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Enztec Wins NZ Innovator Awards

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:44:10 +1300 | Enztec

Enztec is proud to have won the New Zealand Innovation Awards 2014 for its Quad Sparing Knee Replacement Instruments in the categories of ‘Innovation in Health & Science’ and ‘Export Innovator of the Year’.More >>

Bay of Plenty checks out ahead of the rest

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:22:21 +1300 | Countdown Supermarket

Most people are still hunting to find their Onecard by the time Rosie Dunn has finished scanning and packing their groceries. 22–year-old Rosie is Countdown Bethlehem’s resident checkout operator star, and has now been named the best in the country at ...More >>

Winners of Origin/Jucy Next Big Small Business Competition

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:44:13 +1300 | Joint Press Release

For the past two months Origin IT and JUCY have been on the hunt for the next kiwi success story. A range of prizes were on offer to entrepreneurially driven small businesses with the vision and determination to take on the world.More >>

Toilet tissue and Tea take top spots

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:11:42 +1300 | Countdown

20 October 2014: Countdown’s annual Supplier of the Year Awards saw Kiwi company ABC Tissue Products and Cerebos Greggs Ltd taking out Supreme Suppliers of the Year for the small and large business categories respectively.More >>

Planning for Inbound Success

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:22:03 +1300 | Tourism Export Council

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has produced a guide on how to work with inbound tour operators. CEO Lesley Immink says that for too long ‘tourism and travel distribution’ has been misunderstood by the industry with the word “commission” ...More >>

NZ consumer confidence slips to 12-month low in October

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:21:05 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence fell to a 12-month low in October as households felt less cheery about the future, with economic growth coming off the boil.More >>

SUVs dominate NZ Car of the Year top 10 line up

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:25:03 +1300 | Automobile Association

Media Release: 20 October 2014 SUVs dominate NZ Car of the Year top 10 line up A pack of SUVs dominate the top finalists for the 2014 New Zealand Car of the Year. More >>

Key trends and demands in New Zealand’s farming sector

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:19:46 +1300 | Federated Farmers

It is an exciting time to be in the farming sector, as pastoral farming lies at the heart of our economy and how we see ourselves as a nation. We are a primary superpower that ranks among the best on earth in relation to production efficiency, environmental ...More >>

Nelson landlord wins national Award

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:39:40 +1300 | NZ Property Investors Federation

Presentation of the 2014 Landlord of the Year Award was the highlight of the NZ Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) Annual Conference on Saturday in Christchurch. This year the Award was won by Lyn Marshall of NelsonMore >>

SMEs unhappy with internet connection

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:35:04 +1300 | MYOB

Over a third of SME business operators from around the country are unhappy with both access to the internet and the cost of their connection, according to the latest MYOB Digital Nation report.More >>

Entries Open in 2015 Dairy Industry Awards

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:27:54 +1300 | NZ Dairy Industry Awards

Entries are now being accepted in the 2015 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards, including the New Zealand Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year, New Zealand Farm Manager of the Year and New Zealand Dairy Trainee of the Year competitions.More >>

New fund to assist the growth of New Zealand dairy farming

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:07:44 +1300 | Joint Press Release

Dairy farmers looking to grow their family business will soon have access to a new source of funding, with the launch of an innovative new investment vehicle, the NZ Dairy Farming Trusts.More >>

Mitre 10 opens new store in Westgate development

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:53:40 +1300 | Mitre 10

20 October 2014 Mitre 10 opens new store in Westgate development Mitre 10 is expanding in Auckland’s new Westgate development, with its latest Mitre 10 MEGA store due to open Friday morning in time for the Labour Weekend retail rush. More >>

Newmarket Ramps Up

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:46:12 +1300 | Newmarket Business Association

Feedback from a new survey conducted by the Newmarket Business Association paints a positive outlook for the business precinct. The survey, which captured responses from retailers, hospitality outlets, as well as general business, is part of a new ...More >>

Northpower receives national excellence accolades

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:21:09 +1300 | Northpower

Two of Northpower’s Cable Jointers claimed top spots in the annual Connexis Cable Jointers competition at Thursday night’s Excellence Awards Dinner held in Christchurch. More >>

Consumers to vote on NZ's fairest products

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:12:26 +1300 | Fairtrade

This month, Kiwis can champion their favourite Fairtrade Certified product as part of the annual Fairtrade Awards. The Fairtrade Awards recognise brands and retailers for their significant contribution to empowering farmers in developing countries, ...More >>

Trilogy International appoints new Managing Director

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:22:58 +1300 | Trilogy International Ltd

Trilogy International Limited (NZX:TIL) has appointed Angela Buglass as managing director of Trilogy Natural Products as it gears up for a new phase of international growth.More >>

Social Media Key to New Growth for NZ Exporters

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:14:28 +1300 | DHL

Social Media Key to New Growth for NZ Exporters 43% of NZ exporters surveyed have generated orders through social Media Online orders a crucial channel - DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship More >>

Lancer sedan streets ahead as 2015 line-up arrives

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:39:27 +1300 | Mitsubishi

Year upon year, Mitsubishi’s Lancer retains its unstoppable appeal to private ‘small sedan’ buyers. More >>

Speech to Fieldays stakeholder engagement function

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:33:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

It’s great to be here tonight, talking to everyone involved in Fieldays. This is the biggest event of its kind in the southern hemisphere, attracting nearly 120,000 visitors this year including a large number of international visitors and delegations.More >>


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