Friday, 22 February 2019

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  • NZ Post achieves first-half revenue growth

    14:16 | 21/2/19
    Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Post has managed to lift revenue for the first time since 2015 as growth in sales from parcels delivery more than offset continuing falls in mail volumes. more»
  • Govt to step up efforts - second Queensland fruit fly caught

    13:49 | 21/2/19
    Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The government will step up efforts in Auckland to protect the country's $6 billion horticulture export industry after the discovery of a second male Queensland fruit fly on the North Shore. more»
  • We smashed it New Zealand - thank you for caring

    13:20 | 21/2/19
    Kiwibank’s charity Facebook frame hit its target this morning. More than 50,000 people sport the I AM HOPE frame on their profile pictures and $50,000 is now on its way towards the Gumboot Up New Zealand fundraiser.  more»
  • Feds: Put capital gains tax back in the kennel

    12:35 | 21/2/19
    Federated Farmers has said from the outset that a capital gains tax is a mangy dog, that will add unacceptably high costs and complexity.  more»
  • Ground Spreaders Announce New Awards Programme

    12:25 | 21/2/19
    The New Zealand Groundspread Fertilisers Association (NZGFA) is encouraging agricultural companies to nominate candidates for a set of new industry awards. The awards, introduced to recognise and commend those who have made a significant and positive contribution ... more»
  • Queenstown Airport Corp reports solid half-year result

    12:23 | 21/2/19
    Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has delivered a solid result for the six months ended 31 December 2018, reporting a Net Profit After Tax* of $8.3 million, down 6.3 percent compared with the same period last year, due to increased interest and depreciation ... more»
  • Spark's Moutter bangs drum for 5G spectrum auction

    12:21 | 21/2/19
    Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The government needs to keep its next radio spectrum auction on schedule if Spark New Zealand is to have a 5G network up and running by July 2020, the company says. more»
  • F&P Healthcare and ResMed drop patent infringement disputes

    12:19 | 21/2/19
    Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and ResMed have agreed to settle all outstanding patent infringement disputes with no payment or admission of liability by either side after racking up millions of dollars in legal fees in a fight that ... more»
  • Commission should ensure better approach to infrastructure

    12:17 | 21/2/19
    Water New Zealand has welcomed the creation of the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission – Te Waihanga.  more»
  • MYOB strengthens industry leadership position

    12:12 | 21/2/19
    MYOB today released its financial results for the full year ending 31 December 2018, reporting 229,000 new online subscribers, or a 57% increase, in the 12 months to reach a total of 628,000 online subscribers, strengthening its leadership position ... more»
  • NZ dollar dips after Fed minutes not as dovish as expected

    11:37 | 21/2/19
    Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dipped after the release of the minutes from the US Federal Open Market Committee's January meeting, which weren't as dovish as the investors expected.  more»
  • Skyline to spend 'north of $100m' upgrading gondola

    11:31 | 21/2/19
    Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Skyline Queenstown is finalising detail on a project to upgrade the tourism mecca's iconic gondola service in a project that chairman Mark Quickfall says will require "north of $100 million" of new investment. more»
  • Vodafone’s Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10 & S10+ pre-sales

    11:07 | 21/2/19
    Vodafone is urging customers to get in quick to take advantage of an awesome pre-sales offer ahead of the official Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10 and S10+ launch.  more»
  • Wairarapa Spa says 'Yes' to Refilling Water Bottles

    10:54 | 21/2/19
    Brackenridge Spa Martinborough, a leading Wairarapa Day Spa is the latest business to show support for the Refill NZ initiative founded by Jill Ford and Owain John in Wellington this year, where customers are encouraged to bring their own bottle ... more»
  • Bankruptcy numbers at lowest level since 2000

    10:52 | 21/2/19
    Latest Insolvency and Trustee Services (ITS) statistics show that bankruptcy numbers hit an 18 year low in 2018, due to the introduction of alternate insolvency options. The No Asset Procedure and Summary Instalment Orders were introduced into the New ... more»
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