Tag Archives: Business

Touchpoint Group Aiming to Develop World’s Angriest Artificial Intelligence Machine

Touchpoint Group Aiming to Develop World’s Angriest Artificial Intelligence Machine

New Zealand Touchpoint Group is developing an artificial intelligence machine, which will simulate angry customer interactions in order to help companies to understand how their customers’ angry outbursts are triggered. “The end goal…

First the Cup, Now the Flat-Bed

First the Cup, Now the Flat-Bed

Kiwis aren’t just beating the Americans on the water; they’re whipping them in the air too. Forbes’ travel correspondent Katie Kelly Bell put the new flat-bed business class to the test, comparing the Delta…

Gulf Cooperation Council and NZ to Ratify Trade Agreement

Gulf Cooperation Council and NZ to Ratify Trade Agreement

New Zealand is likely to ratify a trade agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) within the next 12 months, according to Steve Jones, NZ Consul General to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Negotiations…

China and New Zealand Trade on Track for  $20 Billion by 2015

China and New Zealand Trade on Track for $20 Billion by 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister John Key have reconfirmed the target of doubling two-way goods trade between their nations to $NZ20 billion by 2015. ‘Businesses are on track to achieve this, and…

PNG an ‘exciting economic opportunity’ for NZ

PNG an ‘exciting economic opportunity’ for NZ

‘Spectacular’ economic growth makes Papua New Guinea (PNG) an exciting economic opportunity for New Zealand, according to William Dihm, PNG High Commissioner to New Zealand, and Marion Crawshaw, NZ High Commissioner to Papua New…

Why New Zealand is a Great Place to do Business?

Why New Zealand is a Great Place to do Business?

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise ask business leaders why New Zealand is a great place to do business.

Stylish in Wedges on Bikes

Stylish in Wedges on Bikes

Gretchen Bunny, 32, owner of Martinborough company March Hare Cycling, which rents bikes to visitors eager to explore the cluster of wineries in this section of the Wairarapa Wine Trail, has a simple rule…

Attractive Investment

Attractive Investment

“A little bit of PayPal founder Peter Thiel’s wealth will help New Zealand technology businesses thanks to the launch of a new venture capital project,” Lucy Craymer writes for the Wall Street…

Compelling Business Software

Compelling Business Software

New Zealand-based small business accountancy software developer Xero has recently expanded its footprint to the United States. Business Insider reporter Ramon Ray talks to the president of the company’s American operations Jamie Sutherland. “Xero is first…

Nous Magazine

Nous Magazine

Brian Sweeeny explains why “Buggering off” is only a bad thing if we let it be in Waikato business magazine, Nous.

Store Openings In California

Store Openings In California

New Zealand-born fashion designer Rebecca Taylor is “on a roll” according to the Los Angeles Times’ Melissa Magsaysay who was at the opening of Taylor’s West Coast flagship store on Robertson Boulevard. “The designer just celebrated…

Give Them Authority

Give Them Authority

Former New Zealand cabinet minister and member of parliament, Maurice McTigue, who is currently vice president of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Virginia, comments on changes at the United States Postal…