A ''tornado'' of soaring spot electricity prices has blasted Dunedin boutique power company Payless Energy out of business, leaving the family company in a precarious position.
The director of a company placed in liquidation last year has ''started a payment'' to the liquidator.
An Otago and Southland-based company which has made a successful business out of focusing on people's mouths is taking a leap into the 3-D printing market.
Popular pizza chain Hell has taken pyrotechnics off the menu, despite the pizza-firework combos being a top seller, following calls for social responsibility.
Highlands Motorsport Park owner Tony Quinn says a ruling that means he can only spend 40 days in New Zealand next year will not affect his New Zealand business operations.
Spark, the country's largest telco provider, has pleaded guilty to two Commerce Commission charges over operational and billing issues with customers.
An Auckland ridesharing service designed for women only is gearing up to launch next month and give competitors Uber and Zoomy a run for their money.
Few changes are expected from the Reserve Bank's monetary policy statement this week, but ongoing troublesome business confidence surveys could yet undermine recent economic positives.
Dairy prices are at their lowest level in two years as the value of New Zealand exports fell again in October.
Aussie Sam Mckinnon, co-founder of Sittr, discusses creating "Uber for babysitting" and how the business was born on a 12-month trip around the world.
New Zealand's strong economy - as well as good deposit and lending growth - has helped boost Westpac's profit to $1.017 billion.
Unemployment and wage growth data due out this week is expected to exceed Reserve Bank forecasts — with employment growth modest and unemployment to edge up.
West Coast mayors say they are about to unleash an online video campaign championing mining, after Forest and Bird upped the ante with glossy television commercials.
Oceana Gold remains optimistic the mine life at Waihi in the central North Island can be extended, following the latest round of further underground test drilling results.