Thursday, 23 March 2017

Business News

  • Home Loan Affordability report

    13:01 | 23/3/17
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    Housing affordability improving in Auckland as lower quartile prices slide for third consecutive month, latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show. Rising prices and interest rates took their toll in most other places  more»
  • Kiwifruit 2017 season underway

    12:51 | 23/3/17
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    The 2017 New Zealand kiwifruit season is underway with the first ship, the Asian Adonis, set to sail to Shanghai tomorrow with 840,000 trays of premium Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit. more»
  • Small Nelson charity scoops national award

    12:49 | 23/3/17
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    Small Nelson-based charity scoops national award for eLearning that teaches how to help abused and neglected kids  more»
  • Pumpkin Patch brand, IP sold to Catch Group

    12:46 | 23/3/17
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    March 23 (BusinessDesk) - The receivers of failed children's clothing retailer Pumpkin Patch have confirmed that the company's brand and intellectual property have been sold to Australian online retailer Catch Group. more»
  • TeamTalk advises shareholders to reject takeover offer

    12:30 | 23/3/17
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    March 23 (BusinessDesk) - TeamTalk has advised its shareholders to reject a "hostile and opportunistic" takeover offer by Spark New Zealand, saying the price is below an independent valuation and seeks to take advantage of a low point in its shares. more»
  • Fletcher names Kernahan new CEO of troubled unit

    12:28 | 23/3/17
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    March 23 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building has named Michele Kernahan as chief executive of its troubled construction division, effective immediately, and said current boss Graham Darlow will retire at the end of the financial year. more»
  • PT&I Pacific Path to Market delegations arriving

    12:25 | 23/3/17
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    Auckland based Pacific Islands Trade & Invest will welcome 25 small businesses arriving today for Auckland’s Pasifika Festival on 25-26 March 2017.  more»
  • RBNZ's Wheeler keeps OCR at 1.75%

    12:17 | 23/3/17
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    RBNZ's Wheeler keeps OCR at 1.75%, doesn't anticipate moving any time soon  more»
  • Purpose-built warehousing sites placed on the market

    12:16 | 23/3/17
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    Two large scale purpose-built warehousing facilities servicing multiple markets in the Lower North Island region have been placed on the market for sale.  more»
  • Kaikohe farm a finalist, Maori Excellence in Farming Award

    12:11 | 23/3/17
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    A Ngapuhi hapu-owned farm near Kaikohe has been named one of three finalists for the prestigious 2017 Ahuwhenua Trophy, celebrating excellence in Maori farming.  more»
  • Spark NZ responds to TeamTalk target company statement

    12:06 | 23/3/17
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    Spark New Zealand responded to TeamTalk's target company statement and independent adviser's report, which was released today.  more»
  • Fuji Xerox makes Secured Signing partnership

    11:52 | 23/3/17
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    23 March, 2017, Auckland, New Zealand - As it continues to build out a complete digital platform for document management, Fuji Xerox New Zealand has announced a new partnership with Secured Signing which enables digital signatures to be easily and securely added ... more»
  • New Zealanders support faster rural Internet

    11:40 | 23/3/17
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    New research reveals that New Zealanders want faster home Internet, and are ready to move on from old-fashioned copper connections.  more»
  • NZ dollar rises ahead of RBNZ review

    11:35 | 23/3/17
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    March 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained ahead of the Reserve Bank's six-weekly review of monetary policy, which is expected to see the benchmark interest rate kept unchanged at a record low. more»
  • Builder disciplined for overstepping licence class

    11:28 | 23/3/17
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    Builder disciplined for overstepping licence class The licence of a Northland-based Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) has been cancelled by the Building Practitioners Board (the Board) for three breaches of the Building Act 2004, when he undertook ... more»
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