NZ visas for Chinese bank's clients fast-tracked

Immigration New Zealand introduced a streamlined visa process for the bank's private banking or prestigious wealth management customers.

FILE- In this March 20, 2018, file photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, investigators examine a driverless Uber SUV that fatally struck a woman in Tempe, Ariz. Uber announced Wednesday, May 23, that it is pulling its self-driving cars out of Arizona, a reversal triggered by the recent death of woman who was run over by one of the ride-hailing service's robotic vehicles while crossing a darkened street in a Phoenix suburb. (National Transportation Safety Board via AP, File)

Uber pulls self-driving cars from US state of Arizona after fatal crash

A woman was run over by one of the ride-hailing service's robotic vehicles while crossing a darkened street.

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Fisheries observers say up to 780 tonnes of fish may not have been reported in one season.

Fishing companies under-reporting catches by hundreds of tonnes, according to leaked report

Greenpeace says such failures make it hard to accurately set quota levels.

03:35
Both the company involved – Global Fibre8 – and the Far North District Council are being taken to court over the issue.

Exclusive: Commerce Commission investigating 'flawed' wall panels that have left people devastated

Two houses in Northland have been demolished after the product caused cracks.

Store owners Mark and Veronica A'Court.

Nelson supermarket wages war on plastic

From 11 June, shoppers at Fresh Choice Nelson will only be offered paper bags for their produce purchases.

Online shoppers warned over 'buy now, pay later' options

Three thousand NZ retailers offer the service, where for as little as $5, goods are delivered to your door immediately, but paid off over months.

06:34
Carly Tolley was responding to a UK woman's outrage at clothing over size 16 costing 15 per cent more at New Look.

'Margins are so tight' - Kiwi fashion industry expert says charging more for bigger sizes not unreasonable and not 'fat shaming'

A UK woman was upset after finding clothing over size 16 was priced 15 per cent higher than the same garment in small sizes at retailer New Look.

04:16
First Union’s Tali Williams says some workers are not aware that they’re entitled to be paid for all hours of work.

People on 'very low wages' not always aware of their employment rights, 'taken advantage of' by employers - union

First Union's Tali Williams told TVNZ1’s Breakfast a survey revealed 30 per cent of respondents say they’re made to work extra time, for no pay.

05:02
1 NEWS Political runs through what to expect for the Labour-led Government’s first Budget.

Grant Robertson wanting to deliver ‘healthy looking books’ but don't expect tax cuts in first Budget – Jessica Mutch

1 NEWS political editor runs through what to expect in the Labour-led Government’s first Budget.

Pressure builds on the housing market as people are running of the fear of missing out and nobody is looking at the numbers anymore.

Reserve Bank closed in Wellington after asbestos find

The bank's essential operations will be carried out in Auckland in the meantime.

Complaints pour into union from low paid staff alleging more big NZ retailers are forcing them to work unpaid overtime

FIRST Union has received 1500 complaints from workers about unpaid overtime in the last 48 hours.

NZ dairy industry is feeling the pressure following Fonterra’s low milk price forecast.

A2 Milk shares plunge nearly 20% on NZX before recovering after news market didn't expect

A2 said it expected revenue for the 12 months to June 30 to rise as much as 67 per cent - so why the plunge?

New rules rolled out to stop dirty vessels entering NZ waters

Vessel operators will need to prove they have taken steps to ensure a clean hull in a biosecurity effort.

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Sue Chetwin says the five per cent rise in domestic fares taking effect this week should be a reminder to people that alternatives exist.

Air NZ's domestic fare price hike 'making it hard for New Zealanders to like the airline' - Consumer NZ

The national carrier cited rising fuel, goods, service and other prices in its decision to raise domestic fares by five per cent.

A screenshot of the Argyle Workwear website.

Workwear maker Argyle fined $52,500 over jackets which didn't protect from electrical burns as claimed

Judge Mary-Beth Sharp called the offending "highly careless if not grossly negligent".

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Microplastics are one of the biggest threats to oceans, and synthetic textiles are a huge contributor to the problem.

Merino and natural fibres could help clothing companies battle scourge of microplastics

Tiny plastic fibres from clothing are a major issue for oceans and marine life.

NZ businesses to suffer if Government complies with US threats to avoid Iran trade: Ambassador

Iran's ambassador to NZ said Kiwi companies could risk losing trade deals.

01:48
WORLD has long claimed its clothes are NZ made but it’s now emerged a small percentage aren’t.

Commerce Commission launches investigation into WORLD clothing brand's 'Made in New Zealand' labelling

The fashion label headed by Dame Denise L'Estrange-Corbet has been under fire with accusations they have misled consumers about the origins of their clothing.

Retail worker (file picture).

Retail workers missing out on $800 per year in 'unpaid' duties - union

First Union are receiving messages and reports from retail workers who had not realised until now that they were entitled to be paid.

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Foodstuffs, which owns New World, Pak N Save and Four Square, uses the technology in some of its North Island stores.

Some New World stores in North Island revealed to have facial recognition CCTV technology

Foodstuffs say the technology isn't in place in any South Island stores.

01:41
All eyes are on the economy ahead of the budget release this week.

Experts point to downward correction of New Zealand's growing economy

All eyes are on the economy ahead of the budget release this week.

Angry businessman phoning the bank for credit card support  ++++ Note for the inspector : Credit card is fake and made especially for the photosession ++++

Goldman Sachs and Apple plan to offer a new credit card

For Apple, the deal could help it extend its Apple Pay brand.

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TVNZ1’s Q+A host Corin Dann interviews NZTech boss Graeme Muller this week.

Q+A Business Podcast Episode 10: The state of NZ's fast growing tech industry

TVNZ1's Q+A host Corin Dann interviews NZTech boss Graeme Muller this week

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