Monday, 20 January 2020

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  • Property market finishes 2019 with highest December in years

    09:44 | 16/1/20
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    New Zealand rounded off the decade with the highest number of residential properties sold for the month of December in three years and price rises in 15 out of 16 regions, according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), ... more»
  • XE Morning Update

    09:34 | 16/1/20
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    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6613 (mid-rate) this morning. The much awaited Phase 1 trade deal between China and the USA has now been signed. The deal requires China to buy increasing amounts of US Goods and services, including agricultural products and ... more»
  • Tours to Moutohora: Island Sanctuary

    09:26 | 16/1/20
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    White Island Tours Limited has recommenced tours to Moutohora Island for the first time since the Whakaari/White Island eruption on 9 December 2019. CEO Tracey Hook says that whilst this is a positive step forward in terms of providing certainty ... more»
  • Parrot Analytics honoring 'Friends' co-creators

    09:08 | 16/1/20
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    LOS ANGELES, CA – January 15, 2020 Parrot Analytics will honor David Crane and Marta Kauffman, co-creators of the perennial fan-favorite TV comedy series Friends, with the Global Iconic Award at the 2nd Annual Global TV Demand Awards taking place ... more»
  • Foodstuffs Joins the Climate Leaders Coalition

    19:00 | 15/1/20
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    Company to join other businesses on the mission to achieve the country’s Zero Carbon ambitions  more»
  • Westpac & Contact agree 1st sustainability-linked loan

    17:33 | 15/1/20
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    Westpac NZ and Contact Energy have entered into a $50 million, four-year sustainability-linked loan facility, the first such loan issued by Westpac NZ and one of the first of its kind in New Zealand. Contact Energy will receive a discounted interest rate on the ... more»
  • 2020 will unleash greater medicinal cannabis access

    16:44 | 15/1/20
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    Last month the Ministry of Health released the final Medicinal Cannabis Scheme, but in the lead up to Christmas many may have missed the significance of this milestone.  more»
  • Unlicensed builder sentenced under the Crimes Act

    14:58 | 15/1/20
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    Unlicensed builder sentenced under the Crimes Act For the first time since the introduction of the Licensed Building Practitioners (LBP) scheme, an unlicensed builder has been sentenced under the Crimes Act 1961. Today in the Christchurch District Court, Rodney ... more»
  • Beware unauthorised trade work – don’t take the risk!

    13:43 | 15/1/20
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    Property owners are being warned today not to fall into the trap of using unlicensed people to conduct plumbing or gasfitting work on renovation projects. Always ask to sight a NZ Practising Licence before any work begins. more»
  • Weak fishing rules killing endangered albatross

    13:42 | 15/1/20
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    Endangered seabirds will continue to die under weak new regulations for commercial longline fishing, Forest & Bird says.  more»
  • Port Thinking - Have we imagined enough?

    13:01 | 15/1/20
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    Do Aucklanders understand the consequences of the solution offered for the Ports of Auckland, or do we need to keep thinking?  more»
  • Solar power provides off-grid options

    12:48 | 15/1/20
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    Looking to the sky for energy solutions is no longer something for daydreamers as more rural landowners consider solar energy as a means for powering their farms and lifestyle blocks. more»
  • Award-winning eco lodge with underwater observatory for sale

    11:23 | 15/1/20
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    An award-winning waterfront eco’ lodge and hospitality venue which operates one of only two underwater aquatic observatories in New Zealand has been placed on the market for sale. more»
  • PaySauce Grows Recurring Revenue by 96%

    11:16 | 15/1/20
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    Wellington, New Zealand, 15 January 2020 - SaaS employment solutions provider PaySauce (NZX:PYS) continues to deliver strong year-on-year growth, with total recurring revenue1 up 96% for Q4 2019. The number of employees in New Zealand being paid through PaySauce ... more»
  • IBRANCE® (palbociclib) to be funded

    11:14 | 15/1/20
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    Pfizer New Zealand today welcomed the provisional decision by PHARMAC to fund IBRANCE (palbociclib) for women with hormone-receptor positive (HR+) and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative (HER2–) advanced or metastatic breast cancer ... more»
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