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Green Data; Great For Business And Environment

Monday, 15 August 2022, 11:52 am | T4 Group

Reducing carbon footprint and a focus on green credentials is providing flow on effects to clients of national data centre network provider T4 Group, helping to offset their overall carbon footprint. Established in 2021, T4 Group provides regional ... More >>

Fisher Funds Acquires Kiwi Wealth Business

Monday, 15 August 2022, 10:42 am | Kiwi Group Holdings

Kiwi Group Holdings Limited (KGHL) today announced the sale of Kiwi Wealth to Fisher Funds for NZ$310 million. Under the terms of the deal, the acquisition will see the Kiwi Wealth business integrated into Fisher Funds over time. Fisher Funds will also ... More >>

Call For Kiwis To Earn While They Learn In Healthcare Support Work

Monday, 15 August 2022, 10:40 am | Enliven

One of New Zealand’s leading home support health and disability providers, Enliven Northern, is calling on Kiwis to join the healthcare sector and start earning while they learn a rewarding career as a support worker. The call is part of a drive to ... More >>

Businesses At Boiling Point

Monday, 15 August 2022, 10:28 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Businesses, battered by wage, fuel, and supply chain cost hikes and no solution to the skills shortage are increasing their prices to ease increasing pressure on their revenues and profitability, the Auckland Business Chamber’s new confidence ... More >>

RBNZ Survey: 82% Of Experts Believe Inflation Has Hit Is Peak

Monday, 15 August 2022, 6:56 am | Finder

News highlights: 45% of panellists expect inflation to fall to 6% or lower by the end of 2022 4 in 5 say better career opportunities abroad is the main driver of brain drain in the labour market All economists predict the OCR to increase in August to ... More >>

Bell Gully: Uncertainty Ahead With New Unconscionable Conduct Legislation

Monday, 15 August 2022, 6:53 am | Bell Gully

A new prohibition against ‘unconscionable conduct’ in trade is one of a number of changes to the Fair Trading Act 1986 that come into force from 16 August 2022. The new prohibition may have wide-ranging implications for many businesses, according ... More >>

Habitat Hotels & Apartments Buys Hotel DeBrett Auckland

Friday, 12 August 2022, 5:37 pm | Habitat Hotels

Hotel DeBrett New Zealand owned and operated Habitat Hotels & Apartments announces the purchase of Hotel DeBrett Auckland on 1 September 2022. Originally opened as Auckland’s first hotel in 1841 and named The Commercial Hotel, today, ... More >>

Pegasus Appoints Chair Designate

Friday, 12 August 2022, 4:37 pm | Pegasus Health

Experienced Canterbury Director, Barry Bragg, has been appointed as the chair designate of Pegasus Health (Charitable) Ltd. Mr Bragg will take up the position following the Board’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in December, when current Chair, Peter ... More >>

Property Council Celebrates A Strong Step Towards Unlocking Build To Rent Housing

Friday, 12 August 2022, 2:18 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

Today’s announcement could mark a key turning point towards unlocking the potential of Build to Rent, says Property Council New Zealand Chief Executive Leonie Freeman. The Property Council, whose members are some of New Zealand’s largest property ... More >>

Foodstuffs Stores Hold Grocery Price Increases Below FPI For Third Consecutive Month

Friday, 12 August 2022, 1:07 pm | Foodstuffs Limited

In their third monthly update, grocery stores in the Foodstuffs co-operatives have held food price increases below inflation for the third consecutive month, despite the latest Stats NZ Food Price Index (FPI) showing food price inflation rising again ... More >>

Auckland Cruises Back Into Tourism Market

Friday, 12 August 2022, 11:30 am | Joint Press Release

The return of cruise liners to New Zealand ports has been heralded with celebrations in Auckland harbour today. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2208/df7bbbe4d0a8803d0234.jpeg" width="540" height="720"> The Pacific Explorer docked ... More >>

Interislander Celebrates 60 Years Of Connecting Aotearoa New Zealand

Friday, 12 August 2022, 11:02 am | Interislander

Interislander is celebrating 60 years of holiday memories, whānau trips, school camps, freight deliveries, stormy seas and sunny days. On 13 August 1962, the first passengers boarded Aramoana to sail to Waitohi Picton on the purpose-built ferry. ... More >>

