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Maker2u a lifeline for small food and beverage 2020-03-31 23:24:55Maker2u, the online farmers market, which launched on Monday the 23rd March, is providing much needed new sales to artisan food and beverage producers

New Zealand red meat exports reach $921 million 2020-03-31 22:41:03New Zealand exported sheepmeat and beef worth $921 million in February with the value largely unchanged from a year earlier despite COVID-19, accordin

Work starts on ways to fast-track consents to 2020-03-31 22:38:29Work is underway looking at measures to speed up consents for development and infrastructure projects during the recovery from COVID 19, to provide jo

IrrigationNZ supports the Govt’s plan to progress infrastructure 2020-03-31 22:26:48IrrigationNZ endorses the Government’s plan to urgently progress infrastructure projects including water - following COVID-19

Maker2u, the new online farmers market 2020-03-31 21:29:56Maker2u, the online farmers market, which launched on Monday the 23rd March, is providing much needed new sales to artisan food and beverage producers

Pig industry wants to save their bacon and 2020-03-31 21:11:12The pig meat industry is struggling to store its meat while independent butchers are closed during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Award-winning cheesemaker shares recipe for success - Northland 2020-03-31 21:03:05The reputation of Whangārei’s Grinning Gecko Cheese Company continues to soar after picking up a massive 11 medals at this year&rsquo

Coromandel rural block offers lifestyle plus income - 2020-03-31 20:19:04A substantial Coromandel rural block is for sale with spectacular views over the Hauraki Gulf, a large area of secluded native bush and a mature pine

Workers celebrate minimum wage increase - E tu 2020-03-31 19:57:39About a quarter of a million Kiwi workers will get a much-needed pay rise today, as the Government’s scheduled minimum wage increase comes into

Commercial investment opportunities in Manukau trophy asset - 2020-03-31 19:47:18Perfectly positioned in the heart of South Auckland’s growth hub, three brand-new commercial units are available to purchase within Manukau&rsqu

Learners are priority for UCOL Limited 2020-03-31 19:42:59As national changes to vocational education come into effect on 1 April 2020, UCOL becomes UCOL Limited.

Opteon launches a zero-contact full property valuation solution 2020-03-31 19:07:36New Zealand and Australia’s largest independent property advisory firm Opteon has responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic, launching a zero-c

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Wall Street's major indexes slammed as virus anxiety New! 2020-04-01 16:11:42The key S&P 500 index was down more than 4% on Wednesday after a dire warning on the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus and heightened nerves ov

Oil ends lower after U.S. crude stockpiles jump, New! 2020-04-01 15:53:39Oil prices fell on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories rose last week by the most since 2016, while gasoline demand suffered its biggest weekly dro

Amazon warehouse workers protest near Detroit, days after New! 2020-04-01 15:13:39Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday a handful of workers staged a demonstration at one of its warehouses near Detroit, another U.S. protest this week ove

Trump invites oil CEOs to discuss help for New! 2020-04-01 15:12:02U.S. President Donald Trump has invited oil executives to the White House to discuss potential aid for the industry as the coronavirus pandemic spurs

Putin calls for action on 'challenging' energy market, New! 2020-04-01 14:53:34Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Wednesday for global oil producers and consumers to address "challenging" oil markets while U.S. Presiden

U.S. shale company Whiting becomes first major bankruptcy New! 2020-04-01 14:43:08Whiting Petroleum Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the U.S. shale producer said on Wednesday, the first publicly traded casualty of crashing crud

Fed's Rosengren says unemployment rate could 'rise dramatically' New! 2020-04-01 14:30:56Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren said social distancing efforts meant to contain the coronavirus outbreak have "stilled" the eco

U.S. dollar rises as global slump looms New! 2020-04-01 14:26:46The dollar advanced on Wednesday, with markets staring at what looked likely to be one of the worst economic contractions in decades as the world conf

Insurers fret as company bosses face coronavirus legal New! 2020-04-01 14:23:47Insurers are increasingly worried about shareholders, employees or customers bringing coronavirus-related claims against company executives and are co

T-Mobile completes merger with Sprint New! 2020-04-01 14:23:02T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday it officially completed the $23 billion merger with Sprint Corp, solidifying its position as the No.3 wireless provi

EU industry chief sees no quid pro quo New! 2020-04-01 14:04:24EU industry chief Thierry Breton on Wednesday said he did not see any ulterior motive behind Huawei's donations of face masks to the bloc and that so

Zoom takes lead over Microsoft Teams as virus New! 2020-04-01 13:52:16Zoom Video Communications Inc's average mobile user numbers in March were nearly three times that of its nearest rival Microsoft Corp's Teams, acc

Stuff.co.nz - Business

NZ sharemarket wary as US eyes virus death New! 2020-04-01 17:50:53NZ mildly negative after more bad news hits Wall St.

