Thursday, 17 June 2021


  • Residential Construction Reforms Save Time And Improve Quality Control

    17:14 | 17/6/21
    Amendments to the Building Act seek to improve the efficiency and quality of building work and ensure that any problems are resolved fairly One down and one to go The Building System Legislative Reform Programme is a series of legislative changes to ... more»
  • Li-ion: An Invaluable Asset With Little Regulation

    17:09 | 17/6/21
    Li-ion batteries are most dangerous when their life cycle is over, according to an International Solid Waste Association report. If the batteries are destroyed in the process of collection, disposal or recycling or are unfavourably deformed in ... more»
  • Government Advances Forestry Agenda At Expense Of Steel

    16:58 | 17/6/21
    Let science lead the way Forestry Minister Stuart Nash is well qualified to advance the cause for wood but 20 years in the sector does not qualify him to close one eye when it comes to complementary options, says publisher Mike Bishara, Scion Innovation ... more»
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  • Seek Annual Recruitment Awards Returns For An 18th Year

    16:14 | 17/6/21
    New Zealand, 17 June 2021 : New Zealand’s number one employment marketplace, SEEK has announced entries are now open to the 2021 SEEK Annual Recruitment Awards (SARAs). After a brief hiatus due to COVID-19, the SARAs will celebrate 18 years of recognising ... more»
  • Wood Engineering Technology Opens World’s First Optimised Engineered Lumber (OEL™) Production Line In Gisborne.

    15:52 | 17/6/21
    Honourable Stuart Nash, Minister for Economic and Regional Development, and Minister of Forestry, today opened Wood Engineering Technology’s Optimised Engineered Lumber (OEL™) production line in Gisborne. The plant is the only one of its type in the ... more»
  • Venture Taranaki Release June 2021 Business Survey Results

    15:33 | 17/6/21
    The results of Venture Taranaki’s latest 6-monthly Business Survey indicate an overall positive outlook and show an increase in business confidence post pandemic; however new challenges are growing with concerns about increasing wage rates, cost ... more»
  • Silvana Schenone Named New Zealand Dealmaker At Australasian Law Awards 2021

    14:44 | 17/6/21
    MinterEllisonRuddWatts' Head of Corporate and Partner Silvana Schenone’s exceptional deal making skills were once again applauded at this year’s Australasian Law Awards. Silvana Schenone was named New Zealand Dealmaker of the Year at the prestigious awards. ... more»
  • Majority Of IT Leaders Consider Technical Debt A Threat To Innovation

    14:42 | 17/6/21
    The software vendor reported that 69% of IT leaders identify technical debt as a major threat to their companies’ ability to innovate, as seen in its latest report, “The Growing Threat of Technical Debt.” With COVID-19 exposing vulnerabilities ... more»
  • New Zealand Company Leads German-Funded Climate And Environmental Disclosure Project In China

    14:27 | 17/6/21
    Capacity Building and Piloting of Climate and Environment Risk Disclosures in Jiangsu Province, a GIZ-funded project, kicked off on June 15, 2021. Due to the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic, an online workshop was held. International and national ... more»
  • Concerns About Unexpected Tax Bills

    14:25 | 17/6/21
    Over the past few days some people have been concerned about receiving a tax bill they weren’t expecting. We apologise for any instances where our processes have contributed to that concern. The bills are correct based on the information provided ... more»
  • Wanaka A&P Show Contributes Almost $28.6 Million To Local Economy

    13:42 | 17/6/21
    The 2021 Wanaka A&P Show brought $28.6 million worth of direct economic benefits to the area, an independent study has found. The report, prepared by Research First, looked at the total expenditure by visitors, trade exhibitors, volunteers, ... more»
  • New Zealand Food Safety Places Precautionary Controls On North Island Egg Producer

    13:21 | 17/6/21
    New Zealand Food Safety has placed movement controls on a North Island egg producer as a precautionary measure after environmental testing indicated Salmonella Enteritidis on the farm. New Zealand Food Safety has been carrying out tracing and testing of ... more»
  • Waka Kotahi Asks New Zealanders To Beware Of New Rego Scam

    13:13 | 17/6/21
    Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is warning people to be aware of a new vehicle licence (rego) scam email landing in some New Zealanders’ email inboxes. The email states “your licence plate number will expire” and provides an expiry date that is generally ... more»
  • GPC NZ Announces Clarke Hill As General Manager Logistics

    12:41 | 17/6/21
    New Zealand’s biggest automotive aftermarket parts supplier, Genuine Parts Company (GPC), parent of the iconic Repco and NAPA brands, has announced the appointment of Clarke Hill as General Manager Logistics. <img src="" ... more»
  • New Digital Inclusion Initiative Supports Refugees Entering Aotearoa

    12:22 | 17/6/21
    A group of not-for-profit organisations today – ahead of World Refugee Day on Sunday – announced an initiative to support to new refugees arriving in Aotearoa. ‘Awhi Matihiko: Red Cross Digital Settlement Package’ is a collaboration between ... more»
  • King Honey Sold To Me Today

    12:10 | 17/6/21
    Last week, Me Today (NZX: MEE) opened its capital raise to retail investors, to help fund its $36m acquisition of King Honey announced on 31 May 2021. Chapman Tripp partner Roger Wallis has led the team advising Me Today on the $36m acquisition of ... more»
  • NZ’s Emerging Micro-investing Tech Taking Off

    11:01 | 17/6/21
    Micro investing is changing how Kiwis are thinking about their investments, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. Micro-investing is putting in small amounts of money fairly regularly. It makes investing more accessible, especially because it's ... more»
  • Employment Indicators: Weekly As At 14 June 2021

    10:46 | 17/6/21
    The experimental weekly series provides an early indicator of employment and labour market changes in a more timely manner than the monthly employment indicators series. Key facts   The 6-day series includes jobs with a pay period equal to or ... more»
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