Industries

Careful what you call it

American parmesan cheese has been found to contain wood pulp.

What's in a name? In the case of these products, a marketing minefield.

2degrees may be in profit

2degrees store in central Wellington

After a horror start to 2017 with customer service woes, 2degrees appears to have finally moved into the black.

Mediaworks radio boss quits

Wendy Palmer, Mediaworks Radio chief executive has resigned.

Wendy Palmer did not give her reasons for leaving the company after 12 years, in a company-issued statement.

Cigarettes delivered for 'love'

New Zealand law does not prohibit the home delivery of cigarettes.

An online company is delivering cigarettes to disabled customers' doors as a show of "love towards them".

Farmers cut back on palm kernel

Fonterra will roll out nationwide testing for the use of palm kernel expeller (PKE) from April.

OPINION: Farmers need to reduce palm kernel use, but changing how a farm's run is a bit like trying to turn around the Titanic.

Dam consent, but no water

Foveran Deer Park is famous for its red deer auctions.

South Canterbury deer park is allowed to build a storage dam but can't get permits to fill it.

Auckland plumbers

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Plumber  fixing water  tap in a bathroom using spanner

How many plumbers is the Auckland region going to need?

How Facebook makes money video

Facebook: "It's free and always will be." So how does it bring in the dollars?

$177m of shares sold for $1

Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of News Corporation, has reportedly sold US$125m in shares for US$1.

Rupert Murdoch has dumped US$125m of his shares in troubled US company Theranos for US$1.

TVNZ content director resigns

Jeff Latch leaves the broadcaster ahead of job cuts after 23 years at TVNZ.

Jeff Latch leaves the broadcaster ahead of job cuts after 23 years at TVNZ.

EPL broadcaster escapes caution

Manchester United's Juan Mata in action with Middlesbrough's Stewart Downing one of the season's latter weeks.

Fans say they still can't watch the EPL via beIN - and there's only nine games left this season.

New tech shake-up for power provider

The newly rebuilt Network Tasman-owned building, right, on
Queen St in Richmond has photovoltaics on the roof, three ...

New technologies have the potential to disrupt the electricity distribution sector.

Li denies China steel dumping video

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was given a traditional Maori welcome at Government House in Wellington.

Chinese premier notes 50 per cent of dairy imports came from NZ, and "we haven't said NZ is dumping in China".

Posties bugged by buggies video

NZ Post will be "vigorously defending" itself around its Paxster purchase and employment dispute issues at mediation.

Union says it's only a matter of time before someone's hurt, but NZ Post calls criticism 'misleading'.

Auckland's ageing population

Stock Photo - Panoramic view Auckland city, Waitemata Harbour and the suburb of Devonport in the foreground. FFX-travel

The age profile of NZ's biggest city will change over the next three decades.

Facebook's New Zealand tax gap video

Facebook's value approached US$400 billion (NZ$574b) not long after it announced it made US$27.6b in revenue last year.

Kiwi tax-payers give millions to Facebook for Government advertising but seem to get very little back in tax.

Firms back kiwi to hold steady

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ASB Bank tips New Zealand dollar to weaken over year but trading firms not convinced.

Digital interns take flight

Air New Zealand is considered a top tech destination for Kiwi talent.

Air New Zealand is fostering digital talent from the ground up.

'Heat not burn' tobacco probe

The "heat not burn" Iqos from Philip Morris delivers a nicotine hit without the smoke.

Cigarette maker gives smokers private demonstrations of new devices, catches health ministry's attention.

Rock then roll, for capital

050415. News. KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ. Wellington's iconic Nikau Palms are reflected in the sunglasses of a lunchgoer on ...

Survey finds business confidence back on the boil in Wellington.

Catch-22 for construction boom

Infometrics economist Benji Patterson says another 500 construction workers will be needed in Marlborough over the next ...

Is there enough accommodation for the influx of workers needed to meet housing demand?

White-collar meth use on rise

Crystal Methamphetamine

More professional jobseekers are using meth - and they're getting busted by pre-employment drug testing.

Programme launch for women to forge ahead at work

Auckland-based business mentor Kate Taylor

Kick

Bank reports to police worry rights group

BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 13:  An activist clutching a suitcase stuffed with fake money demands greater trasparency in new ...

Banks required to inform the police if people make large cash deposits or international wire transfers over $1000.

TVNZ slashes newsrooms

Staff have been given details of the restructure but spokespeople for TVNZ are staying mum on the numbers.

Broadcaster cuts staff from its Wellington and Christchurch newsrooms.

Will another big player enter NZ construction?

Auckland is now the hotspot for building, but infrastructure or horizontal construction is strong throughout the country.

Does the construction industry need more competition?

A fossil(ising) fuel industry

Oil and gas are still the dominant player in the world's energy game but global warming is pushing fossil fuels into the ...

Its golden days are over but will oil and gas bounce back?

Invest in baby boomers' dotage

The grey tsunami wave is only beginning.

Millennials can wreak their revenge by investing in the grey tsunami hitting retirement villages.

NZ's ambitious free trade target

The biggest threat to New Zealand's economy would be the disruption of international trade, Prime Minister Bill English says.

New diplomatic posts in Ireland and Sri Lanka part of a $91m investment to expand NZ trade.

New boss at NZ Post

NZ Post's chief financial officer David Walsh will replace Sir Brian Roche as chief executive at the start of May.

The struggling mail carrier promotes its finance director to chief executive.

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