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Beware Of Phishing Scams - They Open The Door To More Serious Crimes

Friday, 5 April 2024, 2:38 pm | ANZ Bank

“Clicking on a malicious website link in a scam text message can result in a customer losing all of their savings or having their credit card exploited,” says Alan Thomsen, ANZ’s Head of Customer Protection. More >>

TradieGuide Announces Launch Of New Regional Plumbing Guides For New Zealand

Friday, 5 April 2024, 2:16 pm | TradieGuide Plumbers

These new resources, named Plumbers Whangarei, Plumbers Timaru, and Plumbers Dunedin, are designed to provide easy access to professional and trusted plumbing services across these regions. More >>

IBANZ Urges Home Buyers To Consider Insurance Before Signing Up

Friday, 5 April 2024, 12:52 pm | IBANZ

The Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand (IBANZ) is urging home buyers to think with their heads rather than their hearts when committing to a real estate purchase. More >>

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Planned Plant To Produce Low Emissions Fuel To Replace Coal A Step Closer With Agreement To Lease Kawerau Site

Friday, 5 April 2024, 12:36 pm | Foresta

Plans to build New Zealand’s first plant to produce low emissions fossil free fuel to replace coal have moved a step closer with the signing of an agreement to lease a site at Kawerau. More >>

Resolution Life To Acquire Asteron Life New Zealand And Support Growth

Friday, 5 April 2024, 12:24 pm | Resolution Life

Resolution Life Australasia and Asteron Life New Zealand (Asteron Life) are pleased to announce that Resolution Life has entered into an agreement with Suncorp Group to purchase 100% of the Asteron Life business. Resolution Life Australasia is part ... More >>

An Autumnal Feast At The Runholder With The New Zealand String Quartet

Friday, 5 April 2024, 11:53 am | Foley Wines

The Runholder is welcoming the cooler evenings with an Autumnal Feast of fine food & chamber music in collaboration with The New Zealand String Quartet. On Friday 26th April, The Quartet will play a thoughtfully curated selection of classical ... More >>

Suncorp To Sell Its New Zealand Asteron Life Business

Friday, 5 April 2024, 11:42 am | Suncorp

The sale is subject to New Zealand regulatory approvals and is expected to complete within nine months. Suncorp’s New Zealand general insurance business remains unchanged and part of the Suncorp Group. More >>

CSR Streamlines Cemintel Distribution In New Zealand

Friday, 5 April 2024, 11:32 am | CSR NZ

The new streamlined process means all Cemintel products will be distributed under the CSR brand More >>

New Zealand Digital Advertising Grows By 4.3% Year-on-Year

Friday, 5 April 2024, 10:00 am | IAB New Zealand

The IAB New Zealand’s quarterly Digital Advertising Revenue Report is compiled from a survey conducted independently by Baker Tilly Staples Rodway on behalf of IAB New Zealand each quarter. More >>

Wiise Signs Strategic Partnership In New Zealand With New Market Entrant, Solutions+ NZ

Friday, 5 April 2024, 9:10 am | Wiise

The collaboration between Solutions+ NZ and Wiise is an important step in Wiise’s commitment to providing New Zealand small- and medium-sized businesses with comprehensive, cloud-based business management solutions. More >>

Relief As MBIE Determines Water Tank Is Not A Fire Risk

Friday, 5 April 2024, 6:26 am | The Clarity Business

‘Victory for common sense’ after 18-month process: water tank not a fire risk to neighbouring properties A determination just released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has clarified that a water tank proposed for a section ... More >>

Greater Wellington BFEA Regional Supreme Winners Announced

Friday, 5 April 2024, 5:22 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

All-round excellence in sustainability earns Andy and Gemma Phillips of Motumatai the Regional Supreme Award at the Greater Wellington Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

Statement Of Issues Released For Proposed Foodstuffs Merger

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 2:27 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commission is seeking submissions from Foodstuffs North Island, Foodstuffs South Island and other interested parties on the issues raised in the Statement of Issues. More >>

Powering Progress: Energy Resources Aotearoa Welcomes More New Members

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 2:21 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

NERI and MinterEllisonRuddWatts will deliver fresh perspectives and diversity of thought as we contemplate the challenges of navigating towards a lower emissions future. More >>

Consumer Spending Growth Remains Slow, But Easter Spending Up On Last Year

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 1:57 pm | Worldline

AUCKLAND, 4 April 2024 – Weak spending growth amongst Core Retail merchants in Worldline NZ’s payments network in March suggests Kiwi consumers are still grappling with tight budgets, although they did spend more over Easter this year than last ... More >>

