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.
9 December 2003
Project management company Carson Group has appointed a managing director to head each of its branches (but 2 in Victoria). In Auckland, Carson has 4 directors, 2 principals & a chief executive. Bruce Walker (left), an engineer & director since 1984, will step up to managing director. When he joined, the firm had 5 staff; now it has more than 100 operating from 7 offices in Australia & New Zealand.
Website: Carson Group
8 December 2003
2 more of Stuart & Jan Jackson’s companies, Bassett Properties Ltd and Combes Trustee Co Ltd, went into liquidation on 3 December, appointing Grant Graham & Stephanie Jeffreys (Ferrier Hodgson) as liquidators. 2 others, Lifestyle Investment Holdings Ltd and Fulham Holdings Ltd, were wound up in November, and the Jacksons were adjudicated bankrupt the same week.
Packard Holdings Ltd (Bryce Moffat) was wound up on 1 December. Peter & Catherine Jollands (Jollands Callander) were appointed liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Saturday 31 January. Mr Moffat, a director of accountancy firm Grant Thornton Whangarei Ltd, is also a director of Chances companies in Whangarei, Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua & Wellington, Chances (2003) Ltd, Town Centre Ltd, Cameron Street Properties Ltd and The Cue Bar Ltd, among others. Chances 2003 bought the Chances Ltd business from its receivers in April.
Volna International Ltd applied on 4 November to wind up Mad Dogs & Englishmen (NZ) Ltd (Stephen Ashby). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 22 January at 10am. Mr Ashby is also a director of Eiger Associates Ltd, Magna Liquor Distributors (2001) Ltd & British Pubs (NZ) Ltd. His wife, Daphne Fourie, is director of Mad Dogs & Englishmen companies at Albert St, Epsom, Rothesay Bay, St Lukes & Wairau Park, One Italy (Epsom) Ltd, CafÃ© Belgique (NZ)/(St Lukes) Ltd and Abacus Productions Ltd. Oceans (Takapuna) Ltd was struck off the Companies Register in August after it, One Italy, CafÃ© Belgique (NZ) and Mad Dogs & Englishmen (Epsom) settled with Inland Revenue.
Oggi Advertising Ltd (Gordon Frykberg) applied on 5 November to wind up Ballyhoo Else Ltd (Mr Frykberg & Darryll Heaven). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 5 February at 10am. The directors separately tried to wind up Ballyhoo Else last year.
DB Breweries Ltd applied on 31 October to wind up Jolly Farmer Ltd (which went into receivership on 30 September; directors Kevin, Reginald & Annette Newcombe). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 18 December at 10.45am. 5 other Newcombe brewing & pub companies also went into receivership in September — Ark Brewery/Holdings Ltd, Civic Tavern Ltd, Kaizen Group Ltd and South Pacific Hotel Management Ltd. The Newcombes are also directors of Liquid Experience Ltd and RAK Holdings Ltd.
Inland Revenue applied on 5 November to wind up Group CDA Design Ltd (Brett Taylor). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 18 December at 1045am. Future Products Group Ltd (formerly Supermarket Services Ltd) and Harrison Grierson Consultants Ltd discontinued their applications to wind the company up in October. 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.
Inland Revenue applied on 14 October to wind up Drain Shift Ltd (struck off the Companies Register in July; director Francis van Looy). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 18 December at 10am. Mr van Looy is also a director of Abbotts Industrial Division Ltd, Pipevision Ltd and Workplace Safety Training Ltd.
Beekay Electrical Services & Products (1990) Ltd applied on 13 November to wind up Broadbeach Construction Ltd (Darryl Greig, Orewa). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 18 December at 10.45am. Mr Greig is also director of Greig Construction & Developments Ltd (wound up in 2001) and Broadbeach Group Ltd.
Inland Revenue applied on 17 November to wind up JT Shack & Sons Ltd (Allan & Ray Shack, Pukekohe). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 29 January at 10am. Beaver Shack Ltd (Allan, Ray & Ming Shack) went into voluntary liquidation in September. The Shacks’ other companies are Nelson/Vege/Reid/Mill Shack Ltd. Reid Shack Ltd is in liquidation.
Hinemoa Developments Ltd (which changed its name from Walker Contracting (NZ) Ltd on 14 November; director Neil Walker, Whitianga) went into voluntary liquidation on 28 November, appointing Robert Merlo (Merlo Burgess & Co Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Monday 5 January.
Apirana Appliances Ltd (called Taylor’s Appliances Ltd until 1994 and Appliance World Ltd until October; directors John Taylor & Neville Rowntree) went into voluntary liquidation on 29 November, appointing Geoff Hatten as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 18 December. The directors formed Taylor & Rowntree Appliances Ltd in August and it took the Appliance World name in October. They also own st Heliers Bay Finance Ltd.
Ray Upton (trading as Total Property Services) applied on 28 November to wind up Cotterill Construction Ltd (Raymond Knight). The application will be heard on Thursday 22 January at 10.45am. Mr Knight is also a director of Knight Development Services Ltd, SalusHealth Ltd (in receivership & liquidation), Cheshire No 2 Ltd (formerly E-Health Ltd, which traded as Salus Executive Health) and Cheshire No 1 Ltd (originally Travellers Medical & Vaccination Centre Auckland Ltd) and a shareholder in Aribu Investments/Management Ltd, Fairway Ltd and Treble Investments Ltd (formed on 18 November).
Reflex Images Ltd (Neil Jubb & Keith Bainbridge) went into voluntary liquidation on 3 December, appointing John Price & Christopher Horton (Horton Price Ltd) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 30 January. Mr Jubb and Mr Bainbridge are also directors of Colorite Auckland Ltd.