The 170 tonne boat at Foxton Beach has been launched by using air bags to roll it in the water.
Business events for the week ahead.
Will it become a crime to get around the block on overseas online TV services like US Netflix?
Changes to blue cod fishing rules are a "satisfactory compromise", a Blenheim recreational fisherman says.
Hell pizza is now 100 per cent free range and consumers do not have to pay a cent more than before.
Kiwis are spending more on the house, according to electronic card figures.
Organic Initiative is on a mission to provide sanitary products that are good for women and the world.
Claims of a Labour rift on TPPA are "crap", acting leader Annette King says.
Mark Andrew Turnock made false statements in financial documents for the ill-fated Strategic Planning Group.
Little Island Coconut Creamery secures coconut deal with Samoan company.
A2 Milk plans expansion in China, the US and Britain after raising $40m capital.
Shareholders will be able to fully participate in next month's meeting without having to leave their computer.
Scampi vessel crew member who spent half an hour trapped at -20 degrees is out of Southand Hospital.
More than 300 restaurant, cafe and hotel owners from across the country have come to Nelson for the annual Hospitality NZ conference.
Nelson's Waimea Dam will deliver major economic and environmental benefits, minister says.
Solid Energy is confident it won't have to shut any more mines after planned Huntly East closure.
A set of controversial blue cod fishing rules have been scrapped.
New industrial revolution tipped to change the face of New Zealand's workforce.
Foodstuffs' purchase of The Mill was probably a bargain, says insider.
Local government authorities able to submit on the 2016 proposed petroleum block offer.
Investors and developers are seeking to have more of a say over housing policy.
Airways New Zealand says it knows what caused a problem that affected 160 flights.
Cawthron Institute turnover up from $18m to $23m in last three years, new economic report shows.
The Maori Fisheries Trust is unhappy with the Government's Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary plan.
Auckland is set to feel the influx of a quarter of a million cruise ship passengers this summer.
Solid Energy proposes to close the Huntly East mine, with the loss of over 60 jobs.
Australian accounting body forced to pay $124,058 in long-running defamation case in New Zealand.
The kiwi performs well against the US dollar after global markets improve and dairy prices lift.
Not everyone is thrilled with plans for NZ's largest marine reserve around the Kermadec Islands.
Company is raising cash to help fund unexpectedly strong growth in infant formula business.