Snapper catch increase welcomed

Snapper catchers in the top of the south are welcoming the new sustainability measures which come into effect on October 1.

As new sustainability measures come into effect for fish species in the top of the south, local advocates have welcomed the "landmark decision" for the local snapper fishery.

OIO warns Onetai farm buyer

Onetai Station

Argentinian buyers of Onetai Station could be forced to sell farm if convicted of pollution incident in Argentina.

Sky TV gloves up for fight

New Zealand Heavyweight Boxer Joseph Parker. Burger King Road to the Title by Duco Boxing. Auckland, New Zealand. ...

Broadcaster ready to knock down illegal live streams of Saturday's heavyweight boxing bout.

Kirks chair tied to receivership sale

An empty lot at 7a Waiu St, Wainuiomata has been used as a landfill site.

Abandoned 2.2 hectare site partly owned by former Kirkcaldie's chairman up for sale.

Stobo in ponzi 'identity theft'

Paul Clifford Hibbs, pictured in 2001, is being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office.

High-profile businessman Craig Stobo named as director in alleged Ponzi's prospectus.

Guide lodge sale on hold

The main lodge at Otimai, which supporters say is full of guiding memorablia.

Opponents to the sale of girl guiding's spiritual home in Auckland took the motto "be prepared" to heart.

Fletcher Building CFO resigns

Fletcher Building chief executive Mark Adamson says outgoing CFO Gerry Bollman significantly improved the financial ...

Internal replacement Bevan McKenzie the new CFO.

Airport restarts runway consent

An Air New Zealand plane takes off from Wellington Airport.

Wellington Airport asks councils to 'un-pause' application for controversial runway extension.

Couple lose $650,000

Mapua, near Nelson, where John Docherty and his wife were weeks away from building a new home.

A couple on the eve of building a home for their retirement years fear they've fallen victim to a "Ponzi scheme".

Thieves frustrate forestry firms

Thousands of dollars worth of forestry equipment have gone missing from skid sites in the region.

"If I stole $10,000 worth of shoes it'd make headline news. We lose a $25,000 grapple and the police don't mention it."

Little Garden goes for big price

A full set of New World's Little Garden seedlings has sold on Trade Me for $210.

One person has paid $210 for a set of plants worth $42.

Gigabit broadband arrives

Gigabit broadband will be available across much of the country from Saturday.

Ultrafast broadband is here, but speed hike of 'no interest' to consumers says testing company.

Coffee prices could increase

Coffee commodity prices have risen on fears that the world's largest coffee producing nation, Brazil, will facing a ...

Coffee prices could increase due to drought in Brazil but there are far greater cost variables to worry about, coffee association says.

Bumper cruise season ahead

There will be 33 cruise ships visiting New Zealand over the summer.

New Zealand will welcome a record number of cruise ships to its shores this summer.

Multimillion-dollar claims rejected

Mainzeal construction headquarters, Victoria St, Auckland

Liquidators of collapsed firm Mainzeal have rejected more than $36 million worth of claims made by out-of-pocket creditors.

How they make it: Carpet video

Each beam holds about 300 kilograms of yarn.

Ever wondered how the carpet in your home was made? Roll up and find out.

Little Garden bidding war

More than 120 bids have been placed on a Trade Me Auction for the complete range of New World's new collectables, Little ...

As bids on a full set pass $200, could get the same plants at a garden centre for $42.

Manager's 'sxy' dismissal unfair

Andre Nel worked for ASB for 18 years, rising to the position of senior commercial manager a year before he was ...

A married ASB senior manager declared his love for a "super-hot" staff member, then was fired.

False Christmas promises

Sales Concepts sold a range of electronic goods, including phones, tablets and speakers, to consumers door-to-door using ...

Customers were misled about their laybys by door-to-door seller Sales Concepts.

Airline workers on trial for violence video

A shirtless Xavier Broseta, Executive Vice President for Human Resources and Labour Relations at Air France, is ...

Two Air France bosses had to flee over a fence when protesters ripped their shirts off.

Rent cut for 'labour of love'

The historic Gough Chambers in Worcester Boulevard remains vacant.

Owners slash rent and offer rent-free period in bid to attract tenants to Christchurch heritage building.

Airways confirms training deal

Airways New Zealand head of training Sharon Cooke says the relationship with Washington Consulting Group is important.

Airways delivers training across three continents.

Telcos told off by minister

unhappy computer user

Spark and Vodafone top watchdog's complaint list while gripes about Trade Me sellers also jump.

'Electric highway' for NZ

The Rt Hon Simon Bridges, BMW NZ managing director Florian Renndorfer and Charge Net CEO Steve West.

This time in two years, there will be 100 EV charging stations from Kaitaia to Invercargill.

$150 bid for Little Garden video

The auction for the New World seedling kits closes on Wednesday.

These popular little pots set a high water mark for supermarket promotions, expert says.

Twitter up for sale?

Could Twitter end up in the hands of Disney.

Twitter could sell for up to US$16 billion and there could be some serious interest.

$150m Johnsonville revamp

The redeveloped Johnsonville Shopping Centre will cost more than $150m and include space for 120 retailers, a cinema and ...

Tenants feared the shopping centre was dying a slow death but 'game-changing' plans are back on track.

Roading contracts corrupt - Crown

Two men linked to Auckland Transport and facing corruption charges are standing trial in the High Court.

Two men on trial over corruption charges relating to over $1 million in Auckland roading contracts.

Hellaby bid improves auto market

Bapcor chief executive Darryl Abotomey says would make the clear Australasian leader in the automotive market.

Takeover would improve the service and range of automotive products in the country.

NZ joins the space race video

Rocket Lab's launch platform on Mahia Peninsula is the first private orbital launch site in the world.

Nasa is one of the customers signed up for Rocket Lab's Mahia launch site, which is now open for business.

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