In a good sign for shop tills for Christmas, consumers are in a "buoyant" mood, according to a bank survey.
Hunt begins for architects to develop Auckland International Airport's planned $2.4 billion "airport of the future".
Manufacturers report a stronger-than-usual pre-Christmas rush.
The New Zealand dollar continues to surge against the aussie, touching a new five-year high this morning.
|NZX50 20 min delay, others last close|
|Hong Kong Dollar||6.385|
|Price as at 8:20 pm, 13 Dec|