Saturday, 21 January 2017

Business News

  • Xero chairman Chris Liddell resigns to take Trump job

    19:58 | 19/1/17
    Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Xero chairman Chris Liddell will step down from the board at the end of the week to take up a role in US president-elect Donald Trump's administration.  more»
  • Telephone survey scam warning

    16:57 | 19/1/17
    The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today warned people to beware a telephone survey scam. Cautious members of the public have reported receiving unsolicited calls from an organisation called the “Bankers Association of New Zealand” claiming ... more»
  • Exclusive lucky car plate for bidding

    16:42 | 19/1/17
    New Zealand official personalised car plates company, KiwiPlates, is proud to be auctioning exclusive 2017 lucky car plates at the Chinese New Year Festival, Saturday 21 January at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland! more»
  • NZ consumer sentiment rises in January

    16:31 | 19/1/17
    Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Consumer sentiment rose in January to its highest level since April 2015 as economic momentum continues, the ANZ-Roy Morgan NZ Consumer Confidence index showed Thursday.  more»
  • justONE and ITM lure builders via virtual fishing comp'

    16:04 | 19/1/17
    With summer well underway, building supplies specialists ITM are giving Kiwi builders the opportunity to take part in New Zealand’s first virtual fishing competition, ITM GO FISH!, developed by leading 1-1 and digital specialist agency, justONE. more»
  • New World and PAK’nSAVE electric delivery van trial

    16:01 | 19/1/17
    The Honourable Judith Collins has today announced that the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) will be providing funding to support Foodstuffs trial of electric delivery vans across its New World and PAK’nSAVE supermarkets in 2017. more»
  • Bega buys rights to Vegemite, Kraft brands from Mondelez

    15:56 | 19/1/17
    Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Australian-listed dairy company Bega Cheese will buy the bulk of Mondelez International's trans-Tasman grocery business, including the flagship Vegemite brand, for A$460 million. more»
  • The Warehouse to help fill EV charging station gap in NZ

    15:28 | 19/1/17
    The Warehouse is set to install and manage Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations outside 20 of its stores across New Zealand.  more»
  • North Island Wool Auction Eases

    15:02 | 19/1/17
    New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd’s CEO Mr John Dawson reports that the North Island wool auction saw a continuing softening for average to poor style wools, with good colour and better prepared wools faring better. more»
  • Residential building consents slide in November after quake

    14:47 | 19/1/17
    Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's residential building consents took a tumble in November on a seasonally adjusted basis, largely due to earthquake disruption in the capital city of Wellington. more»
  • Manufacturing activity ends 2016 with above-average reading

    14:31 | 19/1/17
    Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand manufacturing activity finished 2016 above its long-term average, unchanged in December from a month earlier  more»
  • Bell Gully leads in key M&A rankings and Chambers guide

    14:11 | 19/1/17
    Leading legal league tables have ranked Bell Gully as New Zealand’s top legal adviser for mergers and acquisitions activity in 2016.  more»
  • New Zealand fishery named in global top five

    14:04 | 19/1/17
    In the survey of 28 countries, which included the 20 countries that landed the most fish, a strong correlation was found between the state of the country’s fish stocks and the quality of its fisheries management. more»
  • Unison Delighted Government Backs EV Highway

    13:53 | 19/1/17
    Thursday 19 January, 2017 – Unison Group Chief Executive, Ken Sutherland, said the company is thrilled its project to create an EV highway between Taupo and Napier has been conditionally approved for funding from the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable ... more»
  • Abano Warns Of Solicitation Calls

    13:29 | 19/1/17
    Abano Healthcare Group Limited (NZX:ABA) and other parties have been made aware that an Australian solicitation call centre has been hired by Healthcare Partners, to contact Abano shareholders in regards to Healthcare Partners’ partial takeover ... more»
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