Posts filtered by tags: Wellington[x]


 

Revaluations push up Argosy profit, 'significant' $39.6m Wellington insurance claim lodged

Annual property revaluation gains of $70.5 million saw diversified listed Argosy Property push up net after-tax profit from $98.2m last year to $133.7m but it claimed a 'significant' $39.6m insurance on an earthquake-damaged Wellington... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Wellington, Argosy, Argosy Property


NZ dollar weakens on strong US data, trade tensions

The New Zealand dollar opened weaker after stronger than expected US data gave the greenback a lift and as trade tensions continue to dampen risk appetite.The kiwi was trading at 65.37 at 8am in Wellington versus 65.51 late yesterday.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz


NZ dollar little changed after brief spike on Aussie jobs data

The New Zealand dollar ended the day little changed after spiking briefly against its Australian counterpart on mixed jobs data there.The kiwi was trading at 94.72 Australian cents at 5pm in Wellington, from 94.69 at 7:45am, but... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz


WeWork's CEO explains why he thinks his $47 billion company is recession proof, and how he keeps his ego in check as a young billionaire

Adam Neumann, 40, is the cofounder and CEO of WeWork, the global coworking space company valued at $47 billion. WeWork, under its umbrella the We Company, filed for an IPO last December. Analysts are concerned with last year's $1.8 billion in revenue compared to its $1.9 billion in losses. Neumann told Business Insider that WeWork is capable of being profitable, but is choosing to invest in rapid global expansion. He said that it is well-positioned for a potential economic downturn in the US, ...
Tags: Japan, New York, Saudi Arabia, China, Ipo, Boston, Softbank, New York City, Africa, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, United States, Middle East, Cambridge


NZ dollar down on weak Chinese data

The New Zealand dollar eased a little as weaker than expected data from China added to market concern about the China-US trade stoush.The kiwi was trading at 65.62 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 65.72 at 8am. The trade-weighted... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz, China US


‘Dark place’ – Bullying scandal motivates New Zealand women for World Cup

Wellington (AFP) – The New Zealand women’s football team has emerged “from a dark place” after a bullying scandal and is determined to make its mark at next month’s World Cup, striker Sarah Gregorius says.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, New Zealand, Wellington, Afp, Sarah Gregorius


China-US trade war hits NZ dollar

The New Zealand dollar continued to be weighed on by escalating global trade tensions, with China now saying it will raise tariffs on some US goods from June 1.The kiwi was trading at 65.71 US cents at 8am in Wellington from 65.76... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz, China US


Politicians, cats 'not welcome' at this golf course: Gareth Morgan

Politicians and cats are "the only species not welcome" at a golf course north of Wellington, according to new owner businessman-turned-political leader Gareth Morgan and his wife Joanne.In a statement just released, Morgan confirmed... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Wellington, Morgan, Joanne, Gareth Morgan


Edgewell Personal Care to buy Harry’s for $1.37 bln

Edgewell Personal Care Co said May 9 that it agreed to buy Harry’s Inc in a deal that values Harry’s at $1.37 billion. Edgewell is paying 79 percent of the deal in cash, while 21 percent will be paid in common stock. Once the deal closes Harry’s shareholders will own about 11 percent of Edgewell. Harry’s, of New York, is personal care and grooming company known for its shaving products. Harry’s has raised $461.03 million in funding from investors including Alliance Consumer Growth, Temasek Holdi...
Tags: New York, Australia, Germany, New York City, Trends, M&a, Harry, Jack Black, Wellington, Andy, Company, The Company, Jeff, EBITDA, Inc, EPC


Why we must not let Europe break apart

The European project is in big trouble – but it’s worth defending. By Timothy Garton AshIt’s time to sound the alarm. Seven decades after the end of the second world war on European soil, the Europe we have built since then is under attack. As the cathedral of Notre Dame burned, Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement National was polling neck and neck with Emmanuel Macron’s movement for what he calls a “European renaissance”. In Spain, a far-right party called Vox, promoting the kind of reactionary natio...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Justice, Germany, Berlin Wall, Eu, Spain, European Union, UK News, World news, Hungary, Britain, Foreign Policy, Second world war, First World War, Nigel Farage


