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Nelson Locals Passion for Coffee Wins National Awards

Press Release – Purple Sherbert

01 September 2015
Nelson Locals Passion for Coffee Wins National Awards

A Nelson cafe has scooped two national awards. Read more »

Sanford quits Pacific tuna unit, lines up buyers for boats

Article – BusinessDesk

Sanford quits Pacific tuna business, lines up buyers for vessels

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 1 (BusinessDesk) – Sanford, New Zealand’s largest listed fishing group, will quit its underperforming Pacific tuna business and put the unit’s fleet up for sale. Read more »

Kiwi flight drink company gains over 60 American stores

Press Release – Lily and Louis

Kiwi flight drink company gains over 60 North American retail stores including
Amazon.com in just 6 weeks;

The first 1Above kiosk opened in Auckland Airport four-and-a-half years ago. Read more »

New research reveals high awareness of gender pay gap

Press Release – YWCA

New research reveals high awareness of gender pay gap, while women feel disadvantaged

Recent research reveals 65% of women believe there is still a gender pay gap and 41% believe men are given increased opportunities in the workplace to get paid more, according to a Westpac survey on equal pay in our workplaces. Read more »

IRD seeks feedback on withholding tax for foreign buyers

Article – BusinessDesk

(Removes the word ‘resident’ from first paragraph)

CORRECT: Inland Revenue seeks feedback on withholding tax on foreign property buyers

Read more »

Peter Wise to take the helm at IDC New Zealand

Press Release – IDC New Zealand Ltd

For Immediate Release

Peter Wise to take the helm at IDC New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, 31st August 2015 – Peter Wise has been appointed to the role of Country Manager, IDC New Zealand effective 1 September 2015. In his new role, Peter will be reporting to the A/NZ Managing Director Ullrich Loeffler who was also the predecessor of the role. Read more »

Live Nation NZ, MHC cleared by OIO to buy Vector Arena

Article – BusinessDesk

Live Nation NZ, MHC Investments cleared by OIO to buy Auckland’s Vector Arena

By Joshua Riddiford

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Live Nation NZ and MHC Investments have been cleared by the Overseas Investment Office to acquire Auckland’s 12,000-seat Vector Arena for an undisclosed sum. Read more »

IRD seeks feedback on taxing on foreign property buyers

Article – BusinessDesk

Inland Revenue seeks feedback on withholding tax on foreign property buyers

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – The Inland Revenue Department is proposing to introduce a resident withholding tax on foreign buyers of residential property from July next year as part of the government’s plans to crackdown on speculators. Read more »

NZ investors leading strategic growth in Auckland

Press Release – CBRE

NZ investors leading strategic growth in Auckland

31 August 2015, Auckland – Much has been written recently about overseas purchases of New Zealand property. Read more »

NZME’s GrabOne breaks website traffic records

Press Release – NZME.

NZME’s GrabOne breaks website traffic records with National Burger Day
31 August 2015 – New Zealand’s largest daily deals website, GrabOne has broken previously held site records with its inaugural National Burger Day last week. Read more »

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline on US jobs data

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline as US jobs data seen boosting case for rate hike

By Tina Morrison

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar may decline this week on the expectation stronger US jobs data will increase the chance of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike next month. Read more »

Countdown supermarkets nationwide to accept Visa payWave

Press Release – Visa

Countdown supermarkets nationwide to accept Visa payWave on Debit

AUCKLAND, August 31, 2015 – From today Countdown customers will be able to pay using Visa payWave on Debit in a move by the supermarket to offer greater payment choice at the checkout. Read more »

ASB North Wharf a glowing example

Press Release – Ideas Shop

ASB North Wharf a glowing example as Auckland companies sweep the boards at Master Electricians Excellence Awards Read more »

Kiwi Regional Airlines – still the best bet

Press Release – Kiwi Regional Airlines

Kiwi Regional Airlines – still the best bet for regional direct flights!
New Zealand-owned Kiwi Regional Airlines has restated its support for regional direct flights in the wake of Jetstar’s announcement of flights connecting a handful of regional centres to Auckland and Wellington. Read more »

Ambient Group Rebrands under QMS Banner

Press Release – Ambient Group

Ambient Group Rebrands under QMS Banner
AUCKLAND – 31 August 2015 – QMS Media Limited, the parent company of Ambient Group, is pleased to announce the rebranding of Ambient Group to QMS NZ. Read more »

New dwelling consents hit 10-year high

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New dwelling consents hit 10-year high

31 August 2015

There were 2,824 new dwellings consented nationally in July 2015, up 24 percent compared with July 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

NZ residential building consents jump 20% in July

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ residential building consents jump 20% in July, driven by Auckland intentions

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents jumped by a fifth in July, turning around a decline in June, and spurred by increased construction intentions in Auckland. Read more »

Fishpond fined $50k for selling illegal goods

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Fishpond fined $50k for selling illegal goods

An Auckland website company has been fined $50,000 in the Manukau District Court for selling devices that are not compatible with radio frequencies or electricity regulations in New Zealand, creating potential safety risks. Read more »

Rubicon turns to full-year profit on Tenon improvement

Article – BusinessDesk

Rubicon turns to full-year profit on Tenon improvement, disappointed at ‘moribund’ shares

By Jonathan Underhill Read more »

Auckland Home Show Prepares for Onslaught

Press Release – Auckland Home Show

Auckland Home Show Prepares for Onslaught as Property Boom Continues

The Auckland Home Show (9th–13th September at the ASB Showgrounds, Auckland) Australasia’s largest home, building and renovation event, is bracing itself for record sales as the national property market boom continues. Read more »

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