Monday, 17 May 2021

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  • ExportNZ Welcomes Trade Missions And Trade Focus

    15:58 | 13/5/21
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    ExportNZ welcomes Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern’s announcement today that she will be leading a trade mission to Australia in July and that Trade Minister Damien O’Connor will be heading to the UK and Brussels in June to pursue the FTA negotiations ... more»
  • Why Accessible Design Will Create Long-term Value

    15:57 | 13/5/21
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    On 30 April, Australia’s building ministers agreed to include minimum accessibility standards in the 2022 National Construction Code. This decision reflects how housing needs to be more flexible to meet the changing needs of an aging population during ... more»
  • Why Operations Teams Are Still Needed In An Automated World

    15:53 | 13/5/21
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    Achieving a state where everything is running smoothly is due to the hard work of not just the system operations team, but also teams of technicians and maintenance staff, from both the automation provider, and the client. Having an advanced automated ... more»
  • Property Market Shows Signs Of Slowing

    15:51 | 13/5/21
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    Nationwide values increased by a further 3.1% over April according to the latest CoreLogic House Price Index (HPI). While this brings the annual growth rate to 18.4% up from 16.2% last month, the annual measure is impacted by base affects. A year ... more»
  • Could Mexico City’s Bridge Collapse Happen Here?

    15:45 | 13/5/21
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    Government infrastructure spending boosts may provide a welcome opportunity to upgrade many of Australasia’s 57,000-plus bridges, some of which are in sore need of maintenance. The opportunity for maintenance is particularly significant for Australasia’s local ... more»
  • Mainline Track Wins Bronze Stevie® Award In 2021 Asia-pacific Stevie Awards

    14:59 | 13/5/21
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    Mainline Track was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the INNOVATION IN PRODUCT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT category in the eighth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are the only business awards program to recognise ... more»
  • Excellence In Bed & Breakfast Hosting – Award Winners

    14:38 | 13/5/21
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    Bed & Breakfast Association New Zealand and Vision Insurance are excited to announce Barb and Dave Milina, Warblers Retreat, Albany, have been awarded the Vision Insurance 2021 Overall Supreme Bed & Breakfast of the Year and Vision ... more»
  • Ultimate Multi-generational Home Offers An Inventive Solution To Rising Property Prices

    14:35 | 13/5/21
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    With average property prices across the Waikato rising more than 20 per cent in the last 12-months, large families are looking for alternative accommodation options, says Scott Macdonald of Bayleys Hamilton. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2105/f1ae8c22cf42b9f9a3fe.jpeg" ... more»
  • New GigaOm Report Reveals Digitising Document Workflows Is A Top Enterprise Priority

    13:04 | 13/5/21
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    Nitro Software, a global document productivity company, has released a new GigaOm report titled, ‘ End-to-End Digital Document Transformation: Start with the Right Solution ,’ which evaluates and details the results of real-world tests of three ... more»
  • Southbase Construction Leads The Way In Professional Development

    12:23 | 13/5/21
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    National commercial construction company Southbase Construction uses internal framework and digital badging to promote and reward professional development. Southbase Construction introduced a forward-thinking professional development programme in 2017 to support ... more»
  • Automation Associates Aim To Simplify Our Home And Workspaces

    12:20 | 13/5/21
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    Technology should simplify our lives. But with every new technology that enters our home or business comes a new set of instructions, yet another remote control and some often-fraught tutorials with family members or coworkers. When we introduce ... more»
  • FUSO Celebrates The Arrival Of Six ECanter Trucks, Five Set For Electric Truck Trial In Auckland’s City Centre

    10:50 | 13/5/21
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    After five years of preparation in New Zealand and more than three million kilometres of road testing internationally, FUSO is thrilled to announce the arrival of six of the world’s first series-produced with integrated safety features, fully electric ... more»
  • Tomatoes And Cucumbers Drive Up April Food Prices

    10:40 | 13/5/21
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    Rising prices for tomatoes and cucumbers were the main contributors to a 1.1 percent rise in food prices in April 2021, Stats NZ said today. Fruit and vegetable prices rose 4.8 percent in April 2021. Tomato prices rose to a weighted average price of ... more»
  • Hot Market Needs Budget 2021 To Be Bold For FHBs

    10:17 | 13/5/21
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    “Despite the Government and Reserve Bank’s cooling measures in place since March, April’s numbers show the housing market remains too hot for most young Kiwis. Eyes will now be on Budget Day to see what action will be taken for desperate first-home ... more»
  • REINZ Data Shows Highest Number Of Properties Sold In An April Month In 5 Years

    09:46 | 13/5/21
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    The number of residential properties sold in April across New Zealand was the highest number of properties sold in an April month for 5 years with 7,218 properties sold, according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), ... more»
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