Archive for the 'Business' Category

Air New Zealand Issues Advice To Customers Around Trans-Tasman Travel

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has adjusted its trans-Tasman schedule as a result of the eight-week suspension to quarantine-free travel from Australia announced by the New Zealand Government today.

Seven-day quarantine-free travel pause

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Air New Zealand Opens More Bookings To Bring Kiwis Home From NSW

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Bookings have opened this morning on available Air New Zealand managed return flights to allow Kiwis to return home from New South Wales from 28 July. These seats will be restricted to the number of spaces available in managed isolation facilities (MIQ) rooms provided by the New Zealand Government. Read more »

Kiwi-made Masks Keeping Our Elite Athletes At Olympic Games Safe.

Press Release – Lanaco

“Our New Zealand Olympic team will be protected by New Zealand made facemasks that use the same technology chosen to protect Nasa astronauts,” says Lanaco managing director Nick Davenport. Read more »

Commission Grants Clearance For Assa Abloy NZ To Acquire NZ Fire Doors

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to ASSA ABLOY New Zealand Limited (Assa Abloy NZ) to acquire all of the shares in NZ Fire Doors Limited (NZFD). Read more »

Home Ownership Dream Is Fading For Many Kiwis

Press Release – OneChoice

Auckland, 23 JULY 2021 – The global health crisis has had a major effect on every part of daily life, from social distancing and lockdowns to the way we work and what we perceive as the new normal. Read more »

Wellington House Prices Jump Nearly 25 Per Cent In One Year

Press Release – Trade Me Property

Wellington house prices sky-rocketed in June, seeing the largest annual increase on record, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Read more »

Housing Market Continues To Defy Expectations

Article – Property and Build

Median prices for residential property across New Zealand increased by 28.7% from $637,000 in June 2020 to $820,000 in June 2021. Read more »

Planning For The Worst Case Scenario

Press Release – Industrial Safety News

While most of us rarely give much thought to workplace deaths in New Zealand until they hit the headlines, closely examining the data for the past 10 years is a sobering exercise. Read more »

Radius Care Hits Vaccination Milestone

Press Release – Radius Care

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 22 July 2021 – Aged care and retirement village operator Radius Care (NZX: RAD) has achieved a vaccination milestone. Over 59 percent of residents and 52 percent of staff have received their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Read more »

Further Testing Programme To Protect Consumers

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand Food Safety (NZFS) is extending a programme of testing to determine the extent of Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) in poultry flocks in New Zealand and to reduce the risk to consumers. Read more »

Estate Overlooking Lydia Ko’s Favourite New Zealand Fairway On The Market For Sale

Press Release – Bayleys

A home overlooking former No. 1-ranked Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko’s favourite New Zealand fairway has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Quarterly Rental Update: Auckland’s Average Rent Holds Above $600 Per Week Through Second Quarter

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

Auckland’s average weekly rent ticked over the $600 mark in April and finished the second quarter with a June average of $605, according to data from more than 16,500 rental properties managed by Barfoot & Thompson. Read more »

Trelleborg Signs Agreement With New Distributor For Tooling Materials In New Zealand

Press Release – Trelleborg

Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation signs an agreement with Innovate Composites to be its distributor for its range of tooling solutions in New Zealand, including its dust-free tooling material, TC760X. This partnership will enable development of a stable supply chain within New Zealand, providing customers with locally available stock, country-based knowledge and high levels of local support. Read more »

Jetstar Launches Explore NZ Sale With Fares From $32

Press Release – Jetstar

Jetstar is today launching the Explore NZ Sale with 40,000 low fares across its domestic network starting from $32^ (Christchurch to Wellington). Travel periods start from as early as next month and run through until March 2022.

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Winter Chills Check Momentum

Press Release – REINZ

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 258 fewer lifestyle property sales (-10.3%) for the three months ended June 2021 than for the three months ended May 2021. Read more »

A Bright June – July Looking Gloomy

Press Release – REINZ

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 137 more farm sales (+53.7%) for the three months ended June 2021 than for the three months ended June 2020. Overall, there were 392 farm sales in the three months ended June 2021, compared to 450 farm sales for the three months ended May 2021 (-12.9%), and 255 farm sales for the three months ended June 2020. Read more »

FAIR Coffee, Cocktails And Cake To Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight

Press Release – Fairtrade ANZ

From the 6th – 19th August 2021, Fairtrade supporters across the country will come together in a series of events to celebrate Fairtrade Farmers getting a fairer deal now and into the future. Read more »

MetroEXP Wins Cordis Auckland Competitive Pitch To Develop The Hotel’s Brand Strategy And Build Hotel Guest Engagement

Press Release – MetroEXP

Cordis Auckland has recently appointed MetroEXP, one of Auckland’s fastest-growing marketing and activations agencies, as their new brand and activations partner after a competitive pitch. Read more »

Southern Cross NEXT Landing At HMB IX Facility In Hermosa Beach

Press Release – Pacific Carriage Limited

Auckland, New Zealand, July 21, 2021 – Independent submarine capacity provider, Pacific Carriage Limited Inc. (“PCL”), owner of the Southern Cross Cable Network in the USA (“Southern Cross”), today celebrated a key milestone with the landing of the Southern Cross NEXT cable (“SX NEXT”) at the HMB IX facility in Hermosa Beach, California. Read more »

36th America’s Cup Post-event Reports Released

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Post-event reporting on the 36th America’s Cup (AC36) has been released today. The reports cover the delivery of the event by Crown, Council and America’s Cup Event Limited, economic impacts for Auckland and New Zealand, and delivery of critical infrastructure. Read more »

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