Synlait Milk has conditionally bought a site in Pokeno in Waikato where it plans to spend $260 million developing its second nutritional powder manufacturing factory, its first being in Dunsandel.
PGG Wrightson said first-half earnings beat expectations and upgraded its outlook for the full year as its agricultural businesses traded better than anticipated.
Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor says putting on hold changes to Fonterra's enabling legislation will allow a broader review of New Zealand's dairy sector.
Michael Hill International will wind up its US operations after a decade-long investment failed to build a profitable business, and is overhauling its Emma & Roe jewellery line.
Government and its commercial and not-for-profit partners are stumping up $8 million across 20 projects aimed at getting 64,000 electric vehicles on the road by 2021.
A Canadian crown corporation got a green light to buy a medium-sized dairy farm and a neighbouring dairy support block in Canterbury for $17.7 million just ahead of tougher requirements on land sales to foreign buyers.
Australian adventure tourism operator Experience Co shares fell 9.4% after suspending its Queenstown operations after the Wednesday skydiving incident left a US man missing and presumed drowned.
The government's Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert NZ) says people should make sure software on their devices is up-to-date after a design flaw in most processing chips was made public last week.
South Island veterinary practice VetLife, which operates 17 clinics, several of which are in Otago, has been warned by the Commerce Commission for possible price fixing.
New Zealand national guest nights rose in October from a year earlier as demand was bolstered by good weather and a longer ski season.
Apple Inc was granted Overseas Investment Office approval to buy PowerbyProxi last month for a consideration exceeding $100 million.
New Zealand national guest nights rose in September as increased demand in the South Island was driven by greater numbers of domestic visitors and hotel stays.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand has "come in very late" with its objections to investor state dispute settlement clauses the new government wants to see dropped from the TPP.
Oceania Dairy is planning to build a state-of-the-art laboratory and to invest at least another $200 million in New Zealand operations.
More than 100 companies signed an open letter stating tertiary qualifications are not required for a range of roles within their workplaces and the focus during recruitment will be on assessing skills, attitudes, motivation, and adaptability.
Fonterra Co-operative Group named Marc Rivers as chief financial officer, a position he currently holds at Roche Pharmaceuticals in Switzerland, and said he will take up the job on March 1 next year.
TruScreen director Tim Preston threw down a challenge to other board members in opting not to seek re-election at last week’s annual meeting.
Vehicle Inspection New Zealand (Vinz), owned by Japanese company Jevic, has won a safety inspection contract for Tourism Holdings’ global fleet of 5264 vehicles.
A US shareholder of Windflow Technology who bankrolled its UK activities, will take control of the unprofitable turbine maker and forgive about $21 million of loans in exchange for the company’s UK subsidiaries.
Local Government New Zealand has reiterated its concerns about the impact of climate change, saying the incoming government needs to provide a clear statement on responsibilities for adapting to higher temperatures and rising sea levels.