People working two jobs or more need to cope with getting a full pay one week and just 10 hours the next.
Cheaper alternatives to NZ wild venison knock southern suppliers out of the market, with at least one Southland business in limbo.
Tamahere residents are concerned about unsightly constructions that seem to have stalled.
An award-winning farmer is focusing on his most productive land and retiring the rest.
Irrigators should be allowed to carry forward their unused groundwater takes from one year to the next, a Federated Farmer's spokesman says.
NZ's major dairy companies have committed to spend $5 million over two years on predator control.
The country's chief executives are less confident in their own businesses and the global economy.
The pace of home building may slow this year, economists say, after a drop in the number of new home building consents issued by councils in January.
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Embattled coal miner Solid Energy puts off presenting its half year accounts because it says it is worried it cannot repay debt next year.
Christchurch's Mercer Group says it is on track with its annual sales and earnings objectives, despite a $23,000 interim loss.
It began with two guys tinkering away in a blueberry packing shed.
Insurers are set to decide which businesses will benefit from new, improved protections for people buying insurance.
Local control of NZ meat and dairy manufacturing is being whittled away by China's control of product certification, an infant formula-maker says.
Charges have been laid by Worksafe New Zealand over the death of Lyttelton Port Company worker Brad Fletcher.
From stocking shelves at a Foodtown in Auckland, Dave Chambers has today risen to the helm of one of Australia's two big supermarket chains.
Government confirms it shielded directors of troubled coal miner Solid Energy.
Cement storage facility first of its kind in NZ
A 33 metre high dome appeared on Timaru's waterfront this morning.
Renowned contrarian investor and Allan Gray chief executive Simon Marais has died after losing his battle with cancer.
Global investment stars involved in $1bn Portugal loan that cost Super Fund $200m. .
Papua New Guinea's natural gas industry is going gangbusters as oil prices fall
Kiwi technology Slingshot and Orcon use to help customers access geo-blocked services is itself going global.
Rodney Hyde didn't give a reason for his resignation from Orion Health, NZ's second-largest software stock.
Building consents were up in January, but only because apartments made up for house shortfall
American ISPs are fuming at new regulations and plan to fight the restrictions in court and Congress.
Cinema technology firm Vista Entertainment is a major global player in its niche, and its performance reflects that.
State owned national grid company Transpower lifted profits 8 per cent, resulting in a half-year dividend payout
Boxer briefs are the biggest thing in American men's pants - to the tune of $3.58bn a year.
A scathing attack on Vladimir Putin by exile Mikhail Khodorkovsy paints a bleak picture for Russia's economy.
Record migration will be "explosive and huge" when Auckland house prices are already going "gangbusters", economist says.
SBS Bank has nearly eclipsed last year's $22m surplus just nine months into the 2014-15 year.
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David Fagan is one of the country's top sportsmen but after more than 30 years of competition he has decided to hang up the handpiece.
Scales Corporation beats prospectus forecasts, reporting an annual net profit of $18.4m as it continues to eye growth.
Lyttelton Port of Christchurch says first half freight volumes have been hit by an export-based partnership using rival PrimePort Timaru.
The vote will make it easier for the Port of Auckland to reclaim areas in parts of the port precinct.
MPs say they are reluctant to accept an $8K pay rise, while calling for the system to be overhauled.
Duncan Hawkesby, son-in-law of billionaire Graeme Hart, hopes to raise up to $50m.
Maori trust surrenders more than a quarter of its shareholding to US investor Trilogy International.
A group of women on a hen's night claim they were shafted by entertainment providers.
Government will wait and see how Australia's controls of foreign house buyers work out.
Hail storms, a tomato glut and the high dollar all weighed on fruit and vege grower Turners & Growers' profits last year.
The New Zealand Institute of Architects says a wharf extension will ruin views from the city’s waterfront.
Auckland suburb of Tamaki will see a gain of about 5000 houses, Government says.
Chairman fronts to Parliamentary select committee to explain the $200 million write-off of taxpayer money.
"Early days yet" but Fonterra's holding decision on milk payout forecast surprises economists, who had pencilled in a rise.
After buying a dairy herd and leasing dairy farms for several years, a forward-thinking Taranaki rugby club has taken the next step.
NZ posted a tiny trade surplus of $56m last month, although markets expected a small deficit.
Auckland property market is set to keep booming as record numbers of people settle here.
Nosh and Mad Butcher store owner says law change may drain profits at its chain of Irish pubs.