New Zealand

New Zealand dollar rose above 70 US cents

New Zealand dollar rose above 70 US cents

According to the latest data released, the New Zealand dollar rose above 70 US cents for the first time in around ten months amid speculation that the Federal Reserve might not raise interest rates and the Reserve Bank will not reduce its benchmark rate.

Farm sales declined 10% this year, REINZ

Farm sales declined 10% this year, REINZThe Real Estate Institute of New Zealand has said that farm sales have declined by around 10 per cent so far this year compared to the same period of the previous year.

Xero to make crucial data available for small businesses

Xero to make crucial data available for small businessesAnna Curzon, the managing director at Xero's New Zealand has said that small business in the country will have access to an unprecedented level of data for the first time allowing them to be aware of the larger market.

In New Zealand Farm Dairy Farm Prices Slipped in the March Quarter

In New Zealand Farm Dairy Farm Prices Slipped in the March Quarter

Real Estate Institute of New Zealand said that the price of dairy farms continued to drop in the first quarter of 2016.

According to the institute, average sales price per hectare for dairy farms dropped to $33,897 when compared to $36,687 in the three months till Feb and $37,761 in the March quarter, last year. The institute said the average dairy farm size in the March quarter was 121 hectares.

The Dairy Farm Price index scaled 4.3 percent in the March quarter but slipped 15.9 per cent when compared to the same period one year ago.

Inflation Rate Low in the March Quarter Mainly Due to Low Petrol Prices

Inflation Rate Low in the March Quarter Mainly Due to Low Petrol Prices

Inflation increased a little in the quarter that ended in March as cheaper fuel prices were balanced with higher cigarette prices.

In the first quarter of the year, the Consumers Price Index increased 0.2 percent overturning the decline of the earlier quarter's 0.5 percent.

Lego event raises money for children with illness

Lego event raises money for children with illness

A popular Lego event, the 2016 Southland Brick Show is raising money through entry tickets for the Jadyn's Helping Hand Charitable Trust that provides support to children sufferings from illness.

Pages