Business

Contact 53pc owner plans to sell

Australia's Origin Energy is selling its majority stake in Contact Energy.

Small business scam warning

Firms are being tricked into signing up to an online business directory - for a $1411 annual fee.

Aussie rate call in kiwi's sights

A busy Tuesday with the dairy auction and Australian interest rate decision could prompt moves in the NZ dollar.

Tourism Holdings strategic review complete

Tourism operator Tourism Holdings Ltd forecasting growth in net profit to at least $30 million in the 2019 financial year.

Maori Council 'fires' Donna Hall on TPP

Wellington lawyer's firm dismissed from handling Maori Council's TPP claim.

Kiwi confidence trumps Aussie gloom

Kiwi consumers are growing more confident, but New Zealand is still below the Asia-Pacific average.

Famous sausage on the comeback?

The famous Tuatapere Sausages may be gone, but "very similar" snags may be coming to your plates soon.

July New Vehicle Registrations Still in High Gear

New car sales in July are up almost 3 per cent on the same month last year to new record levels, but commercial vehicle sales tapped the brakes in the month, dropping almost 5 per cent.

Obama unveils greenhouse gas cuts

US president Barack Obama reveals plan to dramatically cut emissions from US power plants.

Waterway find delays river steps

An ancient waterway under Oxford Tce will delay construction of steps as part of the Avon River precinct.

Greek stocks plunge

The market tanked when it reopened after a five-week shutdown during Greece's debt crisis.

Capital gets own property gongs

Wellington to honour its own commercial property trailblazers.

Speedway victim in legal limbo

A speedway volunteer who had both legs broken in an accident has no legal protection.

TGH to sell up to half of The Base

Half of Waikato-Tainui's flagship development, The Base shopping centre, will go up for sale as the tribe seeks to free up cash.

Fine for contaminated container

A Christchurch business has been fined more than $16,000 after dumping contaminated soil.

Solid Energy decision imminent

State-owned company Solid Energy could know its fate within a matter of weeks, Key says.

Gut instinct is TPP will pass - Key

Prime Minister is disappointed but not surprised that free-trade deal ground to a halt in Hawaii.

Henderson's business affairs under court probe

Christchurch bankrupt Dave Henderson wants out of bankruptcy but must face a court probe first.

TPP can't wait for Canada poll - PM

John Key expects several weeks of "intense negotiations" towards the TPP trade deal.

Trilogy shares up on profit forecast

Shares in cosmetics and candle maker Trilogy International jumped 21 per cent after the company flagged a tripling in half year profits.

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