Wednesday, 24 July 2019

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  • First View - Can’t get enough (housing)

    11:00 | 22/7/19
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    • We can't get enough. We are short 130,000 affordable homes in New Zealand. And the challenge is proving so high, Kiwibuild can't get over it. • Auckland's housing market is stabilising, while the regions remain robust, and ridiculously attractive ... more»
  • $45K fine for supplying unsafe toy pig

    10:33 | 22/7/19
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    Importer and wholesaler 1st Mart Limited (First Mart) has been fined $45,000 for supplying unsafe toys.  more»
  • Dutch train commuters like Mount Maunganui-brewed beer

    09:32 | 22/7/19
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    A beer brewed at Mount Maunganui is a “popular drop” for train commuters in the central Netherlands, the brewers have discovered.  more»
  • Plexure signs deal with US fast-food chain White Castle

    09:06 | 22/7/19
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    Plexure Group (NZX: PLX) has today signed a deal with United States’ fast-food burger chain White Castle, adding to the momentum reflected in its recently-announced FY19 annual result.  more»
  • XE Morning Update

    08:37 | 22/7/19
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    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6765 (mid-rate) this morning. The USD pushed higher on Friday breaking a 2-day losing streak after a spokesperson for the NY Federal Reserve said the market had taken out of context earlier comments from NY Fed President John Williams. ... more»
  • Winter fails to take the heat out of the property market

    08:32 | 22/7/19
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    Winter has failed to take the heat out of the New Zealand property market and as temperatures dropped in June property prices rose, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index.  more»
  • Businesses warned to brace for Google billboard

    08:30 | 22/7/19
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    Businesses need to begin thinking about how to survive in a world where having an Internet presence is expensive, and ‘free’ exposure will disappear altogether – but it’s a development that may reinvigorate investment in traditional media ... more»
  • Ravensdown takes big picture view on new carbon target

    08:29 | 22/7/19
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    Declaring its first ever carbon target, Ravensdown is including the footprint of the products it supplies. The farm nutrient and environmental experts have calculated and committed to the 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target, to make a start ... more»
  • Aider and Paymark join forces to help business owners

    08:28 | 22/7/19
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    Paymark is joining forces with Kiwi fintech sensation Aider to help business owners better understand the ebbs and flows of their working day.  more»
  • Taking on one of the biggest causes of climate change

    08:22 | 22/7/19
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    A project has begun in New Zealand for the refrigerants industry to tackle one of the most potent, but least known causes of climate change.  more»
  • CAA grounds 21 aircraft over safety concerns

    18:14 | 20/7/19
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    The Director of Civil Aviation Graeme Harris, has today, Saturday 20 July, 2019 suspended the airworthiness certificates of all 21 Gippsland GA8 Airvan aircraft currently operating in New Zealand. Harris said “I have sufficient concerns about the safety ... more»
  • Century 21 attracts more franchise owners

    13:01 | 20/7/19
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    Century 21 New Zealand co-owner, Derryn Mayne, and I are constantly meeting with successful real estate salespeople and franchise owners from competitor companies keen to explore their options with the new C21 brand.  more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend gain

    20:46 | 19/7/19
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    July 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares remained in record territory as passive investment funds appeared to support the upward trend in school holiday-affected trading. Tourism Holdings led the market higher when it resumed trading.  more»
  • NZ dollar headed for 1.3% weekly gain

    20:15 | 19/7/19
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    NZ dollar headed for 1.3% weekly gain on expectations of a Fed rate cut  more»
  • RBNZ knock-back gives Resolution chance to low-ball AMP

    19:54 | 19/7/19
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    July 19 (BusinessDesk) - Resolution Life may be able to wrestle more than a billion dollars from the A$3.3 billion sale price of AMP's life insurance business after a known risk came to fruition when the Reserve Bank of New Zealand didn't play ball, ... more»
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