Wednesday, 24 July 2019

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  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares edge higher in quiet trading

    20:57 | 17/7/19
    July 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares edged up in quiet trading as exporters including Tourism Holdings and Air New Zealand led the market higher as a weaker currency underpinned their international earnings. Fletcher Building dropped below ... more»
  • NZ dollar stalled amid uncertainty about US rate cuts

    20:31 | 17/7/19
    July 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed as global currency markets tread water after surprisingly strong US retail trade data cast doubt on how much appetite the Federal Reserve will have to cut interest rates. more»
  • Drone integration a flight closer

    20:14 | 17/7/19
    Airways and AirShare welcome today’s launch of the Government’s plan for developing a safe, innovative and thriving drone sector in New Zealand.  more»
  • InterCity Group becomes Entrada Travel Group

    17:38 | 17/7/19
    One of Australasia’s fastest-growing tourism and transport companies, InterCity Group, has a new name, Entrada Travel Group. The name Entrada draws from the word for entry/arrival used in a number of international languages and reflects the thousands ... more»
  • SMEs will welcome digital platform to cut compliance

    17:18 | 17/7/19
    Small businesses will welcome a digital platform announced today to streamline the way they interact with government agencies and cut out repetitive paperwork, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce and Business Central. more»
  • Dignity comes first in business for people in need

    17:02 | 17/7/19
    Imagine this scenario you are an ex-pat living and working overseas when you get a call from a relative to say your mother is struggling to care for herself. She is unable to walk unaided safely, and is struggling to get in and out of the shower, ... more»
  • New pricing structure for Otago Museum ticketed attractions

    16:57 | 17/7/19
    In the interests of facilitating broader community access, Otago Museum is very pleased to announce a restructure of its admission prices for its ticketed attractions, Tuhura Otago Community Trust Science Centre, the Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, ... more»
  • Strawberry growers commodity levy proposal vote successful

    16:53 | 17/7/19
    Strawberry Growers New Zealand Inc (SGNZ) has received a strong vote of support from its grower base to proceed with an application to the Minister of Agriculture to be granted a commodity levy order for strawberries. more»
  • RBNZ a ‘poor communicator’ - CBL’s Harris

    16:49 | 17/7/19
    July 17 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank’s failure to communicate was a major stumbling block for failed insurer CBL Corp.  more»
  • RSE scheme boosting employment in the regions

    16:36 | 17/7/19
    The latest survey of employers in the Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) scheme has found that almost half (45 per cent) have expanded their business as a result of employing workers from the Pacific. more»
  • Methane target could be catastrophic - Shareholders' Council

    16:26 | 17/7/19
    July 17 (BusinessDesk) - The government's proposed 2050 methane reduction target could be "catastrophic" for New Zealand unless there is a major scientific breakthrough in the meantime, the Fonterra Shareholders' Council says. more»
  • Moving towards more electrification

    16:10 | 17/7/19
    The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has welcomed the Government’s response to the Interim Climate Change Committee’s report on accelerated electrification.  more»
  • Spark expands football and tennis offering, adds racing

    15:56 | 17/7/19
    Spark Sport continues to grow the range of sports offered in its $19.99 monthly subscription. With new football, tennis and racing content, July is a great sporting month to join Spark Sport. Football Football fans will be able to enjoy the run up to the start ... more»
  • solarcity awarded R&D funding to accelerate clean energy

    15:51 | 17/7/19
    Auckland, 17 July 2019 – solarcity, New Zealand’s leading solar power company has been awarded a Research & Development grant by Callaghan Innovation to help accelerate its revolutionary new service, solarZero. solarZero is an innovative new ... more»
  • Greater role for gas in electrification of transport

    14:57 | 17/7/19
    July 17 (BusinessDesk) - Accelerating the take-up of electricity for transport and industry will require more gas-fired generation to be kept in the system for longer, projections by the Interim Climate Change Committee show. more»
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