Thursday, 20 February 2020

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  • Vapo Keen To Show Big Companies Real Rainbow Inclusion

    11:16 | 9/2/20
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    Popular local vape brand, Vapo, has been awarded the Rainbow Tick. Vapo, which includes brands Alt and Vapix, is the largest Kiwi-owned vape business. However, its founders and owners, Ben Pryor and Jonathan Devery, say it’s arguably the smallest New Zealand ... more»
  • Tiny house conference back in Auckland this year

    11:57 | 8/2/20
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    The organiser of this year’s New Zealand Tiny House & Alternative Living Conference in Auckland is expecting plenty of public interest in the event. The one-day event on May 23 helps people discover, learn about and celebrate NZ’s tiny house and ... more»
  • Cannabis start-up now valued at over $100m

    11:40 | 8/2/20
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    Helius Therapeutics has raised a further $20m from private investors, with New Zealand’s largest medicinal cannabis company achieving a market capitalisation of $105m.  more»
  • ThinkMarkets UK Open: Cable On The Back Foot

    00:24 | 8/2/20
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    Sterling under pressure as Brussels play tough. Non-farm Payrolls anchored by a week of positive US data. Oil eyes a return to higher levels. Brexit concerns Sterling nudges along slumped at multi-month lows and increasingly looks under pressure having ... more»
  • Internal promotions: A boon for business, yet difficult

    19:07 | 7/2/20
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    As businesses are expanding, it requires looking at a management team in order to achieve long-term goals. They may need a couple of supervisors or managers in productions or warehouses as they plan an expansion. more»
  • Real Journeys set to resume Milford Sound cruises

    19:00 | 7/2/20
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    Real Journeys is set to resume its Milford Sound cruises on Monday and increase its customer capacity in Doubtful Sound.  more»
  • Statement on the latest NZX diversity statistics

    16:52 | 7/2/20
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    IoD welcomes increasing diversity of NZX directors, challenges boards to also prioritise inclusion  more»
  • MPS, OCR and FSR dates for 2021

    14:57 | 7/2/20
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    The Reserve Bank today announced the 2021 dates for releasing its quarterly Monetary Policy Statements (MPS), Official Cash Rate (OCR) decisions, and the six-monthly Financial Stability Reports (FSR). more»
  • Urgent Action Needed on Auckland Airport Runways - NZALPA

    14:18 | 7/2/20
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    NZALPA welcomes reports that Auckland International Airport is reviewing its recent unexpected runway closures. NZALPA President, Captain Andrew Ridling, says the review is an important first step in urgent escalation of the issue to ensure public safety. ... more»
  • Mismanagement of asbestos removal unacceptable

    13:51 | 7/2/20
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    Motueka company Bays Boating Limited were fined $108,000 at the Nelson District Court today following a WorkSafe prosecution for the unsafe removal of asbestos. In August 2018, the company began demolition work on a building known to have asbestos in both ... more»
  • Rise in foreign investment drives property confidence

    13:38 | 7/2/20
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    Confidence in New Zealand’s Commercial Property sector is at its highest levels since 2017, a market survey of local industry professionals released today by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Property Council New Zealand ... more»
  • Donna Grant sentenced to home detention

    13:35 | 7/2/20
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    A prominent Maori performing arts educator has been sentenced to 12 months’ home detention for defrauding a tertiary education provider and a Crown agency of approximately $1.3 million. more»
  • What to expect from the housing market in 2020

    12:25 | 7/2/20
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    The fizz that had leaked out of the housing market in 2019 is back with a bang. Milford Asset Management Portfolio Manager Mark Riggall is expecting a stronger housing market performance in 2020, with prices to rise more steeply as supply continues ... more»
  • Hotel Owners Disappointed with Court Ruling

    12:08 | 7/2/20
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    The New Zealand Hotel Owners Association (NZHOA) is disappointed with today’s High Court judgment which allows Auckland Council’s Accommodation Provider Targeted Rate (APTR) to continue. more»
  • NZ On Air welcomes moves to strengthen public media

    12:05 | 7/2/20
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    NZ On Air looks forward to working with officials on the business case for a new public media entity with the scale and agility to take on the global players, alongside NZ On Air, to deliver strong public media. more»
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