Monday, 16 July 2018

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  • Nurse action catalyst for radical health system changes

    17:11 | 11/7/18
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    Tomorrow marks the first national industrial action taken by nurses in nearly 30 years, an act that every New Zealander must reckon with, says a medical expert.  more»
  • InterCity continues Aussie expansion with new acquisition

    17:10 | 11/7/18
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    New Zealand tourism and transport company InterCity Group has today announced the expansion of its Australian portfolio with the purchase of a second Far North Queensland dive cruise business, Divers Den. more»
  • Skellerup spends US$1.1M for minority stake in US company

    16:15 | 11/7/18
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    July 11 (BusinessDesk) - Skellerup Holdings has bought a 35 percent stake in Wisconsin-based liquid silicone rubber maker Sim Lim Technic for US$1.1 million.  more»
  • Smartpay raises A$7.5M selling convertible notes

    15:51 | 11/7/18
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    July 11 (BusinessDesk) - Smartpay Holdings raised A$7.5 million selling sophisticated and professional investors convertible notes, which the listed payment terminal supplier will use to fuel expansion plans across the Tasman.  more»
  • Utilities Disputes releases 2017-18 Annual Report

    15:47 | 11/7/18
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    5,528 people contacted Utilities Disputes last year – mostly about electricity or gas (5,232), followed by broadband shared property disputes (236), and the new water complaints scheme has had three complaints so far. Of the electricity and gas ... more»
  • Fonterra fund dropped from Craigs NZ portfolio

    15:17 | 11/7/18
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    July 11 (BusinessDesk) - Craigs Investment Partners, one of New Zealand's largest investment advisory firms, has dropped the Fonterra Shareholders' Fund from its New Zealand equities portfolio, saying its performance has been "lacklustre at best". more»
  • NZ dollar falls as Trump unveils tariffs on Chinese imports

    15:15 | 11/7/18
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    July 11 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell after US President Donald Trump's administration continued to ratchet up its trade war with China, unveiling a list of US$200 billion of imports facing a new 10 percent tariff. more»
  • NZ guest nights rise to a record for May

    14:34 | 11/7/18
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    July 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose in May to a reach a record level for the month, driven by higher local stays across the country and more international tourists in the South Island. more»
  • Ngai Tahu farm manager joins NZ Young Farmers Board

    14:14 | 11/7/18
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    A technical farm manager with Ngai Tahu in Canterbury is one of three women who have joined the NZ Young Farmers Board.  more»
  • Pyne Gould takes control of Torchlight Fund

    13:52 | 11/7/18
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    July 11 (BusinessDesk) - Pyne Gould Corp will take control of its Torchlight Fund as part of a deal with unhappy investors, including Accident Compensation Corp and Crown Asset Management, who had pursued the distressed asset investor through the ... more»
  • Vodafone launches Unlimited Mobile plan for data hungry folk

    12:42 | 11/7/18
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    Vodafone today announced the launch of an Unlimited Mobile plan which includes unlimited data1, as well as unlimited talk and TXTs to standard NZ and OZ numbers2 for just $79.99 per month. more»
  • Councils to borrow $196M from govt housing fund for water

    12:23 | 11/7/18
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    July 11 (BusinessDesk) - Tauranga City and Waikato District councils will tap the central government's housing infrastructure fund to help upgrade local water infrastructure, which Housing Minister Phil Twyford says will speed up residential property developments ... more»
  • NZ fin services need to be even more transparent

    12:21 | 11/7/18
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    Now is the time for Kiwi financial services to be more transparent following banking issues in the United Kingdom and Australia, a leading New Zealand financial tech expert says. more»
  • This July, My Food Bag expands to 87% of New Zealand

    12:09 | 11/7/18
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    My Food Bag is now delivering across New Zealand, providing their food home delivery service of the freshest New Zealand produce, meat and delicious recipes to households across the country. My Food Bag, a wonderful Kiwi success story, will extend its ... more»
  • NZ dollar holds near 2-week high

    11:59 | 11/7/18
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    NZ dollar holds near 2-week high, helped by record short positions, better risk sentiment  more»
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