Saturday, 18 August 2018

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  • Honey goes hi-tech: new tool has industry buzzing

    14:54 | 17/8/18
    With New Zealand’s annual honey exports currently valued at $300 million and growing, a new web-based honey blending tool is set to save honey distributors significant amounts of time and money. more»
  • Higher fuel prices squeeze producer margins in 2nd quarter

    14:45 | 17/8/18
    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Higher fuel prices continued to squeeze margins in the second quarter as the prices paid by producers lifted more than the prices they obtained for their goods.  more»
  • Open up budget bids to NGOs ProdCom says

    14:40 | 17/8/18
    Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The government should let community organisations and private firms bid directly to the Treasury to offer programmes likely to deliver a significant impact, the Productivity Commission says. more»
  • NZ wool market starts new season on 'weak note'

    14:35 | 17/8/18
    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand wool market started the new season on "a very weak note" due to concerns about US tariffs on Chinese products, according to AgriHQ's latest monthly report on the sheep & beef sector. more»
  • Infrastructure NZ delegation to Asia

    14:10 | 17/8/18
    Madame Xu, China’s consulate general in Auckland, today announced that Infrastructure New Zealand will be leading a senior delegation to China, Hong Kong and Singapore in March 2019. more»
  • Farmlands and Silver Fern Farms praised

    13:44 | 17/8/18
    Farmlands and Silver Fern Farms praised for grassroots governance programme Two of New Zealand’s largest rural co-operatives have teamed up to develop leaders for the country’s primary industries  more»
  • Brilliance fined $540,000 for misleading representations

    13:42 | 17/8/18
    Brilliance International Limited has been fined $540,000 for making false and misleading representations relating to its steel mesh products which are used to earthquake strengthen buildings. more»
  • Holiday parks keen to be involved in camping decisions

    12:44 | 17/8/18
    Government plans to improve the management of free camping are being supported by the holiday park sector which says a national solution is overdue.  more»
  • NZ dollar fails to break above 66 US cts

    11:46 | 17/8/18
    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar failed to break above 66 US cents as fears over trade tensions between China and the US were allayed by the prospect of talks later this month.  more»
  • Top Tips for using Storage Units

    11:34 | 17/8/18
    Whether it’s for storing a few bits of furniture between house moves or for the odd box of keepsakes you can’t bear to part with, storage units have become big business in New Zealand. Recent research from Canstar Blue reveals that for over ... more»
  • International visitor spending shows significant growth

    11:27 | 17/8/18
    Spending by international visitors in New Zealand increased nine per cent to $11.1 billion for the year to June 2018, according to the latest International Visitor Survey results released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment ... more»
  • NZ startup moves to Australia

    11:20 | 17/8/18
    Cryptosaver , a new and innovative cryptocurrency savings platform is making it easy for people to buy bitcoin in Australia . The three Kiwi founders initially launched their service in New Zealand. However, NZ banks closed their accounts citing the ... more»
  • Crude oil pumps up fuel prices

    10:50 | 17/8/18
    Higher fuel prices contributed to rises in producer output prices (up 0.9 percent) and input prices (up 1.0 percent) in the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • Greenstone Group appoint head of new Wellington office

    10:47 | 17/8/18
    Leading project and property advisory company Greenstone Group has appointed Nick Jones as the head of its new Wellington office to help meet growing demand from new and existing clients in the capital. more»
  • Jasmax Architect: Going Big

    10:36 | 17/8/18
    Jasmax Associate Principal Mary Henry will be the key guest speaker at Emerge 3: Going Big, Thursday 23 August. Mary will be speaking to her role as the project architect leading the delivery of the award-winning $56mil award-winning AUT Mana Hauora building. more»
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