Cruise Returns To NZ Waters

Friday, 12 August 2022, 10:53 am | NZ Cruise Association

Today is a momentous occasion for the New Zealand cruise industry as the first cruise ship since March 2020, the Pacific Explorer, arrives in Auckland. “We can expect once again to see an increased vibrancy in downtown as passengers come ashore ready ... More >>

Overall Consumer Credit Demand Decline Continues, With Credit Card Demand Showing Signs Of Recovery

Friday, 12 August 2022, 10:50 am | Equifax

Equifax NZ Quarterly Consumer Credit Demand Index: July Quarter 2022 Overall consumer credit demand reduced by -23.6 % (vs June qtr 2022) Mortgage demand reduced by -37.1% (vs June qtr 2022) Unsecured credit demand down -18.3% (vs June qtr 2022) Overall ... More >>

Food Prices Increase 7.4 Percent Annually

Friday, 12 August 2022, 10:44 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices were 7.4 percent higher in July 2022 compared with July 2021, Stats NZ said today. In July 2022, the annual increase was due to rises across all the broad food categories that we measure. Compared with July 2021: grocery food prices ... More >>

Skipper Sentenced For Watch-keeping Failings

Friday, 12 August 2022, 10:41 am | Maritime New Zealand

A failure to keep watch has been identified as the reason a vessel ran aground at a sentencing at the Nelson District Court this week. (subs: Friday, Aug 12) Skipper Tony Phillipson has been sentenced under the Maritime Transport Act, after the Mistral ... More >>

Foodstuffs Extends Rolled Back Pricing On Key Products And Introduces New Initiatives To Help Customers Find Value

Friday, 12 August 2022, 10:06 am | Foodstuffs NZ

The Foodstuffs cooperatives are extending their rolled back pricing on key products to early 2021 levels for a further three months at PAK’nSAVE, New World and Four Square, as well as introducing new everyday low pricing initiatives to help New Zealanders ... More >>

Money Week Sparks Hundreds Of Questions From Kiwis

Friday, 12 August 2022, 9:33 am | Money Week

Do you know how to make a budget, whether you should get a will, or how much money you need to retire comfortably? These are just a few of hundreds of questions that Kiwis want answers to this Money Week. In celebration of the annual awareness campaign, ... More >>

Tāmaki Makaurau Welcomes Return Of Cruise

Friday, 12 August 2022, 8:53 am | Auckland Unlimited

The first cruise ship in two and a half years will today receive a warm welcome to Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland including a tugboat water salute, special offers from downtown businesses, and more. Mayor Phil Goff says it will be great for Auckland ... More >>

Retail NZ Welcomes Return Of Cruise Ships

Friday, 12 August 2022, 7:06 am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed the return of cruise ships to New Zealand for the first time since COVID-19. “Cruise visitors were big spenders in retail prior to COVID-19, and retailers in Auckland will be celebrating the arrival of P&O’s Pacific ... More >>

Marlborough Lines Seeking Strategic Partner In Yealands Wine Group To Accelerate Growth & A Zero Carbon Future

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 6:02 pm | Marlborough Lines

· Marlborough Lines is seeking a strategic partner for its wholly-owned subsidiary Yealands Wine Group to further pursue opportunities in renewable energy and electrification as part of its ‘Energise Marlborough’ strategy · A divestment of part of Yealands ... More >>

Marlborough Lines Seeking Strategic Partner In Yealands Wine Group To Accelerate Growth & A Zero Carbon Future

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 6:02 pm | Marlborough Lines

· Marlborough Lines is seeking a strategic partner for its wholly-owned subsidiary Yealands Wine Group to further pursue opportunities in renewable energy and electrification as part of its ‘Energise Marlborough’ strategy · A divestment of part of Yealands ... More >>

Unions Heartened By Progress Of Screen Industry Bill

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 5:18 pm | NZCTU

A Bill designed to protect working people in the screen industry received widespread union support before its second reading at Parliament today. The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, the New Zealand Writers Guild, the Directors and Editors Guild of ... More >>

