The Reserve Bank is seeking a new governor with "gravitas" to lead "a high-performance culture" that includes effective communications, one area where the bank has been criticised.
Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 1.75 percent .
Finance Minister Steven Joyce still has income tax in his sights.
The Government received a total of $1.7 billion in duty on tobacco sales in 2016 from the big three producers which all lifted sales in New Zealand last year.
Housing investors would be better off putting their money in commercial property stocks, which provide higher yield than the slowing residential market, a broker says.
The Government’s "global impact visa", designed to attract young entrepreneurs, has received 300 applicants from more than 50 countries.
SeaDragon, which manufactures fish oils for health supplements, has confirmed its 2017 annual loss will widen, in line with its previous guidance.
Metro Performance Glass has delivered a $19.4million net profit for the year to March 3, down from $21.3million a year earlier.
Genesis Energy has agreed to acquire the retail LPG business of Todd Corp's Nova Energy unit for $192 million, a move that will give New Zealand's biggest electricity retailer almost a fifth of that market.
Fairfax New Zealand and NZME will have to wait one more day before finding out whether their arguments have swayed the Commerce Commission from its draft decision to reject a merger between the media companies.
Half of Restaurant Brands' 4000 New Zealand workers, including some in Dunedin, are set to walk off the job tomorrow.
A drop in slaughter rates in New Zealand, the world's largest exporter of lamb meat, has pushed up prices to multi-year highs in export markets.
Augusta Capital has paid a 17% premium to double its stake in real estate investor NPT.
United States wine fund manager Charles Banks could be removed as an owner of New Zealand’s Trinity Hill winery if he is found not to be of "good character", the Overseas Investment Office says.
Shell New Zealand has taken the first concrete steps in its effort to divest its New Zealand upstream assets.
Salt Funds Management has urged NPT shareholders to vote against an offer from Kiwi Property Group that would result in Kiwi taking over its management contract.
Fletcher Building has named Michele Kernahan as chief executive of its troubled construction division, effective immediately.
Fletcher Building, the country’s biggest construction firm, is in a trading halt pending a review of the financial performance of its construction division and the impact on earnings guidance...
Fletcher Building, the country's biggest construction firm, is in a trading halt pending a review of the financial performance of its construction division and the impact on earnings guidance...
PricewaterhouseCoopers says it is under the gun for up to $1 billion after two failed attempts to stop a lawsuit brought against it by the liquidator of a collapsed property development company.