Industries

Night flight touches down video

Runway, taxiway, approach and apron lights were all switched on for the first time in April as a part of the lighting ...

Introduction of evening flights will maximise Queenstown airport's current operating hours.

Crackdown on slave fishing crews

The Korean fishing boat the Oyang 77 docked at Lyttelton Port.

All ships in NZ waters must be flagged to New Zealand from today.

Political heat mounts over unfinished business

Hamilton City Council staff are being asked to explain why planned projects won't get finished this financial year.

Political pressure is going on city council staff over the number of incomplete projects in Hamilton.

Petstock grows in NZ pet retail market

The DIY dog wash at Petstock Constellation Drive on Auckland's North Shore is especially popular because of the store's ...

Australian company Petstock only launched in New Zealand last year and is already keeping Kiwis' furry companions fed, healthy and clean.

Mediaworks' week of hell

Could Samantha Hayes become the next "mate of the nation"?

High staff turnover sees hundreds leave the public broadcaster in the past 18 months.

'Bye Hilary, says MediaWorks, and Bravo'

American TV stars have nothing on Hilary Barry.

OPINION: A channel full of Real Housewives and Top Chefs is no substitute for local talent.

OIO investigating toxic leak claim

Labour MP David Cunliffe says the Overseas Investment Office has "questions to answer".

The OIO is investigating claims the foreign owners of the Onetai station in Taranaki were held responsible for polluting a river in Argentina in 2011.

New owner for Wellington's Majestic Centre?

230713. News. Photo Matt Duncan / Fairfax NZ.
Wellington Civic Square with the Fern Ball and top of the Majestic Centre ...

Listed property fund mulls future of Wellington landmarks.

Retailers scoop up Dick Smith sites

Dick Smith had a range of locations from shopping malls to high streets and large-format centres.

Retailers eye up prime Dick Smith locations.

Engineering change to fill skills gap

One of the billboards in the government-backed "Make the World" campaign promotes engineering in the heritage sector.

ENGINEERING IN NEW ZEALAND IS ABOUT TO CHANGE

Falling out of love with sav?

Australia is one of New Zealand's largest wine export markets.

Are international wine lovers growing tired of Marlborough sauvignon blanc?

Private airfield owners want to spread their wings

The late Max Clear built Te Kowhai airfield near Hamilton in 1967.

A privately-owned airfield developed by one of New Zealand's aviation pioneers is up for sale.

$100m property fund gets initial nod

The Ministry of Education at 33 Bowen St, Wellington.

Fund made up of Wellington office buildings gets OIO approval.

Home reno giant targets NZ

Houzz co-founder and chief executive Adi Tatarko says the indoor, outdoor lifestyle in Kiwi homes is very popular ...

Global home renovation and design platform Houzz launches New Zealand website

Caltex sale could hike petrol prices

Z Energy will have to sell 19 retail sites and one truck stop in spots where lack of competition would be an issue.

The AA says the purchaser, Z Energy, is the most aggressive player when it comes to raising fuel prices.

Builder's leaky home disaster

The Kwaks' Birkenhead home was built by an unqualified builder who now owes them $750,000 to repair its leaks.

An unqualified, inexperienced builder must pay $750,000 to the new owners of the leaky house he built.

Will standards suffer? video

Christchurch apprentices Ben Ingledew (left) and Josh Scott say apprentices shouldn't be used as cheap labour to make up ...

More than 29,000 construction workers need to be recruited in three years as NZ building booms.

Sweet virtual reality

Customers can try Comvita's virtual reality experience in the company's Auckland International Airport, viaduct harbour ...

Honey company Comvita has an in-store virtual reality experience, but how good is it actually?

NZ farm's 'Panama Papers' sale

Land Information Minister Louise Upston has said Inland Revenue requested information about what is now known to be the ...

Taranaki's Onetai station was sold for $6 million through a trust established by Mossack Fonseca.

Five things to know about Mitsi scandal

2892015 Motoring Photo Andy Jackson/Fairfax NZ.  Mitsubishi Outlander VRX.

A look at the details of the fuel economy cheating scandal enveloping Mitsubishi.

'Cactus' skin may boost electric cars

A new membrane developed from a cactus is projected to significantly boost the performance of fuel cells.

A cactus-inspired skin could hold the secret to creating a more efficient electric car.

PM: Panama link 'irrelevant'

A Mossack Fonseca client was allowed to buy "sensitive" NZ land. Now we know who it was.

Key says land sale to a Panama company passed the "good character" test.

Dining club seeks early birds

Mat Weir, founder of First Table, says dining early is a win-win for restaurants and bargain hunters.

Half-priced meals are helping stimulate the restaurant trade.

MP bill targets foreign buyers

Plans for state housing in Mt Albert's Asquith Ave, as the Government tries to increase Auckland's housing supply and ...

NZ may follow Australia in putting up more hurdles for foreign property investors, experts say.

Human guinea pigs in demand

USA students are using ADHD drugs off-label to improve study results.

People offering to take part in drug trials are making thousands of dollars a week.

'Climate fight of 2016'

Huntly's coal generators are to get a four-year reprieve.

Coal power station U-turn outrages Greenpeace but is seen as a reprieve for Huntly.

Moa making headway

Moa markets itself as a beer for those who love adventure and the outdoors.

Moa shares jump as narrowed its full year loss as it gains market share in supermarket sales.

Another country discounts electric cars

HANOVER, GERMANY - MARCH 14:  A host holds up two different kinds of electric car charging plug interfaces, the left one ...

Kiwis still waiting on a NZ policy as Germany announces it is to spend about NZ$1.65b to get more consumers buying electric cars.

Scandal hits Mitsubishi orders

Mitsubishi Motors Co. President Osamu Masuko poses with an eK Wagon at the car's unveiling in Tokyo September 13, 2006. ...

Concerns over the future of Mitsubishi intensify as automaker's orders take a hit in Japan.

Body found at Apple HQ

A body has been found at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, according to several media reports.

A man has been found at Apple headquarters in California. 

Ad Feedback
special offers