There’s faith that any party politics is something the sector can transcend – the industry-led working groups set up on the former forward-thinking initiatives are a hallmark of a sector “starting to grow up”, Durey says.
New Zealand’s residents, meanwhile, are not currently allowed to travel internationally, with the exception of two Australian states — the Northern Territory or New South Wales — as part of the first stage of quarantine-free travel between the two countries.
Chris Wilkinson, of retail consultancy First Retail Group said things had been quiet on the Costco front “but it has created a lot of interest with property developers and councils who recognise the opportunity a business of this scale would draw to an area”.
The SSC will not be the UK’s first satellite launch pad, however. A space hub is set for development near Tongue in Sutherland, a county in the northern Highlands, from which UK firm Orbex could make up to 12 launches a year of its Prime rocket starting in 2022. The new Orbex rocket design and production […]
On April 21, when few homes were being sold and most thought house prices were about to fall at least 10 per cent, the Reserve Bank quietly announced the planned suspension of loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions that had been in place for first-home buyers, owner occupiers and rental property investors for nearly seven years. It […]
Cullen Group, of which Watson is a director, owns a number of subsidiaries including Cullen Investments which has interests in intimate apparel company Bendon and, according to its website, farming assets in New Zealand and the United States.
The glass bottling and distribution facility is located at 752 Great South Road, Penrose, in Auckland. It is a 67,000 square metre industrial property and will deliver $8m in rent a year with 3 per cent yearly rent increases. It is spread across an 8.57 hectare site.
Shares in mānuka honey company Comvita jumped 2.4 per cent to $3.29. Chief executive David Banfield, who took over in January, told the company’s annual meeting on Thursday that trading had continued to improve as it sought to turn around its performance after two years of losses.
“We’re not looking at recreational at all. We’re very clear that it is about medicinal cannabis. The referendum raises the agenda about cannabis as a product and as a medicine, but whatever way it goes, it won’t have any effect on us.”
Strange said daily international passenger numbers in and out of Auckland Airport fell from around 30,000 per day to just a few hundred, and on some days it had none. Annual total passenger movements were down 26.5 per cent on the previous year, the first decline in passenger numbers since the global financial crisis in […]