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Equity markets start the year lower

"While instinct may tell you to switch to a ‘safer’ investment option, having patience is usually the best strategy in unsettling times," says Paul Huxford, Chief Investment Officer, ANZ NZ.

Government emissions reduction plan not ambitious enough

ANZ Managing Director Business Lorraine Mapu writes that Aotearoa needs to accelerate private investment and action on climate change.

Will 2022 be the year of the 'next normal'?

When New Zealanders return from their summer holidays, the world will be looking different to the one they left behind in December and we may be in the 'next normal'.

Let the capital markets to do the heavy lifting

The $680 million injected into the NZ economy through the winding down of the Bonus Bonds scheme is an opportunity for investors to consider investing in the capital markets.

What we learned from 2021

Many will remember 2021 as a year of tremendous uncertainty and personal sacrifice, lived in the looming and ever-present shadow of Covid-19 - but it was also a year of opportunity, generosity, wisdom, and hope.

Shipping costs stabilising - but Omicron could change that

It has been bane of our exporters and importers, but ANZ economists say the record high cost of shipping may have peaked – while also warning that the Omicron Covid-19 variant could still disrupt logistics.

Red, Orange, Green – what does it mean?

From Friday 3 December 2021 New Zealand will move to the new Covid-19 Protection Framework and enter the Traffic Light System.

New frontier for farmers as low-interest environment starts to turn

As a new era of rising interest rates and cost inflation dawns, farmers need to be resilient, have stronger earnings, more flexibility and consider more diversification.

Northland geothermal plant powering a sustainable future

The expansion of Top Energy's geothermal power generation at Ngāwhā now makes the Far North district self-sufficient in terms of electricity, and all of it now comes from a renewable source.

Kiwis take backyard trapping to new level through COVID

Data from one of New Zealand’s leading innovators in predator-free technology suggests Kiwis double down on pest control in their backyards when in COVID lockdown, with some impressive results.

Going above and beyond carbon neutrality

They became carbon zero certified in 2019, but now the team at nationwide property remediation company APS Complete Property Services (APS) is planning to double - even triple - their offsets, to become one of just a handful of New Zealand companies that are carbon positive.

Building a healthy and balanced economy

ANZ NZ’s strong annual results come off the back of record demand in the housing market, a stronger than expected economy and a significant reduction in provisions put aside by the bank last year.