Lease dispute taints retirement

Challenge Johnsonville owner Lloyd Hassed will pump his final tank of gas on Friday, despite trying for two years to ...

Loyal customers farewell retiring service station owner after he loses fight to renew his lease.

Bars find a way for Black Caps

Bertie Burleigh, owner of New Plymouth's Peggy Gordons bar, will keep the bar open for the Black Caps.

Legally, only casinos can serve alcohol all night - but that's not stopping a few local bar owners from staying open for the Black Caps.

H&M staff suspended over stickers

H&M shop workers are highlighting their fight for a living wage.

H&M has been heavy-handed over "lighthearted" industrial action, workers say.

More R&D funding

More than 3000 businesses will be eligible for R&D tax credits sways the Minister for Research Science and Innovation, ...

More businesses will be able to tap into the Government's R&D tax credit scheme.

Back to school for builders?

The Government is proposing a major overhaul of the licensed building practitioner scheme.

What you need to know about proposed major changes in regulating builders.

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Residential Property

$72,500 costs bill for fence case

The Aitchison's "million dollar view" has been restored after the fence-cum-fort on the boundary had to be pulled down. ...

Fence builder said he shouldn't have to pay costs, but a judge has disagreed - again.

Burrell-board pops up in capital

A Wellington developer says his central Wellington billboard is the start of a "fun" campaign to keep developments at Shelly Bay in the public eye.

'Fit for two' apartment is a stretch

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commercial property

Back to school for builders?

The Government is proposing a major overhaul of the licensed building practitioner scheme.

What you need to know about proposed major changes in regulating builders.

Exchange Building for sale for first time in century

The Exchange Building is for sale for the first time since the early 1900s.

The Exchange Building, spanning eateries and bars on Allen St and Blair St, is home to Monsoon Poon, Little India, and Big Thumb restaurants.

The secret to retail success

Bringing old-fashioned customer service back to retailing in the impersonal digital age is a winning strategy, says ...

Shops need to determine their personality and reflect that in the way they serve customers, expert says.

Foreign apartment exemptions climb

Thirty "transitional exemptions" allowing hundreds of foreign buyers to buy and live in large apartment developments ...

Hundreds of apartments can be sold to foreign buyers under special exemptions.

Tycoon snaps up another building

New Zealand's foremost commercial property investor, Sir Robert Jones, has bought his 18th prime Wellington CBD office ...

Sir Bob Jones buys a 52-year-old, 10-level building in central Wellington.

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