Dene Mackenzie

Allied Farmers runs into snags

Allied Farmers runs into snags

Allied Farmers faces fresh problems after it announced last night a temporary delay to plans for a capital raising while it continues discussions with the trustee of its finance business unit.

BlackBerry tests Saudi servers

BlackBerry tests Saudi servers

Blackberry maker Research in Motion appeared to be closer to a resolution in its dispute with Saudi Arabia over the Canadian firm's popular messaging services.

New generation of spam using shortened URLs

Most internet security firms release in January their predictions of what nasties will invade our computers during the year.

United Future's income sharing on agenda

United Future's income sharing on agenda

Revenue Minister Peter Dunne in two weeks will finally introduce a Bill to Parliament calling for income sharing to be allowed between couples with children.

Confidence down but business and consumers still remain upbeat

Businesses and consumers appear to be more realistic about their prospects although they are remaining relatively upbeat about their futures.

Global charity began at home

Global charity began at home

Vodafone human resources director Michael Stanley is also chairman of the company's charitable foundation. He talks to business editor Dene Mackenzie about why he is such a passionate supporter of the foundation.

Proposal to free up 'lost money'

Proposal to free up 'lost money'

Billions of dollars belonging to New Zealanders, now languishing in Australian superannuation funds, will be freed up if tax changes proposed on both sides of the Tasman are passed.

Telco in $5m city network venture

Telco in $5m city network  venture

Telecommunications company Orcon is promising some big changes for Dunedin broadband users when it finishes rolling out its own network in the city. Business editor Dene Mackenzie talked to chief executive Scott Bartlett in Auckland.

Dunne expecting to make GST change statements

Dunne expecting to make GST change statements

Revenue Minister Peter Dunne is expecting to make further announcements on Monday regarding legislative changes to GST being introduced on October 1.

Shell purchase yielding early gains for Greenstone

The purchase of Shell assets in New Zealand by local investors appears to be paying early dividends for owners Greenstone Energy Ltd.