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Weldon resignation will boost MediaWorks video

Newshub presenters Mike McRoberts and Hilary Barry carried cases of alcohol into the MediaWorks head office following ...

MediaWorks chief executive resignation seen by public as a victory for the underdog, marketing expert says.

Buyer beware against 'fake' olive oil

Wayne Startup, chief executive of The Village Press olive oil company, says consumers need to know that some oils are ...

Imported olive oils that fail international standards on our shelves, says industry body.

Sneak peek at Huntly's $458 million roading project

Fulton Hogan HEB joint venture project director Tony Dickens.

Work has started on reshaping Waikato's northern gateway.

Scrap metal low payout

Digger operator Brian Mattock from Molten Metals transfers scrap metal into a baling machine.

 "Once you've shipped your scraps to one of the foundries in Auckland or Wellington you're left with almost nothing."

'Hobby' attracts Star Wars artists

Weta Workshop senior designer Paul Tobin and his business partner Kate Jorgenson have turned their hobby business and ...

Weta designer's book business has led to the country's first science fiction event specifically for artists.

Spotless ordered to pay worker $15,500

A former kitchen worker at Timaru Hospital has been awarded more than $15,000 for failings by her employer, Spotless ...

Spotless must compensate former kitchen worker for failures over workplace bullying.

BNZ's $500m dairy debt blow-out

30122014 News Photo: Mike Scott/Fairfax NZ. The BNZ building on Victoria Street in Hamilton. The Hamilton City Council ...

The bank's impaired loans have risen by half a billion dollars in the space of a year.

Gym wants to ban selfies

New Zealand gym chain Cityfitness banned excessive grunting in 2014. Now, the firm is investigating a selfie ban.

First Cityfitness took on excessive grunting, now it wants and end to workout photos.

Foreign trust review slammed

Tax expert John Shewan is leading a government review of New Zealand's foreign trust rules, but Transparency ...

Anti-corruption organisation "extremely surprised and disappointed" at review scope.

OIO to get 10 extra staff

Bill English says foreign investors have complained it is taking too long for the Overseas Investment Office to make ...

Government says fee hike and hiring spree not related to controversy over Onetai Station farm sale.

Extra engineering courses for Waikato University

Engineering is growing faster than anything else at the University of Waikato, Vice-Chancellor Neil Quigley says.

New Zealand is short of engineering graduates and is recruiting from overseas.

PM says Panama Papers a cautionary tale

John Key says cybercrime affects 856,000 New Zealanders a year, and cost the country $256 million in 2015.

Kiwi companies need to protect their information from being stolen or leaked, John Key says.

Ford NZ wary of gearbox legal action

Ford Focus moved from PowerShift to conventional-automatic transmission in NZ last year.

Ford NZ taking a "wait and see" approach to a potential class action over its PowerShift gearbox tech in Australia.

Tesla: 500k cars for 2018

The Model 3 sedan, set to go into production in late 2017, has generated massive interest since its unveiling on March 31.

Electric carmaker to accelerate production to meet strong demand for upcoming Model 3.

Kicked off flight over weight limit

Air New Zealand flies its 168 seater Airbus A320s to Tonga on Mondays. The aircraft has a maximum take off load of 77 tonnes.

Woman removed from Air New Zealand flight as aircraft had to carry extra fuel.

Air bag recall expands dramatically

A visitor walks pass by child seats, manufactured and displayed by Takata Corporation at an automaker's showroom in Tokyo.

Automakers to recall another 35 million to 40 million US air bag inflators installed by Takata Corp by 2019.

An opening for Hilary video

Hilary Barry's departure was a key moment in the MediaWorks saga.

Hilary Barry must be persuaded to stay at TV3 at any cost as a "smoking ruin" is rebuilt, experts say.

Groping pilot was drunk, stoned

The Fair Work Commission has rejected a Qantas pilot's right to appeal his sacking.

Pilot sacked for massaging a female co-worker's breast while drunk and stoned claimed his drink was spiked.

'X Factor' not enough for Weldon

Mark Weldon is expected to take time to take stock before commenting on his departure from MediaWorks.

ANALYSIS: How do former Olympic swimmers and doctors of jurisprudence wind down in the evenings? By watching reality TV of course.

What does that miaow really mean?

Ever wondered what your cat is really trying to tell you?

New device translates cat's noises into human speech.

Dick Smith lives again

The company may be closed but Dick Smith fans can still get their fix through the Internet.

All the stores are closed, but Dick Smith lives on, at least on the Internet  

No more Aussie bosses?

Australian treasurer Scott Morrison says "tax cheats will be tracked down and face the full force of the law'.

Australian tax clampdown could reduce country's role as a regional hub, says Deloitte partner.

Water bottlers face the heat

Water is sourced from the South Waikato municipal supply for about $1 for every 100 litres.

Gallons of water extracted by bottlers and sold for massive profits have prompted calls for fairer payment structures.

Climate change activists target ANZ video

Supporters of 350 Aotearoa showed up to an Auckland ANZ office dressed in beach wear to kick off a campaign against the ...

Climate change protestors have told ANZ that the "party is over" and it is time to rethink its investment in fossil fuels.

Heat on Maori TV for staff losses

Maori TV chief Paora Maxwell is not worried about the turnover staff rate at the company.

The exodus of Mihi Forbes, Carol Hirschfeld and other staff has raised concerns.

More Kiwis jobless

Despite strong job growth in the first three months of the year, the unemployment rate has climbed.

NZ unemployment is up despite 28,000 jobs created in the first three months of the year.

The unwanted TV boss

Mark Weldon has resigned from MediaWorks.

Mark Weldon tried to change a company with a strong culture and ended up eroding it, former TV3 news head says.

$6m farm sale review

Land Information Minister Louise Upston has received an apology from department boss Peter Mersi.

Spotlight goes on the OIO's processes around 'good character' tests, says department boss.

Kiwi SUV sales better cars

Sportage was top-selling passenger vehicle in NZ for April - Kia's first time at the top of the charts.

We're now buying more SUVs than cars, and utes dominate the top-10 new car sales.

Shopping? Put it on the house

Mortgages have lower interest rates than personal loans.

Kiwis are putting retail spending on their mortgages rather than credit card.

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