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1. NZ sawmillers to endure more pain as exporter margins shrink

10 April 2014 3:18pm | BusinessDesk

April 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand timber companies, who have closed more than 40 sawmills in the past decade, are likely to face more pain as plants tied to the export trade face lower-cost Chinese mills, rising competition and a high kiwi dollar ..... More >>

2. New Zealand's worst customer service industries revealed

14 April 2014 3:55pm | Kiwihost

New Zealand's worst customer service industries revealed Industries that rate the worst for customer service in New Zealand are Government agencies and local councils, and telecommunications, utilities and insurance companies. Customer service satisfaction ..... More >>

3. $2.1 million boost for Māori in the Primary Industries

14 April 2014 5:05pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Five projects worth over 2.1 million will add further value to increasing the productivity of Māori primary sector assets. .. More >>

4. Mark Bunting Joins the Breeze

14 April 2014 3:26pm | The Breeze

Mark Bunting Joins the Breeze Waikato broadcaster Mark Bunting will be moving from The Radio Network to The Breeze after signing with MediaWorks Radio, owners of The Edge, The Rock, More FM, RadioLIVE, The Sound, The Breeze, George FM and Mai FM. ..... More >>

5. ASB PayTag brings contactless payments to your mobile phone

14 April 2014 4:45pm | ASB Bank

ASB is taking another a giant leap towards pervasive mobile banking with the launch of ASB PayTag, a new technology allowing convenient and secure credit and debit card payments with a simple tap of your mobile phone... More >>

6. Westpac Launches Westpac World MasterCard

08 April 2014 3:03pm | Mastercard

Exclusive partnership with MasterCard® to offer unrivalled travel and lifestyle customer benefits to high net-worth individuals .. More >>

7. Local body tax idea 'a bit rich', says Key

15 April 2014 8:55am | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister John Key made it clear he is no fan of a push by the local government lobby to be allowed to raise local taxes other than through property rates, saying the proposal is "a bit rich"... More >>

8. New entrant to New Zealand crowdfunding a 'game changer'

15 April 2014 11:38am | Armillary

Partnership with global operator offers a compelling opportunity for New Zealand business to raise capital through equity crowdfunding. Investment Bank and Asset Manager, Armillary Private Capital, has today announced that it will introduce an ..... More >>

9. New Appointment - Heritage Auckland General Manager

15 April 2014 11:14am | Heritage Hotels

Heritage Hotel Management is delighted to announce the appointment of Marcus Keenan as the new general manager of Heritage Auckland. Marcus has been the acting resident manager at the recently reopened Heritage Christchurch this year... More >>

10. TRN Reinvigorates the New Zealand Radio Market

15 April 2014 1:56pm | The Radio Network

The Radio Network (TRN) has today announced significant changes to its Classic Hits and ZM music stations. TRN CEO Jane Hastings announced that from April 28 one of New Zealand's most loved and listened to breakfast show couples Polly and Grant, ..... More >>

11. Guilty verdict in SFO fraud case

14 April 2014 4:43pm | Serious Fraud Office

Michelle Roberta Innes (59) has been found guilty today in the Auckland District Court to Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). .. More >>

12. Ruataniwha decision bold and encouraging

15 April 2014 5:19pm | Irrigation NZ

IrrigationNZ says today's decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to approve the $275million Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme is bold and encouraging. .. More >>

13. Ruataniwha consents approved in draft decision

15 April 2014 2:53pm | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - The Tukituki Catchment Proposal Board of Inquiry has granted 17 resource consents relating to the $265 million Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme in a draft decision that would open more of the Hawke's Bay to irrigation... More >>

14. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise on tech relief-rally led by PEB

15 April 2014 6:03pm | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - NZ Stocks rose led by Pacific Edge as investors re-evaluate prices of tech stocks after the recent a sell-off in the sector worldwide. Xero extended its decline. .. More >>

15. First comprehensive self-assessment tool for business owners

09 April 2014 12:26pm | The Icehouse

The Icehouse this week has launched a tool for businesses to quickly discover their biggest opportunities for growth. The Business of International Quality (BIQ[TM]) Barometer is an online tool which gauges the performance of New Zealand businesses... More >>

