Articles for category: Business

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‘Xero unveils its AI vision to reimagine small business accounting’

Wellington – 29 February 2024 – At its inaugural Investor Day today, global small business platform Xero unveiled its AI vision which the business says has the potential to reimagine accounting and improve the lives of small businesses. This included previewing ‘Just Ask Xero’ – Xero’s new GenAI-powered smart business companion for small businesses and ...

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Commission confirms greater transparency requirements for lines companies as energy transition continues

The Commerce Commission has published its final decision on the changes to information New Zealand’s local lines companies must disclose publicly as they adapt to an increasing demand on their networks, driven in large part by New Zealand’s commitment to decarbonisation. The Commission requires all 29 lines companies that distribute electricity locally in New Zealand ...

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Chef Hercules Noble debuts late-night restaurant with a twist

Prominent Kiwi chef Hercules Noble has delighted fans by launching his very first restaurant on Ponsonby Road called Mr. Sanders… but all is not as it seems. The bougie new restaurant offers a five-course set menu in a sophisticated dining environment, elevating the iconic taste of KFC to the realm of chic dining – to ...

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‘Retirement village operators in the firing line’

Following complaints by Consumer NZ and the Retirement Village Residents Association of New Zealand (RVResidents), retirement village operators have come under fire from the Commerce Commission for their care claims and contract terms. “The Commission has put 12 retirement village operators on notice because their conduct risks breaching the Fair Trading Act. In total, these ...

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Evaluation highlights the CCM Leader’s robust capabilities and strong market presence

Smart Communications™, a leading technology company focused on helping businesses engage in more meaningful customer conversations, today announced it was recognized as a technology leader by analyst firm, Quadrant Knowledge Solutions in its new report, SPARK Matrix™ for Customer Communication Management (CCM.) Implementing a CCM platform offers significant business benefits by optimizing operational workflows and ...

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2023 safest year for flying by several parameters

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its 2023 Annual Safety Report for global aviation. Aviation continues to make progress on safety with several 2023 parameters showing “best-ever” results. There were no hull losses or fatal accidents involving passenger jet aircraft in 2023. However, there was a single fatal accident involving a turboprop aircraft, resulting ...

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OOHMAA announces its first ever Awards

Out of Home in Aotearoa has evolved significantly in recent years, which can largely be attributed to technological advancement, the development and expansion of world-class digital advertising assets and the rapid adoption of programmatic digital Out of Home. The technology-led, and data-driven approach available in Out of Home now allows for an extraordinary level of ...

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Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines receive regulatory approval to extend joint venture alliance

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines (SIA) welcome the decision by New Zealand’s Associate Minister of Transport, Hon Matt Doocey, to reauthorise their joint venture alliance for another five years until March 2029. This allows Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines to continue offering their customers more value, greater options, and access to a wide ...

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Amputation follows forklift trauma at Trade Depot – WorkSafe

Businesses that contend with on-site traffic must learn from a collision that cost a woman her lower leg, WorkSafe New Zealand says. The woman was waiting to collect whiteware from the customer collections area outside Trade Depot in Onehunga, when she was struck by a forklift in August 2022. The 68-year-old was rushed to hospital ...

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Starship launches culturally responsive team, Ringa Atawhai, to help transform healthcare experiences of mokopuna and whanau

In a first for Starship, the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) will be home to a dedicated culturally responsive multi-disciplinary team, Ringa Atawhai. Translated as the nurturing hand of support, Ringa Atawhai is a new and innovative model of care. It is part of the hospital’s PICU expansion, funded as part of Heath New Zealand|Te ...