IDEA Services dispute escalates: 12-hour strike Sunday

A 12 hour strike this Sunday by care and support workers at IDEA Services will go ahead after two days...

‘Drop in residential listings in Hamilton signals sellers’ market ahead’

Lodge Real Estate Managing Director Jeremy O’Rourke says, "The number of homes listed for sale in Hamilton dropped between 1...

‘Extension 350 in good shape’ as half-time approaches

Extension 350, the long-term "farmer to farmer learning" programme, is approaching the half-way mark and making good headway across the...

RITANZ welcomes passing of Insolvency Practitioners Bill

The Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association of New Zealand (RITANZ) has welcomed news that the Insolvency Practitioners Bill has passed...

Gisborne house prices rose $2,645 a day in May – REINZ

Median house prices across New Zealand increased by 3.2% in May to $578,000, up from $560,000 in May 2018. Median...

Researchers gauge public opinion on tobacco product waste

Requiring cigarettes to contain biodegradable filters, fining smokers who litter cigarette butts and expanding smoke free outdoor areas are measures...

Prices for winter veggies cool down – Stats NZ

Winter vegetables were cheaper in May, Stats NZ said today. Broccoli, potatoes, and cabbages all fell in price in May. "The cooler...

Virtual Product People to ‘deliver digital boost for businesses’

New venture Virtual Product People, just launched by founders Conor Sligo, Fran Bellingham and Martina Saville, will develop intuitive digital...

SIA Cargo broadens range of solutions for pharmaceutical cargo

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Cargo has broadened its range of transportation solutions for pharmaceutical cargo by expanding its network of THRUCOOL...

Film industry changes result of collaboration

New arrangements for collective bargaining in the film industry have been welcomed by BusinessNZ. Chief Executive Kirk Hope says the changes...

Barbara Chapman appointed Deputy Chair of The NZ Initiative

The New Zealand Initiative has appointed Barbara Chapman, CNZM, as Deputy Chair of its Board of Directors. Ms Chapman, who...

MBIE funding welcome news for medicinal cannabis

The country’s largest licensed medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, has today announced its innovation partnership with leading ag-tech start-up BioLumic,...

New discoveries needed to avoid natural gas shortfall – PEPANZ

New figures showing eleven years of natural gas reserves emphasises the importance of new exploration and development, says Petroleum Exploration...

Refreshing our new energy future

Several years ago Vector committed to creating a new energy future. We’ve made good progress but as the new energy...

One in three Kiwis plan to change jobs within next 12 months – research

Hays research has revealed that 32% of New Zealanders plan to look for a new job in the next 12...

Screen production bargaining rights welcomed – E Tu union

E tÅ« welcomes the Government’s commitment to legislation which will allow film and television contractors to bargain collectively. Currently, most workers...

PaySauce adds Mat Stokes as COO

Employment solutions platform PaySauce (PYS.NZ), has announced Mat Stokes as Chief Operating Officer. The appointment continues PaySauce's formidable line-up of senior...

Prospa survey highlights dedication and struggles of Kiwi small business owners

Three quarters of small business owners admit struggling with one or more areas of business management - most commonly finance...

Waitomo and WEL Networks launch innovative EV partnership

Working in partnership, two innovative Waikato businesses - Waitomo and WEL Networks - have installed the first rapid electric vehicle...

Reserve Bank and Maori Language Commission partner to promote te reo Maori

Te Pūtea Matua (the Reserve Bank of New Zealand) and Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori (the Māori Language...

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