‘It’s going to get worse’: Virus impact on NZ firms
This week’s plummeting international stock markets are a sign the ‘best case scenario’ economic outcomes of the coronavirus are increasingly unlikely. And that’s a worry for NZ’s manufacturers.
NZ slows immigration tap, turn-by-turn
Immigration NZ has revealed that while the Govt hasn’t raised residency requirements, it will simply bury many new applications for a while.
Virus could quadruple work visa waits
Immigration staff are stretched thin after the shutdown of their Beijing office and people on work visas could face major delays.
Water meters: the ‘third rail’ of council politics
Water meters might work, but they sure don’t get you elected.
How to enhance the NZ-India relationship
Two ministers are heading to India this week for a high-powered visit - but is it too little, too late?
NZME getting its Stuff together
Media company NZME sees a further modest fall in revenues and earnings - and declares itself the “right owner” for rival Stuff Ltd as it gives more details of its push for political and regulator support.
How ‘run to failure’ failed in Wellington
Nationwide councils have underspent on water infrastructure by billions, Wellington is one of the first to feel the fallout.
Coronavirus ban extended another eight days
Cabinet extends China travel ban by another eight days but may exempt international students.
Becroft adds pressure to police review
The Children’s Commissioner responds to a UN committee’s decision about the torture of children at Lake Alice