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1. Americans the biggest buyers of NZ land since 2010: Linz

29 January 2015 4:48pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Americans have been the biggest buyers of New Zealand land in the past five years although the Chinese topped the list in 2014 alone. .. More >>

2. Air New Zealand brings back $29 Night Rider service

30 January 2015 2:48pm | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is offering its Night Rider service again - and this time the deals will extend to regional New Zealand destinations. From 20 February, for a limited time, every seat on an additional late night service on selected regional and trunk ..... More >>

3. Chapman Tripp Announces Five New Community Partnerships

29 January 2015 1:18pm | Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp is proud to announce five new national community partnerships as part of its revitalised Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy. Chapman Tripp has agreed to support Aera Foundation, Creative HQ, First Foundation, New Zealand ..... More >>

4. Fonterra's reduced milk volume forecast may help lift prices

29 January 2015 5:36pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group's 3.3 percent reduction in its milk volume forecast for the 2014-2015 season may provide a lift for depressed global dairy prices, Westpac Banking Corp economists say... More >>

5. Vodafone Tops International Speed Test

27 January 2015 5:24pm | TrueNet

ISPs are increasingly raising their performance across many of the regular TrueNet test measurements. The exceptions include, ADSL & VDSL File Download speeds from the USA (Dallas) where Vodafone is well ahead of the rest, and the range of Latency ..... More >>

6. Yeastie Boys raise $500k in 30 mins

28 January 2015 10:55pm | PledgeMe

28/01/2015 Yeastie Boys raise $500k in 30 mins Yeastie Boys cup runneth over with their equity crowdfunding campaign raising half a million dollars within 30 minutes, PledgeMe is pleased to announce... More >>

7. Interest rates could fall below 5% - so be patient

29 January 2015 2:34pm | New Zealand Mortgages and Securities

Auckland property financier James Kellow says prospective homeowners should be patient with arranging a mortgage, as he believes interest rates will fall in 2015 possibly below five percent for some. His comments follow the Reserve Bank today holding the ..... More >>

8. Equitise crowdfunding platform offers stock in Tourism Radio

30 January 2015 11:30am | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Equitise, the country's latest equity-crowdfunding platform, has launched today offering kiwis the chance to buy shares in digital travel guide company, Tourism Radio NZ... More >>

9. New marine rescue fleet launched at Auckland Airport

29 January 2015 1:48pm | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has today launched a major upgrade to its marine rescue fleet to ensure survival equipment can be deployed on the Manukau Harbour in the event of an emergency... More >>

10. MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 falls from record; MRP, Spark drop

29 January 2015 5:56pm | BusinessDesk

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 falls from record as investors shed yield stocks after RBNZ comments .. More >>

11. Interest heats up for Alexandra Park apartments

30 January 2015 10:21am | Alexandra Park

Registrations of interest are open for one, two, three-bedroom apartments and terraces at Alexandra Park's '223 Green Lane West' residential and retail development. .. More >>

12. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall a second day as dollar weakens

30 January 2015 6:03pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell for a second day as the kiwi dollar's slide to a four-year low sapped overseas investor appetite for high-yielding stocks such as Spark New Zealand and MightyRiverPower. Orion Health Group and Wynyard Group ..... More >>

13. Gull Pushes Diesel under One Dollar

30 January 2015 12:53pm | Gull Petroleum

'Fill 'er up' suddenly sounds quite appealing for diesel vehicle owners. Gull, New Zealand's independent family-owned oil company, has this morning dropped the price of diesel at all company priced sites to under the magic $1 per litre mark... More >>

14. GeoOp names Ben Foote as CEO, replacing Leanne Graham

30 January 2015 9:51am | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - GeoOp, whose software allows mobile businesses such as builders to manage their workforce, named Ben Foote as chief executive, replacing Leanne Graham, who resigned in September to take a new role leading the company's push into the ..... More >>

15. Please Reconsider Ruakura Tainui Group Holdings

29 January 2015 11:27am | Fairview Downs Residents and Owners Association

In response to the resignation of Tainui Group Holdings Cheif Executive Mike Pohio and the comment from Chairman Henry van der Hayden that "the TGH board was considering other ways of developing the property (Ruakura) and with what partners"... More >>

16. Kiwifruit Claim Statement of Claim Now Available on Website

30 January 2015 3:36pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim has posted its statement of claim for its class-action litigation on its website , together with explanatory material approved by the High Court at Wellington... More >>

