Business group says Government should reprioritise the MIQ slots

The Government should prioritise managed isolation slots for workers looking to return to New Zealand from overseas, Auckland Business Chamber chief executive Michael Barnett says."No one is arguing with Government's decision to... Source: NZ Herald [...]

By | July 27th, 2021|Categories: Business|0 Comments

'Milking Māori': Fonterra's attempt to trademark te reo slammed

An application to trademark 12 te reo Māori words - including awa and kōwhai - for use on Fonterra cheese products has been slammed by National Māori Authority chairman Matthew Tukaki."Fonterra need to stick to [...]

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Rates jump by more than 10 per cent for some in Marlborough as land values soar

Surging land values are to blame for some double-digit rates increases across Marlborough.Marlborough District Council chief financial officer Martin Fletcher said homeowners could expect their rates to increase more than the 5.1... Source: NZ Herald [...]

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Bitcoin jumps on speculation that Amazon considering crypto

Bitcoin's price surged again Monday after speculation that Amazon may be entering the cryptocurrency sector after it posted a job seeking a "digital currency and blockchain product lead."Bitcoin jumped more than 14 per cent in [...]

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Tesla reaches milestone with first US$1B quarterly profit

Tesla's quarterly profit has surpassed US$1 billion (NZ$1.43 billion) for the first time thanks to the electric car pioneer's ability to navigate through a pandemic-driven computer chip shortage that has caused major headaches for... Source: [...]

By | July 26th, 2021|Categories: Business|0 Comments