|Electricity review: Govt to phase out 'low use' power plans|
Almost two years after a review of electricity bills recommended the move, the Government phasing out "low use" electricity plans which led to low-income families subsidising the bills of more efficient households.On Friday Energy...
© 2021 NZ Herald 10:23am Low-user electricity tariffs will be phased out over 5 years
Change likely to mean 59% of households pay about $600 a year more in fixed charges, but Government believes it will balance out.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 9:13am Banks hike interest rates despite lockdown in Auckland
Three banks increase home loan rates, with a warning the Reserve Bank will be itching to act, too.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 5:53am Wastewater management: Good ideas flowing at Isabel Estate
The company had created a new area for waste water irrigation, to ensuring better capture of storm water.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 5:03am Top Auckland lawyer guilty of misconduct over 'cashie' offer
A high-profile defence lawyer has been found guilty of misconduct after he offered to put a home renovation job through as a “cashie” so his client could avoid paying GST.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 10:23pm Why you should constantly review your insurance coverage
OPINION: Insurance is the most boring of payments, but as we age, our needs change, and so should our insurance.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 10:23pm Possibility of raising gathering limit to 100 a 'ray of sunshine' for hospo and event sectors, but big venues will still find it tough
The prospect of indoor gatherings up to 100 people is a cause of celebration by hospo and events venues outside Auckland.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz Thu 5:23pm New GDP figure confirms economy (was) booming
Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 2.8 per cent in the June 2021 quarter, following a 1.4 per cent increase in the March 2021 quarter, Stats NZ said today.That is well ahead of market estimates for around 1.1 per cent and confirms...
© 2021 NZ Herald Thu 11:43am Ikea's investment arm snaps up Wisp Hill Station for forestry project
Wisp Hill Station will be planted in 3000 hectares of radiata pine, and about 2000ha will be left to regenerate into native bush.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz Thu 10:43am