Air Zealand gives $1000 in company shares to all permanent employees

In addition, after 15 months on reduced salaries, employee pay will go back to pre-Covid levels from July 1.


Michael Baker calling for mandatory Covid-19 QR code scanning at bars, ski resorts

Only around a quarter of Australians coming into New Zealand are downloading the Covid Tracer app.

Earlier interest rate rises may be on way, economists warn

The rise will bring with it the prospect of higher debt costs for households and businesses.


Wellington business owners fear for their livelihoods if golden mile becomes car free

One business owner says the speed that the change is proposed is one of his biggest concerns.

Online banking services return to normal for Westpac, ASB customers following outage

Westpac customers in Australia and New Zealand have been affected.


CBD businesses 'decimated' by City Rail Link plead for compensation

With three years left on the project, small business owners are calling out for help to keep afloat.

GDP rises 1.6 per cent for March quarter, while household spending up

The increase in household spending helped support growth in other areas.


Most Kiwis don't trust their bank, many feel they are charged too much

A new Consumer NZ survey reveals how New Zealanders feel about their banking experience.


Devastating Canterbury floods hits already-struggling ski field hard

Mt Olympus ski field has been dealt an extra blow after Covid-19 and a lack of snow kept it closed last year.

Rocket Lab to design two satellites for a mission to Mars

If successful, the Rocket Lab satellites will study the solar winds on Mars to better understand its climate.


Crypto investor encourages more women to join the one in five Kiwis investing in cryptocurrencies

Research shows 21 per cent or roughly one in five Kiwis have invested in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, a seven per cent increase since the start of 2020.

Concerns Wellington city construction projects will stall as workforce shortage hits 138%

It's estimated an extra 65,000 workers are needed to be able to complete the programme of works being launched.

Economy to face growing pains during global rebound from Covid-19 - economist

ASB's Nick Tuffley says supply chain and skilled labour limitations will continue to pose challenges.


'Gutted' but not shocked — 39-year employee says Kawerau paper mill was terminally ill

Tasman Mill's closure will "feel like death by a thousand papercuts" for the community, Bruce Habgood said.


Working holiday, supplementary seasonal employment visas extended for another six months

Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi has also announced some changes to essential skills work visas.


'Kick in the guts' for Bay of Plenty town as paper mill announces closure, 160 redundancies

Norse Skog, owner of Tasman Mill, blamed the "decline of the newsprint industry" for the decision.

Automakers face threat to EV sales: Slow charging times

Most public charging stations require hours — not minutes — to provide enough electricity for an extended trip.

Google fined $371m by France antitrust watchdog for abusing 'dominant' ads position

The authority said it is the responsibility of a company with a dominant market position to avoid unfairly undermining its competition.

Three South Auckland dairies ordered to pay $57,000 for migrant exploitation

A director tried to lie his way out of wrongdoing, authorities said.

SkyCity shares fall 5% amid Australian money laundering investigation

Shares in casino operator have fallen more than 5 per cent on the New Zealand stock exchange.

Exporters seek urgent solutions over constricted global supply chains

International shipping companies have abandoned the relatively remote and marginal trans-Tasman routes in favour of profitable routes between China.


HeadFit Awards want to hear about 'big breakthroughs' and small wins in workplace mental health

“The whole purpose of these awards to is to lift up and recognise and celebrate people who are doing good, good stuff,” awards convenor Grant Pritchard said.

Fonterra, Xero may be affected by G7 tax proposal, expert says

A digital services tax could also have implications for some of New Zealand's biggest companies.


G7 agrees to support global minimum corporate tax of 15% to deter multinationals from avoiding taxes

There's also a proposal to make the world's biggest companies - including US-based tech giants - pay taxes in countries where they have sales but no physical presence.


Optimism for business events industry despite warnings of long road ahead

The business travel industry supports 22,000 jobs in New Zealand.


The G7 hopes to seal agreement to make big multinational companies pay more tax

The Government has said it is ready to go it alone with a local digital tax if the G7 deal falls over.

Man United fans offered shares in club with same voting rights as owning family

Talks today marked the first engagement by the co-owner Joel Glazer with fans since buying the club.


Hawke's Bay employer winning workers with unorthodox hiring strategy - 'Not worried about how the CV looks'

Taurus Taurima, 32, owns Topline Contracting – a company he started from the back of his car.

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