Tuesday, 07 December 2021

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  • Infrastructure Skills Centre Offers 'Work Experience For A Lifetime'

    16:13 | 12/8/21
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    The civil construction and infrastructure industry has teamed up with government, industry bodies and employers to help meet New Zealand’s infrastructural skills challenge. The Infrastructure Skills Centre has been developed jointly by Fulton ... more»
  • Safety App A Crucial Element In Building Site Safety

    16:12 | 12/8/21
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    There are a lot of moving parts to a company’s health and safety programme but an app can bring them all under the same platform. In an environment of stringent regulation, it is essential for businesses to have a cost-effective platform to ensure ... more»
  • Wood Waste Could Replace Aluminium Crisp Packets

    16:10 | 12/8/21
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    Aluminium plays an important protective role in food packaging, however it requires a lot of energy to produce and it can be difficult to recycle. The crucial discovery has been made by Jiaying Li, who is working with the Dutch Advanced Research Center ... more»
  • Poor Immigration Policies Detrimental To Construction Sector

    16:08 | 12/8/21
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    New Zealand’s construction industry is riding a massive rebound in business confidence, but this may be undermined by skills shortages with 90% of construction firms having difficulty recruiting, finds Civil Contractors New Zealand. Findings from the 2021 ... more»
  • Lexus Of North Shore Opens New ‘five-star’ Home

    15:58 | 12/8/21
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    The Lexus of North Shore team are taking their commitment of excellence to an entirely new level, unveiling an amazing new Lexus showroom that mimics the superior quality and hospitality of a five-star hotel. One of New Zealand’s very first Lexus dealerships, ... more»
  • Business Will Do Its Bit To Protect People And Economic Health

    15:17 | 12/8/21
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    Business will be encouraged that Government is working on safe solutions to enable quarantine-free travel for all vaccinated travellers based on a new risk assessed entry criteria. It is also positive that they are developing a digital travel health ... more»
  • Nelson And Marlborough’s Best In Civil Construction Revealed

    15:14 | 12/8/21
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    A cycle track built in extreme conditions, a land reclamation project with exceptional environmental controls, and a talented young operations manager were among the outstanding civil construction projects celebrated at the Civil Contractors NZ Nelson Marlborough ... more»
  • PR Partners Announces Launch

    14:11 | 12/8/21
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    Creative public relations agency, PR Partners , is pleased to officially announce its arrival on the New Zealand PR scene, following five months of successful delivery to its impressive stable of clients. The new agency is made up of Jon Ramage - managing ... more»
  • Courier Drivers Who Think They May Be Misclassified As Contractors Encouraged To Come Forward

    12:55 | 12/8/21
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    The Labour Inspectorate is undertaking a national campaign focusing on the employment status of courier drivers after concerns were raised about courier drivers being misclassified as contractors and missing out on employment rights. Last year, the ... more»
  • Reconnecting Plan Positive But Parts Need To Be Turbo-charged

    12:31 | 12/8/21
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    The EMA says the plan for reconnecting New Zealand to the world will be a relief to those in the business community needing to travel but pressing issues remain with the current system. Chief Executive Brett O’Riley says increasing access to vaccinations ... more»
  • New Online Tool To Find Out If Building Consent Is Needed

    11:48 | 12/8/21
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    A new online tool to help homeowners find out if their next project needs building consent is now available at building.govt.nz . “The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has introduced a new online tool as a first port of call for ... more»
  • Nature’s Fresh Brings Recyclable Cardboard Bread Tags To Kiwi Shelves

    11:43 | 12/8/21
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    Recyclable cardboard bread tags will start being used on Nature’s Fresh bread loaves from this Saturday 14 August. Nature’s Fresh is beginning to transition away from plastic tags – phasing in new recyclable cardboard bread tags one day ... more»
  • Full Version Of RMA Replacement Keenly Awaited

    11:30 | 12/8/21
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    Issues important to business are missing from the RMA replacement Bill, BusinessNZ says. Presenting BusinessNZ’s submission on the Natural and Built Environments Bill, BusinessNZ economist John Pask said the draft exposure Bill was silent on key ... more»
  • North Asia Centre Of Asia-Pacific Excellence Appoints New Director, Charlie Gao

    11:16 | 12/8/21
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    The North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (North Asia CAPE) has appointed Charlie Gao to the role of Director. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2108/370916a0330df5770602.jpeg" width="600" height="720"> North Asia CAPE is a New Zealand ... more»
  • Houses Prices Incredibly Strong But Jets Starting To Cool

    10:59 | 12/8/21
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    “Overall, house prices are still well up on 12 months ago, yet we’re now seeing month-to-month growth becoming more sustainable,” says Tim Kearins, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand. His comments follow REINZ releasing its Monthly Property Report for ... more»
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