Saturday, 04 April 2020

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  • Kiwi Jack Raharuhi takes the crown in top Australasian award

    10:42 | 26/3/20
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    Jack Raharuhi from Pamu Farms in Westport, and Ahuwhenua Young Maori Farmer of the Year 2016, has been crowned the 2020 Zanda McDonald Award winner. Raharuhi, 27 years old, is the Buller Dairy Group Operations Manager for Pamu, where he oversees ... more»
  • Kiwi Developers And Global Technology Leader NEC Team Up To Fight Spread Of COVID-19

    09:37 | 26/3/20
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    Kiwis could be empowered to fight COVID-19 from their homes using an app developed by world-leading facial recognition provider NEC Corporation and NZ software developers. “iQuarantine” is a mobile check-in and case management system that allows users ... more»
  • Will COVID-19 Break Our Cash Habit?

    09:30 | 26/3/20
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    Over half of New Zealanders still carry cash As New Zealand is locked down for all but essential services, cash handling has become an increased focus for businesses seeking to limit exposure for staff to coronavirus. But according to the latest research ... more»
  • Fullers360 Confirms Free Service Providing Access For The Waiheke Community

    09:16 | 26/3/20
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    Fullers360 ferry services will continue with a reduced alternative timetable as an essential service and will provide free services across all of its network during the level four lockdown period. These measures will be in place from the morning ... more»
  • Food Production And Exporting Remains Essential

    08:50 | 26/3/20
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    ExportNZ says there is no reason for concern about food manufacturing and exporting during the Covid-19 crisis. Concerns are being expressed on talkback and social media about food manufacturers and food exporters continuing to operate during the lockdown. ... more»
  • Air New Zealand Updates International Network

    20:47 | 25/3/20
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    Air New Zealand is adjusting its international network to match demand and government travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline will operate a limited international network from 30 March to 31 May 2020 to enable essential travel and ... more»
  • We All Need To Do Our Bit - BusinessNZ & CTU Call On Kiwi Workplaces To Do Our Best

    20:35 | 25/3/20
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    The Council of Trade Unions and BusinessNZ are calling on all Kiwi businesses to do the right thing and do everything possible they can to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus and simultaneously maintain jobs as best we can through this very ... more»
  • Lotto NZ Will Continue Online During Lockdown

    16:51 | 25/3/20
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    Lotto NZ customers will still be able to purchase their tickets online during the lockdown period, however there will be no in-store sales. Lotto NZ exists to generate funding for New Zealand, with 100% of profits going to over 3,000 good causes in ... more»
  • Distributor’s Response To The Lock Down

    16:46 | 25/3/20
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    Motor Industry Association Chief Executive David Crawford says as we head into a Covid-19 alert level 4, Distributors of new vehicles and their franchised dealerships have quickly responded to ensure all non-essential services are shut down. During ... more»
  • Pharmacies Under Pressure Due To COVID-19

    16:35 | 25/3/20
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    Pharmacies are an essential service and therefore will remain open throughout the Level 4 lockdown period. However, entering a pharmacy and the services you will receive may look different. No member of the public will be able to directly enter the pharmacy ... more»
  • COVID-19 Level 4 Essential Services – Financial Sector

    16:00 | 25/3/20
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    Following the government announcement that COVID-19 Level 4 alert will be introduced from 11.59pm on 25 March only essential services will be permitted to remain open at a central place of business. The Government determined that financial services ... more»
  • Former Power Board Headquarters For Sale Sparks Interest From Current Property Investors

    15:30 | 25/3/20
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    The land and building which previously housed the administrative offices and works depot for a regional electrical power company have been placed on the market for sale. The two-storey property at 301 Pollen Street in Thames was purpose-built in ... more»
  • Sealord Offers Seasonal Work To People With Jobs Impacted By COVID-19

    15:08 | 25/3/20
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    Sealord is inviting people looking for work as a result of COVID-19 to join them for the approaching hoki season. Hoki is one of the most sustainable and commercially valuable fisheries in New Zealand, with a market value of more than $232 million. ... more»
  • A Glance At NZ Trade After The Coronavirus Outbreak – 25 March Update

    13:05 | 25/3/20
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    Daily goods trade data between 1 February and 18 March gives an updated glance at New Zealand’s trade with the world since the COVID-19 outbreak, Stats NZ said today. For the week ended 18 March 2020 with the equivalent week in 2019:   Total ... more»
  • Mercury Suspends Non-essential Activities As Required By The Government’s COVID-19 Response

    12:56 | 25/3/20
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    Mercury, working with its contractors, will suspend construction work across its sites as required by the New Zealand Government’s COVID-19 directions. This includes the standing down of activity at its Turitea wind farm in the Manawatu for a period ... more»
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