• Lower energy consumption or money back

    According to the motto “Facts not promises” Engel has invited customers to participate in a spectacular energy bet with a “money back guarantee”. Each customer who purchases a suitable energy package with a tiebar- less Engel victory...

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Exporters upbeat for 2011

    Kiwi exporters are upbeat and determined to increase their exports in the year ahead, according to Export New Zealand’s National Export Outlook Survey. The findings from the inaugural Export Outlook survey undertaken mid November are being released...

    • Posted December 28, 2010
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  • It’s been quite a year

    You can say that again, with Pike River, the Christchurch Earthquake, the Te Aroha meatworks fire, financial companies collapsing and a lack of stimulus being injected into the economy. Without dwelling on tragedy it is of serious...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • Regional business partners being found

    NZTE and TechNZ (the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology’s business investment programme) have appointed the first organisations to our new joint network of 14 Regional Business Partners and are close to finalising the entire network of...

    • Posted December 20, 2010
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  • Rethink the economy to improve prospects – BusinessNZ

    The deterioration in the Government’s accounts because of low economic growth and some one-off problems is not surprising, says BusinessNZ. Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly says it increases the urgency for actions that will create a more dynamic...

    • Posted December 14, 2010
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  • RBNZ: right message but no action

    The Reserve Bank has lumped much of the responsibility for high interest and exchange rates at the feet of the Government, blaming fiscal deficits for the problem. Lower interest rates and exchange rates will require both fiscal...

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Exporters upbeat for 2011

    By Catherine Beard, executive director, Export New ZealandÊ Kiwi exporters are upbeat and determined to increase their exports in the year ahead, according to Export New Zealand’s National Export Outlook Survey. The findings from the inaugural Export...

    • Posted December 8, 2010
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  • Negotiations gathering pace as Cancun conference

    By John Carnegie, Business NZ For the first few days the two negotiating tracks were conducted in open sessions, but now negotiators have moved behind closed doors to work on some of the detail. Progress is painfully...

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • NZ economy – two steps forward, one step back

    New Zealand’s economic prospects are improving despite some risks, according to the BusinessNZ Planning Forecast for the December quarter 2010. While international markets are still volatile, underpinned by concern about sovereign debt levels, New Zealand’s major trading...

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • NZ Institute lists its top 10 issues for nation to overcome

    The NZ Institute has issued a list  of the top 10 issues it believes are confronting New Zealand’s long-term success. The list: * Can New Zealand implement stable policies that will improve long-term outcomes? * Can New...

    • Posted December 1, 2010
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