Thursday, 24 July 2014

Business News

  • Zespri Juicy Water Fight revitalises Shanghai summer

    13:40 | 24/7/14
    In a marketing success for Zespri, more than 1,000 people took part in an enormous Zespri ‘Juicy Water Fight’ in Shanghai to celebrate the launch of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit in China this season. more»
  • Responsible Investments Growing, Outperforming

    13:35 | 24/7/14
    Australia’s most comprehensive report into the responsible investment sector has found the market is undergoing a period of huge growth, with total funds under management in Australia and New Zealand in broad responsible investments increasing by 13% to ... more»
  • MPI introduces new biosecurity sniffers

    13:31 | 24/7/14
    Two young biosecurity sniffers were introduced to the world today, along with a new type of detector dog and a new home for the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) Auckland-based canine team. more»
  • Hiked again, but short pause now expected

    13:22 | 24/7/14
    The RBNZ hiked its cash rate by another 25bp to 3.50%, as expected. As noted in the statement, the economy continues to grow at an above trend pace and, although inflation is low, for now, they expect domestically-produced inflation to pick-up. Today's ... more»
  • NZ Post give network services contract to Vodafone

    13:10 | 24/7/14
    NZ Post give network services contract to Vodafone, aiming to cut $19.2M annual spend  more»
  • Land supply issues and u-turn on business rating policy

    13:04 | 24/7/14
    Welcome to Auckland. It’s great to be here this morning at the New Zealand Council of Shopping Centres and Property Council’s 2014 Retail Conference aimed at investors, owners and managers of retail property. Recently we have seen some strong growth ... more»
  • Telecom Unleashes Ultra Fibre Across Wanganui

    12:43 | 24/7/14
    Telecom, soon to be Spark, announced today that it is launching Ultra Fibre Broadband for residential and business customers, and a comprehensive range of UFB-based Corporate internet, data and voice solutions across Wanganui. more»
  • National signals short election campaign with Aug 23 launch

    12:38 | 24/7/14
    July 24 (BusinessDesk) - The governing National Party will campaign for re-election for just four weeks before polling day, Sept 20.  more»
  • India gets billions from World Bank

    12:30 | 24/7/14
    The World Bank has offered India up to US$18 billion to help left the country out of poverty.  more»
  • NZ Post Group and Vodafone announce network agreement

    12:17 | 24/7/14
    New Zealand Post Group and Vodafone announce network services agreement A new agreement between New Zealand Post and Vodafone will lead to a complete redesign of New Zealand Post’s network services. The joint announcement follows a competitive tender process ... more»
  • Angels flying with new fund

    12:12 | 24/7/14
    The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund is partnering with a group of experienced NZ and ex-pat angel investors who have formed Flying Kiwi Angels to invest into start-up companies. more»
  • Interim TIAC report on Melling incident

    12:03 | 24/7/14
    The Rail and Maritime Transport Union said today that there is long-standing concern about the effectiveness of the Matangi braking system among train drivers, and the union will work with KiwiRail on interim recommendations in a TIAC report out today. more»
  • South Africa to block land sales to foreigners

    11:59 | 24/7/14
    The law will mean foreigners can take out long-term leases on land, but not own it.  more»
  • Good Technology: Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform

    11:44 | 24/7/14
    Good Technology™, the leader in secure mobility, today announced new features are now available in the Good Dynamics® Secure Mobility Platform, the integrated platform that addresses the needs of all constituents: IT, the end user and mobile application ... more»
  • SolarCity welcomes Greens plan to make schools solar hubs

    11:39 | 24/7/14
    Andrew Booth, CEO of New Zealand’s leading solar power company SolarCity welcomes the Green Party’s policy to help schools go solar. After in depth consultation with schools during 2013, SolarCity launched the Solar Schools initiative, to help ... more»
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