Entries by Farming Growth



The Government have announced a range of measures addressing the supply and demand for residential properties. The three main announcements are: Increase to the bright line test from 5 years to 10 years effective from 27 March 2021 Changes to the treatment of times when a property is not the owner’s main home Intention to […]

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Our PKF Dunedin Director, Jono Bredin has released his PKF 2020 budget summary.  Previously provided on budget day, from the depths of the Beehive in what he fondly referred to as the “Budget lockdown”. However, the term ‘lockdown” has taken on a whole new meaning for New Zealanders this year. Amid this global COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Campbell’s Comment – Drought Bulletin

There’s no denying it’s been tough times over the past few months for our agricultural sector dealing with, what some are saying is, Hawke’s Bay’s worst drought in decades.  Coupled with other regions also affected by a drought and the restrictions imposed by a lockdown, it’s been the perfect storm. This time last year many […]

New Zealand’s Moving to Level 2

New Zealand’s Moving to Level 2 Last week we heard what Level 2 was going to look like and on Monday the Prime Minister announced that we would move to Level 2 at midnight on Wednesday 13 May 2020 (tonight). At Level 2 it is not “back to normal” as there are some restrictions and […]


As we await the announcement of Alert Levels at 4pm today, we take a quick look at developments effecting businesses, and offer some advice to assist you to survive and recover. Return to Level 2 Most of you will have already familiarised yourselves with what you can and cannot do, and how you need to […]

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Complimentary Webinar – Summary of Government Support

Are you struggling to keep up with all the COVID-19 financial support information coming your way?  Do you need help to determine which financial support package/s offers the most value to your business situation? If you missed our complimentary webinar last week, please click here  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/2353653479884434445 to watch this recorded session, covering: The Employer Wage Subsidy […]


Small/Medium Business Cashflow Loan Scheme Announced Today…

The Government will provide interest free loans for a year for small/medium businesses impacted by COVID-19. They recognise that many businesses have had little or no revenue through Level 4 and into Level 3.  These loans are to assist with cashflow requirements and ensure that core business operating costs can be met. Businesses employing 50 […]


Government assistance/funding announced for NZ Businesses

More Government assistance and grant funding announced for NZ Businesses   Grant Funding for Businesses: This latest round of Government business support includes grant funding through the Regional Business Partner (RBP) programme. Sound business continuity planning and cashflow forecasting has never been so important. We’ve all had enough surprises so it’s essential that your plans and […]


Complimentary Business Continuity Webinar

We recently hosted a complimentary business continuity planning webinar.  The purpose of the webinar was to: Help you build resilience in your team and family at this time. Outline the things you should consider now to minimise the impact on your business. Share a process, a guide and a template for creating your Business Continuity […]