|Fletcher Building appoints new chairman|
Bruce Hassall has been appointed the new chairman of Fletcher Building to replace Sir Ralph Norris.
© 2018 RadioNZ 11:15am Public service staff number caps dumped by Government
The Government will dump the cap on public servant numbers in a bid to reduce the half a billion dollars being spent on consultants and contractors."The Government has made a decision to lift the 'cap' on core public servant numbers...
© 2018 NZ Herald 11:05am $1.7 million investment for Hawke's Bay rangatahi
Employment Minister Willie Jackson announced $1.7 million over two years for four He Poutama Rangatahi initiatives in the Hawke’s Bay today.
© 2018 voxy.co.nz 10:55am Michael Hill to close last Emma & Roe stores
Michael Hill International said it plans to close the remaining six stores of its Emma & Roe chain as well as the sub-brand's online business.The firm said it will cost up to $3.1 million, and will allow the Brisbane-based jewellery...
© 2018 NZ Herald 10:55am Hotel deal uniting Trump's company and Kushner Cos. is over
NEW YORK (AP) — A collaboration between the Trump Organization and Jared Kushner's family firm on a pair of hotels in New Jersey is over.A person familiar with the hookup says the president's company is no longer managing a Kushner-owned...
© 2018 NZ Herald 10:55am Steel & Tube agrees to $21.1M sale-and-leaseback on Christchurch's Blenheim Rd
Steel & Tube Holdings said it agreed to a $21.1 million sale-and-leaseback deal of its Blenheim Road property in Christchurch, a key distribution hub for the company, as part of its restructuring efforts to raise working capital and pay down debt
© 2018 sharechat.co.nz 10:45am Free workshops to boost Maori business
Maori Development Minister Hon Nanaia Mahuta says free business workshops launched today are an exciting new tool to boost the Maori economy and accelerate whanau prosperity.
© 2018 voxy.co.nz 10:35am Political Roundup: Thompson and Clark has been doing the dirty work of the state
There is something rotten going on in a number of New Zealand government departments and agencies. That's the first conclusion from the scandal revealing security and intelligence agency Thompson and Clark is widely used by the...
© 2018 NZ Herald 10:35am
Vanuatu thumped by magnitude 6.1 earthquake
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck off the coast of the Vanuatu capital Port Vila. The United States Geological Survey reports the earthquake struck at 9.13am (NZ time) 33km west-southwest of Port Vila, at a depth of 22km. ...
© 2018 NZ Herald 11:05am Trolling and cyber-bullying: What's the difference?
Is there a difference between trolls and cyber-bullies?It seems there is, says a University of Canterbury researcher whose doctoral studies have explored what motivates these pesky characters of our digital lives.Maja Golf-Papez...
© 2018 NZ Herald 11:05am Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters...
© 2018 NZ Herald 10:55am Thursday's Major League Linescores
Paxton, Bradford (6), Rumbelow (8) and Zunino; Severino, Robertson (6), Betances (8), Chapman (9) and Au.Romine. W_Severino 11-2. L_Paxton 6-2. Sv_Chapman (22). HRs_Seattle, Seager (13). New York, Judge (19), Andujar (10).___Porcello,...
© 2018 NZ Herald 10:55am WHO gaming disorder listing a ‘moral panic’, say experts
The decision to class gaming addiction as a mental health disorder was "premature" and based on a "moral panic", experts have said.
© 2018 RadioNZ 10:35am Dunedin football coach loses role after push for female parity
A Dunedin football coach who pushed for parity for his women's team has been told he will not keep his role next season.Terry Parle, who piloted the Southern United women's first trip to the playoffs, says Football South "don't...
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