Thursday, 22 March 2018

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  • Ale in a day’s work: judges search for best beer and cider

    13:16 | 20/3/18
    Ale in a day’s work – judges search for best beers and ciders among record number of entries Finding the best beers and ciders among almost 600 entries is no easy job, but a group of expert judges are stepping forward to put their palates to this ... more»
  • NZ cryptocurrency investment platform launches

    13:14 | 20/3/18
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 20 March 2018 A New Zealand-based financial services company is launching a cryptocurrency portfolio investment platform designed to make the exciting asset class accessible to everyone. The new platform, called Invsta , is ... more»
  • NZ Poised to Become Switzerland of the South Pacific

    13:12 | 20/3/18
    New Zealand Poised to Become Switzerland of the South Pacific Hot on the heels of the CPTTP Agreement finalised earlier this year, the New Zealand International Arbitration Centre ( NZIAC ) has announced the launch of its new and innovative 2018 suite of ... more»
  • New Zealand at Expo 2020 design team announced

    13:09 | 20/3/18
    New Zealand at Expo 2020 has announced the design team that will lead the design and visitor experience of the New Zealand Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. more»
  • NZ consumer confidence ticks back up

    13:04 | 20/3/18
    March 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence retraced its post-election drop to return to average levels in the March quarter as political jitters faded and the economy remains strong.  more»
  • ANZ mulls UDC Finance IPO after sale rejected

    13:02 | 20/3/18
    March 20 (BusinessDesk) - ANZ Bank New Zealand said it's exploring an initial public offering for UDC Finance after a planned $660 million sale to Chinese conglomerate HNA Group was rejected by the Overseas Investment Office in December. more»
  • Woods fast-tracks agreed EQC legislative changes

    13:01 | 20/3/18
    March 20 (BusinessDesk) - Earthquake Commission Minister Megan Woods has fast-tracked four widely supported changes to the law governing the EQC, including a higher cap for residential property and ditching the entity's contents cover, leaving more contested ... more»
  • Facebook users give Queenstown the thumbs up!

    12:38 | 20/3/18
    Queenstown, New Zealand (20 March, 2018) Queenstown’s fans have given the Southern Hemisphere’s premium visitor destination a big thumbs up on social media.  more»
  • Nigel Woodhead to put his ploughing skills to the test

    12:35 | 20/3/18
    20th March 2018 Nigel Woodhead to put his ploughing skills to the test in Southland  more»
  • Go for 5G, but bring rural NZ along too

    12:30 | 20/3/18
    New Zealand’s ambitions to get on with the roll-out of 5G technology should be applauded but don’t put dealing with woeful rural coverage on the back-burner, Federated Farmers Vice-President Andrew Hoggard says. more»
  • Fewer Weeds, More Wheat

    12:10 | 20/3/18
    A herbicide to control problematic weeds in wheat crops and so increase crop yield, has been approved by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).  more»
  • NZ Steel's Pacific Steel restructuring hurt margins

    12:08 | 20/3/18
    March 20 (BusinessDesk) - Restructuring at Pacific Steel and weak global demand rather than the behaviour of Chinese rivals squeezed the company's margins, says an officials' report that recommended the government reject its dumping complaints ... more»
  • Bill Evans on the driver's of a weak Australian dollar

    11:41 | 20/3/18
    MacroBusiness (blog)
    I agree with pretty much all of it except I'm more bearish, more quickly on the AUD. FYI, MB has launched a new Australian dollar forecast index which will be updated regularly to keep you abreast of market outlooks. See it here ... more»
  • NZ dollar rises from three-week low ahead of Fed meeting

    11:40 | 20/3/18
    March 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar bounced from a three-week low ahead of this week's Federal Reserve policy review, which is expected to lift US interest rates, while stocks on Wall Street after growings fears of regulation in the tech ... more»
  • Census on track for 70 percent online

    11:38 | 20/3/18
    More than 3.2 million people have completed the 2018 Census online so far, and the total is expected to exceed the online target of 70 percent, Stats NZ said today.  more»
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