A Kiwi video game company founded in a New Lynn garage has sold up 80 per cent of its shares to a Chinese giant worth more than $800 billion. Chinese internet colossus Tencent Holdings has bought a controlling stake in West Auckland's Grinding Gear Games, which developed Path of Exile.
Migrants are heading back overseas - and this could be devastating for our building industry. The New Zealand Building Federation (NZBF) says the industry is desperate for workers, as there are still lots of jobs in the industry to be filled.
Fulton Hogan has bought Stevenson Group's construction materials units for an undisclosed sum, adding two quarries, four concrete plants and a lab testing facility at a time when infrastructure work is tipped to keep growing over the coming five years
More than 700 builders will come together in Rotorua on 25-26 May to celebrate the 20thAnniversary of NZCB, which was established to raise standards across the building industry, and to canvass key issues at a time when the sector remains under pressure from growing demand.
Digital Technologies has just been added to the New Zealand curriculum. Also bewilderingly referred to as computing, computational thinking, computer science or coding, the subject is being taught from primary school level.
Thursday’s budget shows that the economic diversification needed for a just transition for workers affected by climate change is under way, and the next step is a scaled up worker adjustment package, the CTU said today.