Waihi faces 50 job losses video

28052015 NEWS Photo: Mike Scott/Fairfax NZ.Mining activities are on hold at one part of a Wahi gold mining operation, meaning 50 job losses Macmahon Contractors (NZ) Ltd.

After work drinks took on a special significance as workers rally to support each other.

Gold Awards finalists announced

Olivia Olsen, Richard Capie, and Sara Orsborn.

Wellington businesses are sharp, sophisticated organisations, the Wellington Gold Awards organiser says.

Arena Capital in receivership

Jimmie McNicoll, director of Arena Capital.

A Christchurch-based investment firm subject to a Serious Fraud Office probe is in receivership.

Just desserts for Tip Top boysenberry

Tip Top's boysenberry ripple ice cream is a winner.

Tip Top's boysenberry ripple ice cream has scooped another title at New Zealand Icecream Awards.

Fairfax plans further editorial restructure

Sinead Boucher, group executive editor for Fairfax.

Media company unveils widespread editorial changes amid challenging conditions.

Key 'gutted' to miss Air NZ invite

Prime Minister John Key has not received an invite into Air New Zealand's Elite Priority One club.

John Key "gutted" he missed an invite into Air NZ's most exclusive club.

Home detention after tax takeaway

Inland Revenue has taken an Indian restaurant to task for dodging tax.

Inland Revenue smelled something wasn't right from low number of cash sales.

Wrong visa leads to fine

29082013 Supplements Photographer John Nicholson/DominionPost. Stuart Boyce. Changed career from banker to tiler.

A Christchurch rebuild firm has been fined for hiring a tiler with the wrong immigration visa.

MYOB raids capital

Ace Payroll has been bought out.

Ace Payroll boss says it was the right time to merge.

US road trip excites software-maker

Auckland trucking technology firm Eroad sees wide open opportunities in the US.

Listing costs tipped Eroad into the red in its maiden annual result on the NZX.

Economic slowdown challenges AWF

An AWF worker watches a crane operate at the Quest building construction site on Nelson's Collingwood St.

AWF lifts profits despite slowdown in regions.

'Zero' chance of RMA reforms

Property speculators to be reined in says Prime Minister John Key

Prime Minister confirms that changes to key parts of the RMA will not go ahead.

Moa brews sales

Moa's single bottle Reserve Range was selling well, Ross said.

Craft beer maker Moa has posted another loss despite beer sales increasing 40 per cent.

Quake insurance info withheld

Southern Response does not pay contingency fees to claimants who lost their home in the earthquakes and are buying another, rather than rebuilding.

Southern Response withheld costs information from earthquake claimants to avoid "confusion".

Port guilty over crushing death

CentrePort worker Mark Samoa was killed when a forklift driver failed to see him and pushed two huge packs of paper pulp together, crushing him on  January 20, 2013.

Sisters of a man who died after being crushed between two pulp bales cried in court as they told of the impact of his death.

Capital supports connection

The Capital Connection remains on track for now.

Capital Connection commuters are offered a sliver of hope.

Sir Ralph Norris to leave Fonterra

Sir Ralph Norris has several other directorships and positions to wrangle.

The Business Hall-of-Fame member will step down in November, due to other commitments.

Chairman resigns from loss-making Energy Mad

Chris Mardon, chief executive of Energy Mad, speaks to shareholders at the the company's annual meeting

Energy Mad's chairman has resigned, as the company announces a loss of $3.2 million for the 2015 financial year. 

Mainfreight haul bodes well for economy

Mainfreight has achieved its goal of earning $2 billion in revenues for the first time.

The logistics firm's record profit has been hailed as a good omen for the New Zealand economy.

Another builder down in Christchurch

Christchurch home owners bear the brunt of builder liquidations.

A Tauranga building company with 26 Christchurch clients has gone into receivership.

Sky shores up sports options

Super Rugby failed to excite viewer demand for Sky TV's Fan Pass service.

Non-subscribers can buy a day pass to Sky Sports for about $15 to watch over the internet.

Insurers inflamed by fire plan

Insurers say everybody, not just the insured, should fund the Fire Service.

Insurers are seeing red after the Government ruled out getting local councils to collect the levy that funds the Fire Service, or funding it from general taxation.

Auckland house prices 'bubbly'

Auckland house prices are "bubbly" and could fall sharply, NZIER says, after rising 15 per cent in the past year.

Reserve Bank can't cut interest rates without giving the Auckland housing market a lift, NZIER says.

Metro Performance Glass misses sales target

Metro Performance Glass chairman Sir John Goulter said the company wa well positioned for the future despite frequent project delays.

New Zealand's stretched construction sector is resulting in building project delays and missed sales targets for glass producer Metro Performance Glass.

Processors see toll deal as sign of meat's future

Blue Sky Meats chairman Graham Cooney at the meat processing plant near Morton Mains.

Two specialist meat traders have agreed to a type of partnership touted as an option for other parts of the New Zealand meat industry.

Kiwi dips against US dollar

The kiwi dollar has slipped against the US dollar as the US economy continues to strengthen.

NZ dollar drops against the greenback as the US economy continues to strengthen.

Pubs were 'cheapest babysitter'

Dunedin venue Capone is shutting down amid student drinking concerns.

Two popular student bars in Dunedin have closed, with the owner saying he had become ''the cheapest babysitter in town''.

Fishermen fighting for payment

The Sur Este 700, one of the Dong Nam Company's ships, sits in the port of Timaru. Former members of the crew are taking legal action over unpaid wages.

Fishermen leaving slave-like conditions on fishing boats are often left fighting legal battles for years after their ordeal, a lawyer says.

Scott Technology axes 13 jobs in Christchurch

Chris Hopkins, chief executive of Scott Technology, says 13 redundancies are the result of less work for its Christchurch factory

South Island manufacturer Scott Technology has laid off 13 employees in Christchurch.

Pike River widow wants Whittall in court

A judge has reserved his decision on a judicial review into the dropping of 12 health and safety charges against former Pike River boss Peter Whittall.

"Stick the money" is what I would have said, says Pike River widow

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