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Employer Hiring Confidence Remains Steady

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 9:15 am | Acumen Republic

New Zealand – 23 June 2015 – Net hiring sentiment dipped four percentage points (pp) to 26.2% in June as the latest Hudson Report: Employment Trends released today [1] , reveals an increasingly stable hiring outlook. More >>

Secure Online Shopping Can Be Simple – MasterCard

Monday, 22 June 2015, 11:01 am | Acumen Republic

Secure Online Shopping Can Be Simple – MasterCard MasterCard is encouraging Kiwis to take simple steps to protect themselves when shopping online as Connect Smart Week launches today. Connect Smart is a Government-led initiative that promotes better ... More >>

Yahoo New Zealand launches mobile app

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 10:17 am | Acumen Republic

Auckland, New Zealand, 3 June, 2015 – Yahoo New Zealand has today announced the launch of its mobile app – offering a stunning mobile experience for Kiwis on-the-go. More >>

Connect Smart gets behind Safer Internet Day

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 11:56 am | Acumen Republic

Connect Smart is pleased to support Safer Internet Day, promoting safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world. More >>

Keep New Zealand smiling

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 11:34 am | Acumen Republic

From the time their first teeth cut through, young children around the country are at risk of early childhood caries; a common oral health disease. This February, Colgate, Plunket and the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) are working together again ... More >>

Employer Hiring Confidence at Highest Level in Five Years

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 9:37 am | Acumen Republic

New Zealand – 9 December 2014 – Hiring sentiment is at its highest level in five years as an increasing number of employers look to grow their teams in 2015, according to the latest Hudson Report: Employment Trends released today [1] . More >>

Coke Comes Out

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 3:20 pm | Acumen Republic

The first business in New Zealand to sign up to the Rainbow Tick diversity programme, Coca-Cola Amatil (CCANZ), is delighted to announce it has now been fully accredited and is the proud owner of its very own resplendent tick. For one of the country’s ... More >>

Top building apprentice in Waikato Bay of Plenty announced

Monday, 18 August 2014, 11:32 am | Acumen Republic

Matamata carpentry apprentice Matthew Frost has been named the Waikato Bay of Plenty Registered Master Builders Carters 2014 Apprentice of the Year. The 22 year old, employed by Gudsell Designer Homes in Matamata and trained through the BCITO, impressed ... More >>

Record number of Kiwis take on Dry July

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 11:52 am | Acumen Republic

The beginning of August means the end of Dry July for 6,041 Kiwis who embarked on a booze-free month to raise money for adults living with cancer. This year, the campaign saw a massive 47% increase in participants, increasing from 4,100 in 2013. New Zealanders ... More >>

Dan Carter Trade Me Auction Nearing 100K Views

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 4:19 pm | Acumen Republic

Prompts Other Celebrities to Chip in for Charity Auckland, New Zealand – 29 July, 2014 – After a standout rugby weekend, Dan Carter’s Trade Me auction is set to break 100,000 views. In a unique promotion called #iwantaGS5, Dan’s offering his ... More >>

Samsung delivers visual wow factor with new Galaxy Tab S

Friday, 11 July 2014, 4:23 pm | Acumen Republic

Auckland, New Zealand – 11 July, 2014 – Samsung’s thinnest and lightest tablet, the Galaxy Tab S, is hitting New Zealand shelves today so Kiwis can get their hands on the latest evolution in mobile display technology. More >>

New toolkit launched to help SMEs protect their business

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 9:53 am | Acumen Republic

The Government has today launched the ‘Connect Smart for Business: SME Toolkit’, a free resource aimed at helping small and medium sized enterprises take basic steps to protect their business and customers online across all devices. More >>

Connect Smart Week promotes better cyber security

Monday, 16 June 2014, 9:17 am | Acumen Republic

More than 80 per cent of Kiwis who use the internet have experienced a cyber security breach, but only 39 per cent have then changed their behaviour online, according to research commissioned by the National Cyber Policy Office (NCPO), part of the ... More >>

Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S

Saturday, 14 June 2014, 7:32 pm | Acumen Republic

Following on from the attached announcement from Samsung launching the Galaxy Tab S today, please find below a summary of NZ costs and a quote from one of Samsung’s retailers, Noel Leeming Group. Breakdown of NZ costs for the WiFi Version Standard: ... More >>

Dry July: Are you up for the challenge?

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 11:32 am | Acumen Republic

Four weeks until Dry July: Are you up for the challenge? Dry July , the fundraiser that challenges you to go booze-free for a month to support adults living with cancer, is back and open for 2014 sign-ups. Imagine what you could accomplish with a clear ... More >>

MasterCard Reports 40 per cent Growth in Prepaid Business

Friday, 4 April 2014, 10:18 am | Acumen Republic

MasterCard Reports 40 per cent Growth in Prepaid Business across Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa for 2013 More >>

InterCity Group Limited Wins Landmark Google AdWords Case

Monday, 17 February 2014, 10:58 am | Acumen Republic

Auckland, New Zealand: 17 February 2014: The High Court in Auckland has ruled that Nakedbus deliberately infringed InterCity Group Limited’s trade mark ‘INTERCITY’, engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct that confused consumers, and illegitimately ... More >>

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 count down clocks unveiled today

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 11:33 am | Acumen Republic

Countdown clocks being unveiled today at events in all seven New Zealand host cities 13 February 2014 Tomorrow marks one year until the opening match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, with tickets on general sale from 2pm that afternoon. Tournament organisers ... More >>

Colgate teams up with Plunket

Monday, 3 February 2014, 11:18 am | Acumen Republic

Early childhood caries is one of the most common and costly diseases of childhood, according to the Report of the Health Committee, and Colgate, Plunket and the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) are working together to establish healthy oral ... More >>

New Zealand Olympians Get Smart with Samsung Technology

Monday, 3 February 2014, 11:07 am | Acumen Republic

‘Smart Beanie Project’ and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphones capture athletes’ journey so Kiwis can experience Olympic moments first-hand AUCKLAND – February 3, 2014 – Samsung Electronics New Zealand today announced the technological support ... More >>



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