Wednesday, 24 April 2019

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  • E-Waste New Zealand's next soft plastic epidemic!

    14:54 | 24/4/19
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    In the era of instant gratification, globalisation and disposable goods, the outcome is always the same. We have more things and we create more waste. Increasingly, electronic products are being treated as disposal items too. The latest update isn’t always ... more»
  • Port-side development land placed on the market for sale

    14:28 | 24/4/19
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    Two adjoining bare sections located directly across the road from the mooring and passenger boarding and disembarkation facilities for cruise liners visiting the port of Tauranga have been placed on the market for sale. more»
  • World Safety Day puts spotlight on work health and safety

    13:55 | 24/4/19
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    World Safety Day is on Sunday 28th April, and is a reminder of the bad start New Zealand’s had to 2019 with 22 workplace fatalities in the first three months of 2019, compared to 9 in the first quarter of 2018.  more»
  • Revealed: Takapuna is Auckland’s fastest-growing suburb

    13:41 | 24/4/19
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    New data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) reveals one Auckland suburb which is bucking the trend when it comes to the price of homes. Recent statistics showed properties on the North Shore have fallen in price, but Takapuna has claimed ... more»
  • Deadline looming for NZ Aerospace Challenge innovators

    13:29 | 24/4/19
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    Northland innovators have until the end of April to get their ideas entered into a national competition and business incubator programme which is focusing this year on sustainable agriculture.  more»
  • Auckland businesswoman buys stake in Century 21

    13:00 | 24/4/19
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    One of South Auckland’s most energetic and successful realtors over the past decade has bought a stake in Century 21 New Zealand with firm plans to grow the company’s market share.  more»
  • Dolphin decision a win for NZ economy

    12:40 | 24/4/19
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    The decision to allow two new ship mooring dolphins at Auckland’s Queens Wharf will benefit both the city and the wider New Zealand economy, according to the New Zealand Cruise Association. more»
  • SMEs warned to brace for business finance crunch

    12:38 | 24/4/19
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    While a capital gains tax is no longer an issue, small to medium businesses are still confronting the prospect that securing business finance is set to get a lot harder, a scenario that may spell disaster for many. more»
  • Less than half of customers say banks can be trusted

    12:21 | 24/4/19
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    April 24 (BusinessDesk) - Consumers tend to be satisfied with their banks overall but less than half think banks can be trusted and almost two-thirds doubt they have their customers' best interests at heart. more»
  • Coresteel Auckland awarded Highest Value Kitset

    11:50 | 24/4/19
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    Coresteel’s Auckland-based franchise, Bodley Structures, were presented with the Highest Value Kitset at the annual Coresteel Buildings National Conference, held 6-7 March in Wellington.  more»
  • Meeting to stop social media's use in terrorism

    11:46 | 24/4/19
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    April 24 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand and France will work together to stop social media's use in organizing and promoting terrorism and violent extremism in the wake of last month's terrorist attacks in Christchurch that killed 50 people.  more»
  • Job adverts rise by 1.2 per cent in March 2019 quarter

    11:20 | 24/4/19
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    Jobs Online figures released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show the number of job advertisements rose by 1.2 per cent in the March 2019 quarter. Dr Rose Ryan, Workforce and Workplace manager in the Evidence and Insights group, ... more»
  • Trade Me hires Schibsted exec Anders Skoe as new CEO

    10:58 | 24/4/19
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    April 24 (BusinessDesk) - Trade Me Group has hired Norwegian online marketplace executive Anders Skoe, who will take over the reins of New Zealand's most popular domestic website later this year.  more»
  • NZ dollar weaker as fears of US slowdown ease

    10:57 | 24/4/19
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    April 24 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell after upbeat US data and earnings reduced concerns about a possible slowdown there and helped stoke appetite for the greenback.  more»
  • Reduce bank capital target and move slowly, says Harbour

    10:54 | 24/4/19
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    April 24 (BusinessDesk) - Harbour Asset Management is calling for the Reserve Bank to lower its target for bank capital and to phase the new regime in over at least 10 years while allowing for at least one pause to take stock of the actual impact. more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
COMP8,1211061.32%
DJI26,6561450.55%
SP5002,934260.88%
DAX13,4662361.78%
FTSE7,48850.07%
NI22522,4204081.86%
TWI71.210.170.24%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1210.0010.08%
NZDUSD0.66190.00360.54%
AUDUSD0.70390.00590.83%
NZDAUD0.94100.00370.39%