Port Nicholson votes down Shelly Bay sale, citing SFO probe

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 12 (BusinessDesk) – The Wellington Maori tribal investment vehicle, the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust, will not back a proposal to sell the old Shelley Bay defence base to local property developer Ian Cassells, following the failure … Read more »

Highest monthly rise in food prices since June 2013

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Food prices rose 2.0 percent in January 2016, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the highest monthly rise since June 2013, and follows five consecutive months of decreases. Food prices usually rise in January due to seasonally higher fruit … Read more »

Overseas Investment – Changes coming

Press Release – Chen Palmer

The Prime Minister gave his Annual Statement to Parliament yesterday outlining the Governments priorities for 2016. These include a review of the Overseas Investment Office which started last year. It is now apparent that the review will result in … Read more »

Icehouse Scholarship recipients announced

Press Release – The Icehouse

Scholarship recipients announced for The Icehouses 37th Owner Manager Programme The Icehouse, a business growth hub, has selected four business owners to receive their Owner Manager Programme Scholarships for the 37th programme. These recipients … Read more »

NZ services offsetting lower commodity prices, says Moody’s

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Moody’s Investors Service is comfortable with its Aaa credit rating on New Zealand with a stable outlook, as it anticipates the impact from lower commodity prices will be offset by strength in areas of the economy such as tourism … Read more »

New Zealand businesses need to be on their toes this year

Press Release – Make Lemonade

New Zealand businesses need to be on their toes this year, Risk NZ advises February 11, 2016 New Zealand businesses are going to have to be on their toes this year, RiskNZ says. RiskNZ is the sector body in New Zealand bringing people, businesses … Read more »

Business support for runway highest for two years

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Thursday 11th February 2016 Business support for runway highest for two years, Chamber survey shows Business support for lengthening Wellington Airports runway is now the highest its been since the Chamber of Commerce first asked members about it … Read more »

Registrations open for TPP roadshows

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay announced today the Government will be running nation-wide roadshows on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The roadshows are for interested members of the public to learn more about this important trade agreement, and to … Read more »

NZ credit, debit card retail spending rises in January

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 10 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand retail spending on electronic cards rose in January, led by hospitality and durables, while the falling price of petrol led to lower expenditure on fuel. Read more »

New PGP programme sets sights on strong wool

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

A new collaboration between The New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), announced today, aims to deliver premiums for New Zealand’s strong wool sectora partnership that could see an additional $335 million contribution … Read more »

New PGP programme to boost wool industry

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nathan Guy Minister for Primary Industries 10 February 2016 Media Statement New PGP programme to boost wool industry Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a new Primary Growth Partnership programme aimed at lifting the profitability … Read more »

Xero teams up with Microsoft

Press Release – Xero

Xero teams up with Microsoft to provide powerful insights for small businesses globally SAN FRANCISCO, February 9, 2016 Xero , (@Xero) today unveiled an integration with Microsoft Power BI to deliver Xeros 600,000 users an easier way to access … Read more »

Patents Bill passes first reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Paul Goldsmith today welcomed the next step in establishing a single trans-Tasman patent attorney regime following the first reading of the Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment … Read more »

Prime Minister’s Statement to Parliament

Speech – New Zealand Government

The Government is continuing to implement its plan to build a faster-growing economy with more jobs and rising incomes, and to support New Zealanders and their families. Read more »

Auckland home values edge down while regions rise

Press Release – QV Valuations

The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for January have decreased by 0.3% over the past month, which is the result of a 0.5% decrease in the Auckland region in the month since December 2015. Read more »

James Shaw’s Commencement Debate Speech

Speech – Green Party

Ki a koutou ku hoa Premata, huri noa i te Whare, ng mihi o te tau hou ki a koutou katoa. Read more »

NZ’s payroll system needs urgent attention: MYOB

Press Release – MYOB

Local payroll regime one of worlds most complex New solutions to reimagine payroll system will boost business and employment Read more »

Navman Wireless Australia acquires Transtech Driven

Press Release – Navman Wireless

Purchase advances Navman Wireless Australias transport suite with compliance solutions SYDNEY, Australia, 8 February 2016 Navman Wireless Australia Pty Ltd, has acquired the business known as Transtech Driven which is located in Melbourne, … Read more »

Hosted buyer applications open for 20th CINZ Meetings

Press Release – CINZ

Hosted buyer applications open for 20th CINZ MEETINGS Exciting connections are on the cards for the 20th MEETINGS exhibition run by Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) in Auckland this June. CINZ Chief Executive Sue Sullivan says hosted … Read more »

NZX dairy futures point to further decline in WMP

Article – BusinessDesk

NZX dairy futures point to further decline in whole milk powder from six-month low Read more »

Next Page »