Monday, 23 July 2018

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  • Visitor Levy could see visitors paying multiple times

    13:40 | 20/7/18
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    Tourism operators are welcoming a proposed tourism levy but say they’re concerned visitors could end up paying multiple times to go on the Department of Conservation (DOC) land. more»
  • Commerce Commission files proceedings against Wilson Parking

    13:37 | 20/7/18
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    July 20 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings against Wilson Parking, alleging New Zealand’s biggest parking company substantially lessened competition for the supply of car parking in the Boulcott Street area in central ... more»
  • SeaDragon's funding transaction unfair

    13:05 | 20/7/18
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    July 20 (BusinessDesk) - SeaDragon's proposed funding transaction is not fair to non-associated shareholders but the positives outweigh the negatives given the position in the company is in, according to independent advisers Campbell MacPherson.  more»
  • WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertakings

    12:47 | 20/7/18
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    WorkSafe New Zealand has accepted enforceable undertakings from Plunket Electrical Oamaru Limited and McConnell Dowell Constructors Limited.  more»
  • Morningstar cuts earnings forecast for Z Energy

    12:34 | 20/7/18
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    July 20 (BusinessDesk) - Morningstar Research lowered its fiscal 2019 earnings per share forecast but kept its hold rating on Z Energy after the country’s biggest fuel retailer downgraded its profit outlook amid a longer-than-anticipated shutdown ... more»
  • NZ dollar falls amid fears about slowing Chinese growth

    11:39 | 20/7/18
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    July 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as growing fears of a slowing Chinese economy pushed down metal prices and weighed on currencies of nations producing raw materials.  more»
  • Radiata, right tree, at this time

    11:15 | 20/7/18
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    Radiata Pine will grow at about five times faster than native species. It grows almost anywhere, it’s easy to establish and manage and the underpinning science has a 70-year record. It is now about 95% of the commercial plantation estate that returns ... more»
  • Lack of investment biggest threat to global economy

    10:54 | 20/7/18
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    According to Grant Thornton International’s latest International Business Report (IBR) survey, New Zealand business leaders are becoming less confident about the economic outlook with optimism falling from 76% in Q1 2018 to 60% last quarter. This ... more»
  • Visitor numbers retreat in June

    10:51 | 20/7/18
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    The number of visitors to New Zealand in June 2018 was 212,200, down 17,800 from June 2017, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • Fears of cyber threats delaying digital transformation

    10:44 | 20/7/18
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    AUCKLAND, 19 JULY 2018 – A Frost & Sullivan study commissioned by Microsoft reveals that New Zealand organisations are currently ill-equipped to meet the challenge of rising cyber threats, and greater investment in cloud, AI and other cybersecurity ... more»
  • Carbon road map must consider economic, social impacts

    10:40 | 20/7/18
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    Federated Farmers supports moves to significantly reduce emissions and meet our Paris Agreement commitments but says this should not be at the expense of New Zealanders’ economic and social wellbeing. more»
  • Top Flooring Apprentices Celebrated at Awards

    10:35 | 20/7/18
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    20 July 2018 Top Flooring Apprentices Celebrated at Awards New Zealand’s best flooring industry apprentices were recognised at the annual Flooring Apprentice of the Year Awards in Auckland last night. The event, held by the Building and Construction Industry ... more»
  • NZME Announce Changes to Parental Leave Policy

    10:21 | 20/7/18
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    20 July 2018 – NZME has announced a change in its parental leave policy to better reflect the needs of parents when they welcome a new arrival into the family.  more»
  • Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking

    10:19 | 20/7/18
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    The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings in the High Court at Wellington alleging Wilson Parking substantially lessened competition for the supply of car parking in the Boulcott Street area in central Wellington when it acquired the rights to operate ... more»
  • Home developers – here’s your chance

    10:13 | 20/7/18
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    Developers who want to make their mark with a residential development in central Christchurch are being asked to register their interest in the 8149m2 Madras Square site. more»
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