Wednesday, 01 March 2017

Business News

  • NZ Consumer Confidence Hits Nine Year High in Q4 2016

    11:56 | 28/2/17
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    NZ Consumer Confidence Hits Nine Year High in Fourth Quarter of 2016 • Consumer confidence index reached 103 in Q4 2016 – the highest since Q3 2007 • Sentiments around job prospects and personal finances up; good time to buy things stable more»
  • Eagle Technology Group Ltd appoints Mark Allan as CEO

    11:50 | 28/2/17
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    Eagle Technology Group Ltd has appointed Mark Allan as its Chief Executive Officer . His appointment follows the retirement of its former CEO, Gary Langford, in January.  more»
  • Scales Corporation Delivers Record Underlying Profit

    11:47 | 28/2/17
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    • FY2016 financial results set new Group record: o Net Profit for the Year of $38.2 million, 6 per cent above FY2015 (Restated). o Underlying Net Profit[1] of $38.6 million, 11 per cent above FY2015 (Restated). o Underlying EBITDA[2] of $67.9 million, ... more»
  • NZ dollar little changed as Trump, Yellen awaited

    11:45 | 28/2/17
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    Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar remained in a tight trading range as financial markets await a key policy address by US President Donald Trump and a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen at the end of the week. Locally, trade ... more»
  • Recruitment Agency on track to change the face of industry

    11:44 | 28/2/17
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    Auckland, [23/02/2017]: RWA Technology People are pleased to announce that we were judged the winner of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand’s (HRINZ) inaugural Recruitment Excellence award. This is the first time that the NZHR Awards have had ... more»
  • Seeka delivers record $10.4m profit for 2016

    11:25 | 28/2/17
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    Te Puke, 27 February -- Seeka (NZX-SEK) has announced an audited net profit after tax of $10.4 million for the 12 months to 31 December, 2016, up 143 per cent on the previous corresponding period (PCP). Turnover increased 24 per cent to $229.4 million, ... more»
  • Waikato businesses report strong growth and finances

    11:18 | 28/2/17
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    Despite the downturn in the dairy industry, businesses based at Waikato Innovation Park have reported strong growth and financial results.  more»
  • Milk powder exports continue to rise

    11:15 | 28/2/17
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    Milk powder rose $48 million (7.3 percent) in value in January 2017, despite the quantity exported falling by around 19,000 tonnes (9.4 percent), Statistics New Zealand said today. more»
  • Bay of Plenty beaches not the only drawcard for locals

    11:14 | 28/2/17
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    Monday, February 27: The coastal Bay of Plenty frequently makes headlines for its pristine beaches, but a spot of retail therapy or exploring the region by foot are equally popular activities with residents, according to the Tourism Bay of Plenty ... more»
  • Metlifecare's Sowry: 'little bit of softening' in property

    11:13 | 28/2/17
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    Metlifecare's Sowry sees 'little bit of softening' in property market, no let-up on costs  more»
  • Mothers paid 17 percent less than fathers

    11:10 | 28/2/17
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    The estimated pay gap between mothers and fathers in New Zealand is 17 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is almost $5 an hour on average.  more»
  • Hawkes Bay Wairarapa Dairy Awards Winners announced

    11:10 | 28/2/17
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    The 2017 Hawkes Bay/Wairarapa Dairy Industry Awards Share Farmer of the Year winners say entering the competition has given them a better understanding of their whole business. more»
  • NZ small business underpin “rockstar” economy

    11:08 | 28/2/17
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    New Zealand’s strong economic credentials have been given a ringing endorsement in the latest survey of small businesses across Asia Pacific, with growth expectations at a record high.  more»
  • Air New Zealand Joins Unisys Cargo Portal Services

    11:03 | 28/2/17
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    Wellington, 28 February 2017 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced Air New Zealand has joined Unisys Cargo Portal Services (CPS) to allow the airline’s current and prospective freight forwarder clients to book and track shipments online. more»
  • Kiwi innovation breaks down barriers at Special Olympics

    10:57 | 28/2/17
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    Innovative inflatable sports courts produced by New Zealand company Packaworld International will take the field at the Latin American Special Olympics Games in Panama this April, along with more than 800 athletes from 21 countries. more»
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