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1. Poll shows Nats extending lead, Labour/Greens fading

17 September 2014 3:05pm | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The last Roy Morgan opinion poll before the general election on Saturday shows the National Party gaining ground in the first fortnight of September, up 1.5 percentage points to 46.5 percent, while both the Labour and Green parties ..... More >>

2. Pyne Gould looks to oust EPIC directors, boost its stake

16 September 2014 6:18pm | BusinessDesk

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Pyne Could Corp, the asset management firm controlled by George Kerr, is seeking the removal of two directors of Equity Partners Infrastructure Company No.1, as it looks to boost its stake to almost half... More >>

3. Solity Software appoints Brian Steele as Chief Executive

17 September 2014 1:53pm | Solity Software

Solity Software Limited (Solity), the Wellington-based software company specialising in crisis preparedness and incident management, today announced that it has appointed Brian Steele as its Chief Executive... More >>

4. Snakk mulls employee shares in remuneration packages

17 September 2014 8:07am | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - NZAX-listed Snakk Media is considering offering employees shares in the company as part of their remuneration package. .. More >>

5. MBIE funding ahead of zombie apocalypse

16 September 2014 10:14am | Waikato University

A six-year, $12million cyber security project will lead to the creation of tools which will return control of cloud-based data to users, but it is the prospect of creating jobs and a new market for New Zealand which excites the man leading the ..... More >>

6. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, led by Summerset

16 September 2014 5:40pm | BusinessDesk

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell, led by Summerset Group Holdings, as the prospect of new rivals weighed on listed retirement village operators. Stocks with regulatory pressure, such as Air New Zealand, Chorus and energy companies fell ..... More >>

7. Comments About Iconic NZ Company's Failure Misleading

16 September 2014 9:29am | Boyes PR

Mohammed Hanno, a major shareholder of an aerial mapping company that has been forced into liquidation, says that the Receiver's interim report and comments published in the New Zealand media are inaccurate and misleading and is calling for a full ..... More >>

8. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as Spark drops ahead of Fed

17 September 2014 5:32pm | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell, paced by Spark New Zealand, as offshore investors sold yield stocks on the prospect the US Federal Reserve may start hiking rates sooner than anticipated, and increasing the returns on offer in the ..... More >>

9. New appointments at Dairy Women's Network

16 September 2014 5:11pm | Dairy Women's Network

As Dairy Women's Network grows from strength to strength, so too does its number of professionals grow. The organisation has most recently acquired an events manager in Kym Gibson of Hamilton and a third regional convenor coordinator in Megan Edmeades ..... More >>

10. Central Otago Wine Industry no longer a "One Trick Pony"

17 September 2014 1:29pm | Cellarwise

As we have come to expect, Central Otago wines dominated the medals for pinot noir at the 2014 New Zealand International Wine Show, taking out 10 of the 15 Gold Medals awarded. But what is more interesting about the results of this show is that Central ..... More >>

11. NZ Clean-Tech Company Starring on the Global Stage

15 September 2014 3:23pm | Greenlane Biogas

New Zealand clean-tech company, Greenlane Biogas Technologies, is again starring on the global biogas stage with the commissioning of the world's biggest biomethane production plant in Montreal, Canada. The total value of the project is estimated ..... More >>

12. Qantas Offers Additional Services to Wellington

17 September 2014 1:53pm | Qantas

Qantas has published four additional return Boeing 737-800 services to Wellington from 19 to 23 December 2014 to cater for increased demand over the holiday period. .. More >>

13. Environmental stewardship trumps big returns, research shows

16 September 2014 11:51am | Lincoln University

Media Release 16 September 2014 - for immediate release Environmental stewardship trumps big returns, research shows .. More >>

14. Turners Announces Exclusive Partnership with Downer NZ

16 September 2014 12:56pm | Turners Group

Turners Group (previously named Turners Auctions) has announced a new and exclusive partnership with Downer New Zealand, to manage the sale and disposal of all of Downer New Zealand's vehicles and plant assets... More >>

15. Ownership changes at 62 Models and Talent

07 May 2014 4:57pm | 62 Models and Talent

Sara Tetro and Andrea Plowright are delighted to announce changes to the ownership structure at 62 Models and Talent. .. More >>

16. Southland swede group underway

16 September 2014 12:54pm | Dairy NZ

A cross-sector industry-led working group is coming together to co-ordinate research and advice to farmers following an issue with swedes affecting dairy cattle this season... More >>

