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Posts Tagged ‘ business ’

Kiwi goat milk formula has export potential

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Newtown Market an example of increasing self-employed numbers

Jul 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Newtown Market’s Nomie Julian is enjoying her new role as organiser of the market, where stallholders get the chance to try working for themselves. ABIGAIL SINCLAIR-PARKER reports the stall-holders are among an increasing number of self-employed according to government statistics.



Weekly meet up for struggling managers

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

The people behind a support group for managers in Wellington are ready to hit the road. Managers Anonymous is a weekly meet up for managers who are struggling to manage difficult situations in the workplace. Facilitator Adam Shand started the group when he and his sister Amy realised too many managers aren’t actually trained, they’re […]



Tenant already lining up for proposed waterfront building

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The proposed building at site 9 in Kumutoto on the Wellington Waterfront will supply much needed high quality office space to Wellington

ANDREW BEVIN reports.



LISTEN: Young Innovator of the Year on a mission

Oct 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News

Serious concerns about the clothing industry motivate Young Innovator of the Year.



Unionism and trade deals on the political agenda for business leaders

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Businesses discuss parties’ employment, trade policies at election breakfast



Residents grill candidates about growing rates

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Activities, events outside peak season help Otago tourism

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Accommodation businesses pinpoint regular events for driving their guest numbers.



Popular Aro Street bakery celebrates a milestone birthday

Aug 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

Freshly baked bread key to the success of a popular Aro street bakery celebrating its 25th birthday



From Masterton to Mars – Kiwi woman on a quest to red planet

Feb 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Countdown to 2024 lift-off after beating 199,000 others to still be in running for space trip.



Local and regional issues on the mind of new councillor

Nov 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Northern Ward’s Malcolm Sparrow believes amalgamation will help address issues such as jobs.



Berhampore the forgotten suburb, say local businesses, residents

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Locals say council leaves them with unsafe traffic, lack of parking and dirty streets.



Earthquake ‘good for business’ in Wellington’s Mount Cook

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Businesses in one Wellington suburb find a silver lining in the quake aftermath.



Inner-city paint warfare proves popular with Wellingtonians

Jul 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular

A new indoor paintball field in Wellington’s CBD offers a new experience for enthusiasts.



Mobile internet on rise, but not ruling web yet

Jun 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

KIWIS are getting more mobile via broadband, but maybe not as fast as we may think, or as fast mobile marketers of broadband services would like.

A third of all households used a mobile phone to access the internet last year, according to a Statistics New Zealand report. YONG CHOO LEE reports.



3D printing a business opportunity

Jun 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, News

THE GROWTH of 3D printing in Wellington has online designers excited about its potential. NEWSWIRE TEAM reports.



Taekwondo coach celebrates a decade selling martial arts gear

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Rene Kunz has served the martial arts community all over New Zealand and it now growing online.



Māori business makes big gains for New Zealand

Mar 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Some of New Zealand’s most well-known companies are run by Maori.



Disabled want more jobs and council action in 2013

Jan 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Accessibility Advisory Group to build on plan adopted by Wellington City Council last year.



Tourists’ travel sees pleasure trips top business

Dec 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News

Almost ten per cent more people visiting friends and relatives say Stats NZ latest travel figures.



Petone family business cuts it fine in the Hobbit

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A SMALL family business in Petone is making costumes for one of the biggest movies this year – the Hobbit. Stansborough Textiles is building on its success from the Lord of the Rings, to produce some prominent costume pieces, including a major part of Gandalf’s outfit.



Makers hope costumes are a hit with Hobbit fans

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A WELLINGTON textile company is hoping the costumes they made for the Hobbit movie will be a hit with fans. Stansborough Textiles owner Barry Eldridge has just landed a contract to design costume pieces for Peter Jackson’s latest movie, using wool from sheep found nowhere else in the world – the Stansborough Grey.



Most votes in history for US Libertarian Party

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Millionaire former weed smoker becomes third most popular option for Americans.



Art and business closer together

Oct 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

WELLINGTON ARTS patron Chris Parkin says he hopes his new 20 thousand dollar award bring art and business closer together.



Samoans buy Pacific Forum shipping line

Oct 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THIS WEEK the Samoan Government took over the ownership of Pacific Forum shipping line.



Sugar wins out over protein for good cause

Sep 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

SPCA hopes cupcake drive raised at least $35,000.



Bigger isn’t always better, says growing business

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New boutique hotel not feeling impact of general sales drop.



Figures do not match Canterbury recruiters

May 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Story behind numbers show specific jobs not being filled.



A home grown approach to NZ app design

Mar 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Anthony Radich, App Us plans to ‘revolutionalise’ the market.



New faces move Greens away from political cliché

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

James Shaw and Tane Woodley break the radical mould.



Selwyn catering for influx from Christchurch

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Quake damaged city’s neighbour adding infrastructure



Wellington shoe repair man is doing his bit to save dying trade

Aug 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Evan Giddens is keeping the tradition alive with his purchase of a 70-year-old shoe repair shop, reports CHRISTINE LINNELL.



Big prize on offer for young journalists

Sep 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Entries sought for Excellence in Reporting Diversity Awards.



Cost of train delays piles up on city businesses

Aug 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Commuters late on job just part of working week in capital.



Sarah paints Pretty picture in caravan shop

May 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Student juggles books with her own boutique business



Firefighters find nothing roasted – but the coffee

Nov 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Smell of burnt coffee prompts fire callout in central Wellington.