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Yeastie Boys release share offer details

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:02:04 +1300 | Yeastie Boys

Ground breaking New Zealand brewers – Yeastie Boys – have released details of their highly anticipated share offer. More >>

Finalists for New Zealander of the Year 2015

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:13:11 +1300 | New Zealander Of The Year Awards

The New Zealander of the Year 2015 Awards Office is pleased to announce the three people being considered for 2015’s Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. They are: • Julie Chapman: CEO and founder, KidsCan (Auckland) • Sir John Kirwan: Rugby ...More >>

IG's trading wrap : Euphoric reaction to ECB decision

Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:52:42 +1300 | IG Markets

FTSE 6820 +23 DAX 10484 +48 CAC 4585 +32 IBEX 10612 +101 MIB 20585 +115 More >>

Mantra Group Joins the Revitalisation of Christchurch

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:05:13 +1300 | Mantra Group

The continuing renaissance of Christchurch is set for further rejuvenation with Mantra Group announcing it will manage the fully reconstructed 263 room hotel located at 165 Cashel Street when it reopens in April 2015 as the BreakFree on Cashel Christchurch.More >>

NZ govt operating deficit smaller than expected

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:11:11 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand's government's operating deficit was smaller than expected in the first five months of the financial year as a clampdown on expenditure managed to offset a shortfall in the tax-take from last month's forecast.More >>

NZ dollar holds at 2 1/2 year low as investors mull outlook

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:06:32 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held at a key two-and-a-half year low as investors mull whether the currency is a good bet because of its high yield or whether it is risky bet given concern about slowing global growth.More >>

NZ dollar falls as investors mull lower rates; ECB looms

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:08:18 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped to a two-and-a-half year low as investors speculate the central bank may have to lower interest rates after the Bank of Canada surprised markets with a rate cut yesterday, and ahead of Europe's ...More >>

University students pushed further into debt

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:28:30 +1300 | Green Party

Students have become significantly poorer since National took office according to recently released data, the Green Party said today. More >>

Student Loans and Allowances: 2013 – tables

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:37:49 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

Student Loans and Allowances covers students who accessed the student support system (the Student Loan Scheme and the Student Allowances Scheme) while participating in tertiary education. See Student Loans and Allowances: 2013 – tables on our website ...More >>

Shanton Fashions Limited owes almost $4 million

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:51:18 +1300 | BWA Insolvency

Almost $4 million is owed to about 220 unsecured creditors of Shanton Fashions Limited, but administrator Bryan Williams of BWA Insolvency is confident Shanton can and will continue to trade.More >>

NZ dollar falls to 2 1/2 year low after Canadian rates cut

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:38:04 +1300 | BusinessDesk

NZ dollar falls to 2 1/2 year low after Canadian central bank cuts rates More >>

UPDATE: NZ inflation falls below RBNZ's target

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:09:37 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's annual pace of inflation slowed to below the Reserve Bank's target band in the final three months of the year, giving governor Graeme Wheeler more room to keep the benchmark interest rate lower for longer.More >>

NZ dollar declines ahead of 4Q inflation data

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:40:46 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar declined ahead of consumer prices data due this morning which is expected to show annual inflation dipped below the Reserve Bank's target, likely keeping interest rates on hold for an extended period.More >>

Record number of loyalty points used in December

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:04:54 +1300 | Loyalty New Zealand

More Fly Buys points than ever were spent this Christmas, according to new data from Loyalty New Zealand. More >>

Premium wine – It’s a long way to the top

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:04:03 +1300 | Rabobank

The global wine community currently has a great deal of interest in market dynamics at the more premium end of the global market, however grasping ‘premiumisation’ opportunities is a complicated and disjointed process, according to specialist agri ...More >>

ANZ assistance package for farmers affected by Big Dry

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:41:59 +1300 | ANZ Bank

ANZ today announced an assistance package for farmers affected by extreme dry conditions across much of New Zealand’s east coast. More >>

Young people overly optimistic about finances

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:00:05 +1300 | Westpac

A new survey of young New Zealanders by the Westpac-Massey Fin-Ed Centre shows that many believe their financial situation will improve in the coming year and their money management skills require no improvement.More >>

JLL promotes Mark Grant and Mary Derksen

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:54:53 +1300 | JLL

AUCKLAND, 15th January 2015 – Mark Grant has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer at JLL which he will combine with his current role as Head of Markets. Mark’s expanded role is centred on regulatory and compliance, implementation of key strategic ...More >>

NZF reverse listing documents up to three weeks away

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:32:05 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - NZF Group says plans for Inventory Technologies to use the listed financial services shell for a reverse listing on the NZX are up to three weeks away as it finalises documentation and applications to regulators.More >>

NZ dollar falls against euro as ECB meeting looms

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:41:05 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar declined against the euro after touching record highs over the weekend, amid speculation an expected quantitative easing programme by the European Central Bank this week may not be as large as anticipated.More >>


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