The Reserve Bank today said it will ensure that monetary policy is stimulatory to support output growth above potential, to help lift inflation back to target.
Visitor arrivals to New Zealand numbered 291,800 in March 2015, a record high for a March month, Statistics New Zealand said today. The latest figure was 15 percent higher than in March 2014, and 8 percent higher than in March 2013.
Fuji Xerox New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Gavin Pollard to the role of Managing Director for New Zealand. The announcement follows the promotion of outgoing managing director Neil Whittaker to the role of MD for Fuji Xerox Australia.
The Reserve Bank has appointed Tony Caughey and Conor English as part-time external monetary policy advisers. They replace Luke Moriarty and Richard Townsend, who have served in this capacity for three years.
The Commerce Commission has today released a draft decision on Transpower’s application seeking to recover its overspend on the North Island Grid Upgrade Project (NIGU).
Being a parent can be one of the most rewarding jobs you can have. But it does present us with daily challenges, including decisions about what things to expose our children to.
BNZ today announced that Mai Chen has been appointed to the BNZ board of directors. Chairman John Waller said he was delighted to make the announcement, which he describes as aligning with BNZ’s mission of supporting a higher-achieving New Zealand.
In a New Zealand first, customers can manually restrict how and where a card can be used, including limiting overseas and online purchases and ATM withdrawals.
Chinese rail engineers currently working in New Zealand are being short-changed their rightful wage entitlements under New Zealand labour law, the Council of Trade Unions said today.
Three-quarters of New Zealanders (75%) believe face-to-face interactions are being replaced with electronic ones, according to a new report released by Nielsen.
New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s General Manager, Mr John Dawson reports that despite a stronger New Zealand dollar this week and a varied price range in some sectors, the market was generally strong overall.
It makes financial as well as environmental sense to buy seasonal produce, according to new analysis from Statistics New Zealand.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith have welcomed the introduction of legislation that will extend the New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) to all business entities.
Federated Farmers is disappointed at the third fall in a row of the GlobalDairyTrade auction price overnight. Dairy Chair Andrew Hoggard says the impression created by the 3.6 percent fall is there is less likely to be a lift in this season’s payout.
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has recently signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the Insurance Savings Ombudsman (ISO) and the Banking Ombudsman Scheme (BOS).
Calls for speed from Chorus' shareholders on the Copper Final Pricing Principle process need to be ignored, as they are self-serving, says InternetNZ.
The offer to shareholders of New Zealand banking and finance software company Finzsoft Solutions Limited ("Finzsoft") closed on 30 March, with the new majority shareholder Silverlake HGH Limited ("Silverlake HGH") accumulating a 87.89% per cent stake in Finzsoft.
The Reserve Bank today urged greater attention be given to reducing housing market imbalances that are presenting an increasing risk to financial and economic stability.
In March 2015, food prices rose 0.1 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.7 percent fall in February and a 1.3 percent rise in January.
Today is the day CallPlus and the other ISPs who use Global Mode must decide whether they will stand up to the bullying tactics of Sky, TVNZ, Lightbox (part of Spark NZ) and Mediaworks. The big four are attacking ISPs’ use and marketing of Global Mode DNS services and similar services.
Infrastructure consultancy, Opus International Consultants (Opus), has recently been awarded £3.5m in long-term rail contracts in the UK.
Information for investors will now be provided in a format that is easier-to-understand and more accessible than before. The way that financial products are made available to the public has been overhauled under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC Act).
The latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows the New Zealand economy heading into 2015 in good shape. While the softening in activity indicators suggests a moderation in growth in the March 2015 quarter, annual growth is still expected to be respectable at just over 3%.
The Eastern Bay of Plenty’s new WhakatÄne-Auckland air services operated by Air Chatham's will be celebrated with an open day at WhakatÄne Airport on Sunday, 26 April.
Successful CIOs are no longer senior executives who have spent their career in IT. They increasingly have spent time working in the broader business world in order to act as an effective interface between IT and the business and, critically, deliver business outcomes.
Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) has named Peter Silcock as its new chief executive. Mr Silcock will step into the position from his current long-term role as chief executive of Horticulture New Zealand.
The first quarter for 2015 vehicle sales has opened strongly, increasing 14 percent compared to the first three months of last year.
Official figures released today show Wellington remains the country’s film capital, with businesses in the region earning $645 million from feature film revenue in the last financial year.
New Zealand Rugby is in the black for the third year in a row after announcing a profit of $373,000 for the 2014 financial year. New Zealand Rugby (NZR) Chief Executive Steve Tew said the result was pleasing.
Total revenue for the screen industry in 2014 was $3.2 billion, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is relatively unchanged from 2013. However, the contributions from different activities within the industry have changed slightly over the past year.
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