Friday, 14 August 2020

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  • TripAdvisor Best of the Best Awards

    14:43 | 7/8/20
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    TripAdvisor have released their "Best of the Best" Travellers Choice Awards and New Zealand bed and breakfast properties are coming up trumps!!!  more»
  • Policy Announcements Could Influence Property Sector Activity

    14:20 | 7/8/20
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    The 2020 general election could have a major influence on property sector sales activity if government policy announcements indicate a move towards any ‘restrictive’ legislation, according to a new analysis of election impacts over the past two decades. ... more»
  • Utilities Disputes Releases Annual Report: Access To Free & Independent Resolution Services Vital

    13:17 | 7/8/20
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    7,815 people contacted Utilities Disputes last year with concerns or complaints about electricity, gas, water, or broadband installation on shared property. The Utilities Disputes Annual Report, released yesterday, highlights a 17% increase in ... more»
  • New Govt Must Have The Vision To Revitalise Tourism

    12:55 | 7/8/20
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    The incoming Government must have the vision to take bold decisions to fix issues that have long prevented tourism from delivering maximum benefit to New Zealanders, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. “Our industry has suffered an enormously painful ... more»
  • Free Financial Advice As Kiwis Take Greater Interest In Finances

    12:40 | 7/8/20
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    The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has partnered with Financial Advice New Zealand to make free and generic financial advice available in Hamilton, as New Zealanders take a greater interest in their finances and investments due to the impact of COVID-19. ... more»
  • Arable Farmers Pleased With 2020 Harvest Yields

    11:28 | 7/8/20
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    Final harvest data for wheat, barley and oats (milling/malting and feed) in 2020 show yields were up 17% overall across the six crops. The July AIMI (Arable Industry Marketing Initiative) Survey report shows these results were from a reduced number ... more»
  • Unisys Delivers New Payment Capability Through Partnership With PayCargo

    10:24 | 7/8/20
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    Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced the development of a new secure payment platform based on Unisys Digistics™ air cargo software. The new platform enables cargo providers to move cargo faster and reduce payment costs while providing more ... more»
  • Pre-sale Excitement Builds As 5G Device Range Expands

    09:52 | 7/8/20
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    Vodafone launches pre-sale offers for Samsung’s latest smartphone Vodafone New Zealand is excited to offer the latest arrival in 5G-capable devices, unveiled at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked virtual event in Korea at 2am (NZT), Thursday 6 August. ... more»
  • Further Contract Win Strengthens Scott Technology’s Position In Mining Sector

    09:31 | 7/8/20
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    Automation and robotics solutions provider, Scott Technology (NZX: SCT), has been awarded a further multi-million dollar contract by Rio Tinto to provide and commission the equipment for a new sample preparation and analysis laboratory at the Robe Valley ... more»
  • 2020 Housing Market Stocktake

    08:47 | 7/8/20
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    2020 Housing Market Stocktake: Covid-19 price dip may not be so sharp, as chronic shortage lingers.  more»
  • A Dynamic And Fresh Look For Chapman Tripp

    07:59 | 7/8/20
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    Today is a significant milestone for Chapman Tripp as the firm unveils its dynamic and refreshed look – a modernised visual identity that better reflects the firm’s vision, strategy and people. Clients & Markets Director, Kate Packer says, ... more»
  • 2020 Property Insights: The Covid Correction May Cure, As The Chronic Shortage Continues

    07:56 | 7/8/20
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    We now expect a shallower correction in house prices of 6%, down from 9%. With short supply persisting, our projected house price falls should meet strong resistance. The regions have fared far better than expected. Covid lockdowns barely affected ... more»
  • Red Meat Exports Record Seven Per Cent Increase Year On Year

    15:38 | 6/8/20
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    New Zealand’s red meat sector exported $9.4 billion of sheepmeat, beef and co-products for the year ending June 2020, according to the latest analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA). Despite the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the sector ... more»
  • Restructures Giving Agile A Bad Name

    15:22 | 6/8/20
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    Martyn Jones, Managing Director SoftEd Last month The Warehouse Group announced that up to 1000 people could be losing their jobs because of a restructure that Chief Executive Officer, Nick Grayston says was accelerated by Covid-19. Grayston told ... more»
  • Business Survey Confirms Concern

    15:00 | 6/8/20
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    The latest business survey from the Auckland Business Chamber confirms deteriorating business conditions. When asked what business expectations were for the next six months 12% said improve 66% said deteriorate Businesses were asked what they intend ... more»
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