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Moving towards more electrification

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 4:10 pm | BusinessNZ

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has welcomed the Government’s response to the Interim Climate Change Committee’s report on accelerated electrification. More >>

Softening service

Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:32 am | BusinessNZ

Activity in New Zealand’s services sector softened in June, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI). The PSI for June was 52.7, which was 0.8 points down from May, and close to activity levels last seen in March (A ... More >>

Kiwi acquisition shows strength of NZ Made

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 4:17 pm | BusinessNZ

Buy NZ Made executive director Ryan Jennings has welcomed Cactus Outdoor’s acquisition of Albion Clothing. More >>

Canterbury business leader farewelled

Saturday, 29 June 2019, 10:36 am | BusinessNZ

Business leader Stephen Collins leaves an outstanding legacy for Canterbury and New Zealand, says BusinessNZ President Vaughan Renner. More >>

ILO centenary celebrated in NZ

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 9:55 am | BusinessNZ

Businesses, unions and the Government today celebrate the centenary of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). More >>

NZ risks falling behind on clean energy

Friday, 21 June 2019, 4:22 pm | BusinessNZ

The shift to clean energy is happening faster than predicted, and New Zealand should do more than just keep up, says energy leader Michael Liebreich. More >>

Film industry changes result of collaboration

Friday, 14 June 2019, 8:16 am | BusinessNZ

Chief Executive Kirk Hope says the changes result from strong collaboration and take account of the diverse nature of the film industry. More >>

NZ US Council says Kiwis will win from Costco announcement

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 3:20 pm | BusinessNZ

The NZ US Council today welcomed the announcement that US company, Costco Warehouse, a membership warehouse club, will build a store in West Auckland More >>

Kiwi act coming into force

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 5:08 pm | BusinessNZ

The announcement that two new business visa categories for New Zealanders entering the United States will be available in June is a significant achievement in the bilateral relationship says NZ US Council Chairman, Leon Grice. More >>

ETS development continues to be well signalled

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 5:47 pm | BusinessNZ

The latest design changes to New Zealand’s emissions trading scheme have been progressively well signalled and are broadly positive, says BusinessNZ. More >>

BusinessNZ welcomes NCEA focus on literacy and numeracy

Monday, 13 May 2019, 5:49 pm | BusinessNZ

Strengthening literacy and numeracy and the introduction of a vocational education award are welcomed by BusinessNZ, says Chief Executive Kirk Hope. More >>

BusinessNZ calls caution on banking proposals

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 10:45 am | BusinessNZ

The Reserve Bank is proposing that New Zealand banks should be required to reduce the risk of bank failure to a one-in-200-year event. More >>

Callaghan Innovation support for innovating business

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 8:58 pm | BusinessNZ

A new tool for start-up businesses will encourage innovation, says BusinessNZ. Chief Executive Kirk Hope says innovation is critical for businesses to stay competitive and attract new customers. More >>

NZ economy: cross-currents of risk

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 9:47 am | BusinessNZ

Cross-currents of international and domestic risk raise the need for sound economic risk management, according to the latest BusinessNZ Planning Forecast. More >>

Failing to see the forest for the trees

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 3:34 pm | BusinessNZ

The latest report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment would result in upheaval for New Zealand’s environmental settings, BusinessNZ says. More >>

Minority view on extending taxation of capital gains [21/2]

Monday, 25 February 2019, 10:44 am | BusinessNZ

Three of the eleven members of the Tax Working Group do not favour the Group’s recommendations on capital gains tax. More >>

Electricity pricing options

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 4:46 pm | BusinessNZ

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has welcomed options published today by the Electricity Price Review Panel. More >>

Infrastructure Commission welcomed

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 2:40 pm | BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ says the establishment of the new Infrastructure Commission will help overcome current infrastructure problems in New Zealand. More >>

Solid start to 2019

Monday, 18 February 2019, 10:38 am | BusinessNZ

New Zealand’s services sector experienced an increase in expansion levels for the first month of 2019, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI). The PSI for January was 56.3, which was 3.1 points up from December (A PSI ... More >>

Climate change concern rising, but plastics top of mind

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 6:58 pm | BusinessNZ

For the first time in 10 years, New Zealanders’ concern about climate change has tipped 50%, according to new research by Colmar Brunton. More >>

 

 

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