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NZ Made Day 2023: Buy Sustainable Products That Last

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 9:26 am | Buy New Zealand Made

Today is NZ Made Day, a day dedicated to honouring the craftsmanship, innovation and ingenuity of Kiwi manufacturers and entrepreneurs. This event showcases the immense pride Kiwis take in their locally-produced goods and services, highlighting the impact ... More >>

‘Pause Before You Pay’ This Black Friday

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 9:24 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Kiwis are being urged to pause before they pay this Black Friday by MBIE’s Consumer Protection team in order to avoid falling victim to scammers. Major promotional events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday see scammers use the heightened sense of urgency ... More >>

Woolworths NZ Calls For Respect Towards Team Members This Holiday Season As Conflict And Abuse In Stores Continues

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 9:18 am | Countdown

Team members in Countdown/Woolworths stores continue to experience daily abuse and aggression with a 131% rise in physical assaults in the last six months compared to the same time last year. Woolworths has launched a campaign asking customers to ... More >>

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New-look Dunedin Isite Leads National Refresh

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 9:14 am | Enterprise Dunedin

The Dunedin visitor centre is one of the first in the country to debut a new-look isite following a national brand refresh of the network. Dunedin’s isite officially reopened this morning following a small ceremony to celebrate the debut of the refresh, ... More >>

Southern Cross Insurances Strike The Jackpot At The Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards 2024

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 9:10 am | Southern Cross

Southern Cross has swept the board at the Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards 2024 – with Southern Cross Health, Life, Pet and Travel Insurance brands securing gold in their respective categories. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this is the ... More >>

Audio Visual Superstar, Khiry Hewitt, Named 2023 Apprentice Of The Year

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 8:59 am | Te Mahi Ako

Based at audio visual company, VIDCOM, Khiry was named the Apprentice of The Year last week in his hometown of Pōneke. You can find out more about Khiry’s success in the entertainment industry here. <img src="" ... More >>

Strong Current Retail And Office Performance And A Healthy Pipeline Of New Space Offer Positive Indicators For Auckland

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 8:47 am | JLL

 The latest (Q3) Market Snapshots from JLL show that persistent economic headwinds have failed to stall momentum in the ‘flight to quality’ that continues to characterise Auckland’s commercial real estate market. Evidence of the phenomenon ... More >>

Mercury Kaiwera Downs I Windfarm Opens A Year On From Groundbreaking

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 2:13 am | MERCURY NZ LIMITED

20 November 2023 – Mercury has cut the ribbon today to celebrate stage one of the Kaiwera Downs Windfarm coming online. · The ten turbine 43MW wind farm will have annualised generation of 147GWh p.a., adding enough renewable energy to power ... More >>

Groundbreaking Health Technology Receives Company-X Innovation Award

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 2:11 am | Company X

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND: A groundbreaking telehealth provider won the Company-X Innovation Award at this year’s Waikato Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. Company-X co-founder Jeremy Hughes presented Emergency Consult chief executive Jenni Falconer with the ... More >>

Strategic Agreement Secured With Alliance Healthcare Australia To Supply NZ-grown Medicinal Cannabis Flower To Australia

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 2:04 am | Medical Kiwi

Two MOUs set out supply agreement terms with Alliance Healthcare Australia, a leading Pharmaceutical Management group specialist in pharmaceutical and medicinal cannabis products in the Australian market The first MOU sets out a framework for a distribution ... More >>

Creative Studio Is On The Hunt For New Zealand’s Next Big Business-for-good Brand

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:51 am | Raise Communications

$50,000 brand launch package offered to a purposeful venture Tomorrow, the forward-thinking creative studio founded by winners of ‘The Block NZ,’ has announced an opportunity for visionary businesses to win an extensive branding package. Worth over $50,000, ... More >>

Auckland Bar And Restaurant Owner Arrested In Auckland

Monday, 20 November 2023, 3:16 pm | NZ Immigration Service

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) continues to take migrant exploitation cases seriously, and an Auckland bar and restaurant owner is the latest individual to be charged for a migrant exploitation-related offence. On Friday 17 ... More >>

Summerset Clinches Victory In Reader’s Digest 2024 Quality Service Awards For Outstanding Customer Excellence

