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Nats and Labour go head to head on road vs rail

Article – BusinessDesk

Nats and Labour go head to head on road vs rail
By Pattrick Smellie

Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) – The contest of transport policies between the National and Labour parties has heated up again with Labour leader Jacinda Ardern announcing plans to introduce passenger rail services between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga a day after National outlined $10 billion of investment in new state highways. Read more »

NZ Steel in A$100M profit turnaround, future more secure

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ Steel in A$100M profit turnaround, future more secure

By Pattrick Smellie

Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Australian-owned New Zealand Steel achieved a A$100 million turnaround in underlying operating earnings in the year to June 30, following two years of deep cost-cutting, the sale of its Taharoa ironsands business, and a focus on domestic over export sales. Read more »

Vodafone NZ back in black as sales tick up

Article – BusinessDesk

Vodafone NZ back in black as sales tick up, finance bill shrinks

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Vodafone New Zealand’s books were back in the black after three years in the red as the country’s biggest mobile operator boosted revenue in an increasingly competitive telecommunications sector. Read more »

New appointment release: Mortgage Express

Press Release – Mortgage Express

New appointment release: Mortgage Express

Sarah Kim is the newest adviser to join Mortgage Express’ Auckland team of mortgage advisers. Read more »

IPMA conference tackles the big property issues

Press Release – Independent Property Managers’ Association

IPMA conference tackles the big property issues

This year’s Independent Property Managers’ Association (IPMA) two-day conference in September promises updates on the big issues facing managers of residential property rentals. Read more »

Māori Financial Institution, ACU, Aong with Co-Op Money NZ

Press Release – Manukau Urban Maori Authority

Māori Financial Institution, ACU, Aong with Co-Op Money NZ

Launch New Oracle Core Banking Platform Read more »

World-first Kiwi sporting solution helps goalball grow

Press Release – Packaworld

21 August 2017


World-first Kiwi sporting solution helps goalball grow

The world’s first inflatable goalball goal has been created by a Kiwi company, offering a sport previously hampered by cumbersome equipment a new avenue to be easily transported and played in a wider variety of venues. Read more »

Vista buys controlling stake in Senda for $684k

Article – BusinessDesk

Vista buys controlling stake in Latin American reseller Senda for $684k

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Vista Group International has bought a 60 percent stake in Mexico’s Senda Direccion Tecnologica, giving it control of the Latin American reseller of the cinema analytics firm’s services. Read more »

New round of RONS will help NZ catch up

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

21 August 2017

New round of RONS will help NZ catch up
Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley has welcomed the National Party’s announcement of a new round of roads of national significance. Read more »

Small businesses spend their evenings chasing invoices

Press Release – Xero

Work-life balance losing out, as small businesses spend their evenings chasing invoices

• More than a third of SMEs concerned about cash flow Read more »

Mandatory building guarantee now providing $2 billion cover

Press Release – Certified Builders Association

21 August 2017

Mandatory building guarantee now providing $2 billion worth of cover

New Zealand Certified Builders’ mandatory residential guarantee insurance scheme has now reached nearly $2 billion of cover. While building guarantees are not mandatory under the regulatory framework, NZCB introduced its own mandatory building guarantee last year in the interests of both its members and consumers. Read more »

UMS Appointed Vodafone’s Chinese Digital Marketing Partner

Press Release – UMS

UMS Appointed as Chinese Digital Marketing Partner for Vodafone New Zealand
United Media Solution (known as “UMS”), New Zealand’s leading Chinese digital marketing agency, has been appointed to manage Vodafone New Zealand’s Chinese digital marketing account. Read more »

Abandoned coastal subdivision placed on the market

Press Release – Bayleys

Abandoned coastal subdivision placed on the market in mortgagee sale

A planned waterfront holiday home subdivision previously operated as a classic Kiwi campground has been placed on the market for sale by its mortgagee…. with instructions that the sections must be sold. Read more »

Fair share of prosperity might be lost for many Kiwis

Press Release – Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

21 August 2017
For immediate release

New paper warns that a fair share of prosperity might be lost for many Kiwis Read more »

EDS Climate Change & Business Summit: 10-11 October

Press Release – Environmental Defence Society

Climate Change & Business Summit: 10-11 October 2017

The world is changing fast. Technological advancements, political upheavals, and ecological deterioration are causing massive disruption to business as usual. An economic revolution is underway. And underpinning it all is climate change. Read more »

Treasure Box Announces Change of Address

Press Release – Treasure Box

Press Release: Treasure Box Announces Change of Address

Treasure Box is a service that provides quality, quantity, and safety as well. Hence, within no time, it has managed to make a huge name around the world. Recently it has been announced that they have moved their office to a new location. Read more »

Celebrating success of women in construction

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Celebrating success of women in construction

Winners of the third annual Hays NAWIC Excellence Awards have been celebrated as “trail-blazing role models for women in construction” during last night’s ceremony at the Aotea Centre in Auckland. Read more »

Kiwis continue to love being rewarded

Press Release – Loyalty New Zealand

Kiwis continue to love being rewarded

Fly Buys helps Loyalty NZ deliver a healthy profit in its 21st year
Read more »

CBL shares fall 12% as reserves increase dents profit

Article – BusinessDesk

Update: CBL shares fall 12% as reserves increase dents profit

(Updates to add market reaction, comment from analyst)

By Rebecca Howard Read more »

Spark chases quantum leap in 2019 earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Spark chases quantum leap in 2019 earnings in latest transformation

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand wants a “significant” increase in earnings from the 2019 June year after what will be a step up in the cost of its ‘Quantum Programme’ which it says will transform the country’s largest telecommunications company into the operator with the lowest costs. Read more »

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