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Fonterra's farmer owners have abundant director choices this year

For the second year since reform of Fonterra's director election process eliminated the opportunity for the board to meddle, shareholders will have plenty of governor material to choose from.Six candidates will vie for two director... [...]

By | September 27th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Mood of the boardroom: RMA reform needs to happen quickly

Tauranga port boss Mark Cairns tells Graham Skellern the export of premium primary produce will boost the national economy.Port of Tauranga chief executive Mark Cairns is frustrated. He's got an $80 million shovel-ready infrastructure... Source: [...]

By | September 27th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Mood of the boardroom: Hi-tech contact-tracing in favour

Some 91 per cent of executives responding to the Herald's CEOs survey want greater emphasis on intensive contact tracing using best-in-class technological capabilities.The CEOs also want New Zealand to establish secure airbridges... Source: NZ Herald [...]

By | September 27th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Air New Zealand pilot lets female passenger travel in cockpit

An Air New Zealand pilot has been "reminded of the correct procedure" after inviting an "intoxicated" female passenger to travel in the cockpit of a Wellington to Nelson flight. The woman travelled in the "jump [...]

By | September 26th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Jason Murphy: Coronavirus crisis could leave Australia better off than many other nations

COMMENT: Economist Jason Murphy explains why Australia could emerge better off than wealthy nations - including NZ - once the coronavirus pandemic has passed. Congratulations, Australia. You've managed this pandemic OK. Quite... Source: NZ Herald [...]

By | September 26th, 2020|Categories: Business|0 Comments