Consumer confidence continued to ease in May, sliding to a six-month low, although the reading was close to the historical average.
Oceana Gold is seeking a High Court judicial review over a controversial decision by Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage last month, which declined a land purchase for expansion at its Waihi...
Gains in national average house values are waning in the face of winter, but regional areas continue to go from strength to strength, some still hitting double-digit growth.
More than 300 southern foresters attended the recent 2019 Southern Wood Council Forestry Awards in Dunedin, reflecting an emphasis on training and opportunities in the sector.
An easing in tourism has meant Otago's regional economic standing slipped from second place to fifth during the quarter to March, but positive momentum continues on several fronts.
Three decades of entrepreneurial business in Dunedin has ended badly for identity Bjorn Oscar Sollie and his specialist Konig Gourmet Foods.
Synlait has lodged an application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court over the removal of land covenants, which was later overturned by the Court of Appeal.
The three winners of the 2019 Startup Dunedin Challenger Series have been announced, with each getting $15,000 in business services and cash.
Further applications have surfaced of Australian would be diatomite miner Plaman Resources seeking to become a party to Environment Court appeal proceedings.
The southern construction sector is looking strong in the years ahead, despite evidence of some softening in other regions around the country.
More than 900 dams across New Zealand, including hydro, mining, water supply and farming, are to be scrutinised for proposed new safety regulations.
The Fiordland Lobster Company has won a top exporting award, becoming the supreme winner of the recent HSBC New Zealand China Trade Association awards.
Dunedin's property market remains buoyant and offers high yields for investors, but a crisis for renters and short supply of commercial properties continue, Simon Hartley reports.
Greenpeace has blasted Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern over the arrival in New Zealand waters this week of the oil rig COSL Prospector.
House sales across Dunedin, Central Otago and the Queenstown Lakes District picked up in May, as did median prices, which were up in a range from 8% to almost 19%.
Growth in consumer financing and mortgage lending led to SBS Bank's full-year operating surplus growing 15.5% to $40.8million for its full-year result.
Manufacturing in Otago and Southland eased back for May but remains in expansion mode and in line with 12-month average.
House prices are being picked to surge next year, underpinned by low mortgage interest rates and recent cancellation of capital gains tax plans.
Consumer confidence remains in the doldrums and per-capita gross domestic product (GDP) growth has fallen to its slowest pace in eight years.