Plan shows $100 billion infrastructure projects

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Finance Minister Bill English has today launched the Governments Ten Year Capital Intentions Plan (CIP) which shows a pipeline of $100.9 billion worth of infrastructure projects over the next decade. Read more »

Language Champions Igniting the Māori Economy

Press Release – KIWA Digital

Mori Language champions are not only making a difference for te Reo Mori, but also helping ignite the Mori economy, says Steven Renata, CEO of Mori owned technology company Kiwa Digital. Read more »

Annual Report Shows Raised Ambitions in 2015/16

Press Release – The Treasury

The Treasury has published its Annual Report for 2015/16 today. Secretary to the Treasury Gabriel Makhlouf praised the contribution that staff and high expectations have made to a successful year. Read more »

Pokie takings continue to rise

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Spending on pub and club pokies has risen again despite a continuing decline in the number of gaming machines, according to figures from the Department of Internal Affairs. Read more »

2016 annual meeting’s Chair and Chief Executive addresses

Speech – Auckland Airport

Shareholders, it is my pleasure to again present the Chairs report at this annual meeting. Read more »

Northland’s newest business and event hub first of its kind

Press Release – Northland Inc

Northland Inc, Northlands Regional Development Agency, wants to prioritise innovation and entrepreneurship in Northland with the opening of The Orchard Business and Event Hub. Read more »

Bill Ferris: Innovation for future prosperity

Press Release – Innovation and Science Australia

Bill Ferris AC, Chair of Innovation and Science Australia, has called for a greater focus on the role of innovation in driving future economic growth and prosperity in a speech delivered today at the NZVCA 2016 Private Equity and Venture Capital … Read more »

TIN 100 contribute $9.4b to NZ economy

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealands leading 200 hi-tech companies have reached combined annual revenues of $9.4 billion up 12 per cent in just one year, according to the annual Technology Investment Networks TIN 100 report released today. Read more »

Job advertisements grew in September

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements grew by 0.5 per cent in September 2016 and by 12.5 per cent over the year to September, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. Read more »

CoreLogic Location Intelligence set to roll out

Press Release – CoreLogic NZ Ltd

CoreLogic NZ Ltd is delighted to have recently received accreditation to the New Zealand Partnerships for International Development Fund (Partnerships Fund) with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). Read more »

NZ needs economy built on more than just speculation

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The ballooning and unsustainable value of the countrys housing stock points to everything that is wrong with Nationals economic management and the desperate need to invest in productivity and innovation, says Labours finance spokesperson … Read more »

Economic rock star is back but caution required

Press Release – Make Lemonade

New Zealands economic rock star strong gross domestic product – is back but caution required, a leading Kiwi economist says. Read more »

Betrayal Of Provincial NZ Continues

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Billion dollar profits are still not enough for money mad ANZ Bank which has put the boot into Hokitika by shutting down its branch office in the town, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

NZ dollar gains after stronger-than-expected inflation data

Article – BusinessDesk

The local currencyrose to 71.85 US cents as at 5pmin Wellington from 71cents late yesterday. Thetrade-weighted index rose to 77.10 from 76.44. Read more »

Inflation piles pressure on National and Reserve Bank

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

While many households will welcome the low inflation figures announced today, they highlight serious questions for both the National government and the Reserve Bank, Labours Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson said. Read more »

NZ inflation slows to 0.2% pace in third quarter

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand inflation slowed in the third quarter as a drop in transport-related prices such as vehicle relicensing fees offset higher vegetable and housing-related prices. Read more »

Hawke’s Bay commercial property continuing its rise

Press Release – Turley and Co

The rising Hawkes Bay commercial property market is achieving stunning results says Pat Turley, director of valuers and property strategists Turley & Co. Read more »

Changes to government finance statistics releases

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Statistics NZ is introducing a new general government information release compiled under the Government Finance Statistics (GFS) framework on 5 December 2016. Read more »

Kiwi hi-tech firms stay small too long, lack sales at scale

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealands hi-tech companies are stuck in start-up mode for too long due to poorly executing cost-effective sales, says the Market Measures report on the $16.2 billion industry. Read more »

Q+A: Winston Peters

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A: Winston Peters interviewed by Jessica Mutch Tinkering around the edges – Winston Peters on government changes to immigration New Zealand First leader Winston Peters who has long campaigned for controls on immigration told Q+A that he doesnt … Read more »

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