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NZ business confidence gains in Feb as ag sector gets happy

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:31:35 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence improved in February as recent gains in dairy prices turned sentiment around in the agriculture sector, and as low interest rates stoke hiring and investment expectations.More >>

Russell McVeagh partners the client choice

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:06:48 +1300 | Russell McVeagh

The awards, established in 2005, recognise partners around the world that are notable for the excellent client service they provide. They are awarded to lawyers who add real value to their clients' businesses.More >>

Itoham to Increase Shareholding in ANZCO Foods

Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10:29:50 +1300 | ANZCO

Leading Japanese food company Itoham Foods Inc will increase its stake in ANZCO Foods Limited from 48.3 percent to 65 percent if its purchase offer is accepted by other leading shareholders and is approved by the Overseas Investment Office. More >>

Award-winning Executive Appointed by Rydges

Sat, 14 Feb 2015 10:17:50 +1300 | Rydges

One of New Zealand’s biggest hotel operators Rydges Hotels & Resorts is delighted to officially announce the appointment of Ms Danelle Ayers as National Director of Sales & Marketing. More >>

James and Wells: Guerilla tactics key to growth

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:25:17 +1300 | James and Wells

In a world of large players, naturally many smaller organisations cannot compete directly with the resources of larger ones. So innovative companies need to know the landscape, be nimble and targeted in their approach, and recognise when it could ...More >>

Kiwi (and Aussie) Innovation Celebrated

Thu, 5 Feb 2015 14:04:02 +1300 | Taylors Wines

As we celebrate Waitangi Day, a survey about innovation on both sides of the Tasman, by Australian winery Taylors Wines, celebrates the Kiwi and Aussie inventions that have made the world a better place.More >>

Low ISP satisfaction & 2degrees standout mobile operator

Thu, 5 Feb 2015 10:50:52 +1300 | Consumer

Vodafone and Spark have a long way to go before their customers feel satisfied with their service, according to Consumer NZ’s latest internet service provider (ISP) survey – both rated below average in nearly every category.More >>

Having fun while safely shifting dirt - Business Award

Wed, 4 Feb 2015 11:31:42 +1300 | Electra Kapiti Horowhenua Business Awards

“Sometimes the greatest lessons in life, and business, come from adversity,” says Business Kapiti Horowhenua Chairman, Mark Ternent. “Goodman Contractors Ltd is a business that has faced extreme adversity and taken the lessons learned to create ...More >>

Spark NZ announces joint venture with Vocus Communications

Wed, 4 Feb 2015 10:59:29 +1300 | Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand has announced it will form a fibre construction joint venture with Vocus Communications called Connect 8 to further safeguard New Zealand’s fibre future.More >>

Alt Group Picks up Two Coveted iF Design Awards

Tue, 3 Feb 2015 11:11:00 +1300 | Alt Group

Auckland-based design company, Alt Group, has swung into the 2015 awards season picking up two iF Design Awards, presented by the iF International Design Forum in Hamburg, Germany.More >>

Blue River Dairy Sells Invercargill Processing Plant

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:08:59 +1300 | Blue River Dairy

New Zealand’s leading sheep milk powder producer, Blue River Dairy, has sold its Nith Street, Invercargill processing plant to Blueriver (HK) Nutrition Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as ‘Blueriver Nutrition HK’) for an undisclosed sum.More >>

Canadian reseller helps NZ business software reach markets

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:16:47 +1300 | Joint Press Release

Technology consultancy Theta announced today that it has entered into a reseller alliance agreement with Toronto-based Project X for the promotion, sales and support of its Six Degrees enterprise planning software in Canada and the United States.More >>

Argent Motor Lodge wins Award for customer service

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:40:23 +1300 | Argent Motor Lodge Hamilton

For the third consecutive year award-winning Argent Motor Lodge in Hamilton has won the Travellers Choice Award for excellence in customer service as awarded by Trip Advisor.More >>

Sporting Stars Set to Choose Nation’s Top Lamb

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:25:32 +1300 | Beef And Lamb NZ

Iron Maidens Lisa Carrington, Sophie Pascoe and Sarah Walker are set to judge the ninth annual 2015 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Golden Lamb Awards, aka the Glammies. More >>

Loscam’s New Structure to Support Innovation

Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:10:02 +1300 | Loscam

China Merchants Loscam, Asia Pacific’s leader in pallet and retail ready solutions, has announced a new structure designed to further enhance local management responsibility, strengthen the company’s research and development capabilities and more closely ...More >>

Spark Digital announces new Head of Marketing

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:23:26 +1300 | Spark Digital

Spark Digital announced today that Mark Redgrave has joined the company as its new Head of Marketing. More >>

New leadership for the Community Sector

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:16:43 +1300 | Hui E Community Aotearoa

The Trustees of Hui E! Community Aotearoa have announced the appointment of their General Manager – Kaiwhakahaere Matua. More >>

RCG celebrates a creative and constructive 25 years

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:16:12 +1300 | RCG

Since 1989, RCG has combined the best property thinking, design expertise and research skill to create solutions that deliver results. More >>

NZ business confidence strong, profitability weak: QSBO

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:29:54 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence remains at historically high levels, but profitability remains weak as firms lack confidence to push up prices in spite of comparative economic buoyancy, according to the latest quarterly survey ...More >>

Brother Wins Sixth Straight Reader’s Choice Award

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:26:18 +1300 | Brother NZ

Brother has won the PCMag Reader’s Choice Awards for Printers for the sixth consecutive year, acknowledging customer satisfaction for product reliability, technical support and the cost of consumables.More >>


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