Thirteen small satellites were launched from the Māhia peninsula last night.

Rocket Lab set to launch US military satellite for Pentagon

The start-up last year began making commercial deliveries from its private launch site in the Mahia Peninsula.

Man bites on 'rusty' thumbtack found in blueberry bought at Tauranga Pak'nSave

Foodstuffs have pulled the batch of fruit from their shelves and are investigating.

The PM’s light-hearted comments came in response to a Meat and Livestock Australia advert.

Any suggestion Aussie lamb is better than New Zealand lamb is 'an absolute outrage' - Ardern

The PM's lighthearted comments come after an ad across the ditch, made that claim.

"Vineyard, Marlborough, New Zealand"

Cheers to that: Despite challenges, wine-making industry growing rapidly in New Zealand

Wineries are estimated to have generated about $2.5 billion in turnover in 2017.

Economist Shambeel Eaqub says our economy depends on the “Chinese engine running strongly”.

Slow down in China could have 'very big impact' on New Zealand economy

That's according to economist Shambeel Eaqub who told TVNZ1's Breakfast our economy is "very deeply connected to China's".

The Auckland facility is set to lose nearly $80 million over the next 10 years.

Eden Park offered sweetener by Auckland Waterfront Consortium

It's offering to bail the troubled and cash-strapped Eden Park - if it is allowed to go ahead and build a new national stadium on the waterfront.

Tesla luxury electric cars are now competing with taxis and Ubers in Auckland in a new business venture.

On the road to make an affordable car, Tesla cuts jobs

"While we have made great progress, our products are still too expensive for most people," CEO Elon Musk says.

'Life threatening risk'- Complaint forces Burger King TV ad redo

A viewer complained the advert did not convey the life-threatening risk from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Los Angeles, USA - March 29, 2018: Air New Zealand Boeing 777 taxiing at Los Angeles Int. Airport seen from a helicopter.

Air NZ to earn unprecedented double recognition at 'Oscars of the airline industry'

The airline was awarded for its sustainability work and passenger experience.

This disgruntled customer says he'll think twice about using Uber again.

Uber drivers fear sudden termination from false passenger complaints

One driver has been deactivated twice because of what he says are false complaints from passengers.

Councillor critical of Sky City wanting to add 60 more pokie machines to its Hamilton casino

Dave Macpherson's likened the devices to "gambling methampetimine".

Nike unveils self-lacing shoes controlled by smartphone app

The shoes will initially go on sale in the US, but will be made available globally on February 17.

Clothing retailer H&M announces third Auckland store to open

The new store, which will open in autumn, will be located in Botany Town Centre.

The 17-year-old appeared in court today, accused of the manslaughter of Goran Milosavljevic.

Countdown 'deeply sorry' after mislabelling hot cross buns as vegan

Countdown has apologised after discovering its hot cross buns were in fact not vegan, despite advertising them as so.

Recycling centres struggling with increased volumes over summer

One year after China stopped taking our plastics, some recycling centres are still struggling to move thousands of tonnes of waste.

Watch: New Gillette advert addresses 'toxic masculinity' and MeToo movement

Not everyone has been impressed with the company's message, with the video being slammed on YouTube.

Canterbury pub owners fined $30K after workers denied sick, bereavement and holiday leave

Malcolm and Claire Bennett, who have owned Coalgate Tavern for over 30 years, were penalised for 30 breaches to the Holidays Act.

But many are concerned about rising costs and lower profits.

Business confidence sees improvement, but still downbeat - survey

Hiring intentions were also positive, but businesses were cautious in investing in new buildings.

NZ cannabis firm placed into liquidation amid concerns over executives' high salaries

Two of the founders of Medicann apparently disagreed over direction of the business.

The Fairfax Media Ltd. logo is displayed outside their offices in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Fairfax Media, Australia's second-largest newspaper publisher, climbed the most in 12 years in Sydney after the Australian Financial Review reported that billionaire Gina Rinehart planned to boost her stake. Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Process to sell news website Stuff to begin in next few months, says Nine boss

Nine completed a takeover of Fairfax, the owner of Stuff, last month.

'I felt horrible' - hairdressing chain refuses woman's haircut, calls her a 'freak', would-be customer claims

Jordane Cameron entered the Sharing Shed in Palmerston North on Saturday looking for something a little different.

Peter Alexander's Tropical Vibes Mid Short pyjamas are more expensive for a plus-size version.

Shoppers outraged as Peter Alexander charges 'fat tax'

Plus sizes are charged $10 more for their garments.

Massey University, which partnered with Huawei to upgrade wireless infrastructure, says its watching developments closely.

Huawei director and Polish cybersecurity expert arrested over spying accusations

The development comes as the US is exerting pressure on its allies not to use Huawei over security concerns.

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4,500 jobs, starting in Britain

The carmaker says it's addressing slowing demand in China and growing uncertainty about Brexit.

Construction workers in Christchurch (file picture).

Home consents on the rise - especially apartments, units and townhouses

Stand-alone houses still made up nearly two-thirds of the consents, but their number declined very slightly.

Descendants of the Māori chief are calling for it to be renamed, saying it’s an insult.

Fonterra under fire from iwi over name of its Kapiti-brand cheese, Tuteremoana

Muaūpoko have taken exception to the dairy giant using the name of their ancestor for their product.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and wife divorcing after 25 years

Their marriage played a role in the creation of an e-commerce company that made Jeff Bezos one of the world's wealthiest people.

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