Otago Daily Times: Business News

Skills shortage starts to bite in South

Skills shortage starts to bite in South

The shortage of skilled workers in Otago-Southland is starting to bite as manufacturing and service sector growth leaves employers unable to fill some key positions.

Optimism remains strong in several business sectors

Optimism remains strong in several business sectors

Business confidence as Christmas approaches remains elevated and 30% of firms are optimistic about their general prospects.

Commodity prices face plenty of ups and downs in 2014

''A year of big ups and downs and very little in the way of sideways'' is how the ASB New Zealand commodity price index has been described over 2014.

Job ads falling off except in Auckland

Total job advertising in New Zealand fell slightly in November after a 0.3% fall in the previous month, with the surge seen earlier this year starting to flatten.

Spark enters online content joint venture

Spark enters online content joint venture

Spark has increased its focus on content with a new joint venture with Coliseum Sports Media New Zealand as it tries to gain a foothold in the crowded online television market.

ODT/directory - Local Businesses

CompanyLocationBusiness Type
Outside Sports QueenstownQueenstownSporting Goods
House Of Travel - OamaruOamaruTravel Agents
Vets @ St ClairDunedinVeterinarians
Rob Watson Plumbing & Drainlaying LtdPalmerstonPlumbers
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