Warning over home fuel storage

Petrol bowser.

People making the most of low fuel prices are even trying to fill up empty soft drink bottles at the pumps.

Bank fee case eyes Aus outcome

NZ money, coins, cash

Fair Play on Fees is awaiting the result of a similar stoush in Australia before it proceeds any further.

Kiwi hits fresh three-year low

NZ dollar down

NZ dollar tumbles against the greenback as markets predict the Reserve Bank will cut the official cash rate this year.

Kupe results positive: NZOG

Kupe

Partners in the gas and oil field may be able to get more out of existing reservoirs and get into previously untapped reserves.

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Fears Capital Craft Beer Co would be would be just another "common variety bottle store"  were allayed after owner James Tucker agreed to sell only high quality alcohol and close at 9pm.

Beer snobbery reaches new heights in the capital, with proposed bottle store only selling top-notch booze.

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Kiwi hits fresh three-year low

NZ dollar down

NZ dollar tumbles against the greenback as markets predict the Reserve Bank will cut the official cash rate this year.

Kupe results look positive: NZOG

Partners in the Kupe gas and oil field may be able to get more out of existing reservoirs in the field and get into previously untapped gas reserves.

Bank fee case awaits Aussie outcome

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money

Behind the doors of a private bank

A pile of gold bars at the Czech National Bank in Prague

ANZ doesn't advertise its service to NZ's "one percenters" but has had to turn away hopeful applicants.

Getting a fairer insurance deal

Consumer watchdogs want to make it harder for insurers to avoid paying out when customers fail to disclose information.

New Zealand dollars

Interest rates likely to remain static

The Reserve Bank is likely to put interest rates firmly into neutral this week, with a "high hurdle" to cut rates and no need to flag a rate rise down the road, economists say.

small business

A 'goody bag' without the waste

Show-stopper: ShowSmart chief executive Marie-Claire Andrews says the company is delighted to connect with the biggest technology expo in Australasia.

A Wellington company's "virtual goody bag" will be part of the actual goody bag at Australasia's largest technology expo in May this year.

Big deal for family firm

A tiny Motueka family company has taken on the big boys at sea and won.

Waste not, want not: Method Recycling supplies designer bins to help recycling fit into the modern office’s aesthetic and routine

Bin now a thing of beauty

To the madness of unsustainable corporate waste, a Wairarapa couple are quietly introducing a bit of method.

world

Sluggish Windows still hurts Microsoft

UNDER PRESSURE: Declining PC sales are hurting Windows sales for Microsoft, whose CEO Satya Nadella is seen here, but the market appears to be stabilising.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks during a Microsoft cloud briefing event in San Francisco

PC maker's quarterly profit slips to US$5.9 billion on strong US dollar and weak software sales.

Greeks celebrate in the streets

After snap election victory, leftist leader vows an end to the "humiliation and suffering" imposed by international creditors.

Euros

Forex traders furious after losses

A group of foreign exchange day-traders from around the world have vented their fury with a Sydney-based online broker.

better business

NZDF pays out for error

New Zealand Defence Force logo

An employment contract error meant an NZDF finance director got $73,000 more than he should in redundancy.

Events attendees get 'goody bag' without the waste

A Wellington company's "virtual goody bag" will be part of the actual goody bag at Australasia's largest technology expo in May this year.

'SAFE PAIR OF HANDS': Chris Quin said he wasn’t sure what his next career move would be.

Leaving Spark after 23 years

Senior Spark executive Chris Quin says there's no link between news of change and his decision to leave the telco.

opinion & analysis

Pitfalls of owing Inland Revenue

Geordie Hooft

OPINION: Do small-to-medium business owners have a strong sense of loyalty to their suppliers but less regard for the tax department?

Set your goals for a great new year

Business coach and director Zac de Silva shares his four-point plan to help put you ahead of the pack.

Susan Hornsby-Geluk

How staff bonuses can bite the boss

OPINION: Making promises about bonuses and other incentives to staff needs to be carefully considered.

farming

Fight on to halt wildings march

TODAY: A poisoning campaign has killed much of the pines.

Another battle being fought in the same area firefighters struggling to contain massive central South Island fire.

Water cuts could hit vineyards

Some grapegrowers in Marlborough may struggle to ripen their fruit if an irrigation scheme is shut off on Thursday.

Dirty dairying effluent.

$65,000 dirty dairying fine

A recidivist polluter has been handed the biggest fine for dirty dairying in Taranaki history.

unlimited

The drive of an economic revolution

A 'building block' approach to business allows organisations to rapidly innovate and reinvent themselves to stay ahead of new customer expectations.

APIs are the glue that tie pieces of technology together and the API economy is on the rise.

Pitfalls of owing Inland Revenue

OPINION: Do small-to-medium business owners have a strong sense of loyalty to their suppliers but less regard for the tax department?

CROWD PLEASER: CarbonScape executive director Tim Langley, left, is ‘‘delighted’’ with the $764,000 raised through equity crowdfunding platform Snowball Effect. Pictured with
microwave engineer Greg Connor, right, at their Riverlands factory.

Eco-firm breaks crowdfund record

Marlborough clean-tech firm raises more than $700,000 in NZ's biggest crowdfunding effort.

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