Air New Zealand passenger removed

Many airplane passengers are guilty of not paying too much attention to the safety video, card, and demonstration on airplanes before takeoff — an act of obliviousness that apparently can cost you big. A woman sitting in an exit row on an Air New Zealand flight from Wellington actively refused to watch the safety video, or read the instructional card, and was consequently removed from her flight. Understanding safety instructions is always important, especially when you’re seated in an exit r...
Tags: Travel, New Zealand, Wellington, Air New Zealand, All, Flying Safety Video, In-flight Safety, Passenger Removal, Woman Removed From Plane


Passenger thrown off Air New Zealand plane for refusing to read safety instructions card

Police called after flight delayed following refusal of woman to watch safety video and read card in exit row seatA woman who refused to watch the regulation air safety video or read the safety instructions card handed to her by flight attendants has reportedly been removed from an Air New Zealand flight in Wellington.The woman, described by other passengers as “wealthy-looking”, was sitting in the exit row but ignored attendants’ attempts to get her to listen to the safety instructions for flig...
Tags: Business, World news, Asia Pacific, Air transport, Airline Industry, New Zealand, Wellington, Auckland, Air New Zealand


Traditional dishes from New Zealand

Long before European settlers came to New Zealand, there were the Māori. Māori people migrated from Polynesia, and their diet was a mix of ingredients native to New Zealand (or Aotearoa) and those brought with them in their travels. They relied heavily on kai moana (sea food) and the kai whenua (food from the land), including kumara (sweet potato), yam, taro, kiore (Polynesian rat), and kurī (Polynesian dog). A lot changed with the arrival of European settlers. Pigs, goats, and hens — along ...
Tags: Travel, Australia, New Zealand, Wellington, North Island, South Island, All, Maori, Polynesia, Pavlova, Anna Pavlova, Pipi, ANZAC, Maori Cuisine, Maori Food, New Zealand Cuisine


FX’s What We Do in the Shadows Renewed for Season 2

FX’s What We Do in the Shadows renewed for season 2 The hilarious vampire comedy What We Do in the Shadows has been renewed for a second season, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250]]).addSize([750, ...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, What We Do In The Shadows, FX, Wellington, Guillermo, Wellington New Zealand, Taika Waititi, Clement, Jemaine Clement, Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Waititi, Eli Bush, Nick Grad


Passengers Booted from Air New Zealand Flight for Refusing to Watch the Safety Video

A woman and her travel companion were removed from Air New Zealand flight NZ424 from Wellington to Auckland for refusing to watch the airline’s safety video. The woman was first reading a book and then looking at her phone. When the pilot announced they’d be returning to the gate, though, the woman did start talking on her phone — she “loudly tried to make a booking with Jetstar.” Continue reading Passengers Booted from Air New Zealand Flight for Refusing to Watch the Safety Video...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Wellington, Auckland, Air New Zealand, Jetstar


‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Renewed for Season 2 at FX

With four episodes left to air in its freshman run, FX has renewed the vampire mockumentary series “What We Do in the Shadows” for a second season. The show is based on Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s 2014 film of the same name, however, the TV adaptation moves from Wellington to Staten Island, and follows […]
Tags: News, Staten Island, What We Do In The Shadows, FX, Wellington, Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement


Eugene John DeMarco of Sir Peter Jackson's firm Vintage Aviator charged with fraud

A manager at a company owned by Kiwi film legend Sir Peter Jackson has been charged with fraud. Wellington's Eugene John DeMarco, 57, has pleaded not guilty to charges of theft by a person in a special relationship and obtaining... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Peter Jackson, Wellington, Kiwi, Eugene John DeMarco, Vintage Aviator


Comment on essential french onion soup by Sarah

It’s getting pretty cold down here in Wellington and I am grateful to come across your recipe! French Onion Soup is such a classic and the cheese just makes it.
Tags: Food, Wellington, Sarah


NZ dollar climbs a little on poor Australian housing data

The New Zealand dollar firmed slightly after further bad news about Australia's housing market but ended down on the week as investors bet on the chance of a rate cut.The kiwi was trading at 66.22 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, US, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz


