April 27, 2016
Working in the banking and financial services sector continues to be an attractive prospect, according to a study by HR and recruitment experts Randstad. The Randstad Award employer branding research found that more than a quarter (28.44%) of New...
April 26, 2016
For the first time since 2009, QLDC is considering increasing many of the fees and charges associated with building and resource consents, engineering approvals and inspections. Next week the Council will consider a report which recommends raising a...
April 26, 2016
Water is key to NZ’s economic growth, and business needs certainty over the rights to use it, says BusinessNZ. BusinessNZ’s submission to the Ministry of the Environment released today recommends a complete overhaul of the regime for dealing with...

Ten questions in ten minutes

April 20, 2016
In the New Year Honours list, Auckland’s Dianne Glenn, teacher, JP, women’s rights campaigner and an entrepreneur with many local, national and international strings to her community bow, was made an officer of the New Zealand Order of...
March 20, 2016
Forget splitting the atom, facing up to 100 mile an hour deliveries during a decade in international cricket has to be an equally tough task to master! And beyond that, former New Zealand cricket captain, Ken Rutherford, is still on the front foot,...

blogs

August 5, 2015

Travel writers, DENNIS and ROSAMUND KNILL set sail on a luxury 5-star clipper to experience the charm and unspoiled beauty of French Polynesia.

The IT report

June 12, 2013
As a manager, when walking through your office, you probably can’t help but glance at passing computer screens. And when doing this, you probably catch a glimpse of a variety of consumer applications open and running, such as Skype, Google...
January 22, 2013
Kiwi tertiary institutions will need a radical shift in thinking when it comes to training the next generation of software engineers and developers if they are to keep up with the rapidly changing trends of the global market, says an Auckland IT...

competitions

April 20, 2016
Beginning at the end (at least for almost 20,000 soldiers) with the butcher’s bill, respected New Zealand-born historian, Andrew Macdonald, tells the story of Britain’s worst military disaster – far worse than the infamous charge...
March 20, 2016
If anyone can outline exactly how to find your path to a successful career in a tough job market in just one book, Nicholas Wyman can!