Sunday, 09 August 2020

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  • AA Insurance To Provide Over $19m In Rebates To Motor Insurance Customers

    11:35 | 6/8/20
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    AA Insurance has begun issuing $19.5 million in rebates to customers because of the reduced likelihood of motor insurance claims during the COVID-19 lockdown period. The premium rebates were announced in April. Every eligible customer will be refunded ... more»
  • Spacebar Design helps new Albany eatery

    11:05 | 6/8/20
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    Spacebar Design launched just the week before the COVID-19 lockdown, but the hospitality design firm was determined not to let it be a setback in its drive to help New Zealand businesses share their unique stories, sometimes on a limited budget. more»
  • Air New Zealand RNP Makes Queenstown ATR Flights More Reliable

    10:47 | 6/8/20
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    Air New Zealand’s ATR turboprop flights into and out of Queenstown are set to benefit from Required Navigation Performance (RNP AR) technology. In 2016, the airline entered into a partnership with aircraft manufacturer ATR to equip its 68-seat turboprop ... more»
  • Rimini Street Further Speeds Software Issue Resolution With Shortened Guaranteed Response Times

    10:34 | 6/8/20
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    LAS VEGAS, August 5, 2020 – Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of business software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that ... more»
  • RELX Technology Awarded The Red Dot Award

    10:29 | 6/8/20
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    RELX Technology, Asia’s leading vape brand, has been awarded the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020 for its latest device, RELX Infinity. The Red Dot Award is only awarded to products that feature truly exceptional design. The Red Dot Award: Product ... more»
  • REINZ Warns Unintended Consequences Are Likely To Arise Now RTA Bill Has Passed

    10:04 | 6/8/20
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    Following the passing of the Residential Tenancies Amendment (RTA) Bill 2020 in the House last night, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) is warning that some of the changes are likely to have unintended consequences and actually ... more»
  • Retail Confidence Improves, But Real Challenges for Some

    09:31 | 6/8/20
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    Retailer confidence remained positive in July, building on the strong rebound recorded in June after lockdown was lifted. 75 per cent of retailers responding to a new Retail Radar survey reported feeling confident or very confident that their business will ... more»
  • KiwiSaver Statements Starting To Help Members Take Action

    09:17 | 6/8/20
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    A third of KiwiSaver members who read their annual statement this year recalled seeing their projected retirement lump sum, a Financial Markets Authority (FMA) survey has found . This year, for the first time, members’ statements included an estimated ... more»
  • NZPIF Challenges Statements Made By The Associate Minister Of Housing

    09:17 | 6/8/20
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    The Associate Minister of Housing Kris Faafoi issued a press release last night regarding the passing of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill. The President of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation, Andrew King, challenges statements made ... more»
  • Rhys Darby Returns To New Zealand For No Ordinary Mission

    08:57 | 6/8/20
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    International comedy star back for ‘scentsational’ new campaign  2degrees knows that sometimes you need a special someone for a special job. That’s why they’ve lured international comedy star and local boy, Rhys Darby, back from the bright lights ... more»
  • Kiwi fashion company closes the loop

    08:53 | 6/8/20
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    Wellington ethical garment manufacturer Little Yellow Bird will begin recycling its products when they reach the end of their wearable life, making it the first New Zealand fashion brand to close the loop on its supply chain. more»
  • Spending Locally In Action

    08:13 | 6/8/20
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    Spending continued to be strong across the core retail sector in July, with the underlying value of payments transacted through Paymark core retail merchants in July up by 11.4% on year-ago levels. Growth occurred across most sectors, including ... more»
  • Customers Use COVID-19 Lockdown To Pay Down Mortgages

    08:09 | 6/8/20
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    Many home owners unable to spend money during lockdown diverted significant sums of money into extra repayments on their mortgages, new Westpac NZ data shows. At the end of February, prior to lockdown, 65% of customers were ahead on their home ... more»
  • The New Zealand Beverage Council Supports Water Only In Primary And Intermediate Schools

    05:36 | 6/8/20
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    The New Zealand Beverage Council fully endorses calls from speakers at today’s Fizz Summit in Wellington for primary and intermediate schools to supply water only for sale. The NZBC represents the manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of New ... more»
  • Vaping Bill Passed, Now Consult With Business - VTANZ

    05:33 | 6/8/20
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    The bill to regulate vaping has been passed in Parliament tonight, but the Vaping Trade Association of New Zealand (VTANZ) says it’s disappointing so much uncertainty around the regulations remains for local businesses. The representative body says ... more»
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