Friday, 07 May 2021

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  • Ravensdown Appoints National Agronomy Manager

    10:58 | 5/5/21
    Ravensdown has appointed Will Waddell as its new National Agronomy Manager. Will’s responsibility will be enhancing the co-operative’s service in seeds, agrichemicals and agronomic advice. The new role leads a nationwide team of nine specialist agronomists ... more»
  • Unemployment Declines As Underutilisation Rises

    10:39 | 5/5/21
    The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 4.7 percent in the March 2021 quarter, continuing to fall from its recent peak of 5.2 percent in the September 2020 quarter but remaining high compared with recent years, Stats NZ said today. ... more»
  • No Clear Signal As To Effect Government’s Actions Are Having On Housing

    09:58 | 5/5/21
    The jury remains out in terms of the extent to which the Government’s regulations, introduced in March in a bid to tame the residential housing market, are impacting Auckland. “April’s trading was excellent with prices edging slightly higher, ... more»
  • Turuki! Turuki! Vodafone And TEDxAuckland Partner To Deliver A Kaupapa Maori Focused Event

    09:57 | 5/5/21
    Vodafone and TEDxAuckland are partnering to deliver a kaupapa Maori focused event this afternoon at Vodafone’s Auckland headquarters in Takapuna, entitled ‘ Turuki! Turuki! A Tiriti-based approach to the future of tech’. This event is part of the ... more»
  • Services Between Auckland And Adelaide Take Off

    09:53 | 5/5/21
    Air New Zealand's first flight to South Australia in 400 days has taken off from Auckland. Flight NZ191 departed Auckland at 8.20am this morning bound for Adelaide. The airline last flew the route on 30 March 2020 before COVID-19 restrictions closed ... more»
  • JLL Assists ARE In Transformative $58m Auckland CBD Office Transaction

    09:50 | 5/5/21
    May 2021 – The recent purchase of two sites adjoining its 87 Albert Street property, for a combined $58 million, has allowed Auckland Real Estate Trust (ARE) to commence development of a transformative new office complex adjacent to the new Aotea CRL ... more»
  • Xero Launches Small Business Economic Index

    09:37 | 5/5/21
    Wellington — 5 May, 2021 — Xero , the global small business platform, today launched its new monthly index showing a summary statistic of small business economic health based on sales, jobs, time to be paid and wages. The new Small Business Index, ... more»
  • Get Cyber Smart With CyberScient

    09:21 | 5/5/21
    A cybersecurity awareness training platform CyberScient has been launched with a free Kickstarter programme to help organisations protect against online threats and cyber risks. Medical IT Advisors CEO Faustin Roman says a key issue facing every ... more»
  • Pay Restrictions Punish Public Servants Who Protected Us From Covid-19

    08:55 | 5/5/21
    The government has announced two more years of pay restriction for public servants, and the workers’ union says they feel betrayed. The Public Service Association represents almost 80,000 workers, many of whom wonder why the government would punish ... more»
  • Fonterra Enters Trading Halt

    08:49 | 5/5/21
    Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited (for itself and on behalf of the Fonterra Shareholders’ Fund) has requested a trading halt this morning to their respective ordinary shares and units on: 1. the ASX; 2. the NZX Main Board; and 3. the Fonterra Shareholders’ ... more»
  • 2021 Peter Snow Memorial Award Goes To Kerikeri GP

    08:42 | 5/5/21
    Kerikeri GP Dr Grahame Jelley has been announced as the 2021 recipient of the Peter Snow Memorial Award. The award was announced at the National Rural Health Conference at Wairakei Resort in Taupo on Friday 30 April 2021. The Peter Snow Memorial Award ... more»
  • KiwiRail Locomotives Need To Be Audited For Slave Labour

    08:41 | 5/5/21
    The union for rail workers wants assurances new KiwiRail locomotives are not involved in slave labour in China. Rail and Maritime Transport Union General Secretary Wayne Butson says new information about the Chinese company CRRC using slave labour is ... more»
  • Debt Dilemma: 41% Of Kiwis Have An Outstanding Credit Card Balance

    06:16 | 5/5/21
    News highlights: Those with plastic debt owe $3,776 on average 17% of Kiwis say their credit card bill is their leading cause of financial stress Finder awards New Zealand's best credit card brands 05 May 2021, New Zealand – Kiwis may be incompatible ... more»
  • Pie Competition Calls For Entries In Its 24th Year

    06:09 | 5/5/21
    Let the search begin, the Bakels New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards are now open for entries after a year’s lapse, and bakers can’t wait for judging day. Judging the 2019 awards -The ‘Flintstone’ pie contained beef brisket with the bone protruding ... more»
  • Weighing The Prospects And Benefits Of Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble

    05:33 | 5/5/21
    Summary The execution of the travel bubble is expected to deliver a significant economic boost to both Australia and New Zealand. The success of the trans-Tasman travel bubble may pave the way for the launch of other travel bubbles with the country. ... more»
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