Business Editor, NZ Herald
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Back media, Herald writer Fran O'Sullivan urges Govt
Fran O'Sullivan was today appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
Top Auckland businessman loses divorce fight over Maserati and diamond ring
The executive, though, won two bigger parts of the fight.
Eric Watson 'unable to pay rival' Sir Owen Glenn, court told
Eric Watson says he doesn't have the assets to pay rival Sir Owen Glenn.
Failed building boss investigated by Companies Office
Blair Cranston was expelled from Master Builders in December 2016.
Tradies get nothing back in $3.6m building company collapse
Firm won House of the Year awards but came unstuck in 2016 after leaky build claims.
Winery in receivership as Las Vegas lawsuit hits business
Mahana Winery was on the market but has asked its bank to appoint a receiver
Exclusive: Emails, texts revealed - Derek Handley on Government job bungle
CTO bungle: Emails, texts between Derek Handley, Clare Curran and Jacinda Ardern revealed.
'It feels a bit Star Trek' - texts between Clare Curran and Derek Handley released
Derek Handley has released text messages and emails with Jacinda Ardern and Clare Curran.
Vegas exec 'threatened to bury me in the desert and kill my show dogs'
Glenn Schaeffer and two Vegas execs have been locked in a High Court dispute since 2015.
Departing Fonterra boss paid another $8m this year
It doesn't appear Theo Spierings will get a golden handshake from the co-operative.
Ex-ANZ manager avoids conviction after increasing his own overdraft to 100k
The 27-year-old pleaded guilty to accessing a computer for a dishonest purpose.
Property developer who left homeowners in the lurch declared bankrupt
It is the second time that Stephen Foley has been declared bankrupt.
More than half of Aucklanders unable to buy 'affordable' home
"Affordable" homes on the market under Kiwibuild would be out of reach for many - study.
SkyCity VIP wins $347k from friend who sued her over gambling debts
The two Auckland woman had squared off in the High Court about an alleged $800k debt.
Fletcher names Bruce Hassall as new chair and a board shakeup
Fletcher Building announces a board shakeup
Hamish Fletcher: Govt's housing measure woefully irrelevant
It beggars belief that the official data on this issue is so woefully out of date.
NZ authorities won't pursue shamed TV host Matt Lauer over $13m property deal
Matt Lauer in 2016 convinced officials he was a suitable owner of Hunter Valley Station.
Comment: Super Fund should not be Auckland's slush fund
Super Fund's tram plan raises question of what else it can help pay for.
Comment: Why 'NZ-made' saga is so damaging for World
Many retailers have struggled with the intense competition from online shopping.
Mike Pero can't afford to return $2.3m overpayment
The Christchurch-based entrepreneur has been given a reprieve by the High Court.
School and tourist bus company fights to stay on road after safety audits
The company has been involved in two major crashes in the last three years.
Comment: Cracks appearing in Sky TV's rugby fortress
Investors have been delivered a sharp reminder this morning.
Troubled insurance firm boss and Kiwi richlister pulls out of Entrepreneur of Year
Peter Harris has withdrawn as New Zealand's entry to the EY Entrepreneur of the Year.
One in five KiwiSavers in dark over their nest egg
ASB says latest research also revealed investors were staying "extremely conservative".
FMA fraudster tips bucket of water on prison worker, denied parole
Benjamin Kiro faked his CV to get a job at the capital markets regulator.
Mortgage fraud forces ANZ to tighten lending controls
Hard-working New Zealanders may find it harder to get lending
Bribing businessman kicked out of engineering body
Jailed Auckland roading contractor kicked out of engineering body.
Developer pleads guilty in $50m mortgage fraud case
An Auckland property developer has admitted to his part in a $50m mortgage fraud case.
Auckland auction house to close if buyer can't be found
The auction business has housed works by New Zealand art greats.
'Seriously incompetent' real estate agent suspended and fined
Shalendra Goundar was found guilty of misconduct in September.
Lawyer's $120k 'cancellation fee' after client's guilty plea
The fee was not fair or reasonable, a Law Society committee said.
$175m Auckland deal shows overseas investors still eyeing NZ
Biggest property deal in Auckland's central business district since 2010.
Auckland auction house's Aussie arm in administration
The boss of Mossgreen-Webb's says the Auckland auction house isn't affected.
Biggest liner to visit NZ sails into spending squall
Protest group seizes upon differences in estimates of how much ship visitors spend
What business wants to know from Peters and Ardern
Immigration slash will put New Zealand in trouble, business leader says.
Behind the big bucks: Theo Spierings' $8m salary explained
COMMENT: If you have a sense of déjà vu about Theo Spierings' pay - you'd be right.