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New Zealand business confidence – down to an eight-year low recently – is a bit like a Yoyo; up one moment and then down the next which just goes to show, says international bestselling business author Ed Ludbrook, that the issue is not what the economy or government is doing but the personal confidence of Kiwi business owners themselves.
Search on for 2016 Young Horticulturist of the Year AUCKLANDERS are being warned that the rush to build more houses – even as the Auckland Council comes under pressure to abandon its urban growth boundary – could result in a massive loss of green spaces, with associated costs to the environment, health and lifestyle.
A leading New Zealand search engine optimisation company has launched this country’s first ‘technically based’ online reputation management service, in response to rising demand from regular Kiwis and businesses whose reputations have been damaged online – often through no fault of their own.
Falling interest rates, combined with the closure of many solicitor nominee funds – perhaps due to increased compliance requirements – has created a low yield investment environment in New Zealand that may force many investors into taking increased risks.
High demand for electromagnetic radiation neutralising chips in New Zealand is being fuelled by Kiwis who want to remedy the fact that they are not sleeping well, without having to give up their smartphones.
New Zealanders are being warned to 'mind their stuff' as the weather warms up because petty theft and minor property damage rockets up more than 20 per cent over the summer months.
New Zealanders are being urged to pay more attention to the small print that comes with their smartphone user manuals if they want to avoid male infertility and breast cancer, amongst other risks.
Your pulse quickens, flickers of excitement coarse through your veins and your mouth almost waters with the thrill of anticipation.
Getting ahead financially in New Zealand is really very simple, though that statement in itself probably makes you want to grit your teeth and yell.
New Zealander's credit card debt is increasing. Here are some ways to get on top of yours.
For most of us, buying a car is an exciting and somewhat daunting process.
Debt consolidation is a term commonly seen and heard on radio and television.
While credit cards may be viewed with some nervousness by a few, they are nothing more than a method of making payment.
Getting stuck into home improvement is a great Kiwi tradition and with some smarts, you can get that perfect kitchen or bathroom without having a persistent financial hangover.
Invention of the credit card is not synonymous with the invention of credit, which itself came far earlier, but rather it was developed as a way to record a creditor’s details quickly and easily without making any errors - convenience, accuracy and speed were the main motivators behind the emergence of credit cards.
We've all been there before: a crop of unexpected expenses blow the family budget and there's no choice but to look for a loan – and typically, the money's needed fast.
Headlines warning that Kiwis are making no attempt to pay off their mortgages and that pensioners are struggling with debt raise the question of whether it is best to learn to live with debt – and how much of it is safe – rather than telling people how to avoid it.
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