All posts in "New Zealand Business"

      NZ Dollar Hits Three Year Low

      By Jason Duop / 26 January 2015

      Today the New Zealand dollar has likely turned a few knuckles white. The NZD reached it’s lowest point in over three years as investors sold euro and bough US dollars, which weakened other currencies against the greenback. Our dollar reached 74.25 US cents this morning meaning it reached it’s lowest point since November 2011 when […]


        Frustrated Port Workers Want Dispute Resolved

        By Jason Duop / 13 January 2015

        Lyttleton Port and a Worker’s Union are embroiled in a heated dispute with the port workers caught in the middle. Safety concerns have caused the container terminal to be shut for overnight shifts for three consecutive weekends. It has been closed between midnight at 6am. The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) told  yesterday workers […]


          Urban Homes Show Master Builders How It’s Done

          By Jason Duop / 8 November 2014

          Master builders in Hamilton Urban Homes have shown  builders throughout New Zealand how it’s done. Urban Homes have stolen the show at another very successful Annual Gala awards evening. They took home an astounding seven awards from the event. Urban Homes entered properties in the following categories: New Homes, Gib Show Home and Builders Own Home. New Homes […]


            Goldstar Specials for Home Shows

            By Jason Duop / 24 October 2014

            The Auckland Home Show was an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest products and trends in renovations, building, furnishing, and home improvements. Not to mention great deals were offered! The Hamilton Home and Garden Show is approaching promising more innovative products and excellent offers available. But perhaps there is a way to avoid the queues […]


              YikeBikes Reclassified as Normal Bike

              By Jason Duop / 20 October 2014

              Christchurch company YikeBike is celebrating it’s recent reclassification success. After lobbying for nine years, the company’s electronic bikes have been reclassified from motor vehicles to a normal bike. This means instead of being restricted to roads, bikers can ride on footpaths, parks and roads if they drive carefully. But there is one restriction. Lincoln Sell […]

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