Monday, 27 January 2020

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  • The "Twin Threats" Facing Big Oil

    12:10 | 26/1/20
    The global oil and gas industry is facing the "twin threats" of the loss of profitability and the loss of social acceptability as the climate crisis continues to worsen. The industry is not adequately responding to either of those threats, ... more»
  • Global technology heavy-weight backs Kiwi automated checkout

    12:47 | 25/1/20
    Shoppers are one step closer to skipping checkout queues forever with New Zealand technology start-up IMAGR raising $14m NZD in its pre-series A funding round.  more»
  • First log train runs on Wairoa line

    12:36 | 25/1/20
    Regular log trains will begin running between Wairoa and Napier Port on Sunday (January 26) following completion of the new log yard in Wairoa.  more»
  • Locally run builders guarantee launched

    12:35 | 25/1/20
    Press Release: Locally run builders guarantee launched just as global insurer withdraws from New Zealand market Date: 24/01/20  more»
  • Double cruise visit to Port Nelson

    17:22 | 24/1/20
    In a first for the region, Nelson will see the arrival of two simultaneous cruise ships on Sunday 26 January. Between the two vessels, the Regent Seven Seas Voyager and the Maasdam of the Holland America Line, they will bring over 1800 high value ... more»
  • Annual rent movement highest in 11 years

    16:17 | 24/1/20
    “High rental price increases should not come as a shock to anyone”, says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF). “While Statistics NZ has pointed to the Healthy Homes legislation, this is only one change ... more»
  • Dilworth Trust Board appoints first CEO

    14:03 | 24/1/20
    Ewen Anderson Mr Anderson will join the Trust Board, one of New Zealand’s largest charities that provides the funding to support Dilworth School, on 16 March.  more»
  • Air New Zealand update on Auckland Airport runway closure

    13:18 | 24/1/20
    The closure of Auckland Airport’s runway this afternoon has impacted a number of Air New Zealand’s regional services. As a result, six turboprop aircraft due to arrive at Auckland Airport have diverted to either Tauranga, Rotorua or Hamilton ... more»
  • Acknowledging the departure of a highly-respected leader

    13:10 | 24/1/20
    After nearly 10 years as chief executive of Skills Active Aotearoa, Dr Grant Davidson will be leaving in February 2020.  more»
  • REINZ reminds property managers & landlords of heating reqs

    13:07 | 24/1/20
    There currently seems to be confusion amongst tenants, landlords and property managers of the heating requirements in the “limbo period” since the insulation standards came into effect last year and when the new Healthy Homes Standards come into effect ... more»
  • New proposal on WTO agricultural subsidies reform welcomed

    11:37 | 24/1/20
    A proposal by the Cairns Group of major agriculture exporting countries for further reforms to the rules around WTO agricultural subsidies is being welcomed by the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ). The proposal, announced by the Cairns ... more»
  • Kiwi inflation is running stronger than expected

    11:20 | 24/1/20
    Today’s inflation release showed a solid 0.5%qoq gain to end 2019, taking the annual run rate to 1.9%. We had forecast a 0.3%qoq gain (1.7%yoy), and consensus was a touch higher at 0.4% (1.8%). But, more importantly, the print came in slightly above the ... more»
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