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Australian holiday costs aren't what they used to be video

Australia’s red centre, which includes Uluru, is short on accommodation supply, Brent Narbey says.

Here's what pricing New Zealanders can expect as the only international tourists allowed into Australia.

'Riding a rocket': Retail investors aren't hurting the market, but buyer beware video

Share trading apps like Sharesies have made investing in shares seem possible for the first time for many people.

When US billionaire Warren Buffett said users of stock-trading app Robinhood are gambling, he joined others worrying about easy access to the sharemarket.

NZX50 slips 0.5 per cent, negative F&P Healthcare outweighs a2 Milk gain

The NZ sharemarket fell again on Wednesday after inflation fears pushed Wall Street lower.

The NZ sharemarket fell again despite some respite for a2 Milk shares as inflation fears pushed Wall Street lower.

Council halts long-term planning for Wānaka Airport, accepts High Court decision video

Queenstown Airport Corporation’s 100-year lease for Wānaka Airport has been cancelled by the High Court.

Queenstown Airport's 100-year lease over Wānaka Airport has been scrapped, but it will continue to manage the site.

Two Sacred Hill vineyards businesses in receivership

Sacred Hill’s vineyards are in the Dartmoor Valley, Hawke's Bay.

Receivers have been appointed to two companies belonging to Sacred Hill Winery.

What do businesses want to see in this year's Budget?

Coconut Wireless managing director Mary Aue wants to see more Government support for community initiatives.

Support for education is a common theme on the wish list from NZ businesspeople.

It's a jobseeker's market, but don't count on a higher salary: Seek NZ

“Candidates are in a very strong position at the moment, but it doesn’t automatically translate into higher salaries,” ...

April saw the highest number of jobs ever advertised on the site, but salaries have fallen 0.3 per cent in the last three months.

A2 Milk shares continue to slide after 'ugly' earnings downgrade, NZX slips

The NZ sharemarket followed Wall Street lower, amid the fallout from a2 Milk’s “nasty” profit warning.

Having lost nearly 13 per cent on Monday, a2 Milk's shares slipped again as investors digested the bad news.

Amazon Web Services gears up for more growth in NZ video

Amazon Web Services (AWS) New Zealand managing director commercial sector Nick Walton says it has a long list of places ...

Amazon's cloud computing business has opened a flagship office in New Zealand.

Coal company expects consent for expansion video

The Bathurst Resources Ltd owned Takitimu Coal Mine, at Nightcaps. Pictured looking down on the mine's Black Diamond ...

Environmentalists say they will oppose possible coal mine expansion plans near Ohai.

Sunscreen testing lab used by NZ manufacturers admits to $63m fraud

The owner of United States-based AMA Laboratories has admitted to falsifying testing reports on global sunscreen brands, ...

The owner of AMA Laboratories has pleaded guilty to falsifying test results for global sunscreen brands, including some sold in NZ.

Two cases of Covid-19, 51 cancelled trans-Tasman flights

Arrivals to New Zealand were down 40 per cent over the three-day travel freeze with New South Wales compared to the same ...

There were 4066 fewer arrivals to NZ during the three-day travel freeze with NSW.

Supreme Court turns down gold fraudster's bid to appeal non-parole period

Steven Robertson was sentenced in 2019 to jail after spending investors’ money on jewellery, cars, dining out and ...

Gold markets 'trader' told he can't appeal his minimum sentence of 3 years, 4 months' jail for defrauding elderly investors.

A2 Milk's nearly 13 per cent slide knocks the S&P/NZX50 Index

A nearly 13 per cent slide in a2 Milk weighed heavily on the New Zealand sharemarket on Monday.

The market punished another earnings downgrade by a2 Milk, which helped push the NZ sharemarket down on Monday.

Hotelliers plea for bed tax plan to be axed video

Nash said areas like Queenstown that were heavily dependent on tourism would get assistance to diversify their ...

But Queenstown councillors say without a bed tax, rates will need to be hiked 2.3 per cent.

NZ 'needs to get more bang from its investor migrants' bucks'

Not one offshore investor has chosen the option of donating to a charity as part of their investor visa application.

Not one offshore investor has chosen the option of donating to a charity as part of their investor visa application, according to Immigration NZ data.

Consumer NZ rates the best mobile phone to repair

The easiest phones to repair in general are Samsungs, says Smart Phone Repairs owner Paul Gwynne.

Samsungs are easiest to fix, while Sony, Nokia and Motorola phones are a “nightmare”, says phone repair shop owner.

Live export protest low in numbers but high on support

Members of the Taranaki Animal Rights Group protesting about live export on Saturday.

Despite only eight people turning up to protest the live export trade continuing for two more years, animal advocate said the public support has grown.

Fonterra CEO: I won't say it's been smooth sailing video

Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell is turning the dairy giant around after a big global expansion failed to deliver.

Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell says he was under no illusions about the task ahead when he took over the top job at the dairy giant.

Falling tech stocks weigh as NZX50 ends the week with a small loss

The New Zealand sharemarket ended the week with another small loss.

The NZ sharemarket ended the week with a small loss, as local tech stocks belatedly registered declines for the sector on Wall Street.

Fair Pay Agreements 'unnecessary', hospitality business owner says

The new Fair Pay Agreement system allows unions to negotiate on an industry-wide basis, putting a floor under wages.

The Government's new bargaining system isn't needed, especially as skilled people are in short supply, Trinity Group boss says.

Proposal to mine 'mildly radioactive' minerals alongside West Coast tourist road video

This farmland in Barrytown may be mined for heavy mineral concentrate.

Residents of a West Coast community are concerned a proposed sand mine will destroy a wildlife hotspot and significantly increase heavy traffic on a spectacular scenic drive.

Fonterra shares may fall if plan goes ahead video

New dairy plants are expected to be a rarity if a projected decline in milk supply eventuates.

But farmers may have to pay a pretty price if they don't want outside investors.

Port and airport exchange fire over merger video

Nelson Airport's board and senior management are unanimously against the holding company being proposed by Port Nelson ...

Port Nelson boss says the airport's recent difficulties could have been avoided with a “stronger corporate background”.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare weighs on NZX50 again

The New Zealand sharemarket lost more ground on Thursday.

The NZ sharemarket lost more ground on Thursday, falling 0.7 per cent as it felt the pressure of hefty declines in top stocks.

Fonterra considers clawing back control

Fonterra’s consultation pre-empts a projected tailing off in milk supply as the New Zealand dairy industry matures.

Shrinking milk supply has dairy giant pondering its best options for survival.

BNZ interim profit jumps 80 per cent, bank gets a big boost from NZ economy

Excluding notable items, BNZ’s net profit rose 13 per cent.

NZ’s economy is performing better than expected, but you can't celebrate at half-time, says BNZ's chief executive.

Fonterra prepares investors for big news with capital restructure

Bringing non-farmer investors into Fonterra has always been an issue, Penny says.

The dairy giant is preparing to ask investors how it should use its capital.

Tourism operators say price rises were coming if DOC fees had returned in June

The return of concession fees would have meant price rises for customers, says Fox Glacier Guiding chief executive Rob ...

Tourism businesses who lobbied for more time without paying DOC concession fees welcome Government’s decision to extend the waiver.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare slides 2 per cent, growth stocks sold on Wall Street

Heavy selling in Fisher & Paykel Healthcare weighed on the New Zealand sharemarket.

Heavy selling in Fisher & Paykel Healthcare weighed on the NZ sharemarket on Wednesday.

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