Ports, truckers warn of looming freight blockages

Gavin Evans
Thu, 26 Mar 2020

Gavin Evans
Thu, 26 Mar 2020
Ports and freight handlers have signalled the need to keep all cargoes moving off the country’s wharves to ensure essential supplies can continue to get delivered.The Road Transport Forum today urged the government to take a pragmatic approach in the current lockdown to ensure that exporters and importers of non-essential goods are still able to move consignments.Ports of Auckland, the country’s largest import terminal, said cargoes are moving well at the moment but that could change in coming weeks if customers aren’t able to receive goods, ei...
Opinion FREE
JEHAN CASINADER: Why the diversity debate really matters
Jehan Casinader | Sat, 30 May 2020

When I was an ambitious teenager, desperately trying to get a foothold in the competitive TV news business, the boss of a major current affairs show told me: “You’re the right colour to be on this pro...

BRIAN GAYNOR: Stuff – Deal of the century or has Boucher caught a falling knife?
Brian Gaynor | Fri, 29 May 2020

Sinead Boucher’s purchase of Stuff for just $1 could be the deal of the century.

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares outperform weaker global markets
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 29 May 2020

New Zealand shares edged higher today as positive earnings counterbalanced a weak lead from Wall Street as investors eyed escalating US-China tensions. The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 25.72 points, or 0....

Telcos in lockdown, and beyond

Geoff Thorn, CEO, NZ Telecommunications Forum says modern connectivity was a major benefit during lockdown, so it’s important to ensure long term sustainability of the networks