Ten thousand Kiwi businesses register for Government's COVID-Tracer app

There are 800,000 businesses eligible to have a QR code made up for them to use with the Government’s app.


National appealing Government to fast-track proposal to pay businesses hiring new staff up to $100k

Todd Muller says he's hoping his proposed JobStart scheme could be in place within weeks.

Roger Federer becomes first tennis player to top Forbes highest paid athlete list

The Swiss tennis legend is reported to have earned $106 million this year.


Jobs won back at Auckland nonprofit organisation thanks to Kiwis' generosity

Altus Enterprises was forced to lay off 137 workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Almost $11 billion handed out in wage subsidies, $83 million returned

Since March 20, there had been an increase of 43,810 people on the Jobseeker benefit.


Winemakers across New Zealand see best harvest in decades

That's despite the vintage looking a little different for winegrowers because of Covid-19 restrictions.

Government departments working from home puts dent in Wellington CBD economy

Some shops and cafes in Wellington's CBD report trade is down 40 per cent as people continue to work from home.

National promises up to $100,000 for businesses that hire 10 new staff

The JobStart scheme would promise businesses $10,000 per new employee hired until the end of March.


Just hours to go: NZ's Covid-19 social gathering limit increases to 100 at midday

The Prime Minister announced the change earlier this week in a bid to get the economy moving again.

Jobs to go as News Corp closes more than 100 Aussie papers, makes digital push

Up to a third of jobs at the company could be axed under the restructure.

Foreign investment rules tightened amid Covid-19 fallout

David Parker said the new rules would stop "important" New Zealand assets being sold without scrutiny.

Coke's revenue down 35 per cent during lockdown

The company has claimed over $7 million from the Government's wage subsidy employer scheme.


NZ lost a record 37,500 jobs last month amid the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown

Some of the hardest hit sectors were in agriculture, forestry and fishing.

NZ Cricket cutting up to 15% of jobs to ease financial strain caused by Covid-19 - report

Jobs from both the Auckland and Lincoln offices are likely to be affected, including some senior roles.


Overwhelming majority of Kiwis want to continue working from home, study suggests

A University of Otago study out today found more than 70 per cent surveyed believed they worked at normal capacity or exceeded it, from home.


Pressure mounting on banks to slash payWave fees, explore alternative payment options for struggling businesses

Without Government involvement, however, it’ll be hard to get the big players onboard.


Newly redundant face of TAB Mark Stafford’s tips on how to cope with job loss

He's using the power of positive thinking to help others in the same boat.


Car dealer punches a hole in his own window during tense standoff at Auckland yard

A customer's claim a car wasn't safe spiralled out-of-control at the South Auckland business.

AJ Hackett Bungy could cut up to 150 jobs in temporary resize

The company was waiting for more details about the eight-week extension of the wage subsidy.


NZ banks prepared to withstand wave of bad debts amid Covid-19 financial crisis - Reserve Bank

Its financial stability report said retail banks were strong going into the crisis with plenty of liquidity and buffers.


Air NZ adds flight times for Kiwis wanting to travel around country for work in Level 2

The early morning, afternoon and evening services will be added next month.


Nearly 200 jobs on the line as southern retail giants proposes store closures

The proposal is to shut the Dunedin, Mosgiel, Balclutha and Te Anau branches.


Todd Muller's first question to PM as Opposition leader focuses on Government's support for small businesses

Mr Muller had his first chance as the new National Party leader to quiz Jacinda Ardern in the House today.

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels slashing more than 900 jobs due to Covid-19 crunch

The number of people staying in its hotels plummeted during lockdown.


InterCity bus services set to resume but at reduced capacity

New Zealand's only national bus service will be up and running for most major towns from Thursday.


Company behind Waitomo glowworm cave tours, Kiwi Experience anticipates 140 job cuts

Tourism Holdings has been accessing the Government's wage subsidy scheme to support its staff.


Air New Zealand projecting financial loss for 2020 despite cutting 4000 jobs

The national carrier hasn't yet drawn on Government funds though, instead cutting costs in other ways.

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