Kiwi savers are squirreling money away diligently, with the value of our collective bank deposits growing by 20 per cent over the past two years to reach $140 billion-. This is a fantastic achievement, considering the lack-lustre interest rates on offer in a post GFC-world.
Federated Farmers’ President and science spokesperson William Rolleston says recent stock sickness or deaths are likely to have been caused by a high sugar content in the fodder beet they have been eating.
Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand have continued their phenomenal run in attracting China’s biggest celebrity names to showcase the country despite increasing competition from other destinations.
A Chinese dairy company and its New Zealand subsidiary have established a new research and development centre at Lincoln University following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing last year.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) reminded employers today that part time employees who work regular rostered hours are entitled to pro-rated holidays and leave.
Members of the Insurance Council have agreed to impose on themselves a maximum fine of up to $100,000 for unresolved significant breaches of the Fair Insurance Code.
Long overdue innovation is coming to the fiduciary services sector following leading provider Perpetual Guardian’s acquisition of My Bucket List for an undisclosed sum.
The process for getting connected to Ultrafast Fibre Broadband (UFB) network will become a lot less painful if recommendations to speed up the consenting process for installs are enacted.
Air New Zealand and Air India have signed a codeshare agreement on services between New Zealand and India providing greater access and choice to travellers in both directions.
The value of manufacturing sales fell in the first quarter of 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today.
A Commerce Commission monitoring report released today underlines how high charges for wholesale broadband are pushing up the retail price of internet for New Zealand consumers.
Mexican children will find a surprise in their McDonald’s Happy Meals from this weekend - a delicious Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit from New Zealand.
The New Zealand Law Society section representing in-house lawyers has changed its name to In-house Lawyers’ Association of New Zealand (ILANZ).
The value of wholesale trade sales was $20.9 billion in the March 2015 quarter, up $371 million (1.8 percent) from the March 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the lowest increase since the June 2013 quarter.
Commission gives clearance to Staples/Office Depot merger The Commerce Commission has given clearance for Staples to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Office Depot, which trades in New Zealand as OfficeMax.
Federated Farmers says the New Zealand meat export industry needs to make up lost ground with a boost to marketing New Zealand beef and sheepmeat overseas.
Hamilton’s growth on its northern urban boundaries is not only seeing phenomenal residential expansion - but also the relocation of retail services away from the CBD, according to new research.
Today, the Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest airport general use car rental company, is delighted to announce that Chris Rusden has taken the position of Vice President of Hertz, Asia Pacific (APAC).
A new five-year Funding Agreement for the Reserve Bank was ratified by Parliament yesterday. "The Funding Agreement ensures that the Bank has sufficient resources to meet its expanded role and obligations while maintaining tight control of costs," Governor Graeme Wheeler said.
The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during May 2015, shows total sales in April 2015 increased 14.08% (year on year export sales increased by 17.06% with domestic sales increasing 8.10%) on April 2014.
New responsible lending rules that come into effect this week will need to be actively enforced to rein-in lenders who target vulnerable consumers.
Prime Minister John Key tonight awarded Lower Hutt companies Dulux New Zealand and Dry Living Limited inaugural Technology Valley Awards. The winners were announced at an industry reception at Callaghan Innovation, which was part of the first Hutt STEMM Festival.
Hastings orchardist Hamish Gregory Campbell has been fined $30,000 and ordered to pay $50,000 reparation after a 17-year-old employee was killed after colliding with a row of apple tress while driving a home-built motorised buggy.
Z Energy has been announced as a 2015 Aon Hewitt Best Employer. The award recognises Z as one of New Zealand’s best employers. This annual award recognises the best employers across New Zealand and Australia by examining employee engagement scores and people practices.
Workers are concerned about what is being negotiated in the Trade In Services Agreement (TISA) as revealed in the largest ever leak from such negotiations by Wikileaks.
Chorus has become the first New Zealand company to take out the supreme award in the Aon Hewitt Best Employer awards. At the annual awards ceremony in Sydney, Chorus received accreditation as an Aon Hewitt Best Employer for the fourth consecutive year.
BurgerFuel has today announced that it has partnered with OhCal Foods LLC (OhCal) to spearhead the company’s entry into America.
Port Nicholson Fisheries and Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd are pleased to announce a partnership which will see Aotearoa Fisheries join with Port Nicholson Fisheries to form the largest Maori-owned lobster processing business in New Zealand.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) believes it’s very close to landing a collaborative marketing entity to promote New Zealand sheepmeat and beef by partnering with meat processing and exporting companies.
Kathmandu, a global brand of outdoor and adventure gear, is revolutionising its web infrastructure with a move to Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) cloud to improve scalability, reduce costs and enhance customer experience.
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