Rural services co-operative Farmlands will proceed with its plan to centralise processing functions into its Dunedin business centre and administrative support in Christchurch.
NZ's largest alleged fraud trial will continue, after defence failed to have the judge removed.
Ryman Healthcare company says it has expanded its New Zealand land bank and will lift its build rate in this country.
Fire believed caused by a spa pool at a Christchurch home show estimated to have cost exhibitors $15m.
ASB Bank plans to raise up to $400 million by issuing 10-year subordinated notes that may list on the NZX.
People were misled into buying shares by "very rosy picture" painted in the failed carpet-maker prospectus, investors tell court.
More than $175 million was paid out due to major storms last year, insurers say.
The services sector slowed from a canter to a trot in February, but is still expanding and remains healthy, according to a business survey.
Agents say just 17 per cent of home sales during February were to first-home buyers.
Will be aimed at small-to-medium-sized businesses as an easier, lower-cost alternative to accessing investor capital.
Dorchester Pacific will buy Levin-based loan company Oxford Finance for between $11.3 million and $12.3m.
An unnamed US billionaire has purchased the world's most valuable life insurance policy, worth NZ$236 million.
Consumer confidence hits its highest level in nine years but a household spending spree is not expected.
Direct flight from Tokyo revives the debate about Wellington's proposed runway extension.
A pile of turbine blades, each bigger than a jumbo jet wing, has arrived in Wellington.
Is John Key's latest visit to Beijing a sign of growing pains with our largest export market or of bigger things to come?
Once modest of pay and profile, risk experts are now being reborn as 'rock stars' of the banking world.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand former chairman Mike Petersen is optimistic sheep and beef farmers will favour restarting the wool levy after all votes are counted.
On a four hectare lifestyle block near New Plymouth, New Zealand's first hemp house is being built.
Loss-making Malaysian Airline System risks losing out on business from travellers outside the country.
Business and Finance Diary - week to March 21.
The trial of two former directors and the chief executive of South Canterbury Finance got underway in Timaru last week.
Blustery wet weather courtesy of ex-tropical cyclone Lusi delivered welcome rain to Waikato farmers but most are not celebrating yet.
Several Wairarapa vineyards are changing hands.
Wellington Airport may kick off $300m runway extension process in early 2015 - and could extend at both ends.
Oil giant rated its Wellington petrol stations as having the worst safety record in the world in 2012, employment case reveals.
Foodstuffs is continuing with plans to force a popular dairy out of a suburban shopping centre.
Victims of bullying: you now have an advocate in Hamilton.
A decision is expected today on whether New Zealand's largest alleged fraud trial continues or is stalled, potentially for years.
TOM PULLAR-STRECKER - © Fairfax NZ NewsSouth Africa will become the first country to attempt to collect GST on digital imports, such a music downloads, next month.
This week in Ask The Experts, we consider importing and reproducing an existing product from another market.
S 4 Solar has been installing solar power systems for six years, and now the company is finding new ways to develop the industry.
Ten years after investors pumped more than $250m into failed carpet-maker Feltex, court action for damages begins.
Finance Minister Bill English says the Government is doing all it can to ease the pain of rising interest rates.
STEVE KILGALLON - © Fairfax NZ NewsInventor came up with a skintight rugby jersey years before adidas - but never made a cent off it.
OPINION: If Fonterra is going to grow with any rapidity, it is going to need more shareholder funds.
This year's NZ's grape harvest expected to be around 15 per cent higher than last year's record crop.
OPINION: The Warehouse's revival strategy has been a long time coming.
Like many great plans, the idea for the YQ mobile app was hatched over a beer.
Starbucks is on a coffee-fuelled mission to change customer perceptions of the cafe chain.
Greg Secker says he hasn't truly worked in the past 15 years, much less ironed a shirt or washed the dishes.
Canterbury dairy farm once part-owned by Allan Hubbard has sold for almost $65 million.
JUSTIN DEVEREUX - © Fairfax NZ NewsWoman angry that she had no choice but to have a payWave enabled credit card.
Northern Ireland's richest man Edward Haughey dies in helicopter crash in eastern England.
OPINION: Since moving out to the country a year ago it's been necessary to reconnect with my DIY roots, as we struggle to stay on top of 12 acres.
A broker's view of insurance company Tower.
Employment experts say what the jobs of tomorrow will look like for today's high school students.
Swapping your home to holiday overseas is one way of embracing the 'sharing economy'.
Apartments in central Wellington continue to grow in popularity, but their prices are lagging well behind houses.
© Fairfax NZ NewsRicky Ward, head of equities at fund manager Tyndall Investment Management, is leaving to join financial advisory firm JBWere as NZ equity manager.