debt was adjourned to Thursday 7 August at 10am, when a fixture date will be set. TS Bishop (1977) Ltd’s application to wind up TE Properties NZ Ltd (Wu Chun Keung) was discontinued. Creditors approved a debt-compromise scheme for another company in the group, TE Construction Ltd, on 16 May.

Select Foods Ltd’s application to wind up Cuisine Market Ltd (Janet Kwok Fadida) was withdrawn after settlement.

Northland Contract Services Ltd’s application to wind up CES Forests Ltd (Kevin Wheeler) was adjourned to Thursday 7 August at 10am for the application to be advertised. Law firm Glaister Ennor applied on 16 June to wind up another of Mr Wheeler’s companies, Stabila Ltd (see below), and that will be heard on Thursday 21 August. Mr Wheeler is also a director of Deep Bay Forestry Ltd and Ruakaka Log Services Ltd, and is a former director of Balboa Beach Holdings Ltd and Commodity Export Services Ltd.

DW Ltd (Terry Kemp) was wound up on GMP Stainless Ltd’s application. Derek Farrelly was appointed liquidator. Mr Kemp is also a director of Lynton Developments Ltd and KL Consulting Ltd.

Fireball Ltd’s application to wind up Oma’s Properties Ltd (Irene van Kuyk) was adjourned to Monday 28 July at 2.15pm, to be heard with an application to set aside the statutory demand. Ms van Kuyk is also a director of Ta-Sangka Dua Ltd, Kartini Export Ltd and Pillows Travellers Lodge Ltd.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Protection & Security Insurance Brokers Ltd Margaret Watterson & Shirley Watson) – inadequately handled by both Inland Revenue and the court after being filed last December – was finally struck out on Thursday. Mrs Watterson said the department had acknowledged that it owed the company money, not the other way round, which she had explained to the court at every appearance this year.
Earlier story (U column 11 May): Court & IRD make mockery of roles

Gerard Hulst was appointed liquidator of W&SB Ltd (called Warkworth Glass Glazing & Auto Glass Ltd until 16 December 2002; directors Wayne & Susan Bragg). The company was previously wound up on 5 June on Inland Revenue’s application, but the liquidator appointed at that time resigned the next day. The Braggs are also directors of Bathroom Plus Ltd and 2 new companies they had incorporated in April & May, Glass Repair Centre Ltd and Warkworth Glass & Glazing Ltd.

Entity One Systems Ltd (Josef Kizo) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Gerard Hulst was appointed liquidator.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Guy Contractors Ltd (Kelvyn Guy) was adjourned to Thursday 7 August at 10am for a hardship application to be considered.

Northside Homes Ltd (struck off the Companies Register in April 2002; director Murray Painting) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Brendon Gibson & Grant Graham (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Mr Painting had a new company, Northside Construction Ltd, incorporated on Friday 11 July.

Linef Holdings Ltd (Laurie Devitt) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Brendon Gibson & Grant Graham (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Mr Devitt is also a director of International Management & Technology Ltd and International Standards Certifications NZ Ltd.

Asset Tenders Ltd (Bill Valintine) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Brendon Gibson & Grant Graham (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators.

AKT Trustee Co Ltd (Alan Tong) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PricewaterhouseCoopers) were appointed liquidators. Mr Tong, of Alan K Tong & Associates Ltd, Boston Rd, Mt Eden, is a director of numerous trustee companies.

Genesis Plants Ltd (Graeme & Judith Foden) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Grant Graham & Stephanie Jefferies (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators.

Churchill Investments Ltd (Clive Bish) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. The Offiical Assignee was appointed liquidator. Mr Bish is a director of KDB Chartered Accountants Ltd, Newmarket, and numerous other companies.

Established Investments Ltd and Establishment Finance Ltd (Norman Pollard, Massey) were wound up on the application of Standard Financial Services Ltd. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PricewaterhouseCoopers) were appointed liquidators. Mr Pollard is also director of Pinnacle Creators/Finance/Focus/Properties/Trust Ltd, Pacer Residential Ltd, Own Your Home Trust Ltd, Ngu Investments Ltd, Focus Finance Ltd, Foundation Trust Securities Ltd, Foundation Trust Ltd (struck off the register in May 2000), Humanitarian Foundation Ltd, Rental Corp Ltd, Established Properties Ltd and Saffire Corp Ltd.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Baseline Homes Ltd (Wallace Bayne) was struck out after settlement. Mr Bayne is also a director of Makora Investments No 1 Ltd and Ranui Station Developments Ltd. Ranui Station Developments was wound up in December 2001.

10 July 2003

Paul Flooring Ltd applied on 23 May to wind up Premier Decorators Ltd (Dawn Rasmussen). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 24 July at 10am.

Concept to Completion Co Ltd applied on 10 April to wind up Tickled Pink Design Ltd (Robin Churchman & Lisa Etheridge). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 17 July at 10am.

Calan Healthcare Properties Ltd applied on 26 June to wind up Ordeal Enterprises Ltd (Colleen Fenton). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 11 September at 10am.

Inland Revenue applied on 27 May to wind up Reserve Company Twenty-Nine Ltd (the original name of the company on incorporation in 1987; it was called Jock Clark Architecture Ltd from 1994 to May 2002; directors Clifford & Robyn Clark). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 24 July at 10.45am. Inland Revenue’s application to wind up another Clark company, Zelante Services Ltd, will be heard in the court on Thursday 17 July.

Inland Revenue applied on 20 May to wind up The Wok Franchise Ltd (Raymond Fong). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 24 July at 10am. Mr Fong is also director of Golden Wok Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 27 May to wind up Quality Textures Ltd (Gregory Rogers). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 24 July at 10.45am.

Harts Contributory Mortgages Nominee Co Ltd applied on 11 June to wind up Shuttleworth Investments Ltd (Deborah Shuttleworth). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 September at 10am. Ms Shuttleworth is also a director of Wise Lass Residential Ltd (in liquidation), which abandoned a Waiuku subdivision on which Harts (under its former name of Reeves Moses Hudig Mortgage Nominees Ltd) lent $1.2 million but was offered only $825,000 at mortgagee auction in 2000. Her other directorships include Tironui Developments Ltd, Shuttleworth Investments/Properties Ltd, Serrat Investments Ltd, Client Direct Ltd (in liquidation), and Gold Line Property/Strata Management Ltd. Ms Shuttleworth became the partner of property developer Graeme Raymond after his 3rd bankruptcy.

Fletcher Steel Ltd applied on 20 May to wind up Translift Pacific Ltd (Noel Burgess & Colin Wise). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 24 July at 10am. Mr Burgess is also a director of Intergrated Engineering Solutions NZ Ltd. Mr Wise is a former director of Dinsdale Electrical Ltd (in liquidation).

Michael Stiassny & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson) have been appointed receivers of Pine Sawmills (Gisborne) Ltd (Anthony Dolman & Brian Stanway. Mr Dolman is also director of Gracewood Doors NZ Ltd, Pine Sawmills NZ Ltd, Southern Fir Ltd and Pacific Rim International Marketing Enterprises Ltd, and is a former director of NZ Beefmark Ltd, Prime Processing Ltd and Hunters Creek Sawmill 2000 Ltd.

Benchmark Building Supplies Ltd applied on 6 May to wind up Sapphire Homes Ltd (Tasman Pacific Holdings Ltd from incorporation in October 2001 until April 2002; director Stuart Brauninger). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 7 August at 10am. Mr Brauninger is also a director of Nighthawk Promotions Ltd, S&R Trading Ltd, Tasman Pacific Residential Ltd, Sunset Finance Ltd, Five Star Homes Ltd and Waylen Financial Services Ltd. S&R Trading (formerly Genesis Homes Manurewa Ltd) staved off liquidation last September.

Soldit Again Ltd (Richard Burton & David Hughes) went into liquidation on 23 June, appointing Max Whittington (HLB Wylie McDonald Ltd) as liquidator. The company changed its name from Burton Consultants Ltd on 20 June. Mr Hughes is also a director of Burton Planning Consultants Ltd, incorporated in April. Mr Burton is also a director of Sold It Ltd, struck off the Companies Register in January 2002, Lake Road Investments Ltd with Dave McAlpine of the Kea Property Development Group Ltd, and Anuva Corp Ltd (previously Knowledge Manager.com Ltd) Anuva Corp Au/Ca/EC/GB/US Ltd, Knowledge Portal Ltd and Knowledge Portal Licensing Ltd with Bronwen Hughes, and Waikauri Bay Reserve Ltd.

James Gilmour & Co Ltd applied on 19 June to wind up Chances Ltd (Philip Sentch). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 September at 10.45am. John Vague & Graeme McDonald (McDonald Vague) were appointed receivers of the company on 17 April. Former director Marcus Friedlander was bankrupted on 2 April after failing to win support for a debt compromise scheme. Mr Sentch is also a director of Northern Investments Group Ltd, Challenging Holdings Ltd, Cyclops Holdings Ltd and Chances Management/Wairau Ltd.

Law firm Glaister Ennor applied on 16 June to wind up Stabila Ltd (formed in April 2002; director Kevin Wheeler). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 21 August at 10am. Mr Wheeler is also a director of CES Forests Ltd, Deep Bay Forestry Ltd and Ruakaka Log Services Ltd, and is a former director of Balboa Beach Holdings Ltd and Commodity Export Services Ltd.

NL Developments Ltd (Craig Rathbone & Cameron Loader) went into liquidation on 1 July, appointing Brian Walshe & Richard Burge as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Monday 28 July. Mr Rathbone, who was Waltus Investments Ltd’s Auckland development manager and a former director of Arthur Morgenstern’s Newmarket Carpark Ltd, is a director of CR Trust Ltd, Finstar Management Ltd, Cradocks Investments Ltd, Hillfield Development Ltd, Crosstown Investments Ltd and Westfin Ltd. Mr Loader is a director of Quill Communications Ltd, Finstar Management, Hillfield Development, Crosstown Investments and Westfin.

Morrinsville Investments Ltd (previously known as Queen City Builders Ltd then Queen City Residential Ltd; director John Williams of the Queen City Property Group) went into liquidation on 7 July, appointing Neil Donnell & Paul McCormick (Grant Thornton) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Wednesday 6 August.

Kaituna Developments Ltd & Maverick Enterprises Ltd (Karl Majurey) went into liquidation on 3 July, appointing Peter Brannigan as liquidator. Mr Majurey is also a director of Hill Majurey Architects Ltd, Te Ahu Clay Investments Ltd, TDH Investments Ltd, KRR Investments Ltd and formerly of RRK Investments Ltd.

HIH Premium Funding NZ Ltd, part of the collapsed Australian HIH Insurance group, went into liquidation on 3 July, appointing Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaac (KPMG) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 8 August.

Grant Graham & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed on 26 June as receivers of NDG Pine Ltd (John Crane & Mark McCarthy). Mr McCarthy, of Karioi, Ohakune, is a director of McCarthy Transport Holdings Ltd, various other transport & haulage companies, Taupo Quay Properties Ltd McBee Holdings Ltd and South Pacific Fibre Ltd. Mr Crane is a director of South Pacific Fibre and Heads Road Weighbridge Co Ltd.

McDermott Fairgray Group Ltd (John Pringle & Philip McDermott) went into liquidation on 1 July as a solvent company, appointing Alannah Stewart (Mabee Halstead & Kiddle Ltd) as liquidator. Mr McDermott is a former director of Dalewool Holdings Ltd and a director of The Junior Room Co Ltd, formed in May. Doug Fairgray (Fairgray & Partners Ltd and Market Economics Ltd) is a former partner.

