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Kia Soul Named Urban Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year!

Sat, 1 Nov 2014 11:35:53 +1300 | Kia Motors

The Kia Soul has claimed a top prize at the 2015 Active Lifestyle Vehicle Awards in the United States for the third year running. More >>

Drake, BOSS Group to Bring Growth to Hawke’s Bay & Wairarapa

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:20:35 +1300 | Drake

Drake New Zealand, the recruitment and talent management solutions company, announced that it has acquired Napier and Masterton-based BOSS Group. “There is so much synergy between BOSS Group’s mission to provide a consultancy service for recruitment as ...More >>

ANZ needs to look after workers after another super profit

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:37:03 +1300 | Green Party

The ANZ bank needs to acknowledge the super profits it makes are coming at the expense of its workers, the Green Party said today. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) 2014 full year results show a lift in performance for ANZ New Zealand, ...More >>

Sudima Hotels Finalist in Westpac Auckland Business Awards

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:51:18 +1300 | Sudima Hotel Group

The five-property Australasian accommodation business Sudima Hotel Group has outdone itself. Sudima Auckland Airport was named a finalist in the Employer of Choice category in the 2013 Westpac Auckland Business Awards – South, and the company is now vying ...More >>

Hotelier picks up ‘Excellence in Business Leadership’ Gong

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:49:16 +1300 | Sudima Hotel Group

The five-property Australasian accommodation business Sudima Hotel Group has cause to celebrate, again – this time, adding ‘winner’ to its list of accolades, at Thursday 9 October’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards – South final event.More >>

Quest on Ward takes top spot at Quest annual awards

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:34:26 +1300 | Quest Serviced Apartment Group

The franchise director of Quest on Ward in Hamilton has been named South Pacific Quest Franchise of the Year at the company’s annual awards recently. The awards recognise and celebrate the franchise directors who have demonstrated an outstanding ...More >>

Focused ANZ New Zealand lifts performance

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:22:17 +1300 | ANZ Bank

Continued benefits from its brand and systems merger and improvements in the economy have underpinned a strong financial performance for ANZ New Zealand, the bank said in announcing its 2014 full year results today.More >>

2014 Transpower Neighbourhood Engineers Awards

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:08:33 +1300 | Transpower

An “enviro-outdoor” classroom and a device to detect children walking behind a vehicle are the big winners in the 2014 Transpower Neighbourhood Engineers Awards. More >>

Interactive storyteller app wins business kick-start

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:24:59 +1300 | ANZ Bank

A Wellington firm that has developed a mobile ‘storyteller’ guide to visitor attractions has taken out one of New Zealand’s top business awards after pitching its business plan to a panel of expert judges in the capital today.More >>

Manabus.Com Launches in NZ

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:00:33 +1300 | Mana Bus

• Great value tickets starting from $1 plus a $1 booking fee with no hidden costs More >>

Finalists for National Sustainable Business Network Awards

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:41:58 +1300 | Sustainable Business Network

Judges for the 2014 NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards have announced the line-up of finalists. CEO of the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) Rachel Brown says that these organisations and individuals are leading the transformation to a ...More >>

The RBNZ Observer Update: Comfortably on Hold

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:31:40 +1300 | HSBC Global Research

The RBNZ kept its cash rate on hold at 3.50%, as expected. Unsurprisingly, after last week’s low inflation reading, the language on inflation remains dovish, with current inflation described as both ‘modest’ and ‘low’. Meanwhile, the RBNZ ...More >>

Back-Roads Touring experiences bumper growth in New Zealand

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:09:49 +1300 | Back-Roads Touring

Back-Roads Touring are rounding out the year with news today that the brand has experienced more than 30 per cent growth in the New Zealand market over the last 12 months. More >>

Major outdoor concerts deliver economic boost for Auckland

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:40:17 +1300 | Regional Facilities Auckland

Today’s announcement that the Foo Fighters will perform at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium on 21 Februarywill boost what is already a huge summer line-up of big stadium concerts and festivals that looks set to deliver big economic dividends for the city.More >>

NZ business confidence gains in post-election bounce

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:07:41 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence advanced for the first time in eight months in October, rebounding from a two-year low as certainty returned following last month's general election. The New Zealand dollar rose after the survey ...More >>

Holiday park confidence at near record level

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:52:32 +1300 | Holiday Accommodation Parks Association

Holiday park owners have a spring in their step, with confidence levels rising to near record levels and Labour Weekend heralding the start of a busy summer. Business confidence has increased towards the start of the peak holiday period and is almost ...More >>

Dairy Awards Offers i-Incentive to Enter

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:55:22 +1300 | NZ Dairy Industry Awards

Those that enter early in the 2015 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards could win some great Apple Inc prizes, with more than $12,500 of products being given away in an Early Bird Entry Prize Draw.More >>

Sustainable 60 Awards Winners Announced

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:08:36 +1300 | Fairfax Media

Winners of the Sustainable 60 Awards 2014 have been announced, with nine companies recognised as New Zealand’s most sustainable businesses in an awards ceremony last night.More >>

Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:35:53 +1300 | Argent Motor Lodge Hamilton

Hamilton Accommodation Provider, Argent Motor Lodge, is a Finalist for Three Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards More >>

Landmark Harcourts Gympie Expands

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:30:40 +1300 | Harcourts

Landmark Harcourts Gympie has been performing so well that they have expanded this month. They are now offering another service to their clients and the community with NAI Harcourts. More >>


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