Sunday, 18 November 2018

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  • World Energy report shows New Zealand alone in rejecting gas

    13:27 | 14/11/18
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    No other country appears to be following New Zealand’s ‘leadership’ in abandoning natural gas exploration, according to the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook for 2018. more»
  • Arable industry positivity on growth path

    13:23 | 14/11/18
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    Cuts in unsold stocks and a continued resurgence in hectares sown is more evidence of confidence throughout the arable industry, Brian Leadley of Federated Farmers says. more»
  • Mainfreight reports strong lift in 1H net profit

    12:48 | 14/11/18
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    Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Mainfreight reported a 32 percent lift in its first-half net profit as its offshore divisions continue to grow. The global transport and logistics company said trading through October and into November has continued to be strong. more»
  • Chorus boosts fast fibre connections, plans price cuts

    12:46 | 14/11/18
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    Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Chorus has announced plans to reduce the wholesale price of its premium fibre product in mid-2019 and again in mid-2020. Meanwhile, it has increased the number of ultra-fast broadband connections on its network to 500,000, ... more»
  • Auckland’s supply chain complications

    12:41 | 14/11/18
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    National Road Carriers Association and the Ports of Auckland are combining forces to promote change in the supply chain to improve delivery times and prevent delays.  more»
  • Infratil extends Tilt takeover offer for last time

    12:20 | 14/11/18
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    Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Infratil has extended its takeover offer for Tilt Renewables until the end of the month in a final attempt to garner the 90 percent stake it needs to compulsorily acquire the remaining shares. more»
  • NZ dollar gains against greenback on US-China trade talks

    11:53 | 14/11/18
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    Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar climbed against its US counterpart amid optimism about a revival of trade talks between the US and China, while progress in Brexit negotiations also underpinned the mood.  more»
  • East Coast nurses and health care assistants to join strike

    11:34 | 14/11/18
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    NZNO nurses and health care assistants (HCAs) will join colleagues in various professions, and from three other unions, in a 24 hour strike over a breakdown in their collective agreement negotiation with East Coast PHO Ngati Porou Hauora (NPH). The strike will ... more»
  • Regulation needed to support 'green' bonds

    11:33 | 14/11/18
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    Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Urgent investment required to help meet climate change targets is more likely to happen if the government drops its hands-off approach to regulating so-called ‘green’ bonds, Auckland law firm Chapman Tripp says. more»
  • Gough Cat signs dealer agreement with US company Weiler Inc

    10:34 | 14/11/18
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    Gough Cat is excited to announce an agreement with United States company Weiler Incorporated to distribute its forestry product line in New Zealand.  more»
  • KVH wins biosecurity award

    10:30 | 14/11/18
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    Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH) has won a national biosecurity award for its contribution to the biosecurity integrity of the New Zealand kiwifruit industry.  more»
  • EQCFix questions terms of reference of Public Inquiry

    10:29 | 14/11/18
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    The announcement of a Public Inquiry into EQC is welcomed today by claimants’ group EQCFix . “However, we are unsure to what extent the Inquiry will look at the drivers behind the operational decisions that were made by, and in some cases ... more»
  • Study reveals 'Nostalgia Tourism' set to boom this Summer

    10:20 | 14/11/18
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    Kiwi travellers are preparing for a season of memory making with nostalgia tourism becoming an increasingly popular trend this summer according to a new report from Bookabach . A national study out today has revealed two thirds (65 per cent) have ... more»
  • Anchor breaks new sales record at China's Double 11

    10:15 | 14/11/18
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    Anchor products shone at Double 11, the world’s largest 24-hour shopping event, with Fonterra sales jumping 31% on last year. President of Fonterra China, Christina Zhu, says Fonterra achieved another strong result with an estimated total of $28 ... more»
  • Winners announced in fourth annual iSANZ Awards

    10:13 | 14/11/18
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    Specialist New Zealand information security firms, banks, public sector agencies, non-profits and highly-skilled professionals were honoured last night at the fourth annual iSANZ Awards. Judged awards were handed out in five categories. A Hall of ... more»
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