Archive | 2003

U: The names behind the action, week to 25 May 2003

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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 May 2003

Sun Products NZ Ltd applied on 19 March to wind up East Tamaki Storage Solutions Ltd (Nick Dreliozis, also Greek Haulage Ltd). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 5 June at 10.45am.

Plaster Scene Ltd (Wlliam Glenton) went into liquidation on 19 May, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 20 June. Mr Glenton, of Milford, formed another company, Plaster Scene (NZ) Ltd, on 6 December 2002.

McCormick Accounting Services Ltd (Patrick McCormick) went into liquidation on 20 May, appointing Graeme McDonald & Steve Lawrence (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. Mr McCormick is a director of numerous companies.

Elders Finance Ltd applied on 29 April to wind up Lifestyle Investments NZ Ltd (Stuart Jackson). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 17 July at 10am. Among Mr Jackson’s other companies, Langana Construction Ltd went into liquidation in November and Jackson Construction Ltd in December, Budget Homes Ltd survived then but went into liquidation on 15 May. Jeff Meltzer & Mike Lamacraft (Meltzer Mason Heath) were appointed liquidators of Budget Homes. Creditors must file claims by Monday 30 June.
Earlier story: Stuart Jackson closes Jackson Construction ahead of bank call; Jackson’s Budget Homes survives with Bridgecorp refinancing

Inland Revenue applied on 11 March to wind up CaBella Holdings Ltd (Glenn Rich & Nigel Ainley). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 5 June at 10.45am. Ca’Bella Civil/Construction Ltd went into receivership on 4 February. Mr Rich is also a director of several other Ca’Bella companies, Pukekohe Enterprises Ltd, Rosebank 608 Ltd, Goodrich Investments Ltd, St Stephens Ave (19-23) Ltd and Richwill NZ Ltd. Mr Ainley, previously general manager at Hartner Construction Ltd before that group’s collapse, is also a director of Richley Consultants Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 17 March to wind up Stuarts Properticare Ltd (Stuart Middleton). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 5 June at 10am. Mr Middleton is also a director of Stuarts Properties Ltd (in liquidation) and South Auckland Homes Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 11 March to wind up Famous Brands Factory Outlet Ltd (called Hemisphere Properties Ltd from July 1999 until October 2002; directors Chris Cook & Bastiaan Struyck). Inland Revenue is also seeking to wind up another of their companies, Hudson Park Properties Ltd, struck off the Companies Register in November 2001.Both applications will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 5 June at 10am. The directors’ other companies include Strand Storage Ltd, Storage King Parnell Ltd, Primary Health Remuera Ltd, Heather Street Properties Ltd, Gosling-Bolter Ltd, TT Ltd and GFI Ltd. Hemisphere has carried out a major redevelopment behind the Exchange Tavern in Parnell.

19 May 2003

Dakota Hamilton Ltd (incorporated on 5 November 2002 by Tim Manning of Taradale Property Group Ltd) went into liquidation on 15 May, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Lloyd Hayward (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Monday 16 June.

2 of Edward Willoughby’s companies, EJ Willoughby Ltd & Supreme Homes Ltd, were placed in liquidation on 12 May. Cynthia Forbes (Hudson Kasper) was appointed liquidator. Mr Willoughby also set up Medallion Developments Ltd last July.

Estancia Ltd (Beatriz Hugill) went into liquidation on 15 May, appointing John Buchanan (Buchanan Macdonald Ltd) as liquidator. Beatriz Hugill is also a director of Rodney Investments Ltd (incorporated last July & trading as Pathway Homes), wound up in the Auckland High Court on 1 May on the application of Fletcher Distribution Ltd (trading as Placemakers Albany). Rodney Investments director Terence Hugill is also a director of Golf on the Range Ltd, Pathway Homes Ltd and Phyxsius Ltd.

Bridgecorp Residential Ltd is chasing Daryoush Ghaleh Mahmaudi (Daryoush Mahmoudi Ghaleh/Daryosh Mahmaudi Galeh) for $215,800 of mortgage arrears, with a 24% penalty rate accruing. Mr Mahmaudi/Ghaleh was a director of Project Solutions NZ Ltd and L&D Investments Ltd, which went into liquidation in December, Legacy NZIB Group Ltd, Legacy Group Ltd (in liquidation) and Santa Fe Corp Ltd, and formerly of Legacy Immigration Ltd, Shomal Ltd and Dorento Café Ltd.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 24 August 2003

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22 August 2003

Alpine Properties Ltd & Marvel Properties Ltd (Mark Speedy) went into voluntary liquidation on 20 August, appointing John Gilbert (C&C Strategic Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Monday 22 September. Mr Speedy is also a director of Pringle Investments Ltd and Eastbury Holdings/Properties/Trustees Ltd.

21 August 2003

Items below are from today’s Auckland High Court liquidations list conducted by Master Hannah Sargisson.

Stabila Ltd (Kevin Wheeler) was wound up on the application of law firm Glaister Ennor. Dennis Parsons & Katherine Kenealy (Indepth Forensics Ltd) were appointed liquidators. 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.

G-Farm Ltd (Kim Eun-Soo & Choi Young-Hwa) was wound up on the application of law firm Russell McVeagh. Stephanie Jeffreys & Grant Graham (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators.

Huntsman Chemical Co NZ Ltd’s application to wind up Sapphire Holdings Ltd (Stuart Brauninger) was adjourned to Thursday 18 September at 10am for settlement. Benchmark Building Supplies Ltd has an application to wind up Sapphire Homes Ltd due back in court on 4September. Mr Brauninger is also a director of 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.

Garin Enterprises Ltd (Gary Muir) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PricewaterhouseCoopers) were appointed liquidators.

Startel Communications Ltd (Marshall Taylor) went into voluntary liquidation on Wednesday, ahead of Inland Revenue’s application to have it wound up. Mr Taylor is also a director of Hargreaves Properties Ltd, Tele Team Ltd, Travelforce Ltd, Startel Direct Ltd, Event Ticketing Ltd, Main Attraction Ltd and a few more related companies.

Spacewall Display Systems Ltd (Raymond Fong) went into voluntary liquidation on Wednesday, ahead of the application of Cooke Plumbing Co Ltd to have it wound up. Inland Revenue had another of Mr Fong’s companies, The Wok Franchise Ltd, wound up in July. Mr Fong is also a director of Golden Wok Ltd and Smartzone Co NZ Ltd.

Allied Work Force Ltd’s application to wind up Future Build Construction Ltd (Lance & Carol Deane, Whangaparaoa) was adjourned to Thursday 23 October for settlement negotiations. Mr Deane is also a director of HBC Waterproofing Ltd.

James Rockford Ltd (Newmarket property lawyer John Mansfield) was wound up on the application of Graham & Caron Gray. Gareth Hoole & Sean Parsons (Staples Rodway Ltd) were appointed liquidators. Mr Mansfield is also a director of Arcadia Trust Ltd, MRI Ltd , RRD Ltd, OE Supplies Ltd, but has resigned from his own John Mansfield Solicitors Nominee Co Ltd and Professional Co-ordinators Holdings Ltd.

Sanctuary Financial Services Ltd’s application to wind up Arthur Waters Motor Court Ltd (Robert Smith) was adjourned to Thursday 18 September at 10am after an application to restrain advertising was struck out.

Makora Investments No 1 Ltd (John Cave & Wallace Bayne) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Grant Graham & Stephanie Jeffreys (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Baseline Homes Ltd (Mr Bayne) was struck out in July after settlement. Mr Bayne is also a director of Ranui Station Developments Ltd, which was wound up in December 2001. Mr Cave is also a director of Captain Scott Developments Ltd, Ridge Developments Ltd and Ranui Station Developments.

Dome Homes NZ Ltd (Martin & Jenny Sandifer) was wound up on the application of Ao Jin & Ying Tang. Gilbert Chapman (Debt Recovery Co NZ Ltd) was appointed liquidator. The Sandifers are also directors of Hinsan Consultants/Research NZ/Developments NZ Ltd. Ao Jin is a former director of Dome Homes and is a director of Resun Consultants Ltd. Ying Tang is a director of Cordial International Education Service Ltd and Golden Scissors Ltd.

Other items:

Inland Revenue applied on 11 June to wind up Accent Music Centre Ltd (Patrick & Elizabeth Phan). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 September at 10am. Both Phans are also directors of 7117 Investments Ltd and Digital Sound Systems Ltd, and Elizabeth Phan is a director of Pacific Music Distributors Ltd.

Valuation company Mahoney Gardner Churton Ltd (John Churton, Tony Gardner & Peter Mahoney) went into voluntary liquidation as a solvent company on 20 August, appointing Gerry Rea & Paul Sargison 9Gerry Rea Associates) as liquidators. Mr Gardner now operates from Gardner Valuations Ltd, Mr Churton is at Gribble Churton Taylor Ltd and Mr Mahoney is at Strategy For Property Ltd (formerly Peter J Mahoney & Co Ltd).

Panahome NZ Ltd applied on 18 July to wind up Taisei Trading Co Ltd (Hiroshi Kasuya). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 11 September at 10.45am. Mr Kasuya is also a director of New Rise Trading Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 20 June to wind up Autocraft Repair Centre Ltd and Accent Cleaning Ltd (Brett Knock). The applications will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 September at 10.45am. Accent Cleaning was struck off the Companies Register in July 2002. Mr Knock was a director of a number of Accident & Medical Clinic companies which went into liquidation a year ago.

Inland Revenue applied on 30 June to wind up Action Construction Ltd (Adrian & Sasha Poyner). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 September at 10.45am. Mr Poyner is also a director of Valley Homes Ltd and Urban Buffalo Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 1 July to wind up Concord Holdings Ltd (Richard Urwin). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 September at 10.45am. Mr Urwin is also a director of Waitakere Guitar Co Ltd and Impact Builders Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 14 July to wind up Equico Financial Services Group Pty Ltd (Chris Hogg). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 September at 10am.