17. NZ Oil & Gas to return $63.2M of excess cash

29 January 2015 4:56pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Oil & Gas, the listed energy explorer, will return $63.2 million of excess cash to shareholders after gaining final High Court orders allowing it to proceed with the plan... More >>

18. Invercargill Processing Plant sold to Chinese Interests

30 January 2015 5:33pm | Blue River Dairy

New Zealand's leading sheep milk powder producer, Blue River Dairy, has sold its Nith Street, Invercargill processing plant to Blueriver (HK) Nutrition Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as 'Blueriver Nutrition HK') for an undisclosed sum... More >>

19. 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 >>

20. New PGP programme to turn passion into profit

29 January 2015 10:49am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Deer Industry New Zealand and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) have today announced they will partner in a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme called Passion2Profit... More >>

21. ServiceIQ helps put the spotlight on qualified Kiwis

29 January 2015 2:34pm | ServiceIQ

Attention all ServiceIQ achievers: you can now promote your qualifications and skills online by connecting with ServiceIQ's newly launched LinkedIn Alumni profile page. .. More >>

22. Changes in Coastal Shipping

30 January 2015 9:49am | NZ Shipping Federation

The New Zealand Shipping Federation announced today the appointment of Annabel Young as the new Executive Director. This appointment comes at an exciting time for coastal shipping as both Pacifica Shipping and Strait Shipping have recently announced the ..... More >>

23. Socially Responsible Investment Funds remove fossil fuel

30 January 2015 11:33am | Grosvenor Financial Services Group

Wellington, 30 January 2015 - New Zealand-owned financial services provider Grosvenor Financial Services Group announced today that it has removed exposure to all directly-held fossil fuel-related companies within the two Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) ..... More >>

24. MediaWorks Radio: 2015 Line-Ups for the Rock and the Sound

03 December 2014 10:15am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is refreshing its announcer line-ups for popular radio brands The Rock and The Sound. The changes involve the breakfast and daytime shows on both stations, and will further strengthen MediaWorks' dominance in commercial radio... More >>

25. Strong Interest in New Zealand Bloodstock at Karaka Sales

30 January 2015 10:24am | Crowe Horwath

This week's Karaka bloodstock sales can expect to see a nice swing to top-end colts that will eventually make their mark in the stud market, says Geoff Roan, Bloodstock Client Manager for Crowe Horwath. .. More >>

26. NZ dollar heads for 2.1% weekly drop on RBNZ's neutral bias

30 January 2015 5:33pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is headed for a 2.1 percent weekly decline against the US dollar, having hit a four-year low after the Reserve Bank yesterday removed its bias for higher interest rates, saying the benchmark rate could ..... More >>

27. ANZ Christchurch Branches To Open Saturdays

12 March 2002 10:22am | ANZ Bank

Two of ANZ Bank's Christchurch branches will now open from 10am to 2pm every Saturday... More >>

28. New Zealand's First Tesla Model S has Landed

10 November 2014 1:56pm | Sol Communications

The first Tesla Model S to reach New Zealand shores arrived in Auckland port today. .. More >>

29. NZ dollar touches 4-year low as traders bet on RBNZ cuts

30 January 2015 8:52am | BusinessDesk

NZ dollar touches fresh 4-year low as traders bet on RBNZ interest rate cuts .. More >>

30. Michael Hill broadcasts to millions at NFL Super Bowl XLIX

30 January 2015 10:09am | Michael Hill

Michael Hill International will launch its new look 'We're for Love' brand platform by airing two new TV commercials this Sunday, 1st February [EST] in North America during the NFL Super Bowl XLIX... More >>

31. NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 January 2015 12:32pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a record in 2014 as more people relocated from India and Australia and fewer kiwis departed across the Tasman. .. More >>

32. ASG E-Guard Looks to Bring Innovation to Security Technology

23 January 2015 2:38pm | Advanced Security Group Ltd

Auckland, NZ, January 23, 2015- Advanced Security Group is pleased to announce the addition of ASG EGuard Limited to its group of companies. ASG E-Guard is specifically charged with finding the next generation of security technologies and identifying ..... More >>

33. Will NZ miss the massive economic opportunity?

28 January 2015 1:43pm | New Zealand Hemp Industries Association Inc

Will New Zealand miss the massive economic opportunity available? It all depends on the New Zealand and Australia Food Ministers meeting on 30 January 2015. .. More >>

