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Staff numbers have been cut at Tourism Waitaki 2020-05-25 23:54:25Tourism Waitaki carry out a multitude of roles, providing the Regional Tourism services to the district.

'Countdown Rototuna store now open to the public 2020-05-25 23:53:19Countdown’s brand new Rototuna supermarket has officially opened to the public today, after initially serving as an online-only store to keep up

New vaping regulations inadequate - Shosha 2020-05-25 22:00:56Proposed Government regulations to control the sales of vaping products may not go far enough to protect Kiwis wanting to quit smoking according to an

New Zealand horticulture industry rewarded by outstanding survey 2020-05-25 21:08:08A survey showing that New Zealanders rate horticulture more highly than any other part of the primary industry sector is rewarding for fruit and veget

Rabobank remuneration survey shows good growth in farmer 2020-05-25 21:04:46Strong growth in pay packages in the last two years is another reason for New Zealanders to consider a career in agriculture, Federated Farmers Presid

Record monthly surplus as imports dive - Stats 2020-05-25 20:09:41Imports in April 2020 had their biggest fall since October 2009, resulting in a monthly trade surplus of $1.3 billion, Stats NZ said today.

Logging halt undercuts strong export month - Stats 2020-05-25 20:08:01Log exports fell sharply in April 2020 after logging operations were suspended during alert level 4, but average prices per cubic metre picked up, Sta

EQC apologises for the unintended release of claims 2020-05-25 20:03:13The Earthquake Commission today apologises unreservedly to customers whose claims information was unintentionally shared with one of its customers and

New cold war vs easing lockdowns - CMC 2020-05-25 19:55:58By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking)

Ratings agency affirms AIA New Zealand’s financial strength 2020-05-25 19:12:15AIA New Zealand Limited has had its Insurer Financial Strength rating affirmed at ‘AA’ (Very Strong) by the ratings agency Fitch.

Investigation opened into acquisition of Master Business Solutions 2020-05-25 18:59:33Investigation opened into Objectives’ acquisition of Master Business Systems The Commerce Commission has opened an investigation into Objective

After seven years Gibb steps off Dairy Women’s 2020-05-25 18:38:23After seven years Alison Gibb will pull up her chair as a Trustee at next week’s Dairy Women’s Network board meeting for the last time.

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LATAM becomes largest airline yet driven to bankruptcy New! 2020-05-26 17:55:12LATAM Airlines Group , the continent's largest carrier, filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, becoming the world's largest carrier so far

Italy's RCS says it may win damages in New! 2020-05-26 17:48:39Milan's Arbitral Tribunal has judged that the contracts over the sale of Italy's RCS headquarters to Blackstone Group Inc in 2013 were valid but f

Renault and Nissan rebuild their alliance to ride New! 2020-05-26 17:47:12When Renault SA , Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp announced the last strategy plan for their Alliance in September 2017, the goal was to

Timeline: From boom to bottom: Renault and Nissan New! 2020-05-26 17:46:39The Franco-Japanese automaking alliance of Renault SA , Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors is banking on a new recovery plan, set to be announced

U.S. lawmaker wants insurers, govt. to share future New! 2020-05-26 17:36:48U.S. legislation introduced on Tuesday would create a taxpayer-backed insurance program to protect businesses from revenue losses during future pandem

COVID-19 lawsuit takes on McDonald's like it was New! 2020-05-26 17:32:25As U.S. businesses reopen, worried workers and their advocates are borrowing a legal strategy commonly used to shut down rowdy topless bars to try and

S&P 500 rises on economic recovery and vaccine New! 2020-05-26 17:24:34U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday on optimism about the development of coronavirus vaccines and a revival of business activity, but the S&P 500

Google to start reopening offices, targets 30% capacity New! 2020-05-26 17:17:44Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it would reopen buildings in more cities at roughly 10% of their capacity beginning July 6 and scale it up to 3

NYSE reopens trading floor after two-month coronavirus closure New! 2020-05-26 16:54:28New York Governor Andrew Cuomo donned a face mask and rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, marking the partial reopening o

Stocks rally, S&P 500 crosses 3,000 barrier; oil New! 2020-05-26 16:50:59Global equities and oil rose on Tuesday as China's promise of more stimulus and prospects of a world economic recovery cheered investors, who set asi

'Rally of hope': Why the S&P soared back New! 2020-05-26 16:30:05Unthinkable just two months ago as the world economy shut down in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. stock benchmark S&P 500 index bro

Instant View: S&P rises above 3,000 level for New! 2020-05-26 16:29:10U.S. stocks rose above the 3,000 level for the first time since March 5 on Tuesday, continuing a rally that has pushed the benchmark index up nearly 3

Stuff.co.nz - Business

Pedestrians left goose stepping on $2 million 'poop New! 2020-05-26 05:46:54The new riverside walkway in central Christchurch's Avon Loop is splattered with goose droppings, leaving walkers either put off or putting their fee

Cargo ship APL England lost 40 containers off New! 2020-05-26 04:52:33A Singapore-flagged ship that lost 40 shipping containers is anchored off the Sunshine Coast and is being inspected by maritime safety officials.

