Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Business News

  • NZ dollar pares gains to be little changed

    17:21 | 30/8/16
    Aug. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar pared its gains to be little changed as traders added bets that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year and commodity prices fell, weighing on the currencies of raw material exporters. more»
  • Leading the way in trucking safety

    17:15 | 30/8/16
    As we have seen in the news lately there have been a number of incidents involving trucks. Over the last 20 years the number of fatal crashes involving a truck has dropped by about a third according to Transport New Zealand, and around 65% of these ... more»
  • Commission finds 59 'unfair' terms in energy contracts

    16:53 | 30/8/16
    Aug. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission's review of household contracts with electricity and gas suppliers has found 59 terms it considers unfair to consumers.  more»
  • Fonterra’s Fresh Approach to UHT in China

    16:25 | 30/8/16
    Consumers across China are getting a taste of the freshest imported UHT milk thanks to a Fonterra programme aimed at delivering UHT to the Co-operative’s biggest market at world-leading speed. more»
  • Mad Butcher owner Veritas in talks with bank

    16:24 | 30/8/16
    Aug. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Veritas Investments, the owner of the Mad Butcher franchise and Nosh food market outlets, is in talks with its bank over the terms of its debt but believes it can continue as a going concern even though liabilities are three ... more»
  • European Commission recognises NZ auditor regulations

    16:14 | 30/8/16
    Aug. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand-regulated auditors can operate in the European Union after the 28 nation bloc's executive, the European Commission, announced it recognised the local audit oversight regime. more»
  • Access4 signs leading wholesale carrier Vibe Communications

    16:11 | 30/8/16
    Auckland, NZ, 30 August 2016 Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) provider, Access4, today announced it has signed New Zealand and Australia's leading wholesale- exclusive provider of International Layer 2, Wholesale IP Transit and automated access ... more»
  • Countdown celebrates cream of the crop

    15:52 | 30/8/16
    Store Manager of the Year, Checkout Operator of the Year and Forklift Operator of the Year titles presented at 2016 awards dinner  more»
  • Developers Seek Transparency, Better Communication on Growth

    15:35 | 30/8/16
    A Facebook post [refer here ] by outgoing mayor Julie Hardaker has riled developers, who say they have lost confidence in Hamilton City Council’s growth planning, and want better communication and transparency between the Council and developers.  more»
  • Robotics and automation changing the wood supply chain

    15:26 | 30/8/16
    Logistics within the forest industry is going through a major shakeup. Smart technology - robotics, automation, cloud computing, big data analytics and improved connectivity within the supply chain is reshaping how leading companies are adapting to and operating ... more»
  • European recognition of FMA oversight of auditors

    13:47 | 30/8/16
    The European Commission has announced its recognition of the New Zealand audit oversight regime as equivalent to EU standards, permitting NZ-regulated auditors to operate in the European Union. more»
  • NZOG to offer 40M share buyback

    13:12 | 30/8/16
    Aug. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Oil & Gas is to make a tender offer to shareholders to accelerate the buy back of up to 40 million shares, the company announced.   more»
  • NZOG to offer 40M share buyback

    13:10 | 30/8/16
    Aug. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Oil & Gas is to make a tender offer to shareholders to accelerate the buy back of up to 40 million shares, the company announced.  more»
  • Stand-out cruise ship season due to set sail

    12:43 | 30/8/16
    Stand-out cruise ship season due to set sail; preparations underway   August 30, 2016: The largest and longest cruise ship to visit New Zealand is due to make its maiden voyage to the Bay of Plenty as one of 84 ships berthing at the Port of Tauranga ... more»
  • Partnership to help New Zealand businesses transform

    12:42 | 30/8/16
    Wellington software start-up LINQ and IT consultancy Equinox IT have joined forces in a consulting partnership to help New Zealand businesses successfully transform.  more»
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