Epsom: profiling NZ’s most controversial electorate

Press Release – Roy Morgan Research

Welcome to the wealthy inner Auckland electorate of Epsom: home of coat-tailing, the Tea Tapes, a convicted outgoing MP… and heavy newspaper and magazine readership. Read more »

One in Two Kiwi Viewers Share the Night with TVNZ

Press Release – Television New Zealand

With TVNZs news and entertainment line-up firing on all cylinders, half of those watching TV in July spent their nights locked on TV ONE or TV2 the networks strongest share result in three years. Read more »

Westpac NZ selects IBM to support transformation

Press Release – IBM

Westpac NZ selects IBM to support transformation to NZ’s leading digital bank IBM Private Modular Cloud will support the bank’s digital transformation Read more »

AMP NZ first-half results: operating earnings up 5% to $59m

Press Release – AMP

Leading wealth management and insurance provider, AMP Financial Services, has today announced operating earnings of NZ$59.4 million for the half-year to 30 June 2014. This is an increase of 5% from the same time last year and has been driven by increasing … Read more »

NZ annual migration at 11-year high in July

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s annual migration extended its decade highs in July, with the inflow continuing to surpass Treasury and Reserve Bank expectations. Read more »

Visitor arrivals reach record high in July

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The number of visitor arrivals to New Zealand in July 2014 (196,900) was the highest ever for a July month, Statistics New Zealand said today. It surpassed the previous July high of 183,700 in 2013. Read more »

Port of Tauranga Underlying Profit Up After Watershed Year

Press Release – Port of Tauranga Limited

Underlying Group Net Profit After Tax reaches new record, rising 1.3% to $78.3 million Read more »

Refusal to complete census results in 46 convictions

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Failing to fill out a census form has resulted in the convictions of 46 people, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard

Press Release – ASB Bank

Canterbury once again holds onto the top spot in the ASB/Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard. Read more »

Fair Tax for Savers Campaign

Press Release – Financial Services Council

Michael Littlewood has suggested that the Fair Tax for Savers Campaign proposals are unfair for everyone except the savings industry ( Click here to view – Michael Littlewood: Fair tax for savers? Unfair for everyone else ). This is based on several … Read more »

Average asking of homes remains high

Press Release – Realestate.co.nz

Home sellers are still expecting near record prices for their homes, according to figures released by Realestate.co.nz, the website with New Zealands largest number of homes for sale. Read more »

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Updates Earnings Guidance

Press Release – Fisher And Paykel

Auckland, New Zealand, 20 August 2014 – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited (NZSX:FPH, ASX:FPH) announced today at its annual shareholders meeting that it has updated its earnings guidance for the financial year ending 31 March … Read more »

Social networks key to improving health in NZ

Press Release – Massey University

Turning conventional thinking about health and healthcare on its head by championing social networks is vital if New Zealanders want to improve their health outcomes, and ultimately save the nation money, says a leading public health expert. Read more »

Co-operative Business celebrates co-ops’ achievements

Press Release – Cooperative Business New Zealand.

At its AGM held in Auckland last Thursday (August 14), Cooperative Business New Zealand appointed its new board of directors: Jonathan Lee [Chair], David Shaw, Kim DeGarnham, Blue Read, Christine Burr and Russell Green. Read more »

NZ dollar break below 90.50 Aust cts ahead of dairy auction

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell below a key support level against the Australian dollar and weakened against the greenback as traders took advantage of weaker producer prices and government economic forecasts to sell the kiwi ahead … Read more »

A-Team of Election Data Analysis For Election 2014

Press Release – NZ Election Data Consortium

NZ’s leading independent online news source Scoop.co.nz has teamed up with data heavyweights Roy Morgan Research and Spark Venture’s brand-new big-data start up Qrious to deliver a under the covers perspective on the 2014 NZ General Election that has never been … Read more »

Demand for Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Underwhelms

Press Release – Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that one year on from the marriage law being politically manipulated, the demand for same-sex marriages has been underwhelming with just 318 same-sex couples rushing to take advantage of the new definition to formalise their relationship for … Read more »

PPI falls in the second quarter as dairy prices decline

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand producers’ input and output prices fell in the second quarter of this year as dairy prices declined. Read more »

PPI falls in the second quarter as dairy prices decline

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand producers’ input and output prices fell in the second quarter of this year as dairy prices declined. Read more »

Detailed picture of ethnicities in NZ welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging community groups to make use of information released today on 143 ethnic groups. Statistics New Zealand today released detailed statistics on 143 of the 300 ethnic groups recorded in the 2013 Census. Read more »

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