Sunday, 24 March 2019

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  • Subaru Forester achieves 5 star safety rating

    12:21 | 15/3/19
    The all-new fourth generation Subaru Forester has achieved a 5 star safety rating from ANCAP.  more»
  • NZ dollar down on US-China trade war worries

    11:13 | 15/3/19
    March 15 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell on news that the US and China likely won't be inking a deal to end their trade war this month.  more»
  • Strong growth from China

    11:06 | 15/3/19
    An early Chinese New Year has resulted in strong January holiday visitor arrivals from China, while other key markets follow global trends with an expected slowdown in growth. more»
  • Total international travellers pass 14 million

    10:56 | 15/3/19
    Annual total traveller movements across New Zealand’s border reached 14 million for the first time in the year ended January 2019, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • Net migration provisionally at 58,400

    10:53 | 15/3/19
    Migrant arrivals were provisionally estimated at 151,600 (± 1,500) and migrant departures at 93,200 (± 1,100) in the 12 months ended January 2019, Stats NZ said today. This resulted in a provisional estimate of annual net migration of 58,400 (± 1,600). more»
  • Maori Women more likely to head into retirement in debt

    10:29 | 15/3/19
    In December of 2018 the New Zealand Maori Council released the results of a survey called “What keeps Maori awake at night?”. Financial security loomed large in the survey results and over the last several months Council has been unpacking the ... more»
  • House price growth sentiment positive despite CGT proposal

    09:53 | 15/3/19
    Residential property price growth expectations remain broadly positive despite the Tax Working Group’s proposal for a wide-ranging capital gains tax, new Colliers International research shows. more»
  • Fewer than 90,000 fibre connections left before RWC

    09:47 | 15/3/19
    Chorus is encouraging Kiwis to get their fibre order in now to ensure they're on the best possible broadband ahead of this year’s Rugby World Cup. Fewer than 90,000 fibre connections remain and a fibre installation tracking tool, available on the ... more»
  • Kiwi Hacker Unlocks Microsoft's BitLocker

    09:25 | 15/3/19
    New Zealand security expert Denis Andzakovic has released a tool that steals the encryption keys for drives encrypted with Microsoft's BitLocker encryption. Users who use BitLocker with the default settings, and do not use pre-boot authentication ... more»
  • Central Plateau DIA winners announced

    09:19 | 15/3/19
    A first-time entrant with a passion for dairy farming, the environment and animals has won the 2019 Central Plateau Share Farmer of the Year.  more»
  • Lake Wanaka Launches ‘Choose Your Wanaka winter’

    09:08 | 15/3/19
    Lake Wanaka Tourism (LWT) has launched its latest ski campaign into Australia, with a series of videos that are a clever mix of stunning footage, shot on both digital and film, complimented by emotive voiceovers. The content focuses on 4 key audience ... more»
  • The NZD opens down at 0.6820

    09:01 | 15/3/19
    Big news this morning was the vote out of the UK to kick the Brexit can down the road from March the 29th the road to June 30th. This was passed by 412 votes to 202, so quite comfortable. This still needs to be ratified by the EU, and agreed upon ... more»
  • BitPrime Cryptocurrency Price Update

    08:59 | 15/3/19
    Cryptocurrency Market Market capitalisation yesterday: NZD$194,134,098,031 Market capitalisation today: NZD$197,674,239,938 Change: 1.82%  more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise in heavy trading

    21:08 | 14/3/19
    March 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose in heavy trading with Spark New Zealand and Contact Energy attracting some big placements from large investors repositioning their portfolios. Sky Network Television extended its recovery on large volumes. more»
  • NZ dollar runs out of puff amid conflicting China data

    20:43 | 14/3/19
    March 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is treading water after running out of puff at higher levels and after conflicting data from China.  more»
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