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TradieGuide Announces Launch Of New Asbestos Removal Guide Websites

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:54 am | TradieGuide

Wellington, New Zealand – TradieGuide is pleased to announce the launch of three new guide websites dedicated to asbestos removal services in specific regions of New Zealand. The websites, Asbestos Removal Nelson , Asbestos Removal Northland , ... More >>

Hey Google, Name The Most Beautiful, Innovative, Iconic Building

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:51 am | Scion

Scion’s Rotorua headquarters have gone head-to-head with the Silicon Valley campus of top tech company Google — and come out on top. But there are no hard feelings between the architects behind the two incredible buildings. The Dubai International ... More >>

Beneficiary Shake-up Will Struggle Without Clear Pathways To Work

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:41 am | Customer Contact Network NZ

The National Party’s move to ‘shake up’ the benefits system, including ‘work check-ins’, is designed to get people off the benefit and into work. However, this ‘big stick’ approach will struggle unless beneficiaries are offered a viable ... More >>

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FY24 Interim Results: Resilient Performance In Challenging Economic Environment

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:39 am | SKYCITY

SkyCity Entertainment Group Limited ( SkyCity ) today announced its results for the six months ended 31 December 2023. Key highlights are: Earnings performance resilient - 1H24 underlying Group EBITDA of $146.3 million despite the challenging economic ... More >>

Commission Consulting On Financing Step-change In Electricity Lines Investment

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:39 am | Commerce Commission

With New Zealand's electricity networks facing increasing demand, the Commerce Commission is consulting on how the framework for its upcoming price-quality decision considers the financing of necessary investment. Driven by a combination of factors, including ... More >>

Air New Zealand Announces 2024 Interim Results

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:38 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today announced earnings before taxation of $185 million for the first half of the 2024 financial year. Net profit after taxation was $129 million. This is an expected reduction on the comparable period last year when the airline ... More >>

Kiwibank Half-year Results For The Six Months To 31 December 2023

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:35 am | Kiwibank

Kiwibank today announced a net profit after tax of $105m for the six months to 31 December 2023, up 7% on the prior half. Chief Executive Steve Jurkovich said being 100% fully New Zealand owned meant every New Zealander is part of the bank’s improved ... More >>

Sky Delivers Strong First Half Result, Increases Interim Dividend

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:33 am | Sky

Sky Network Television Limited (Sky) announces another period of growth, delivering increases in all key metrics through a strong focus on execution. Key results [1] : +3.7% growth in Revenue to $392.7 million, driven by strong growth in Sky Sport ... More >>

Rental Prices Continue To Climb In 2024

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:31 am | Trade Me Property

New Zealand rental prices have increased for the second month in a row according to Trade Me’s latest Rental Price Index, including rents for apartments and townhouses which have climbed to record highs. The latest data reveals that the national median ... More >>

Protecting Your Business: Essential Fire Prevention Strategies

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:29 am | Hugh Grant

Fire can cause devastating damage to any business, leading to loss of property, income, and even life. As a business owner or manager, it is your responsibility to protect your employees, customers and premises from fire to the best of your ability. ... More >>

TradieGuide Unveils Comprehensive Locksmith Guides For Three NZ Areas

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 7:36 pm | TradieGuide

TradieGuide is excited to announce the launch of three new comprehensive online guides: Locksmiths Kapiti , Locksmiths Timaru , and Locksmiths Ashburton . These guides aim to assist New Zealanders in selecting reliable and professional locksmith ... More >>

TradieGuide Launches Comprehensive Artificial Grass Guides For New Zealand Regions

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 7:34 pm | TradieGuide

TradieGuide is proud to announce the launch of three new comprehensive informational guides: Artificial Grass Dunedin , Artificial Grass Hamilton , and Artificial Grass Hawke's Bay . These online resources are designed to provide in-depth information ... More >>

Positive Forecast For Zespri Growers

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 5:34 pm | Zespri

Zespri has released its final forecast for the 2023/24 season with record per tray returns forecast for Green, Organic Green, SunGold and RubyRed Kiwifruit. The February forecast has Green at a record $9.44 per tray, significantly up from last season’s ... More >>

