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Silver back in the spotlight

Sat, 5 Sep 2015 11:34:32 +1200 | GoldMoney

It has been silver’s turn to shine this week, as it was a clear buying favourite amongst GoldMoney’s customers. Dealing Manager at the online precious metals trader, Kelly-Ann Kearsey said, “Gold rallied to a one week high on Tuesday before slipping ...More >>

NZTA blows a year of roading funding on flyover

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 16:05:04 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

On the day that NZTA has finally given up on the Basin Reserve flyover it has been revealed that they have wasted the same amount of money on it as NZTA spends on local roads in the Wellington region in a year, Grant Robertson MP for Wellington Central ...More >>

Silver Fern Farms Has New Zealand First Drafting Bill

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 15:40:25 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

A week after New Zealand First revealed Chinese moves on New Zealand’s largest beef exporter, Silver Fern Farms, the Party expects confirmation on Mondaythat it will involve up to half ownership. “New Zealand First is urgently drafting a Meat ...More >>

Architectural Centre pleased Basin flyover will not be built

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 15:13:05 +1200 | The Architectural Centre

The Architectural Centre warmly welcomes NZTA's decision not to appeal the High Court Basin Bridge decision. The NZTA's decision will be appreciated by the many individuals and community groups who have strongly voiced opinions opposing the flyover.More >>

Shifting Health and Safety management systems online

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 14:46:36 +1200 | HMC Communications

Waikato human resources consultancy, Everest Group, said a trend is emerging with many businesses switching from paper-based Health and Safety management systems to online tools.More >>

Minister to attend APEC Ministerial Meeting

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 13:15:05 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith will travel to the Philippines tomorrow to represent the New Zealand Government at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Meeting on structural reform.More >>

Half yearly health check for key markets

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 12:08:07 +1200 | Colliers

A half-yearly health check on the state of the country’s retail markets and central business districts More >>

Provisional housing market update

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 11:19:31 +1200 | Harcourts

Provisional residential data for the Northern Region in August, from Harcourts, New Zealand’s largest real estate group, shows average sale prices continuing to rise, up 25% on the same period in 2014, to $819,955.More >>

Students only sausage rolls in Aussie takeover

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 11:10:24 +1200 | NZUSA

Students will suffer when Academic Colleges Group (ACG) gets swallowed up by an Australian company that makes everything from electricity to sausage rolls, says the national student union.More >>

CentrePort brings the world to Whanganui

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 11:02:50 +1200 | CentrePort

CentrePort brings the world to Whanganui CentrePort, central New Zealand’s largest seaport, has a new joint venture container terminal in Whanganui. Transport Minister Simon Bridges officially opened the venture this morning – the result of a partnership ...More >>

Christchurch's largest hotel officially opened by PM

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 10:07:30 +1200 | 4pr

Christchurch, 4 September 2015: As Christchurch commemorates the fifth anniversary of the September 2010 earthquakes today, a sign of resurgence was symbolised with the official opening of the city’s largest hotel – the 264-room BreakFree on ...More >>

NZ delegation to strengthen New Zealand’s links with ASEAN

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 10:06:11 +1200 | Office of the Clerk

A delegation from the New Zealand Parliament will join representatives from 22 countries to discuss regional issues and promote greater understanding and cooperation, when the 36th ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ...More >>

Pushpay expands into Canada

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 09:56:05 +1200 | Duncan Cotterill

Pushpay Holdings Limited (NZSX:PAY) (‘Pushpay’ or ‘the Company’) announces that its payment solutions that facilitate fast, secure and easy non-point of sale payments are now available in Canada. More >>

NZ dollar jumps vs. euro after ECB lowers economic outlook

Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:24:58 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar jumped against the euro after the European Central Bank lowered its outlook for the region's economy and suggested it may add extra stimulus.More >>

NZ Online Retail Sales: Monthly update for July 2015

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 17:30:41 +1200 | BNZ

Please find attached BNZ and Marketview’s latest monthly report on New Zealand’s Online Retail Sales. More >>

Become consumer-savvy this Money Week

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 16:50:56 +1200 | Electricity Authority

As Money Week draws to a close The Electricity Authority is urging consumers to check they are getting the best deal on their electricity. “Money week is all about being more financially aware,” says Electricity Authority Chief Executive Carl ...More >>

Collaboration strengthens Pacific detector dog capability

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 16:43:53 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Collaboration strengthens Pacific detector dog capability Six Fijian detector dog teams have completed their New Zealand training and graduated today in a ceremony at the NZ Police Dog Training centre in Trentham. Police and Customs staff in New ...More >>

Sensible Sentencing Trust seeks Petricevic review

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 16:34:18 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - The Sensible Sentencing Trust has filed proceedings in the High Court at Wellington seeking a judicial review of the decision to release former Bridgecorp boss Rod Petricevic on parole, the trust's first such action in a white ...More >>

Wool Market Firms

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:53:37 +1200 | NZWSI Weekly Wool Market Report

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s Marketing Executive, Mr Malcolm Ching reports that the 7,500 bales of North Island wools on offer this week saw a 97 percent clearance and a generally dearer market.More >>

Knight Frank launches Global House Price Index Q2 2015

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:51:44 +1200 | Knight Frank

Index records weakest growth in four years; Housing markets in China and US following divergent paths More >>


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