Monday, 21 August 2017

Business News

  • Many options for big morningside corner site

    16:35 | 21/8/17
    Owner occupiers, add value investors and developers are being targeted in the sale of a substantial corner property with a Mixed Use zoning in the fast changing Auckland suburb of Morningside.  more»
  • Nib's NZ earnings rise 36% in 2017

    16:31 | 21/8/17
    Nib's NZ earnings rise 36% in 2017 as OnePath acquisition makes full year contribution  more»
  • Public calls for swimmable rivers and safe drinking water going unanswered -

    16:13 | 21/8/17
    Kiwis have been pushing back on the Government's contention that having swimmable rivers is unrealistic. The public has been calling on the government to take action to protect freshwater, but the emergency call is getting put on hold, writes MARNIE ... more»
  • Nats and Labour go head to head on road vs rail

    16:09 | 21/8/17
    Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The contest of transport policies between the National and Labour parties has heated up again with Labour leader Jacinda Ardern announcing plans to introduce passenger rail services between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga ... more»
  • Critics accuse MPI of unnecessary delays in manuka honey definition -

    16:05 | 21/8/17
    New Zealand's $242 million a year manuka honey export industry risks losing its standing the longer a definition does not exist. Ministry of Primary Industry (MPI) officials are dragging their heels over the creation of a definition of manuka honey  more»
  • Nib's NZ earnings rise 36% in 2017 - The National Business Review

    15:58 | 21/8/17
    The National Business Review
    Nib Holdings's New Zealand earnings rose 36 percent as the country's second biggest health insurer benefited from a full year's contribution of the OnePath business it bought in 2015. The ASX-listed company said underlying operating profit in New  more»
  • Ardern casts cloud over Callaghan Innovation - The National Business Review

    15:34 | 21/8/17
    The National Business Review
    Credit card details are required to authenticate your account. You won't be charged until your trial has ended. Cancel anytime. I understand that my unlimited free access to NBR paid content is only available for 30 days. *. *Terms and Conditions As  more»
  • Vodafone NZ back in black as sales tick up -

    15:27 | 21/8/17
    Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Vodafone New Zealand's books were back in the black after three years in the red as the country's biggest mobile operator boosted revenue in an increasingly competitive telecommunications sector.Vodafone NZ back in black as ... more»
  • Michael Hill makes strong full-year profit - Radio New Zealand

    15:26 | 21/8/17
    Radio New Zealand
    Michael Hill International's strong full-year profit was underpinned by growth in its three key markets - Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Michael Hill Jeweller Photo: RNZ / Calvin Samuel. The Australia-based listed jewellery company's full-year net  more»
  • NZ structural log prices hit new record

    15:26 | 21/8/17
    Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand structural log prices hit a new record as local mills compete with the export market to secure supply to meet the demand from the busy domestic construction market. more»
  • Gyms told to shape up over unfair contracts - Radio New Zealand

    15:24 | 21/8/17
    Radio New Zealand
    New Zealand's gyms have been told to shape up, after a Commerce Commission review found some of them signed up customers to unfair contracts. No caption. More than 700,000 New Zealanders belong to a gym or fitness centre. Photo: more»
  • Metro pulls plans to increase pool for directors' fees

    15:13 | 21/8/17
    Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Metro Performance Glass will reduce annual non-executive directors' fees rather than seek a mandate to increase the available fee pool at Thursday's annual general meeting.  more»
  • Vodafone NZ back in black as sales tick up - (press release)

    14:58 | 21/8/17
    Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Vodafone New Zealand's books were back in the black after three years in the red as the country's biggest mobile operator boosted revenue in an increasingly competitive telecommunications sector. Auckland-based Vodafone ... more»
  • NZ Steel in A$100M profit turnaround, future more secure

    14:54 | 21/8/17
    Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Australian-owned New Zealand Steel achieved a A$100 million turnaround in underlying operating earnings in the year to June 30, following two years of deep cost-cutting, the sale of its Taharoa ironsands business, and a focus ... more»
  • To LVR or not to LVR? - Forex Factory

    14:50 | 21/8/17
    Forex Factory
    With the housing market continuing to slow, there have been calls for the Reserve Bank's loan-to-value restrictions to be rolled back. But while lending restrictions are playing a role, the more significant factor that has caused the housing market to  more»
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