A Bill partly driven by concerns over worker exploitation is ignoring the fact some work is by definition short-term in nature and cannot be economically fulfilled by permanent workers, employers say.
Tests being undertaken at the University of Otago may provide some answers for those suffering from myalgic encephalomyelitis, or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).
University of Otago Professor Warren Tate continues to search for a better future for sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome.
Transpower's white paper on what electricity demand could look like in 2050 was more bullish than anything else seen to date, Forsyth Barr broker Damian Foster said yesterday.
People who have arrived in New Zealand in recent years appear to be heading home, possibly after completing studies or at the end of their youth working holiday visa.
Kiwi Property Group reported portfolio occupancy of 99.6%, an all time high, along with a ``solid result'' for the 2018 financial year, Forsyth Barr broker Lyn Howe said yesterday.
Research and development funding was almost an aside in Budget 2018, although its importance to the future economic growth of NZ is undeniable. Business editor Dene Mackenzie reports on the reaction to the changes.
The Government needs to stop the "blame game" and get on with the response to the spread of Mycoplasma bovis, Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says.
OPINION: Finance Minister Grant Robertson has delivered his first Budget in line with his promises and predictions, but he may have missed the opportunity to cement the Government's place in history.
Growing surpluses are a feature of Finance Minister Grant Robertson's first Budget, delivered yesterday.
Business will not take a lot of confidence from Budget 2018, Polson Higgs tax partner Michael Turner says.
The Government is committing to a multibillion-dollar investment to build public housing and thousands of affordable homes, a move welcomed by the Real Estate Institute.
New Zealand's primary sector received some welcome attention in Budget 2018, particularly for stronger biosecurity, farm management tools and sustainability.
The Government has released its first Budget, calling it the foundations for the future.
Ryman Healthcare, which operates two retirement villages in Dunedin, is expected to report a strong result tomorrow in line with its guidance range and close to its long-run target growth rate of 15%.
Budget 2018 could realistically be called ''Great Expectations'' - expectations that seem likely to be dashed for many Labour and Green supporters.
Services sector activity in New Zealand started to slow in April, although it remains better than average, BNZ senior economist Craig Ebert says.
Potential threats to New Zealand's healthy growth outlook have started to loom larger, ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says.
Mercury Energy is the likely loser when the eagerly anticipated MSCI index review announcement is made about 9am today.
Electricity retailer and generator Trustpower lifted its revenue and all of its profits in the year ended March but failed to increase its final dividend or declare a special dividend.