Legal disputes over intellectual property — trademarks and patents — is on the rise and costing New Zealand companies dearly in some instances.
More than 100 purple-clad people marched along George St, Dunedin led by a piper on Saturday, to raise awareness for World Alzheimer’s Month.
A Port Otago worker sustained moderate injuries when he was struck by a container being loaded on to the vessel Maersk Inverness.
A worker appears to have had a lucky escape after being struck by a container being loaded on to a ship at Port Chalmers this morning.
A trio of Dunedin inventors have secured a crucial contract to supply their medical emergency first-aid shelters to a large Australian distributor.
An interim injunction to stop the imminent cull of more than 17,000 tahr will be sought, if Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage does not reconsider her decision to go ahead.
Government proposals which could dramatically alter how mining is done in New Zealand cast a pall of gloom over the annual New Zealand branch conference of the Australian Institute of Mining and...
Construction is due to begin at Scott Technology's Kaikorai Valley headquarters in Dunedin, in a $4million project which will double its space.
A sweeping cull of at least 17,500 Himalayan mountain tahr proposed by the Minister of Conservation, Eugenie Sage, has outraged some recreational hunters in Otago.
Major players in the resource sector are in good heart, but a pall hangs over the industry as the Government decides where to take its ``no new mines on conservation land'' pledge.
Southland has suffered a plunge in regional economic confidence, but many of the indicators for its crucial primary sector remain in positive territory.
Fonterra must address its dividend payout for disgruntled dairy farmers, who have high expectations a forthcoming management roadshow should be looking to set the record straight.
Manufacturing activity in Otago and Southland for August was largely unchanged from the previous month, straddling the mid-point of contraction versus expansion.
News of Fonterra's first annual loss - of $196 million - in its 17 years of existence was delivered with candid apologies to farmers and unit-holders and promises that a fix-it plan was under way.
Otago and Queenstown continue to see above average annual gains in median house prices, as 14 of 16 regions across the country all showed median house price gains for August.
Strong gains in handling containers and record log numbers underpinned Port Otago delivering an increased $9 million dividend to its owner the ORC, for its full-year trading to June.
Port Otago now has more than 70 employees on its books earning more than $100,000 each.
Seabed mining and access to Department of Conservation land are just two of the contentious issues to be addressed during this year's national mining conference in Tauranga next week.
The end of the latest reporting season included a rallying in the market, which went against the grain as downgrades outweighed upgrades and mounting costs were highlighted by many listed companies.
A subsidiary company has been set up by aspiring seabed miner Chatham Rock Phosphate, to specifically examine the potential retrieval of rare earth minerals from the Chatham Rise seafloor.