Revenue Minister Peter Dunne is expecting to make further
announcements on Monday regarding legislative changes to GST
being introduced on October 1.
Telecommunications company Orcon is promising some
big changes for Dunedin broadband users when it finishes
rolling out its own network in the city. Business editor Dene
Mackenzie talked to chief executive Scott Bartlett in
South Canterbury Finance is blaming an unnamed financial
adviser for the substantial slump in the price of its
perpetual preference shares this week.
Surging unemployment has given Government critics a chance to
vent their anger at employment policies they say are failing
out-of-work New Zealanders and are damaging the economy.
yesterday of Telecom by rating agency Standard and Poor's had
nothing to do with how the company was performing, Forsyth
Barr broker Suzanne Kinnaird said.
New Zealand Post's traditional business was eroding and the
state-owned enterprise faced the challenge of how to respond,
Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms said yesterday.
The South Island is far better placed than the North Island
when it comes to seasonally unadjusted unemployment numbers,
according to Statistics NZ's household labour force survey.
Regulation of mobile termination rates would improve
competition in the mobile market and result in lower prices,
Communications and Information Technology Minister Stephen
Joyce said yesterday.
Kathmandu Holdings' shares fell about 15% in value yesterday
on New Zealand and Australian sharemarkets after the retailer
failed to meet prospectus forecasts.
The Council of Trade Unions says there is room for cautious
optimism for wage levels although many people are still not
cars for sale
Submit your news & photos - Login or
Opinion? Have your say - Login or Register
event or notice
Add a photo
Make ODT my
Otago Daily Times print and digital edition, The
Star - Dunedin, The News - Central Otago, The
Ensign - Gore, Southland Express -
Invercargill, The Courier - Timaru, Queenstown Times - Queenstown, Mountain Scene -
Queenstown, Extra! schools
Times South Canterbury