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NZ dollar rebounds as new Covid-19 infections slow

The New Zealand dollar rebounded with equity markets mostly holding onto recent gains and investors focusing on a slowing in new infections with the Covid-19 virus.The kiwi was trading at 60.14 US cents at 5pm [...]

By | April 9th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Covid 19 coronavirus: Air NZ plans to lay off nearly 1500 cabin crew

Air New Zealand is planning to make nearly 1500 cabin crew redundant a move slammed by their union as too rushed.An email sent to staff today confirms up to 1460 cabin crew members face losing [...]

By | April 9th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Covid 19 coronavirus: Three graphs show how quickly coronavirus ravaged tourism, hospitality

The tourism and hospitality sector is sounding alarm bells about potential collapse and today's electronic card spending data shows just how dire the situation is.Card spending on travel fell 53 per cent or $66 million [...]

By | April 9th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Covid 19 coronavirus: Cooking the Books podcast – House prices likely to fall from pandemic impacts

The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast has gone daily in lockdown, to help you get the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new money expert [...]

By | April 8th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

HP Business Class Episode 11: Philip Burdon

When Philip Burdon started growing mushrooms in Christchurch the 1970s, it wasn't just mushrooms he had to grow. He had to grow a Kiwi appetite for the fungi too.When he started production at Meadow Mushrooms [...]

By | April 8th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments