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Deloitte appoints 21 new leaders

Press Release – Deloitte

Seven new partners and fourteen new director appointments reflect firm’s continued growth

Wellington, 30 May 2019 – Deloitte is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new partners and fourteen new directors, effective from 1 June 2019. Read more »

McLaren sportscar sells property

Press Release – Century 21 Real Estate

Century 21 New Zealand

Thursday, 13 June 2019


It only took a few days for a North Auckland lifestyle property to be sold after it hit the headlines as coming with a free volcanic orange MP4-12C McLaren sportscar. Read more »

NZME hits 10,000 paying subscriber target early

Article – BusinessDesk

NZME hits 10,000 paying subscriber target early

By Paul McBeth

June 12 (BusinessDesk) – NZME’s foray into charging its readers to access online news has beaten its expectations, taking just six weeks to attract 10,000 paying subscribers when it thought it would take a year. Read more »

Split-risk car yard and printing press premises for sale

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

The land and buildings housing a car sales company and printing group in a dual tenancy have been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

NZ consumers pull back on spending in May

Article – BusinessDesk

By Rebecca Howard

June 12 (BusinessDesk) – Consumers pulled back on credit and debit car spending in May after holidays in April fuelled a rise. Read more »

Anyone can broadcast with Kordia Pop Up TV

Press Release – Kordia

Media release
12 June 2019

Anyone can broadcast with Kordia Pop Up TV

Telecommunications specialist, Kordia, is now offering a service which allows anyone seeking a wider audience for their event to broadcast on nationwide television. Read more »

DLA Piper gets a head start on diversity

Press Release – DLA Piper

Recently at DLA Piper Tower in Auckland, a high-powered panel discussion was held on the ‘Future of FinTech Leadership’, for Techweek19. Read more »

Costco to open first NZ store at Westgate in Auckland

Article – BusinessDesk

Costco to open first NZ store at Westgate in Auckland

By Jenny Ruth

June 11 (BusinessDesk) – American multi-national discount store operator Costco Wholesale is planning to open its first New Zealand store at the Westgate shopping centre in Auckland’s north-west. Read more »

Kiwi Consumers set to Benefit from Arrival of Mega-Retailers

Press Release – Nido

The launch of US bulk-buy club Costco in New Zealand shows the country has reached the population density needed to support the arrival of mega-retailers according to an industry expert. Read more »

Costco will be good for suppliers, consumers, says FGC

Press Release – Food and Grocery Council

Bulk discount retailer Costco will be good for both New Zealand suppliers and consumers, says the NZ Food & Grocery Council. Read more »

New SeekaFresh General Manager Appointment at Seeka

Press Release – Seeka

Te Puke, 11 June 2019: Seeka’s Chief Executive, Michael Franks, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new General Manager SeekaFresh, Verena Cunningham. Read more »

NZ US Council says Kiwis will win from Costco announcement

Press Release – BusinessNZ

The NZ US Council today welcomed the announcement that US company, Costco Warehouse, a membership warehouse club, will build a store in West Auckland Read more »

Airbnb welcomes Stats NZ report

Press Release – Airbnb

MEDIA RELEASE

Airbnb welcomes Stats NZ report

Auckland, New Zealand – Tuesday 11 June 2019 – Airbnb has today welcomed a new study from Stats NZ which found home sharing now accounts for nearly one in five guest nights in New Zealand. Read more »

Infrastructure leader Tommy Parker to head up Arup NZ

Press Release – Arup NZ

Infrastructure leader Tommy Parker to head up Arup NZ

Tommy Parker, widely considered one of New Zealand’s pre-eminent infrastructure leaders, has joined Arup to lead its national operations. Read more »

Workers must be open to change in workplace of the future

Press Release – Robert Half

June 2019

Workers must be open to change to adapt to the workplace of the future, according to CFOs

• The top characteristics required by finance professionals in light of digitisation: Openness to change (52%), openness to new ideas (33%) and communication (32%). Read more »

Easy Crypto hits $10 million turnover in under 16 months

Press Release – Easy Crypto

Auckland, New Zealand – Tuesday 11 June 2019 – Move over millennials, the baby boomers are here and they’re branching out into cryptocurrency as an asset base with Easy Crypto seeing an increasing demand from the older demographic for the digital currencies. Read more »

Media merger rejection “not difficult at all”

Article – BusinessDesk

Media merger rejection “not difficult at all”, says outgoing ComCom boss
By Pattrick Smellie

June 11 (BusinessDesk) – Rejecting the proposed merger between New Zealand news publishers NZME and Stuff was “not one of the most difficult decisions at all” for Mark Berry in his 10 years at the helm of the Commerce Commission. Read more »

Provincial growth fund no panacea to rural-urban divide

Article – BusinessDesk

By Paul McBeth

June 11 (BusinessDesk) – Economic consultancy Infometrics doesn’t see the provincial growth fund as the best vehicle to dealing with New Zealand’s persistent rural-urban divide. Read more »

Air New Zealand soaring high for 3rd consecutive year

Press Release – Randstad

Air New Zealand has retained top honours in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research as the most attractive employer in New Zealand. The national carrier has achieved this accolade for the third consecutive year and has now won this award an amazing six times in total. Read more »

Environment Committee concludes hearings on waste inquiry

Press Release – Environment Committee

The Environment Committee have finished hearing oral evidence on their briefing to investigate food waste. Read more »

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