Business Scoop

Detours following slip on SH6, Nelson

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Motorists are asked to take alternate routes following a slip on SH6 north of Nelson. Read more »

healthAlliance wins prestigious security award

Press Release – healthAlliance

The Northern Region district health board (DHB) shared ICT service provider healthAlliance won Best Security Initiative / Project at the 2019 New Zealand Information Security Awards (iSANZ) at Te Papa in Wellington on Tuesday 12 November. Read more »

Cengage/McGraw-Hill merger

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to an application from Cengage Learning Holdings II, Inc. and McGraw-Hill Education Inc. to merge their global publishing businesses. In New Zealand both parties supply … Read more »

CTU Appoints Andrea Black to Policy Director Role

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrea Black to the role of Policy Director and Economist. Read more »

XE Morning Update November 15, 2019

Press Release – XE Morning Update

The Kiwi opens at 0.6370 Read more »

Accountancy firm’s headquarters goes up for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

A substantial Te Aroha office complex housing one of Waikato’s biggest rural accounting firms is on the market for sale. Read more »

Commission warns property trader Peter Lee and PWG Limited

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Property trader Peter Lee and business PWG Limited (PWG), trading as Property Wise and Auckland House Buyers, have been warned by the Commerce Commission for conduct that likely breached the Fair Trading Act. Read more »

Fonterra Managing Director People & Culture Resigns

Press Release – Fonterra

Today Fonterra announces that Deborah Capill, Managing Director People & Culture, has resigned. Deborah is set to leave the Co-operative in February 2020 to pursue a change in career. Read more »

Winter Wonderland Opens Saturday November 16 at Snowplanet

Press Release – Snowplanet

Winter Wonderland is a safe, family friendly Alpine Village in the snow dome where kids and adults can have fun on the snow away from skiers and snowboarders. You can play inside the Alpine Village; which has a snowman and an igloo; make snow angels, … Read more »

New record median house price for NZ & 6 regions

Press Release – REINZ

Median house prices across New Zealand increased by 8.2% in October to a new record high of $607,500, up from $561,500 in October 2018 the first time the median house price for the country has crept over the $600,000 mark, according to the latest … Read more »

Kiwi companies recognised for sustainable energy projects

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Two New Zealand sustainable energy companies, Infratec and Sunergise, have each won two sustainable energy awards in the past week for solar projects in the Pacific. Read more »

PM must explain taxpayer-funded Chinese propaganda

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to news that the Screen Production Grant handed a $243,000 subsidy to a propaganda film produced by Chinese state-owned enterprises, New Zealand Taxpayers Union Executive Director Louis Houlbrooke says: Taxpayers have all been made complicit … Read more »