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25 Lotto Players Win Second Division

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 4:02 am | Lotto New Zealand

Three lucky players also won Powerball Second Division, taking their total winnings to $29,963. More >>

Four Lotto Players Win $250,000

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 3:58 am | Lotto New Zealand

The winning tickets were sold at Drury Lane Lotto Superette in Drury, Paper Plus Ōamaru in Ōamaru and on MyLotto to players from Lower Hutt and Wellington. More >>

NZ Wood Processing Sector Grapples With New EU Deforestation Rules

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 7:41 pm | RNZ

The EU passed deforestation regulations last year asking those sending product to prove that their supply chains are free of deforestation. More >>

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Statement Of Unresolved Issues Released For AlphaTheta’s Proposed Acquisition Of Serato

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 6:58 pm | Commerce Commission

The Statement of Unresolved Issues outlines the Commission’s provisional competition concerns with the proposed acquisition. The Statement of Unresolved Issues is not a final decision and does not mean that the Commission intends to decline or clear ... More >>

Talent, Commitment Recognised In PINZ Award Finalists

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 3:37 pm | Federated Farmers

The awards are a highlight of the PINZ Summit in Wellington, July 2-3, and celebrate and recognise innovation, excellence, collaboration and success in the farming, forestry and fishing sectors. More >>

April Lifestyle Data: REINZ Reveals A Steady Growth In Lifestyle Property Sales

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 3:35 pm | REINZ

These figures show an increase of 149 more lifestyle property sales (11.9%) for the three months ended April 2024 than for the three months ended March 2024. More >>

April Rural Data: Rural Sales On The Rise

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 3:34 pm | REINZ

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) provides insights into the rural real estate market, revealing that there were 20 less farm sales (-7.8%) for the three months ended April 2024 than for the three months ended ... More >>

VAST Data And Arista Networks Partner To Simplify Scaling AI Workloads For Enterprise AI Infrastructure

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 3:25 pm | VAST Data

Arista Network Platforms and VAST Data Platform to optimise fast access to unstructured data for enterprise AI deployments More >>

Meet The New Heads Of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland’s Tourism And Major Events Team

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 3:08 pm | Tataki Auckland Unlimited

Michelle Hooper MNZM has been appointed Head of Major Events and Karen Thompson-Smith Head of Tourism. Both were born and raised in Tāmaki Makaurau and bring extensive expertise to their new roles. More >>

$33 Million Up For Grabs With Powerball

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 2:34 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Powerball has soared to a massive $33 million tonight, exactly the same jackpot amount as was won by a Christchurch couple just under a year ago in June 2023. More >>

Graham Stuart Appointed To Ravensdown Board

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 1:57 pm | Ravensdown

Graham Stuart has been appointed to the Ravensdown Board, replacing departing Director Jason Dale who stands down after more than nine years with the co-operative. A well-known and respected leader in New Zealand’s primary sector, Graham is a seasoned Director ... More >>

4cabling Grows Customer-focused Team

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 12:37 pm | 4Cabling

4Cabling, a leading provider of end-to-end data and cabling solutions continues to grow its New Zealand operation with the appointment of two new Customer Account Managers. More >>

Voting Open For Hospitality’s Longest Running National Awards

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 12:23 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

It’s time to get behind your favourite hospitality establishment and put them in the running to be awarded the coveted People’s Choice Award in the Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence. Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence ... More >>

Elle Archer Leads Way For Māori Achievement In Aotearoa’s Digital And Tech Industries

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 12:05 pm | Te Hapori Matihiko

Māori success in Aotearoa’s digital and tech industries has been underscored with Elle Archer being crowned Inspiring Individual in the 2024 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards. More >>

New Electrician Resource Websites For Whangarei, Whakatane, And Masterton By TradieGuide

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 10:52 am | Premium SEO NZ

TradieGuide is pleased to announce the launch of three new electrician guide websites: Electricians Whangarei , Electricians Whakatane , and Electricians Masterton . These sites are designed to provide comprehensive information and resources for both residential ... More >>

Co-founder Lynden Mason Exits NZ’s Largest Hairdressing Group

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 10:27 am | Lynden Mason

With two successful business exits under his belt, Mason is now exploring a variety of new ventures, including both startups and acquisitions across different industries. More >>

