Saving the planet from plastic with eco cleaning products video

Ellie Brade and Mark Sorenson, co-founders of Cleanery products and The Sustainable Care Company, want to save the ...

Cleanery is taking on the giants of the cleaning products world with the support of a chocolate milk advertising guru

'This bloody almighty bang': power surge rips through Otago town.

Numerous appliances at more than 20 properties were destroyed in the electrical surge. (File photo)

The surge blew plugs from sockets and destroyed TVs, fridges and microwaves. It left residents of Millers Flat with plenty of unanswered questions.

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Booze baron's company stripped of liquor licences after underpaying staff

Canterbury Liquor Pages Road was closed over the weekend after the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority granted an ...

Harjit Singh once ran at least a dozen liquor outlets across Canterbury. But after flouting employment rules the last of his stores have been ordered to shut.

Top Auckland lawyer guilty of misconduct over 'cashie' offer

Defence lawyer Quentin Duff appeared before the Tribunal in July.

A high-profile defence lawyer has been found guilty of misconduct after he offered to put a home renovation job through as a “cashie” so his client could avoid paying GST.

New owners rejected inventory offer and ended up with $100,000 of out-of-date stock video

Shobna Prasad, the new co-owner of Krazy Price Mart in Phillipstown, says she discovered tonnes of expired meat, tins ...

After buying an Indian supermarket, a couple were shocked to find $100,000 worth of out-of-date food, but the seller says they turned down a stock-take offer.

Power to the people (and birds) as 56-metre power tower removed video

A helicopter removes a pylon at Portobello on Otago Peninsula.

Three down, three to go. Watch as a 56-metre power tower is removed by helicopter piece-by-piece.

Street-facing window key for cafe during Covid video

“If we went back into another lockdown or if we had ongoing in-and-outs of different levels, we were ready for it,” said ...

With the possibility of "ongoing in-and-outs" of alert levels, a Hamilton cafe co-owner wanted to be sure the business could operate at alert level 3.

Shifting school holidays due to Covid lockdown would cause disruption, businesses say video

Shifting the school holidays would make staffing difficult, Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools manager Graeme Abbot says.

Holiday attractions and accommodation providers say shifting the next school holidays would be hugely disruptive when things are already difficult.

Migrant exodus felt in Mid-Canterbury as ongoing immigration delays bite video

Ashburton immigration adviser Maria Jimenez is pleading with the Government to reintroduce the defunct South Island work ...

The departure of migrant workers thwarted by visa frustrations is putting more pressure on Mid-Canterbury's depleted rural sector, advocates say.

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