Friday, 17 August 2018

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  • Top Tips for using Storage Units

    11:34 | 17/8/18
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    Whether it’s for storing a few bits of furniture between house moves or for the odd box of keepsakes you can’t bear to part with, storage units have become big business in New Zealand. Recent research from Canstar Blue reveals that for over ... more»
  • International visitor spending shows significant growth

    11:27 | 17/8/18
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    Spending by international visitors in New Zealand increased nine per cent to $11.1 billion for the year to June 2018, according to the latest International Visitor Survey results released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment ... more»
  • NZ startup moves to Australia

    11:20 | 17/8/18
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    Cryptosaver , a new and innovative cryptocurrency savings platform is making it easy for people to buy bitcoin in Australia . The three Kiwi founders initially launched their service in New Zealand. However, NZ banks closed their accounts citing the ... more»
  • Crude oil pumps up fuel prices

    10:50 | 17/8/18
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    Higher fuel prices contributed to rises in producer output prices (up 0.9 percent) and input prices (up 1.0 percent) in the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • Greenstone Group appoint head of new Wellington office

    10:47 | 17/8/18
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    Leading project and property advisory company Greenstone Group has appointed Nick Jones as the head of its new Wellington office to help meet growing demand from new and existing clients in the capital. more»
  • Jasmax Architect: Going Big

    10:36 | 17/8/18
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    Jasmax Associate Principal Mary Henry will be the key guest speaker at Emerge 3: Going Big, Thursday 23 August. Mary will be speaking to her role as the project architect leading the delivery of the award-winning $56mil award-winning AUT Mana Hauora building. more»
  • Secure Digital Transformation Earns Unisys a CIO 100 Award

    10:00 | 17/8/18
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    Secure Digital Transformation Earns Unisys a CIO 100 Award Award recognises process, operational and security enhancements driving improved business outcomes for Unisys associates and the clients they serve WELLINGTON, New Zealand, 17 August 2018 – ... more»
  • Government must fix its broken procurement process

    09:50 | 17/8/18
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    The inefficient, inconsistent and ineffective ways in which the Government is procuring public buildings could be costing New Zealand many millions of dollars a year, according to a report commissioned by the New Zealand Institute of Architects.  more»
  • Temporary and contract solutions a driving force

    09:47 | 17/8/18
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    The use of temporary and contract staff is set to increase further in New Zealand, according to recruiting experts Hays. Data from the recruiter’s annual Hays Salary Guide shows 21 per cent of employers in New Zealand now engage contract and temporary ... more»
  • Sommeliers prepare for NZ Sommelier of the Year Competition

    09:46 | 17/8/18
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    This weekend, elite sommeliers from around the country will vie for the title of New Zealand Sommelier of the Year.  more»
  • STAAH recognised for innovation and trade achievements

    09:32 | 17/8/18
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    The leading cloud-based distribution technology specialist for the accommodation segment has been nominated in two categories at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards North/ West Region 2018. more»
  • Mercury trials EV subscription service to drive uptake

    09:22 | 17/8/18
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    Mercury is piloting an electric vehicle (EV) subscription service with Snap Rentals which it says is a model that could be instrumental in getting more kiwis plugging in for their transport. more»
  • Northpower sets out ten-year investment plan

    08:56 | 17/8/18
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    Northpower Limited has set out it its ten-year investment plan that will inject almost $200 million in the Kaipara and Whangarei economies.  more»
  • HiFX morning Update, August 17 2018

    08:34 | 17/8/18
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    The NZDUSD opens at higher at 0.6586 this morning. The NZDUSD gained, as the USD retreated from a 13-month peak, while the Chinese Yuan rebounded from 19-month lows, on news that China will send a delegation to the US in late August to hold a fresh ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: Shares rise as Skellerup posts record profit

    20:51 | 16/8/18
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    Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led higher by a record profit from Skellerup Holdings, as investors focused more on domestic earnings than volatility in global markets. Precinct Properties New Zealand also gained.  more»
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