Business Scoop

Groups Unite In Their Call For Support For Auckland Businesses

Press Release – Auckland Heart of the City

Business and sector groups representing thousands of small to medium businesses across the Auckland Region, came together last week to pitch recommendations to the Government to bring urgent relief and set a path for recovery. Speaking on behalf … Read more »

Delivering Low Carbon Infrastructure

Press Release – Buddle Findlay

Infrastructure is the backbone of a healthy economy; reliable infrastructure enables trade and delivers the utilities essential to business. It also provides the social assets essential for community wellbeing, such as schools, hospitals, and civic amenities. … Read more »

Aotearoa On Track For A Low Carbon Future – For Now

Press Release – Transpower

Transpower has published its six monthly monitoring report on the transformation of Aotearoa New Zealands energy system towards assisting the net zero carbon transition. It shows that while good progress is being made, this must be built upon. Its … Read more »

Play Your Part So That Everyone Arrives Alive

Press Release – New Zealand Police

This Labour Weekend, Police are asking drivers to play their part in keeping our roads safe so that everyone can arrive alive and enjoy their long weekend plans. Labour Weekend is the first long weekend for many months and marks the shift of seasons … Read more »

Maori Authority Chair Welcomes Deal With The UK – It’s An Opportunity For Our Young People To Thrive

Press Release – National Maori Authority

The Chair of the National Maori Authority, Matthew Tukaki, has said the UK Free Trade Agreement deal will be a significant opportunity for Maori. Tukaki who has been involved alongside other Maori leaders in providing feedback and support to … Read more »

DCANZ Welcomes High Quality UK-New Zealand FTA Dairy Outcomes

Press Release – DCANZ – Dairy Companies Association New Zealand

The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) is welcoming the agreement in-principle of the United Kingdom – New Zealand free trade agreement (FTA). “Reaching a point of complete elimination of all dairy tariffs five-years after entry-into-force … Read more »

Where Is The Plan To End The Welfare Dependency Crisis?

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Todays Ministry of Social Development quarterly release demonstrates Labours failure to deliver on its promises to get people off welfare and into work, says Nationals Social Development and Employment spokesperson Louise Upston. There … Read more »

Inspired Circuit Breaker Welcomed By Home Builder

Press Release – Platinum Homes

Inspired is how leading national home builder Platinum Homes describes the Governments announcement on freeing up urban land for housing. We desperately need a circuit breaker to get more Kiwi families into homes and this could well be … Read more »

Citizen Group Condemns Another Secret Trade Deal

Press Release – It’s Our Future

Its Our Future has condemned todays announcement of an agreement-in-principle between New Zealand and the United Kingdom. When Labour came into Government we were told there was going to be a new approach to how we did these deals, however … Read more »

Government Must Avert KiwiRail Christmas Strike

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government must intervene to avert proposed strike action by KiwiRail workers that threatens to significantly disrupt freight and passenger transport in the lead-up to Christmas, says Nationals Workplace Relations spokesperson Scott Simpson. Lockdowns … Read more »

Benefits All Round In NZ-UK Free Trade Deal

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says todays announcement of a free trade deal between the United Kingdom and New Zealand is great news for consumers and farmers in both countries. “The United Kingdom is walking the talk when it comes to promising a truly global … Read more »

Household Spending Outpaces Income In The June 2021 Quarter

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Households continued to spend more than their income in the June 2021 quarter, with negative saving of $225 million following a revised March 2021 negative saving of $239 million, Stats NZ said today. After high levels of saving through 2020, impacted … Read more »