New Zealand food prices rose 1% in March from February as wet weather pushed up vegetable prices 11%.
Dairy product prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction, dragged lower by an unexpected plunge in anhydrous milk fat.
Dairy product prices declined at the Global Dairy Trade auction, while whole milk powder posted an unexpected increase amid data showing challenging weather conditions continue to weigh on production.
TVNZ is unfazed by government proposals to increase funding for RNZ that will allow it to produce more video content, the state-owned broadcaster's chief executive has told a parliamentary select committee.
New Zealand annual net migration continued to moderate in January, while staying near record highs. Student and resident visa numbers dropped while work visa numbers continued to climb.
The Government has set Thursday, May 17 as the date for its first Budget.
Communications Minister Clare Curran wants to get rid of a siloed approach in digital policymaking, as she seeks to bridge the digital divide between communities with good internet access and those without.
Agriculture and Rural Minister Damien O'Connor has added the Grey and Buller districts on the West Coast to the medium-scale drought declared in the lower North Island last month.
Fonterra breached the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act by imposing less favourable terms on North Otago farmers who had supplied the failed NZ Dairies, the Supreme Court rules.
Communications and Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran is revisiting inconsistencies in the way online content is regulated.
Dairy product prices rose at the Global Dairy Trade auction, amid expectations that dry weather conditions in New Zealand might ease milk production.
The Government has begun policy work to tighten up further the sale of New Zealand assets to foreign investors.
An unnamed Asian member of the so-called TPP-11 has thrown a spanner in the works of 11th-hour negotiations on the future of the controversial Pacific Rim trade and investment deal.
The Government insists it doesn't have a duty of care over the Psa outbreak affecting kiwifruit growers, lawyers have told the High Court.
Senior Labour MP David Parker has emerged as a linchpin in the new coalition cabinet, taking the pivotal portfolios that will connect him to key ministers in the NZ First and Green parties.
Fletcher Building has taken a further $125 million provision against problematic construction contracts and said its B&I unit would report a full-year loss of $160 million.
The All Whites are ranked 122 for football's World Cup, but already tourism's the winner.
NZAX-listed Foley Family Wines is in talks to buy Mt Difficulty Wines, which would add the premium Mt Difficulty and Roaring Meg brands to a suite that includes Vavasour, Grove Mill and Te Kairanga.
The New Zealand dollar has fallen about 2% to a five-month low after the NZ First Party opted to form a coalition with Labour.
The country's average annual household income gained more than 40% in the past decade, but was still outpaced by rising housing costs, Statistics New Zealand figures show.