Otago and Southland’s manufacturing levels were flat in May, but the construction industry continued to report positive ongoing sales.
Median house prices in Otago and Dunedin continued to climb during May, but Queenstown Lakes booked a 7% decline to $820,000, being overtaken by Wanaka prices for the first time in more than a year.
New Zealand's largest fishing vessel, the $70 million, 81.7m long Tokatu, is due to arrive in Nelson today, following its six-week delivery voyage from Norway.
Port Otago's new $8 million backhoe dredge, the Takutai, has been carefully lifted off its delivery ship in a three-hour-plus, slow-motion operation.
Oceana Gold has posted upbeat ``high mineralisation'' gold test results from its Waihi mine in the central North Island, from beneath the historical Martha pit.
Specialist heavy-lift vessel Fairpartner has arrived at Port Chalmers, carrying in its hold Port Otago's new $8 million backhoe dredge, Takutai, from France.
Cement carrier Buffalo completed its maiden voyage to Dunedin last week, with its first visit going to plan.
Dunedin-based oral probiotics company Blis Technologies has secured access to the giant US retail online site Amazon. com.
Dunedin has bucked the trend of several other main centres and maintained residential property value gains of 4% during the past quarter.
Car Parks, courts and shelters - just a taste of 13 winning projects in the annual 2018 Southern Architecture Awards, run by the New Zealand Institute of Architects and announced at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin.
Queenstown Lakes is the territorial authority with the highest proportion of home transfers to people who are not New Zealand citizens or resident-visa holders, standing at almost 10% of its sales...
Construction activity in New Zealand for the quarter to March was down 0.9%, against the grain of market expectations of a small rise for the period.
Despite many positive listed company results in the NZX’s latest reporting season, investors took exception and punished some stocks, sending a few share prices tumbling.
For the fourth consecutive month China remains New Zealand’s top trading partner, with combined exports and imports hitting $26.8 billion, for the year to March.
The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has granted consent for Japanese company Daiken Corp to buy the Southland-based MDF manufacturer Dongwha, south of Mataura.
No confirmation has come from the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) on an application by Otago diatomite miner Plaman Resources to expand its mine footprint in Middlemarch.
Scientific access to one of New Zealand’s "pre-eminent" fossil sites at a proposed diatomite mine in the Foulden Hills near Middlemarch, in Otago, has been assured.
Higher global aluminium prices have underpinned a tripling of underlying profit to $75million for New Zealand Aluminium Smelter, at its smelter in Bluff.
Dunedin niche engineering company Scott Technology has bought a multimillion-dollar US company, Transbotics Corporation, which makes automated guided vehicles, for an undisclosed sum.
Concrete crews worked on completing the fourth of 11 wharf extension pours at Port Otago this week.