20 August 2003

Former Carter Holt Harvey Ltd executive director Ken Carter, now retired, was adjudicated bankrupt on 6 August. Mr Carter remains listed as a director of KFL Carter Ltd and Whitetop Mushroom Farm 1982 Ltd. His brother, Sir Richard, became chairman of Ports of Auckland Ltd after retiring from the expanded family firm, retired from the ports company but remains a director of private businesses Waytemore Farms/Forests/Investments Ltd, Sun Sprout Ltd, Lumbercorp NZ Ltd, RHA Carter Ltd, Adfordston Farms Ltd, Shortland Cannery Ltd and Hussey & Co Pty Ltd.

Roderick Frost (trading as ACB Landscapes) applied on 24 July to wind up Australasian Building Corp Ltd (Christopher Guthrie). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday4 September at 10am. Mr Guthrie is also a director of Australasian Building Group/Holdings Ltd and is a former director of The House of Mortgages Ltd.

Property developer Hedley O’Meara has been called to a public examination over his application for discharge from bankruptcy in the Auckland High Court on Tuesday 9 September at 10am. Mr O’Meara was adjudicated bankrupt on 7 September 1998.

Elders Finance Ltd filed a bankruptcy notice against Stuart Jackson on 13 June, renewed on 5 August, 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 (both the last 2 incorporated on 29 April).

Inland Revenue applied on 3 July to wind up S&C Concrete Services Ltd (Steven van der Drift & Coral Skipper). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 11 September at 10am. Mr van der Drift is also a director of Just Prawns Ltd.

19 August 2003

Financial Vision (Auck) Ltd (Nick Duff) went into voluntary liquidation on 14 August, appointing John Vague & John Whittfield (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. Mr Duff is also director of Medlands Beach Lodge Ltd and Luftwaffono 13 Ltd. Stephen Duff formed a separate company, Financial Vision Ltd, in March.

Philip Jones put Rich Investments Ltd (renamed Zebxdugog Ltd on 20 June) into voluntary liquidation on 22 July, appointing Matthew Gilligan (Gilligan Rowe & Associates Ltd) as liquidator. Mr Jones will be director of another company called Rich Investments Ltd, about to be incorporated. He’s also a director Security Response Team NZ Ltd, Azooma Ltd (in liquidation; called The Management Team Ltd until July 2000), The Management Team Ltd (in liquidation, called Romance NZ Ltd until July 2000), NZ Security Alliance Ltd and Cox Property Investments Ltd.

Leightons Paper & Printing Ltd applied on 23 July to wind up Gearsons Products Ltd (Gordon Dale). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 18 September at 10am. Mr Dale is also a director of Fire Equipment Ltd, Firetech Services Ltd, Ultravac Systems Ltd, Adalec Papers Ltd (in liquidation) and Ultra Papers Ltd.

18 August 2003

The liquidator of 3 Krukziener companies, Bryan Williams, has called a meeting of creditors for Thursday 28 August, a week before Inland Revenue gets back to the High Court with its application to have 2 of these companies, plus 5 others, wound up and to have a liquidator appointed by the court. Mr Williams has called the meeting of creditors of AK No 7 Ltd, Glen Innes Ltd (formerly Metropolis W Ltd) & Opportunity Ltd (formerly Krukziener Eden Crescent Ltd) for 11am on 28 August at O’Connell Chambers, level 5 3-13 Shortland St. Inland Revenue opposed dismissal of its applications to wind up AK No 7 & Opportunity when they were before the court for mention last Thursday, on the way to a 1-day hearing of applications to wind up those 2 plus 88 Cook Street Ltd, Krukziener Judges Bay Ltd, AK Oriental Ltd, Courthouse No 1 Ltd & Metropolis A Ltd.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 9 March 2003

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3 March 2003

Glen Eden Building Supplies Ltd (Peter Hewson, also P&R Timber Supplies Ltd, in receivership & liquidation, and Hewson Building Ltd) went into liquidation on 27 February in a group restructuring, appointing Maurice Goodwin (Cox Arcus & Co) as liquidator. The company is solvent. Creditors must file claims by Wednesday 2 April.

Cosmopolitan Agencies Ltd (Vladimir Kozak, also Form Centre of Good Design Ltd) went into receivership on 25 February, with Rowan Chapman & Shaun Nixon (Gosling Chapman) appointed receivers.

Dallas Construction Ltd (David Tharp, Te Atatu, also Dallas Concrete Ltd, struck off the Companies Register in July 2002, Conmac Holdings Ltd, Smart Builders Ltd, Boise Holdings Ltd and Westside Habitats Ltd, and formerly of Masonry Homes Ltd) went into voluntary liquidation on 24 February, appointing Stuart Robertson as liquidator. Claims must be filed by Monday 24 March. Allied Work Force Ltd was seeking to wind Dallas up late last year.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 28 September 2003

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26 September 2003

Inland Revenue applied on 5 August to wind up Mairangi Bay Beach Plaza Holdings Ltd (Cho Jae-Ha). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 9 October at 10am. 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.

Inland Revenue applied on 8 August to wind up Ace Security Ltd (Darrel & Pamela Warren). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 9 October at 10am.

Inland Revenue applied on 25 August to wind up Lincoln Hire Service Ltd (Dorothy & Andrew Levy). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 9 October at 10.45am. Mr Levy is also a director of Rental Associates Ltd.

Redeal Ltd applied on 5 August to wind up Dimension Group of Companies Ltd (John Ede). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 9 October at 10am. 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.

Botany Building Supplies Ltd (Aafo Faaofo) was wound up on 18 September on the application of Independent Frames & Trusses Ltd. Grant Reynolds (Reynolds & Associates Ltd, East Tamaki) was appointed liquidator. Mr Faaofo is also director/shareholder of SGT Enterprises Ltd, incorporated on 11 September.

The World of Interiors Ltd (Timothy Sutch) went into liquidation as a solvent company on 15 September, appointing Ean Pike (Neesham Pike Thomas) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Monday 6 October.

23 September 2003

Creditors of TE Construction Ltd & TE Properties NZ Ltd (Wu Chun Keung) have been called to a meeting on Wednesday 1 October at 10.30am at the Institute of Chartered Accountants, 27-33 Ohinerau St, Remuera, by the manager of the companies compromise proposal, Mike Lamacraft (Meltzer Mason Heath). The meeting will be asked to receive the compromise manager’s report and consider whether the companies have met their obligations under the compromise, or whether those obligations are likely to be met.

Stoneview Holdings Ltd (Anthony Gorton) went into voluntary liquidation on 11 September, appointing John Whittfield & Steve Lawrence (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 17 October. Mr Gorton is also a director of Investment Future Ltd, Cardinal Freight Distributions Ltd, Concord Storage & Distribution Ltd and Hutt Valley Cartage Ltd.

Gearson Products Ltd (Gordon Dale) was wound up in the Auckland High Court last Thursday on the application of Leightons Paper & Printing Ltd. Stephanie Jeffreys & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Mr Dale is also a director of Fire Equipment Ltd, Firetech Services Ltd, Ultravac Systems Ltd, Adalec Papers Ltd (in liquidation) and Ultra Papers Ltd.

Dallan Enterprises Number Fifty Ltd (Li Dong & Zhao Zheng) was wound up in the Auckland High Court last Thursday on the application of Colliers International NZ Ltd. Stephanie Jeffreys & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Zhao Zheng is also a director of AHZ International Co Ltd.

SalusHealth Ltd (David Halstead & Raymond Knight), the medical business that took the top floor of the new Quay Park Health building on Beach Rd, near Auckland’s old railway station, then crashed into receivership, was wound up in the Auckland High Court last Thursday on Rabobank NZ Ltd’s application. John Fisk & Gary Traveller (PWC, Wellington) were appointed liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 31 October.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Nikau Developments Ltd (Murray Diprose) went into liquidation on 19 September, appointing Vivian Fatupaito & Richard Agnew (PWC) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 18 December. Mr Diprose is also a director of Woodstock Forests Ltd and Vehicles.com Ltd.

Arthur Waters Motor Court Ltd (Robert Smith) was wound up in the Auckland High Court last Thursday on Sanctuary Financial Services Ltd’s application. Peter & Catherine Jollands were appointed liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 30 October.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 18 May 2003

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17 May 2003

Former Auckland apartment developer Hedley O’Meara has been called up for a public examination concerning his discharge from bankruptcy, to be held in the Auckland High Court on Wednesday 28 May at 11.45am. The NZ Insolvency & Trustee Service gives Mr O’Meara’s address as Noosaville, Queensland, and says he is also known as Matthew Rossiter. He was adjudicated bankrupt on 7 September 1998.

Property developer Mark Cooper put Ministry Construction Ltd into liquidation as a solvent company on 12 May, appointing Robin Hargrave (Hargrave Munn Teague Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 30 May.

Kuehne & Nagel Ltd applied on 1 May to wind up Ace Marketing Ltd (Peter Belcher). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 17 July at 10am. 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.

GMP Stainless Ltd applied on 8 April to wind up DW Ltd (renamed from Medisys Ltd in June 2002; director Terry Kemp). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 10 July at 10am. Mr Kemp is also a director of Lynton Developments Ltd and KL Consulting Ltd.

16 May 2003

Plumbing World Ltd’s application to wind up Marty Brooke Plumbing Ltd (Martin & Tracy Brooke) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court on Thursday to Thursday 12 June at 10.45am for settlement. Mr Brooke formed a new company, SCI Plumbing & Drainage Ltd, last September with Robyn Case of SCI Ltd.

