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Knight Frank launches Global House Price Index Q2 2015

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:51:44 +1200 | Knight Frank

Index records weakest growth in four years; Housing markets in China and US following divergent paths More >>

New Zealand has $7.52 billion GDP at risk

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:38:03 +1200 | Weber Shandwick

New Zealand has $7.52 billion GDP at risk according to the Lloyd’s City Risk Index 2015--2025 More >>

Nelson is the fifth fastest growing regional economy

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 09:45:20 +1200 | Infometrics

Economic activity in Nelson is growing at a healthy clip according to Infometrics’ June 2015 quarterly economic monitor and, with improving returns in the broader region’s primary sector and increasing air connections set to stimulate business and visitor ...More >>

Good news for Wellington’s economy

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 16:10:11 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s economy is flourishing – with figures for the middle of the year showing strong performance across a range of sectors including retail, house sales and accommodation.More >>

A big week for cows and coconuts

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 16:02:32 +1200 | Tommy and James Ltd

You’re living under a Central Otago rock if you don’t know Lewis Road is rolling out across the South Island later this week -- but that’s not the only chocolate milk to hit the mainland -- and this one’s even dairy--free.More >>

DWN appoints a new trustee

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 14:05:48 +1200 | Dairy Womens Network

Dairy Women’s Network has appointed a seventh trustee - Pamela Storey, a North Waikato dairy farmer, executive, director and board chair on a number of national and Waikato boards and groups.More >>

Dairy and travel still our largest export earners

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 11:07:12 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand earned $2.3 billion more from exports than we spent on imports during the year ended June 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today.More >>

Dollar drop an opportunity and a threat

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 09:02:33 +1200 | ASB

After a significant decline against the US dollar, businesses expect a period of stability for the NZD, according to the latest ASB Kiwi Dollar Barometer. More >>

BNZ Confidence Survey Results - September 2015

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 13:44:18 +1200 | BNZ

Other surveys show businesses in New Zealand to be very down in the mouth - which is perhaps not surprising considering the decline in our previous rock star sector - dairy - and the worries being expressed about our previous rock star export destination ...More >>

Double DairyNZ election to be hotly contested

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:34:23 +1200 | Dairy NZ

Three DairyNZ director positions will be hotly contested over the next month, having drawn in 10 farmer candidates - the most received by the industry body in recent years.More >>

BNZ worried about 'near-recession' as Key talks economy up

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:04:07 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) - The Bank of New Zealand is increasingly concerned the economy is grinding to a halt following today's confirmation in the ANZ Bank Business Outlook survey of slumping business confidence.More >>

PM Post-Cab Conference: Flag Shortlist, Business Confidence

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:43:37 +1200 | The Scoop Team

Speaking at his Monday post-cabinet press conference, John Key said there were two or three flags he would personally vote for in the shortlist. He said the chosen flag would be instantly recognizable as a representation of New Zealand. Key stood ...More >>

NZ investors leading strategic growth in Auckland

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:09:46 +1200 | CBRE

31 August 2015, Auckland – Much has been written recently about overseas purchases of New Zealand property. More >>

NZ firms grow gloomier about economic outlook

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:22:50 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand firms grew even gloomier in August as falling commodity prices and a lack of inflation looks set to keep profits down, and have scaled back their intentions to take on new staff or invest in their business.More >>

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline on US jobs data

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:47:15 +1200 | BusinessDesk

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline as US jobs data seen boosting case for rate hike More >>

New dwelling consents hit 10-year high

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:25:28 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

There were 2,824 new dwellings consented nationally in July 2015, up 24 percent compared with July 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. "This was the highest number of new dwellings consented in a month since March 2005," business indicators manager ...More >>

Q+A: Railway that works will benefit NZ – Mainfreight boss

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:46:08 +1200 | TVNZ

CORIN Mainfreight is one of our true global companies, with business in 240 branches around the world. As such, the Auckland-based transport and logistics company is, I think, a good barometer of how business is faring. It’s been a turbulent week ...More >>

An aspiring outcome at business awards celebration

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:45:22 +1200 | PR Plus

Aspiring Health were crowned the Enterprise Great Lake Taupō Business of the Year at the BNZ Great Lake Taupō Business Awards 2015 held on Friday night. More >>

Kiwibank announces strongest-ever result

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:21:41 +1200 | Kiwibank

Kiwi Group Holdings Limited (“KGH”), which includes Kiwibank Limited and associated companies involved in Wealth Management, Insurance and New Zealand Home Loans, has achieved an after tax profit of $132 million for the year ended 30 June 2015.More >>

Business Hawke’s Bay open to new board members

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:56:24 +1200 | Business Hawke's Bay

Business Hawke’s Bay, the region’s business-led economic development agency is open for more business leaders prepared to ‘roll their sleeves up’ to join its board, and is calling for interest ahead of its AGM being held on Wednesday 14 October.More >>


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