Recession Spurring Business Sales Boom

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 10:04 am | Link Group

A recession, job losses, and high immigration are driving a business sales boom. New Zealand's biggest business broker reports an increase in buyer enquiries of more than 35 per cent compared to previous years, and a significantly higher proportion ... More >>

Sophie Spedding Joins NZX As Future Director

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 10:01 am | NZX

The NZX Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Sophie Spedding as its next Future Director. More >>

Fonterra Announces FY25 Farmgate Milk Price And Lift In FY24 Earnings Guidance

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 9:54 am | Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd

Continuing operations’* earnings per share: 61 cents Reported earnings per share: 58 cents Continuing operations’ profit after tax: NZ $1,013 million up $20m, or 2% Reported profit after tax: NZ $973 million down 27% with the prior period including ... More >>

Commission Balances Necessary Investment In Electricity Networks Against Rising Consumer Prices

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 9:34 am | Commerce Commission

The Commission is seeking feedback on its draft decisions which, if finalised, would mean approximately $15 extra per month on the average residential customer's electricity bill for the first year of the regulatory period, from 1 April 2025. More >>

Building Company Launches Innovative Way To Build Spec Homes & Support Subcontractors

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 8:03 am | Davies Homes

It’s a tough time for businesses in the construction industry, but one Waikato builder is making things easier for its subcontractors by giving them a share in its profits. Davies Homes is proud to announce the launch of their Subbie Spec project. More >>

Strong Backing From Travellers For Auckland Airport Upgrade, With 20 Per Cent Of Integrated Terminal Now Complete

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 8:01 am | Auckland Airport

Travellers are keen to see Auckland Airport progress infrastructure development, with a strong majority saying the construction is necessary. Study finds 76% of travellers want development at Auckland Airport. More >>

Budget 2024 - Hāpai Te Hauora Lays Out Its "Essentials (Wish) List" To The Government

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 7:59 am | Hapai Te Hauora

On May 30, 2024, the Government will announce its first full budget. In anticipation, Hāpai Te Hauora, as the largest Māori Public Health organisation in Aotearoa, prepares a wish list to highlight to the government critical investment areas urgently needed ... More >>

ASB: Interest Rate Sentiment Has Turned But Housing Market Uncertainty Remains

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 5:35 am | ASB Bank

For the first time in more than three years, more New Zealanders are expecting interest rates to fall in the coming year than keep rising, as confidence that the Official Cash Rate has reached its peak grows. More >>

Simplicity Living Opens Third Built To Rent Development - On Time And Under Budget

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 5:29 am | Simplicity

The 51 homes were built in 12 months, at least 30% below average build costs, and well in excess of the building code. More >>

Mobile Devices - An Under-Recognised Major Increasing Business Risk

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 4:53 am | Merge Communications

Merge Spotlights the Neglected Frontier of Mobile Device Security. More >>

REA Welcomes Increase In Licensed Branch Managers Within Real Estate Sector

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 4:24 am | Real Estate Authority

REA reports that the number of licensed real estate Branch Managers1 has grown by 21.6% in the last 12 months, despite a gradual decline in the total number of licensed real estate professionals. More >>

One In Six Post-Cyclone Recovery Visa Workers Overstaying In New Zealand

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 6:18 pm | RNZ

More than 1200 people arrived to work in jobs connected to the recovery effort since last year's Cyclone Gabrielle and Auckland floods, on a fees-free visa. More >>

Engineering Talent On Display At AWF Auckland Branch Awards

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 6:08 pm | Engineering New Zealand

The biennial awards for the Auckland Branch of Engineering New Zealand Te Ao Rangahau took place last Thursday 23 May at the prestigious Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, celebrating the remarkable achievements of Auckland’s local engineers. The event ... More >>

A New Era Of Transport Set To Propel A More Liveable World

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 4:57 pm | Vessev

By partnering with Fullers360, New Zealand's largest ferry operator, the Vessev VS-9 will become the first fully electric passenger vessel to operate in Auckland and the first hydrofoiling tourism vessel to operate in the world. More >>

Matthew Hill To Pay $100,000 Penalty For Breaching Financial Markets Legislation

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 4:34 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The High Court has imposed a pecuniary penalty of $100,000 against Matthew Geoffrey Hill, the former Chief Executive Officer of NZX-listed New Talisman Gold Mines Limited, for making false and misleading representations in breach of the Financial Markets ... More >>

PwC New Zealand And Atlassian Team Up To Help Organisations Enhance Delivery Execution, Experience And Oversight

