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Dog registration now easy for all

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:16:15 +1200 | Auckland Council

As dog registration renewal notices hit letterboxes across the region, Auckland Council is encouraging owners to take advantage of early-bird rates and easy online payment options.More >>

Bishop Warden Ltd Unsuccessful in Bid to Oust Liquidator

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:03:04 +1200 | Bishop Warden

Debt buying company Bishop Warden’s attempt at a creditors meeting held yesterday, to have Waterstone appointed as liquidators of Cranston Homes (Auckland) Ltd (In Liquidation) received significant support, but not enough to replace the current ...More >>

Govt. must not sabotage Team NZ with San Francisco welfare

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:08:39 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers’ Union warmly congratulates Emirates Team New Zealand for their success today in Bermuda and says that the Government should resist the temptation to get on the bandwagon and throw money at the defence, before it is even clear money will ...More >>

Hifx Morning Update June 27 2017

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:33:02 +1200 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7287 (mid-rate) this morning. More >>

The Treasury appoints new Deputy Secretary

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:08:05 +1200 | The Treasury

Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf has announced the appointment of Jon Grayson as the Treasury’s new Deputy Secretary, Financial & Commercial. More >>

Kiwis to forget cash this No Cash Day

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:11:50 +1200 | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – 26 June – On international No Cash Day this 27 June, most New Zealanders will carry on with their lives as normal as their everyday use of cash decreases.More >>

Suncorp update on proposed Tower Limited acquisition

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:33:21 +1200 | Suncorp

Suncorp Group Limited (Suncorp) today provided an update on the proposed acquisition by its wholly owned subsidiary, Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited (Vero NZ) of outstanding shares in Tower Limited (Tower). More >>

Entrust prepares for Divvy Day 2017

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:35:33 +1200 | Entrust

More than $100 million will be winging its way to more than 320,000 homes and businesses in Auckland later this year when Entrust pays its annual dividend. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 26 2017

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:43:49 +1200 | HiFX

The NZDUSD looks set to retest 0.7300 as once again US economic data fell short of economists’ estimates. More >>

Harmoney’s Marketplace Hits $500,000,000

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:57:33 +1200 | Harmoney

Peer-to-peer lending marketplace Harmoney announced today that $500,000,000 in lending has been transacted through the platform in just under three years of operation. 30,000 Kiwis have made the choice to join the Harmoney community with additional ...More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 23 2017

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:31:54 +1200 | HiFX

The NZD made gains across the board yesterday after the RBNZ gave a relatively upbeat assessment of the NZ economy and outlook at its Official Cash Rate meeting. The OCR remained at 1.75%, as universally expected, the RBNZ said house price inflation had ...More >>

Complectus sale falls through

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:06:30 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 22 (BusinessDesk) - The sale of New Zealand financial services supervisory business Complectus has fallen through after the Australian buyer didn't meet the agreed settlement date of May 31. More >>

Public Trust to lose its Crown guarantee next year

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:26:06 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 22 (BusinessDesk) - Public Trust, the state-owned entity duty-bound to act as the trustee of last resort, will lose its Crown guarantee next year, putting it on an equal footing with privately owned supervising firms. More >>

KiwiRail recognised for excellence in financial reporting

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:47:27 +1200 | KiwiRail

22 June 2017 KiwiRail recognised for excellence in financial reporting KiwiRail has won a prestigious trans-Tasman award for financial reporting and stakeholder communications. It last night took home the Australasian Reporting Awards Communication Award – ...More >>

CANSTAR awards five-star rating to NZCU Baywide

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:22:29 +1200 | NZCU Baywide Credit Union

NZCU Baywide’s online saver account has been recognised again as one of New Zealand’s best savings accounts after being awarded a five-star rating by CANSTAR, New Zealand’s only online research service in retail and business finance.More >>

HiFX Data Update - RBNZ Official Cash Rate Decision

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:26:36 +1200 | HiFX

The RBNZ have maintained the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 1.75%. This was widely expected. More >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:08:14 +1200 | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, June 22 2017

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:45:56 +1200 | HiFX

A further fall in oil prices despite a sharp drop in U.S. oil stockpiles has seen the NZD along with other commodity-linked currencies underperform against the majors. More >>

FMA weighs up fast-tracking personalised robo-advice

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:12:20 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 21 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority is considering using its powers to fast-track automated personalised financial advice ahead of the expected 2019 schedule in the latest overhaul of legislation governing the sector. More >>

UDC Finance debenture holders approve change to Trust Deed

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:37:34 +1200 | ANZ Bank

UDC Finance debenture holders approve amendment to Trust Deed UDC Finance Limited’s (UDC) debenture holders today passed a special resolution to amend the company’s Trust Deed. The amendment requires UDC to repay Secured Investments if a sale to ...More >>


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