17. Rapper Eminem sues National Party over copyright breach

16 September 2014 4:12pm | BusinessDesk

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) - US rapper Eminem is suing the New Zealand National Party for alleged copyright infringement over unauthorised use of the rapper's 'Lose Yourself' song in an election campaign advertisement... More >>

18. Beef + Lamb NZ Outlines Priorities Ahead of Election

16 September 2014 5:39pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has outlined what it sees as the policy priorities for the incoming government. .. More >>

19. KiwiSaver members miss out on $400 million of "free money"

15 September 2014 11:46am | ANZ Investment

ANZ Investments is suggesting KiwiSaver members set up direct debits to their KiwiSaver funds after estimating thousands of members missed out on around $400 million of Member Tax Credits from the Government in the last year... More >>

20. vGRID-Flex by theCloud delivers hourly based cloud computing

16 September 2014 5:02pm | theCloud

New Zealand cloud service provider, theCloud, today launched vGRID-Flex - New Zealand's first ever service that allows businesses to consume virtual infrastructure services on an hourly basis... More >>

21. 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 >>

22. Water taxes will suck Canterbury and Otago dry: Report

17 September 2014 12:42pm | Federated Farmers

A report undertaken by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) for Federated Farmers, shows how water taxes may end up becoming a regional tax on Canterbury and Otago, seriously impacting those regional economies... More >>

23. Has household income inequality really changed?

16 September 2014 2:16pm | Grant Thornton

Peter Sherwin, Partner, Privately Held Business at Grant Thornton New Zealand, looks at New Zealand household incomes, the numbers of 'poor households' and how things have changed in this country over the last 20 years in light of a myriad of statements ..... More >>

24. OECD tax reform - impact for New Zealand business

17 September 2014 11:31am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

The OECD set out final recommendations from the first half of its tax reform programme to tackle Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) yesterday. .. More >>

25. Maritime New Zealand media release: Operation Moana

17 September 2014 2:43pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand media release: Operation Moana A joint operation by Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and the New Zealand Defence Force has seen 16 fishing vessels operating off the west coast of the South Island boarded and inspected to ensure they are meeting ..... More >>

26. Acumen Republic Appoints new CEO, Karyn Arkell

04 April 2011 2:39pm | Acumen Republic

Acumen Republic Appoints new CEO, Karyn Arkell Auckland, April 04 2011. New Zealand's largest and most established PR agency announced today the changing of the guard from current CEO and principal Michael Dunlop to new incoming CEO Karyn Arkell. Michael ..... More >>

27. Auckland Energy Consumer Trust Increases Dividend

26 September 2013 9:20am | Auckland Energy Consumer Trust

Auckland, 26 September 2013 - the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust (AECT), the independent consumer trust and majority owner of infrastructure group Vector Limited, today announced an increased annual dividend of $330 per beneficiary, up from $320... More >>

28. Levin wool innovation company set to grow

16 September 2014 1:56pm | NUYARN

Levin wool innovation company set to grow with global interest in its advanced fabric which improves clothing performance, comfort and characteristics. .. More >>

29. It's happy in Hell

16 September 2014 5:35pm | Hell Pizza

The ovens of Hell are breaking sales records and recent survey results show its franchisees, and its directors, are happier than ever. .. More >>

30. Kiwi Actress Frankie Adams the face of Bonds in NZ

10 September 2014 1:56pm | Bonds

Shortland Street star Frankie Adams has signed with Bonds as the New Zealand Brand Ambassador and will be the face of this summer's Bonds Hipster campaign. .. More >>

31. Latest Jobs Online report released

17 September 2014 2:18pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Skilled job vacancies advertised online dropped 0.4 per cent in August, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Jobs Online report. .. More >>

32. Ryman expands board as veteran director Clements departs

17 September 2014 11:55am | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Ryman Healthcare, the country's biggest listed retirement village operator, is expanding its board with two new hires, as 15-year veteran director Andrew Clements departs... More >>

33. Firstline Hosts, Paul Henry Show news anchor announced

02 December 2013 4:53pm | Mediaworks

Nightline anchor Sacha McNeil and 3 News Business Editor Michael Wilson will host Firstline in 2014. Janika ter Ellen will be the news anchor for The Paul Henry Show, the network's new late night news programme which premieres early in 2014. .. More >>

