Business & Markets

Inflation stable in June quarter, annual rate down

Annual inflation fell to 3.3 per cent in the June quarter, below Reserve Bank expectations of 3.6 per cent ​​​​​​. For the June quarter, inflation... Read More

Thames residents fed up with fuel prices

Residents of the Coromandel town of Thames are fed up with the high price of petrol in their region, which they say is disproportionately high compared to nearby... Read More

Economic development inter-regional collaboration

Waikato and Western Bay of Plenty's regional economic development agencies have called for greater inter-regional collaboration. Priority One, the Western... Read More

Is the grass greener in the UK and Australia?

More and more Kiwis are heading overseas to see if the grass is really greener on the other side. Most are heading to Australia, with the latest figures... Read More

'Time running out' for tax dodgers

Inland Revenue is warning "time is running out" for people who are deliberately avoiding their tax obligations - as one tax expert warns more scrutiny is coming... Read More

‘Crushing’ prison sentence for Bayfair robber

A teen involved in a smash-and-grab robbery of a Michael Hill Jewellers store has been given a "crushing" sentence, with the judge saying this kind of offending... Read More

Inaugural RSE workers’ sports festival

The kiwifruit industry is set to celebrate the invaluable contributions of Recognised Seasonal Employers workers with the launch of the first-ever RSE Workers'... Read More

Pāpāmoa Food Hub launches “Struggle Street”

In response to the mounting financial pressures on local families, Pāpāmoa Food Hub has introduced the 'Struggle Street” campaign, a new 'payday poverty”... Read More

Entries closing for rural women business awards

There are just two weeks left to enter the NZI Rural Women NZ Business Awards 2024 before entries close on July 26. 'Our Business Awards recognise entrepreneurial... Read More

Deadline missed for placing graduate nursing roles

Health NZ Te Whatu Ora has missed a self-imposed deadline it gave for placing graduate nurses into the hospital system. In June, nursing union The New Zealand... Read More

Is golden age for property investment over?

Most investors buying properties now are banking on capital gains to make them pay off. But there is a warning that anyone expecting a repeat of the capital... Read More

New Māori resource for Olympic Games launched

Te reo Māori is going all the way to Paris as the first-ever bilingual sporting resource for an Olympic Games is launched today. ‘Te Reo Māori ki... Read More