NZ wages outpace Australia's

Australian wages are expected to stall while the verdict on New Zealand wages is still out.

9 min ago  New Zealand's wages expected to rise as Australia's fall.

Aged care workers not paid well, says union

Kiwi anti-child labour initiative underway

Job market is growing

Job hunters benefiting from an overall increase in job listings on Trade Me.

2:33 PM  The job market is looking healthy despite waning employment confidence, according to Trade Me.

Livestock division investigated

PGG Wrightson chief executive Mark Dewdney addressing the company's annual meeting in 2013.

14 min ago  PGG Wrightson has been investigated by the Commerce Commission for breach of the Commerce Act.

NZ dollar falls on Greek vote

People celebrate in front of the Greek parliament as the people of Greece reject the debt bailout by creditors.

2:08 PM  Greece's rejection of a bailout offer has sent the New Zealand dollar down to a new five-year low.

Hanover settles for $18m

Freezing orders over Mark Hotchin's assets, which have been in limbo since 2010, will be lifted.

"If we’d gone to trial, the money on the table now would be seriously diminished," says boss Rob Everett.

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Job market is growing

Job hunters benefiting from an overall increase in job listings on Trade Me.

2:33 PM  The job market is looking healthy despite waning employment confidence, according to Trade Me.

NZ dollar falls on Greek vote

Greece's rejection of a bailout offer has sent the New Zealand dollar down to a new five-year low.

FMA defends $18m Hanover settlement

Woman killed in farm accident

money

Cheesy ad boosts tax refund payouts video

Inland Revenue has spent $41,000 on a series of tax refund videos based on 1980s aerobics.

A cheesy aerobics video ad campaign has led to Inland Revenue handing out an extra $50 million in tax refunds.

More mortgage rate cuts?

Floating mortgage rates are tipped to fall sharply this year, but depositors will feel more pain.

A spat between valuers has exposed deep confusion about the way stolen jewellery is valued.

Jewellery theft victims underpaid

Warring valuers are at odds over how to value lost antique jewellery.

small business

Crowdfunding key for taco truck

Lucky Taco owners Sarah and Otis Frizzell are looking to raise $100,000 to get their products into supermarkets.

Sarah and Otis Frizzell made a bold move to launch their range of taco kits and Mexican pickles.

Selling a start-up in my teens

OPINION: Teen entrepreneur Jake Millar shares his five top tips for success.

Wildfire Interactive founder Victoria Ransom says being likable helps New Zealand entrepreneurs.

High-flyer's tips for startups

Kiwi Victoria Ransom, who sold her business to Google, has some advice for Kiwi business owners.

world

Where next after Greece's No vote? video

A referendum campaign poster that reads "Yes" (Nai) is seen on a bus stop with a graffiti that reads "No" (Oxi) on it in Athens, Greece.

With 100 per cent of the ballots counted, Greece has voted 'no' to a bailout.

Thousands rally, 'yes' camp takes slim lead

Thousands of Greeks stage rival rallies ahead of a weekend referendum that may decide the country's Euro future.

A NO graffiti is seen next to a Japanese tourist siting at the entrance of the Athens Academy, Greece, July 4, 2015. With less than 24 hours to go until a referendum on the conditions of a new bailout deal, Greek officials prepare polling stations, as the latest opinion polls show 'Yes' and 'No' sides neck-and-neck. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

7 things to know about Greece's debt crisis

Greece has voted no and is on the brink of becoming the first country to leave the euro zone.

better business

Let's Be.Accessible New Zealand

Be.Accessible CEO Minnie Baragwanath

2:52 PM  New Zealand has an extraordinary history of leading social change movements.

Breaking the 'brogrammer' stereotype

OPINION: The IT industry is taking giant leaps in encouraging and nurturing women through successful technology careers.

Andrew 
uses Bow, his demonstration horse, to address clients on one of his leadership courses.

Meet NZ's horse whisperer gallery

He should also be known as a ‘people whisperer' the methods he uses to tame horses work just as well on businessmen and troubled children.

opinion & analysis

Greek dramas – lessons for New Zealand

A referendum campaign poster that reads 'Yes (Nai)' is seen on a bus stop with a graffiti that reads 'No (Oxi)' on it in Athens, Greece.

OPINION: Our markets are at the mercy of global sentiment.

Belt-tightening will follow rates rises

OPINION: With average 9.9 per cent rates rises, it's time for Aucklanders to tighten those belts again.

Zac de Silva says doing things the same way all the time can be bad for business.

Prioritise to push ahead

One of my favourite funny pictures of all time is of three Lego characters.

farming

Gay marriage hasn't hurt NZ trade

Australian Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce believes gay marriage could affect his country's trade with Asia.

New Zealand's trade with Asia has increased since same-sex marriage was legalised, rubbishing Aussie minister's claim.

Woman killed in farm accident

A 32-year-old woman has died after an incident on a Southland farm.

PGG Wrightson chief executive Mark Dewdney addressing the company's annual meeting in 2013.

Livestock division investigated

15 min ago  PGG Wrightson has been investigated by the Commerce Commission for breach of the Commerce Act.

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