Sunday, 19 January 2020

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  • Brian Gaynor – exclusively on BusinessDesk from this weekend

    11:58 | 10/1/20
    BusinessDesk’s expansion continues with the announcement of a new marquee columnist and the opening of a new, permanent Auckland newsroom.  more»
  • Air New Zealand inflight Wi-Fi hits major milestone

    10:52 | 10/1/20
    Air New Zealand has now offered more than one million free inflight Wi-Fi sessions to customers. The airline first started rolling out Wi-Fi capability across its international jet fleet in October 2017, making it free of charge from December 2018. Inflight ... more»
  • Strong finish to a mixed year

    10:30 | 10/1/20
    Paymark figures point to a stronger finish to 2019, at least for many merchants, but generally 2019 was a year of modest growth and mixed fortunes.  more»
  • Soil properties critical when applying effluent

    10:18 | 10/1/20
    Bala Tikkisetty Farmers agree there is an absolute need to work together to address water quality needs and achieve the objectives of the Government-initiated National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management. Dairy effluent can be a great resource ... more»
  • Five issues directors can’t ignore in 2020

    10:10 | 10/1/20
    The Institute of Directors (IoD) has released its Top Five Issues for Directors in 2020 . An increasingly complex governance landscape means there is an array of issues for directors to deal with. But IoD chief executive Kirsten Patterson says it is ... more»
  • New training to attract and keep good staff

    12:02 | 9/1/20
    New training to attract and keep good staff Two new training programmes will contribute to upskilling truck drivers, and others who want careers in road freight transport, Road Transport Forum (RTF) chief executive Nick Leggett says. The New Zealand Certificate ... more»
  • Growing demand for native trees needs co-ordinated strategy

    11:55 | 9/1/20
    The native plant nursery industry has capacity to increase native tree production, but long lead times mean achieving this growth will require planning and co-operation.  more»
  • Responsible retailing of growing importance to NZ consumers

    10:27 | 9/1/20
    New research from Accenture New Zealand shows Kiwis are prepared to use their wallets to reward those retailers that are responsible and address wider social issue through their business practices. The survey of 500 New Zealanders, by Coleman Parkes Research, ... more»
  • Govt’s own data shows low income driving more benefits

    10:26 | 9/1/20
    (Headline abbreviated, original headline: Govt’s own data shows low income, not poor spending choices, is driving need for increased benefits)  more»
  • 2019 was the year of reinventing itself for Toyota NZ

    10:07 | 9/1/20
    Despite more challenging sales conditions in 2019, Toyota New Zealand focused on making better data-driven business decisions, improving customer retention and growing its hybrid range with fun-to-drive product.  more»
  • Predictions 2020: The Next 12 Months in Security and Privacy

    16:08 | 8/1/20
    The emergence of new technologies and devices in an increasingly connected world also means consumers will encounter a range of vexing new cyber security and privacy challenges. Cyber Threats Morph into Physical Threats Cyber criminals have made a ... more»
  • Biolumic receives license to enhance medicinal cannabis

    15:54 | 8/1/20
    BioLumic, the innovative New Zealand agriculture biotech company, has received approval from the New Zealand Ministry of Health to use its unique ultraviolet (“UV”) technology to stimulate the growth of medicinal cannabis. BioLumic leads the world ... more»
  • Australian celebrity chef samples at Walter Peak Farm

    15:51 | 8/1/20
    Australian celebrity chef samples both sides of the dining experience at Walter Peak High Country Farm  more»
  • 2020 set to be good year for Auckland real estate

    15:28 | 8/1/20
    “2020 will be the best year for Auckland real estate that we’ve seen in the past three or four years,” predicts Derryn Mayne, owner of Century 21 New Zealand.  more»
  • Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Infocare/APT

    15:13 | 8/1/20
    The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application by Juice Technologies Pty Limited seeking clearance to acquire APT Business Solutions Limited, trading as APT Childcare. Juice Technologies operates ... more»
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