Business

New opportunities spring from pre-Covid work

Column: A word from . . . Enterprise Dunedin director John Christie. Otago had a challenge last year _ how to meet significant demand for...

Young entrepreneurs hard at work

Young Dunedin entrepreneurs are launching an exotic bitter berry product to battle acne. Bayfield High School economics teacher Lauren Sandri said her school had seven...

Chance to speak on behalf of business

A Dunedin businesswoman is proud to have shared her views with the Epidemic Response Committee last week. The committee reports to the House on matters...

Poultry operators adapt to survive

Dunedin poultry farmers are changing their target market after Covid-19 left them with an overabundance of eggs. Bloem's Pig and Poultry Farm co-owner Pieter Bloem...

Live, love, learn and earn in a different paradigm

COLUMN: A word from . . . The Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan. Note: This article was written before the Level 3...

Businesses to shift to ‘safe’ economic activity: Robertson

Minister of Finance Grant Robertson says the focus for businesses will move away from "essential" economic activity to what is "safe" under alert level...

Financial support you could be eligible for

Government is acting to support the economy with a $12.1billion support package. If you're not sure what assistance may be available, don't know who to...

Fivefold rise in pensioners working

The number of Dunedin pensioners in paid employment increased almost fivefold between 2001 and 2018, the latest data shows. Stats NZ data reveals the number...

‘Code Fun’ teaches preschoolers tech

  In a series, business reporter Shawn McAvinue asks people working in Dunedin five questions. Five questions with . . . Code Fun writer and director...

Time to support our communities

A word from Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan Two months ago I wrote a column talking the importance of business continuity plans,...
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