In the face of concerns over some retail gift vouchers and cards not being honoured, Book Tokens Ltd have reiterated their advice that all their outstanding paper tokens and gift cards are financially guaranteed.
National guest nights for November 2015 were 4.6 percent higher than in November 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today.
Latest research from global performance management company, Nielsen, has found that 3.1 million New Zealanders spend the equivalent of two workings days online each week. Nearly three quarters (73%) use at least two devices on a weekly basis and nearly two in five (39%) use at least three.
The latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows business confidence rebounded in the final quarter of 2015.
Mighty River Power is purchasing one of New Zealand’s leading solar businesses, What Power Crisis (WPC) - providing access to proven capability and technical expertise in the growing opportunity of solar power.
The slide in employment confidence was arrested in the December quarter, as the Westpac McDermott Miller Employment Confidence Index rose 2.2 points to 101.5.
Aviation security workers will not accept cuts to their allowances and may have to take industrial action to make the boss see sense.
In the year to December 2015 food prices decreased 1.3 percent, influenced by lower prices for grocery foods, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the largest annual fall since July 2012.
International publisher Central Banking Publications has named the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) model as "Initiative of the Year" in its annual awards.
Countdown has today released its inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report, detailing its progress with charitable and environmental commitments over the past financial year.
The New Zealand Bankers’ Association recommends the New Year as the perfect opportunity to take stock of your financial situation and set your financial resolutions for 2016 and beyond.
Paymark’s initial December data shows strong spending growth throughout the country for December - up almost 8% to $5.493 billion for retail’s busiest month of the year.
The new Fair Insurance Code which comes into force today provides consumers and SMEs with higher standards of service, the Insurance Council of New Zealand said today.
Many farmers have weathered difficult conditions in 2015 and the majority see no relief coming in the New Year, according to a poll conducted by Federated Farmers.
Federated Farmers expresses their deepest sympathies to the family of farmer and environmentalist Gordon Stephenson who died on Boxing Day.
The value of total goods imported was $4.9 billion in November 2015, up $535 million (12 percent) from November 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today.
Private insurers today moved to reassure customers that they will not use Limitations Act defences for residential claims arising out of the Canterbury Earthquakes where proceedings are filed before 4 September 2017.
ecobeings Ltd of Waipapa is the recipient of the second $30,000 grant of 2015 from the Top Energy Business Development Fund.
Z’s efforts to reduce New Zealand’s reliance on fossil fuels have reached a milestone with the installation of a biodiesel distillation column at New Zealand’s first commercial scale biodiesel plant in Wiri, Auckland.
Vector Gas Limited and Refining NZ have reached an agreement to double the quantity of gas available for the Marsden Point refinery.
The New Zealand economy grew 0.9 percent in the September 2015 quarter, following an increase of 0.3 percent in June, Statistics New Zealand said today. The September quarter increase was driven by growth in the service industries and manufacturing.
Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has today announced the intention to sell its Australian yoghurt and dairy dessert business to Parmalat Australia Pty Ltd. Both parties entered into exclusive negotiations which have now culminated in the signing of a sale agreement.
Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner Judi Jones is to leave the role in March next year. Jones joined the Scheme at its inception in 2001 and has been its only Commissioner.
Wellington Chamber of Commerce has confirmed a 3.5-year partnership to continue to manage the mentor and client pool for the Business Mentors service, which has been incorporated into the Regional Business Partner Programme, and Chief Executive John Milford is delighted.
Today’s decision by the Commerce Commission to significantly hike regulated Chorus line charges for copper broadband and landline services is the worst possible Christmas present for New Zealand consumers and businesses, Spark New Zealand said today.
Customers of mobile trader Flexi Buy Limited, who purchased goods but never received them, are being asked to contact the Commerce Commission.
ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited (ANZ NZ) announced today the appointment of Nigel Williams as a non-executive director of the company. The appointment is effective from today. The appointment has been approved by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
Four projects to help lift the Waikato region’s economy have been given a boost with an injection of funds.
Grow Wellington, part of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency, will continue its partnership with Government to provide support to businesses for another five and a half years.
The latest NZIER Consensus Forecasts shows forecasters have pared back growth expectations for the upcoming year. The downward revisions largely reflect expectations of weaker growth in investment.