Tertiary Education sending wrong signals

Kieran Madden “The higher education system is a colossal waste of time and money –far more about signalling to future employers than gaining skills and knowledge.” The above is a provocative (and highly educated) comment of Economist Bryan Caplan, author of the recently-released book, “The Case Against Education.” Without going quite so far, I think he is onto something. Skills…

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Trade Intelligence Dashboard released

Supplied Content The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released its New Zealand Trade Intelligence Dashboard, illustrating New Zealand’s trade, investment and visitor flows with all its trading partners. Sector Trends Manager Mark Gordon said that the New Zealand Trade Intelligence Dashboard uses Stats NZ data and can be customised to suit the user’s needs to get optimum…

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Vehicles with airbag safety issues recalled

Kris Faafoi About 50,000 vehicles with Alpha-type Takata airbags are subject to a compulsory recall as the government protects New Zealand drivers and passengers from the unsafe airbags. The new measures put in place include intensive monitoring of a further 257,000 vehicles also requiring repairs to replace non-Alpha Takata airbags. The New Zealand Transport Agency is also introducing new measures…

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Women In Real Estate – Priya Shankar

Priya Shankar is a Fiji-born Indian who joined Barfoot & Thompson, New Zealand’s largest privately-owned Real Estate company in August 2006. She started her career at their city-based Head Office as their Accountant. After giving birth to her son, she completed her Business Degree whilst working full time and was promoted to the position of Company Accountant. Earlier this year,…

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Women in Real Estate – Sheba Soundhar

With 14 years of experience in Real Estate in Auckland, Sheba and her husband Soundhar have collectively built a trustworthy reputation in the Real Estate industry by striving to never compromise the value of their work consistently protecting and supporting their clients’ interests. Sheba has been working for Barfoot and Thompson Grey Lynn branch for the past 14 years. Fine Attributes Clients…

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Women In Real Estate – Anjini Lata

Local Real Estate Group believes in the first instance that business moves forward and grows based on a simple formula: Honesty and Integrity. Local Real Estate was established precisely for that reason. We love to provide our customers Local Specialists with Local Knowledge but most importantly we are honest and upfront with them. Vital Q&A In every business Customers rightly…

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