The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today announced the appointment of Sue Brown to the new position of Head of Strategy, Innovation and Engagement.
One of New Zealand’s horticultural heavyweights has set its long-term sights on growing the industry into a multibillion-dollar business.
NZCTA recognises the real value of the recently signed economic cooperation agreement between New Zealand and Taiwan
The Financial Services Council (FSC) welcomes the release of the Treasury’s Long Term Fiscal Projections. The Treasury projects that expenditure on NZ Super could rise to 7.9% from around 4% today. We expect that the cost of NZ Super will be about 8.5% by 2060 and about 10% of GDP by 2100.
New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s Marketing Executive, Mr Paul Steel reports that today’s North Island wool sale of 6,800 bales saw a clearance of 96 percent.
Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement from Wellington Airport that it will review its charges in consultation with its airline customers. Wellington Airport’s decision follows a report on its pricing from the New Zealand Commerce Commission that its charges were too high.
"We will be sorry to see him go and have valued his support and energy in leading the market watchdog so successfully", said Financial Services Council CEO, Peter Neilson.
June has shown further solid gains for manufacturing in the Waikato. The outturn from the BNZ-Business NZ Performance of Manufacturing Index was 62.4, well above the national result. A result above 50 indicates expansion; below, contraction.
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today announced that CEO Sean Hughes will not seek re-appointment for a second term as Chief Executive. He will continue in his role until the end of the year.
Results for the month of June confirm a solid and expansionary first half of the year for the manufacturing sector, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
Businesses in Europe and Asia will be the first to benefit from a New Zealand developed mobile payment device. Optimizer HQ’s Swipe Reader will be introduced to 31 markets in Europe and nine markets in South East Asia, next month.
New Zealand Winegrowers welcomes the signing of the Agreement between New Zealand and the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu on Economic Cooperation (ANZTEC).
The Infant Nutrition Council (INC) has announced it is broadening the make-up of its board to ensure it is more representative of the entire infant formula supply chain in Australia and New Zealand - including manufacturers, marketers and brand owners.
ExportNZ welcomes the announcement that New Zealand and Taiwan have signed an economic cooperation agreement.
The NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) warmly welcomes the signing of the New Zealand-Taiwan Economic Co-operation Agreement in Wellington today.
The trend for national guest nights has strengthened and is showing sustained growth for the latest 12 months, Statistics New Zealand said today. The trend is now at the highest level recorded in the 17-year history of the series.
Fonterra Co-operative Group today announced it has completed consulting with staff as part of its Support Services review and as a result it will achieve a reduction of approximately 300 roles first identified when the review began in May.
An AgResearch study in South Otago has indicated that simple and low cost management techniques can significantly reduce overland flow and contaminant losses from winter forage crop paddocks.
Wholesale aggregator Telcoinabox has finalised the sale of its New Zealand business assets to Solarix Networks Limited, an IP Carrier Grade network Service Provider.
Figures released today by New Zealand’s leading payments provider Paymark, show spending through the Paymark network increased by 4.3 per cent in the first six months of 2013 when compared to the first half of 2012.
As local businessman James Connolly gets set for the grand community opening of his second franchised Burger King restaurant (Cameron Road) this Saturday, he stresses the role the stores are playing in training and developing local employees.
The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during June 2013, shows total sales in May 2013 increased 1.09% (export sales increased by 23.4% with domestic sales decreasing 12.1%) on May 2012.
Wynyard Group, the specialists in intelligence-led software and solutions for protecting companies and countries from threat, crime and corruption, has appointed international financial crime expert, Jim Oakes, in the newly created role of Director, Financial Crime.
Builders are struggling to find work despite repeated reports that the rebuild is ramping up. Christchurch QS and owner of QS Red, Victoria Whitta, says she feels she has to speak out as the affected builders won’t, for fear of being blacklisted.
A Research New Zealand survey shows that a strong majority of Wellingtonians enjoy and value the central city hospitality and entertainment scene, and do not support undue restrictions on well-run licenced premises.
A recent report from Nielsen, a leading provider of what consumers watch and buy, highlights the branding conundrum presented to marketers in the New Zealand and Australian markets.
Tourism Malaysia welcomes the announcement by Malaysia Airlines that it will increase the number of flights between Kuala Lumpur and Auckland from six to seven per week between 24 November and 27 January.
Some of the world’s top avocado experts are coming to the New Zealand industry’s heartland for a major international conference in Tauranga - only held in New Zealand every eight years - enhancing the region’s reputation as a global fruit bowl.
Fonterra has announced a $27 million investment in a dry store distribution centre at its Te Rapa site that will strengthen its Waikato operations and allow the Co-operative to deliver product more efficiently to its customers.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced the appointment of Murray Gribben of Wellington as the new Chair of New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Ltd (NZVIF). Current director, Anne Blackburn, has been appointed as the new Deputy Chair.
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