Anti-mining group fights Coromandel gold mining business

Navigation for News Categories A mining company is defending its plan to build a 6.8km tunnel under conservation land in the Coromandel to mine gold. The Wharekirauponga bush in the Coromandel where OceanaGold is planning an underground tunnel to mine gold. Photo: Supplied / Coromandel Watchdog Anti-mining group Coromandel Watchdog claims the plan will threaten…Continue Reading

US billionaire increases share in Weta Digital ownership

Navigation for News Categories The US billionaire Sean Parker has been cleared to buy more shares in Peter Jackson’s company Weta Digital. Entrepreneur Sean Parker. Photo: AFP A decision by the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) in October, but only recently made public, allowed the sale to Weta Holdings – an American company associated with Parker.…Continue Reading

Unilever to trial 4-day working week with NZ-based staff

Navigation for News Categories Global consumer goods company Unilever will use its New Zealand staff to trial a four-day working week, at full pay. Photo: 123RF The trial is open to all 81 staff and if successful, could have implications for the company’s 150,000 employees around the world. Unilever New Zealand managing director Nick Bangs…Continue Reading

Exclusive – Tottenham Hotspur are continuing to scour Europe for central defenders, with Sassuolo’s Gian Marco Ferrari among the options being looked at ahead of the January transfer window.Spurs currently have five centre-back options, with regular first-choice pairing Toby Alderweireld and Eric Dier supported by Davinson Sanchez, Joe Rodon and 21-year-old academy graduate Japhet Tanganga.However,…Continue Reading

Small business revenue remains flat

Navigation for News Categories Small business revenues remain flat although the number of jobs are increasing. Photo: 123rf A survey of small businesses by cloud accounting software firm, Xero, said the number of jobs in small businesses rose 1.4 percent in October over the year earlier to pre-Covid19 pandemic levels, apart from in the hospitality…Continue Reading

Commerce Commission not satisfied with planned sale of Sky TV’s outside broadcasting unit

Navigation for News Categories The Commerce Commission is not satisfied with Sky TV’s plans to sell its outside broadcast subsidiary to a large multinational company. Sky TV’s plan to sell its outside broadcast service to NEP Broadcast Services must be approved by the Commerce Commission. Photo: Supplied / Richard Parsonson The commission was considering NEP…Continue Reading