Monday, 20 November 2023, 2:32 pm | Summerset

Summerset is proud to be named overall winner in the Reader’s Digest 2024 Quality Service Awards in the retirement villages category. The awards are based on surveys of consumers, with the aim to recognise companies who deliver outstanding customer ... More >>

Auckland Transport Proposes Re-design Of ‘notorious’ Hill Street Intersection

Monday, 20 November 2023, 1:34 pm | Auckland Transport

  Auckland Transport (AT) is planning to make the Hill Street intersection in Warkworth safer and easier to use. The intersection at the junction of the old State Highway 1 has been a congestion bottleneck for decades, and the wider intersection ... More >>

BestStart Voted Top Early Childhood Educator Sixth Year In A Row

Monday, 20 November 2023, 1:33 pm | BestStart

BestStart Educare has once again scooped the coveted Reader’s Digest Quality Service Award for the sixth year in a row. BestStart is New Zealand’s largest early learning provider with over 260 centres, 4,500 staff and more than 18,000 children attending ... More >>

ANZ’s Tūrangānui-a-Kiwa - Gisborne Branch Opens

Monday, 20 November 2023, 1:33 pm | ANZ Bank

ANZ Bank New Zealand has opened a newly refurbished branch in Tūrangānui-a-Kiwa (Gisborne). The newly refurbished Tūrangānui-a-Kiwa l Gisborne branch. While ANZ has been operating in Gisborne for the last 150 years, the branch has been relocated ... More >>

NZ Corporates Commit To Giving Hundreds Of NZ Students Better Access To Tech

Monday, 20 November 2023, 12:45 pm | Quadrent

18 months on from launch, an innovative partnership by leasing specialists Quadrent and BNZ, the Quadrent Green Lease is delivering on its vision to enable New Zealand’s largest corporates to reduce e-waste entering landfills and provide repurposed digital ... More >>

The Countdown Begins: Meet The Finalists For NZ Compare People's Choice Awards 2023

Monday, 20 November 2023, 12:06 pm | NZ Compare

Thousands of Kiwis have cast their vote and had their say on who they believe offers the best Broadband, Power and Mobile services in Aotearoa, and today, we are thrilled to announce the finalists for the NZ Compare People’s Choice Awards 2023. The People’s ... More >>

New Zealand’s Largest Insurer Calls On New Government To Prioritise Flood Resilience

Monday, 20 November 2023, 12:00 pm | IAG New Zealand

The economic toll of our summer of storms continues to mount, with insurance payouts now topping $1 billion, a number second only to the Christchurch earthquakes, AMI, State and NZI can reveal. The country’s largest insurer has today also called on ... More >>

Investment Ready Programme Creates New Opportunities For Food And Fibre Businesses

Monday, 20 November 2023, 12:00 pm | The Factory

Manawatū, 20 November 2023 – The Investment Ready Programme, designed to equip food and fibre businesses with the tools and strategies to successfully raise capital, has achieved remarkable success in its inaugural year. By delivering on its goals ... More >>

Vero Upskilling Staff To Help With Assessing Large Volume Of EQC Claims

Monday, 20 November 2023, 11:23 am | Vero

Nearly 10 months on from the Auckland flooding and Cyclone Gabrielle, Vero Insurance New Zealand is continuing to support the work of Toka Tū Ake EQC, providing additional training to employees across the business to become assessors for EQCover claims ... More >>

Genesis Selects Gentrack G2.0 To Transform Customer Experience, Drive Digital Innovation And Reduce Cost

Monday, 20 November 2023, 11:03 am | Genesis Energy

Genesis Energy (NZX/ASX: GNE) has selected Gentrack (NZX/ASX: GTK) g2.0 to enable a digital transformation focused on delivering an enhanced customer experience.  Genesis’ Chief Transformation and Technology Officer, Ed Hyde, said selecting Gentrack ... More >>

Quality Service Awards 2024 Celebrating Ten Years!

