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Marlborough Wine Producer, Lawson’s Dry Hills Excel With Two Major Sustainability Awards

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:25 am | Lawson's Dry Hills

Lawson’s Dry Hills experienced an extraordinary night last night. After being awarded a commendation at the Sustainable Business Awards in the category of Climate Action Leader, the company then went on to win the Excellence in Sustainability Award ... More >>

Economic Squeeze Takes Centre Stage For Directors

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:20 am | Institute Of Directors

Inflation and the cost of living has emerged as the issue that has boards most worried, according to the Director Sentiment Survey 2023. Asked to name the most significant impediments to national economic performance, 44.5% of respondents pointed to inflation ... More >>

New Zealand’s Largest Inflatables Park Adds New Challenges

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:10 am | Kiwi Water Park

Emily Rutherford at Kiwi Water Park The buzz is building in Central Otago and amongst summer visitors to the South Island tourism mecca as Kiwi Water Park readies for its fourth and biggest season yet, which opens on December 1. Young businesswoman ... More >>

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Spritzer So Tinge! YouthTopia, "Unlock Imaginasimu" Elevates Fun At Lalaport Rooftop, Bukit Bintang

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:08 am | ACN Newswire

SPRITZER BERHAD is set to transform the cityscape into a playground of creativity and self-expression with the launch of its exciting youth festival, “So Tinge! YouthTopia, Unlock Imaginasimu” at Lalaport Rooftop, Bukit Bintang. The highlight ... More >>

Precinct Secures Downtown Car Park Site For Transformational Development

Friday, 24 November 2023, 8:59 am | Precinct

Precinct Properties Group ( Precinct ) (NZX: PCT) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a conditional agreement with Eke Panuku Development Auckland to acquire and redevelop the Downtown Car Park site. Precinct will partner with Ngāti ... More >>

Consumer NZ Study Finds Phony Black Friday Deals

Friday, 24 November 2023, 8:51 am | Consumer NZ

A Consumer NZ investigation into Black Friday sales at four big-box retailers has found that 77% of the products it tracked could have been purchased for the same price or less in the weeks prior to Black Friday. The non-profit tracked seven popular ... More >>

Meet The Winners Of The New Zealand International Business Awards 2023

Friday, 24 November 2023, 1:29 am | NZTE

A business providing crime-fighting software to retailers and police forces around the world has been crowned Supreme Winner at the New Zealand International Business Awards 2023, held last night (23 November) at a gala awards ceremony in Auckland. ... More >>

Statement Of Preliminary Issues Released For Farmlands’ Proposed Acquisition Of Seales Winslow

Friday, 24 November 2023, 1:17 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Farmlands Co-operative Society Limited seeking clearance to acquire 100% of the shares of Seales Winslow Limited. The statement outlines the ... More >>

Westpac NZ Offers 6.99% 2-year Home Loan Rate And Cuts Longer Term Rates

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 4:18 pm | Westpac

Westpac NZ is making a range of changes to its housing and term deposit rates, giving it the lowest advertised special home loan rates of the five major banks on all terms from 2 to 5 years. The bank is cutting its popular 2-year special home loan rate ... More >>

Nutiani’s Latest Innovations To Be Showcased At High 5 NZ Health Summit Sponsored By Fonterra

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 4:10 pm | Fonterra

Auckland, New Zealand, 23 November – Fonterra’s wellbeing nutrition solutions brand, Nutiani, will showcase its latest innovations and products aimed at supporting holistic health at the High 5 NZ Health Summit in Auckland on November 24. The major ... More >>

Kiwis Dive Back Into Travel, Look For High-value Insurance

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 2:54 pm | Canstar

 International travel is bouncing back, with a 70% jump in Kiwis going on holiday through September, according to the most recent statistics. And travel insurance is in hot demand, as cash-conscious Kiwis look for value and peace of mind ... More >>

Out Of Autopilot And Into Our Best Life: Shares Its Seven Predictions For Travel In 2024

