'Unpaid' loan of $152,000 to Terry Serepisos now worth $2.5 million
Law & Regulation

'Unpaid' loan of $152,000 to Terry Serepisos now worth $2.5 million

The lender is seeking a summary judgment for repayment in the high court.

Greg Hurrell 22 Apr 2024
Ryman CEO Umbers' tenure ends abruptly
Markets

Ryman CEO Umbers' tenure ends abruptly

Company chair Dean Hamilton will take over as interim executive chair.

Gregor Thompson 22 Apr 2024
TradeWindow $2.2m raise closes over-subscribed
Markets

TradeWindow $2.2m raise closes over-subscribed

The company reiterated its guidance that it will be breaking even.

Pattrick Smellie 22 Apr 2024
Markets Market close

NZ sharemarket bounces back 0.5%

The S&P/NZX 50 Index closed at 11,852.8, up 56.58 points or 0.48%.

Graham Skellern 22 Apr 2024
NZ sharemarket bounces back 0.5%
Economy

Dileepa Fonseka: The industrial policy debate never seems to go away

Industrial policy is getting a second hearing around the world, including in NZ.

Dileepa Fonseka 22 Apr 2024
The industrial policy debate never seems to go away
Public sector JobWatch 2024

Is the Public Service Commission too top heavy?

More than one in five at the commission are considered to be 'senior leaders'.

Jem Traylen 22 Apr 2024
Is the Public Service Commission too top heavy?
Podcasts Free Cooking the Books

The tricks to living a good life for less

How to be boujee on a budget.

Frances Cook 22 Apr 2024
The tricks to living a good life for less
Markets

Air NZ issues profit downgrade on soft conditions

North American market impacted by competitive pricing pressures. 

Victoria Young 22 Apr 2024
Air NZ issues profit downgrade on soft conditions
Finance

FNZ settles dispute with US executives

Adam Green and Steve Gross resigned on the same day late last year. 

Victoria Young 22 Apr 2024
FNZ settles dispute with US executives
Retail

Website duplication scams haunt NZ retailers

Increasingly sophisticated obfuscation technology is making scams harder to resolve.

Gregor Thompson 22 Apr 2024
Website duplication scams haunt NZ retailers
Health

Mātai may have invented a 'third wave' in medical imaging

The institute has impressed a world pioneer in MRI scanning technology.

Greg Hurrell 22 Apr 2024
Mātai may have invented a 'third wave' in medical imaging
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Opinion

How to discourage wealth
Economy

Simon Robertson: How to discourage wealth

Let NZers invest $1 offshore without making the starting point 95c every year.

Simon Robertson 20 Apr 2024
Sniffing the breeze on the next four months
Economy

Pattrick Smellie: Sniffing the breeze on the next four months

A soon-to-be international absconder ponders what he'll find on return to NZ.

Pattrick Smellie 19 Apr 2024
Progress takes more than Groundhog Day rhetoric
Primary Sector

Julia Jones: Progress takes more than Groundhog Day rhetoric

There seems to be a noticeable lack of innovation in NZ's red meat export industry.

Julia Jones 19 Apr 2024
One-in-three chance the RBNZ will need to hike
Economy

Cameron Bagrie: One-in-three chance the RBNZ will need to hike

The composition of Wednesday's inflation number should worry the Reserve Bank.

Cameron Bagrie 18 Apr 2024

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Business Advice

Fail File: Emmet Hobbs, chairman of Hirepool
Fail File

Fail File: Emmet Hobbs, chairman of Hirepool

Emmet Hobbs is the chairman of Hirepool.

Victoria Carter 20 Apr 2024
Fail File: Sheridan Broadbent, independent director
Fail File

Fail File: Sheridan Broadbent, independent director

'I can be a lot more excitable over the small stuff than the big stuff.'

Victoria Carter 06 Apr 2024


Investigations

A billion for buses: where MOE money goes
Transport

A billion for buses: where MOE money goes

Student transport is one of the Ministry of Education's biggest external costs.

Murray Jones 17 Apr 2024
'Valley of death': Connecting uni research with the private sector
Services

'Valley of death': Connecting uni research with the private sector

Commercialisation of schemes losing battle for resources to other university functions.

