Monday, 27 February 2017

Business News

  • Employment Relations Authority Determinations - 27 February

    13:21 | 27/2/17
    The latest Employment Relations Authority determinations are now available on the Employment New Zealand website .  more»
  • Delegat lifts 1H profit 17%

    13:14 | 27/2/17
    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Delegat Group, New Zealand’s largest listed winemaker, lifted operating profit 17 percent in the first half and is predicting annual profit to be in line with last year. more»
  • How to easily and affordably improve school computers

    12:57 | 27/2/17
    AUCKLAND, 27 February 2017 – Shrinking education budgets make it a challenge to deliver the computer speed and reliability that students and teachers need to succeed. With this in mind Crucial has revealed several easy ways to overcome these limitations ... more»
  • Rocky ride into data deluge

    12:33 | 27/2/17
    The close of the Australian corporate reporting season brings no respite for investors. Pressure on European shares and weakening oil prices could see a negative start to Asia Pacific trading, ahead of a week full of local and international data releases. more»
  • Metlifecare 1H profit jumps 31%

    12:27 | 27/2/17
    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Metlifecare's first-half profit jumped by almost a third as the country's housing boom bolstered the value of the retirement village operator's property portfolio and fattened its margins for unit sales.  more»
  • Spark announces Netflix partnership

    12:22 | 27/2/17
    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand has announced what it says is an exclusive deal with Netflix to offer bundled packages, just days after the Commerce Commission rejected Sky Network Television's proposed merger with Vodafone New Zealand on the ... more»
  • NZ dollar little changed, remains in tight range

    12:18 | 27/2/17
    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar started the week little changed, remaining in the range of just over 1 US cent that has kept it contained for more than two weeks. US President Donald Trump’s address before Congress on Tuesday ... more»
  • Alternative Fats for Alternative Facts

    12:14 | 27/2/17
    Last week, the National Government changed the goalposts for measuring water quality in our rivers and streams – and the outcry from both the public and experts was swift. One thing is for sure: we Kiwis love our waterways, and we want to see them ... more»
  • World Week Ahead: Trump to address Congress

    11:28 | 27/2/17
    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Investors will eye two key speeches this week, starting with US President Donald Trump’s address before Congress on Tuesday and a talk by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday.  more»
  • First National warns homeowners to prepare for rate hikes

    11:00 | 27/2/17
    First National Real Estate Chief Executive, Bob Brereton, says homeowners need to start preparing themselves for mortgage interest rate rises and is warning that those who fail to plan ahead may face hardship over the next 18 months.  more»
  • Plan to grow Stratford High School ag club

    10:56 | 27/2/17
    A 15-year-old who has his own cattle stud is driving a popular initiative to get more students interested in agricultural careers.  more»
  • Performance highlights for the 6 months to 31 December 2016

    10:54 | 27/2/17
    Metlifecare today announced a record half-year result for the six months to 31 December 2016.  more»
  • Electricity Authority knows best, and ignores the rest

    10:45 | 27/2/17
    A report completed by industry expert, Dr John Small of Covec, and submitted to the Electricity Authority on Friday, clearly shows that the EA has not taken on board the advice of over 60 experts, the majority of whom agree that the EA’s proposed ... more»
  • Do you know an outstanding Maori business leader?

    10:44 | 27/2/17
    The call is out for nominations for the University of Auckland Aotearoa Maori Business Leaders Awards.  more»
  • Solutions Portfolio, More Value Throughout Supply Chains

    10:25 | 27/2/17
    AUCKLAND – 27 February 2017 – CHEP New Zealand has today announced a new range of solutions designed to help customers transform their supply chains for sustainable, long-term change.  more»
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