Monday, 17 May 2021

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  • Spark Showcases 5G-powered Robotics, Gaming And Eye Care Prototypes

    12:37 | 6/5/21
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    Six months after being named as winners of the Spark 5G Starter Fund, four innovative Kiwi businesses are launching their game-changing technology prototypes, offering a first look at the positive outcomes 5G can bring to communities across New Zealand. ... more»
  • Neuroscience Company Exsurgo Announces John Emson As New CFO

    12:11 | 6/5/21
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    New Zealand neuroscience company Exsurgo has appointed experienced financial executive John Emson as its first Chief Financial Officer. Emson, who has spent over 30 years in finance and M&A across the technology, manufacturing, health and education ... more»
  • Why The Reserve Bank Is Concerned About New Zealand's Rising House Prices

    12:09 | 6/5/21
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    New Zealand house prices have risen significantly in the past 12 months. This has raised concerns at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Putea Matua about the risk this poses to financial stability. Central banks responded swiftly to the global ... more»
  • Regional Tourism Organisations Funding

    11:47 | 6/5/21
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    Regional Tourism New Zealand has welcomed Tourism Minister Stuart Nash’s announcement of a further Government funding package for Regional Tourism Organisations (RTOs). “The allocated $26M will allow RTOs to continue building and implementing sustainable, ... more»
  • Tourism Industry Keen To Partner With Govt On Revitalisation

    11:30 | 6/5/21
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    The tourism industry is looking forward to working with the Government on its plan to build a bright future for tourism in New Zealand, peak association Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. “More than 700 New Zealand tourism operators attending TRENZ Hui ... more»
  • New Food Technology Brings Vegetables Centre Stage

    10:52 | 6/5/21
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    The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is enabling New Zealand to tap into the growing market for plant-based products, where vegetables feature as a ‘centre of the plate’ item. A diverse range of new processed vegetable products is now ... more»
  • New NZ Report Shows Greater Uncertainty Surrounding Female Employees’ Likeliness And Willingness To Get Vaccinated

    10:51 | 6/5/21
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    New Zealand, May 2021: People management platform Employment Hero has today launched the findings of a new national report entitled ‘COVID-19, vaccinations and the workplace’ , revealing a notable difference in sentiment around vaccination between ... more»
  • Eventfinda Announces Book Now, Pay Later With Genoapay

    10:49 | 6/5/21
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    Eventfinda, New Zealand’s largest independent ticketing provider, is now offering Book Now, Pay Later with Genoapay in NZ. Genoapay allows ticket buyers to pay for their purchase over 10 interest-free weekly instalments – right up to the day of ... more»
  • Te Arawa Whanau Ora Appoints Kurupa Paiaka – CEO

    10:46 | 6/5/21
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    Paora Te Hurihanganui (Te Arawa, Ngati Tuwharetoa, Ngati Awa) comes to the organisation from Te Papa Takaro o Te Arawa, where he has been chief executive for the past 15 years. TAWO Acting Chief Executive, Eugene Berryman-Kamp, says Paora has been involved ... more»
  • Employment Indicators: Weekly As At 3 May 2021

    10:44 | 6/5/21
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    The experimental weekly series provides an early indicator of employment and labour market changes in a more a timely manner than the monthly employment indicators series. Key facts   The 6-day series includes jobs with a pay period equal to or ... more»
  • Consents For New Homes At All-time High

    10:43 | 6/5/21
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    A record 41,028 new homes have been consented in the year ended March 2021, Stats NZ said today. The previous record for the annual number of new homes consented was 40,025 in the year ended February 1974. “Within 10 years the number of new homes ... more»
  • Spark Sport Bolsters Football Schedule With CONMEBOL Copa América 2021

    09:46 | 6/5/21
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    Spark Sport has bolstered its football offering by gaining the exclusive New Zealand broadcast rights to the CONMEBOL Copa América 2021. CONMEBOL Copa América is the oldest football competition of national teams in the world and is governed by South ... more»
  • Ara Ake To Bring New Energy Innovators To Taranaki

    09:42 | 6/5/21
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    New energy innovators will get the chance to showcase their cutting-edge ideas to Taranaki’s energy industry and investors as part of Ara Ake’s backing of the Orion Energy Accelerator competition. Ara Ake has thrown its support behind the competition, ... more»
  • Boost For Emerging South And West Auckland Entrepreneurs

    09:38 | 6/5/21
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    Up-and-coming south and west Auckland entrepreneurs can register for fully funded places in a tech accelerator programme to help springboard them into the tech sector start-up scene. Ten places are available thanks to accelerator provider Mission Ready ... more»
  • Z Energy Partners With The Icehouse To Support New Zealand Small Businesses

    09:35 | 6/5/21
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    Z Energy, New Zealand’s leading fuel supplier, is kicking off its partnership with The Icehouse this month by offering scholarships to seven of its small business customers to attend Icehouse workshops. Marie Fryer, Z’s Head of Small & ... more»
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