Celeb chef owes creditors $1.6m

Celebrity chef Jo Seagar's failed business owes creditors more than $1.6 million.

Chef Jo Seagar's defunct cooking school and cafe owes creditors more than $1.6 million.

TPPA tips over video

While the TPP is expected to see widespread tariff reduction, Japan, Canada and Mexico may retain restrictions on dairy products.

11 min ago  In welcome news for Kiwi dairy farmers, Trans Pacific Partnership talks in Hawaii have failed.

Foreign invasion 'debunked'

**** Sold sign on a for sale house sign in Auckland. House for sale. Property sale. Real estate.
Picture By Brendon O'Hagan 17/08/2006 66819 Photographers Auckland  This is the property of the Sunday Star-Times

Data from real estate website shows only five per cent of visitors are Asian.

Debunking retirement myths

Often assumption about retirement are well off the mark. Are you prepared?

OPINION: Retirement is like another world with a different set of issues, opportunities and constraints.

Crush victim paralysed

31072015 News Photo:Fairfax NZ. Ashburton woman Te Atatu Hemi, 42, was working at Talley's Frozen Foods in Ashburton when several bins, stacked on top of a forklift, fell on top of her leaving her a paraplegic. She is pictured at Burwood's Spinal Unit earlier this month after a visit from the All Blacks.

A Canterbury woman may never walk again after a workplace incident involving bins toppling off a forklift.

Ad Feedback
industries

TPP critics prepare legal action video

The deal as it stands for New Zealand dairy farmers at TPP negotiations could mean a backwards step for the industry.

TPP negotiations could be nearing a conclusion without a decent dairy deal.

Inland port means more Timaru freight

A new $20 million inland port in Rolleston means more rail-freighted containers for Timaru's port, PrimePort Timaru's chief executive says.

New Canterbury inland port offers more choice

Two fishhooks found in Windows 10

money

More firms drop opt-out pricing

Nakedbus will no longer include optional extras by default on its website, the Commerce Commission says.

Jetstar increasingly isolated in requiring consumers to untick a box to avoid paying for extras.

FMA drops finance firm claim

Markets watchdog says there would be little chance of recovering funds from Capital + Merchant directors.

ANZ will give employees KiwiSaver top ups while on parental leave.

ANZ's parental leave perk

ANZ will give employees KiwiSaver top-ups while on parental leave.

small business

Reusable coffee cup wins awards

Co-owner of Ideal Cup Steph Fry with some of her award-winning reusable coffee cups.

A revolutionary new coffee cup made in Motueka has won two major awards in as many months.

Marton man's dirty business

Cleaning up a dirty nappy problem is the goal behind one man's new venture.

After coming up with the idea at the beach, it took Baz Brown five years to create a product.

Beach towels that repel sand

What do 300 million people who visit the beach each year have in common?

world

Rolling Stone editor quits, students sue

The Rolling Stone article 'A rape on campus' was later found to be fake.

Rolling Stone managing editor resigns in wake of now-retracted University of Virginia rape story.

Facebook profit slides 9 per cent

Social network owner spent heavily to boost mobile revenue and develop products like Instagram and WhatsApp.

Interim CEO of Twitter and CEO of Square Jack Dorsey.

Harsh criticism for Twitter

Twitter needs to act fast - simplify its core product and organise news feeds better, analysts say.

better business

Phoenix 'confident' over recall

Phoenix Organic Cola is among the drinks being recalled.

Soft drinks company believes it has pinpointed all affected batches.

Does a colleague have ADHD?

Adults with ADHD find it harder to climb the career ladder.

Ashburton woman Te Atatu Hemi, 42, was working at Talley's Frozen Foods in Ashburton when several bins, stacked on top of a forklift, fell on top of her leaving her a paraplegic. She is pictured at Burwood's Spinal Unit earlier this month after a visit from the All Blacks.

Forklift crush victim paralysed

A Canterbury woman may never walk again after a workplace incident involving bins toppling off a forklift.

opinion & analysis

Retirement myths debunked

Often assumption about retirement are well off the mark. Are you prepared?

OPINION: Retirement is like another world with a completely different set of issues, opportunities and constraints.

Performance reviews have a place

No one likes annual performance reviews, but they can be the best option sometimes.

Andrew King says the proportion of mortgages to investors is right where it should be.

Anti-property investor sentiment is misplaced

OPINION: Property speculators are running a different business to landlords, says Andrew King

farming

Westland lowers dairy payout

Chairman Matt O'Regan has passed on the grim news of likely lower payouts for Coast farmers.

West Coast farmers are coming to grips with their dairy co-operative removing $1 from its 2015-16 payout forecast.

Top dogs fetch $5700

A shortage of good working dogs pushed prices up at the Gore dog sale recently.

Kirsty and Ken Shaw of Elmore Station, Gisborne.

Where every day is a good day

Ken Shaw isn't looking for a career in governance, but he makes an ideal chairman for the Waipaoa Farm Cadet Trust.

Ad Feedback
special offers