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New Zealand Energy Outlook 2011 released

Thursday, 26 January 2012, 1:44 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

The Ministry of Economic Development today released its latest instalment of the New Zealand Energy Outlook. New Zealand’s Energy Outlook 2011 presents long-term forecasts of energy supply, demand, prices and energy sector greenhouse gas emissions. More >>

Domestic tourism spending recovers

Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 11:55 am | Ministry of Economic Development

Media statement Tuesday 6 December 2011 – for immediate release Domestic tourism spending recovers Domestic tourism spending recovered in the year to September 2011 to high levels last approached in 2009. New Zealanders spent $9.4 billion on trips ... More >>

Find out when faster broadband is coming to you

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 9:24 am | Ministry of Economic Development

http://www.broadband.govt.nz was launched by the Ministry of Economic Development today, so you can find out exactly what type of faster broadband is coming to you. More >>

Large fine issued for sale of unsafe plug adaptors

Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 5:13 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

An online trader who repeatedly sold unsafe plug adaptors has been convicted and fined $10,500 for the sale of unsafe electrical goods. More >>

Chinese tourists more valuable than USA and UK over next 5yr

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 11:23 am | Ministry of Economic Development

The Chinese tourism market will overtake the American and British markets in spending by mid-2012, according to updated forecasts for the period 2011 to 2016 released by the Ministry of Economic Development. More >>

Tourism industry excited ahead of Rugby World Cup

Friday, 9 September 2011, 3:01 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

Confidence within the tourism industry is extremely high, with expectation that the influx of visitors during the Rugby World Cup will bring strong benefits for business, according to Ministry of Economic Development research. More >>

Regions need to promote their unique icons

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 1:10 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

Regions need to promote their unique features to attract international travellers, the final report from five and a half years of the Regional Visitor Monitor has found. “International travellers want to explore uniquely different places,” said Peter ... More >>

Domestic tourism spending holds steady

Tuesday, 6 September 2011, 12:25 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

Domestic tourism spending held steady in the year to June 2011. New Zealanders spent $8.9 billion on trips within New Zealand, essentially unchanged from the year before. Business travellers travelled more and spent more, while holidaymakers took less ... More >>

MED: Statutory Management of Mrs Jean Hubbard

Tuesday, 6 September 2011, 10:08 am | Ministry of Economic Development

The Registrar of Companies, Mr Neville Harris, today expresses his condolences to Mrs Hubbard at this difficult time and issues the following statement in respect of the statutory management of Aorangi Securities Limited, and other companies and ... More >>

Int. convention spending holds up despite slow economy

Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 11:17 am | Ministry of Economic Development

Difficult economic times have seen a reduction in the numbers of people attending conventions in New Zealand in the past year but the numbers of visiting international delegates and their spending have stayed stable or increased slightly, research from ... More >>

Notice process under Copyright Act

Wednesday, 17 August 2011, 2:53 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

On 1 September 2011, The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act inserts sections 122A to 122U into the Copyright Act 1994 (the Act). These sections provide a notice process to deal with copyright infringements that occur via file sharing ... More >>

Tourism spending hits from quake, ash cloud less than feared

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 11:36 am | Ministry of Economic Development

Significant events such as the Christchurch earthquake and Chilean ash cloud have not caused as large a fall in tourism spending as might have been feared, research from the Ministry of Economic Development shows. More >>

Tourism industry confident ahead of Rugby World Cup

Thursday, 28 July 2011, 12:28 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

Tourism operators’ confidence in the next three months for the industry has increased, with many expecting the Rugby World Cup to have a positive impact, according to Ministry of Economic Development research. The Tourism Industry Monitor showed almost half ... More >>

Masterton man wins national business plan competition

Tuesday, 26 July 2011, 10:27 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

A Masterton man’s plan to sell his patented steel-mesh safety goggles worldwide has been awarded a $60,000 prize package from Business.govt.nz. Phil Hall was today named the supreme winner of Business.govt.nz’s ANZ Flying Start Business Plan competition, ... More >>

Man sentenced for supplying radio jamming transmitters

Tuesday, 19 July 2011, 9:36 am | Ministry of Economic Development

A Kapiti Coast man has been sentenced for supplying illegal radio jamming transmitters after a combined effort between government agencies. More >>

Domestic tourism expenditure holds steady

Tuesday, 12 July 2011, 1:00 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

Newly released figures show that domestic tourism spending held steady in the year to March 2011. More >>

Updated ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Guidelines

Monday, 4 July 2011, 11:51 am | Ministry of Economic Development

The OECD is reminding multinational enterprises what constitutes good corporate behaviour and social responsibility in the substantially updated OCED Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. All OECD member countries and 12 additional countries have endorsed ... More >>

Auckland is leading knowledge economy in Australasia

Friday, 10 June 2011, 12:35 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

Auckland has developed into the leading knowledge economy in Australasia but lags behind international cities in some key measures of competitiveness, according to wide-ranging research released by the Ministry of Economic Development today. More >>

Tourist numbers stable but spending declines

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 12:49 pm | Ministry of Economic Development

The high New Zealand dollar is one important reason for a six per cent drop in spending by international tourists in the past year, according to research by the Ministry of Economic Development. More >>

Get your business off to a flying start

Wednesday, 27 April 2011, 10:54 am | Ministry of Economic Development

Are you a start-up business ready to grow? Planning is vital for any venture, and business.govt.nz has a $60,000 prize package up-for-grabs to give the best business plan a flying start. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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