MP's tobacco rage

MP Marama Fox stormed off the set of The Nation after comparing tobacco industry spokesman Axel Gietz to a Nazi Germany ...

Marama Fox walks off TV set after comparing tobacco boss to Nazi Germany leader.

Sterling dive gets Kiwis buying

The British Pound took a dive on the outcome of the Brexit vote - good news for Kiwis travelling to the UK.

Kiwi travellers have been keen buyers of sterling after the Brexit vote caused the pound to slump.

Forget Brexit, ASOS is back

It was previously thought the website was down because of Brexit, but it turns out it was just a power outage.

Shoppers rejoice, the fashion website is online once more after being down for 24 hours.

KiwiSaver Brexit reveal

Traders from BGC, a global brokerage company in London's Canary Wharf financial centre react as European stock markets ...

KiwiSavers have to wait to find out what damage the Brexit's done to their retirement savings.

Brexit could lift mortgage rates

Thanks a lot. Brexit may well result in Kiwis paying more for their mortgages.

The threat of higher mortgage rates follows Brexit vote.

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MPs to cig-makers: 'butt out'

Former Maori Party leader Tariana Turia was a champion of plain packaging for cigarettes.

MP's boilover with Imperial Tobacco's spin doctor isn't the first time big tobacco's been told off.

Sterling dive gets Kiwis buying

The British Pound took a dive on the outcome of the Brexit vote - good news for Kiwis travelling to the UK.

Kiwi travellers have been keen buyers of sterling after the Brexit vote caused the pound to slump.

MP's tobacco rage

MP Marama Fox stormed off the set of The Nation after comparing tobacco industry spokesman Axel Gietz to a Nazi Germany ...

Marama Fox walks off TV set after comparing tobacco boss to Nazi Germany leader.

Business matters

Downer New Zealand upper South Island area manager Mike Reilly accepting the Civil Contractors NZ Nelson Marlborough ...

Civil contractor awards, technology workshops and a business innovation weekend in this weeks business matters.

KiwiSaver Brexit reveal

Traders from BGC, a global brokerage company in London's Canary Wharf financial centre react as European stock markets ...

KiwiSavers have to wait to find out what damage the Brexit's done to their retirement savings.

Forget Brexit, ASOS is back

It was previously thought the website was down because of Brexit, but it turns out it was just a power outage.

Shoppers rejoice, the fashion website is online once more after being down for 24 hours.

American Airlines takes off

American Airlines has started flying to New Zealand again.

The Auckland-Los Angeles flight breaks the monopoly Air New Zealand has enjoyed on the route since 2012.

Whose house is it anyway?

The Boulevard Park on Taylor subdivision in Blenheim has rules in place that all front facing windows must be vertical.

The bizarre subdivision rules designed to keep homeowners in check.

Brexit stuns investors video

The Brexit outcome stunned many investors.

Global markets buckled and US$3 trillion was wiped off stocks as Britain voted to leave the EU.

Brexit could lift mortgage rates

Thanks a lot. Brexit may well result in Kiwis paying more for their mortgages.

The threat of higher mortgage rates follows Brexit vote.

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money

Hip operations top health claims

Surgeries made up 73 per cent of total costs for Southern Cross.

Hip replacement costs health insurer Southern Cross more than any other surgical procedure.

Beware: IRD scam

The caller claims to be from IRD and says the police are about to arrive.

Markets think no Brexit video

Is a full nest a happy home?

Panama Papers

Pedro Almodovar's Julieta video

Director Pedro Almodovar leaves the Juliet' premier.

"If the Panama Papers were a film," the acclaimed Spanish director said, "we wouldn't even be credited as extras."

Greens donor in Panama Papers

Forbes Elworthy donated $15,000 to the Green Party in 2011 during the election campaign.

A wealthy Kiwi who gave the Greens $15,000 has been listed in the documents leaks.

Key reveals NZ trust numbers video

John Key's former lawyer Ken Whitney.

Prime Minister John Key says only 200 out of 500,000 MF trusts are linked to New Zealand. Oh, and Greenpeace has one.

The Kiwi trust wizard

Auckland accountant and lawyer Roger Thompson has been named as being associated with the Panama Papers leak.

