Online tributes are flowing for Whakatāne businessman Wally Sutherland who passed away yesterday aged 91. Described as a great Rotarian, long-serving businessman, and a man always up for a chat, Wally ran his Whakatāne business for seven decades. I recall one interview I had with Wally to acknowledge 60 years […]
New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) supports the Ministry of Social Development’s (MSD) declaration of a labour shortage for the kiwifruit industry in the Bay of Plenty and the extension of the labour shortage in the Hawkes Bay. …
April 5 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares fell, led lower by Summerset Group, after the retirement village operator and developer cited a slowing property market in reporting weak sales. Rivals Ryman Healthcare and Metlifecare suffered accordingly.
April 5 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell against the Australian dollar due to the divergence in monetary policy between the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Reserve Bank of Australia.
April 4 (BusinessDesk) – Neighbours of Briscoes multi-millionaire Rod Duke say he should be forced to pull down his reconstructed boat shed following a High Court decision quashing all resource consents to turn it into a helicopter pad.
April 5 (BusinessDesk) – The Supreme Court rejected an attempt by local food company Talley’s Group to challenge the validity of accusations it didn’t do enough to prevent an accident that paralysed one of its workers.
Around 1250 midwives employed by DHBs who are members of the midwives’ union, MERAS, are voting on a proposed settlement of their multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) that achieves much of what midwives have been fighting for.