Te Pae Christchurch Achieves Toitū Net Carbonzero Status

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 3:10 pm | Te Pae Christchurch

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has been recognised as Toitū net carbonzero certified, reflecting the organisation’s ongoing commitment to leading the industry in world class sustainable operations. Just one year after committing to the milestone ... More >>

Top 9 Exciting Lisbon Vacation Packages: Explore The Charms Of Lisbon And Beyond

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 3:03 pm | Hugh Grant

Lisbon, the vibrant capital of Portugal, is a city where tradition and modernity blend seamlessly. Known for its historic charm, captivating streets, and lively atmosphere, Lisbon has become a top destination for travelers seeking a blend of culture, cuisine, ... More >>

Confidential Document Destruction Under New Ownership: Transforming Waste Management In Bay Of Plenty

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 2:53 pm | Confidential Document Destruction

Confidential Document Destruction, a prominent sustainable waste management company based in the Bay of Plenty, has completed a successful transition under the ownership of Te-Aumihi and Mike Odgen. Acquiring the business a year ago, the dynamic duo has ... More >>

Hundreds Welcomed To NMIT Te Pūkenga

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 2:28 pm | NMIT

Enrolments are tracking higher than at the same time last year, at the longstanding Top of the South Island tertiary education provider, NMIT Te Pūkenga. Over 200 new learners gathered at the Nelson campus to be traditionally welcomed by mihi whakatau ... More >>

One In 12 Women Resign During Menopause And It's Time Organisations Do Better

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 1:19 pm | Gender at Work

The menopausal transition/te ruahinetanga workforce demographic is one of the fastest growing in Aotearoa with over 400,000 people at this life stage in paid employment. This time is a temporary, but significant life stage for women and some trans, non-binary ... More >>

The Only Operator Offering World-exclusive Helicopter Landings On Tasman Glacier, INFLITE Group Returns To Franz Josef

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 1:16 pm | Inflite Charters

INFLITE Group makes a grand return to flying on the West Coast, with INFLITE Franz & Fox Helicopters. An exciting extension that has become the immediate go-to for local and international tourists wanting exclusive access to the most incredible, ... More >>

Naylor Love Enterprises - CEO Appointment Announcement

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 11:28 am | Naylor Love

  Naylor Love Enterprises Chair Jackie Lloyd is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruno Goedeke as Chief Executive Officer. Mr Goedeke replaces Rick Herd, who retires at the end of March 2024. Ms Lloyd said Bruno’s extensive experience ... More >>

Air New Zealand Seeks Urgent Inquiry Into Regulation Of Auckland Airport

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 11:19 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today lodged an official request with Commerce Minister Andrew Bayly seeking an urgent inquiry into the regulation that is failing to constrain overspending by Auckland Airport. More >>

BARNZ Supports Call For Inquiry Into Auckland Airport

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 11:15 am | BARNZ

Board of Airline Representatives (BARNZ) supports Air New Zealand’s call for a Commerce Commission Inquiry into the regulation of Auckland Airport (AIAL). “Large airports in New Zealand like AIAL are monopoly businesses so strong economic regulations ... More >>

New Zealand Claims Resolution Service Marks One Year Of Supporting Homeowners With Natural Disaster Insurance Claims

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 10:59 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Since launching in February 2023, the New Zealand Claims Resolution Service (NZCRS) has registered 1,725 cases and helped homeowners to resolve more than 900 cases. The NZCRS provides homeowners with free, independent support to help resolve their ... More >>

Xero And Sumday Enter Global Partnership To Enhance Carbon Accounting For Advisors

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 10:16 am | Xero

  Xero , the global small business platform, today announced a global partnership with Sumday , the advisor-first carbon accounting platform, to help accountants and bookkeepers globally to manage their own and their clients’ carbon accounting. ... More >>

Major ASB Fraud And Scam Awareness Campaign To Help Get New Zealanders One Step Ahead Of Scammers

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 10:13 am | ASB Bank

ASB has this week launched the first phase of a significant, ongoing and multi-layered fraud and scams awareness campaign, to help keep all New Zealanders informed and vigilant, as the first line of defence against scams. David Bullock, ASB Executive ... More >>