16. Bathurst Resources needs extra day for capital raising

15 April 2014 9:54am | BusinessDesk

April 14 (BusinessDesk) - Bathurst Resources says it needs an extra day to complete a discounted share placement raising funds to develop its controversial Escarpment open-cut coal mine on the Denniston Plateau near Westport... More >>

17. Finalists Announced in New Zealand's Best Workplaces of 2013

01 October 2013 1:19pm | Kenexa Best Workplaces Survey

- Kenexa, an IBM Company (NYSE: IBM) and global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced the finalists in its Best Workplaces Survey in New Zealand... More >>

18. MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks fall with global tech rout

14 April 2014 5:44pm | BusinessDesk

April 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares followed Wall Street lower as investors question whether tech and high-growth companies can deliver the earnings growth implied by their valuations. Pacific Edge led the NZX 50 Index lower, while Xero and Diligent ..... More >>

19. While you were sleeping: US consumers, Citigroup

15 April 2014 7:09am | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street rose as solid US retail sales data and better-than-expected results from Citigroup calmed frayed nerves and reassured some investors about the outlook for the world's largest economy and corporate profits. .. More >>

20. IPCC Mitigation Report redefines agriculture as 'green tech'

15 April 2014 11:44am | Federated Farmers

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Mitigation Report places New Zealand in a very good position so long as the policy nexus supports the carbon efficient production of food. "The IPCC's Mitigation Report projects that emissions from ..... More >>

21. Telecom trims and extends banking facility

15 April 2014 1:26pm | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - Telecom Corp, the country's biggest telecommunications company, has trimmed the size of a banking facility, while pushing out its maturity date until 2017. .. More >>

22. Tech stocks snap two-day decline on Wall Street relief rally

15 April 2014 2:13pm | BusinessDesk

Tech stocks snap two-day decline on Wall Street relief rally; Xero, Pacific Edge gain .. More >>

23. Harvey Norman Offers Free TV Recycling across New Zealand

17 May 2013 4:44pm | RCN e-Cycle

Harvey Norman has extended their free TV recycling offer to 31 national stores, effective from 13 May. One TV per customer can be dropped off, free of charge at the participating stores, for a limited period... More >>

24. Hell Launches Wild Food Series with Gourmet Rabbit Pizza

04 April 2014 10:36am | Hell Pizza

HELL is launching a unique series of wild food pizzas this month. The first member of the family is The Rabbit pizza, which will be in-store from 11 April - just in time for Easter. The wild food pizza series is the first of its kind in New Zealand. ..... More >>

25. NZ dollar drops to 2-mth low vs. A$ ahead of RBA minutes

15 April 2014 8:47am | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped to a two-month low against the Australian currency ahead of today's release of the Reserve Bank of Australia's minutes of its meeting this month which is expected to confirm positive sentiment ..... More >>

26. The worm turns for dairy prices and interest rates

15 April 2014 10:40am | ASB Bank

The record dairy price run has come to an end, according to the first ASB Farmshed Economics Report. .. More >>

27. Top 30 NZ PR Disasters of 2011

31 December 2011 12:30pm | Billie Jordan

Media Release: 30 December 2011 Author: Billie Jordan, PR Consultant, Auckland Top 30 NZ PR Disasters of 2011 2011 has provided many cringe-worthy PR disasters across both the private and public sector says Auckland based Public Relations consultant ..... More >>

28. NZ smartphone and tablet penetration showing solid growth

11 September 2013 9:41am | Ericsson New Zealand

Ericsson today announces the New Zealand results of a recent ConsumerLab analysis that reveals smartphone and tablet ownership, usage and preferences among New Zealand daily Internet users... More >>

29. Nufarm to close Auckland plant, shift local production to Oz

15 April 2014 11:30am | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - Nufarm, the agricultural chemicals manufacturer, will close its New Zealand manufacturing plant in Auckland and shift regional production to a plant at Laverton, in the Australian state of Victoria... More >>

30. Toyworld releases list of hottest toys for Christmas 2013

29 October 2013 1:43pm | Toyworld

It's only a few weeks until Santa arrives and to help parents with gift ideas, Toyworld has put together its Annual Top 10 Hot Toys for Christmas List for 2013. .. More >>

