Dene Mackenzie

Adverse effects plan pleases

Miners have welcomed Government plans to manage the environmental effects of activities such as petroleum exploration and mining within New Zealand's exclusive economic zone and extended continental shelf.

Labour critical of board's make-up

The Government's new Environmental Protection Authority has been labelled an "economic development agency in drag", by Labour environment spokesman Charles Chauvel.

Comment: Will the Government get it right this time?

Prime Minister John Key is a political gambler with his instincts honed by years in New York's money markets.

Dunedin broker chosen for disciplinary tribunal

Dunedin broker chosen for disciplinary tribunal

Dunedin sharebroker Noeline Munro has been appointed to the New Zealand Markets Disciplinary Tribunal for a three-year term.

Employers welcome ACC partial privitisation

Employer representatives yesterday welcomed changes to workplace accident compensation announced as a discussion document by ACC Minister Nick Smith.

Mango means business

Mango means business

With the rush of Android phones on to the market to counter the iPhones, Windows phones seem to have been overlooked.

Smart printing technology seamlessly connects

The new HP Photosmart ePrinter took this writer by surprise. The technology was so smart it was hard to take it all in.

Technology makes suppression near redundant

Once again social media have been used to highlight how irrelevant many of the privacy laws around the world have become.

Tower still eyeing AMI

Tower still eyeing AMI

Tower Ltd remained in a sound financial position despite two major earthquakes in the past six months, group managing director Rob Flannagan said yesterday.

Tourism Holdings directors not keen on offer

Tourism Holdings Ltd directors will talk to Ballylinch to see if the company will increase its takeover offer, THL chairman Keith Smith says.