News releases

Building trust in New Zealand’s food this World Health Day

[6 April 2015]

PwC is marking World Health Day today by announcing the establishment of its global food supply and integrity services business which is being developed and led from New Zealand to help food companies and governments tackle the world’s food security, safety and quality concerns.


PwC welcomes chance to make tax simpler

[31 March 2015]

Revenue Minister Todd McClay and Finance Minister Bill English have today officially launched the Government’s public consultation on options for simplifying and modernising New Zealand’s tax administration.


Waimea Contract Carriers Limited in voluntary administration

[30 March 2015]

John Fisk and Richard Longman, Partners of PwC, today have been appointed Administrators of Waimea Contract Carriers Limited, a log transport business operating in Nelson and Marlborough. The business is now in voluntary administration. 


NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2015 Finalists

[26 March 2015]

PwC are thrilled to continue to sponsor the NZ Hi-Tech Company of the Year Award, which recognises the winner as the overall best performing and established high-tech company in New Zealand for 2015. PwC Partner Owen Gibson says “We’re proud supporters of the High-Tech awards because we believe it’s important to celebrate the success of New Zealand’s technology businesses and entrepreneurs.”


Helping businesses prepare for year-end

[16 March 2015]

With the end of the 2015 financial year now approaching for many businesses, PwC has released a tax planning checklist to assist with preparations for year-end as at 31 March 2015.


Lending continues to lift, but bank profits down in Q4

[09 March 2015]

New Zealand’s five major banks (ANZ, ASB, BNZ, Kiwibank and Westpac) have continued to show solid lending growth in the fourth quarter of the 2014 calendar year( being 1 October to 31 December 2014,4Q2014) but total reported profits are marginally down.


New Zealand female millennials are most confident and ambitious of any female generation

[08 March 2015]

To mark International Women’s Day on Sunday 8th March 2015, PwC surveyed 8,756 female millennials (women born between 1980-1995) from 75 countries including New Zealand, to find out how they feel about the world of work and their career.

The report – The female millennial: A new era of talent- New Zealand findings – reveals that New Zealand female millennials rank opportunities for competitive wages and other financial incentives as the most attractive employer trait (63%, compared with 52% globally), followed by career progression at 53 per cent and at the same level as their global peers, making female millennials more career confident and ambitious than previous generations.


PwC welcomes opportunity for business to consider better Customs legislation

[05 March 2015]

The New Zealand Customs Service recently undertook a major review of the Customs and Excise Act with the intention of creating a new piece of legislation that will be less prescriptive and more business friendly. Following this, a discussion paper has been released this afternoon with a two month public consultation window.


Survey finds New Zealand CEO confidence dips 16% about global economy for 2015

[26 February 2015]

Findings from PwC’s New Zealand insights publication, released today, which follows the 18th Annual Global CEO Survey, show New Zealand CEOs are less positive about the outlook for the global economy than they were last year with 47 per cent believing the global economy will improve in the next 12 months. This compares to last year’s far more confident 63 per cent.


World to 2050 – New Zealand’s future lies with China

[11 February 2015]

Despite a projected slowdown in Chinese growth after around 2020, the global economic power shift away from the established advanced economies in North America, Western Europe and Japan, will continue over the next 35 years, according to the latest report from PwC economists, The World in 2050: Will the shift in global economic power continue?


Service Jam 2015 - Auckland, New Zealand

[3 February 2015]

PwC is proud to host the Auckland Service Jam 2015 as part of the Global Service Jam on February 27th-1st March 2015 at its Auckland office.