BA Drainage Co (1990) Ltd’s application to wind up Everworth Construction Ltd (Essam Elkhishin) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 12 June at 10am for advertising. Ross Brick & Pavers Ltd has been substituted in another application by Counties Ready Mix Ltd, which is negotiating a settlement with Everworth. That application was adjourned to 12 June at 10.45am. Another of Mr Elkhishin’s companies, Golden Resorts International Ltd, was wound up in 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.

Dimension Furniture Ltd (John Ede) went into liquidation on 9 May, ahead of Mirotone NZ Ltd’s court application on Thursday to wind it up. Gilbert Chapman (Reynolds & Associates Ltd) was appointed liquidator. Mr Ede’s Dimension Kitchens went into liquidation in the same circumstances in March, and Ambrico Group Ltd was also wound up in March. Dimension Group of Companies Ltd survived an application to wind it up in March.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Hamill Refrigeration Ltd (William Hamill) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 12 June at 10am for settlement. Mr Hamill is also a director of Abbotly Technologies NZ Ltd, Polar King Ltd and Coolbuilt Ltd.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Coastal Landscaping Ltd (Grant Hopper) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 12 June at 10am for settlement.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Tamarind Engineering Ltd (struck off the Companies Register in June 2000; director Peter Edwards) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Friday 23 May at 10am for mention.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Covich Contractors Ltd (Randolph Covich, also Reg Properties Ltd and FRENZ Ltd, & Evarn Covich) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Friday 23 May at 10am for mention.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Star Tool & Mould Co Ltd (Neill Cattermoul, also Plaztech Ltd) was struck out in the Auckland High Court on Thursday after settlement.

The Glade Trustees (Epsom) Ltd (Ron Emshoff) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on Thursday on Inland Revenue’s application, after a fortnight’s delay because of failure to advertise the application properly. Mr Emshoff is also a director of Proprietas Enterprises Ltd and Gorton Properties Ltd, and is a former director of Arcadia Investments No 5 Ltd, Victoria Bay Trustees Ltd and Barrona Development Trustees Ltd.

Walker Equipment Ltd (Steven Rayne) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on Thursday on Inland Revenue’s application, also after a fortnight’s delay because of failure to advertise the application properly. Gerald Hulst was appointed liquidator. 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.

Citywide Auctions Ltd (Robert Hewitt) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on Thursday on Inland Revenue’s application. Gerard Hulst was appointed liquidator. Mr Hewitt is a former director of Chan Meng Ltd and George Walker’s Auctions 2000 Ltd.

Applications by Natural Roofing Products Ltd and Benchmark Building Supplies Ltd to wind up TE Construction Ltd (Wu Chun Keung; previous director Christina Liang) were adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 12 June at 10.45am to allow a debt-compromise proposal to be put to creditors today. Wiri Timber Mt Roskill Ltd also has an application before the court on 5 June to wind TE Construction up.

NZ Labour Hire Ltd’s application to wind up Lasike Coupe Building Contractors Ltd (Taani Lasike) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 12 June at 10.45am for settlement.

Harts Contributory Mortgages Nominee Co Ltd’s application to wind up Susila Investment Ltd (based in level 3 of Krukziener House at 17 Albert St; directors Prasad Phillip & Ravindran Paul Isaac) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 29 May at 10.45am to effect a settlement. Susila had 2 mortgages totalling $3.5 million over 10 units taking part in the Metropolis hotel pool and a penthouse unit, valued at the time of the loans at $5.26 million. 9 of the hotel pool apartments were sold at mortgagee auction last May for $2.6 million.

Safeway Scaffolding (NZ) Ltd’s application to wind up Paritai Developments Ltd (Damian Dallow) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 12 June at 10.45am for a new statement of claim to be filed & served. Paritai Developments has the deposit from the sale of 1 of its 2 townhouses on Paritai Drive, and a long line of trade creditors waiting for payment. Mr Dallow is also director of Dallow Group/Property Developments Ltd, D&M Developments Ltd, DMC & Co Developments Ltd and Monaco Developments Ltd.

Mickstar Developers Ltd (Mike Webb, Pukekohe) went into voluntary liquidation on 13 May, appointing John Vague & Steve Lawrence (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 13 June. Wickett’s Stores Ltd (trading as Cavendish Carpets) had an application before the court 2 days later to wind Mickstar up. Mr Webb is also a director of Mike Webb Investments Ltd, C&N Webb Trading 2000 Ltd, Bremic Property Group Ltd, GE/Alb/Rock Construction Ltd, and formerly of Conroy Construction Ltd.

Henley Communications Ltd (Fraser Guthrie & Todd Somervell) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on Thursday on the application of No 1 Queen Ltd (lawyer Kerry Knight & Chong Du Cheng). Michael Stiassny & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators. Mr Guthrie & his father, Des, were jailed for their dealings during the collapse of their brokerage & securities businesses, Guthrie Brokers/Securities Ltd, in the 1987 crash. Fraser Guthrie & Mr Somervell are also directors of Ingenium Group Ltd, Financial Data Services Ltd and Investor Technology Ltd. Mr Guthrie formed SL Formations Ltd and Broker Technology Ltd last September, while Mr Somervell’s Cybertech Ltd went into voluntary liquidation on 16 December.

Adam Hurdley (Mada Holdings Ltd)’s application to wind up Claxton Homes Ltd (Kerry Christian) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 12 June at 10.45am for settlement. Mr Christian is also a director of Claxton/Bellingham/KVC Holdings Ltd, Bill & Ben’s NZ Ltd and Terra Firma Properties Ltd, formed on 29 April, and formerly of Living Earth Gardens Ltd.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Global Internet NZ Ltd (Kenn Rangi & Jim Potter) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 17 July at 10.45am to complete 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’s application to wind up car-lease company Affordable Commercial Rentals Ltd (John McDonald) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 12 June at 10.45am for completion of settlement.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Northcross Dental Care Ltd (Stephen Furlong, also Newmarket Accountants Ltd and KMWJ Trust Ltd, & Malcolm Ward, also Millennium Dental Services Ltd, Ascot/Bayside/St Heliers Bay Dental Care Ltd) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 12 June at 10.45am for settlement.

Inland Revenue withdrew its application to wind up Kitchener Construction Shed 20/24 Ltd (David Henderson of Henderson group, developer of Princes Wharf) in the Auckland High Court on Thursday after settlement was reached.

14 May 2003

OHL Ltd (Selwyn Taylor) and Taye Holdings Ltd (Selwyn & Julie Taylor) went into voluntary liquidation on 28 April, appointing Robert Foster (BDO Spicers, Takapuna) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 30 May. Mr Taylor is also director of Ownitt Homes (2000) Ltd. OHL was called Ownitt Homes Ltd from incorporation in September 1997 until August 2000.

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

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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.

10 April 2003

Fire Security Services Ltd’s application to wind up DMD Ltd (Jason Dempsey, also Leighlin Rd Holdings Ltd, & Sean Dempsey) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 12 June at 10am.

Northland Kitchens Ltd (Mark Donaldson & Vicki Lenz, also All About Kitchens Ltd, Tiltaway Beds Auckland/North Ltd and Marvic Developments Ltd) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Tawa Door Co Ltd’s application. The Official Assignee was appointed liquidator.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Coastal Landscaping Ltd (Kenneth Grant Hopper) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 15 May at 10am for settlement on completion of a machinery sale.

7 companies headed by Gavin Harris were wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland Revenue’s application, with default assessments against them of $2.2 million. The companies are Amelia Enterprises Ltd, Astonbury Grove Ltd, Knightsbridge Construction Ltd, LA 1998 Ltd, Summit Vista Holdings Ltd, Victo Ltd and Wolesley Glade Ltd. Steve Lawrence & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators of Summit Vista and Victo. Mr Gibson & Grant Graham were appointed liquidators of the other 5. Another of Mr Harris’s companies, George Bay Developments Ltd, faces a liquidation call on 8 May. Mr Harris has 2 more companies, Riversdale Properties Ltd and Picadilly Corporate Ltd, and is former director of 2 more, Glamis Quality Care Ltd and Twilight Properties Ltd.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Tamarind Engineering Ltd (struck off the Companies Register in June 2000; director Peter Edwards) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 15 May at 10am for settlement.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Covich Contractors Ltd (Randolph Covich, also Reg Properties Ltd and FRENZ Ltd, & Evarn Covich) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 15 May at 10am for settlement.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Star Tool & Mould Co Ltd (Neill Cattermoul, also Plaztech Ltd) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 15 May at 10am for settlement.

Tamaki 201 Ltd (struck off the Companies Register in July 2001; director Russell Findlay, also B&S Investments Ltd, Mohini Holdings Ltd, Dario Developments Ltd, JR Forests Ltd, DLJ Holdings Ltd, Balm 1 Ltd, The Home Ownership Co Ltd, The Home Ownership Co 2002 Ltd, and 2 companies in liquidation, Foundation Developments/Properties Ltd) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland Revenue’s application. Brendon Gibson & Grant Graham (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators.

Buildcorp Developments Ltd and Rojo Developments Ltd (Joel McLellan) were wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland Revenue’s application. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PricewaterhouseCoopers) were appointed liquidators of both. Mr McLellan is also director of several other North Shore development companies including Buildcorp Commercial Ltd, Petal Investments Ltd, North Harbour Developments Ltd, Yessam Investments Ltd, Bute Road Developments Ltd, Pinehill Developments Ltd and Lisburn Developments Ltd, the last 3 placed in liquidation early last year on Inland Revenue’s application.

Applied Machinery Pty Ltd’s application (as a substitute for Transformer Specialties Ltd) to wind up Plant & Machinery Sales Ltd (Marc Baldwin) was struck out in the Auckland High Court after settlement.

