Business Scoop

Archive for June, 2016

Mapua Investment provides lessons for the Council

Press Release – Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council will fund the extra costs associated with work at the Mapua Wharf precinct through income from its commercial activities and by bringing forward next years budget for landscaping at the wharf. Read more »

TV2 Right To Cancel Cringeworthy ‘Sex Box’

Press Release – Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the decision by state broadcaster TV2 to cancel the screening of the live sex show Sex Box in New Zealand. It should never have been considered in the first place. Suggestions by the state broadcaster that it … Read more »

Stop the Billion Dollar Kiwisaver Rort, Introduce Kiwifund

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 30 JUNE 2016 Stop the Billion Dollar Kiwisaver Rort, Introduce Kiwifund Read more »

Skyline boosts profits on strong tourist growth

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Diversified tourism company Skyline Enterprises is to pay shareholders a 50 cent dividend per share for the 2016 financial year along with a one-off bonus of 5 cents per share to celebrate its 50 years in business. Read more »

Labour market action needed to ensure Upper NI growth

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Co-ordinated action is needed to ensure that the right amounts and kinds of workers are available to support growth in the key economic powerhouse of the Upper North Island, says a new report. Read more »

E Tu union, manufacturers to meet next month

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – E Tu union leaders and manufacturing representatives will pick-up talks next month in a cross-employer collective agreement spanning 600 workers and more than 80 firms. Read more »

New Zealand’s broadband speeds skyrocket

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Communications Minister Amy Adams has welcomed the latest Akamai report showing the average download speeds in New Zealand have grown 25 per cent in a year. Read more »

140 new sections could be ready for subdivision next year

Press Release – Hastings District Council

About 140 new sections could be ready for subdivision by the end of next year, now that Hastings District Council has approved a move to rezone a piece of land in Parkvale. Read more »

Hawke’s Bay Police name deceased in Onga Onga crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Hawkes Bay Police have released the name of the person killed in a crash east of Onga Onga yesterday morning. Read more »

Marlborough Sounds Salmon Working Group to be established

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Marlborough District Council and the Ministry for Primary Industries will establish a Marlborough Sounds Salmon Working Group to consider options to implement the Best Management Practice Guidelines for Salmon Farming in the Marlborough Sounds (the … Read more »

Government in knots on GST

Press Release – Booksellers NZ

The Government seems to be tying itself in knots over the collection of GST on small value goods including books bought from overseas online retailers, according to Booksellers NZ. Read more »

Auditor-General to examine OIO

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – The Auditor-General is to examine how the Overseas Investment Office collects and manages information following a request from the parliament’s finance and expenditure committee. Read more »

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