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Good pay, great conditions - what makes a good employer?
Good pay, great conditions - what makes a good employer?

Good pay, great conditions - what makes a good employer?

OPINION: New Zealand's a small place and word gets around about the places you just don't want to work; and those you'd love to get a job offer from....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 05:00:00
Price of avocados down slightly after hitting record high
Price of avocados down slightly after hitting record high

Price of avocados down slightly after hitting record high

Last month the price of avocados dropped for the first time this year, after a hitting a record high of $25 a kilogram in May....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:08:01
Company tax option delivered by $1.8b Business Transformation project proves unpopular
Company tax option delivered by $1.8b Business Transformation project proves unpopular

Company tax option delivered by $1.8b Business Transformation project proves unpopular

Only one per cent of 110,000 eligible small businesses have opted to switch to a new way of paying company tax made possible by Inland Revenue's $1.8 billion Business Transformation initi...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:37:20
Wellington VR developer allows anyone to see inside Egyptian queen's tomb
Wellington VR developer allows anyone to see inside Egyptian queen's tomb

Wellington VR developer allows anyone to see inside Egyptian queen's tomb

The 3000-year-old tomb of an ancient Egyptian queen has been captured in virtual reality by a Wellington developer....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:48:40
Higher petrol and household costs push annual inflation to 1.5 per cent
Higher petrol and household costs push annual inflation to 1.5 per cent

Higher petrol and household costs push annual inflation to 1.5 per cent

A rise in household costs has pushed inflation higher in the lead up to winter....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:51:57
Kmart takes the fight to The Warehouse in the regions
Kmart takes the fight to The Warehouse in the regions

Kmart takes the fight to The Warehouse in the regions

Kmart is ramping up the pressure on rival The Warehouse in the regions, a retail expert says....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:29:30
$82,500 fine after 'gas cloud' leaves two in hospital
$82,500 fine after 'gas cloud' leaves two in hospital

$82,500 fine after 'gas cloud' leaves two in hospital

A gas cloud leak that saw two people hospitalised has landed Ballance Agri-Nutrients with a $82,500 fine for an unauthorised discharge of contaminants....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:27:32
Auckland Council and QV in stoush, thousands of property rates valuations affected
Auckland Council and QV in stoush, thousands of property rates valuations affected

Auckland Council and QV in stoush, thousands of property rates valuations affected

Thousands of property rates valuations in Auckland are caught in an unprecedented dispute between the council and state-owned valuer QV....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:23:42
$40-million hotel proposed for golf club near Waitomo Caves
$40-million hotel proposed for golf club near Waitomo Caves

$40-million hotel proposed for golf club near Waitomo Caves

A $40 million four-star resort has been proposed to address a lack of commercial accommodation in one of Waikato's 'destination' towns. ...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:11:03
The US Air Force's $15,000 toilet cover
The US Air Force's $15,000 toilet cover

The US Air Force's $15,000 toilet cover

To the US Air Force, it's a "cover-centre wall, troop compartment latrine required to protect the aircraft from corrosion damage in the latrine area."...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:50:34
Why I'm happy to call myself a farmer's wife, not a farmer
Why I'm happy to call myself a farmer's wife, not a farmer

Why I'm happy to call myself a farmer's wife, not a farmer

OPINION: I am a dairy farmer's wife, mother, grandmother and a former hairdresser. I have a big heart, great work ethic and an innate ability to string several swear words together to form...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 05:00:00
Metlink admits several teething problems following rollout of new Wellington bus network
Metlink admits several teething problems following rollout of new Wellington bus network

Metlink admits several teething problems following rollout of new Wellington bus network

Greater Wellington Regional Council admits things aren't perfect, but it's asking bus commuters to persevere as Metlink irons out problems in its new bus network....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:40:51
Virtual reality Christchurch stadium hoped to start discussions about facility's potential
Virtual reality Christchurch stadium hoped to start discussions about facility's potential

Virtual reality Christchurch stadium hoped to start discussions about facility's potential

An immersive virtual reality concept for the proposed Christchurch stadium is hoped to start conversations around what the high-profile project could mean for the city....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:03:25
Famous Auckland pizza store placed in liquidation, owing creditors $1.36 million
Famous Auckland pizza store placed in liquidation, owing creditors $1.36 million

Famous Auckland pizza store placed in liquidation, owing creditors $1.36 million

A popular pizza place in Auckland owes more than $1.36 million to its employees, Inland Revenue and other creditors....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:58:57
Court orders untangle property partnership that turned hostile
Court orders untangle property partnership that turned hostile

Court orders untangle property partnership that turned hostile

A property-owning partnership descended into hostility with complaints of food smells, disconnected power, and unpaid bills, a court has found....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:13:44
'There was blood everywhere': Cots and prams in NZ and Australia failing safety tests
'There was blood everywhere': Cots and prams in NZ and Australia failing safety tests

'There was blood everywhere': Cots and prams in NZ and Australia failing safety tests

When Australian mother Gloria Hawke bought a Maclaren stroller for her son, Cael, in 2011 she had no idea how dangerous it was. ...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:31:11
WorkSafe investigation following carbon monoxide poisoning in New Plymouth office block
WorkSafe investigation following carbon monoxide poisoning in New Plymouth office block

WorkSafe investigation following carbon monoxide poisoning in New Plymouth office block

A WorkSafe investigation is underway after five office staff in downtown New Plymouth were hospitalised with carbon monoxide poisoning from a suspected faulty work site generator....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:23:35
The forgotten generation falling between cracks
The forgotten generation falling between cracks

The forgotten generation falling between cracks

Holly was born in the early 1980s - making her a "Xennial" part of the mini-generation born in the years that preceded the arrival of "Millennials"....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:54:27
Stakes rise in legal stoush over Callaghan Innovation grant
Stakes rise in legal stoush over Callaghan Innovation grant

Stakes rise in legal stoush over Callaghan Innovation grant

Damages of $57 million are now being sought against government grants agency Callaghan Innovation by Trends Publishing, in a lawsuit that is due to kick off at the High Court in Auckland i...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:47:20
Couple concerned activists targeting their lifestyle property
Couple concerned activists targeting their lifestyle property

Couple concerned activists targeting their lifestyle property

Suspicious behaviour and intruders lurking on his farm, has led a South Canterbury alpaca farmer to believe he is being targeted by animal rights activists....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:46:09
 
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