China’s appetite for change
After China’s succession of food scares, and post-Covid wariness, consumer demands there are changing. New Zealand can take advantage of that, or be left behind.
Slack ‘pivotal’ to fast-growing global firm
Peakon is a fast-growing Danish employee relations company with its Asia-Pacific office in Auckland. Luke Amundson, its regional head based here, says lockdown showed how important Slack collaboration tools had become.
Turning tripe into wound-healing ‘crumpet’
How tripe got the markets buzzing and what that can tell us about New Zealand’s investment ecosystem.
Foodstuffs pulls PPE gloves over abuse concerns
Foodstuffs supermarket chain has pulled disposable gloves off its shelves while it investigates whether they might have been made using slave-like working conditions.
Hyperbole flies over high country
The Government’s big shake-up of the high country has upset farmers and green groups
Are your PPE gloves made using forced labour?
NZ is importing disposable gloves from a Malaysian company banned in the US because of alleged slave-like working conditions. Nikki Mandow reports.
Generation Now helping future generations
As the economic crisis hits jobs and young people hard, economist Brad Olsen has a suggestion, in this content partnership article, for how older New Zealanders might help
Smelter waste talks sour
Talks with the country’s aluminium smelter over historic toxic waste have broken down