'This is a delay, not a death knell': New! 2020-05-26 03:49:12An ambitious plan to transform the waterfront has been put on hold, with mayor Aaron Hawkins insisting it is ''a delay, not a death knell''.

Aussie owned mall plays hardball with Kiwi tenants New! 2020-05-26 03:37:21An Australian property giant is playing hardball with tenants in a Dunedin mall, forcing some to rethink their future.

Charges laid over chemical poisoning that left man New! 2020-05-26 03:17:29A worker at a Christchurch warehouse was poisoned by chemicals and left in an induced coma.

Wine growers hope harvest fortunes will remain golden New! 2020-05-26 02:58:17Marlborough winemakers are hoping the best harvest in a decade will help shore up exports and cellar door sales.

Programmes developed to encourage unemployed into agriculture New! 2020-05-26 02:48:32The Southern Rural Workforce Action Group working alongside SIT and DairyNZ have developed programmes to encourage people made redundant to look for a

Southern Response appeals against earthquake cover test case New! 2020-05-26 02:41:52Southern Response is appealing against a decision it misrepresented rebuild costs a Christchurch couple could have been entitled to under their full r

Waitomo Job cuts: 'If the caves go, we New! 2020-05-26 02:34:06Staff at Discover Waitomo among those at risk of losing jobs.

Dunedin mayor urges H&J Smith to remain open New! 2020-05-26 02:08:06Dunedin mayor Aaron Hawkins believes H&J Smith should consider government support before closing its store in the city.

South Canterbury potato growers brace for influx from New! 2020-05-26 01:30:45Potato growers and processors are hoping for Government intervention to prevent a potentially "catastrophic" surplus of potatoes from Europe being d

Our way out of this: Marlborough plots course New! 2020-05-26 00:50:00Here's how Marlborough's "team of 50,000" will get back on its feet.

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Pandemic brings smaller, subdued Memorial Day observances 2020-05-25 17:23:37Americans settled for small processions and online tributes instead of parades Monday as they observed Memorial Day in the shadow of the cornavirus pa

French nursing homes employees protest pay, conditions 2020-05-25 15:31:18Employees in a major group of French nursing homes have taken part in protests across France to call for better pay amid the coronavirus crisis

UK leader's aide says he won't quit over 2020-05-25 14:48:33British leader Boris Johnson’s powerful chief aide says he will not resign for driving the length of England while the country was under strict

Gucci, Saint Laurent seek radical redo of fashion 2020-05-25 14:47:11Gucci and Saint Laurent are two of the highest profile luxury fashion houses to announce they will leave the fashion calendar behind, with its relentl

In race for tourism, Greece reopens cafes, island 2020-05-25 14:18:48Greece has restarted regular ferry services to its islands

UN virus therapy trial pauses hydroxychloroquine testing 2020-05-25 13:47:02The World Health Organization says it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments because its

Germany approves 9 billion euro aid package for 2020-05-25 13:19:07German airline Lufthansa says it's in line for government help to keep flying through the coronavirus crisis

Germany divided over plans to nix rules despite 2020-05-25 11:43:08A spat is brewing between Germany’s federal government and state governors over plans by some regional leaders to end pandemic-related restricti

States give few details on billions spent on 2020-05-25 10:31:50U.S. states are spending billions of dollars buying protective medical supplies amid the coronavirus crisis, but many aren’t sharing details

NASA astronauts go back to the future with 2020-05-25 09:01:50It's back to the future as NASA astronauts launch again from the U.S. — aboard a retro-style "Right Stuff' capsule

Chinese tech giant criticizes US for 'politicizing business' 2020-05-25 06:26:20China has demanded that Washington withdraw export sanctions imposed on Chinese companies in the latest round of a worsening conflict over technology,

Global shares rise on hopes for economies' gradual 2020-05-25 05:46:04Global shares are higher, with Europe tracking gains in Asia despite news that the German economy fell into recession in the first quarter of the year

UN News Centre - Economic

Guterres encourages Member States to reach agreement over 2020-05-19 16:38:40UN chief António Guterres is encouraging Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to persevere with efforts to overcome their differences and reach agreement