New Zealand Needs To Get Pay Gaps 'Sorted'

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 5:14 pm | MindTheGap NZ

New Zealand needs to get ‘sorted’ on their pay gap reporting according to the MindTheGap campaign. Campaign founders are applauding Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commission’s Sorted Money Week this week which focuses on asking questions about ... More >>

Your Rights If Your Air New Zealand Flight Is Rescheduled

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 1:39 pm | Consumer NZ

Air New Zealand has announced today it will be operating a reduced schedule, meaning flight changes are in the pipeline for many passengers already booked to fly. However, Consumer NZ is concerned Air New Zealand’s announcement omits important information ... More >>

Regions Holding Up Relatively Well On Real Estate Front

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 1:06 pm | Century 21 Real Estate

“Many regions remain up on last year which is the best news out of the latest real estate figures. It’s also promising that first-home buyers are returning to the market, but more should be enabled to get on the property ladder,” says Tim ... More >>

Trustees Executors CEO Urges Investors To Be Wary Of ‘pump-and Dump’ Crypto Schemes Promoted By Celebrities

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 11:24 am | Trustees Executors

Investors are being urged to be wary of potentially misleading cryptocurrency offers as the popular digital asset class suffers a big drop in prices. More >>

Border Crossings Lift Again

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 11:01 am | Statistics New Zealand

Border crossings continued to increase in June 2022, reaching the highest for any month since border and travel restrictions were introduced in March 2020, Stats NZ said today. There were 420,200 border crossings in June 2022 made up of 206,000 arrivals ... More >>

REINZ July Data: Market Activity And Prices Continue To Ease, First Home Buyers Start To Return To The Market

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 10:11 am | REINZ

New Zealand’s winter property market continues its recent trend, slowing from the pace of sales and price rises of last year — properties stay on the market longer and median prices dip, according to the latest data and insights from the ... More >>

Award Category Will Shine A Light On Workplace Diversity And Inclusion In Te Tai Tokerau

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 10:09 am | Northland Business Awards

Entries are open until 16 September 2022 for the Te Mana Oranga Trust Workplace Diversity and Inclusion award category for this year’s NorthChamber Northland Business Excellence Awards. Kamo-based Sunshine Homes won the category award last year. Sunshine ... More >>

Unique Insurance Scheme Supports Kiwis As Risk Of Landslides Increases

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 9:39 am | Earthquake Commission

More New Zealand home owners are scrambling for their insurance documents as the country is increasingly battered by severe weather events. Storms, floods, landslides and tornadoes have damaged land, infrastructure and homes in all corners of the country, ... More >>

Air New Zealand Plans Ahead For A Smoother Summer

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 9:27 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is taking proactive measures to protect the travel plans of its customers as sickness levels continue to cause disruption. Over the next six months, the airline will operate a slightly reduced schedule of 1.5 percent fewer seats than ... More >>

Disney's Streaming Endgame: Will ‘Pam & Tommy’ Appear Next To ‘Lilo & Stitch’? [Parrot Analytics]

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 6:51 am | Parrot Analytics

The Walt Disney Company rounds out a media earnings season on Wednesday that can charitably be described as ‘mixed.’  Netflix played the expectations game well and its stock seems to have bottomed out for now, but is still down roughly ... More >>

Advanced Group Supplier Of The Year Award Winners Announced

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 6:25 am | TPT Group Holdings NZ Limited

Advanced Group held a cocktail evening at Waipuna Highbrook last week where they announced the winners of their annual Supplier Awards. The Advanced Group converges Advanced Security, ( www.asgl.co.nz ), ASG Technologies ( www.asgtechnologies.co ... More >>

Zero-interest Loans Change Lives For Struggling New Zealanders

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 5:38 am | Nga Tangata Microfinance Trust

Ngā Tāngata Microfinance Trust (NTMT) announces a significant milestone today. Since the charitable organisation was founded in 2009, it has provided 1,000 interest-free, fee-free loans, helping low-income New Zealanders escape unmanageable debt and get ... More >>

