Friday, 22 February 2019

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  • NZ dollar falls after second fruit fly discovered

    20:39 | 19/2/19
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    Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) - An already weak New Zealand dollar fell further on the news that a second fruit fly has been found in Auckland. It is of a different species to the adult male Queensland fly caught last week. more»
  • UPDATE: Precinct raising $150M

    20:38 | 19/2/19
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    (Updates to add further detail from second par, adds comment from the New Zealand Shareholders' Association from fifth par)  more»
  • Time to recall defective Lime scooters

    17:22 | 19/2/19
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    Lime e-scooters have serious safety defects and should be recalled immediately, says the car review website dogandlemon.com .  more»
  • Benefits of Businesses using the Cloud

    17:20 | 19/2/19
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    Cloud technology – we’ve all heard of it by now. From software programs like Dropbox and Google Drive , to critical data backup tools, the business world has embraced off-site storage in the cloud in nearly every function possible. That being ... more»
  • White v James Hardie: Security for costs

    17:07 | 19/2/19
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    The defendants, collectively known as James Hardie, seek security for costs in the White proceedings in the sum of $350,000 in respect of discovery and inspection. This comprises $250,000 for costs and $100,000 for expert fees. The order is sought ... more»
  • Commerce Commission v Viagogo: Injunction denied

    16:52 | 19/2/19
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    [1] Viagogo AG is a Swiss company that operates a ticket reselling website in New Zealand, www.viagogo.com/nz. In 2018, the Commerce Commission received more complaints about Viagogo than any other trader, and by some considerable margin. To date, more ... more»
  • Salvation Army Launches First Ethical Shopping Truck

    16:47 | 19/2/19
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    A new initiative from The Salvation Army aims to reform the damaging effects of problem debt and fringe lending in low socio-economic areas across New Zealand by providing an ethical shopping alternative. more»
  • Wrightson warns weak wool demand weighs on earnings

    16:41 | 19/2/19
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    Wrightson warns weak wool demand, slow spring listings weigh on earnings  more»
  • Contact Energy investigating incident involving slip

    16:39 | 19/2/19
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    Contact Energy is investigating an incident at its Wairakei geothermal operations that has resulted in a slip. The slip has flowed into a small stream that feeds the Waikato River, resulting in muddy water flowing over the Huka Falls. The water flow ... more»
  • Dates set for 2019 Effluent Expo at Mystery Creek

    16:18 | 19/2/19
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    New Zealand’s premiere annual event for farm nutrient management advice, products and services will run on November 19 and 20 at the Mystery Creek Events Centre south of Hamilton. more»
  • A new Good Shop and a big boost for BNZ’s Community Finance

    15:54 | 19/2/19
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    Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) announced today that it is joining forces with The Salvation Army and other great kiwi companies and organisations to help bring The Good Shop to the streets of South Auckland, in a bid to tackle predatory lending. The Good ... more»
  • OMV eyes Asia's growing gas demand

    15:31 | 19/2/19
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    Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Multi-national OMV is reorganising its regional activities to better meet increasing energy demand in South-East Asia, which may spin out an export opportunity for New Zealand.  more»
  • Heartland's 1H profit dampened by restructuring, accounting

    15:12 | 19/2/19
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    Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Heartland Group lifted first-half profit 6.5 percent with growth from its Australian reverse mortgage unit, business lending and its Open-for-Business digital lending platform particularly strong. more»
  • Aurecon first NZ engineering company to achieve Rainbow Tick

    14:49 | 19/2/19
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    Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company, Aurecon, is excited to announce that it has received The Rainbow Tick certification at the beginning of Pride Month. The Rainbow Tick is a quality improvement cycle designed to make an organisation ... more»
  • Augusta launches next stage of industrial fund

    14:30 | 19/2/19
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    The second stage of an industrial fund established and managed by Augusta Funds Management has opened for investment which will enable a further five properties to be added to its portfolio - taking the fund’s total value to close to $300 million.  more»
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