Business

New airline 'totally different'

New regional airline will learn from past failure and will not compete against Air NZ, says founder.

Downtime dress dilemmas

Avoiding casual calamities when invited to an out-of-work-hours function is quite an art.

Raise a glass to craft beer

Art and science is an intoxicating mix for brewery boss Richard Emerson.

Kiwi firm exports good vibrations

Start-up firm, Myovolt, is preparing for the global launch of its vibrating, wearable technology to help boost circulation.

A career built on clever design

ellis strap Adam Ellis designs with the environment in mind.

Hypnotherapy designed to help

Nick Rowney has been using his head in all sorts of ways from a young age.

Helping people become stars

The 'gift of the gab' pays off

Capital mansion sells for $3.7m

It has a tennis court, heated pool, spa, a library and views over Wellington - and all for less than $4 million.

Vendors 'need to be realistic'

Home buyers in the Wellington region are "conservative and cautious".

'Most affordable' housing too costly

Calls for rental WOFs

Housing market takes a breather

House prices and sales melted in January, but real estate agents say it was a typical "summer slowdown".

Slow going for 5-star hotel project

Wellington's five-star Sofitel Hotel development in Bolton St is more than a year behind schedule.

Equinox block a well-placed

Michael Ogilvie-Lee will sell 16-storey Equinox House in Lambton Quay as he looks to invest further along the street.

Plimmer Tower fetches $40m

On track with new boss

Bowling opera house an option

Demolishing Hawke's Bay Opera House is being debated after it was revealed the cost of strengthening it had doubled.

Why the US loves red Ken

For almost 30 years Ken McDowall worked on Rotokawa Farm at Whanganui, managing the sheep flock and a beef herd for its owner.

Apple growers get the pip

I have a braeburn apple each morning with my breakfast. I love the tangy sharpness of its taste. It could be my Swedish and Anglo-Saxon genes, because I am not alone in this. Apple lovers in Northern Europe buy almost all of our braeburns.

The art of once-a-day milking

Farmers get red pens ready for drought-hit accounts

Farming: full of strategy

A Wairarapa farmer has spent more than 20 years showing Wellington bureaucrats that farmers aren't dimwits.

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