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 2:49 pm |

  While travel used to be a means to escape life, new research from reveals that travel is life in 2024 with three quarters (74%) of Kiwis stating they feel more alive than ever when they are on holiday. With over half (58%) of Kiwi ... More >>

Landscapers Tauranga: A New Venture In Comprehensive Landscape Solutions

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 1:13 pm | Landscapers Tauranga

A fresh venture in landscape design and construction, Landscapers Tauranga , has recently launched its services to the Tauranga community. The firm's arrival offers residents an opportunity to access a comprehensive suite of landscaping solutions, ... More >>

InterSystems Launches HealthShare® Health Connect Cloud™ In New Zealand

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 1:02 pm | Intersystems

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, November 23, 2023 – InterSystems , a creative data technology provider dedicated to helping customers solve the most critical scalability, interoperability and speed problems, today announced the New Zealand launch of InterSystems HealthShare® ... More >>

Commitment To Customer Centricity Gains Asteron Life 2023 Life Insurance Company Of The Year At The ANZIIF Awards

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 12:31 pm | Suncorp

The annual ANZIIF Insurance Industry Awards were held in Tāmaki Makaurau last night and Asteron Life were awarded the Life Insurance Company of the Year. Members of the Asteron Life senior leadership team accepted the award at the event and Grant ... More >>

Artificial Intelligence, Sustainability At Forefront As Industry Turns Attention To 2024

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 11:56 am | Vertiv

Vertiv trends forecast sees intense focus on AI enablement and energy management More >>

TAB New Zealand To Acquire SENZ Digital & Audio From Sports Entertainment Network NZ

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 11:21 am | SENZ

Sports Entertainment Group Limited ( SEG ) is pleased to announce its wholly owned subsidiary Sports Entertainment Network NZ Limited ( SEN NZ ) has entered a non-binding agreement with TAB New Zealand ( TAB NZ ) to acquire SEN NZ’s digital and audio ... More >>

Southern Discoveries Celebrates Awards Win, Business Recovery

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:44 am | Southern Discoveries

Queenstown and Milford Sound tourism operator Southern Discoveries is in celebration mode following a win in Dunedin’s Grand Business South Awards. The Grand Business South Awards celebrate innovation, creativity and success in the business sector, ... More >>

Is It Time That The Crypto Industry Points A Finger At Itself?

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:37 am | Easy Crypto

The crypto industry loves to ‘point the finger’ at banks with a laundry list of challenges digital currency fixes, including high transaction fees, centralised control, slow cross-border transfers and limited accessibility. But is it time that ... More >>

Consumer NZ Reveals The Four Stores New Zealanders Adore

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:34 am | Consumer NZ

New Zealanders have told Consumer NZ the four retailers that give them the best shopping experience. The 2023 People’s Choice award winners are 1 00% Appliances, Stihl Shop, Mitre 10 and Samsung online store. Gemma Rasmussen, head of research ... More >>

Rocket Mobile Launched In New Zealand

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:27 am | Rocket Mobile

Rocket Mobile is a new Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) brand dedicated to helping Kiwis take their mobile data for granted, and stop them from overpaying for mobile plans. Head of Product and Marketing James Whittome says there is huge potential ... More >>

Ritchies Partners With GIRO To Implement New Software For Enhanced Operational Efficiency

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:19 am | Joint Press Release

Ritchies Transport and GIRO are partnering to implement GIRO’s HASTUS solution. With a phased rollout due to start in early 2024, HASTUS will drive efficiencies in bus scheduling and operations for Ritchies, initially across their urban services ... More >>

Keep Safe For Black Friday And Cyber Monday Online Shopping Sales

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:11 am | NZ Banking Association

Take a sec to check that an online shopping deal isn’t a scam says the New Zealand Banking Association ads we head towards the Black Friday and Cyber Monday events starting tomorrow. “In a cost-of-living crisis getting a bargain is more tempting ... More >>

Rotorua Business Confidence Soars By Nearly 50%: Latest Pulse Survey Reveals Promising Trends

