Archive for the 'Business' Category

InterContinental Hotels follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga

Press Release – Crowne Plaza Queenstown

Media release from Crowne Plaza Queenstown
Friday December 19, 2015

InterContinental Hotels Group follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga with interactive social media platform Shuttlerock Read more »

NZ dollar at 11-month high vs. Aussie dollar

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar at 11-month high vs. Aussie dollar

By Paul McBeth

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar rose to an 11-month high against its trans-Tasman counterpart as investors weigh up the competing attempts by the neighbouring central banks try and talk their respective currencies lower in a market where they offer attractive returns. Read more »

NetHui 2015: Save the date

Press Release – InternetNZ


NetHui 2015: Save the date

InternetNZ is pleased to ask Kiwis to save the date for NetHui 2015.

New Zealand’s favourite Internet event will take place at SkyCity in Auckland on July 8-10 and once again .the call has gone out to the Internet community for ideas on how to make this the best NetHui yet. Read more »

NZICC will benefit all of New Zealand

Press Release – Conventions and Incentives NZ

News release
19 December 2014
NZICC will benefit all of New Zealand

The New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) will have a positive economic impact that extends far beyond the boundaries of Auckland, says New Zealand’s business events industry association. Read more »

Auckland convention centre cost jumps by a fifth

Article – BusinessDesk

Auckland convention centre cost jumps by a fifth

By Paul McBeth

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – SkyCity Entertainment Group, the casino and hotel operator, is in talks with the government on how to fund the increased cost of as much as $130 million to build an international convention centre in downtown Auckland, with further gambling concessions ruled out. Read more »

Kiwis take to technology to beat the Christmas rush

Press Release – Colmar Brunton

19 December, 2014

Kiwis take to technology to beat the Christmas rush

With the Christmas shopping rush in its final week, new research confirms that Kiwis are increasingly more reliant on technology to shop and are even becoming less resistant to the idea of contactless payment using a mobile phone. Read more »

Tourism NZ endorses NZ International Convention Centre

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

For immediate release

Friday 19 December, 2014

Tourism New Zealand endorses New Zealand International Convention Centre Read more »

SKYCITY provides progress update on NZICC project

Press Release – SKYCITY

MEDIA RELEASE

19 December 2014

SKYCITY provides progress update on NZICC project

SKYCITY Entertainment Group, with the agreement of the Crown, is today lodging a resource consent application for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC). Read more »

Spectacular flythrough reveals first glimpses inside NZICC

Press Release – SKYCITY

MEDIA RELEASE Read more »

Star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series

Press Release – Trinity Hill

Media Release
19th December 2014

Trinity Hill Winery announces a star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series Read more »

US start-up accelerator Y Combinator invests in GlassJar

Article – BusinessDesk

US start-up accelerator Y Combinator invests in Canterbury software company

By Fiona Rotherham

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – US start-up accelerator Y Combinator is investing in kiwi software start-up GlassJar which provides people an easy way of managing their flat finances. Read more »

Bookkeeping superheroes join forces to strengthen business

Press Release – Go Fi8ure

19 December 2014

Bookkeeping superheroes join forces to strengthen business offering

Christmas has come early for Lisa Martin, Managing Director of specialist ‘superhero’ bookkeeping firm, GoFi8ure, who, today, announces the company’s acquisition of Hutt Valley firm, Active Admin. Read more »

Whangarei, Hamilton and Rotorua Services Commence

Press Release – ManaBus

Whangarei, Hamilton and Rotorua Services Commence

Regional transport connections strengthened

Auckland, 19 December 2014 – ManaBus.com, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator, extends its services today, adding Whangarei, Rotorua and Hamilton to its list of North Island regional destinations and departure points. Read more »

First Naked Bus Sleeper Arrives in Wellington

Press Release – Naked Bus

Hop into Bed on the Bus – First Naked Bus Sleeper Arrives in Wellington

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Job ads trending down, says ANZ survey

Article – BusinessDesk

Total job advertising trending down from highs, Auckland still rising steadily

By Fiona Rotherham

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments, following a 0.3 percent drop the previous month, according to the ANZ Job Ads index. Read more »

UK pension service Britannia ‘pauses’ TV ads on FMA warning

Article – BusinessDesk

Britannia takes down TV ads, working with FMA over UK pension ads

By Suze Metherell

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Britannia Financial Services, Read more »

Spark New Zealand Moving Ahead in 4g Network Build

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand Moving Ahead in 4g Network Build
Spark New Zealand said today it believes it is overtaking its rivals in respect of 4G mobile data services, after making rapid strides in its network build over recent months. Read more »

TravelPharm takes off at Queenstown Airport

Press Release – Queenstown Airport

TravelPharm takes off at Queenstown Airport

A new travel pharmacy at Queenstown Airport will give travellers easy access to over-the-counter pharmacy and healthcare items, beauty products and travel necessities. Read more »

NZ dollar dips as GDP growth revised down, Fed eyes rates

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar dips as economic growth revised down, Fed eyes rate hikes

By Paul McBeth

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar dipped after the country’s pace of economic growth was revised down, though continued to beat expectations, and as the Federal Reserve gets closer to making a call on whether to hike interest rates. Read more »

CAMMS strengthens operations in NZ with local presence

Press Release – CAMMS

CAMMS strengthens operations in New Zealand with local presence

Market leading CPM and BI solutions provider expands reach in New Zealand with familiar face. Read more »

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