South Korea's LG Electronics will wind down its loss-making mobile division after failing to find a buyer - a move set to make it the first major smartphone brand to withdraw from the market.
Airports and airlines are getting ready to roll as they wait for tomorrow's announcement on the timing of a quarantine-free transtasman bubble.
The latest CoreLogic data shows Christchurch's average property value increased by 11.9% in a year, while nationally house prices were up 16.1% - the biggest jump since 2006.
Richie McCaw is considering legal action against a company selling CBD (Cannabidiol) products under his name without consent.
Timber prices have been on a strong run since November due to Chinese demand and a gap in supply, says a Canterbury forestry consultant and exporter.
As construction begins to boom in the South Island, builders have started using novel methods of attracting more staff to keep up with demand.
The Government's Tourism Infrastructure Fund has been reopened and the regions hardest hit by a lack of overseas visitors will get priority, the Tourism Minister announced in Kaikōura today.
With four planes and bases in Christchurch and Nelson, the NZ air ambulance upped its critical-care patient transfer services between hospitals by six per cent last year.
The return of higher deposit requirements for investors has put the brakes on the housing market in March, with property values in Christchurch falling by $30,000.
Kiwis around the country appear keen to make the most of the long Easter weekend as Bookabach reports most of its stock booked out.
Enterprise North Canterbury says it has been flooded with enquiries since last year’s lockdown, as residents take the opportunity to re-examine their goals.
Builders are at risk of going under as Mitre 10, Bunnings and ITM face a dire shortage of timber after CHH's decision to cut its supplies due to accelerated house construction.
"It is very difficult for New Zealand farmers to compete with," says potato farmer Ross Hewson of Canterbury where nearly 70 per cent of the NZ's crop is grown.
Labour-aligned political group The People’s Choice has started surveying for next year’s local body elections.
The Christchurch housing market appears to be unaffected by the Government's shake-up, despite a subdued mood at other auctions around the country.
The ASB study also found more than a third of customers frequently had balances of less than their average weekly expenses.