Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Business News

  • S&P affirms New Zealand's 'AA' credit rating

    11:21 | 21/1/17
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    S&P affirms New Zealand's 'AA' credit rating on solid economy, fiscal prudence; kiwi gains  more»
  • Willie Jackson, Norm Dewes, Willie Te Aho to fisheries trust

    17:08 | 20/1/17
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    Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Te Ohu Kaimoana, which oversees Maori fisheries assets, has named Willie Jackson, Norm Dewes and Willie Te Aho to the board of a $20 million trust for unaffiliated Maori after a successful challenge to the appointment of ... more»
  • Willie Jackson, Norm Dewes, Willie Te Aho to fisheries trust

    17:08 | 20/1/17
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    Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Te Ohu Kaimoana, which oversees Maori fisheries assets, has named Willie Jackson, Norm Dewes and Willie Te Aho to the board of a $20 million trust for unaffiliated Maori after a successful challenge to the appointment of ... more»
  • Changes to TranzAlpine service

    17:06 | 20/1/17
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    KiwiRail is offering day trips from Christchurch to Arthur’s Pass on its popular TranzAlpine service after Wednesday’s weather bomb cut road and rail links.  more»
  • Fonterra Welcomes Fresh Trade And Investment Discussions

    16:12 | 20/1/17
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    Fonterra has welcomed the announcement that New Zealand and Sri Lanka will progress discussions on new trade and investment opportunities, including the possibility of a FTA down the track. The announcement came today after a meeting between New ... more»
  • Million passenger milestone for Queenstown

    16:02 | 20/1/17
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    Air New Zealand is celebrating a new milestone, with the news that it carried a million domestic passengers to and from the popular tourist destination of Queenstown in 2016. The airline reached the milestone for the first time late last year with 163,000 ... more»
  • Judge to rule in favour of replacing trustees

    16:00 | 20/1/17
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    Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The judge in the High Court hearing involving family members of Malaysian businessman Jho Low has indicated he will rule in favour of the plaintiffs, allowing the family members to have trustees replaced so they can fight attempts ... more»
  • NZ inflation probably back in RBNZ band

    15:57 | 20/1/17
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    Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Higher fuel prices probably pushed New Zealand’s annual inflation back above 1 percent for the first time in more than two years in the December quarter. more»
  • Pumpkin Patch stores to close by mid-February

    14:53 | 20/1/17
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    Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The receivers of Pumpkin Patch will have all stores closed by mid-February after they couldn't entice a buyer for the failed children's wear chain, which traded through the traditionally busy holiday period.  more»
  • US$265m trust hearing fraud case delayed

    14:51 | 20/1/17
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    Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - A defended hearing in Auckland’s High Court involving family members of Malaysian businessman Jho Low has been delayed nearly two hours this morning. more»
  • Doing business in China - about relationships and subtleties

    13:59 | 20/1/17
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    New Zealand company director Annie Govan says two things are absolutely essential to doing business in China – building relationships and understanding the many subtleties that come with the Chinese culture. more»
  • NZ employees most upbeat about labour market in eight years

    13:47 | 20/1/17
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    Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand employment confidence rose to its highest level in eight years as Kiwis grew more upbeat about the prospect of wage increases and less pessimistic about job opportunities in what's seen as a robust labour market.  more»
  • Dairy farmer’s award recognises superb environmental effort

    13:32 | 20/1/17
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    Dairy farmer Phil Musson’s ‘can do’ attitude has won him the annual Working with Nature environment award from North Canterbury Fish & Game.  more»
  • OPPO Signals Upcoming Launch In New Zealand

    12:37 | 20/1/17
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    Auckland, 20 January 2017 – OPPO is pleased to announce it is establishing a presence in New Zealand and will provide a range of its products to New Zealanders.  more»
  • $87.3B investment focused on transformational projects

    12:35 | 20/1/17
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    Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand government has focused its $87.3 billion investment programme into projects that will fundamentally change the way it operates in the ongoing drive to get more with less from the public service, according to ... more»
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