The cost of leasing retail space in Esk Street could be too high to attract new businesses, a property valuer says.
Invercargill has a new place for tweenagers to hang out, as the town's first frozen yoghurt bar opens.
The billion-dollar visitor economy in Queenstown is on the up, sector representatives say.
Dunedin biotech has been fined $30,000 by the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal.
The Glengarry Laundromat has changed hands and the new owners plan to give it an upgrade.
'We've all been so flat out this month'
Wanaka Beerworks' month-long drought has ended.
The paua industry is today calling for a moratorium on great white shark cage dive operations.
Blue Sky Meats NZ has bought Gore-based Clover Export.
The pop-up shop phenomenon has reached Invercargill.
A major inner-city development is underway on the corner of Don and Deveron streets.
Investigation into incident where Shotover Jet hit rocks has found drivers need more monitoring and training.
The purchase of OtagoNet for $153m may prove to be a poor decision, Marlborough Lines chairman says.
Two successful brothers say their upbringing in rural Southland with an inventor-father ignited their engineering passions.
The Invercargill real estate market will have one less player from next week.
'Digital Dunedin' is forging ahead, after the city won widespread access to the fastest internet in New Zealand.
Plans for a multimillion-dollar milk processing plant near Gore are firming up with hopes a joint venture deal could be done within two months.
Rob Tipa reports on how a farming family copes with the extreme conditions of Central Otago hill country.
East Otago farmers Simon and Kirstin Engelbrecht are to showcase their top ewe hoggets at a field day.
Dunedin wins cut-price broadband for three years in Gigatown competition.
Former sheep farmers win Southland's Dairy Business of the Year award.
Southland farmer's wife and mother Melanie McKenzie spends her downtime working.
When your staff come back after shifts to hang out, you know you must be doing a good job.
Police were told a man, who later died in jail, wanted to be sent to prison with drugs hidden inside his body.
Tai'an Municipal People's Government delegates to investigate local opportunities.
Bespoke accommodation a 'showstopper'
Travellers seeking a touch of luxury can find it at a newly-built mansion in Queenstown - for $20,000 a night.
Canterbury pig farmers Steve and Josie Sterne are South Island Farmers of the Year.
PM John Key signals the dairy slump is almost over, but economists are not so optimistic after the latest global dairy auction.
Jewellery proving popular
A desire to make heirloom pieces with a modern twist has propelled Invercargill jeweller Rebecca Adams into the export fast lane.
The South Island entrepreneur and property developer died yesterday after a short illness.
Four southern directors have been recognised for their services.
'Edgy, mysterious, and smoky'
It takes time and effort to come up with an award-winning hairstyle.
New Zealand Ice Hockey League general manager Gunther Birgel is living his dream ... in Clyde.
OPINION: In company insolvency, the 7th Schedule to the Companies Act sets out the order in which receivers and liquidators must pay preferential claims.
WORK TO RULE
OPINION: Your workplace is not a "pick up joint" . . . but if your employer sacks you for treating it as such, they still need to be fair about it.
After an almost 10-year-hiatus, a petrol station could be returning to Arrowtown.
There have been 'no drastic increases' in any of the apprenticeship fields where there is demand for apprentices.
OPINION: Inland Revenue has many ways to track New Zealand tax residents with overseas income and assets.
Invecargill streetwear store Va1idnation is closing its doors at the end of the month.
OPINION: In September last year, I wrote about the Inland Revenue Department's success in winning the war against the black economy.
WORK TO RULE
OPINION: Two recent cases have added to the ever- growing list of people whose Facebook antics have landed them in hot water with their bosses.
Award-winning Peninsula Bay developer Bob Robertson, of Wanaka, has retired for health reasons.
There are two large, empty shops in Irk St, and soon there will be one more.
Business confidence has reached an 18-month high in Clutha, with retailers cautiously optimistic.
A retirement village with a bowling green and swimming pool has been announced for Queenstown.
Two shipping containers parked at Shingle Creek have tantalised passing traffic since February, raising speculation as to the future of the former hotel.
OPINION: A recent decision of the Chief Judge of the Employment Court has set out yet again the rules that will be used in deciding whether a person is an employee or a contractor.
Les MacKenzie has diesel in his blood.
Budding entrepreneurs and business brains get their chance to pitch ideas and build a concept from start to finish this weekend.
With lambing and calving almost over for another season, Mervyn Soper and his assistant Roger Kubala have travelled about 450 kilometres a day around northern Southland on their slink skin run.
Southland's bank is making changes in a bid to become more responsive to its members.