Covid 19 coronavirus: The shameful wages being paid to MIQ cleaners

OPINION: Frontline staff playing an integral role in keeping the country safe from the spread of Covid-19 are being paid the bare minimum in wages. E tū union organiser Mat Danaher told the Herald yesterday that while the... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | February 18th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Covid 19 coronavirus: Hospitality sector toasts new rules, offered help for lockdown hangover

Hospitality groups and suppliers are toasting a drop in coronavirus alert levels but operators don't expect a sudden rush to restaurants and bars.The Government's covid resurgence supplementary payment offer won praise but experts... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | February 17th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

HP Business Class: John Anderson from Contiki

Contiki buses usually don't attract much attention from people in their 80s. But every time John Anderson sees one, he smiles. That's because Contiki was his brainchild, way back in 1962."I always wave because I think to myself,... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | February 17th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Investors buy record share of homes as first-home buyers squeezed

First-home buyers appear to be getting squeezed from the market as investors buy a record share of properties in what is being called the biggest housing boom in 20 years.Analysts CoreLogic said first-home buyers still managed to... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | February 17th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Covid 19: Supermarkets support mandatory tracer app use proposal

Big businesses, including major supermarkets, are supportive of the potential move to make Covid-19 tracer app scanning mandatory.This week Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said the Government wanted to do all it could to... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | February 17th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Ebos lifts first half net profit to a record A$92.9 million

Australasian healthcare products distributor Ebos Group said strong performances in its healthcare and animal care segments helped drive its first half profit up by 13.7 per cent to A$92.9 million ($100m), leading to a 13.3 per cent... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | February 17th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Podcast: Money Talks – What does it mean to be wealthy?

What do broadcasters Kerre McIvor and Matt Heath, businesswoman Theresa Gattung, former finance minister Sir Michael Cullen, economist Sharon Zollner and political commentator Shane Te Pou have in common?They all sat down recently... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | February 16th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Public sector employment boosted post-pandemic, and not only in Wellington

The coronavirus pandemic has boosted employment in the public sector, both in Wellington City and across the country, a new report has shown. A report from Infometrics New Zealand, The rising importance of public sector jobs, showed... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | February 16th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Strong run continues for Global Dairy Trade auction

The dairy industry's golden run in 2021 has continued with the seventh positive Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction in a row.Overnight prices rose 3.0 per cent across the board, led by Whole Milk Powder - which has the biggest impact... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | February 16th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Covid 19 coronavirus: Why broadband is spiking every half hour under lockdown

Broadband usage was still way higher than usual today.But, as with the first day of the current lockdown, it was still way below the frenzy when the nation went into level 4 in March last year. Read More Infratil nudges up... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | February 16th, 2021|Business|0 Comments