Articles Categorized: Business

More rooms key to growth

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NEW accommodation development would generate more additional tourism for New Zealand than any other category of infrastructure, new research has found. Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA)…

Oji upgrades paper bag facility

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OJI Fibre Solutions officially opens its Auckland paper bag manufacturing plant on Friday after spending $30 million to upgrade and expand the facility. The capital…

Mayor’s dive business sold

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HART Marine has bought Dive White, formerly operated by Whakatane Mayor Tony Bonne’s Sportsworld business. The purchase enables Hart Marine owners Stuart and Alice Clough…

New location for Flight Centre

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WHAKATANE’S Flight Centre has shifted to a larger space on The Strand that provides customers with a range of ideas for how they would like…

Police investigate kiwifruit transfer

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POLICE have been called in by Zespri International to investigate the possible illegal transfer of gold kiwifruit varieties into China. Last year, the Mount Maunganui-based…

Motor caravans a niche growth industry

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GROWTH in the motor caravan industry has increased demand for custom motorhomes and caravans, a niche market that Whakatane’s Coastal Motorhomes and Trailers has capitalised…

Energy users claim price review is flawed

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A GROUP of concerned energy consumers that includes Norske Skog says the Electricity Authority (EA) botched the cost benefit analysis that proposes a significant increase…

Wool market firm

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DESPITE a slightly stronger New Zealand dollar, wool prices were firm to dearer at last week’s sale than at the previous sale on March 16.…