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CGT decision strengthens confidence in tax system

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 2:46 pm | Business NZ

BusinessNZ has congratulated the Government for its decision not to proceed with a capital gains tax. More >>

$5 billion additional costs from a capital gains tax

Friday, 5 April 2019, 9:02 am | Business NZ

BusinessNZ has released an analysis of additional costs to the economy that would accompany the direct costs of New Zealand’s proposed capital gains tax. More >>

Partnership approach to immigration

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 11:48 am | Business NZ

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has been consulting on plans to improve the system for employer-assisted work visas - the process by which employers can hire skills from overseas if they are unavailable in New Zealand. More >>

Innovation spend celebrated

Friday, 1 March 2019, 11:33 am | Business NZ

New data from Statistics NZ shows a recent increase of around half a billion dollars over the last two years had brought firms’ total expenditure over to $2.1 billion last year. More >>

Hydrogen and economic issues top of mind for NZ energy execs

Friday, 22 February 2019, 9:43 am | Business NZ

The sixth annual New Zealand Energy Issues Map below shows energy executives grappling with the potential of hydrogen fuel, along with economic issues including New Zealand’s emerging climate framework. The issues map identifies hydrogen as one of this year’s ... More >>

ANZLF welcomes meeting with Prime Ministers

Friday, 22 February 2019, 8:56 am | Business NZ

The Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum (ANZLF) welcomes the opportunity to meet today with the Australian and New Zealand Prime Ministers to discuss the critical importance of the trans-Tasman relationship. More >>

Engagement with business

Friday, 8 February 2019, 11:14 am | Business NZ

Greater integration with the world economy will reap dividends for New Zealand business, the Prime Minister told business leaders today. More >>

NZ economy - onshore trumps offshore

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:43 am | Business NZ

New Zealand remains a relatively robust economy on a three percent growth trajectory, according to the BusinessNZ Planning Forecast for the December 2018 quarter . More >>

ACC levy reduction welcomed

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 11:36 am | Business NZ

The levy paid by employers and the self-employed will reduce from an average 72 cents to 67 cents per $100 of liable earnings from next year. More >>

Medicinal cannabis producer gets Kiwi logo

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 9:54 am | Business NZ

The Buy New Zealand Made Campaign has licensed the first medicinal cannabis manufacturer to use the New Zealand Grown logo. More >>

Iconic Buy NZ Made celebrates 30th birthday

Monday, 19 November 2018, 3:08 pm | Business NZ

The Buy New Zealand Made Campaign is turning 30 and celebrating with events around the country to showcase member companies along with the iconic kiwi trademark, which has evolved to become a significant marketing tool for businesses in an increasingly ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Energy Leaders’ Summit

Monday, 5 November 2018, 12:35 pm | Business NZ

NZ and international Chief Executives gathered at the biennial Asia Pacific Energy Leaders’ Summit last week to discuss the key strategic energy issues they face as the sector grapples with change and the emerging opportunities. More >>

CPTPP move momentous for NZ

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 12:02 pm | Business NZ

ExportNZ says today’s CPTPP ratification by Australia is a momentous day for New Zealand. More >>

BusinessNZ supports an Independent Fiscal Institution

Monday, 29 October 2018, 12:06 pm | Business NZ

The Treasury is suggesting a new institution to improve transparency around governmental taxing and spending. More >>

NZ energy performance: 8th globally

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:33 am | Business NZ

New Zealand has gained one place moving to 8th in the latest global ranking of national energy performance by the World Energy Trilemma Index . More >>

BusinessNZ welcomes new Business Advisory Council

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 12:13 pm | Business NZ

BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope has welcomed today’s announcement of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Council as a commitment by the Government to listen to business. More >>

World energy leaders to meet in Wellington

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 11:17 am | Business NZ

Energy leaders from around the world have Wellington in their sights with the announcement that New Zealand’s capital city will host the Asia Pacific energy sector’s premier event. More >>

Campaign on council funding welcomed

Monday, 2 July 2018, 2:45 pm | Business NZ

A better system for funding local government is essential for our economic future, says BusinessNZ. More >>

Health and safety improving - survey

Monday, 2 July 2018, 2:43 pm | Business NZ

New health and safety legislation is helping businesses become safer, but more work is still needed, says BusinessNZ. More >>

‘Loose spending’ Bill should be delayed - BusinessNZ

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 11:41 am | Business NZ

The Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill would allow councils to spend rates money and levy property developers to provide a wider range of social and cultural activities. More >>



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