MPI to toughen rules governing export of live animals by ship

By RNZ Rules governing the export of live animals by ship will be toughened up by the Ministry for Primary Industries.This follows the release of a report done for the ministry by Mike Heron QC. Read More Missing Gulf Livestock... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 23rd, 2020|Business|0 Comments

Westpac to stop taking cheques by mid 2021

Westpac is to stop accepting cheques after June 25 next year.The bank signalled it would make the move in May and today announced the final cut-off date.Gina Dellabarca, Westpac New Zealand general manager of consumer banking... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2020|Business|0 Comments

Fletcher Building slammed for flawed Māori design on truck

By RNZ Businesses that want to tap into Māori culture are being told to consult with iwi advisers first.This comes after Firth Concrete, a Fletcher Building company, commissioned a Māori and Pasifika design for one... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2020|Business|0 Comments

Business Hall of Fame: Nine Kiwi entrepreneurs honoured

From a chocolate-maker to rest home developers, nine New Zealand entrepreneurs have been inducted into the Business Hall of Fame.They will be joining more than 150 business leaders already in the Business Hall of Fame, including... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2020|Business|0 Comments

How permanently low interest rates are killing the home ownership dream for many

Originally published by The Spinoff Super-low interest rates are a blessing to those already on the housing ladder. For those still renting and without a deposit, it is yet another nail in the long-sealed coffin of potential home... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2020|Business|0 Comments

Watch: New Zealand Procurement Excellence Awards

Now entering its fifth year, the New Zealand Procurement Excellence Awards are the country's foremost recognition of industry-leading procurement practice.Just as there are many different skills and characteristics that contribute... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2020|Business|0 Comments

Comvita off to strong start, plans to pay back wage subsidy

Manuka honey company Comvita said it had experienced a strong start to its financial year, with double-digit revenue growth in the first quarter.The company said its gross profit margins were strong, and that its costs were in line... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2020|Business|0 Comments

Eric Watson's positive Covid 19 test reduced prison sentence, London judge ruled

Former rich-lister Eric Watson will spend less time behind bars after testing positive for Covid-19, a London judge has ruled.The High Court in England and Wales earlier this month found Watson in contempt of court for withholding... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2020|Business|0 Comments

$178.3m deal by Centuria-owned Augusta to buy Visy Glass Penrose plant

Recently-sold Augusta Capital has struck a $178.3 million deal to buy a Penrose manufacturing and distribution plant leased back to the previous owners on a 20-year term.Mark Francis - managing director of Augusta now delisted from... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2020|Business|0 Comments

Auckland Airport says international aviation recovery could be more than three years away, systems needed to live with Covid-19

Auckland Airport says it doesn't expect an international aviation recovery for more than three years and has called for urgent work to allow the country to live with the risk of Covid-19.Chairman Patrick Strange said the past year... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2020|Business|0 Comments