Sir Ian Taylor – Nine questions for the Prime Minister about Covid tests in NZ

OPINION: I have to declare a potential conflict of interest. I voted for the current Government on the basis that I believed the Prime Minister when she said this would be one of the most transparent governments – ever.I have... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | November 28th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

First wahine Māori to head Pharmac advisory board

By Will Trafford of Maori Television The first wahine Māori will take over as chairwoman of Pharmac's Advisory Committee, the group that recommends which pharmaceutical drugs should be funded by the government.Dr Jane Thomas... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | November 28th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Black Friday price hikes and fake sales on the rise, says PriceSpy

Black Friday has become one of the biggest sales days around the world but new research shows some discounts may be dud deals.Pricing and comparison service PriceSpy says nearly one in five products it listed saw a price hike on... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | November 28th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Former prime minister Jim Bolger denounces capitalism, says National Party 'disappointing'

Former prime minister Jim Bolger says the "disappointing" National Party has to reimagine capitalism because social inequality is pushing countries towards revolution.Bolger, a National MP for 26 years and New Zealand's prime minister... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | November 27th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Diana Clement: Tis the season to be spending

The season of spending is upon us. For most of the next month, our wallets are going to be sucked dry by bad Santa and fattening festive foods.This year is different to most Christmas seasons we've experienced in our lives. It comes... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | November 27th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Dunedin tax-dodger has director ban lifted

Despite defrauding Customs for six years, a Dunedin businessman has been allowed to continue as a company director.Paul Lambert Clarke, 45, appeared in the Dunedin District Court in July, where he was convicted of two charges of... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | November 27th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Online sales help The Warehouse as directors' fees increase

The Warehouse has revealed the impact of recent Covid trading restrictions on its business, noting a 14.6 per cent sales decline in the three months to the end of October.Speaking at the company's virtual annual meeting today, chief... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | November 26th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Smart Environmental, Earthcare in waste management company merger

Smart Environmental and Earthcare Environmental are to merge, creating New Zealand's third-biggest waste management company.The companies said the move would accelerate the growth of a leading-edge "circular economy" focused organisation,... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | November 26th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Black Friday: Retail NZ says there's a sense of gloom in Wellington

Black Friday marks one of the busiest shopping days of the year but Retail NZ says there's a sense of gloom throughout Wellington's CBD. For most retailers across the country, the Christmas shopping period officially begins today... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | November 25th, 2021|Business|0 Comments

Eroad reports first half loss, sees sales momentum lifting

Transportation technology services company Eroad, which is in the process of buying Auckland-based Coretex, reported a $2.9 million net loss for the first half to September.The company, which specialises in GPS fleet-tracking systems,... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | November 25th, 2021|Business|0 Comments