NZ households rein in house-price expectations

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand households have dialled back their expectations on whether property prices will rise, although they still anticipate higher consumer prices, according to the Reserve Bank’s latest survey. Read more »

Dry Winter Pushes up Electricity Prices for Producers

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Higher electricity and farm-gate milk prices contributed to rises in producer output and input prices, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Five industries at the heart of NZ ‚Äúprosperity map”

Press Release – Deloitte

To mark the launch of Deloitte Access Economics in New Zealand, a new report entitled Shaping our slice of heaven: Industries of opportunity was released in Wellington last night. Read more »

IHC encouraged by Minister’s commitment

Press Release – IHC New Zealand

IHC is encouraged by the Minister for Disability Issues, Hon Carmel Sepulonis resolve to lift people with disabilities out of poverty. Read more »

NZ consumer confidence dips in November

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand consumer confidence fell to a seven-month low in November as households grew less optimistic about the economy’s fortunes. Read more »

NZ dollar rises against Aussie after tepid wage data

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 15 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar rose against the Aussie dollar after Australian wages accelerated by less than expected in the third quarter, despite a lift in the minimum wage. Read more »

NZ house sale slump eases in October, drop in turnover slows

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 15 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s housing market perked up last month as sales volumes fell at a slower pace, having slumped in the lead-up to the September general election. Read more »

NZ financial risks have stabilised – S&P

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 15 (BusinessDesk) – The risks facing New Zealand’s financial system have stabilised as house price inflation and credit growth slow due to tighter macroprudential tools implemented by the Reserve Bank and higher lending rates, Standard & Poors … Read more »

Opportunity & Uncertainty in Post-Election Economy

Press Release – ASB Bank

ASB economists expect election-related uncertainty to dampen growth over the second half of the year, but say this will be short lived only and remain positive on the growth outlook for New Zealand. Read more »

Young Enterprise Scheme Regional Award Winners Announced

Press Release – Young Enterprise Scheme

The Central Bay of Plenty’s top young entrepreneurs were in Rotorua for the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Regional Awards Read more »

Kaikoura recovery by the numbers

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

On 14 November 2016 a magnitude 7.8 earthquake caused major damage to Kaikura. Roads and rail were closed, so tourists were evacuated by boat and air leaving Kaikuras tourism and hospitality industry cut off from its flow of travellers … Read more »

Women Effectively Working for Free From Today

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Women are working for free from today till the end of the year because of the gender pay gap and this needs to change, says Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter. Read more »

Q+A: Rodney Jones interviewed by Jack Tame

Press Release – TVNZ

Beijing-based New Zealand businessman claims worst NZ trade performance with China since 80s The tremendous growth rate in trade with China has eased off according to Beijing-based Wigram Capitol Advisors principal Rodney Jones. Read more »

Q+A: David Parker interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

TPP deal still alive – NZ Trade Minister David Parker The TPP negotiations taking place in Vietnam appear to have overcome several stumbling blocks and is close to being signed by the remaining 11 nations involved the agreement. It is now being … Read more »

NZ guest nights rise in September

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 10 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand national guest nights rose in September as increased demand in the South Island was driven by greater numbers of domestic visitors and hotel stays. Read more »

Electronic card spending up 0.3% in October on hospitality

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 10 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand retail spending on electronic cards rose in October, boosted by the hospitality industry as people spent more eating out. Read more »

Preview of 2017 national accounts improvements

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Preview of 2017 national accounts improvements presents the improvements we will make to New Zealand’s national accounts. It provides information and analysis to help technical users of national accounts and gross domestic product (GDP) data anticipate … Read more »

ZB Homes take top ranking on 2017 Deloitte Fast 50

Press Release – Deloitte

ZB Homes take top ranking on 2017 Deloitte Fast 50 Parrot Analytics recognised as 2017 national Rising Star winner Xero takes top ranking on the inaugural Master of Growth index Waikato and Bay of Plenty based residential home builders ZB Homes … Read more »

Australian Study Shows GST Registration Best Option

Press Release – Retail NZ

Australian Study Shows GST Registration Best Option for Foreign Websites Retail NZ says that an Australian Productivity Commission report released today reinforces the fact that our Government should move immediately to make foreign websites register … Read more »

Trade Me predicts drop in property listings revenue

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 9 (BusinessDesk) – Trade Me has pared back its expectations for how much revenue property listings will deliver in the current financial year as the country’s real estate market keeps slowing but still anticipates annual earnings growth. Read more »

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