Rio Tinto Wins 2013 Roger, Sky City Casino 2nd, Chorus 3rd

Press Release – Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The seven finalists for the 2013 Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand were: ANZ, Chorus, IAG Insurance Group, Imperial Tobacco, Rio Tinto, Sky City Casino and Talent 2 . Read more »

Communities Band Together to Get through the Storm

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

Communities Band Together to Get through the Storm With road access cut off and power out, Westland Milk Products shareholder suppliers banded together to ensure cows were milked and both human and animal welfare attended to during the severe … Read more »

Manufacturing Matters to New Zealand – 17 April

Press Release – NZMEA

The Labour Party announcement today recognises the simple truth that the manufacturing sector really matters to New Zealands economy as a whole, based on the part manufacturing plays in the growth of the added value element in the tradable sector, driving the … Read more »

Comment on Labour Policy Announcement by NZMEA President

Press Release – NZMEA

This policy release from the Labour Party is so important that if it becomes government policy it would define a shift in New Zealands culture, says Brian Willoughby President of the NZMEA and Managing Director of Plinius Audio and Contex … Read more »

Manufacturing policy makes sense but….

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

On the surface much of Labour’s prescription for manufacturing is sound though questions remain over some of the detail not yet announced, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. Read more »

Depreciation Policy Shouldn’t Be Just for Pet Industries

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is welcoming Labours announcement to beef up rates of depreciation in the manufacturing sector, but is questioning why David Cunliffe is picking winners rather than applying the policy across all sectors. Jordan Williams, … Read more »

Paper Meter Receipts Better for the Environment

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

After more than two years of research and trials, motorists can now get biodegradable receipts from most Dunedin pay and display meters. The Dunedin City Council is the only local authority in Australasia to use 100% paper receipts for its pay and display … Read more »

Labour to double depreciation rate in targeted industries

Article – BusinessDesk

April 17 (BusinessDesk) The major new element in the Labour Partys manufacturing policy, announced today, assumes depreciation rates for assets in each affected industry would double, a party spokesman says. Read more »

Labour’s manufacturing policy a good contribution

Press Release – Business NZ

ManufacturingNZ Executive Director Catherine Beard says Kiwi manufacturers will welcome some of the ideas in Labours manufacturing policy announced today, however some areas need more work. Read more »

Same old same old economic policy from Labour

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Labours so called Manufacturing Policy once again reheats the same old tired economic policies that would take New Zealand back to the dark days of high inflation, sluggish growth and low-job prospects, Economic Development Minister Steven … Read more »

Ardbeg distillery launches 2014 limited edition

Press Release – Ardbeg

Ardbeg, four-time winner of the Worlds Best Scotch Whisky award, will launch its highly anticipated Limited Edition, Ardbeg Auriverdes on Ardbeg Day at their latest Ardbeg Embassy opening, Regional Wines & Spirits in Wellington. Read more »

Air NZ Cargo ExportNZ Auckland Award finalists announced

Press Release – ExportNZ

New Zealands reputation as a land of milk and honey lifestyle is underpinned by an increasing range of eclectic high value businesses epitomized by the finalists in the 2014 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards Auckland. Read more »

Labour takes manufacturing seriously

Press Release – EPMU

Labour takes manufacturing seriously Manufacturing workers and employers will all benefit from economic policies announced today by the Labour Party leader, David Cunliffe. The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union has welcomed the announcement … Read more »

Manufacturing policy welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Todays announcement of Labours manufacturing policy is very welcome, says CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg. Just as many other developed countries are realising, having a strong manufacturing sector pays off in good jobs, retaining … Read more »

Depreciation, buy Kiwi-made in Labour manufacturing policy

Article – BusinessDesk

April 17 (BusinessDesk) The Labour Party has unveiled its pitch to the manufacturing sector, adding accelerated depreciation for advanced manufacturing and promising to target more government procurement from local firms. Read more »

At Last: A Manufacturing Policy

Press Release – First Union

At Last: A Manufacturing Policy FIRST Union congratulates Labour on the release of its Manufacturing policy today. The union represents workers in the wood, food and textile manufacturing sectors. In a week that has seen another manufacturing company, … Read more »

Labour’s Economic Upgrade for manufacturing

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour Leader David Cunliffe has today announced his Economic Upgrade for the manufacturing sector a plan that will create better jobs and higher wages. Read more »

Taxpayers’ Union Welcomes Key’s Rejection of ‘Fat Tax’

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is welcoming Prime Minister John Keys rejection of fat and sugar taxes ahead of this year’s election. Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Union, says: Read more »

BlueScope Steel to buy production assets of Pacific Steel

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to BlueScope Steel (NZ) Limited to acquire Pacific Steel Groups rolling mill and wire mill manufacturing operations in Auckland and its New Zealand long steel distribution, marketing and sales operations … Read more »

Imperial Tobacco NZ lifts Australian sales

Article – BusinessDesk

Imperial Tobaccos NZ arm lifts export sales to Australia; Philip Morris NZ boosts revenue Read more »

Next Page »