Westpac Economic Overview, February 2024 – Staying The Course

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 9:18 am | Westpac

Westpac has just released its latest Economic Overview. Overall growth outlook “2024 looks set to be a year where households and businesses hunker down, and where the Reserve Bank stays the course by maintaining high interest rates to ensure inflation ... More >>

Showcasing World-leading Kiwi Cleantech Innovation To Silicon Valley

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 9:00 am | Callaghan Innovation

Twelve Kiwi ventures are a step closer to securing partnerships and a slice of around NZ$80 billion invested every year in cleantech startups after returning from Cleantech Trek USA. The globally ambitious Kiwi cleantech ventures connected with corporates ... More >>

Acer Launches New Swift Series Laptops Powered By AMD Ryzen 8040 Series Processors With Ryzen AI

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 8:48 am | Acer

Acer announces new models of the Acer Swift Edge 16 and Acer Swift Go 14 laptops, blending AI power and innovative features in stylish thin and light devices: Latest Swift Edge 16 and Swift Go 14 laptops combine enhanced AI experiences, Microsoft ... More >>

New Zealand Honey Strategy Resets Industry Ambitions For A Strong Future

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 9:07 pm | Apiculture NZ

A plan to revitalise New Zealand’s honey sector and set it on a new, more sustainable and profitable path for the long term was launched today by the Minister of Agriculture, Hon Todd McClay. The strategy project was initiated by Apiculture New Zealand and ... More >>

Foley Wines Acquires Toast Martinborough

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 2:59 pm | Foley Wines

<img src="" width="720" height="480"> Toast Martinborough, New Zealand’s iconic wine and food festival, has been sold to Foley Wines. The move comes at a ... More >>

Importers Of Higher-risk Food Need Better Monitoring, Says Auditor-General

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 1:48 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Ministry for Primary Industries (the Ministry) needs to strengthen its monitoring of food importers and its understanding of the effectiveness of import requirements, says the Auditor-General in a new report. The Food Act 2014 makes importers responsible ... More >>

Safety Boost For Police Speed Camera Operators

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 1:47 pm | WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe has accepted a binding commitment from the New Zealand Police to improve safety for speed camera operators, after one was critically injured in a high-speed collision on Auckland’s North Shore. The operator was thrown from his parked van ... More >>

Govt Calls For Energy Sector Support At BEC Breakfast

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 1:15 pm | BusinessNZ Energy Council

The Government plans to fast-track consenting for energy projects, and has asked the sector for public support in 2024. Minister for energy and transport Simeon Brown outlined his priorities to energy sector representatives during the BusinessNZ Energy ... More >>

Heart Kids NZ Fundraiser Target Turns Into Long-term Commitment

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 12:21 pm | Heart Kids

Valentine’s Day this year was auspicious in more ways than one, with Pete’s Natural Sodas Heart Kids NZ fundraising initiative not only reaching its original target of $12,000 but also evolving into a long-term commitment from the company. ... More >>

Norths Collective Personalises Over 61,000 Members’ Experiences, Expedites Expansion With Boomi

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 10:53 am | Boomi

Sydney, Australia — February 20, 2024 — Boomi™ , the intelligent integration and automation leader, today announced that profit-for-purpose Norths Collective is using the Boomi platform to power personalised member experiences, bolster day-to-day ... More >>

EFTPOS Central Urges Businesses To Act Now: Deadline Looms For PCI 3.x EFTPOS Terminal Upgrades

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 9:17 am | EFTPOS Central

As the expiration date for PCI 3.x EFTPOS terminal hardware looms closer, EFTPOS Central, an independent EFTPOS provider based in Palmerston North, urges businesses to prioritise their upgrades to avoid potential disruptions to their ability to process ... More >>

Mercury’s Growth Trajectory Continues, Delivery Of Renewables Underpins Performance

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 8:48 am | Mercury Energy

HY24 Financial Results Summary   HY2024 HY2023 Change %   NET PROFIT AFTER TAX ($M)  174 239 -27% EBITDAF ($M)  434 451 -4% STAY-IN-BUSINESS CAPITAL EXPENDITURE ($M)  60 31 94% ELECTRICITY GENERATION (GWh)  ... More >>

