Business Scoop

ASB Backs Home Buyers With Market-leading 2-year Fixed Home Lending Rate

Press Release – ASB Bank

ASB has dropped its two-year fixed home loan rate by 0.2% to a market-leading 4.15%. Craig Sims, executive general manager retail banking, said the change gives home buyers options in a rising rate environment. Its been a challenging year for … Read more »

New ERO Research Finds Teachers And Principals Struggling During Pandemic

Press Release – Education Review Office

New research published today by the Education Review Office (ERO) has found teachers and principals are increasingly struggling with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. “We know that Covid-19 has had a big impact on teachers and principals. They … Read more »

Manurewa Residential Complex For Sale With Government-backed Rental Income

Press Release – Bayleys

A brand-new, fully leased residential complex designed to tackle Aucklands shortage of affordable rental housing has been put up for sale offering buyers a government-backed rental income. <img src=”” … Read more »

Auckland’s Urban Expansion Continues – With A New Block ‘greenfield’ Block Placed On The Market For Sale

Press Release – Bayleys

Aucklands urban residential growth around its southern metropolitan boundary is continuing – with a four-hectare block of former farmland designated as residential zone under the proposed Waikato District Plan being placed on the market for sale. … Read more »

Deputy Governor Reflects On Time At RBNZ

Speech – Reserve Bank

Central bankers must continue to look forward to guard against the unpredictable, Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand says in a speech published today. Mr Bascand joined the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Te Ptea Matua in 2013 during the aftermath … Read more »

Fonterra To Sell Big Manawatu Site

Press Release – Bayleys

A large industrial complex and land holding located on the outskirts of Palmerston North has been put up for sale by Fonterra with leases over part of the property to Fonterra and Goodman Fielder. <img src=”” … Read more »

Parkable Raises NZ$4.7 Million In New Funding

Press Release – Parkable

Parkable, the New Zealand-based parking optimisation startup, has raised NZ$4.7 million of both debt and equity funding from Pioneer Capital and from existing and new shareholders to secure continued growth in its target overseas markets, including … Read more »

Covid-19 Has Caused A Further Decline In Wellbeing For Teachers And Principals

Press Release – NZEI

An ERO survey released today shows that over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, teacher and principal wellbeing has markedly declined. Survey results show that teachers enjoyment of work has declined from 62 percent to 56 percent and only a third felt … Read more »

6 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2022 – From Norton Labs

Press Release – Noton Labs

Get ready for more hacking, more scammers, and a bigger need for online security  If youre ready for a sedate year in cybersecurity news, you wont find it in 2022. Heres a snapshot of some of the cybersecurity trends we expect to see in … Read more »

Consumer NZ’s First Round Of Sunscreen Test Results For Summer – Six Met Claims, Three Didn’t

Press Release – Consumer NZ

In Consumer NZs first round of sunscreen testing for summer, six products met their SPF and broad-spectrum label claims. Three products didnt meet their claimed SPF protection all repeat offenders from last year. Two of the three also didnt … Read more »

Air New Zealand Takes Aim At Climate Change

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has laid out a clear plan to achieve its goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, outlining the action it will take over the next decades to improve its sustainability. “Despite the Covid-19 pandemic grinding our business to … Read more »

AirJoi Reviews: One Of The Most Effective Air Purifiers Which Can Easily Detect And Kill Bacteria, Germs, Mildew & Mold

Press Release – 11Press

In reality, the number of mold, bacteria, germs, and mildew is increasing day by day in the whole world. These are growing rapidly and making the environment polluted. To stay fit and healthy, we all need clean and purified air. If we want to make our … Read more »