Industries

Failures were predictable

market storm

Hindsight is a fine thing, but warning signs foretold the mess finance companies got into in the financial crisis.

Sky goes on-demand with Neon

Service aimed at Kiwis who don't currently subscribe to Sky will cost $20 a month.

Auckland commercial values rise

Auckland CBD

Industrial and commercial properties follow Auckland housing's suit with a big jump in capital valuations.

Airport to get upgrade

Aircraft and passenger facilities at Bay of Islands Airport in the Far North are set to be upgraded.

Lewis Road milk put to the test

CHOCOLATE MILK

A blind taste test puts the coveted chocolate milk at number one for taste - and sugar content.

Air NZ jets put NZ in the red

Survey shows businesses are confident that export orders would pick up in the next 12 months.

The arrival of new Air New Zealand planes left the country with a record $1.4 billion trade shortfall in September.

Bid for Acurity gets OIO approval

Wakefield Hospital, Acurity

A takeover offer for the Wellington-based healthcare company has passed another hurdle.

Vincent Aviation in receivership

 charter flight

Wellington-based firm, which has about 30 workers, says it was brought down by its Whisperjet payments.

MediaWorks to float?

tv3

Speculation is mounting that the TV and radio company could list in the first months of next year.

Marryatt's $800,000 payout

Tony Marryatt

Former Christchurch City Council boss Tony Marryatt left his job with an $800,000 payout.

Marina firm has $1.3m in debts

A Queenstown marina company connected with a prominent Christchurch lawyer owes about $1.3m.

Weta caves in to demand

Weta cave

The busy dwarfs at Sir Peter Jackson's movie empire in Miramar have tunnelled out a new Weta Cave.

Bidding to be champion

Auction competitor

An Auckland auctioneer has been crowned the real estate king at the Australasian championship.

New crane gives port extra lift

Crane at Lyttelton Port

$12m ship-to-shore gantry crane starts operating at Lyttelton Port of Christchurch, supporting faster container transfers.

Tauranga port expects same profit

Port of Tauranga

Port of Tauranga has given guidance for its full-year after-tax earnings to be about $78 million to $83m.

Quakes fuel boost to Wgtn economy

Scaife Timber

Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of native timber is being salvaged from quake-prone Wellington buildings.

Auckland Airport sticks to forecast

National gateway is on track to deliver annual net profit of up to $170m, on par with last year.

Infinity boss steps down

Bob Robertson

Award-winning Peninsula Bay developer Bob Robertson, of Wanaka, has retired for health reasons.

Kiwi flies lower on inflation data

NZ dollar down

NZ dollar falls after inflation came in lower than expected, giving the RBNZ room to keep rates on hold.

Government seizes Korean trawler

melilla 201

Sources say the rusty ship will probably cost more to sell than Government can make from any sale.

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