Waikato dairy farmers disgusted at abusive behaviour

Waikato dairy farmers disgusted at footage showing people carrying out cruel, violent abuse to newborn male calves.

Christchurch City Council to sell City Care

The Christchurch City Council is selling its construction and maintenance company City Care.

Why Scentre sold three NZ Westfield shopping malls

Shopping mall owner Scentre is exiting lower performing assets, analyst says.

Trans-Tasman Resources apply for new permit to mine iron ore from seabed

The company who last year lost an application to mine iron ore from the South Taranaki seabed is lodging a new application.

Former bar turns kid-friendly waffle house

A New Plymouth building long known for a place to grab a pint will soon be serving waffles and children.

Neighbourly website hits 200,000 users

Tawa leads neighbourhood website Neighbourly sign-ups.

Man dies after bitumen tanker explodes in Waikato

Man dies from burns following a bitumen tanker explosion in Waikato.

Three new directors appointed to Marlborough Lines

"No other electricity company has been as successful as Marlborough Lines in its investments."

ANZ breaches conditions of registration; no punishment from Reserve Bank

"Technical" breach will not result in punishment, but ANZ has taken steps to avoid a repeat.

Business confidence climbs for third month; ANZ says economy picking up

A rise in business confidence has New Zealand's largest bank predicting unemployment may have peaked.

National Agricultural Fieldays boss Jon Clalder resigns to head law firm

Fieldays chief executive Jon Calder has resigned and will take up another chief executive role in the Waikato.

Haumoana's Ben Meier pushing on with plans to open cafe locals say is 'ugly'

Haumoana entrepreneur wants to open within three weeks and says council regulations won't apply because he will be giving away free coffee.

Fonterra sign deal to manufacture Aussie infant formula

Fonterra to manufacture infant formula for organic company Bellamy's

Anchor project delivery appears 'unachievable' - Treasury report

Christchurch's once-bold recovery plan hangs in the balance, with Treasury saying it now appears unachievable.

Rainbow's End wins youth employer award

Rainbow's End has been named Auckland youth employer of the year. 

Two New Zealand wines win trophies at International Wine and Spirit Competition

An unlikely friendship between a veteran winemaker and a young woman from China has resulted in continued success on the world stage.

Custom Guns in Invercargill opens with a bang

A new Invercargill gun store is one of only two specialist firearm retail stores in the South Island.

Aucklanders priced out of property market told to consider investments to get on to ladder

Can't afford to be a homeowner? Try being a landlord instead.

$56m police payroll project in trouble, says Treasury report

Novopay spectre raises head as $56m project put on amber/red alert.

New BurgerFuel and McDonald's outlets positive for Invercargill

Major food franchises taking hold in Invercargill likely to positively impact small, family-owned businesses.

Award-winning Wanaka broker Jackie Boyd followed her heart into business

Award-winning Wanaka businesswoman Jackie Boyd has been named broker of the year

From Jonah Lomu to Jamie Curry: NZ's well-known brand ambassadors

Jonah Lomu was a favourite with many international brands, but who are some of our other brand ambassadors?

Dick Smith backs away from profit guidance after inventory write-off

Shares in Aussie retailer plunge more than 50 per cent after back-off from profit guidance and warning of more write downs.

Dwelling consents at 11-year high, but not high enough in Auckland, economists warn

They're at their highest since 2004, but economists warn more are needed to address Auckland shortages.

Christmas toys already flying out the door

In the lead-up to Christmas, a new force has awoken in toy stores around the country.

Westpac investors urged to vote 'no' on pay

Governance advisory firm says top executives were able to hit key performance hurdles because of the way the bank wrote off software spending.

Workplace bullying claims on the rise as awarness increases

OPINION: New guidelines have led to an increase in consciousness among employees of what bullying is and is not.

Family farms our future agri powerhouses: CANNZ paper

Third generation farmer Richard Brewer and others like him could become agriculture's powerhouses.

Online tractor scams catching out unfortunate farmers

Farmers told to be cautious when buying farm machinery directly from overseas dealers.

Victory for Feilding meatworkers, with more work to do

Feilding meatworkers will head to the plant on their old contractual conditions.

Corporate travel is starting to feel like booking a holiday, on purpose

Book your holidays online? Why not take control of your corporate travel plans as well?

Compensation doubled for Christchurch man shot in chest with nail gun

Christchurch man shot in the chest with a nail gun by a co-worker wins double his compensation.

Kirks' takeover passes final hurdle with David Jones granted OIO approval

David Jones' move into New Zealand has been given the green light by the Overseas Investment Office (OIO).

Business responds to shark attacks

A sharp rise in shark attacks has resulted in more Aussie entrepreneurs sinking their teeth into deterrence technologies.

Kate Radburnd wins NZ wine growers fellowship

Pask Winery's head winemaker Kate Radburnd wins the NZ Wine Growers Fellowship.

What's next for Yahoo?

Yahoo has starred in a decade-long soap opera as it struggles to return to its glory days.

Air New Zealand's innovation inspired by Silicon Valley, Disney and Four Seasons

When Air NZ wants to please its customers, it doesn't look at rivals like Qantas or partners like Virgin Australia.

Finance diary

Business events for the week ahead.

Opening up a competitive Chinese market

OPINION: China is liberalising its massive consumer market.

2000 broken hopes at failed Wellington call centre

A call centre operator had hoped to create thousands of jobs in Wellington, but now it has folded.

Marlborough Airport expansion finished

Congestion is a thing of the past at Marlborough Airport following a $4 million expansion.

Shane Warne defends charity over release of records

Shane Warne defends his personal foundation after a report it sought to block release of records by charity regulator.

Unemployment up, average wage down in Southland

More Southlanders are out of work and those who have jobs are earning less on average under the current Government, a Labour MP says.

Southern Response classified struggling customers as 'stoic' or 'downhearted'

There are the "stoic strugglers", the "downhearted strugglers", those "taking action", and others who are "managing".

Liquidators take control of Christchurch whisky bar The Last Word

Liquidators have locked the doors of a popular Christchurch bar.

Failed Canterbury businessman Paul Encell a convicted fraudster

Canterbury businessman whose company ruined a man's barn home dream is a fraudster with a queue of angry creditors.

Private dog daycare as customers pay hundreds for healthcare, training

This is not your normal dog daycare centre, the owner of a new training and rehab centre in Christchurch says

Hawke's Bay syrah wins top trophy at Air New Zealand Wine Awards

A Hawke's Bay syrah has won the top prize at the 2015 Air New Zealand Wine Awards.

The Facts of Life: The changing shape of Kiwis

More junk food, more processed foods, more calories. The result? Expanding waistlines.

Health drink SOS Hydration seeks to raise $2.3m in crowdfunding campaign

A drinks firm with links to Coke seeks capital in New Zealand.
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