Monday, 16 July 2018

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  • Spark Jump bridges Digital Divide on the North Shore

    09:32 | 13/7/18
    Today Spark Foundation and 20/20 Trust have announced that subsidised broadband is available to families on the North Shore and Hibiscus Coast through North Harbour Budgeting Services (NHBS), enabling more students to keep up with the digital skills ... more»
  • Wgtn business confidence drops back to pre-Christmas levels

    09:29 | 13/7/18
    Confidence among Wellington region businesses has retreated to pre-Christmas levels, according to the latest Wellington Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence Survey.  more»
  • Kapiti Bucks Business Confidence Trend

    09:11 | 13/7/18
    Kapiti, Friday 13 July - Local businesses are feeling more confident about their prospects, compared to the wider Wellington region, according to statistics released from the latest Kapiti Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence Survey. more»
  • Deloitte earmarks an additional US$321m investment

    09:01 | 13/7/18
    Wellington, 13 July, 2018 — Deloitte businesses in Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and Southeast Asia, announced they are coming together to create Deloitte Asia Pacific. This move will allow for greater investment and focus on Deloitte's ... more»
  • HiFX Morning Update July 13, 2018

    08:56 | 13/7/18
    The NZD opens at 0.6771 this morning. Markets generally shrugged off news of Trumps $200 Billion tariff increase yesterday, with China’s lack of reciprocal escalation (so far) helping to calm markets. US Monthly CPI came in at 0.1%, slightly missing ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares drop as A2 weakens on trading update

    20:32 | 12/7/18
    MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares drop as A2 weakens on trading update, Kathmandu at 4.5-year high  more»
  • NZ dollar falls as US-China trade tensions dominate

    20:16 | 12/7/18
    July 12 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell amid expectations China will retaliate for the latest tariffs the US has announced on Chinese imports, which has weighed on prices of commodities and commodity-linked currencies. more»
  • New labour law settings will stoke inflation

    18:24 | 12/7/18
    July 12 (BusinessDesk) - Hikes to New Zealand's minimum wage and a move towards collective bargaining will accelerate the pace of pay rises over the next five years and spur inflation, ASB Bank economists say. more»
  • Transpower deploys robots in pilot programme

    18:21 | 12/7/18
    Embracing innovative technology in its work on the National Grid, Transpower is looking to robots to help deliver quicker restoration times in remote locations, and save consumers money in the process. Transpower’s robot pilot programme is now underway ... more»
  • Sheep to be talk of the city

    16:58 | 12/7/18
    It is hoped next week’s wool summit in Wellington will produce some tangible opportunities for collaboration to help move the New Zealand wool industry forward.  more»
  • E tu: Nestle job losses “a bolt from the blue”

    16:26 | 12/7/18
    The union, E tu says the announcement of job losses at Nestle’s factory at Wiri in Auckland has come as a “bolt from the blue”.  more»
  • NZ wool market recovers from lows in latest season

    16:00 | 12/7/18
    NZ wool market recovers from lows in latest season as demand picks up; outlook uncertain  more»
  • New business leaders climate group to tackle emissions

    15:58 | 12/7/18
    July 12 (BusinessDesk) - A group of 60 businesses who've signed up to a new climate change initiative will tackle problems shared along their supply chains rather than continue to go it alone.  more»
  • NZers' confidence in markets remains relatively upbeat

    15:12 | 12/7/18
    July 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealanders' confidence in the country's financial markets dipped a touch but stayed relatively upbeat in an increasingly uncertain and volatile environment, with people largely comfortable about the stability of markets and the ... more»
  • Synlait Takes up Climate Change Challenge

    14:37 | 12/7/18
    Synlait's signature reiterates their bold sustainability commitments announced on 28 June 2018 to reduce their emissions footprint significantly over the next decade.  more»
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