As part of a new initiative called the Pacific Trades Partnership (PTP) the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has contracted Ara Institute of Canterbury to oversee skills assessments of tradespeople in the Pacific Islands.
European Union trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström says a trade deal with New Zealand is economically and strategically important for the massive European market in a world on the verge of a trade war reports Rebecca Howard for Newsroom.
Westpower has offered to gift $250,000 to a struggling polytechnic if it receives approval to access the conservation land it wants to build a hydro-electric plant on reports Farah Hancock for Newsroom.
Airbus has cut the ribbon on a new A320 family aircraft production line at its Hamburg, Germany facility. Hamburg joins existing A320 final assembly lines at Toulouse, France; Tianjin, China; and Mobile, United States.