Inquiry Into Foodstuffs North Island’s FRT Trial Starts Today

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 1:49 pm | Office of the Privacy Commissioner

The Inquiry will monitor the privacy and data protection safeguards and controls stores have in place, how they are being used in practice and whether they are sufficient to manage risks. More >>

Air New Zealand's Onboard Menu Revamp Takes Aotearoa's Treasures To The World

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 1:21 pm | Air New Zealand

The menu is now onboard and features contemporary cuisine with a focus on showcasing the country’s finest regional produce, taking local ingredients and unique New Zealand flavours to the world More >>

F5 Welcomes Lyra Schramm As Chief People Officer And Kunal Anand As Chief Technology Officer

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 1:00 pm | Watterson Marketing Communications

"Lyra and Kunal not only bring business acumen and fresh perspectives that will raise the bar for F5, but they are also humble, generous, and authentic leaders who embody our culture of excellence,” said Locoh-Donou. More >>

Octagon Investment Funds Now Available To Financial Advisers On NZXWT Platform

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 11:55 am | Wright Communications

“Octagon is pleased to have partnered with NZX Wealth Technologies and to be able to offer our funds on the NZXWT platform,” said Octagon’s BDM. “Investing in Octagon funds will now be quick and easy and the funds can be seamlessly incorporated ... More >>

$1 Trillion Bill For New Zealand Infrastructure In The Pipeline

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 11:23 am | ASB

New Zealand is facing up to a $1 trillion bill over the next 30 years to bring the country’s infrastructure up to scratch and to future-proof it to meet challenges, including climate change. More >>

March Activity And Prices Breach Auckland’s Property Log Jam

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 11:08 am | Network Media

Residential property sales in Auckland in March made a significant breach in the log jam of homes that remained unsold in the first two months of the year. More >>

Commission Grants Clearance For Farmlands To Acquire Seales Winslow

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 10:39 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Farmlands Co-operative Society Limited to acquire 100% of the shares of Seales Winslow Limited. More >>

Global Energy Report Echoes Big Issues At Home

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 10:16 am | BusinessNZ

Global data released today reveals urgent investment is required across the energy sector, as well as greater collaboration around the world. More >>

Restore New Zealand: Enhancing Auckland's Outdoor Spaces With Expertise

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 7:01 am | Restore New Zealand

Beyond retaining walls, Restore New Zealand offers a comprehensive range of landscape construction services. From decks and pergolas to gates and fences, their team of skilled professionals works closely with clients to bring their outdoor living visions ... More >>

Impact Of Global Economic Events On Crypto Trading

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 6:59 am | Hugh Grant

The global community, as part of this effort, is focusing on implementing comprehensive standards that balance regulation with the fostering of innovation. More >>

The Growing Popularity Of Custom Container Homes

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 6:55 am | Hugh Grant

These homes, often constructed from recycled shipping containers, are redefining the traditional norms of housing by offering affordability, versatility and eco-friendliness. More >>

TradieGuide Introduces New Regional Plumbing Guides

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 6:49 am | TradieGuide Plumbers

Accessible and user-friendly guidelines providing detailed information on services available, helping users make informed decisions when choosing a plumber. More >>

Property Brokers Welcomes NZR Real Estate Ohakune Team Into The Family, Elevating Local Real Estate Offerings

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 6:21 am | Property Brokers

Property Brokers announced it will take over NZR Real Estate Ohakune effective April 3rd in a significant move to reshape the local real estate landscape. This move marks a new chapter in the region's real estate services, promising enhanced resources, ... More >>

Paysend And Currencycloud Sign Major Global Expansion Deal

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 6:19 am | PR Deadlines

The deal will see Currencycloud boost Paysend’s FX and treasury capabilities, with the fintech becoming a key partner of cross-border money movement flows for Paysend across the US, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. More >>

15 Lotto Players Win Second Division

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 6:10 am | Lotto New Zealand

The winning Powerball Second Division tickets were sold at Woolworths Te Awamutu and New World Hillcrest in Hamilton, Ngongotaha Books Lotto & Posts in Rotorua, and Martina Four Square & Lotto in Thames. More >>

Thames Lotto Player Wins $1 Million

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 6:09 am | Lotto New Zealand

The winning ticket was sold at Martina Four Square & Lotto in Thames. More >>

Choosing Sustainability Over Income – Rock Lobster Industry Takes Additional Steps To Support The CRA 3 Fishery

