Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Business News

  • The Coffee Club Celebrates Milestone in Tauranga

    12:00 | 25/10/16
    Tauranga Crossing welcomed The Coffee Club’s 60th café last Thursday 20th October. The brand new shopping centre, which opened its doors last month, continues to introduce new stores that reflect the relaxed lifestyle that comes with living in the Bay of ... more»
  • Mercury Quarterly Operational Update

    11:34 | 25/10/16
    Following the well-received launch of the new Mercury brand in July, customer gains reached a four-year high in August with a net increase of more than 5,000 for the three months ended 30 September. Overall customer numbers at 30 September 2016 were ... more»
  • Waikato business puts head in the cloud

    11:23 | 25/10/16
    It was a full house recently at an informative lunch event on the benefits of cloud IT services and how to accelerate Waikato business success in an increasingly digital environment. Held at the Gothenburg Restaurant on the river last week it was hosted ... more»
  • Dairy Farmers Attract Au Pairs From Across the Globe

    10:59 | 25/10/16
    New Zealand dairy farms are becoming home for many au pairs who are heading across the globe to help rural kiwi families.. Taranaki Dairy Farmers Rachel and Murray Perks have two young children and say they used to struggle with the early starts ... more»
  • Crucial NZ answers whether you should upgrade or replace

    10:48 | 25/10/16
    AUCKLAND, 25 October 2016 – If your organisation’s desktops and laptops slow down and employees get frustrated, it’s time to either upgrade or replace those computers – but which approach is best? Crucial ANZ asked 350 IT professionals ... more»
  • NZ export log prices firm in October

    10:42 | 25/10/16
    Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand export log prices firmed in October, aided by low shipping rates and solid demand from China, the country's largest export market.  more»
  • 111,000 Kiwis switched power companies this winter

    10:37 | 25/10/16
    Around 111,000 Kiwis switched power companies between 1 June and 31 August 2016—that’s equivalent to every person in a city around the size of Dunedin switching.  more»
  • Consumers urged to ‘do it right’

    10:22 | 25/10/16
    A joint consumer awareness campaign from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Consumer Protection team and the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) kicked off over the weekend and aims to educate consumers about the importance ... more»
  • RBNZ to replace 90-day bank bill projection for track of OCR

    10:12 | 25/10/16
    Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank will replace its projection for the track of the 90-day bank bill rate with one for the official cash rate, saying the 90-day rate is no longer a clear signal for the direction of interest rates. more»
  • NZ dollar retreats as greenback lifts

    09:47 | 25/10/16
    The New Zealand dollar fell against a broadly stronger US dollar after figures showed US manufacturing activity at its highest levels this year, driving up the greenback.  more»
  • Would you like brains with that?

    09:41 | 25/10/16
    Spring heralds warm weather, blossoming flowers and bouncing baby lambs – which is fortunate, as it guarantees supply of 150kg of fresh, unsullied brains for HELL Pizza’s latest limited menu addition. more»
  • Wynyard Group in voluntary administration

    09:24 | 25/10/16
    The board of the intelligence software company had been looking at various options including raising additional capital.  more»
  • Wynyard calls in administrators after giving up on $10M loan

    09:08 | 25/10/16
    Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Wynyard Group's board has appointed voluntary administrators after the intelligence software developer gave up on drawing a $10 million loan from major shareholder Skipton Building Society or trying to raise new capital.  more»
  • ‘Always Connected’ broadband promise

    08:59 | 25/10/16
    Vodafone has promised its home broadband customers who also have one of its latest mobile plans, that from 27 October 2016 they’ll never be without a connection.  more»
  • NZ dollar retreats at signs of stronger US economy

    08:53 | 25/10/16
    Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell against a broadly stronger US dollar after figures showed US manufacturing activity at its highest levels this year, driving up the greenback. more»