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As Ardern & Morrison meet, Germany set to follow UK in clearing Huawei

There has been yet another Huawei complication ahead of Jacinda Ardern and Scott Morrison's meeting in Auckland today - where topics are expected to include the Chinese telco giant's participation, or otherwise, in 5G mobile network... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, Germany, Scott Morrison, Huawei, Auckland, Morrison, Jacinda Ardern


$950 a week for 30 years: First-home buyers face crushing mortgages

Auckland's first-home buyers will need to fork out up to $950 per week in loan repayments for the next 30 years based on what they're paying to get a foothold in the market.That's according to figures by analysts CoreLogic showing... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland


Australian giant Scentre Group releases financials, confirms $790m Newmarket plans on track

ASX-listed shopping centre owner Scentre Group has released its annual result, reiterating costs and timing on Australasia's largest retail centre redevelopment which is in New Zealand.Westfield Newmarket is the Auckland shopping... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Australasia, ASX, Newmarket, Scentre Group, New Zealand Westfield Newmarket


First-home buyers paid average of $856,467 for Auckland homes last year, analysts say

First-home buyers are increasingly buying more of the houses that are up for sale, but are often paying a small fortune to do so.Twenty three per cent of all homes sold in New Zealand last year went to a first-time buyer - a level... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland


NZ dollar falls after second fruit fly discovered

An already weak New Zealand dollar fell further on the news that a second fruit fly has been found in Auckland. It is of a different species to the adult male Queensland fly caught last week.The kiwi had already been dragged down... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Queensland, New Zealand, Auckland, Nz


Two more Aucklanders share terrifying Lime lockup stories

Two more people hit by Lime scooter lockups have emerged.Both men shared their experiences in reaction to the Herald's story on Auckland man Liam Thompson (27), who is suffering from a broken jaw and a range of cuts and grazes... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Herald, Auckland, Liam Thompson


Precinct Properties' Commercial Bay project delayed: Fletcher payments withheld

Auckland's $1 billion office tower has hit further snags. Costs have risen and Fletcher Construction payments are being withheld at Precinct Properties' Commercial Bay office tower on Auckland's waterfront, but the business has... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Fletcher, Fletcher Construction


Collapsed Auckland company Precision Foundry owes creditors $10.2m

Failed Auckland-based manufacturer Precision Foundry owes creditors a combined $10.2 million.According to the receiver's first report, the company, which up until December last year produced specialist metal components for a range... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Precision Foundry


Small Business: Soulstorm Lasers lights up venues with fluro coloured beams

Musician Ben Lawrence, 31, co-founder of an Auckland laser company discusses collaborating with DJs and putting on the annual New Year's countdown animation display on Auckland's Sky Tower. What does your business do? Soulstorm... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Ben Lawrence, Soulstorm Lasers


Capital gains tax debate heating up: final recommendations out on Thursday

A capital gains tax would "add huge complexity to one of the world's simplest tax systems" according to an Auckland-based investment expert, but a chief banking economist disagrees and backs its introduction.Paul Glass, executive... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland


Not just 'men in suits': Women take over Hawke's Bay-based finance company JUNO KiwiSaver

A Hawke's Bay-based company is leading the way when it comes to women in the finance sector. At JUNO KiwiSaver, which is based out of Hawke's Bay and Auckland, nine women make up 60 per cent of the team. Nationally, 28 per... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Bay, Juno, Hawke


Not just 'men in suits': Women take over Hawke's Bay-based finance company

A Hawke's Bay-based company is leading the way when it comes to women in the finance sector. At JUNO KiwiSaver, which is based out of Hawke's Bay and Auckland, nine women make up 60 per cent of the team. Nationally, 28 per... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Bay, Juno, Hawke


Ports of Auckland goes driverless to boost container numbers

In the high-tech equivalent of "look Mum, no hands," Ports of Auckland's new 70-tonne straddle carriers will hurtle around at up to 22km/h, without anyone at the controls.This Luddite's nightmare means no human contact with the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland


Hong Kong Airlines pulls out of Auckland dealing blow to travel industry

Hong Kong Airlines will quit flying to Auckland from near the end of May.The airline says it is ''making adjustments'' to its business strategy to better respond to market forces and operational conditions.''Hong Kong Airlines... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Hong Kong Airlines


ATEED responds to SkyCity delays, says Auckland can still deliver

Auckland's conference champion says this city still has New Zealand's largest conference venues and although it is disappointed about SkyCity delays, the city can still host events for up to 2300 people.Anna Hayward, convention... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Ateed, Anna Hayward