Andrea Malcolm 10 Apr 2024
CEO pay continues to grow, but at a slower pace

CEO pay continues to grow, but at a slower pace

New Zealand's pay disparity is less extreme than the UK and US.

Murray Jones 04 Apr 2024

Business Productivity

Boosting rural growth with innovation
Sponsored

Boosting rural growth with innovation

Productivity and sustainability go hand in hand for the rural sector

ASB Scam Update
Building confidence and capability is the key to boosting productivity
Sponsored

Building confidence and capability is the key to boosting productivity

In the pack houses of Hawke’s Bay apple growers, smart cameras scan the apples looking for blemishes and grading the fruit to ensure only the best is selected for domestic and international markets.

ASB
Working smarter, working together, working for Aotearoa
Sponsored

Working smarter, working together, working for Aotearoa

After a few challenging years, during which many New Zealand businesses have effectively been in survival mode, it's time to pursue productive growth, says ASB.

ASB

Top Gainers


Michael Hill International $0.710 5.97%
Me Today $0.120 5.26%
Radius Residential Care $0.120 5.26%
Enprise Group $0.410 5.13%
Heartland Group Holdings $1.060 2.91%

Top Decliners


Synlait $0.510 -5.56%
Savor $0.230 -4.17%
Metro Performance Glass $0.100 -3.85%
The Warehouse Group $1.400 -3.45%
Bremworth $0.445 -3.26%

Top Gainers


New Zealand King Salmon Investments $0.260 8.70%
Vista Group International $1.765 4.83%
Fletcher Building $3.660 3.10%
Chorus $6.810 2.41%
Smartpay Holdings Limited $1.280 2.01%

Top Decliners


Mercury $5.900 -6.10%
Synlait $0.515 -5.77%
Tower $0.780 -4.43%
AFT Pharmaceuticals $2.800 -2.83%
ikeGPS Group $0.390 -2.50%

Technology


Investments

How to find a good financial adviser

How to find a good financial adviser

The vibe is just as important as skills and experience. 

Frances Cook 20 Apr 2024
Podcasts Free

Cooking the Books podcast: What’s the cost of sustainable investing?

Some of the 'naughty' stocks are making a comeback. 

Frances Cook 15 Apr 2024
Cooking the Books podcast: What’s the cost of sustainable investing?
Policy

How ‘shareholder value’ became a Wall Street mantra

Michael Jensen inspired the transformation of capitalism. Was he a hero or a villain?

Bloomberg 13 Apr 2024
How ‘shareholder value’ became a Wall Street mantra
Opinion Free

Frances Cook: Money Answers: How do I prepare for job loss?

Our investments editor outlines ideas to keep the financial stress to a minimum.

Frances Cook 13 Apr 2024
Money Answers: How do I prepare for job loss?
Editor's Picks

Sharesies acquires investor management startup

It is Sharesies' first takeover and part of a wider growth strategy.

John Anthony 12 Apr 2024
Sharesies acquires investor management startup

The Life

2024's vintage 'truly outstanding' – wine producer Indevin
Wine

2024's vintage 'truly outstanding' – wine producer Indevin

Winemaker enthusiasm for 2024 grape harvest reaches new heights despite early bad weather.

Bob Campbell MW 21 Apr 2024
Kazaguruma: Wellington’s upmarket, authentic Japanese
Good Food Restaurant review

Kazaguruma: Wellington’s upmarket, authentic Japanese

The fare – three set menus or à la carte – offers a memorable dining experience.

Gregor Thompson 21 Apr 2024
Maserati reveals all-electric GranCabrio Folgore convertible
Cars

Maserati reveals all-electric GranCabrio Folgore convertible

The new model can go from 0 to 100km/h in just 2.8 seconds.

Jet Sanchez 21 Apr 2024
My Net Worth: Rob Vickery, founder of Hillfarrance Ventures
My Net Worth

My Net Worth: Rob Vickery, founder of Hillfarrance Ventures

Big jump in graduation rate of at-risk US kids counts among his proudest achievements.

Ben Moore 21 Apr 2024