Startup Grossr Is Democratising Meal Kits: Chefs & Charities Can Create Their Meal Plan Integrated With Online Shopping

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 5:41 pm | Grossr

Coeliac New Zealand, Kidspot Kitchen, and low-Fodmap Instagram influencer Thea Thyme partner with Grossr to launch first meal plans Startup Grossr has entered the meal kit and grocery shopping innovation game, but with a twist: any chef or foodie can ... More >>

Giftbox Boutique Launch Their 2022 Blue Ribbon Appeal For Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 3:55 pm | Giftbox Boutique

Giftbox Boutique has just launched its 2022 donation drive for the Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ. The event is part of the Blue September Campaign where businesses and individuals across New Zealand run events to raise money for the foundation. ... More >>

Draft Tourism Work Plan To Be Reviewed By Industry

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 3:45 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industry is looking forward to engaging with the Government on the Industry Transformation Better Work Action Plan released for consultation today, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. Tourism Minister Stuart Nash has released the draft He Mahere Tiaki ... More >>

Nozomi Networks Adds Nine New Partners As It Expands Its MSSP Program To Include Regional Service Providers

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 12:32 pm | Nozomi Networks

AUCKLAND, August 10, 2022 — Nozomi Networks Inc. , the leader in OT & IoT security, has announced its MSSP Partner Program has added nine new members. In addition to a solid bench of global MSSP Elite Partners , the program has expanded ... More >>

New Campaign Launches To Attract More People Into Forestry Careers

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 11:06 am | Forest Industry Contractors Association

A new recruitment campaign called ‘Find Your Fit In Forestry’ aims to draw attention to the varied career opportunities available in the growing forestry industry. A sector-wide initiative, the campaign has just launched and hopes to attract more ... More >>

Civil Contractors New Zealand Elects First Female President

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 11:02 am | Civil Contractors NZ

Civil Contractors New Zealand has elected the first female president in its 78-year history. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2208/9a9abfc0af5bfec48711.jpeg" width="576" height="720"> CCNZ President Bailey Gair Napier ... More >>

Even Capital Joins Global Gender-lens Investment Giant 2x Collaborative As First New Zealand Member

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:58 am | Even Capital

Even Capital was today announced as the first New Zealand member of 2X Collaborative, a global industry body bringing together a broad range of investors deploying capital with a gender lens. Established in 2021, Even Capital is New Zealand’s only female-founded, ... More >>

Cigna Admits Making False And Misleading Representations

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:43 am | Financial Markets Authority

Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited has admitted to making false and/or misleading representations to customers in proceedings brought by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) – Te Mana Tātai Hokohoko. The case was filed in the Wellington High Court ... More >>

ASB Full Year Results: Building Resilience Today And For Our Future

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:42 am | ASB Bank

In its 175th year, ASB has reported a cash net profit after tax of $1,418 million for the 12 months to 30 June 2022, an increase of $122 million or 9% on the prior year. Key performance drivers The result is driven by continued lending growth despite ... More >>

World’s Best New Cocktail Ingredient: Lyre’s Non-alcoholic Wins Top Honor At Tales Of The Cocktail Spirited Awards 2022

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:41 am | Lyres

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 10 AUG 2022: – Tales of the Cocktail Foundation (TOTCF) has revealed the winners of this year’s Spirited Awards, with Lyre’s Non-Alcoholic Spirits winning the Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient category for its Lyre’s ... More >>

Taking Pets On Holiday Easy With Pet Friendly Stays

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:32 am | Seekom

Seekom has launched Pet Friendly Stays, the first travel accommodation website entirely dedicated to helping New Zealanders find pet-friendly accommodation for their next holiday. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2208/a9683bf50d8d3e1af3db.jpeg" ... More >>

Another Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award For Jiadong

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:26 am | Company-X

Jiadong Chen is an exceptional technical community leader. Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional Award Team says so. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2208/cb1537434e980e45508a.jpeg" width="540" height="720"> Chen is one of 3023 Information ... More >>

Do The Rich Remain Unfazed By Inflation?

