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Rental Crisis Looming In Auckland, Property Manager Warns

Rental Crisis Looming In Auckland, Property Manager Warns

A residential rental crisis is building in New Zealand's largest city as landlords continue to downsize their portfolios, according to long time property management agency Bobergs First National.

Ecoya Appoints Air NZ's Fyfe To Board

Ecoya Appoints Air NZ's Fyfe To Board

Ecoya Limited is adding further international skills to its board of directors.

Air New Zealand CEO Rob Fyfe and Australia-based fashion designer Collette Dinnigan have accepted invitations to join the board of the body, bath and home fragrance provider.

Korean Manufacturer Chooses Nova Scotia For North American Production Plant

Korea-based Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has chosen Nova Scotia, Canada, for its North American production centre for wind turbine towers and blades.

More Women Choosing To Work, But Gender Equality Remains A Long Way Off

Despite signs of progress in gender equality over the past 15 years, there is still a significant gap between women and men in terms of job opportunities and quality of employment, according to a new report by the International Labour Office (ILO).

Fitch Affirms Ratings Of New Zealand's Fonterra; Outlook Stable

Fitch Affirms Ratings Of New Zealand's Fonterra; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings-Sydney/Singapore-05 March 2010: Fitch Ratings has today affirmed New Zealand's Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited's (Fonterra) Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'AA-' and Short-term IDR at 'F1+'. The Outlook is Stable.

Solid Energy Opens Large Wood Pellet Plant, Announces Three-Year European Export Deal

Solid Energy Opens Large Wood Pellet Plant, Announces Three-Year European Export Deal

New Zealand's largest wood pellet fuel plant was opened today by the Prime Minister, the Hon John Key.

HP Unveils Ultra-Thin, Touch-Enabled Convertible Tablet And Notebook PCs

HP Unveils Ultra-Thin, Touch-Enabled Convertible Tablet And Notebook PCs

HP today introduced its first multitouch-enabled tablet for business users as well as notebook PCs tailored for both enterprise and small and midsize businesses (SMBs).

The additions to the HP portfolio include:

ASB Economic Note: Neutral Cash Rate Analysis

ASB Economic Note: Neutral Cash Rate Analysis

Finding neutral.

Tower Calls For Kiwisaver Involvement In Infrastructure PPPs

Tower Calls For Kiwisaver Involvement In Infrastructure PPPs

Default KiwiSaver provider TOWER Investments has responded to the Government's National Infrastructure Plan by calling for the opportunity for KiwiSaver schemes to contribute capital to infrastructure public private partnerships (PPPs).

Are You Better Off Renting Or Paying A Mortgage?

Are You Better Off Renting Or Paying A Mortgage?

As housing affordability is set to get worse many are now being left with no alternative but to rent even though homeownership is their preferred option.