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Cutting-edge modelling highlights different energy futures

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 1:16 pm | Business NZ

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC), along with businesses, academia, government and non-government organisations today released two plausible scenarios of New Zealand’s energy future to 2060. More >>

Abbie Reynolds award important for business

Friday, 25 October 2019, 12:22 pm | Business NZ

The Board and Management Award in this year’s Women of Influence Awards is significant because of the many achievements of winner Abbie Reynolds and because her work is all about sustainability, says BusinessNZ. More >>

2019 ExportNZ DHL Export Barometer

Monday, 21 October 2019, 9:14 am | Business NZ

Auckland, 21 October, 2019: The 2019 ExportNZ DHL Export Barometer released today offers compelling insights into the state of New Zealand’s exports and a glimpse into trends and opportunities in 2020. More >>

New Zealand 19th most competitive

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 12:34 pm | Business NZ

New Zealand is the 19th most competitive nation in the world, according to the Global Competitiveness Index. More >>

OIO decision confidence building

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 3:05 pm | Business NZ

BusinessNZ welcomes a decision by Minister of Finance Grant Robertson and Associate Minister of Finance David Parker to approve new applications by mining company OceanaGold to purchase land in Waihi. More >>

Strong candidate selected for climate role

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 11:16 am | Business NZ

BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope welcomes the appointment of Climate Change Commission (CCC) Chair-designate Dr Rod Carr. More >>

Work needed to successfully deliver electricity outcomes

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 1:13 pm | Business NZ

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) welcomes the release of the Electricity Price Review Panel’s report (the ‘EPR’ report) and the Government’s response to it, but work is needed. More >>

Ardern-Trump meeting profiles high-value relationship

Monday, 23 September 2019, 10:01 am | Business NZ

The NZUS Council has welcomed the news of a meeting between US President Donald Trump and NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday 24 September in the margins of the UN General Assembly. More >>

Immigration changes a boost for regional New Zealand

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 1:48 pm | Business NZ

Regional New Zealand will benefit most from changes to employer-assisted visa settings, BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope says. More >>

Businesses to benefit from training investment

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 10:35 am | Business NZ

Additional funding to support employer-led training initiatives in literacy and numeracy is welcomed by BusinessNZ, Chief Executive Kirk Hope says. More >>

Smooth transition key to successful vocational reform

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 12:26 pm | Business NZ

The reform of vocational education will need to be carefully managed to ensure there continues to be a skills pipeline for industry, BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope says. More >>

Increased support for innovation

Friday, 12 July 2019, 11:31 am | Business NZ

Moves to broaden R&D tax incentives for more businesses have been welcomed by BusinessNZ. More >>

Fair Pay Agreements not suitable for New Zealand

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 2:15 pm | Business NZ

BusinessNZ endorses the New Zealand Initiative’s report 'Why Fair Pay Agreements would be bad for labour,' and agrees that compulsory sector-wide bargaining would not be a suitable system for New Zealand. More >>

NZ economy reasonably robust despite heightened risks

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 9:21 am | Business NZ

The New Zealand economy continues to perform reasonably well despite heightened risks in the international economy, according to the latest BusinessNZ Planning Forecast. More >>

NZUS Council supports efforts for a trade agreement with US

Friday, 21 June 2019, 2:16 pm | Business NZ

The NZUS Council will increase its engagement in the United States to support Foreign Minister, Rt Hon Winston Peters’ efforts to promote a free trade agreement with the United States. More >>

Record number of Kiwi businesses apply for NZ Made status

Monday, 17 June 2019, 11:50 am | Business NZ

In the face of growing international competition, being recognised as a New Zealand made brand is helping Kiwi businesses thrive, Buy New Zealand Made executive director Ryan Jennings says. More >>

Focused spending for business and the economy

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 3:46 pm | Business NZ

The Wellbeing Budget contains spending that would be positive for business and the economy, says BusinessNZ. More >>

EITE business committed to low-emissions economy

Monday, 27 May 2019, 10:18 am | Business NZ

A report by Castalia Strategic Advisors shows that EITE (Emission Intensive and Trade Exposed) businesses are proactively reducing emissions and have a common interest in helping the Government to meet its international climate change obligations. More >>

Policies and actions needed to get to low emissions economy

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 12:52 pm | Business NZ

BusinessNZ says clear policies and actions and a political bipartisan approach will be needed to meet the ambitious targets contained in new zero carbon legislation. More >>

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 >>



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