Wynyard announces senior appointment

Craig Richardson, Wynyard Group chief executive, has named Chris Stauber as part of his team.

Wynyard Group looks to enhance its product development efforts.

'We're not just for hipsters' says cereal cafe

"We've worked hard and saved for years to achieve our dream", says Alan Keely who founded the the Cereal Killer Cafe with his brother.

The London cereal cafe recently targeted by activist hits back at detractors.

Brakes go on TPPA

The TPPA has triggered protests around the country in the lead up to the agreement being signed off.

An announcement on the biggest free trade deal in a generation has been postponed indefinitely.

Loan shark banned from lending

A former money lender sentenced at the Auckland District Court admitted personally loaning money to seven customers without providing any loan documentation to them.

A loan shark's "exorbitant and appalling" fees equated to as much as 260 per cent interest.

Striking staff picket Toll offices

Staff at transport and freight firm Toll are striking for three days.

Stalled wage talks have prompted 20 Toll Logistics staff to walk off the job for three days.

Being the boss on social media

Social media can be a tool to help you better manage your employees.

Turn social media into a tool to help manage your team more proactively.

NZ dollar higher against US dollar

The GlobalDairyTrade auction on Tuesday will be the economic event to watch for New Zealand this week.

The New Zealand dollar has opened higher against the US dollar this week, supported by disappointing US jobs data.

Controversial former supermarket site sold

The former Woolworths site on the corner of Tukapa St and Wallath Rd in New Plymouth has been sold.

A New Plymouth store at the heart of a stoush between two of New Zealand's supermarket giants has been sold.

Shunt a uni project-turned-business success

Nathan Hutchinson, left, teamed up with his former boss Bryce Moller to turn his university project into a successful business.

Courier services company Shunt started as a university project but is turning out to be a fast-growing success.

Tech entrepreneur partners with Skinny Mobile

The team from app company Postr, including head of partnerships Roger Shakes (left), founder Milan Reinartz, chief technology officer Mark Penman and head of sales Megan Hansen is already looking to expand into Asia.

App company Postr and Skinny Mobile have launched a new app that offers a win-win for users and advertisers.

Creator of ASB Goldstein ads dies

The much loved fictional banker Ira Goldstein played by New York actor Steve Mellor was one of David Waldmen's most memorable creations.

Prominent adman David Walden, who created the ASB's Goldstein campaign, has died.

'They need to be punished'

Intagr8 boss Murray Taylor at work last month, making a call on his break.

Dozens lay complaints about a controversial telephone billing and equipment company. Bought for $18, owned 1 minute

Sanmay Ved, a long-term lover - and short-term owner - of

Ex-Googler Sanmay Ved was the lucky buyer of, if only for a minute.

Fairfax on the move

An artist impression of the new Auckland office for Fairfax Media.

The media company's Auckland office move is the latest step in a real estate transformation.

Flipping over Pancake Rocks

MYOB general manager of SME solutions James Scollay enjoys some down time on Koh Lipe, Thailand.

Punakaiki holds a special place in James Scollay's heart.

Hire Plants powering property purchases

A house terrace before being dressed with rented greenery from Auckland business Hire Plants.

Business is blooming for an Auckland-based plant hire business which is taking advantage of the hot residential property market.

Forestry company fined over death

Tokoroa man Charles Finlay was killed in a forestry accident in 2013.

A logging company has been sentenced for their part in the death of Tokoroa man Charles Finlay.

From NZ to the moon

Peter Beck's company has signed a deal with Moon Express.

Rocket Lab signs deal with US company to launch three rockets to the moon.

FMA recovers $51m for investors

FMA chief executive Rob Everett says the regulator works to get the best outcome for investors.

Confidence in financial markets has risen after a few hard knocks, says watchdog.

Bachcare making South Island inroads

Leslie Preston, originally from New York, is founder of New Zealand bach website Bachcare.

Bachcare started from Hahei on the Coromandel and has moved south.

100 jobs going at NZ Steel

NZ Steel is battling to make savings demanded by its Australian parent.

Non-unionised workers face cuts as company seeks to save money.

Lyttelton and Port Otago vie for extra ship capacity

The New Era dredge in operation in New Zealand waters.

Rival South Island ports in Canterbury and Otago are spending up on harbour dredging

PWC swaps roles at Xero

PWC had been checking Xero's accounts since 2008.

Ernst & Young takes over the job of auditing Xero's accounts.

Wine industry rising

Cloudy Bay Winery in Marlborough.

Leading New Zealand wine finds it own flavour after 30 years.

PrimePort continues recovery

The port company's annual profit of $3.1m was a big jump on the previous year's surplus.

Timaru port posts a $1.3m dividend for the second year of its partnership with Port of Tauranga.

TVNZ's Dunedin office fights cuts

TVNZ says its latest restructuring will not change its focus on credible journalism.

Staff plan to put forward a business case to convince bosses to keep two roles from being axed.

Generation war at work

Older workers need to realise that Generation Y's confidence is not arrogance, a recruitment boss says.

Generation Y workers want to earn as much as they can, as quickly as they can, recruitment firm says.

'Phantom' finally admits to swindle

Loizos Michaels, pictured before being sent to prison. He will not have a chance at being released for another two years.

Man who conned millions out of notable New Zealanders says he's sorry.

ANZ's Kiwi boss faces a changing environment

Kiwi Shayne Elliott is the new chief executive of ANZ bank.

The environment facing ANZ's new Kiwi chief executive Shayne Elliott is a far cry from what Mike Smith inherited when he took the reins at the Asia-focused bank in 2007.

Overhaul for Malaysia Airlines

Nicknamed 'The Terminator', Malaysia Airlines chief executive Christoph Mueller has a history of turning struggling airlines around.

Malaysia Airlines will reinvent itself, including a possible name change, after last year's disasters.

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