Sunday, 19 January 2020

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  • Strong US markets boost Hatch to over $50m in investments

    09:34 | 19/12/19
    Hatch, Kiwi Wealth’s new digital investing platform that offers direct access to the US share markets, has passed $50 million in investments since launching late last year. On track for its best calendar-year performance since 2013, the relative ... more»
  • Fonterra to Streamline Chilean Operations

    09:33 | 19/12/19
    Fonterra has purchased the minority interest in Prolesur, held by Fundación Isabel Aninat (the Fundación), as the Co-op looks to streamline its operations in Chile.  more»
  • Merging price comparison sites with Consumer NZ

    09:19 | 19/12/19
    Since 2011, the Authority’s What’s My Number campaign and Consumer NZ’s Powerswitch website have helped New Zealanders check for potential savings, compare plans and switch their power deals. more»
  • Busiest day of the year: NZ Post delivering Christmas

    09:09 | 19/12/19
    This week is the busiest week of the year for NZ Post, with Thursday 19 December set to be the busiest day of all, as the parcel delivery business brings on extra flights, trucks, vans and people to get New Zealanders’ Christmas presents under ... more»
  • NZ economy: mixed outlook

    08:52 | 19/12/19
    Growth - not spectacular, but comparatively solid - is predicted in the BusinessNZ Planning Forecast for the December 2019 quarter.  more»
  • Spark sells Lightbox to Sky

    08:50 | 19/12/19
    Spark has today announced that it has entered into an agreement for Sky Network Television Limited (Sky) to purchase its entertainment streaming business, Lightbox. Matt Bain, Marketing Director for Spark, explains, “Early in 2019, we started a process to ... more»
  • First areas identified for copper telco transition

    08:49 | 19/12/19
    The Commerce Commission has published an interactive map showing its initial assessment of locations where Chorus will eventually be able to stop providing copper services, such as landlines and ADSL or VDSL broadband, because fibre is available.  more»
  • XE Morning Update

    08:44 | 19/12/19
    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6575 (mid-rate) this morning. Trade flows in both equity and currency markets remain light with investors winding ahead of the fast approaching holiday season. The NZD has consolidated ahead of this morning’s quarterly GDP ... more»
  • Rocket Lab To Develop Third Launch Pad

    08:42 | 19/12/19
    The new pad, located at Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand, is designed to streamline launch operations and will create 15 local roles across engineering, logistics, and support functions Mahia, New Zealand. 19 December 2019 – Rocket Lab, the global ... more»
  • Air New Zealand gets ready for busiest day

    08:39 | 19/12/19
    Air New Zealand is gearing up for its busiest day of the year as customers in New Zealand and around the world make their way to their holiday destinations.  more»
  • PSA members at IRD win salary increases and new pay system

    08:36 | 19/12/19
    Members of the Public Service Association at Inland Revenue are celebrating the ratification of a new collective agreement, through which many staff will receive up to a 17% pay increase over three years. more»
  • Mylan N.V. and Upjohn Inc. seek clearance to merge

    16:31 | 18/12/19
    The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Mylan N.V. and Upjohn Inc. to merge their global pharmaceutical businesses. Upjohn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer Inc.  more»
  • Carbon Free Ziplining is now official at Ziptrek Ecotours

    15:18 | 18/12/19
    Queenstown’s Ziptrek Ecotours is stoked to be celebrating Christmas early with the announcement it’s the first Queenstown company to achieve Zero Carbon Business for 2019. more»
  • Cannabis scheme to ensure higher standards for all

    15:02 | 18/12/19
    “The Medicinal Cannabis Scheme sets prudent and practical standards for medicinal cannabis products which will enable medical practitioners to prescribe them with confidence,” says Dr Zahra Champion, Executive Director of BioTechNZ and Spokesperson ... more»
  • Report is a reminder that tourism needs to step up

    14:54 | 18/12/19
    The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s Report is a timely reminder that the industry must ‘act now’ to manage its environmental impact, Regional Tourism New Zealand says. more»
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