34. Management Appointment

29 January 2015 11:07am | Mana Bus

Auckland, 29 January 2015 -, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator, today announces changes to its management team. .. More >>

35. Rabobank Agribusiness Outlook 2015

30 January 2015 12:45pm | Rabobank

The 2015 Agribusiness Outlook shares Rabobank's view for New Zealand agriculture in 2015. It includes four key swing factors that will be critical in shaping the outlook for 2015, addresses the significant price drivers for agricultural commodities ..... More >>

36. 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 >>

37. Cook Brothers' Bars Opens Christchurch's First Roof Top Bar

05 November 2014 11:14am | Cook Brothers Bars

November 5 2014: Cook Brothers' Bars, which cut its teeth on the iconic Dunedin student pub the Captain Cook Tavern before expanding into other hospitality ventures in Dunedin, Auckland and Queenstown, will open Christchurch's first roof top garden ..... More >>

38. A Brand New Look for TVNZ OnDemand

21 January 2015 10:00am | Television New Zealand

A Brand New Look for TVNZ OnDemand FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NZ's favourite content has never been easier, faster or as fun to view when a new-look TVNZ OnDemand launches in February... More >>

39. NZ dollar drops after RBNZ abandons bias to raise rates

29 January 2015 5:31pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped, touching a four-year low, after the Reserve Bank abandoned its bias for raising interest rates and said a rate cut was a possibility... More >>

40. Winners of Rex Mason Prize announced

30 January 2015 10:03am | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society has announced the winners of New Zealand's longest-established legal writing award, the Honourable Rex Mason Prize for Excellence in Legal Writing. .. More >>

41. Ford Ranger takes out Hilux for top-selling ute of the year

05 January 2015 2:52pm | Ford New Zealand

According to provisional sales figures, the Ford Ranger was not only the top selling ute for the month of December with more than 700 sold, but was also overall leader for 2014 with a total of 6345 sold... More >>

42. Xero Appoints Douglas Jeffries as CFO

29 January 2015 3:32pm | Xero

Xero Limited (XRO), today announced Douglas Jeffries as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ross Jenkins, Xero's current CFO, will assume a new role as Xero's Chief Operating Officer responsible for all field operations. ..... More >>

43. NZ's most significant wine event returning to Wellington

30 January 2015 9:56am | Pinot Noir New Zealand

Described as "the best Pinot Noir event on the planet", Pinot Noir New Zealand will be returning to the Wellington waterfront in 2017 for 3 days, commencing on the 31st January 2017. This prestigious event attracts media, trade and enthusiasts ..... More >>

44. Orion shares fall to record low as billing delays dent sales

30 January 2015 10:34am | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health Group shares fell to a record low after the healthcare management software developer said delays in settling contracts and paying bills in North America will weigh on second-half revenue... More >>

45. Flintfox Extends Reach with New Offices

30 January 2015 10:35am | Flintfox

Flintfox International announces its expansion into UK, Singapore and Malaysia to extend the company's international reach. .. More >>

46. Development authority needs private sector expertise

30 January 2015 1:13pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

A clear purpose is needed for any development authority established to help speed up the Christchurch rebuild, according to Property Council. Its South Island Branch President Jo McDonald said that in principle, a well-structured authority with private ..... More >>

47. New smartphone tech will test drink drive limits

27 November 2014 2:59pm | Alcoordi

Not sure if you are ok to drive? For the first time, Kiwi motorists can now do a police grade breathalyser test via their Android smartphone. .. More >>

48. Enforcement action on Opotiki kiwifruit industry employers

29 January 2015 11:23am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Enforcement action has been taken against eight employers in the Kiwifruit sector in the Opotiki area of the Bay of Plenty following an operation carried out last year by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)... More >>

49. While you were sleeping: McDonald's, Boeing rally

30 January 2015 7:59am | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street advanced, as did the US dollar, amid optimism about the outlook for the economy and corporate profits in the US. .. More >>

50. MYOB Advanced, cloud ERP solution for mid-sized businesses

28 January 2015 4:55pm | MYOB

MYOB is bringing the benefits of innovative cloud technology to larger Australian and New Zealand businesses with the announcement of its latest ERP solution, MYOB Advanced... More >>

