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Tech Group Hosting UK Company for World Launch

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 2:02 pm | IoT Auckland

Tech Group Hosting UK Company for World Launch of New Internet of Things Module New Device Enables Rapid Development Of Internet Of Things Applications Using New Generation Of Wireless Networking Auckland, New Zealand – Nov 17 2017 The IoT Auckland ... More >>

Auckland Airport to open second stage

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:16 pm | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has today announced further details of the upgrade of its international departure area, including some of the new brands that will feature in its international retail hub. More >>

Bethunes Investments Special Shareholders Meeting

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:14 pm | Bethunes Investments

Bethunes Investments Limited Special Shareholders Meeting 17 November 2017 NZX Market Announcement Special Meeting – Acquisition of Transport Investments Limited business Bethunes Investments Limited (NZX: BIL) ( Bethunes ) is pleased to confirm that it ... More >>

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, Mercury and Genesis gain

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:37 pm | BusinessDesk

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, Mercury and Genesis gain while Xero flat on Drury selling More >>

NZ dollar headed for 1% weekly fall

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:36 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was heading for a 1 percent weekly decline in the face of weaker commodity prices. More >>

NZ households rein in house-price expectations

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:35 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand households have dialled back their expectations on whether property prices will rise, although they still anticipate higher consumer prices, according to the Reserve Bank's latest survey. More >>

Sharesies to look at robo-advice once regulator rules

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:33 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Start-up fund distribution platform Sharesies will develop a plan to provide personalised, automated financial advice, known as robo-advice, once there is more clarity about regulatory exemptions. More >>

Precinct raises $100 mln in oversubscribed bond

Friday, 17 November 2017, 6:17 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Precinct Properties New Zealand has raised $100 million in an oversubscribed seven-year bond, paying annual interest at the bottom end of its indicative margin. More >>

New Zealand avocados step closer to China

Friday, 17 November 2017, 6:15 pm | NZ Avacado

New Zealand is a significant step closer towards supplying fresh avocados to Chinese consumers and opening up access to a brand new market for our growers, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and New Zealand Avocado announced today. A series of ... More >>

ANZ named Women’s Employer of the Year

Friday, 17 November 2017, 4:17 pm | ANZ Bank

ANZ has received the Women’s Employer of the Year award at the sixth Annual New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards. More >>

Interventions required to keep aging workforce safe

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3:08 pm | University of Otago

With the burden of work-related injuries in older employees only set to increase, more needs to be done to keep them safe, a University of Otago study has found. More >>

Speirs Group turns to annual loss

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3:04 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Speirs Group, the Palmerston North-based food processing business founded by the Speirs family, posted its first annual loss in four years after its salad business was hit by higher costs and weaker revenue as competition ... More >>

Electricity and dairy prices drive rise in 3Q

Friday, 17 November 2017, 2:37 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Higher electricity and farm-gate milk prices contributed to rises in both producer output and input prices in the September quarter. More >>

Manufacturing activity dips in October

Friday, 17 November 2017, 1:56 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's manufacturing activity dipped in October, although economists say it's too soon to tell whether the new Labour-led government has had an impact. More >>

Wellington Drive Downgrades 2017 Guidance on Weaker Q3

Friday, 17 November 2017, 1:06 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington Drive Technologies, which makes energy efficient motors for commercial refrigerators, widened its loss in the third quarter and downgraded its 2017 earnings guidance on slower customer demand, though it's still forecasting ... More >>

Diversity Works NZ Chief Executive Honoured in Global Top 50

Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:57 pm | Diversity Works

Diversity Works New Zealand Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie has been named as one of the world’s Top 50 Diversity Professionals in the 2017 Global Diversity List released today. More >>

AI Start-Up IMAGR Secures Significant Investment

Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:47 pm | IMAGR

Artificial Intelligence Start-up IMAGR Secures Significant Investment to Begin Rolling Out Its Game-Changing Shopper Experiences More >>

Chatham Rock Phosphate Focuses on Rare Earths Research

Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:42 pm | Chatham Rock Phosphate

WELLINGTON New Zealand – Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (TSXV: “NZP” and NZAX: “CRP” or the “Company") confirms that it is about to commission a research project to be undertaken by a local University. More >>

Fletcher's Building Products Head Matt Crockett Resigns

Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:41 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building said its building products division chief executive Matt Crockett has resigned to take up a role with a global consulting firm. More >>

Xero Chief Boosts Stock Liquidity with $94.5M Share Sale

Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:36 pm | BusinessDesk

Xero Chief Drury Boosts Stock Liquidity with $94.5M Share Sale as Exchange Switch Beckons More >>

