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NZ economy – cautious optimism

  • 19 Dec 2014
  • Media Release

The New Zealand economy is in good heart compared with other international economies, according to the latest BusinessNZ Planning Forecast.

economy & tax

Solid ground – PSI

  • 15 Dec 2014
  • Media Release

Expansion in the services sector eased during November, although still remains at solid levels, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for November at 54.8.

business & society, economy & tax

Holding its own – PMI

  • 12 Dec 2014
  • Media Release

Manufacturing activity remained in solid territory during November, although the level of expansion eased back from the previous month, with a seasonally adjusted PMI for November at 55.2.

economy & tax, manufacturing

Progress towards clean water

  • 11 Dec 2014
  • Media Release

The dairy industry is making progress towards clean water, according to the Sustainable Business Council.

environment, sustainable business

Convention supports welfare standards and exports

  • 10 Dec 2014
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s decision to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention will strengthen systems for successful exporting, says BusinessNZ.

employment relations, export & trade

Petroleum block offer welcomed

  • 9 Dec 2014
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ has welcomed the announcement of block offer permit awards for petroleum exploration in offshore and onshore locations around Northland, East Coast, Taranaki and the South Island.

energy & infrastructure, environment

Exporters bullish for year ahead and managing the high dollar

  • 2 Dec 2014
  • Media Release

The 2014 Exporters Survey shows exporters planning for growth. Catherine Beard, Executive Director says the business outlook is positive for exporters.

export & trade

IOE and BPW International uncover economic dividend of gender equality

  • 25 Nov 2014
  • Media Release

The BPW International (Turkey) Conference was held in conjunction with Yeditepe University and took place on 14 November 2014 in Istanbul.

international

More fiscal discipline needed

  • 21 Nov 2014
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ supports the NZ Initiative’s call for greater fiscal discipline by government.

economy & tax

Consistent service – PSI

  • 17 Nov 2014
  • Media Release

The services sector remained at consistent and healthy levels of expansion during October, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for October at 57.8.

business & society, economy & tax

Staff wanted – PMI

  • 13 Nov 2014
  • Media Release

Employment activity reached its highest level as the manufacturing sector continued to show stronger expansion during October, with a seasonally adjusted PMI for October at 59.3.

economy & tax, manufacturing

NZ good for business

  • 4 Nov 2014
  • Media Release

The World Bank’s Doing Business survey of business regulations has again ranked New Zealand 2nd in the world for overall ease of doing business.

business & society

Get ready for $2.16 trillion opportunity New Zealand exporters

  • 30 Oct 2014
  • Media Release

ExportNZ says today’s announcement that New Zealand has the green light to enter the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) is a great opportunity for Kiwi exporters....

export & trade

Court of Appeal: more work required

  • 28 Oct 2014
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ has expressed caution regarding today’s judgement in the Terranova pay equity case.

employment relations, law & legal

Creative thinking around housing affordability welcomed

  • 21 Oct 2014
  • Media Release

Competition in consenting activities should be considered, along with other options, in the coming review of the Resource Management Act, says BusinessNZ.

business & society, energy & infrastructure

Moving on up – PSI

  • 20 Oct 2014
  • Media Release

The services sector showed increased expansion during September, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for September at 58.0.

business & society, economy & tax

Rising stocks – PMI

  • 17 Oct 2014
  • Media Release

The manufacturing sector experienced its fourth consecutive increase in expansion levels during September, with a seasonally adjusted PMI for September at 58.1.

economy & tax, manufacturing

Companies empowering women

  • 3 Oct 2014
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ congratulates the White Camellia Award winners for empowering women in the workplace.

business & society, employment relations

NZ economy – changing down a gear?

  • 29 Sep 2014
  • Media Release

Forward-looking indicators give cause for optimism in the latest BusinessNZ Planning Forecast.

business & society, economy & tax

Business supports focus on child poverty

  • 24 Sep 2014
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ has congratulated the Prime Minister for prioritising the issue of child poverty and will support Government efforts to tackle the problem, says BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O'Reilly.

business & society, economy & tax