Articles Categorized: Business

Girls with hi-vis

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Called Girls with Hi-Vis, the programme is a day-long introductory course in the basic knowledge required to become a tradesperson in a particular industry –…

Funding boost for apprentices, trainees

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YESTERDAY’S $7 million boost for industry training and apprenticeships is welcome news for employers, industry trainees, and apprentices, in the face of skills shortages across…

Specialty grocer focuses on quality

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THE new owners of Whakatane’s Bin Inn say providing their customers with the personal touch is their aim to enhance their business. Mathew and Hannah…

Maori business on the rise

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AS a reflection of the growing contribution of Maori-run businesses to the New Zealand economy, the Government has developed a roadshow to promote and support…

Florists find success in sustainability

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MINIMISING waste and promoting sustainability is the basis for Whakatane florist Elise Adlam’s philosophy when it comes to providing floral arrangements for her customers. “Working…

Nomination call for leadership awards

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NOMINATIONS are sought for the 2017 Rabobank Leadership Awards, recognising outstanding leadership among both accomplished and up-and-coming leaders in New Zealand and Australia’s food, beverage…

Genome research might help manuka

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A NATIONWIDE science project that sequenced the manuka genome and explored its genetic diversity may be instrumental in protecting the plant from myrtle rust. Using state-of-the-art…

Spotlight on workplace wellbeing

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WORKPLACES interested in improving staff wellbeing, engagement and productivity are invited to attend a free Wellbeing in the Workplace business breakfast in Whakatane on June…

Joiner awards

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THE annual Master Joiner Awards are being held in Taupo on Saturday. The awards, which include an Eastern Bay entry, aim to promote excellence in…