Coronavirus: Knitting and yarning 'essential for mental wellbeing' New! 2020-04-01 17:17:08Maree Buscke knew knitting was essential, but she wasn't sure the government would.

Coronavirus: Mystery Creek to be transformed into Covid-19 New! 2020-04-01 17:15:46Waipā District Council will help health authorities set up the new Covid-19 testing centre.

Live chat: KiwiSaver and personal finance with Martin New! 2020-04-01 17:01:04Financial adviser Martin Hawes joins us at 11am to answer your questions.

Coronavirus: Air New Zealand slashes regional routes during New! 2020-04-01 16:59:40Domestic capacity is being reduced by 95 per cent while the country is at alert level 4.

Z Energy service station worker told, 'I coughed New! 2020-04-01 16:46:47Z Energy appeals for end to abusive behaviour on the forecourt.

Publisher of Metro, Woman's Day closes in NZ New! 2020-04-01 16:38:33'Eighty years of the Listener gone because of Govt ban'

NZ banks not allowed to pay dividends until New! 2020-04-01 16:31:07Reserve Bank imposes indefinite dividend ban on NZ banks to 'support financial stability'.

Produce supplier T&G Global gets nod to buy New! 2020-04-01 16:09:01Fruit and vege company allows to buy rival.

Coronavirus: Reporting for duty - Airline crew sign New! 2020-04-01 16:03:58Flight attendants who are now suddenly jobless are being retrained to save patients.

New World to work with Student Volunteer Army New! 2020-04-01 15:35:04The service will be available in Auckland, Dunedin and Christchurch this week.

New Kiwi company offers WoF solution for essential New! 2020-04-01 15:20:07A Kiwi company first launched before the coronavirus hit offers a solution for WoF woes during the lockdown.

ABC News: Money

Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change 2020-03-31 08:59:32The Trump administration is on the verge of gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change

EU launches new naval mission to police Libya 2020-03-31 08:35:55The European Union is launching a new naval mission to help enforce the U.N. arms embargo on Libya

Could do better: Japan gently chided by UN 2020-03-31 08:35:55The top United Nations climate official has chided Japan over its new plan to reduce greenhouse gas emission

Global stocks turn lower after rise in virus-related 2020-03-31 08:35:05Stronger than anticipated Chinese economic data briefly shored up stock markets on Tuesday

US outlines plan for Venezuela transition, sanctions relief 2020-03-31 08:19:16U.S. officials say the Trump administration is prepared to lift sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form a transitional government

China's Huawei warns more US pressure may spur 2020-03-31 07:47:48Huawei’s chairman has warned possible additional U.S. moves to increase pressure on the Chinese tech giant might trigger retaliation by Beijing

Inflation in Europe sags amid outbreak, oil price 2020-03-31 06:33:33Inflation is way down in the countries that use the euro

Chinese tech giant Huawei says 2019 sales rose 2020-03-31 04:05:30Chinese tech giant Huawei says 2019 sales rose 19.1% despite U.S. trade sanctions

China's manufacturing rebounds as virus controls ease 2020-03-31 01:16:17An official survey showed China’s manufacturing rebounded in March as authorities relaxed anti-disease controls and allowed factories to reopen

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street health-care-led rally 2020-03-30 23:56:48Asian shares have risen after a rally in U.S. stocks, mostly spurred by health care companies' announcements of developments that could aid in the co

Gas is cheap, but for many motorists there's 2020-03-30 20:54:18Some service stations in the U.S. are selling gasoline for 99 cents a gallon, prices not seen in about two decades

Job cuts pile up, Ford to make ventilators 2020-03-30 20:29:40Economic damage from the viral outbreak continues to surge and the job losses are mounting

UN News Centre - Economic

‘Rapid deterioration’ in global investment flows as Coronavirus 2020-03-26 15:46:07Foreign direct investment flows are liable to drop by 30 to 40 per cent during 2020, into next year, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, r

