Beware of 'paper wealth'

LVR, interest rate, mortgage, money

Aucklanders feeling wealthier on the back of higher Council property valuations are being urged not to borrow more.

Big deal for Auckland firm

mind warriors strap

Mind Warriors is licensing its life-coaching courses to US distributor SMCOV for five years.

Immigration hits new high


Fewer Kiwis are heading to Australia as the job market there becomes tougher.

$500k for CloudCannon

Dunedin web software company gets backing from big name investors and a major US partner.

Fletcher's sees higher earnings


The strong construction sector is seen boosting annual profit by up to 10 per cent in 2015.

Ikea: will it or won't it?

Hopes rise Kiwis may soon be able to buy the furniture chains' products online from Australia.

Live chat: Consumer NZ

Sue Chetwin, Consumer NZ

Join chief executive Sue Chetwin at noon to discuss all things to do with your rights as a consumer.

New life for Auckland icon

St James Theature

Auckland's historic St James Theatre will be restored and 39-level residential tower built next door.

Asbestos management 'deficient'


WorkSafe won't lay charges despite finding flaws in EQC and Fletcher EQR's asbestos handling.

Aussies buy Intergen for $19.3m

Australian dollars

Shares in the Wellington-based IT services firm jump on news it has been bought by ASX-listed Empired.

Making ends meet on a pension

Lionel Hall

By the time Lionel Hall hit retirement he had little choice but to go on but the pension.

Orion Health confirms listing


The health software firm plans a trans-Tasman listing to raise between $120-$150 million for expansion.

Kirks posts $6.5m loss

Kirks building

Kirkcaldie & Stains posts $6.5m loss for year after write-downs and sale of Harbour City Centre.

Pressure on Auckland prices


House buyers and renters may have to dig deeper in the wake of the city's property revaluations.

Low water table worries

Nigel Anderson, right, docks  lambs on his farm in Pukeatua with help from Emma and James Anderson.

A good spell of rain is needed in the Waikato to help refill water tables on drystock farms that dried up during the droughts.

Zoo may reopen as animal sanctuary

	 franklin zoo

The Franklin zoo where a keeper was crushed to death by an elephant may house animals again.

Judge me, budget me, take away my booze

Jamie Small

OPINION: Writing about Money Week gives me pangs of guilt, so I decided a visit a budgeting counsellor.

Jobs boom in Auckland

online job ad

A surge in construction work is behind the 20 per cent lift in Auckland jobs on Seek.

Fears of further China slowdown

China yuan money

Business groups says China will have rockier-than-expected shift from fast growth due to exports, factories and real estate, to slower but steadier economy backed by increased consumer spending.

Union supports closures

Roger Middlemass

Meatworkers' union comes out in support of possible plant closures, even if that means some of its members lose jobs.

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