31. Rabobank opens afresh in central Christchurch

15 April 2014 11:07am | Rabobank

Continued strong growth in New Zealand has seen specialist agribusiness lender Rabobank relocate to state-of-the-art premises in the new 'Rabobank Building' in central Christchurch. .. More >>

32. Accounting standards chair Hoogervorst dark on Ebitda

15 April 2014 1:38pm | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - The head of the global body responsible for setting accounting standards says he scratches his head over companies using an Ebitda measure of earnings but he understands why some prefer not to focus on net profit as a performance measure... More >>

33. Heatermate Helps Thousands to Cut Power Bills

18 July 2013 3:01pm | Heatermate

It's a common knowledge these days that running electric heaters could be expensive, but little is still known about what is needed to keep the heating costs under control, other than keeping your heater OFF as much as possible. .. More >>

34. Orion Health expands Christchurch operations

11 April 2014 9:23am | Orion Health

New Zealand-owned global health software company Orion Health opened its first Christchurch office in Hazeldean Business Park with only a few staff just three weeks before the 22 February 2011 earthquake... More >>

35. NZ Refining shutdown to trim FY revenue by up to US$15M

15 April 2014 11:51am | BusinessDesk

NZ Refining 2014 processing revenue may be crimped by as much as US$15M on extended shutdown .. More >>

36. Dress for Success Wellington is expanding to Lower Hutt

15 April 2014 2:27pm | Dress For Success

Dress for Success Wellington is expanding its extremely popular Breakfast Club to Lower Hutt. Dress for Success supports women who are seeking to enter or return to the workplace by supporting them with work-appropriate clothing, styling advice, ..... More >>

37. Telecom Ultra Fibre Now Available in Whangarei

14 April 2014 9:30am | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom has today launched Ultra Fibre plans in Whangarei, opening up access to ultra fast broadband (UFB) to homes and businesses in the city. .. More >>

38. Invenco Group Ltd secures new investors

14 April 2014 10:34am | Invenco Group

Professional directors and investors Justine Smyth and Paul Lockey have taken a substantial stake in Invenco Group Ltd, investing in the Kiwi technology business that formed in 2009 with Sir Peter Maire and technologist, David Ritten's acquisition of the ..... More >>

39. The Warehouse launches exclusive range of affordable TVs

26 September 2011 2:00pm | The Warehouse

Amid widespread debate about the variance in the price of branded products in New Zealand compared to overseas, The Warehouse is bringing added competition to the electronics market by launching an exclusive range of televisions and other electronics ..... More >>

40. New ownership for Waikato Milking Systems

27 February 2014 1:24pm | Waikato Milking Systems

Majority shareholder UPC Capital and Managing Director John Anderson have unconditionally sold Waikato Milking Systems NZ Ltd to Tainui Group Holdings (TGH), Ngāi Tahu Capital and Pioneer Capital with settlement on 31 March 2014... More >>

41. TFE Hotels give 52 weekends away to Kiwis with 'Weekenditis'

26 March 2014 1:05pm | TFE Hotels

Kiwis are being told to watch out for 'Weekenditis' as new research from TFE Hotels reveals we are not taking our recommended dose of fun during the weekend; with one in five people calling in sick on a Monday to recover from the epidemic... More >>

42. Best practice for public consultation

11 April 2014 12:43pm | GHD

One of the world's leading engineering, architecture and environmental consulting companies, GHD, has been recognised for helping deliver strategic consultation and participation processes for a major motorway upgrade in New Zealand... More >>

43. Building and Strengthening Women in Blue

14 April 2014 12:57pm | New Zealand Police

Police Commissioner Mike Bush today announced three significant initiatives set to enhance New Zealanders understanding of women in police, and the ability of Police women to excel across the organisation... More >>

44. Ideal Place To Stay For Tauranga Home Show

14 April 2014 5:09pm | The Terraces at Ocean Beach

The 2014 Tauranga Home Show is the Bay of Plenty's premiere home & lifestyle event. Held annually each autumn, the Tauranga Home Show showcases the very best in new kitchens, bathrooms, interior living & homeware that the beautiful Bay can offer ..... More >>