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 6:07 am | NZ Rock Lobster Industry Council

Rock lobster fishers in the Gisborne area have decided to take a commercial hit in the short term, agreeing to “shelve” a portion of their catch entitlement to support the long term health of the fishery. The rock lobster industry is concerned ... More >>

Waihi Beach Property Market Roars Back To Life, LJ Hooker Leads The Way

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 5:48 am | LJ Hooker

Buyer confidence is returning to Western Bay of Plenty, with real estate sales spiking in the Waihi Beach and Waihi area. LJ Hooker Waihi Beach has been busy this year with the return of property market activity after having a prolonged quiet period. ... More >>

Jones Family Farm Shines At The 2024 NZ Champions Of Cheese Awards

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 5:42 am | Jones Family Farm

Jones Family Farm, renowned for its dedication to producing sheep milk products, has garnered recognition for its exceptional quality at the 2024 NZ Champions of Cheese Awards. The esteemed competition, held annually by the New Zealand Specialist ... More >>

Hnry Smashes Away Tax Anxiety With DE-STRESS Wellington Pop-up

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 6:11 pm | Hnry

Wellington, 3 April 2024 - Surprise tax bills, hunting for lost receipts, and producing piles of paperwork for accountants mean tax season is not usually a time for relaxing, but a new pop-up on Wellington’s waterfront is inviting people to literally smash ... More >>

Leading Law Firm Appoints New Partner

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 6:06 pm | White Fox and Jones

One of Canterbury’s most influential law firms – White Fox & Jones – has appointed Sam Thorp as partner. More >>

Autodesk’s Adds Total Carbon Analysis To Drive Sustainability In Architecture And Construction

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 6:01 pm | Autodesk

The new offerings from Total Carbon Analysis for Architects provides insights into the carbon outputs of design decisions from day one. Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has launched Total Carbon Analysis to help Australia and New Zealand’s architecture, ... More >>

Validation For New Zealand Fisheries Management In US Decisions

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 5:29 pm | Seafood New Zealand

NOAA (the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) recently found that our management standards do meet US requirements, issuing a favourable comparability assessment for New Zealand in January of this year. More >>

CyberCure Prepares For Growth With New Leadership Appointment

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 10:55 am | CyberCure Limited

Wellington, New Zealand - 2nd April 2024. CyberCure Limited, a leading New Zealand cybersecurity advisory and services company, is excited to announce the appointment of Steve McCabe as its Chief Strategy Officer and Director. With an extensive background ... More >>

From Office To Milking Shed, Waikato Farmer Eyes Up Prestigious Title

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 10:49 am | NZ Young Farmers

A Waikato marketer-turned-dairy farmer is ready to prove it's never too late to try something new as he prepares to throw his hat in the ring for one of New Zealand’s most prestigious farming competitions. 29-year-old Morrinsville-born Robin Buser ... More >>

Yealands Take Top Honours As ‘Green World Champion Of Champions’ At The Green World Awards 2024

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 10:45 am | Yealands Wine Group

Yealands triumphed at The Green World Awards 2024, winning the “Champion of Champions” award, underscoring its leadership and innovation within the global sustainability landscape. The awards, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Monday 25th March 2024, saw Yealands ... More >>

Independent Study By Boomi Links Wasted Cloud Spend To Blind Cost Management Strategies

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 10:42 am | Boomi

Study cites companies’ inability to gain visibility at the architecture level is blowing out their cloud costs More >>

Continuation Of Softening In New Vehicle Registrations In March

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 10:32 am | Motor Industry Association

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive Aimee Wiley says that continued soft demand in March is attributable to the wider economic slowdown New Zealand is currently facing.  Higher interest rates to combat inflation have also dampened consumer ... More >>

Taitokerau Business Resilience Project Brings Support To Region’s Businesses

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 9:54 am | Northland Inc

Northland Inc has launched the Taitokerau Business Resilience Project, delivering resilience uplift to businesses across Northland through workshops, one-to-one support, mentoring, networking events, tools, and connections. Last year, Northland Inc administered ... More >>

Save Money And Get A New Phone Sooner With One Wallet | $37 Million Dollars Loaded For Customers On Launch

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 9:49 am | One NZ

On its one-year anniversary, One New Zealand has today launched One Wallet, a digital wallet for its customers, already stacked with $37 million dollars in value, as part of its mission to offer customers even more exceptional mobile experiences. One Wallet ... More >>

