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360º video makes a splash in marine research

Press Release – AWADS

360º video makes a splash in marine research

New video technology revolutionises marine research in Auckland Read more »

MediaWorks Radio No. 1 Network Nationwide

Press Release – Mediaworks

MEDIAWORKS RADIO NUMBER ONE NETWORK NATIONWIDE WITH 2,149,800 LISTENERS

MORE THAN 1.4 MILLION LISTENERS IN BREAKFAST RADIO Read more »

Pokie takings increase

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Pokie takings increase

Proceeds from pub and club gaming machines in the second quarter of this year were $9.1 million or 4.4 per cent more than for the same period last year, according to figures from the Department of Internal Affairs. Read more »

Tech reaches important milestone for fastest growing sector

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Tech reaches important milestone for NZ’s fastest growing sector

July 21, 2016

NZTech, the national umbrella groups for Kiwi tech companies, has reached an important milestone with substantial expansion in New Zealand’s fastest growing and third largest export earner. Read more »

Epson EcoTank Printer Accomplishes Antarctic Mission

Press Release – Well Above

Epson EcoTank Printer Accomplishes Antarctic Mission
AUCKLAND, 21 July 2016 – After almost two years since they first arrived at Base Marambio in the Argentine Antarctic, the southernmost point in the Americas, Epson EcoTank printers have shown their incomparable performance. Read more »

NZ migration, tourism boom continues in June

Article – BusinessDesk

Thursday 21 July 2016 11:42 AM

NZ migration, tourism boom continues in June

By Sophie Boot

July 21 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s booming migration extended its run of posting new records in June, though economists say it may have peaked, while tourism numbers also continued their strong growth. Read more »

Three major bank lenders introduce lending restrictions

Article – BusinessDesk

Thursday 21 July 2016 11:45 AM

UPDATE: Three major bank lenders introduce property investor lending restrictions early

(Adds ASB move) Read more »

Wild Appetite trumps with innovative new products

Press Release – Wild Appetite

WILD APPETITE TRUMPS WITH INNOVATIVE NEW PRODUCTS IN THE US

Auckland-based food manufacturer Wild Appetite has scored a major coup with US retailers with its new plastic squeeze-bottled sauces and dressings. Read more »

ANZ joins Westpac in restricting loans early

Article – BusinessDesk

Thursday 21 July 2016 11:07 AM

ANZ joins Westpac in restricting loans to property investors early

By Fiona Rotherham

July 21 (BusinessDesk) – ANZ Bank New Zealand is the second bank to announce it will not take any new loan applications from property investors who do not have a 40 percent deposit, some six weeks earlier than required by the Reserve Bank. Read more »

NZ’s Youngest Franchisor to Expand

Press Release – Kitset Assembly Services

NZ’s Youngest Franchisor to Expand

20-year-old Jorgen Ellis has gone from building sheds to building his multi-million dollar business, and he’s about to expand even further in New Zealand and overseas. Read more »

Vend and Xero sign global partnership

Press Release – Vend-Xero

Vend and Xero sign global partnership to accelerate product innovation and customer growth

Leading Kiwi technology companies strengthen long-standing relationship and product integration. Read more »

ContainerCo to develop new container depot in Hawke’s Bay

Press Release – ContainerCo

ContainerCo to develop new container depot in Hawke’s Bay

ContainerCo (NZL) Limited (ContainerCo), the container depot operator, today announced that it will develop a major new container services facility in Hawke’s Bay. Read more »

Kiwi start-up brings ‘Silicon Valley’ style innovation

Press Release – API Talent

Kiwi start-up brings ‘Silicon Valley’ style innovation to local businesses

API Talent wins Amazon Web Services’ Rising Star award for bold, collaborative approach Read more »

TomTom City extends to 50 cities

Press Release – Tom Tom

TomTom City extends to 50 cities

Auckland, 21 July 2016 – TomTom (TOM2) today announced that TomTom City – a traffic portal that provides live traffic and travel information – has now extended to 50 cities. Read more »

Holiday arrivals rise 15,300 from June 2015

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Holiday arrivals rise 15,300 from June 2015

21 July 2016

Visitor arrivals numbered 196,200 in June 2016, setting a new June record, Statistics New Zealand said today. Visitor arrivals were up 11 percent from June 2015, due mainly to a 21 percent increase in holiday arrivals. Read more »

Tougher admission rules to hit NZ companies with ASX listing

Article – BusinessDesk

Thursday 21 July 2016 10:40 AM

Tougher admission rules to hit NZ companies with ASX listing plans

By Fiona Rotherham

July 20 (BusinessDesk) – New admissions rules by the Australian Stock Exchange represent a new hurdle for the accelerating number of New Zealand companies listing across the Tasman. Read more »

Vegetable grower from Pukekohe wins horticulture title

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Vegetable grower from Pukekohe wins national horticulture title

Andrew Hutchinson from Pukekohe, Auckland, was crowned Young Grower of the Year at tonight’s awards dinner in his home town. He has been identified by industry leaders as a shining example of the exceptional young talent in our $5 billion horticultural sector. Read more »

Wellington property investors banking on a change

Press Release – Wellington Property Investors

Wellington property investors banking on a change

Wellington 21/7/2016

Wellington property investors association are reviewing their long association with the ANZ bank. Read more »

ANZ boss warns on property market

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 20 July 2016 05:10 PM

ANZ boss warns on property market, calls for further investor restrictions Read more »

Westpac imposing RBNZ’s new home lending rules from today

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 20 July 2016 04:22 PM

Westpac imposing RBNZ’s new home lending rules from today

By Edwin Mitson

July 20 (BusinessDesk) – Westpac Banking Corp has announced it will not take any new loan applications from property investors who do not have a 40 percent deposit from 4.30pm this afternoon, some six weeks earlier than required by the Reserve Bank. Read more »

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