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US billionaire stranded in NZ makes good on Rocket Lab promise, donates $286k to Starship

US billionaire Gabe Newell has made good on his promise to donate $1 to Auckland's Starship Children's Hospital for every person who watched the livestream of Rocket Lab's latest launch, "Return to Sender" (embedded below).Rocket... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Auckland, Nz, Gabe Newell, Starship Children s Hospital

170 kilometers in New Zealand

"Ian Clark" writes: John Smith, Matt Barlow and I managed to fly cross country from Coronet Peak in Queenstown, New Zealand yesterday (22nd Nov).  John and I flew most of the way together to Lake Ohau (130 km) while Matt was about 45 minutes behind us and managed to land at The Hermitage – Mt Cook (170km).Below is the link to the Ayvri track logs.It was probably the most awe inspiring flight I’ve had here in the south island of New Zealand with very strong climbs (1600 ft/min) up...
Tags: New Zealand, John, Nz, Ian, Matt, Queenstown New Zealand, Ian Clark, Coronet Peak, Lake Ohau, John Smith Matt Barlow

Fakhar Zaman ruled out of NZ tour after developing Covid symptoms

He had tested negative a day ago, but then developed a fever while isolating in the team hotel in Lahore
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Nz, Fakhar Zaman

The Conversation: 'Courageous' investment means innovation stays in NZ, not sold off overseas

New Zealand is in an economic recession and the Government is trying to spend its way through it with direct investment to boost the economy and jobs. At the same time, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RNBZ) plans to lend retail... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Reserve Bank of New Zealand RNBZ

NZ may become 'Florida of South Pacific' without young tourists - Youth Hostels Association

The country may attract only the "old rich set" and risks becoming known as "boring and staid" if it targets wealthy visitors, the Youth Hostels Association says.Tourism Minister Stuart Nash has outlined his plans to ban the hiring... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Florida, South Pacific, Nz, Stuart Nash, Youth Hostels Association

Infrastructure report: NZ playing infrastructure catch-up after decades of under-investment

Van Tang wants us to rethink infrastructure and the role it plays in our society.Tang is the New Zealand and Pacific regional general manager for GHD, an international professional services company in the infrastructure sector.To... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Tang, Van Tang

Infrastructure report: Tom Hunt and Bevan Peachey: Private sector investors can make major contribution to NZ infrastructure

As the Government enters a second term, it has drawn the finance and infrastructure portfolios together as part of its overarching priority to drive economic recovery from Covid-19. The Government also has ambitious plans to address... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz, Tom Hunt, COVID, Bevan Peachey

Infrastructure report: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China poised to make stronger contribution to NZ

Infrastructure is one of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) Group's strategic sectors.Karen Hou, ICBC NZ's chief executive, says this focus extends to New Zealand, and has been an area that she and her team care deeply... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Commercial Bank of China, Commercial Bank of China ICBC Group, Karen Hou ICBC NZ

England face France in World Cup 2021 pools, Wales face NZ

Two-time winners England are drawn against Six Nations rivals France in the Rugby World Cup 2021 pool stages, while Wales will face defending champions New Zealand.
Tags: England, News, Wales, France, Six Nations, Nz

England face France in World Cup pools, Wales face NZ

Two-time winners England are drawn against Six Nations rivals France in the Rugby World Cup 2021 pool stages, while Wales will face defending champions New Zealand.
Tags: England, News, Wales, France, Six Nations, Nz

Supermarket inquiry might see rise in cost of fruit and vegetables, Horticulture NZ warns

By Eric Frykberg of RNZ People might end up paying more for their fruit and vegetables, not less, after an inquiry into supermarkets, Horticulture New Zealand says.The industry group says growers who supply produce to supermarkets... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, RNZ, Eric Frykberg

SHARE acquires Newpark, and more daily news

Congratulations to SHARE on their acquisition of Newpark. It has been announced that SHARE NZ has bought out Darren Gannon. A listing for Newpark 2020 appeared on the companies register on 12 November 2020. In the listing SHARE was stated...
Tags: Nz, NEWPARK, Darren Gannon

TIN reveals NZ's largest tech exporters - and the fastest growing

Covid slowed the growth of New Zealand's tech industry, according to an annual report that ranks our largest and fastest-growing exporters in the sector.TIN (Technology Investment Network) principal Greg Shanahan says the report... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, TIN Technology Investment Network, Greg Shanahan

Opposition as NZ joins world's largest free trade agreement

By RNZ A lobby group concerned about a major trade deal New Zealand signed this evening says the Covid-19 pandemic provides a strong reason why such agreements should be ditched.Fifteen countries in the Asia-Pacific region have... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Nz, RNZ

Housing market bolts away: Auckland up 16.3% to hit $1m, NZ prices up 19.8%

New Zealand's super-charged housing market has rocketed even further ahead, with Auckland's median hitting $1 million for the first time.National prices have also risen almost 20 per cent in a year.While the Reserve Bank is being... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Nz, Reserve Bank

