Sunday, 16 December 2018

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  • NZ dollar benefiting from weaker greenback

    20:45 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was higher as the greenback continues to bear the brunt of rising risk aversion amid concern about global growth.  more»
  • PM mum on Kiwibuild head Stephen Barclay's status

    20:44 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is staying tightlipped on Kiwbuild head Stephen Barclay's uncertain role spearheading the government's flagship house-building policy.  more»
  • Mataura Valley begins infant formula trials

    20:43 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Mataura Valley Milk started its first nutritional product trials last week and is on target to begin commercial production at the end of January.  more»
  • CEO pay and non-GAAP reporting are linked

    20:41 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The more highly paid the chief executives of publicly listed companies, the more likely they are to use figures that don’t conform to generally accepted accounting principles, according to a University of Otago study. more»
  • ACC levy cuts worth $50M a year to business, says Ardern

    20:40 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Cuts to the Accident Compensation Corp's risk-related work levies will save New Zealand businesses about $50 million a year, while other levies will either not change or, in the case of risk-rated vehicle levies, will be discontinued. more»
  • Unfair business practices on borrowed time

    20:39 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Business owners who use unfair trading and contract terms in their dealings look likely to face a stiffer range of rules and penalties following a government review of unfair commercial practices. more»
  • CORRECT: New director of Vital Healthcare’s manager

    20:37 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Graham Stuart says he isn’t worried that Vital Healthcare Property Trust’s manager can fire him at will after a current review of the manager’s fees has been completed. more»
  • UPDATE: Take care to avoid "unnecessary" cost

    20:31 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Relying on electrification of heavy industry and transport to meet the country’s emission-reduction goals would risk “unnecessary” cost and may close out hydrogen export options longer term, Vivid Economics says. more»
  • New director of Vital Healthcare’s manager unfazed

    20:30 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Graham Stuart says he isn’t worried that Vital Healthcare Property Trust’s manager can fire him at will after a current review of the manager’s fees has been completed. more»
  • Business owners warned of mental health issues

    20:22 | 10/12/18
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    Business owners warned of mental health issues heading into Christmas A chartered accounting firm is warning that this Christmas will take mental health to breaking point for many New Zealand’s business owners. Director of Auckland-based accounting ... more»
  • Some of 2018’s unusual travel insurance claims

    20:19 | 10/12/18
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    An encounter with a bat and a monkey eating sunglasses are among some of the stranger claims Southern Cross Travel Insurance has received in the past year.  more»
  • Navigating Regulation Advice Summit 2019 Launched

    20:00 | 10/12/18
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    Navigating Regulation Advice Summit 2019 Launched The Financial Services Council, the Financial Markets Authority and MBIE today launched the 2019 Navigating Regulation Advice Summits which will be held across New Zealand in March. This Summit is designed ... more»
  • QMS pulls out A$35M from NZ unit in MediaWorks merger

    17:19 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - QMS Media will pocket A$35 million in a tie-up with free-to-air New Zealand broadcaster MediaWorks, despite the Australian outdoor advertising firm being the junior partner.  more»
  • NZ Transport Agency CEO steps down

    16:48 | 10/12/18
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    NZ Transport Agency CEO, Fergus Gammie today announced that he has tendered his resignation, which has been accepted by the Board. In making his decision, Mr Gammie said that by stepping aside he was hopeful that the necessary review and improvement of the ... more»
  • Dinner for 50 million: My Food Bag makes landmark delivery

    16:42 | 10/12/18
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    Kiwi success story My Food Bag has reached a significant milestone this week, with the meal kit delivery company distributing its 50 millionth meal to customers.  more»
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