Allied Work Force Ltd’s application to wind up OK.B Ltd (Blythe Jones-Philp) was struck out in the Auckland High Court today after settlement.

Harts Contributory Mortgages Nominee Co Ltd’s application to wind up Susila Investment Ltd (based in level 3 of Krukziener House at 17 Albert St; directors Prasad Phillip & Ravindran Paul Isaac) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 15 May at 10.45am to allow Susila to lodge a debt compromise scheme under part XV of the Insolvency Act. Susila had 2 mortgages totalling $3.5 million over 10 units taking part in the Metropolis hotel pool and a penthouse unit, valued at the time of the loans at $5.26 million. 9 of the hotel pool apartments were sold at mortgagee auction last May for $2.6 million.
Earlier story:9 Metropolis units sold at mortgagee auction

First Entertainment Ltd (Dong Quanjun, also Northern China NZ Students Service Ltd and No 1 Chinese BBQ Group Ltd, & Wu Linhong) was wound in the Auckland High Court today on the application of Han Ruopeng (The Pacific Infotech Ltd). Darran Mair was appointed liquidator.

Safeway Scaffolding NZ Ltd’s application to wind up Paritai Developments Ltd (Damian Dallow, also Dallow Group/Property Developments Ltd, D&M Developments Ltd, DMC & Co Developments Ltd and Monaco Developments Ltd) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 15 May at 10.45am for settlement to start, after the sale of 1 of the company’s 2 townhouses on Paritai Drive at auction yesterday. I featured Mr Dallow’s redevelopment of 3 Paritai Drive in a Metro article in February, when the 2 townhouses remained unsold, with asking prices totalling about $7 million.

Autocrat Building 1998 Ltd (Steven Hill) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on the application of Carter’s (a division of Carter Holt Harvey Ltd). The Official Assignee was appointed liquidator.

Pacific Ridge Lifestyle Resort Ltd (Essam Elkhishin) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on the application of law firm Burke Melrose. Dennis Parsons & Katherine Kenealy (Indepth Forensic Ltd) were appointed liquidators. Mr Elkhishin is also director of Golden Resorts International Ltd (wound up in February), Takiron Property Developments Ltd (receivers appointed last September), Takiron Holdings/Intelligent Flooring Systems/Subdivision Ltd, Prime Life 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’s application to wind up Global Internet NZ Ltd (Kenn Rangi & Jim Potter) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 15 May at 10.45am after the court was told the company was selling a parcel of its kiosks for $240,000. 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’s application to wind up car-lease company Affordable Commercial Rentals Ltd (John McDonald) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 15 May at 10.45am for completion of settlement.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Northcross Dental Care Ltd (Stephen Furlong, also Newmarket Accountants Ltd and KMWJ Trust Ltd, & Malcolm Ward, also Millennium Dental Services Ltd, Ascot/Bayside/St Heliers Bay Dental Care Ltd) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 15 May at 10.45am for disposal & settlement to continue.

Inland Revenue’s withdrew its application to wind up Granite Benchtop Co Ltd (Christopher van der Linden) in the Auckland High Court today after the company settled. Another of Mr van der Linden’s companies, Marble & Granite Wholesalers Ltd, settled with Inland Revenue and had the application to wind it up struck out in February. Mr van der Linden is also a director 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.

Aunty Maria’s Day Care Centre Ltd (William Henry Hawken) went into voluntary liquidation on 3 April, a week ahead of the recall to court of Inland Revenue’s application to wind it up. Mr Hawken is also director of Seam On Screen Ltd, Cliffe Holdings Ltd, Price International Ltd, Allwin Properties Ltd, Wade Maurice Holdings Ltd, RJ Wireless Ltd, SCR Holdings (June 2000) Ltd, Jupiters Bar & Casino Ltd and New Lambton Holdings Ltd, the last of which is in liquidation, and is a former director of Mistral Ltd, Barre Investments Ltd, Tull Holdings Ltd, Parekura Bay Vineyard Estates Ltd, Kenrick Holdings Ltd and 2 companies in liquidation, Zambias Holdings Ltd and The Worldwide Beer Club Ltd.

9 April 2003

Siemens Energy Services chief executive John Brockies has been appointed chief executive at North Shore City Council, replacing Rob Hutchison, who went to Viaduct Harbour Holdings Ltd as chief executive at Christmas. Mr Brockies was director of finance and of customer services during 7 years at Auckland City Council.

8 April 2003

North Shore City Council loses its strategic development manager, Giles Hughes, and his wife, senior environmental policy advisor Lynette Hughes, on Friday when they head for England. Mr Hughes came to the council from Birmingham.

New Zealand investors who’ve been fleeced through click marketing of Gold Coast property are not alone: the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (Asic) says at least 6000 Australian have lost about $A500 million over the past 3 years “through dodgy investments, shonky people or plain bad management”. The commission will hold 2 forums for investors on Tuesday 15 April, both on the Gold Coast. I’ll keep a watch out for any information arising from them.
Asic Gold Coast investor forum

Tom Cowan Builders Ltd (Tom Cowan) went into liquidation on 4 April, appointing Neil Donnell & Paul McCormick (Grant Thornton) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 9 May.

7 April 2003

Marcus Friedlander was adjudicated bankrupt on 2 April after failing to win support for a debt compromise under part XV of the Insolvency Act. Mr Friedlander is a former director of Performance Brokers Ltd, Instant Car Finance Ltd, North Star Finance Ltd, Fleet Inc Ltd, PB Management Ltd, Brumby Investments Ltd, Challenging Holdings Ltd, Satellite Enterprises Ltd, Goodall Investments Ltd, various Chances companies, NZ Jade Co Ltd, The Que Club Ltd, The Cue Club Ltd and Beyond Group Ltd. He remained a director of Southwood Investments Ltd, Satellite Investments Ltd and Kittson Holdings Ltd. Mr Friedlander lost 2 appeals in the Court of Appeal in August 2002, 1 in which he was found liable without limit as covenantor of a $1.8 million loan from Stari Holdings Ltd (Tony Covic) to help the $12 million sale of Covic Motors land at 131 Lincoln Rd in 1999. The sale fell through. Various properties owned by trusts, of which Mr Friedlander was a trustee, were secured as collateral. Mr Friedlander came in to support Tim Bartells in that deal and in another for the sale of the Devonport cinema complex, again not settled. Mr Bartells was bankrupted in April 2000.

John Bernard Cull was adjudicated bankrupt on 2 April after failing to win support for a debt compromise under part XV of the Insolvency Act, put to creditors on 28 March. Mr Cull’s Waterview Downs project fell apart in 1999. He was a director of Waterview Downs Ltd, Waterview Downs Apartments Ltd, Aralia Holdings Ltd and Muroced Developments Ltd, the 1st 2 struck off the Companies Register and all 4 in liquidation.

Graeme Bowkett & Elaine Morgan have put 6 companies into liquidation, appointing Leicester Gouwland (Christmas Gouwland Ltd) as liquidator on 31 March. The companies are Hartford No 2/3/4 Ltd, Mountwel Ltd, York Place (Parnell) Ltd and Darby Hartford Management Ltd. Mr Bowkett is a director of Waste Management NZ Ltd, Wakatipu Trust Ltd, Flinders Ltd, Navarre Holdings Ltd, Hartford Marine/Properties Ltd, Viaduct Port Ltd, Omaha Beach Ltd and several other companies. Elaine Morgan is a director of Omaha Beach, Hartford Marine/Properties, Flinders, Navarre and some other companies.

Richard Peacocke has put 2 companies into liquidation as solvent companies, Wellesley Associates Ltd and Wellesley Investments No 1 Ltd, appointing Stuart Robertson as liquidator on 3 April. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 8 May. Mr Peacocke is also director of Wellesley Finance/Consulting Ltd, Southern Eclipse Ltd and Waipapa 1 Ltd.

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

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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.

5 July 2003

Peter Churchill has quit AMP after 20 years to join Barfoot & Thompson Commercial as head of its commercial sales division. He started there this week. Mr Churchill said it was hard going back to mundane work, as manager of projects for AMP Henderson Global Investors Ltd, after working on exciting projects such as the Botany town centre and the PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower. B&T has steadily raised the profile of its commercial division, and wants to lift it another notch into the corporate arena.

Wrightson Ltd applied on 29 May to wind up C&P Haven Farms Ltd (Ian Stafford-Bush). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 7 August at 10.45am. Mr Stafford-Bush is a former director of Bushranger NZ Ltd and Bush Family Co Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 27 May to wind up Nikau Developments Ltd (Murray Diprose, Waiatarua). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 24 July at 10am. Mr Diprose is also a director of Woodstock Forests Ltd and Vehicles.com Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 27 May to wind up Forest Hill Properties Ltd (Ian Fistonich). ). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 24 July at 10am. 6 companies in the Paramount group of Mr Fistonich & Brian Hoffmann went into liquidation last November and Inland Revenue had another wound up in April 2002.
Previous story: 6 Paramount companies wound up, creditors’ meeting called

Kemikara NZ Ltd (Donald Grant Cowie & David Delay) has followed up the application of law firm Martelli McKegg Wells & Cormack to wind it up by going into voluntary liquidation on 2 July. Steve Lawrence & John Whittfield (McDonald Vague) were appointed liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 1 August.

Spanlite Design Ltd (Bernard Hulena) went into voluntary liquidation on 2 July, appointing Derek Farrelly as liquidator. Mr Hulena is a former director of Brand Housing Systems Ltd.

Sunshine Finance Co Ltd (Rosanna Allen) went into voluntary liquidation on 2 July, appointing Derek Farrelly as liquidator.