Kaha Holdings Ltd (Peter Beric) has gone into liquidation, appointing Anthony McCullagh (Horwath Corporate (Auckland) Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Tuesday 2 September. Mr Beric is also a director of Telerad Protec Ltd, Hamilton Construction Ltd and Cairnfield Care Ltd, and is a former director of Protec Rentals Ltd, which is in receivership & liquidation. John Russell is now director of Protec Rentals.

Harvey Real Estate (West) Ltd, which became Harvey Realty Group Ltd in 1988 and changed its name to Hutch Co Investments Ltd on 26 March (director Ross Harvey), went into liquidation on 4 July, appointing Gerry Rea & Paul Sargison (Gerry Rea Associates) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Wednesday 6 August. Harvey Real Estate Ltd, renamed Classic Services Ltd on 26 March, went into liquidation on 1 July. Mr Harvey is now listed as the director of only 1 company bearing his name – Harvey Nominees Ltd. Harvey Corp Ltd was renamed NZ Property Trends Ltd on 3 April. West City Real Estate Ltd was renamed Realty Trends International Ltd on 28 May.

Inland Revenue applied on 23 April to wind up Taylor Roofing (Northland) Ltd (Bruce Taylor). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 17 July at 10am. Mr Taylor formed Roofon Ltd last September and Taylor Roofing (Whangarei) Ltd on 8 July.

NZ Generator Hire Ltd applied on 24 April to wind up Interclean Ltd, which was renamed Stone Green Ltd (Allan Hill) on 10 April. The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 7 August at 10am.

9 July 2003

Telecom Ltd has hired recently resigned Warehouse chief executive Greg Muir on a short-term contract to revitalise Telecom’s retail presence.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 26 January 2003

Names, connections, 2+2

This page contains a mixture of property and other information, company formation, the down side of business, market bits & pieces, probably fairly cryptic and rushed.

The weekly Snapshots tend to contain formal information, while other stories on the website are generally structured. U will contain snippets, less often from formal sources, maybe unstructured and incomplete.

25 January 2003

Inland Revenue applied on 17 October to wind up Drewet Earthmovers Ltd (director Linda Drewet; Dwayne & Deanne Drewet are also shareholders; Dwayne & Tom Drewet Jr are former directors; Tom Drewet Sr formed Drewet Contractors Ltd in July, with himself as director & shareholder). The application was adjourned from December to be advertised and will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Wednesday 5 February at 10am.

Westminister Developments Ltd (Campbell Kells) went into liquidation on 17 January, appointing Arron Heath & Mike Lamacraft (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. A creditors’ meeting will be held at the liquidators’ office, 345 Queen St, on Wednesday 5 May at 10am. Creditors must file claims against the company by Wednesday 19 February. A solvent Kells company, St Johns in the Field Ltd, was wound up on 10 December. Mr Kells’ other companies are Westminister Property Management Ltd, Selwyn/Royal Oak/Santa Rosa/Campbell Rd/Charlotte St Developments Ltd, Keen People Ltd, Bonito Construction Ltd, which is in liquidation, Marlin Property Consultants Ltd, Selwyn Mews Ltd, Ian King Properties Ltd, Frontline/Gropher Construction Ltd, Marko Properties Ltd, Snapper Prenail & Joinery Ltd, Karapiro Power Ltd, Construction Plus (Marlin) Ltd, NEA Ltd and Serenity Workroom Ltd.

Sushi Roll Ltd (Hazel Ho) went into voluntary liquidation on 21 January, appointing Kevin Pitfield & Gareth Hoole (Staples Rodway Ltd) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 21 February. Hazel Ho is also a director of BBBH Ltd, with Ben Young & Bing Wong, whose City Viaduct Café Ltd was an early departure from the Sebel/Quays Viaduct Basin café scene and was struck off the register last March. Mr Young’s other companies, mostly in association with Wong Cho Kin of Hollywood Bakery Holdings Ltd and the Eat Asian chain, include Euro Deli Ltd, Wok Wok Ltd, Koffee Bar (WestCity) Ltd, Lim Young & Co Ltd, City Chain Ltd and City Chain Corp Ltd. He’s a former director of Nudel Bar Ltd (Liu Dao Juan & Bing Young).

23 January 2003

Fire Security Services Ltd applied on 6 December to wind up DMD Ltd (Jason Dempsey, also Leighlin Rd Holdings Ltd, & Sean Dempsey). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 March at 10am.

Inland Revenue applied on 7 November to wind up Calais Mount Resort Ltd and on 12 November to wind up Golden Resorts International Ltd. Both applications will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Wednesday 5 February at 10am. Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) were appointed receivers of both companies in September 2001. At that time Bill Gallagher (Gallagher Group Ltd, Hamilton) & Robert George Murray (Robert George/Murray/Galmur/Seaside Holdings Ltd and Quality Road Construction Ltd) were shown as directors of Calais Mount Resort, and Essam Elkhishin was director of Golden Resorts International. Now the online company record shows no directors for Calais Mount Resort and Brett Whittle as director of Golden Resorts International. Mr Gallagher & Mr Murray formed Calais Resort 2001 Ltd in January 2002. Mr Elkhishin’s Everworth Construction Ltd faces a liquidation application in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 30 January. He’s also director of Takiron Property Developments Ltd (receivers appointed on 2 September), Takiron Holdings/Intelligent Flooring Systems/Subdivision Ltd, Prime Life Ltd, Pacific Ridge Lifestyle Resort Ltd, Sky Properties Ltd, Sails Café & Bar Ltd, Arlow Holdings Ltd, SCI Holdings/Educational Services/Property Development & Construction Ltd, and Islamic Funding House of NZ Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 12 November to wind up Cavendish Real Estate Ltd (Bruce Stenning). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Wednesday 5 February at 10am.

Inland Revenue applied on 12 November to wind up AHC Developments Ltd (Andrew James Lamont Turner, Howick, who was adjudicated bankrupt on 9 October; Allied Finance Ltd pursued him for personal debt after his companies started collapsing through 2001). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Wednesday 5 February at 10am. Mr Turner is also listed as a director of Atlantic Investments Ltd, CA/SA Developments Ltd (struck off the register on 11 December 2002), Atlantic Forestry Group Ltd, Mahia Road Developments Ltd, Chapel Road Developments Ltd (in liquidation), Parnell Developments Ltd (in liquidation, struck off on 14 October 2002), Auckland Home Co Ltd (incorporated in May 2001) and Southern & Eastern Holdings Ltd (incorporated in September 2001, struck off on 15 November 2002).

Sumich Plumbing Services Ltd applied on 2 December to wind up New Start Developments Ltd (Johannes Konings & Peter White). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 6 March at 10am. Mr Konings resigned as a director of Start 209 Ltd, leaving Mr White as director when it was put into voluntary liquidation on Christmas Eve, ahead of a 30 January court application. Structa Ltd (Mr Konings) was wound up in November. 15 Rangatira Rd Ltd (Mr Konings & Mr White) was struck off the Companies Register on 15 November. Elm Holdings Ltd (Mr White is also in liquidation.

Inland Revenue applied on 12 November to wind up Hazelwood Electrical Ltd (Barry Hazelwood, formerly of Haber Development/Investment/Property Services Ltd, Victoria Bay Trustees Ltd , Barrona Development Trustees Ltd and Barrona Investments Trustees Ltd, which was struck off on 24 December 2002).

22 January 2003

Equipment Finance Ltd applied on 10 December to wind up Snack Attack Ltd (formerly trading as Planet Burger Ltd; directors Philip Horrocks, also Snack Systems NZ Ltd, Franchise Management Ltd, Planet Burger Franchise System Ltd, International Franchise Group Ltd, & Bernard Crosby, also Snack Systems, Planet Burger Franchise System, International Franchise Group, Pro-Life Foods Ltd, Alisons Choice Ltd and PLF Contracting Ltd). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 27 March at 10am.

21 January 2003

DF Mainland liquidator Jeff Meltzer (Meltzer Mason Heath) has organised creditors’ meetings for Thursday 30 January at 11am at the Institute of Chartered Accountants, 27-33 Ohinerau St, Remuera. Companies for which meetings will be held are DF Mainland Group/Management/Forest & Financial Ltd.

Connell Wagner Ltd applied on 29 November to wind up Burrell Demolition Ltd (Alex Burrell). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Wednesday 5 February at 10.45am.

20 January 2003

WG & RH Dwyer Ltd (Bill & Ruth Dwyer, also Bill Dwyer Builders Ltd, and Mr Dwyer also a director of Stylelife Homes Ltd) went into liquidation on 14 January, appointing John Vincent (JMV Chartered Accountants Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 20 February.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 12 October 2003

Names, connections, 2+2

This page contains a mixture of property and other information, company formation, the down side of business, market bits & pieces, probably fairly cryptic and rushed.

The weekly Snapshots tend to contain formal information, while other stories on the website are generally structured. U will contain snippets, less often from formal sources, maybe unstructured and incomplete.

12 October 2003

Westfield Holdings Ltd’s director of funds management during the group’s past 3 expansionary years, Victor Hoog Antink, has resigned to become head of Deutsche Bank Real Estate Australia. Mr Hoog Antink was previously chief executive at St Lukes Group (now operating as Westfield NZ), and in the 80s was an executive for Chase Corp in Australia. He has been replaced at Westfield by Elliott Rusanow, who will be director of investor relations & equity markets.

Huaguang Forests Co Ltd (Sun Yin Fai & Feng Ming Chang, Gisborne) went into receivership on 9 October, appointing Grant Graham & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson) as receivers. Mr Sun is also a director of Huaguang Holdings NZ/Forests Management/Forests Marketing Ltd & several related forestry companies, and Mr Feng is also a director of Huaguang Holdings, WS International Ltd and Cranford Holdings Ltd.

A stack of plaintiffs applied on 18 August to wind up Zip Internet (NZ) Ltd (Kenn Rangi & Jim Potter). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 23 October at 10am. The plaintiffs are TelstraClear Ltd, The Internet Group Ltd, Telecom NZ Ltd, Vodafone NZ Ltd, Call Plus Ltd, Walker Wireless Ltd and Econet Wireless Ltd. Mr Rangi is also a director of Global Internet NZ/ Gateway/Gateway Fiji/Internet NZ/Internet Wellington Ltd, Powertel Ltd, Zip Technologies Ltd and eNet Technologies Ltd. Mr Potter is also a director of Jim Potter Contractors Ltd and Global Internet NZ/Wellington Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 26 August to wind up Glamis Quality Care Ltd (Colin Bright & Derek Cutting). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 23 October at 10am. Mr Cutting, a lawyer, is also a director of Baycare Retirement Ltd, Riversdale Properties Ltd and Auckland Real Estate Holdings Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 20 August to wind up Circuit Graphix Ltd (Alfonso Liguori). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 16 October at 10am. The company faced liquidation proceedings from a trade creditor last year. 2 other Liguori companies, 360 Church Street Ltd and Central Trading Services Ltd, went into voluntary liquidation last year. Other Liguori companies include George Court & Sons Ltd, Gilmer Properties Ltd, Mega-Store Holdings Ltd, Quadrant Technology Ltd, Cardex Systems Ltd & Onyx Construction Ltd. Mr Liguori was bankrupted in 1991 after fighting it off for 3 years. At that time his debts, including mounting interest, totalled $26 million.

Aqua Dynamics Ltd applied on 23 September to wind up Huapai Pumphouse & Filter Station Ltd (Christine Angus). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 20 November at 10am. Christine Angus is also a director of Aqua Pump Services Ltd, already in liquidation.

Heartland Homes (Auckland) Ltd (Stephen King) went into voluntary liquidation on 8 October, appointing Kevin Pitfield & Gareth Hoole (Staples Rodway Ltd) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 7 November. Mr King is also a director of Techstyle Developments Ltd, Build-It-Rite Ltd and Stonecroft Group Holdings Ltd.

