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…

What to do with 200,000 bottles of hand sanitiser?

It seems someone at Office Max New Zealand may have over-estimated its customers’ need for hand…

Social media influencers put on notice by finance regulator

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has released a guide to talking about money online following concerns…

Travel restrictions cause immediate hit to struggling tourism businesses

The pause in the travel bubble with Australia is having an immediate impact on hospitality and…

Restaurant owner banned from employing staff

The Employment Court has issued Declarations of Breach against three Christchurch hospitality companies, and a banning…

Contact Energy voted worst power firm in the country

Contact Energy has been rated as the worst performer in Consumer NZ’s latest electricity satisfaction survey.…

High rates of worker burn-out forecast

Last month, AUT research showed that New Zealand employees were reporting high rates of burnout, with…

Paid sick leave doubles to 10 days a year

The Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill has passed its final hurdle in Parliament, and will…

Amazon has tin cup out for a cool $100 million of taxpayers’ cash

Online retail giant Amazon’s agreement with Jacinda Ardern’s Labour government to film Lord of the Rings…

Government lockdowns killing healthcare businesses

Repeated  lockdowns, with no exemptions or funding support for significant numbers of private primary healthcare practices…

ANZ’s move to 40% home deposits for investors ‘laughable’

The bulk of property investors will be able to meet the new 40 percent LVR level…