Summit delves into disruptive design

Things are set to get a little disruptive this week as close to 400 CEOs and senior managers from a wide range of New Zealand businesses descend on Auckland’s Villa Maria for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE)’s sixth Better by Design CEO Summit. Held on Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 October, the theme of […]

New orders keep manufacturing on track

Continued high levels of new orders ensured the manufacturing sector remained in expansion, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).  The seasonally adjusted PMI for September was 54.3 (a PMI reading above 50.0 indicates that manufacturing is generally expanding; below 50.0 that it is declining). Although this was the second […]

Waikato work placement supervisors recognised for excellence

PICTURE: Dr Mark Lay was one of three individuals recognised for their contribution to the University of Waikato’s science and engineering work placement programme, through awards presented by the University’s Cooperative Education Unit. Three individuals have been recognised for their contribution to the University of Waikato’s science and engineering work placement programme, through awards presented […]

Columbian farmers here to look at agri-expertise

The New Zealand Agribusiness Centre, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), the Ministry for Primary Industries, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade this week welcome the largest Colombian delegation to ever visit New Zealand. Some 170 Colombian farmers are spending a week in New Zealand to get first-hand insights into New Zealand’s pastoral […]