Rabobank ditches customers with no loans video

Rabobank will only offer transaction accounts to its rural lending customers.

Rabobank is ditching customers in New Zealand who have transaction accounts but no associated rural lending.

Internet issue hits banks in NZ and Australia

Some bank websites were offline on Thursday afternoon.

ASB says services back up and running soon after 5pm, NZX also back online.

Farmers flock to buy utes at Fieldays

Isuzu Utes New Zealand general manager Sam Waller says sales have been stronger than expected at Fieldays.

Dealers are bracing for a busy six months before new charges kick in.

1.6% GDP rise: ANZ now tips Reserve Bank to raise rates in February video

GDP growth beat economists' most optimistic forecasts.

'Whopping, spectacular' jump in GDP has economists rethinking their assumptions on when Reserve Bank will lift the OCR.

Insurance lessons from viral crash video video

Moments before collision between an overtaking car, and a milk tanker turning right. Screen grab taken from a video ...

EXPLAINER: Insurers won't pay, if they decide policyholders have been reckless.

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Internet issue hits banks in NZ and Australia

Some bank websites were offline on Thursday afternoon.

ASB says services back up and running soon after 5pm, NZX also back online.

Sold out business awards

Wendy Smith, chief executive of the South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce. (File photo)

The South Canterbury Business Excellence Awards will take place on Friday night after a two-year break because of Covid-19.

Rabobank ditches customers with no loans video

Rabobank will only offer transaction accounts to its rural lending customers.

Rabobank is ditching customers in New Zealand who have transaction accounts but no associated rural lending.

Interest in electric vehicles jumps with rebate announcement

There has been a 175 per cent increase in searches for Nissan Leafs on Trade Me since the Government announced its ...

Interest in electric vehicles has spiked since the Government announced its rebate scheme, says Trade Me.

In charge of Fieldays' volunteer army

It’s Steve Chappell’s first time working on staff at Fieldays. He’s in charge of the 200-voluteer team.

Early morning starts and shift work, from parking to events, that's the life of a volunteer at Fieldays.

Big on holiday time at Fieldays

Dave Clark stands next to one of the Unimogs which has been refitted as a motorhome.

Don't just plan a holiday, plan an expedition around New Zealand.

Insurance lessons from viral crash video video

Moments before collision between an overtaking car, and a milk tanker turning right. Screen grab taken from a video ...

EXPLAINER: Insurers won't pay, if they decide policyholders have been reckless.

Discovery’s plans for TV3 revealed

Discovery general mananger for Australia and New Zealand, Glen Kyne.

TV3’s owner has revealed its NZ strategy and it includes a new on-demand streaming service, more locally produced programmes.

1.6% GDP rise: ANZ now tips Reserve Bank to raise rates in February video

GDP growth beat economists' most optimistic forecasts.

'Whopping, spectacular' jump in GDP has economists rethinking their assumptions on when Reserve Bank will lift the OCR.

City Rail Link: ‘Angry’ shop owners protest outside Auckland Council video

Shobhana Ranchhodji owns the Roma Blooms Florist and says the business community is angry and suffering emotionally.

An emotional toll caused by CRL works has "built an anger" among businesses who feel "robbed".

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Insurance lessons from viral crash video video

Moments before collision between an overtaking car, and a milk tanker turning right. Screen grab taken from a video ...

EXPLAINER: Insurers won't pay, if they decide policyholders have been reckless.

'Don't be duped,' drivers warned on scam video

Email urges people to urgently renew their licence plate number.

ASB overcharged home loan break fees video

Millennials miss out in KiwiSaver panic switch

prosper

'Uber for home services' start-up has big plans

Entrepreneur Sakshin Niranjan has partnered with digital expert Rod Snodgrass to develop NexDo which they have dubbed ...

A start-up linking services provided in homes like cleaning and lawn moving with customers aspires to be as big as Trade Me

Five steps SMEs can take to lead on digital transformation

You might not have the resources to h ire a full IT team.

OPINION: Don't rush it, and be strategic about how you make change.

Mum inspires new sweet treat business venture

Katie Portmann, owner of the Cookie Dough Collective, says its raw cookie dough can be eaten straight from the tub like ...

Mum's cookie recipe has been turned into a thriving new business selling unbaked edible cookie dough by one small business owner

Employers must play a role in caring for workers' mental health

Covid-19 has taken a mental toll on people in different ways.

OPINION: You can't leave it up to someone else to worry about.

better business

Restaurant owner banned and fined after badly treating and underpaying staff video

The Employment Court has banned and fined Amar Deep Singh, pictured second from right (wearing waistcoat) with staff in ...

Staff at the popular Indian eateries worked long hours — many unpaid — and were kept out of sight. Then some began recording evidence.

Cafe offers free menstrual products after customer's period accident video

The couple were inspired to offer the products after a customer left in a hurry after having their period on a seat.

ADJØ cafe in Dunedin is now offering free tampons and pads to anyone who needs them.

Publishers on hunt for newsprint supplies video

Norske Skog plans to sell the assets of the mill.

