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AUD storming the barricade

Article – CMC Markets

Despite a slightly stronger US dollar and a night of profit taking in commodities the Australian dollar is taking another crack at 80 US cents. This matches the gentle risk on mode of market trading over the last 24 hours. European shares rose and bonds … Read more »

Record lamb and mutton receipts and second highest for beef

Press Release – NZ Beef and Lamb

Red meat export receipts reached a record high for the December quarter of the 2017-18 season, according to an analysis by Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Economic Service. Read more »

Retina International World Congress comes to New Zealand

Press Release – Retina 2018 New Zealand

Why is marketing approval for the first retinal gene therapy treatment for patients with blinding retinal degenerations so significant? Is there an exciting future for applying stem cell therapy to treating retinal disorders and what are the scientific … Read more »

Study into telecommunication backhaul services starts

Press Release – Commerce Commission

‘Backhaul’ is a generic term used by the industry to describe a link that carries mobile, internet and voice traffic back from local exchanges, mobile and wireless sites to the core networks of service providers like Vocus, Vodafone, and Spark. Read more »

Russell McVeagh advises on sale of Paymark

Press Release – Russell McVeagh

Acting for the bank shareholders of Paymark (ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac), the law firm is advising on its signing of a $190 million sale agreement with Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment. Read more »

Time to turnaround NZ’s rubbish record on waste

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealands position as 10th worst nation for creating urban waste per capita is shameful, says Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage, who will review how the Waste Minimisation Act is being implemented. Recent news reports have highlighted … Read more »

Further support for struggling farmers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Drought stricken farmers in the Lower North Island and South Islands West Coast will have access to Rural Assistance Payments (RAPs) Acting Social Development Minister Peeni Henare has announced. The drought across Taranaki, western parts of Manawatu-Whanganui … Read more »

Bitcoin – Dead Cat Bounce or Bottom In Place?

Article – ThinkMarkets

Bitcoin could be presenting the biggest opportunity for those who have been sitting on the sideline. It is difficult to differentiate between dead cat bounce and forming a bottom, but there are ways to make a better judgement Read more »

HiFX Morning Update 19 Jan 2018

Article – HiFX

The NZD opens at 0.7302 (Mid-rate) this morning. The lack of outright movement since yesterday belies the fact that it was actually a relatively volatile day. The Kiwi broke through 0.7300, trading to a high of 0.7331 before getting knocked back to … Read more »

Oceanagold Achieves Record Annual Gold Production

Press Release – OceanaGold

Oceanagold Achieves Record Annual Gold Production And Achieves 2017 Guidance for Sixth Consecutive Year 18 January 2018 MEDIA RELEASE (All financial figures in US Dollars unless otherwise stated) (MELBOURNE) OceanaGold Corporation ( TSX/ASX: OGC … Read more »

Community support for a GE-Free Waikato

Press Release – SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil & Health Association is encouraging the Waikato District Council to adopt precautionary provisions in the Waikato District Plan for any genetically engineered organisms that may be trialed or commercially produced. Read more »

Government urged to stand strong against fishing lobbyists

Press Release – WWF

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand is pleased to hear that Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash is committed to enabling transparency and trust in our fisheries management system. WWF agrees that it is vital to protect public access to information about … Read more »

Treescape Announces James Fletcher as New CEO

Press Release – Treescape

New Zealand owned company, Treescape, is pleased to announce the appointment of James Fletcher as its Chief Executive Officer. James was recently the Executive General Manager NZ for Spotless and comes from a background in the building and facilities … Read more »

Company BFM® Global Wins Patent Infringement Action in China

Press Release – BFM Fittings

BFM Global (BFM) announced today that it has prevailed in a Chinese patent infringement action against two counterfeit product manufacturers in China. Read more »

Welcome Back to The Coromandel, Time and Again

Press Release – Destination Coromandel

The Coromandel tourism industry is welcoming people to return for a relaxing holiday, to make the most of summer plans. It has been business as usual for most of the region with communities surrounding the Firth of Thames quick to bounce back from the storm … Read more »

HiFX Weekly FX Technical Report

Article – HiFX

NZD/USD Last Price: 0.7330 Daily: Market focusing on 0.7350 and 0.7425 resistances next Weekly: Tone improving while 0.7150 support holds below Support 1: 0.7140/50 Support2: 0.7070/80 Resistance1: 0.7275/85 Resistance2: 0.7345/55 Read more »

New safe speed cameras to help improve safety and injury

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Two new safe speed cameras will start operating next week in the Counties Manukau Police district in an effort to lower speeds and reduce deaths and injuries on our roads. Read more »

New videos and quick guides on competition law

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has launched a new series of videos and quick guides to help businesses and procurers understand competition law. Read more »

Dozens to lose jobs as Christchurch card plant set to close

Press Release – Etu NZ

About 50 workers are set to lose their jobs after a prominent plastic card manufacturer has proposed moving operations to Australia. Read more »

Minister rejects industry plan to hide dead dolphins from NZ

Press Release – Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird is welcoming the call by Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash to reject a fishing industry proposal to exempt footage from fishing boats from the Official Information Act. Read more »

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