Thursday, 04 March 2021


  • Macquarie Telecom Signs Exclusive Mobile Deal With Optus

    13:07 | 4/3/21
    Macquarie Telecom (part of Macquarie Telecom Group ASX: MAQ) has signed a A$34 million exclusive agreement with Optus to deploy mobile services, including 5G, in Australia. The deal combines Macquarie’s Net Promoter Score (NPS) proven customer service ... more»
  • Spark Foundation Supports New Children’s Book Aimed At Encouraging Screen Time Balance

    11:58 | 4/3/21
    A new children’s book has been released which hopes to encourage young children to spend less time staring at screens and more time connecting with friends and whanau in person. Available in English and Samoan, ‘Lemalie and Sakalia’s School Holiday’ ... more»
  • EPA Halves Emissions In Two Years

    11:45 | 4/3/21
    The latest Toitu carbonreduce annual audit of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) shows it has reduced its emissions by 49% on the previous year’s audit. This is also 54% lower than the baseline set in 2017/18, the first year the EPA was certified ... more»
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  • Living Wage For Crowne Plaza Auckland MIQ Workers

    11:38 | 4/3/21
    MEDIA RELEASE SUPPORTING UNITE UNION Unite congratulates Crowne Plaza Auckland, currently an MIQ facility, for making the move to paying their workers the living wage. The welcome increase will provide some relief to workers who are normally paid ... more»
  • Aged Care Provider Bolton Clarke Lays Data Foundation For IoT-assisted Services With Boomi

    11:26 | 4/3/21
    Data visibility helps not-for-profit improve resource and care allocations, with connected devices boosting customer experiences Boomi, a Dell Technologies business, today announced that Bolton Clarke has leveraged the Boomi integration platform to ... more»
  • Insurance Solvency Standards Refined By Feedback

    11:06 | 4/3/21
    The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Putea Matua has released its decisions in response to submissions received on the Insurance Solvency Standards Principles and Timeline consultation launched late last year. The Reserve Bank commenced the Insurance ... more»
  • Auckland Quieter But House Buyers Still Abuzz Under Level 3

    10:59 | 4/3/21
    “Auckland’s an old hand at lockdown now with buyers, sellers and agents better equipped with Zoom and familiar with the restrictions. More people with more time also provides unique opportunities,” says Derryn Mayne, Owner of Century 21 New ... more»
  • Some Policy Lessons From A Year Of COVID-19

    09:39 | 4/3/21
    The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Putea Matua was in a sound position to continue to meet its mandate in the face of the COVID-19 induced economic shock. However, we must continue to transform so as to remain relevant and effective in addressing ... more»
  • Four Out Of Five New Zealanders Have Subscription Services

    08:40 | 4/3/21
    International research has shown that New Zealand remains in front of global trends when it comes to subscriptions, with four out of every five New Zealanders subscribing to at least one service. Commissioned by leading cloud-based subscription management ... more»
  • Surveys Launched To Help Suppliers And Consumers Inform Grocery Market Study

    08:38 | 4/3/21
    The Commerce Commission is calling on suppliers of grocery stores and consumers to take part in online surveys to help inform its market study into the grocery sector. The year-long study looks at whether competition in the grocery sector is working ... more»
  • How Are Policymakers Dealing With Red-Hot Property Bubble?

    06:51 | 4/3/21
    Summary The government and the Reserve Bank are leaving no stone unturned to calm the overheating housing market fuelled by record-high property prices. The policymakers are adopting various methods to tackle the housing crisis, like adding housing to ... more»
  • Getting Rid Of Problematic Plastic Packaging – New Guidelines For Business

    06:48 | 4/3/21
    The plastic waste landscape is rapidly changing. Businesses are finding it difficult to navigate and are looking for the right advice on packaging. New plastic packaging guidance is released today that outlines the pathway ahead for businesses. Major ... more»
  • DENSO, KDDI Research 5G's Use In Automated Driving To Achieve Safe And Secure Mobility

    16:55 | 3/3/21
    DENSO Corporation and KDDI Corporation have begun researching 5G's use in automated driving to achieve safe and secure mobility, free from traffic accidents and congestion. In the verification project, DENSO and KDDI will build a 5G environment in a test ... more»
  • Small NZ Brand Yes Organics Wins Big At Top International Beauty Awards

    16:47 | 3/3/21
    Yes Organics has done it again, WINNING the Best Lip Balm Award at The Beauty Shortlist Awards 2021, where they have been awarded for the third consecutive year. This is a huge feat for such a small and boutique New Zealand brand, which started just three ... more»
  • We All Have A Role

    16:30 | 3/3/21
    It’s pleasing to have other leaders of business put their hands up to say they want to play their role in economic recovery. The priority for small and medium businesses right now is to know the conditions that will let Auckland and the country move down ... more»
  • Vbase Media Statement Wednesday 3 March 2021

    16:04 | 3/3/21
    Christchurch City Council owned venues and events company Vbase Limited, with the support and endorsement of their Shareholder, today announced a change in name to Venues Otautahi. Vbase Chief Executive Caroline Harvie-Teare says “Vbase is driven ... more»
  • Dicey Terms And Conditions Leave Some Candlelight Concertgoers In The Dark

    15:03 | 3/3/21
    Consumer NZ urges New Zealanders to think twice before purchasing tickets from event promoter – with terms and conditions stating that tickets are non-refundable, even if there is a date change or cancellation. This was news to Liz Willmott, who ... more»
  • Importing Natural Gas From Australia Another Step Closer

    15:00 | 3/3/21
    A new investigation into how imported LNG might be needed to keep the lights on is disappointing but unsurprising, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). The Gas Industry Company (GIC) has requested ... more»
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