NZX offices get a facelift

NZX offices have been revamped. Main office open plan work space with original brick wall.

The New Zealand Stock Exchange has been given a makeover, a decade after the building was first modernised.

Student hostel sells for $33m

175 The Terrace, in Wellington, is the second hostel bought by Caniwi Capital from local developer Maurice Clark.

Once a home for the ANZ, a refurbished student hostel has been bought by local investors for $33.3m.

Burger King HQ on the market

A building which houses the head office for Burger King is up for auction.

The head office of fast food chain Burger King is up for sale on Auckland's North Shore.

Retailers sought for malls

Devonport Wharf is being redeveloped to add more retailers.

Search is on for retailers to join several new or refurbished retail hubs

Fightback against fuel prices

A group that has morphed into a fuel price "watchdog" may have some hints as you head away for the long weekend.

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industries

Burger King HQ on the market

A building which houses the head office for Burger King is up for auction.

The head office of fast food chain Burger King is up for sale on Auckland's North Shore.

Tricky to combat child poverty

OPINION: The new Budget provides a historic increase in benefits - but it could also create incentives for having more kids.

More than 600 new houses for Akl

Coal miner Bathurst to delist from NZX

money

Pet insurance: a need or a want?

Fourteen-year-old Sprocket has cost Debbie Darvill a fortune but she doesn't regret her decision to go without pet insurance at all.

It may not be for everyone, even when furry family members end up costing a fortune in medical bills.

Health insurer pays out $800m

New Zealand's biggest health insurer reveals the treatments it pays out most on for men and women of different ages.

Finance Minister Bill English says the Government will consider mass enrolment of workers in KiwiSaver now it doesn't have to pay them all a $1000 joining incentive.

KiwiSaver enrolment for all?

After scrapping the $1000 KiwiSaver kickstart, Government considers enrolling all workers.

small business

Xero foe MYOB raids capital

Ace Payroll has been bought out.

Aussie accounting software firm splashes out $14 million on Wellington-based Ace Payroll.

Home detention after tax dodge

Inland Revenue smelled something wasn't right from low number of cash sales at an Auckland restaurant.

Sunflower Cafe

Free coffee. What's the catch?

It's tough for cafes to compete, so it can take a new approach to get people through the door.

world

Futuristic Googleplex on the cards

Google has plans for a futuristic, canopied campus in Mountain View, California.

Google is planning the next step in its bid to build the futurist office complex it has planned.

Data breaches cost $5.2m a year

Study shows the cost of data breaches is rising for companies around the world and is now at about $5.2m a year.

The 160-page judgment didn't pull any punches about Gina Rinehart's role as trustee – or her behaviour.

Gina Rinehart saga not over

Australia's richest person and most powerful woman has suffered a A$5 billion blow.

better business

Gold Awards finalists announced

Some of the finalists of the 2015 Gold Awards arrive at the Wharewaka on Thursday night. From left: Olivia lsen (Uprise), Richard Capie (BRANZ) and Sara Orsborn (Mytrucking).

Wellington businesses are sharp, sophisticated organisations, Wellington Gold Awards organiser says.

Lying on your CV is risky

Every CV has a lie in it, but faking it to make it is very short-sighted.

29082013 Supplements Photographer John Nicholson/DominionPost. Stuart Boyce. Changed career from banker to tiler.

Wrong visa leads to fine

A Christchurch rebuild firm has been fined for hiring a tiler with the wrong immigration visa.

opinion & analysis

A Broker’s View: SkyCity Entertainment

Artist impression of the redesigned SkyCity International Convention Centre.

OPINION: SkyCity is rolling the dice with approximately $1 billion of investment over the next few years.

'Restrict foreign house buyers'

OPINION: Restrictions are needed stop Canterbury homes becoming "playdough for foreign speculators".

A man makes his way past a graffiti artwork titled "Death of euros" in Athens. The Greek government faces a debt deadline on June 5, when it must make a €1.5 billion repayment on IMF loans.

Contemplating the Grexit abyss

OPINION: Imagine if New Zealand were Greece facing financial ruin - the world would barely notice.

farming

Key did not visit NZ farm hub video

Awassi ewes at the Dammam, Saudi Arabia,  farm of Saudi businessman Hamood Al Khalaf.

PM John Key recently met the Saudi businessman who wanted to sue NZ for $20-30m but did not visit the farm hub.

Crop yields hold up

Cropping farmers are managing to maintain much the same grain yields as five years ago on a shrinking land base.

The country's biggest bank also paid $19 million in compensation to customers.

ANZ censured over swaps

High Court censure for breaching the Fair Trading Act concludes the bank's settlement.

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