Business

Mondayisation causing a headache

The Holidays Amendment Bill has come roaring into the present, bringing with it some joy and a lot of confusion.

Call for more boardroom Asians

Bank of New Zealand's newest director, Auckland lawyer Mai Chen, says ethnic representation has now overtaken gender as one of the biggest concerns for boardrooms.

Shopping with animal instinct

Supermarket chain, Countdown's marketing supremo Bridget Lamont, has become one of the most popular women in New Zealand after the launch of a second tranche of the company's cult craze - the "Super Animals" collectable cards.

Korean-Kiwi mega deal

Yes Shop has signed a groundbreaking supply agreement with online shopping giant HMall of South Korea.

Timely tax or testing trick

Auckland's housing issues may be better solved with more affordable properties.

Reporter fired for Anzac Day tweets

Sports presenter goes on Twitter rant accusing Anzac soldiers of war atrocities.

Buying an icon

The former site of Christchurch's landmark railway station is on the market.

Streaming is a 'millennial missile'

HBO was missing out on nearly 10 million households that might want to watch the premium channel.

Irrigation 'not going to go away'

Hunter Downs irrigation scheme is "not going to go away in a hurry", says Federated Farmers.

Lack of vision 'hampering Invercargill'

Invercargill leaders need to show vision for the city's central business district to survive, retailer Carolyn Milne says.

The Mondayisation of Anzac Day

OPINION: There has been some confusion as to what people do about the new phenomenon of the Mondayisation.

Waitressing has its perks, but

In a week that John Key's follicle fondling left him out of sorts with the hospo industry, reporter Jess McAllen looks at her days behind bars - and front of house.

Pizza Hut's 'Anzac' acronym fail

Pizza Hut is the latest company to come under fire for using the term Anzac incorrectly in a pizza advert.

Mobile outage for Spark

Spark's mobile network is gradually returning to full operations after outage.

Hobby beekeeping takes off

The humble honey bee is proving a popular pastime as hive numbers sky rocket.

Cheaper Aussie goods ahead

Aussie clothing and cars will become cheaper if the NZ dollar reaches parity - but not straight away.

Chorus confirms 'Netflix effect'

Evening broadband performance is being hit by 'Netflix effect', research suggests.

Xero loss almost doubles

The cloud software firm has lost its chief financial officer but its growth remains broadly on track.

iPhone 4 issues for Spark customers

Spark customers may think they have a faulty iPhone 4, but it could be a network problem affecting their phone.

LinkedIn's big bet may pay off

OPINION: Online learning is a booming business and now one of the top tech companies has hooked into the industry.

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