Wednesday, 01 March 2017

Business News

  • TeamTalk agrees 3-year banking facility

    10:47 | 28/2/17
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    TeamTalk Limited (NZX: TTK) today announced that Westpac New Zealand Limited has agreed the essential terms of a new banking facility for the company through and until 31 March 2020 to replace the existing facility which expires at the end of ... more»
  • The FMA: What to expect from your financial provider

    09:26 | 28/2/17
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    The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has today published a series of pointers for customers to use when they are dealing with financial services providers.  more»
  • Wise Ones launches to connect older workers to jobs

    09:16 | 28/2/17
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    A new online service is being launched today to help people over the age of 55 find work opportunities and employers to benefit from this growing pool of talent.  more»
  • Air New Zealand welcomes four new Airpoints™ partners

    09:12 | 28/2/17
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    Air New Zealand’s Airpoints™ programme continues its strong growth, with Ranstad, MoleMap, The Economist and Exeed Limited the latest to join the airline’s expanding network of businesses giving members more ways to earn. The number of businesses ... more»
  • MetraWeather and BloomSky join forces

    08:53 | 28/2/17
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    MetraWeather Sherlock™ is a new Small Data analysis and personal weather service that uses behavioural clues, direct user input and observations from smart devices to provide more useful and relevant information than traditional weather apps. more»
  • Rush Digital to Support Championing the Growth of Vr/Ar

    08:36 | 28/2/17
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    Rush Digital, based in New York and Auckland and one of the world’s leading creative technology studios, is to become a strategic partner of the New Zealand VR/AR Association (NZVRARA). more»
  • HiFX Morning Update, February 28 2017

    08:24 | 28/2/17
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    The NZDUSD opens at 0.7201 (mid-rate) this morning. Markets have once again been very subdued overnight, with very little in the way of economic data until later in the week. more»
  • Crown argues it has power to revoke conservation status

    08:16 | 28/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The Minister of Conservation has the right to revoke the status of land in the conservation estate, the Crown argues in a Supreme Court challenge to a ruling that's holding up a Hawke's Bay irrigation scheme allowing more intensive ... more»
  • Marsden Maritime lifts first-half profit 21%

    08:13 | 28/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Marsden Maritime, which owns half of the Marsden Point-based Northport along with a marina, commercial facilities and land, lifted first-half profit 21 percent on increased cargo volumes going through the port.  more»
  • Carter Holt Harvey draws councils into leaky school claim

    08:11 | 28/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Carter Holt Harvey has dragged 47 local body governments into its leaky schools court case after losing a bid to have the Ministry of Education's claim tossed out.  more»
  • New Zealand dollar gains against Sterling

    08:09 | 28/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained against the British pound after media reports that the Scottish government is seriously considering an independence vote but remained steady against the greenback ahead of US President Donald Trump’s ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain on Metlifecare result

    08:07 | 28/2/17
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    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose after Metlifecare posted a 31 percent jump in first-half profit and said people were queuing up to enter its retirement villages. Summerset Group also rose while Ryman Healthcare and Fletcher Building ... more»
  • While you were sleeping: Records before Trump speech

    07:53 | 28/2/17
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    Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street seesawed, with the Dow and S&P 500 touching record highs earlier in the session, as investors geared up for US President Donald Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday, which might offer more details on tax promises ... more»
  • Hyundai offers first view of Xcient prime mover

    17:32 | 27/2/17
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    Hyundai offers the transport industry a preview of its Xcient prime mover at this month’s Transport and Heavy Equipment Expo. It is the brand’s headline truck at Expo and is the first to reach this country. The Xcient 6x4 tractor unit at Expo ... more»
  • Hyundai launches the new Mighty truck

    17:31 | 27/2/17
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    The latest Hyundai truck to arrive in New Zealand has wide appeal to businesses who need flexibility from their light trucks.  more»
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