New Zealanders Concerned About Malicious Use Of AI, Study Shows

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 8:40 am | InternetNZ

Research commissioned by InternetNZ, reveals 72% of New Zealanders are concerned AI will be used for malicious purposes and without regulation. The research surveyed New Zealanders' awareness, feelings, and concerns about AI. When asking New Zealanders ... More >>

New Zealanders Want More Working From Home Days, Internet Study Shows

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 8:39 am | InternetNZ

New research from InternetNZ shows 52% of New Zealanders, who can work at home using the Internet, want to do it more regularly. The research, which canvases opinions on a range of Internet-related topics, has monitored habits of remote working since ... More >>

Property Brokers Takes Over 250 Properties To Bid Day Out Auction Events Throughout Provincial New Zealand

Monday, 19 February 2024, 6:36 pm | Property Brokers

Now in its second year, the Bid Day Out auctions have again attracted buyers and investors from far and wide across provincial New Zealand. Having already completed more than 240 auctions since February 1st, Property Brokers is gearing up for another ... More >>

Pāmu Announces Half-year Result

Monday, 19 February 2024, 5:35 pm | Landcorp

Pāmu Farms of New Zealand (Landcorp Farming Limited) produced a Net Operating Profit (NOP), of $3 million for the half-year to 31 December 2023 compared to $15 million in the comparable half-year. Chief Executive Mark Leslie said: “Challenges posed ... More >>

Transpower Seeks Proposals For Electricity Flexibility Services In The Upper South Island

Monday, 19 February 2024, 12:49 pm | Transpower

Transpower is seeking proposals from potential providers of non-transmission solutions in the upper South Island, to help manage growing electricity use at peak times. Transpower Executive General Manager Grid Development John Clarke said growing electricity ... More >>

First-time Competitor Earns A Spot At FMG Young Farmer Of The Year Grand Final

Monday, 19 February 2024, 11:09 am | Young Farmers

A Pleasant Point Young Farmer is one step closer to winning one of New Zealand’s most prestigious farming awards after being crowned the Season 56 Aorangi FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Gareth McKerchar was announced as the Aorangi FMG Young Farmer ... More >>

Over Half Of Workers Are More Interested In Balance And Belonging Than Climbing The Ladder

Monday, 19 February 2024, 9:22 am | Randstad

Workers prioritise equity / flexibility as progression takes a back seat While most workers consider themselves ambitious, more than half (61%) say they’re not focused on career progression Kiwis also continue to prioritise flexibility, with half (50%) ... More >>

Auckland Airport Achieves Global Airport Carbon Accreditation As Progresses Once-in-a-generation Upgrade

Monday, 19 February 2024, 9:02 am | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport’s work to cut carbon emissions has been recognised with a Level 4 Airport Carbon Accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI), putting it among the world’s leading airports in terms of sustainability. Of the 555 airports ... More >>

QT Hotels & Resorts’ Leadership Goes From Strength To Strength

Monday, 19 February 2024, 8:41 am | QT Hotels

Australia and New Zealand’s most celebrated designer hotel collection, QT Hotels & Resorts, part of EVT, continues to go from strength to strength with new leadership appointments. The award-winning hotel collection continues to welcome ... More >>

Three Lotto Players Share $1 Million

Sunday, 18 February 2024, 6:16 pm | lotto nz

Three lucky Lotto players from Northland, Wellington and Invercargill will be having a blast after each winning $333,333 with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw. The winning tickets were sold on MyLotto to players from Kaipara, Wellington ... More >>

Department Of Internal Affairs Holds SkyCity Accountable For AML/CFT Compliance

Friday, 16 February 2024, 6:34 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Department of Internal Affairs, Te Tari Taiwhenua (DIA) has filed civil proceedings against SkyCity Casino Management Limited (SkyCity) under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act), in order to help uphold ... More >>

Achieve Youthful And Refined Skin With Shape Studio’s Latest Service, SQT Bio Microneedling

