Government taking action to close gender pay gap

Passing equal pay legislation, delivering record pay settlements for female dominated workforces and requiring public sector agencies to develop plans... Read More

Govt urged to free up wholesale fuel market

Cut-price petrol company Gull wants the government to free up the wholesale fuel market to bring in genuine competition. The Commerce Commission has... Read More

NZ will keep ‘above water’ amid recession fears

New Zealand's economy is not headed for recession, ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says. For all the gloom-laden predictions overseas which have... Read More

Wanting a fair system for towing in Tauranga

A Tauranga towing company is calling for a fair roster system to tow vehicles from crash scenes. Tauranga Towing is located out in Te Puna and has been... Read More

When a building is dangerous and insanitary

Is it to stop buildings falling on our heads – causing injury or death? Is it to spare the populace of buildings awash in sewage, that are damp... Read More

OGO Rotorua wins tourism operator award

OGO Rotorua has been recognised as the best in the business for Small Business Operator of the Year.   The 2019 Tourism Operator Awards are voted... Read More

Sixty years of the kiwifruit name

Last week, the kiwifruit industry celebrated the 60th anniversary of renaming the kiwifruit in 1959. On Friday August 9, the Te Puke War Memorial Hall... Read More

Great buys at Katikati Lions Container Garage Sale

I rang Sara Patrick to find out about the new little container ‘village’ that has popped up with brightly coloured awnings behind the Caltex... Read More

Potato mop-top virus response closes out

A joint Biosecurity New Zealand and Potatoes New Zealand response to the crop disease Potato mop-top virus -PMTV is being closed out, with industry taking... Read More

Cruise ship numbers and spend swelling

The number of cruise ships visiting New Zealand, and the amount of spending by cruise ship passengers has continued to rise significantly. Auckland... Read More

EastPack welcomes a new variety of Kiwi to the mix

EastPack, New Zealand’s largest post-harvest service Kiwifruit provider, usually embraces kiwis of gold or green variety but now it’s added... Read More

Give Eugenie the ammo she needs

After 15 years of lobbying successive governments on advanced recycling fees, there’s a chance to fix it now, and fix it for a long time. So speak... Read More

Students Tour Eastern BOP horticultural businesses

  Almost 100 students from four Eastern BOP schools have seen for themselves orchard and postharvest sectors of horticulture.   The second... Read More

New deal promises greater pack house efficiency

  Leading innovators are coming together to deliver a formidable range of automation services to post-harvest operators across Australasia who... Read More

NZ holiday company Bookabach goes international

New Zealand holiday rental company Bookabach is making its international debut. With over two million global properties in 190 locations across the... Read More