Thursday, 20 February 2020

Latest News

  • Infinito Partners With Simplex, Brings "Buy Crypto With Credit" Function To Wallet Users

    01:37 | 20/2/20
    Infinito Wallet has officially partnered with Simplex to allow users to purchase crypto using credit and debit cards right inside the wallet. When first joining the crypto world, most users make their first purchase on centralized exchanges, where ... more»
  • Company Fined After Worker Loses Three Fingers

    16:42 | 19/2/20
    A company’s failure to appropriately manage risk and identify safe work methods and controls in the workplace has ended with a worker losing three fingers. Canterbury Concrete Cutting NZ Limited was fined $229,921 at the Christchurch District Court ... more»
  • GO Rentals Receives Co-funding To Advance Its EV Goals

    16:39 | 19/2/20
    Auckland, February 2020] GO Rentals is one of 21 recipients of Government co-funding for projects to increase the uptake of electric vehicles in New Zealand, furthering the 100% Kiwi-owned travel company’s commitment to sustainability. The latest round ... more»
  • Northpower Vehicle To Grid Trial Wins EECA Funding

    16:34 | 19/2/20
    Northpower has been approved for co-funding from The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority’s (EECA) Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund for a Vehicle to Grid Trial on its network. The project will use the latest Vehicle to Grid (V2G) equipment ... more»
  • Auckland Airport Completes Runway Review

    16:23 | 19/2/20
    Auckland Airport has completed a review into two recent runway closures which has confirmed the safety of the runway and its maintenance programme, highlighted factors contributing to the outages and identified opportunities to improve the time taken ... more»
  • Volatility Impacts The Total Market

    16:18 | 19/2/20
    Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 122 less lifestyle property sales (-6.4%) for the three months ended January 2020 than for the three months ended December 2019. Overall, there were 1,799 lifestyle ... more»
  • Rural Market Reflects External Volatility

    16:15 | 19/2/20
    Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 57 less farm sales (-13.6%) for the three months ended January 2020 than for the three months ended January 2019. Overall, there were 363 farm sales in the three ... more»
  • Budget Loans’ Allan And Wayne Hawkins Banned From Company Management

    15:23 | 19/2/20
    Management banning orders have been issued against father-and-son Allan and Wayne Hawkins, following an application by the Commerce Commission. The Commission sought the bans under s46C of the Fair Trading Act 1986 (FT Act) following the pair’s ... more»
  • Quantum PAR Series LED Grow Lights Already A World Favourite

    15:03 | 19/2/20
    4Seasons Commercial Grow Lights and Herbal House are proud to present a new LED grow light to the market that is already creating waves across North America. The all-new Quantum PAR series LED grow lights, also known as Quantum boards, are fast ... more»
  • Survey reveals 43% of hospitality workers have to check pay

    13:36 | 19/2/20
    New survey reveals 43% of New Zealand’s hospitality workers have had to check their pay & one third found discrepancies  more»
  • Kiwi Wellbeing Stands Strong Against Global Turmoil

    12:58 | 19/2/20
    Despite a rocky second half of 2019, with geopolitical uncertainty and a slowing global economy, New Zealanders’ wellbeing held up at a similar level as in the previous BNZ Wellbeing Report six months earlier (66.9 vs 67.2). BNZ Economist Paul ... more»
  • A Step Towards Low Carbon Transport

    12:28 | 19/2/20
    BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) executive director Tina Schirr welcomes the Government’s announcement that it is helping deliver more infrastructure and options for low emissions transport through new projects. "The EV industry has been hamstrung by a lack ... more»
  • Hydraulic Hose App To Transform The Hydraulics Industry

    12:11 | 19/2/20
    Innovative company BOA Hydraulics is giving forestry and civil workers more say and control in their daily work through an innovative new app. For the past five years, BOA Hydraulics, owned by brothers Simon and Greg Boakes, has provided contractors ... more»
  • 2018-19 Financial Review Of TheReserve Bank Of New ZealandOpening Statement

    12:00 | 19/2/20
    Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Governor Adrian Orr is delivering an opening statement today at the Finance and Expenditure Committee (FEC) hearing of the 2018 - 19 Financial Review of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.   Read the opening statement ... more»
  • Shelter Trees For Economic And Environmental Gains

    11:26 | 19/2/20
    Planting a shelterbelt is an option for some livestock farmers to reduce the adverse effects of inclement weather. And this is the time to plan for planting shelter. Whether it is heat or cold, physiological stresses impact on productivity by the ... more»
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