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Consumers Flock to Offshore Retailers But Lack Protection

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:00:15 +1300 | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says that a massive 28% year on year increase in spending at overseas online shops shows that the New Zealand retail sector is operating in a highly competitive market, but that consumers may be missing out on some of the added benefits of buying ...More >>

Best In Business Announced at the Deloitte Top 200 Awards

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:36:37 +1300 | Deloitte

The stand out performers in New Zealand business for 2014 have been honoured at a ceremony last night in Auckland’s Vector Arena, marking the 25th anniversary of the Deloitte Top 200 Awards. The winners of the 2014 Deloitte Top 200 Awards were ...More >>

Mighty River Power’s longest-serving director to retire

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:41:23 +1300 | Mighty River Power

Mighty River Power’s longest-serving director, Tania Simpson, has advised that she will retire from the Company’s Board in June 2015. More >>

Countering human trafficking is an ongoing challenge for NZ

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:29:07 +1300 | LexisNexis

At first glance, it is difficult to believe that human trafficking is an offence that is taking place in New Zealand. It is a harsh reminder that the rule of law sometimes does not reach far enough. More >>

Aggressive expansion plans for NZ iPad software company

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:27:19 +1300 | Stellar Library

Stellar Library, a cloud-based document management system for iPads, is embarking on an aggressive expansion plan following a recent injection of capital by high profile New Zealand investor Andrew Bagnall.More >>

Innovation Partnership Coming to Gigatown

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:25:57 +1300 | Innovation Partnership

The Innovation Partnership will meet in Dunedin in February, to discuss how the city can make the most of the opportunity from winning Gigatown. More >>

Commission grants clearance to consumer pharmaceutical merge

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:18:03 +1300 | Commerce Commission

The Commission has granted clearance to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to acquire the consumer healthcare business of Novartis AG (Novartis). As a result of the acquisition, the consumer healthcare businesses of both parties will be merged into a new, GSK controlled ...More >>

Private prisons poaching in state jails

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:17:02 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Corrections Department-sanctioned poaching of public prison officers for the new private prison at Wiri has to stop, says Labour’s Corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis.More >>

New app takes hassle out of booking and paying for a taxi

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:03:21 +1300 | Smartpay NZ Ltd

Blue Bubble Taxis are now offering passengers an order-and-pay on-line service through a new app developed by Smartpay, New Zealand’s largest eftpos supplier. More >>

More effective social services inquiry update Nov 2014

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:00:56 +1300 | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission’s More effective social services inquiry aims to shed light on how commissioning and contracting influence the quality and effectiveness of social services, and to suggest actions government agencies and others could take ...More >>

Rubbish And Recycling Route Changes Collects Third Award

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:57:53 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North’s award winning changes to rubbish and recycling routes has collected its third win at the ALGIM 2014 Annual Awards. More >>

Construction of 18,900 square metre facility begins

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:55:18 +1300 | Skellerup Industries

The start of construction of Skellerup’s world class Dairy Rubberware Development and manufacturing facility at Wigram Business Park in Christchurch was marked today with a Maori blessing along with the traditional sod turning ceremony. More >>

More FM Poised for Increased Growth

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:53:36 +1300 | Mediaworks

More FM Poised for Increased Growth in 2015 with Major Investment at Local And National Level More >>

Third time’s a charm for Young Auctioneer

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:45:00 +1300 | Canterbury A and P Show

PGG Wrightson auctioneer, Cam Bray proved that persistence pays off when he won the Heartland Bank Young Auctioneers Competition held during the Canterbury A&P Show recently.More >>

Driven to plant trees at Coalgate farm

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:43:25 +1300 | Enviroment Canterbury

North Canterbury farmers Roger and Francie Taylor are planting trees along a polluted stream running through their property at Coalgate, upstream of the Selwyn River and Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere.More >>

Fairfax Media appoints new editor of Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:40:21 +1300 | Fairfax Media

Fairfax Media continues its editorial momentum with the appointment of Patrick Crewdson as Editor of Stuff.co.nz. More >>

Worker immunity critical to safety in Meat Industry

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:37:08 +1300 | Meat Workers Union

The Meat Workers Union has today urged the Select Committee hearing submissions on the Health & Safety Reform bill to strengthen provisions that protect the rights of workers to be involved and speak out, saying that it’s becoming increasingly ...More >>

President’s Address to the ASMS Annual Conference

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:05:55 +1300 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

My Dad recently passed away and one of my tasks was to tidy his study, back-up his still running computer, and shut it down. More >>

MSD procurement a winner

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:40:05 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says preferred supplier agreements for whiteware and optical goods and services are proving a huge winner for beneficiaries, low income people and the taxpayer.More >>

Insurance Council Welcomes Report on Sea Level Rise

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:19:29 +1300 | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand welcomes the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report on climate change and rising sea levels released today. More >>

 

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