Dene Mackenzie

SmartPay machines up with the play

SmartPay machines up with the play

SmartPay Cadmus managing director Ian Bailey has plenty to be happy about.

Yellow hits back with 100 new jobs

Yellow hits back with 100 new jobs

The Yellow Pages Group has hit straight back at New Zealand Post by announcing yesterday the creation of 100 new jobs to be spread across every Yellow office in New Zealand.

OCR steady but rethink mortgages: BNZ

OCR steady but rethink mortgages: BNZ

The Reserve Bank is widely expected to keep its official cash rate unchanged at 3% on Thursday, and it is likely to stay there for an extended period.

Dunedin developer creates smart system

Dunedin developer creates smart system

Dunedin IT developer Hayden Bell has developed a software program specifically for "smart" mobile phones that could change the way users make real-time live bookings on internet sites.

Ageing NZ burden for GDP

Ageing NZ burden for GDP Ratings agency Standard and Poor's warned that ageing populations in NZ and Australia could create future spending pressures on governments and undermine the long-term fiscal position of both countries. Business Editor Dene Mackenzie reports.

Restaurant Brands result better than expected

Restaurant Brands result better than expected

Listed Restaurant Brands has reported a much improved profit for the six months ended September 13 but has warned that economic storm clouds remain for the company.

Worse-than-expected THL forecast

Worse-than-expected THL forecast

Tourism Holdings Ltd shocked the market yesterday by warning it was expecting to report and after-tax loss of up to $1 million for the six months ending December.

South's services industries bounce back

The Otago-Southland services industries have bounced back from months of inactivity to record strong growth in September, the BNZ-Business NZ performance of services index shows.

Popular NZ wine brands being sold

Popular NZ wine brands being sold

French-owned liquor company Pernod Ricard NZ is selling some of New Zealand's best-known wine brands to Japanese-owned Lion Nathan NZ in a deal that requires Overseas Investment Office approval.

$35.5m 'best' surplus for Ngai Tahu

Seafood and property have proved to be good earners for Ngai Tahu Holdings Corporation in the year ended June 30.