34. Apple Announces iOS 8 Available September 17

10 September 2014 9:30am | Apple

Apple® today announced iOS 8, the biggest release since the launch of the App Store, will be available starting Wednesday, September 17 to iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® users as a free software update. iOS 8 delivers a simpler, faster and more intuitive ..... More >>

35. Claims of cable access total nonsense

15 September 2014 5:13pm | Southern Cross Cable Network

The claims made today by journalist Glenn Greenwald that the Southern Cross undersea cables have been tapped into or accessed are total nonsense said the CEO Anthony Briscoe today... More >>

36. Couple give up Auckland for a slice of heaven in Cambridge

16 September 2014 6:18pm | St Kilda development

Like many other Kiwis, the first residents of Cambridge's premier subdivision St Kilda have given up the long commutes, higher costs of living and smaller living space for their take on the quarter acre 'kiwi dream'. .. More >>

37. New Industry Portal Introduces Innovative Technology

17 September 2014 9:27am | Harcourts

Industry owned and operated real estate portal, SQUIIZ, introduced its website and industry first mobile application at its first launch function in Brisbane late last week... More >>

38. Airways seals Chinese partnership

17 September 2014 10:41am | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand has launched an exclusive partnership with the Civil Aviation Management Institute of China (CAMIC) for the delivery of air traffic control short courses in China, in a deal worth millions of dollars to the state-owned enterprise. ..... More >>

39. NZ balance of payments deficit hits cyclical low point

17 September 2014 10:54am | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The annual deficit in New Zealand's dealings with the rest of the world fell, in line with consensus forecasts, to 2.5 percent of gross domestic product in the year to June 30, hitting what economists expect will prove ..... More >>

40. Tait Communications buys Brazilian partner

17 September 2014 3:43pm | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Tait Communications, the Christchurch-based radio communications firm, has bought its long-time Brazilian partner SGM Telecomunicacoes for an undisclosed sum as it looks to beef up its presence in the rapidly growing Latin American economy... More >>

41. Federated Farmers offers to talk with tour operator

17 September 2014 4:17pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers offers to talk with tour operator Following media reports of High Country Explorer Tours being affected by the sale of Flock Hill Station, Federated Farmers High Country is offering to speak with the operator... More >>

42. 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 >>

43. Pop up Now Revolutionises Retail Industry

06 August 2014 12:48pm | Spaceworks

Retail footprint just became a realisation for more companies across the country with the launch of Pop Up Now. The brand new business developed by awarded design agency Spaceworks, is an online one-stop solution for location and roll out of pop ..... More >>

44. Mint Secures Partnership with Te Tumu Paeroa

16 September 2014 11:46am | Mint Asset Management

Mint Asset Management is pleased to advise that it has entered into an agreement with Te Tumu Paeroa - an independent professional trustee organisation that manages Maori land and assets. This move will enable Te Tumu Paeroa to invest in funds managed ..... More >>

45. NZ dollar rises on speculation ahead of Fed meeting

17 September 2014 8:45am | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar advanced as investors pulled back expectations for the Federal Reserve to signal a rise in interest rates at this week's meeting and on reports China is adding liquidity to its banks to bolster economic ..... More >>

46. How To Sell Your Old Gold Jewellery

10 July 2012 4:31pm | New Zealand Gold Merchants

Walk downtown, visit your local shopping mall, open your newspaper, check your mailbox or shop online; either way you are likely to be bombarded by many messages from people wanting to buy your old jewellery... More >>

47. 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 >>

48. 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 >>

49. Market-leading 1, 2 and 3-year fixed home loan rate

16 September 2014 5:05pm | HSBC Bank

HSBC NZ offers market-leading 1, 2 and 3-year fixed home loan rate of 5.75% p.a. .. More >>

50. Dairy product prices rise from two-year low

17 September 2014 6:20am | BusinessDesk

Sep. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Dairy product prices rose in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, inching higher from the lowest level since July 2012, as declines in butter milk powder and cheddar were offset by gains in rennet casein and skim milk powder... More >>

51. GCSB's 'Cortex' sought tie-up with ISP

17 September 2014 11:26am | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The Government Communications Security Bureau may expand its 'Project Cortex' to sharing malware-disrupting technology with local internet service providers, according to Cabinet papers declassified by Prime Minister John ..... More >>

