Sunday, 20 August 2017

Business News

  • Rakon talks up IoT opportunities - Computerworld New Zealand

    15:50 | 18/8/17
    Computerworld New Zealand
    Rakon is talking up its ambitions in the burgeoning Internet of Things market on the back of Thinxtra, the Australian and New Zealand operator of the Sigfox wireless network for IoT in which Rakon has a 42 percent stake, securing $A20m in Series B funding. more»
  • Govt freeing up land in Queenstown - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

    15:50 | 18/8/17
    Scoop.co.nz
    The Government is extending the successful Crown Land Programme to Queenstown, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today. “As it grows, Queenstown is facing challenges with housing supply. The average house price is the highest in the ... more»
  • Govt freeing up land in Queenstown - Scoop.co.nz

    15:50 | 18/8/17
    Scoop.co.nz
    The Government is extending the successful Crown Land Programme to Queenstown, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today. “As it grows, Queenstown is facing challenges with housing supply. The average house price is the highest in the ... more»
  • CBL shares fall 12% as reserves increase dents profit

    15:48 | 18/8/17
    Scoop
    Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) - CBL Corp's shares fell about 12 percent after the financial risk insurer said first-half profit dropped by more than a third, largely on a $16.5 million increase in reserves to cover future claims. Revenue grew 29 percent. more»
  • Fonterra opens new $150m Oz cheese plant - Rural News Group

    15:44 | 18/8/17
    Rural News Group
    Fonterra's new $150 million cheese plant in Australia will help the co-op further capture the strong global demand for dairy, says chairman John Wilson. “Australia is a global ingredients hub for Fonterra's cheese, whey and nutritionals, complementing  more»
  • Govt frees up land in Queenstown - Otago Daily Times

    15:30 | 18/8/17
    Otago Daily Times
    Extending the Crown Land Programme to Queenstown will help rebalance the market in the resort, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams said while announcing the move today. "As it grows, Queenstown is facing challenges with housing supply. The average ... more»
  • Queenstown’s first female sales team

    15:30 | 18/8/17
    Scoop
    Premium real estate agency New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty (NZSIR) welcomes Queenstown’s first female real estate sales team later this year.  more»
  • NZ wool market improves at weekly auction

    15:09 | 18/8/17
    Scoop
    Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices and sale clearance rates lifted at the latest weekly auction.  more»
  • Heretaunga Aquifer at its limit - Voxy

    15:06 | 18/8/17
    Voxy
    New scientific advice from the Hawke's Bay Regional Council indicates the effects of current groundwater takes from the Heretaunga Aquifer are at the limit of what is environmentally acceptable. Hawke's Bay Regional Council Chairman Rex Graham says it  more»
  • Mobile trader Ezitruck fined $126000 for multiple charges - New Zealand Herald

    15:04 | 18/8/17
    New Zealand Herald
    The truck shop operator was fined $126,000 for 16 charges brought by the Commerce Commission. Photo/File. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook. Share on Twitter twitter. more»
  • Spark chases quantum leap in 2019 earnings

    15:02 | 18/8/17
    Scoop
    Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand wants a "significant" increase in earnings from the 2019 June year after what will be a step up in the cost of its 'Quantum Programme' which it says will transform the country's largest telecommunications ... more»
  • A new breed of dog? Blue canines wander the streets in India - TVNZ

    14:59 | 18/8/17
    TVNZ
    Stray dogs on the outskirts of Mumbai have been turning blue after reportedly wading into waters allegedly affected by industrial wastes. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. more»
  • Customers to get refund after truck shop operator found guilty - Stuff.co.nz

    14:51 | 18/8/17
    Stuff.co.nz
    Home Direct was the only mobile trader the Commerce Commission could identify that was meeting its requirements. Another truck shop operator has been handed a $100,000-plus fine from the Commerce Commission. Ezitruck Shopping, run by Macful ... more»
  • New Zealand lawmaker says good chance of Pacific trade deal - New Zealand Herald

    14:47 | 18/8/17
    New Zealand Herald
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) " New Zealand's trade minister says he believes there's an odds-on chance that a group of 11 Pacific nations including Japan and Australia will sign a free-trade deal, despite the U.S. pulling out. Todd McClay said on ... more»
  • Melanie Spencer Joins Strategy Auckland

    14:43 | 18/8/17
    Scoop
    18th of August 2017 - Strategy Creative Auckland’s studio will have a new Managing Partner from Monday with Melanie Spencer stepping into the role.  more»
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