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Best on Twitter: Trans-Pacific Partnership deal

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The announcement came through overnight that trade officials from New Zealand, the United States, Japan, and 9 other Pacific rim nations have agreed after years of negotiations on the largest regional trade deal in history. NZ INC. has compiled the best tweets of the web on the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, so that …

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Diligent appoints Michael Stanton as CFO


Diligent Corp, the governance software developer, appointed a permanent chief financial officer as it recovers from a string of errors in filing its financial statements. Michael Stanton will today take over as CFO from interim CFO and corporate controller Alex Sanchez, who will continue as vice president and chief accounting …

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World Week Ahead: US powers ahead


Wall Street is set to sustain recent gains after the Nasdaq closed at a record high on Friday, amid better-than-expected earnings from companies including Google, and US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen’s comments that rate increases will be moderate. IBM, Microsoft, Apple, Yahoo and Morgan Stanley are among the companies scheduled …

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NZ US Partnership Forum: What’s next?


The NZ US Partnership Forum provided the opportunity to present recommendations for what should come next in the relationship between New Zealand and the United States. There was overwhelming support for New Zealand to lobby for entrepreneur visas, similar to the E-3 visas granted to Australians. New Zealand has a …

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US NZ partnership enters a new generation – Simon Power


Today in Auckland the US NZ Partnership Forum gathers for the sixth time. The event brings together a number of senior representatives from Government, business and academia from both New Zealand and the United States. Our American guests include Assistant Secretary of State Danny Russel and Congressman Erik Paulsen (R-Minnesota). Significant …

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USNZ Partnership Forum opens in Auckland – Next generation focus


NZUS Council chairman Simon Power has welcomed delegates to the sixth United States New Zealand Partnership Forum opening this evening in Auckland. “I would like to formally welcome our guests to New Zealand for this event, and thank them for their attendance and support,” says Power. “This biennial event is an …

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Tripartite meeting speech: Guangzhou Mayor


Mayor Len Brown and Councillors Bill Cashmore and Denise Krum led a delegation of 43 Auckland businesses to the inaugural Tripartite Economic Alliance Summit in Los Angeles. “Auckland is New Zealand’s only global city and we are fast becoming a significant innovation hub in the Asia-Pacific region. The summit gives us the chance to …

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