Interest keen to work in new Bay contact centre

Press Release – Joint Press Release

When Kiwibank opened its recruitment campaign for the first batch of Hastings-based regional office roles this week, there were over 600 possible candidates primed to apply. Read more »

Regulations threaten property growth, say investors

Press Release – ANZ New Zealand

Residential property investors are still confident, growing and looking to buy more properties despite rising interest rates but many would consider selling up in the event of proposed new regulations. Read more »

NZ dollar drops in volatile markets amid Fed uncertainty

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar weakened in volatile trading amid investor uncertainty about the policy direction of the US Federal Reserve. Read more »

Exit goal alignment crucial in angel investing, expert says

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Acronyms abound in the business world think GFC, Ebitda, Opex, Libor, OCR. Now visiting American angel investor John Huston has added a new one – EGC. It stands for exit goal congruence and means the investors desire to … Read more »

Finzsoft Congratulates Sush Mobile on award

Press Release – Finzsoft

AUCKLAND, 16 October 2014 Finzsoft Solutions Limited (NZX:FIN), the Auckland-based financial technology company, congratulates its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sush Mobile , on being part of the team to develop the Kiwibank Home Hunter app, which was named … Read more »

Strict criteria to withdraw KiwiSaver funds early

Press Release – Insurance And Savings Ombudsman Commission

October 16 2014 Insurance & Savings Ombudsman Karen Stevens has a Money Week reminder about the strict criteria around withdrawing your KiwiSaver funds early. KiwiSaver Schemes are designed to help you save for retirement. There are only … Read more »

New $1-a-Day Dental Care Plan Unique to New Zealand

Press Release – DentalCare West

Regular dental care is about to get a lot more affordable, thanks to a new one-of-a-kind payment plan launching in Auckland this November. For many Aucklanders, the rising cost of living means regular dental care is a low priority. Read more »

More bank complaints made online in 2013-14

Press Release – Banking Ombudsman

More bank complaints made online in 2013-14 Customers with a problem about their bank are increasingly using electronic means to complain according to Banking Ombudsman Deborah Battell. Two-thirds of our complaints are now made via the schemes … Read more »

NZ dollar rises to 3-week high amid global growth concerns

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar rises to 3-week high amid global growth concerns as dairy prices gain Read more »

Insurance & Savings Ombudsman says keep asking questions

Press Release – Insurance And Savings Ombudsman

Money Week: Insurance & Savings Ombudsman says keep asking questions and read carefully 15 October 2014 Money Week is a timely reminder to read your documents and keep asking questions, says Insurance & Savings Ombudsman Karen Stevens. … Read more »

EFTPOS NZ supplies to New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Press Release – EFTPOS New Zealand

EFTPOS New Zealand is proud to announce we are the official eftpos supplier to the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. October is International Breast Cancer Month and on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 October EFTPOS NZ provided 40 VeriFone VX 680 Mobile … Read more »

Office of Ombudsman making sure people treated fairly in NZ

Press Release – Office of the Ombudsman

The Office of Ombudsman has told Parliament that it has made significant progress in effectively managing its work to make sure people are treated fairly in New Zealand. Read more »

Local beginnings bring global change

Press Release – NZ Association of Credit Unions

The concept of local social responsibility providing an impetus for global change is being celebrated this week as credit unions throughout the country recognise International Credit Union Day on Thursday 16th October. Credit unions are recognised as a force … Read more »

Restaurateur jailed for three years for tax evasion

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

An Auckland restaurateur whose company evaded more than one million dollars of tax has been jailed for three years. Khalid Mehmood was sentenced at Manukau District Court this morning after pleading guilty to 144 charges of filing false PAYE, GST … Read more »

NZF makes second attempt at luring a reverse lister to shell

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) – NZF, the listed financial services shell company blocked from liquidating by its major noteholder this year, has begun talks with a second party about a possible reverse listing after abandoning initial talks with an undisclosed … Read more »

Kiwis bank on smartphones

Press Release – ASB Bank

Busy ASB customers armed with smartphones are pushing demand for mobile banking to new heights with financial transactions on ASBs mobile app increasing by two thirds in the past year. The rapid change to mobile banking has pushed internet banking … Read more »

Overwhelming public demand for sustainable KiwiSaver funds

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

A survey of New Zealanders has revealed that Kiwis care deeply about how their KiwiSaver funds are being invested and that they want more sustainable KiwiSaver options. The survey of 1400 New Zealanders, conducted by the Sustainable Business Network (SBN), … Read more »

Argosy lifts value of property portfolio by 2.1% in 1st half

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Argosy Property, New Zealand’s fourth-largest listed property investor by market capitalisation, said the value of its portfolio rose by 2.1 percent in the first half. Read more »

Argosy lifts value of property portfolio by 2.1% in 1st half

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Argosy Property, New Zealand’s fourth-largest listed property investor by market capitalisation, said the value of its portfolio rose by 2.1 percent in the first half. Read more »

Allan Hubbard to blame for South Canterbury collapse: judge

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 14 (BusinessDesk) – South Canterbury Finances corporate governance practices, insisted on by its late chairman Allan Hubbard, directly contributed to the failure of what was once New Zealands largest finance company, said Justice Paul Health … Read more »

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