Dene Mackenzie

Job with Kiwibank passes the test

Job with Kiwibank passes the test

Kiwibank human resources manager Catherine Taylor is dealing with what would be the envy of many, working with an organisation that is growing through the recession. The former Dunedin woman tells business editor Dene Mackenzie about the challenges she is facing.

Mobile main focus for Telecom

Mobile main focus for Telecom

Telecom's mobile market figures were eagerly awaited by the market when New Zealand's largest listed company reported its full-year June earnings yesterday.

Sky profit falls short of guidance

Sky profit falls short of guidance

Sky Network Television yesterday reported a profit that missed earlier forecast guidelines, as revenue came in softer than expected.

MP says Kiwibank critics proved wrong

MP says Kiwibank critics proved wrong

The time had come for critics of Kiwibank to admit they were wrong, Progressive leader Jim Anderton said yesterday.

SkyCity profit in line with full-year forecast

SkyCity profit in line with full-year forecast

Skycity Entertainment Group produced a full-year profit in line with expectations, but did not provide market guidance for next year, remaining cautious about the outlook.

Half-year up, but Jade warning on future profit

Half-year up, but Jade warning on future profit

Jade Software yesterday announced an impressive interim profit for the six months ended June, but chief executive Craig Richardson has warned that the full-year result could be down on last year.

Little affected by power market review

Little affected by power market review

The ministerial review of electricity market performance has few recommendations that will significantly affect listed electricity companies, Forsyth Barr broker Tony Conroy says.

Impact of Telecom network to be revealed

Impact of Telecom network to be revealed

Telecom is expected to give the market some guidance this week as to how successful the launch of its new XT mobile network has been.

Services `stable' in the South

The Otago-Southland region languishes at the bottom of the BNZ Capital-Business New Zealand Performance of Services Index, but there are some encouraging signs.

Taking on the market might of Google

One of the funniest things I have heard about technology lately was at a breakfast briefing by gen-i on cloud computing.