Sally Rae

Managing Funds: Rush to invest in corporate bonds

Many investors are looking for income as current bank deposit rates of around 4%-4.5% are insufficient for their needs.

New Synlait plant largest in hemisphere

New Synlait plant largest in hemisphere

Synlait Milk has officially opened its $100 million infant nutritional facility near Dunsandel - the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

Sharemilker keen to learn

Sharemilker keen to learn

Shaun Thomas wants to gain a better understanding of his business.

Pet lambs rule the field

Pet lambs rule the field

Israel Dagg is usually a bit of a ratbag.

Fertiliser use changing

The perception that nitrogen use by farmers continues to increase rapidly is a misconception, Fert Research technical director Dr Philip Mladenov says.

Lease, litigation decimated profit, F and P says

Fisher and Paykel Appliances Holdings Ltd is attributing a plunge in net profit after tax for the six months to September to $980,000 - compared with $11.3 million in the corresponding period last year - to lease and litigation costs.

Hi-tech, world-class firm, Dunedin style

Hi-tech, world-class firm, Dunedin style

When Brent Russell and Kylie Robinson first based their technology business from their Mornington home, a courier van driver was one of their regular visitors.

NZX Dairy Futures proving successful

Lots traded in NZX Dairy Futures have now exceeded 10,000, with half those trades occurring in the past six weeks.

Moose man branches out into his other four-legged passion

Moose man branches out into his other four-legged passion

Ken Tustin was having a yarn with his wife one night when they decided to have a "board of directors meeting" and make a plan for the future.

Balancing lifestyle with business

Balancing lifestyle with business

From state houses to safety pins, Massey Ferguson tractors to fantails - the screen-printing on the clothing at Roadside Attraction is very original.