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:50 am | Quality Services Awards

Today, Reader’s Digest has released the names of New Zealand businesses that in the eyes of their customers are doing an outstanding job with customer service. Reader’s Digest congratulates the hard-working customer service teams of the businesses listed ... More >>

SMEs Feeling The Squeeze

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:47 am | Buy NZ Made

Several data points paint an unfavourable picture for small businesses in the lead up to Christmas this year: Company liquidations are up 40% on the same period last year and online retailers currently have the highest rate of business failure (Centrix); ... More >>

Australian ATC Students Bound For NZ Shores

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:45 am | Airways International

Airways International, the commercial arm of Airways New Zealand will shortly be training air traffic controllers from Australia in its Christchurch training facilities, as part of a contract with Airservices Australia. The Australian air navigation service ... More >>

PD Insurance Snaps Up Reader’s Digest Quality Service Award

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:38 am | PD Insurance

Only three years into its journey in New Zealand, PD Insurance has added another trophy to its collection of awards and accolades by winning a Reader’s Digest Quality Service Silver Award for Pet Insurance. The pet cover specialist has taken the market ... More >>

New Landscaping Business Offers Affordable Solutions For South Auckland Residents

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:20 am | Landscapers South Auckland

A new entrant in the landscaping scene is turning heads with its competitive pricing and quality services. The new business, known as Landscapers South Auckland , seeks to bridge the gap between high-quality landscaping and affordability for residents ... More >>

New Cromwell Subdivision Releases First Stage Of Lifestyle Sections

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:11 am | Infinity Investment Group Holdings

The development of Cromwell’s newest subdivision moves into its next phase with sections going on the market. Shannon Farm – a 142ha rural lifestyle subdivision in Cromwell – is releasing the first stage of sections to the public on Monday ... More >>

Pead Celebrates Internal Excellence With Promotions Across The Agency

Monday, 20 November 2023, 9:16 am | Pead

Pead, specialists in creative communications and reputation management, is thrilled to announce the promotions of four team members across the corporate and consumer teams, reinforcing the agency’s commitment to fostering career growth and encouraging ... More >>

Qrious Announces It Has Maintained Its ISO Security And Privacy Certifications

Monday, 20 November 2023, 9:10 am | Qrious

The acceleration of cloud computing adoption across New Zealand businesses has transformed operations to enhance efficiency, scalability and innovation; but this digital transformation has also brought forward critical issues around data privacy and security - with ... More >>

Auckland Lotto Player Wins $1 Million

Sunday, 19 November 2023, 9:08 pm | lotto nz

One lucky Lotto player from Auckland will be having a blast after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw. The winning ticket was sold at Green & Grocery World in Auckland. Powerball was not struck this ... More >>

Wine Marlborough Lifetime Achievement Awards Presented To Four Industry Treasures

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 2:29 pm | Wine Marlborough

Four pioneers of the Marlborough wine industry have been presented with Wine Marlborough Lifetime Achievement Awards at a celebration dinner in Blenheim. James Healy, Dave Pearce, Tessa Anderson and Murray Gibbons were recognised at The Marlborough Wine ... More >>

Machine Learning Techniques Improve X-ray Materials Analysis

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 8:22 am | ACN Newswire

Researchers of RIKEN at Japan’s state-of-the-art synchrotron radiation facility, SPring-8, and their collaborators, have developed a faster and simpler way to carry out segmentation analysis, a vital process in materials science. The new method was ... More >>

Kitchen Culture: Update On Progress Towards Resumption Of Trading Of The Company's Shares

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 8:16 am | ACN Newswire

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Kitchen Culture Holdings Ltd. (the “Company” or “Kitchen Culture”) wishes to announce that following the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company (“EGM”) held on 17 November 2023, at 9.00 a.m. in the ... More >>

Acrometa Subsidiary Signs Two MOUs To Develop Co-Working Laboratory Space Business In China

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 8:15 am | ACN Newswire

ACROMETA Group Limited ("ACROMETA", or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), an established specialist engineering service provider in the field of controlled environments serving mainly the healthcare, ... More >>

Biosecurity Boost Ahead Of Busy Summer

Friday, 17 November 2023, 3:20 pm | Biosecurity NZ

Biosecurity New Zealand welcomes 23 new quarantine officers and four new detector dog handlers this month, bolstering the country’s frontline protection against pests and diseases in time for the pre-Christmas mail rush and peak international ... More >>

