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Chairman Of Ngapuhi Commercial Arm Knighted

23 August 2009 - Business leader and Ngapuhi commercial arm chairman, John Goulter, was recently invested as a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

Home Loan Affordability Unchanged Before Spring Selling Season

Home Loan Affordability Unchanged Before Spring Selling Season

The BNZ Home Loan Affordability measure was unchanged in July from June as interest rates were steady and house prices did not move.

New Construction Subcontracts Announced

New Construction Subcontracts Announced

21 August 2009 - Six new construction subcontracts for the Forsyth Barr Stadium at University Plaza were announced today, part of the second round of tenders.

Some Good News for People Made Redundant

Source: EzyPay Limited
Some Good News for People Made Redundant

There is a special rebate for redundancy payments of 6 cents in the dollar.

Targeting High Risk Travellers Makes Sense

Source: NZ Forest Owners Association media release
Targeting High Risk Travellers Makes Sense

 The government decision to profile international visitors so that biosecurity measures are targeted at those who pose the greatest threat has been welcomed by the Forest Owners Association.

NZ Farmer Picks Up Leading Australasian Business Management Award

NZ Farmer Picks Up Leading Australasian Business Management Award

Transforming his approach to leadership and employee management has seen New Zealand farmer David Morgan collect this year's Rabobank Executive Development Program (EDP) Management Project Award.

Major Investment Makes Shotover Top 10 Holiday Park A Great Venue For Groups

20 AUGUST 2009 - Shotover TOP 10 Holiday Park has invested around $1 million across the site over the past four years to provide high quality yet affordable accommodation for groups close to the popular resort town of Queenstown.

Farmers Urged To Vote And Give Meat & Wool New Zealand A Clear Mandate

20 August 2009 - With little more than a week to vote, Meat & Wool New Zealand Chairman, Mike Petersen is urging farmers to make sure they have their say in the current referendum.

Goughs Announce New General Manager - Equipment Group

20 August 2009 - After an extensive Australasian recruitment process, Goughs has appointed Geoff McCabe as General Manager - Goughs Equipment Group.

Raising GST A Good Way To Patch Up New Zealand's Leaky Tax Base

Raising GST A Good Way To Patch Up New Zealand's Leaky Tax Base

20 August 2009 - "The Government should bite the bullet and use GST more for collecting tax, as the Tax Working Group has recommended," says Steve Thomas, Researcher at the Maxim Institute. "That way we could lower personal income and corporate taxes."