45. Global partnership for MBIE funded research

15 April 2014 11:11am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Government-funded research project has signed a partnership agreement with GE Healthcare, the world's largest medical technology company, to work together on a ground-breaking medical imaging product. MARS spectral imaging is a revolutionary ..... More >>

46. How to form a company in NZ yourself for only $163.55

23 July 2012 10:36am | NZ Accounting

Starting out in business? Rather than spend money with your lawyer or accountant on forming a company, do it yourself online for only $163.55. .. More >>

47. New World Howick Development Underway

18 November 2013 2:43pm | Foodstuffs Limited

Foodstuffs North Island Limited is pleased to announce commencement of the development of a New World supermarket in Howick on the corner of Union Rd and Wellington Street. .. More >>

48. New Modern Asian Cuisine Restaurant in Queenstown

21 November 2013 2:59pm | Madam Woo

Kiwi Michelin star chef Josh Emett and buisness partner Fleur Caulton, the duo who own and operate Queenstown's stylish Rata restaurant, have taken their award winning skills and added a new flavour to the town's dining scene, opening the doors to ..... More >>

49. NZ Ahead of Australia in Social Media Use for Recruitment

27 November 2013 11:45am | Kelly Global Workforce Index

NZ Ahead of Australia in Social Media Use for Recruitment: Survey o 47% believe social media is a good method of sharing job opportunities o 40% of respondents have been contacted via social media about a job o 17% of respondents have secured ..... More >>

50. Genesis Energy to list at $1.55 a share to raise $736mln

28 March 2014 6:23pm | BusinessDesk

March 28 (BusinessDesk) - Genesis Energy shares will list on April 17 at $1.55 a share, at the high end of the value range of $1.35 to $1.65 a share nominated for the sale of up to 49 percent of New Zealand's largest electricity and gas retailer ..... More >>

51. $9700 per property WOF cost for landlords?

08 April 2014 3:20pm | NZ Centre For Political Research

Property investors should be very alarmed that the amount each landlord could be expected to pay for upgrades associated with a proposed warrant-of-fitness scheme is $9700 for each property, Mike Butler of NZCPR said today. The estimate is included ..... More >>

52. NZB South Island Sale Sunday

11 April 2014 1:47pm | NZ Bloodstock

New Zealand Bloodstock's newly formed South Island Session of the National Yearling Sales Series will be held this Sunday 13 April with the hammer to fall on the first Lot at11am... More >>

53. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares join global stocks lower, led by PEB

11 April 2014 5:42pm | BusinessDesk

April 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand stocks joined a global sell-off amid concerns high-growth companies may struggle to convert sales into profits, led lower by biotech firm Pacific Edge and software developer Xero... More >>

54. Bathurst Resources raising up to $6.87mln in placement

14 April 2014 11:42am | BusinessDesk

April 14 (BusinessDesk) - Bathurst Resources, which has cut jobs and delayed the start to its controversial Escarpment open-cut mine on the Denniston Plateau pending a recovery in coal prices, may raise up to $6.87 million in a discounted share placement... More >>

55. Original Canterbury pioneers' cottage up for sale

14 April 2014 2:21pm | Bayleys

One of Canterbury's first pioneer residences, Tod Cottage, is on the market for sale .. More >>

56. Kiwi at risk ahead of CPI and Dairy auction

15 April 2014 10:19am | CMC Markets

Wednesday poses as the key day for the NZD this week, with the release of an important data dump from China, the latest Online Dairy auction results, and Q1 CPI in New Zealand. Local traders have priced-in a 0.5% CPI increase for the March quarter, ..... More >>

57. Awareness needed around psychology of hunting accidents

15 April 2014 2:54pm | Hunter Safety Lab

Wellington start-up, Hunter Safety Lab says there needs to be greater awareness around the subconscious psychological factors that can cause safety conscious, experienced hunters to mistakenly shoot another hunter... More >>

58. Rural consultants aim to lift NZ farming productivity

13 September 2013 2:40pm | Farmax

New Zealand's top rural consultants and agri-business professionals will tackle the big issue of how the industry can do more to help New Zealand's pastoral farmers lift productivity, when they come together in November for the Farmax Consultants' ..... More >>

