Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Business News

  • Business Travel in 2017: Supersonic & Premium

    15:04 | 18/1/17
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    While some argue technological advancements will eventually take away the need for business travel, figures released today from FCM Travel Solutions, one of New Zealand’s leading corporate travel management companies, show New Zealand business owners disagree. ... more»
  • Steel & Tube staffer pays 97% premium for shares

    14:52 | 18/1/17
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    Jan. 18 (BusinessDesk) - A Steel & Tube Holdings worker paid a 97 percent premium to cover the rest of what had been partially paid shares issued under the steel product maker's old executive share scheme.  more»
  • Scam highlights the need for more than password protection

    14:24 | 18/1/17
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    In a blog post, researchers from US software company Wordfence warn: “The way the attack works is that an attacker will send an email to your Gmail account. That email may come from someone you know who has had their account hacked using this technique. ... more»
  • Suzuki Forges Ahead In Passenger And SUV Sales In NZ

    13:57 | 18/1/17
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    Suzuki is making further sales advances in the New Zealand new motor vehicle market in both the compact sport utility (SUV) and compact passenger car category.  more»
  • Historic battle ground farm on the market after 170 years

    13:54 | 18/1/17
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    A sprawling dairy farm owned by the descendants of New Plymouth’s first pioneering settlers – and site of battles which earned two Victoria Cross bravery medals for military gallantry on New Zealand soil – has been placed on the market for sale ... more»
  • Xero mulling Liddell's status after White House appointment

    13:48 | 18/1/17
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    Jan. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Cloud-based accounting software company Xero says it is still considering whether chairman Chris Liddell's position is compatible with his new role as a White House adviser in the Trump administration and will update the ... more»
  • Return of Searcy's Karaka Premier Yearling Sale Preview Show

    13:46 | 18/1/17
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    Tonight at 7pm (AEST) on Sky Thoroughbred Central Foxtel channel 528 take a big step towards finding your next champion of the turf!  more»
  • Karaka Graduates Shine in Singapore Awards

    13:45 | 18/1/17
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    The 2016 Singapore Racing Awards, held at Fullerton Hotel on Tuesday night, featured an outstanding haul for Karaka graduates including five awards for the superstar Debt Collector (NZ) (Thorn Park). more»
  • NZ Refining reports record annual throughput, margins

    13:37 | 18/1/17
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    Jan. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Refining, which operates the country's only oil refinery, said Wednesday its annual throughput hit record levels in 2016 and its fee income for the year was the third largest earned by the company in the past ... more»
  • Finalists Announced for Resene NZ Wood Timber Design Awards

    13:06 | 18/1/17
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    NZ Wood has announced the eagerly-awaited Stage One Finalists for the Resene Timber Design Awards 2017.  more»
  • Liz Coutts named as new chair of Skellerup

    12:57 | 18/1/17
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    Jan. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Liz Coutts has taken over as chair of industrial rubber goods maker Skellerup Holdings, with Selwyn Cushing stepping down after 10 years in the role.  more»
  • Warehouse Money Purple Visa Card wins Canstar Award

    11:55 | 18/1/17
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    The Warehouse Money Purple Visa Card has been recognised for providing outstanding value to customers in the Canstar Credit Card Awards. The award for the Warehouse Money Purple Visa Card was revealed today in Canstar’s annual ratings for Best ... more»
  • NZ dollar rallies vs greenback after Trump comments

    11:34 | 18/1/17
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    Jan. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose to a month-high against the greenback after US president-elect Donald Trump said the US currency was too high and fell against the pound after UK Prime Minister Theresa May said any exit from ... more»
  • Unexpected risks for uninsured renters

    11:25 | 18/1/17
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    Auckland, 18 January 2017 – A new year brings a new lifestyle for many Kiwis as they start new jobs, begin university and go flatting for the first time. But uninsured renters – often young – risk considerable debt if they accidentally damage another ... more»
  • Demand drives surging salaries for engineers

    10:18 | 18/1/17
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    Engineers take home an average of nearly $100,000 a year and their salaries are growing strongly, according to the annual IPENZ Remuneration Survey.  more»
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