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New eco-friendly power options for New Zealanders

Press Release – Panasonic

New eco-friendly power options for New Zealanders as Panasonic launches lithium-ion home storage battery system Read more »

Sony launches new SRG-120DS cameras

Press Release – Sony New Zealand Limited

Sony launches new SRG-120DS full-HD pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) cameras
Superb picture quality for broadcast, security, healthcare, education and judicial applications with latest imaging technology, reliability with proven operability Read more »

Ports of Auckland to develop Waikato freight hub

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland to develop Waikato freight hub

Ports of Auckland Limited announced today that it has signed a conditional agreement to purchase 33 hectares of land at Northgate Business Park for development as a freight hub. The site has excellent road and rail connections and is located at Horotiu, 8km north of Hamilton in an area with growing manufacturing, warehousing and logistics businesses. Read more »

Tower to cut product lines in bid to cut costs

Article – BusinessDesk

Tower to cut product lines in bid to cut costs

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Tower, which posted an annual loss last year on ballooning costs from the Canterbury earthquakes, plans to whittle down the number of products it offers customers and clamp down on costs in a bid to sharpen up the business. Read more »

Business event arrivals from Australia hit record high

Press Release – CINZ

11 February 2016

New Zealand business event arrivals from Australia hit record high

As New Zealand gears up for a strong presence at AIME this month, its annual business event arrivals from Australia have exceeded 40,000 for the first time. Read more »

Gisborne offers highest returns for property investment

Press Release – Realestate.co.nz

Gisborne offers highest returns for rental property investment in New Zealand

AUCKLAND, Thursday 11 February 2016. Read more »

New Zealand property market off to a slow start

Press Release – Trade Me Property

New Zealand property market off to a slow start

The heated property for sale market of 2015 cooled as quickly as a southerly in January, with most regions seeing average asking prices slip back according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Read more »

FIRST CUT: SkyCity first-half profit rises 30%

Article – BusinessDesk

FIRST CUT: SkyCity first-half profit rises 30%, at top end of forecast

By Tina Morrison

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) – SkyCity Entertainment Group, New Zealand’s only listed casino company, posted a 30 percent gain in first-half profit, citing improvements across all its properties and lower funding costs. Read more »

Intueri suspends dividends on TEC review

Article – BusinessDesk

Intueri suspends dividends pending TEC review; 2015 earnings meet reduced guidance

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Intueri Education Group, the private training college under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office, has suspended dividends pending the review by the Tertiary Education Commission funding agency, and says 2015 earnings met its downgraded guidance. Read more »

Iconic Kiwi brand Line 7 sponsors Port Nicholson Regatta

Press Release – Line 7

Iconic Kiwi brand Line 7 sponsors Port Nicholson Regatta

The brand that has dressed New Zealand’s most successful sailors since 1963 will again sponsor the Regatta Read more »

Ports of Auckland buys Waikato land for new freight hub

Article – BusinessDesk

Ports of Auckland buys Waikato land for new freight hub

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Ports of Auckland, the country’s second-largest by volume, has agreed to buy a plot of land north of Hamilton to develop a freight hub, which it says will complete its network across the North Island. Read more »

New Zealand’s Best Red Meat Chefs Announced

Press Release – Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards

NEW ZEALAND’S BEST RED MEAT CHEFS

Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards 2015 Winners Announced Read more »

More PPP schools contracted by Ministry of Education

Article – BusinessDesk

More PPP schools contracted by Ministry of Education

By Edwin Mitson

Feb. 9 (BusinessDesk) – Plans for more schools to be built under the Ministry of Education’s Public Private Partnership have been set out in a tender document sent to interested companies. Read more »

Auckland/Northern Overview

Press Release – Harcourts

Northern Region January 2016 January 2015 Read more »

FMA appeals breach of natural justice ruling over Vivier

Article – BusinessDesk

FMA appeals breach of natural justice ruling over Vivier deregistration

By Sophie Boot

Feb. 10 (BusinessDesk) – The Financial Markets Authority has appealed a High Court ruling that it breached Vivier & Co’s rights to natural justice by failing to provide the firm with detailed evidence for the decision to remove it from the Financial Services Providers Register. Read more »

Man working ‘too many hours’ gets mortgage declined

Press Release – LoanPlan Mortgages and Finance

10 February 2016

Man working ‘too many hours’ gets mortgage declined
A recent example where the bank declined a mortgage application from an Auckland man who works 60 hours a week shows that the banks are also taking lifestyle factors into consideration under the new ‘Responsible Lending’ regime. Read more »

Wynyard signs $2.8M 3-year deal with state policing agency

Article – BusinessDesk

Wynyard signs $2.8 mln three-year deal with state policing agency

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 10 (BusinessDesk) – Wynyard Group, whose shareholders will vote next week on giving the board more freedom to issue shares, has signed a $2.8 million deal to provide its intelligence software services to a state policing agency. Read more »

Kiwis increasingly embrace digital payments

Press Release – Mastercard

Kiwis increasingly embrace digital payments

Auckland, New Zealand – February 10, 2015 – Half of New Zealanders expect we will no longer be using cash in ten years’ time according to new research from MasterCard. Read more »

Balance sheet growth drives ASB’s first half result

Press Release – ASB Bank

Wednesday 10 February 2016

Balance sheet growth drives ASB’s first half result

ASB today reported statutory net profit after taxation (NPAT) of $474 million for the six months ended 31 December 2015. This represents a 7% increase on the prior comparative period. Read more »

European visitors to benefit from top Kiwi chefs

Press Release – Deer Industry NZ

European visitors to benefit from top Kiwi chefs

Recipe swapping is being taken to a new level with the visit to New Zealand in February of four of Germany’s rising culinary stars. Read more »

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