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‘It’s un-Australian and Heartbreaking’: Beer Dumped Due to Pub Closures
Business, News
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Business, News
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‘It’s un-Australian and Heartbreaking’: Beer Dumped Due to Pub Closures

News Desk - May 16, 2020

Millions of litres of beer are being tipped down the drain in Australia as huge quantities of the liquid gold goes off in kegs. It is news…

District Health Boards to get $3.9b Increase Over Four Years in 2020 Budget
New Zealand, News
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New Zealand, News
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District Health Boards to get $3.9b Increase Over Four Years in 2020 Budget

News Desk - May 12, 2020

District Health Boards are to get an extra $3.92 billion over four years and a one-off $282.5m to catch up on elective surgery after the Covid-19 disruption.…

Netball NZ Reveals What Return of ANZ Could Look Like
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Netball NZ Reveals What Return of ANZ Could Look Like

Southland Sports News - May 08, 2020

A single venue will be used when the ANZ Netball Premiership resumes under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 and it's likely to be in Auckland. The government confirmed…

National Proposes GST Cash Refunds to Help Keep Businesses Afloat
Business, News
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Business, News
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National Proposes GST Cash Refunds to Help Keep Businesses Afloat

News Desk - May 08, 2020

National is pushing for struggling businesses to be offered GST cash refunds of up to $100,000 as part of its alternative plan to salve the economic damage…

Microsoft Seeks New Datacenter Region in New Zealand
News, Technology
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News, Technology
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Microsoft Seeks New Datacenter Region in New Zealand

News Desk - May 07, 2020

The global tech giant announced today that it would establish its first datacentre region in New Zealand. In a statement, Microsoft said the New Zealand datacenter region…

New Car Sales Drop 90 Percent in $450m Revenue Hit
Business, Covid-19
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Business, Covid-19
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New Car Sales Drop 90 Percent in $450m Revenue Hit

News Desk - May 06, 2020

Sales of new vehicles have taken a massive hit with registrations down by 90 percent for April compared to the previous year. That is a loss of…

“We’ve Got To Open The Door For Them”: Queenstown Mayor Pushing To Be Open For Business
News, Queenstown
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News, Queenstown
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“We’ve Got To Open The Door For Them”: Queenstown Mayor Pushing To Be Open For Business

News Desk - May 05, 2020

Queenstown must be seen to be open for business if it wants to continue to attract tourists to the town, its mayor says. Covid-19 has laid Queenstown's…

Dairy Sector Wants New Zealanders To Consider Farm Work As Labour Shortage Looms
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Dairy Sector Wants New Zealanders To Consider Farm Work As Labour Shortage Looms

News Desk - May 05, 2020

The dairy industry wants New Zealanders to fall back in love with life on the farm. With Covid-19 meaning the migrant workforce is not available, it is…

Cabinet Approves Fast Tracking of Shovel Ready Projects
Business, Jobs
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Business, Jobs
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Cabinet Approves Fast Tracking of Shovel Ready Projects

News Desk - May 03, 2020

Cabinet has approved the fast tracking of large shovel ready projects, largely by-passing the Resource Management Act. The announcement this morning, from Environment Minister David Parker, comes…

ANZ Half Year Profits Take a Tumble
Business, News
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Business, News
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ANZ Half Year Profits Take a Tumble

News Desk - May 01, 2020

ANZ has reported a sharp fall in first half profit as its costs increased and it put aside more for the negative impact of the looming economic…