Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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  • Low Carbon Construction Policy Using More Homegrown Wood A Winner

    17:38 | 16/9/20
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    Government’s move to adopt and accelerate the procurement of low carbon construction materials, especially homegrown wood, for new public builds, will stimulate growth, jobs, investment and exports, as well as benefiting the environment, says Auckland ... more»
  • Anti-money Laundering Startup First AML Raises $8m

    16:13 | 16/9/20
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    AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 16, 2020 - Anti-money laundering tech startup First AML has raised NZ$8 million in a Series A funding round led by US-based Bedrock Capital, with support from Pushpay founder Chris Heaslip and Icehouse Ventures. First AML’s ... more»
  • Fall In Imports Drives Current Account Surplus

    16:12 | 16/9/20
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    New Zealand’s COVID-19 lockdown saw imports fall more than exports, leading to a record current account surplus of $0.5 billion in the June 2020 quarter, Stats NZ said today. “New Zealand earned more than it spent in transactions with the ... more»
  • IDC Digital Transformation Award Finalists Announced For Australia And New Zealand

    16:10 | 16/9/20
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    Sydney, 16 September 2020 – IDC has announced this year’s finalists in the Digital Transformation (DX) Awards for Australia and New Zealand. The Awards recognise the achievements of organisations that have successfully digitised one or multiple areas ... more»
  • Net International Investment Position Remains Steady

    16:07 | 16/9/20
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    New Zealand’s net international liability position was steady at $180 billion at 30 June 2020, Stats NZ said today. “Global financial markets saw large changes in valuation, while investment portfolios continued to adjust to the volatility COVID-19 ... more»
  • Brain Gain: Porter Novelli Taps Returning Talent For Senior Hires

    15:05 | 16/9/20
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    Porter Novelli, New Zealand’s leading public relations firm, has appointed agency alumni Brad Pogson to Group Account Director in a newly created role, while Courtney Stayte returns as Account Director to support continued growth. “Having top talent ... more»
  • New Zealand Building Code Changes Support Flexible Approach To Temporary Accommodation

    14:53 | 16/9/20
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    Changes to the New Zealand building code that have come into force this month are a boon for businesses looking to provide temporary accommodation for their workers and for holiday home owners anticipating a busy summer. SheShed, a business which ... more»
  • Minerals Sector Debunks False Information

    14:46 | 16/9/20
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    Straterra, the industry association representing the New Zealand minerals and mining sector, has produced a Briefing Document: Mining in New Zealand – 2020 . The purpose of the document is to inform MPs and officials about mining. Included is background ... more»
  • Nozomi Networks Authorised To Be A CVE Numbering Authority

    14:22 | 16/9/20
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    Nozomi Networks Inc., the leader in OT and IoT security, today announced it has been recognised by the CVE Program as an authorised CVE Numbering Authority (CNA), assigning CVEs in the area of OT & IoT vulnerabilities. The CVE Program is sponsored ... more»
  • New Festival In Queenstown Encourages Remote Working Revolution

    13:57 | 16/9/20
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    The inaugural ‘RemoteTogetherNZ’ festival, launching in Queenstown this November, brings together thought leaders from around New Zealand and abroad to focus on how we can design the way we work to enhance our quality of life. more»
  • Centreport Continues To Build Regeneration Momentum

    13:00 | 16/9/20
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    CentrePort’s regeneration continued to gain momentum while it provided essential services through the COVID crisis in what has been a challenging 2019/20 financial year. CentrePort recorded an underlying net profit after tax (NPAT), before earthquake ... more»
  • Pacific Seasonal Workers Could Be A Lifeline For New Zealand Horticulture

    12:42 | 16/9/20
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      John Fiso, Chairman of the Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF), believes New Zealand can achieve a win-win by providing financial support for Pacific people from neighbouring island nations to head to New Zealand and help our horticultural ... more»
  • Southern Cross Health Society Group Posts Surplus After Returning $50m To Members

    12:21 | 16/9/20
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    Southern Cross Health Society Group has today released its annual financial results, posting a surplus of $32.4 million for the year ended 30 June 2020. The announcement follows Southern Cross Health Society’s pledge during the Level Four lockdown in ... more»
  • Don’t Let Your Standards For Operating Machinery Slip

    11:03 | 16/9/20
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    Meat manufacturer Hellers Limited has been sentenced for health and safety failures at the Christchurch District Court this week after a worker lost four fingers in a machine used to process meat. During the March 2019 incident while cleaning the ... more»
  • Employed More Confident, But 287,600 Think They Will Lose Their Jobs

    10:54 | 16/9/20
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    The number of New Zealanders who are confident they will keep their jobs during the next 12 months has risen 8%. 46% of adults (18 years of age or over) believed, at the end of August, they would keep their jobs during the next year. This was up ... more»
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