MPs on both sides of the aisle disappointed as US family's immigration appeal rejected

Associate immigration minister rejects US family's last-ditch bid to stay in NZ.

Report into skydiving plane crash into Lake Taupo criticises fleeing pilot

Taupo pilot criticised for leaving two passengers on his crashing skydiving plane as he jumped out in mid-air.

Fairfax/NZME not on the same page as Commerce Commission in merger appeal

Judge to set ground rules for appeal against Commerce Commission rejection.

Two offensive and sexist ads banned

Burger joint BurgerFuel and a trucking firm have ads banned for objectifying women.

More new fashion tenants announced for Christchurch's retail precinct

Three more international fashion stores have signed up for the new central Christchurch retail precinct.

Unemployed given chance to gain valuable skills at The Warehouse

It can be hard to get a job with no experience, but The Warehouse is lending a hand.

Concern about Work and Income referring convicted thieves for housekeeping jobs

Poor screening of people referred by Work and Income for hospitality jobs blamed in part for why temporary migrants are filling job vacancies.

Fired dairy farmer whose family was kicked out of house awarded $33,500

Dairy farmer worked 60-hour weeks for three months without a contract.

Yaldhurst subdivision finally gets roading tick

A long standing impasse at a Yaldhurst may have been overcome with a decision by Christchurch City Council to dedicate land for a road.

Few commercial buildings comply with seismic restraints standard

Less than 34 office buildings in New Zealand meet the seismic restraints standard.

Kiwi Property directors discount fears of shopping mall decline.

Kiwi Property directors don't share concerns about static consumption or the death of shopping malls.

Entrants quit EY journalism awards over 'conflict of interest' concern

Media outlets pull entries after a judge resigns.

Germany bans sale of Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Emission cheating device suspected in Porsche SUV.

Support for Rotorua to become NZ's first bilingual city

It seems Rotorua is ready to lead the te reo charge, with some locals wholeheartedly behind the change.

Birkenstock CEO accuses Amazon of 'modern day piracy'

Don't even think about selling our shoes to Amazon, head of the global shoe company tells shop owners.

Secrecy may win the day, despite apparent IRD back-down

Tax department reconsiders releasing multinational tax submissions after Ombudsman intervenes.

Company linked to alleged ponzi fraudster in liquidation

As another court date looms, liquidators are pursuing a string of entities linked to Paul Clifford Hibbs.

ETS review could reduce forest planting while foresters wait for certainty

Uncertainty in the ETS could result in less forest plantings while foresters wait for certainty.

Rich-list South Canterbury farmer devastated by impact of cow disease

Rich-list farming dynasty which owns the world's "largest robotic farm" are devastated by cow disease.

Foundry closure marks the end of historic chapter for Coromandel

Thames was built on the back of gold mining and kauri logging, and the A&G Price foundry was there every step of the way.

For a few hours, Jeff Bezos was the world's richest person

Amazon's founder finally dethroned Bill Gates, but lost the crown not long afterwards.

How many women did we choose at local body elections?

When it comes to our mayors and councillors, it's mostly men ruling the roost.

There is no barrier with digital

Business owners are basing their companies where they want to live and breaking down the barriers with the internet.

Millennial Money: I'm looking for a savings hack

Like many millennials I want to save, but I also want to spend and I'm not cutting out my flat whites.

Couples concoct nationwide cocktail-in-a-box delivery service

The delivery service, born out of a New Year's yarn at the bach, turns customers into their own mixologist.

Isuzu D-Max ute is more Taranaki than Takapuna

Forget the flash-Harry add-ons, Isuzu's D-Max is a ute that presents itself more for its sheer ability than for its looks.

Simple steps to help increase your chance of franchise success

If you're pondering self-employment, you might have considered a franchise. Here's what you should know.

Consumers may be caught out without phone cover

If you and your phone are inseparable, there's something you should know.

Equal pay claims don't justify industry-wide disputes

OPINION Business supports equal pay, but for comparable jobs within an industry.

Ask Susan: What happens to KiwiSaver in a break-up?

Can your ex-partner take half your retirement savings?

Liz Koh: You don't need to be a pro to dabble in shares

OPINION: Property isn't the only option for amateur investors to make some money.

Tom Hooper: Backing local start ups to succeed

Most of us have no idea just how tough it is for a new business to succeed, no matter how bright the idea or the people behind it, says ChristchurchNZ chief executive Tom Hooper.

Australasian aviation lobby group appoints new boss

The trans-Tasman aviation lobby group wants to tackle airport services and charges.

Canterbury irrigation project applies for land-buying powers, worrying local farmers

Irrigation developers apply for "brutal" land buying powers in Canterbury, breaking a promise they made to farmers.

Lions fans left their mark on New Zealand's economy

The Lions series doubled UK tourist spending from last year.

What $528 rent gets you elsewhere

Auckland's average rent will get you a loft in New York City, a family villa in Phuket or a tiny Tokyo apartment.

Solution for Wellington's Island Bay cycleway could cost $7m and the loss of 57 car parks

Design options reveal the costs of solving Wellington's cycling dilemmas.

New High Court judge Pheroze Jagose has a rich history - and a Twitter feed

Newest High Court judge described as kindly, scary-looking, and grammatically correct.

ICT industry on the rise, says ministry

Nearly 25,000 jobs created over 10 years with exports growing strongly, says report.

Fonterra lifts farmer price by 25c to $6.75 for next season

Farmers received a welcome surprise this morning as Fonterra raised its farmgate forecast.

AA calls for petrol companies to be more transparent about premium fuel prices

AA says petrol companies' failure to display premium fuel prices leads to price gouging.

Ripped off Indonesian fishers compensated

Indonesian fishing boat workers were underpaid by up to half their entitlement while on boats in New Zealand waters.

Ryman expansion accelerates as population ages

The disorganised state of Australia's retirement sector gives Ryman Healthcare a comparative advantage, shareholders were told at the annual meeting.

Overseas immigration officers frustrate Queenstown applicants

Overseas officers want photos of workplaces and to see the CVs of every person who applies for a job.

Kiwi Property CEO reveals succession plans

Longstanding chief executive to leave country's biggest listed property firm.

Tough backdrop to immigration decision

Survey shows many Kiwis view Asian and European migrants through different lens.

Retirement sector needs migrant workers: Summerset

Retirement villages will lose valuable staff if overseas workers can't get visas, major operator says.

Gloriavale's charity trust reports downturn

Gloriavale's tax-exempt charity reports a six-figure deficit in the year to July 2016.

Delta Air Lines takes a dig at Jennifer Aniston for Emirates campagin

The actress has found herself in the middle of a battle between Gulf and US carriers.

Flick customers $56 worse off so far this winter

Power retailer tells its customers to prepare for the worst prices in its history.
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