BUSINESS

Napier Port Ocean Swim returns after Cyclone Gabrielle cancelled it last year

The Napier Port Ocean Swim, an annual event that was cancelled last year because of Cyclone Gabrielle, will go ahead at Perfume Point, Ahuriri beach on Saturday...

Unison’s Safe Sparks Goes Digital: Bringing electricity safety education to schools in a new and interactive way

Electricity distributor, Unison Networks (Unison) is launching a digital safety education programme to increase awareness of safety around electricity within it...

Unison Group finalises sale of fibre business to Tuatahi First Fibre

Unison has announced the finalisation of the sale of Unison Fibre Limited, to leading central North Island fibre network provider Tuatahi First Fibre. Unison F...

Video: Community upset over closure of Flaxmere New World

Flaxmere residents have voiced their upset over the closure of the local Flaxmere New World in the low socio-economic suburb of Hastings. Earlier this month Ha...

Steam rises again from Pan Pac

Almost a year since Cyclone Gabrielle flooded Pan Pac’s mill site at Whirinaki, steam has begun rising from one of the stacks. For nearly 50 years, Hawke...

Consumer Price Index increases 4.7 percent in the 12 months to December

New Zealand’s consumers price index increased 4.7 percent in the 12 months to the December 2023 quarter, according to figures released by Stats NZ yesterd...

Video: Hawke's Bay businesses keen to work together after tough year, says local Chamber of Commerce CEO

After a tough year with Cyclone Gabrielle and an economic crunch, local businesses are keen to work together to achieve success, says Hawke’s Bay Chamber...

Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers Trust to continue ownership of Unision after review

The Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers Trust will continue ownership of power utility Unison, after a five yearly ownership review. At a public meeting, Hawke&r...

Video: Ngāti Kahungunu has pathway to get back into a healthy financial situation, says executive chair Bayden Barber

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated (NKII) has a pathway to get back into a healthy financial situation, says the iwi’s executive chair Bayden Barber. Barbe...

Topline Contracting wins top honours at Datacom Hawke’s Bay Business Awards

Topline Contracting has claimed the Supreme Award at the annual Datacom Hawke’s Bay Business Awards.  Presented annually by the Hawke’s Bay Ch...

Video: Rockit Apples committed to Hawke's Bay despite expansion to South Island

Rockit Apples is still committed to Hawke’s Bay and has local expansion plans, despite recently announcing its intention to increase its operations to the...

Napier CBD Star Awards celebrate local business success

The Napier CBD business community gathered at the MTG tonight to celebrate the annual Napier CBD Star Awards. The awards are hosted by Napier City Business Inc...

Local construction company awarded contract to rebuild EIT | Te Pūkenga Hawke’s Bay campus

The rebuild of the EIT | Te Pūkenga Hawke’s Bay Campus is progressing well, with local construction company Gemco, who was awarded the main contract, maki...

Napier City Council renews Easter Sunday Trading Policy with no amendments

Napier City Council yesterday voted to keep its Easter Sunday Trading Policy without any amendments. The policy is required to be reviewed every five years, wi...

Finalists announced in Napier CBD Star Awards 2023

A cross-section of businesses have been announced as finalists for the 2023 Spark Business Hawke's Bay Napier CBD Star Awards. This year's awards ceremony, hos...

Iwi farewells Director of Te Reo, Tikanga and Mātauranga

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated (NKII) has farewelled Dr Jeremy Tātere MacLeod as the Director of Te Reo, Tikanga and Mātauranga, a role he has held for over 1...

Hawke's Bay Rockit Apples moves into South Island in partnership with Turley Farms

Innovative Hawke’s Bay company, Rockit Global Limited, is expanding its footprint across the country, with the first Rockit apples now growing in the Sout...

Te Whanganui ā Orotū Taiwhenua CEO resigns

Te Taiwhenua o Te Whanganui ā Orotu Chairman Hori Reti has paid tribute to the organisation’s CEO Tania Eden, who has announced her resignation. Reti sai...

Karamū High School students win top regional young enterprise award

A Karamū High School business enterprise has succeeded at all levels in the Hawke’s Bay Young Enterprise Scheme regional final.  Not only did Posie...

Call for input on initial growth areas of Napier and Hastings

Planning for residential and business development in Napier and Hastings over the next 30 years is underway, with input on initial growth areas being called for...