59. Telecom changing its name to Spark

21 February 2014 9:02am | Telecom New Zealand

Telecom intends to change its name later this year to Spark, marking the next step in a series of far-reaching changes the company has made during the past year. .. More >>

60. Analyses Show Major Flaws in Earthquake Strengthening Regime

02 April 2014 1:39pm | Tailrisk Economics

A report released today by a Wellington risk consultancy, Tailrisk Economics, finds that there are serious flaws in the way earthquake prone buildings are designated, which will have hugely detrimental effects on New Zealand's economy, communities ..... More >>

61. Precautionary recalls announced for Toyota vehicles

10 April 2014 9:24am | Toyota New Zealand

Toyota advises that a number of its New Zealand vehicles are affected by a series of precautionary global recalls. Toyota New Zealand General Manager Customer Services Spencer Morris stressed that the recalls are precautionary. There have been no reported ..... More >>

62. Auckland's 50 Best Restaurants Named

10 April 2014 10:34am | Metro Magazine

Ten newcomers reflect changes to city's dining scene The menu is changing on the list of Auckland's most feted 50 restaurants. Twenty per cent of the establishments on the Metro Top 50 restaurants are new to the table while five are returning after ..... More >>

63. Earnscleugh Orchard - Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards

14 April 2014 10:12am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

An industry leading Central Otago orchard with a long term sustainability focus has won the Supreme title in the 2014 Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards. Wayne McIntosh, manager of Earnscleugh-based McIntosh Orchard Ltd, received the Supreme award at ..... More >>

64. Kiwi environmental innovation receives international honours

15 April 2014 10:55am | Contact Energy

Contact Energy's Wairākei bioreactor - a Kiwi innovation - has been awarded honours at the internationally recognised 2014 IWA Asia Pacific Regional Project Innovation Awards in Singapore. Jointly developed by Contact and Beca, the bioreactor ..... More >>

65. Budget to show rise in full-time income to 2018: English

15 April 2014 1:10pm | BusinessDesk

Budget to show $10,500 rise in average full-time income over six years to 2018: English .. More >>

66. Govt support welcome, doesn't go far enough

15 April 2014 1:10pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association of New Zealand (BANZ) today welcomed the announcement last week by the Minister of Energy and Resources Simon Bridges of three energy efficiency initiatives to improve business productivity, but says that these don't go far ..... More >>

67. Prosecutions erve as reminder to industry

15 April 2014 4:02pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Registrar of Motor Vehicle Traders at MBIE has successfully prosecuted four people in just over a month for operating motor vehicle trading businesses without being registered. Under the Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003 individuals can legally ..... More >>

68. Warning Issued For 3 In 1 Type Bathroom Units

10 August 2004 3:54pm | HPM NZ Ltd

Auckland, 10 August 2004 - Australian company IXL Pty Limited and Auckland based HPM NZ Limited, have today issued a joint safety warning for their, superseded models of 3 in 1 type bathroom heat, light and fan units... More >>

69. New Co. Spawns out of Agbiotech Innovators Academy

30 June 2009 4:13pm | AgBiotech Innovators Academy

In 2007, the Waikato Innovation Park, with $1 million of funding from the Tertiary Education Commission, set up the Agbiotech Innovators Academy (AIA). The initiative is now wrapping up and has spawned the formation of a new company that is developing ..... More >>

70. NZ's most popular dark chocolate Fairtrade Certified

01 May 2013 10:51am | Whittakers

Whittaker's proudly announces New Zealand's top-selling dark chocolate block will now be Fairtrade Certified. Fairtrade Certified 72% Dark Ghana 250g will be on shelves in time for Fair Trade Fortnight 4-19 May. Whittaker's is the Exclusive ..... More >>

71. Independent report finds Vodafone has fastest ADSL broadband

01 August 2013 4:03pm | Epitiro

Independent research from Epitiro, a global provider of network performance intelligence, reveals today that Vodafone has the fastest ADSL broadband network in New Zealand. .. More >>

