Queenstown - pretty, empty
Queenstown was for so many years the beautiful jewel in NZ’s tourism crown. But without international visitors, what happens now?
Huge numbers fit the Covid-19 moment
It was an almost unprecedented Budget - but we are living in almost unprecedented times.
$16b new spending through Covid fund
The Finance Minister says investment, not austerity, will see New Zealand through the coronavirus crisis.
Leave and ‘repatriation’ in the time of Covid
Employers in essential services and foreigners trying to leave NZ were the targets of Government announcements on Thursday afternoon.
We can’t resurrect people, we can restore economy
Failing at the lockdown and allowing the pandemic to get out of control would come at an astronomical cost in every sense, says Rod Oram
Technology for the house-bound
Just about anyone who’s still working, is working from home. We look at the social and technical issues behind the big shift to your new “office”.
NZ film feeling Covid-19 cancellations
The impact of Covid-19 on NZ’s economy is gradually spilling out from the obvious export sectors to others like the film industry.
Coronavirus - practical tips for employers
With COVID-19 reaching our shores last week, employers have a compelling reason to prepare for the legal issues coronavirus may raise for them and their employees. Liz Coats and Tim Clarke, Bell Gully partners in employment law, explain.
Inside Immigration New Zealand
Sharon Brettkelly gets a rare look at the internal workings of Immigration New Zealand - and we look at what’s holding up visa applications.