Opinion and Analysis
OPINION: Why the sudden interest in the virtually unexplored Pegasus Basin, off the Wairarapa coast?
OPINION: What brings such far-flung Kiwi and European investment interests together? One word - tax.
OPINION: The Government's flagship economic promise has been holed and is in danger of sinking.
OPINION: What happens in an employment relationship when an employee has a deep, dark secret?
OPINION: "Tax simplification" is a phrase that's been around for years.
OPINION: Some lucky Californians were paying US$2.55 a gallon for their petrol on Friday. That's around 80 cents a litre.
A bit like jetboating an unfamiliar river, consuming the web can be a trip into the unknown.
OPINION: Auckland is on the cusp of something extraordinary - a much better public transport system.
Just three or so months ago, the housing market looked like it had hit an inevitable decline.
OPINION: Silver Fern Farms' deal with Goldman Sachs is marred by its weak position, but the co-op has got to do something.
OPINION: The continuing plight of Karen Hammond has received widespread publicity because of her less than savoury baking.
At 10 per cent of the local price, buying specs online was a no brainer.
OPINION: Wellington airport desperately needs a longer runway despite what some will tell you.
OPINION: There are no reasons to warrant spending $300 million on extending Wellington Airport's runway.
OPINION: Hanover Finance failed to disclose related-party lending it was involved in.
OPINION: Can we take Spark's warning about price rises at face value?
OPINION: It seems that the practice of docking employees' wages is more widespread than thought.
Netflix will do battle with a growing number of video on demand providers when it enters NZ in March.
OPINION: As he hits the books in coming weeks, Labour's finance spokesman Grant Robertson will be building on thinking that's been percolating for months.
Employers using redundancy as a quick fix for workplace problems risk costly lawsuits from former employees.
OPINION: With the Chinese consumer and online marketplaces hitting our shores, one thing's for sure: it's going to be an exciting ride.
Globalisation is the key focus now for Alibaba.
OPINION: One of the abiding delights of a NZ passport is that this country has visa-free access to so many countries.
Employers using redundancy risk costly lawsuits unless they can provide a commercial rationale for their decisions.
OPINION: Beware dated technology served up in 'novel' devices, writes Chalkie.
OPINION: After an election or a cabinet reshuffle, government departments prepare a "Briefing for the Incoming Minister".
OPINION: Forgive me Father, for I have sinned. In a former life, I worked as spin doctor for Contact Energy.
OPINION: Some greedy companies are holding out their hands for grants while paying no tax in this country.
Interislander is '"in danger of being swamped by the competition", says Kaikoura MP.
There have been some odd Apec meetings over the years, and not just because of the "silly shirts", but the current one probably takes the cookie.