72. Blue Warehou - Quite Simply, a Fantastic All-Round Fish

18 September 2013 3:35pm | Fish of the Month

The humble blue warehou does not attract the rockstar status attributed to some seafood. It has a medium texture, its flavour is neither mild nor rich, it is moderately priced and available all year-round. .. More >>

73. Rose & Thorne Boosted With Entrepreneurs' Challenge Award

11 October 2013 2:11pm | Rose and Thorne

Rose & Thorne has triumphed at the 2013 Entrepreneurs' Challenge beating off 57 applicants to share the prestigious win in the final round with EcoStock. .. More >>

74. Sheepmeat and Beef Export Statistics for 2012-13

14 November 2013 2:33pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand compiles lamb, mutton and beef export statistics for the country. The 2012-13 export year concluded on 30 September 2013. The following is a summary and details of the export statistics for the 12-month period... More >>

75. NZ Guardian Trust Back under New Zealand Ownership

07 April 2014 1:23pm | Released via. Professional Public Relations

New Zealand Guardian Trust Back under New Zealand Ownership Two of New Zealand's oldest trust businesses, Perpetual Trust New Zealand and New Zealand Guardian Trust, will join forces, as of today. This follows the announcement that Australian listed ..... More >>

76. ANZ Viaduct Events Centre sponsorship announced

07 April 2014 1:44pm | ANZ Bank

Auckland's Viaduct Events Centre, owned and operated on behalf of Auckland Council by Regional Facilities Auckland, is to change its name to the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre as a result of a sponsorship from ANZ Bank New Zealand... More >>

77. Heartbleed vulnerability major issue for website owners

09 April 2014 2:00pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) and the New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZITF) are today warning website owners that their site's security may have been breached and private information, including logons and passwords, may have been stolen after ..... More >>

78. Wellington Startup lands to assist Facebook in San Francisco

10 April 2014 10:31am | PocketRent

The SaaS company PocketRent's team has arrived in Facebook's Menlo Park offices today to discuss their contributions to the new Hack programming language developed by Facebook and a handful of key community members... More >>

79. Kiwi Designed System Set to Eliminate Wastewater on farms

13 April 2014 12:23pm | Impact PR

A new Kiwi designed water filtration system which can eliminate wastewater could save New Zealand wineries thousands of dollars annually, has significant export potential for international wine producers and is already being championed by the local dairy ..... More >>

80. NZ dollar holds gains ahead of Yellen appearances

14 April 2014 5:12pm | BusinessDesk

April 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held its gains of last week against the greenback before public statements by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen amid speculation she may clarify the central bank's view on the start of any interest ..... More >>

81. No rain reprieve yet for drought-hit farms

15 April 2014 11:32am | Federated Farmers

No rain reprieve yet for drought-hit farms While farming areas in the South Island and the main centres receive rain, very little has fallen in areas affected by the upper North Island's second consecutive autumnal drought. "It is clearly a localised ..... More >>

82. Arowana seeks up to $234M in dual-listing NZ Intueri unit

15 April 2014 6:01pm | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - ASX-listed Arowana International wants to raise as much as $234 million in the dual-listing of its Intueri Education Group, which will establish New Zealand's biggest private training establishment (PTE). .. More >>

83. GE Money to refund customers on overcharge issue

14 November 2008 2:16pm | GE Money

AUCKLAND: GE Money has today apologised and is refunding 3,610 customers who were incorrectly charged interest on one particular Pacific Retail Finance (PRF) product sold over two years ago. .. More >>

84. Recommendations On Chattels Valuations

02 March 2012 2:05pm | Property Investors Network

In November 2011, the IRD released an updated list of residential rental property chattels that can be depreciated. o Depreciation cannot be claimed on chattels unless a chattels valuation is completed. o The benefit of a professional chattels ..... More >>

85. ATEED funds strong major events portfolio

15 July 2013 2:12pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) today announced an exciting and diverse portfolio of events for the 2013/14 year. General Manager Destination and Marketing, Rachael Carroll says the enviable list reflects ATEED's mission ..... More >>

86. Auckland's Commercial Property Markets: The Worm is Turning

20 September 2013 9:28am | Jones Lang LaSalle

As we head into the last quarter of the year the Auckland property market continues to print positive data. This increasingly supports the rationale that the market has moved to the next stage of the recovery. .. More >>

