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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:04:14 +1200 | The Nation

After five years of submissions and debate, the Unitary Plan is heading to Council for a final vote. Can it calm the city's housing crisis... or will it create city full of low-quality high-rises? And will it get more people on the property ladder, ...More >>

Fletcher trims $12 mln from slimmed down Higgins acquisition

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:52:19 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Fletcher Building paid $12 million below the flagged purchase price to buy rival construction company Higgins Group Holdings after dropping Horokiwi Quarries from its application to reduce its dominance in the aggregates market.More >>

Statistics NZ delays June household labour force survey

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:20:20 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) - Statistics New Zealand will delay publishing the household labour force survey by two weeks to ensure the report meets standards after it modified the series this year. More >>

Kiwi parents missing out on thousands of dollars in funding

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:57:13 +1200 | KiwiOz Nannies

Finding the right childcare option is such a mine field for new parents that the vast majority ignores that employing a nanny or even a relative to look after their children could give them access to up to 30 ECE hours a week. That represents $2,000 ...More >>

Te Māngai Pāho CE moves from Broadcasting to Forestry

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:11:06 +1200 | Te Mangai Paho

John Bishara, Chief Executive of Te Māngai Pāho, is stepping down from his post at the Māori broadcasting funding agency after nearly twelve years in the role. In September Mr Bishara will return to Turangi where he will lead the Lake Taupō ...More >>

Kiwis driving work vehicles may have low skills

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:53:07 +1200 | Driveline Fleet Ltd

More than an estimated 70 per cent of New Zealand drivers who turn up for advanced driver training have average to poor driving skills – a statistic which could pose a problem for employers under new health and safety legislation.More >>

ANZ backs new NZ Netball Elite League

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:33:06 +1200 | Netball New Zealand

ANZ and Netball New Zealand today announced that ANZ will continue its commitment to the advancement of netball as sponsor of New Zealand’s new ANZ Netball Elite League for the next three years.More >>

Ngāti Pahauwera Supporting Maori into Corrections Department

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:21:23 +1200 | Ngati Pahauwera

Ngāti Pāhauwera Development Trust have come out in support of the Corrections Department recruitment of Maori into careers within the department. The Trust is working with the Ministry of Social Development and the Department of Corrections to fill some ...More >>

Generate KiwiSaver Scheme Investment Provider of Year

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:05:15 +1200 | Generate KiwiSaver

The Generate KiwiSaver Scheme has been awarded Investment Provider of the Year for the second year running. More >>

Fear of punishment resulting in only minimum compliance

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:56:29 +1200 | bware

One of New Zealand's most established providers of health and safety management software is warning that the emphasis on the punishment aspects of new workplace safety legislation won't make workplaces safer long term.More >>

Oceanagold Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:33:29 +1200 | OceanaGold

(MELBOURNE) OceanaGold Corporation (TSX/ASX/NZX: OGC) (the “Company”) is pleased to release its financial and operational results for the quarter and half year ended 30 June 2016. Details of the consolidated financial statements and the Management ...More >>

Westland Milk names former Danone executive as CEO

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:37:15 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 28 (BusinessDesk) - Westland Milk Products, the Hokitika-based dairy cooperative, has appointed Toni Brendish as its new chief executive. More >>

David Jones opens first international store in Wellington

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:46:06 +1200 | David Jones

28th July 2016, Wellington NZ - David Jones today officially opened its first international store in Wellington, New Zealand, marking a significant milestone in the department store’s 178-year history. The new look David Jones features a bold, contemporary ...More >>

Westland Milk Products appoints new Chief Executive

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:02:41 +1200 | Westland Milk Products

Westland Milk Products, New Zealand’s second biggest dairy co-operative, has announced the appointment of Toni Brendish as its new Chief Executive Officer. More >>

Endace Joins the Cisco Solution Partner Program

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:48:05 +1200 | Endace

Auckland, New Zealand – July 28, 2016 – Endace announced that it has joined the Cisco® Solution Partner Program as a Solution partner. The Internet of Everything (IoE) continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the ...More >>

England wastes no time overhauling executive team

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:40:56 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 28 (BusinessDesk) - Genesis Energy chief executive Marc England, who took up the role in May, has announced an overhaul of his management team, with three executives departing and Chris Jewell confirmed as chief financial officer.More >>

Industry Guru Andrew Trickett joins D-Link ANZ

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:00:38 +1200 | D-Link

AUCKLAND, 28 July 2016: Australian tech industry veteran Andrew Trickett has joined D-Link to head up the company’s service provider business in Australia and New Zealand. The appointment comes as D-Link boosts its investment in products and services ...More >>

Trustpower Limited v Commissioner of Inland Revenue

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:26:32 +1200 | NZ Supreme Court

Trustpower derives its income from retail sales of electricity. It generates about half of the electricity it sells and buys the rest from other generators. During the 2006, 2007 and 2008 tax years, it incurred costs totalling approximately $17.7m ...More >>

Panel recommendations will alleviate pressures

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:33:56 +1200 | Colliers International

Independent Hearings Panel recommendations will alleviate pressures Colliers International believes the key recommendations by the Independent Hearing Panel to Auckland Council on the Proposed Unitary Plan will encourage and accommodate growth and urges the ...More >>

Council urged to adopt Unitary Plan as a package

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:31:33 +1200 | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Auckland Council urged to adopt Unitary Plan as a package – “Councillor’s cherry picking recommendations would be unhelpful,” says Michael Barnett More >>

 

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