Breastfeed to save the world video

Switching from formula to breast milk could slash emissions, researchers say.

5:39 PM  Ditching formula could slash emissions, researchers say.

New electronic travel authority scam

About 1.5 million overseas visitors a year need an electronic travel authority before boarding flights and cruise ships ...

5:14 PM  Immigration NZ says unofficial websites are vastly overcharging some visitors for new electronic travel authorities.

Magazine business in receivership

Trends Publishing International, in receivership, is owned by Trends Publishing Systems. The companies are linked to the ...

Trends Publishing International in receivership after turbulent few years.

Mortagee sale for reserve development

A drone shot shows sediment running in the ocean at Okura's Karepiro Bay.

More than 30 sections in controversial Auckland development associated with former Te Papa museum chairman up for grabs.

ANZ cuts mortgage rates

ANZ has cut the rates on some of its fixed-term mortgages.

Homeowners are benefiting from low interest rates, with ANZ the latest to cut what borrowers must pay.

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Abusive director must pay costs - court

Nathan Sanders' behaviour was found to have been abusive in the conduct of a High Court case. (File photo)

Company director's conduct was nothing short of abusive, judge says.

Sky Tower turns off the lights

The external lights on Auckland's Sky Tower will be switched off to allow for the bulbs to be changed to an eco-friendly ...

Auckland landmark will go dark for two months for LEDs to be switched to a more efficient variety.

New Chch council must juggle demands

Christchurch's new council faces a tricky task in juggling conflicting demands from different sectors in the city.

Tackling climate change, revamping the central city, cutting rates - new councillors face a tricky path in Chch.

Falling 300kg ramp kills worker

Worksafe staff leave an industrial premises in Te Kuiti after a worker was killed in an accident.

Workplace investigation launched after a male worker was killed in the King Country.

Downside of Uber Eats

The other day someone told me they had a meal delivered within the same block.

OPINION: These services are antisocial in every sense of the term.

Gold mine polluted river

Maruia Mining has been gold minig at Waitahuna Gully Rd, near Lawrence, since it was issued permits in 2015. (File photo)

In failing light, an eagle-eyed officer spotted dirty brown water in a river near a gold mine.

Corporate jets a distant memory

HSBC plans to cut up to 10,000 jobs, adding to the tens of thousands of bankers in Europe that have already lost their ...

As HSBC plans to cut 10,000 jobs, times are getting tough for bankers.

Stop payday lenders docking benefits

Salvation Army social policy lawyer Ronji Tanielu is calling for an end to "attachment orders" repaying payday loans ...

Thousands of benefits payments being diverted to repay private lenders, says Salvation Army.

Sky confirms it has the rugby

Sky TV has hung on the rugby after losing the right to cricket.

Spark didn't get chance to put in formal bid, NZ Rugby confirms.

NZ's defective concrete crisis

Hundreds of major buildings have defective or missing concrete or reinforcing steel.

Hundreds of major buildings are weakened by defective or missing concrete or steel.


AB shirts fly off the shelf

The new All Blacks Rugby World Cup jersey stretched across the chest of Sonny Bill Williams.

Huge demand for the $150 All Blacks jersey leaves shops asking for thousands more from Adidas.

Why winning Lotto isn't all good video

We all dream of it, but the reality of winning a large amount of money out of nowhere is a nightmare for some.

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Rejecting the 40-hour work week

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Seriously, it's My Business: Misbruk

Szymon Zurek, 18, started his own screen printing t-shirt company, Misbruk, from his garage while studying at Massey ...

A staunch environmentalist, Szymon Zurek decided he could do more for the planet than just follow a vegan diet.

Glass milk bottles make a comeback

Eketāhuna Country Milk co-owner Pip Olds says going old-school with glass milk bottles was a no-brainer as people look ...

Eketāhuna Country Milk has started home deliveries of whole milk in glass bottles, just like the old days.

Seriously, it's My Business: Soul Family

Felicia Aull, 22 started online retailer Soul Family with her partner Daniel Anderson, 24, before she'd even finished ...

Felicia Aull and Daniel Anderson started a businesses selling reusable goods to help reduce single-use plastics.

Tasman tourist operator goes zero carbon commercial director Brendan Alborn said the Zero Carbon certification was a "proud moment" for the ...

Tourism operator have been awarded Zero Carbon status for their efforts to reduce emissions, and are calling on other regional operators to do the same.

better business

Specsavers of teeth? video

SmileDirectClub has launched in New Zealand. Kay Oswald, international president for the company, says this is an ...

SmileDirectClub says it can slash the price of braces by 60 per cent, but dental groups sound the alarm.

Is Ezibuy really having a sale?

Ezibuy is offering weekly sales on clothes, but is it a breach of the Fair Trading Act?

The excessive use of sales could breach the Fair Trading Act, Consumer New Zealand warns.

Lavish lifestyle behind $1m debt

Undischarged bankrupt builder Jaden Melgren is being reported for reckless trading.

"Where did the money go?" liquidator asks of a bankrupt Auckland builder who owes almost $1 million.

An hour for quiet shopping

A sensory quiet hour at Countdown gives people living with autism and other sensory disabilities the chance to shop in peace.

The quiet hours are targeted to people with intense sensitivity to light and sound.


Global brand’s Kiwi success

New Zealand Sotheby's International Reality's success can be attributed to the longstanding partnership of its founders, ...

SPONSORED: Meet the business duo behind a growing real estate success story.

More prefab homes

Building and Construction Minister Jenny Salesa will introduce a bill next year to allow for more prefabricated homes to ...

The Government wants to free up construction rules to build more prefabricated homes as part of Building Act reform.

'Worst tenant' does $25k of damage

Te Aroha landlord Peter Spitters' tenants destroyed the interior of a unit, which will cost him $25,000 to fix.

A Waikato landlord gave his tenants notice to vacate. Now there are holes in the walls and the heating system is stuffed.

New burb's healthy home rule

A bird's eye view of the Rangitahi subdivision in Raglan taken early 2019.

Building energy efficient, well designed homes is a must on this Raglan peninsula.

opinion & analysis

Downside of Uber Eats

The other day someone told me they had a meal delivered within the same block.

OPINION: These services are antisocial in every sense of the term.

Orr’s culture and conduct in question video

The governor of the Reserve Bank is responsible for both the country's monetary policy and also the prudential ...

OPINION: Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr tempestuous behaviour hangs like a cloud over his signature proposal to strengthen New Zealand banks.

Smartwatches privacy risks

David Court says the ability of smartwatches to collect personal health data comes with privacy risks.

OPINION: How should we feel about health insurers subsidising monitored smartwatches?

Slash TVNZ's bloated salaries

Kevin Kenrick has been rewarded for TVNZ's $17m loss with a hefty pay rise.

OPINION: The recent pay increase for TVNZ's chief executive is a slap in the face to taxpayers.


Corporate jets a distant memory

HSBC plans to cut up to 10,000 jobs, adding to the tens of thousands of bankers in Europe that have already lost their ...

As HSBC plans to cut 10,000 jobs, times are getting tough for bankers.

Can this man save Woman's Day?

Bauer chief executive Brendon Hill has a two-year plan to reinvigorate the German-owned company.

Change is on the menu for Australian publisher after crises and magazine closures.

CEO slams millennial work ethic

Winning Group chief executive John Winning has complained about millennials' work ethic.

He's a millennial himself, but Aussie CEO says young good workers are few and far between.

US, China in temporary trade truce video

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He.

The agreement raises hopes the superpowers will end their 18-month long trade war.

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