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MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 09:35 PM
Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, buoyed by steady gains in overseas market and a better than expected result from the latest dairy auction overnight. Read more...

NZ dollar little changed amid ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 08:18 PM
Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is little changed after the British parliament defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan by a historic 230 votes, leaving financial markets with continuing uncertainty as to how the situation ... Read more...

NZ construction practice can withstand earthquakes

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 07:32 PM
( PR.co.nz ) A team of QuakeCoRE researchers have just completed a significant test of New Zealand building construction that shows new design methods will withstand future earthquakes without the damage observed during the Christchurch and Kaikoura ... Read more...

2degrees appoints CFO Mark Aue as chief executive

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 07:09 PM
Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - 2degrees has appointed chief financial officer Mark Aue as chief executive, replacing Stewart Sherriff who signalled in August that he wanted to step down after five years in the top job. Read more...

New NZX rules to strip Vital Healthcare investors of rights

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 07:07 PM
Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New NZX listing rules which Vital Healthcare Property Trust’s manager is proposing to adopt from Friday will wipe out just about all the investor protections that an NZX listing normally provides. Read more...

Westpac raises milk price forecast on strong GDT result

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 07:06 PM
Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - A fourth straight increase in dairy auction prices has prompted Westpac to raise its price milk price forecast for the current season. Read more...

Westfield Trading Hours – Auckland Anniversary Long Weekend

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 05:26 PM
Shoppers will have the opportunity to visit their local Westfield to shop, catch up with friends or enjoy the dining and entertainment on offer throughout the Auckland Anniversary long weekend, with Westfield centres in Auckland open on the public holiday ... Read more...

Air Traffic Controllers Reach Out to Unpaid Colleagues

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 04:54 PM
As the US government shutdown nears the end of its third week, New Zealand’s Air Traffic Controllers were among the wider membership of the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) who reached out with messages of support to American colleagues ... Read more...

UPDATE: Card spending fall suggests little Christmas cheer

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 04:09 PM
Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Retail spending using electronic cards over the key Christmas period suggests retailers found little to cheer about in the festive season. Read more...

New Board Chair for Ngā Pae O Te Māramatanga

Published: Wed 16 Jan 2019 04:01 PM
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) is delighted to announce that Kerensa Johnston (Ngāti Tama, Ngāruahine, Te Atiawa, Ngāti Whāwhakia) has joined New Zealand's Māori Centre of Research Excellence as Board Chair in 2019. Kerensa brings with her a wealth ... Read more...
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