Friday, 31 March 2017

Business News

  • Taranaki Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

    13:24 | 30/3/17
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    In nominal terms (unadjusted for inflation): • From 2011–16 Taranaki’s economy declined 4.3 percent (well below the national increase of 23.8 percent). Taranaki’s contribution to the GDP fell from 4.3 percent to 3.3 percent during this time. • ... more»
  • Hawke's Bay Regional GDP: Year ended March 2016

    13:23 | 30/3/17
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    In nominal terms (unadjusted for inflation): • From 2011–16, Hawke’s Bay’s economy increased 15.0 percent (below the national movement of 23.8 percent). During this period, Hawke’s Bay’s contribution to GDP fell 0.2 percentage points. • ... more»
  • Estimates of the Output Gap from a Beveridge-Nelson Filter

    13:03 | 30/3/17
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    The Beveridge-Nelson (BN) trend-cycle decomposition based on autoregressive forecasting models of U.S. quarterly real GDP growth produces estimates of the output gap that are strongly at odds with widely-held beliefs about the amplitude, persistence, and ... more»
  • NPT shareholders to vote on Kiwi Property offer

    12:46 | 30/3/17
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    March 30 (BusinessDesk) - NPT will pitch its favoured tie-up with Kiwi Property Group at a special meeting next month, where shareholders will vote on whether to back the deal or accept a rival bid from Augusta Capital.  more»
  • The importance of maintaining quality & quantity of market

    12:38 | 30/3/17
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    Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association reiterate the importance of at least maintaining the quality and quantity of current market access into the European Union and the United Kingdom, following the UK triggering of Article 50. ... more»
  • Z helps the EV revolution

    12:30 | 30/3/17
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    Z Energy and ChargeNet NZ are installing three more rapid-charge electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by the end of April to help extend the country’s EV charging network. more»
  • Figured announced as finalist in Hi Tech Awards

    12:07 | 30/3/17
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    Figured is pleased to share that the company is a finalist in the New Zealand Hi Tech Awards in two categories - Corotex Hi-Tech Emerging Company of the Year and NZTE Innovative Agritech Product. more»
  • NZ safety software company primed for growth

    11:48 | 30/3/17
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    Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand-based technology company ThunderMaps, which is building the world’s largest database of dangerous locations has just completed a seed round of capital raising. more»
  • Holiday Inn Express® proposed for Queenstown

    11:39 | 30/3/17
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    Australian private investment firm and hotel developer Pro-invest Group has today unveiled plans to build its debut New Zealand hotel in Queenstown.  more»
  • Bay of Plenty and Auckland top regional GDP increases

    11:38 | 30/3/17
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    Twelve of the 15 regional economies in New Zealand recorded nominal GDP increases in the year ended March 2016, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • NZ dollar touches week-high vs British pound

    11:31 | 30/3/17
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    March 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose to a week-high against the British pound and euro after UK Prime Minister Theresa May officially triggered Britain's exit from the European Union. more»
  • Input sought on insurer law review

    11:29 | 30/3/17
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    The Reserve Bank today published an issues paper for its review of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 (IPSA). Head of Prudential Supervision Toby Fiennes said: “Public consultation is an important element of the review.” Mr Fiennes ... more»
  • Flexi Cards CEO To Leave Next Month

    11:18 | 30/3/17
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    FLEXI CARDS_Primary 4 colour 30 March 2017 News release Flexi Cards CEO To Leave Next Month Greg Shepherd, Chief Executive of Flexi Cards, has announced his resignation, effective from mid-April. He has been CEO of the company, previously known as Fisher ... more»
  • Otakaro Orchard crowdfunding campaign reaches $60,000 target

    11:13 | 30/3/17
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    New Zealand's first urban food hub Otakaro Orchard is set to get planting, after the Christchurch community dug deep to hit its $60,000 crowdfunding target.  more»
  • Pioneer 500 gets smarter, smoother and safer

    11:13 | 30/3/17
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    With close ties to rural New Zealand that go back generations, Blue Wing Honda are proud to announce the arrival of the 2017 Honda Pioneer 500.  more»
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