It’s not enough!

By Doug Green Its election year. You can tell by the increased political activity currently underway by our party leaders. I┬ádon’t know if you saw John Key on television last night but his performance raises more questions than answers. The National focus on off-selling a percentage of energy companies and making available the buying of […]

Wellington woman wins Supreme Business Award

Camilla Welch, owner and General Manager of Petone-based label making and printing business “Label and Litho” has earned the Supreme Business Award at the Her Regional Wellington Businesswoman of the Year Awards, which were announced on Friday 3 December during a ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel. Label and Litho is a 50 year old business […]

We can catch Australia – by manufacturing our way to success

There is only one way we will catch Australia in wage rates and standard of living, and that is by growing our manufacturing sector. Various reports have concluded productivity in New Zealand is low compared to other developed countries and while that is true as an average across the whole economy, it is not true […]

“The Antarctic Apprentice” debuts on Facebook!

Right now you can follow the adventures of 20 year-old Joel McGregor of Oamaru, who is undertaking one of the most extreme general engineering apprenticeship opportunities in the world – living and working on Scott Base in Antarctica. The position calls for an apprentice to work as a ‘Summer Engineer’ at Scott Base, to become […]