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Porirua Business Positive About Wellington Region Economy

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:04:04 +1300 | Porirua Chamber of Commerce

Business confidence in the Wellington region's economy is positive, according to the Porirua Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence Survey. More >>

Vocational skills are valued and essential

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:57:56 +1300 | Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

The Industry Training Federation (ITF) congratulates the hundreds of New Zealand secondary schools that have broadened senior curriculum through offering vocational pathways to senior students.More >>

Bapcor Hellaby Takeover a Logical Step

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:07:50 +1300 | Bapcor Limited

30 September 2016: Listed Australian automotive aftermarket parts business Bapcor Limited (ASX:BAP) says its proposed takeover offer for Hellaby Holdings Limited (NZX:HBY) is a logical step in the long-standing relationship between the two companies.More >>

Quench Collective - There’s a New Collective in Town!

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:49:11 +1300 | Sacred Hill

Sacred Hill Wine Company (SHWC) is excited to announce its rebrand to Quench Collective , effective 1 October 2016. The new look and name, no longer brand or beverage specific, allows flexibility and diversification for building the business in the future. More >>

NZ business outlook improves in September on expected profit

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:47:33 +1300 | BusinessDesk

New Zealand firms had a more positive outlook in September about both their own prospects and the wider economy, with employment intentions and profit expectations rising. More >>

North Shore food court pays $164,397 for employment breaches

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:09:26 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A food court in the Northcote Shopping Centre will pay $164,397 for their serious breaches of employment law, following an investigation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Labour Inspectorate.More >>

Inland Revenue ramping up scrutiny of big business taxpayers

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:04:28 +1300 | Inland Revenue Department

Inland Revenue is increasing the number of large companies, including foreign-owned multinationals, that come under close scrutiny to make sure they are paying the right amount of tax. Since 2012, 600 New Zealand and foreign–owned groups have been under ...More >>

Fairfax to wind up staff pension schemes

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:55:00 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Fairfax New Zealand, the newspaper publisher seeking to merge with rival NZME, will wind up its two staff pension schemes today as dwindling membership coincided with multiple rounds of job cuts in recent years, while new ...More >>

Fearless Business Will THRIVE

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:27:37 +1300 | EMA

Keeping up with the rate of change in today’s business world requires a bold and fearless approach and EMA’s THRIVE conference is set to deliver this. More >>

Focal Point Cinemas to Open in Palmerston North

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:41:09 +1300 | Focal Point Cinema

Palmerston North is to again have a boutique cinema. The award-winning Focal Point Cinema business owners Matt and Julie Bell identified a gap in the local market following the recent closure of Cinema Gold.More >>

HydroWorks to raise another A$1.5M ahead of ASX listing

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:11:43 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) - HydroWorks, a Christchurch-based hydro-electricity turbine innovator, is going across the Tasman to raise A$1.5 million, having just raised the almost same amount in New Zealand, ahead of an ASX listing slated for the first ...More >>

NZRDA prepared to strike after disappointing DHB offer

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:24:36 +1300 | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

NZRDA members have confirmed they are prepared to strike for safer rosters and have now moved to formally ballot on the issue of strike action. More >>

Unemployable graduates

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:32:11 +1300 | Hays

Thousands of graduates will soon take their first steps into the world of work, but a large number lack the necessary skills and experience employers want, according to recruiting experts Hays. Hays’ CEO, Alistair Cox , says many of today’s graduates ...More >>

Hamilton a better proposition

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:32:22 +1300 | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s strong economy and geographic location make it a great choice for Auckland businesses looking to relocate. More >>

Adama’s unique wheat and barley fungicide Phoenix

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:31:21 +1300 | ADAMA New Zealand

Phoenix’s unique multi-site protectant activity makes it the ideal partner to combat resistance against speckled leaf blotch and scald. More >>

Polycom Announces Completion of Acquisition

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:27:08 +1300 | Polycom

Polycom stockholders to receive $12.50 per share in cash Mary McDowell appointed CEO Company positioned to enhance customer value and extend lead in UC&C market More >>

Russell McVeagh comes out on top at NZAGE Awards

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:45:31 +1300 | Russell McVeagh

Last night, Russell McVeagh was named winner of the Best Graduate Print Campaign at the NZAGE Industry Awards. The Awards commend excellence for graduate and youth employment initiatives, and Russell McVeagh is proud, as a law firm, to be recognised ...More >>

Consensus on need for bigger environmental regime overhaul

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:23:20 +1300 | BusinessDesk

A new coalition of environmental, business and infrastructure lobby groups has added new weight to a growing consensus that the 25 year-old Resource Management Act is failing both to allow sufficient development and to protect the environment.More >>

Hamilton City Council candidates back the Living Wage

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:12:57 +1300 | Public Service Association

A majority of candidates for positions on Hamilton City Council support a Living Wage for all council staff, and the PSA is welcoming their stance. More >>

Momentum Builds For Living Wage Councils

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:45:20 +1300 | Living Wage Aotearoa

The Living Wage movement in the Wellington region has applauded Wellington Regional councillors for committing to becoming a living wage council today. "We are really delighted that the Wellington Regional Council has taken this step," ...More >>


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