Dunedin business sources have speculated up to 300 mainly non-sworn police staff, undertaking mainly administration-type duties, could be headed to the city.
Fletcher Building managed to leave unchanged its expected $660 million Building + Interiors' (B+I) loss for the past financial year.
Boosted infant formula sales in China and Australia have underpinned a more than doubling of a2 Milk's full-year profit to $195.7million.
Annual net migration inflows eased for the year to July by 8600, but remain historically high, Statistics New Zealand data shows.
A second poor annual harvest for manuka honey grower and exporter Comvita resulted in a 16% decline in after-tax profit to $8.2million.
Under-fire Fletcher Building's full-year report, due out tomorrow, will be dominated by its $660million provision for construction losses this year, but analysts will be straining for positive...
Port Otago's fleet of 15 specialist straddle cranes still has several years of service ahead, but an order for a "new generation" is already under consideration.
The first nominee for the Westpac Otago Business Awards 2018 is already attracting national attention for her entrepreneurial streak.
City United Taxis has been bought out of liquidation by Southern Taxis Dunedin, with assurances four mobility vans will still be available to those in need.
Pacific Edge management reassured investors its cash position was "front of mind" as it waits out remuneration payments due to it from from US health companies.
The country's housing market is now a battle between two powerful opposing forces: the Government looking to quell prices while the Reserve Bank's policies will boost it, Westpac chief economist...
Record median house prices were struck in Dunedin, Queenstown and Clutha during July, as demand continued to outstrip supply in the South.
Retirement village developer and operator Summerset has booked a 29% first-half revenue boost, but after-tax profit eased by 9%, down to $82million.
Annual revenue and profit are up for transport company Freightways, which remains on the acquisition and expansion trail having bought four small Australian companies for $9.8million.
Electronic card spending for July was up 4.5% on a year ago, but economists are predicting an easing in spending habits by households in the months ahead.
Manufacturing activity in Otago and Southland in July posted a large gain on the previous month, but only just got into expansion mode.
The New Zealand dollar has plunged more than 1c against its United States counterpart to its lowest level in more than two years.
The market capitalisation of 31 listed companies with a strong South Island presence rose more than 10% in the quarter to June, to a total of $24.7 billion, underpinned by growth in the five...
Fonterra placed a trading halt on its units on the NZX yesterday as it works through reviewing its earnings guidance.
The Reserve Bank has held the interest-driving official cash rate (OCR) at its record 1.75% low as expected, but for the first time has said it could remain so through to 2020.