Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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  • Cheaper petrol keeps lid on credit spending in November

    15:00 | 11/12/18
    Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Retail spending on electronic cards eased in November as cheaper prices at the petrol pump helped consumers spend less on fuel.  more»
  • Peter Yealands fined for "unprecedented offending"

    14:10 | 11/12/18
    Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Yealands Estate Wines has pleaded guilty to “unprecedented offending” under the Wine Act 2003 and has copped a $400,000 fine.  more»
  • Winner of the Next Women in Media Scholarship Announced

    14:09 | 11/12/18
    NEXT Magazine and Bauer Media are pleased to announce that the winner of the NEXT Women in Media Scholarship for 2018 is Jane Stanley, Managing Director of Annalect, OMD. more»
  • New Queenstown climbing information available

    14:00 | 11/12/18
    New climbing areas and updated access information is now available for the Queenstown area with the imminent release of the New Zealand Alpine Club’s latest offering, Queenstown Rock, Ice and Boulders. To be released on December 14th in Queenstown, ... more»
  • Call for law society resignations after members veto sale

    13:36 | 11/12/18
    Disgruntled Auckland District Law Society members want heads to roll at the top of the organisation after they defeated a divisive plan to sell the society's heritage building. more»
  • Genesis joins global EV100 initiative

    13:03 | 11/12/18
    Genesis Energy has joined The Climate Group’s EV100 initiative which brings together companies from all over the world that are committed to switching their global fleets to electric vehicles to reduce carbon emissions. more»
  • NZCU Baywide wins Canstar Awards third year in a row

    12:50 | 11/12/18
    NZCU Baywide, New Zealand’s largest credit union, is celebrating its third big win in the annual Canstar Awards in as many years after being rated once again as an “outstanding value” lender for both its secured and unsecured personal and ... more»
  • Finaccess bid for Restaurant Brands control gets thumbs up

    12:49 | 11/12/18
    Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Finaccess Capital's $881.5 million bid for three-quarters of Restaurant Brands New Zealand has the backing of the Kiwi firm's board, with the per-share price topping the independent adviser's assessment.  more»
  • Accenture Acquires PrimeQ

    12:16 | 11/12/18
    Acquisition makes Accenture the largest Oracle Cloud Systems Integrator in New Zealand and Australia  more»
  • Espionage Group Compromises Government Agencies

    12:14 | 11/12/18
    Symantec researchers have discovered the cyber espionage group, dubbed Seedworm (aka MuddyWater or Zagos), has upped its ante in recent months, infiltrating more than 30 organisations since late September. Seedworm has successfully infiltrated telecommunications ... more»
  • NZ dollar climbs to 15-month high vs pound

    11:38 | 11/12/18
    Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar climbed to a 15-month high against the British pound after a delayed Brexit vote reignited fears the UK won't agree to terms on leaving the European Union, adding to uncertainty in the global economy. more»
  • ACC levy reduction welcomed

    11:36 | 11/12/18
    The levy paid by employers and the self-employed will reduce from an average 72 cents to 67 cents per $100 of liable earnings from next year.  more»
  • New Chief Executive, New Zealand Customs Service appointed

    11:08 | 11/12/18
    State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Christine Stevenson as Comptroller of Customs and Chief Executive, New Zealand Customs Service. “I am very pleased to appoint Ms Stevenson to this role,” the Commissioner ... more»
  • Hospitality spending rises as petrol prices retreat

    10:57 | 11/12/18
    Drivers spent less on fuel in November as pump prices eased off record highs, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • FHH requires highest subcontractor safety standards

    10:53 | 11/12/18
    With safety as the paramount priority in Fulton Hogan Hiways, the company has been committed to upgrading its subcontractors, according to FHH Manager Health and Safety John Tinsley. more»
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