627 Airline Pay Cuts

Airline pay cuts, prospective student pilots told to wait, proposed 737 MAX training requirements, the boat that Boeing sold, and a Brit is set to pilot Air Force One. Also, a holiday flying festival, the Kitty Hawk Flyers, an A-10 pilot receives the Distinguished Flying Cross, an upcoming electric air speed record attempt, and New Zealand’s first electric airplane. Aviation News Dutch Airline Pilots Association VNV signs commitment clause KLM pilots agreed to accept pay cuts that allow t...
Tags: A-10, US, New Zealand, Aviation, Raf, Air Force, Balpa, KLM, Faa, Boeing, Christchurch, Nz, Transportation Security Administration, Air New Zealand, Royce, Cathay Pacific

Stuart Nash defends Team NZ but says public deserve 'transparency and accountability' over funding

Stuart Nash, the Minister responsible for the America's Cup has defended Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton as a "man of integrity".Nash also said he did not believe officials at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, America, Nz, Nash, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, Team New Zealand, Stuart Nash, Grant Dalton

RBNZ: OCR - FLP could hit ~NZ$28B under full takedown; rate pass through is more important

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Tags: Nz, RBNZ

Revealed: NZ's top brands for customer experience

AA Insurance has topped an annual rundown of the best brands for customer experience, according to Kiwis.The Kantar Customer Leadership index, a culmination of a survey of more than 2,000 New Zealanders, annually ranks brands according... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz, Kiwis, AA Insurance, Kantar Customer Leadership

Apple unveils first Macs built to run more like iPhones: NZ pricing revealed

Apple is rolling out new Mac computers powered by the same kind of chips that run iPhones and iPads, a move aimed at making it easier for its most popular products to work together. Read More Apple puts key contractor on probation... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, Nz

NZ Cricket inks Indian streaming deal with Amazon

Some 150 million cricket fans in India will now watch NZ cricket through Amazon Prime Video.The tech giant has bought the exclusive rights to livestream NZ-based Blackcaps and White Ferns matches into India for the next six years,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, India, Nz, Blackcaps

NZ sharemarket, kiwi dollar soar on vaccine hopes

The New Zealand dollar pushed on to a 20-month high and the local sharemarket soared to new records after news overnight that a Covid-19 vaccine had been developed buoyed investor sentiment worldwide.The NZX-50 opened up by more... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz

Two New Zealand Defence Force Employees, one civilian, one in uniform test positive for Covid-19. Entire Defence Headquarters to be deep...

Air NZ passengers seated near the latest community Covid-19 case are being asked to be tested.
Tags: New Zealand, Nz

Australia: Freeing the refugees will free our nation: Craig Foster calls - Game Over - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

The NZ refugee resettlement offer entails that nation's willingness to take 50 refugees and asylum seekers per year.
Tags: News, Australia, Sydney, Nz, Craig Foster

Watch: Rocket Lab attempt to bring rocket back to earth

Rocket Lab's next mission will include its first attempt at recovering the first-stage of one of its Electron rockets and bringing it back to Earth. Read More US billionaire Gabe Newell, locked down in NZ, launching a gnome... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Nz, Gabe Newell

Australia: Legalising cannabis: New Zealand referendum setback is not the end - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

A negative result in NZ is only a setback to reform; in Australia, it is now legal to smoke cannabis at home in Canberra.
Tags: News, Australia, Sydney, New Zealand, Nz

Mortgage wars: TSB slashes two-year home loan rates to 2.49%

A second NZ-owned bank has moved to undercut the big four on their two-year home loan interest rates.From tomorrow, TSB will offer a 2.49 per cent interest rate across both its two-year and 18-month terms.TSB had already slashed... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, TSB, Nz

Broadband wars: Vocus relaunches Flip with $15 broadband plan

ASX-listed Vocus - best known in NZ for its Orcon and Slingshot brands - is relaunching budget ISP Flip with a $15 UFB fibre offer.That's $15 per week, so it's $60 every four weeks or around $65 per month. There's also a $30 setup... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz, ASX, Orcon

NZ's 27 best new and refurbished buildings: Institute of Architects' awards announced

A Waiheke bach to rival most Kiwi homes, a private cricket pavilion north of Auckland, opera house restoration, school chapel and waterfront offices have been named some of New Zealand's best new buildings.The Institute of Architects'... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Nz, Kiwi, Waiheke, Institute of Architects

NZ website withdraws author's works after she criticises Māori foreign minister

Writer suggested it was inappropriate for new foreign minister Nanaia Mahuta to have a moko kauae, or sacred facial tattoo A major New Zealand website has pulled the books of a local author after she made comments about the country’s incoming foreign minister, Nanaia Mahuta, that many considered offensive.Mahuta is the first woman to be appointed to the role of foreign minister and the second-ever Māori person. Continue reading...
Tags: New Zealand, Nz, Maori, Nanaia Mahuta, Mahuta