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20,000 More Jobs in 2014

Press Release – SEEK

20,000 More Jobs in 2014
2014 saw a 10% increase in new jobs ads with over 20,000 more jobs advertised in 2014 than the year prior, shows data released by SEEK New Zealand today. Read more »

Wynyard Advanced Crime Analytics Solution Selected by PSCU

Press Release – Wynyard Group

Wynyard Advanced Crime Analytics Solution Selected by PSCU,the Nation’s Leading Credit Union Services Organization

Auckland, Read more »

Please Reconsider Ruakura Tainui Group Holdings

Press Release – Fairview Downs Residents and Owners Association

Please Reconsider Ruakura TGH

by Deborah Fisher
Fairview Downs Residents and Owners Association
29th January 2015
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South Island Index heats up after winter decline

Press Release – Deloitte

29 January 2015

South Island Index heats up after winter decline

South Island listed firms regain losses from preceding two quarters to end 2014 at record high Read more »

ManaBus.com Management Appointment

Press Release – Mana Bus

ManaBus.com Management Appointment
Auckland, 29 January 2015 – ManaBus.com, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator, today announces changes to its management team. Read more »

Epson launches revolutionary EcoTank printers in New Zealand

Press Release – Epson

Epson launches revolutionary EcoTank printers in New Zealand with up to two years’ worth of ink included Read more »

Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland prices

Article – BusinessDesk

Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland house price rises

By Fiona Rotherham

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Housing affordability across New Zealand fell 14 percent in the year ending November 2014, with Auckland’s lack of affordability set to reach levels it hit during the height of the global financial crisis, according to the latest Massey University Home Affordability Report. Read more »

NZ dollar drops to 4-year low as RBNZ shifts into neutral

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar drops to 4-year low, swap rates fall after central bank shifts into neutral

By Jonathan Underhill

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar tumbled to the lowest in almost four years and swap rates fell after the Reserve Bank dropped its tightening bias, saying it could raise or cut interest rates depending on the flow of economic data. Read more »

New director for JLL Wellington

Press Release – Jones Lang LaSalle

New director for JLL Wellington

AUCKLAND AND WELLINGTON, 28th January 2015 – Reflecting the growth of the sales division at JLL, John McKenzie has been appointed as Director of Investment Sales for the Wellington based team. Read more »

Keeping alcohol licences current key to supply

Press Release – Auckland Council

29 January 2015

Keeping licences current key to supply

Auckland Council is reminding alcohol licensees and managers to make sure their licenses are up to date so they can continue to operate over the busy summer season. Read more »

Philips calls for action to end light poverty

Press Release – Philips

Philips calls for action to end light poverty

Auckland, 29 January, 2015 – Millions of people are needlessly suffering because approximately a fifth of the world’s population does not have access to electric light, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting, warns today. Read more »

OCR unchanged at 3.5 percent

Press Release – Reserve Bank

OCR unchanged at 3.5 percent

Statement issued by Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler:

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate unchanged at 3.5 percent. Read more »

Reserve Bank sees OCR on hold ‘for some time’, could go ‘up

Article – BusinessDesk

Reserve Bank sees OCR on hold ‘for some time’, could go ‘up or down’ based on data

By Jonathan Underhill Read more »

Spark director Maury Leyland to resign next month

Article – BusinessDesk

Spark director Maury Leyland to resign next month as Fonterra duties mount

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand director Maury Leyland will resign from the telecommunications company’s board from the end of next month as she spends more time at her day-job as Fonterra Cooperative Group’s head of people, culture and strategy. Read more »

NZ govt to spend $650M on school upgrades, repairs in 2015

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ govt to spend $650M on school building upgrades, repairs in 2015

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand government expects to spend $650 million this year upgrading and maintaining its $8.32 billion school property portfolio, and anticipates repair costs for leaky buildings largely damaged by faulty cladding will be about $90 million. Read more »

To Be Sure, He’s Fit for the Role

Press Release – Pead PR

To Be Sure, He’s Fit for the Role

Showcase appoints new operations manager Read more »

NZ Consumer Confidence: Steadfast Finish to 2014

Press Release – The Nielsen Company

NEW ZEALAND CONSUMER CONFIDENCE: STEADFAST FINISH TO 2014
New Zealand consumer confidence down slightly in Q4 2014 but the confidence score improved year over year A
Two-thirds believe the country is now out of a recession Read more »

Will NZ miss the massive economic opportunity?

Press Release – New Zealand Hemp Industries Association Inc

NZHIA New Zealand Hemp Industries Association

PRESS RELEASE

27 January 2015

Will New Zealand miss the massive economic opportunity available? It all depends on the New Zealand and Australia Food Ministers meeting on 30 January 2015. Read more »

Auckland Council hires PwC’s Suzanne Tindal as CFO

Article – BusinessDesk

Auckland Council hires PwC’s Suzanne Tindal as CFO

Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland Council, which has assets of almost $40 billion and annual revenue of $3.3 billion, named Suzanne Tindal as chief financial officer following the departure to Fletcher Building last year of Andrew McKenzie. Read more »

Auckland Council CFO Appointment

Press Release – Auckland Council

28 January 2015

Auckland Council CFO Appointment

Today Auckland Council CEO Stephen Town announced that Suzanne Tindal has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer. Read more »

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