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NZ businesses still upbeat, confidence on the wane

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:26:10 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand firms remained largely upbeat this month, though confidence is still coming off the boil amid falling dairy prices, a strong currency and rising interest rates, according to ANZ Bank's July Business Outlook survey.More >>

Steve Yung appointed as new Sealord CEO

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:31:41 +1200 | Sealord

Sealord Group Ltd’s Board of Directors has appointed experienced food industry leader Steve Yung as the company’s next CEO. Canadian born Yung has most recently been Managing Director of McCain Foods Australia/New Zealand and will take up his ...More >>

Address to Zespri AGM

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:37:17 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Zespri Chairman Peter McBride, CEO Lain Jager, my ministerial colleague Todd McLay, Todd Muller, our candidate for the Bay of Plenty – well known to all of you because of his close involvement with your industry – ladies and gentlemen.More >>

NZ Science and Research Leaps Ahead

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:47:48 +1200 | REANNZ

New Zealand scientists and researchers can now become global players on a brand new scale, thanks to a ground-breaking trans-Tasman partnership that will provide them access to very high-speed global connectivity.More >>

Nuance Unveils Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:43:49 +1200 | Nuance Communications

Nuance Communications Australia today announced Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 – the fastest and most accurate speech recognition software available for the PC. Dragon transforms the PC experience by turning your voice into text and actionable commands ...More >>

Orion CEO Remuneration

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:28:08 +1200 | Orion New Zealand Limited

Christchurch is a challenging and complex place to live and work as the city is rebuilt post-earthquake. From a business and community perspective, it is not 'business as usual' for anyone.More >>

New Holistic Beauty Approach Now Available

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:16:24 +1200 | Redox Beauty and Wellness

Redox Beauty + Wellness opens their doors this week. They have a special approach to beauty and nutrition that aims to achieve optimum health for the body and mind. More >>

Dairy farming outlook good

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:14:53 +1200 | MyFarm

The outlook for New Zealand dairy farming for this season and beyond is very good, says New Zealand’s largest farm investment company, MyFarm. MyFarm Executive Director, Andrew Watters says recent predictions of the end of the good times in the dairy ...More >>

Harcourts’ excellence celebrated at industry awards

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:00:26 +1200 | Harcourts

Harcourts has been celebrated at the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand’s annual Awards for Excellence in Real Estate Sales. With over 12,000 sales consultants competing for the awards, Harcourts has again performed outstandingly, with nine of our salespeople, ...More >>

Masport Earns The Trust Of New Zealanders For A Third Year!

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:47:06 +1200 | Masport

2012, 2013 and now 2014… Masport has earned the trust of Kiwis once more by proudly scooping up the 2014 Reader’s Digest Most Trusted brand award in the Gardening Equipment category.More >>

NZ farmers miss out on a $120 million a year windfall

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:41:32 +1200 | University of Canterbury

New Zealand farmers would be paid to pollute if they participated in the country’s emissions trading scheme under current policy settings, University of Canterbury forestry expert Professor Euan Mason says.More >>

New category for Asians in the Bay awards 2014

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:59:53 +1200 | Hastings District Council

A Best Asian Secondary School Student category has been added to the Asians in the Bay awards. The awards are into their 3rd year, and will again recognise Professional Individuals and Asian businesses that are making a difference in the community.More >>

Debtworks appoints COO

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:53:26 +1200 | Debtworks

Leading Auckland-based Debt Collection and Loan Servicing company, Debtworks (NZ) Ltd has appointed David Tombs to its newly created role of chief operations officer, effective early August. More >>

Orion reports steady profit – capex and debt set to rise

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:27:07 +1200 | Orion New Zealand Limited

A sound financial performance by Christchurch-based electricity distribution company, Orion New Zealand Limited, is good news for the city and the rebuild. Orion today announced that it had made a $50m profit after tax in 2014, up $1m on the previous ...More >>

Survey points to red meat revival

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:37:07 +1200 | ANZ Bank

The red meat sector shows signs of putting decades of low profits and lack of reinvestment behind it and regaining a starring role in the New Zealand economy, according to ANZ’s Privately Owned Business Barometer Survey.More >>

Superior Turf Solutions Moves to New Premises

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:23:23 +1200 | Superior Turf Solutions

The big news from Superior Turf Solutions is that they have moved to a new, world class showroom at 4C George B Drive, off the Mt Wellington Highway in Auckland, with larger facilities to showcase and store their ever increasing range of artificial ...More >>

Wynyard Group New Advanced Crime Analytics Operations Centre

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:43:18 +1200 | Wynyard Group

Wynyard Group, a market leader in advanced crime analytics software and services, announces the opening of its Asia Pacific Operation Centre in Sydney. The centre will support growth in the region where Wynyard recently secured new contracts with ...More >>

Training Tilt moves to Early Adopter Release

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:36:26 +1200 | Training Tilt

Tilt Software Limited today announced the move to an Early Adopter Release of its endurance sport coaching software, Training Tilt. Tilt Software is a boutique software company based in Auckland, New Zealand.More >>

The RBNZ Observer: Expect another 25bp hike next week

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:22:09 +1200 | HSBC Bank

New Zealand is booming. Q1 GDP rose by a strong +3.8% y-o-y and timely indicators suggest that this pace probably continued into Q2. The GDP numbers, which were released since the last RBNZ announcement, confirmed that construction activity has been a ...More >>

Kiwi Businesses Failing to Address Complaints - Study

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:58:18 +1200 | Impact PR

Kiwis are unhappy with the way New Zealand businesses treat them, prefer to complain on Facebook and want something free in response to their complaint according to new research.More >>


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