NSW Rejects Assisted Dying Bill

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:55 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ welcomes the decision of the NSW Upper House to reject ‘assisted dying’ legislation and urges the New Zealand Parliament to follow suit. More >>

NZ dollar little changed as risk sentiment improves

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:51 am | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed, having fallen to a two-week low overnight, as a measure of risk appetite improved but commodity prices fell, leaving the kiwi struggling against a mixed global backdrop. More >>

Reserve Bank consults on mortgage bond collateral standard

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:41 am | Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper proposing an enhanced mortgage bond standard aimed at supporting confidence and liquidity in the financial system. More >>

International visitors spend $10.4 billion

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:30 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Spending by international visitors in New Zealand was $10.4 billion for the year to September 2017, according to the latest International Visitor Survey released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). More >>

Virsae Data Dive Lifts Lid on Gremlins Plaguing Voice Calls

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:08 am | Virsae

Auckland, 17 November 2017 – Virsae Service Management (VSM), the cloud-native service management platform for unified communications (UC), is crunching a mountain of data to help IT managers root out remaining glitches in their voice communications ... More >>

Fidelity Life named Life Insurance Company of the Year

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:05 am | Fidelity Life

Fidelity Life has received a top honour at this year’s New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards. More >>

Perception of fisheries management at odds with reputation

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:03 am | Seafood New Zealand

New Zealand fisheries’ Quota Management System (QMS) is being presented as an international example by a prominent US-based conservation group. More >>

Dry Winter Pushes up Electricity Prices for Producers

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:01 am | Statistics New Zealand

Higher electricity and farm-gate milk prices contributed to rises in producer output and input prices, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New Zealand’s reputation in “excellent shape”

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:53 am | Anthem

New Zealand’s standing on a global stage is in “excellent shape”, according to the author of an international reputation index. More >>

Emirates brings in a step change in 3D printing

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:52 am | Emirates Airlines

Emirates has used cutting-edge 3D printing technology to manufacture components for its aircraft cabins. More >>

Roam Helps ASB Get One Step Ahead with the Launch of Plus

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:40 am | RoamAD

Leading Auckland digital product design agency, Roam, has recently delivered an exciting and clever mobile app and website aimed at small business owners, for ASB Business Ventures. ‘Plus by ASB’ is a digital platform that enables SMEs to run ... More >>

Intel Introduces Portfolio of Commercial 5G New Radio Modems

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:28 am | Intel

Intel today announced substantial advances in its wireless product roadmap to accelerate the adoption of 5G. More >>

McDonald’s rewarded for helping young people

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:24 am | ATEED

McDonald’s has a special way of resonating with its young employees called ‘crew speak’ and have even created an adaptive learning app named ‘Macca Thrive’ to further engage with staff in a fun and interactive way. More >>

Movember Taking Over at Mataura Valley Milk

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:18 am | Mataura Valley Milk

With about 280 people on site at Mataura Valley Milk near Gore – competition to grow the best facial hair is heating up. More >>

BSA finds Newshub item required warning

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:18 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has found that a Newshub item, which reported on the shooting of two Israeli police officers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, should have carried an audience advisory alerting viewers to potentially disturbing ... More >>

New Board Appointed to Financial Services Council

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:16 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council held its 2017 AGM this week and reflected on a superb 12 months. ‘In a short period of time’, said Chairman Rob Flannagan, ‘the FSC has developed a new strategy and delivered strongly. The strategy is firmly centred ... More >>

While you were sleeping: Wal-Mart, Cisco rallies boosts mood

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:14 am | BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street gained as shares of Wal-Mart and those of Cisco rallied after posting earnings that beat expectations. More >>

RESN Celebrates Its 100th Favourite Website Award

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:00 am | Resn

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND (November 17, 2017) - Resn, the creative digital agency, has reached a new milestone in its quest for global digital supremacy. The agency has a long-established reputation for producing award-winning work, but its latest ... More >>

Rothbury Wins the Trifecta at Insurance Industry Awards

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:51 am | Rothbury Insurance Brokers

Rothbury Insurance Brokers won the trifecta at the New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards held at Sky City last night. More >>

Five industries at the heart of NZ “prosperity map"

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:41 am | Deloitte

To mark the launch of Deloitte Access Economics in New Zealand, a new report entitled Shaping our slice of heaven: Industries of opportunity was released in Wellington last night. More >>

The Hits Launches into Coromandel

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:33 am | NZME.

