General Motors' OnStar technology will offer New Zealand customers a proven automatic crash and emergency response feature, Holden New Zealand managing director Kristian Aquilina says.
Holden New Zealand is spending a lot of money in this country to reinvigorate its brand. There will be new car models and redesigned dealerships. Holden NZ managing director Kristian Aquilina tells business editor Dene Mackenzie what to expect.
Economic growth in the last three months of last year was hurt by weather-related events.
BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope wants business people to read the Tax Working Group background paper and make submissions.
The increased rate of savings by New Zealanders is having an effect on the country's balance of payments.
Meridian Energy had another difficult month in February despite growing its customer base strongly, Forsyth Barr broker Damian Foster said yesterday.
Briscoe Group, which also includes Rebel Sport and Briscoes Homewares, survived a challenging year to report a record profit and post sales of more than $600 million for the first time.
An escalation in protectionism would be damaging to a small and trade-reliant economy such as New Zealand's, ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says.
The appointment of Steve Vamos as chief executive of Xero from April 1 is not expected to materially change the strategic direction of the company, Australian research firm Morningstar says.
Economic growth for New Zealand is forecast to have a 3.1% annual rise when figures are released on Thursday but there is a chance GDP growth could be higher.
Announcements of initial projects for the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) were disappointingly light, Business and Economic Research Ltd (Berl) deputy chief economist Hillmare Schulze said.
The demise of the regions seems greatly misplaced. Business editor Dene Mackenzie reports on the latest results from the ASB Regional Scoreboard.
Total card spending remained flat in February, rising only 0.1% across all industries, but that still left a "fairly healthy picture" of spending growth over the past year, economists said.
Forsyth Barr chairman Sir Eion Edgar has retired from the board of Forsyth Barr after 20 years as chairman.
Amy Adams yesterday took over the finance portfolio for the National Party, the first woman to hold the post for National since Ruth Richardson ended her term as finance minister in 1993.
The better-than-expected financial position of the Government reflected broader economic conditions, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said yesterday.
After two decades, Sir Eion Edgar has retired as chairman from the board of Forsyth Barr.
Both the New Zealand and Australian sharemarkets came out of February relatively unscathed, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms says. He tells business editor Dene Mackenzie market...
The uncertainty being created by the Tax Working Group about the future tax system may make people hesitant about investing, causing the economy to stall, a Dunedin tax expert says.
Businesses are concerned pay equity claims may demand significant wage increases, Otago-Southland Employers Association chief executive Virginia Nicholls says.