Sunday, 30 April 2017

Business News

  • Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ is heading back to the future

    21:52 | 29/4/17
    In this day and age the world is becoming “electronic” with product and services found online, at the push of the button. Although this can make a lot of things easier, people and companies become faceless and we lose the very thing that many people ... more»
  • NZ Olive Oil

    21:47 | 29/4/17
    Winners in two prestigious international Olive Oil competitions have just been announced and New Zealand features in both. In the New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), which is arguably the largest of international Olive Oil Competitions, ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise, led by MetroGlass

    20:40 | 28/4/17
    April 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares ended higher as positive economic data cheered investors and bargain hunters turned to stock like Metro Performance Glass although SkyCity Entertainment Group fell after posting weaker third-quarter sales ... more»
  • China names four corruption suspects in Auckland

    20:34 | 28/4/17
    April 28 (BusinessDesk) - Four of 22 corruption suspects who have fled China are in Auckland according to a list published by Chinese authorities and while New Zealand is not currently proceeding with new extradition treaties it could look at a possible ... more»
  • NZ dollar remains below 69 US cents on weaker commodities

    20:16 | 28/4/17
    April 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed below 69 US cents, having fallen along with other commodity-linked currencies as raw material prices fell and the market focussed on US President Donald Trump's protectionist approach ... more»
  • Kaikoura quake to shave 0.1% from NZ's GDP over two years

    19:47 | 28/4/17
    Kaikoura quake to shave 0.1% from NZ's GDP over two years, report shows  more»
  • ACCC takes legal action against Murray Goulburn

    19:46 | 28/4/17
    April 28 (BusinessDesk) - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has filed Federal Court proceedings against Australia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn Cooperative, for breaching the Australian consumer law but decided not to ... more»
  • NZ business confidence still upbeat

    16:22 | 28/4/17
    April 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence stayed upbeat in April as firms expect to see more activity on their own books and generate bigger profits.  more»
  • LanzaTech narrows annual loss in 2016

    16:01 | 28/4/17
    April 28 (BusinessDesk) - LanzaTech New Zealand, the New Zealand-founded carbon recycling company, reported a slightly narrower annual loss and while the directors signalled a number of risks they concluded it has sufficient funds to continue operating for ... more»
  • Environmentally friendly shift needed for primary industry

    15:11 | 28/4/17
    More young Kiwis are needed to roll up their sleeves and help save New Zealand's environment, particularly our waterways, by participating in careers that expand horticulture as the higher value land use activity of choice. This needs to be given ... more»
  • Peka Peka Interchange Back On The Agenda

    15:07 | 28/4/17
    Finance and Infrastructure Minister, Hon Steven Joyce, has signalled his support for a new interchange servicing the Peka Peka and Te Horo communities, as part of the next stage of the Kapiti Expressway. more»
  • NZ residential building consents dip in March

    14:51 | 28/4/17
    April 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential building consents dipped in March after a strong rise in February.  more»
  • NZ exports rise 11% to 2-year high in March

    14:49 | 28/4/17
    April 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's merchandise exports rose to their highest monthly level in two years in March as the value of dairy exports to China jumped by two thirds. more»
  • Government funding boost welcomed by Infrastructure Industry

    14:03 | 28/4/17
    28 April 2017: The Government's recently announced $11 billion investment into infrastructure over the coming years has been welcomed by the industry.  more»
  • Westpac rules out funding controversial coal mine

    13:39 | 28/4/17
    AUCKLAND, 28 April 2017 -- , 350 Australia , 350 Aotearoa and the Australian Youth Climate Coalition have hailed Westpac’s new climate change policy -- which includes a ban on funding for any new coal basin projects -- as a massive blow for ... more»
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