Inland Revenue applied on 12 May to wind up Queen Street Photo & Video Ltd (Alan Patterson-Kane). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 17 July at 10.45am. Mr Patterson-Kane is also a director of Glen Forests Ltd, Foto Distributors Ltd and Avtec Equipment Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 28 April to wind up Smythe Grant Ltd (Max Grant). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 17 July at 10am. 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.

Inland Revenue applied on 16 May to wind up Sunrise Properties Ltd & on 19 May to wind up Matipo Investments Ltd (David Ward). The applications will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 17 July at 10.45am. Matipo was struck off the Companies Register in August 2002 and Mr Ward was adjudicated bankrupt in February 2003.
Previous story: 5 Ward companies wound up

Transmissions & Diesels Auckland Ltd applied on 6 June to wind up Total Forestry Management NZ Ltd (Richard Grimmett). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 24 July at 10.45am. Mr Grimmett is also a director of Ceeal Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 7 May to wind up Exclusive Developments Ltd & Lifestyle Investments NZ Ltd (Stuart Jackson). The applications will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 17 July at 10.45am. Elders Finance Ltd has its application to wind up Lifestyle Investments scheduled for hearing the same day.
Earlier story: Jackson’s Budget Homes folds, Lifestyle Investments faces liquidation

Inland Revenue applied on 20 May to wind up Zelante Services Ltd (Clifford Clark). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 17 July at 10.45am. Mr Clark is also director Zelante Holdings Ltd and Reserve Company Twenty-nine Ltd.

2 July 2003

Property For Industry Ltd’s new general manager is Ross Blackmore, previously national property manager for Vodafone NZ Ltd, where he was responsible for the acquisition & management of all corporate real estate, including telecommunication facilities, offices, call centres, switching centres & the company’s retail portfolio. Mr Blackmore also had industrial property development, marketing & leasing experience with the development division of Mainzeal and the Axis Property Group. He replaces Peter Alexander, PFI’s general manager since 1998, who is to head a new property investment unit at AMP Henderson Global Investors Ltd.

Emerald Capital Partners Ltd (Andrew Clements & David Lock), no longer trading, went into liquidation as a solvent company on 26 June, appointing Jeff Meltzer & Karen Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Monday 28 July. Mr Clements & Mr Lock are directors of various Emerald Capital and Zeus group companies.

Classic Services Ltd — the name, since 26 March, of Harvey Real Estate Ltd (Ross Harvey) went into liquidation on 1 July, appointing Gerry Rea (Gerry Rea & Associates) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 1 August. 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.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 16 March 2003

Names, connections, 2+2

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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.
14 March 2003

Roy Staite, involved in a web of companies on the edge of some prime bank instrument schemes, was adjudicated bankrupt on 12 March. The Ministry of Economic Development (Companies Office) has been trying to have 1 of these wound up — FF Traders Ltd (directors former All Black Steven Pokere & Phyllis Mareroa). The Securities Commission banned advertising by 2 others, Lakeland Wealth Creators Ltd (Margarite Papple) and Wespap Ltd (William Papple), last September and they’ve since been placed in liquidation. Companies Office records show both Papples were shareholders in Papple Promotions Ltd; Mr Papple is a shareholder in Wespap; and Mr Papple, Mr Pokere & Mr Staite are shareholders in Areon Ltd (directors are Mr Pokere & Mr Staite, who are also directors of Outa Limits Ltd, Zen Systems NZ Ltd, AB Solutions Ltd, Triclad NZ Ltd and Tri Pac NZ Ltd). Mr Staite was also a director of Perpetual Rentals Ltd and is still a director of VDC Holdings Ltd, both with William & George Edwards. None of the above is a shareholder of Lakeland Wealth Creators.

13 March 2003

2 of Gavin Harris’ companies LA 1998 Ltd and Amelia Enterprises Ltd, faced Inland Revenue liquidation applications in the Auckland High Court today, and another 3, Astonbury Grove Ltd, George Bay Developments Ltd and Wolesley Glade Ltd, have been listed for similar applications on Thursday 27 March. The 2 in court today were adjourned to Thursday 10 April at 10am, when 3 more of Mr Harris’ companies, Knightsbridge Construction Ltd, Victo Ltd and Summit Vista Holdings Ltd, also face IRD applications. Mr Harris has 2 more companies, Riversdale Properties Ltd and Picadilly Corporate Ltd, and is former director of 2 more, Glamis Quality Care Ltd and Twilight Properties Ltd.

Jeff Meltzer, as liquidator of Holiday Marketing International NZ Ltd (Brian Morgan & Dwayne Hill) had Daicorp Financial Services Ltd (Mark Rowlands & Terence McGinty; Mr Morgan was a former director) wound up in the Auckland High Court today, with Karen Mason (also at Meltzer Mason Heath) appointed liquidator. HMI,wound up on 25 June 2002, was the marketing arm of Worldwide Resorts NZ, Worldwide Resorts Club of NZ Inc and HMI Property Holdings Ltd.

Crean Foodservice Ltd’s application to wind up Oceans (Takapuna) Ltd (Daphne Fourie) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today until Thursday 8 May at 10am, tying it in with applications to wind up other Fourie companies. Applications to wind up One Italy (Epsom) Ltd and Café Belgique NZ Ltd were adjourned last week and another company faces a similar application on 27 March. Ms Fourie is also a director of City of Sails Finance & Insurance Ltd, 4 Mad Dogs & Englishmen franchise companies (Albert St, Epsom, Rothesay Bay & Wairau Park), Belgian Beers NZ Ltd, Café Belgique (St Lukes) Ltd and Abacus Productions Ltd.

Fire Security Services Ltd’s application to wind up DMD Ltd (Jason Dempsey, also Leighlin Rd Holdings Ltd, & Sean Dempsey) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today until Thursday 10 April at 10am.

Law firm Lowndes Jordan’s application to wind up Smith Financial Services Ltd (Cameron Smith) was struck out after settlement. Mr Smith is also director of Financial/Mortgage Partners Ltd and A Fool & His Money Ltd, and is a former director of Hansen Investment & Financial Services Ltd, Police Welfare Fund Insurances/Mortgages/Nominees Ltd, Police Health Plan Ltd and Auto Storage Group NZ Ltd.

On Call Finance Ltd (Paul Surman, also Namrus Enterprises Ltd, 15 Dri Ltd, which is in liquidation, Freecall Ltd, Freecom Ltd, Freecom Holdings Ltd, Freedom Plus/Prepay 2000/2K Ltd, Unifone Ltd and Vision 2K Ltd) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on UDC Finance Ltd’s application. The Official Assignee was appointed liquidator.

Dimension Kitchens Ltd (John Ede) went into voluntary liquidation just ahead of Inland Revenue’s application before the Auckland High Court today to have it wound up. The application was filed at the end of November and had been adjourned from February for settlement. Donald Advertising Ltd’s application to wind up another of Mr Ede’s companies, Dimension Group of Companies Ltd, is on the court list on Thursday 27 March. Various Ede companies, including these 2, went in & out of receivership in December.

COR Drainage Ltd (Mawae Ransfield, Birkdale) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on Inland Revenue’s application. Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PricewaterhouseCoopers) were appointed liquidators.

Training No 2 Ltd (Dennis & Frances Jenkins, also Training No 1 Ltd and Setar Sixteen Ltd) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland revenue’s application. Gerard Hulst was appointed liquidator.

Concourse Engineering Ltd (Robert Arthur Fickling, also Inztec Corp Ltd and formerly Auto Lab Enterprises Ltd, & Ronald Kendall, also Kenton Automotive Ltd) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland revenue’s application. Gerard Hulst was appointed liquidator.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Covich Contractors Ltd (Randolph Covich, also Reg Properties Ltd and FRENZ Ltd, & Evarn Covich) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 10 April at 10am.

Allied Work Force Ltd’s application to wind up OK.B Ltd (Blythe Jones-Philp) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 10 April at 10am for settlement.

Natural Roofing Products Ltd’s application to wind up TE Construction Ltd (Christina Liang) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 15 May at 10.45am for settlement, which is due to be completed by 31 March. Christina Liang is also director of TE Group of Companies Ltd, TE Design/Investments/Business Centre NZ/Business Centre City/Financial Services/Capital Trust/Finance/Realty Holdings Ltd, Mellons Bay Development Ltd, Top Elegant Developments Ltd and GDCS Properties Ltd, and a former director of Tenbless Development NZ Ltd, TE Top Management Ltd, TE Elegant Management Ltd, Top Action/Bison/Canton Ltd, and Elegant Ace/Best/Colours Ltd.

Global Internet NZ Ltd (Kenn Rangi & Jim Potter) won an adjournment of Inland Revenue’s liquidation application to Thursday 10 April at 10.45am when it came before Master Lang in the Auckland High Court today. Noting the nonpayment of $97,000 of PAYE, Master Lang commented: “If they haven’t paid PAYE for 2 years, this is a company with all the warning bells ringing.” 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.

Car-lease company Affordable Commercial Rentals Ltd (John McDonald) won a 2nd adjournment of Inland Revenue’s application to wind it up in the Auckland High Court today, to Thursday 10 April at 10.45am, for a review of progress on payments. Mr McDonald said the company owed $800,000 in 1996 but had got the bill down to about $70,000. The company has a fleet of 70 cars.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Granite Benchtop Co Ltd (Christopher van der Linden) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today to Thursday 10 April at 10.45am for settlement. Another of Mr van der Linden’s companies, Marble & Granite Wholesalers Ltd, settled with Inland Revenue and had the application to wind it up struck out in February. Mr van der Linden is also a director 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.

Salter Holdings Ltd (Brent Salter, also BP Decorators Ltd, & Paul Salter) was wound up in the Auckland High Court today on Inland Revenue’s application. Gerard Hulst was appointed liquidator.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Kitchener Construction Shed 20/24 Ltd (David Henderson of Henderson group, developer of Princes Wharf) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court today until Thursday 15 May at 10.45am for settlement. Inland Revenue had another of Mr Henderson’s companies Custodian 1000 Ltd, wound up. Grant Graham & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators.