Landscapers Palmerston North Bringing New Aesthetic To Local Gardens

Friday, 17 November 2023, 1:52 pm | Landscapers Palmerston North

Palmerston North’s landscape gardening scene has welcomed a new entrant that aims to transform and rejuvenate outdoor spaces for local residents. Landscapers Palmerston North , a budding business, now offers landscape gardening services tailored to the ... More >>

Christchurch Homes To Benefit From New Double Glazing Service

Friday, 17 November 2023, 1:09 pm | Double Glazing Christchurch

A new entrant in the city's expanding home improvement sector, Double Glazing Christchurch , is setting its sights on enhancing the energy efficiency and comfort of local homes. The company, which recently launched its operations, is offering comprehensive double ... More >>

Mahurangi Aircon & Electrical Expands Services To The Mangawhai Region

Friday, 17 November 2023, 12:53 pm | Mahurangi Aircon and Electrical

Mahurangi Aircon & Electrical, a provider of air conditioning and electrical services , is expanding into the Mangawhai region. Building upon its success in the Warkworth and Matakana Coast areas, the company now has a dedicated team of skilled ... More >>

Key Insights For The Contact Centre Of The Future, From Leaders In Australia, New Zealand, And Worldwide

Friday, 17 November 2023, 11:00 am | Calabrio

The contact centre industry is a cornerstone in the nation’s service-oriented economy, encompassing diverse sectors from telecommunications to finance. With millions employed, it significantly bolsters the nation’s workforce. In the last few years, ... More >>

Annual TIN Report Reveals New Zealand’s Largest And Fastest-growing Tech Exporters And Their Economic Impact

Friday, 17 November 2023, 9:51 am | Technology Investment Network

New Zealand tech firms demonstrate strong 11.8% year-on-year growth, on the back of strong performances in North American and European markets, according to the annual Technology Investment Network (TIN) Report launched today. Total revenue for the ... More >>

Avast Blocks All-Time High Of 1 Billion Unique Cyber Attacks Per Month

Friday, 17 November 2023, 9:35 am | Avast

Latest Avast Threat Report Finds 50% Surge Fuelled by AI-Supported Finance and Dating Scams, Mobile Scams, Adware, Spyware and Malvertising More >>

JBL Unveils Timeless Elegance And Cutting-Edge Audio With Authentics Speaker Range And Spinner BT Turntable In Malaysia

Friday, 17 November 2023, 9:31 am | ACN Newswire

JBL (the “Company”) the leading audio equipment manufacturer and specialist in all things audio, launched its legacy-inspired line of speakers, the Authentics 200, 300, and 500 and the Spinner BT turntable at the Heart of Sound Roadshow at ... More >>

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre Honoured With Public Architecture Award

Friday, 17 November 2023, 9:28 am | Rau Paenga

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has been acknowledged with a Public Architecture award at the 2023 New Zealand Architecture Awards. Te Pae was funded by the Crown and delivered by the Government infrastructure delivery company, Rau Paenga (formerly ... More >>

A New Benchmark In Cleaning: Commercial Cleaners Hamilton Launches

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 3:39 pm | Commercial Cleaners Hamilton

A new development has emerged in the Hamilton commercial cleaning landscape with the introduction of Commercial Cleaners Hamilton . This new enterprise aims to elevate the standards of cleanliness, efficiency, and sustainability in the region, responding ... More >>

High Grocery Prices Put Health And Mental Wellbeing At Risk

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 3:20 pm | Full Balance Financial Coaching

Statistics suggesting that grocery prices have increased 7- 20% over the last year do not reflect the reality, with many Kiwis reporting that their food bills have gone up by 50%—a scenario that could lead to deteriorating health conditions for ... More >>

Accenture To Acquire Solnet To Expand Cloud First Capabilities In Aotearoa New Zealand

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 3:20 pm | Accenture

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Solnet , an IT services provider with deep technology consulting experience for New Zealand government and private organizations across multiple industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. With headquarters ... More >>

