Business

NZ-Aussie dollar parity beckons

Aussies and Kiwis have long-revelled in the friendly rivalry typical of siblings with a lot of common.

Talley's guilty in death of crewman

Talley's failed to ensure safety of employee who fell to his death on one of its boats, a judge has ruled.

Concerns over leaning tower safety

The proposed Leaning Tower of Rongotai in Wellington could be dangerous.

Read the fine print, shoppers told

Consumers are warned to think twice before buying extended warranties when they hit the shops.

Internet providers get TV warning

NZ's four big TV services want to stop internet providers from helping customers access blocked overseas online-television services.

John Mowbray to pocket coins, notes and stamps business

Mowbray Collectables is selling its stamps, coins and bank notes businesses to outgoing company boss John Mowbray, after other bidders dropped off.

Dairy downturn bites

Agricultural businesses are facing a tough year as farmers deal with a low dairy payout forecast.

KiwiRail yards to stay

KiwiRail has pledged that its Hutt workshops will not close, as it looks to cut costs.

New mussel hatchery opens

A new hatchery opening at the Glen, north of Nelson, today will allow greenshell mussels to be selectively bred like sheep or cattle.

Test error dethrones Glammies winner

Dannevirke farmer will hand his tastiest lamb award back after organisers declared a no-contest because of a testing mistake.

NZ's $23.5 billion industry

Consumers switching from landlines to bigger data plans are helping boost the tech sector.

More money, bigger brain

How much you earn can determine the size of your child's brain.

Spark sells business for $22m

Spark's international phone call broker at one time carried 4pc of world's international voice traffic.

Auckland RSA goes for $9m

An RSA in suburban Auckland has sold the property it sits on for around $3 million more than its council valuation.

Fund suspends Milford mandate

NZ Super Fund manager puts Milford Asset Management mandate on hold until FMA completes probe.

Meeting bid to aid struggling carrier

Nelson Forests meeting administrators to rescue Waimea Contract Carriers, which owes $14m.

Landcorp launches new brand

State-owned enterprise farmer Landcorp has launched a new brand called Pamu to identify its products.

Xero steps up war of words

Rod Drury escalates his attacks on MYOB ahead of its A$2.7b capital raising.

Victoria St traffic a 'nightmare'

Business owner suggests making Victoria St a pedestrian mall on Friday and Saturday nights.

Ripping up RMA reforms

OPINION: PM John Key used dramatic language this week to describe the effect of the Northland by-election on the government’s desire to amend the Resource Management Act to give greater weight to economic development.

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