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:08 am | RotoruaNZ

RotoruaNZ, in collaboration with the Rotorua Business Chamber, has released the fourth Rotorua Business Pulse Survey results, highlighting the evolving sentiments of Rotorua's business leaders. The latest survey reveals a significant upswing in ... More >>

Reminder To Take Care When Hay Bailing This Season

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:06 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency is reminding people bailing hay this season to take their time, to make sure the job is done right. National Wildfire Manager Tim Mitchell says currently conditions are challenging for hay making. "The frequent rain and overcast conditions ... More >>

Toitū Envirocare To Transition Away From New Zealand Carbon Credits To Align With Global Standards

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 8:58 am | Toitu Envirocare

Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading carbon certification and advisory services provider Toitū Envirocare has announced it will transition out of accepting New Zealand carbon credits in its carbon certification programmes. Carbon credits that have been issued ... More >>

Celebration Of Business At The 2degrees Wellington Regional Business Awards 2023

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 3:34 pm | Wellington Regional Business Excellence Awards

Business-people from all over the Wellington region came together at the 2degrees Wellington Regional Business Excellence Awards on Friday 17th November to celebrate their efforts, drive and determination, as well as their contribution to our communities ... More >>

Kingsoft Announces 2023 Third Quarter Results

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 3:29 pm | ACN Newswire

Kingsoft Corporation Limited ("Kingsoft" or the "Company", HKEx stock code: 03888), a leading Chinese software and internet service company, has announced its unaudited quarterly results for the three months ended 30 September ... More >>

New Queenstown Landscapers Set The Bar High

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 2:45 pm | Landscapers Queenstown

Residents of the adventure capital of New Zealand now have access to high-standard landscape services as a new business, Landscapers Queenstown, opens its doors. This latest addition promises to bring a fresh perspective to the world of landscaping ... More >>

Southern Cross Travel Insurance Recognised With Two Prestigious Canstar Travel Insurance Awards

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 2:24 pm | Southern Cross Travel Insurance

  Today, Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) announces it has received an Outstanding Value – International Travel Insurance Award and an Outstanding Value – Seniors’ Travel Insurance Award by Canstar in 2023. This is the sixth ... More >>

Company-X Announces Head Of Sales And Marketing

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 10:45 am | Company-X

Software specialist, Company-X, has named Damian Bartolomucci as its new Head of Sales and Marketing. <img src="" width="540" height="720"> Damian Bartolomucci Bartolomucci ... More >>

Quality Of Bartender Service Is The Second Most Important Factor In Creating A Great On Premise Experience

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 10:42 am | CGA by NielsenIQ

  The latest New Zealand Pulse+ Report explores the impact of maximising bartender relationships to influence purchase decisions. The Pulse+ Report offers key bartender insights prior to the upcoming New Zealand OPUS Spring Survey available ... More >>

AI’s Insurance Processing Solution

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 10:09 am | Hugh Grant

AI has been one of the most disruptive technologies ever released, and has already had far-reaching impacts in many industries. The insurance industry, and specifically the processing of claims, stands much to gain from the introduction of AI. Traditional ... More >>

Christmas Gift Guide Ideas

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 10:08 am | NSPR

Give the gift of a travel experience Scratching your head about what to get your loved ones this holiday season, including those who are notoriously hard to buy for? Give the gift of a travel experience with a HOT Gift card this Christmas and put ... More >>

Top Agribusiness Talents Shine – Zanda McDonald Award Shortlist Unveiled

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 10:02 am | Zanda McDonald Award

Australasia’s agricultural badge of honour, The Zanda McDonald Award, has revealed their shortlist of ten young professionals from Australia and New Zealand for the 2024 Award. The coveted award recognises future leaders working in agriculture and ... More >>

Asia Internships To Help Young New Zealanders Develop Skills And Networks

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:53 am | Asia New Zealand Foundation

  The Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono has been offering internships since 2009 and is continually expanding its range of opportunities to meet the professional needs of today’s workforce and Asia’s exciting, diverse ... More >>

Easy Crypto - New Zealand’s Largest Crypto Retailer - Launches A New Stablecoin And Crypto Wallet

