Price of beer to rise

Overseas-owned breweries Lion, DB and Independent Breweries are all hiking beer prices by the end of April.

Lion, DB and Independent Breweries are all hiking their prices.

Fonterra CIO resigns

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A Fonterra milk truck outside Victory Primary. 

Fine generic Fonterra milk in for schools lite dairy 403 life

Fonterra's chief information officer has resigned but the company is tight-lipped on the details.

Kiwi wealth on the rise

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Spending $80 more on average. money wallet generic cash notes bills

New Zealanders combined make a trillionaire - just. Our wealth hit $1,019,146,000,000.

Big fishery catch gap possible

GOOD EATING: Tarakihi

Level of fish caught in NZ waters could be three times higher than recorded, leaked report says.

Liquidator plans action

Phil Doyle /Fairfax Media; Mainzeal construction HQ Victoria  St Auckland

Mainzeal liquidator believes it can make a number of legal claims.

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industries

'Work together' over port

The size of the proposed wharf extensions, shown in purple. Bledisloe Wharf is on the left, Fergusson Wharf on the right.

7:14 PM  Auckland mayor meets port reps, lobby groups and others over controversial port expansion plan.

Big fishery catch gap possible

Level of fish caught in NZ waters could be three times higher than recorded, leaked report says.

Mainzeal liquidator plans action

Price of beer to rise

money

Interest advice on credit cards

'RESPONSIBLE' MOVE: Only a third of US customers paid their credit card off in full, while in New Zealand that figure was over half.

Credit card users will get a warning that paying off less now will cost them more later.

Nightmare on Loan Street

Mortgagee sales attract bargain hunters like a harrier hawk to roadkill.

Credit card, eftpos, electronic sales, retail

Credit card sweetener warning

Customers advised to take care as banks fight for new business.

small business

Designers choose Kiwi-made

Designer Jon Dyball and operations officer Anita Lock from designer brand High Society.

Customers are now looking for the New Zealand-made tag when buying boutique clothes, New Zealand designer Jon Dyball says.

Awards for joinery businesses

Joinery companies received a confidence boost after being recognised at the first regional Master Joiners Awards held in Nelson.

TAKING IT EASY: Disgruntled employees can do a great deal of damage in the weeks between resigning and leaving.

The easiest 4 weeks of your life?

Disgruntled employees can do a great deal of damage in the weeks between resigning and leaving.

world

Kiwi on A$1.9m bribery charge

Sky's the limit: The CBA announced a first-half profit of $4.62 billion this morning.

Kiwi is second person to be charged with corruptly receiving payments from a supplier.

Warren's buffett all junk-food

Warren Buffett's investment advice may be smart, but his breakfast of Coke and potato sticks isn't.

GIVING IT AWAY: "You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripples for change," Apple CEO Tim Cook said.

Apple CEO to donate fortune

Apple CEO joins the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth.

better business

Fair trading?

Hands off the family home.

Bank and real estate company are being sued for more than $1m after property deal soured.

C'mon bosses, give fans a break

Bosses should be willing to cut their staff a little slack come Monday morning, Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce says.

Bridget Smith, partner at SBM Legal.

Live chat: Employment matters

Have any work-related questions? Lawyer Bridget Smith is here from midday to give some answers.

opinion & analysis

Auckland port defends plan

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Bledisloe wharf, Container Terminal, Auckland. Ports of Auckland. Containers. Container ship. cargo

OPINION: Ports of Auckland CEO says the port can't handle Auckland's growth without extra room.

Secret settlements apply to staff

OPINION: A disturbing trend has emerged of employees having a crack at former employers, despite agreeing to confidential settlements.

Columnist Pattrick Smellie

Report calls for overhaul of red meat industry

OPINION: When it comes to arguments over how to structure New Zealand agriculture, it seems there's nothing new under the sun.

farming

Teen shearing champ dies

Shaylyn Te Huia, 16, died unexpectedly in Te Kuiti on Monday.

Shearing community in shock after an up and coming champion dies unexpectedly.

Price rises predicted

Sheepmeat and beef prices are predicted to rise in April.

20062014 News/Alden Williams/The Nelson Mail

A Fonterra milk truck outside Victory Primary. 

Fine generic Fonterra milk in for schools lite dairy 403 life

Fonterra CIO resigns

Fonterra's chief information officer has resigned but the company is tight-lipped on the details.

unlimited

Cloud in unexpected places

UNEXPECTED PLACES: It would be easy to think that the farming, fishing and forestry industries are immune to shifts in technology, but nimble business thinking and agile technologies are changing the local game.

It would be easy to think the farming, fishing and forestry industries would be immune to shifts in technology, but you'd be wrong.

Telcos under the gun

Consumer NZ says internet providers are doing a worse job and customers are more likely to be dissatisfied.

DAVID MCLEAN: Acting NZ chief executive since June last year, when he was flown in from New York.

Kiwi gets top job at Westpac NZ

David McLean was drawn home from the bright lights of New York City by the allure of his "dream job".

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