Archive for the 'Business' Category

$4 million penalty for repeated non-compliance

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Jin Yuan Finance Ltd (Jin Yuan), an Auckland based money remitter, has been fined $4 million plus costs for repeated non-compliance under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009. Read more »

Kiwi chef wins coveted ‘Best Ora King Dish’ Award

Press Release – Ora King

Sustainability – as the world attempts to combat climate change, biodiversity loss, conflict and resource scarcity – seems an appropriate theme for the 2019 ‘Best Ōra King Dish’ Awards, which has revealed its line-up of international winners during an official awards ceremony at Spy Valley, Marlborough Sounds. Read more »

CC grants clearance for Queenstown Bungy acquisition

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Queenstown Bungy Limited to acquire Taupo Bungy Limited’s bungy, swing and associated business in Taupo. Read more »

Proceedings filed against alleged horse transport cartel

Press Release – Commerce Commission

17 October 2019
Commission files proceedings against alleged horse transport cartel
The Commerce Commission has filed High Court proceedings against the International Racehorse Transport New Zealand Partnership (IRT Partnership) for alleged price fixing in the provision of services for equine air freight. Read more »

The race is on to secure the best seats at Eden Park

Press Release – Eden Park

17 October, 2019

The race is on to secure the best seats in the house at Eden Park

As New Zealand’s national stadium prepares for a blockbuster 2019/20 season, the race is on to secure the best seats in the house. Read more »

Commercial fisher recognised for seabird smart invention

Press Release – Southern Seabird Solutions

The winner of this year’s Seabird Smart Awards began his quest to invent a fishing technique that keeps seabirds safe from fishing hooks over twenty years ago. Read more »

Report highlights major changes in where Kiwis live & work

Press Release – Productivity Commission

Research released today by the Productivity Commission shows how New Zealanders have experienced big changes in the jobs they do and the places they live and work. Read more »

Aroa Biosurgery appoints new Vice President

Press Release – Aroa Biosurgery

Aroa Biosurgery appoints new Vice President, Commercial

17 October 2019

Auckland, NZ. Aroa Biosurgery, a New Zealand-headquartered, emerging global leader for tissue regeneration products used in complex wounds and soft tissue repair, has announced the appointment of a highly experienced U.S. based executive, Brad Adams, to the new position of Vice President, Commercial. Read more »

India-NZ summit shines light on opportunities for Kiwis

Press Release – India New Zealand Business Council

Trade between New Zealand and India is poised for growth over the coming years, but New Zealand companies need to be more proactive in embracing the Indian market and learn from the increasing numbers of Kiwi companies tasting success in India. Read more »

Late Spring for New Zealand Property Market to Fuel Growth

Press Release – Tall Poppy Real Estate

Wellington, 16 October 2019 – Growth in the regions is fueling annual sales growth in September of 48% for Tall Poppy Real Estate, echoing the latest figures released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ). Read more »

Hãhã Wine Company Announces Sponsorship with Netball NZ

Press Release – Haha Wine

16 October 2019

HãHã is delighted to announce a sponsorship with Netball New Zealand as the Official Wine Supplier of Netball NZ and the Silver Ferns during the Constellation Cup, NZ Netball Awards and the Netball Super Club. Read more »

A Restrained Early Spring Market

Press Release – Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 20 more farm sales (+8.0%) for the three months ended September 2019 than for the three months ended September 2018. Read more »

Jetstar confirms withdrawal from five regional routes

Press Release – Jetstar

Jetstar confirms withdrawal from five regional domestic routes in New Zealand
Jetstar has confirmed it will cease its regional Q300 Bombardier services in New Zealand at the end of November 2019. Read more »

Ecostore to combat ocean plastic pollution

Press Release – Ecostore

NZ first – ecostore partners with global organisation to combat ocean plastic pollution
Ecostore is removing over half a tonne of plastic waste from the world’s oceans with today’s launch of a New Zealand first initiative – 20,000 Limited Edition Hand Wash bottles made completely from ocean waste plastic.
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Housing costs push up annual inflation

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

16 October 2019

The consumers price index (CPI) increased 1.5 percent in the September 2019 year, influenced by higher prices for rents, and cigarettes and tobacco, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

The Solution for NZs Housing Dilemma

Press Release – Building Industry Federation

Off-Site Manufacturing Facility Is The Solution for NZs Housing Dilemma

Clever Core Has the Smarts To Address NZs Housing Supply Read more »

MATTR Incubator to Accelerate Decentralised Identity

Press Release – MATTR

MATTR Launches Incubator to Accelerate Decentralised Identity

Auckland, New Zealand., and Global – OCT. 16, 2019

MATTR has launched the MATTR CoLab Incubator to accelerate the development of decentralised identity technologies and solutions. Read more »

Fletcher Building Opens Offsite Home Manufacturing Facility

Press Release – Fletcher Building

Fletcher Building Opens New Zealand’s Largest Offsite Home Manufacturing Facility

Hon Megan Woods, Minister for Housing, and newly re-elected Mayor of Auckland, Phil Goff attend opening of multi-million dollar Clever Core facility at Wiri Read more »

Hospitality’s up and coming professionals celebrated

Press Release – Hospitality New Zealand

STRICTLY EMBARGOED until 7pm Tuesday 15 October

Tuesday 15 October 2019

Hospitality Industry’s up and coming professionals celebrated at Rising Stars Awards Read more »

Portfolio Careers Becoming the Norm

Press Release – Hnry


16 October 2019- New Zealand recruitment professionals, organisations and recruiters are being encouraged to think about how to take advantage of an on demand workforce, as portfolio careers are expected to become the new normal. Read more »

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