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2019 was the year of reinventing itself for Toyota New Zealand

Despite more challenging sales conditions in 2019, Toyota New Zealand focused on making better data-driven business decisions, improving customer retention and growing its hybrid range with fun-to-drive product.

2020 set to be good year for Auckland real estate - Century 21

"2020 will be the best year for Auckland real estate that we’ve seen in the past three or four years," predicts Derryn Mayne, owner of Century 21 New Zealand.

Fines handed out for illegally installed electrical work - MBIE

Two unregistered electrical workers have appeared before district courts in Auckland and Porirua after unlawfully performing prescribed electrical work (PEW) when not licensed to do so.

CoreLogic QV December House Price Index: 'No Xmas break for the property market'

While most of us will have enjoyed at least a few days break towards the end of last year, the property market doesn’t appear to have taken a back seat, with values continuing to grow off the back of an already strong spring selling season.

55 percent of NZers believe doing enough being done to meet infrastructure needs - study

Over half of New Zealanders (55%) agree that we are not doing enough to meet the country’s infrastructure needs despite most (76%) agreeing that investing in infrastructure is vital to New Zealand’s future economic growth.

NZ Post joins cheque withdrawal from end of February

NZ Post has had to review the use of cheques as a form of payment, and as a result from the end of February will no longer accept them.

WEAG benefit increases urgently needed - expert

High call volumes from people on benefits over the holiday break show a need to increase core benefits says telephone budgeting service MoneyTalks.

'The four-day work week discussion in NZ will accelerate this year'

The four-day week discussion will accelerate this year and a number of Kiwi companies are looking to pilot the concept.

New vehicle sales for December 2019 and year to date - MIA

December 2019 Data is in - First year on year sales drop since 2009.

Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says that December 2019 registrations came in at 0.1% over December 2018 with 11,160 vehicles registered, up just 10 units on December 2018.

Countdown announces Steve Mills appointment to GM of Merchandise

Countdown has announced that Steve Mills has been appointed to the role of General Manager of Merchandise, replacing Scott Davidson who left Countdown at the end of 2019 to lead the BWS business (part of Endeavour Drinks) in Australia.