Simon Hartley

Bonus dispute set to continue

Bonus dispute set to continue

The long-running employment dispute between the owner of Dunedin construction company Lund South and its former Dunedin manager is set to continue and more litigation expected next year.

Dunedin beers to be supped in Singapore

Dunedin beers to be supped in Singapore

Dunedin micro-brewery Green Man hopes its inaugural craft beer export to Singapore may be a foot in the door to increasing sales around Asia.

Hacking investigation continues

An investigation into the attempted hacking of a nationwide health database used by district health boards and hundreds of medical centres around the country is continuing.

KiwiSaver house price pressure

A year on from the Reserve Bank imposing loan-to-value ratio (LVR) lending restrictions on banks, the banks are well below the 10% threshold at 6.6%.

Milk powder not leader of the pack

Milk powder not leader of the pack

Live cattle exports underpinned the August rise in export goods to $3.5 billion but, for the first time in three years, milk powder exports took a back seat within the wider dairy sector.

Spike in IRD insolvency applications

More than 50% of applications for liquidation or bankruptcy in the High Court at Dunedin yesterday were sought by Inland Revenue.

Besieged Solid Energy 'awaiting evaluations'

Besieged Solid Energy 'awaiting evaluations'

Solid Energy is under siege to make a decision to re-enter Pike River Mine, fending off mounting criticism and citing safety and the need to complete more detailed risk assessments.

Former Lund manager wins in court

Former Lund manager wins in court

The former Dunedin manager of construction company Lund South has won the latest in a string of long-running court battles over non-payment of bonuses; covering two years of his almost nine-year employment with the company.

Profit at top of forecasts

Profit at top of forecasts

A warm winter undermined the after-tax profit of sports and leisure retailer Kathmandu, although it delivered at the top end of its forecasts, at $42.2 million.

Aorangi investors to get 99c in $

About 400 investors in Allan Hubbard's failed Aorangi Securities are to receive more than 99c in the dollar - totalling about $101 million - following four years of statutory management of the private investment company.