Friday, 17 August 2018

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  • Spark acquires Premier League rights; names new exec

    12:38 | 14/8/18
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    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand has secured exclusive rights to Premier League football in the UK as it builds out a suite of content for the live-streaming sports service it plans to roll out early next year. more»
  • Wildlife and conservation projects ‘flying high’

    12:25 | 14/8/18
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    Two wildlife and conservation projects are flying high thanks to a Glenorchy-based tourism company.  more»
  • Second quarter pokie statistics

    12:23 | 14/8/18
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    Second quarter pokie statistics The latest quarterly statistics on pokies in pubs and clubs released by the Department of Internal Affairs continue recent trends with increasing gaming machine profits but decreasing gaming machines and venues. The ... more»
  • WSP Opus harnesses VR to showcase sustainable city expertise

    12:20 | 14/8/18
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    Cutting-edge technology and industry expertise have combined to put the power of city design in the hands of everyday people with Sustain-a-city, an interactive, problem-solving virtual reality game. more»
  • NZ Building Nations Symposium

    12:05 | 14/8/18
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    The country’s largest infrastructure conference, the annual Infrastructure New Zealand Building Nations Symposium, gets underway Thursday 16 August at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland. more»
  • NZ dollar holds near 2 1/2 year low

    11:38 | 14/8/18
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    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held near a two-and-a-half year low as investors remained nervous about Turkey's financial crisis, which has weighed on other emerging markets but has yet to spread to Europe's banking system.  more»
  • High Court Date Set For Judicial Review

    11:23 | 14/8/18
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    Apple and stonefruit group seek to overturn MPI directive to cut and burn plant material  more»
  • Domino’s reports record profit and increases dividend

    11:19 | 14/8/18
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    Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX:DMP) has reported a record Full Year Net Profit After Tax (NPAT) of $136.2m, +15.0% higher than the previous Financial Year (FY),and lifted its full year dividend +15.5% to 107.8 cents per share, based on growing sales ... more»
  • Skyline Queenstown gets behind marathon volunteers

    10:38 | 14/8/18
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    Skyline Queenstown has been named as the official sponsor of the Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon volunteer crew.  more»
  • Psychological ownership & shoplifting

    10:33 | 14/8/18
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    University of Otago research examining the role of psychological ownership in shoplifting prevention is to be extended into a New Zealand wide survey of supermarket staff after notable results in a pilot trial. more»
  • Symantec’s New Secure Wi-Fi Router

    10:05 | 14/8/18
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    AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 14 AUGUST 2018 – Today, Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) is proud to announce that Norton Core is available for immediate purchase in New Zealand at Harvey Norman. Responding to the rapid uptake of Internet of Things ... more»
  • Use more private funds for infrastructure

    09:55 | 14/8/18
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    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand risks falling further behind in its infrastructure development unless it can adopt new tools for funding development and better prioritise the work needed, Chapman Tripp says. more»
  • Electric and self-driving vehicles have a long road ahead

    09:14 | 14/8/18
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    Most New Zealanders are yet to join the electric vehicle revolution with only 11 per cent lining up an EV for their next vehicle purchase, according to a recent Trade Me Motors survey. more»
  • Spark expands its role in sports media market

    09:03 | 14/8/18
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    Spark New Zealand announced today that it has secured the exclusive New Zealand rights to more quality sports events - signalling a bigger play into the sports content market, which Spark Managing Director Simon Moutter says is a potential future source ... more»
  • Kiwi small businesses paid on average 8.3 days late in June

    08:50 | 14/8/18
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    AUCKLAND, 14 AUGUST 2018 — Xero, the global small business platform, today announced an updated data metric for Xero Small Business Insights (XSBI), providing a more comprehensive overview of payment trends for small businesses in New Zealand.  more»
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