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Kiwi repats under the microscope

Monday, 3 August 2015, 1:03 pm | Wright Communications

A ‘global census’ of New Zealand expats has been expanded to include New Zealanders who have returned home from overseas. More >>

Centenary commemoration honours Niue’s 150 soldiers

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 10:51 am | Wright Communications

One hundred years ago this October, fires were lit along Niue’s coast to farewell 150 brave Niuean men who were sailing away in support of New Zealand to fight in World War I. Following a church service, they left on the troopship Te Anau with ... More >>

Kiwi exporters beware of e-commerce

Monday, 27 July 2015, 1:55 pm | Wright Communications

The recent New Balance case should be a big wake up call for Kiwi companies exporting to Asian markets, especially those capitalising on e-commerce to do so. Selling online is a great idea as it gives companies ready access to untapped consumer markets - ... More >>

Carpet Court sold to Australasian fund manager

Friday, 24 July 2015, 1:46 pm | Wright Communications

Carpet Court sold to Australasian fund manager Australasian fund manager Allegro Funds is excited to announce it has taken a controlling interest in New Zealand’s leading flooring retailer Carpet Court, which has 60 outlets across the country. ... More >>

Take note of changes to the Fair Trading Act 1986

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 11:19 am | Wright Communications

When it comes to customer protection, New Zealand legislation sets a high standard, and recent amendments to the Fair Trading Act 1986 shifts the focus even more to doing the “right thing by the consumer”. More >>

Diversity in the IP Terrior

Monday, 13 July 2015, 3:41 pm | Wright Communications

By Kate Wilson A confluence of diverse businesses with quite different approaches to their IP occurred at the recent IP Business Congress under the cheekily named session “IP on the Grapevine”. More >>

Recipe for success might be your best kept secret

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 2:52 pm | Wright Communications

With the New Zealand government’s plans to treble the food and beverage sectors export market to $58 billion by 2025, leveraging the value of intellectual property (IP) will be crucial in achieving the greatest return. More >>

Engaging stakeholders tops agenda for Kiwi businesses

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:33 am | Wright Communications

Building stronger relationships with key stakeholders is the top priority for New Zealand businesses, according to a new survey on corporate social responsibility (CSR). More >>

Success at Fieldays means boost for Kiwi economy

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 11:21 am | Wright Communications

With the success of James & Wells’ clients at this year’s and previous Fieldays, there’s no denying that agriculture is still a huge part of New Zealand’s economy. More >>

The tailgater, the non-indicator and the texter

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 11:09 am | Wright Communications

Driving us crazy – the tailgater, the non-indicator and the texter Tailgaters, non-indicators and texters are the drivers most likely to have the rest of us resorting to road rage if the results of a new national survey are anything to go by. Colmar ... More >>

Poor outlook for conservative KiwiSavers

Monday, 22 June 2015, 1:51 pm | Wright Communications

KiwiSaver members in conservative funds are in for poor returns, according to a new report by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research. More >>

James and Wells announces NZIFST conference sponsorship

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 2:22 pm | Wright Communications

Committed to enabling Kiwi innovation to succeed on the world stage, James & Wells are proud to announce their sponsorship of the New Zealand Institute of Food Science & Technology Inc (NZIFST) 50th anniversary conference. With the New Zealand ... More >>

Printer soars to sustainability award

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 12:37 pm | Wright Communications

A historic Auckland printing company has won a prestigious sustainability award after cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by more than 30%. More >>

Coeliac New Zealand calls for testing

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 4:44 pm | Wright Communications

With an estimated 60,000 to 70,000 Kiwis living with coeliac disease and approximately 80 per cent of those unaware that they have the condition, Coeliac New Zealand is encouraging Kiwis to get themselves and their families tested this Coeliac Awareness ... More >>

Kiwis squeezed by commute costs

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 10:21 am | Wright Communications

Many Kiwis are spending large chunks of their pay packet getting to and from work, according to a new survey by office provider Regus. More >>

ENZ - Kea partnership targets alumni

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 12:42 pm | Wright Communications

International education agency Education New Zealand has announced a new partnership with Kea, a global community of more than 600,000 expatriate New Zealanders and friends of New Zealand around the world. Through the partnership Kea will welcome international ... More >>

Berries and from China refuels Country of Origin labelling

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 11:08 am | Wright Communications

New phone scanning technologies could add a new angle to Country of Origin labelling, which traditionally in New Zealand has been a voluntary practice for the food industry to use as a marketing tool, even though it is required in Europe, the United States, ... More >>

Welcome Back to the St James

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 9:09 am | Wright Communications

For the first time since it closed eight years ago people will be able to go into the St James Theatre building and enjoy a coffee and some live music. More >>

New Zealand’s Largest Treasure Hunt gets even bigger!

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 2:28 pm | Wright Communications

Starting Anzac day The Nappy Lady, Kate Meads will once again don her hot pink, electric blue cape and set off on a 3,628km road trip around New Zealand. With over $60,000 worth of prizes hidden along the way, Cloth Nappy Week 2015 is set to be ... More >>

Collaborative workplaces boost start-ups

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 1:23 pm | Wright Communications

New Zealand start-ups can enhance innovation and networking by moving to collaborative workplaces, according to a new global survey by Regus. More >>



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