52. Chief executive appointed to NZ's leading payroll provider

17 September 2014 12:13pm | IMS Payroll

New Zealand's leading payroll software provider, IMS Payroll, has appointed Doug Jopling to a newly established role of chief executive. .. More >>

53. Spark Fibre a Standout Performer

17 September 2014 1:29pm | TrueNet

In August, new entrant Spark blitzed the TrueNet UFB fibre results with a sizzling best for International file download speeds to Sydney, along with the quickest times to download both New Zealand and Australian Live webpages. Bigpipe , was easily the ..... More >>

54. New Zealanders Shopping Online 'Anytime, Anyplace'

08 July 2014 10:14am | Nielsen Online Retail Report

New Zealanders shopping online 'anytime, anyplace' on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, increased significantly last year. Nielsen, the leading provider of information and insights has found that 41 percent of smartphone owners ..... More >>

55. Dimension Data Appoints New Zealand Chief Executive

15 September 2014 2:21pm | Dimension Data

Wellington, 15 September 2014 - Dimension Data has appointed Jo Healey as New Zealand CEO to lead its local operations. Her appointment is effective 10 November 2014... More >>

56. RNZB appoints new Artistic Director

15 September 2014 4:10pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of 36 year old Italian Francesco Ventriglia as the company's new artistic director. Francesco Ventriglia was appointed after an extensive international recruitment process. "The ..... More >>

57. SMEs give vote of confidence to NZ tax system

15 September 2014 4:23pm | Grant Thornton International

Bucking the trend of most countries around the world, New Zealand small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are extremely comfortable with New Zealand tax policy and the tax risk on their companies... More >>

58. S&P affirms NZ Post rating, cuts hybrid notes to 'junk'

17 September 2014 10:12am | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Standard & Poor's affirmed New Zealand Post's issuer credit and related debt rating at A+/A-1 with a long term negative outlook, while cutting its hybrid notes to 'junk' status... More >>

59. PR network appoints international Board of Directors

17 September 2014 11:10am | ComUnity.Pro

ComUnity.Pro PR network appoints international Board of Directors & launches global 2.0 PR Strategy .. More >>

60. Solity Software apponts Brian Steele as Chief Executive

17 September 2014 11:28am | Solity Software

Solity Software Limited (Solity), the Wellington-based software company specialising in crisis preparedness and incident management, today announced that it has appointed Brian Steele as its Chief Executive... More >>

61. Setting the standard for gender diversity in governance

17 September 2014 12:52pm | Federation Of Maori Authorities

Women hold the top governance jobs in a number of Maori business operations represented at this years Federation of Maori Authorities Annual National Conference. Four major Maori land incorporation boards are currently chaired by women who will be speaking ..... More >>

62. Xero (XRO.NZ) - Thoughts on Valuation

03 October 2013 3:51pm | Clare Capital

Listed on-line accounting Software as a Service (SaaS) play Xero (XRO.NZ) is a very interesting valuation case... More >>

63. Samsung Gear S Enhances the Smart Wearable Experience

04 September 2014 10:47am | Samsung

Samsung Gear S Enhances the Smart Wearable Experience The Gear S offers a beautiful curved design combined with 3G connectivity on the wrist Auckland, New Zealand - September 4, 2014 - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today unveiled the Samsung Gear ..... More >>

64. MYOB adds Miraka data feeds to rural network

16 September 2014 12:08pm | MYOB

MYOB welcomes Miraka data feeds Eleven rural suppliers now provide data feeds to MYOB clients .. More >>

65. Warehouse taps NZ Post's Mark Yeoman as CFO

16 September 2014 12:26pm | BusinessDesk

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Warehouse Group, the biggest retailer on the NZX 50 Index, has appointed New Zealand Post's chief financial officer Mark Yeoman as its CFO after the sudden death of Stephen Small in May... More >>

66. UPDATE: Warehouse rated a 'sell' as investors eye 2015

16 September 2014 4:38pm | BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Warehouse rated a 'sell' as investors await proof 2015 will show return on investments .. More >>

67. Tom Thomson elected as NZMEA President

17 September 2014 9:36am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Tom Thomson, Managing Director of EPL (Elastomer Products Ltd), has been elected President of the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) at the Association's 135th AGM. Tom takes over from Brian Willoughby who completes his ..... More >>