Woods Glass (NZ) Ltd applied on 28 August to wind up Alton Developments Ltd (Mark Wall). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 6 November at 10am. Mr Wall is also a director of Mainsflow Properties Ltd (wound up in the High Court in December 2001, although Companies Office records show it’s out of liquidation now), Constructa Corporate One Hundred and Four Ltd, Golf Road Properties Ltd and Coronation Developments Ltd. Coronation was incorporated on 11 June. Golf Road Properties won an adjournment to Thursday 6 November of Dave Hempleman Ltd’s application to wind it up this week.

New Zealand Construction Services Ltd (Dennis Reeve) went into voluntary liquidation on 30 September, appointing Grant Reynolds (Reynolds & Associates Ltd) as liquidator.

All items below under today’s date are from the Auckland High Court’s liquidations list on Thursday 9 October.

Pooltech Construction Ltd (Gordon Adam & Barry Knudsen) was wound up on Sunbather Systems Ltd’s application. Grant Reynolds (Reynolds & Associates Ltd) was appointed liquidator. Mr Adam is also a director of Pooltech Services & Electrical Ltd and Pool Tech Services Auckland Ltd.

Accident Compensation Corp’s application to wind up Able Holdings Ltd (Gavin Moore) was adjourned to Thursday 6 November at 10am for proof of advertising & service. Mr Moore is also a director of Masonry Living (Marketing) Ltd, Masonry Living (South Island) Ltd, ML (See Comments) Ltd, Benmore Developments/Investments Ltd and NZ Exporters Agency Ltd, and is a former director of Masonryliving Ltd.

Roadwork Contracting Ltd (Travis Brown, Kumeu) won another adjournment, to Thursday 6 November at 10am, to settle with Gough Gough & Hamer Ltd. Mr Brown is a former director of Allied Asphalt Ltd and Landmark Resources Ltd (in receivership & liquidation).

Fletcher Wood Panels Building Technologies Ltd’s application to wind up USCC Ltd (William Falloon, Howick) was adjourned again, to Thursday 6 November at 10am, for settlement to be completed. Mr Falloon is also director of Pressed 4 Time Ltd (in receivership) and Quick Building Systems Ltd.

Redeal Ltd’s application to wind up Dimension Group of Companies Ltd (John Ede) was adjourned to Thursday 4 December to allow settlement. Mr Ede is also a director of Ambrico Group Ltd, Dimension Furniture/Kitchens Ltd, all in liquidation, Dimension Finance Ltd, St Clair Park/Management Ltd, Ede Investments/Bloodstock Ltd, Interlink Commercial Interiors (Auckland) Ltd, Neilson 249 Ltd, 435 Khyber Ltd, 182 McLeod Ltd, Seleni Group Ltd and Edmonton Group Ltd.

Jackson Residential Ltd (Stuart Jackson) was wound up on the application of Elders Finance Ltd. Brendon Gibson & Stephanie Jeffreys (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Elders has also filed a bankruptcy notice against Mr Jackson, seeking just under $600,000 in debt repayment. Mr Jackson was director of a string of companies which have been wound up – Budget Homes Ltd, Exclusive Developments Ltd, Lifestyle Investments NZ Ltd, and Jackson/Langana Construction Ltd. He remains listed as a director of Jackson Residential/Property Group Ltd, Combes Trustee Co Ltd, Bassett Properties Ltd, Fulham Holdings Ltd, SKJ Ltd, Terra Firma Properties Ltd (not related to Terra Firma Group Ltd) and Tasman Pacific Investments Ltd (the last 2 incorporated on 29 April).

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up KJ Cummings Ltd (struck off the Companies Register in 1998; director John Russell) was adjourned to Thursday 4 December at 10am to check the hearing date for an appeal.

No Doubt Ltd (Hamish MacIntyre, Pakuranga) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Grant Graham & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Mr MacIntyre was formerly a director of Coastal Lifestyles Ltd.

Mairangi Bay Beach Plaza Holdings Ltd (Cho Jae-Ha) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Grant Graham & Stephanie Jeffreys (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Mr Cho is also a director of Gateway International Motel Ltd, wound up in May 2002, and is a former director of Highwell Investment Group Ltd.

Prepfessionals Ltd (Edward Comber, Silverdale) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Grant Graham & Stephanie Jeffreys (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Mr Comber is also a director of Prepfessionals Marine Ltd.

Ace Security Ltd (Darrel & Pamela Warren, Glendene) went into voluntary liquidation on Thursday morning, just before Inland Revenue’s application to have it wound up was to be heard in court.

Lapwell Roofing Ltd’s application to wind up Impact Property Ltd (Pauline & Jason Ogilvy, One Tree Hill) is defended & was adjourned to Thursday 4 December at 10.45am. Mr Ogilvy is also a director of Impact Investments/Property Finance/Homes/Frames Ltd.

Chances Ltd (Philip Sentch) was wound up on the application of James Gilmour & Co Ltd. Peter & Catherline Jollands were appointed liquidators. Former director Marcus Friedlander was bankrupted on 2 April after failing to win support for a debt compromise scheme and Chances was placed in receivership on 17 April. Mr Sentch is also a director of Northern Investments Group Ltd, Cyclops Holdings Ltd and Chances Wairau/2003 Ltd, and is a former director of Challenging Holdings Ltd (in receivership) and Chances Management Ltd. Receivership reports by McDonald Vague show Chances owned Bridgecorp Finance Ltd $537,000, Challenging Holdings had a cross-guarantee for the same amount, and that Bridgecorp would be paid in full. Chances 2003 bought the Chances bar business from the receivers in May.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Milano Restaurant (Viaduct Harbour) Ltd (Linda Bleakley) was adjourned to Thursday 6 November at 10.45am for completion of settlement. Linda Bleakley is also a director of Viaduct Pacific Ltd and a former director of Milano Restaurant Ltd.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Lincoln Hire Service Ltd (Dorothy & Andrew Levy) was adjourned to Thursday 6 November at 10.45am for completion of settlement. Mr Levy is also a director of Rental Associates Ltd.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Clode Consulting Ltd (Brent Clode) was adjourned to Thursday 6 November at 10.45am to allow issues of stay & restraint of advertising to be resolved. Anna Pollett, for Inland Revenue, said a refund was to have been applied to the debt, and the department was considering opposing the stay & restraint applications.

8 October 2003

Jody Tozer, 25-year-old manager of Just Jeans’ store at the Westfield Riccarton mall in Christchurch, won Westfield’s Young Retailer of the Year award at a breakfast in Auckland yesterday. She beat 6 other finalists to pick up a $20,000 overseas study tour award by 8.30am. The 30 young retailers who entered the national competition were judged on their attitude, achievements, customer focus & leadership skills. Westfield NZ deputy director Andrew Davidson said the company was increasingly impressed by the success & passion of young retailers. In return, all the finalists spoke of shopkeeping as a career where they could innovate & grow, not just a day job.

Landor Publishing (NZ) Ltd (London-based Peter Stonham & Andrea Mullin), publisher of NZ Environment magazine, went into liquidation on 29 September. Publication of the magazine stopped in September. Gerry Rea & Paul Sargison (Gerry Rea Associates) were appointed liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 7 November.

LD Honnor Ltd (Lynn & Jennifer Honnor) went into voluntary liquidation on 29 September, appointing Neil Aitken (Moxey Aitken Broadbent) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 31 October. Lynn Honnor is also a director of Coatesville Real Estate Ltd and a former director of Coatesville Realty Ltd, and both are directors of JC Honnor Ltd.

The Bank of New Zealand is pursuing TE Group director & shareholder Christina Liang and 3 mortgagors, Luo Jing Lang, Liang Li Na & Wei Qi Min for a total of $76,995.31, and also claims the mortgagors have breached the loan agreement by granting subsequent mortgage security in the mortgaged properties. Christina Liang resigned from most of the TE companies, but remains listed as a director of TE Finance, TE Financial Services Ltd and Mellons Bay Development Ltd and as a shareholder of the group’s companies. She was listed as living at 220 Victoria Ave, Remuera, an $8.7 million property with pool & tennis court according Auckland City Council’s valuation record. Luo Jing Lang formed AND Ltd in January, Liang Li Na is a director of Tenbless Properties Ltd. The TE group has featured numerous times in the U column this year for its financial woes, changes of office without payment of back rent. Wu Chun Keung is now listed as director of most of the TE companies, but isn’t a shareholder.

Westpac Banking Corp is pursuing Robert & Selina Daniels after they exceeded their $111,577 credit limit by $3225.19. Both Daniels were directors of CH Travel Ltd, and Mr Daniels was a director of numerous other New Brighton companies, including 8 finance & property companies which were placed in statutory management on Friday 20 June, just before 10 tenders were to close. Commerce Minister Lianne Dalziel said the companies appeared to have been operating buyback housing schemes. John Waller & Richard Agnew (PricewaterhouseCoopers) were appointed statutory managers. The companies placed in statutory management are CH Finance Ltd, ICMG Leasing Ltd, The Independent Creative Management Group Ltd, Toi Te Atatu Ltd, Sleinad Finance Company Ltd, Opol Ltd, ICMG Holding Ltd and ICMG Property Company Ltd.

6 October 2003

6 brewing & pub companies headed by Kevin, Reginald & Annette Newcombe were placed in receivership on 30 September. Ray Burgess was appointed receiver & manager of Ark Brewery/Holdings Ltd, Civic Tavern Ltd, Jolly Farmer Ltd, Kaizen Group Ltd and South Pacific Hotel Management Ltd. The Newcombes are also directors of Liquid Experience Ltd and RAK Holdings Ltd.

Another 2 of Tim Manning’s Taradale companies were placed in liquidation as solvent companies on 3 October — Taradale Epsom/Epsom Terrace Ltd. Neil Donnell (Grant Thornton) was appointed liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 7 November.

Headland Building Ltd (Grant Saunders) was struck off the Companies Register on 16 July and wound up on 29 September. Curtis Mountfort (Mountfort & Associates) was appointed liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Monday 10 November. Mr Saunders formed a new company, Saunders Construction, in June.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 6 April 2003

