With food prices at their highest in three years, low-income families are feeling the pinch.
Allowing piggery effluent to flow into a stream lands a Waikato disposal company with a large fine.
Re-development of Wainuiomata mall has got the nod, but locals are saving their enthusiasm until builders are on site.
The PressHereford breeders have reclaimed market share against other beef breeds after a good bull-selling season, says PGG Wrightson genetics manager Bruce Orr.
WILLY LEFERINKOPINION: The public view farmers favourably despite what the media shows.
Producing deer with some of the biggest antlers in NZ careful genetic selection and a dollop of luck, says a South Canterbury deer farmer.
Philanthropist William Douglas Goodfellow, once the richest man in NZ, has died.
OPINION: Some subjects just aren't sexy, like anything with the words ‘financial literacy' in it.
Alcohol is now meant to be out of sight for shoppers not explicitly looking for booze, but what lengths do supermarkets have to go to hide it?
Council unlikely to face consequences for a blunder which left food outlets unlicensed.
A new milk due for sale in 2016 could threaten NZ's $17bn dairy export industry.
OPINION: Google Flights puts Google in the position of effectively competing with its advertisers and erasing their competitive advantage.
After several rough years following the global financial crisis and the quakes, a raft of Chch businesses are changing hands.
The director of Christchurch's Epic innovation hub is looking to take the concept global, after receiving a prestigious United States government fellowship.
A lack of office space in New Zealand's biggest cities is driving up commercial rents but there are ways for businesses to lessen the burden.
Kiwi businesses underestimate their vulnerability to fraud and are surprised when it happens to them.
Online auction site Wheedle is closing, less than two years after it was set up to take on Trade Me.
Planned $342m dairy joint venture in China would help Fonterra's push into added-value products, expert says.
Golden Bay company ordered to pay $67,000 after a worker's arm was caught in a rock-crusher machine.
The newest addition to Air New Zealand's fleet was welcomed at Auckland Airport this afternoon.
Exporters and manufacturers are "digging deep" to cope with the kiwi, but some firms are making the most of it.
Wool producers are "shocked and appalled" by graphic footage allegedly showing Australian shearers beating, kicking and stomping on sheep.
The number of homes for sale has dipped, but average prices - especially in Auckland - are at a record high.
TOM PULLAR-STRECKERLabour promises “garage grants” of up to $10,000 for novice IT entrepreneurs and 1200 ICT apprenticeships.
Who got it right in business this week and what didn't go quite so well.
A sacked Nelson City Council worker has won a long, hard fight to prove her axing was unjustified.
Seafood industry argues against a plan to suction-mine the Chatham Rise.
After 25 years as a highly paid geologist, Phil Scheimer is weighing up his future prospects: labourer or pizza delivery man.
The price of a salad shot up last month, but prices for some fruit like bananas fell.
US man Walter Liew apologises for theft from DuPont to help a Chinese company develop a white pigment.
A business has had to stop taking cattle heads and ears for composting.
Zespri is introducing a graduate recruitment programme to bring in new industry leaders.
Boeing Co. has raised its long-term forecast for new airplane demand by more than 4 per cent.
What you need to know on Friday morning, July 11.
Queenstown gondola saw record numbers helping drive Skyline's profits to nearly $53 million.
New genetics from Canada of milking shorthorns through embryo transfer are in a Manawatu calf shed.
Investors who lost more than $115 million to fraudster David Ross are facing a $330,000 bill for his legal representation.
Waimakariri residents are outnumbered by dairy cows - but they haven't won yet, say experts.
A contentious Stewart Island marine farm has been given the green light.
Only skeleton staff to remain after 90 jobs cut
Hamilton is watching the "end of an era" as 90 jobs are cut from New Zealand Post's Waikato Mail Centre. Only a skeleton staff will remain.
New measures aimed at clamping down on shoddy builders will be imposed from next year.
Economy could be tapping the brakes, with heavy traffic flows on NZ roads dropping, possibly as logging slows down.
Two Christchurch urologists have words of caution about the marketing of a urine test for detection of bladder cancer direct to patients.
High NZ dollar is a boon for shoppers, who are taking advantage of lower prices to buy more gadgets.
Winston Peters slams deal in which NZ's largest private property fund is selling $1bn of local property to Canadian pension group.
Some of NZ's biggest brands combine to develop an online market analysis service for small businesses.
Aussie finding that rising house prices are due to lack of land also applies in New Zealand, think tank says.
Relationships ruined and businesses going off the rails. Professional succession planner Joan Baker has seen the ugly side of farm succession.
Virgin Australia is axing jobs at its New Zealand head office, based in Christchurch, but the number of redundancies has not yet been decided.
Wild weather has hit Northland farms hard with power outages, equipment damage and flooded pastures.