68. RMA prevents consistency on catchment and decision making

17 September 2014 9:55am | Water New Zealand

"Water New Zealand welcomes the increased focus on management of freshwater by government and the various political parties. In particular we were pleased to see the recently revised National Policy for Fresh Water Management promulgated. For ..... More >>

69. RESEND: Restaurant Brands 2Q sales rise 5.8%

17 September 2014 10:23am | BusinessDesk

RESEND: Restaurant Brands 2Q sales rise 5.8%, boosted by KFC promotions, Carl's Jr expansion .. More >>

70. Semi-Permanent on a roll with third return to Wellington

17 September 2014 11:29am | Semi-Permanent

You won't have to wait much longer for your next Semi-Permanent fix - the iconic design symposium will be back in the capital on the 4th its 10th anniversary events, and a mind-blowing Auckland season in February, it's time once again to turn Wellington's ..... More >>

71. Nutricia needs 18 months to recover from botulism scare: CEO

17 September 2014 2:46pm | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Danone Nutricia chief executive Corine Tap said it would take the infant formula manufacturer 18 months to recover from the adverse effects of the Fonterra Cooperative Group botulism scare... More >>

72. Tackling a decline of pharmaceutical success

17 September 2014 3:14pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Bart Ellenbroek A Victoria University of Wellington researcher will discuss why pharmaceutical industry success rates are so low and suggest solutions to tackle this crisis at an inaugural professorial lecture next Tuesday. Professor Bart Ellenbroek, ..... More >>

73. Les Mills Unleashes New World-Class Gym In Britomart Auck

12 April 2011 9:08pm | Les Mills

New Zealand's largest and most awarded gym chain, Les Mills, wants city workers to unleash themselves at a brand-spanking new gym in the heart of Auckland's hottest transport centre, Britomart, opening on Monday 11 April. .. More >>

74. New Managing Director for Bupa Care Services New Zealand

08 April 2013 11:50am | Bupa

New Managing Director for Bupa Care Services New Zealand Global healthcare group Bupa has appointed Gráinne Moss to lead its New Zealand health care business, Bupa Care Services (BCSNZ). Gráinne has a successful history with Bupa Care Services ..... More >>

75. 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 >>

76. Tony Te Au Appointed to InZone Industries Ltd

10 September 2013 4:47pm | Inzone

Tony Te Au has been appointed Chief Executive Officer for InZone Industries Ltd - the integrated polyester insulation manufacturer and installer based in East Tamaki. Tony was formerly the General Manager of Tasman Insulation Ltd... More >>

77. Carter Holt Harvey to Sell Pulp, Paper & Packaging Business

26 April 2014 1:04pm | Carter Holt Harvey

Carter Holt Harvey Limited ( CHH ), Oji Holdings Corporation (Oji) and Innovation Network Corporation of Japan ( INCJ ) announced today that they have entered into an agreement for the sale of the Pulp, Paper and Packaging business owned by CHH ..... More >>

78. Jetstar maintains lead as most punctual NZ domestic airline

25 August 2014 1:46pm | Jetstar

o Jetstar was New Zealand's most punctual domestic airline in the first half of 2014* .. More >>

79. CORRECT: Dairy product prices rise from two-year low

17 September 2014 9:10am | BusinessDesk

(Fixes sweet whey powder sale in 6th, 7th graphs, clarifies GDT price in 2nd graph) .. More >>

80. Duco Promotions taps Martin Snedden for new top job

17 September 2014 2:57pm | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Duco Promotions has appointed former head of New Zealand's Rugby World Cup 2011 Martin Snedden as head of the sporting events company as it chases global growth. .. More >>

81. Fujitsu NZ ICT Sustainability Benchmark Report

17 September 2014 3:51pm | Fujitsu

Wellington, 17 September 2014 - Fujitsu has launched the findings of its New Zealand ICT Sustainability Benchmark Report on Tuesday 16 September at the Sustainable Business Council offices in conjunction with event sponsor Hewlett-Packard New Zealand. At ..... More >>

82. 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 >>

83. The Warehouse to Launch Aspira Laundry Appliances

16 May 2013 11:56am | The Warehouse Group

An exclusive partnership with The Warehouse is set to bring Aspira's latest washing machines within easy reach of the everyday household, adding yet another new brand to the Red Sheds... More >>

84. Auckland's lack of spiritual stores

14 November 2013 4:47pm | Regan Northwood

It may seem like a niche market, but that is only because of the lack of stores. There was once a greater presence of crystal stores, where spiritual folk could take their pick of powerful stones and pendulums, but today we see a genuine lack... More >>