Names, connections, 2+2 This page contains a mixture of property and other information, company formation, the down side of business, market bits & pieces, probably fairly cryptic and rushed. The weekly Snapshots tend to contain formal information, while other stories on the website are generally structured. U will contain snippets, less often from formal sources, maybe unstructured and incomplete. 6 April 2003 John Vague & John Whittfield (McDonald Vague) were appointed receivers of income of Satellite Investments Ltd (Marcus Friedlander) on 31 March. Petone Investments Ltd (Geoffrey MacRae, also Valentines NZ Ltd and various Valentines franchises, Restaurant Investments Ltd, Byron Holdings Ltd, Conch Holdings Ltd, Thorne Bay Investments Ltd and Southern Holdings Ltd, which is in liquidation, & Marina Grace, also of Conch, Byron, Thorne Bay, Restaurant Investments, Southern and 1 Valentines company) went into liquidation on 31 March, appointing Graham Hawkes, Kaiwaka, as liquidator. Coast Foundations Services Ltd (Ric Martin of Cornerstone Group & his former partner, Dave Baldwin) went into liquidation as a solvent company on 3 April, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Monday 5 May. ASA Crone Oil Ltd (Jeremy Whelan of Ignite Ltd, which was formerly ASA Crone Architects Ltd, Insitu Ltd, Barry Bond Ltd and Westside Design Ltd) went into liquidation as a solvent company on 31 March, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Monday 5 May. 3 April 2003 5 companies associated with West Auckland property developer Peter Mawhinney were put into liquidation in the Auckland High Court today after a vexing 5-month legal process for the application, lawyer Stephen McDonald. The companies are Inveran Holdings Ltd, Kitewaho Bush Reserve Co Ltd, Boutsen Holdings Ltd (Mr Mawhinney director of all 3), Abacus Developments Ltd (Philip Bycroft) and Waitakere Forestry Park Ltd (Peter Wilson). Kitewaho was struck off the Companies Register on 14 August 2002, Boutsen on 10 November 2001, Abacus and Waitakere Forestry Park on 18 July 2001. Mr Mawhinney continues with cases involving the companies in the Environment Court and is representing them plus 4 trusts — the Waitakere Forest Land Trust, Anzac Valley Forestry Trust, Waitakere Township Development Trust and Waitakere Indigenous Forest & Landscape Trust — at Rodney District Council hearings on its proposed district plan. Moore Living Ltd (Gavin Moore) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on the application of Scaffold Shoreload Ltd. Mr Moore is also director of Benmore Developments/Investments Ltd, Able Holdings Ltd, Kirwan Holdings Ltd (in liquidation), Moore Construction Ltd and Pantec Pacific Ltd (both struck off & in liquidation), and formerly of Masonryliving Ltd. Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Protection & Security Insurance Brokers Ltd was adjourned in the Auckland High Court again today, despite the department’s lawyer wanting to proceed, after director Margaret Watterson told Master John Faire that all returns had been filed yesterday and the company’s accountant reckoned the department actually owed the company a $17,100 refund. Master Faire adjourned the hearing to Thursday 8 May at 10am. At an earlier hearing Mrs Watterson told the court the company had ceased trading years ago. She is also a director of Estate Planning Services Nominees Ltd and Nexus Insurance Brokers Ltd, & fellow director Shirley Watson, formerly of Estate Planning Services and Onetangi Nominees Ltd, is still a director of Capehorn Nominees Ltd with Gordon Watson of Fidelity Life Assurance Co Ltd, Progressive Brokers Corp Ltd, Fidelity Fund Management Ltd and Estate Planning Services. Best Wholesale Ltd’s application to wind up Coldfield Investments Ltd (Len Ross, also Vehicle Detailing Ltd, Precision Cleaning Co Ltd, Rub-a-Dub Properties Ltd, Rub.Dub Service Station Ltd, Ciel Holdings Ltd, Belanger Carwash NZ Ltd, Botany Downs Carwash Ltd, Globalset Holdings/Investments/Management/Shareholding Ltd, Botany Downs Carwash Ltd, Independent Property Services Ltd, Mandalay Development/Hotel Management Ltd) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 8 May at 10am for a fixture to be set. The debt is disputed, partly because of a claimed set-off. Coldfield was struck off the Companies Register on 11 October 2002, the same day Best’s statutory demand was served on it. Coldfield was restored to the register in December. St Arnou Brasserie Ltd (David Allum, Ponsonby Rd, also DNA Holdings Ltd) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland Revenue’s application. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (Pricewaterhousecoopers) were appointed liquidators. Carelink Nursing Bureau Ltd (Colin Bosley, Onehunga, also Allstaff Consultancy Ltd, in liquidation, Recruitment International NZ Ltd, Carelink Nursing & Homecare Ltd, NZ Nursing Direct Ltd, Lex Home Mortgage & Properties Ltd, incorporated on 20 March, and formerly of Accounting & Planning Services Ltd) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland Revenue’s application. Gerard Hulst was appointed liquidator. John George Russell — scourge of the Inland Revenue Department and Companies Office since the 1970s collapse of Securitibank Ltd, where he was managing director — had an unusual victory over the IRD in the Auckland High Court today, when he was awarded $1500 costs & disbursements on each of 6 IRD liquidation applications which were withdrawn. The applications struck out by Master John Faire were for the liquidation of Downsview Debt Collections Ltd, Personal Loans Ltd, Motor Dealers Ltd, Corporate Enterprises Ltd, Managed Hotels Ltd and Panmure Consultants Ltd. On 2 other applications, to wind up KJ Cummings Ltd and Ron West Motors Otahuhu Ltd, Master Faire granted Mr Russell’s lawyer, Bob Warburton, applications to restrain advertising & stay proceedings, set a timetable for filing documents and adjourned the applications to Thursday 8 May at 10am. KJ Cummings Ltd was struck off the Companies Register in 1998. Sheepys Ltd (Michael Marsden, owner of Sheepys Bar & Carvery on Great South Rd, Papatoetoe) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland Revenue’s application. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PricewaterhouseCoopers) were appointed liquidators. The liquidator of Van der Lee Enterprises Ltd, Derek Farrelly, withdrew an application in the Auckland High Court today to wind up Admar Holdings Ltd, formed by Van der Lee directors Adriaan & Margriet van der Lee in October 2001. The appointment of an interim liquidator for Admar was also set aside. Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Candy Textiles Ltd (John, Harold & Graham Candy, also Sovereign Productions Ltd) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today until Thursday 8 May at 10am for settlement. Complete Property Maintenance Ltd (Bryce Murphy, Beachlands, also Quality Painting Ltd incorporated in October 2002) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland Revenue’s application. Gerard Hulst was appointed liquidator. Bookshop chain Dymocks Franchise Systems (NSW) Pty Ltd withdrew its applications in the Auckland High Court today to wind up Bilgola Enterprises Ltd and Lambton Quay Books Ltd (in receivership; directors are longtime booksellers John & Alicia Todd), but Penguin Books NZ Ltd is continuing both actions. Penguin’s applications were adjourned to Thursday 8 May at 10am so settlement negotiations in the substantive issue between the parties can continue at the end of April. Merino Socks 1991 Ltd (Mark Pervan, also Halcyon Property Ltd, Reno Investments Ltd and Savoy Holdings Ltd, & Ivan Pervan, also Halcyon, Reno, Savoy, Tony Pervan Investments Ltd, The Sweater Manufacturing Co Ltd and Merino Socks NZ Ltd, and formerly of Nelson Buildings Ltd) went into liquidation on 20 March (liquidators Meltzer Mason Heath) ahead of an Inland Revenue application in the High Court today to have it wound up. UFO Mobile Ltd (Scott Hyoung Don Kwon, also Walk N Wireless Ltd, First Mobile Dressmart Ltd and Fox Mobile Onehunga Ltd) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on the application of Marks Interiors Ltd. Dennis Parsons & Katherine Kenealy (Indepth Forensic Ltd) were appointed liquidators. GT Enterprises Ltd (Terence Moon, Manukau) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland Revenue’s application. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PricewaterhouseCoopers) were appointed liquidators. Auckland Card Board Boxes Ltd (Fredrick & Loretta Greer) were wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland Revenue’s application. Gerard Hulst was appointed liquidator. Hornsby Saleyards Road Ltd (Edward Hornsby, also Hornsby Earthmovers Ltd, Okura Developments Ltd, Whangaparaoa Heights Subdivision Ltd, Mt Richmond Industrial Park Ltd, Whangaparaoa Heights Ltd, MT Ltd, Hornsby Earthmovers Auckland Ltd, in receivership & liquidation, Design Corp Ltd, Debenture/WHSL/HEL/Mt Richmond Securities Ltd, Mt Richmond Securities No 2 Ltd, Amalgamated Contracting Ltd and JB Hire Ltd, and formerly Composite Developments NZ Ltd) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on the application of Auckland City Council. The Official Assignee was appointed liquidator. Brown Properties Ltd (Grahame Brown) went into liquidation as a solvent company on 26 March, appointing Marsden Robinson as liquidator. Salesworks International Corp Ltd (Matthew Power, Christchurch, also Lifestream Financial Solutions Ltd and Mpower Marketing Group Ltd) went into liquidation on 25 March, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 2 May. Taradale Hamilton Ltd (Tim Manning of Taradale Developments Ltd & William Ritchie) went into voluntary liquidation on 31 March after staving off an application by BCA Consultants Queensland Pty Ltd to wind it up. Whistler Developments Ltd (Mr Manning) was added on 25 March to the list of Taradale-related resort companies placed in liquidation (see 3 items down). Jeff Meltzer & Arron Heath (Meltzer Mason Heath) were appointed liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 2 May. Red Bluff Rise Property Holdings Ltd (Fraser Heaven, also Newhaven Property Trust Ltd, Churchmaur Developments Ltd, TPL FH Ltd, MLP FH Ltd, Whangarei Farmers Trust Ltd, Jameson Holdings Ltd, Florentine Holdings Ltd and Kingdon Investments Ltd, and formerly of Strategic Finance/Industrial Ltd and various other property companies) went into liquidation as a solvent company on 28 March, appointing Phillip Sunderland, Palmerston North, as liquidator. 31 March 2003 Richard Ord, a former director of Calan Healthcare Properties Ltd, currently named as a director of Airbag International Ltd, which is in liquidation, has been called up for public examination in the Auckland High Court on Wednesday 9 April at 11.45am before being discharged from bankruptcy. Larry Eade (former director of Southside Properties Ltd and Eastpark Ltd with Chris Jones, also of Chelsea Enterprises/Close Ltd, both in liquidation, and of Carbine No 72 Ltd) was adjudicated bankrupt on 26 March. Marama Point Ltd, Greenstone Terrace Ltd and GT 2 Ltd (Tim Manning of Taradale Developments Ltd) went into liquidation on 25 March, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Arron Heath (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 2 May. Paul Sargison & Gerry Rea were appointed on 14 February as liquidators of 6 other companies relating to Taradale’s Marama Point and Greenstone Lodge developments at Rotorua and Queenstown. Fountain Residential Ltd (Warren Fountain, also Utility Systems No 2 Ltd with Mark Ching, whose property companies include Matisse Holdings Ltd and Te Kie Pt Vineyard Ltd) went into voluntary liquidation after signing a solvency certificate. Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) were appointed liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 2 May. E-Max Ltd (Peter Watt, also New York Gear Ltd, which went into liquidation in January 2002, Orbatex International Ltd, E-Max Global Online Ltd, Boston Global Corp Ltd, Boston Pacific Corp Ltd and Cargo King Ltd) went into voluntary liquidation on 23 March, appointing Robert Merlo (Merlo Burgess & Co Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 1 May. Blue Waves Ltd (Brian Dackers, also Rider Hunt Auckland Ltd, Rider Hunt Terotechnology Ltd and Horus Properties Ltd, & Robert Richardson) went into liquidation on 27 March, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 1 May.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 2 November 2003

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The weekly Snapshots tend to contain formal information, while other stories on the website are generally structured. U will contain snippets, less often from formal sources, maybe unstructured and incomplete.

28 October 2003

Wilmar Properties Ltd (Keith & Wilfred Jackson) went into voluntary liquidation as a solvent company on 30 October. Graeme McDonald & John Vague (McDonald Vague) were appointed liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 20 November. Keith Jackson is also a director of Moira Jackson & Associates Ltd. Wilfred Jackson is also a director of Take A Hike Ltd and Myles & Jackson Ltd. Former director Margaret Jackson was also a director of Jason Trading Co Ltd (in liquidation), Wholesale Hardware NZ Ltd and Genuine Kiwi Jersey Co Ltd.

Baldwin Calendars Ltd applied on 1 October to wind up Corporate & Domestic Protection Services Ltd (Paul Staples). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 11 December at 10am. Mr Staples is also a director of CDP Security Ltd, CDP Electronic Security Ltd and Vertual Commodities Ltd, and a former director of Security Response Team NZ Ltd and NZ Security Alliance Ltd.

2 more Taradale companies were wound up on 28 October, as solvent companies which had completed their purpose — Onehunga Development Management Ltd & St Andrews Ltd (Tim Manning). Neil Donnell (Grant Thornton) was appointed liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 28 November.

