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NZ dollar falls with business confidence, soft China data

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 20:31:12 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar extended its decline after business confidence fell, Chinese data was softer than expected and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed that foreign speculators will no longer be able to buy houses in ...More >>

New Govt's policies may damp migration but economy stable

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 20:29:47 +1300 | BusinessDesk

New government's policies may damp migration, housing but NZ economic prospects stable: Moody's More >>

NZ business confidence turns pessimistic in October

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:22:24 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Political uncertainty saw business confidence sour in October as the interregnum before a government coalition was formed stoked negativity across all sectors More >>

Q+A: Grant Robertson interviewed by Corin Dann

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:43:03 +1300 | TVNZ

Judge our Government on “how we lift productivity,” says Finance Minister. The Labour-NZ First Government has made some “pretty significant moves” on lifting New Zealand’s productivity already says the Finance Minister Grant Robertson. “We ...More >>

NZ services sector slows in September

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:01:55 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's services sector, which accounts for about two-thirds of the economy, dipped in September with activity and sales taking a tumble in a month dominated by the general election. More >>

Advocacy Groups Stand United for Royal Commission

Wed, 4 Oct 2017 13:42:40 +1300 | Bravehearts

SOME of Australia’s most vocal and divided advocacy groups have come together with a unified voice to demand a royal commission into the dysfunctional Family Law System. More >>

From Fledgling to Flying High

Wed, 4 Oct 2017 13:16:14 +1300 | The David Awards

A business which is focused on saving lives - Heart Saver NZ - has taken out the top spot in this year's David Awards. This business has been a previous category winner in several other years, starting its David Awards history being named the ...More >>

Best Design Awards Recognises Creative Reuse Catalysed

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 13:36:47 +1300 | Rekindle

Two of the five design teams that worked to develop new uses for undervalued resources as part of Rekindle’s Resource: Rise Again initiative have been selected as finalists in the ‘Sustainable Product Design’ category at the Best Design Awards.More >>

Follow up From NZEA Re Embalming Case Christchurch

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 13:32:28 +1300 | NZ Embalmers Association

This comes in the wake of a family’s concern over their experience with a funeral home in Christchurch. More >>

Unleashed Software Secures $7.0 Million Investment Funding

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 13:18:16 +1300 | Unleashed

Unleashed Software, the Auckland-based inventory management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, has announced a Series C investment of NZ$7.0 million from Movac, New Zealand’s most experienced technology investment company.More >>

Investnow Acquires Rabodirect’s Managed Funds Product Line

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 13:07:03 +1300 | InvestNow

Wellington-based managed funds platform InvestNow has acquired the Managed Funds product line of RaboDirect, the specialist online savings business of Rabobank New Zealand Limited, following a robust vetting and selection process by Rabobank. More >>

Who Will Be New Zealand’s Next Champion Brewer?

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 11:23:22 +1300 | Brewers Guild of NZ

The Brewers Guild announces the 10th Champion New Zealand Brewery next month, and more than 100 breweries from all over New Zealand are in the running. More >>

MAXRaft Recognised Again for Outstanding Growth

Mon, 2 Oct 2017 12:57:05 +1300 | MAXRaft

Recognised as one of New Zealand’s fastest growing companies by Deloitte, the award-winning company was named the Fastest Growing Manufacturer for Dunedin and the lower South Island at the recent Deloitte Fast 50 regional awards.More >>

Verhoeven Group: Master of Growth

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:00:05 +1300 | Verhoeven Group

Waikato-based Verhoeven Group scooped up two awards in the 2017 Deloitte Fast 50 regional awards in Hamilton last night; taking home the Master of Growth award and the Fastest Growing Retail or Consumer Products Business for the Central North Island.More >>

Disputes Star for New Zealand named

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:32:48 +1300 | Russel McVeagh

Russell McVeagh board member and partner Sarah Armstrong has been named Disputes Star for New Zealand at last night's third annual Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2017. More >>

New General Manager Appointment

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:37:37 +1300 | Heritage Collection

Jennifer Harper has been appointed the new general manager of the Heritage Collection Lake Resort, Cromwell. More >>

James Dyson Award 2017: top 20 shortlist announced

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:21:53 +1300 | James Dyson Award

Here are the 20 ideas in with a chance of being chosen as the international winner 2017 More >>

Māori incorporation funded to undertake land use assessment

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:51:55 +1300 | Ministry of Primary Industries

An Iwitea Māori Incorporation will receive up to $40,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to find the best sustainable use for their land. More >>

NZ Woman of the Biennium Award: Mai Chen Honoured

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:36:29 +1300 | Zonta International

On Saturday 23rd September at the 14th Zonta International District 16 New Zealand (Zonta) conference held in Christchurch, one of New Zealand’s top constitutional and administrative law experts, Mai Chen, accepted the prestigious Zonta New Zealand ...More >>

Finding Independence on the Packing Line

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:09:42 +1300 | Rose Mannering

A collaborative effort to move 10 sole parents who have been long term beneficiaries back into the workforce at the Longview packhouse near Hastings has been a great success, WINZ labour market advisor Robyn Leake says.More >>


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