Ngai Tahu Tourism cannot yet say how many jobs may be reinstated as a result of a $1.95million grant from the Government’s strategic tourism assets protection programme.
A computer game developer is building a thriving business from his new South Dunedin studio - fingers crossed it does not get eaten by a space whale.
It is difficult to envisage a rise in log export prices "occurring any time soon", ANZ’s latest Agri Focus report says.
All the finance and consents for a proposed underground goldmine at Waiuta are now in place and all is ready to start the largest gold development on the West Coast in 20 years.
Many Otago hospitality businesses are cutting back their hours to try to make the most of a drop in demand.
Spending figures on accommodation show that while it increased for most of the country last month, Otago and Southland were still down on last year.
Do not be too alarmed if you see plumes of smoke coming out of the top deck of a new restaurant in Hanover St, Dunedin.
Ngāi Tahu Tourism has welcomed a $1.95 million grant from the Government, saying it will help some businesses to reopen and others to expand.
Privately-run managed isolation could be a reality early next year if business leaders can drum up a suitable plan and convince the Government.
The Minister of Finance is warning that New Zealand is unlikely to escape global economic fallout from Covid-19, and says unemployment could reach close to 10 percent in coming months.
Unemployment rates in Otago and Southland rose during the past quarter, although underlying figures paint a more complex picture both regionally and nationally.
Prices fell 5.1% in this week’s GlobalDairyTrade auction — the largest decline since December last year — as concerns about a resurgence of Covid- 19 spooked markets.
Virgin Australia will cut a further 3000 jobs, quit long haul flying and ditch its low cost Tigerair airline as it fights its way back from voluntary administration.
The unemployment rate has improved in the three months to June, falling to 4 percent from 4.2 last quarter, but that does not mean the labour market is improving.
Dunedin's main shopping street is yet to really feel the pinch of Covid-19’s economic disruption following a recent audit of vacated premises.
A detailed design for Dunedin’s Hillside main workshops upgrade will probably be ready by the end of the year.