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AG: Letter to Port Companies on audits

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018 01:05 PM
Port companies: matters arising from our 2016/17 audits 19 June 2018 Letter sent on 19 June 2018 to chief executives and chairs of port companies by Greg Schollum, Deputy Controller and Auditor-General giving a brief summary of the main matters ... Read more...

Michael Hill will close six remaining Emma & Roe stores

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018 12:49 PM
June 22 (BusinessDesk) - Michael Hill International said it plans to close the remaining six stores of its Emma & Roe chain as well as the sub-brand’s online business at a total cost of no more than $3.1 million, a move allowing the Brisbane-based jewellery ... Read more...

Fletcher Building refreshes board chair and directors

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018 12:40 PM
June 22 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building's outgoing chair Ralph Norris announced the board's audit and risk committee chair Bruce Hassall will succeed him when he steps down from the troubled building company in September. Read more...

NZ dollar recovers ground as greenback falls

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018 11:36 AM
June 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose as the greenback fell from an 11-month high amid weaker-than-expected US data and was little changed against the pound on signs the Bank of England may be closer to hiking interest rates. Read more...

Call to end lubricant packaging waste

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018 11:13 AM
Major lubricant industry brands are calling on importers and distributors in the market to join them in tackling the issue of millions of lubricant packages being discarded every year. Read more...

Upside Biotechnologies named as a leading global innovator

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018 11:13 AM
Judged by leading innovation experts, regenerative tissue developer, Upside Biotechnologies, is the only New Zealand-based company to have been selected as one of the top 100 ventures with the potential to disrupt markets globally in the 2018 Disrupt 100 . Read more...

Visitors from India up for May

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018 10:53 AM
There were 9,100 visitors from India in the month of May 2018, up 2,100 from the same month last year, Stats NZ said today. India was the fourth-largest source of visitors to New Zealand for the month, behind Australia, China, and the United States. Read more...

Microsoft announces 2018 New Zealand Partner Awards winners

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018 09:51 AM
New Zealand, 10pm, 21 June 2018 – Microsoft New Zealand has celebrated its outstanding local business partners at the 11th annual Microsoft Partner Awards. Read more...

Fulton Hogan opens its doors to Canterbury students

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018 09:05 AM
22 June 2018: An enthusiastic group of Canterbury students enjoyed a 'hands on' day at Fulton Hogan in Christchurch this week - and it's inspired the young women for a career in the Infrastructure Industry. Read more...

HiFX morning Update June 22 2018

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018 09:00 AM
New Zealand welcomes the birth of Prime Minister Jacinda Adern’s first child, a baby girl, but its been the Kiwi that’s needed an epidural for most of the week. It has finally found a touch of support, bouncing from its low of 0.6822 Read more...
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