Monday, 19 April 2021

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  • Extending Immigration Flexibility Welcomed By Hospitality Businesses

    09:25 | 8/4/21
    Hospitality businesses struggling to find trained staff welcome a move to extend by two years the Government’s ability to quickly change COVID-related migrant applications and visas settings, says Hospitality New Zealand. Chief Executive Julie White says ... more»
  • Outcome Of DOC Review Of Media Permits

    09:13 | 8/4/21
    The Department of Conservation has decided that media should have the same access to conservation land that the public enjoy, and media will no longer need to apply for a media permit. DOC’s Deputy Director General Operations, Michael Slater says ... more»
  • High House Prices Present Opportunity For Retirees To Manage Increased Cost Of Living

    09:05 | 8/4/21
    Retirees who are struggling to cover the cost of living may find that the booming housing market could be a solution to their financial troubles – without them having to sell up. As house prices and the cost of living continue to rise, more and more ... more»
  • Cartel Conduct Now Punishable By Up To 7 Years’ Jail Time

    09:00 | 8/4/21
    Cartel conduct can now be punished with a term of imprisonment of up to 7 years, after the Commerce (Criminalisation of Cartels) Amendment Act 2019 came into effect today. Cartel conduct includes price fixing, market allocation and bid rigging (see ... more»
  • Culture Announces Senior Hire From New York

    08:34 | 8/4/21
    Auckland social media and content agency Culture, which is part of the Stanley St Group, has announced the appointment of James Douglas to the newly created position of Head of Content. Previously the Head of Social and Digital Content with the New ... more»
  • 2021 Central Plateau Dairy Industry Award Winners Announced

    05:31 | 8/4/21
    A couple who are passionate about their cows and achieving their goals have won the 2021 Central Plateau Share Farmer of the Year title. Andrea and Blair Muggeridge were announced the winners of the region’s Share Farmer of the Year category at ... more»
  • New Marina Clarifies Relationship With Forest & Bird

    17:20 | 7/4/21
    Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited (KPBL), Director, Kitt Littlejohn says; “The company would like to clarify any misunderstanding that has arisen from the wording used in a video and written story content that was produced in October 2020 introducing ... more»
  • Hostage To Fortune: Why Westpac Could Struggle To Find The Right Buyer For Its NZ Subsidiary

    16:15 | 7/4/21
    David Tripe , Massey University and Martien Lubberink , Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington The recent announcement that Westpac is “ reviewing ” ownership of its New Zealand business caused some speculation the decision might ... more»
  • Terrific Demand For Trans-Tasman Travel

    15:34 | 7/4/21
    It was a record sales day on the Tasman for Air New Zealand yesterday, with tens of thousands of Kiwis and Aussies booking flights across the ditch in the hours after the bubble announcement. Naturally, April is shaping up to be the airline’s busiest ... more»
  • Future Of Energy Event Not Your Average Conference

    15:11 | 7/4/21
    People with big ideas on the future of energy in New Zealand are invited to join the LUMO symposium this November. Hosted by Energy Academy, which was born out of local electricity distribution company Orion Group’s commitment to ‘powering ... more»
  • Real Estate Still Flying Out The Door According To Latest Survey

    15:03 | 7/4/21
    “Despite the Government’s housing initiatives announced last month, aimed particularly at cooling off investors, the country’s overall real estate market remains hot,” says Derryn Mayne, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand. Her comments come as REINZ today ... more»
  • Australian Travel Bubble A Step In The Right Direction

    14:18 | 7/4/21
    “We welcome the announcement of an Australian travel bubble, it is an important step in the right direction,’ said Aviation NZ Chief Executive, John Nicholson. Much has been made of the economic impact of the announcement. We know that it will ... more»
  • More Calls For Ports Of Auckland CEO's Resignation

    14:02 | 7/4/21
    Three more community leaders have added their names to the call for the resignation of Ports of Auckland CEO, Tony Gibson, in light of the damning Health and Safety report released prior to Easter. Tau Henare, Shane Te Pou and Robert Reid will deliver ... more»
  • WorkSafe’s Forklift Roadshow Attracts More Than 1000 Businesses

    12:56 | 7/4/21
    A country wide roadshow which aimed to highlight health and safety risks associated with forklifts reached 1055 businesses across the country. The seminars, hosted by WorkSafe New Zealand, wrapped up in Dunedin last week. Between 2013 and 2018 forklift ... more»
  • Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: At 31 March 2021 (provisional)

    11:59 | 7/4/21
    Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. The data is provisional and should be regarded as an early, indicative ... more»
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