New Zealand

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New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country has two main landmasses—the North Island, and the South Island —and around 600 smaller islands. It has a total land area of 268,000 square kilometres.
New Zealand
New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country has two main landmasses—the North Island, and the South Island —and around 600 smaller islands. It has a total land area of 268,000 square kilometres.
New Zealand
New Zealand
New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country has two main landmasses—the North Island, and the South Island —and around 600 smaller islands. It has a total land area of 268,000 square kilometres.



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2degrees’ incoming chief executive Aue said Drew’s appointment followed an extensive international search that attracted a number of high-quality candidates from New Zealand and abroad.

Telcowatch says Vodafone is New Zealand’s mobile market leader.

Michael McCarthy, chief market strategist at CMC Markets, said there was a lot of pressure on equity markets across the region and New Zealand was not immune to the global downdraft.

The NZX 50, New Zealand's benchmark sharemarket index, is set to be rebranded as the S&P NZX 50.

Across the Tasman Sea, New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index edged higher to 11,561.88.

Agile regulators are addressing this bias and finding new ways to make it easier for innovative firms to engage with regulation. For example, New Zealand’s Better for Business programme has created an AI-powered chatbot to answer firms’ regulatory queries, lowering the cost of understanding the rules.

Intueri raised $177m from its 2014 float and then went into liquidation in 2017. The class action is backed by NZ-based litigation funder LPF Group.

Their label debuted at New Zealand Fashion Week in 2015 and in 2016 received the prestigious Mercedes-Benz Presents accolade, which recognises "the best and buzziest fashion designers" in New Zealand and internationally. Trelise Cooper and Kate Sylvester have previously received the award.

"It's well known that New Zealand's media sector, both public and private, is facing unprecedented challenges with competition from the likes of Google and Facebook, declining revenue shares, and changes in when and how audiences access their information and entertainment," Faafoi said.

Church leaders led predawn chants of hallelujah for New Zealand before Jacinda Ardern served hundreds a free breakfast barbecue as the nation awoke to celebrate its national day, Waitangi Day, on Thursday.

The fact that it might happens says a lot about the current state of Aussie banks. The result could be very good for Kiwibank, and for New Zealand.

Indeed, so relatively robust is the appearance of the New Zealand economy that in a normal environment some thoughts might now be turning potentially to the next OCR movement even being up. However...there's a very big however.

New Zealand banks say a ransomware cyber attack that shut down a major foreign currency exchange retailer will not affect their customers, but a technology expert here says similar attacks are increasing.

Anthony Healy, BNZ chief executive, said: "Our continued focus on our priority segments has delivered further market share growth in our core business and home lending segments, supporting New Zealand businesses and communities to grow and families to invest in homes."

That decision included Mentis, who moved over to take the top job at the New Zealand bank at the start of 2018 from NAB where she held a top-level role as chief customer officer business and private banking.

The first is Angela Mentis, who has been running NAB's New Zealand operations since January last year. Mentis is the Bank of New Zealand's first female chief executive.

In Elite Streets, Homed looks at which streets are the most desirable New Zealand's biggest centres and asks why. The answers might not be what you thought.

Graham Wall, who sold New Zealand's most expensive house for $39m - a Paritai Drive home partly financed by former Hanover Finance director Mark Hotchin - said places often languished when buyers held out for big numbers.

Australia's Royal Commission into misconduct in the financial services industry has put the spotlight on some bank practices, and New Zealand regulators have responded by calling for this country's banks to prove they are clean.

"The impact of the recent under-investment in New Zealand's ageing gas fields has been acutely felt over the past six months with the supply of natural gas proving unreliable, leading to thermal input costs increasing sharply," chief executive Dennis Barnes said in a statement.

ASB boss Vittoria Shortt says New Zealand is headed into a period of lower growth and faces a number of challenges including the local and US elections, coronavirus and potential productivity constraints.

The list of New Zealand employers most coveted by newly-minted graduates has been released - with jobs in public service, accounting, and technology at the top of the list.

The increase is designed to make banks safer and better designed to handle periods of financial stress by holding enough capital to reduce the probability of a financial crisis in New Zealand to a one in 200-year event.

Until recent times, New Zealand had a favoured relationship with China. This benefited our country economically during the global financial crisis and since.

New Zealand's relationship with China has been under increased public scrutiny of late. It is of enormous importance to the New Zealand economy and people are rightly interested in ensuring it is valued and maintained.

Heartland Group Holdings lifted first-half net profit 20.4 per cent, although that was boosted by accounting changes and fair value gains and the underlying increase was closer to 7 per cent. The company, which operates Heartland Bank in New Zealand and a reverse mortgage business in Australia, also increased its first-half dividend to 4.5 cents per share from 3.5 cents last year.

Mercury Energy is set to poke the bear of gas-guzzling New Zealand as it continues to push its clean energy narrative.

All three ISPs are owned by ASX-listed Vocus, the third-largest internet provider in NZ after Spark and Vocus.

RocketWerkz topped hundreds of lawyers, accountants, financiers and global businesses by securing the penthouse floors of New Zealand's tallest new office tower on Auckland's waterfront.

The New Zealand dairy herd genetics company confirmed this morning that it had signed a conditional deal for the acquisition, which it intends to fund primarily through debt provided under LIC's existing banking facilities.

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