Two hundred merchants are trialling an online contactless payment method in store, using just mobile phones and no EFTPOS terminal.
Butchers have been left fuming at the prime minister after she said they could always take phone and online orders with contactless delivery.
Fuel sales have dropped dramatically and stocks are building up, creating pressure on storage facilities globally and in New Zealand.
SkyCity is slashing about 200 jobs in New Zealand with immediate effect, as it attempts to slash costs.
The Tenants Protection Association wants the government to step in and cover rent when a tenant is faced with paying for two properties because of lockdown restrictions.
New Zealand's unemployment rate could hit "double digits" as coronavirus hammers New Zealand's economy, Treasury has warned.
The owners of a Christchurch Mad Butcher are devastated they have been forced to close their store after being told it was an essential service.
Bakery giant Couplands has shut down its South Island manufacturing plant as the coronavirus lockdown continues to bite.
The Government may be working overtime to get wage subsidies to people during lockdown but many, including a Christchurch suit tailor, are still in the dark over what they are entitled to and...
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has called for rates payments to be deferred to ease the financial strain some of the city's residents might be feeling during the Covid-19 lockdown.
The Warehouse is re-starting some of its operations to supply appliances and other items now classified as essential goods.
A nationwide property management company that operates in Christchurch is actively discouraging landlords from offering rent holidays to struggling tenants during the Covid-19 shutdown.
Generations of New Zealanders will be paying for the economic recovery caused by the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.
Spending in supermarkets, pharmacies and liquor stores across Christchurch doubled in the week before lockdown.
Supermarkets are set to open on Good Friday and Easter Sunday as the Government places extra scrutiny on their behaviour and pricing.
As travel bans see virtually all global air traffic grounded, a high-end private jet owned by a Saudi billionaire last night landed in Christchurch.
New Zealanders will only be able to purchase essential goods online during the lockdown period, the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has announced.