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NZMEA Launches its New Name: The Manufacturers' Network

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:29:30 +1200 | The Manufacturers' Network

The NZMEA signals an even stronger focus on supporting globally competitive manufacturers with the launch of a new name: THE MANUFACTURERS’ NETWORK More >>

2017 Waikato Master Plumber of the Year named

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:36:57 +1200 | Master Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers NZ

Chris Ryan Plumbing and Drainage has been named Waikato Master Plumber of the Year at the 2017 Waikato Master Plumbers Awards Night. More >>

Hauraki-Coromandel Business Awards People's Choice finalists

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:08:58 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Your votes have been tallied for the Hauraki Coromandel Business Awards People's Choice 2017. More >>

Entrust Divvy Day arrives, $110m boost to Auckland economy

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:51:58 +1200 | Entrust

Dividends of $350 are winging their way to more than 327,000 households and businesses in Auckland as the 2017 Entrust dividend distribution gets underway. More >>

Sovereign to be acquired by AIA Group Limited

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:40:20 +1200 | Sovereign

Sovereign’s parent company, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), has today announced that it has agreed to sell its life insurance businesses in New Zealand (Sovereign) and Australia (CommInsure) to AIA Group Limited (“AIA”) for AUD $3.8 ...More >>

Auckland café to pay over $30,000 for employment breaches

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:34:09 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Page Corner Café that operated in Kingsland, Auckland must pay $30,405 after a Labour Inspectorate investigation uncovered a series of breaches of two migrant workers’ basic employment rights.More >>

22nd Annual Report released

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:28:10 +1200 | Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman

Complaints to the Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman Scheme are the highest they have been in nearly 20 years, but this is not all bad news. More >>

Marc Rivers – Chief Financial Officer Appointment

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:19:46 +1200 | Fonterra

Today Fonterra has announced the appointment of Marc Rivers to the role of Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 March 2018. More >>

Improving business survival in Rotorua

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:49:55 +1200 | Firestation

A business programme that improves business survival for Rotorua organisations is expanding to include pure start-ups to help with innovation and ideation. More >>

‘Love Thy Neighbour’ in Lead up to 2018 Justice Conference

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:45:17 +1200 | Tearfund

In the lead up to the highly anticipated 2018 Justice Conference, this November Tearfund will present Love Thy Neighbour . This Justice Conference event will feature inspiring, home-grown speakers exploring what it really means to love thy neighbour in today’s ...More >>

Going, going, gone! $280,000 donated to Big Buddy

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:17:14 +1200 | GJ Gardner

Going, going, gone! Two G.J. Gardner Homes – one in Hamilton and one in Pukekohe - went under the hammer and have sold with all profits and capital gains going to Big Buddy - a New Zealand charity that partners fatherless boys with a positive male ...More >>

NZ consumer confidence dips in September on future worries

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:18:45 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence dropped in the September quarter as the slowing housing market dented optimism about the future, although people felt more upbeat about their current financial situation.More >>

Delivering on Growth Strategy And Reports $38.2M Profit

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:31:49 +1200 | Synlait

Synlait (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) has reported their strongest performance yet with a net profit after tax of $38.2 million, double digit growth in profit margins and revenue increasing 39% to $759 million.More >>

Hutt Valley Business Confidence Declines Before Election

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:17:47 +1200 | Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce

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

$5.1 Million distributed across Eastern & Central region

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:20:29 +1200 | Eastern and Central Community Trust

592 organisations from East Cape to Wairarapa, and across to Manawatu and Horowhenua, received funding from Eastern & Central Community Trust (ECCT) in the year ending March 31, 2017.More >>

NZ manufacturing gains in August

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:52:13 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's manufacturing activity continued to gain in August, pushing further above the long-term average as activity in the South Island and larger firms picked up.More >>

Anne Rodda appointed inaugural Chief Executive Officer

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:32:21 +1200 | The James Wallace Arts Trust

Executive Director of the Michael Hill International Violin Competition (MHIVC), Anne Rodda, has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Executive Officer of the James Wallace Arts Trust (JWAT). More >>

Alexandra Park a finalist in Westpac business awards

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:31:59 +1200 | Alexandra Park

Alexandra Park has been named a finalist in the ‘Excellence in Marketing’ category for the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 - Central. More >>

Taurus gains MIS licence to draw attention to South Island

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:27:31 +1200 | Taurus Group

Property Syndicate specialist Taurus Management Limited has been granted a licence under the Financial Markets Conduct Act (2013) as a manager of Managed Investment Schemes (excluding managed funds) to primarily invest in, or own, real property in ...More >>

The finalists in The David Awards 2017 have been named

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:42:04 +1200 | The David Awards

“If these Awards are any indication of the state of New Zealand’s small business sector, then we certainly have every reason to be optimistic about the future!”, enthuses Judge Glenn Baker. “The judges were inspired and impressed by the stories, ...More >>

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