Friday, 24 November 2017

Business News

  • Annual migration lifts in October

    14:19 | 22/11/17
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    Nov. 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand annual net migration rose in October and remains high by historical standards although it's lower than the record reached in July this year. more»
  • Stride plans $43 mln redevelopment for Waste Management

    14:05 | 22/11/17
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    Nov. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Stride Property Group plans to spend $43 million transforming an Auckland bottling plant into a logistics site for the country's biggest rubbish collection and recycling firm, Waste Management NZ.  more»
  • HY to 30/9/17: Serko achieves maiden profit

    13:56 | 22/11/17
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    Six monthly profit before tax of $1.2 million compared to a loss of ($2.0) million last year  more»
  • Investore first-half profit more than triples

    12:34 | 22/11/17
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    Nov. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Investore Property, the property investor spun out of Stride Property last year, said first-half profit more than tripled as acquisitions boosted rental income and it benefited from lower finance costs. more»
  • Serko in the black as first-half revenue climbs 30%

    12:16 | 22/11/17
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    Nov. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Serko generated a first-half profit as the online travel booking software developer boosted trading revenue 30 percent and reined in spending, and is stepping up plans to launch in new international markets.  more»
  • Goodnature Traps Help Save Threatened Hawaiian Species

    11:57 | 22/11/17
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    Goodnature works with U.S. Army on Oahu island, and conservationists on Lana‘i island, owned by Oracle founder Larry Ellison, to eradicate rats and revitalise native flora and fauna  more»
  • NZ dollar gains with global risk sentiment

    11:49 | 22/11/17
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    Nov. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose as a key measure of risk sentiment improved with the kiwi stronger even after dairy prices fell for the fourth straight dairy auction in a row. more»
  • Productivity the barrier to tech being the top exporter

    11:34 | 22/11/17
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    Christchurch, 22 November 2017– Kiwi technology needs to sell itself smarter to realise its full potential to become the country’s largest export industry, according to the latest Market Measures report. more»
  • Symposium in Wellington attracts 150 researchers

    11:19 | 22/11/17
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    Research Symposium Focuses on Industry And Community This week Wellington plays host to one hundred and fifty researchers. The researchers are from Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs). They are joining together to present their research ... more»
  • Eight Signs You’re A Bad Boss

    11:11 | 22/11/17
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    Eight Signs You’re A Bad Boss Auckland, 22 November 2017 – A manager has a wide range of responsibilities, from setting clear expectations, to making sure business goals are met or even exceeded. A good boss manages staff effectively so that they ... more»
  • Australians Boost Record Visitors

    11:02 | 22/11/17
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    More Australian tourists and visitors crossing the ditch helped boost total visitor arrivals to a record 3.69 million in the year ended October 2017, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • While you were sleeping: Wall St renews record highs

    11:00 | 22/11/17
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    Nov. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street climbed to fresh record highs as better-than-expected corporate earnings such as from Medtronic bolstered optimism about the outlook for profits. more»
  • Start-up Gets People Discovering Their Cities

    10:44 | 22/11/17
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    Two young entrepreneurs just launched a startup that makes it easy for anyone to find great events happening near them.  more»
  • Holmes Consulting in the spotlight at international awards

    10:38 | 22/11/17
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    Holmes Consulting’s work on the seismic strengthening of Wellington’s 30-storey Majestic Centre building has been described as “extraordinarily difficult” by the world’s largest professional organisation for structural engineers. The company ... more»
  • Job advertisements rise slightly in October 2017

    10:36 | 22/11/17
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    The number of online job advertisements rose slightly with an increase of 0.1 per cent in October 2017 and 8.2 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. more»
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