EY Consumer Index: What the past three months means for retail and spending

Covid-19 may have made consumers more mindful of where they are spending their money but the initial draw towards shopping local may not last.Initial consumer sentiment reports found that consumers were feeling more connected to... [...]

By | July 6th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

ASB to loan All Blacks, Māori All Blacks and Black Ferns to 100 SMEs

ASB is calling on some of its heaviest lifters to draw attention to the nation's small to medium-sized businesses. The bank has announced it would be donating its largest sponsorship asset – the All Blacks, [...]

By | July 5th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Jacinda Ardern extends $5.2b small business loans scheme to the end of the year

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says opening up Government loans for small businesses until the end of the year will provide a bigger safety net in uncertain Covid-hit times.The loans are interest-free if repaid within a [...]

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Kiwi scammed out of $30,000 in similar method to Team New Zealand

A Kiwi who was scammed out of $30,000 in a similar way to Team New Zealand says a lot of time and effort goes into creating the scams.Rodney Keenan, of Evolution Sails, said his business [...]

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Fonterra Te Rapa staff stay home while ammonia leak probed

Fonterra is limiting the number of staff at its Te Rapa dairy processing site as it works to resolve the cause of a major ammonia leak.The big 51-year-old site has been in winter shutdown since [...]

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