Thursday, 17 January 2019


  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise

    21:35 | 16/1/19
    Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, buoyed by steady gains in overseas market and a better than expected result from the latest dairy auction overnight.  more»
  • NZ dollar little changed amid ongoing Brexit uncertainty

    20:18 | 16/1/19
    Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is little changed after the British parliament defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan by a historic 230 votes, leaving financial markets with continuing uncertainty as to how the situation ... more»
  • NZ construction practice can withstand earthquakes

    19:32 | 16/1/19
    ( ) A team of QuakeCoRE researchers have just completed a significant test of New Zealand building construction that shows new design methods will withstand future earthquakes without the damage observed during the Christchurch and Kaikoura ... more»
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  • 2degrees appoints CFO Mark Aue as chief executive

    19:09 | 16/1/19
    Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - 2degrees has appointed chief financial officer Mark Aue as chief executive, replacing Stewart Sherriff who signalled in August that he wanted to step down after five years in the top job. more»
  • New NZX rules to strip Vital Healthcare investors of rights

    19:07 | 16/1/19
    Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New NZX listing rules which Vital Healthcare Property Trust’s manager is proposing to adopt from Friday will wipe out just about all the investor protections that an NZX listing normally provides. more»
  • Westpac raises milk price forecast on strong GDT result

    19:06 | 16/1/19
    Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - A fourth straight increase in dairy auction prices has prompted Westpac to raise its price milk price forecast for the current season.  more»
  • Westfield Trading Hours – Auckland Anniversary Long Weekend

    17:26 | 16/1/19
    Shoppers will have the opportunity to visit their local Westfield to shop, catch up with friends or enjoy the dining and entertainment on offer throughout the Auckland Anniversary long weekend, with Westfield centres in Auckland open on the public holiday ... more»
  • Air Traffic Controllers Reach Out to Unpaid Colleagues

    16:54 | 16/1/19
    As the US government shutdown nears the end of its third week, New Zealand’s Air Traffic Controllers were among the wider membership of the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) who reached out with messages of support to American colleagues ... more»
  • UPDATE: Card spending fall suggests little Christmas cheer

    16:09 | 16/1/19
    Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Retail spending using electronic cards over the key Christmas period suggests retailers found little to cheer about in the festive season.  more»
  • New Board Chair for Nga Pae O Te Maramatanga

    16:01 | 16/1/19
    Nga Pae o te Maramatanga (NPM) is delighted to announce that Kerensa Johnston (Ngati Tama, Ngaruahine, Te Atiawa, Ngati Whawhakia) has joined New Zealand's Maori Centre of Research Excellence as Board Chair in 2019. Kerensa brings with her a wealth ... more»
  • Transpower signals tight electricity supply in mid-May

    15:56 | 16/1/19
    Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Transpower is asking generators to avoid planning further maintenance work in May and June so that it can maintain a sufficient capacity buffer during peak winter demand. more»
  • Card spending suggests little festive cheer for retailers

    14:33 | 16/1/19
    Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Retail spending using electronic cards over the key Christmas period suggests retailers found little to cheer about in the festive season.  more»
  • 150m Superyacht unloaded in Auckland

    14:31 | 16/1/19
    Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ’s managing director, Duthie Lidgard, was on hand for the 150m superyacht unloading from the yacht transport vessel at Auckland's North Wharf.  more»
  • Local youth given helping hand into workforce

    14:29 | 16/1/19
    After six weeks of paid training in the kitchen of HELL Botany Downs, local youth Josh Bradley (17) has graduated from HELL Pizza’s ‘Active in HELL’ programme – a scheme to support youths with intellectual disabilities and enhance their job ... more»
  • Major Regulatory Changes Drive Interest in Summit

    14:28 | 16/1/19
    Over 700 financial advisers and industry specialists signed up to the 2019 Navigating Regulation Advice Summit over the holiday period.  more»
  • Sustainability Guru to address EMANZ Conference

    14:26 | 16/1/19
    EMANZ today announced internationally renowned sustainability expert, Bob Willard, will deliver a Keynote address at its 2019 Conference in May.  more»
  • Market activity set to bounce back

    14:25 | 16/1/19
    There have been no dramatic changes to values over the past month, which is a likely result of the holiday season which generally sees less market buoyancy. At the same time, our qualified property consultants generally anticipate market activity to ... more»
  • Small firms’ confidence lifts from 10-year low

    13:55 | 16/1/19
    Small firms’ business confidence lifted slightly in the December 2018 quarter following the September quarter’s 10-year low, according to ANZ’s quarterly Business Micro Scope. more»
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