$60m apartments for Square

Construction of Cathedral Towers apartments could begin in April next year, making it the first new building in ...

The first new buildings since the earthquakes are going up in Christchurch Cathedral Square.

CropLogic to list in Aus

CoreLogic offers wireless and satellite technology to lift potato crop yields.

Crop technology company CropLogic plans to list on the Australian stock exchange.

Gold claim for sale

The Old Woman range looking down into the Nevis Valley, Central Otago.

Now's the chance to be super rich and live like our forefathers.

Stunning Wanaka station up for sale

Panaromic views from Wanaka's Lake McKay Station.

A Wanaka high country station with wrap-around views has been put on the market.

March 2018 scheduled for Wanaka pool opening

Simon Battrick is the new sport and recreation manager at Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Wanaka's existing pool will be recertified so swimming can continue while new pool is built.

Foundations poured on central library video

An artist's impression of the new Christchurch Central Library, due for completion in 2018.

Pouring has begun for concrete foundations for Christchurch's new central library.

Redcliffs decision close

Redcliffs School Principal Rose McInerney is "confident" the school will return to its original site.

A decision on whether Redcliffs School will be able to return to its original site is expected early next week.

Tourism spend hits $34b

Tourism now generates 5.6 per cent of GDP.

Nearly eight per cent of Kiwi work force now directly employed in tourism as visitor spending hits new high.

Xero boss supporting founders

Xero chief executive Rod Drury will be hosting the FounderCon NZ conference in Wellington in November.

Business founders are putting their heads together to create a forum.

Ravenswood subdivision all go

An artist's impression of the Ravenswood subdivision north of Christchurch.

Wanaka-based Infinity has a new board and confirmed funding for its Christchurch developments.

Crown eyes up final plots

The Crown has acquired 25,000 square metres for the south frame, leaving 4000sqm yet to be acquired.

 The Crown's determination to deliver the south frame draws the ire of a Christchurch property expert.

Wynyard's opening day blues

Wynyard's brand new offices in central Christchurch.

Over 100 workers turn up for first day in $50m Christchurch office block only to learn firm's in voluntary administration.

Old home or new?

Craig and Sophie Gosney are building a new house instead of buying an old one. From left: Craig Gosney, Mila (4), Sophie ...

Old homes can be beautiful, and in desirable spots. But in Christchurch especially, some buyers can't shake their doubts.

Remarkables base building to go

The old Remarkables skifield base building will be demolished.

Thirty-year-old base building at the Remarkables skifield in Queenstown is being deconstructed.

Making sense of the Wynyard mess

Wynyard chief executive Craig Richardson once said the company had to be secretive about its software, but that left ...

OPINION: Investors didn't really know what Wynyard was doing. What it wasn't doing was making money.

$20m plan for Rangiora shopping

Briscoes' Rangiora store will be about the size of this one in central Christchurch.

A $20m plan could bring retailers Briscoes and Animates to North Canterbury for the first time.

Wedding venue gets local push

Wedding celebrant Val McSkimming, photographer Peter Andrews, florist Lynda Galt, Jan Rutherford of the Ancient Briton ...

Business people from florists to tavern owners collaborate to promote Maniototo as a wedding destination.

Wynyard failure 'a tragedy'

Fund manager Gregory Marshall says Wynyard's demise was "above all" a matter of governance.

Investors lose $172 million "chasing dreams" after the NZ software firm calls in the administrators.

New Wanaka lodge opposed

View of Lake Wanaka with Ruby Island.

Lodge for sports clinics, executive and artistic retreats and weddings is a great idea in the wrong location, opposer says.

The death of shoulder season soon?

May, June, September and October are still the quietest times for Queenstown but tourist numbers have been growing.

No more shoulder season? Queenstown is becoming busy all year around.

Artworks map lost Christchurch

A companion piece in Mileo's "There are holes in the documentation" maps lost heritage across the Blue Print's opening ...

A fresh analysis of lost Christchurch heritage architecture made its points in beautiful ways.

Call to raise the pension age

Balclutha octogenarian Doug Bond training for a recent bike race shows how retirement can be a state of mind.

Retirement commissioner Diane Maxwell once again tackles one of New Zealand's sacred cows.

Probe into 'shonky' steel wanted gallery video

Lawyer Adina Thorn has more than 100 unhappy home-owners signed up to a class action suing over steel mesh used in their ...

More than 100 sign up for class action on dodgy steel mesh in their new homes, sparking call for government inquiry.

Specific designs delivered

Skellerup chairman Sir Selwyn Cushing turned the first sod for the company's new factory at Wigram in November 2014.

The development of a new Skellerup factory in Christchurch is an example of how developers work with clients.

All Blacks not model for much

All Blacks can tell you what underwear to buy but are not so great with lessons for business or life.

OPINION: The All Blacks don't have much to teach business and ordinary folks.

Poles apart

Orion assured people its poles were ok.

Orion is assuring the public its electricity lines poles are safe after an investigation was launched in Dunedin.

When less sugar is more gallery video

Soda Press Co founder Cam Romeril says cafes and bars stand to earn much bigger margins on drinks made with syrup and ...

The Soda Press Co says the trend towards cafes having carbonated water on tap has helped boost sales of its low sugar syrups.

Skills shortage hurting small firms

James Richardson of Sonder Leather says he has been searching for a skilled staff for the past three months.

New Zealand businesses are struggling to find workers with the skills needed to fill vacancies, so they're changing their tactics.

Mission to resurrect Westport video

Mayor Garry Howard hopes efforts to reinvent Westport's economy will encourage more visitors to the town.

Meet the man behind ambitious plans to reinvent a struggling West Coast town's economy.

'Sad day' for Pumpkin Patch

A lack of capital was putting the company at risk, according to a notice on the NZX.

The NZ children's clothing company has too much debt and is struggling to stay afloat.

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