Business & Markets

17-hour days with no pay, treated like slaves

A group of 19 Indian migrant workers claim they are being made to work in what they describe as slave-like conditions up to 17 hours per day with no pay at Auckland... Read More

A night in the Caribbean for a good cause

A Caribbean Night in Tauranga is promising to raise money for a good cause through food, dancing and entertainment. The Cargo Shed will be hosting an unforgettable... Read More

Pyes Pā pub Good Local facing devastating delays

A Pyes Pā restaurant is facing serious delays in reopening after an electrical fire two months ago. The electrical fire, which occurred at Good Local in... Read More

Economy limps out of recession

The economy has edged out of recession, driven by service industries and energy production, but economists warn there is little cause for celebration. Stats... Read More

Struggling with low pay and customer abuse

Low pay, understaffing and customer abuse are causing major concern across the grocery industry, according to a survey of more than 1500 supermarket and grocery... Read More

Council election: Spotlight on taller buildings

A group of businesses in the heart of Mount Maunganui want development to be pivotal voting issue in the upcoming city council election. Earlier this month,... Read More

What are the highest-paying work-from-home jobs?

If you want a high-paying work-from-home role, you're most likely to find it in IT - but there's a warning opportunities may be dwindling. Trade Me... Read More

Zespri launches global healthy eating campaign

Zespri is launching a global campaign focused on encouraging people to eat better to help tackle health challenges and improve lives around the world. The... Read More

Mount Fit, a new community-led fitness studio

Mount Maunganui is the home of a new not-for-profit community fitness studio named Mount Fit. After F45 The Mount closed its doors last month, the loyal members... Read More

Warning as Working For Families debt increases

Working for Families debt has increased by more than $42 million in nine months, new data shows, and people are being warned it could get worse as unemployment... Read More

$135K to help businesses create positive change

BayTrust is granting $135,000 to help Bay of Plenty businesses create positive social and environmental change alongside making a profit. A multi-year grant... Read More

Nominations open for Katikati and Waihī Beach

Nominations for this year's bi-yearly Katikati and Waihī Beach Community Business Awards are open. "Don't miss the chance to celebrate local excellence,"... Read More