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Working group proposed to remove fisheries division

Geoff Rowling, Our Fishing Future president.

Establishing a local management body for the top of the south will enable all sectors of the fishing community to benefit.

NZ takeover despite $370m tussle

Four relatives of Low Taek Jho have filed court actions in New Zealand and the Cayman Islands to have real estate and ...

Controversial businessman involved in huge alleged scandal is allowed to take control of NZ trusts.

Z vouchers for EV rides

24032015 News Photo / Monique Fairfax NZ
Wellington's first fast charging electric vehicle station at Z Vivian St.

Government-backed scheme should offer cheap way to check out an electric vehicle.

BNZ internet banking down

BNZ acknowledged the fault at 1.30pm but has yet to say when it will be resolved.

Bank tells customers to cross their fingers as it investigates fault that's downed mobile and internet banking.

Putting the QT in Queenstown

The Rydges Hotel Queenstown with development of the new QT Hotel at rear.

"It's an eclectic mix of design and art. It's style and luxury with a touch of quirk."

More Pumpkin Patch stores to close

30102007/ Photo JOHN SELKIRK/ The Pumpkin Patch shop in the new Shires Shopping Centre in  Leicester England. file

A further 68 Pumpkin Patch stores are to close by the end of January, resulting in up to 560 job losses.

Rolls-Royce dodges conviction video

Spirit of Ecstasy in 2016. It's been fitted to Rolls-Royce cars since 1911.

Despite a heavy fine for corruption and bribery and a dent to its reputation, Rolls-Royce has been spared criminal conviction.

Trump's NZ man is a mystery

Kiwi businessman Chris Liddell remains an enigma.

OPINION: Chris Liddell could be Mother Theresa or Mussolini. NZ never actually asked him his values.

No progress on Chch-Dunedin train

Timaru's train station has not welcomed a regular passenger train service since the Southerner service ended in 2002.

KiwiRail still investigating but it's not made any progress reviving passenger train between Christchurch and Dunedin.

Subsea cables: 'the race is on'

Subsea fibre-optic cable (generic)

Southern Cross Cable hopes government support for cable ventures will be 'bipartisan' as rival Hawaiki claims lead.

Baby City fined

Baby City faced nine charges from the Commerce Commission relating to cots sold in 2014 and 2015.

Selling two models of non-compliant cots has cost baby products company Baby City almost $40,000.

Phone scam warning

The phone scammers are likely trying to get personal information for criminal purposes.

The unsolicited callers ask for personal information and claim to be doing a customer satisfaction survey.

23 complaints about photo firm

A child photography business that caused a privacy breach in Northland appears to be creating unhappy memories.

Child photography business shamed for privacy breach also being investigated by Commerce Commission.

Xero faces down Trump backlash

"We're proud of Chris being asked to do an important role irrespective of any politics," Xero CEO Rod Drury says.

NZ software company tipped to confirm chairman Chris Liddell will step down in wake of Trump admin appointment.

Quake hits building consents

After reaching the highest level in more than a decade, the trend for building consents is heading lower.

Wellington building consents fell by more than half in November, with the trend nationwide heading lower.

Attracting cruise ships to the south

The French cruise liner L'Austral berthed at Bluff Island harbour.

Could visiting cruise ships become a more regular sight in Bluff in years to come?

Photo firm shamed

Privacy commissioner John Edwards says there is nothing to stop businesses from using photos of people in advertising, ...

Australian-owned photo business promised to delete photos but didn't, says privacy boss.

Kiwi executive's fall from grace

Kevin Roberts encountered ferocious backlash to his comments about the gender debate.

Kevin Roberts has spoken out about the gender comments that cost him his job - and the ferocious online backlash.

Ad campaign too rude for some video

An image from Marisa Taschke's shoot for Volley sandshoes.

An Aussie company cops a serve from Christian lobby for using sex to sell tennis shoes.

Pinot's time to shine

Pinot Noir NZ 2017.

More than 600 wine lovers from 20 countries heading to capital to celebrate premium variety.

Pot for pooches

Dr Edward Bassingthwaighte administers a cannabis-based treatment to Pearl the whippet.

Australian start-up promotes novel treatment for stressed pets – medical cannabis.

Outstanding professor of play wanted

Are you an academic who loves Lego? Cambridge University might just have the job for you.

Cambridge University is offering a salary of $144,000 and a range of perks to entice the perfect candidate.

UFB delay queried by Greens

UFB2 will extend ultrafast broadband to at least another 5 per cent of the population.

Green MP questions whether broadband deal is being intentionally held back until closer to the election.

NYT calls for newsroom change

The New York Times is working towards a blueprint for its future.

Report calls for expanded training for reporters and editors. Managers say staff cuts likely.

Emirates' sustainable blankets

18012017 SUPPLIED. Emirates has started using 100% recycled plastic bottles to make its new economy class blankets.

Each blanket uses 28 recycled plastic bottles.

NZ's inside running under Trump?

Kiwi businessman Chris Liddell (left) and Xero boss Rod Drury greet shareholders as they arrive at a Xero annual meeting ...

Does Trump's appointment of a Kiwi who "wants a better world" give us a leg up?

Trump's new Kiwi assistant

Chris Liddell was the chairman of Xero and was the chief financial official of General Motors.

Christopher Liddell will advise Trump, tapping years of business experience to "effect substantial change" in the USA.

City planning brewing bonanza

Kerry Gray, left, and Karl Hayes, of Te Aro Brewing which will move to Upper Hutt in March.

How Upper Hutt is making moves to be the craft beer hub of the Wellington region.

UFB2 deal delayed

240511 news/business photo  Stacy squires the press. ultra fast broadband. high speed internet.Multimedia communications ...

Agreement on $210m deal to expand reach of ultrafast broadband delayed again.

Beware the global skills shortage

CEOs are worried about finding staff with science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills.

Forget political volatility, it's the global skills shortage that has CEOs concerned.

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