Business

NZ's shoplifting epidemic

"There are the criminals that have no fear, that are doing this on such a regular basis."

Phones contracts rid of unfair 'fine print'

Commerce Commission found 66 "potentially unfair" clauses in phone company contracts.

Markets tumble again

Bank fears help push down world stock indexes for the third straight session.

ASB banks record $474 million profit

The Aussie bank's half-year haul is up 7 per cent, driven by strong lending growth.

Could dildo throw cost her job?

Employer of woman who threw a dildo at Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce refuses to say if she will be disciplined.

Competition prompts Forlongs demise

Staff called to a meeting at short notice

NZX treads water

With global markets still sinking, New Zealand shares have opened flat.

Changes at the clubs

"It's been a difficult financial journey for the club, but now we are looking towards the benefits the theatre will bring."

Here's where jobs are

If you still don't know what you want to do when you grow up, this might help.

Banks eye cuts as growth stalls

Markets will improve 'but we aren't holding our hands singing Kumbaya,' says banking ceo.

'Gutted' to sell $1.6m house

Life drags Lorde and Katy Perry's music video producer away from his record-priced Auckland bungalow.

Grand 1930s lodge for sale

Owners of Christchurch's Newbery Lodge put the property on the market for the first time in 30 years.

Prime retail spots snapped up by booking centres

Booking centres are popping up in almost every available retail spot in Queenstown, raising some concerns about the future look of the town.

No live sheep to Mexico

Controversial shipment of live NZ sheep to Mexico won't be repeated this year but not because of welfare concerns.

Nelson tops NZ for spending growth

Nelson topped the country in spending growth last year with an 8.1 per cent increase in value.

Warehouse shoplifting, as advertised

Overseas tourists appear to be stealing from the retailer using a method which is "advertised" online.

The dark side of your appliances

"In today's global marketplace consumers have no idea about the conditions at the mine, factory, and assembly line."

Wellington house prices surge

Lack of property listings in the capital is putting pressure on prices.

For sale: Rare view of Aoraki Mt Cook

Couple fought for 20 years for consent to build hotel, now the property is for sale.

Hospo owners face hefty furniture bill

A council rule change could cost Victoria Street bars and restaurants thousands of dollars.

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