Dynamic Logistics Ltd (Byron & Richard Lumsden) went into voluntary liquidation on 28 October, appointing Robert Merlo (Merlo Burgess & Co Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 28 November. The Lumsdens are also directors of Dynamic Ventures/Traffic Systems Ltd, Moojin Corp NZ Ltd, Marsden Investments & Holdings Ltd and Chainzone Technology (South Pacific) Ltd.

Kiwi Income Property Trust applied on 10 October to wind up Phoenix Management Ltd (Robin Johannink) and Vortec Energy Ltd (Michael Newland & Ted Manson), tenants in its Vero Centre (ex-Royal SunAlliance Centre) building. The application to wind Phoenix up will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 December at 10am. The application to wind Vortec up will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 20 November at 10.45am. Mr Johannink is also a director of Johannink Investments Ltd and PX2 Ltd. Among his recent former companies are Ilion Technology Corp Ltd, Vortec Energy Ltd, Pacific Lithium NZ Ltd, Virionyx Corp Ltd and Connexionz Ltd. Mr Manson heads Manson Developments Ltd.

Stonecroft Group Holdings Ltd (Stephen King) has joined another King company, Heartland Homes (Auckland) Ltd, in liquidation. Kevin Pitfield & Gareth Hoole (Staples Rodway Ltd) were appointed liquidators of Heartland on 8 October. Neil Donnell & Paul McCormick (Grant Thornton) were appointed liquidators of Stonecroft on 23 October. Creditors of Heartland must file claims by Friday 7 November, and Stonecroft creditors must file claims by Friday 28 November. Mr King is also a director of Techstyle Developments Ltd and a former director of Build-It-Rite Ltd.

The Westland District Council applied on 8 October to wind up FT Manufacturing (Westland) Ltd (Soren Kierkegaard & Wayne Byrne). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 20 November at 10am. Mr Kierkegaard is also a director of Fundamental Technology (NZ) Ltd, Manufacturing/Sealer/Coating/Construction/Refractory/Industrial Evolutions (NZ) Ltd, FT-IT/(NZ)/Management Ltd and Fusion Management Ltd. Mr Byrne is a director of 6 of those companies.

The Lakes Hamurana Ltd (Susan Flint-Hartle) went into voluntary liquidation on 22 October as a solvent company which is no longer trading, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 21 November. Ms Flint-Hartle is also a director of Sayers Real Estate Ltd.

Hikurangi Forest Farms Ltd applied on 9 October to wind up Pine Sawmills (Gisborne) Ltd (in receivership; directors Anthony Dorman & Brian Stanway). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 November at 10.45am. Mr Dorman is also a director of Southern Fir Ltd, Pacific Rim International Marketing Enterprises Ltd, Pine Sawmills (NZ) Ltd and Gracewood Doors (NZ) Ltd and is a former director of NZ Beefmark Ltd, Prime Processing Ltd and Hunters Creek Sawmill 2000 Ltd.

Grande Avenue Ltd (Peter Bissett & Yuka Michaels) went into voluntary liquidation on 21 October, appointing Laurie Chilcott & Peter Chatfield (Smith Cilcott Bertelsen Harry) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 21 November. Mr Bissett is also a director of Bissett Holdings Ltd, Wharf 21 East (NZ) Ltd, PB Helicopters Ltd, Latitude 91 Design & Build Ltd and Subdivisions Ltd and a former director of Smart Tags Ltd. Yuka Michaels is also a director of Premier Cleaning Ltd.

Anthony McCullagh was appointed receiver of Karaka Bay Developments Ltd (Peter Thompson) on 15 October under the terms of a Bridgecorp Finance Ltd debenture.

Oturia Holdings Ltd (Edward & Irene Taylor) went into voluntary liquidation on 23 October, appointing Grant Johnston (JMV Chartered Accountants Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Wednesday 19 November. Mr Taylor is also a director of Eddie & John Contractors Ltd and Heale Construction Ltd.

Pantec NZ Ltd (Paul Burchell) went into voluntary liquidation on 22 October, appointing John Gilbert (C&C Strategic Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Monday 24 November. Another Burchell company, Farran (Two) Ltd, went into liquidation the previous day, ahead of an Inland Revenue application to wind it up. Mr Burchell is also a director of Bengary Ltd, Karpet Kleen NZ Ltd, Marama Holdings Ltd, Multi Management Ltd and PBT Investments Ltd.

John Whittfield & John Vague (McDonald Vague) were appointed receivers of Peak Cables (1994) Ltd (trading as

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U: The names behind the action, week to 20 July 2003

Names, connections, 2+2

This page contains a mixture of property and other information, company formation, the down side of business, market bits & pieces, probably fairly cryptic and rushed.

The weekly Snapshots tend to contain formal information, while other stories on the website are generally structured. U will contain snippets, less often from formal sources, maybe unstructured and incomplete.

17 July 2003

Telfer Young (Auckland) Ltd director & valuer Evan Gamby has been appointed an adjunct professor at Massey University’s Albany campus. The role is offered to distinguished members of the community with relevant academic or professional qualifications who can offer special expertise, and provide a link between vocational & practical work and scientific & academic teaching. Mr Gamby chairs the NZ Property Institute’s education committee and is a fellow of the institute, is deputy chairman of the Valuers’ Registration Board and is a member of the Real Estate Institute. He will split his time between private practice and the university.

Barry Potter, a civil engineer & director of project management company Carson Group has been appointed 1st chief executive of City Design Ltd, owned by Auckland City Council. He previously spent 8 years as director of Meritec Ltd’s facilities group.

Allied Concrete Ltd applied on 30 April to wind up Key Selections Ltd (Carlton & Clarence Fox). The application will b heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 7 August at 10am.

Transwell Holdings Ltd (Patrick & Adrienne Hall) went into voluntary liquidation on 14 July, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 14 August. Mr Hall is also a director of Transtore Ltd, Seafreight NZ Ltd and South Auckland Freight Terminal (1988) Ltd, and a former director of Owner Carriers Auckland Ltd, Simply Logistics Ltd and Auckland Truck Pool Ltd.

Sandringham Properties Ltd (John McMillan & Rod Cotton) and Rockfield Motors Ltd (John & Bob McMillan) went into voluntary liquidation on 11 July, appointing Douglas Fisher (Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 7 August. Another McMillan company, RSM Investments Ltd, went into liquidation as a solvent company in April. Car dealer Bob McMillan is also a director of Team McMillan Ltd, Thermosash Commercial Ltd, Auckland Quayside Ltd, Macfam Ltd and Team Mini Ltd. John McMillan & Mr Cotton are also directors of Neville Holdings Ltd, Jaymaks Enterprises/Properties Ltd, Cheviot Alloy Wheels Ltd (in receivership), Cheviot Automotive Accessories Ltd, Rola Roof Racks Ltd, and formerly of Vehicle Inspection NZ Ltd and Test Rig Ltd.

West Auckland McDonald’s franchiseholder & McDonalds Restaurants NZ Ltd director Ray Stonelake has put his 5 site-specific companies into liquidation as part of a group restructuring. They’re all solvent. The companies are Stonelake Corp Ash St/Kelston/Lynmall/New Lynn/West City Ltd.

Mascott Farms Ltd (John & Margaret Massey, Waiuku) went into voluntary liquidation on 30 June, appointing Glen Hunter (Hunter Withers, Pukekohe) as liquidator. Mr Massey is also director of Massey Airfield Ltd.

Shenandoah Finance Ltd (insolvency practitioner Ray Burgess) went into liquidation on 14 July, appointing Esther Samuel as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 8 August.

Brett Cooper & Anton Koning incorporated Balmoral Group Ltd on 16 July, and Mr Koning incorporated Eden Hall Options Ltd on 30 June. Mr Cooper closed Habilis Properties Ltd on 14 July, appointing Esther Samuel as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 8 August. Mr Cooper & Mr Koning are also directors of numerous other property companies.

Progressive Drywall Systems Ltd (renamed Graduated Services Ltd on 27 June; director Wayne Mackenzie) went into voluntary liquidation on 14 July, appointing Graeme McDonald & Steve Lawrence (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 15 August. Mr Mackenzie incorporated a new company, Progressive Drywall Solutions Ltd, on 3 July.

Liquidation list

The rest of the items under the 17 July dateline are from the Auckland High Court’s liquidations list today, before Master Graham Lang.

Applications by Inland Revenue to wind up 7 of Metropolis developer Andrew Krukziener’s companies will go to a hearing in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 September. Master Graham Lang fast-tracked the process today, when counsel sought an adjournment on 1 application relating to Krukziener Eden Crescent Ltd to the same date as the others on the masters’ weekly liquidations list. 4 are back for their 2nd call next Thursday — AK No 7 Ltd, AK Oriental Ltd, Courthouse No 1 Ltd & Metropolis A Ltd — and 2 more will have their 1st call on 7 August. Master Lang said they should all be called on the liquidations list on Thursday 14 August to ensure the process was on track, instead of having them spread across the lists of all 3 of the court masters, and granted an application for interim restraint of advertising & stay of proceedings until then. Inland Revenue accepted the proposal made for another Krukziener company, Union House Ltd, and withdrew the application to wind it up today.

Tickled Pink Design Ltd (Robin Churchman & Lisa Etheridge) was wound up on the application of Concept to Completion Co Ltd. Derek Farrelly was appointed liquidator.

The application of Linda Graham & others to wind up Moyes & Groves NZ Ltd (John & Anna Philpott) was adjourned to 14 August at 10am for advertising.

Ferrier Hodgson & Co withdrew its application to wind up Strathmore Group Ltd (Philip Norman & Nigel Spratt) after a compromise was entered into with creditors on 30 April, 2 days after this application was lodged. Under the compromise, a 6-month moratorium was placed on enforcement or liquidation action by the participating creditors.

Lifestyle Investments (NZ) Ltd and Exclusive Developments Ltd (Stuart Jackson) were wound up on the applications of Elders Finance Ltd and Inland Revenue. Another Jackson company, Budget Homes Ltd, was also listed for an Inland Revenue liquidation application today, but went into voluntary liquidation on 20 May.

Ace Marketing Ltd (Peter Belcher) was wound up on the application of Kuehne & Nagel Ltd. The Official Assignee was appointed liquidator. Laurie Chilcott & Peter Chatfield (Smith Chilcott Bertelsen Harry) were appointed receivers of Ace Marketing on 17 April. Mr Belcher is also a director of Ever Lasting Scene NZ Ltd, in liquidation, and formerly of High Flyer Charters Ltd and Creative Brand Products Ltd.

Pokeno Kaitiaki Society Inc was wound up on the application of Winstone Aggregates (a division of Fletcher Concrete & Infrastructure Ltd). Peter & Catherine Jollands were appointed liquidators. The society was incorporated in May 2000 to oppose establishment of a quarry in the Pokeno area and was struck off the register on Friday 27 June.

Covich Contractors Ltd (Randolph Covich, also Reg Properties Ltd and FRENZ Ltd, & Evarn Covich) won a last adjournment of Inland Revenue’s application to wind it up, to Wednesday 23 July at 11.45am.

Foundation Films Ltd (John Massam & John Sax) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Brendon Gibson & Grant graham (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Mr Massam’s other interests include Carlaw Properties Ltd, Palm Springs Parakai Ltd, Challenge Communications Foundation Ltd and Bible College Securities Ltd. Mr Sax’s interests include South Park Developments Ltd, Southpark Corp Ltd and Industrial Park Holdings Ltd.

