Views under threat

The view of Mt Victoria from Devonport shops may be impeded by height restriction changes in the Unitary Plan.

Three historic North Shore suburbs are protected in Unitary Plan recommendations, but some areas miss out.

Air NZ steps up wine game

Michael Brajkovich from Kumeu River Wines is one of six wine experts on the Air New Zealand fine wines of New Zealand panel.

The airline has come up with a new way to select the top inflight wines.

Tasty investment bite

The Felix Cafe unit sale comes at a time when commercial property is coming on to the radars of a bigger range of investors.

 A unit in central Wellington which is home to Felix Cafe is up for sale.

TVNZ hits out at Sky TV

Media companies argue Sky TV is making them jump through too many hoops.

State broadcaster will go to the Olympics but it is not happy with Sky TV's demands.

Hexagonal building for lease

"It's no longer going against the grain to move your company or office to the suburbs, particularly if it offers the ...

A building with all the perks of a CBD location, without the cost or chaos, needs new tenants.

Mine victim named video

Tipiwai Stainton, the 29-year-old man who died in an accident at the OceanaGold underground mine at Waihi.

Tipiwai Stainton died when the 50-tonne front-end loader he was driving tipped and fell at a Waihi mine.

Building consents surge in June

Building consents in Christchurch fell 12 per cent in June, bucking the trend nationally.

Residential building consents surge to a 12-year high.

Scammers target ethnic minorities

Phone scams appear to be showing few signs of abating despite repeated attempts to educate potential victims of the risks.

Ministry receives 300 complaints over 'government' phone scams in two months.

Macpac store-opening spree video

Champ is a hands-off owner and good for the business, says Macpac.

New Australian owners are just what we needed, says outdoor equipment maker.

Chinese dominate visa category

Visa stamps

Immigration NZ says new visa scheme will attract talent from 'across the world'.

Capital bars 'terrified' of police

A police officer keeps a watchful eye on bar-hoppers along Wellington's Courtenay Place.

Wellington bars are loath to help drunk patrons for fear of attracting police, owner says.

Spazio Casa facing liquidation application

Former Spazio Casa director Paulo Cozzolino wrongly accused a former staff member of stealing products and selling them ...

Bathroomware company was caught out in the past for making false claims about where products come from.

20 years of online shopping

Colleen Ihaka has seen online shopping evolve and improve in the 18 years she's worked as a personal shopper for ...

A humble South Auckland store served as ground zero for the launch of online shopping for Countdown customers.

Health Ministry changes tack

DHBs are having to spend most of their IT budgets 'keeping the lights running', says Capital & Coast chief information ...

Ministry replaces advisory board amid claim from 'the coalface' of mixed messages on priorities.

Valley Girl in receivership

A Temt store in Christchurch yesterday. About 40 Temt and Valley Girl stores are now in receivership.

Creditors move in on struggling retailer.

Shoppers descend on David Jones video

Shoppers queue outside David Jones on Lambton Quay in Wellington.

People queued in the cold, some took the day off work, for the opening of Wellington's newest department store.

Now for the shoppers video

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After a gala opening night, Wellington's David Jones is now set to open its doors to the public.

ANZ wins bank fee case

The customers claimed ANZ unfairly overcharged tens of thousands of people for paying their credit card bills late.

New Zealanders wanting to take banks to court over fees say time is needed to digest what ANZ's Australian victory means.

First look at David Jones video

The new David Jones store on Lambton Quay.

"A real proud moment" as department store prepares to open its doors in Wellington.

Valleygirl suppliers cease trading

A Temt store in Christchurch. Temt and its sister brand Valleygirl are in administration but are still reported to be ...

The disappearance of two key suppliers may be why Valleygirl is in administration.

Fancy astronaut ice cream video

Rob Collignon with his premium organic freeze-dried ice cream.

The organic ice cream that will never melt, no matter how hot it gets.

Ryman says pay better

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Ryman Healthcare Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held at the Diana Isaac ...

Happy residents and happy staff makes for happy shareholders, says Ryman Healthcare.

Underwater lift for Napier

A viewing tunnel that waves crash over is included in a proposed expansion of the National Aquarium in Napier.

Country's largest and deepest research display tanks planned for Napier.

New Waiheke supermarket opens

Denise Roche and Dave Collo unveil the plaque.

After 15 years the wait is over for a new and improved Countdown on the island.

Killed Tesla Autopilot driver was speeding

The Tesla Model S involved in the fatal crash on May 7, 2016 is shown with the top third of the vehicle sheared off by ...

Preliminary report finds a motorist killed in the crash of a Tesla while using the car's Autopilot was speeding.

Borrowing at record levels

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A house for sale in Auckland  at the Stonefields development in Panmure. ...

The $228 billion lent to Kiwis to buy houses is almost the size of the entire NZ economy.

Let go after cancer diagnosis

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Real estate agent claims he was cut loose after disclosing terminal illness.

We're baffled by this box cutter video

Cutting-edge technology.

Is this puzzling object found in Timaru's commercial district "health and safety gone mad"?

Making forestry work safer

The third stage of development in a quest to make our forestry work sites safer was unveiled near Nelson on Monday with ...

Using gamer-style technology to take remote control of New Zealand's forestry future.

Ex-warship to help lay internet cable

HMNZS Resolution, which has a new name, will survey the route for an internet cable linking New Zealand to the United States.

Crown agency releases funds for subsea cable venture, paving the way for an internet cable to link NZ to US via Hawaii.

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