Shopping on the smartphone is becoming increasingly popular with Kiwis who find it fits conveniently into their lifestyle, providing the ability for consumers to make purchases when and wherever they want to.
Auckland Airport has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding with China Southern Airlines, Asia’s largest airline, targeting programmes to hit its Ambition 2020 goals
Statistics released today show screen industry revenue is up 10 per cent to $3.29bn - driven by a 47 per cent increase in feature film revenue (to $1.04bn).
The New Zealand Racing Board has achieved a solid first-half profit of $76.4 million (prior year $72.6 million) and is on target to record a full-year result of $142.5 million, as signalled in the revised Statement of Intent, for 2012/13.
New Zealand has secured ticket contracts from Japan and the Netherlands to help meet its international oil stockholding obligations for 2013-2014.
Revenue from filmmaking in New Zealand took off in 2012, powering the screen industry beyond $3 billion, Statistics New Zealand said today.
Plastic packaging manufacturer Sealed Air has told workers at its Rotorua plant it intends to phase down production and close the plant by mid-2014.
Foodstuffs have announced major changes to the way they procure packaging, including moving towards 100% kerbside recyclable packaging for both produce and private label in future years.
NZIER’s Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO) shows that economic activity was strong in the March 2013 quarter, maintaining the momentum set in the December 2012 quarter. The recovery is broadening from Canterbury and Auckland to other regions.
Telecom New Zealand announced today that it will have 4G LTE live on a large part of its Smartphone Network in Auckland by October.
An agreement to make it easier for high-value, low-risk Chinese tourists to visit New Zealand is being hailed a success by the head of Immigration New Zealand (INZ).
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Queenstown-based Touch of Spice has been selected as one of the world’s best luxury travel experts by influential magazine Conde Nast Traveller.
New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Guy Kawasaki, will take centre stage at Air New Zealand’s third Social Media Breakfast on 15 May 2013.
It was a tough year for larger supermarket suppliers in 2012 with 59% of groceries purchased on promotion, the highest percentage in the developed world, shows the latest report from Nielsen, a global information and measurement company.
David Baker has joined Oyster Management Ltd as National Facilities Manager for Oyster’s wide portfolio of commercial buildings throughout New Zealand.
Unite union says it appears that McDonald's, the largest youth employer in New Zealand, have backed off a claim to reintroduce youth rates in the industry.
MediaWorks Radio has increased its lead as the radio company with the most listeners in New Zealand. The results are part of the latest radio survey, released today by TNS New Zealand, which shows 1.46 million New Zealanders tune into MediaWorks Radio stations each week (All 10+).
Today Jetstar celebrates reaching five million domestic passengers throughout New Zealand.
The Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the eight months ended 28 February 2013 were released by the Treasury today.
The 2020 Communications Trust and InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) have today announced a new strategic partnership that will see the organisations work more closely together on their shared goal of digital inclusion for all.
Dorchester Pacific Limited (NZX: DPC) today announced it has entered into an unconditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire the 18.2% shareholding in Turners Auctions Limited (NZX: TUA), currently held by interests associated with Milford Asset Management.
Northpower has taken ownership of Transpower’s two 50,000 volt electricity distribution lines between Dargaville and Maungatapere.
Allianz Global Assistance, international leader in travel insurance and medical assistance, announced today that it has acquired New Zealand travel insurance specialist, Comprehensive Travel Insurance 2004 Limited (CTI).
The final Vocational Pathways launched today by Education Minister Hekia Parata and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce is a good start towards making learning more relevant for more New Zealanders, says BusinessNZ.
After undergoing an executive recruitment process for the newly created Director of Sales position Real Journeys has appointed internal candidate Ryan Ingram.
The Reserve Bank today released a consultation paper on its review of the prudential regime for Non-Bank Deposit Takers (NBDTs).
A new device at Massey’s Food Pilot Plant allows food products to be pasteurised at low temperature. The high-pressure processing machine removes bacteria and pathogens from food products without compromising their nutritional value, flavour, colour or texture.
New research by MYOB reveals the level of dissatisfaction with government support felt by New Zealand’s small and medium business (SME) community is relatively unchanged from mid last year. This is despite their improving revenues and increasing optimism about the local economy.
Auckland-based interior design company, Yellowfox, has collaborated with up-and-coming industrial designer, Joshua Hall, to launch a collection of furniture under the new brand name ‘Mr Fox - Design by Joshua Hall’.
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