To make the government’s Kiwibuild plan work, New Zealand will have to embrace factory-made homes that can be trucked in pieces to building sites and erected in a matter of days.
A survey by Perpetual Guardian has revealed that nearly nine out of ten Trustees (86 per cent) felt they were doing a good job – but fewer than half (42 per cent) were aware of recent law changes and court rulings. Read the full article …
“Retailers need to examine closely the reasons behind recent failures and ensure their business model is robust enough to withstand the challenges ahead,” says Conor McElhinney, partner with McGrathNicol. Read the full article here.
The Palms Shopping Centre in Christchurch has become the first business in the South Island to be awarded a Platinum rating for accessibility by social enterprise Be. Accessible.
The Government should regulate to end insurance commission abuses, Naomi Ballantyne, founder of Partners Life says.
Bayfair shopping centre manager Steve Ellingford is passionate about making the mall fully accessible, particularly with the high numbers of elderly visitors.
Pauline Gao, an adviser to Chinese investors and developers in Auckland, expects their interest to increase after Government moves.
Richard Conway of Pure SEO visited Sir Richard Branson’s private Caribbean paradise Necker Island, as part of a small group of international technology entrepreneurs.