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Exchange Rate Will Determine Farm-Gate Returns Over Coming Year

Exchange Rate Will Determine Farm-Gate Returns Over Coming Year

In-market prices for lamb and beef are expected to remain solid in the coming year, and exchange rates are likely to have the greatest impact on farm-gate returns, according to Meat & Wool New Zealand's New Season Outlook for 2009-10.

Expanded Ski Area Proposed For Porters

Expanded Ski Area Proposed For Porters

The owners of Porters Ski Area near Christchurch have confirmed they are seeking approvals and consents to expand and upgrade the ski area, and to build a small, year-round resort village at its foot.

NZ's Lanzatech Wins Asia Pacific Green Tech Award

NZ's Lanzatech Wins Asia Pacific Green Tech Award

NZ ethanol production technology LanzaTech developer has won one of Asia Pacific's most prestigious green technology awards.

Disgruntled Employees A Ticking Timebomb As Companies Remain Blind To Their Workforces' Woes

Disgruntled Employees A Ticking Timebomb As Companies Remain Blind To Their Workforces' Woes

Auckland, New Zealand - Wednesday 26 August 2009 - The global financial crisis has had a severe and divisive impact on the sentiment of the workforce in New Zealand and Australia according to extensive research released today by Hudson, a leading provider of specialist recruitment, talent managem

Half A Billion Reasons For Urgent Action

Urgent action by Government and industry to organise a national approach to the spatial industry will give the economy a $0.5 billion annual productivity boost, according to the Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA).

Take Action and Cap your Home Loan Interest Rate at 5.5%

Take Action and Cap your Home Loan Interest Rate at 5.5%

As no one in the world can say with any certainty what interest rates are going to do should you fix / float or split your loan to hedge the risk.

Government Ignores Calls To Protect Local Jobs In Changes To Bank Guarantee Scheme

Government Ignores Calls To Protect Local Jobs In Changes To Bank Guarantee Scheme

Finance workers' union Finsec says the government should have made the protection of local jobs a condition of the extension of the retail deposit guarantee scheme to banks and finance companies announced today.

Developer Calls For QLDC To Give Right ‘Signals’ To Attract Capital Investment To Queenstown

Developer Calls For QLDC To Give Right ‘Signals’ To Attract Capital Investment To Queenstown

Alastair Porter, co-managing director of Porter Group Limited (owners of Remarkables Park and Shotover Park developments) has encouraged the Queenstown Lakes District Council to give the ‘right signals’ to attract capital investment to the town.

Jy&a Consulting Rebrands New Zealand Computer Society

The rebrand for NZCS, the New Zealand Computer Society, launched this week. JY&A Consulting, part of Jack Yan & Associates, is the consultancy behind the work.

Hotel Opening Brings New Levels Of Luxury And Design To West Coast

Hotel Opening Brings New Levels Of Luxury And Design To West Coast

A new level of hotel luxury and environmentally sustainable design will be available on the West Coast of the South Island when the Te Waonui Forest Retreat in Franz Josef opens its doors on September 1.