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How to become the boss: 12 steps

It takes more than just technical skill or political prowess to achieve power and success.

Kiwi businesswoman at war over Sydney property

A legal battle over a Sydney property sees a Kiwi woman slammed by Aussie judge.

Eight-year-old girl makes $166,000 a month thanks to YouTube baking videos

Australia's mini Martha Stewart and her 5-year-old sister rake in huge income thanks to their online baking tutorials.

Don't blame climate change for mussel woes says industry leader

Don't read too much into the slump in mussel production. Growers have seen it all before, says Marine Farming Association president Rob Pooley.

Air New Zealand Regional Maintenance Ltd creating 50 jobs in Nelson

A new “world class” regional aircraft maintenance facility will open at Nelson Airport next week, creating around 50 high-paid engineering jobs.

Award-winning cheesemaker Neudorf Dairy shuts its doors

Award-winning cheesemaker Neudorf Dairy is shutting up shop after 10 years, and just as many awards, in business.

Entrepreneur Dan Radcliffe says no to KiwiSaver

Top entrepreneur likes a flutter, but steers clear of the pokie machines.

What happens to my KiwiSaver, if I go bankrupt?

WHAT… happens to my KiwiSaver, if I go bankrupt?

DDB boss Marty O’Halloran puts business first

High flying exec misses dinner with the missus.

Gold star for green stars

New Zealand Green Building Council wins a 5 Green Star rating for its own office revamp.

Rod Oram: Electricity cross currents

If you are an investor in electricity generating companies, you can expect rising dividends and, in some cases share buy backs, over the next five years or so.

Jacqui O'Fee: How to style your business

How do you tell someone they aren't dressing well?

Be a business bookworm

To be good at business, you must be hungry for knowledge.

Glenys Shearer: from Just Jeans to Postie Plus

Glenys Shearer is a consummate seller of denim and the passionate chair of Postie Plus.

Semble app protecting digital data

Consumers need to play a role in protecting their digitalised personal data.

Blast your business into space

The working environment can have a big impact on the bottom line.

Reserve Bank to crack down on reverse mortgages

Loans sold to the elderly can rapidly eat away at the family home, especially if interest rates rise.

Switched on Bikes bright sparks choose spokes

Electric bicycles are powering a new cycle hire start-up.

Langdon Morris brings Innovationlab to NZ

US innovation guru Langdon Morris is on a mission to help save small businesses from the threat posed by the pace of change.

Neighbourly helping communities connect

Shane Bradley and Casey Eden knew what their overseas friends ate for lunch, thanks to social media, but were clueless when trying to recall the names of their neighbours.

Ernst and Young to anchor Ngai Tahu development.

Ernst and Young is moving back to the central city as an anchor tenant in Ngai Tahu's latest CBD development.

Hamilton's Park International Country Club for sale

A Hamilton golf course has closed and is on the market for $3.2 million.

Huka Lodge owner loses multimillion dollar lawsuit

Businessman Alex van Heeren must pay US$25million to the court within 30 days.

Globetrotting design company going places

A lone design consultant in Christchurch now has offices in four international locations.

Vernon Small: Budget 'surplus' fades from view as Auckland property prices threaten

OPINION: Stark warning from Reserve Bank needs significant action from Government on May 21.

Making buildings accessible to all

Small businesses have plenty to think about getting customers through their doors

Pensioner wins refund from gold trading firm PTT

Pensioner wins $29k payback from cold-calling software vendor

Hellaby boss to step down

Diversified investment company Hellaby Holdings is looking for a new managing director, joining the ranks of companies on the hunt for new bosses.

Dairy farmers told to prepare for worst

Milk price fall is the best thing that could happen because it limits European expansion, economist says.

Concern TeenSafe app spying on kids

Safety and privacy watchdogs are concerned a new app being sold to keep teenagers safe could be used to spy on them.

MBIE clears Chinese rail employers, despite being refused records

Employers cleared after MBIE probe into Chinese rail workers' 'exploitation', despite no records.

Air New Zealand to add more than 650,000 domestic seats

Air NZ adds 650,000 seats to domestic network.

Pineapple Heads CEO crowdfunds $200k on PledgeMe

Small business raises $100,000 in final 48 hours.

TV companies offer last chance to avoid legal action

Legal action will be filed in "a few days", television companies say

Wellington Airport returns at 'acceptable' levels

Reduction in landing fees brings it back from chasing 'excessive profits', says watchdog.

M2 no Aussie ogre, says analyst

CallPlus' quarter-million customers have little to fear from new owner M2, says an Australian analyst

Lucy Lawless film new show in Auckland

Kiwi actress Lucy Lawless is starring in a major new US television series currently being filmed in Auckland.

LIC partners with Lely Group

The Livestock Improvement Corporation has added another partnership to its list this year as its pushes ahead with its growth strategy.

Woolworths Anzac campaign creators face 'torrent of vulgar and abusive tweets'

Trendy agency behind Woolworths' Anzac campaign forced to deactivate Twitter account after threats.

What your boss won't tell you - but probably should

These three things are almost never heard by employees - even though they'd help the whole company.

Leftbrain Group in liquidation

The company which owns six well-known online retailer stores has been placed into liquidation.

Geothermal, New Zealand's renewable advantage

Finding international investment opportunities and partnerships for the geothermal industry will be top of mind this week.

Students sacrifice holidays for Massey's business bootcamp

Students embrace week of rigorous business boot camp.

Money course teaches how to save on a low income

A university study finds a financial literacy programme can help even low income earners save money.

Wellington needs a runway extension: Property Council

Property Council says Wellington Airport runway extension is necessary for city's growth.

Budget Buster: One simple step to cut car costs

Up to $172 is up for grabs with one simple step, but you've got to be smart about it.

Auckland company fined after employee crushed by truck

Logistics company fined and ordered to pay $25,000 in reparation to an employee hit by a truck.

Your Money: Giving kids a first home leg up with KiwiSaver

A 10 year-old child who joins KiwiSaver now could have a $38,000 house deposit saved by the time they are 30.

How to make the world a more 'open' place

The Government has made nearly 3000 information resources freely available online
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