Wednesday, 17 October 2018

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  • NZ dollar gains vs Aussie as local inflation accelerates

    11:44 | 15/10/18
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    Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained against its trans-Tasman counterpart as investors look to consumer price data tomorrow expected to show a faster pace of inflation.  more»
  • Nelson irrigators line up to complete finance for Waimea Dam

    11:40 | 15/10/18
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    Big Nelson irrigators line up to complete finance for Waimea Dam as private investor pulls out By Pattrick Smellie  more»
  • Rebuilding Trust in Financial Services

    11:15 | 15/10/18
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    New Zealand’s financial services sector must prove it deserves the public’s trust – or face the consequences of a situation like the one unfolding in Australia, says the country’s leading financial ethics and integrity association. more»
  • Methane powered turbine installed at Hanmer Springs

    11:06 | 15/10/18
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    Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa has been granted the world’s smallest petroleum mining permit so it can turn previously wasted methane gas into electricity.  more»
  • Avoid late payments with new Direct Debit integration

    10:58 | 15/10/18
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    Auckland, 15 October, 2018 - Xero , the global small business platform, today announced an innovative expansion of its successful partnership with UK-based firm GoCardless to New Zealand. The integration allows small businesses to automate their payment ... more»
  • Commercial office and retail block goes up for sale

    10:55 | 15/10/18
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    The land and buildings housing a range of retail and commercial tenants – including a sitting member of parliament who uses the location as one of his constituency offices – have been placed on the market for sale. more»
  • NZ Head of Pharmaceutical Company GSK Signals Move

    10:25 | 15/10/18
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    The New Zealand head of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies has signalled a move into governance roles. Anna Stove, general manager of GSK NZ has significant global business experience and a successful track record in leading and ... more»
  • Commerce Commission closes investigation into acquisition

    09:53 | 15/10/18
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    The Commerce Commission has closed its investigation into Fulton Hogan’s acquisition of Stevenson Group Limited’s construction materials business as its concerns with the transaction have been addressed. more»
  • Commission releases draft report on Fonterra’s Milk Manual

    09:23 | 15/10/18
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    Commission releases draft report on Fonterra’s 2018/19 Milk Price Manual The Commerce Commission today released its draft report on its annual review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual for the 2018/19 dairy season. more»
  • Survey says: Kiwis would rather insure property than selves

    09:00 | 15/10/18
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    Kiwis are more focused on insuring their car, home and contents than themselves, and are no more insured than they were four years ago, according to a recent Trade Me survey which found half of Kiwis don’t have life insurance cover.  more»
  • A sheep that sole the A and P show

    08:52 | 15/10/18
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    An enterprising sheep stole some of the limelight at the Ellesmere A and P Show on Saturday, gatecrashing a ribbon ceremony and masquerading as an alpaca after escaping from a pen at the shearing shed. more»
  • Kiwi auctioneers out to be the best in Australasia

    08:51 | 15/10/18
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    Kiwis Andrew North from Harcourts Cooper & Co and John Bowring from Ray White will be representing New Zealand and taking on 15 of Australia’s best auctioneers as they vie for the ultimate gavel at the 2018 Australasian Auctioneering Championships ... more»
  • HiFX morning Update, October 15, 2018

    08:39 | 15/10/18
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    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6509 (mid-rate) this morning. Compared with the volatility seen earlier in the week, currency markets were relatively subdued on Friday with most currency pairs trading tight ranges. The University of Michigan’s preliminary ... more»
  • Environmental values paramount in lakeside development

    12:09 | 14/10/18
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    Environmental values paramount in prestige lakeside development Buyers are showing strong interest in the first stage of a new property development on the shores of Lake Taupo, which sets new standards of environmental stewardship. more»
  • 2018 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards

    12:07 | 14/10/18
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    Winners in New Zealand’s most prestigious competition for olive oil were announced last night at a formal dinner held in Masterton. The New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Awards are run by Olives New Zealand, the national organisation for olive oil growers. more»
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