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Dimension Data to deliver shared ICT in Wellington

Following a robust and open procurement process, the Chief Executives of Greater Wellington Regional Council, Porirua City Council, Upper Hutt City Council, Wellington City Council and Wellington Water, have selected Dimension Data as the preferred supplier to deliver shared ICT infrastructure se

Kiwi software company Qotient expands to North America

New Zealand software company Qotient has a new name, a new look and a new mission - expansion into the United States.

Local government taxation revenue increases

Local government finance statistics (GFS) had a net operating surplus of $0.9 billion for the June 2014 year, Statistics New Zealand said today.

Total goods exports fall in May

Total goods exports fell $214 million (4.7 percent) to $4.4 billion in May 2015 compared with May 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. Milk powder, butter, and cheese exports led the fall, down 28 percent ($346 million).

Workers 'not as safe as they think they are'

There is a ‘it won’t happen to me’ attitude among workers and employers operating in New Zealand’s highest-risk industries.

Reserve Bank sets out its priorities

The Reserve Bank has outlined its priorities and initiatives that will enable it to achieve its goals in the Statement of Intent (SOI) for 2015-2018, Governor Graeme Wheeler said today.

Beekeeping industry unification steps ahead

Federated Farmers Bees, Honey Packers and Exporters Association and National Beekeepers Association have voted by a substantial majority to proceed with unifying the Apiculture industry and their associations at the New Zealand Apiculture Conference in Taupo today.

Ports of Auckland accepts High Court decision

Tony Gibson, CEO of Ports of Auckland, has today said that the company will not appeal the recent High Court decision which revoked resource consent for the Bledisloe wharf extensions.

Wool generally holds its ground

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s General Manager, Mr John Dawson reports that the combined North and South Island auction comprising 20,585 bales saw a 91 percent clearance and a generally firm market except for the previously over pressured Fine Crossbred types which eased sli

Wireless Nation signs deal with global satellite giant

Fast, easy, accessible satellite connectivity for all of us is one step closer, in a new deal between Wireless Nation - a wholly owned New Zealand internet provider - and leading global satellite company Gilat Satellite Networks.

New international service from Taipei to Christchurch

China Airlines, Taiwan’s leading airline, has announced a new international service from Taipei to Christchurch via Melbourne for the coming summer, complementing its existing service from Taipei via Sydney.

Kiwis to earn Qantas Points on all Jetstar domestic flights

New Zealanders will now earn Qantas Points on every Jetstar domestic flight across the country, including flights to four new regional destinations on sale from September.

Fonterra's June guaranteed milk price set at $5.25 per kgMS

Fonterra has set the June Guaranteed Milk Price (GMP) at $5.25 per kgMS, the same price as the opening 2015/16 forecast Farmgate Milk Price. A total of 45.2 million kgMS was offered by 443 farms, more than double the number of farms that applied this time last year.

PledgeMe campaigns reach maximum funding goals

Two equity crowdfunding campaigns have successfully maxed out their offers on PledgeMe this week. Angel Food, an Auckland-based vegan food company, reached their maximum funding goal of $150,000 with hours to spare on their campaign.

New, state of the art delivery hub for NZ Post in Hamilton

New Zealand Post will move its Hamilton postal and courier operations to a purpose-built integrated delivery and distribution hub, it announced today.

InternetNZ 'deeply disappointed' with Global Mode withdrawal

InternetNZ is deeply disappointed at announcements today that the Global Mode service is being withdrawn from New Zealand.

Auckland Airport award winners announced

Auckland Airport has announced the winners of its 2015 Airline of the Year Award and 2015 Aeronautical Service Provider Award. Judy Nicholl, General Manager Aeronautical Operations, says the annual awards recognise excellence by the service providers and airlines at Auckland Airport.

Seafood NZ applauds prosecutions against illegal fishers

Seafood New Zealand applauds the actions taken by the New Zealand and Spanish Governments to bring those identified as fishing illegally in the Southern Ocean to justice, Chairman George Clement says.

Most Kiwis 'remain confident in NZ's financial markets'

Confidence in New Zealand’s financial markets remains stable, with 60% of New Zealanders feeling confident in the state of the country’s financial markets.

Dairy challenges take NZ rural confidence to near-decade low

New Zealand farmer confidence has fallen to its lowest levels in nearly a decade, as dairy farmers across the country struggle with the challenges arising from the slump in global markets, the latest quarterly Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey has shown.

AIA NZ reports NPAT of $16.7 million for 2014

AIA New Zealand has announced 21 per cent growth in underlying profit, an improvement to $9.8 million for the 12 months to 30 November 2014 from $8.1 million in the prior year.

Record full-year result for SBS Bank

SBS Group has reported a record operating surplus of $26.1 million for the financial year to 31 March 2015, an increase of 18.3% on FY14, and a record net surplus of $19.4 million, an increase of 24.3% on FY14.

Air New Zealand announces sale of Safe Air

Air New Zealand has signed a conditional agreement for the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary Safe Air to Airbus Group Australia Pacific Pty Limited, a major supplier to the Australian Defence Forces and leading civil helicopter retailer.

Autumn arrivals continue to drive positive growth - TNZ

Continued growth in holiday arrivals from Tourism New Zealand’s target markets has resulted in a record-setting autumn, with total holiday arrivals up 16.5 per cent for the month of May.

Tractor and Machinery Association elects new president

Mark Hamilton-Manns, New Zealand Sales Manager for John Deere, has been elected President of the Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA).

Settlement reached over ASB rural interest rate swaps

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has reached a settlement with ASB regarding the sale, promotion and marketing of interest rate swaps to some rural customers.

Claims double as a result of flooding, says AA Insurance

AA Insurance says that claims doubled over the weekend as a result of the flooding in the North Island. The company is ready and waiting to help lower North Island customers with their flood-related claims, and is urging those requiring emergency repairs to call as soon as possible.

China drives growth in visitor arrivals

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand numbered 176,700 in May 2015, up 10 percent on May 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was driven by more visitors from China.

Slight drop in consumer confidence

The Westpac McDermott Miller Consumer Confidence Index fell to 113.0 in the June 2015 quarter, down from 117.4 in March. This is the lowest level since March 2013, when the Index was 110.8. However, confidence remains slightly above its historical average of 111.5.

SMEs focus for Connect Smart Week

Communications Minister Amy Adams says the second annual Connect Smart Awareness Week is a reminder to be vigilant about online security. Kicking off tomorrow, this year’s Connect Smart Week has a particular focus on educating and supporting SMEs.

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