• Caution needed in reacting to Australia’s carbon policy

    BusinessNZ has released a report exposing reasons for exercising caution in making assessments about the relative stringency of Australia’s carbon pricing policy versus the New Zealand ETS. The report, prepared for BusinessNZ by Frazer Lindstrom and Castalia,...

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Quote of the day

    The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers. -Edgar R. Fiedler  

    • Posted July 25, 2011
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  • Energy project means employment

      Picture:Transpower NIGUP Alliance tower crews erecting towers in the Waikato   Observant Hamilton commuters may have noticed an increase in white Hilux utes on the road in the past 18 months. Rural drivers will have spotted...

    • Posted July 22, 2011
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  • Manufacturing getting stronger

    Good news for the manufacturing sector is the timely indicator from the BNZ Business New Zealand performance of manufacturing index that manufacturing is expanding and actually stronger in May and June than it has been since June...

    • Posted July 19, 2011
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  • Flaw detector very capable

        The Veo 16:64 Phased Array instrument is highly capable with multi-technique functionality, including TOFD; fast data recording, a simple to use interface and rugged housing. Veo is ideal for Pipeline Weld Inspection, Corrosion Mapping, Aerospace...

    • Posted July 19, 2011
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  • Don’t get ripped-off on your next foreign exchange deal

    PIC CAP Sargon Elias (left) GM Velocity Trade Limited with Laura Dolphin, marketing executive, in their Auckland CBD online facility. If you are one of those people who ‘just know’ that the bank will always give you...

    • Posted July 19, 2011
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  • New partnerships contribute to global picture of sustainability

    PHIL O’REILLY BusinessNZ and Landcare Research have partnered with the producer of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), to provide an accurate and complete sustainability reports database for New Zealand....

    • Posted July 8, 2011
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  • Affordable attachment pulls out posts and vines

    When you come to a post  simply pull it out. Why didn’t somebody think of this before? From the invention shed of Malcolm Webster another breakthrough do-it-yourself innovation. It looks like a giant rope jammer fitting off...

    • Posted July 6, 2011
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