Debt relief milestone in Somalia, as World Bank, 2020-03-25 17:43:27The top United Nations official in Somalia congratulated the Horn of Africa nation on Wednesday for achieving the benchmark set by the World Bank and

‘Concerted efforts’ needed to meet 2030 Global Goals 2020-03-25 00:35:06Action to reverse the depletion and degradation of the environment across Asia and the Pacific is a top priority if the region is to stay on course to

Reaching ‘beyond the possible’ in Hawaii to meet 2020-03-23 00:00:05The people and government of the US state of Hawaii will reach “beyond the possible” to make the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a re

‘Solidarity, hope’ and coordinated global response needed to 2020-03-19 14:41:27As public fear and uncertainty grow around the COVID-19 pandemic, “more than ever before, we need solidarity, hope and the political will to see

Swift policy action, strong leadership can save millions 2020-03-18 14:25:51As dire forecasts about the global economy add to the anxiety surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN’s labour agency (ILO) on Thursday offere

Rising number of young people excluded from jobs, 2020-03-09 17:18:50The number of young people around the world who are neither employed, studying or in some kind of training, is on the rise, according to a new report

Coronavirus update: COVID-19 likely to cost economy $1 2020-03-09 16:43:24Apart from the tragic human consequences of the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic, the economic uncertainty it has sparked will likely cost the global eco

COVID-19: countries, businesses must safeguard human rights as virus spreads: 2020-03-06 14:47:29As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread globally, the UN’s top human rights official appealed on Friday to put rights “front and c

Coronavirus COVID-19 wipes $50 billion off global exports 2020-03-04 12:47:29The extent of the damage to the global economy caused by novel coronavirus COVID-19 moved further into focus on Wednesday as UN economists announced a

New UN initiative to support financial systems that ‘work better 2020-03-02 12:25:13From developed to developing countries, no nation is immune from financial “gaps and vulnerabilities”, the President of the UN G

Scoop NZ - Business

Web Design: 5 Signs That Say You Need 2020-03-31 23:49:00Most business owners are meticulous about the quality of their products and services. Cultivating great customer service and quality is one of the mai

IrrigationNZ Endorses The Government’s Plan To Urgently Progress 2020-03-31 22:43:00IrrigationNZ endorses the Government’s plan to urgently progress infrastructure projects including water – following COVID-19 IrrigationNZ

Kiwis Encouraged To Shop It Forward To Help 2020-03-31 22:03:00Small businessman Adam Blackwell wants to rally New Zealanders around small businesses impacted by the recent lockdowns. "People often forget that 97

Independent Property Advisory Firm Launches A Zero-contact Full 2020-03-31 22:00:00New Zealand and Australia’s largest independent property advisory firm Opteon has responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic, launching a zero-c

Maker2u Is A Lifeline For Small Food And 2020-03-31 21:54:00Maker2u, the online farmers market, which launched on Monday the 23rd March, is providing much needed new sales to artisan food and beverage producers

Dechra Seeks Clearance To Acquire Osurina From Elanco 2020-03-31 21:44:00The Commission has received a clearance application from Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC, Dechra Limited and Dechra Veterinary Products LLC seeking clearan

50,000 Free Wholesale Broadband Connections 2020-03-31 21:17:00Jordan Carter, Chief Executive, InternetNZ: InternetNZ is pleased to see Chorus, ISPs, and the Government working together to find solutions to increa

PMI And PSI Surveys Postponed 2020-03-31 21:16:00Unfortunately, the March Business NZ-BNZ PMI and PSI will not be produced. In deference to our business community, which is currently under unpreceden

Award-winning cheesemaker shares recipe for success 2020-03-31 21:13:00The reputation of Whangārei’s Grinning Gecko Cheese Company continues to soar after picking up a massive 11 medals at this year’s New

Workers Celebrate Minimum Wage Increase 2020-03-31 20:05:00About a quarter of a million Kiwi workers will get a much-needed pay rise today, as the Government’s scheduled minimum wage increase comes into

A Glance At NZ Trade After The Coronavirus 2020-03-31 19:09:00Daily goods trade data between 1 February and 25 March gives an updated glance at New Zealand’s trade with the world since the COVID-19 outbreak

Real Estate Industry Witnesses’ Impressive Compassion 2020-03-31 18:12:00“It’s incredibly impressive how Kiwis are dealing with the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions and uncertainty, with the real estate industry w


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