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 4:18 pm | PwC

Through this partnership, PwC New Zealand is enabling its team to deliver and implement Atlassian products as part of the broader digital transformation efforts of its enterprise customers. More >>

Lush New Zealand Wins Product & Organisation Sustainability Awards

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 4:17 pm | Sustainability Award

Lush Australia & New Zealand has been recognised for their industry-leading commitment to sustainability, winning both the Organisation Sustainability Award and three Product Sustainability Awards. More >>

Business Confidence And Expectations Ahead Of Budget 2024

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 4:14 pm | Business Canterbury

As Budget Day quickly approaches, results from the latest Quarterly Canterbury Business Survey, released today, highlight rapidly diminishing business confidence across the region and the need for quick action by the Government to alleviate cost pressures. More >>

Survey Provides Insight Into Pet Owners And Cost-of-living Struggles

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 4:06 pm | PD Insurance

Recent research conducted by pet insurance specialist PD Insurance confirms that Kiwis are feeling the pinch – but also offers some hints, tips, and good ideas which can reduce the financial sting, leaving more room for pet joy. More >>

Unlocking New Zealand's Potential: The Power Of Localism Through City And Regional Deals

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 1:36 pm | The New Zealand Initiative

New research from The New Zealand Initiative suggests city and regional deals could be a key to unlocking New Zealand's economic potential and boosting living standards across the country. More >>

Launch Of Simon Lucas Mitsubishi Service Centre In Silverdale

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 12:56 pm | Lime Digital

The new Service Centre embodies Simon Lucas Mitsubishi's dedication to their stellar reputation for customer service and innovation. More >>

SBS Bank Full-year Result: Growth Helps More Kiwis Find A Place To Call Home

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 12:40 pm | SBS Bank

The SBS Group, which includes subsidiaries SBS Insurance, SBS Wealth and Finance Now, today announced a surplus before tax of $56.6 million for the year ending 31 March 2024 - an increase of $5.1 million or 10 per cent on the previous year. More >>

Easter Trading Policy Lapses Show Need For Law Change

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 12:11 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ is pleased that Parliament is set to debate liberalising Easter trading restrictions as a result of the Member’s Bill to review Easter trading, lodged by ACT MP Cameron Luxton, being drawn from the ballot last month. More >>

Stats NZ Information Release: Employment Indicators: April 2024

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 11:47 am | Stats NZ

Employment indicators provide an early indication of changes in the labour market. More >>

Reserve Bank Activates Debt-to-Income Restrictions

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 11:36 am | The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te Pūtea Matua has confirmed the activation of Debt-to-Income (DTI) restrictions and loosening of Loan-to-Value Ratio (LVR) restrictions at the settings that we consulted on earlier this year. More >>

ComCom Warns Bluebridge Over Ferry Cancellation And Delay Representations

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 11:32 am | Commerce Commission

After receiving customer complaints , the Commerce Commission has issued a warning to Cook Straight ferry provider StraitNZ Bluebridge Limited, for potentially misrepresenting consumers rights to compensation when sailings were delayed or cancelled during 2023 ... More >>

Ultimate Recession Hack? Freedom & Flexibility Drive Positive Sole Trader Sentiment

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 11:31 am | Hnry

Self-employment could be the ultimate hack in the current cost-of-living crisis, as Kiwi sole traders report the highest rates of well-being, work-life balance, personal satisfaction, and financial outlook since October 2021 in the latest Sole Trader ... More >>

Nelson Restaurant Paying Less Than Minimum Wage Ordered To Repay Employees

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 11:27 am | MBIE

A Nelson restaurant and the company which owns it will have to pay three employees more than $30,000 in back wages and interest for having breached several minimum employment standards between 2014 – 2018. More >>

New Artificial Grass Guides Launched By TradieGuide For Nelson, Tauranga, And Palmerston North Residents

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 10:21 am | TradieGuide

TradieGuide has recently unveiled three new guide websites dedicated to artificial grass solutions: Artificial Grass Nelson, Artificial Grass Tauranga, and Artificial Grass Palmerston North. More >>

MediaWorks Unveils Pivotal Media Analysis By Industry Leader Steve Tindall

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 8:37 am | MediaWorks

The findings by Tindall, a highly respected industry leader with more than 25 years in the communications field, were revealed in a series of roadshows held by MediaWorks with its agency partners. More >>

What Makes Real Estate So Valuable For Investment Portfolios?

