Business & Markets

New Kāpiti flight service to Auckland begins

Kāpiti Coasters have got their air connection to Auckland back, more than four months after Air New Zealand abandoned the route. The inaugral flight, run by Air Chathams, departed Kāpiti Coast at 6.45am today with 29 passengers on board. Locals...... Read More

’Woefully inadequate and utterly unscientific’

A health supplement company director's nosebleeds led to it lowering the amount of deer velvet powder in its pills. During the sixth day of a disputed facts hearing between the Commerce Commission, and Silberhorn's, the court heard evidence...... Read More

Fresh focus on Pasifika small business

Pasifika-run small businesses are urged to take the opportunity to learn more about the Government assistance available at the first-ever Pasifika focused Small Business Roadshow. The 2018 Taking Care of Business events resume this month and, for the...... Read More

NZ First welcomes Govt waste work programme

New Zealand First welcomes the Coalition Government’s announcement today that it will undertake work to address New Zealand’s long-neglected waste management issues, including investigating the long-standing New Zealand First policy of greater...... Read More

Water announcement disappointing - campaigner

A water rights campaigner says the Green Party's promise to have water extraction considered in the next review of the Overseas Investment Act doesn't go far enough in dealing with the problem. The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill, which...... Read More

Long-term strategic thinking was neglected - infrastructure boss

The chief executive of Infrastructure New Zealand has hopes an independent agency will take the politics out of the industry. Yesterday, the government announced a proposal for a new infrastructure agency to improve planning and investment in the sector. Infrastructure...... Read More

Councils enjoy visit from Mr Jones

Last week Minister Jones spent time with all three district Mayors to hear what sort of projects could benefit from investment from the Provincial Growth Fund, which has $1 billion per year in its coffers over the next three years, to drive economic...... Read More

Civil contractors welcome government oversight

Civil contractors are welcoming the Government's announcement that a new independent infrastructure agency will be established to improve their oversight into the infrastructure and civil construction industry. Civil Contractors New Zealand chief...... Read More

$30 million investment for Kura and Manukura

The Government is investing $30 million to expand two schools, providing their staff and students with permanent sites to teach and learn from, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis announced today. Today Kelvin Davis visited Manukura, a designated...... Read More