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Successful Local and Hot Offshore Retailers Choose Botany Town Centre

Successful Local and Hot Offshore Retailers Choose Botany Town Centre
One of New Zealand’s largest shopping centres is proving its fashion-forward credentials by opening its doors to the active-wear brand Lorna Jane, the on-trend styles of Witchery and the homegrown maternity brand EGG.

Politicians Must Heed Calls For Improved Monetary Policy

Politicians Must Heed Calls For Improved Monetary Policy

12 September 2008 - "Every political party needs to clearly state where it stands on the mounting calls for improvements to the methodology used for the operation of Reserve Bank monetary policy, so voters can make an informed choice at the forthcoming general election", says industrialist and ve

Further Big Cuts To OCR Unlikely

12 September 2008 - It will be unlikely that the Reserve Bank will deliver further big cuts to the Official Cash Rate (OCR), particularly if the economy achieves a 'soft landing', investment analysts at consulting, outsourcing and investment firm Mercer said today.

Motivation Expert Visiting New Zealand To Inspire Business Leaders

Motivation Expert Visiting New Zealand To Inspire Business Leaders

Success breeds success. It's only natural; if you hang around with successful people a little piece of their magic rubs off. Sound familiar? So, does this approach really work? What is 'success' anyway - and how can you achieve more for your business?

Kyoto Forest Owners Welcome Passing Of Emissions Trading Scheme

Kyoto Forest Owners Welcome Passing Of Emissions Trading Scheme

11 September 2008 - The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) welcomes the passing of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) legislation and will continue to work with officials and all political parties to ensure any future amendments to the scheme do not undermine the value of the carbon credits it deli

50-Point Cut Welcome But Monetary Policy Flaws Remain

50-Point Cut Welcome But Monetary Policy Flaws Remain

11 September 2008 - The Reserve Bank has cut the Official Cash Rate by 50 basis points this morning providing downward pressure on the interest and exchange rates.

Kiwibank Cuts All Home Loan Rates

Kiwibank Cuts All Home Loan Rates

Kiwibank has responded to this morning's cut in the Official Cash Rate by reducing all home loan rates including 0.50% off its variable rate and 0.36% off its two-year fixed rate.

Veda Advantage Survey Reveals Small Business Fears Over New Zealand's Economic Future

Veda Advantage Survey Reveals Small Business Fears Over New Zealand's Economic Future

11 September 2008 - Seventy-three percent of small to medium business (SMEs) owners have concerns about the effect New Zealand's economic future will have on them in the coming year, according to a survey conducted by Veda Advantage, New Zealand's largest credit information provider.

Half A Percent Cut The Right Decision

The Council of Trade Unions has supported the 0.5 percent cut in the official cash rate announced today.

August Residential Market Slides Again

August Residential Market Slides Again

10 September 2008 - The July recovery in the New Zealand residential property market proved premature with the latest August figures showing a significant drop in sales and in the national median price, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc).