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Renewable energy supply hits new record

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealands supply of renewable energy has hit its highest level since records began as the Governments long term transition towards renewables continues, Minister Megan Woods has said. Read more »

Boomi and Fujitsu ally to provide integrated data

Press Release – Dell Boomi

Sydney, Australia October 16, 2019 Boomi, a Dell Technologies business, today announced a new alliance with Fujitsu Australia Limited to provide Australian and New Zealand (A/NZ) enterprises and government organisations with fully-integrated … Read more »

Northland Inc sounds innovation rallying call

Press Release – Northland Inc

Northland Inc is offering a golden opportunity to the business owners of tomorrow to catch the wave of optimism spreading through the region. Read more »

Jetstar confirms withdrawal from five regional routes

Press Release – Jetstar

Jetstar has confirmed it will cease its regional Q300 Bombardier services in New Zealand at the end of November 2019. Read more »

Time to dump harmful 1970s-style pay agreements

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government should scrap any plans it has to implement so-called fair pay agreements, which are nothing more than a 1970s-style straightjacket on the economy, Nationals Workplace Relations spokesperson Todd McClay says. Read more »

Supporting sustainable economic growth

Speech – Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank of New Zealands Deputy Governor, Geoff Bascand, is speaking today at the Citi Conference in Sydney. The speech Supporting sustainable economic growth through financial stability policy covers how the Reserve Bank promotes sustainability … Read more »

Ecostore to combat ocean plastic pollution

Press Release – Ecostore

Ecostore is removing over half a tonne of plastic waste from the worlds oceans with todays launch of a New Zealand first initiative 20,000 Limited Edition Hand Wash bottles made completely from ocean waste plastic. Read more »

Weather and roading update – 16 October 11am

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Here’s the latest status of roads and other services in our district after heavy rainfall yesterday. Read more »

Omoto, near Greymouth, SH7 now open single lane 24/7

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency today reopened State Highway 7 at Omoto for single lane traffic at 7 am and intends to keep the highway open 24/7, barring future movement caused by wet weather, or other safety concerns. Read more »

XE Data Update – NZ Q3 CPI Release

Press Release – XE Money Transfer

The NZ Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Q3 has just been released. The CPI came in higher than expected. NZ CPI Q3/Annual: Headline Q3 CPI +0.7% / +1.5% Consensus 0.6% / +1.4% Non-tradables CPI +1.1% / +3.2% versus previous quarter / year Tradables … Read more »

Housing costs push up annual inflation

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) increased 1.5 percent in the September 2019 year, influenced by higher prices for rents, and cigarettes and tobacco, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

The Solution for NZs Housing Dilemma

Press Release – Building Industry Federation

Auckland, 16 October 2019 The New Zealand Building Industry Federation (BIF) today applauded the announcement by Fletcher Building (FBU) that it has launched Clever Core, the countrys first off-site home manufacturing facility in Wiri. Read more »