Wednesday, 19 May 2021

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  • Lexus Achieves Cumulative Global Sales Of 2 Million Electrified Vehicles

    16:52 | 18/5/21
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    LF-Z Electrified Lexus announced today that the luxury brand eclipsed the milestone of 2 million global sales of electrified vehicles at the end of April 2021. Since the launch of the RX400h in 2005, Lexus has been a pioneer of electrification in ... more»
  • Rakuten Mobile And NEC Partner To Promote Open RAN In Global Telecom Markets

    15:48 | 18/5/21
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    Rakuten Mobile, Inc. and NEC Corporation announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote Open RAN (open radio access networks) in global mobile telecommunications markets. In Japan, NEC is currently providing 5G radio ... more»
  • Whittaker’s Is New Zealand’s Most Resilient Brand

    15:02 | 18/5/21
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    With a history of innovation and agility alongside a nod to an established heritage, Whittaker’s has been identified as New Zealand’s most resilient brand. The findings are based on the Brand Alpha Study, independent research conducted by branding agency ... more»
  • National Framework Provides Diversity And Inclusion Standard For Workplaces

    14:07 | 18/5/21
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    The launch of a national framework to assess levels of workplace diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) will give New Zealand organisations an understanding of their current capabilities, identify areas for improvement and provide the information ... more»
  • New Zealanders Taking Longer Domestic Holidays

    13:23 | 18/5/21
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    New Zealanders are spending more time on holiday in their own country and are really enjoying their experiences, new research shows. TIA’s latest Domestic Visitor Satisfaction survey , carried out by Angus & Associates, has found that three in four ... more»
  • Growing Small Brands Into Authority Online Businesses

    13:22 | 18/5/21
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    New Zealand has one of the most unique markets in the world. We’ve carved our spot onto the world stage in a range of industries, a feat that is highly admirable considering our relatively small size. Pushing the boundaries is just in our culture, ... more»
  • Transport Leadership Appointments Strengthen Aurecon’s Client Focus In Australia

    12:44 | 18/5/21
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    International engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon has made two significant leadership appointments that will strengthen its focus on delivering for clients in an increasingly complex transport market. Angus Leitch will take up the multi-faceted ... more»
  • 5G Live In Palmerston North As Vodafone Rolls Out Next Gen Mobile Tech

    11:56 | 18/5/21
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    Locals and businesses can now connect to Vodafone 5G, with coverage set to expand in Manawatu-Whanganui Vodafone has switched on 5G in parts of Palmerston North, further expanding the coverage footprint of the largest 5G network in Aotearoa. These ... more»
  • No Excuses For Compromising Safety

    11:20 | 18/5/21
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    This Road Safety Week (17-23 May), we want to improve safety for truck drivers and all road users by supporting the introduction of electronic log books, says Road Transport Forum (RTF) chief executive Nick Leggett. "The industry must stand ... more»
  • New Forests Announces Christine Loh As New Independent Director

    11:19 | 18/5/21
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    New Forests Pty Ltd, the international sustainable forestry investment manager, today announced the appointment of Christine Loh as an independent director to its board. Her appointment supports New Forests’ global growth aspirations and desire ... more»
  • Kia Sportage And Stinger Recall Pending

    11:18 | 18/5/21
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    Kia New Zealand has been made aware of a recall action in Australia for Kia QL Sportage MY2016-2021 and CK Stinger MY2017-2019. Kia New Zealand is following appropriate protocols as required by the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Recalls Website and ... more»
  • Minister Ignoring The Plight Of The Tourism Coach Sector

    11:03 | 18/5/21
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    The latest announcement by the Minister of Tourism is a continuation of the Government trying to “pick winners” instead of looking at supporting the wider tourism ecosystem, says Bus and Coach Association Acting Chief Executive, Alex Voutratzis. “After ... more»
  • Chief Commercial Officer At Helius Announced

    10:39 | 18/5/21
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    Mark Morrison has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Helius Therapeutics - New Zealand’s largest licenced medicinal cannabis company. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2105/5a2620250ffd33709348.jpeg" width="540" height="720"> Mark Morrison For six months ... more»
  • Economic Transparency Means A Creditworthy Sovereign

    09:37 | 18/5/21
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    Sovereign economic transparency is the extent to which authorities provide timely, reliable and accessible information relating to fiscal and monetary policies and the general economy. In a recent research paper, Eaton Vance Management explores ... more»
  • 2021 Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards Medal Winners Announced

    09:11 | 18/5/21
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    A record 223 medals have been conferred in the 2021 Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards reflecting the quality of New Zealand made food and drink as well as the most entries ever received in this, the fifth year of the awards. ( Medal winners list ... more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
COMP13,379510.38%
DJI34,328540.16%
SP5004,163110.25%
DAX13,4662361.78%
FTSE7,48850.07%
NI22522,4204081.86%
TWI73.710.010.02%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.2200.0050.40%
NZDUSD0.72380.00270.37%
AUDUSD0.77810.00140.18%
NZDAUD0.92990.00140.15%