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:45 am | Easy Crypto

Easy Crypto, New Zealand’s largest non-custodial cryptocurrency exchange, has announced the launch of two new products that address two of the biggest barriers to crypto adoption in New Zealand - volatility and complexity. The NZ dollar backed ... More >>

Pricing Expert Warns This May Be The Most Expensive Black Friday Yet, But Kiwis Remain Undeterred

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:37 am | PriceSpy

As New Zealand gears up for the pivotal retail season that lies ahead, PriceSpy is today launching its 2023 issue of The Black Friday Report . Featuring data captured from a new consumer omnibus survey* and PriceSpy's extensive data archive, the new ... More >>

Hundredth Woolworths Supermarket Moves To Electronic Shelf Labels As Retailer Commits To Getting It Right For Customers

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 8:54 am | Countdown Communications Team

Goodbye paper, hello to the future! Hundredth Woolworths supermarket moves to electronic shelf labels as retailer commits to getting it right for customers Countdown Papatoetoe is the hundredth Countdown/Woolworths store to convert to electronic shelf labels ... More >>

The Search Is On To Find The Best Places To Work In Aotearoa New Zealand.

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 8:47 am | Best Places to Work

Best Places to Work – a ground breaking programme that aims to support Aotearoa New Zealand to be the best place in the world to work – was launched on Tuesday evening at the EMA’s head office in Auckland. The Best Places to Work programme ... More >>

ASB Launches New Aggressive Investment Funds

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 8:44 am | ASB Bank

ASB has today launched two new Aggressive Funds that aim to provide customers with the highest investment returns over the long term of all its funds, with the largest movements in value up and down. The funds have been launched in response to strong ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Expands Private Client Offering With New Special Counsel

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 8:41 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has expanded its private client practice with the addition of special counsel Priscilla Brown, who has over a decade of experience delivering expert advice in all areas of personal asset ownership, family succession and philanthropy. She ... More >>

Commercial Cleaners Christchurch: A Fresh Take On Professional Cleaning

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 6:19 pm | Commercial Cleaners Christchurch

A new enterprise, Commercial Cleaners Christchurch , has recently launched to offer specialised services to schools, offices, and other commercial properties. The company emphasises a comprehensive approach to maintaining cleanliness and hygiene, vital ... More >>

Industry Focus On Improving Fruit Quality And Strong Performance In Market Leads To Record Forecast For Zespri Growers

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 5:14 pm | Zespri

Zespri has released its November forecast for the 2023/24 season, with Green, Organic Green and RubyRed per tray returns forecast at record levels, and Zespri SunGold varieties well up on last season. Green is a particular standout, with the latest ... More >>

Wild Poppies Introduces Premium Christmas Gifts And Fresh Flowers

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 5:12 pm | Wild Poppies

This holiday season, Wild Poppies, New Zealand’s number 1 Florist and Gift shop, presents a collection of Christmas gifts featuring renowned brands such as Ecoya, Glasshouse, The Aromatherapy Co, Soho Wines, Moet, Scapegrace, House of Chocolate, ... More >>

NZ Post Seeks Clearance To Acquire Courier Business Assets Of PBT Couriers

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 4:32 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received an application from New Zealand Post Limited (NZ Post) seeking clearance for it, or any interconnected body corporate, to acquire certain courier business assets of PBT Group Limited (PBT). Specifically, NZ Post ... More >>

Transport Costs Spike 17% Higher In September 2023 Quarter

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 3:32 pm | National Road Carriers

ransport costs have spiked 17% higher in the September 2023 quarter as diesel prices increased 11% from the previous quarter and the Government reinstated full rates for road user charges. The figures from National Road Carriers Association’s (NRC) ... More >>

Seaweed Agribusiness Innovative Thinking “only Hope” For Environmental Sustainability And Food Production Challenges

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 3:21 pm | AgriSea New Zealand Ltd

An historic agreement was signed today between a pioneering innovator in seaweed, and Crown Research Institute AgResearch. AgResearch signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Paeroa-based AgriSea with the promise of benefit for the primary sector ... More >>