Auckland house sale prices hit lowest in three years

Auckland house sale prices fell $20,000 between the end of December and the end of January, down 2.4 per cent from a median $820,000 to $800,000 - the lowest numbers for 35 months.Real Estate Institute data out this morning showed... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Real Estate Institute


Chemist Warehouse shakes sector, eating into smaller pharmacies' earnings

Times are tough for pharmacies trading close to Chemist Warehouse stores.The Herald understands small pharmacies located near and around Chemist Warehouse stores in Auckland have been severely impacted by the Australian retail... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Herald, Auckland, Chemist Warehouse


Auckland house values drop over summer

Auckland house values have fallen slightly over the summer, but prices are going gangbusters in some North Island provincial centres, particularly in Hawke's Bay.The latest QV House Price Index shows average values of residential... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, North Island, Hawke


Auckland man loses job after seizure three days into his new employment

An Auckland man who suffered a seizure three days into his new job has been awarded more than $14,000 after the company fired him for causing unforeseen stress.Ashley Wakeham, who was hired as managing director by asbestos removal... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Ashley Wakeham


Air New Zealand takes blame for administrative blunder that meant Shanghai flight turned around

Air New Zealand has taken responsibility for a costly blunder that resulted in a flight from Auckland to Shanghai being turned around.A spokeswoman said the aircraft at the centre of yesterday's problem was new to the route and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Shanghai, New Zealand, Auckland


Human trafficking trial: Chefs 'sold a dream' by Auckland couple

Foreign chefs were "sold a dream" by the owners of an Auckland sweet shop who are on trial for human trafficking, a court heard today.Mohammed Atiqul Islam and Nafisa Ahmed, the owners of failed Sandringham Royal Sweets & Cafe,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Sandringham, Auckland, Mohammed Atiqul Islam, Nafisa Ahmed


Air New Zealand Dreamliner flight NZ289 touches down in Shanghai after being rejected over weekend

An Air New Zealand Dreamliner has touched down in Shanghai after an administrative blunder meant a flight at the weekend had to return to Auckland.The service at the weekend didn't meet Chinese requirements, meaning 275 passengers... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Shanghai, Auckland, Air New Zealand Dreamliner


Not guilty plea to Auckland sweet shop human trafficking charges

The owners of an Auckland sweet shop have pleaded not guilty to charges of human trafficking, exploitation and other immigration-related offences.Mohammed Atiqul Islam and Nafisa Ahmed, the owners a failed sweet shop trading as... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Mohammed Atiqul Islam, Nafisa Ahmed


Fletcher confirms Ihumātao sale possible, as protesters plan next demonstration

New Zealand's largest construction company might sell a controversial Auckland site if the right offer was made, with a boss saying the business is open to approaches from prospective buyers.Steve Evans, chief executive of NZX-listed... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Fletcher, Steve Evans


Fletcher Building confirms Ihumātao sale possible, as protesters plan next demonstration

New Zealand's largest construction company might sell a controversial Auckland site if the right offer was made, with a boss saying the business is open to approaches from prospective buyers.Steve Evans, chief executive of NZX-listed... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Steve Evans, Fletcher Building


Aviation experts say Air NZ Auckland to Shanghai flight debacle airline mistake

An Air New Zealand flight that had to turn around because it did not have permission to land in China was the fault of the airline, aviation commentators say. The NZ289 Shanghai-bound flight from Auckland late last night was turned... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Shanghai, Auckland, Air New Zealand, Air NZ Auckland


Air NZ flight to Shanghai forced to turn back to Auckland mid-flight

Our national carrier has been struck by its second turnaround drama within a week.Air New Zealand Flight 289 was forced to turn back midway through its flight to Shanghai last night, according to passenger Eric Hundman.Hundman,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Shanghai, Auckland, Nz, Air New Zealand, Eric Hundman Hundman


Trespass threat after Auckland cafe stops takeaway cups for dine-in customers

A popular cafe has created a storm in a coffee cup by refusing to provide takeaway cups to customers staying on the premises.Buoy Cafe at Westhaven Marina, Auckland, updated its hot drink policy three months ago after throwing away... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Buoy Cafe, Westhaven Marina Auckland


Air fare price war as Air New Zealand fares to Hawaii dip below $500

Return fares to Hawaii have dipped below $500 as a price war to the islands heats up.One travel agent is offering return flights on Air New Zealand for $499. The deal from Auckland is being offered at Flight Centre's Travel Expo... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Hawaii, Auckland, Air New Zealand


Controversial real estate agent Aaron Drever receives lifetime bowling ban

A suspended Auckland real estate agent has been banned for life from ever being a member of any bowling club in New Zealand.This comes off the back of a long-running saga involving the management of the Avondale Bowling Club. A... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Aaron Drever, Avondale Bowling Club



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