New Zealand mayors are preparing to explore innovative trade and investment opportunities with China’s local government leaders at a ground-breaking Mayoral Forum next week in Xiamen City, China.
A new fund will provide young New Zealand social entrepreneurs with financial support similar to what is available to their worldwide counterparts.
As Money Week begins, a majority of Kiwis are thinking about savings with retirement the top reason for saving money, according to the latest research from MasterCard.
BusinessNZ is disappointed the Government has failed to heed submissions and is allowing goods to be dumped in NZ if it is deemed to be in the "public interest", via a new public interest test.
New Zealand businesses' total operating profit before tax was up $4.1 billion (7 percent) in the 2014 financial year, Statistics New Zealand said today. The agricultural industries led the overall profit growth in 2014, after a decline in 2013.
Kiwi Group Holdings Limited ("KGH"), which includes Kiwibank Limited and associated companies involved in Wealth Management, Insurance and New Zealand Home Loans, has achieved an after tax profit of $132 million for the year ended 30 June 2015.
After another year of returning good profits, New Zealand Post has plenty of room to take a breath and begin planning for the future, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union.
The continued international success of Rockit apples has led to a significant key appointment with highly respected business leader Austin Mortimer being appointed as the Group’s General Manager.
New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s Senior Trader, Mr Nathan Arthur reports that at today’s South Island wool auction Crossbred wool prices generally consolidated despite the weighted currency indicator reducing by 2.31 percent from .6229 last week to .6090.
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the rapid uptake of an online service helping customs brokers meet border requirements for imports and exports has far exceeded expectations.
Changes to improve workplace health and safety law will be a priority for the Green Party when it is in Government, the Party’s Workplace Relations and Safety Spokesperson, Denise Roche, said today.
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Paul Goldsmith today announced that a test will be introduced into New Zealand’s anti-dumping regime to better balance consumer interests with those of the manufacturers threatened by dumped imports.
The Government’s release of a Green Paper on Convergence and associated Discussion Document on Content Regulation has been welcomed by online video-on-demand provider Lightbox as necessary steps in preparing New Zealand for the digital future.
New Zealand has an opportunity to significantly improve urban development according to leaders across the infrastructure sector.
The value of total goods exported was $4.2 billion in July 2015, up $514 million (14 percent) compared with July 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. Fruit exports led the rise, up 51 percent ($105 million) to $311 million.
A newly released University of Otago study of consumer lifestyles suggests many Kiwis have become thriftier and more closely aligned with traditional values in the wake of the global financial crisis (GFC).
Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific welcome the decision today by the Minister of Transport Hon Simon Bridges to re-authorise the airlines’ strategic agreement on the Auckland - Hong Kong route until 31 October 2019.
A first meeting of creditors of Solid Energy New Zealand Limited (SENZ) (Administrators Appointed) and its associated companies was held today in Christchurch - the first milestone in the five-week voluntary administration (VA) process.
The extension of a strategic alliance between Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific will result in more benefits to travellers than would otherwise have been the case, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says.
It is a phenomenal achievement: Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has proved its enduring commitment to helping small business customers by being named Bank of the Year - Small Business by CANSTAR for the fifth successive year.
At an event in Auckland yesterday, The Icehouse and Samsung Electronics announced the launch of Samsung Springboard - a competition designed to cast the spotlight on savvy and innovative Kiwi tech leaders.
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Paul Goldsmith today announced that the share trading platform Unlisted will be granted an exemption from the licensing requirements of the Financial Markets Conduct Act.
The Green Party is calling on the Government to embrace new ideas to steer New Zealand away from global economic turmoil following stock market crashes in China and the USA, or else risk repeating the mistakes it made in 2009-10.
The DigMyIdea MÄori Innovation Challenge - an exciting new competition designed to inspire Aotearoa’s top emerging entrepreneurs to turn their innovative ideas into reality - is now open for business, with great prizes on offer.
The Commerce Commission is to reconvene its conference on Cavalier Wool Holding Limited’s application for authorisation to acquire New Zealand Wool Services International's wool scouring business.
Retail NZ has welcomed reports that the Government is moving to provide greater flexibility around shop trading hours on Easter Sunday, but has also called for the Government to go further in allowing New Zealanders to choose when they shop.
Fonterra Brands New Zealand (FBNZ) is launching New Zealand’s first recycling programme for yoghurt pouches.
The Industry Training Federation is proud and delighted to welcome the inaugural "Got a Trade" Week - part of a campaign to promote and celebrate vocational education, trades and services training and apprenticeships.
Chorus has today reported a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $91m (FY14: $148m) and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of $602m (FY14: $649m) for the year ended 30 June 2015.
Two former directors of OPI Pacific Finance, Mark Lawrence Lacy and Jason Robert Duncan Maywald, have today pleaded guilty to two charges under the Securities Act 1978 in a prosecution commenced by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) in 2013.
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