Business

Travellers ‘shake off cobwebs’ in Fiordland

ADVENTURE seekers flocked to Te Anau during Queen's Birthday Weekend for a chance to "shake off the cobwebs". For the first three-day weekend since lockdown,...

H&J Smith proposes store closures

ABOUT 175 staff will lose their jobs if H&J Smith goes ahead with proposed closures of some of it stores in the southern region. The...

ILT impacted by Covid-19 lockdown

THE flow-on effects of the financial impact of Covid-19 on licensing trusts has been varied in Southland. Both ILT and Mataura Licensing Trust have felt...

M. bovis removal efforts paying off

TWO years into the Government's 10-year plan to eradicate cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis, only one active Southland property is in quarantine. Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister...

Helicopter business owners add to fleet

TE ANAU Helicopter Services owners Gaven and Jennie Burgess have added to their business by recently buying Milford Helicopters. The couple said they felt privileged...

Business offers a taste of Brazil

AN Invercargill resident found a way close to his heart to deal with the economic hit of the Covid-19 pandemic. Thiago Sa has been living...

Te Anau rebuilds with positivity

With a population of about 2500, tourism and visitor spend contributes hugely to the Te Anau economy; the compounded impact of the February flooding...

NZAS pushes for competitive price

THE Electricity Authority's proposal to reform its transmission pricing methodology might be "too little and coming too late", the New Zealand Aluminium Smelters (NZAS)...

Islanders’ innovation to grow economy

Resilience will save Stewart Island's tourism-driven economy, locals say. Stewart Island/ Rakiura community board chairman Jon Spraggon said since the Covid-19 lockdown, almost all businesses...

Crs endorse ‘shovel ready’ projects

THE Invercargill City Council (ICC) will be asking for $107.25 million from the Crown Infrastructure Partners after councillors endorsed five "shovel-ready" projects at a...
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