Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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  • Advances In Construction Long Overdue

    16:14 | 8/4/21
    While the manufacturing, healthcare, and technology sectors have embraced technological advances and refined their processes, construction has lagged behind, but Digital Twin technologies could be the solution. To achieve sustainable infrastructure, construction ... more»
  • Business Confidence Results

    16:14 | 8/4/21
    Auckland small and medium businesses have indicated a gloomy outlook for the next six months, suggesting in the latest Auckland Business Chamber Confidence Survey that the economy has plateaued. The early April survey provides a snapshot of the ... more»
  • Examining The Housing Market Ahead Of Big Changes

    16:12 | 8/4/21
    Last week’s housing announcement has drawn attention all over the country, and with CoreLogic data showing the highest rate of value growth in 15 years, it would appear this heightened attention is justified – CoreLogic Head of New Zealand Research ... more»
  • Greatest Risks To Businesses In 2021

    16:09 | 8/4/21
    Organizations have reported heightened risks and threats over the past year, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the 2021 BCI Horizon Scan Report, sponsored by BSI. Non-occupational disease has found its way to the top of the list of business ... more»
  • Are Workers Any Less Efficient At Night?

    16:05 | 8/4/21
    The early bird does indeed seem to get the worm, as morning people tend to go to bed early enough to get the recommended amount of sleep on standard working days, finds research published online in the journal Occupational & Environmental ... more»
  • Supporting Local Tourism Helps Neighbourhoods Thrive

    15:20 | 8/4/21
    Championing small tourism businesses is a great way to support regions and local communities, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa. With 9 April marking the inaugural Small Business Day, TIA Chief Executive Chris Roberts says Friday is the perfect opportunity ... more»
  • Sportsfuel’s Rapid Growth Continues With Its Latest Acquisition Of Vitamin Subscription Company, Vitally

    15:17 | 8/4/21
    Sportsfuel , one of New Zealand’s leading sports nutrition retailers, has today announced its acquisition of Vitally, a 100% kiwi owned and operated vitamin subscription company. The online supplement retailer was founded in 2007 and acquired by its current ... more»
  • Two More Sunscreens Fail To Meet SPF Claims

    14:41 | 8/4/21
    Consumer NZ has found two more sunscreens have failed to meet their SPF claims, with one also failing to meet broad-spectrum requirements. In 2020, Consumer NZ tested 10 sunscreens and found only five were up to standard. Consumer NZ chief executive ... more»
  • Scott Technology Reports Positive Momentum In Half Year Results

    12:40 | 8/4/21
    Automation and robotics solutions provider, Scott Technology Limited (NZX: SCT), has today released its unaudited interim results for the six months to 28 February 2021 (H1 F21). In summary: Positive momentum as the Scott 2025 strategy takes hold, ... more»
  • Three Pillar Approach To Funding For At Risk Public Interest Journalism

    12:01 | 8/4/21
    NZ On Air has agreed to create three funding streams to address at risk public interest journalism, following sector consultation. In February the Minister of Broadcasting and Media, Hon Kris Faafoi announced Cabinet had agreed to a $55m allocation to provide ... more»
  • How Much Private Information Is Being Gathered From Your Phones?

    11:49 | 8/4/21
    Understanding Worldwide Private Information Collection on Android Data has become the commodity that sustains much of the digital ecosystem. As smart devices, especially smartphones, become more central in our daily life, mobiles phones are turned into ... more»
  • Radiance Goes Carbon Friendly With CarbonClick Partnership

    11:32 | 8/4/21
    AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 7 April 2021: Radiance has announced today that their supplement range is now a Climate Friendly brand thanks to partnering with CarbonClick. Radiance is the first company that has signed up as a Climate Friendly brand with CarbonClick, ... more»
  • ‘Silver Fern Farms Approved For Eeca Co-funding To Accelerate Decarbonisation’

    11:31 | 8/4/21
    Silver Fern Farms will halve its coal consumption after receiving co-funding from Government for major coal reduction projects at two of its processing sites. Minister of Energy and Resources Dr Megan Woods made the announcement today as part of the ... more»
  • Snap Lockdown Snaps Spending Streak

    11:06 | 8/4/21
    The resilience of household spending has surprised us, and has been a key driver of the Kiwi economy’s post-lockdown recovery. The splurge in spending over the second half of last year lasted much longer than expected. But now we have seen a ... more»
  • Shoppers Not Convinced Supermarket “specials” Are Genuine, Consumer NZ Survey Finds

    11:04 | 8/4/21
    Seven out of 10 Kiwis think supermarket “specials” have become so common that they’re questioning whether the savings are genuine, Consumer NZ’s latest survey has found. Consumer NZ chief executive Jon Duffy said signs promising discount deals ... more»
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