Two Adviser Organisations Merge To Better Serve Independent Financial Advisers

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 9:46 am | Plus4

Plus4 and Triple A are delighted to announce the merger of two independent adviser organisations. More >>

Awhi launches with industry principles for lobbying in Aotearoa

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 9:30 am | Awhi

One year on from the announcement of measures to provide greater transparency around lobbying in Aotearoa, government relations firm Awhi has launched with lobbying principles for the industry. “Twelve months have passed since new transparency ... More >>

Business Survey: Only A Third Of Small Kiwi Businesses Prioritising Climate Action

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 9:24 am | Sustainable Business Network

Even though small businesses know there are benefits to taking climate action, only 36% are making it a priority. That’s the main finding in a survey of small and medium companies in Aotearoa New Zealand, conducted by the Sustainable Business Network ... More >>

Newly Released Data Highlights 36% Gender Gap On KiwiSaver Contributions

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 8:48 am | Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commission

The research indicates that this 36% gap is primarily caused by the gender pay gap, rather than a difference in contribution rates, as women and men on average contribute the same percentage of their salaries to KiwiSaver. More >>

Westpac Regional Roundup, April 2024

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 8:41 am | Westpac

The latest GDP figures showed that the economy slipped into recession in the latter part of last year, and the feedback we’ve received from households and businesses is that conditions have remained challenging in the early part of 2024. More >>

Neat Drives Customer And Channel Growth With New ANZ Leadership And Expansion Of Vertical Markets

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 8:25 am | Neat

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND, 2 April 2024 – Neat, the pioneering video technology company, announces the appointment of Jason MacBride, as Regional Director for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). Based in Sydney, MacBride will focus on accelerating Neat’s ... More >>

Embattled Smaller Businesses Face Challenging 2024

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 8:22 am | CPA Australia

Fewer New Zealand small businesses grew in 2023 than in 2022, and fewer expect growth over 2024, results from CPA Australia’s Asia-Pacific Small Business Survey 2023-2024 show. More >>

Food Scrap Composting Offers Wellington Businesses An Easy Way To Take Climate Action

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 8:12 am | Kaicycle

Kaicycle Composting is in growth mode, opening up its collection and composting service to 100 more CBD businesses The team at Kaicycle have a dream: to see local compost hubs and urban farms in every suburb in Pōneke. Compost hubs collect food ... More >>

Bank Of China (New Zealand) Limited Director Change

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 8:07 am | Bank of China in NZ

Bank of China (New Zealand) Limited director Sinead Horgan has retired, and Lloyd Cartwright is to succeed her on the Auckland-based bank’s board. Bank chairman Tim Bennett said today that he was looking forward to the experience and perspective ... More >>

Entries Open For 2024 Hawke’s Bay Export Awards

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 8:03 am | BusinessNZ

Celebrating a decade of excellence; the ExportNZ ASB Hawke’s Bay Export Awards is returning in 2024 to celebrate the successes of local businesses on the world stage. The ExportNZ ASB Hawke’s Bay Export Awards, now in its 10 th year, will ... More >>

FMA Opens Consultation On Potential Class Exemption For Certain GSSS Bonds

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 7:43 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) – Te Mana Tātai Hokohoko – is considering a class exemption that would allow listed companies to bring certain green, social, sustainable, and sustainability-linked (GSSS) bonds to market more quickly and without ... More >>

New Zealand’s Top Beef And Lamb Chefs Revealed

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 4:58 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has unveiled the four talented chefs who will serve as their next Ambassador Chefs, taking up the term throughout 2024 and 2025. These chefs represent a diverse range of culinary styles and hail from various regions across New Zealand, ... More >>

Transpower Announces Resignation Of Chief Executive

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 5:22 pm | Transpower

Transpower today announced the resignation of Alison Andrew, Chief Executive. Board Chair Dr Keith Turner said “After 10 years leading Transpower, Alison has decided that the time is right for her to step down as Chief Executive. She will be taking ... More >>

New Team For Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 5:17 pm | NZ International Business Forum

Stephen Jacobi and Simon Le Quesne will carry out executive duties on behalf of Business New Zealand to support the ANZLF’s policy objectives. They will work closely with the Australian Secretariat which is supported by the Business Council of Australia. More >>

Increased Train Movements Near Ashburton

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 3:42 pm | KiwiRail

“it is important for people to recognise that most trains will now be travelling at normal speed (80km) and they should never attempt to cross the tracks until the train has passed.” More >>


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