Boomi Announces Winners Of APJ 2023 Customer Innovation Awards

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 2:34 pm | Boomi

Boomi today announced the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) winners of its 2023 Customer Innovation Awards at the Boomi World Tour Sydney event. The winners for APJ were recognised for forging their own paths to innovation, connecting applications to ... More >>

Motorola Solutions Sharpens Focus On Safety And Security

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 2:07 pm | Motorola Solutions

Company building safety and security ecosystem to connect public safety agencies and enterprises to help protect people, property and places More >>

Rau Paenga Appoints LT McGuinness To Provide Pre-construction Services For District Court Seismic Remediation Project

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 1:47 pm | Rau Paenga

Crown infrastructure delivery company, Rau Paenga, has selected LT McGuinness to provide pre-construction services on the Auckland District Court seismic strengthening project. Rau Paenga is delivering the project on behalf of the Ministry of Justice. ... More >>

Truck Driver Death Due To Poor Traffic Management

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 1:40 pm | WorkSafe NZ

Businesses need to keep their workers safe around vehicles and doing so can save lives, says WorkSafe New Zealand following the sentencing of a Southland business today. McLellan Freight Limited was contracted to load and unload palm kernel extract ... More >>

Services Will Suffer If Statistics NZ Continues With Planned Christmas Job Cuts

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 12:32 pm | Public Service Association

The collection and analysis of statistics to support the needs of businesses, government, Māori and various organisations could be threatened if Statistics NZ proceeds with a significant restructure warns the Public Service Association. Statistics NZ today ... More >>

Chartered Accountants Australia And New Zealand Rearchitects Member Experience With Boomi

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 12:05 pm | Boomi

  CA ANZ establishes layered API environment to create digital pathways for simplified, tailored engagement with members Boomi™ today announced Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) is using the Boomi platform to revitalize ... More >>

Kiwi Crypto Investors More Financially Confident Than Non-crypto Investors, New Research Finds

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 11:30 am | Binance

  Half of crypto investors in New Zealand are confident in making their own financial investment decisions, compared to 38% of non-crypto investors, new research reveals. The research, commissioned by Binance New Zealand, was conducted ... More >>

Comvita Marks Two Decades On The NZX

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 11:16 am | Comvita New Zealand

Comvita Limited (NZX: CVT), the global leader in Mānuka honey and bee products, this week proudly celebrates two decades of being listed on the New Zealand Exchange (NZX). David Banfield, CEO of Comvita, commented on the milestone, saying, "Twenty ... More >>

Mighty Ape Takes Top Spot In Kantar’s Customer Leadership Index

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 11:13 am | Kantar

Kiwi online retailer Mighty Ape has moved up from 10th position last year to reach top spot in the annual Kantar Customer Leadership Index, New Zealand’s leading ranking of the best brands for customer experience, released today by data, insights ... More >>

100 Kiwibank Local Hero Medallists Announced Across 14 Regions Of Aotearoa

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 11:10 am | Kiwibank

Today, the nation celebrates as the names of 100 outstanding Kiwi’s are unveiled as the 2024 Kiwibank Local Hero Te Pou Toko o te Tau Medallists. From Kaitaia to Bluff, these individuals have been recognised for their exceptional contributions ... More >>

Infratil Delivers $1.2 Billion First Half Net Parent Surplus, Remains Positive On Growth Outlook

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 11:07 am | Infratil

Infratil today announced a net parent surplus from continuing operations of $1,215.1 million for the six months to 30 September 2023. The result included a $1,064.5 million revaluation of Infratil’s initial 49.95% stake in One NZ, following the acquisition ... More >>

Business Leader Wellbeing Lifts To Record High Post-election, After Six-month Low

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 11:00 am | BDO New Zealand

New Zealand business leaders scored a record high (74) on the World Health Organisation’s internationally recognised WHO-5 wellbeing index in the two weeks following the general election, according to the latest BDO Business Wellbeing Index (November 2023 report) ... More >>

SPADA Calls On Government To Regulate International Streaming Platforms

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 10:05 am | SPADA

The New Zealand screen producers’ guild, SPADA, has called for Government to regulate international streaming platforms by requiring them to pay a levy on their New Zealand revenue. Speaking at the launch of a new Love Local campaign at SPADA’s annual ... More >>


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