WHO countries agree 'equitable and timely access' to 2020-05-19 16:15:00The World Health Organization (WHO) concluded the annual World Health Assembly on Tuesday, adopting a resolution that calls for an independent re

Post-pandemic ‘green shift’ in transport could create up 2020-05-19 11:11:05Transforming the transport sector to be more environmentally-friendly in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, could create up to 15 million new job

UN chief renews call for COVID-19 solidarity as 2020-05-18 11:09:03A “massive” and combined effort by all countries is needed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, UN Secretary-General António

Cultivating a taste for traditional crops in Hawaii 2020-05-16 18:35:05Hundreds of millions of people go hungry around the world, and there are fears the COVID-19 pandemic could make matters worse. In Hawaii, researchers

Workers and COVID-19: Access to healthcare, now ‘a 2020-05-14 16:46:09The spread of COVID-19 in developing countries has exposed gaps in social protection coverage which could compromise recovery plans, expose millions o

Coronavirus ‘grim reality’: World economy to shrink by 2020-05-13 16:47:24Against the backdrop of the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the world economy in 2020 is projected to shrink by 3.2 per cent, racking up some $8.5 trillion

Universal basic income the right prescription for Latin 2020-05-12 15:27:23A new report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) unveiled on Tuesday, proposes that governments ensure im

Moving towards 100% renewable power in Hawaii (with 2020-05-10 08:15:06The US island state of Hawaii has committed to generating 100 per cent of its power using renewable energy by 2045, demonstrating to other US states a

Ensure city poor and vulnerable are fed, amidst 2020-05-10 00:30:08The UN food agency, FAO, warns that hunger and fatalities could rise significantly in urban areas, without measures to ensure that poor and vulnerable

First Person: Fashionable face masks, creativity and dressing 2020-05-09 08:35:06A fashion designer and stylist in New Orleans, one of the early epicentres of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, has said that she was left &

Senior UN official calls for universal basic income 2020-05-06 06:25:07The COVID-19 pandemic is not only a health crisis, but it is also proving to be an economic disaster for huge numbers of people worldwide. A senior UN

Scoop NZ - Business

Investigation Opened Into Objectives’ Acquisition Of Master Business 2020-05-25 23:02:00The Commerce Commission has opened an investigation into Objective Corporation Limited’s acquisition of Master Business Systems Limited (MBS). T

Bufferzone Security Launches In ANZ 2020-05-25 21:55:00Technology entrepreneur Greg Wyman, has launched the ANZ operation of Bufferzone Security, a provider of next-generation endpoint security solutions.

New Zealand Horticulture Industry Rewarded By Outstanding Survey 2020-05-25 21:33:00A survey showing that New Zealanders rate horticulture more highly than any other part of the primary industry sector is rewarding for fruit and veget

Federated Farmers - Rabobank Remuneration Survey Shows Good 2020-05-25 21:09:00Strong growth in pay packages in the last two years is another reason for New Zealanders to consider a career in agriculture, Federated Farmers Presid

Changes To Recreational Fishing Rules For Blue Cod 2020-05-25 20:42:00The recreational and commercial fishing rules for blue cod will soon change to improve the sustainability of this very important fishery. From 1 July

Rosedale Fatality 2020-05-25 20:33:00WorkSafe is now investigating last night’s fatality in Rosedale, Auckland. We understand machinery was involved. As we are investigating we are

Bromley Health And Safety Incident 2020-05-25 20:20:00WorkSafe has filed charges over a health and safety incident in Bromley, Christchurch in May last year. Charges under the Health and Safety at Work Ac

Logging Halt Undercuts Strong Export Month 2020-05-25 20:10:00  Log exports fell sharply in April 2020 after logging operations were suspended during alert level 4, but average prices per cubic metre picked

Record Monthly Surplus As Imports Dive 2020-05-25 20:05:00Imports in April 2020 had their biggest fall since October 2009, resulting in a monthly trade surplus of $1.3 billion, Stats NZ said today. “Thi

EQC Apologises For The Unintended Release Of Claims 2020-05-25 20:00:00The Earthquake Commission today apologises unreservedly to customers whose claims information was unintentionally shared with one of its customers and

Farmers Feeling Less Pressure From Banks, Feds Survey 2020-05-25 19:00:00Farmers are feeling slightly more satisfied and less under pressure from their banks, the Federated Farmers May 2020 Banking Survey shows. Responses t

Winter Will Be Ripe For First-home Buyers 2020-05-25 18:20:00This winter young Kiwis will have the best opportunity to get on the housing ladder in more than a decade, says Derryn Mayne, Owner of Century 21 New


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