Opinion and Analysis
OPINION: The funniest thing I ever saw bought on layby was a moose head.
The Key government prides itself on being careful with the books and good for business.
Old style annuities were something of a gamble between the investor and the company providing the annuity:
OPINION: The male dominated tech sector struggles to find staff, why are women not interested?
OPINION: Farming faces two challenges. Town and country are becoming disconnected; and risk of anti-globalisation.
OPINION: Have you planned for what happens to your children or assets after you die?
OPINION: All cities have positives and negatives - strengths to be proud of and weaknesses to overcome.
OPINION: One of the main tasks of the Budget is to give confidence.
OPINION: Visitors are like fish. They go off after three days. But what if they are your kids, your adult kids.
Something unusual and encouraging has happened overnight on Wall Street.
OPINION: Finding pockets of growth in Japan's high margin market might be harder, but also more rewarding for Kiwi exporters.
A significant factor in the success of the TPP will be how well it can promote the participation of businesses, in particular small and medium sized enterprises.
OPINION: "Demagogue Donald" dwarfs congressional dysfunction as a threat to American prosperity.
OPINION: Fired for refusing to wear high heels or make up in the office - this is not the 1950s.
OPINION: It's easy to be blasé about failure when you've had some success.
Days before the Budget, we've learned Bill English is averse to answering questions about an extension to paid parental leave, writes Tracy Watkins.
Farmers would prefer greater access to fast broadband than cash handouts in Thursday's Budget.
OPINION: Don't hire lawyers to stop online piracy. Hire nerds.
OPINION: How has Lewis Road Creamery recreated butter, milk and ice cream to sell for a premium?
OPINION: Speculation that Z Energy may appeal to a cashed-up Caltex Australia.
The mutual assured expense of children's birthday gift-giving.
'Sustainable Business' got very little air time in NZ boardrooms 12 years ago.
This week I have been selling shares.
Yet again, the government is favouring shareholders over consumers in the electricity sector.
OPINION: the Government's Budget remains extraordinarily important to our society and economy.
OPINION: Have I just been ripped off by a plumber or is this acceptable?
OPINION: The Air Force Museum of New Zealand has been a force in protecting Christchurch cultural collection post earthquakes.
OPINION: It's worth taking your new financial situation for a test drive before you commit.
OPINION: It is hard to know how much house insurance will be needed if disaster strikes.
OPINION: The loss of a four-year trademark case does not help Apple's cause.