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Rocket Lab watches winds ahead of new launch attempt
Rocket Lab watches winds ahead of new launch attempt

Rocket Lab watches winds ahead of new launch attempt

Another day of suspense is unfolding for Rocket Lab as the company assesses whether conditions are suitable for the launch of its second Electron rocket from Māhia Peninsula on Friday....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:30:34
Facebook to book NZ advertising sales revenues here, not in Ireland
Facebook to book NZ advertising sales revenues here, not in Ireland

Facebook to book NZ advertising sales revenues here, not in Ireland

Facebook says it will book the revenues it earns from selling advertising to Kiwi companies in New Zealand in future. The change is part of worldwide move by Facebook to restructure its a...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:28:51
Colliers manager Hamish Doing takes Tower to task in quake claim and loses
Colliers manager Hamish Doing takes Tower to task in quake claim and loses

Colliers manager Hamish Doing takes Tower to task in quake claim and loses

Real estate investment broker Hamish Doig has lost a High Court earthquake case against Tower....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:25:34
Open plan offices bad for all aspects of people's health
Open plan offices bad for all aspects of people's health

Open plan offices bad for all aspects of people's health

Open plan offices might be saving your boss money, but they can be bad for your physical and mental health....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:45:34
New chief executive for ASB to replace Barbara Chapman
New chief executive for ASB to replace Barbara Chapman

New chief executive for ASB to replace Barbara Chapman

Vittoria Shortt has been appointed chief executive of ASB, starting in February 2018...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:27:23
Sky TV's long-running The Box channel to be replaced by Sky 5
Sky TV's long-running The Box channel to be replaced by Sky 5

Sky TV's long-running The Box channel to be replaced by Sky 5

Sky TV's long-running The Box channel is being rebranded....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:51:54
How Silicon Valley's blind spots and biases are ruining tech for the rest of us
How Silicon Valley's blind spots and biases are ruining tech for the rest of us

How Silicon Valley's blind spots and biases are ruining tech for the rest of us

OPINION: It was Christmas Eve 2014 when Eric Meyer logged onto Facebook, expecting the usual holiday photos and well-wishes from friends and families. Instead, Facebook showed him an ad f...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:39:00
Tiny town's engineering business an ultimate, NZ Made Hero
Tiny town's engineering business an ultimate, NZ Made Hero

Tiny town's engineering business an ultimate, NZ Made Hero

An engineering firm from a tiny South Taranaki town has beaten hundreds of other New Zealand companies to a top manufacturing award....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:29:00
Fraudster Joanne Harrison's KiwiSaver account can't be touched to pay reparation
Fraudster Joanne Harrison's KiwiSaver account can't be touched to pay reparation

Fraudster Joanne Harrison's KiwiSaver account can't be touched to pay reparation

The police commissioner's bid to crack open fraudster Joanne Harrison's KiwiSaver account to repay some of the $784,000 she allegedly owes has hit a snag....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:38:49
Why is there a shortage of male strippers in New Zealand?
Why is there a shortage of male strippers in New Zealand?

Why is there a shortage of male strippers in New Zealand?

Male students scouting for a summer job might consider flirting with an unorthodox option: stripping. ...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:34:02
Women under-represented in retail leadership, pushing earnings down
Women under-represented in retail leadership, pushing earnings down

Women under-represented in retail leadership, pushing earnings down

Men working in retail are paid more than their women colleagues are, data shows. ...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:30:50
Eight investments where you could have made a fortune
Eight investments where you could have made a fortune

Eight investments where you could have made a fortune

If only Melanie Pedersen had not had to pay rent while she was living in Sydney four years ago, she might have quite a different life now. While working as a public relations freelancer i...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:36:10
Winston Peters' KiwiSaver dream a step closer
Winston Peters' KiwiSaver dream a step closer

Winston Peters' KiwiSaver dream a step closer

A government-run KiwiSaver scheme may be on the cards after the KiwiFund Bill was drawn from the members' bill ballot. If passed, it would start work to establish NZ First leader Winston ...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:30:43
Jacinda Ardern, Grant Robertson make first Super Fund payment in nine years
Jacinda Ardern, Grant Robertson make first Super Fund payment in nine years

Jacinda Ardern, Grant Robertson make first Super Fund payment in nine years

The Prime Minister and Finance Minister have restarted government payments into the NZ Super Fund, following nine years without contributions from the state....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:22:45
Trilogy's products will still be NZ-made if sale to Chinese firm approved
Trilogy's products will still be NZ-made if sale to Chinese firm approved

Trilogy's products will still be NZ-made if sale to Chinese firm approved

Beauty company Trilogy International has announced its pending sale to Chinese private equity firm Citic Capital China Partners for $250 million. Trilogy chief executive Angela Buglass​...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:17:56
The psychology of shopping - how marketers nudge you to buy
The psychology of shopping - how marketers nudge you to buy

The psychology of shopping - how marketers nudge you to buy

OPINION: Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine's Day, Mothers' Day and Fathers' Day. But rath...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:04:36
Wellington social housing tenants face post-Christmas rent increase as city council aims to weed out opportunists
Wellington social housing tenants face post-Christmas rent increase as city council aims to weed out opportunists

Wellington social housing tenants face post-Christmas rent increase as city council aims to weed out opportunists

Social housing tenants in Wellington city are facing a rent hike after the Christmas break....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:33:59
Neighbours find Te Mata mushroom company odour offensive
Neighbours find Te Mata mushroom company odour offensive

Neighbours find Te Mata mushroom company odour offensive

Since the start of November, 51 odour complaints have been made against Havelock North's Te Mata Mushroom Company....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:09:23
Ten business fads that need to die
Ten business fads that need to die

Ten business fads that need to die

Here are 10 business trends or fads that started to wither in 2017. Or they deserve an early death in 2018 for frustrating employees and destroying, rather than adding, value....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:29:38
Seddon and Ward to welcome highway travellers, with reopen arms
Seddon and Ward to welcome highway travellers, with reopen arms

Seddon and Ward to welcome highway travellers, with reopen arms

Two towns on a road to nowhere are rolling out the welcome wagon ready for guests on the new State Highway 1 in south Marlborough....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:01:34
 
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