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No. 8 wire approach hampers global business growth

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 6:14 pm | Durning PR

Grant Thornton New Zealand’s Director of People and Culture and MBA student, Vicki Caisley has recently returned from a two-week Massey University study tour of the United States (US) looking at international business models and innovation. More >>

Health and safety case clarifies obligations of contractors

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 9:37 am | Durning PR

Contractors should take note of a recent case about health and safety obligations in the workplace that will have important implications in the Christchurch rebuild. More >>

NZ businesses showing signs of optimism

Friday, 6 July 2012, 9:57 am | Durning PR

Growing signs of an economic turnaround are highlighted by the attitude of New Zealand businesses in the latest Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) for the second quarter of 2012. More >>

Drug and alcohol policies in the workplace

Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 11:52 am | Durning PR

A Christchurch carpenter who was fired after smoking marijuana on a building site has been awarded $13,760 compensation, in a decision released by the Employment Relations Authority. More >>

NZ business slow to adopt cleantech philosophies

Monday, 28 May 2012, 11:41 am | Durning PR

New Zealand’s size and lack of scale compared with other countries means that our businesses are not as green in their actions compared with other countries. More >>

NZ companies need to look overseas for M&A opportunities

Thursday, 10 May 2012, 12:07 pm | Durning PR

New Zealand companies need to be more active in undertaking cross-border mergers and acquisitions if we are to fully capitalise on our intellectual property, our clean-green image and the other advantages we have as a country. More >>

Markets now at Re:START

Tuesday, 17 April 2012, 11:10 am | Durning PR

Stallholders from the former Arts Centre and Cathedral Sq markets are banding together again in Re:START Cashel Mall. The 20 or so stalls will be open every Friday-Sunday, 9am-4pm. They will be located in the Hereford St carparking area. More >>

All Blacks to take part in Chch charity cricket match

Tuesday, 17 January 2012, 11:42 am | Durning PR

Five All Blacks are to take part in a charity cricket match next Sunday (January 29) to help raise funds for Christchurch teacher Steve Hart who is battling a rare and aggressive form of appendix cancer. More >>

Uncover the benefits of product rationalisation

Sunday, 25 December 2011, 10:30 pm | Durning PR

Paul Kane, partner, Privately Held Business, at Grant Thornton New Zealand, looks at ways retailers can analyse their product lines to ensure they ride out any economic slow down. More >>

Re:START plans to open tomorrow (December 24)

Friday, 23 December 2011, 6:09 pm | Durning PR

The Re:START shopping precinct in Cashel Mall, Christchurch, has been given the all clear by structural engineers. More >>

Copthorne Hotel Durham Street down in days

Thursday, 10 November 2011, 1:21 pm | Durning PR

Five days is all it has taken to raze one of Christchurch’s largest hotels. Mackay Leighs Demolition Ltd is more than half way through the structural demolition of the 14-floor Copthorne Hotel Durham Street. More >>

Four Square sponsorship big boost to St John rural services

Wednesday, 5 October 2011, 3:35 pm | Durning PR

Four Square Supermarkets is thrilled to announce a $345,000 sponsorship of a St John service to rural South Island communities. This will allow the extension of the St John Health Shuttle services to rural areas of Central Otago and North Canterbury. More >>

New World Ilam prepares for November opening

Wednesday, 21 September 2011, 3:36 pm | Durning PR

More than a thousand hopefuls have applied for the 170 positions available at Christchurch’s $19 million New World Ilam supermarket which is due to open its doors on November 17. More >>

Ballantynes restructures to fit new retail environment

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 1:20 pm | Durning PR

As Ballantynes works towards reopening in the centre of the city on October 29, it is looking to realign its business and staff numbers to what will be a different trading environment for the company. More >>

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Christchurch Update

Monday, 11 July 2011, 12:37 pm | Durning PR

Work on removing the top of the main dome of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is progressing well. The cross that sat atop the dome and the copper cladding have all been removed and now work is continuing on removing the wooden shell of the dome. More >>

HAPPY FEET – putting best foot forward for Christchurch

Wednesday, 6 July 2011, 11:50 am | Durning PR

Prepare to toe tap right into adventure with the all-new Happy Feet 4-D Experience! More >>

Morgan’s in the swim at last

Tuesday, 28 June 2011, 3:27 pm | Durning PR

Morgan the penguin, the reluctant one who didn’t want to swim, has finally taken the plunge. More >>

Prestons applauds reappraisal of Christchurch Red Line

Thursday, 23 June 2011, 3:00 pm | Durning PR

A reappraisal of Christchurch’s future housing needs by Environment Canterbury and its Urban Development Strategy partners following the recent earthquakes has been strongly endorsed by the developers of Prestons, the eco-friendly village planned ... More >>

Kiwi Wins Contract For Battersea Power Station

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 9:26 am | Durning PR

A New Zealander, Sam Martin, has jointly won the multi-million dollar contract for the landscape design of the iconic Battersea Power Station site in the UK, one of Europe’s most significant regeneration projects. More >>

Section sales booming on west side of Christchurch

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 2:54 pm | Durning PR

Section sales on the west side of Christchurch are booming, with 36 sections having been sold at the Delamain (Yaldhurst) and Preston Downs (West Melton) developments in the six weeks since the earthquake. More >>