Inland Revenue applications to wind up 3 John George Russell companies were adjourned in the Auckland High Court today until Thursday 3 April at 10am, when applications to wind up other Russell companies will also be made. Inland Revenue intends withdrawing the applications against 2 of them, Personal Loans Ltd and Motor Dealers Ltd. Timetable orders are to be made for the application against the 3rd, KJ Cummings Ltd, which was struck off the Companies Register in 1998, when Mr Russell was still based at 6 Downsview Rd, Pakuranga. Nowadays he lives out on the Kawakawa road south from Clevedon. Companies associated with Mr Russell, involving hundreds of his clients, have been assessed as owing millions of dollars in tax after all New Zealand courts, including the Privy Council said the template under which they operated constituted tax avoidance.

Delta Tavern Ltd (Archie & Wendy Forrest, Ngaruawahia) was placed in the hands of receivers Richard Agnew & David Davidson (PricewaterhouseCoopers) on 11 March.

12 March 2003

Genesis Homes Ltd, Family Homes Ltd and Genesis Construction Co Ltd (Bruce Gage director of all 3) went into voluntary liquidation on 7 March, appointing Kevin Bromwich & John Whittfield (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. Other Gage companies already in liquidation are Phoenix Residential Solutions Ltd (known as Genesis Homes Land Co Ltd until 5 February 2001, wound up in February), DPJ Ltd (Genesis Homes Henderson Ltd until the name change on 8 May 2002, wound up last August), Genesis Homes West Auckland Ltd and RG Co Ltd (Genesis Homes Manukau Ltd until January 2002; Jason Reu is now director). Mr Gage is also director of Paladin Investments Ltd, Keeti Investments Ltd and Prestige 2000 Ltd.

Tai-tec Investment Co Ltd (Wu Shin-Hsiung, also Dynasty Holdings/Properties Ltd, T-Mark Corp Ltd and Kimbikryst Properties Ltd, & Ou Wan-Yu, also Auckland Institute of Studies Ltd, AIS Foundation/International/Properties Ltd and Kimbikryst, and formerly of Kiwi Plaza 1995 Ltd and NZ Natural Care Products Ltd), went into voluntary liquidation on 4 March, appointing Vincent Tam (Prince & Partners) as liquidator. Kimbikryst went into voluntary liquidation on 3 March, appointing Mr Tam as liquidator.

Bookshop chain Dymocks Franchise Systems (NSW) Pty Ltd’s applications to wind up Bilgola Enterprises Ltd and Lambton Quay Books Ltd (in receivership; directors are longtime booksellers John & Alicia Todd) were adjourned in the Auckland High Court last Thursday until Thursday 3 April at 10am for settlement negotiations to continue.

New Start Developments Ltd (Johannes Konings & Peter White) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on 6 March on Sumich Plumbing Services Ltd’s application. 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.

Long Bay Heights Ltd (Phillip Finlayson, also Southern/Stillwater Heights Ltd and formerly of Finlayson Farms Ltd) settled with Inland Revenue and the application to wind it up was struck out.

Door Care Ltd (Terry Blakeley, also Door Care 2000 Ltd, & Dennis Neagle) was wound up on 6 March on Inland Revenue’s application. Brendon Gibson & Grant Graham (Ferrier Hodgson) were appointed liquidators.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Protection & Security Insurance Brokers Ltd (Margaret Watterson, also Estate Planning Services Nominees Ltd and Nexus Insurance Brokers Ltd, & Shirley Watson, formerly of Estate Planning Services and Onetangi Nominees Ltd, still 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) was adjourned to the Auckland High Court on Thursday 3 April at 10am for clarification after Ms Watterson told the court the company had ceased trading years ago.

Robyn Page withdrew her application to wind up Trendy Homes Ltd (Mohammed Ayub) in the Auckland High Court on 6 March because “it’s plain there’s just no money there,” her lawyer, Deborah Hollings, told the court. “Since the last appearance the officer of the company, Mohammed, has been arrested by the police on fraud charges and the house has been sold at mortgagee sale.” Mrs Hollings said Mr Mohammed had taken advantage of Mrs Page “not just financially, but in other ways as well.” She had lost her $40,000, and there was no chance she’d pay the court costs sought for withdrawing the liquidation application. After a short dispute on that point, Mrs Hollings won that argument. Westpac Bank originally applied to wind up Accrue Developments Ltd (Shainaz Rafiq) and Trendy Homes, but Accrue went into voluntary liquidation and Mr Mohammed settled for Trendy Homes. Mr Ayub is also a director of United Painting & Decorating Ltd, United Electrical Ltd, Alee Co Ltd and Mod Developments Ltd, and formerly a director of 2 companies now in liquidation, United Painting 1998 Ltd and Universal Corp Ltd, and of Delux Developments Ltd. Shainaz Rafiq is a director of Accrue and of United Painting 1998. Brian Jensen was appointed on 14 October as liquidator of United Painting 1998 and Universal Corp (Shainaz Begum Ayub). Shainaz Begum Ayub is also a director of Delux, Trendy Group Ltd and Red Chip Financial Ltd.

Parkbrook Holdings Ltd (in receivership since last June; directors Rudolf Gitmans & Myrle Alexander) was wound up in the Auckland High Court on 6 March, on the application of Hartner Construction Ltd (in receivership & liquidation; directors Wayne & Gaile Hartner). Bernie Montgomerie & Stuart Ferguson were appointed liquidators of Parkbrook. Mr Gitmans is also a director of Fabrications NZ Ltd, Spencer Fabrics 1991 Ltd, Parkstone Holdings Ltd, Airmyn Investments Ltd (in liquidation), and a former director of Fifer Residential Ltd. Myrle Alexander is also a director of Airmyn, and of Fluffy Duck Ltd and Proprius Holdings Ltd with Paul Graeme Alexander, Runymede Forty Ltd, Muzbak Corp Ltd with Julie Alexander, and 2 of Ken Wikeley’s Power Pacific companies, Power Pacific Corp Ltd and Power Pacific Scope Ltd.

Burrell Demolition Ltd (Alex Burrell) settled with Connell Wagner Ltd and the application to wind the company up was struck out in the Auckland High Court on 6 March.

Crean Foodservice Ltd’s applications to wind up One Italy (Epsom) Ltd and Café Belgique NZ Ltd (Daphne Fourie) were adjourned in the Auckland High Court last Thursday until Thursday 8 May at 10.45am so applications to wind up 2 other related companies, set down for court hearings on 13 & 27 March, can be dealt with at the same time. Settlement negotiations are under way. Ms Fourie is also a director of City of Sails Finance & Insurance Ltd, 4 Mad Dogs & Englishmen franchise companies (Albert St, Epsom, Rothesay Bay & Wairau Park), Oceans (Takapuna) Ltd, Belgian Beers NZ Ltd, Café Belgique (St Lukes) Ltd and Abacus Productions Ltd.

Coast Concrete Construction Ltd’s application to wind up Markham 2000 Ltd (Pat Rippin, also Sun Valley Ltd, Mermaid Holdings Ltd, Gamo Holdings Ltd, Equity Developments Ltd, Southpark Holdings Ltd and various other Markham companies, & Don Gibson, also ACPA International Ltd, Gibson & Associates Ltd, Lava Ltd, Focus 4 Fortune Ltd, Gibson & Associates Financial Services Ltd and various Markham companies) was withdrawn in the Auckland High Court on 6 March.

Urban Habitat Ltd (Lynne Lagan, also Build One Ltd, & Pauline Thorne) settled with accountancy firm Gosling Chapman and the application to wind the company up was struck out in the Auckland High Court on 6 March.

11 March 2003

Anthony McCullagh (Horwath Corporate Auckland Ltd) ceased acting as receiver of CFI Investments Ltd (Brian Fitzgerald, Remuera, now of Herne Bay) on 7 March, the anniversary of his appointment by Bridgecorp Finance Ltd. Mr Fitzgerald was adjudicated bankrupt in January 2002. His companies included Key Pacific Corp NZ Ltd, KPC NZ Properties Ltd, Edinburgh Construction Ltd & Fitzroy Terraces Ltd, The Wine Portfolio Ltd, Trafort Holdings Ltd and One Tree Hill Trading Ltd, from all which he’s resigned, and Jonquil Investments Ltd, which is in liquidation.

LAP Ltd (William Ornsby, also Huia Developments Ltd) went into voluntary liquidation on 3 March, appointing John Gilbert (C&C Strategic Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 10 April.

XYZ Rentals Ltd (Graeme Sinclair, also Bay Blue Design Ltd, & Malcolm Downer, also Majida Properties Ltd) went into voluntary liquidation on 7 February, appointing Graeme McDonald & John Vague (McDonald Vague) as liquidators. Creditors must file claims by Friday 21 March,

Fletcher Distribution Ltd (trading as Placemakers Albany) applied on 17 February to wind up Rodney Investments Ltd (incorporated last July & trading as Pathway Homes, director Terence Hugill also of Golf on the Range Ltd, Pathway Homes Ltd and Phyxsius Ltd, & Beatriz Hugill, also Estancia Ltd). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 1 May at 10.45am. Estancia survived a move to wind it up last November.

Windmill Developments Ltd (Joanna Scheirlinck-Lyes, also Windmill Properties Ltd) went into voluntary liquidation as a solvent company on 24 February, appointing Cynthia Hateley as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Thursday 3 April.

