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Access to some services or content may require registration. This will result in you being allocated a user ID and password that must be used whenever requested. That username and password are personal to you and you agree at all times to maintain the confidentiality of your username and password and not to disclose them to any third party. You agree that you are solely responsible for any use of the Site by any person using your username and password. You agree to indemnify Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd against any and all claims arising out of your failure to maintain the confidentiality of your username or password.


Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd may for security and technical reasons at any time in its sole discretion and without prior notice to you, prohibit or restrict your access to the Site. headliner.co.nz will notify you as soon as possible of any restriction to your access rights.

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Copyright 1979-2010. All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or copied in any form or by any means (graphic, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, recording taping, archiving, forming a database whether electronically or otherwise by systematically downloading or storing all or any content, or information and retrieval systems, or link to the Site including (without limitation) linking in any way which frames the Site; replicates the Site or misleads any person regarding any association with the Site; or your association with The Headliner, headliner.co.nz or Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd, without the written permission of the publisher, “Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd”, P.O. Box 3762, Christchurch.
 “The Headliner” magazine is published and circulated 24 times a year and headliner.co.nz is updated on a daily basis. The magazine is typeset by MG Publications and printed for the proprietors, Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd, Christchurch, by PMP Print Limited, Birmingham Drive, Christchurch. International standard serial number 0110-9790.


 All information is provided in good faith with all possible care and attention given to its preparation. Whilst the information is derived from sources believed to have been accurate and reliable, no guarantee of accuracy can be given and opinions are subject to change without notice. Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd, its directors and employees do not accept liability for the results of any actions taken or not taken on the basis of information in the newsletter or website, including any kind of loss or damages arising in connection with the content, including your inability to access the site, or for any errors or omissions contained herein either to matters of judgement or fact or arising from reporting or editing functions.
Those acting upon the information and recommendations reported in The Headliner or headliner.co.nz do so entirely at their own risk. Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd and/or their directors and employees may, from time to time, have financial interests in respect of some or all of the matters discussed.
In accordance with the provisions of the Securities Markets Act 1988 and the Securities Markets (Investment Advisers and Brokers) Regulations 2007, disclosure statements will be available free of charge from any external adviser or broker quoted in The Headliner or headliner.co.nz or providing a column to either.

General Information Only

The information on headliner.co.nz and The Headliner magazine is general information and must not be relied upon as investment advice. All users / readers are encouraged to obtain professional investment advice from their usual adviser.
Coverage of any company, security, commodity, currency or financial products on headliner.co.nz or The Headliner magazine is not provided as a recommendation or assessment of the merit of the company, security, commodity, currency or financial product. Neither The Headliner, headliner.co.nz or Mercantile Gazette Marketing nor any of their offices or employees make any recommendation on their own behalf in respect to any securities or financial products noted in the reported information. Nor do they endorse or sponsor any securities, financial products or offer covered in the information on headliner.co.nz or The Headliner magazine.
Neither The Headliner, headliner.co.nz or Mercantile Gazette Marketing nor any of their offices or employees make any recommendation to any person on the advisability of them investing in securities, commodities, currencies or financial products. The Headliner and headliner.co.nz extend no invitation to take up any offer or purchase or sell any security, commodity, currency or financial product.
We may report the views, judgements and recommendations of third parties operating under The Investment Advisor Disclosure rules in Part 4 of the Securities Markets Act.
Note that The Headliner magazine, headliner.co.nz and Mercantile Gazette Marketing are media businesses and thus do not operate under The Investment Advisor Rules. You should always seek independent professional investment advice relevant to your personal circumstances. 

No Warranties

Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd and its information contributors and associated service providers do not give any warranty whatsoever, including without limitation, as to the availability, accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of the information or services made available via the Site and expressly disclaim (to the maximum extent permitted in law) all liability for any damage or loss resulting from your use of, or reliance on the Site or the information provided via the Site. The site services and information are provided on an "as is" basis. Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd make no warranty that the Site will be free from viruses or any kind of malicious code whatsoever.

Linked sites

No link appearing in the Content and no linked site is endorsed by Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd and no responsibility is taken for material on any linked site or delivery of any goods and services by owners of third party websites. These sites are not under the control of Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd and the services and products of third parties are not verified by Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd.
You agree that by accessing any linked site you are doing so at your own risk and you agree to fully indemnify Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd against any liability arising out of your accessing any linked site.


headliner.co.nz contains advertising placed by Third parties. These are shown as banner, tower, island, and strip advertisements which may include embedded hyperlinks to other websites outside of Mercantile Gazette Marketing. In some instances the links may be to offers of securities or services. Such offers and service are not made by Mercantile Gazette Marketing which gives no guarantees, representations or warrantees in respect to any such hyperlinked information. The existence of such links does not imply any form of endorsement. 

Technical Difficulties

You acknowledge that your use of the Site and associated services may be subject to interruption or delay. Due to the nature of the Internet and mobile phone communications, Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd and its service providers do not make any warranty that the Site or services will be error free, without interruption or delay or free from defects in design or engineering.


To the maximum extent permitted in law you specifically agree to indemnify and hold Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd harmless from any and all claims relating to your use of the Site or its use by any person on your behalf, including against all loss, damage, costs and proceedings related to your access and use of the site and your reliance, or that of other persons, on any information sourced from The Site or magazine. For the purposes of this paragraph “The Site” means and includes any linked site.


You acknowledge that you have read and understood and agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy.


The illegality, invalidity or unenforceability of any part of the T&C will not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of the remainder.


Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd may vary these T&C from time to time. By continuing to use the Site after a Variation has been posted on the Site or after you have been notified of a Variation you will be deemed to agree to the varied T&C.


Mercantile Gazette Marketing Ltd may immediately terminate this agreement without liability if it reasonably believes you are in breach of these T&C or wishes to withdraw the Site or any part of it.


These T&C and your use of the Site will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand Courts.


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