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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Kiwifruit prospects strong despite Covid-19

As the service sector re-configures itself for life at Level 2, kiwifruit processors and marketers have managed to push through the first third of...

Classic Builders notes downstream impact of construction comeback

Thousands of construction workers will be back on the tools from the end of COVID-19 Level 4, playing their “highly important” part in cranking...

Latest Issue May/June 2020 OUT NOW!

The May/June issue of the Bay of Plenty Business News is out now, and you can read it online for free.

Surviving COVID-19: A New Zealand trade perspective

Trying to chart an economic path out of this global pandemic is, in the old phrase – “like throwing darts”.

Bay company Quentosity’s contactless solution for coffee

Bumpzi, the creation of Tauranga-based digital marketing agency Quentosity, has come up with a solution for cafes, restaurants and takeaway businesses looking to operate...

Growers heartened despite Appeal Court ruling

A group of kiwifruit growers seeking action against the government for the introduction of Psa in 2010 are now mulling taking their case to...

Taking the pulse on staffing and pay

Fresh insight into how businesses are coping with the Covid-19 situation and what actions they are taking in relation to staffing levels and redundancies...

Tourism in the Bay grapples with scale of slowdown

As is clearly evident, Tourism in New Zealand is hurting and the Bay of Plenty is no exception. As Tourism Bay of Plenty chief...

Survive and then Thrive

As a veteran of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis - like many other NZ business owners - and the difficult two years that followed,...

Tauranga Port still playing a crucial role for the Bay

Port of Tauranga has – along with the rest of the Bay’s businesses – been hit hard by Covid-19. In late March the port was...

Inland port hubs shaking up industrial sector

Bold inland port developments around the country are shaking up the industrial sector and bringing new efficiencies to the fast-evolving supply chain market. These intermodal...

Young professionals bring fresh governance perspective

The traditional image of the boardroom table being surrounded by people in middle-age and older, is increasingly becoming outdated. The modern boardroom is about...

2degrees confirms its support of customers

2degrees has outlined its approach to customer care in response to the impacts of Covid-19. CEO Mark Aue reassured customers that its mobile and broadband...

Help at hand for small businesses facing economic effects of Covid-19

Help is at hand for New Zealand’s more than 480,000 small businesses grappling with how to keep afloat during the changing economic environment caused...

Business (not) as usual

At Bay of Plenty Business News we are determined to continue publishing through the Covid-19 lockdown.

Positivity and good information crucial

March has certainly been interesting month. In the Bay we’ve gone from being flat out, with concerns about how we’ll cope with growth, to...