51. 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 >>

52. New player Youi Insurance to shake up NZ

31 July 2014 11:58am | Youi

There's a new player in the car, home and contents insurance market - Youi. It stands for You.Insured. With a licence granted by the Reserve Bank to operate in New Zealand, Youi is now ready to offer Kiwis a compelling alternative to find competitively ..... More >>

53. NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar after inflation data

28 January 2015 5:04pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped against the Australian dollar after unexpectedly strong inflation data across the Tasman prompted traders to wind back bets that nation's central bank could cut interest rates... More >>

54. Longer skiing season at Cardrona

29 January 2015 4:49pm | Cardrona

With winter approaching, Cardrona Alpine Resort have decided to lengthen their winter season and have invested heavily into improving the quality and number of groomed trails for all types of skiers and snowboarders. .. More >>

55. What Kiwis' Favourite Ice Cream Flavours Say About Them

29 January 2015 4:55pm | OOB Organic

MATAKANA, NZ - A recent report from OOB, the Matakana-based organic ice cream makers, has revealed:.. More >>

56. Without the card it's money down the drain

30 January 2015 12:01pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

The recent conviction of an Auckland man has served as a timely reminder to consumers to only use plumbers, gasfitters, and drainlayers who hold a current authorisation card... More >>

57. Farming clean streams

30 January 2015 12:44pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Ballance Agri-Nutrients has launched a specialist team to help farmers navigate increasingly complex environmental regulations and consent requirements to promote clean green land, rivers and streams. Alastair Taylor, the new Business Extension Services Manager ..... More >>

58. Specially-dressed aircraft spread the love of cricket

30 January 2015 1:42pm | Emirates Airlines

With just two weeks to go until the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Emirates airline has unveiled the first of its aircraft that will feature the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 logo, flying initially to Australia and New Zealand as well as other ..... More >>

59. Abano Settles sale of orthotics business

30 January 2015 4:31pm | Abano Healthcare Group Limited

Abano Healthcare Group (NZX: ABA) has today confirmed settlement of the sale of its orthotics business, the Orthotic Centre, to private investors, as announced on 25 November 2014. This was the last remaining business in Abano's Rehabilitation ..... More >>

60. NZ lamb wool price jumps to 3 1/2 year high on rising demand

30 January 2015 5:01pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand lamb wool prices rose to a three-and-a-half year high at auctions this week on increased demand for the fibre used in clothing, as buyers benefited from a decline in the local currency... More >>

61. Air NZ: daily late night $29 flights between Auckland/Wgtn

19 October 2012 2:27pm | Air New Zealand Public Affairs

Air New Zealand is launching a new daily Night Rider[TM] service with every seat on the aircraft available at a fare of $29, for the last flight of the day between Auckland and Wellington... More >>

62. Pearl Fishers and Sol3 Mio tenors deliver for KiwiRail

02 April 2014 12:55pm | KiwiRail

A visually stunning advertising campaign combining New Zealand scenery, Kiwi-Samoan tenors, and a soaring 19th century aria has significantly boosted KiwiRail Scenic Journeys market penetration... More >>

63. 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 >>

64. Mediaworks Appoints Tom Cotter

17 October 2014 10:47am | Mediaworks

Tom Cotter has been appointed to the newly created role of CIPO (Chief Information and Product Officer) for MediaWorks. .. More >>

65. Manabus.Com Launches in NZ

30 October 2014 2:00pm | Mana Bus

o Great value tickets starting from $1 plus a $1 booking fee with no hidden costs .. More >>

66. Absolute shambles as NZDF botches restructure announcement

13 November 2014 5:06pm | Public Service Association

Public Service Association (PSA) members in civilian roles are angry after 200 civilian and military Devonport Dockyard workers were called to a meeting by management for an announcement about who would be losing their jobs in a restructure, only to have ..... More >>

67. Queenstown-based mobile concierge company launches

29 January 2015 1:03pm | Concierge Queenstown

Concierge Queenstown, a mobile concierge company aimed at simplifying the booking process for activity and restaurant bookings, launched today. The brainchild of former Le Clefs d'Or Concierge, Steve Hanrahan, Concierge Queenstown offers a complimentary ..... More >>

68. Outward Bound Appoints New CEO

29 January 2015 2:37pm | Outward Bound

Outward Bound Appoints New CEO Outward Bound Trust of New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Victor Klap as Chief Executive Officer, replacing outgoing CEO Trevor Taylor. He brings to the role a wealth of leadership experience in the public ..... More >>

