Kiwi dollar gets super-sized

Big Mac

The "Big Mac" index shows New Zealand's dollar is massively over-valued.

Stockton confirms job losses

stockton  mine

Final job losses at Solid Energy's Stockton mine have been confirmed, with 184 being made redundant.

SLI growth close on forecast

Stock market NZX

Shares in NZX-listed e-commerce company SLI have jumped after it reported a 16 per cent rise in revenues to $22 million in the year to June.

Foreign charter rule changes

fishing boat

Rule changes demanding fishing-boat skippers and officers speak Korean are being used to keep New Zealanders out of fishing jobs, a union says.

Acurity takeover underway


A takeover offer has been launched for Wellington-based listed company Acurity at $6.50 a share.

Turners takeover bid

Turners Auctions

Finance company Dorchester Pacific will make a full takeover bid for car auction business Turners Auctions.

NZX metrics released


The listing boom on the New Zealand stock exchange continued in the first half of this year, with more than $3.5 billion being raised in initial public offerings.

Milk price cloud 'will lift'

Glass of milk

Dairy farmers take heart - Chinese demand and dairy prices will bounce back towards the end of the year.

Insurer grinds couple down


The owners of hair salon Ginger Meggs are exhausted and heartbroken after a three-year battle over their insurance.

What you need to know


What you need to know on Tuesday morning, July 28.

Farmers save energy, water

Pivot irrigator

Farmers stand to make big savings on both electricity and water if they introduce energy-efficient measures to their irrigation systems.

Firm's ticket to ride pre-tax profits


Christchurch's Connexionz says its pre-tax profit has improved after good progress on some of its United States contracts.

Tying the knot down in the barn

Tarureka Estate


In the wedding business, having one of the world's top 10 venues is clearly an important asset.

Round the Bays looks for sponsor

round the bays

Wellington's iconic Round the Bays fun run is looking for a new naming sponsor.

NZ buyers lose out


A controversial American couple's $1m stake in Genesis Energy is a blow for mum and dad investors.

NZ insurer raises $31m before IPO

Naomi Ballantyne

Fast-growing life insurer Partners Life has completed a $31.6m capital raising to fund its next phase of growth.

Move south celebrated

maree horgan, mike horgan

Mike and Maree were part of a migration of farmers heading south looking for greener pastures.

Intrapreneurs have 'best of both worlds'

Cash register till own business

OPINION: I'm all for owning your own business and following your passion but it's not for everybody.

Chasing a fair go

Mark Berry

His job involves grappling with forces of corporate darkness yet Mark Berry is disarmingly twinkly.

Airbus tour stops by NZ

Airbus A350

Airbus' newest aircraft, the A350-900, will visit Auckland next month as part of a round-the-world test flight.

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