Privacy need stymies access to port workers’ vaccination levels

The Ministry of Health cites privacy as the reason for confusion about which port workers at the border have been vaccinated against Covid-19. One of the country’s biggest port service provider contractors, ISO, has told the Herald it is a challenge getting accurate data from the ministry’s Border Workforce Testing Register (BWTR) on employees who […]


Denver landlords need long-term rental licenses under new law

Denver landlords will be required to hold long-term rental licenses for each of their properties under a new law unanimously approved by the City Council on Monday night. In what’s believed to be the largest overhaul of the city’s licensing department, the licenses will take a couple of years to phase in and hundreds of […]


Five things you need to know about Black Friday

By now Black Friday is well under way with retailers working hard to get consumers to part with their dollar. The Herald rounds up all the information you need to know about the drawn-out flash sales event – what’s hot, what’s not and what to be mindful of when hitting the shops or shopping on […]


ANZ boss on the boom in home lending and the need for loan restrictions to come back

Home lending is booming but confidence outside of the housing market isn’t there yet and businesses are not borrowing because of the continued uncertainty, ANZ’s New Zealand boss Antonia Watson says. Speaking after the bank’s annual result was released on Thursday Watson said the bank was expecting October to be a record month for home […]

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‘You don’t need to thank us – just pray for us’

One morning in June, Deep Chand spotted a distraught family member of a Covid-19 patient standing outside the coronavirus ward in a hospital in India’s capital, Delhi. The man was desperately trying to speak to a doctor or nurse to find out about the condition of his relative who was a patient in the ward. […]