Smythe Grant Ltd (Max Grant) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PricewaterhouseCoopers) were appointed liquidators. Mr Grant is also a director of Raemeal Holdings Ltd, Nordon Ltd and Max Grant Architects Ltd, and is a former director of Couldrey Properties Ltd. Former Smythe Grant director Stephen Smythe remains a director of Couldrey, Raemeal, Sweet Holdings/Developments Ltd and Scotia Properties Ltd, and formed Flushing Meadows Ltd on 9 June. Couldrey was wound up in May 2002 after a courtroom dispute with Bracewell Construction Ltd over remedial work at Couldrey’s sole asset, an apartment.

Timothy Fitzgerald’s application to wind up United Realty Ltd was adjourned to Thursday 14 August at 10.45am to allow for another court case between them, heard on Tuesday, to be decided. The company called United Realty at the time the application was filed, 1 April, changed its name on 23 April to B Nora Ltd (director Kevin Varney). Mr Varney established a new company called United Realty Ltd the same day.

Alliance Construction Ltd’s application to wind up Westnorth Construction Ltd (Dale Wadham) was adjourned to a hearing on Friday 1 August at 10am. Benchmark Building Supplies Ltd’s application to wind Westnorth up is due back on court on Thursday 7 August. Mr Wadham is also a director of Westnorth Labour Hire Ltd, and was a director of Westnorth Holdings Ltd, struck off the Companies Register in 1994.

Secret Garden 2002 NZ Ltd (Kim Jung-Inn) was wound up on the application of Hanyang Corp Ltd. The Official Assignee was appointed liquidator.

Inland Revenue withdrew its application to wind up Hamill Refrigeration Ltd (William Hamill), with negotiations still proceeding. Mr Hamill is also a director of Abbotly Technologies NZ Ltd, Polar King Ltd and Coolbuilt Ltd.

Inland Revenue withdrew its application to wind up Global Internet NZ Ltd (Kenn Rangi & Jim Potter) after settlement. Mr Rangi is also a director of Global Gateway/Gateway Fiji/Internet NZ/Internet Wellington Ltd, Powertel Ltd, Zip Internet NZ/Technologies Ltd and eNet Technologies Ltd. Mr Potter is also a director of Jim Potter Contractors Ltd, Global Internet NZ/Wellington and Zip Internet NZ.

Inland Revenue accepted a proposal from Affordable Commercial Rentals Ltd (John McDonald) and withdrew its application to wind the company up.

Inland Revenue withdrew its application to wind up Tamarind Engineering Ltd (struck off the Companies Register in June 2000; director Peter Edwards) after settlement.

Inland Revenue withdrew its application to wind up McKay Security Ltd (Annie McKay) after settlement.

Business Systems Ltd (Emmanuel Ntreh) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Brendon Gibson & Grant Graham (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Mr Ntreh is also a director of NZ Business Systems Ltd, Business Systems Finance/Leasing Ltd, Corporate Equipment Rentals NZ Ltd, Techno Lease NZ Ltd, Technolease International Ltd, Macplus Ltd, NZ Leasing Group Ltd, NZ Finance Trust Ltd and Devolution Ltd. Classic Finance Ltd appointed Paul Sargison & Gerry Rea (Gerry Rea Associates) as receivers of Business Systems Leasing Ltd on 14 July.

Queen Street Photo & Video Ltd (Alan Patterson-Kane), now operating from Albany, won an adjournment to Thursday 14 August at 10.45am to allow it to continue negotiating sale of the business. Mr Patterson-Kane is also a director of Glen Forests Ltd, Foto Distributors Ltd and Avtec Equipment Ltd.

Sunrise Properties Ltd and Matipo Investments Ltd (David Ward) were wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Matipo was struck off the Companies Register in August 2002 and Mr Ward was adjudicated bankrupt in February 2003.
Earlier story: 5 Ward companies wound up
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Zelante Services Ltd (Clifford (Jock) Clark) went into voluntary liquidation on 15 July, ahead of Inland Revenue’s application to have it wound up in court. Inland Revenue has also applied to wind up Jock Clark Architecture Ltd (renamed Reserve Company Twenty-nine Ltd in May 2002), which will be heard on Thursday 24 July.

Adamson Enterprises Ltd (Max Birnie) went into voluntary liquidation today, just ahead of Inland Revenue’s application to have it wound up in court. Meltzer Mason Heath is handling the liquidation. Mr Birnie is also a director of Bentley’s Ltd.

Taylor Roofing (Northland) Ltd (Bruce Taylor) has gone into voluntary liquidation ahead of an Inland Revenue application to have it wound up in court. Mr Taylor formed Roofon Ltd last September and Taylor Roofing (Whangarei) Ltd on 8 July.

15 July 2003

John Leslie has put Econo Built Construction (Ak) Ltd into liquidation 7 years after it stopped trading. The company’s name was changed to Wilmay Ltd on 11 July. Mr Leslie’s other companies are Econo-Built Systems Ltd (originally Econo-Barns Ltd), Econo Built Systems Northland Ltd, Sutton Ltd (which started out as Trailable Buildings (NZ) Ltd in 1991, became Econo-Built Projects Ltd the Econobuilt Holdings Ltd before changing its name to Sutton on 11 July), and Kolmar Ltd (which was Econo Built Residential (Ak) Ltd until 11 July).

Inland Revenue applied on 20 May to wind up Infinity Concierge (NZ) Ltd (Warick Bryan). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 24 July at 10am.

14 July 2003

RRNZ Ltd (Warren Le Noel) changed its name from Reed Recruitment NZ Ltd and called in Anthony McCullagh as receiver on 10 July. The former Reed Recruitment Ltd, now in liquidation, changed its name to Leker Holdings Ltd. Mr Le Noel is also a director of Command Services Ltd, Le Noel Holdings Ltd, Noelpark/Le Noel Properties Ltd, Lorenzo/Vincenzo Apartments Ltd, AD Finance Ltd, Jordan Property Holdings Ltd and Leon Holdings Ltd.

NZ Construction Services Ltd (Dennis Reeve) went into voluntary liquidation on 3 July, appointing Grant Reynolds (Reynolds & Associates Ltd) as liquidator.

Bayfair Medical Centre Ltd (Graham Armstrong) went into voluntary liquidation as a solvent company on 11 July. Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) were appointed liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Monday 11 August. Mr Armstrong is a director of 2 other companies which went into liquidation last year, Josy Holdings Ltd and MedCentre NZ Ltd, and of Argos Investments Ltd, Launtop NZ Ltd and Syro Directions Ltd.

Compass Land Holdings Ltd (David & Adrian Davies) went into voluntary liquidation as a solvent company on 11 July. Karen Mason & Mike Lamacraft (Meltzer Mason Heath) were appointed liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Tuesday 12 August. David & Adrian Davies are also directors of Parkview Holdings Ltd, Safe Store Public Storage Ltd, Twin Towers Property Ltd, Puhinui Airport Park Ltd and several other companies.

GS Design Ltd Grant Swasbrook) went into liquidation on 9 July, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Mike Lamacraft (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Monday 11 August. Mr Swasbrook is also a director of Probuilt Kitchens Ltd, incorporated on 30 June.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 2 February 2003

Names, connections, 2+2

This page contains a mixture of property and other information, company formation, the down side of business, market bits & pieces, probably fairly cryptic and rushed.

The weekly Snapshots tend to contain formal information, while other stories on the website are generally structured. U will contain snippets, less often from formal sources, maybe unstructured and incomplete.

1 February 2003

Lynn Saunders, 58, southern regional manager of the Insolvency & Trustee Service, died on 27 January after a short illness. Mr Saunders was Official Assignee at Christchurch from 1984 and Official Assignee for the South Island from 1998. He represented New Zealand on the International Association of Insolvency Regulators.

Wrights Road Properties Ltd (Alan & Christopher Parker) went into voluntary liquidation on 31 December, appointing Laurie Chilcott & Peter Chatfield (Smith Chilcott Bertelsen Harry) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Tuesday 18 February. Christopher Park is also a director of Westwell Enterprises Ltd and a former director of Arrownail Industries Ltd, PRF Holdings Ltd, Nord Properties Ltd and Tryst Ltd.

Wairau Park developer Diva Corp Ltd (Gordon Stern & Rob Buckett) went into voluntary liquidation on 29 January, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. The company has filed a solvency certificate. Creditors must file claims by Monday 3 March.

Orica NZ Ltd (trading as Dulux NZ) applied on 20 November to wind up Beaumont Property Care Ltd (William Whipp, Onehunga, also William J Whipp Decorators Ltd, wound up in 1993). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 February at 10am.

31 January 2003

Tenders closed today for the remaining block of land held by Waiheke Island Airfields Ltd (Terence Easthope & Robert Silich). In the Auckland High Court on Thursday, Master Hannah Sargisson adjourned the application of Denis & Kevin Musson & Irene Dustin to wind the company up to a fixture on Wednesday 19 February at 2.15pm.
Previous story: U column 24 November 2002, Waiheke Island Airfields dispute adjourned

Southside Transport Group Ltd (Roland Ruha, Dannemora, also Lonhro Asset Management/Construction Group/Investments/Retail Group Ltd, Madison Securities 2002/Asset Management Ltd, Mana Mahi Pipe Fitters Ltd, Taiko Food Ltd and House of 5 Tigers Ltd, and former director of Cheyene Customs Clearance/Transport Group Ltd) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on Thursday on Orix NZ Ltd’s application. The Official Assignee was appointed liquidator.

Chuan Yuan Wang’s application to wind up Henderson company Yong Hua Trading Co Ltd (Lee Ching Pui, a former director of Yau Luen Investment Co Ltd, & Wong Alun Ting Wun) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Friday 14 March at 2.15pm for a disputed hearing. An appeal is under way against a district court judgment; meanwhile, the company was late in filing its statement of defence to the liquidation application.

Zed Enterprises Ltd (Tracey Reeves-Fry) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on Thursday on Deborah Wessel’s application. Peter & Catherine Jollands were appointed liquidators.

Law firm Glaister Ennor’s application to wind up Home Rescue Ltd (that was its name from September 1998 until 27 August 2002, when it became Hickory Investments Ltd – registered office Glaister Ennor; director Peter Thomas is also director of Meadowcourt First National Real Estate Ltd, wound up on 3 October on Inland Revenue’s application, Bongard Ltd, wound up on 5 December on Glaister Ennor’s application, Southbelt Holdings Ltd, Palisade Holdings Ltd, Micro Investments Ltd and PMC Investments Ltd) was struck out in the Auckland High Court on Thursday after settlement was reached.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up General Capital & Commerce Ltd (Peter Harris, also Warbrook Nominees Ltd, Oceanic Capital Ltd, Auckland Truck Centre Ltd, Marine Sound & Security Ltd, Alliance Securities Ltd, Topstar Investments Ltd, Mid-West Securities Ltd, Fremont Holdings Ltd, in liquidation, formerly of International Casualty & Surety Co Ltd, in liquidation, and a few other companies) was withdrawn in the Auckland High Court on Thursday after settlement. The company won an adjournment in November on the promise of completing several outstanding tax returns.

Applied Machinery Pty Ltd’s application (as a substitute for Transformer Specialties Ltd) to wind up Plant & Machinery Sales Ltd (Marc Baldwin) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 27 March at 10.45am for settlement.

Everworth Construction Ltd (Essam Elkhishin) has settled with Ross Brick & Pavers Ltd and expects to settle with substituting creditor Counties Ready Mix Ltd. The application to wind up Everworth was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 27 March at 10.45am for completion of settlement. Another of Mr Elkhishin’s companies, Golden Resorts International Ltd, faces a liquidation application in the High Court on Wednesday 5 February. Mr Elkhishin is also director of Takiron Property Developments Ltd (receivers appointed on 2 September), Takiron Holdings/Intelligent Flooring Systems/Subdivision Ltd, Prime Life Ltd, Pacific Ridge Lifestyle Resort Ltd, Sky Properties Ltd, Sails Café & Bar Ltd, Arlow Holdings Ltd, SCI Holdings/Educational Services/Property Development & Construction Ltd, and Islamic Funding House of NZ Ltd.

