Wednesday, 17 October 2018

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  • Cannabis biotech start-up Helius attracts major investors

    16:47 | 10/10/18
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    Local medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, opened its wholesale capital raise earlier this year to an enthusiastic response from investors. Now the company has the backing of kiwi rich-lister, Guy Haddleton, and this month has moved into ... more»
  • TeamTalk forecasts steady earnings amid network roll-out

    16:36 | 10/10/18
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    Oct. 10 (BusinessDesk) - TeamTalk is expecting similar full-year earnings despite higher operating costs and investment.  more»
  • TIL shares fall; sell-down demand muted

    15:28 | 10/10/18
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    Oct. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Shares in trucking operator TIL Logistics fell to a five-week low after two major investors had to settle for selling shares at an almost 10 percent discount, and managed to sell less than a third of the stock they offered. more»
  • Own a Piece of New Zealand Whisky Heritage…And Its Future

    15:19 | 10/10/18
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    Own a Piece of New Zealand Whisky Heritage…And Its Future For Immediate Release Wednesday 10 October 2018 The NZ Whisky Collection is about to make a Kiwi dream come true - owning a Whisky distillery, or at least a part of it - by becoming a ... more»
  • NZ guest nights at record in August

    14:51 | 10/10/18
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    Oct. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights hit an annual record in August as both domestic and international tourism numbers continue to climb.  more»
  • NZ card spending up across the board in September

    14:42 | 10/10/18
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    Oct. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand spending on electronic cards grew in every sector for a second month running amid upbeat consumer confidence and increased government support for households.  more»
  • Older caregivers and entrepreneurs a focus of study

    14:31 | 10/10/18
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    Should you launch your first business when you are over 50? How does caring for a loved one fit around paid work in later years? These are among new topics canvassed in the latest biennial survey by Massey University psychology researchers running ... more»
  • Transpower’s Wellington conductor replacement approved

    14:22 | 10/10/18
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    The Commerce Commission has formally approved $23.5 million for Transpower to replace the conductors (overhead wires) and strengthen the structures of a 9.5km section of its high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission network in Wellington. more»
  • Faafoi's loan shark clampdown

    14:20 | 10/10/18
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    Oct. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Small payday loan costs will be capped at 100 percent of the original amount borrowed, as part of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi's crackdown on predatory lenders.  more»
  • TeamTalk issues business update and guidance

    14:03 | 10/10/18
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    TeamTalk issues business update and guidance for year ending 30 June 2019 TeamTalk Limited (NZX: TTK), the publicly listed telecommunications services provider today announced an update on its business along with guidance for the financial year ending ... more»
  • Mental Health at work beyond Mental Health Awareness Week

    13:51 | 10/10/18
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    Many of us believe that we could make our workplace a healthier, more compassionate and richer place to be. Instinctively we have a hunch that if we changed things, productivity would improve.  more»
  • Commission warning on responsible lending requirements

    13:19 | 10/10/18
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    The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to Rapid Loans NZ Limited (Rapid Loans) about a loan it issued to a vulnerable borrower.  more»
  • Could this be the beer of the future?

    13:14 | 10/10/18
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    A lot of things go into beer production, but it all starts with good quality water. But imagine a world where your favourite beer looked, smelt and tasted like dirty water. Or instead of your usual pint, you were served up a bowl of dry, crunchy hops. ... more»
  • Turangi’s Century 21 recommits to rescue helicopter

    12:53 | 10/10/18
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    Upon hearing the news that Greenlea Rescue Helicopter is staying in the district, Century 21 Premier (Turangi) has recommitted itself to supporting the lifesaving service. more»
  • Vector settles with ComCom on reliability breaches

    12:51 | 10/10/18
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    Oct. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Vector has agreed a settlement with the Commerce Commission for breaches of its network quality standards in 2015 and 2016.  more»
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