69. Partnership key to tackling social housing challenge

30 January 2015 11:22am | NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

"The Prime Minister's announcement earlier this week that state housing would be significantly modernised is welcome news, but without private development expertise is not likely to achieve the Government's objectives," says Stephen Selwood CEO ..... More >>

70. 2014 visitor arrivals add to $41b goal

30 January 2015 12:53pm | Tourism Industry Association

New official figures show New Zealand's tourism industry is making good progress towards its 2025 goal of contributing $41 billion a year to the economy, according to the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA)... More >>

71. Planting a winner - how to protect farm waterways

30 January 2015 1:13pm | Dairy NZ

Planting a winner - how to protect farm waterways How to get the best results from planting waterways and avoid the common pitfalls will be the focus of a DairyNZ and Tatua field day on February 13 at the Tatua farm in Tatuanui. Representatives ..... More >>

72. Right diet helps cows keep their cool

30 January 2015 1:38pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Choosing the right supplementary feed can help farmers turn down the heat in their cows' digestive systems as hot, humid summer conditions increase the risk of heat stress in herds... More >>

73. Cockroaches Invading New Zealand Homes

07 July 2010 4:19pm | Kiwicare

Cockroaches Invading New Zealand Homes There has been a recent surge in cockroach infestations in the warmer parts of New Zealand. Over the last couple of months, a time when sales normally slacken off as colder weather slows cockroaches down, ..... More >>

74. Liberty Genetics to Defend Legal Challenge by LIC

12 July 2011 1:20pm | Liberty Genetics

Dairy genetics and artificial breeding company, Liberty Genetics Ltd., will defend its position when taken to court in August by the dominant market player, Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC)... More >>

75. Auckland get ready for Crabs. The wait is almost over

12 December 2014 11:57am | Crab Shack Auckland

Beloved in Wellington, it's only right that the ultimate 'bibs and fingers' seafood experience now has a home in Auckland too. The Crab Shack Auckland will open on Princes Wharf in the former Leftfield Bar site, overlooking the central ferry ..... More >>

76. New Zealand Welcomes One of World's Biggest Superyachts

23 January 2015 11:57am | Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ

January 22, 2015...New Zealand--One of the world's biggest superyachts, M.Y. Serene, arrived in Auckland in the early morning of January 20th to the surprise and delight of early bird wharf strollers... More >>

77. NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline in volatile trading

26 January 2015 12:24pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is headed for a volatile week marked by central bank meetings locally and in the US as investors remain wary of weak commodity prices, low inflation and amid concerns about sluggish global growth... More >>

78. Spark's long-term executive Chris Quin to leave in June

27 January 2015 9:21am | BusinessDesk

Jan. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand head of home, mobile and business Chris Quin, a 20-year veteran of the company and one-time contender for the top job, will leave the telecommunications company at the end of June this year... More >>

79. Solity Software appoints Maria Bozina

28 January 2015 11:36am | Accentuate

Solity Software Limited (Solity), the Wellington-based software company specialising in crisis preparedness and incident management, today announced that it has appointed Maria Bozina as its Head of Design & Creativity. Maria Bozina is a qualified ..... More >>

80. New director for JLL Wellington

29 January 2015 10:35am | Jones Lang LaSalle

AUCKLAND AND WELLINGTON, 28th January 2015 - Reflecting the growth of the sales division at JLL, John McKenzie has been appointed as Director of Investment Sales for the Wellington based team... More >>

81. Spark Digital boosts its leadership team

29 January 2015 12:05pm | Spark Digital

Spark Digital announced today that Mike Smith will join the company's leadership team in a newly created role as General Manager Cloud, Infrastructure and Data Centres, based in Auckland. Reporting to CEO Tim Miles, Mike will have overall responsibility ..... More >>

82. Fonterra drops forecast milk volumes by 3.3 percent

29 January 2015 2:51pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's largest dairy exporter, reduced its milk volume forecast for the 2014-2015 season by 3.3 per cent due to the impact of dry weather on production in recent weeks... More >>

83. Dollar Drop Helps Push up Wool

29 January 2015 2:59pm | New Zealand Wool Services

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited's Marketing Executive, Mr Paul Steel reports that the rapidly weakening New Zealand dollar against the US and GBP aided by recent active customer buying activity saw the local prices lift in all ..... More >>