The fate of 5 companies associated with West Auckland developer-in-waiting Peter Mawhinney relies on Auckland High Court master Hannah Sargisson ticking off paperwork which, she said on Thursday, differed from company to company. After standing the liquidation applications of lawyer Stephen McDonald down at the end of December, Master Sargisson stood them down again to the end of her court list on Thursday. They seem not to be in liquidation yet. Mr McDonald wants to wind up Inveran Holdings Ltd, Kitewaho Bush Reserve Co Ltd, Boutsen Holdings Ltd (Peter Mawhinney director of all 3), Abacus Developments Ltd (Philip Bycroft) and Waitakere Forestry Park Ltd (Peter Wilson). Kitewaho was struck off the Companies Register on 14 August, Boutsen on 10 November 2001, Abacus and Waitakere Forestry Park on 18 July 2001.

AM Homes Ltd (Robert Minhinnick, Papakura) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on Thursday on KN Construction & Joinery Ltd’s application. Grant Reynolds was appointed liquidator.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Planet Health Fitness Ltd (Albany; no directors on record) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 27 March at 10.45am for settlement. A sale & purchase agreement was signed shortly before Thursday’s court hearing, with settlement scheduled for 1 February.

Highway 35 Ltd (Elizabeth Hall, Mt Albert) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on Thursday on Inland Revenue’s application. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PricewaterhouseCoopers) were appointed liquidators.

Inland Revenue struck an unusual problem in trying to liquidate Standard 105 Ltd (directors Clive & Daniel Jordan, company struck off the Companies Register on 27 June 2000 but registered office still shown as Hart & Co, Howick) — Master Hannah Sargisson noted that the documents were served at Hart & Co’s new offices but not at the company’s registered office, which was Hart & Co’s former office. “As matters stand, legally we haven’t got proper service,” Master Sargisson said. She adjourned the application to the Auckland High Court on Thursday 27 March at 10.45am for proper service. The company’s tax debt was $1.4 million. Director Clive Jordan is also director of Interface Marketing Ltd, which is in liquidation.

PJ Arnet Ltd (Peter Arnet, also Arnet Equipment Ltd and formerly a director of KOTR Ltd) went into voluntary liquidation in December, ahead of an Inland Revenue application to have it wound up in court.

Inland Revenue’s next problem in the Auckland High Court on Thursday was in trying to wind up Tamarind Engineering Ltd (Peter Edwards, Bucklands Beach), a company struck off the Companies Register in June 2000 but which the IRD said was still trading. “I’m not satisfied that service on the former registered office of a company which is no longer registered is sufficient. You [the IRD] are either going to have to make application for directions as to service or [effect service] on a director,” Master Hannah Sargisson said. She adjourned the application to Thursday 27 March at 10.45am.

Rattrays Wholesale Ltd (the group went into receivership in October; directors David Jenkinson & David Simpson) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on Thursday on Allied Foods Co Ltd’s application. John Vague & John Whitfield (McDonald Vague) were appointed liquidators. Master Hannah Sargisson had adjourned hearing of the application in December after expressing concern that the liquidation notice had been served on an officer of a related company at the abandoned registered office. This time, the master said she was satisfied with the documentation.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Ototoa Farms Ltd (Samuel Lim, also Ototoa Station Ltd) was struck out in the Auckland High Court on Thursday after settlement.

Genie Systems Ltd (Peter Garden, also Genie Systems NZ Ltd, Cashlink NZ Ltd and IC Investments Ltd, & Michael Hendry, also Genie Systems NZ and IC Investments) went into voluntary liquidation on 17 January, appointing Anthony McCullagh (Horwath Corporate Auckland Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Monday 17 March.

Genesis Homes West Auckland Ltd (Bruce Gage) went into voluntary liquidation on 29 January, appointing Kevin Bromwich & John Whitfield (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 28 February. Select Roofing Ltd’s 5 December application to wind the company up was due to be heard in the Auckland High Court on 13 February. Inland Revenue has an application in the court on Wednesday 5 February to wind up another of Mr Gage’s companies, Phoenix Residential Solutions Ltd (known as Genesis Homes Land Co Ltd until 5 February 2001). DPJ Ltd (Genesis Homes Henderson Ltd until the name change on 8 May) was wound up in August on Inland Revenue’s application. Mr Gage is also director of Genesis Homes Ltd, Family Homes Ltd, Paladin Investments Ltd, Prestige 2000 Ltd and some related companies.

Inland Revenue applied on 26 November to wind up Dimension Kitchens Ltd (John Ede). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 February at 10am. Donald Advertising Ltd had its application to wind up another of Mr Ede’s companies, Dimension Group of Companies Ltd, adjourned on Thursday to Thursday 27 March at 10am for settlement discussions to continue. Various Ede companies, including these 2, went in & out of receivership in December. St Clair Park Ltd remains in receivership.

Inland Revenue applied on 21 November to wind up Total Office & Property Services Ltd (Karen Taylor, Te Atatu). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 February at 10am.

Inland Revenue applied on 26 November to wind up COR Drainage Ltd (Mawae Ransfield, Birkdale). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 February at 10am.

Inland Revenue applied on 12 November to wind up Mahia Road Developments Ltd (Andrew Turner, of Howick, who was adjudicated bankrupt on 9 October). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 February at 10am. Property developer Mr Turner’s business started collapsing through 2001. Chapel Road Developments Ltd and Parnell Developments Ltd went into liquidation. He’s also listed as director of Atlantic Investments/Forestry Group Ltd, SA Developments Ltd, AHC Construction/Developments Ltd, CA Developments Ltd, Auckland Home Co Ltd and Southern & Eastern Holdings Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 29 November to wind up Granite Benchtop Co Ltd (Christopher van der Linden), which was struck off the Companies Register in September 2001. The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court no Thursday 13 February at 10.45am. Mr van der Linden is also a director of Marble & Granite Wholesalers Ltd, Terra Properties Ltd and Custom Marble Ltd, and a former director of Linden Brothers Ltd, Selwyn Road Freight Ltd and Alisun Tanning Equipment (1997) Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 13 November to wind up Knightsbridge Construction Ltd, Victo Ltd and Summit Vista Holdings Ltd (Gavin Harris, Mt Albert, also director of Astonbury Grove Ltd, Riversdale Properties Ltd, LA 1998 Ltd, Wolesley Glade Ltd, Amelia Enterprises Ltd, Picadilly Corporate Ltd and Glamis Quality Care Ltd, and former director of Twilight Properties Ltd). The applications will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 February at 10am.

Inland Revenue applied on 21 November to wind up Whale Cove Investments Ltd (Graeme Perigo, also Hibiscus Holdings Ltd, in liquidation, and Permac Ltd, and formerly of Coastal Corp Ltd, & Des Cassidy, also Hibiscus Holdings). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 February at 10am.

Botany town centre owner AMP NZ Property Retail Ltd applied on 3 December to wind up men’s fashion store Botany Fifth Avenue Ltd (Jonathan Ogier, also Street Life Ltd and Ponsonby Fifth Avenue Ltd). The applications will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 February at 10.45am.

29 January 2003

Ramsgate Properties Ltd Ructnas Ltd (Craig Watts, of Watts Group Ltd & associated companies, & Peter Wilkinson, still of Watts & Hughes Construction Co Ltd but a former director of Watts Group & several related companies) went into voluntary liquidation on 24 January, appointing Robert Knox

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U: The names behind the action, week to 26 October 2003

Names, connections, 2+2

This page contains a mixture of property and other information, company formation, the down side of business, market bits & pieces, probably fairly cryptic and rushed.

The weekly Snapshots tend to contain formal information, while other stories on the website are generally structured. U will contain snippets, less often from formal sources, maybe unstructured and incomplete.

23 October 2003

Inland Revenue applied on 9 September to wind up Royal Oak Property Investments Ltd (David Ward). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 6 November at 10.45am. The company, incorporated in June 2002, was struck off the Companies Register yesterday. Mr Ward was bankrupted in February and 6 of his companies were wound up on Inland Revenue’s application in June & August — Ellerslie Residential Ltd, Real Estate Investment (Newmarket) Ltd (trustee of the DJW family trust), Abraham Property Investments Ltd (struck off the Companies Register in December), Shakra Investment Ltd, Zambesi Holdings Ltd and Arthur St Investments Ltd. Remaining Ward companies not in liquidation or struck off are Goldair Investments Ltd, Remuera Residential Ltd and Beresford Property Investments Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 26 August to wind up Lifestyle Investment Holdings Ltd (Stuart & Jan Jackson), and on 1 September to wind up Fulham Holdings Ltd (Stuart Jackson). The applications will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 6 November at 10am. Elders Finance Ltd has also filed a bankruptcy notice against Mr Jackson, seeking just under $600,000 in debt repayment. Mr Jackson was director of a string of companies which have been wound up – Jackson Residential Ltd, Budget Homes Ltd, Exclusive Developments Ltd, Lifestyle Investments NZ Ltd, and Jackson/Langana Construction Ltd. He remains listed as a director of Jackson Property Group Ltd, Combes Trustee Co Ltd, Bassett Properties Ltd, SKJ Ltd, Terra Firma Properties Ltd (not related to Terra Firma Group Ltd) and Tasman Pacific Investments Ltd (the last 2 incorporated on 29 April).

Inland Revenue applied on 9 September to wind up The Reel Lawn People Ltd (Andrew Morrison & Melvyn Meehan). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 6 November at 10am. Mr Morrison is also a director of Lawn Renovators Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 9 September to wind up Avonlea Home for the Elderly Ltd (Briar Carroll). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 6 November at 10am.

Inland Revenue applied on 8 September to wind up Alumex Ltd (Manuel Mandingiado). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 6 November at 10am. Mr Mandingiado is also a director of Alumex Properties Ltd. He & Gloria Mandingiado are shareholders in Alumex, Alumex Properties and Alumex Installations Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 22 September to wind up Dallas Concrete Ltd (struck off the Companies Register in July 2002; director David Tharp). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 6 November at 10.45am. Mr Tharp is also a director of Dallas Construction Ltd (wound up in February), Conmac Holdings Ltd and Westside Habitats Ltd, and formerly of Smart Builders Ltd, Boise Holdings Ltd and Masonry Homes Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 22 September to wind up Jet Developments Ltd (Omaha; directors Tresta Prujean & James Nash). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 6 November at 10.45am. Ms Prujean is also a director of Landscape By Design Ltd and Aztek Ltd. Mr Nash is also a director of Aztek, Palm Court Ltd, Nash Properties Ltd, Tidal Holdings Ltd and Otahuhu Investments Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 22 September to wind up Huapai Pumphouse & Filter Station Ltd (Christine Angus). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 November at 10am. Aqua Dynamics Ltd’s application to wind the company is due back in court a week later. Ms Angus is also a director of Aqua Pump Services Ltd, already in liquidation.

Inland Revenue applied on 23 September to wind up Spectrum Painting Co Auckland Ltd (Paul Hiscotte). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 November at 10.45am. Mr Hiscotte’s previous company called Spectrum Painting Co Auckland changed its name to JC van Leeuwen Ltd in September 2001, when the new company was incorporated.

Inland Revenue has joined the Accident Compensation Corp in seeking to wind up Custom Yachts Ltd (Darren Schofield). Both applications will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 13 November at 10.45am. Mr Schofield is also a director of George Investments Ltd and is a former director of Xtreme Marine Ltd.

