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New Zealand’s energy sector being transformed

Friday, 2 October 2015, 8:57 am | PwC

Power is being transformed from a top-down centralised system to one that is much more interactive yet also decentralised and fragmented, according to PwC’s latest report, The road ahead: Gaining momentum from energy transformation. More >>

PwC’s 2015 Digital IQTM Survey

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 11:46 am | PwC

PwC’s 2015 Digital IQTM Survey links 10 key company actions directly to stronger financial performance. More >>

Banks’ lending growth continues but results stand still

Monday, 7 September 2015, 9:14 am | PwC

The profits of New Zealand’s five major banks have flattened during the second quarter of the 2015 calendar year (being 1 April 2015 to 30 June 2015, 2Q2015) with net interest margins levelling off, continuation of lending growth and lower loan ... More >>

PwC appointed Receivers and Managers to PTT Limited

Saturday, 15 August 2015, 11:14 am | PwC

Following application by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), the High Court in Auckland has appointed PwC Partners John Fisk and David Bridgman as Receivers and Managers to PTT Limited, also known as Prosper Through Trading, and other associated ... More >>

Australia considering lowering GST import threshold

Friday, 31 July 2015, 9:29 am | PwC

Australia is proposing changes to its GST import threshold to try to even the playing field for its local retailers. Currently, the threshold on imported goods allows Australians to buy goods online from overseas for up to A$1000 without being charged ... More >>

Banking profits lift

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 9:13 am | PwC

New Zealand’s five major banks (ANZ, ASB, BNZ, Kiwibank and Westpac) have continued to show strong profits and lending growth in the first quarter of the 2015 calendar year (being 1 January 2015 to 31 March 2015, 1Q2015) however lending margins are ... More >>

What’s happening in NZ’s entertainment and media industry?

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 10:43 am | PwC

Digital growth in New Zealand’s entertainment and media industry continues to offset a flattening growth rate on traditional entertainment and media content, according to PwC’s Global entertainment and media outlook 2015-2019. Spending on digital ... More >>

Skills gap forcing recruitment changes

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 9:31 am | PwC

CEOs are more concerned about the impact of a skills shortage on their business than at any point in the last six years, according to research by PwC. More >>

Budget 2015: Sticks to tried and tested formula

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 5:01 pm | PwC

“Budget 2015 delivers few surprises, and sticks to the approach we have come to expect from the Minister of Finance,” says PwC Chief Executive Office Bruce Hassall. More >>

Budget 2015: Auckland housing – more land for development

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 4:03 pm | PwC

“We welcome the Government’s announcement that 450 hectares of Crown land will be brought into play for development of housing,” says Richard Forgan, PwC Budget 2015 Leader and Partner. More >>

PwC backs KiwiNet’s drive to create commercial success

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 12:41 pm | PwC

The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet), New Zealand’s national network of Universities, Crown Research Institutes and Crown Entities dedicated to taking a collaborative approach to research commercialisation, has announced PwC as a Major Partner. More >>

PwC launches report on the potential of African cities

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 5:27 pm | PwC

PwC launches ‘Into Africa – the continent’s cities of opportunity’ report to highlight the potential of the continent: African CEO Forum, Geneva 2015 More >>

Service Jam 2015 – Auckland, New Zealand

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 9:43 am | PwC

PwC is proud to host New Zealand’s Global Service Jam 2015 as part of the Global Service Jam on February 27th-1st March 2015 at its Auckland office. Kris Nygren, PwC’s Customer and User Experience Leader says, “The Service Jam event is 48 ... More >>

Big decisions need better analytics for happier holidays

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 11:59 am | PwC

Showrooming and mobile search. Digital cross-sell. Omnichannel integration. In the lead up to Christmas, are retailers making the most of the silly season? “It seems businesses can no longer rely on historical shopping behaviours as consumers increasingly ... More >>

Local Govt. Analyst sees pros & cons in Wellington SuperCity

Friday, 5 December 2014, 8:50 am | PwC

Local Government Specialist, PwC Director David Walker has identified benefits and disadvantages in the regional wide amalgamation of local government bodies in Greater Wellington, as recommended by the Local Government Commission today. More >>

New Zealand ranked 22nd in ease of paying tax

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:17 am | PwC

New Zealand is rated 22nd out of 189 economies in its ease of paying taxes, according to Paying Taxes 2015, now in its ninth edition. The unique study by PwC and the World Bank Group is the only piece of research which measures the ease of paying taxes ... More >>

APEC CEOs look to non-core, partnerships & digital analytics

Sunday, 9 November 2014, 3:34 pm | PwC

9 November 2014 – Confidence among CEOs in Asia Pacific continues to climb while businesses look to grow connectivity to the region by embracing new partnerships and technology, a new report by PwC finds. More >>

Lucas Group including HELiPRO in receivership

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 10:17 am | PwC

On 7 October 2014 John Fisk and David Bridgman, Partners from PwC, were appointed receivers to Rick Lucas Helicopters Limited and related entities which trades as HELiPRO. The receivership has occurred as a result of a request to appoint receivers ... More >>

Executives Rely on Experience And Advice, Over Data

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 9:51 am | PwC

Business leaders around the world – 94% – say management of their company is prepared to make significant decisions about the strategic direction of their business, but barely one-third relied primarily on data and analytics when they made their ... More >>

Strategic Finance settlement proceeds to first distribution

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 11:25 am | PwC

In June this year PwC Partners John Fisk and Colin McCloy, as Receivers of Strategic, together with the Financial Markets Authority, announced they had finalised a $22 million settlement agreement with the former directors and auditors of Strategic. More >>



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