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Pamu announces increased profit for half year

Landcorp Farming Limited (known as Pāmu) has declared a net profit after tax of $29 million for the half year ended 31 December 2018. This compares to $21 million for the half year ended 31 December 2017.

Tourism still growing but more slowly - TIA

New international visitor arrival statistics confirm the growth in New Zealand’s tourism economy is slowing after four years of exceptional growth, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says.

MSD: Seasonal labour shortage in Hawke’s Bay declared

The Ministry of Social Development has declared a seasonal labour shortage across Hawke’s Bay.

Declaring a seasonal labour shortage allows visitor visa holders to apply for a variation of conditions, which will enable them to work on orchards and vineyards in the Hawke’s Bay.

The Warehouse Group: We are carbon neutral

The Warehouse Group is officially carbon neutral through carboNZeroCertTM certification from Friday 15 February 2019, Chief Executive Nick Grayston announced in Wellington today.

"We can no longer ignore the urgent global challenge that is climate change," said Nick Grayston.

Local data, results to dominate - CMC Markets

Soft and subdued international leads point to an Asia Pacific trading session dominated by local news. Chinese inflation and Japanese industrial production reads will provide the back drop for further corporate reporting.

December visitor numbers reach new heights - Stats NZ

There were 529,300 visitor arrivals in December 2018, the highest for any month, Stats NZ said today.

December 2018’s figure was 15,900 higher than December 2017, which was the previous record holder.

Net migration 48,000 in December 2018 year - Stats NZ

The provisional estimate of annual net migration in the year ended December 2018 was 48,300 (± 1,800), Stats NZ said today.

Migrant arrivals were provisionally estimated at 145,800 (± 1,700) and migrant departures at 97,500 (± 1,400).

Lexus enters new territory with UX

Stunningly brave design, imaginative technology and luxurious Takumi craftsmanship has been captured in Lexus’ new model, the UX.

Whittaker's new Coconut Ice Surprise Chocolate a 'delicious twist'

Whittaker’s new Coconut Ice Surprise is a delicious twist on a Kiwi classic and a fun experience for chocolate lovers, with one of two coconut ice colours revealed only when a block is opened.

ASB: Good time to buy as Year of the Pig begins

House price expectations have slipped again in the three months to January, although the dip was less dramatic than in the previous quarter, according to the latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey.