Bid to attract migrant workers video

Filipino migrant Teena Dela Cruz is one of many who have already made the trip to work and live in New Zealand.

7:30 AM  A new scheme for Canterbury hopes to attract migrant workers to settle in the region with their families.

Kids are big business gallery

Cameron Sigmund, 5, with a selection of collectables from the New World Little Shop promotion of 2014.

7:35 AM  Is the little collectables craze harmless family fun, or ethically questionable marketing?

SkyCity application heard

Artist's impressions of the redesigned SkyCity International Convention Centre.

Auckland Council is hearing SkyCity's resource consent application to build the International Convention Centre.

Health and safety law passes

New health and safety legislation will not define cattle farms as high risk, despite many deaths on New Zealand farms.

Controversial health and safety legislation, which does does not classify farms as high risk, has passed in Parliament.

Church rejects Easter trading video

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse comments on changes to Easter Sunday trading for businesses

Catholic social justice agency director Julianne Hickey said she was "surprised and appalled" by the proposed legislation.

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Bid to attract migrant workers video

Filipino migrant Teena Dela Cruz is one of many who have already made the trip to work and live in New Zealand.

7:30 AM  A new scheme for Canterbury hopes to attract migrant workers to settle in the region with their families.

SkyCity prepares for last hurdle

Auckland Council is hearing SkyCity's resource consent application to build the International Convention Centre.

PrimePort Timaru profits jump

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money

Top appliances revealed

Miele washing machines and dishwashers are rated among the best by Consumer NZ.

Consumer NZ says which are the best value dishwashers, washing machines, fridges and freezers.

‘Shaky’ data to axe kickstart

KiwiSaver's $1000 kickstart incentive was removed on the basis of inaccurate information, a group says.

there is mounting evidence that the executive lifestyle is not all it is cracked up to be.

A big salary is no dream

Having heaps of cash but no time may be a nightmare for your health and your relationships.

small business

A quilter's haven

Grandmother's Garden owner Hazel Wolff.

Hazel Wolff sold her home in Hamilton to set up Grandmother's Garden.

NZ firm in Chinese TV show

What do Pacific Aerospace and 100 million Chinese reality TV viewers have in common?

Can't get the traction you want on your business? Get customers, get revenue and prove those naysayers wrong.

How to get start-up respect

OPINION: I'm trying to get my business off the ground but I feel like people aren't taking me seriously.

world

Market ignores Amazon woes

Amazon stock is on the up, despite the  company not generating much in the way of profits.

The retail colossus is taking a savage beating in the court of public opinion, but investors are undeterred.

US stocks rebound sharply

Wall Street rebounded sharply on Wednesday after six days of big declines caused by China worries.

Walmart say the decision is unrelated to recent high-profile shootings.

Walmart pulling back on guns

The top seller of guns and ammunition in the US will stop selling some semi-automatic rifles.

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Kids are big business gallery

Cameron Sigmund, 5, with a selection of collectables from the New World Little Shop promotion of 2014.

7:35 AM  Is the little collectables craze harmless family fun, or ethically questionable marketing?

Coast trust grows to $126m

A loan for a plane to fly from Westport to Wellington, and one for a business website, were made by a West Coast fund this year.

Filipino migrant Teena Dela Cruz is one of many who have already made the trip to work and live in New Zealand.

Bid to attract migrant workers video

7:30 AM  A new scheme for Canterbury hopes to attract migrant workers to settle in the region with their families.

opinion & analysis

Sharemarket turmoil unscrambled

An investor checks stock information after Chinese shares slumped more than 7 percent on Tuesday after panic selling.

What does the volatility on world share markets this week mean for New Zealand investors? Grant Davies casts an eye over the indices.

The Kiwi airline that can

OPINION: It's been described as a feisty little airline, punching above its weight. But can Air NZ repeat its record profit?

Confused? The sharemarket volatility shows that you are not alone.

Avoid market fallout

Confused about what's happening on the markets? You're not alone.

farming

Surprise! It's quadruplets video

Janet Gray with a rare set of quad lambs born to a southdown ewe at the farm near Rongotea.

Southdown lambs aren't usually born in sets of four, but a Manawatu farm had broken the mould.

Landcorp hints at change

Landcorp is more than dairy, its CEO Steve Carden claims.

Landcorp's new branding for its products, Pamu.

Landcorp profit takes hit

Landcorp's net operating profit for the year has fallen 84 per cent to $4.9 million, down from $30m for 2013-14.

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