Cooking the Books podcast: How NZers are reaching financial security without a house

OPINION: Each week the NZ Herald's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how high house prices are changing the way we manage our money. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to [...]

By | April 7th, 2021|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Central North Island towns 'out of loop' on rail services

Faint hope is being held for any resumption of Central North Island commuter passenger services in the near future.Passenger trains stopped calling at Te Kuiti and Taumarunui in 2012 when KiwiRail changed its business model [...]

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Transtasman bubble: Push for more trainee pilot spots in MIQ

An aviation group says quarantine-free travel across the Tasman will have the dual benefit of boosting the struggling scenic flight sector and provide more room for trainee pilots.But Aviation NZ chief executive John Nicholson says... [...]

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Air New Zealand ads for Rarotonga flights suggest two-way travel imminent

By RNZ Air New Zealand is advertising daily commercial flights to the Cook Islands, ahead of any official travel-bubble announcement.It's one of a series of signs that the two countries may be on the verge [...]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Orchardists plead for Pacific Island travel bubble

Orchardists say more than $600m is set to be lost to regional economies like Hawke's Bay's as a result of the massive shortage of workers to pick fruit.The region's orchardists, exporters and growers reliant on [...]

By | April 6th, 2021|Categories: Business|0 Comments