Commission releases supermarket prices findings

UPDATE 9.41AM: The Commerce Commission's draft report into competition in the retail grocery sector has found that it is not working well for consumers. Its... Read More

Ten days sick leave for employees delivered

Legislation doubling employees’ minimum sick leave entitlement to ten days comes into effect today, bringing benefits to both businesses and employees,... Read More

Govt buys Rotorua motel for temporary housing

The Government has spent $8.1m to buy a motel in Rotorua for temporary housing. But while the deputy mayor backs the step by officialdom from paying... Read More

Hospitality job shortage “beyond critical”

The hospitality job shortage is now “beyond critical”, according to the Restaurant Association of New Zealand. Several restaurants and... Read More

ASB raises fixed home loan rates

  ASB Bank has broken ranks from other major home lenders and raised its fixed mortgage rates across the board.     The country's... Read More

Hospitality “not considered a good career”

Hospitality workers say the job is no longer a viable career path in New Zealand with low wages, long hours and few incentives. Cafe and restaurant... Read More

New GM for Tourism BOP

Tourism Bay of Plenty have appointed a new general manager. Oscar Nathan will take over the position fulltime, after temporarily stepping into Kristin... Read More

Would you take a pay cut to have your dog at work?

A new survey of nearly 800 Kiwis has unearthed startling news - just over half of those who are currently allowed to bring a dog to work wouldn’t... Read More

Ready-to-eat salads recalled due to Listeria fear

Three types of ready-to-eat deli salads sold in Foodstuffs stores across New Zealand are being recalled due to the possible presence of Listeria bacteria. The... Read More

Second largest Fieldays in 53 year history

This year’s Fieldays 2021 was the second biggest in the event’s 53-year history, with a total of 132,776 people attending over the four days... Read More

“Breathtaking” BOP house wins regional awards

A Tauranga beachside home described by judges as “unbelievably breathtaking” has taken out the Supreme New House of the Year Award in the... Read More

Nurses vote for further strike action

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says its 30,000 members working in DHBs have voted in favour of three more strikes. The strikes will be on July... Read More

NZTA appoints border inspection organisations

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has appointed five organisations to carry out border inspections for vehicles coming to New Zealand after a robust process... Read More

BOP designer wins at national design awards

Bay of Plenty designer, Michelle McAnulty of Beaver Kitchens has won a national award at one of the biggest and most recognised kitchen and bathrooms... Read More

2021 Fieldays exhibitors win awards

Exhibitors have been awarded for outstanding sites at the 2021 Fieldays event.   Having been two years since the last physical event, 2021 Fieldays... Read More