Marsden Point refinery petition handling labelled ‘corruption of democratic process’

Press release: Social Credit Party The 18,300 signature petition calling for the Marsden Point oil refinery…

Unvaxxed residence class visa holders allowed in to New Zealand

BusinessNZ welcomes the Government’s announcement that residence class visa holders who are not vaccinated against COVID-19…

Covid tests stifling travel and tourism sector

NZ Airports, representing the nation’s airports sector, has repeated the call by Air New Zealand’s CEO…

NZ misses out on $550 million as Ardern keeps cruise ships out

New Zealand Cruise Association is warning that New Zealand risks losing millions of dollars unless the…

Air NZ to relax vax requirements but keeps mask mandate

Air New Zealand says that from 14 April 2022, passengers will no longer be required to…

Prime Minister Ardern to lead trade mission to Singapore and Japan

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will lead a trade mission to Singapore and Japan to support New…

Face masks cause ‘flashpoint’ for retailers

Retail NZ has welcomed news that vaccine passes and QR code scanning will no longer be…

Vegetable prices set to soar

Horticulture New Zealand says vegetable prices will continue to increase if the Government does not support…

Guilty – bottom trawler owned by Talley’s fished illegally 14 times

Environmentalists and recreational fishing groups today heralded the guilty verdict delivered to a Talley’s-owned bottom trawler,…

Keep KiwiBank in the hands of the people – petition launched

By Chris Leitch, Social Credit Party Social Credit has started a petition to ensure that Kiwibank…

Majority of Kiwi hospo business owners preparing for insolvency – survey

More than half (58%) of hospitality owners have told a survey last week they are preparing…

TV Shop fined $123,000 for billing customers almost $2m for confusing ‘extended warranties’

Brand Developers Limited, trading as The TV Shop, has been fined $123,500 in the North Shore…

Pfizer raked in US$81 billion revenue – full 2021 year

Drug maker Pfizer enjoyed full year revenues in 2021 totalling US$81.3 billion according to a press…

NZME grabs a bundle of FM frequencies in Wanaka

New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) has acquired Radio Wānaka and its associated frequencies, continuing its…

Business survey – how are government restrictions affecting you?

The Auckland Chamber of Commerce wants to understand how business owners can operate under the restrictions…

Consumer credit demand drops by more than 30%

A drop off in demand for home loans during the December 2021 quarter was predominantly fuelled…

Rapid antigen test kits urgently needed so businesses can avoid the ‘big sick’ says EMA

The Employment and Manufacturers Association wants to see rapid antigen testing for the country’s workforce, but…

Closed borders have cost the country $1.5b billion

“New Zealand has taken a massive hit from our closed borders, with a loss of $1.5…

Life insurer sees 40% rise in death claims

The head of Indianapolis-based insurance company OneAmerica says the death rate is up 40% from pre-pandemic…

Aussies win Manuka Honey brand battle

The Australian Manuka Honey Association is buzzing now the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has rejected…

Two estate agents fined $10,000 each for breaching code of conduct

The Real Estate Authority (REA) says the decision of the Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal (READT) to…

Vax booster campaign key to opening borders in 2023 says minister Nash

New Zealand could spend all of 2022 without an open border, growing fears for the country's…

Regulator files proceedings against Kiwibank

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has filed High Court civil proceedings against Kiwibank for making false…

Requirement to accept cash proposed by Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand s seeking feedback on issues facing the cash system and…

Lead-tainted sugar put back on sale by Countdown

Woolworths New Zealand is recalling Chelsea (NZ Sugar) and Countdown branded raw sugar and brown sugar…

120 years after Tesla transmitted electricity a Kiwi firm gives it a go

More than 120 years after Nikola Tesla first transmitted electricity through their like radio waves (instead…

We’re overdue a recession, so it might be time to be cautious and help yourself

Looking at global financial crashes and recessions through the decades a trend can be spotted –…

Climate change does not present a serious threat to financial stability – report

Press Release – Tailrisk Economics An extensive review of climate change and the risks to financial…

Bags of sugar contaminated with lead – Chelsea Sugar recalls product

Chelsea Sugar New Zealand is undertaking a recall of sugar because of low-level lead contamination.