The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007, Statistics New Zealand said today.
The education sector union NZEI TE Riu Roa is calling on the government to come clean about how increased employer contributions to Kiwisaver and other retirement schemes will be funded for the education sector.
Kiwibank has raised its variable interest rates from 6.40% p.a. to 6.65% p.a. The increase is effective tomorrow (July 30) for new customers and August 12 for existing customers.
80 per cent of employers say business activity has increased in New Zealand’s construction industry over the last 12 months yet salaries remain steady for most roles, according to the 2014 Hays Construction/NZIOB Salary Guide.
Six people from a variety of backgrounds will give New Zealanders a voice in simplifying, modernising and transforming the way tax is paid.
Figures released today by Paymark, which processes around 75% of all electronic transactions in New Zealand, show that Kiwis spent a total of just over $4.6 billion in December via Paymark's network, pushing the annual growth rate up slightly to 3.4 per cent.
Step ‘inside’ the historic huts of Antarctic explorers Captain Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton to relive a time of extraordinary polar exploration in a new exhibition based around the work of New Zealand photographer Jane Ussher.
Less than a week after Veritas Investments Limited ("Veritas") announced that it had met profit forecasts and declared increased dividends, it has entered into a conditional agreement to purchase the Nosh Food Market business and assets ("Nosh") from Nosh Management Limited as a going concern.