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Northland’s newest business and event hub first of its kind

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:29:21 +1300 | Northland Inc

Northland Inc, Northland’s Regional Development Agency, wants to prioritise innovation and entrepreneurship in Northland with the opening of The Orchard Business and Event Hub. More >>

LINK Bay of Plenty & Waikato Win International Award

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:58:25 +1300 | LINK Business NZ

Bay of Plenty & Waikato LINK Franchisee office has taken out the LINK International Office of the Year Award 2016. More >>

Improving efficiencies paramount goal for small businesses

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 10:11:13 +1300 | Xero

WELLINGTON, 11 October, 2016 – Kiwi small businesses are more confident in managing their business this year, but also want to achieve goals such as improving inefficiencies, increasing profitability, and spending less time on the business, according to the ...More >>

Rebrand already proving successful

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:42:24 +1300 | AdvisoryWorks

Chris Bunce, left, Harriet Wright, Greg Allnutt, Kendall Langston, Simon Mundell, Ben Bornstone, Corrina Rore and Dan Gawn More >>

DT on path to growth, announces restructure

Thu, 6 Oct 2016 13:50:07 +1300 | WPP AUNZ

Melbourne, October 6, 2016 Creative Technology agency DT has announced a new structure, including several promotions, as the agency continues its pattern of outstanding local growth and expected further regional growth.More >>

Slice of Silicon Valley headed to NZ in October

Thu, 6 Oct 2016 11:03:00 +1300 | Kiwi Landing Pad

Kiwi Landing Pad (KLP) today announced the launch of the third Sales and Marketing “Jam” series across the country starting October 31st and confirmed the speakers travelling from San Francisco to inspire and inform Kiwi entrepreneurs and innovators ...More >>

Porirua Business Positive About Wellington Region Economy

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:04:04 +1300 | Porirua Chamber of Commerce

Business confidence in the Wellington region's economy is positive, according to the Porirua Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence Survey. More >>

Hutt Valley business confidence positive

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:14:26 +1300 | Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce

Hutt Valley business confidence in New Zealand’s economy has significantly improved according to the latest Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence Survey, sponsored by Red Hot Business Coaching. More >>

Technical Training Comes to the Waikato

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:30:16 +1200 | Maintenance Engineering Society of New Zealand

The Maintenance Engineering Society’s 2016 SKF National Maintenance Engineering Conference is returning to Hamilton’s Claudelands Showgrounds this November with more new developments to add value to engineers assembling from all around the country.More >>

RiskNZ summit tomorrow exploring the upside of risk

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:57:53 +1200 | RiskNZ

Major power failure, an Alpine fault earthquake or a big jolt in Wellington are typical of the biggest risks New Zealand risk managers worry about but they are just two of many natural, technological and human-induced threats to be considered, Risk New ...More >>

Christchurch Barber embarks on NZ tour with US Celebrity

Fri, 9 Sep 2016 14:44:14 +1200 | My Fathers Barbers

Local Barber raises the bar in barbering, embarking on NZ tour with International Celebrity Barber More >>

Standard and Poor’s warning of housing crisis

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:17:59 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Grant Robertson MP for Wellington Central Finance Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 24 August 2016 Standard and Poor’s warning of housing crisis impact on banks The National Government’s failure to address the housing crisis is leading to dire warnings ...More >>

RBNZ's pathway to lower interest rates not too fast

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:08:40 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler has defended his approach to cutting interest rates, saying New Zealand's interest rate differential is too high to leave things as is, but a more aggressive stance ran the risk of destabilising ...More >>

DLA Piper New Zealand Appoints COO

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:00:01 +1200 | DLA Piper

DLA Piper New Zealand Appoints COO Joanna Simon has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of DLA Piper New Zealand. In this role as overall executive manager Joanna works with the Board to lead the future direction of the firm. Joanna has an extensive ...More >>

NZ dollar gains ahead of Wheeler speech

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:16:33 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose ahead of a speech by Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler which may hint at the timing of further easing, with at least one further cut expected this year.More >>

Productivity Commission Urban Planning Report

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:56:28 +1200 | New Zealand Planning Institute

Media Statement re Productivity Commission Better Urban Planning Report: Embargoed 5:00am August 19 2016 More >>

‘Spark Pay’ raises prospects for front-line roles

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:42:56 +1200 | Spark NZ

‘Spark Pay’ raises prospects for front-line roles Spark has made a commitment to a higher wage economy by introducing a benchmark that ensures all staff are paid a fair, competitive salary above minimum pay levels. The company’s new ‘Spark ...More >>

Goodfellows' Amalgamated Dairies sells down Sanford stake

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:20:52 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Amalgamated Dairies, the investment vehicle for the Goodfellow family, has sold down its stake in fishing company Sanford at a 2.3 percent discount to where they trading at the time. More >>

NZ among the few nations yet to hit limits

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:24:21 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank of New Zealand still has room to move on monetary policy unlike many central banks that have already pulled their policy levers to the limits of their effective range, governor Graeme Wheeler says. More >>

Customer focus delivers solid annual result for ASB

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:27:48 +1200 | ASB Bank

Customer focus delivers solid annual result for ASB ASB today reported statutory net profit after taxation (NPAT) of $913 million for the financial year ended 30 June 2016. This represents a 6% increase on the prior financial year. Cash NPAT was ...More >>


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