Taking hoki up a notch

Hoki fishing

Sealord is seeking to turn the domestically unpopular hoki into an everyday alternative to salmon. Come aboard its trawler.

Haka's tourism strategy pays off


Ryan Sanders is a driven entrepreneur who sought autonomy after a brush with the corporate world.

Businesses back BYOD

Ben Ridler

Bring your own device policies are increasingly common in SMEs as a way to lift productivity and meet staffs' growing technology expectations.

Port takeover highlights confusion

Lyttelton Port

Further work is needed on company valuations during takeovers, the New Zealand Shareholders Association says.

Synlait focused on future

Synlait Milk

John Penno insists Synlait Milk is not just about his efforts.

Safety issues put brakes on firms

Lyttelton Port

Two companies involved in the transfer of logs at Lyttelton Port have halted operations after officials raised concerns about the quality of their vehicles.

Chased for $800,000

DIY, hammer, hammering, construction, roof, building, builder, roofer

The Government is chasing a Chch company for $800,000 over allegedly defective and leaky school buildings.

Beef prices tipped to rise

roast beef

Beef steer prices are heading for a record high, while lamb, dairy, and grains prices remain flat.

Cutting it in the city

Jessica Close

Jessica Close is the latest young entrepreneur to grace the Christchurch inner city, with her design store Lawn Interiors.

Petone shopping complex snapped up

Petone Countdown

The Petone Countdown supermarket property has been sold to an Auckland-based group for $22.275 million.

Money's not everything

NZ money, cash

Surveys suggest farmers are not money hungry and lean more toward environmental stewardship than making big profits.

GM on the agenda

Craig Mackenzie

Kiwi farming couple attending Global Farmer Roundtable that will focus on the challenge of feeding another two billion people.

Broker's View: Restaurant Brands

carl's jr

OPINION: The fast-food firm operates strong brands in a conservative and efficient manner. Dividends and earnings are forecast to steadily rise.

The business of enslaving hearts

mike o'donnell MOD

OPINION: Apple has a freakish ability to deliver irresistible goodness we don't yet know we want.

Beating the holiday budget blues


How to hold onto the purse strings when the kids are on vacation.

No cork in spending yet


The economic party might be winding down but shoppers aren't ready to leave the dance floor.

Socialite proud of banned ad

Carls's Jr

Paris Hilton tweets the world that her latest raunchy Carl's Jr ad has been banned in New Zealand.

Major Auckland development planned

House construction

Apartment blocks and multi-level terrace homes may be built at Three Kings Quarry by Fletcher Building.

More Spark job cuts may come

Simon Moutter

Spark chief refuses to guarantee job cuts are over but says any changes will be small and slow.

Goodman Property sells Chch site

John Dakin

Goodman Property Trust has sold a manufacturing site in Christchurch for between $15 million and $20m to help fund a $100m pipeline of new building projects.

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