September 18, 2014
BusinessNZ has released its Infrastructure Briefing today, outlining key challenges facing the infrastructure sector and making several policy recommendations that will help to foster much-needed growth.“We often hear about a lack of investment...
September 17, 2014
Misfit, makers of Shine, today announced its second wearable product, Misfit Flash, a versatile and easy-to-use fitness and sleep monitor.Crafted out of a special soft-touch plastic, Flash is comfortable, extremely durable, and waterproof to 30...
September 15, 2014
The steady implementation of the Business Growth Agenda is enabling business confidence, says BusinessNZ.The Government today laid out its future 10 priorities from the many initiatives currently under way under the BGA.BusinessNZ Chief Executive...

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

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.
August 1, 2014
While many a newspaper columnist will find their sage words of one day become the takeaway wrappers of the next, some scribblings are saved for the ages.