Business

Mark Lister: Unpicking Bonus Bonds: What really happened to my $15 over the last 40 years?

Apparently, lots of people haven’t claimed their Bonus Bonds, hundreds of thousands in fact. Bonus Bonds have been around since 1970, launched by the Government as part of the old Post Office, which formed Postbank in the 1980s, then sold it to ANZ in the 1990s. ANZ has continued to operate the Bonus Bonds scheme […]

Business

Covid 19 coronavirus: Big employers on board with Government’s vaccine roll-out plans

Big business has begun talks with the Ministry of Health to help out with the Government’s Covid-19 vaccination roll-out programme. Some of the country’s largest employers are getting behind the planned vaccination drive when it is rolled out more widely to the community later in the year. Businesses have confirmed to the Herald that official […]

World News

Covid R-rate could be as high as 1.6 as fears grow of exponential rise in cases

England’s Coronavirus R rate has shot through the roof across the country and could be as high as 1.6, according to experts. Scientists have warned that the killer infection is growing as it’s reproduction rate is levelled at somewhere between 1.2 and 1.6. The R rate has been measured as being the highest since before […]