NZ Herald business journalist and columnist Fran O'Sullivan made Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit

Fran O'Sullivan's work in journalism was officially recognised today at an investiture ceremony officiated by Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at Government House in Wellington.O'Sullivan - NZME's editorial director of business... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Wellington, Sullivan, Government House, NZ Herald, Fran O Sullivan, Dame Patsy Reddy


NZ dollar firms a little; traders still eyeing an OCR cut

The New Zealand dollar recovered some of the ground lost after the US Federal Reserve appeared to take a rate cut off the table - but it is probably headed lower.The kiwi was trading at 66.31 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 66.19... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, New Zealand, Wellington, OCR, Nz, Us Federal Reserve


Herald Business editor Fran O'Sullivan made Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit

Fran O'Sullivan's work in journalism was officially recognised today at an investiture ceremony officiated by Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at Government House in Wellington.O'Sullivan - NZME's editorial director of business... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Wellington, Sullivan, Government House, Fran O Sullivan, Herald Business, Dame Patsy Reddy


NZ dollar falls on weaker-than-expected jobs data

The New Zealand dollar fell on perceived weakness in March-quarter jobs data, even though the unemployment rate of 4.2 per cent was bang on expectations.The kiwi was trading at 66.50 US cents at 5pm in Wellington, off the day's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz


My Western Australia Easter Adventure

We started our trip in the Fremantle suburb of Perth. We woke up to bright blue skies and a crisp clean freshness in the air. The high street reminded me of Wellington in New Zealand with the artistic flair of boutique cafes lining the streets bringing ch
Tags: Travel, New Zealand, Perth, Wellington, Fremantle


Another $568M, and a $7B Valuation, for Automation Firm UiPath

UiPath, which helps businesses automate tedious digital processes such as billing and inventory control, announced today it raised $568 million from investors who agreed on a $7 billion valuation for the company.New York-based UiPath is one of the automation software companies that have been raking in capital recently as they compete for enterprise customers looking to score cost savings and improve the efficiency of their operations.UiPath’s big haul, in a Series D fundraising round led by Coa...
Tags: Google, Deals, Startups, New York, Technology, Disruption, Internet, Entrepreneurship, Funding, San Francisco, Trends, Insurance, Tech, Job Market, Banking, Web


NZ dollar eases on weaker-than-expected Chinese manufacturing numbers

The New Zealand dollar eased after weaker-than-expected manufacturing data in China signalled a risk of a further slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.The kiwi was trading at 66.62 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 66.70... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz


Newstalk ZB reveals new Drive host is Heather Du Plessis-Allan

Top journalist and commentator Heather du Plessis-Allan is the new host of Newstalk ZB's Drive show. The current presenter of the station's Wellington Mornings show, du Plessis-Allan has been at the forefront of New Zealand's news... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Wellington, Heather du Plessis Allan, Newstalk ZB, Plessis Allan


NZ dollar bounces back after digesting weak Australian inflation data

The New Zealand dollar rose, mainly reflecting a retracement against the Australian dollar following weaker-than-expected Australian inflation data on Wednesday.The kiwi was trading at 66.43 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 66.21... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz


NZ dollar falls as weak Australian CPI rekindles rate cut speculation

The New Zealand dollar was dragged lower along with its trans-Tasman counterpart after March quarter inflation in Australia fell to its slowest pace in three years.The kiwi was trading at 66.20 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, US, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz


What was it like to watch New Zealand v South Africa at the Basin Reserve? (a match report)

The Basin Reserve, Wellington (CC licensed by Greg Salmon via Flickr) Send your match reports to [email protected] If it’s a professional match, on no account mention the cricket itself. If it’s an amateur match, feel free to go into excruciating detail. Rhys writes: Wellington experiences a little bit of weather on occasion. Cold weather occurs more often during winter and autumn than during summer. We don’t let this stop us from booking marquee tours in April, thou...
Tags: England, Sex, South Africa, New Zealand, Match Report, Wellington, Sri Lanka, Rhys, Galle, Wellington Airport, Basin Reserve, Basin Reserve Wellington CC, Greg Salmon