Business

Equal pay bid objection dismissed

Groundbreaking bid to establish equal pay rates for women could be worth "hundreds of millions of dollars".

Councillors blast 'corporate welfare'

Auckland ratepayers should not have to pay for a blow-out in the cost of the Sky City National Convention Centre, councillors say.

Port seeking injunction

Lyttelton Port is trying to obtain an injunction declaring the withdrawal of labour by port workers unlawful.

Chrisco contracts under fire

Christmas hamper company is facing court action in Australia over allegedly unfair contract terms.

Dispute over planned mall

A land dispute is unfolding at the site of what is slated to become New Zealand's largest shopping mall.

Smiths City's profit dips

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.

Yellow to attempt reboot

The Yellow pages are heading for a new chapter.

Sealord nets $20.6m profit

Kiwi fishing firm Sealord has turned last year's $36.5m loss into a $20.6m profit, less than a month after cutting 111 jobs.

Uni loses bid to strengthen buildings

Councils cannot force strengthening of quake-prone buildings beyond legal minimum, Supreme Court says.

8000 rebuild workers needed

Canterbury needs 8000 more construction workers for the rebuild's peak in December 2016.

Lake Taupo deal details secret

An agreement has been signed between Mighty River Power and Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board over the use of Taupo basin.

Lacklustre Christmas sales hit Kathmandu figures

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.

Martin Aircraft drops jetpack shareprice

Martin Aircraft is dropping the price of shares to A40 cents in its "jetpack" flying machine in a revised public offer in which a young entrepreneurial Chinese company has taken a cornerstone shareholding.

MBIE gets poor report card

The Government's super ministry is criticised for how it leads economic development.

Early birds boost festive spend

Well-prepared Christmas shoppers have boosted spending in Nelson.

PGG Wrightson confirms forecast

PGG Wrightson says its trading performance is on track with previous forecasts despite lower forecast dairy payouts.

Confidence slips on low milk payout

Cheaper petrol prices and lower mortgage rates are not enough to offset the jitters.

NZOG buys into Cue Energy

New Zealand Oil & Gas is buying a 19.99 per cent stake of Cue Energy,

Servos pump out cheap petrol

Shopping around between Auckland’s suburbs could save you almost 20 cents off the national price of petrol.

ComCom clears Winstone Wallboards

Fletcher Building subsidiary is cleared of using its dominant market position to shut competitors out.

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