Dene Mackenzie

Receivers will face Pike workers today

Receivers will face Pike workers today

The receivers of Pike River Coal intend meeting company employees this morning to brief them on their position.

Chances slim for Vector: broker

Chances slim for Vector: broker

Electricity lines company Vector was being overly optimistic to think it still had a realistic chance of being part of the Government's ultra-fast broadband (UFB) initiative, Forsyth Barr broker Suzanne Kinnaird said.

Telecom coup may see Chorus spin-off

Telecom has scored something of a coup, being selected for preferred negotiations for the ultra-fast broadband (UFB) initiative and the spin-off for investors could be the listing of Chorus on the NZX.

Brace yourselves for the Barbra Streisand Effect

Wikileaks has dominated not only online traffic in the last couple of weeks.

Details of weaker economic outlook expected

Details of weaker economic outlook expected

The Government is expected to release figures tomorrow that show a deterioration in its operating balance and net debt position compared with figures from its May 2010 Budget.

Sky City confident of growth

Sky City confident of growth

Sky City Entertainment management are "quite upbeat" about growth returning over the next 12 to 24 months and the opportunities arising from the Rugby World Cup, Forsyth Barr broker Peter Young says.

Call to face up to Super problems

Call to face up to Super problems National and Labour are ruling out raising the pension age despite a recommendation from the Retirement Commission. That does not make the problem go away, Business editor Dene Mackenzie reports.

British envoy attentive to Asia angle

British envoy attentive to Asia angle

British High Commissioner Vicki Treadell has taken a refreshing new attitude to her appointment in Wellington, with a focus on rebuilding relationships as New Zealand finds itself in an important global position.

Brierley retires as chairman

Brierley retires as chairman

Sir Ron Brierley yesterday retired as chairman of GPG, handing over the role to Mark Johnson.

Review special: Thrillers

Review special: Thrillers

Three James Patterson thrillers in about a month sounds like a good deal for avid fans, but they should be wary of just who is writing the books.