Visas will be fast-tracked for overseas workers coming to Queenstown ahead of a busy summer.
IAG has raised its Canterbury earthquakes bill by up to $1 billion, as it receives more over $100,000 cap claims.
New Zealand's largest insurer raises Canterbury claims costs up to around $4b.
Lyttelton Port of Christchurch's bid to stop port workers withdrawing labour dismissed by Employment Court.
Employers warned to take an "arm's length" approach with staff this Christmas.
National home appliance and furnishings chain Smiths City has announced a slight drop in trading profits for the first six months of the financial year.
Lyttelton Port is trying to obtain an injunction declaring the withdrawal of labour by port workers unlawful.
Christmas hamper company is facing court action in Australia over allegedly unfair contract terms.
The Yellow pages are heading for a new chapter.
Canterbury needs 8000 more construction workers for the rebuild's peak in December 2016.
Outdoor clothing retailer Kathmandu's share price dropped 34 cents to $2.44 today, as the company advised a reduction in gross profits following a lacklustre start to Christmas sales in Australia.
PGG Wrightson says its trading performance is on track with previous forecasts despite lower forecast dairy payouts.
Petrol prices may fall to around $1.70 a litre in some parts of the country where Australian player Gull is savagely discounting.
Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has finalised purchase of a 27-hectare site for the development of an inland cargo hub.
Christchurch's rebuild has helped create a boom number of 5000 new apprentices for the construction industry in 2014.
Credit cards have a reputation as dumb debt but sometimes putting gifts on plastic is the smartest option.
A fund encouraging developers to build residential units within Christchurch's four avenues is almost all gone.
Independent reviewer to look into rebuild work and costs related to Christchurch's quake-damaged horizontal infrastructure.
OPINION: Fonterra's advance monthly payments to its suppliers this spring went unusually close to breaching its end-of-year payout forecast.
Silver Fern Farms granted consent to discharge into Waimakariri river, after commissioners placed "little weight" on petition by thousands.
A couple who have moved 9 times since the quakes should have been in their new home two months ago.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing bosses are big offenders when it comes to ripping off workers.
Small businesses with inadequate phone security are at risk of being targeted by hackers.
We look back on Christchurch in 2014 and ask: Is this as good as it gets?
You admire them from the road. Those handsome signs on the farm gate, beckoning you down the driveway.
The private hospital firm gains clearance to takeover listed company Acurity.
Chorus is playing down the chances of it pursuing telecommunications retailers through the courts
Reserve Bank did not need to lift interest rates this year and may not need to raise them again next year, as low inflation is balancing out growth.
Mediation talks between Lyttelton Port and union workers falter.
National transport firm Freightways has extended its policy of charging for an unsuccessful courier delivery.
Immigrant fears he has lost $19,500 in an attempt to get ahead with a cleaning franchise.
Debts mount for The Pothole People
Workers and customers are finding themselves out of pocket after The Pothole People went bust.
OPINION: Why the sudden interest in the virtually unexplored Pegasus Basin, off the Wairarapa coast?
The High Court has given stricken Christchurch building company Williams and Co a little breathing space but not for long.
Investors make their feelings known at Pyne Gould Corporation's annual meeting today.
Not happy with an initial 2 per cent pay rise offer, Lyttelton port workers start an indefinite ban on overtime.
For a deer trapped on thin ice on a remote Canadian lake, rescue came in an unlikely form.
Christchurch has the highest percentage of manufacturing staff in NZ but the region has the most vacant industrial land in the country.
Eliza's Manor, a mid-19th century house and boutique hotel is for sale in central Christchurch.
Christmas shopping 'crazy and stressful'
OPINION: Who loves shopping? If it means battling crowds and Christchurch's ghastly roads to search for something I may not want or need, no thanks.
A Marlborough farming couple has been fined $40,000 for not wearing helmets while riding their quad bikes.
Plans to make low-odour gelatine put on the backburner by a smelly Woolston factory.
Anchor tenant of Epic, the two-year old innovation hub in central Chch, is on the hunt for much bigger new premises.
Coalminer Bathurst Resources loses application for summary judgment for debt of close to $4m against Brightwater Engineers.
OPINION: What brings such far-flung Kiwi and European investment interests together? One word - tax.
Another Christchurch construction company goes under, leaving customers out of pocket.
Canterbury University's $550m insurance settlement with Vero is the biggest ever in NZ.
Christchurch's wastewater network may be able to cope with SFF meat waste within a year.
Nearly 20 staff are being axed with closure of manufacturer Asco Carbon Dioxide.
Unions predict disruption to Christmas cargo at Lyttelton Port but port management disagree.
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