Business

New jobs in 'thousands'

Employer and Manufacturers

The jobs boom of the past year is likely to be repeated in the next 12 months, with tens of thousands more jobs created.

Waterfront revamp at west's expense?

Auckland lightshow

A plan to defer millions of dollars from West Auckland projects has locals asking whether the focus is fair.

Act breach costs $20,000

south pacific meats

South Pacific Meats has been ordered to pay $20,000 for breaching the Employment Relations Act.

Cementing China connection

Leeann Watson, general manager of Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce

The Canterbury Chamber of Commerce signs a co-operation agreement with a Chinese business.

Links with the land

Savannah Clement

A nine-year-old confidently outlines 100 years of family history to 150 people at her parents' bull sale.

Celtic tiger roars again

Ireland flag

Ireland's economy is growing rapidly, leading economists to declare the country's debt crisis dead and buried.

US institutions to get lion's share of Alibaba

Survey shows 88 per cent of Americans haven't heard of the Chinese online giant but US institutions will still snap up most IPO shares.

Consumer confidence could boost retailers

Open purse and money

Briscoe Group is among the NZX companies that could benefit from a solid consumer confidence result today.

Feds unhappy swede link kept quiet

Cows graze on swedes

Southland dairy farmers were kept in the dark about the potential link between HT swedes and the deaths of dairy cows.

Concern over migrant worker fees

Migrant

Christchurch businesses are raising concerns about the enormous fees paid by their Filipino migrant employees.

Jyoti Morningstar: How I keep well

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The founder of yoga fashion brand We’ar stays healthy by doing yoga, swimming and surfing.

Sour milk price taste

Nick Barrett

Former Fonterra shareholders' councillor feels betrayed by the co-operative's forecast milk price for last season.

Stopping the rot

Magic ingredient: Plant & Food Research scientists are working on ways to prevent vegetable spoilage en route to overseas markets.

Two new research projects promising to produce healthier food and boost exports have been granted funding.

More to honey than money

Landcorp employees Paul Taylor, Steve Neads and Phil McKenzie plant a new cultivar of manuka in experimental trials on Landcorp's Hill View farm in the Wairarapa.

Manuka plantations could restore eroding hills and provide revenue.

Lawyer struck off

housing sold property

Two-timing lawyer is fined and struck off after his advice led to one client losing her house – to another client.

Tax crackdown a step closer

Taxing Times

G20 finance ministers are expected to ratify the first part of a plan to restrict multinational tax avoidance.

Solid Energy gets $103m lifeline

solid energy

Government will provide cover for restoring mining land and to avoid state-owned miner's technical insolvency.

Christchurch warehouse converted

Foodstuffs Christchurch

Foodstuffs' former South Island distribution hub is being turned into a major Christchurch warehouse complex.

Apartments to be built

apartments

A site currently used as a car park in Mt Eden has been earmarked as an SHA area for apartments.

Christchurch Airport profit drops

Christchurch Airport posts a near-15 per cent fall in annual profit, despite rising passenger numbers.

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