Industries

Mad Butcher firm buys Nosh

NOSH

The listed investment firm that owns the Mad Butcher has bought posh foodstore Nosh for an undisclosed sum.

All the financier's men

Mark Hotchin outside court

Emails show surreptitious and aggressive PR tactics revealed in Dirty Politics were reflected in the business world.

Banks win the KiwiSaver war

piggy bank

Banks have dominated the flows in by using their relationships with their banking customers.

Health policy missing in action

Health policy has been pushed aside in this election campaign - and that's upset health insurers.

New lender to tackle banks

Neil Roberts, Harmoney

Neil Roberts, head of New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lender is going head-to-head with the banks.

The power of the brand

Andrew Brodie

Clever rebranding has helped entrepreneur Andrew Brodie transform at least two distressed food businesses.

Agent's conduct 'unsatisfactory'

House, real estate, sold, mortgage, property market

A real estate disciplinary tribunal has released its finding on a controversial Tamahere house deal.

Last hurrah for press gang

The Times to be printed in Auckland

Waikato Times’ Uniman Press

It was the end of an era at the Waikato Times last night, with the paper rolling through the old Te Rapa printing press for the very last time.

Death overshadows results

Trevor Burt

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch's annual financial results release yesterday afternoon was overshadowed by the death of a port worker just 24 hours earlier.

Results play out like a pub band

Stock market NZX

Our economy is the envy of the world, prompting an economist to label it a "rock star". But have NZ's listed companies lived up to this billing?

Kiwibank notches up milestone

Kiwibank strap

State-owned Kiwibank Group has notched up a milestone by posting an after-tax profit of $100 million.

Parcels revenue tops letters

nz post

Posties are knocking half as much as they did in the past, with letter volumes steadily down from a peak 1.1bn in the 1990s.

PGC may return regular dividends

george kerr

Pyne Gould Corporation, run by businessman George Kerr, has made an announcement on dividends that may shock shareholders.

Consents for new homes hit 20 a day

House construction

New homes are being approved at a rate of 20 a day in Canterbury as rebuild momentum continues.

Mine delay costs Bathurst

Bathurst Resources escarpment mine

Coalminer posts a $188.9 million annual loss after it slashed the value of its Buller project.

ComCom won't probe Sky TV

sky tv

"Competing priorities" mean the Commerce Commission won't ask Sky TV about its price increase.

Ferry woes hit KiwiRail

ferry strap

State-owned rail company launches a wide-ranging review after a year from hell that cost taxpayers $248 million.

TVNZ to require registration

TVNZ on demand

TV viewers are likely to need to sign in with a username and password to watch TVNZ OnDemand from later this year..

Lower confidence a 'reality check'

Survey shows businesses are confident that export orders would pick up in the next 12 months.

Business confidence falls for the sixth month in a row, with slumping dairy prices hurting farmers.

Sawmill worker injured

St John's Ambulance

A worker has been seriously injured at a West Otago sawmill.

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