5 of Biram & Joy Kumar’s companies went into voluntary liquidation on 15 October, appointing John Vague & Kevin Bromwich (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. The companies are B&J Kumar Ltd, Biram & Joy Holdings Ltd, B&JK Botany Coffee House Ltd, B&JK Coffee House Newmarket Ltd and B&JK Coffee House Ltd. Another of their companies, Pennington Heights Development Ltd, folded last December. They still have 1 company, Coumat Ltd.

Andrew Fowler Properties Ltd (Andrew Fowler) went into voluntary liquidation as a solvent company on 21 October, appointing Gael Hotchin (Blackmore Virtue & Owens) as liquidator. Mr Fowler is also a director of Wanaka Investments Ltd, Valley Farms (Pukekohe) Ltd and Valley Farms Retirement Ltd.

Remaining items in this week’s U column are from the Auckland High Court’s liquidations list on Thursday 23 October conducted by Master Hannah Sargisson.

Under the court’s newfound policies of being inconsistent & nonsensical and turning a rule to suit a preference for nondisclosure, the court this week didn’t post the names of plaintiffs or defendants on courthouse noticeboards, didn’t supply any lists in the courtroom for either lawyers or the public, but did put up lists on noticeboards containing the file number of each case.

Applications are normally advertised without those file numbers, so there is no easy way to follow what the court is doing. It’s a deliberate obstruction of the public’s right to know what’s going on in a public courtroom, and an entirely unnecessary handicap for lawyers trying to conduct business in the court.

Master Sargisson stood 1 matter down because the case wasn’t listed (as in, the case number on the noticeboard!). “I’m just concerned that somebody (representing the defendant) might arrive this morning and not find anything on the list. I see service has been carried out in the proper way,” she said.

Service had been effected correctly, which means that under the High Court’s rule 700J the application can be advertised & written about. This is the rule used, wrongly, to obstruct publication when service has been carried out correctly. The court itself can present the defendant’s name on a courthouse wall and not be punished.
Earlier story & update: Auckland High Court takes umbrage; Court lists reappear

Butler Gibpat Ltd’s application to wind up Europa Ltd (Adnan Ozbeger) was settled & withdrawn. Mr Ozbeger is also a director of Mojo Ltd.

Future Build Construction Ltd (Lance & Carol Deane, Whangaparaoa) was wound up after the plaintiff, Allied Work Force Ltd, rejected its settlement proposal. The Official Assignee was appointed liquidator. Mr Deane is also a director of HBC Waterproofing Ltd.

Huntsman Chemical Co NZ Ltd’s application to wind up Sapphire Holdings Ltd (Stuart Brauninger) was adjourned to Thursday 20 November at 10am for settlement. Mr Brauninger is also a director of Sapphire Homes Ltd, Nighthawk Promotions Ltd, S&R Trading Ltd (formerly Genesis Homes Manurewa Ltd), Tasman Pacific Residential Ltd, Sunset Finance Ltd, Five Star Homes Ltd and Waylen Financial Services Ltd, and a former director of Alpha Pacific Holdings Ltd.

Happy Hosts Hotel Ltd (in receivership; director Peter Walding, Palmerston North) was wound up on the application of Claude Group NZ Ltd (formerly Ensite Claude NZ Ltd). Ferrier Hodgson was appointed to handle the liquidation. Mr Walding is also a director of Walding Properties Ltd, in both receivership & liquidation, and Walding Investments Ltd.

Evergreen Forests Ltd decided not to proceed with its application to wind up Pallet & Drum Recycling Co Ltd (Noel Allen & Gareth Popham) after Pallet & Drum went into receivership. Mr Allen is also a director of NZ Thoroughbred Sales & Marketing Ltd, Patricks Bay Developments Ltd, Fu Partnership Ltd, Soul Shock Entertainment Ltd, Motion Holdings/Partnership Ltd & Gad Holdings Ltd. Mr Popham is also a director of NZ Thoroughbred Sales & Marketing, Gad, Fu Partnership and Surveillance Agency Ltd.

An application by TelstraClear Ltd, The Internet Group Ltd, Telecom NZ Ltd, Vodafone NZ Ltd, Call Plus Ltd, Walker Wireless Ltd and Econet Wireless Ltd to wind up Zip Internet (NZ) Ltd (Kenn Rangi & Jim Potter) was adjourned to Thursday 20 November at 10am after Zip’s lawyer, Derek Cutting, said the company’s managing director only became aware of the application when he saw it in a newspaper, though he acknowledge it had been served on Zip’s registered office. “The company is solvent. Part of the company is going to be sold,” he said. Mr Rangi is also a director of Global Internet NZ/ Gateway/Gateway Fiji/Internet NZ/Internet Wellington Ltd, Powertel Ltd, Zip Technologies Ltd and eNet Technologies Ltd. Mr Potter is also a director of Jim Potter Contractors Ltd and Global Internet NZ/Wellington Ltd.

Debt Recovery Co NZ Ltd’s application to wind up KN Construction & Joinery Ltd (Kamlesh Nand & Sharita Devi) was discontinued. The directors’ other company is KN Kitchen Ltd.

Dempsey & Wood Civil Contractors Ltd’s application to wind up Piermark Homes Ltd (Zhou Hong) was adjourned to Thursday 18 December at 10am for settlement. Mr Zhou is also director of Piermark Group Ltd, New Concept Living Ltd, Emerald Immigration & Investment Group Ltd, Iyiadoni International Ltd, Genesis Education Ltd, Waterville Investments Ltd and Pilkington Homes Ltd, and a former director of Arnhem Legal Services Ltd and Gold Mountain Trading Co Ltd.

Northcote Fruit Centre Ltd (trading as Growers Vege Market; director Terry Smith) was wound up on the application of Leasing Solutions Ltd (an Elders Finance company). Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PWC) were appointed liquidators. Northcote Fruit Centre was incorporated in June 2001, struck off the Companies Register on 13 August. Mr Smith is also director of Durham Property Holdings Ltd (Wellington property), Morrin Investments Ltd (Auckland), Wharf Road Holdings Ltd (Auckland), Merriefield Investments Ltd (Auckland), Nelson Street Investments Ltd and Investments Syndicates Inc NZ Ltd. Investments Syndicates was wound up in June 2001 and all have had receivers during the past 2 years.

Restus Ltd (Keith & Robina Needham) was wound up on the application of Cashflow Retail Systems Ltd. Grant Reynolds was appointed liquidator. The Needhams are also directors of Restus Holdings Ltd, Namitech Ltd and Axitech Ltd.

APR Holdings Ltd (Paul Jack) went into voluntary liquidation on 21 October, ahead of an Inland Revenue application to have it wound up in court. Mr Jack is also a director of Jack Productions Ltd.

Mi5 Ltd (Donald Richardson, Devonport) was wound up on the application of Com Tech (NZ) Ltd. Brendon Gibson & Stephanie Jeffreys (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Mr Richardson is also a director of Socratech Ltd.

Zkaek Ltd (James Douglas) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PWC) were appointed liquidators. Mr Douglas is also a director of JR Franchise Management Ltd, in liquidation, and Delirium Holdings Ltd.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up MWM & Associates Ltd (Des Wilson) was adjourned to Thursday 20 November at 10am for settlement. Mr Wilson is also a director of Stagelight NZ Ltd.

Hospex NZ Ltd (Remigi Urs Zibung, Westpark Village) was wound up on the application of Peter, Jack & Tony Lowe, trading as L&Y Investments. Gilbert Chapman was appointed liquidator.

Jackson Group Ltd (Bryce & Graham Jackson, Pukekohe) was wound up on the application of Waitomo Petroleum Ltd. Dennis Parsons & Katherine Kenealy (Indepth Forensic Ltd, Hamilton) were appointed liquidators.

Volcanic Investments Ltd (Stephen Kelly) settled with Garnet Properties Ltd and the application to wind Volcanic up was withdrawn. Mr Kelly is also a director of Southern Hemisphere Land & Property Investments Ltd, Roseneath Properties Ltd, Central Strata Management Ltd, Grafton Ridge Ltd, New Oakland Properties Ltd, Moos Holdings Ltd (incorporated in June) and Goldsteins Finance Ltd (incorporated in 2000 as The Four M Marketing Co Ltd, name changed to Goldsteins on 16 October 2003), and a former director of RAM Securities Ltd, Contributory Mortgage Investments/Nominees Ltd.

Zyconxl Ltd (Larrie Clark, Birkenhead) was wound up on Healthlink NZ Ltd’s application. Mr Clark is also a director of Prorep Sport Ltd and Xltech Online Ltd, and a former director of Zyconet/Technology Ltd.

Refrigeration Engineering Co Ltd’s application to wind up Hamill Refrigeration Ltd (William Hamill) was adjourned to Thursday 18 December at 10am. Mr Hamill is also a director of Abbotly Technologies NZ Ltd, Polar King Ltd and Coolbuilt Ltd.

Future Products Group Ltd (formerly Supermarket Services Ltd)’s application to wind up Group CDA Design Ltd (Brett Kelland Taylor) was withdrawn after settlement. Harrison Grierson Consultants Ltd discontinued its application after settlement last week. Mr Taylor is also a director of Group CDA Ltd (in liquidation), CDA Architecture Ltd and Luxury Vacations NZ Ltd, and a former director of Designtec Holdings/Management Ltd.

Farran (Two) Ltd (Paul & Margaret Burchell) went into voluntary liquidation on 21 October, appointing John Bergseng (Bergseng & Co, Ponsonby) as liquidator ahead of today’s application by Inland Revenue to wind it up. Creditors must file claims by Monday 24 November. John Gilbert (C&C Strategic Ltd) was appointed receiver of Farran (Two) in August. Mr Burchell is also a director of Bengary Ltd, Karpet Kleen NZ Ltd, Marama Holdings Ltd, Multi Management Ltd, PBT Investments Ltd and Pantec NZ Ltd. Margaret Burchell is also a director of Karpet Kleen.

McFadyen Enterprises Ltd (trading as Talk Tactics NZ; directors Craig & Katharine McFadyen) went into voluntary liquidation on 20 October, appointing John Whittfield & Kevin Bromwich (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. That appointment was advertised in the NZ Herald this morning. However, in court later in the morning, Master Sargisson made a winding-up order on Inland Revenue’s application, appointing Grant Graham & Stephanie Jeffreys (Ferrier Hodgson) as liquidators.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Glamis Quality Care Ltd (Colin Bright & Derek Cutting) was adjourned to Thursday 20 November at 10.45am for settlement. Mr Cutting, a lawyer, is also a director of Baycare Retirement Ltd, Riversdale Properties Ltd and Auckland Real Estate Holdings Ltd.

22 October 2003

Topline Group (1998) Ltd (Peter Haynes) went into liquidation on 16 October, appointing Robert Merlo (Merlo Burgess & Co Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by 20 November. That decision was foillowed by the appointment of receivers, Grant Graham & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson) on 20 October. Mr Haynes is also a director of Topline Commercial Holdings Ltd and Topline Project Supplies Ltd, and a former director of Topline Cars Auckland Ltd, in liquidation.

20 October 2003

Voice Edge Ltd (Warren Hurst & Philip Veitch Wilson) went into voluntary liquidation on 15 October, appointing Grant Graham & Stephanie Jeffreys (Ferrier Hodgson & Co) as liquidators. Mr Hurst is also a director of Eurosport Ltd, Total Technology Solutions Ltd, Electronic Transaction Networks Ltd, Integrated Technologies Group Ltd, Fast Rent Ltd, Semple Investments Ltd and Enigmatic Enterprises Ltd, and a former director of TNS Cablecraft Ltd and Sietec (NZ) Ltd.

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