Climate Change Minister James Shaw says he is committed to encouraging the use of electric vehicles and believes the Crown car fleet can be electric powered by 2025.
The opening of new stores in Australia, Canada and New Zealand helped Michael Hill International increase its group revenue by 4.7% in the six months ended December.
New dwelling consents issued in Dunedin during November were more than double those given out in October, Statistics New Zealand figures confirmed yesterday.
The labour market remains buoyant in Otago although businesses continue to be concerned about the availability of staff with required skills.
The Warehouse Group showed encouraging signs as it bedded in its trading transformation, chief executive Nick Grayston said yesterday.
Job advertisements fell in December and ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner said yesterday the bank’s Job Ads series had run out of puff.
Suggesting the Government was not going ahead with roading projects which do not exist is misleading, a spokeswoman for Transport Minister Phil Twyford says.
Residential property values continued to rise across Dunedin in the past 12 months, the latest QV figures released yesterday confirm.
Christchurch Airport last month recorded the highest number of passengers through its terminal for any month on record.
The National Party has started the new political year with gusto, launching a series of petitions aimed at saving regional highway projects.
Consumers may need to get used to higher electricity prices this year as 2018 starts with the lowest hydro lake levels in a decade.
Electric vehicles are growing in popularity in New Zealand, and Otago is doing well on a per capita ownership basis.
The NZX dairy derivatives market reached a significant milestone last year as record trading volumes were achieved across its full suite of futures and options contracts.
The combination of regulatory changes and uncertainty about the new Government continues to affect the Auckland housing market, which will have flow-on effects for the rest of the country.
Hearing the words norovirus and gastroenteritis on day two of an 11-day cruise is not want you want or need. Business editor Dene Mackenzie found himself in that situation on a cruise last year.
Strong resales were the highlight of Summerset Group's fourth-quarter statistics, released yesterday, Forsyth Barr broker Suzanne Kinnaird said.
Sky Network TV needs to be significantly more aggressive in expanding beyond the traditional pay television set-top box and become a platform-agnostic content distributor, analysts say.
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The number of storm and flood insurance claims in New Zealand has increased by 56% over the past three years and this has been accompanied by a significant spike in the cost of claims.