The Government has collected $2.8b in GST from visitors and the tourism industry wants a share of the money.
Nearly eight per cent of Kiwi work force now directly employed in tourism as visitor spending hits new high.
Business founders are putting their heads together to create a forum.
Central Otago has New Zealand's best country pub - an establishment that delivers food to sick clients, leftovers to bachelors and drives 600km to get patrons home.
Business people from florists to tavern owners collaborate to promote Maniototo as a wedding destination.
Lodge for sports clinics, executive and artistic retreats and weddings is a great idea in the wrong location, opposer says.
South Port's new director says the company has the opportunity to support regional growth.
This Christmas will be the last one for all-year round Christmas shop, Christmas Magic.
The NZ children's clothing company has too much debt and is struggling to stay afloat.
A former All Black captain and his wife building freeze dried snack business.
Invercargill CBD rejuvenation - "We just need to get on with it".
Most of us have experienced the 3pm slump, where we reach for the chocolate to stave off hunger, only to regret it later.
It's a hard road finding the perfect employee, but an Otago man may have cracked it.
Members of a women's gym in Auckland say they are still waiting for refunds, more than two months after it closed.
South Port New Zealand has responded well to growth, its chairman says.
An age-clause has forced three directors to withdraw from the board table of of a Southland-based meat processing company.
The future of Wellington's Shelly Bay is uncertain after opponents challenged its sale.
You'll get wet and cold, and there's no cell coverage, but it's a "bloody job" and the boss is "not your mother".
The Government is calling for public input into its investigation credit card charges.
Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler says retail sales growth in Southland is better than the rest of New Zealand.
Who's going cook Kiwis a feed if we don't have overseas workers? asks the hospitality industry.
Workers in Wairoa and Southland will be affected if Silver Fern Farms closes two meat processing sites.
Queenstown couple living in a 30sq m room will finally have their own house after joining buyers at a large development.
Mitre 10 joins retailers axing Fly Buys rewards in favour of Air New Zealand Airpoints.
When Jess and Isaac Thurlow bought their first home together, many of their friends were enjoying their OEs.
Ngai Tahu Tourism will add spectacular horse treks to its growing number of Queenstown visitor experiences.
Major retailers sign up to extend official health rating system, as part of drive to cut childhood obesity.
Property maintenance man sells his lawn mowers to work as an adventure planner and outdoors guide.
Leaky building owners get High Court permission to proceed with a class action against James Hardie.
Warmer weather has heralded the return of Central Otago's popular farmers' markets.