Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Business News

  • Unison Delighted Government Backs EV Highway

    13:53 | 19/1/17
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    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
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    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»
  • Yealands Receives Top Honours

    12:57 | 19/1/17
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    Yealands Family Wines (Yealands) are celebrating the start of 2017 with a Platinum Medal received at the International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing Competition run by The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT®). more»
  • Reserve Bank Bulletin looks at forecasting model

    12:13 | 19/1/17
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    The Reserve Bank has released a Bulletin article examining the core macro-economic model it uses to support the monetary policy decision making process.  more»
  • Heartland names Air NZ's David Mackrell as new CFO

    12:09 | 19/1/17
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    Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Heartland Bank has named Air New Zealand deputy finance boss David Mackrell as its new chief financial officer.  more»
  • NZ dollar falls as US data points to improving prospects

    11:52 | 19/1/17
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    Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell from a month-high after US inflation and industrial figures showed the slow recovery in the world's biggest economy is on track, giving the Federal Reserve room to hike interest rates this year.  more»
  • More Speakers Revealed for 31c0n

    11:09 | 19/1/17
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    Five more speakers have been added to the line-up for 31c0n, New Zealand’s newest cyber security conference taking place in February 2017. To date, 12 global and local experts are confirmed to present at the inaugural event which is aimed at providing ... more»
  • Monthly home consents hit 11-year high

    10:52 | 19/1/17
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    The number of new homes consented reached an 11-year high in the month of November, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was due to increased consents in Auckland and the usual pre-Christmas rush. more»
  • Industry Leader Joins Ipsos NZ Management Team

    10:38 | 19/1/17
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    Highly respected market researcher Winifred Henderson joins Ipsos New Zealand in a specially-created role  more»
  • Turning Gold into White Butter

    10:03 | 19/1/17
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    Fonterra’s Research and Development Centre alongside its global ingredients business, NZMP, has developed a new white butter product to meet growing demand from manufacturers in the Middle East market. more»
  • Hawkes Bay kiwifruit farm sells for $40.2mn

    09:37 | 19/1/17
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    Jan. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand’s kiwifruit industry continues to surge ahead and a recent orchard sale underscores confidence in the sector.  more»
  • While you were sleeping: Yellen to speak

    07:43 | 19/1/17
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    Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) - US Treasuries declined while Wall Street was mixed as investors awaited a speech by US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.  more»
  • Batten down before weather bomb hits - AA Insurance

    18:18 | 18/1/17
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    Auckland, 18 January 2017 – With the expected weather bomb set to pummel the South Island and lower parts of the North Island this week, now’s the times to batten down the hatches, says AA Insurance. more»
  • Method represents NZ at the Vega Awards

    17:24 | 18/1/17
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    As the only NZ winners at the Vega Awards, Ponsonby based digital agency, Method have walked away with 5 awards, placing for all their entries.  more»
  • Top tier firm bucks trend in Chambers rankings

    16:00 | 18/1/17
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    Chambers Asia-Pacific, a highly regarded UK based legal research directory, has released its 2017 guide ranking top law firms, and again MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ progress towards being the best commercial law firm in New Zealand is highlighted. more»
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