He once worked for IRD, now his nondescript Auckland office is claimed to be a centre of tax haven activity.

small business

Tourist farmstays could be silver bullet, says Mayor

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Stock Photo - Bed and Breakfast Sign with No Vacancy

b and b, bed and breakfast, bed and breakfast ...

Matamata-Piako Mayor says farm-stays could be a win-win for farmers and tourists.

Stereotype or smart?

My Food Bag says this picture is is also being used in its advertising campaign for Bargain Box.

The only brown family featured on My Food Bag website is on the budget option.

Upholstery company on the rise

Caleb Hill, left, and Ian Mortimer, right, with their business mentor Jacob Klootwyk in their workshop at Mortimer ...

Two Richmond business partners have had a kick start with the help of an 83-year-old mentor.

Hot sauce sales firing

Havelock North resident and Xero chief executive Rod Drury, right, is among fans of a new spicy tomato sauce being ...

A spicy tomato sauce developed by enterprising Havelock North students is "flying out the door".

better business

Women go-getters recognised

Inductees to the 2016 Business Hall of Fame for Women Entrepreneurs are Glennie Oborn, left, Erica Crawford and Cilla ...

Three female entrepreneurs have been inducted into the 2016 Business Hall of Fame.

Welly and Auckland cheaper?

The Mercer Cost of Living Index shows Wellington dramatically dropped in the 2016 Cost of Living rankings.

Price of housing may be rising, but for foreigners getting jobs here, living in NZ may be getting cheaper.

Labels from the past

Alan Penfold said this German machine carries its weight by producing 7000 printed sheets an hour.

Don't forget to cross the "t" and dot the "i".

The people pick TSB Bank

The TSB Bank has been named People's Choice award winner by Consumer NZ.

Consumer NZ names TSB Bank as 2016 People's Choice award winner for banking.

opinion & analysis

Brexit puts spotlight on alliances

The Brexit 'remain' and 'leave' votes both affirmed the value of trading agreements.

OPINION: Split shows New Zealand is right to pursue trade alliances, not political ones.

LinkedIn not all pizza and beer

LinkedIn's constant notifications can drive you mad.

OPINION: Microsoft's Bill Gates has a vision for LinkedIn as being the Facebook for business networks.

Removing roadblocks

About 190 commercial development projects, worth more than $1.5 billion, are covered by the Christchurch City Council's ...

OPINION: Christchurch City Council has broken the back of its building consenting crisis and is working to become more business friendly.

Is it worth having medical insurance?

Tim Fairbrother

OPINION: Health insurance can be expensive - does it really pay off?

farming

Long harvest, bumper yield

Grape harvesters make their way up the Wairau Valley.

Marlborough harvest beats last year by 100,000 tonnes.

Saudi to the rescue

Dougal, an awassi sheep, took a starring role in The Hobbit. The breed is being used to improve New Zealand's sheep ...

He might not be allowed to send live sheep for slaughter to the Middle East, but businessman Hamoud Ali Al-Khalaf hasn't turned his back on his host country.

Kiwifruit licences sought after

Promoting kiwifruit German-style. The SunGold variety has proved a global hit.

Kiwifruit growers have bid for licences to plant 400 ha of gold product.

Buyers swoop on prime beef

A top price of $40,000 was paid for a rising two year old hereford bull bred by Matariki Herefords, Clarence River, ...

A top price of $40,000 was paid for a young Marlborough hereford bull.

world

Big Brexit losses for rich

Richard Branson was among people calling for Britain to stay in the European Union.

UK's 15 richest people saw nearly $8b stripped from them by the vote to leave the EU.

Brexit triggers $A fall

The Australian dollar dropped against the US, but went up against the pound.

Australian dollar plummets against, soars against pound following "leave" vote.

Asia, US markets take a dive

Stock prices in Japan have plummeted.

US and Asia markets end the day with big losses, amid turmoil over Britain's vote to leave the EU.

Brexit: Sterling, stocks in free fall video

The worldwide financial markets have been jolted by the vote.

Markets jolted worldwide as Britain looks set to exit the European Union.

People power can drive business transformation – but only if managers let it.

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