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The road to carbon zero

Chia Sisters Florence Van Dyke, left and Chloe Van Dyke have earned a carbon zero status.

It's not impossible to become a carbon neutral business - here's how.

Ex-journo 'regrets' Little threats

Minister of Justice Andrew Little says no one will enter the Pike River Mine unless it is safe to do so.

Vocal critic of Pike re-entry plan says police made a late-night visit over threats to minister.

Kiwibank profit drops video

Kiwibank reported a profit of $108 million for the year to June 30,

Bank says it's benefiting from scrutiny on big four, but not everyone's convinced.

Port workers ban overtime

A cruise ship at Port Otago earlier this season.

Workers at Port Otago have voted for an overtime ban after reaching a stalemate with their employer over pay and safety issues.

Three-day hearing costs $51k

Protesters gather outside at the Distinction Dunedin Hotel during an Environmental Protection Authority hearing was held ...

An oil giant will pick up the tab for a three-day hearing on its application to discharge a harmful substance off the Otago coast.

Port workers may ban overtime

A cruise ship at Port Otago earlier this season.

Workers at Port Otago have voted for an overtime ban if talks with management about pay and safety issues are not successful.

Flights are going to get cheaper video

Airlines will need to reduce airfares to help counteract lower demand for flights, King says.

Expect discounted domestic and international fares for next 12-18 months, aviation expert says.

E-scooter war heats up

As e-scooter competitors jockey for position, all are trying to outdo each other with deals and benefits. Singaporean ...

New companies, super-sized scooters and freebies are all part of the now competitive e-scooter market.

Helen Clark's warning to NZ tourism

New Zealand needs to think about whether it's living up to its "100% Pure" tourism slogan, says former prime minister ...

People think twice about flying 12,000 miles, so NZ needs a good story says ex-PM.

Fares could drop with Air NZ profit

27052019 NEWS PHOTO: SUPPLIED Air New Zealand has bought eight new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners and has the option to ...

Tough times at Air NZ could be good news for travellers in the form of cheaper fares.

CAA problems bigger than ex-chair

Aviation insiders want to see more change at the Civil Aviation Authority following the departure of chairman Nigel Gould.

There were fears about the CAA long before Nigel Gould's departure, says pilot.

Record airport profits

Queenstown Airport achieved a strong annual result for the financial year ended June 2019.

Strong increases in visitor numbers are behind record profits for the South Island's largest international airports.

Receptionist gossiped about tests video

The couple said the receptionist's actions had caused them extreme humiliation and emotional distress.

Receptionist fired after telling a family gathering about a couple's sexual health tests.

Translation headaches for council

The 20-storey building in central Wellington is nearly complete.

Wellington apartment builders resisted getting Chinese quality control papers translated.

Plot thickens for TVNZ

For the first half of 2019, TVNZ recorded its highest share of TV audiences since 2010 – airing 17 out of 20 of New ...

The state-owned TV broadcaster expects its worst result in a decade next year.

ANZ profits may stay in NZ

ANZ Bank said it may need to keep a higher proportion of its profits in New Zealand.

ANZ may have to keep more money in NZ if tighter rules stop cash injections from Australia.

Napier Port lists on NZX

Napier Port is seeing increasing numbers of cruise ships, part of the rationale for listing is to fund the construction ...

Shares in Napier Port rise after it makes debut on the NZX.

Will TVNZ go ad free?

The Government has told TVNZ to not pay any dividends for the foreseeable future.

As debate over whether TVNZ will return to a charter resurfaces, the Govt says changes will be announced this term.

Kiwis lose big gambling online

The Government is reviewing the Gambling Act to keep up with the growth of online gambling.

Deep in debt, Charlotte won $80k from Mega Moolah, but it made her habit worse.

How the price of petrol works video

In the March 2019 quarter, New Zealand had the third highest pre-tax premium petrol and diesel prices in the OECD, a new ...

A draft report says oil companies are making more than a "reasonable return". Here's how the price is set.

Southern Response boss silent

Calls for a public inquiry into the state insurer's conduct reignited on Monday.

The Southern Response boss was nowhere to be found after a key High Court ruling.

Five NZ tech stars to watch

Rocket Lab is among companies that have gone on to global success but trace their roots to innovative Kiwi founders.

From Xero to Rocket Lab, NZ punches above its weight with star tech companies.

Rocket Lab mission launches video

Rocket Lab's Look Ma, No Hands mission takes off from New Zealand.

Rocket Lab's eighth mission lifted off from New Zealand shortly after midnight.

No recession for NZ

ASB predicts New Zealand's economy will grow about 2.5 per cent a year.

The 'R' word's being bandied about but NZ's doing fine, ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says.

Surprise cost of new builds, renos

Slashing emissions from key building materials like steel and concrete could be the equivalent of half a million cars ...

Sustainable design is becoming mainstream. But it's the materials that are a big part of the problem.

BNZ insider says sales-pressure remains

BNZ removed sales targets and bonuses for frontline bankers dealing face-to-face with the public in October 2018.

Sales targets for BNZ frontline bankers were removed, but whistleblower says the pressure to sell has returned.

ANZ's Hisco mansion loss video

The house sold by ANZ is worth $11 million, according to a new valuation.

An independent valuation commission by ANZ shareholder shows the bank's sale price to former CEO's wife was generous.

Shoemaker Allbirds unveils socks

Allbirds shoes are made from wool and soft and downy to touch.

Allbirds has moved beyond the question, are shoes made from wool a bad idea?

Construction firms beg Govt

29112016 News Photo: TOM LEE/FAIRFAX NZ - New Zealand drivers have a lot of learn about appropriate driver behaviour on ...

Jobs are at risk as the industry worries the project pipeline is about to run off a cliff.

Sanford in living wage spat

Julian Maze believes Sanford can afford to pay its staff the living wage.

One of NZ's biggest seafood companies has rejected claims it moved jobs from Bluff to Timaru to avoid paying the living wage.

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