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 6:13 am | Kalkine

Summary Inflation is at its peak in New Zealand and elsewhere and respective central banks have adopted measures to control it. The world’s richest 500 people have lost so much wealth in H12022 that it dwarfs even the annual GDP of New Zealand. ... More >>

Spark Warned By Commission, Refunds Thousands Of Broadband Customers Following Misleading Conduct

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 6:11 am | Commerce Commission

Spark New Zealand has been warned by the Commerce Commission and has refunded nearly 113,000 customers after some were charged for a wire maintenance service they did not need (or could not use or benefit from). The Commission began investigating Spark ... More >>

Health NZ Urged To Adopt New Telehealth Model To Alleviate Workforce Crisis

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 6:08 am | NZTF

There are calls for the government to adopt a newly proposed, cloud-based, national telehealth programme to help offset the currrent health workforce crisis, reduce burnout and eliminate decades-long inequities in patient care. Called PASE – the ... More >>

Swapping Sand For Skies, Air New Zealand Prepares Its First Mojave Desert-based 777-300 For Flight

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 7:50 pm | Air New Zealand

After 696 days in deep storage, Air New Zealand is bringing its first Victorville-based 777-300 aircraft out of the desert. In 2020, the airline sent four 777-300s to the Victorville storage facility in the Mojave Desert due to the severe impacts of Covid-19 ... More >>

Action Urged Over Appalling Living Conditions And Treatment Of RSE Workers

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 4:24 pm | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Revelations that RSE workers in Blenheim are being exploited by having to live in cold, damp homes and being threatened against joining unions, must prompt urgent action from the Government, the Council of Trade Unions demanded today. “We are ... More >>

Tower Launches New Cover As More Than Two Thirds Of Kiwi Homeowners Claim Renovations Are On The Cards

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 3:53 pm | Tower

Tower’s Contract Works – Renovation works cover launches today. 58% of Kiwis believe it is better to renovate than move house in the current market 68% of homeowners said they are likely to renovate their home in the next two years 35% of homeowners ... More >>

New Vaping Series Exposes Aussie Propaganda - CAPHRA

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 3:34 pm | CAPHRA

“Thankfully, the inconvenient truth about vaping has now landed on the laptops of Australians smashing all the alarmist anti-vaping propaganda health agencies and officials are peddling,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Co-ordinator of CAPHRA (Coalition ... More >>

Investigations Show Commission’s Commitment To Acting On Non-notified Mergers

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 3:00 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commission has recently concluded cases involving three non-notified mergers that threatened to substantially lessen competition in their respective markets to the detriment of consumers. The recently concluded cases include: Objective Corporation ... More >>

Open Polytechnic Celebrates New Principal Academic Staff Members

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 2:35 pm | Open Polytechnic

Two Open Polytechnic Academic Staff Members, Dr Eric Boamah (Information and Library Studies) and Neil Ballantyne (Social Work), were recently promoted to the prominent position of Principal Academic Staff Member. Open Polytechnic Chief Executive, Dr ... More >>

Wellbeing At Heart Of Secondary Principals' Claim

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 1:02 pm | Post Primary Teachers' Association

  Wellbeing is a major focus for secondary principals as they begin bargaining today for a new collective agreement. Cathy Ewing, principal of Nelson College for Girls and member of the negotiating team, says the claim recognises the impact that ... More >>

Indigenous Tech Entrepreneur, Tech Peak Body, & Te Whare Wānanga Join Forces To Initiate Mapping Of Māori Tech Sector

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 12:57 pm | MEA

Making Everything Achievable (MEA), Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi and NZTech supported by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have initiated a research project building an initial map of the Māori Tech Sector. The work has ... More >>

New Era Technology, Techtorium And The MoE Launch Student Internship Project

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 12:52 pm | New Era

New Era Technology, has recently completed the first round of a new student internship programme with the support of Techtorium and the Ministry of Education (MoE), This internship provides year 12, 13 and 14 students experience in the IT industry while ... More >>

Feedback Sought On Improving Māori Access To Capital

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 12:07 pm | Reserve Bank

Te Pūtea Matua – the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is seeking feedback on its issues paper Improving Māori Access to Capital . Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr said that helping to uncover barriers for Māori business was a key step in unlocking ... More >>