Here's our summary of key economic events over the long weekend that affect New Zealand, with news the global service sector is expanding faster and keeping the long-awaited economic retreat at bay. This wasn't expected because a faster expansion was anticipated. They ran at about a +15.0 mln annual rate and well down on the +16.1 mln annual rate in April. Japan's service sector is expanding even faster now and at a record pace since this survey began in 2008India's service sector is expanding faster as well. The Kiwi dollar starts today little-changed at 60.8 USc.
June 05, 2023 22:45 UTC
Fears of rental accommodation scarcity as a third of landlords contemplate selling upThere are fears rental accommodation could become scarce with a survey showing a third of landlords are thinking of selling up. Tax changes, rising interest rates and costs related to the healthy home standards have already seen some investors exit the market. Hurry up and sell then you clowns so the glut of houses on the market all at once finally brings the prices down so renters can buy the houses themselves! The Real Estate Industry Pimps are now promising all those middle class property speculators that their asset will boom 20% BUT ONLY IF National win! The threats and promises these Real Estate Pimps are making gives you an insight into how greedy and venal the industry is and by voting in National and ACT, the Landlords win.
June 05, 2023 22:17 UTC
38-year-old Rachael Phillips was killed in a double-fatal truck crash in the Far North. Photo / Supplied38-year-old Rachael Phillips was killed in a double-fatal truck crash in the Far North. Photo / SuppliedA woman killed in a double-fatal truck crash in Northland is being remembered as a tenacious and witty firecracker of a person. “Rachael was a bright and tenacious woman, whom even in the face of adversity, crafted a meaningful and wonderful life for herself and children,” a friend told the Herald. “Rachael was a bright and tenacious woman, who even in the face of adversity, crafted a meaningful and wonderful life for herself and children.
June 05, 2023 21:55 UTC
Photo / Fiji Elections OfficeFiji’s new Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka is visiting New Zealand this week for his first visit since winning last year’s election. Previously holding the office of prime minister between 1992 to 1999, Rabuka visited New Zealand in 1998. Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said he welcomed the visit. “Prime Minister Rabuka officially visited New Zealand in 1998, over 25 years ago, and we look forward to welcoming him here once again,” Hipkins said. Rabuka will visit Auckland and Wellington and include time for Rabuka to meet members of New Zealand’s Fijian community organised by the Fijian High Commission.
June 05, 2023 21:36 UTC
Yahoo Finance published this video item, entitled “Investors felt more bullish in May: Here are the most bought and sold stocks” – below is their description. As bullish sentiment rose in the month of May, Nvidia became one of the most sold stocks by investors as the chipmaker crossed a $1 trillion market value milestone. TD Ameritrade Trading Strategist Alex Coffey joins Yahoo Finance Live to look at the most bought and sold stocks that month. Yahoo Finance Plus: With a subscription to Yahoo Finance Plus get the tools you need to invest with confidence. To learn more about Yahoo Finance Plus please visit: https://yhoo.it/33jXYBpConnect with Yahoo Finance:Get the latest news: https://yhoo.it/2fGu5BbFind Yahoo Finance on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2A9u5ZqFollow Yahoo Finance on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2LMgloPFollow Yahoo Finance on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2LOpNYzFollow Yahoo Finance Premium on Twitter: https://bit.ly/3hhcnmVYahoo Finance YouTube Channel
June 05, 2023 18:14 UTC
TheStreet published this video item, entitled “Nvidia, AMD and 4 Other AI Stocks for Your Shopping List” – below is their description. What’s on your AI shopping list? A former NYSE trader breaks down where to look among the major tech players? TheStreet YouTube ChannelGot a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below.
June 05, 2023 16:57 UTC
Some virtual PAs are already using AI to reduce their workload. She hopes they will offer a virtual PA as a perk to employees. Chloe Cotty, a virtual PA working from Devon, previously worked as a PA in a large company but had a career break to have children. Sometimes referred to as the mental load, “these still take up time and brain space”, she said, which is where a virtual PA can really help. With the proliferation of generative artificial intelligence, will virtual PAs still need human input?
June 05, 2023 13:37 UTC
Turns out, they weren’t the only ones:NZ Google search data after Tina Turner’s death, via Google TrendsIt’s no wonder we were so worried. It’s the law that New Zealanders must shout “CARS!” every time they see a Tina from Turners ad. The “Tina from Turners” ad campaign won three awards at the 2022 New Zealand Marketing Awards, with the judges ruling that the creative strategy delivered a “significant transformation” for the Turners business. She simply loves cars: big ones, tiny ones, uncomfortable ones. I hope Tina from Turners gets all that cash, and I hope we get more of Tina from Turners holding an ornamental frog and laughing like she’s never laughed before.
June 05, 2023 08:24 UTC
Chief Operating Officer of the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency, Awerangi Tamihere at Te Whānau o Waipareira offices. Photo / Stuff / File / Mahvash AliAwerangi Tamihere, the Chief Operating Officer of the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency, has been awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) in the King's honours list, for her outstanding contributions to Māori health. With a career spanning over three decades, Tamihere was instrumental in overseeing the organization's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. "It is about putting one step in front of the other, until you find success - whatever that might be for you." I have seen it all, and my glass is always half full" she said.
June 05, 2023 00:59 UTC
Last month a large portion of New Zealanders thought she’d departed for the great car yard in the sky. Thankfully, Tina from Turners is stronger than ever, writes Tara Ward. When Tina Turner died in Switzerland last month, her passing sent ripples across an unexpected pond. Far away in New ...
June 05, 2023 00:53 UTC
PHOTO: NZ HERALDA queen, a former prime minister, two champion rugby players — and their former coach — are among those honoured for the King’s Birthday and coronation. Former prime minister Jacinda Ardern took the highest honour given to a New Zealander, being named a Dame Grand Companion. The Order of New Zealand is the country’s most prestigious honour and its membership is limited to 20 living people. The co-captains, as well as White Ferns cricket former skipper Amy Satterthwaite, became Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Oral pathology Emeritus Prof Alison Rich, also from Otago University, was named an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM).
June 05, 2023 00:46 UTC
REPORT / PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUERising 2-year-old bull Limehills Belter 210473 sold for the top price of $27,000 at the Limehills Herefords 44th annual sale in Millers Flat last month. Stud owner Gray Pannett said 53 of the 58 bulls on offer sold for an average of $9080 including the top price paid by Matariki Herefords in Kaikoura. Mr Pannett said he was "rapt" with the sale result considering the financially challenging and dry season in the South. Autumn weather had been amazing but farmers made their money in spring and summer, he said. Many farmers in Teviot Valley had sold store lambs this season.
Source:Otago Daily Times
June 04, 2023 22:31 UTC
Published on June 4th, 2023The involvement of Team New Zealand in the America’s Cup has earned our praise of the Kiwi STUFF Media group. I started covering his round the world escapades and that flowed into the America’s Cup. Following the publication of the AC37 Protocol and AC75 Class Rule on November 17, 2021, the AC75 Class Rule and AC Technical Regulations were finalized on March 17, 2022. The Defender was to announce the Match Venue on September 17, 2021 but postponed the venue reveal, confirming it would be Barcelona on March 30, 2022. The 37th America’s Cup will be held in September/October 2024.
June 04, 2023 22:00 UTC