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Innovation in New Models of Tertiary Education

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 2:06 pm | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ has welcomed the Government’s response to the Productivity Commission investigation into New Models of Tertiary Education. More >>

Higher skills and regional focus positive

Monday, 12 June 2017, 3:21 pm | Business New Zealand

Higher skills and regional focus positive - but no panacea for employers Source: BusinessNZ -- Higher skills and regional focus positive - but no panacea for employers BusinessNZ says Labour’s immigration policy has a positive focus on higher skills ... More >>

Business Update

Friday, 5 May 2017, 3:38 pm | Business New Zealand

Politicians are proposing more objectives for the Reserve Bank to widen its scope. For business a better answer is keeping it simple More >>

Priority on infrastructure that supports growth

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 2:36 pm | Business New Zealand

Chief Executive Kirk Hope says in key areas, including Kaikoura and Auckland, there is a need for priority spending on road and rail. More >>

Greens’ electricity policy improved

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 3:14 pm | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope says it is a big turnaround from the party’s policy at the last election, which would have introduced state control of electricity pricing and driven private investment out of the electricity sector. More >>

New directions in urban planning positive

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 8:56 am | Business New Zealand

Urban planning recommendations released today could help overcome housing and infrastructure problems, says BusinessNZ. More >>

NZ ‘least corrupt’ in 2016

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 5:30 pm | Business New Zealand

New Zealand and Denmark lead the world in freedom from corruption according to a survey by Transparency International. More >>

Worker exploitation condemned

Friday, 16 December 2016, 9:11 am | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ has endorsed the sentence handed down today to the first person convicted of human trafficking in New Zealand. More >>

Major step forward on pay equity: BusinessNZ

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 11:40 am | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ says the Government’s agreement to the Joint Working Group on Pay Equity Principles is a major step forward for dealing with any cases of undervaluing women’s work. More >>

Support package for Kaikoura businesses endorsed

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 1:47 pm | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ says the wage subsidy assistance plan for small businesses around Kaikoura is appropriate and well-placed. More >>

Trump election doesn’t make climate change go away

Friday, 11 November 2016, 2:04 pm | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ says Trump winning the US Presidential election does not mean climate change is going away. More >>

US Presidency affecting NZ exports

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 9:20 am | Business New Zealand

International trade could be a source of tension with the election of Donald Trump as US President, says BusinessNZ. More >>

Practical response to skills shortage

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 12:07 pm | Business New Zealand

Two new jobs and skills hubs were announced today - centres where training and services can be delivered in support of large construction projects in Auckland: the Tamaki hub supporting housing development around Tamaki, and the CBD hub supporting commercial ... More >>

Electronic filing for compliance reduction

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 12:48 pm | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ welcomes the work being done to enable businesses to move from paper to electronic filing of PAYE. More >>

Aust-NZ leadership advances vision for better collaboration

Monday, 31 October 2016, 9:50 am | Business New Zealand

Collaboration on infrastructure, tourism, health technologies and innovation, along with addressing non tariff barriers for agri-business in third markets will be among the key drivers of the CER vision in coming years, say business leaders from Australia ... More >>

Helen Kelly condolences

Friday, 14 October 2016, 9:40 am | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope said Ms Kelly had made a significant contribution to public life and to the interests of working people in New Zealand. More >>

Early ratification helpful for NZ business

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 12:08 pm | Business New Zealand

The Government’s early ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change places New Zealand in a good negotiating position for future UN decision making, says BusinessNZ. More >>

Too much planning

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 11:07 am | Business New Zealand

Urban planning has become too wide in its scope, increasing housing costs and reducing prosperity. More >>

New Zealand 13th most competitive nation

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 1:59 pm | Business New Zealand

New Zealand is the 13th most competitive country in the world, according to the 2016 Global Competitiveness Index. More >>

Energy targets signal a fundamental shift

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 10:24 am | Business New Zealand

New Zealand is on the brink of a fundamental shift in how we produce and use energy as the Government looks to set energy targets to shift the economy, says the BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC). More >>



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