The Government's tally of inquiries, reference and working groups has soared to 75 since it was elected in September last year.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson received a much warmer welcome at the Dunedin Club yesterday than he did 25 years ago as president of the Otago University Students’ Union.
Infrastructure company Chorus says it will be working ''very closely'' with Spark to ensure those wanting fibre, where available, will get it.
The Reserve Bank is likely to feel smug when the consumer price index inflation data is released tomorrow, BNZ senior markets economist Stephen Toplis says.
Increased tourism numbers, including those visiting Dunedin for the three Ed Sheeran concerts, helped keep Otago-Southland at the top of the BNZ-BusinessNZ Performance in Manufacturing Index in March.
Restaurant Brands shareholders were rewarded with a significantly increased dividend after the fast food company delivered higher sales and profit for the year ended February 26.
Investors are taking a wait-and-see approach as Fletcher Building shares rise as an Australian investment fund continues to build its stake in the New Zealand company
Rugby World Cup 2019 could change the way people think about viewing sports events in which they were interested, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms said yesterday.
Listed casino operator SkyCity reinforced it was playing a long game when it recently held its investor day.
Sky Network Television's loss of preferred bidder status for the Rugby World Cup 2019 broadcasting rights in New Zealand is not all bad news, Australian analyst Brian Han says.
Worry about escalating trade tensions would likely continue to hurt the New Zealand dollar this week, ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley said yesterday.
Lamb prices were again the star for March, ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny said.
Market sentiment has turned decidedly negative despite current global economic growth fundamentals being the strongest this century.
Briscoe remains focused on developing and supporting its staff and is aware of the importance staff members played in the future growth of the business, an analyst says.
Housing Minister Phil Twyford has been in the headlines lately about his plan to build thousands of houses in New Zealand. Not all commentators believe his plans are possible. Business editor Dene Mackenzie reports.
Provincial New Zealand is still crying out for more skilled workers, despite recently strong migration levels, Infometrics economist Paul Barkle says.
Southland and Otago are first and third respectively on the Westpac McDermott Miller Regional Employment Confidence index, both showing strong growth in the three months ended March.
The Government is being questioned about whether any extra money is being made available for free-to-air sport now Sky Television was not the preferred bidder for the New Zealand broadcasting...
Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan has hit out at Regional Development Minister Shane Jones, saying he could easily help lift Otago's economic confidence.
Businesses are being urged to make submissions on the Government's Employment Relations Bill this week before they close on Friday.