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Business Needs Survey A First For Marlborough

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Local businesses have a three-week window from today to have their say about their current and future needs. A first for Marlborough, the region-wide survey is a response to national requirements as the Marlborough District Council works to ensure its … Read more »

NZFMA To Calculate And Publish OCR Compound Index

Press Release – NZFMA

The New Zealand Financial Markets Association (NZFMA) today announced that it will calculate and publish an OCR Compound Index from 1 December 2020. This Index provides a standardised method of calculating term risk-free interest rates in arrears. NZFMA … Read more »

Reserve Bank Invites Feedback On Scope Of Insurance Act And Structure Of Solvency Standards

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank Te Ptea Matua is today launching dual consultations on the scope of the Insurance Prudential Supervision Act (IPSA) 2010 and associated Insurer Solvency Standards. Prudential regulation of insurers aims to ensure that insurance … Read more »

AT Says New Multi-agency Report Recommends A Key Tool For Getting Auckland Moving More Efficiently

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) says the proposed introduction of congestion charging would be an important tool for creating a more efficient road network and a more productive Auckland. Officials from six agencies in central Government and Auckland Council, … Read more »

Reserve Bank To Assess ESAS Outage

Press Release – Reserve Bank

Transactions are now flowing through the Reserve Bank of New Zealands Exchange Settlement Account System (ESAS) after an outage this morning. The Reserve Bank is now looking into the cause of the outage. ESAS allows individual transactions between … Read more »

Results Of The 2019 School Audits

Press Release – Office of the Auditor-General

Weve published the Results of the 2019 school audits . This year our school audits were significantly disrupted by Covid-19. Although this affected the timeliness of reporting, we continue to see improvements in school financial reporting. The Ministry … Read more »

Kiwi Fintech Platform Achieves First International Sale

Press Release – Invsta

Local fintech firm Invsta has secured a breakthrough deal and signed its first Australian customer as it expands through New Zealand and beyond. After seeing how their solutions are helping Kiwi financial service businesses navigate digital disruption in the … Read more »

Hospitality NZ Re-establishes Accommodation Association For A Dedicated Accommodation Provider Industry Voice.

Press Release – Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand today announced the re-establishment of Accommodation Association New Zealand (AANZ), to fulfil the growing demand for dedicated advocacy for the accommodation sector in this challenging climate. As the voice of the New Zealand accommodation … Read more »

Progress On Pay Equity For DHB Staff

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Todays initial agreement between DHBs and the PSA on pay equity for clerical and administration staff is an important step toward better, fairer pay for this crucial and largely female workforce, Health Minister Andrew Little says. Read more »

IMonitor Launches Digital Food Safety Assistant To Foster Food Safety Knowledge

Press Release – iMonitor

OpTech company iMonitor launches a digital food safety assistant to provide food and beverage customers with easy and quick access to an extensive library of food safety resources. iMonitors AI chatbot comprises of 120 comprehensive articles … Read more »

Mackenzie District’s New Pull-over Areas, Part Of NZ Upgrade Programme, Tenders Going Out For Four Main Packages Of Work

Press Release – NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is tendering for new highway pull-over areas in the South Islands Mackenzie Basin alongside improvements to existing stopping places. This project, which combines safety with enhancing the visitor driver experience, … Read more »

Challenge To Accelerate Innovation In The Food, Fibre And Agritech Sector

Press Release – University of Canterbury

The need for transformative innovation in the food, fibre and agritech sector is at the core of the latest Supernode Challenge which is now open to applications. The Food, Fibre and Agritech Supernode Challenge , presented by ChristchurchNZ, KiwiNet, … Read more »