Newpapers and printers are assessing the loss of the country's last key newsprint mill.

Part-time accounting clerk was 'full-time thief'

Sharon Bradley used her position to take more than $2 million dollars from a Te Kūiti farming company. She’s pictured ...

Sharon Margaret Bradley siphoned more than $2m from a family farming business in the community she grew up in.

property

Here's where house prices have lifted 50 per cent video

07022018 Feature Photo: JASON DORDAY/STUFF Elite Street series. Marine Parade in Herne Bay

A growth rate of over 50 per cent in median values in one small town highlights how rampant house price growth has been nationwide over the last year.

The people setting up Fieldays

Silver Fern Marquees directors Scott Taylor and Phil Muir outside the Isuzu site the company set up at Fieldays.

We're a sneeze away from the next alert level but plenty of businesses are taking the chance to market their products at Fieldays.

Builder's early morning Fieldays dash to nail best bargains video

Builder Steve Nielsen left home from the Hauraki Plains at 5am to be among the first through the gates at Fieldays.

Among the first to walk through the gates was Steve Nielsen, who had both his wallet and an open shopping list at the ready.

"Morally wrong" tax rules should go, investor forum told video

Brook van Velden, Tony Alexander, Nikki Connors, Nicola Willis, Melanie Rouse and Nick Goodall at the Propellor Property ...

Property investors gathered for a forum in Auckland expressed displeasure with the new rules.

opinion & analysis

Five steps SMEs can take to lead on digital transformation

You might not have the resources to h ire a full IT team.

OPINION: Don't rush it, and be strategic about how you make change.

Why you need to have a closer look at your health insurance

Reviewing health insurance is often about taking stock and thinking what happens if I stop taking it and how would I feel?

OPINION: We know New Zealand has an under-insurance issue, especially when it comes to health insurance.

We need to keep the focus on KiwiSaver fees

When setting up your KiwiSaver or switching provider, it can be easy to overlook the impact of fees on your pension pot.

OPINION: When setting up your KiwiSaver or switching provider, it can be easy to overlook the impact of fees on your pension pot.

Brexit faces problems at the Northern Irish border

Britain and the EU both have something to gain from playing tough over trade deals. Sadly, Northern Ireland may be the ...

ANALYSIS: Britain and EU both have something to gain from playing tough over trade deals. Sadly, Northern Ireland may be the fall guy.

nz farmer

Townie on track to become first woman to win iconic farming contest video

Woods comes from an urban background but might be about to make history if she’s named Young Farmer of the Year.

City-dweller Roshean Woods is aiming to break a 53-year-old glass ceiling by becoming the first woman to win the Young Farmer of the Year competition.

Salmonella strain found in upper North Island

A strain of salmonella which has infected six farms in Auckland has now been found in the upper North Island.

A strain of salmonella which has infected six farms in Auckland has now been found in the upper North Island.

Farmers flock to buy utes at Fieldays

Isuzu Utes New Zealand general manager Sam Waller says sales have been stronger than expected at Fieldays.

Dealers are bracing for a busy six months before new charges kick in.

The business of milk explained video

Milk: it’s complicated.

Five million cows and 50,000 people. It’s Aotearoa’s engine room, a multibillion-dollar industry. But sometimes it's really confusing.

green business

Builder's early morning Fieldays dash to nail best bargains video

Builder Steve Nielsen left home from the Hauraki Plains at 5am to be among the first through the gates at Fieldays.

Among the first to walk through the gates was Steve Nielsen, who had both his wallet and an open shopping list at the ready.

The dark side of not being green video

Pathfinder Asset Management chief executive John Berry says sticking with the status quo will come at a high cost.

OPINION: Trying to stick to the status quo comes with significant risks for businesses.

Timber millers say log exports are killing them video

New Zealand is the world’s biggest log exporter, providing 20 per cent of the global market.

Forestry's reliance on exports, and one market in particular, is worrying the local timber market.

New Yarrow Stadium surface a mix of grass and fibre

The new playing surface of Yarrow Stadium will be a mix of natural grass and artificial fibre designed to last more than ...

The surface is used on 80 per cent of English premier football grounds, and the main rugby test venues in New Zealand.

world

UK-Aussie trade deal seen as a good sign

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, greets Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison at 10 Downing Street. The ...

Australia gets sweet deal with Britain - can we expect the same?

US companies are using AI to screen jobseekers, but does it work?

Dana Anthony recently had two job applications rejected after AI interviews, but she doesn’t know why.

A day after her interview for a role at Target, Dana Anthony got an email saying she didn't make the cut — she was rejected by a computer programme.

US lawmakers' massive swipe at big tech may be felt globally

Silicon valley CEOs: Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Apple's Tim Cook, Google's Sundar Pichai and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg.

ANALYSIS: Five antitrust laws aim to aggressively rein in the market power of “big tech” companies and change the way they do business.

World's uneven Covid-19 vaccination rates are creating a new economic divide

Vaccination allows countries to relax lockdowns or any other restrictions on social interaction that are still ...

They may also stoke fears of a new taper tantrum.

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