Monday, 16 December 2019

Business News

  • Finalists named for 2020 UK New Zealander of the year

    19:47 | 16/12/19
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    London fund-raisers of the Christchurch Shootings, Tania Bearsley and Jarred Christmas, are the two finalists for the prestigious UK New Zealander of the Year 2020.  more»
  • Rural recycling rates soar, but more solutions needed

    17:06 | 16/12/19
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    Rural recycling has seen unprecedented gains, with rates soaring to 43 percent above last year’s figures. The programme responsible for these results supports government proposals to rethink plastics but says there is an urgent need for local recycling ... more»
  • Future of Cash Use - Summary of feedback published

    16:49 | 16/12/19
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    The Reserve Bank – Te Putea Matua has published a summary of nearly 2300 items of feedback received on its issues paper “ The Future of Cash Use - Te Whakamahinga Moni Anamata ” which was open for public consultation between 19 June and 31 August ... more»
  • First companies confirmed for circular economy programme

    15:36 | 16/12/19
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    The first companies are confirmed for Auckland and New Zealand’s first circular economy lab, XLabs.  more»
  • Juice Technologies seeks clearance to acquire APT Childcare

    14:45 | 16/12/19
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    The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Juice Technologies Pty Limited to acquire APT Business Solutions Limited, trading as APT Childcare.  more»
  • Seismic expands A/NZ presence in response to market momentum

    13:47 | 16/12/19
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    Global sales and marketing enablement company fills senior appointments in sales, marketing and engineering to accelerate growth in Asia Pacific  more»
  • Regions have a stable quarter on the scoreboard

    13:44 | 16/12/19
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    ·         The scoreboard remained fairly stable this quarter, with three regions holding their table position and a further six moving less than three places. ·         Gisborne held onto its reign at the top of the leaderboard. ·         Hawke’s ... more»
  • NZ launches world-first recycling initiative for vapes

    13:27 | 16/12/19
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    New Zealand now has the world’s only free nicotine vaping products recycling programme. A new world-first partnership between leading vape company Vapo and Alt New Zealand, and innovative recycling giant TerraCycle, means that Vapo and Alt brands of e-cigarette ... more»
  • Ngai Tahu launches new business directory for whanau

    12:25 | 16/12/19
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    Ngai Tahu has launched Te Aka Haumi o Tahu, a new business directory created by whanau, for whanau.  more»
  • TradeWindow successfully raises NZ$2.67m

    12:19 | 16/12/19
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    Two of the new investors bring significant experience in shipping and logistics – the New Caledonia-based Leroux family office jointly with their Auckland-based partner Te Hana consulting, and Perth-based Rae family office. Another major contributor ... more»
  • Horticulture experiencing record growth

    12:15 | 16/12/19
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    The Ministry of Primary Industries ‘Situation and outlook for primary industries' (SOPI) report for December 2019 identifies continued growth of the primary sector, highlighting growth in horticulture. more»
  • First for NZ’s Agri-Tech Innovators

    12:11 | 16/12/19
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    New Zealand’s international reputation as a leader in the agritech sector is taking another leap forward with the announcement that Callaghan Innovation has partnered with Sprout to become one of its Technology Incubators. more»
  • Increased support for NZ deep tech startups

    12:02 | 16/12/19
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    From next year budding New Zealand startups will have even stronger support to help turn technology and science into successful businesses.  more»
  • The future is connected, smarter and robotic

    11:29 | 16/12/19
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    New Zealand, 13 December 2019 —Deloitte has released the 19th edition of its Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions , which suggests that long awaited technology advances are just about to arrive.  more»
  • Ballance unveils Whangarei distribution hub

    11:27 | 16/12/19
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    Leading farm nutrient supplier Ballance Agri-Nutrients has acquired a site in Whangarei to establish its new bagging and distribution centre. The premises at 223 Kioreroa Road are used currently as a round-the-clock transport hub for a logistics company ... more»
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