Archive for the 'Business' Category

NZ Winemaker awarded second World Pinot Noir trophy in a row

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

New Zealand Winemaker awarded World Pinot Noir trophy for the second year in a row!

New Zealand winemaker Andy Anderson has again beaten wines from the best in the world at London’s prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) to take out the World’s Best Pinot Noir Trophy. Read more »

Lime reaches #1 on New Zealand App Store

Press Release – Lime

Electric e-scooter phenomenon Lime has reached #1 in the New Zealand app store overnight following its simultaneous launches in Auckland and Christchurch this week. Read more »

Jami-Lee Ross accuses Bridges of corruption, resigns

Article – BusinessDesk

Jami-Lee Ross accuses Bridges of corruption, resigns to trigger by-election

By Pattrick Smellie

Oct. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Dissident National Party MP Jami-Lee Ross will resign from Parliament on Friday, triggering a by-election in the safe National electorate seat of Botany in east Auckland. Read more »

NZ 3Q inflation higher than expected but driven by one-offs

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ 3Q inflation higher than expected but driven by one-offs

By Rebecca Howard

Oct. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Higher-than-expected third-quarter inflation is unlikely to take rate cuts off the table as it was largely driven by higher petrol prices, something the Reserve Bank has said it will look through. Read more »

Time for Fairer Compensation for Power Outages

Press Release – City Vision

Time for Fairer Compensation for Power Outages and Quality Issues

Commenting on the NZ Herald stories about electricity service compensation issues for both business and residential customers Read more »

Companies prompted to explore electric vehicle fleets

Press Release – Driveline

16 October 2018

Pressure at the pump prompts companies to explore electric vehicle fleets

As the cost of fuel has reached new heights, one of New Zealand’s leading vehicle leasing and finance companies has seen an increase in enquiries from businesses looking to adopt EVs on their fleets. Read more »

HiFX Data Update – NZ Q3 CPI Release

Press Release – HiFX

The NZ Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Q3 has just been released.

The CPI came in higher than expected.

NZ CPI Q3/Annual: Read more »

New Skydiving Diploma drops out of the blue

Press Release – Service IQ

It’s landed safely! NZQA has approved a new qualification that will help people who enjoy jumping out of planes into mid-air, make the leap into an exciting commercial career. Read more »

Construction costs, rents, and rates rise

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

16 October 2018

The cost of running a household rose over the year to September 2018, Stats NZ said today.

Housing and household utilities increased 3.1 percent, with increases for construction, rents, rates and electricity. Insurance premiums also rose. Read more »

Petrol pushes annual inflation to 1.9 percent

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

16 October 2018

The consumers price index (CPI) increased 1.9 percent in the September 2018 year, driven by higher petrol prices, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

HUI Māori Collective Launched at Parliament

Press Release – New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

One of New Zealand’s most innovative business solutions – to take high-quality local food and beverage products direct to Chinese consumers – has been launched at the Beehive. Read more »

HiFX morning Update, October 16, 2018

Press Release – HiFX

NZDUSD 0.6548 0.4%
NZDEUR 0.5652 0.4%
NZDGBP 0.4975 0.9%
NZDJPY 73.22 0.1%
NZDAUD 0.9175 0.1%
NZDCAD 0.8506 0.0%
GBPNZD 2.0101 -0.9% Read more »

New NZ Young Farmers CEO plans North Island road trip

Press Release – Young Farmers

Monday 15th October 2018

New NZ Young Farmers CEO plans North Island road trip to visit members

NZ Young Farmers’ new chief executive will “couch surf” her way around the North Island next month. Read more »

Fulton Hogan heads off quarry quandry by leaving Huntly site

Article – BusinessDesk

Fulton Hogan heads off quarry quandry by leaving Huntly site

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Fulton Hogan allayed competition concerns surrounding its purchase of Stevenson Group’s construction materials business by leaving the Huntly quarry out of the acquisition. Read more »

Kiwi natural products exporters offered US insights

Press Release – Buy Pure

New Zealand natural products exporters and entrepreneurs have an opportunity to gain insights to give them the inside running into the US market at an Enterprise Bootcamp in November, 2018. Read more »

SAE call for more women in film

Press Release – SAE Auckland

15 October 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAE call for more women in film
Where are the female filmmakers? Why aren’t we seeing more women behind the camera, in the director’s chair or the editing room? These are just some of the questions that has led SAE Auckland to put on their second all-women screen production workshop, ChicFlix, on Saturday November 17. Read more »

Neighbourhood shopping blocks up for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

Media Release

15.10.2018

Neighbourhood shopping blocks up for sale offer convenient investment options


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NZ dollar gains vs Aussie as local inflation accelerates

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar gains vs Aussie as local inflation seen accelerating

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar gained against its trans-Tasman counterpart as investors look to consumer price data tomorrow expected to show a faster pace of inflation. Read more »

Rebuilding Trust in Financial Services

Press Release – CFA

15 October 2018

Rebuilding Trust in Financial Services: Sir Bill English to Tackle Key Issues at CFA Society New Zealand Gala Dinner Read more »

Avoid late payments with new Direct Debit integration

Press Release – Xero

Xero and GoCardless offer Kiwi small businesses opportunity to avoid late payments with new Direct Debit integration Read more »

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