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Apprenticeships support kicks off today

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Two employment schemes one new and one expanded going live today will help tens of thousands of people continue training on the job and support thousands more into work, the Government has announced. Read more »

Hybrid Train Funding Another Win For Commuter Rail Campaign

Press Release – KHCRC

Just two days after the first policy announcement by a major political party supporting electrification and double tracking of the rail network to taki, the Kpiti-Horowhenua Commuter Rail Campaign (KHCRC) has recorded another win with the National Party also … Read more »

Vertiv Introduces New Line

Press Release – Vertiv

Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, today introduced the Vertiv Liebert GXT RT+, its latest line of on-line double conversion uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. Available from 1 to … Read more »

Unemployment Drop Shows Govt Plan To Protect Jobs And Support Businesses Is Working

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Todays unemployment data shows the Governments plan to protect jobs and cushion the blow for businesses and households against the economic impact of COVID-19 was the right decision, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. Stats NZ said today that … Read more »

Unemployment Figures Don’t Tell The Full Story

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The unemployment figures released today dont reflect the sad reality for hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders who have found themselves unemployed in the past months, Nationals Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. The number of people receiving … Read more »

COVID-19 lockdown has widespread effects on labour market

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In the June 2020 quarter, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.0 percent, down from 4.2 percent last quarter, while underutilisation rose, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

One In Three Brokered Loans In Australasia Now Go Through FileInvite

Press Release – FileInvite

FileInvite, the secure personal data sharing platform for consumer finance applications, is signing international clients as more transactions are conducted online. New clients include First Home Bank with branches across the United States, and Loan Market in … Read more »

National Leader’s speech on Wellington transport

Speech – New Zealand National Party

Thank you to Helen and the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce for hosting us here this morning, and thank you all for coming along. This is an exciting day for Wellington and the Hutt Valley. Can I acknowledge local MP Chris Bishop who is also Nationals … Read more »

National will deliver for the Hutt Valley on transport

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Nationals Wellington transport package will be transformational for the Hutt Valley, Nationals Transport spokesperson and Hutt South MP Chris Bishop says. Read more »

National will give Mt Vic Tunnel the green light in 2023

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Wellingtonians wont be made to wait until the 2030s for a second Mt Victoria Tunnel under a National Government, Wellington Central List MP Nicola Willis says. National Party Leader Judith Collins today announced a $4 billion plan to deliver … Read more »

$4 Billion Investment To End Wellington’s Congestion Woes

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

A National Government will invest another $4 billion in transport infrastructure across Wellington, igniting the economy and delivering the congestion-busting solutions the region has long been crying out for, National Party Leader Judith Collins says. … Read more »

Overdue Tax Bracket Indexation Still On The Cards

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming confirmation from the National Party that income tax bracket indexation remains party policy. However, suggestions that the National Party has no plans to cut income taxes will come as a major disappointment … Read more »