Thursday, 23 March 2017

Business News

  • Cost of Shopping Online Set to Drop for Kiwi Consumers

    12:58 | 22/3/17
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    New Zealand consumers are expected to benefit from access to a Google platform which makes it easier to compare prices of products according to a local marketing expert.  more»
  • TruScreen raises $4.09M from institutions to fund growth

    12:56 | 22/3/17
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    March 22 (BusinessDesk) - TruScreen, the NZAX-listed cervical cancer test developer, raised $4.09 million in a share sale to institutional and other select investors to strengthen its balance sheet and fund future growth. more»
  • Consumers assured of surgical mesh products’ quality

    12:19 | 22/3/17
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    Consumers may be assured that surgical mesh products used in New Zealand meet the highest quality standards both in New Zealand and internationally, says the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand , the only national industry body representing ... more»
  • CAFCA Launches Aotearoa Independence Movement

    11:51 | 22/3/17
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     CAFCA LAUNCHES AOTEAROA INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT And Invites As Many People As Possible To Get Actively Involved In This Campaign   The advent of Donald Trump in the US provides an unprecedented opportunity to take a good, hard look at Aotearoa's ... more»
  • Changes to postal rates

    11:45 | 22/3/17
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    The cost of sending a medium sized letter within New Zealand by FastPost will increase 50 cents from $1.80 to $2.30, from 1 July 2017. New Zealand Post is making this change, along with increases for other products following its annual price review. more»
  • On the OECD report on the NZ Environment

    11:37 | 22/3/17
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    Te Awamutu based company, Miscanthus New Zealand Limited (MNZ), believes that it has the answer to many of the cautions and warnings to New Zealand that are contained in the latest OECD report on the NZ environment but officials do not seem to be receptive ... more»
  • Conference aims to educate aesthetic professionals

    11:34 | 22/3/17
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    Numerous complaints about unsafe practices in beauty, laser and aesthetic clinics from around New Zealand paints a disturbing picture of the industry.  more»
  • NZ’s investment in infrastructure creating jobs

    11:25 | 22/3/17
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    Global engineering and advisory firm Aurecon, will be recruiting approximately 30 graduates around the country[1] in 2017, as part of its annual graduate recruitment programme. more»
  • How To Trade 29th March When Theresa May Triggers Brexit

    11:22 | 22/3/17
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    It is all about trading the event and timing is very important when it comes to it. The 29th of March is the day when the British Prime Minister, Theresa May will invoke the Article 50 and the UK will be entered in divorce negotiations of leaving the ... more»
  • Productivity Commission report deserves wider conversation

    11:21 | 22/3/17
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    In light of the release of the Productivity Commission's final report, the Industry Training Federation seeks a broader and sector-led conversation for how tertiary education can be more responsive to the needs of the productive sector. “The report ... more»
  • Landmark parking victory against Tauranga City Council

    11:20 | 22/3/17
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    The Tauranga District Court has ruled that Tauranga City Council’s Traffic & Parking Bylaw is illegal. Local technology service provider, Geeks on Wheels fought back when it received 9 parking infringement notices in succession in early 2016. ... more»
  • Construction firms have high proportion of hard-to-fill jobs

    11:13 | 22/3/17
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    Almost 80 percent of businesses in the construction industry reported vacancies in 2016, with 58 percent of these reporting that they had hard-to-fill vacancies, Stats NZ said today. This means that of the approximately 4,600 construction businesses ... more»
  • Labour productivity falls on high input growth

    11:09 | 22/3/17
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    Labour productivity fell 0.7 percent in the year ended March 2016, StatsNZ said today. Labour inputs for the measured sector increased 3.3 percent, the largest increase since the beginning of the series (1996). more»
  • All New Kia Rio Makes A Big Impression

    11:06 | 22/3/17
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    The all new 2017 Kia Rio has gone on sale in New Zealand sporting a distinctive look, sharper handling, more passenger space and new technology. The 5-door Kia Rio has grown in size and stature as it enters its fourth generation, featuring a longer ... more»
  • Royal Adelaide Beer & Cider Awards Go Trans-Tasman

    10:57 | 22/3/17
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    The Royal Adelaide Beer and Cider Awards (RABCA) will allow beer and cider entries from New Zealand in 2017 - the first time in the competition’s history.  more»
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