6 potential uses of blockchain in HR and recruitment

Press Release – Hays Recruitment

Verifying candidate credentials, referencing and work contracts are just three areas of HR and recruitment that blockchain technology will impact, says recruiting experts Hays. Read more »

NZ Apple Industry Leads the World Four Years Running

Press Release – New Zealand Apples and Pears

The World Apple Review has for the fourth year running named New Zealands apple industry the most competitive on the global stage, against 33 major apple growing countries. Read more »

Major Electricity Industry Event Returns to Auckland

Press Release – Electricity Engineers’ Association

The annual conference and exhibition for the electricity supply industry is returning to Auckland after three years in Wellington. The EEA 2018 programme is focused on the three key pillars of the electricity industry; engineering, technology and innovation. Read more »

2017/18 season: excellent market performance lifts returns

Press Release – Zespri

Zespri has delivered an increase in value to growers, despite a season in which the volume of New Zealand kiwifruit sold fell by 11 percent. The total fruit and service payment to growers increased by 6 percent to $1.47 billion. Zespris global kiwifruit … Read more »

Central Otago Young Fruit Grower starts this Friday

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Six of Central Otagos young fruit growers will face off in the Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition in Cromwell on Friday, 25 May. Read more »

WDT exercises option to acquire iProximity Ptyimited

Press Release – Wellington Drive Technologies

Wellington Drive Technologies Limited (NZX:WDT) advises that it has today exercised its option to acquire all the shares in iProximity Pty Limited (iPX) pursuant to the Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with iPXs shareholders announced to the … Read more »

Foley Family Wines plans to issue 2.03m shares to Lion NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

Foley Family Wines plans to issue 2.03m shares to Lion NZ to partially fund Mt Difficulty Wine purchase Read more »

NZ Master Joiner Awards

Press Release – Registered Master Joiners

The annual Master Joiner Awards and conference are being held at Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland, Thursday 7 to Saturday 9 June 2018. Read more »

WGTN landlord first to be awarded tenant’s Airbnb profits

Press Release – Nice Place

For what is likely the first time to occur in New Zealand, a landlord has successfully been awarded the profits earned by a tenant illegally sub-leasing a rental property on Airbnb. The tenant had been sub-leasing his rented Bellagio Apartment in central … Read more »

Easter Sunday a success but national rules needed: report

Press Release – Retail NZ

A new report by Retail NZ (attached) shows that Easter Sunday trading was a success this year in those Council districts where shops were allowed to open, with the rights of shop workers and customers well-protected if they didn’t want to work or shop. Read more »

US$18 Million Financing for AK Uni Developed Cancer Therapy

Press Release – Auckland UniServices Ltd

Rain Therapeutics Closes US$18 Million Financing to Support Cancer Therapy Developed at the University of Auckland Read more »

Roading network announcement spurs big residential land sale

Press Release – Bayleys

The Governments $500million plan to upgrade and develop what is forecast to be one of Aucklands busiest arterial routes has spurred the sale of a substantial and strategic block of residential development land adjacent to the new roading network. Read more »

Comvita pulls out of takeover talks

Article – BusinessDesk

May 21 (BusinessDesk) – Comvita pulled out of talks with an unnamed third party looking to take over the NZX-listed manuka honey company when it couldn’t reach a deal on price. The stock fell 7.1 percent Read more »

Uptown Bounce trampoline parks put into liquidation

Article – BusinessDesk

May 21 (BusinessDesk) – Uptown Bounce trampoline parks in Wellington and in Avondale, Auckland, have closed after the companies behind them were put into liquidation as increased competition hurt customer numbers. Uptown Bounce in Grey Lynn in Auckland … Read more »

International event organisers heading to Auckland

Press Release – CINZ

Leading business event organisers from around the world are heading to New Zealands largest business tourism trade exhibition in Auckland next week, on 30 and 31 May. CINZ MEETINGS , organised by Conventions and Incentives New Zealand, is the premier … Read more »

Labels won’t reduce alcohol harm

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

The NZ Alcohol Beverages Council has rejected the call for mandatory labelling on alcohol bottles, in light of a new survey by the University of Otago. Read more »

New wholesale investment service introduced by Kiwi Wealth

Press Release – Kiwi Wealth

New Zealand-owned and operated investment manager Kiwi Wealth has launched a new investment service for wholesale investors which includes a suite of locally-managed wholesale funds. The four portfolio investment entity (PIE) funds are available to … Read more »

Builders mark key milestone and discuss critical issues

Press Release – Certified Builders Association

More than 700 builders will come together in Rotorua on 25-26 May to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of NZCB, which was established to raise standards across the building industry, and to canvass key issues at a time when the sector remains under pressure … Read more »

A “Special” Win For Petone Printer At Pride In Print Awards

Press Release – Pride In Print

On Friday 11 May, at Aucklands Sky City, Petone, firm Valley Print won Best in Category for Business Print at the Pride In Print Awards for a stunning salmon-themed business card. Read more »

Remote Matawai café and post service business up for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

Remote caf and post service business up for sale in the town with no beer Read more »

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