BUSINESS

Big smiles for workplace dental scheme

A workplace initiative investing in employees’ dental care has got a lot of people smiling.Aisake Nu’u’s teeth are healthier and brighter sinc...

"Increased support for the here and now", "more needed to address living costs": Response to budget 2022

The cost-of-living crisis is front and centre in this year's budget, but Hawke's Bay-based financial experts say more could be done.  Low and middle-incom...

Watch Live: Wellbeing Budget 2022

KEY POINTS:• An emergency $1 billion cost of living package, giving a one-off payment of $350 to 2.1 million people.• The package also extends the 2...

Video: Food rescue organisation Nourished for Nil, feeds growing need as cost of living bites

Food rescue not-for-profit Nourished for Nil is seeing new faces from across the community due to Covid-19 and the increased cost of living.  Founder Ch...

End in sight for Napier Port's new $175 million wharf project

Napier Port's new $175 million wharf is one step closer to becoming operational, with the completion of key physical infrastructure Construction of the 350m wh...

Covid-19 recovery a "slow burn" for Hawke's Bay, industry expert says

As the end of Covid-19 restrictions loom, businesses in Hawke’s Bay – of which many are just hanging on – are looking ahead to a brighter and...

Hōhepa Hawke’s Bay win raft of medals at Cheese Awards

Hōhepa Hawke’s Bay has won a raft of medals, including two golds for its artisan Vintage and Danbo cheeses, at the prestigious NZ Champions of Cheese Awar...

Local media professional "Kiino Krystal" launches into the world of Podcasts.

Crystal Edwards, whose stage name is Kiino Krystal, is adding another string to her bow with her latest creative venture, her podcast - Reo Struggles Kiinokast....

Te Mata Four Square to remain closed for at least eight weeks following fire

The doors of Te Mata Four Square in Havelock North will remain closed for at least another eight weeks following a fire at the store earlier this month. In a F...

Hawke's Bay's councils support establishment of regional development agency

The region’s five councils have unanimously agreed to support the establishment of a new regional development agency. This will see a joint annual invest...

Napier data dashboard makes award finals

A custom-made data dashboard that describes Napier’s economic and social wellbeing has gained a place in the ALGIM Awards finals for Digital Project of th...

EIT wine student honours father with scholarship in his name

A new scholarship for students studying for EIT’s Graduate Diploma of Oenology (Wine Science) has been established by a current student who wants to honou...

Syrah takes top honours at Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards

Syrah was declared the Champion Wine of the Show beating Chardonnay which had previously won for three consecutive years.  The Church Road McDonald Series...

Influencers and branded tram announce Rockit's arrival in Hong Kong

A branded tram, influencers and a pop-up event have launched Rockit Global's new brand to the Hong Kong market.  The Hawke’s Bay snack sized apple c...

Experienced academic manager to head EIT Business, Computing Schools

EIT has appointed John West, an experienced academic leader and tertiary manager, as the new Head of the Schools of Business and Computing. Mr West was the Pro...

Young Enterprise Students prepare to sell their products and services at Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market

This weekend's Hawke's Bay Farmer's Market will be brimming with students from the region's school's selling the products they have spent most of the year desig...

Hawke's Bay's new airport terminal opens for business

Hawke's Bay Airport has been on a turbulent flight since expansion plans were first drawn, but the project has successfully landed with the result being a new,...

EIT Apprentice blazing a trail in horticulture

Saffron Wilson thought she wanted to be a hairdresser, but soon realised that working outdoors was her passion and now the 22-year-old is blazing a trail for wo...

EIT graduates excel in Hawke’s Bay Young Fruit Grower of the Year

EIT’s strong horticulture programmes proved their worth again with two graduates finishing on the podium at this year’s highly acclaimed Hawke&rsquo...

Hastings District Council launches lightbox photo competition

Hastings’ city centre will soon come alive with large-scale photos taken by local residents, thanks to a competition launched by Hastings District Council...