Saturday, 28 May 2016

Business News

  • Wellingtonians farewell workhorse train fleet

    06:00 | 28/5/16
    Wellington has said goodbye to its fleet of Hungarian-made trains, after more than 30 years of "faithful service" before they're replaced by a newer model.  more»
  • Auckland housing crisis: Regional, central Govt at odds

    02:35 | 28/5/16
    It's a well-known fact some Aucklanders are struggling to keep their heads above the housing crisis tide, but who should be handing out the life jackets?  more»
  • Sky Tower Stair Challenge raises $1.2M

    02:33 | 28/5/16
    More than $1.2 million has been raised in this year's Sky Tower Firefighter Stair Climb Challenge.  more»
  • NZ dollar gains as Fed rate hike timing weighed

    17:27 | 27/5/16
    May 27 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained from a two-month low as a poll showed there's still a chance Britain will vote to exit the European Union next month, creating market uncertainty that may discourage the Federal Reserve from hiking interest ... more»
  • Hito Farewells Longstanding CEO

    16:57 | 27/5/16
    New Zealand Hair and Beauty Industry Training Organisation (HITO) Chair Dr Flora Gilkison today announced the resignation of longstanding CEO Erica Cumming. Dr Gilkison expressed the appreciation of the Board, staff and representatives across the hair ... more»
  • Saville's Utilico sells more Infratil shares

    16:44 | 27/5/16
    May 27 (BusinessDesk) - Utilico Investments has continued to sell shares in infrastructure investment firm Infratil, and now owns just 2.5 percent of the company.  more»
  • NZ wool prices decline as buyers favour South Island wools

    16:43 | 27/5/16
    May 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices slipped at yesterday's North Island auction compared to the higher values achieved at last week's South Island selection, with lamb wool leading the fall. more»
  • Consumer NZ warns of scam targeting tradies and clients

    16:17 | 27/5/16
    Hackers are getting access to builders’ email accounts and altering bank account numbers on invoices before they reach the builder’s client. The client, expecting the invoice, pays the bill and may only realise they have been defrauded when the ... more»
  • TomTom Prepares Drivers for the Unexpected

    16:13 | 27/5/16
    Knowing what lies on the road ahead – when you can’t see beyond the next corner – can be a serious problem for drivers. That’s why TomTom ( TOM2 ) is has announced an innovative solution to the issue. TomTom Jam Ahead Warningsi are now available ... more»
  • Wynyard says it has nothing to disclose

    16:01 | 27/5/16
    May 27 (BusinessDesk) - Wynyard Group, whose chairman resigned this week for health reasons, says it has nothing to disclose after the stock market supervisor queried a 21 percent slump in the share price over the past fortnight.  more»
  • Cameron Bailey tops Harcourts International awards

    15:38 | 27/5/16
    Cameron, who is based at Harcourts Gold Realty Ltd’s Papanui office, was named the number one Harcourts consultant internationally at a ceremony following the 2016 Harcourts International Conference in Auckland earlier this week. more»
  • Neale top commercial sales consultant in NZ

    15:13 | 27/5/16
    Mike Neale has once again been recognised as the top commercial sales consultant for NAI Harcourts New Zealand.  more»