Employment during the quarter to December remained flat while the number of unemployed edged up by 0.3% to 4.2%, according to StatsNZ data released yesterday.
For the fifth consecutive fortnight, Fonterra's global dairy price auction has made gains, underpinned by a more than 8% boost to the critical whole milk powder price.
Numerous online customers of failed Ellis Fibre in Dunedin are concerned as to whether goods they have paid for will ever arrive.
The coming reporting season on the NZX is expected to reflect "steady growth forecasts" for earnings per share, but that does not translate to all shares in the retail and telco sectors.
Oceana Gold has set its 2019 production targets for the year ahead, including up to $88 million of capital investment at Macraes in East Otago.
Dunedin specialist bedding manufacturer Ellis Fibre has been placed in receivership by its owners, just a month after another company attempted to have it placed in liquidation.
Consents for new homes hit a 14-year high for the year to December, representing just under 33,000 new houses, driven by increases in Auckland and Wellington, which were up 18% and 19% respectively.
Unemployment data due this week is likely to show a reversal in trends, as the number of people out of work rises above 4%.
If grinning engineers is a yardstick of success, Farra Engineering’s latest $1 million-plus building maintenance unit has passed its tests and trials with flying colours.
Dunedin probiotics manufacturer Blis Technologies continues to predict full-year revenue will come in above $7 million, and that it will turn a small maiden pre-tax profit.
The Government, employee organisations and unions have locked horns over proposed recommendations to implement national wage bargaining through fair pay agreements.
For the third time in seven months Dunedin specialist bedding manufacturer Ellis Fibre is being taken to court over a debt, propelled there by threats of liquidation.
Air New Zealand has downgraded its revenue expectations because of an estimated $30million to $40million impact on flight scheduling, ongoing Rolls Royce engine problems and a slackening tourism...
The country's annual trade deficit has ballooned to $5.9billion - the largest in 11 years - eroded by volatility in imported fuel costs.
Port Otago may have dodged an expensive bullet when alert staff shut down a container crane motor, before its bearings assembly became irreparably damaged
Dunedin cancer diagnostic company Pacific Edge's shareholder placement plan raised the $5million sought.
International visitors continue to boost tourism in the South as arrival numbers and guest nights increased during November and December.
Household and retail spending is expected to grow at a "moderate" rate this year and next with about 5% growth.
A solution to the age-old and finicky problem of removing fine bones from salmon fillets is being sought by a specialist Dunedin engineering and robotics company.
Oceana Gold remains bullish its New Zealand operations in East Otago and Waihi, in Waikato, will have mine life extensions confirmed this year.