Abano suspends non-essential NZ dental work, may derail scheme

Jenny Ruth
Mon, 23 Mar 2020

Abano Healthcare is temporarily suspending non-essential services at its New Zealand dental clinics and said this may derail the scheme of arrangement shareholders approved on Friday. The company said it is following recommendations announced over the weekend from the New Zealand Dental Council and the Ministry of Health. Abano is seeking further guidance on the provision of emergency dental treatment, said chief executive Richard Keys. The company is closely monitoring the situation and recommendations in Australia and will assess the...
Infrastructure
Tui field inspection planned next month
Gavin Evans | Thu, 16 Jul 2020

The government wants to complete an undersea inspection of the Tui oil field next month as it prepares for decommissioning of the facility. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is se...

Policy FREE
Work visa changes cuts both ways
Brent Melville | Thu, 16 Jul 2020

Changes to work visas focused on getting more Kiwis into jobs are a double-edged sword, hindering recruitment while making it more difficult for business and industry to hang onto skilled, productive...

Election 2020
ELECTION 2020: Nikki Kaye quits politics, Adams to follow?
Pattrick Smellie | Thu, 16 Jul 2020

Todd Muller's brief leadership of the National Party has claimed another victim, his deputy Nikki Kaye, who will retire from politics at the Sept. 19 election.