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Huhtamaki buys carton maker Interpac Packaging for 7M euros

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:08:00 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Huhtamaki Oyj, the Finnish packaging manufacturer, bought Auckland-based folding carton maker Interpac Packaging for 7 million euros to expand its product range.More >>

Students helped with debt repayments

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:48:47 +1200 | Inland Revenue Department

New Zealand students now living in Australia are being reminded not to ignore their student loan debt as Inland Revenue expands its latest tool to help with repayments. More >>

Lyttelton Port board backs council takeover proposal

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:46:14 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 1 (BusinessDesk) - The board of Lyttelton Port Co has backed a takeover bid by council subsidiary Christchurch City Holdings, and will resolve to pay a special dividend to existing shareholders.More >>

New high for the Cantometer

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:35:11 +1200 | ASB Bank

Media release ASB Cantometer Index New high for the Cantometer on the back of solid employment demand More >>

NZ Online Retail Sales: Monthly update and Quarterly Report

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:28:44 +1200 | BNZ

New Zealand’s total online retail spending in July was up 7% on July last year. • Purchases from overseas sites were up 11% on July last year. • Online purchases from domestic merchants were up 5% on July last year. • The online sales split ...More >>

Innovation the linchpin to drive SME sales growth

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 11:34:45 +1200 | Bibby Financial Services

Sydney, Australia, 1 September 2014: Australian small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly investing in innovation in a bid to improve productivity in a low growth environment.More >>

Gordon Campbell on John Key’s ‘blame it on Judith’ strategy

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:50:49 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Right now, Prime Minister John Key seems intent on limiting the scope of any inquiry into his government’s dealings with Cameron Slater. The declared aim is to make that inquiry solely about Judith Collins’ behavior with respect to the Serious ...More >>

APN may list local unit on New Zealand sharemarket

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:25:28 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 1 (BusinessDesk) - APN News & Media, which publishes the New Zealand Herald, may list its New Zealand business on the local sharemarket. More >>

NZ dollar rises vs. Russian ruble amid Ukraine tension

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:46:34 +1200 | BusinessDesk

NZ dollar rises to 4-month high vs. Russian ruble on rising tensions over Ukraine More >>

Brierley sells A$2.7 mln of GPG shares

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:46:03 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Veteran corporate raider Ron Brierley sold A$2.7 million of shares in Guinness Peat Group, the investment firm he founded in the early 1990s, and has raised more than $20 million since he started selling in late 2012.More >>

EBT Or Savings: NZ Business

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:48:05 +1200 | Canstar

Each year CANSTAR researches both the deposit and credit card products available for New Zealand businesses and rates those products from one to five stars in accordance with the value that the product represents for business owners. The good news is ...More >>

Supporting New Zealand Savings a No Brainer

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:39:15 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader New Zealand Association of Credit Unions Political Panel Thursday 28 August, 5.30pm Waitemata Ballroom, Langham Hotel, 83 Symonds StMore >>

Kiwibank lifts FY profit 3%, eyes dividend in next 3 years

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:09:00 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwibank, the state-owned lender, lifted annual profit 3 percent as it widened net interest margins, and is looking to start paying dividends to its owner in the next three years.More >>

Kiwibank profit hits $100 million

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:15:39 +1200 | Kiwibank

Kiwibank profit hits $100 million Kiwi Group Holdings Limited (“KGH”), which includes Kiwibank Limited and associated companies involved in Wealth Management, Insurance and New Zealand Home Loans, has achieved an after tax profit of $107 million ...More >>

Brand new branch for ANZ LynnMall

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:44:22 +1200 | ANZ Bank

ANZ today celebrated the opening of a more modern and convenient new branch in LynnMall, Auckland. More >>

NZ dollar buoyed by Fonterra plans to expand capacity

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:38:57 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose after Fonterra Cooperative Group yesterday said it would maintain its milk price forecast, expand its local processing capacity and form a partnership to help sell its products in China, New Zealand's ...More >>

Be clear how much you’ll pocket if selling property

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:50:10 +1200 | Banking Ombudsman

Customers wanting to sell one of their properties to release capital should first be clear how much money their bank will let them pocket, said Banking Ombudsman Deborah Battell.More >>

NZ dollar falls as expectations for rate hikes ease

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:51:37 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar weakened overnight, weighed down by a rising US dollar and changing expectations for Reserve Bank interest rate rises. More >>

National gets fast and loose with the facts

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:44:19 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

In their desperation to make it look as though they are doing something about the housing crisis, National is playing fast and loose, says Labour’s housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.More >>

High LVR lending slips to 6.5% of new mortgages in July

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:11:41 +1200 | BusinessDesk

High LVR lending slips to 6.5% of new mortgages in July, RBNZ data shows More >>


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