85. 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 >>

86. Telecom Makes Change to Email Service to Boost Security

08 July 2014 11:47am | Telecom New Zealand

From today, Telecom will be contacting a group of email customers who will be affected by a change to its Xtra email service taking place at the end of September this year. .. More >>

87. NZ Rainwear Label Makes a Splash on Kickstarter

08 August 2014 11:04am | Okewa Rainwear

In less than two weeks, Okewa Rainwear has taken the world by storm. Born in Wellington, Okewa grew out of a personal frustration of not being able to find a decent raincoat suited for the urban lifestyle. .. More >>

88. Local growth exceeds overseas growth for Kiwi businesses

08 August 2014 11:55am | Regus Group

New research by global workplace provider Regus, revealed that New Zealand businesses are mainly experiencing growth in the local market rather than abroad - with 38% of Kiwi companies reporting growth at home compared to only 4% seeking growth in ..... More >>

89. Time to Front Up on inflated NZ prices

25 August 2014 1:07pm | Front Up

The excessive prices Kiwi consumers pay for many products and services compared to what they cost overseas is the focus of new website .. More >>

90. Spark customers offered special deal on Lightbox

28 August 2014 2:29pm | Spark

Spark home broadband customers who sign up to the new Internet TV service Lightbox will receive six months at half price1, Spark announced today. The offer is in addition to the 30 days free that all Lightbox customers are entitled to... More >>

91. Sky TV loses rights to PGA golf series

08 September 2014 9:16am | BusinessDesk

Sept. 8 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television, New Zealand's dominant pay-TV company, failed to renew the broadcast rights to US PGA Golf, European PGA Golf and the PGA Asian Tour Golf, which have previously represented 1.1 percent of total viewership ..... More >>

92. What happens on social media when the spark goes out?

08 September 2014 5:09pm | Jenny Rudd from MOSH

Spark have had a busy few days with their IT gang working overtime trying to sort out the mess after a few nosy kiwis clicked on links which claimed to take viewers to the leaked pictures of celebrities such as Ariana Grande and Jennifer Lawrence. ..... More >>

93. Smith proposes increased protections for subbies

09 September 2014 11:13am | BusinessDesk

Sept. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith has proposed changes to the Construction Contracts Act that would require retention payments be held in trust, ensuring sub-contractors get paid even if the project fails... More >>

94. Xero's Auckland presence grows as new office unveiled

10 September 2014 12:35pm | Xero

Xero continues its strong focus on growth and driving innovation with plans to grow its Auckland base by 60 new jobs this financial year, bringing the total in Auckland to 220 jobs. Xero currently employs more than 520 in New Zealand and 900 globally... More >>

95. Live Lobsters Fly to Export Success

11 September 2014 10:17am | New Zealand Airports Association

An increasing volume of valuable export earnings are being generated by the Fiordland Lobster Company (FLC), following its successful pioneering of the live lobster export industry over the past 25 years... More >>

96. Tavendale And Partners + Cooney Silva Evatt

12 September 2014 11:31am | Joint Media Statement

Two of Canterbury's pre-eminent law firms today announced their merger. Tavendale and Partners and Ashburton-based Cooney Silva Evatt will join forces from 1 October. .. More >>

97. Vigilance required with Winter Brassica Feeding

15 September 2014 2:20pm | PGG Wrightson

Southland farmers are being advised to keep a close watch on cows that have been grazing or are grazing on swede crops after reports of illness, and in some cases death, on dairy farms. .. More >>

98. NZ Hake, Ling Join Top 8% of World's Sustainable Fisheries

17 September 2014 10:57am | Deepwater Group

Hake and ling from New Zealand are now among the top 8% of global sustainable fish species after being recognised by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). .. More >>

99. Falling goods exports drive rise in current account deficit

17 September 2014 10:59am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's seasonally adjusted current account balance was a deficit of $2.0 billion in the June 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was $1.4 billion larger than the March 2014 quarter deficit... More >>

100. Rural New Zealand wants gigabit equality

17 September 2014 11:52am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers and TUANZ believe it is essential the next Government delivers better connectivity to rural New Zealand, and is keen to work with them to make that happen. "We are encouraged by the National Party's further commitment of $150million, ..... More >>


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