10 March 2003

Hanlon Systems Ltd (Robin Lynes, also Southern Lakes Trading Co Ltd, Swanson/Coyle Properties Ltd and Lanark Investments Ltd, & James Ming Chih Lee, also Coyle Properties, Jade Boulder Gallery 2002 Ltd, JJ Canada Ltd and Kiwi Country Ltd) went into voluntary liquidation on 3 March, appointing Brian McPhail (Hart McPhail Ltd) as liquidator. The company passed a resolution of solvency.

Manukau Events Ltd (Gaelle Deighton, also Deighton Enterprises Ltd, Auckland Enterprise Development Foundation, Manukau Enterprises Board Ltd and Enterprising Manukau Ltd, the last of these also in liquidation, & Stephen Wilkinson, also the Manukau Enterprise Board and Enterprising Manukau) will hold a creditors’ meeting on Tuesday 18 March at 9.15am at the Institute of Chartered Accountants, 27-33 Ohinerau St, Remuera.

Lawrie Webb Plumbing Services Ltd (Lawrie Webb, also Plumbco Ltd, formed last May) went into voluntary liquidation on 5 March, appointing Maurice Goodwin (Cox Arcus & Co) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 11 April.

Carter’s (a division of Carter Holt Harvey Ltd) applied on 12 February to wind up Autocrat Building 1998 Ltd (Steven Hill). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 10 April at 10.45am.

Law firm Burke Melrose applied on 19 February to wind up Pacific Ridge Lifestyle Resort Ltd (Essam Elkhishin). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 10 April at 10.45am. Mr Elkhishin’s Golden Resorts International Ltd was wound up in February on Inland Revenue’s application. Mr Elkhishin is also director of Takiron Property Developments Ltd (receivers appointed on 2 September), Takiron Holdings/Intelligent Flooring Systems/Subdivision Ltd, Everworth Construction Ltd, Prime Life 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).

Reed Recruitment Ltd, which changed its name to Leker Holdings Ltd on 6 December (director Warren Le Noel) went into voluntary liquidation on 3 March, appointing Kevin Pitfield & Gareth Hoole (Staples Rodway Ltd) as liquidators. Mr Le Noel is also director of Le Noel Holdings/Properties Ltd, JKLTV Ltd, JKLTV1 Ltd, Noelpark Properties Ltd, Spanlite Design Co Ltd, Personal Collections Ltd, Vincenzo Apartments Ltd, Reed Recruitment NZ Ltd, Command Services Ltd, AD Finance Ltd, Jordan Property Holdings Ltd and Leon Holdings Ltd.

Ginian Coy Ltd (liquidator Gerard Hulst) applied on 11 February to wind up 15 companies directed by Ian Ayson, who’s also listed as director of Ginian. The applications will all be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 12 June at 10am. Mr Ayson took over as director of scores of companies formed 6 years ago by Nigel Ashby, a property investor who was bankrupted from December 1986-89 and again on 2 May 2001. The companies facing liquidation are Altona, Aquarius, Arrow, Beswick, Bolina, Burbank, Cascade, Cardrona, Catalina, Derwent, Gazelle, Gemini, Glanville, Glenvista and Granite Properties Ltd.

Mark Hotchin had 3 solvent companies wound up on 4 March, with Tony Thomas (Neesham Pike Thomas) appointed liquidator. The companies are Church/Courtney Investments Ltd and Matarangi Holdings Ltd. Mr Hotchin’s directorships these days include Elders Finance Ltd, Lifestyle Investments International Ltd, NZ Warriors Ltd, Nationwide Finance Ltd, Leasing Solutions Ltd, FAI Finance Corp NZ Ltd, Hanover Group Ltd, Axis Property Group Holdings Ltd, and various site-specific & related companies.

Flaxall Pacific Ltd and Woolrest NZ Ltd (Graeme & Lynn Turner of the Sleepyhead Bedding Co 1935 Ltd, also of Sleepyhead Properties Ltd, Summerfield Villas Ltd, Formula Cruisers Ltd, various forestry, property & other companies) went into voluntary liquidation on 28 February, appointing Martin Ellis as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 14 March.

Cybertech Ltd (Todd Somervell, also Henley Communications Ltd, Ingenium Group Ltd, Financial Data Services Ltd and Investor Technology Ltd with Fraser Guthrie) went into voluntary liquidation on 16 December, appointing John Gilbert (C&C Strategic Ltd) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Sunday 30 March. Mr Guthrie & his father were jailed for their dealings during the collapse of their brokerage & securities businesses, Guthrie Brokers/Securities Ltd, in the 1987 crash. Fraser Guthrie formed SL Formations Ltd and Broker Technology Ltd last September.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 19 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.

19 October 2003

Law firm Minter Ellison Rudd Watts applied on 6 October to wind up Whangapoua Properties Ltd (Rochelle Longworth). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 4 December at 10am. Ms Longworth is a director of several companies, including Wainuiototo Bay Property Co Ltd & Pungapunga Developments Ltd.

Queenstown Self Storage Ltd (Eamon Cleary & John Henderson) went into voluntary liquidation as a solvent company on 14 October, appointing Warren Cant as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 31 October. Mr Cleary is a director of numerous companies, including Clearwood Developments Ltd, Shamrock Property Trust Ltd, Waiheke Parking Ltd, Coronet Peak Station Queenstown Ltd, Medcentre Queenstown Ltd and Queenstown Self Storage (2003) Ltd. Mr Henderson is also a director of numerous companies, including all the above except Clearwood Developments, plus Five Rivers/Koitiata/Mangahoe Land Co Ltd, Coastal Paradise Ltd and Emerald Property Trust Ltd, among others.

The Accident Compensation Corp applied on 25 August to wind up FJ Utting & Son Ltd (Rodney Utting). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 6 November at 10.45am. Mr Utting is also a director of Anchorage Motel/(Lakeside) Ltd, Paradise Motels/Resort Ltd, Whitford Enterprises Ltd, Wilks Holdings Ltd, R&A Development Ltd and A Utting Development Ltd.

Van Eden Clarke & Co Ltd applied on 29 September to wind up Saddles Food Ranches Ltd (Pieter Cilliers). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 20 November at 10.45am. Mr Cilliers is also a director of Rups Holdings One Ltd.

The Accident Compensation Corp applied on 18 September to wind up Custom Yachts Ltd (Darren Schofield). The application 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.

Building Contractors Ltd (Paula Nelson; the company was called John Nelson Building Contractors Ltd until 23 May and John Nelson was a director) went into voluntary liquidation on 6 October, appointing Curtis Mountfort (Mountfort & Associates) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 14 November. Mr Nelson is also a director of Pro Built (Tauranga) Co Ltd, already in liquidation, and JNBC Ltd.

Tru-Test Ltd applied on 25 August to wind up Butch Merrie Building Supplies Ltd (Graeme Merrie). The application will be heard in the Rotorua High Court on Monday 20 October at 10.45am. Mr Merrie is a former director of Northern Supply Group Ltd.

Remaining items in this week’s U column are from the Auckland High Court’s liquidations list on Thursday 16 October conducted by Master Graham Lang – where, contrary to the practice at the previous 2 sessions for this list, the court posted the names of both plaintiffs and defendants on courthouse noticeboards and supplied these full lists in the courtroom.

NZ Generator Hire Ltd’s application to wind up Stone Green Ltd (Allan Hill) was struck out after settlement.

The application of Linda Graham & others to wind up Moyes & Groves NZ Ltd (John & Anna Philpott) was struck out after settlement.

Lugosi Ltd (Bruce Brown) went into voluntary liquidation ahead of the return to court of law firm Kensington Swan’s application to wind it up.

The Accident Compensation Corp’s discontinued its application to wind up Davis Contracting Ltd (Mervyn Doidge, Papakura). Mr Doidge is also director of DCL Contracting Ltd.

Harrison Grierson Consultants Ltd discontinued its application to wind up Group CDA Design Ltd (Brett Kelland Taylor) after settlement. Future Products Group Ltd (formerly Supermarket Services Ltd)’s application to wind Group CDA Design returns to court on Thursday 23 October at 10.45am. 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.

Wayne Swadling’s application to wind up Kingsbourne Investment Services Ltd (Roderick Harrison & Alan Jones) was adjourned to Thursday 13 November at 10am for settlement. Mr Harrison is also a director of Balmoral Marketing Ltd, Parador Holdings Ltd and Wairau Stone Ltd. Mr Jones is a director of Conqueror Corporate Trustee Ltd and several other companies.

Brenton Fishing & Engineering Ltd (Peter & Margaret Brenton) won another adjournment, to Thursday 13 November at 10am to settle tax claims, including income tax claims going back 10 years. The company has a fishing licence leased to Sanford ltd.

Natland Developments Ltd (struck off the Companies Register on 21 February 2002; director Steven Snow, Gladstone Rd) was wound up on Inland Revenue’s application. Dennis Parsons & Katherine Kenealy (Indepth Forensic Ltd, Hamilton) were appointed liquidators.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Glaslyn Holdings Ltd (William & Kay Knight, Browns Bay, are shown on Companies Office records as directors, though Mr Knight said in court last month he’d resigned because of his bankruptcy) was adjourned to Thursday 13 November at 10am for negotiations. Mr Knight, a plumber & contractor, was bankrupt from 1989-92 and bankrupted again in February 2001. He said in court the contractors who worked for him were all gst-registered and he hadn’t discovered the reason behind the figures in the application to wind the company up.

Egg Affair Ltd (Bryce Kelsall) was wound) were appointed liquidators. Mr Kelsall’s other directorships include Service Installations Ltd, Clearwater Bathroom & Kitchen Products Ltd, Confidential Accounting Services Ltd, Confidential Commodity Brokers Ltd, Just Switchboards Ltd, Property Bits Ltd, Active Capital Ltd and Andelko Properties Ltd.