Friday, 16 February 2024, 2:03 pm | Shape Studio

Shape Studio is a non-surgical aesthetic clinic that offers a number of treatments that are designed to enhance women’s confidence, helping women feel and look beautiful. The body shaping and sculpting experts have recently launched their latest service, ... More >>

Port Marlborough - IReX Infrastructure Comment

Friday, 16 February 2024, 1:51 pm | Port Marlborough New Zealand Limited

As previously indicated, ( link ) Port Marlborough is working closely with KiwiRail and other project partners, on the wind-down of the iReX project, following the government funding announcement in December, and we share the disappointment that the rest of ... More >>

Contact Energy Is A Big Hit With Recent Graduates

Friday, 16 February 2024, 11:35 am | Contact Energy

Contact Energy (Contact) has been named the most sought-after energy and utilities employer for graduates in 2024 by graduate recruitment specialist Prosple . Every year, Prosple ranks Aotearoa New Zealand’s best workplaces for people starting ... More >>

Dinosaurs Roam Again Thanks To Company-X

Friday, 16 February 2024, 11:31 am | Company-X

Hundreds of gamers have poured praise on the first of Hashbane Interactive’s gameplay videos for dinosaur action-adventure game Instinction. <img src="" width="720" height="405"> The game publisher posted the ... More >>

Vista Group Accelerates Client Cloud Adoption

Friday, 16 February 2024, 10:48 am | Vista Group

Vista Group unveiled its accelerated cloud adoption approach and solution roadmap for cinema exhibition through to 2025 at its 10th client conference. Centered around Vista Group’s commitment to building cinema solutions that enable exhibitors to ... More >>

IAG New Zealand Delivers Solid First Half Result

Friday, 16 February 2024, 9:51 am | IAG New Zealand

Amanda Whiting, CEO of IAG New Zealand says, “Today’s results reflect the progress we have continued to make against our strategic priorities. Our focus continues to be on delivering for our customers by building a strong and resilient insurance business, ... More >>

New Zealand Kiwifruit Harvest Looking Fruitful

Friday, 16 February 2024, 9:49 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Growers cautiously optimistic about 2024 harvest Significantly higher volume of kiwifruit forecast to be produced on previous year Workers to be sought for harvest More >>

Refrigafreighters To Open First Waikato Depot At Ruakura Superhub

Friday, 16 February 2024, 9:44 am | Tainui Group Holdings

Refrigafreighters Ltd (RFF), a leading New Zealand operator in temperature-controlled transport, storage, and distribution, is putting down roots in the Waikato region, with its first depot to open at Ruakura Superhub in late 2024. TGH Chair, Hinerangi ... More >>

Xero And Mazars Announce Three-year Global Deal, Bringing Clients Enriched Data And Insights

Friday, 16 February 2024, 9:28 am | Xero

Xero , the global small business platform, today announced a three-year global agreement with Mazars , with the firm being awarded Xero Global Partner status. The firm’s clients will have greater collaboration with their advisors and insights across the ... More >>

Gamer Culture In New Zealand: A New Dawn Of Digital Connection And Creativity

Friday, 16 February 2024, 9:26 am | Hugh Grant

Gaming culture in New Zealand has experienced a notable surge in recent years, evolving into a dynamic community that transcends geographical boundaries. Whether a casual gamer or a serious esports enthusiast, New Zealanders have embraced gaming as a means ... More >>

'Masters Of The Air' Takes Off, Lifting Predecessors Higher

Friday, 16 February 2024, 9:23 am | Parrot Analytics

Apple TV+’s Masters of the Air always had big shoes to fill, drawing inevitable comparisons to its iconic forebears — HBO’s Band of Brothers and The Pacific . After roughly a decade in development, the new series finally debuted on Apple ... More >>

Lee Kum Kee Brings The Flavors Of Asia To New Zealand To Celebrate The Lunar New Year In Style

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 8:06 pm | Blackland PR

Lee Kum Kee, the principal sponsor for Wellington’s Lunar New Year Festival, invites people to experience the flavours of Asia this weekend at TSB Arena. Lee Kum Kee is a globally renowned company offering authentic Asian sauces and condiments. They ... More >>


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