87. 2 in 3 New Zealanders play video games

30 October 2013 9:22am | Interactive Games and Entertainment Association

Playing video games remains well-established on the list of favourite New Zealand past-times, according to the Digital New Zealand 2014* report launched today. Nine in ten households have at least one device for playing interactive games, and 86 ..... More >>

88. Shake up for Home Shopping as Yesshop Launches

04 November 2013 4:58pm | Yesshop

Kiwi shoppers are set to experience home shopping in a new and creative way unmatched in New Zealand, with the launch of Yesshop, a brand new home shopping channel and e-commerce outlet modelled on the world's biggest* and most vibrant home shopping ..... More >>

89. New IRD rules potentially savage British private pensions

05 December 2013 4:36pm | Charter Square

Almost no one has followed the IRD's current foreign pension tax rules so they are proposing a new tax regime, mainly targeting the 250,000 plus British and Irish expats as well as all those Kiwi's that have lived are worked in the UK... More >>

90. NZ will have 90% smartphone and 78% tablet ownership by 2018

11 December 2013 3:20pm | Frost And Sullivan

64% of New Zealanders aged between 15 and 65 currently own a smartphone, and ownership levels are expected to grow strongly reaching 90% penetration in 2018. Andriod (64%) leads over the Apple iOS (24%) as the preferred operating platform. As smartphone ..... More >>

91. Kiwis Get Exclusive Cider Gift from Sweden with Love

18 February 2014 11:17am | Rekorderlig

It's the season of love and New Zealand's favourite premium Swedish cider brand, Rekorderlig, is sending us a special gift of two brand new flavours; made especially for Kiwi fans... More >>

92. Lightning Lab announces 2014 teams

26 February 2014 2:55pm | Lightning Lab

Ten of New Zealand's best startup business prospects will start Lightning Lab's second digital startup acceleration programme on Monday (3 March). Lightning Lab's second programme garnered 150 startup enquiries from across New Zealand and internationally... More >>

93. Unprecedented 0% Pest Survival Rate in DOC Rat Control Trial

27 February 2014 3:32pm | Goodnature

In wonderful news for birdlife, NZ developed automatic rat traps have totally eliminated predator rat populations during large-scale Department of Conservation (DOC) trials in native New Zealand bush. .. More >>

94. Beijing Capital Group acquires Transpacific New Zealand

03 March 2014 1:36pm | Joint Press Release

The Beijing Capital Group ("BCG"), a long standing member of China's Top 500 Enterprises, is one of China's leading State owned infrastructure enterprises with specialist expertise in water treatment, waste management, mass transit railway and ..... More >>

95. Yahoo Xtra Email Security Update - New Settings

13 March 2014 12:19pm | Telecom New Zealand

From Monday (17 March) some Xtra email users may need to change their email account settings before they can access their email accounts on "third party" email clients, as Yahoo and Telecom apply an additional encryption setting to Yahoo Xtra email... More >>

96. Jono Pryor And Ben Boyce to Host The Rock Drive

07 April 2014 5:05pm | Mediaworks

Jono and Ben at Ten fans can now enjoy their favourite TV pranksters five days a week with Ben Boyce joining Jono Pryor to co-host of THE ROCK Drive. The new Drive show starts late April... More >>

97. New Zealand Leaders - are you up for the challenge?

09 April 2014 12:20pm | Inspire Group

By now you won't have missed the headlines generated by most major research papers here and abroad. New Zealanders work harder and earn less than most other people in the developed world. We also have one of the lowest rates of productivity growth ..... More >>

98. Government has blood on its hands over driveway deaths

10 April 2014 2:14pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Another child is dead because the government has failed to take effective action over driveway deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. .. More >>

99. New Zealand Historic Places Trust becomes Heritage NZ

13 April 2014 3:35pm | Heritage New Zealand

New Zealand Historic Places Trust becomes Heritage New Zealand From today, the New Zealand Historic Places Trust will be known as Heritage New Zealand. The te reo Maori name of the organisation, Pouhere Taonga, remains the same. "The name change is ..... More >>

 

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