New Zealand's Avocado Capital, Katikati, Welcomes A Unique Orchard Tourism Business

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 3:18 pm | Avocado Tours

An innovative tourism business located in Katikati, the Avocado Capital of New Zealand, is breaking new ground by offering tours of a working avocado orchard, the first-of-its-kind in New Zealand. Co-founded by Tim Rosamond and Michele Ricou, Avocado Tours offers ... More >>

Landscapers North Shore Offers New Landscape Solutions For Residents

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 3:16 pm | Landscapers North Shore

A new team of North Shore landscapers are redefining the way residents perceive and utilise their outdoor spaces. Their new business, Landscapers North Shore, has emerged as a beacon of innovation in landscape design and gardening services. This ... More >>

Repeat Offender Permanently Barred By Registrar Of Companies

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 3:08 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The High Court of New Zealand has permanently disqualified 74-year-old Raymond Anthony Andrews from taking part in the management of a company following an application for permanent prohibition by the Registrar of Companies. The application was made ... More >>

NZ Post Gearing Up To Deliver Black Friday Online Shopping

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 3:05 pm | NZ Post

NZ Post is gearing up to deliver hundreds of thousands of parcels in what is set to be the biggest sales event of the year. NZ Post Head of Sales and Customer Management Debbie Allen says Black Friday (24 November) and Cyber Monday (27 November) sales ... More >>

Unions File Pay Equity Claim For 65,000 Care And Support Workers

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:13 pm | PSA

A second pay equity claim has been filed for care and support workers by their unions - the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi, E tū, the National Union of Public Employees and New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi ... More >>

Inaccurate Statement About Unions Paying Strikers Breached Broadcasting Standards

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:06 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

A comment on Mike Hosking Breakfast about people on strike receiving full pay from unions was inaccurate and breached broadcasting standards, the Broadcasting Standards Authority has found. The Authority has upheld a complaint that the show’s 12 June ... More >>

Transpower Spending Proposal Focused On Retaining A Reliable National Grid

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 12:45 pm | Transpower

Transpower today submitted its proposed expenditure and service performance levels to the Commerce Commission for the five years beginning 1 April 2025. The proposal sets out up to $4.7 billion of spending, in constant 2022/23 dollars, in order to ... More >>

STAAH Partners With Emerging Booking Channel Tamarind Global

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 12:08 pm | STAAH

STAAH, a leading provider of distribution and booking technology for the hospitality space is pleased to announce its integration with Tamarind Global Online, a niche booking platform for travel wholesalers and retailers. The connection enables STAAH ... More >>

Ethical Power Brings Solar Expertise To New Zealand

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 12:04 pm | Ethical Power

One of the United Kingdom’s most experienced solar farm designers and engineers has joined Ethical Power New Zealand as Technical Director from its parent company, Ethical Power Group, which is based in England. Justin Mowbray arrived in New Zealand ... More >>

PlaceMakers Increases Investment In Staff Wellbeing, Expands Use Of SaferMe Psychosocial Hazard Tool

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 10:40 am | Placemakers

Two additional PlaceMakers frame and truss manufacturing sites will implement SaferMe’s psychosocial hazard measurement solution ‘Safety Snap’ after a successful implementation in the company’s Christchurch plant. PlaceMakers leadership implemented Safety ... More >>

Chapman Tripp Advises Eastland Group On Sale Of 50% Stake In Eastland Generation

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 10:09 am | Chapman Tripp

Eastland Group has sold a 50% stake in its electricity generation business to Japanese construction conglomerate Obayashi Corporation. Chapman Tripp advised long time client Eastland Group on all aspects of the sale including structuring, vendor due diligence, ... More >>

Dreaming Of A Gluten Free Tim Tam? Your Wish Has Been Granted!

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 9:29 am | Arnott's

Arnott’s releases Gluten Free version of New Zealand’s favourite chocolate biscuit. <img src="" width="720" height="404"> Finally, the news Aotearoa has ... More >>


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