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Enhancements to Immigration Online

Media Release 8th October 2021 From late 2021, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will start delivering enhancements to its Immigration Online system, to speed up visa processing...

Small business at heart of economic recovery across APEC region

Media release 9th October 2021   The Minister for Small Business says support for small and medium enterprises will remain ongoing as the Asia-Pacific region moves through...

Self-isolation pilot opens today, 30th September

Media Release The goal of safely re-opening our borders and developing new ways for people to travel will start with a self-isolation pilot, COVID-19 Response...

IRD | final Business Transformation Release

Media Release 24 September 2021 Changes for employers Compulsory employer deductions for child support It will be compulsory for employers to deduct child support payments from newly liable...

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Round 3 applications are now open

Media Release  20 September 2021 Applications are open for COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 #3, and will close at 11.59pm on Thursday 30 September 2021. It is...

Financial Business Support

Financial Business Support Here is a snapshot of the financial support available to businesses.  Please check the full criteria by clicking the links provided, read...

Regional backing for domestic tourism

Hon Stuart Nash, Minister of Tourism has announced funding details for a new round of investment to promote and coordinate regional tourism. $26.6 million...

Travel corridor announced to bring in RSE workers in time for picking season

Those who attended Hon. Grant Robertson's 2021 Budget Discussion with the HB Chamber will be well aware of how hard our region has been...

Kilometre rates for the 2020-2021 income year

IRD have published an update to kilometre rates to calculate the allowable expense for using your vehicle for business purposes for the 2020-2021 income year. Tier...