84. Local Productions Help New Zealand Achieve Record Box Office

29 January 2015 4:15pm | Motion Pictures Distributors' Association

The New Zealand motion picture industry achieved a new high in 2014 with a record total Gross Box Office of $183.1M breaking the mark of $176.5M set in 2010. Revenues were 5% higher than the previous year (1)... More >>

85. Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO

29 January 2015 4:39pm | BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the cloud-based accounting software firm, named US-based Douglas Jeffries as its new chief financial officer, replacing Ross Jenkins who will take on the new role of chief operating officer responsible for field operations... More >>

86. Visitor arrivals reach highest-ever monthly total

30 January 2015 11:19am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand were up 5 percent in December 2014 (402,500), compared with December 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. .. More >>

87. Who will we follow in the Year of the Sheep?

30 January 2015 12:55pm | SenateSHJ

We have just published SenateSHJ's Top 10 Predictions for 2015. This is an annual list of the trends and issues that we believe will shape how we do business in the year ahead - and what each of them mean for organisations wishing to communicate ..... More >>

88. Tri-Lamb Group working to put lamb on the menu in the US

30 January 2015 2:19pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is working together with its sheep farming counterparts from the US and Australia to get Americans eating more lamb. B+LNZ's Central South Island Director Anne Munro has just been at the annual Tri-Lamb Group conference ..... More >>

89. Accor Race To Survive To Cure Kids

17 October 2008 5:09pm | Accor Hotels and Resorts

October 16 2008: Many young Fijian lives will be enhanced through the commitment of teams competing in the 2008 Accor Race to Survive to Cure Kids, (October 20-24) with funds raised assisting Cure Kids Fiji to expand the vital medical support provided ..... More >>

90. Viaduct Capital registers amended prospectus

28 April 2009 10:28am | Viaduct Capital

Attached is a release from Viaduct Capital on its amened prospectus and new rates for investors. .. More >>

91. Make GST refunds easy for tourists before RWC

11 January 2010 9:43am | Newmarket Business Association

"The possibility of ramping up GST from 12.5% to 15% or 17.5% was one of the measure's promoted by Government's Tax Working Group late last year. However incentivising tourism spending would bring greater economic benefits in the longer term," says ..... More >>

92. KFC opening 24 hours to meet increased demand

07 September 2011 2:44pm | Switch PR

KFC is extending its trading hours at key stores around the country from tomorrow. Ten high-traffic stores will move to 24-hour trading for the seven weeks from Thursday 8 September... More >>

93. 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 >>

94. 'The Town Mouse' Moves Into Iconic Melbourne Venue

27 November 2012 3:33pm | The Town Mouse

The recently vacated Embrasse Restaurant in Carlton is set to receive a new tenant with 'The Town Mouse'. Industry frontrunner Christian McCabe is behind the new restaurant going into the familiar site that has seen the inauguration of two of ..... More >>

95. New "So" Label Hotel to Open In 2015

30 July 2013 8:43pm | Sofitel

Auckland Tuesday 30th July 2013 - The Pacific region is set to welcome its very first Sofitel So 'designer' hotel, with Sofitel Luxury Hotels today announcing plans to open the Sofitel So Auckland in New Zealand in 2015... More >>

96. Singapore Airlines Increases Baggage Allowance

14 November 2013 3:45pm | Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines customers will enjoy more free checked-in baggage allowance from 15 November 2013, for all Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights. Checked-in baggage allowances will increase by 10kg for all classes of travel. Customers will be entitled ..... More >>

97. 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 >>

98. MYOB Essentials Cashbook now live for advisors & SMB clients

28 May 2014 1:09pm | MYOB

New Zealand's leading accounting software provider MYOB has announced Essentials Cashbook has launched as a general release after a successful pilot program with more than 200 accounting partners... More >>

99. World's Southernmost Wendy's to Open in Dunedin

30 July 2014 3:59pm | Switch PR

Building consent issued for Dunedin's first Wendy's, company looks to fill 56 jobs The world's southernmost Wendy's is to open in Dunedin, with ground works now underway at the South Dunedin site. The region's first Wendy's outlet at ..... More >>

100. Barnes's Bath Street buys out Milford stake in Complectus

05 August 2014 1:57pm | BusinessDesk

Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Andrew Barnes's Bath Street Capital has acquired the Milford Active Growth Wholesale Fund's interest in Complectus, the company formed to add Perpetual Trust to trustee company Guardian Trust, giving Milford a profit on its ..... More >>


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