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FURUNO of Japan invest in NZ Hi-Tech Marine Company

Tue, 4 Aug 2015 16:37:13 +1200 | F2 Communications

Auckland, New Zealand - ENL Group and FURUNO Electric Co. Ltd of Japan have announced that FURUNO has increased its investment into the New Zealand company to a total of 29.5%.More >>

BERL forecasts cyclical slowdown

Tue, 4 Aug 2015 13:53:30 +1200 | BERL

While New Zealand’s economic growth for the next couple of years will be slower than in recent times it is set to remain positive, according to BERL’s latest assessment of the situation and prospects for the New Zealand economy. More >>

MYOB showcases add-on solutions at annual conference

Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:25:48 +1200 | MYOB

From financial modelling through to time-based project management, MYOB’s API platform developer program is dedicated to finding new ways to make business life easier for SMEs. More >>

Kiwis More Optimistic than Aussies

Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:14:56 +1200 | Acumen Republic

Kiwis More Optimistic than Aussies – MasterCard Consumer Confidence New Zealand, August 4, 2015 – New Zealanders are significantly more optimistic about the future state of the economy than their Australian counterparts, according to the latest ...More >>

Small businesses targeted by Corporate Portal invoicing scam

Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:13:28 +1200 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is warning New Zealand small business owners of an invoicing scam undertaken through the post by a German company which operates a website called Corporate Portal New Zealand. Business owners have been approached to update their ...More >>

Tourism Holdings Limited Outcomes

Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:29:46 +1200 | Tourism Holdings Limited

The thl Board is committed to a dividend policy that aims for consistency of dividend streams while maintaining financial flexibility through business cycles. The target payout ratio is 75%-90% of Net Profit After Tax (NPAT) giving due consideration to:More >>

July New Vehicle Registrations Still in High Gear

Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:24:13 +1200 | Motor Industry Association

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says ‘Registrations of new vehicles remain at record high levels with the market growing a pleasing 5 percent year to date. This is made up of 4.5 percent passenger and 5.9 percent commercial ...More >>

Kiwi schools set to receive funding for STEM subjects

Tue, 4 Aug 2015 07:55:01 +1200 | Spark Activate

CALTEX CUSTOMERS to help raise $100,000 for KIWI Schools New Zealand schools set to receive funding for STEM subjects More >>

Rangatira Investments has capital to grow NZ businesses

Tue, 4 Aug 2015 07:46:07 +1200 | Rangatira

Rangatira Investments’ CEO Phil Veal told the company’s Annual Meeting in Wellington today that the company is actively looking for promising New Zealand businesses to invest in.More >>

NZ finalists showcased in international tech awards

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 14:01:35 +1200 | Internet NZ

InternetNZ welcomes the announcement by Communications Minister Amy Adams today that six New Zealand companies have been selected as finalists in this year’s World Summit Awards. More >>

Gensis Support for Meridian Tiwai contract

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 10:23:31 +1200 | Genesis

Genesis Energy Limited announced today that it has signed a contract with Meridian Energy to support the provision of electricity required by New Zealand Aluminium Smelters (Tiwai) with the following key terms: - 50MW More >>

Calibre Consulting wins Silver at INNOVATE NZ Awards

Sun, 2 Aug 2015 12:14:52 +1200 | Calibre Consulting

Calibre Consulting has won a Silver Award at the 2015 INNOVATE NZ Awards of Excellence for the improvements made to the anaerobic digestion systems at Palmerston North City Council’s (PNCC) Waste Water Treatment Plant.More >>

When Will the Rogue Resign? Blatter and FIFA

Sat, 1 Aug 2015 12:16:33 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

Even he admitted it. Having ridden roughshod over those who questioned his authority to be at the helm of the world’s most famed sports mafia enterprise, Sepp Blatter decided to resign from his position as FIFA head. Only, he hasn’t.More >>

Retailers Welcome Government Moves on Gst Threshold

Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:41:37 +1200 | Retail NZ

Retailers will be pleased by news reports that Revenue Minister Todd McClay is taking a paper to Cabinet this month that will allow New Zealand retailers to compete on a fair basis with foreign websites by substantially reducing the threshold at which ...More >>

Soft Starter Pioneer Enjoys Success with German Subsidiary

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:28:23 +1200 | Concentrate

AuCom Electronics sees growth opportunities for specialised medium voltage solutions in European and Middle East markets. More >>

Bridgestone named ‘Most Trusted Tyre Brand’ in New Zealand

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:48:18 +1200 | Bridgestone

Bridgestone has been named the Most Trusted Tyre Brand in New Zealand, upholding its reputation as the most reliable on the market. Commissioned by Reader’s Digest, one of the world’s largest and most respected publications, the annual independent ...More >>

Furnware ASB Exporter of the Year

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:35:22 +1200 | Export New Zealand

Furnware takes out ExportNZ Hawke’s Bay 2015 ASB Exporter of the Year Hastings school furniture design company Furnware has won ExportNZ’s ASB Exporter of the Year Award. The award was presented by Mike Atkins, Head of Trade Finance at ASB ...More >>

Businesses Need Helping Hand to Deliver Health And Safety

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:29:20 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is warning the government that small and medium businesses could be crippled under the financial burden of conforming to new health and safety requirements. More >>

Wool Firms

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:21:03 +1200 | NZWSI Weekly Wool Market Report

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s General Manager, Mr John Dawson reports that despite a slightly stronger New Zealand dollar wool prices were firm to slightly dearer. With less wool available due to weather affecting shearing and ...More >>

Cut unprofitable production – DairyNZ CEO

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:06:28 +1200 | DairyNZ

With the continued decline in milk price, DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle is calling on farmers to cut unprofitable production from their systems. More >>


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