Households are being hit with electricity price jumps of up to $13 a month as prices soar.
A passion for Viking ships and the medieval age inspired Shem Phillips to launch a board game attracting an international market.
Staff turnover is non-existent, morale is up and the workforce is proud at an organic food company which has phased in a living wage.
Tax rates for KiwiSaver investors need to be lowered, a fund-management industry group says.
Transpower's Kieran Devine will soon be off the grid himself.
Consumer and business confidence is so high they suggest the economy could grow as much as 6 per cent
The Warehouse Group draws increasing income from sales not made in those iconic Red Sheds.
Funds raised through the partial sale of Genesis Energy may be lower than they could have been, with taxpayers getting good value only "on average" over the sales process, the finance minister has admitted.
Crafting sweet treats from beans to bars
Wellingtonians love craft and artisan food, and now there's a new kid on the block, the Wellington Chocolate Factory.
Air New Zealand has escaped unscathed from a private class-action suit in Australia, but its competitors have settled out of court.
Shares in Genesis Energy have traded as high as $1.81 on the NZX, well above their $1.55 issue price.
More jobs were advertised in March, continuing a run of rises for three consecutive months.
BNZ Partners director Anthony Healy will step up to the top job on May 12.
Two million customers are buying cheap food, with more Reduced to Clear stores planned.
A high New Zealand dollar is keeping a lid on inflation, with widespread discounting in shops for imports like clothing, shoes and electronics.
Shares in Genesis Energy could surge when it lists on the NZX today, fund managers predict.
The ultimate in big screen television technology could soon be yours - for around $35,000.
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A spike in residential property sales and long-term growth in mortgage uptake indicates a lift in the Wairarapa market.
Global markets remain mixed with difficult market conditions in New Zealand "even in this rock-star economy" and a weakened Australian economy, Opus International Consultants says.
Scrutiny is expected to fall back on the price at which the Government is selling shares in Genesis Energy today, with "surprising" demand from retail investors.
Making a lot of money is not the No 1 focus for half of New Zealand's small business owners, according to research released yesterday.
Work on a $200 million 5-star hotel on Auckland's waterfront is expected to start next year with Chinese funding.
Weather conditions have given Meridian Energy a serious attack of deja vu after it recorded the second lowest March inflows on record, as hydro generation fell by 14 per cent from February.
Insurer Tower has launched a smartphone app that tracks driver behaviour and rewards safe drivers with cheaper vehicle insurance premiums.
Coroner predicts further problems with 'danger spots' Wellington's inner-city bypass.
Bathurst Resources says it will take an extra day on its capital-raising plans to support its delayed West Coast project.
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Fewer letters being sent could force NZ Post into an early rethink of whether its cuts have gone far enough.
The top floor of a prime office block in Victoria St in central Wellington is to be sold.
Two prime locations in Lower Hutt are up for sale though agents JLL for less than $750,000 apiece.
Big Save Furniture's Kilbirnie store is ideal for an office-based makeover, Tommy's Commercial believes.
An artistic New York loft-style space in Cuba St has gone to mortgagee sale.
A highly topical Kilbirnie retail investment has come up just in time for the September election.
The world is just 40 years into a 100-year trend to renewable "green" power of solar, wind, hydro and nuclear, according to an international investment banker.
New Zealand's avocado industry is planning to triple productivity per hectare and quadruple industry returns over the next nine years.
A shareholder has dismissed as 'bizarre' a $12.9m buyout offer from Abano Healthcare for its audiology joint venture.
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The services sector is back on track, growing in March at the fastest pace in more than six years, after hitting a pothole in February.
Australia is trumpeting a revolution in credit card payments, but we're already ahead of the game, issuing "virtual" credit numbers without the plastic.
A perfect storm has families eyeing up a 10-day holiday as retailers and hospitality businesses wonder what it will mean for bottom line.
Bathurst Resources wants to raise up to $8 million in a share placement to tide it over during low coal prices.
New Zealand investors should be cautious about buying stocks around the time a company releases its financial results, says a market commentator.
Scoring a deal with global mobile phone company Nokia could drive CricHQ to more than two million users.
He loves his product, but music promoter Mark Rogers is also spurred on by an Aucklander's put-down.
David Percy's former work colleagues considered him "mad" when he set up fire alarm company Pertronic Industries.
Annual inflation is expected to be steady at 1.6 per cent in figures out this week but that will not stop the Reserve Bank lifting interest rates this month.
Enis Bacova's latest business idea came to him after he crashed his motorbike and spent 48 hours in a coma.
Oyster Property Group's latest proportionate ownership scheme is forecast to provide investors with a pre-tax cash return of 10 per cent a year.
The Foxglove, Lone Star and Matterhorn restaurants have all been put on the market.
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