17 November 2017 – NZME are launching The Hits into the Coromandel on 1 December, just in time for summer road trips and lazy beach days. The Hits boasts a superstar line-up featuring some of the country’s best broadcasting talent, with Sarah, Sam ... More >>

RT Twitter Project Wins 'Best in Education' at Shorty Awards

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:33 am | Shorty Social Good Awards

RT’s #1917live Twitter Project Snags “Best in Education” Win at Shorty Social Good Awards More >>

Shanna Hickling is NZ's Young Horticulturist of the Year

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:24 am | Young Horticulturist Of The Year

Shanna Hickling tonight became only the third woman in 13 years to win horticulture’s top Young Horticulturalist of the Year Award 2017. More >>

Lawyer Encouraged By EQC Minister’s Commitment To Sort Botch

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:21 am | Shine Lawyers

The insurance lawyer who has already filed more than a dozen cases in the High Court, for clients who have bought houses with botched EQC repairs, says the Minister for EQC’s comments in the media tonight are positive. Andrew Hooker of Shine Lawyers ... More >>

HiFX Morning Update, November 17, 2017

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:56 am | HiFX

The USD strengthened overnight after the US House of Representatives passed a comprehensive package of tax cuts for individuals, families and companies. More >>

Sunscreens removed from sale after Consumer NZ test

Friday, 17 November 2017, 8:34 am | Consumer

Two sunscreens have been withdrawn from sale following a Consumer NZ test that found the products failed to provide the protection claimed. More >>

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, Kathmandu and A2 lead gains

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 8:37 pm | BusinessDesk

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, Kathmandu and A2 lead gains while Pushpay, Rakon rally on earnings More >>

NZ dollar falls against Aussie

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 8:10 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell against the Aussie dollar and the greenback after figures showed Australia's jobless rate dropped to its lowest level in more than four years. More >>

Chch City Holdings to sell up to $150 mln of 5-year bonds

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 8:09 pm | BusinessDesk

Christchurch City Holdings to sell up to $150 mln of 5-year bonds to pay dividends More >>

Soul Machines partners with Autodesk

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:42 pm | BusinessDesk

Soul Machines partners with Autodesk to create digital employee, 8 other projects on the go More >>

NZX goes back to basics in 'fundamental reset'

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:15 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - NZX is renewing its focus on its core market platform in what the stock market operator calls a "fundamental reset" of the business to drive shareholder value and reinvigorate New Zealand's capital markets. More >>

Innovative hydrofoil bike revealed at Big Boys Toys

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 5:02 pm | Manta5

After years of development and hard work, Waikato-based company Manta5 publically revealed the prototype of their innovative on-water hydrofoil e-bike, Hydrofoiler XE-1, at the Big Boys Toys expo in Auckland over the weekend. More >>

International Award for Juicies

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:56 pm | Tasman Bay Food Group

The Nelson Tasman company behind popular Kiwi brand Juicies has scored an international award, taking out the New Zealand-Taiwan Business Excellence Award in Taipei last night. More >>

UPDATE: Pushpay plans for US listing, capital raising

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:55 pm | BusinessDesk

(Updates with detail of US stock exchange plans in paras 1 and 4, updates share price) More >>

HealthCentral.nz: New finger on the health news pulse

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:51 pm | NZME

HealthCentral.nz provides an independent and impartial go-to news source for all health professionals and those with a passion for all things health. More >>

New Zealand Māori Tourism rolls out the red carpet

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:49 pm | NZ Maori Tourism

: https://maoritourism.co.nz/ , http://cccnz.org.nz , http://en.cnta.gov.cn/ . New Zealand Māori Tourism rolls out the red carpet More >>

Genoapay plans Australian expansion, mulls US push

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:43 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Genoapay, whose payment platform is available in 210 merchant stores around the country and upwards of 60 independent automotive, dental, veterinary, and hair and beauty stores, is planning to expand into Australia early next year ... More >>

Plumbing leader calls for increased investment in sanitation

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:41 pm | Laser Group

World Toilet Day often brings a smile to the face of the reader, until they realise the seriousness of the topic, and what the outcome could be if we didn’t have something that we all take for granted, the humble toilet. More >>

The Astino: NZ’s newest sheep breed

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:38 pm | Lanaco

The Astino TM : New Zealand’s newest sheep breed moves wool up the value chain More >>

Exemption for personalised digital (robo) advice

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:37 pm | Russel McVeagh

Following the FMA's release of its second consultation paper on personalised robo-advice (now called digital advice), the leading law firm has published its tips for providers looking to develop digital advice platforms. More >>