A powerful exhibition telling stories of people with first hand experience of the criminal justice system will be launched this month, providing an insight into the collateral consequences of imprisonment.
Having been in the construction industry for 45 years, Naylor Love CEO Rick Herd gives the following advice when it comes to leadership. “You’ve got to be able to listen and put yourself in the other person’s shoes. You’ve got to have empathy; genuinely care about people; and be prepared to change your mind when there’s a better idea or better way.”
New Zealand’s biotech industry is on the cusp of a massive surge, boosting the economy and exports through the growth of new world technologies, including the use of gene technology, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says.
The U.S. and Canada agreed to a trade deal with Mexico, setting the stage for their leaders to sign the accord by late November in a region that trades more than $1 trillion annually Industry Week report.
The three countries reached an agreement to replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a joint statement from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland on Sunday. The new deal will be called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.
The accord involves improved access to Canada’s dairy market for U.S. farmers, stronger intellectual property provisions, and tighter rules of origin for auto production, according to two senior Trump administration officials who spoke to reporters on condition of anonymity.
Canadian auto exports up to a certain threshold will not be impacted by any U.S. tariffs on foreign cars, according to three people familiar with the matter. The agreement offers Canada some cover from the Trump administration’s threat to impose duties on car imports for national security reasons. . . . read on . . . >
On Friday 5 October, Ports of Auckland will take delivery of three giant new container cranes. The cranes, which stand 82.3 metres tall and weigh 2,100 tonnes, will arrive by ship, creating a dramatic sight as they enter the Waitematā Harbour from approximately 7am until 8am. The cranes can be viewed from anywhere on the harbour.
A UC Smart Ideas proposal that aims to create ‘Eco-rubber seismic-isolation foundation systems’ that will improve the seismic resilience of low-rise buildings has been approved for funding of $1 million by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE).