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Uber Eats set to launch into seven new cities this year

Uber is set to expand its food delivery business to seven more New Zealand cities this year, taking its operating cities to 13 by the end of 2020.Elisa Janiec, head of Uber in New Zealand [...]

By | February 19th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Vital Healthcare's first-half profit climbs 22.2%

Vital Healthcare Property Trust's manager said first-half net profit rose 22.2 per cent and normalised distributable income was up 14.6 per cent as the value of its properties increased, rents rose and interest costs fell.Vital's... [...]

By | February 19th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

NZ shares rise as Fletcher, Spark earnings settle investors

New Zealand shares rose as first-half earnings reports from Fletcher Building and Spark New Zealand brought confidence to investors.The S&P/NZX 50 Index increased 45.19 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 11,981.03. Within the index, 19... [...]

By | February 19th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

NZ dollar falls as coronavirus impact on global economy sinks in

The New Zealand dollar fell further as the coronavirus's dramatic impact on China's economy ripples out to the rest of the world.The kiwi was trading at 63.95 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 64.12 [...]

By | February 19th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Worker lost three fingers: Concrete firm fined $230,000

A concrete company has been fined $230,000 after a worker who slipped while using a saw severed three fingers in a horror workplace accident.The employee was working alone in an manhole in ankle-deep water when [...]

By | February 19th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments