The ante has been upped in the Trade Me takeover battle, with London-based Apax Partners increasing its bid from $2.54b to $2.56b - matching the bid of US firm Hellman & Friedman.
King Salmon will add a third monitoring site application to test viability for offshore fish farms in Otago.
Consumer NZ's latest test of sunscreens has found six out of 10 products did not meet their label claims.
You wouldn’t recognise it from the old days. Following a multi-million dollar renovation, Queenstown’s Aspen Hotel has jumped star ratings and this week was rebranded ‘Kamana Lakehouse’.
The shock closure and loss of 40 jobs at Dunedin engineering company Milmeq only reinforces the need to create an engineering hub in the city, according to one of its promoters.
Dunedin exporter Southern Clams now has approval to commercially harvest cockles from Otago Harbour, having previously been banned by fisheries regulations.
King Salmon wants to test two 3600ha Otago ocean sites for the viability of offshore salmon farming.
American fast food chain Taco Bell is finally coming to New Zealand.
The Otago University Students' Association has bought one of the last remaining bars near the Dunedin campus.
NZ Transport Agency chief executive Fergus Gammie has tendered his resignation, which has been accepted by the board.
Otago's economic activity remains in the top three areas around the country for growth, underpinned by a population boost, the rural economy and housing.
Wanaka business confidence experienced a "small downturn" in a survey conducted by the Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce in June.
Wine and cherry growers are competing for land, resources and labour as both industries experience strong growth.
A nine-year study of New Zealand listed company chief executives’ market disclosures has raised concerns about "unusual financial disclosure strategies".
A Queenstown hotel’s lifting its minimum wage to $20 an hour in a possible first for the local hotel industry.
Queenstown’s Fergburger empire’s continuing its takeover of its Shotover Street block, revealing plans for a bar next to its flagship store – serving booze till 4am.
Christmas plans for tens of thousands of people may become clearer tomorrow when Air New Zealand and union officials meet.
The Catlins Brewery at Kaka Point could soon be upgraded. Director and head brewer Norm MacLeod has lodged an application for an off-licence for his brewery, which would allow him to sell his bottled craft beer from the site.
Dunedin's residential property market is running so hot premiums of $100,000 above house price expectations have been paid to secure properties, according to city real estate agents.
The use of capital value (CV) as a measurement of what homes may be worth is a grey area for both sellers and buyers and most real estate agents see little relevance in CV data.