Wednesday, 21 August 2019

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  • XE Morning Update - August 15, 2019

    08:55 | 15/8/19
    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6435 (mid-rate) this morning  more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares dip

    21:01 | 14/8/19
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares dipped as the local reporting season continued to meet expectations with SkyCity Entertainment Group posting a small increase in underlying earnings and signalling growth in the current year.  more»
  • NZ dollar pushed and pulled

    20:20 | 14/8/19
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed after worse-than-expected Chinese economic data tempered early enthusiasm after US President Donald Trump said he would delay tariffs on imports of some consumer goods from China. more»
  • Potatoes vs people: govt moves to protect top vege-growing

    19:48 | 14/8/19
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Lifestyle blocks and new subdivisions will be far harder to develop on areas of rich soil under a new national policy statement on highly productive land unveiled for submissions by the government today. more»
  • Enspiral Dev Academy opens enrolments for 2020

    19:20 | 14/8/19
    For immediate release: Short-course intensive web development training organisation Enspiral Dev Academy opens enrolments for 2020  more»
  • Lane Neave acts on sale of three large retirement villages

    19:18 | 14/8/19
    National law firm, Lane Neave, has acted for the family owned Sanderson Group on the sale of three large retirement villages to NZX listed company, Arvida Limited.  more»
  • International guest nights plumb 3-year low

    17:15 | 14/8/19
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's accommodation operators reported the fewest monthly international guest nights for three years in June as the tourism boom tapers off.  more»
  • Tourism industry challenged to look past bottom line

    17:04 | 14/8/19
    Tourism operators were challenged to look at more than just the bottom line at the sold out 2019 New Zealand Tourism Export Council (TECNZ) Tourism Conference today in Christchurch. Delegates from local inbound tour operators, tourism product providers, ... more»
  • Tourism Export Council welcomes new funding

    16:27 | 14/8/19
    The Tourism Export Council New Zealand (TECNZ) welcomes the Government’s announcement of $5.2 million in funding to expand Go with Tourism, an initiative to promote and attract talent to the tourism industry. more»
  • New website for Northland Totara Industry Pilot project

    15:45 | 14/8/19
    Project partners running a two-year study into the viability of a Northland totara timber industry have unveiled a website ( ) to explain the project and its social, economic and environmental objectives. more»
  • Kevin Bryant appointed CEO of NZ Veterinary Association

    15:40 | 14/8/19
    New Zealand Veterinary Association President Dr Peter Blaikie today announced former industry training organisation leader Kevin Bryant has been appointed NZVA Chief Executive Officer. more»
  • Fonterra woes a drag for two biggest shareholders

    15:27 | 14/8/19
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group's two biggest shareholders – Dairy Holdings and state-owned Landcorp Farming – say the latest downgrade will weigh on their own earnings and add to farmer malaise against a backdrop of already ... more»
  • Stop commercial catch and clean up rivers to save whitebait

    15:22 | 14/8/19
    On the opening day of the whitebait season, Forest & Bird is calling for bold steps to save the four endangered native fish in the whitebait catch from extinction.  more»
  • Cannasouth issues shares to fund cultivation facility

    15:16 | 14/8/19
    Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Cannasouth will raise another $1 million from an issue of new shares, just two months after its initial public offer, to fund a joint venture to build and own a cannabis cultivation facility.  more»
  • Faulty machinery leads to worker's death

    15:15 | 14/8/19
    WorkSafe is urging all employers to make sure machinery their workers are using is made safe and cannot injure a worker. This comes after the Homegrown Juice Co Limited was sentenced and fined $367,500 in Hastings District Court today after a worker ... more»
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