New digital partnership deal will help NZ business

The New Zealand, Singapore and Chile digital economy partnership deal signed today will significantly help Kiwi companies grow their digital trade, NZTech... Read More

Playing the infinite game at Momentum

Climate change, futures research and playing “the Infinite Game” are among the topics on the agenda for Zespri’s Momentum 2020 conference... Read More

Avocado growers prepared in case of summer drought

Avocado growers are confident they will be able to cope in the event of a summer drought. Forecasters from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric... Read More

NZ Post joins cheque withdrawal

  NZ Post has had to review the use of cheques as a form of payment, and as a result from the end of February will no longer accept them.   “As... Read More

Disgust as rubbish dumped near training ground

Rotorua locals are "disgusted" after a pile of hard rubbish, including meth pipes, condoms, a broken trampoline and children's blackboard,... Read More

Stitched-up seamstress wins $30k pay ruling

A seamstress who claimed she was stitched up by her employer is set to get an almost $30,000 payout after taking her case to the Employment Relations... Read More

Unruliness in CBD leads to debate

A confrontation with “feral youths” in which knives were brandished in the Rotorua CBD had its sequel at a local council meeting yesterday. Hotelier... Read More

Holiday business “banned as employers”

A North Island holiday business and its owner have been banned as employers, and will pay a record $680,350 in penalties and unpaid wage arrears to three... Read More

Waitomo heading to Rotorua…again

Hamilton-based fuel supplier Waitomo will open its second Fuel Stop in Rotorua this week. Located at 63-69 Fairy Springs Road, the unmanned 24-hour... Read More

Former Maketu Pies owners owe millions

  Employees of the former company that owned Maketu Pies are owed more than $170,000 in wages, holiday pay, time in lieu and redundancy claims.   According... Read More

BOP company in receivership, 500 jobs on the line

Wood processing firm Claymark Group is in receivership.  The company, which employs about 510 people, had been set for sale to the New... Read More

Zespri to commercialise red kiwifruit  

Kiwifruit consumers in some of Zespri’s key markets will soon be able to enjoy Zespri Red Kiwifruit following a decision from the Zespri Board... Read More

Export lamb and beef prices at highest-ever levels

Export lamb and beef prices reached new highs in the September 2019 quarter, while forestry products fell sharply, Stats NZ says. “Both meat and... Read More

Roger Gordon from Rotorua to Cambridge

In the annals of ‘where are they now?’ Rotorua folk may like to know the imposing frame of Roger Gordon is casting even longer shadows in... Read More

Zespri forecasts strong European harvest return

Zespri’s European kiwifruit harvest is again expected to deliver strong returns for growers in Italy and France, along with another great tasting... Read More