The classic office, alive and thriving

Brent Melville
Sat, 20 Jun 2020

Brent Melville
Sat, 20 Jun 2020
Covid-19 may have hastened the move to flexible, work-share environments but the death knell hasn't quite rung yet in the high end of town. While the global response to the covid pandemic has brought a better understanding of digital tools and an acceptance that working from home, shared workstations or collaborative office space can work, it hasn't changed our intuitive desire for direct interaction. AMP Wealth Management chief executive Blair Vernon said the company’s decision to move its 400 staff out of its Auckland, Wellington and se...
Listed Companies
Huljich family sells 25% of Pushpay stake
Dan Brunskill | Tue, 14 Jul 2020

The Huljich family has sold a quarter of its cornerstone stake in Pushpay Holdings, one of the rising software company stars. The 14.4 million shares were sold for $123.8 million, or $8.60 per shar...

Property
Housing market rebounds sharply; caution required
Jenny Ruth | Tue, 14 Jul 2020

The housing market bounded out of lockdown last month with sales volumes the highest for June in four years and prices nationally up 8.6 percent from a year earlier. The Real Estate Institute's lat...

Election 2020
ELECTION 2020: NZ First moves fast to seek political capital from Muller resignation
Pattrick Smellie | Tue, 14 Jul 2020

New Zealand First party leader Winston Peters was quick out of the blocks to issue a statement on the shock resignation of National Party's leader, Todd Muller, this morning. With NZ First polling...

The role of private equity in the wake of COVID-19

As local covid-19 restrictions ease, a new business cycle is beginning in New Zealand.