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Superyacht owners in $190m tourism plan
Superyacht owners in $190m tourism plan

A new partnership between tourism agencies and the marine industry aims to double spending by wealthy superyacht owners…

Russian's long trek to NZ for a beer

A Russian beer enthusiast who spoke barely any English flew tens of thousands of kilometres to buy two personal brewing…

Music festival is a hit for brands

When it started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65.

Five novel features an Amazon smartphone could offer

Rumours of an Amazon smartphone have reached a fever pitch, with several tech blogs speculating that the device could be…

US tech company buys NZ software developer
US tech company buys NZ software developer

New Zealand software developer Optima has been sold to a United States technology firm for an undisclosed sum.

Hot and cold spots for first homes
Hot and cold spots for first homes

The proportion of house sales to first-home buyers has gone down in 90 Auckland suburbs since the Reserve Bank's mortgage…

Small Business: Change of direction driven by passion
Small Business: Change of direction driven by passion

How do you go from being a school principal to starting a memory training company? Or shift from civil engineer to software…

Cartoon: Safe as houses

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Editorial: Standing up to Japan vital in trade talks
Editorial: Standing up to Japan vital in trade talks

Japan, the world's third-biggest economy, has a long and notorious history of protectionism.

Huge slip closes mine

A massive slip at the open pit of the Macraes Gold Mine in Otago cut off access to underground workers, mining company Oceana…

'Bubble about to burst'

Auckland's sizzling property market could bring New Zealand's economy crashing down, a global economic expert warns.

Eric Watson: Plenty of cash for new firms

According to the NZX, there is a gap in our capital markets infrastructure that hampers small and mid-sized companies' abilities…

Damien Grant: When karma lets you down, rely on the justice system
Damien Grant: When karma lets you down, rely on the justice system

As a liquidator I use the Disputes Tribunal and the one constant I have found is the value of paperwork…

NZ milk push in the Middle East

Alan Fitzsimmons still gets a buzz out of opening up new markets for Fonterra after more than two decades selling New Zealand…

SkyCity among investor opportunities

SkyCity, Trade Me and Telecom are the best investment opportunities on New Zealand's share market, according to Morningstar…

Messy business break-ups

It is amazing how often business resembles life.

Fonterra on Hong Kong shopping lists

The cross-border tourism trade from mainland China is a big part of the retail scene in Hong Kong.

Fran O'Sullivan: Collins row a distraction from the real issue
Fran O'Sullivan: Collins row a distraction from the real issue

Opposition politicians are sinking their fangs into Judith Collins over the Oravida affair, distracting…

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