Fletcher Building Ltd has replaced Auckland Insulation Services Ltd as plaintiff on an application to wind up K Borg Construction Ltd (Ken Borg, Papakura) and the application was adjourned to Thursday 13 November at 10.45am to allow a Disputes Tribunal claim to be heard, now on 5 November. Mr Borg is also director of Ken Borg Ltd.

Hirequip Ltd’s application to wind up CTS Turner & Associates Ltd (William Klaus & Leigh Mitchinson) was adjourned to Thursday 13 November at 10.45am for settlement. Mr Klaus is also a director of Aggregate & Material Services (NZ) Ltd and Abcat Charters Ltd.

Panahome NZ Ltd discontinued its application to wind up Taisei Trading Co Ltd (Hiroshi Kasuya). Mr Kasuya is also a director of New Rise Trading Ltd.

Nationwide Toy Retailers Ltd (in receivership; directors John Wallace & John Doyle) was wound up on the Bank of New Zealand’s application. Bernie Montgomerie & Stuart Cunningham were appointed liquidators. Mr Wallace is also a director of Toyworld Invercargill Ltd and a former director of Décor Joinery Ltd. Mr Doyle is also a director of Kapiti Toys Ltd.

Spectrum Contractors Ltd (Brian & Jennifer Lofroth, Manurewa) was wound up on Street Smart Group Ltd’s application. Gilbert Chapman was appointed liquidator. The Lofroths are also directors of Lofroth Builders Ltd.

Naumai Logging Ltd (Lynette Chapman, Maungaturoto) was wound up on Mini-Fuels & Oils Ltd’s application. The Official Assignee was appointed liquidator. Lynette Chapman is also a director of Naumai Logging No 3 Ltd and Kahikatea (2002) Ltd. Naumai Logging No 2 Ltd was struck off the Companies Register on 17 September. Quality Harvesting Systems Ltd (Darryl Chapman, also United Forestry Ltd and formerly of Naumai Logging Ltd) went into voluntary liquidation on 10 February.

Sepco (NZ) Ltd (Robin & Jennifer Roodt) was wound up on Fruitfed Supplies Ltd’s application. Peter & Catherine Jollands were appointed liquidators. Mr Roodt was Act’s candidate in Maungakiekie in the 2002 election (Labour’s Mark Gosche’s electorate). The Roodts are also directors of Apogee Group Ltd.

Bartercard NZ Ltd’s application to wind up Ad-A-Cab NZ Ltd (Wayne Wallace) was dismissed after settlement and Harper & Leonard Enterprises Ltd came in as substituted creditor. Its application to wind Ad-A-Cab up was adjourned to Thursday 11 November at 10.45am. Mr Wallace is also a director of Birkenhead Auto Centre Ltd, Shinshi Corp Ltd, Harper Leonard Developments Ltd and Beale Engineering Ltd.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Transport Machinery & Plant Maintenance Ltd (Colin Lee & Michael McDonald) was adjourned to Friday 24 October at 10am for settlement. Mr Lee & Mr McDonald are also directors of Hunua Properties Ltd.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up trade magazine publisher Diary Promotions Ltd (Jonathan Masters & Clifford Seon) was adjourned to Friday 24 October at 10am for settlement.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Circuit Graphix Ltd (Alfonso Liguori) was adjourned to Friday 24 October at 10am for completion of settlement. 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.

Inland Revenue’s application to wind up Tourist Times.com Ltd (Gary Ashley) was adjourned to Thursday 13 November at 10.45am for settlement. Another of Mr Ashley’s companies, Kwan Lee Investments Ltd (which changed its name from Takapuna Rentals (2000) Ltd on 31 May) was wound up on Turners Auctions Ltd’s application in September. Mr Ashley is also a director of Airport Car Rentals Ltd (in liquidation), Park Up & Sell Ltd, Tourist Times (Auckland) Ltd and Ryall Investments Ltd (incorporated in July), and a former director of Market Write Communications Ltd, Handy Super Hire/Hire/Rentals Ltd and Oriel Investments Ltd.

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U: The names behind the action, week to 1 June 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 June 2003

Approved Building Certifiers (North Shore) Ltd (Robert Boler & Matthew Palmer) appointed Anthony McCullagh (Horwath Corporate Auckland Ltd) as receiver on 26 May. Mr Boler remains a director of Approved Building Certifiers Ltd. Mr Palmer has resigned from that and from City Certifiers Ltd, but remains a director of Approved Property Inspections Ltd.

Ca’Bella Holdings Ltd (Glenn Rich & Nigel Ainley) went into liquidation on 26 May, appointing Ray Burgess as liquidator. Inland Revenue applied on 17 March to wind it up and this was to be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 5 June. Mr Rich remains a director of Ca’Bella Civil/Construction Ltd (both in receivership), Ca’Bella Bonding/Construction Management/Developments Ltd, Pukekohe Enterprises Ltd, Rosebank 608 Ltd, Goodrich Investments Ltd, St Stephens Ave (19-23) Ltd and Richwill Group/NZ Ltd. Mr Ainley remains a director of Richley Consulting Ltd.

Kevin Pitfield & Gareth Hoole (Staples Rodway Ltd) have terminated their receivership of Westhaven restaurant company The Yacht Club Ltd (Raymond Lewis, also Westhaven Combined Services Ltd). The receivership began in August 2002 and ended on 23 May.

Wicketts Stores Ltd (trading as Cavendish Carpets) applied on 15 April to wind up Everworth Construction Ltd (Essam Elkhishin). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 12 June at 10.45am. It joins 2 other applications to wind up Everworth that day, the 1st by BA Drainage Co (1990) Ltd and the other by Ross Brick & Pavers Ltd.

City Cleaning Services Ltd applied on 15 April to wind up TE Business Centre (Newmarket) Ltd (Wu Chun Keung). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 12 June at 10.45am. A debt-compromise scheme for another TE company, TE Construction Ltd, was put to creditors on 16 May and that company faces liquidation applications on 5 & 12 June. The TE group moved offices from Carlton Gore Rd to the 31st floor of the Royal SunAlliance Centre, but I understand was evicted from there for failing to pay rent. Other TE companies are registered at 60 Cook St.

Inland Revenue applied on 11 April to wind up Trade Securities Ltd (Colin Elliott). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 12 June at 10.45am. Mr Elliott is also a director of Highwell Investment Group Ltd, National Pacific Group/Bonds/East Coast/Securities Ltd, Rocklands Park Ltd, Waikato Campus Ltd and Signature Builders Ltd, and companies in the process of incorporation, National Pacific Construction/Investments Ltd.

Inland Revenue applied on 31 March to wind up McKay Security Ltd (Annie McKay). The application will be heard in the Auckland High Court on Thursday 12 June.

Inland Revenue applied on 16 April to wind up All Coolstore Construction Ltd (Peter Berry, Huntly, also EJ Construction Ltd, incorporated on 28 May). The application will be heard in the Hamilton High Court on Monday 9 June at 10.45am.

Inland Revenue has withdrawn its application to wind up Mad Dogs & Englishmen (Wairau Park) Ltd (Daphne Fourie) after settlement. Applications by Crean Foodservice Ltd to wind up 4 other Fourie companies — Oceans (Takapuna) Ltd, One Italy (Epsom) Ltd, Café Belgique (NZ) Ltd and Mad Dogs & Englishmen Ltd — are due back in court on Thursday 5 June but are also expected to be settled.

Harts Contributory Mortgages Nominee Co Ltd’s application to wind up Susila Investment Ltd (based in level 3 of Krukziener House at 17 Albert St; directors Prasad Phillip & Ravindran Paul Isaac) was adjourned in the Auckland High Court to Thursday 26 June at 10.45am for advertising of the application & settlement after Susila didn’t comply with a previous settlement arrangement. Susila had 2 mortgages totalling $3.5 million over 10 units taking part in the Metropolis hotel pool and a penthouse unit, valued at the time of the loans at $5.26 million. 9 of the hotel pool apartments were sold at mortgagee auction last May for $2.6 million.

27 May 2003

Jones Lang LaSalle director Andrew Brown has taken over as Wellington branch president of the NZ Property Institute from Richard Findlay. Mr Brown recently completed a 2-year secondment with JLL to London & Chicago.

26 May 2003

Brisbane-based Geoff McGrath, who retired as managing director of consumer & building products manufacturer & marketer GWA International Ltd on 6 May, after 43 years with the company, has been appointed as a non-executive director of Fletcher Building Ltd, effective 1 July. Fletcher had been looking for an Australian director after completing its Laminex acquisition.

Wetland Services Ltd (David Kay & Michael Taplin) went into liquidation on 21 May, appointing Curtis Mountfort (Mountfort & Associates) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Wednesday 25 June. Mr Kay & Mr Taplin are also directors of Vortech Eco-Systems Ltd and Spinn Systems Ltd and Mr Taplin is a director of Corporate Dynamics Ltd.

Villa Rotorua (Dennis Hedley) went into liquidation on 12 May, appointing Bryan Williams (Bryan Williams & Associates) as liquidator. Creditors must file claims by Friday 13 June. Mr Hedley is also a director of Villa Tauranga Ltd, Capital Resources Ltd, Mirage on Milford Ltd, Jacamar/Whitford Holdings Ltd, Paradise Estates Ltd (in liquidation), Blue Chip/Churchouse/Glasgow Securities Ltd and Starlight Equities Ltd.

EWJ Holdings Ltd (Edward Ciurlionis, also Auckland/South Auckland Window Replacements Ltd and Window Replacement Co Ltd) applied on 5 May to wind up Windsor Industries Ltd (Angela Wilson). The application will be heard in the Hamilton High Court on Monday 9 June at 10.45am. Angela Wilson is also a director of Phoenician Health Spa Ltd, Sharan Holdings Ltd and Advisorcorp Inc Ltd.

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