Wednesday, 06 May 2015

Business News

  • ExportNZ helping exporters Go Global

    14:57 | 6/5/15
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    Kiwi exporters are in for a treat on Thursday next week as some of the country’s top exporters are getting together for one day of knowledge sharing at Eden Park Stadium. more»
  • Solar to get NZ back into the clean energy race

    14:34 | 6/5/15
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    Figures released this month by the government showed that New Zealand's net emissions of greenhouse gases climbed 42 percent between 1990 and 2013, driven by a rise of almost a third from the energy sector1. While the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions ... more»
  • Restructure of Te Ohu Kaimoana throws up management worries

    13:36 | 6/5/15
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    May 6 (BusinessDesk) - Recommendations to restructure Te Ohu Kaimoana, giving iwi full control of Aotearoa Fisheries, may be rejected by Maori interests over concerns about vigilance and managing diverse interests in the sector, the Maori Affairs select ... more»
  • Weak dairy prices prompt pull back in Fonterra forecasts

    13:25 | 6/5/15
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    May 6 (BusinessDesk) - Weak global dairy prices have prompted analysts to pull back their expectations for Fonterra Cooperative Group's payout to farmers for next season.  more»
  • Senior Editorial Appointment

    13:22 | 6/5/15
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    6 May 2015 - Herald on Sunday Editor Miriyana Alexander has been appointed to a new and extended senior role – Editor, Weekend Heralds .  more»
  • Countdown lifts 3Q sales 5% on increased volumes

    12:44 | 6/5/15
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    May 6 (BusinessDesk) - Countdown, the New Zealand supermarket chain owned by Australian retailer Woolworths, lifted third-quarter sales by 5 percent as it eked out bigger volumes in a low-inflation environment. more»
  • PwC backs KiwiNet’s drive to create commercial success

    12:41 | 6/5/15
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    The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet), New Zealand’s national network of Universities, Crown Research Institutes and Crown Entities dedicated to taking a collaborative approach to research commercialisation, has announced PwC as a Major Partner. more»
  • WooHoo – NZ Tax Refunds becomes Data Warranted

    12:38 | 6/5/15
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    May 6 2015 – WooHoo – NZ Tax Refunds has achieved a Data Warranty from the Marketing Association, demonstrating its commitment to best practice relating to the collection, storage and use of personal data. more»
  • 2015 Sheep Industry Awards Finalists

    12:31 | 6/5/15
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    Finalists in the 2015 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards have been announced today.  more»
  • Demand for overseas qualified tradespeople soar

    12:24 | 6/5/15
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    The shortage of skilled trades professionals in New Zealand has resulted in greater demand for overseas qualified tradespeople located in the country, says recruiting experts Hays. Plumbers, Machine Operators and Carpenters are among the roles topping ... more»
  • Davis Funerals Switches to Green Coffins

    12:10 | 6/5/15
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    New Zealand’s leading funeral provider Davis Funerals now uses caskets that are better for the environment.  more»
  • HiFX Data Update - NZ Employment Release - NZD lower

    11:26 | 6/5/15
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    The NZ Employment numbers for Q1 have just been released. They came in worse than expected overall. The figures showed strong growth in employment numbers but the unemployment rate increased as labour force participation rose. NZ Employment data ... more»
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