Rubber has been ever-present in Har Chei and Joyce Ng’s lives.
Southland does not need woolly promises of help and platitudinous pep talks. It needs a concrete plan to meet and then beat the economic and social destruction left when New Zealand Aluminium...
South Port will lose about $2million in profit and 33% of its cargo volume when the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter closes next year.
Businesses associated with the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter say its closure will seriously harm their incomes and jobs.
MediaWorks chief executive Michael Anderson will leave the free-to-air broadcaster at the end of the year, but should still have his feet under the desk when the TV business is sold.
Southland business leaders have vowed to fight the closure of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter, announced by Rio Tinto, with 1000 jobs set to go.
Retail internet providers Vodafone, Vocus and 2degrees say broadband price increases could be on the way, due to Chorus increasing the wholesale cost of the most popular UFB fibre plan.
The Government says it will support the Southland economy following today's news that Rio Tinto plans to close the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter next year.
Rio Tinto's plan to close the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter has been called "a terrible blow for all of Southland", while Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt says the news is "shattering" for the region.
Next year is going to be a "watershed year" for business failures an insolvency expert is predicting, unless companies can come up with a plan now to get out of debt and survive.
Burgers, pizza and bubble tea will be on the menu at a new restaurant opening in George St next month.
New Zealand has had its biggest quarterly fall in GDP since 1991, a University of Otago economist has found.
Scott Technology has had to let go of 20% of its global workforce, including 15 jobs in Dunedin, as a result of Covid-19 impacts.
Another bank will shut its doors in Dunedin next month.
A George St bakery is expanding to take over a neighbouring cafe.
A Southern employers’ group is expecting a new wave of redundancies and restructuring at the end of the extended wage subsidy.
Jetstar is turning up the competitive heat with 25,000 fares for under $50 one way, including Auckland to Dunedin for $49.
Covid-19 may have felt like a death sentence for some businesses but it hasn’t all been bad news.
While many businesses are finding it tough right now, a Dunedin engineering parts store has been humbled by its own roaring trade.
Another Super Rugby Aotearoa game in Dunedin, another great night for the city’s bars and clubs.