Government’s rushed covid laws lack accountability – Transport NZ

Covid-19 cannot continue, says Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand (Transporting New Zealand) chief executive Nick…

Auckland retailers on ‘brink of disaster’ under level 3 lockdown

The spread of Level 3 lockdowns is devastating news for Northland and Waikato retailers, and is…

Pressure mounts on PM Ardern to end lockdown

The powerful Employers and Manufacturers’ Association (EMA) is asking prime minister Jacinda Ardern for a precise…

Hospo industry needs targeted support to survive lockdown, say sector leaders

Jacinda Ardern’s decision to leave lockdown levels unchanged will result in more hospitality and accommodation businesses…

Retailers angry at government’s demand that staff be tested for covid

Retail NZ and Hospitality NZ have concerns about the Government’s demand that retail workers get covid-19…

Shoppers pay $10 million extra for ‘buy-now, pay-later’ schemes

A Consumer NZ survey has found buy-now, pay-later services are costing shoppers more than $10 million…

Get $50,000 if you’re injured or die because of a covid jab

In Australia insurance firms Zurich Life and OnePath Life will pay their customers more if they…

Complaints about banks up 6%

Complaints about banks were up 6 per cent on the previous financial year, although dispute numbers…

New businesses to get lockdown support payments

The Government’s Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) has been updated to better support newly established businesses. The…

‘One lockdown too many’ risks wiping hospitality businesses off the map

Many hospitality businesses will fail as a result of the present lockdown unless the Government gives…

New businesses left out of government lockdown support

Press release: The Labour Government must extend Covid support to new businesses established in the past…

Government tightens grip on track and trace across all covid alert levels

Mandatory record keeping across alert levels 1, 2, 3, and 4, is being introduced for busy…

Employers need to step up as lockdown continues

Press release: It is the responsibility of business owners who have staff working from home during…

Small businesses bear brunt of government lockdown

Press release: Small Kiwi businesses are set to bear the brunt of the lockdown extension and…

Digital Slaves: how Big Tech tracks us for profit

By Manal al-Sharif, of Michael West Media: Do you ever feel like your phone knows too…

Fuel security at risk with closure of Marsden Point – petition launched to save it

A petition by Social Credit leader Chris Leitch calling on the government to keep the Marsden…

Jacinda Ardern’s government makes a grab for your water

Press release: Federated Farmers says it is profoundly disappointed to see the Water Services Bill reported…

Government signs space deal with LeoLabs

Press release: The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has signed a multi-year agreement between…

40% of Kiwis oppose Jacinda Ardern’s clean car scheme

The Government’s clean car scheme, which took effect on 1 July, has split support from Kiwis.…

Rocket Lab military satellite launch prompts Kiwi petition for peace in space

In March 2021 New Zealand-based Rocket Lab launched a US military Space Missile Defense Command payload…

Business-owners stressed and depressed

A new study from Business Mentors New Zealand has found seven out of ten small business…

Rural communities battle government’s agenda to control businesses and land use

The Agricultural Action Group was formed by Robert Wilson, Fred Roberts, and Heather Meri Pennycook on…

GCSB points finger at China for cyber hacks

Without a suspected Chinese spy sitting in the New Zealand parliament Xi Jingping – China’s president…

When it comes to news and information… who’s your daddy?

Press release: “The Government is extending its tentacles into nearly every area of media with an…

Farmers increasingly angry at government

Federated Farmers President Andrew Hoggard says he’s not surprised frustration and anger about the deluge of…

Profiteering over covid jabs by big pharma

Pharmaceutical companies and their bosses and shareholders stand to make billions from covid vaccines, in one…

Kiwi company working on T-Cell covid ‘vaccine’ with Swiss firm

New Zealand vaccine researcher COVID-19 Vaccine Corporation (CVC) has signed a collaboration agreement with not-for-profit Vaccine…

Crew of Kiwi fishing trawler dump 3 kilometre net at sea

Talley’s bottom trawler the Amaltal Enterprise had just dumped a giant three kilometre net at sea,…

‘Buyer beware’ when it comes to ‘fresh’ fruit

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) has put industry profit before peoples health in its…