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Beyond Brexit

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:42:27 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Beyond Brexit, the Refugee Crisis and the US elections lies a much more profound risk to international stability and order. More >>

KiwiNet receives $10 million PreSeed investment

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:25:33 +1200 | KiwiNet

Hamilton, New Zealand - 28 June 2016 - The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet) has received $10.3 million of new investment over the next three years, under a new allocation of Government PreSeed investment, to help transform cutting edge science into commercial ...More >>

RBNZ outlines priorities in Statement of Intent

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:33:52 +1200 | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank is positioning itself to meet the challenges posed by the economic and financial environment, Governor Graeme Wheeler said today when releasing the Statement of Intent (SOI) for 2016-2019 .More >>

Address to FFNZ National Council - Dr William Rolleston

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:17:27 +1200 | Federated Farmers

Members of National Council, ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to be delivering this president’s address to you. More >>

Inequality getting worse under National

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:14:57 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Inequality is getting worse under National with almost 60 per cent of the wealth in this country concentrated in the hands of the top 10 per cent according to Statistics NZ figures released today, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson.More >>

Student loans are contributing to growing inequality

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:58:03 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

Statistics New Zealand released data today showing that the top ten percent of households now own over half of the country’s total wealth. More >>

New data paints stark picture of inequality in NZ

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:54:15 +1200 | Green Party

New data showing that the top 10 percent of New Zealand households own half our country’s wealth, while the bottom 40 percent of households own just 3 percent of the wealth, helps explain why so many people are living in cars and being forced to choose between ...More >>

Dairy farmers need to reconsider 'smart level' of debt

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:55:37 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 27 (BusinessDesk) - Dairy farmers need to ask themselves what a smart level of debt is given the risk profile for the next decade is likely to be different than the last, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard.More >>

NZ economy in for a bumpy ride following the Brexit vote

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:22:10 +1200 | Make Lemonade

The Brexit decision is a body-blow to the global outlook and New Zealand is decidedly vulnerable to the ensuing global turmoil, a leading Kiwi economist says. More >>

HiFX Morning Update - June 27 2016

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:52:14 +1200 | HiFX

Friday’s ”Brexit” vote sent shock waves through the market with investors scrambling for safe-havens. The big winners were Gold and the Japanese Yen with the USD also benefiting from the unexpected result.More >>

World Week Ahead: Brexit carnage

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:20:00 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 27 (BusinessDesk) - Following the shock decision by British voters to support a divorce from the European Union, the main focus in the coming days will be the ramifications for the global economy. More >>

American Airlines takes off from Auckland to Los Angeles

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 22:15:24 +1200 | American Airlines

AUCKLAND, 25 June 2016: American Airlines’ inaugural Auckland-Los Angeles service started today, opening up more choice for New Zealanders travelling to the United States. More >>

Silver Fern Farms & Shanghai Maling Finalising Extension

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:54:22 +1200 | Silver Fern Farms

• An extension to the June 30 date for receiving OIO approval is in the process of being finalised More >>

GE Invests R500 Million to Innovate in Africa for Africa

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:41:11 +1200 | African Press Organisation

• The centre will leverage GE’s global expertise and will be GE’s innovation and technology transfer centre of excellence in Africa More >>

QT Airport welcomes first international after-dark flight

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:36:02 +1200 | Queenstown Airport

Queenstown, New Zealand (24 June 2016) – Queenstown Airport welcomed its first international after-dark flight tonight, just in time for its passengers – predominantly Australian skiers and holidaymakers - to enjoy the opening night celebrations of ...More >>

Resn Caps Off Awards Wins with Even More Awards

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:42:22 +1200 | Resn

Wellington, New Zealand - Resn, the creative digital agency, has scooped up numerous international advertising awards over the last two months. Most recently, its projects have had considerable success at the Cannes Lions, rounding out an awards season ...More >>

Trade agreements: UN rights expert shares warning

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:39:25 +1200 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

GENEVA (24 June 2016) – United Nations human rights expert Alfred de Zayas today warned that any plan by the European Union to bypass national parliaments to push through controversial trade deals would violate international human rights norms ...More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Gerri Peev

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:09:08 +1200 | The Nation

Patrick Gower talks to former spin doctor Alastair Campbell and Lisa Owen interviews NZ-raised Daily Mail political correspondent Gerri Peev about Brexit and its implications More >>

Q + A - Sunday June 26

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:50:12 +1200 | TVNZ

1. The UK votes to leave the EU - Greg Boyed speaks to Shane Frith, an ex-pat New Zealander who worked on the UK Leave campaign plus the British High Commissioner to NZ, Jonathan Sinclair.More >>

What NZ Needs Is A Bouncer, Not A Doorman

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:00:15 +1200 | CAFCA

Land Information NZ released today the independent review of the Overseas Investment Office’s “good character” process in the wake of its 2014 approval of the sale of Onetai Station to buyers who figure in the Panama Papers.More >>


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