Saturday, 18 August 2018

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  • Construction disputes tipped to rise – Russell McVeagh

    08:16 | 15/8/18
    With over 70 per cent of survey respondents from New Zealand's construction industry predicting an increase in the number of disputes in the next two years, insights released today by law firm Russell McVeagh, offer an opportunity to avoid them.  more»
  • HiFX morning Update, August 15 2018

    08:11 | 15/8/18
    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6774 (mid-rate) this morning. Another quiet night with the NZD more than holding its own against the majority of its rivals as risk appetite increased. Concerns about the financial crisis in Turkey have eased with the Turkish ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares bounce back from Turkish sell-down

    20:44 | 14/8/18
    MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares bounce back from Turkish sell-down, Summerset falls on mixed result  more»
  • NZ dollar pares losses as bargain hunters move in

    20:43 | 14/8/18
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar pared some of its recent losses against the greenback as bargain hunters moved in despite weak data from Australia and China that would normally have weighed on the kiwi.  more»
  • Govt moves to shut GST loophole on charities' asset sales

    20:42 | 14/8/18
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The government is moving to close a GST loophole that could have created a “significant but unquantified” risk to the Crown’s revenue.  more»
  • Latest gambling stats deliver more funding to the community

    18:29 | 14/8/18
    Gambling Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) Quarterly statistics press release 14 August 2018 show more funds available for the community Due to a 3.1 percent increase in Gaming Machine Proceeds (GMP) from Class 4 Gambling (pokies) in the April-June ... more»
  • NZ Steel undercut by dumped Malaysian product

    18:18 | 14/8/18
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - BlueScope Steel-owned NZ Steel is being undercut by Malaysian products dumped in the local market, says the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.  more»
  • Poorest performing iwi invested in large farms

    18:11 | 14/8/18
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The poorest performing iwi investment in recent years has come from farming, which is often favoured for cultural rather than economic considerations, according to the latest annual ‘Iwi Investment Insights’ report by ANZ Bank New ... more»
  • Emissions Trading Scheme revisions timely and necessary

    17:28 | 14/8/18
    Forest owners are calling the proposed revisions to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) both timely and necessary if New Zealand is to hope to meet its greenhouse gas reduction targets. more»
  • Judgment: Waho v Te Kohanga Reo National Trust

    16:54 | 14/8/18
    [1] Until he was removed in 2014 Toni Waho was a trustee of Te Kohanga Reo National Trust, a trust dedicated to the use and retention of te reo Maori. The Trust Board decided to remove Mr Waho on the grounds he had brought the Trust into disrepute ... more»
  • Decision in FMA and the administrators of CBL case

    16:52 | 14/8/18
    Decision in the case stated procedure between FMA and the administrators of CBL Corporation Limited  more»
  • Weakened construction sector set for disruption

    16:49 | 14/8/18
    With key milestone projects now in progress and some nearing completion, more engineers are using new building information modelling technology for designing commercial buildings using engineered wood with cross laminated timber at their heart.  more»
  • Trustpower extends customer book with Opunake

    16:47 | 14/8/18
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Trustpower is to acquire about 1,400 commercial power accounts after Opunake Hydro opted to quit the retail market citing tough competition.  more»
  • Mycoplasma bovis confirmed in Tasman district

    16:06 | 14/8/18
    Biosecurity New Zealand today confirmed a property in the Tasman district as positive for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. It's the first time the disease has been found in this region. more»
  • ServiceIQ - Chief Executive appointment

    15:53 | 14/8/18
    ServiceIQ Board Chair Rick Christie has confirmed the appointment of Andrew McSweeney as its new Chief Executive. ServiceIQ is the industry training organisation (ITO) for the aviation, hospitality, retail, travel, tourism and museums sectors. more»
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