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Out on a limb: Linda Hall answers the call for apple pickers in Hawke's Bay

A Hawke's Bay apple orchardist said recently that anyone with two arms and two legs could walk in and he'd hire them. So Linda Hall walked in, and Ricky Doran, Orchard Manager for Satellite Johnny [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Fran O'Sullivan: Mega-rich investors must stand up for NZ

COMMENT: The mega-rich who have invested in luxury property here to ride out the Apocalypse face a choice — do they up sticks in the wake of the terror attack or come out from their [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Super Fund set to pull out of gun investments

The New Zealand Superannuation Fund and KiwiSaver providers are reviewing their exposure to gun-related investments following the Government's ban on semi-automatic weapons.A spokeswoman for the $41.2 billion Super Fund said it... Source: NZ Herald Business [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Guns, Facebook and Google – investment managers ponder whether to shake up or ship out

Three years ago a wave of pressure from media and the public forced KiwiSaver providers to ditch investments in clusters bombs, nuclear weapons and tobacco stocks.Now providers are facing difficult decisions over investments in... Source: [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Sir Peter Jackson to Jacinda Ardern: Film subsidies 'might seem unfair' but taps need to stay on

Heavyweight director Sir Peter Jackson pressed Government ministers to reject official advice recommending a ballooning film subsidy scheme be reined in."Jackson acknowledged that writing big cheques for Hollywood might seem unfair,... Source: NZ Herald Business [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business|0 Comments