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Calls for greater debate to tackle NZ's $200 billion-dollar mortgage debt

There are growing calls for improved financial literacy in the wake of concerns about the average New Zealanders lack of knowledge about how to manage their main source of debt their mortgage.

Bapcor's offer remains conditional pending clarity

The Board of Hellaby Holdings Limited (NZX: HBY) notes that while Bapcor Finance Pty Limited has waived the 90% acceptance threshold following its receipt of acceptances in excess of 50% of Hellaby shares, its offer remains subject to a number of other conditions that have yet to be declared sati

Property values drop in parts of NZ as the LVR takes effect

The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for December increased 12.5% over the past year. Values rose by 1.3% over the past three months and are now 51.5% above the previous market peak of late 2007.

Further upside for dairy price rally

Reduced milk supply out of key dairy export regions - including New Zealand - will fuel further dairy price increases in the early part of 2017, according to Rabobank’s latest global dairy outlook.

CentrePort to secure cranes as recovery continues

Next week CentrePort will begin work to secure its gantry cranes, as it develops plans to resume modified container operations within four to six months.

Beebe Digital Media seeks crowdfunding

Beebe Digital Media, Incorporated is pleased to announce that we are now at the stage to seek equity-based investment and have created a crowdfunding opportunity on Equity Net Profile or by people contacting us directly at BeebeDigitalMedia.com/Investor-Relations.

Corbel Construction begins 2017 with $35m of projects underway in Auckland

Corbel Construction (Corbel) has signed $35million of new projects in Auckland as the company extends its presence in the North Island.

Restrictions working so no more needed, says real estate boss

October’s much tougher loan-to-value ratios (LVRs) hitting the likes of property investors are having the desired impact this summer, making it increasingly unnecessary for the Reserve Bank to introduce the likes of loan-to-income restrictions as some speculated last year, says Geoff Barnett, N

Top five to-do's in 2017 for electricity and gas

A stable supply of electricity and gas is white noise most of the time, but if these utilities suddenly aren’t available or suddenly cost too much, here are some 2017 resolutions to help you prepare. I will read my bills AND the accompanying notices.

2016 'a stunning year for new vehicle sales'

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says "While many are writing off 2016 as a year to forget, for the new vehicle sector it was annus mirabilis, a wonderful year.

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