Business & Markets

NZ's most stolen car drives higher insurance costs

Some Kiwis are paying nearly $3000 a year to insure their Toyota Aqua cars, with one insurer denying cover unless the vehicle has an immobiliser. The high... Read More

Part-time workers could get less sick leave

Part-time workers could end up with less sick leave in an update of the Holidays Act announced by the Workplace Relations Minister. The draft legislation... Read More

GDT: Dairy prices up 1.7 per cent

Good news for farmers, with a positive Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction to start the new season. Prices were up in the latest event, held overnight, with... Read More

TVNZ financial woes deepen: loss of at least $28m

TVNZ is warning of a large underlying loss amid a worsening advertising downturn. The state-owned broadcaster says it now expected an underlying loss of between... Read More

Tauranga animal rescue service finally reopens

Vada's Angels Animal Rescue Tauranga is thanking the community for its support in helping the service reopen. 'Thank you, everyone, for your support. Because... Read More

Junior doctors to go on strike again

Junior doctors are striking for the third time this month today, with 290 Blood Service laboratory workers also walking off the job this week. Te Whatu Ora... Read More

Open banking: How to opt in - and out

Open banking is a new way to pay for items online - but how does it work? From 30 May, New Zealand's four major banks - ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac - must... Read More

Families get their happily ever after

A Tauranga service Kidz Need Dadz is helping strengthen families across the Bay of Plenty. Unfortunately not all relationships or families get the happily... Read More

What to know about KiwiSaver hardship withdrawals

New Zealanders struggling with the cost of living have been tapping into their KiwiSaver accounts in greater numbers. Inland Revenue data shows that 3700... Read More

Unlocking New Zealand’s green energy future

A two-year research project has shed light on the promising opportunities for regional New Zealand to adopt short rotation forestry for bioenergy production. The... Read More

BOP regional energy report released

The Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority - EECA - has released its Bay of Plenty Regional Energy Transition Accelerator report. The culmination of... Read More

NZ Geothermal Week

NZ Geothermal Week is back and is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before, with this year's theme firmly focused on helping New Zealand make the... Read More