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Jon Adams appointed to head Toll New Zealand

Press Release – Toll New Zealand

Toll Group today announced the appointment of experienced logistics executive Jon Adams to lead Toll New Zealand as Executive General Manager. Read more »

December house sales fall to seven-year low

Article – BusinessDesk

By Rebecca Howard

Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) – The final month of the year saw the lowest number of residential properties sold in a December month in seven years, according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand. Read more »

New Zealand Women Directors In The Spotlight at Berlinale

Press Release – New Zealand Film Commission

Thursday, 17 January 2019

A record number of New Zealand women directors are among the filmmakers to have films selected for the 2019 Berlin Film Festival. Read more »

Leo Donnelly joins Chen Palmer Partners Auckland Office

Press Release – Chen Palmer

Chen Palmer Partners is pleased to announce that Leo Donnelly has joined its Auckland office as a Special Counsel after previously working in the firm’s Wellington office last year. Read more »

NZ construction practice can withstand earthquakes

Press Release – QuakeCoRE

Ground-breaking test shows new low-damage New Zealand construction practice can withstand earthquakes
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Westfield Trading Hours – Auckland Anniversary Long Weekend

Press Release – Scentre Group

MEDIA ALERT – 16 January 2019

Westfield Trading Hours – Auckland Anniversary Long Weekend Read more »

New Board Chair for Ngā Pae O Te Māramatanga

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

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150m Superyacht unloaded in Auckland

Press Release – Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ

Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ’s managing director, Duthie Lidgard, was on hand for the 150m superyacht unloading from the yacht transport vessel at Auckland’s North Wharf. Read more »

Major Regulatory Changes Drive Interest in Summit

Press Release – Financial Services Council

Media Release

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Major Regulatory Changes Drive Interest in Summit Read more »

Market activity set to bounce back

Press Release – QV Valuations

Market activity set to bounce back

There have been no dramatic changes to values over the past month, which is a likely result of the holiday season which generally sees less market buoyancy. Read more »

QV says house prices rose 3.2% in 2018

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Quotable Value says its house price index rose 3.2 percent in the year ended December, a slowdown from November’s 3.5 percent annual reading. Read more »

NZ Bookshop Numbers on the Rise

Press Release – Booksellers NZ

15 January 2018
Since January 2018, Booksellers NZ has gained seven brand new members from everywhere from Vulcan Lane in Central Auckland, Read more »

Wages increase as job market favours employees

Press Release – Trademe

New Zealand’s job market ended 2018 on a positive note for job seekers with the largest increase in the national average wage since 2015, rising 1.1 per cent year-on-year to $61,082, according to an analysis of over 74,000 vacancies listed on Trade Me Jobs. Read more »

Endace Joins IBM Security App Exchange Community

Press Release – Endace

Auckland, New Zealand – January 16, 2019 – Endace, specialists in high speed network recording and analytics hosting, today launched the Read more »

More court action this week over Rod Duke’s helipad

Article – BusinessDesk

More court action this week over Rod Duke’s helipad

By Nikki Mandow

Jan. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Opponents of a helipad that Briscoe’s boss Rod Duke is building on an inner city Auckland beach are furious that Auckland Council has given permission for some work on the helipad/boatshed site, despite the High Court quashing resource consents just one month ago. Read more »

NZ Bookshop Numbers on the Rise

Press Release – Booksellers NZ

15 January 2018
Since January 2018, Booksellers NZ has gained seven brand new members from everywhere from Vulcan Lane in Central Auckland, Read more »

Last-ditch lobbying for massive telescope project

Article – BusinessDesk

Last-ditch lobbying seeks NZ’s full involvement in massive telescope project
By Pattrick Smellie

Jan. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Big data analytics firm Catalyst and parts of New Zealand’s tiny astronomy community are mounting a last-ditch effort to keep New Zealand a full member of an international project to build the world’s most powerful telescope. Read more »

ARA Group acquires Metalbilt, Danks in RCR disposal

Article – BusinessDesk

ARA Group acquires Metalbilt, Danks in RCR disposal

By Gavin Evans

Jan. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Metalbilt Doors and Danks Roller Doors have been sold to Sydney-based ARA Group as part of the liquidation of RCR Tomlinson’s New Zealand activities. Read more »

UPDATE: Pohokura maintenance to cut production again

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Pohokura maintenance to cut production again
(Adds detail of rig in transit, planned work programme, from 12th paragraph.) Read more »

Rhenus Asia-Pacific Strengthens Customer-focused Strategy

Press Release – Rhenus Logistics

14th January 2019

Rhenus Asia-Pacific Strengthens Customer-focused Strategy as it Continues Intra-Asia Push

Rhenus Logistics Asia-Pacific embarks on customer-focused approach to build upon touch points globally, including its 15 countries and regions in Asia Pacific. Read more »

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