Christchurch residents still waiting on insurance settlements have announced plans to take a class action against their insurer, Southern Response.
Australians have been warned against eating a New Zealand blue cheese contaminated with listeria.
NZ is falling behind other countries when it comes to women in management roles.
Wrongly fired CEO Giles Sergant gets just $3500 of a $425,000-plus claim.
Mainzeal's liquidators win court bid to liquidate the construction firm's former parent company but appeal is planned.
Fonterra orders destruction of more than US$600,000 of milk powder in Sri Lanka following last year's DCD contamination saga.
Man scams unemployed people by offering to find them a job if they pay him $50 a week.
A rise in basic-materials wholesaling has led to a 2.7 per cent lift in wholesale trade sales in the December quarter.
Lawyer for Madoff employee on trial discredits government's star witness as a "con man's con man".
Professional investors snap up the retailer's $100m capital raising to back its move into financial services.
ECB raises economic growth forecast as it acknowledges the strengthening recovery in Eurozone countries.
New Zealand could end up owning a controversial South Korean fishing boat after a court judgment.
Disney is laying off 700 people from the interactive unit that makes video games and operates its websites.
New Zealand dollar rides its Australian counterpart's coat-tails to push higher against the US dollar.
Commercial scallop fishing in the Marlborough Sounds should be closed to give stocks time to recover
A 13-year breeding project to develop low-maintenance sheep will come to a close when two research flocks are sold at the Tinwald saleyards.
Marlborough vineyards that have been on the market for years are starting to sell as buyers gain confidence in the wine industry again.
A drab harvest has done nothing to excite arable farmers in Mid-Canterbury.
About $2.2 billion is entering the Christchurch economy each year from spending by nearby farmers and rural businesses.
Research shows both genders continue to see the tension between work and family as a woman's problem.
Dairy farmers once bulked out the All Blacks' forward pack. Not any more.
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Improved technology will help Workbridge assist more disabled New Zealanders into employment.
Two large building firms join forces to produce factory-built homes, branding it "a game changer".
Damage from last year's quakes cost Wellington's CentrePort $12m - a big factor in its six-month loss.
Even a visit from the prime minister didn't stop workers from pushing on with clean-up after Chch floods.
Summerset's Trentham retirement village will double in size to over 240 homes when its $50 million extension is completed.
National house values rose 9.3 percent in past year, though Wellington prices are on a much slower track upwards.
Briscoe Group navigates treacherous retail market conditions to post record profit while competitors struggle to make headway.
Landcorp sticks to $35m profit forecast for full year, even though farms right through the North Island are drying off.
Previous attempts to stamp out energy poverty failed and it's time for industry to work together to help struggling families, experts say.
The Warehouse customers are poised to lurch $200 million further into debt with the launch of the retail chain's financial arm next year.
Record power bills will force more people to switch off heaters this winter, social providers say.
Air New Zealand is reinstating its daily direct service to Japan following tourism campaign.
Communications Minister won't scrap roll-out of ultrafast broadband in Wellington and Christchurch.
The Government is scotching claims that it has struck a deal to sell parts of Solid Energy to Indian buyers. | Ill health sees chairman resign
LVR mortgage caps are taking effect and slowing the rate of value growth in the residential market, QV says.
Solid Energy chairman Mark Ford steps down due to ill health but stays on the coalminer's board as a director.
Thirty per cer of SME owners work weekends and 13pc miss social invitations to prepare year-end financial reports.
The city's shortage of houses for sale is easing and prices will flatten, Barfoot and Thompson says.
World Energy Council boss warns New Zealand not to make any rash moves to overhaul its "well-oiled" energy system.
Plans to offer a premium Warehouse Diners credit card, scheme card, hire purchases, and insurance.
Former farm manager jailed for stealing more than $300,000 worth of stock and farm equipment and products.
The state-owned business will set up and run an air traffic control training campus in Puerto Rico.
Favourable growing conditions and record milk prices have seen state-owned farmer Landcorp make a $12.2m profit in the December half year
Increased sales and higher-quality products drive the retail group to a record annual profit of $33.6 million.
US Supreme Court may make it harder for investors to join together to sue corporations for securities fraud.
Greece's finance minister hopes to get a "good progress report" from international debt inspectors.
David Jones is expected to postpone merger talks until both retail chains have released interim profit results.
it makes "no sense" for Chorus to raise equity but a capital raising could be forced on it by banks, analyst says.
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