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 8:16 am | Hugh Grant

First, we need to acknowledge the diversity and versatility of real estate investing. While we can discuss real estate investing as a broad umbrella, the reality is there are many different individual strategies and approaches that can all be considered ... More >>

The Role Of Green Practices In Shaping Australia's Moving Industry

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 7:49 am | Hugh Grant

Discover how sustainable practices are transforming Australia’s moving industry. Learn about eco-friendly packing, fuel-efficient vehicles, and green initiatives for a better future. More >>

Innovate To Dominate: The Power Of Global Talent

Monday, 27 May 2024, 6:57 pm | Safeguard Global

By recruiting top-tier talent from anywhere in the world, you can tap into a richly skilled candidate pool who will help you pioneer solutions to complex problems, redefine business models and deliver cutting-edge products and services. More >>

Open Banking: How To Opt In - And Out - Of The New Payment System

Monday, 27 May 2024, 6:36 pm | RNZ

NZ's four major banks will soon provide open banking - a new way to pay and track funds. Here's how it works. More >>

Food Bank Collection 'Risky' For Supermarkets

Monday, 27 May 2024, 6:23 pm | RNZ

Supermarkets are making profit from goods donated to charity. More >>

Mark Weenink Joins Generate’s Board Of Directors

Monday, 27 May 2024, 4:38 pm | Generate

Generate is pleased to announce the appointment ofMark Weeninkas a new Non-Executive Director to the Generate Board. Mark is a highly respected practitioner with extensive experience in the financial services sector. His previous roles include serving on ... More >>

Retirement Of Port Nelson CEO

Monday, 27 May 2024, 4:00 pm | Port Nelson Ltd

After what will be five years at the helm, Port Nelson’s CEO, Hugh Morrison, will be retiring in mid-November 2024. More >>

ASB And Pāmu Partner Up To Help Farmers And Wider Industry Future-proof Businesses

Monday, 27 May 2024, 3:59 pm | Pamu Farms

ASB and Pāmu have come together with a new Sustainable Progress Initiatives programme to accelerate industry-good projects with social and environmental benefits for New Zealand’s agricultural sector. More >>

Deloitte’s Survey Finds These Generations Are Most Concerned With The Cost Of Living And The Looming Effects Of AI

Monday, 27 May 2024, 3:24 pm | Deloitte

Now in its 13th year, Deloitte’s 2024 Gen Z and Millennial Survey connected with nearly 23,000 respondents across 44 countries, examining the evolving circumstances shaping the workplace and the societal experiences of these generations globally. More >>

Taxpayers’ Union Launches Briefing Paper Calling For $49 A Week Tax Relief

Monday, 27 May 2024, 3:13 pm | Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers’ Union is today releasing its latest briefing paper, entitled “$49 Dollars a Week – What Treasury Owes the Average Kiwi.” More >>

Award-winning Wintec Wāhine Plumbing Student Riding A Pipeline Of Success

Monday, 27 May 2024, 3:10 pm | Wintec

Maria is currently completing her apprenticeship at Morrinsville Plumbing and Gas Services (MPG). She wraps that up in August and from there will be set to graduate from Wintec next year. Along the way she has picked up several accolades and become ... More >>

New Category For Micro-businesses Joins The New Zealand Tourism Awards

Monday, 27 May 2024, 2:32 pm | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

There are 14 awards – 11 for businesses and three for individuals in tourism. This year, to increase the recognition of smaller tourism operators, a new Tourism Excellence Award has been introduced for micro-businesses (with a turnover under $1.5 million). More >>

Tech Heavy Hitters Join FTN Motion

Monday, 27 May 2024, 2:27 pm | FTN Motion

Kiwi automotive start-up FTN Motion is welcoming Dyson’s former CEO, Roland Krueger, as an advisor and shareholder alongside Jamie France, who most recently led Engineering, Production and Launch for the Electron rocket at space company Rocket Lab. More >>

Auckland Cracks Top 100 In International Conference Ratings

Monday, 27 May 2024, 2:01 pm | Tataki Auckland Unlimited

Auckland was New Zealand’s top city in the ICCA rankings. The 27 international conferences held in Auckland in 2023 attracted nearly 10,000 delegates and were worth an estimated $18.4 million to the economy. More >>


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