New Zealanders have become increasingly optimistic about the state of the labour market.
As Paul Williams flies his helicopter around Otago, it is unlikely he will be the target of a spear attack.
Minor damage was caused to a wharf-side stanchion on Port Otago’s Beach St wharf after mooring lines from the cruise ship Ovation of the Seas became entangled on Thursday.
Early feedback on Christmas spending suggested 2016 was solid but not spectacular for retailers as a group, according to Forsyth Barr broker Suzanne Kinnaird.
Meridian Energy, with its main hydro-electric assets in the South Island, is benefiting from the latest weather event and its catchments are getting a good top-up.
Shareholder acceptances for Australian company Bapcor’s hostile takeover bid for Hellaby Holdings have poured in this week, moving from 56% on Monday to more than 70% yesterday. The question now is...
Xero chairman Chris Liddell will step down from the board at the end of the week to take up a role in US president-elect Donald Trump’s administration.
Building consents for retirement villages continued to rise in November, as operators expand to meet the demands of New Zealand’s ageing population.
New home consents hit an 11-year high in November, underpinned by Auckland work but in the South Island overall consent numbers eased.
Manufacturing activity in Otago-Southland tailed off at the end of last year, although the year’s average activity remained in positive territory.
Blue Sky Meats shareholders will meet in Invercargill tomorrow to discuss the takeover bid by Chinese-backed NZ Binxi (Oamaru) Ltd.
The sale of Dunedin live music venue Sammy's is in the offing.
This week’s GlobalDairyTrade auction prices increased 0.6%, in a lacklustre start to the year.
The hostile takeover bid for Abano Healthcare has failed to gain traction during the past six weeks.
The December customer numbers shows recent trends in New Zealand's electricity sector are continuing, Forsyth Barr broker Damian Foster says.
Confidence in Otago's economic outlook is at its highest for a decade, underpinned by international and domestic tourism around Central Otago and the Queenstown Lakes areas.
Otago's median house price has reached a record $310,000, anecdotally supported by Auckland investors coming into the South.
Businesses are feeling positive about the year ahead and along with the robust levels of confidence, employment and investment intentions also remain firm.
Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Ltd shareholders will receive a $34.5million special dividend on February 14 - the first dividend since 2008.
Donald Trump will become president of the United States at noon on Friday in Washington DC (6am Saturday, New Zealand time), and markets are expected to react before the event.