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Poor timing for release of significant climate proposals

Friday, 20 December 2019, 3:47 pm | BusinessNZ

The Government has just launched a public consultation on draft settings and price controls for the Emissions Trading Scheme, with a February deadline. More >>

NZ economy: mixed outlook

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 8:52 am | BusinessNZ

Growth - not spectacular, but comparatively solid - is predicted in the BusinessNZ Planning Forecast for the December 2019 quarter. More >>

Minimum wage needs moderation

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 4:55 pm | BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ says today’s increase in the minimum wage is larger than normal and raises questions about whether some businesses will be able to cope. More >>

BusinessNZ President re-elected

Monday, 9 December 2019, 10:44 am | BusinessNZ

Wellington businessman Vaughan Renner has been re-elected BusinessNZ President at BusinessNZ’s Annual General Meeting. More >>

Process concerns in market study

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 1:50 pm | BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ is voicing process concerns in the market study into the retail fuel sector released today. More >>

Further consultation essential on bank capital proposals

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 1:17 pm | BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ is calling for a further round of consultation on the Reserve Bank’s capital adequacy decisions made today. Chief executive Kirk Hope says New Zealand’s major financial institutions are already well capitalised and managed. More >>

New head for Energy Council

Friday, 29 November 2019, 10:28 am | BusinessNZ

Tina replaces John Carnegie who has taken a position as Chief Executive of the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association PEPANZ. More >>

Future of Work priorities released

Monday, 25 November 2019, 7:05 pm | BusinessNZ

The Future of Work Tripartite Assessment identifies the priorities for NZ’s working future, says BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope. More >>

NZ Made Day kicks off tomorrow

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 10:42 am | BusinessNZ

Buy NZ Made executive director Ryan Jennings is set to press the button on an annual day dedicated to celebrating products Kiwis are making for Kiwis. More >>

NZ United States Council announce 2019 congressional interns

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 10:49 am | BusinessNZ

The New Zealand United States Council has today announced the four interns who will be heading to Washington DC to work in the offices of members of Congress for 11 weeks. More >>

The creative sector: NZ’s missed opportunity?

Friday, 25 October 2019, 9:24 am | BusinessNZ

A report released today sheds light on the challenges and opportunities facing New Zealand’s $17.5 billion creative sector. More >>

Infrastructure resilience important but balance is needed

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 3:14 pm | BusinessNZ

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) welcomes a Government inquiry into Auckland fuel supply disruption following the Marsden Point Oil Refinery pipeline rupture in 2017. More >>

Trans-Tasman leaders gather to find opportunities for growth

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 4:18 pm | BusinessNZ

Tomorrow Australia’s top business leaders will meet with their New Zealand counterparts in Auckland for the 13th Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum. More >>

NZ stays in global top 10 for energy balance

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:22 am | BusinessNZ

New Zealand is the only non-EU country to consistently rank in the global top 10 for balancing sustainability, affordability and security in energy. More >>

Next generation of trans-Tasman leaders to meet in Auckland

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 9:38 am | BusinessNZ

For the first time the ANZLF will bring together the next generation of trans-Tasman leaders. More >>

Productivity Commission correct on funding fairness

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 3:07 pm | BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ says the Productivity Commission brings a common-sense approach to the funding of local government. More >>

State of the nation’s workplace health revealed

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 8:46 am | BusinessNZ

New Zealand lost around 7.4 million working days at a cost of $1.79 billion in 2018 More >>

Buy NZ Made strengthens online trademark

Monday, 29 July 2019, 9:47 am | BusinessNZ

New Zealand’s iconic Buy New Zealand Made trademark is now available as a website widget, bringing an array of benefits to online retailers. More >>

RMA shakeup long overdue

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 4:51 pm | BusinessNZ

A shakeup of the Resource Management System is a big step in the right direction, BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope says. More >>

Climate Leaders Coalition release first anniversary snapshot

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 8:19 am | BusinessNZ

The Climate Leaders Coalition is marking its first anniversary with the release of an anniversary snapshot report detailing its progress and the launch of a second higher ambition pledge. More >>

 

 

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