Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Business News

  • Ultrafast Fibre planning advanced for smaller communities

    16:31 | 16/11/17
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    The roll out of high-speed fibre broadband by Ultrafast Fibre (UFF) to an additional 15 smaller communities across Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Taranaki is entering the design stage.  more»
  • NZ consumer confidence dips in November

    16:28 | 16/11/17
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    Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence fell to a seven-month low in November as households grew less optimistic about the economy's fortunes.   more»
  • ANZ Investments’ KiwiSaver schemes awarded Platinum ratings

    16:04 | 16/11/17
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    Independent research firm SuperRatings has awarded Platinum ratings to all three of ANZ Investments’ KiwiSaver schemes for the fourth year in a row. Platinum is the highest rating awarded by SuperRatings. more»
  • Propel to launch Disney Star Wars Laser Battle Drones

    15:55 | 16/11/17
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    15 November 2017 – A new generation of multi-player gaming drones launches onto the New Zealand market on November 21 with Propel's Disney Star Wars laser drones.  more»
  • UPDATE: Pushpay plans for US listing

    15:39 | 16/11/17
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    Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Pushpay Holdings, the mobile payments app company, says it's planning on a Nasdaq listing and likely a capital raising within the next 15 months, but that won't mean de-listing from the NZX or ASX. more»
  • Fraud Awareness week a timely reminder of finance scams

    15:09 | 16/11/17
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    The Reserve Bank says that International Fraud Awareness Week is a good reminder of what to do if you’re the target of a finance scam. “The Bank receives regular inquiries from the public about financial scams. Generally, these calls are from ... more»
  • Training future drivers with electric hybrids

    15:07 | 16/11/17
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    Toyota New Zealand is providing the Manfeild based National Driver Training Centre with three Toyota Prius plug-in electric hybrids (PHVs) for use in their driver training programme. more»
  • Rapid Growth for Genoapay

    14:51 | 16/11/17
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    Rapid Growth for Genoapay Following Record-Breaking Callaghan Funding New Zealand’s first service-centric affordability platform, Genoapay, has gone from strength to strength in the wake of its record-breaking NZD$1million accelerator funding success ... more»
  • Freeview Announces Jason Foden as CEO

    14:49 | 16/11/17
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    Freeview has formally appointed Jason Foden as Chief Executive Officer after serving several months as Acting General Manager. Prior to taking up his role at Freeview, Foden was the General Manager of OnDemand at TVNZ for over three years. During his ... more»
  • New Zealand retains top spot for ease of doing business

    14:40 | 16/11/17
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    For the second year in a row, New Zealand has claimed top spot in the World Bank Doing Business 2018 report for ease of doing business, ahead of 190 other economies. “This ranking recognises the effectiveness of New Zealand’s business regulators, ... more»
  • GMT Progresses Central Park Sale and Renews Air NZ Lease

    14:11 | 16/11/17
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    Goodman (NZ) Limited, the Manager of Goodman Property Trust (“GMT” and “Trust”) is pleased to announce the sale of Central Park is now unconditional but for Overseas Investment Office approval. The Trust has also secured a significant new lease commitment ... more»
  • Pharmaco awarded sole supply for blood glucose meters

    14:06 | 16/11/17
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    Auckland, 16th November 2017 - Kiwi healthcare specialist Pharmaco (NZ) Limited has been awarded the New Zealand sole supplier agreement for blood glucose meters and strips by PHARMAC following a public consultation in July and August this year.  more»
  • Pushpay widens 1H loss, but on track for breakeven

    14:04 | 16/11/17
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    Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Pushpay Holdings, the mobile payments app company, widened its net loss in the first half despite lifting revenue but reiterated its guidance for the year ahead. more»
  • Chartered accountants want training from IR

    13:46 | 16/11/17
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    Issues experienced with GST changes earlier this year have prompted Chartered Accountants to request more training from Inland Revenue (IR) ahead of the implementation of the new income tax system, the latest Satisfaction with IR survey released today ... more»
  • Steel & Tube forecasts drop in first-half earnings

    13:17 | 16/11/17
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    Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Steel & Tube Holdings' first-half earnings may fall as much as 38 percent reflecting a writedown of inventory, restructuring costs and margin pressures. more»
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