September 30, 2014
Federated Farmers will launch its new and improved Herd Owning Sharemilking Agreement to dairy farmers tomorrow.“This Agreement clearly navigates areas where farm owners and sharemilkers have had disagreements in the past,” says Andrew Hoggard,...
September 30, 2014
The Commerce Commission has received an application from GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) seeking clearance to acquire Novartis AG’s consumer healthcare pharmaceutical business.GSK is an international healthcare company active in over 150 countries...
September 29, 2014
Forward-looking indicators give cause for optimism in the latest BusinessNZ Planning Forecast.The Forecast for the September quarter signposts economic growth at an annual rate of around 3 percent, at mixed levels across various sectors and regions....

Ten questions in ten minutes

June 27, 2014
During more than 20 years in the recruitment industry, Debbie Graham – director of Debbie Graham Associates (DGA) – has successfully navigated her small business through a share market crash and the global financial crisis.
May 6, 2013
After a devastating cyclone ripped through the Tongan island of Vava’u a decade ago, John Ross lent a hand with an aid project which would evolve into a new company, Heilala Vanilla.

blogs

September 12, 2014

Reverence is not a word commonly associated with Fort Street but that’s precisely the mood that prevails among diners at Ima, a low-key Middle Eastern, back street diner.

The IT report

June 12, 2013
As a manager, when walking through your office, you probably can’t help but glance at passing computer screens. And when doing this, you probably catch a glimpse of a variety of consumer applications open and running, such as Skype, Google...
January 22, 2013
Kiwi tertiary institutions will need a radical shift in thinking when it comes to training the next generation of software engineers and developers if they are to keep up with the rapidly changing trends of the global market, says an Auckland IT...

competitions

October 1, 2014
What does it take for the All Blacks to win a test match? It all comes down to the set piece, go forward ball from the scrum.
September 5, 2014
The story of one of New Zealand's most successful businesspeople, Determined to Win follows ONZM (New Zealand Order of Merit) recipient and SKOPE Industries’ founder, Robert Stewart.