Business Scoop

Archive for May, 2010

Winners are grinners

Press Release – Taranaki Regional Council

Winners are grinners – and in the case of three lucky Taranaki farming families, they’re also planters. Read more »

NZ firm remain relatively upbeat

Press Release – JP Morgan

The headline reading on the NBNZ business confidence index headed lower in May, but by less than expected. A net 48% of respondents (J.P. Morgan: 45%) to the survey expect that business conditions in New Zealand will improve over the next 12 months, … Read more »

Minister Smith Adds Insult To ETS Injury

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

As though it were not bad enough that National continues to mislead New Zealanders about the true cost of the ETS, Climate Change Minister Nick Smith has now insulted the men and women of our Defence Force – past and present – by trying to compare … Read more »

Study on economic potential of mining released

Press Release – Straterra

The potential value of mining to the New Zealand economy has again been reinforced following the release of a report by the Minerals Council of Australia this week. Read more »

New website launched for young employees

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Children and young people will have direct access to simple guidance about their rights and responsibilities when they enter the workforce with the launch today of the new website My First Job, says Minister of Labour Kate Wilkinson. Read more »

Be gone accursed junk-mail

Press Release – Specials This Week

Householders grow increasingly irritated by the weekly avalanche of junk mail that is put in letterboxes, and is often blown all over the garden and the street by the wind, according to the partners behind a new Web-based venture. Read more »

Wellington businesses, make yourselves clear

Press Release – WriteMark

Do you strive for simplicity and clarity in everything you write at work? Do you work hard to ensure people in Wellingtonknow exactly what they’re getting when they do business with you? Read more »

Copyright Watchdog Appoints New Chief

Press Release – Copyright Licensing Ltd

New Zealand’s print copyright protection agency, Copyright Licensing Ltd (CLL) announces Paula Browning as its new Chief Executive Officer. Paula will take up the position on 14 June 2010. Read more »

NZ businesses still confident, ready to hire

Article – Businesswire

May 31 (BusinessWire) – New Zealand businesses are still upbeat about the economy over the coming year, and are getting ready to start hiring, with employment intentions at an eight-year high. Read more »

Accountants Launch New Coaching Program

Press Release – RES Group

North Shore Start-Ups and Micro Businesses Set To Receive Massive Boost, As Accountants Launch New Coaching Program Read more »

Water groups exclude environmental voice

Press Release – Forest And Bird

Water groups exclude environmental voice Forest & Bird is concerned that Environment Canterbury has started stacking new river groups by excluding anyone with environmental expertise. The first local committee – looking at the Hurunui and Waiau river catchments, … Read more »

ETS To Cost $3 A Week – If You Don’t Eat

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Monday, May 31 2010 ACT New Zealand Climate Change Spokesman John Boscawen today questioned whether Climate Change Minister Nick Smith truly believes that the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will cost the average household only $3 per week, and whether … Read more »

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