Woman left 'insulted' by altercation with staff member, caught on video at Auckland water park

But Waterworld water park says they were only making sure they kept the woman safe.

Air NZ used more than 45,000 litres of cleaning disinfectant on planes last year

It also carried hundreds of threatened wildlife across the year.

Samsung reveals next set of phones to be cheaper with bigger screens, better batteries

This time Samsung has made some pricing adjustments that reflect the hard times.

My Food Bag considers listing on the stock market

The business is offering its 315,000 customers and staff the chance to reserve an allocation of shares.


Southland economy thrown a lifeline: Tiwai Point smelter to remain open until 2024

An agreement announced today means Rio Tinto will not close the plant in August, effecting thousands of jobs.


Kiwis could face paying more for consumer goods amid fallout from cargo backlogs

At a yard in the South Auckland suburb of Wiri the backlog is sky high.


Australia’s Coon brand cheese to change its controversial name

It was named after American cheesemaker Edward William Coon, but was reassessed due to “current attitudes”.

Job listings almost back at pre-Covid levels — Seek NZ

The IT, manufacturing, logistics and trades sectors were seeing the highest job ad growth.

Confronted in supermarkets, flatmates move out: Covid-19 hotel staff face 'huge' stigma

The pressure has been so bad that some have quit because of it.

Jonah Lomu's noisy wagon, shark bus most popular vehicles on Trade Me last year

The SUV is still available for sale, despite being viewed more than 226,000 times.

Case of mistaken identity sees small Texas biotech company's market value soar to over $4 billion after Elon Musk tweet

His followers poured money into a company with a similar name after the Tesla CEO tweeted "Use Signal".

Auckland shop to pay nearly $15,000 after unjustifiably firing worker for alleged hand cream theft

Wei Xia Li allegedly stole a tube of hand cream from Kiwi Plaza Souvenirs.


Reserve Bank of New Zealand says it wasn't directly targeted in cyber attack

Adrian Orr said the breach was the result of the third party provider, Acellion, being hacked.

Latest bank drops its fixed home loan rate to its lowest ever

The rate is on a one-year fixed term for customers with 20 per cent equity.


Growing calls for all cellar doors to be able to charge for wine tastings

Currently, only some cellar doors are allowed to charge - a move that's been labelled unfair.

Reserve Bank responding to 'malicious attack' as data systems breached

An urgent investigation into the breach has been launched.

Set of three left jandals sold on Trade Me for $190

The seller took the unusual step after he kept breaking the right jandal.

Chef and 'father of the UK restaurant industry' Albert Roux dies, aged 85

His restaurant, Le Gavroche, which he opened with his brother, became the first British restaurant to be awarded three Michelin stars.

Rocket Lab's 'another one leaves the crust' mission set to launch

It'll be the New Zealand company's first launch of 2021.

Where is Jack Ma, China's billionaire e-commerce pioneer?

Ma irked regulators with a speech at a business conference in Shanghai attended by some of the regulators he was criticising.

Warning issued after Kiwi man loses $15,000 in cryptocurrency scam

Financial Services Complaints Limited had warned the man about the exchange platform.


Central Otago cherry crops destroyed in days of torrential rain

Millions of dollars’ worth of cherries have been destroyed at the start of the year.

Man selling three left jandals on Trade Me gets foot in niche market

The jandals are promoted with a tale of woe and sorrow that many people can relate to.


New house price figures show 6% jump in final three months of 2020

One town saw the rate of growth top 17 per cent in the last quarter.

Child labour in palm oil industry tied to US Girl Scout cookies

An estimated tens of thousands of children work alongside their parents in palm oil plantations in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Tesla comes up short of annual vehicle delivery goal despite 36 per cent rise in sales

The company said it delivered 499,500 vehicles for the year, falling just short of Elon Musk's target.

$2 billion worth of investor visas 'locked up in office in Wellington'

Only a handful of immigration officials are working on processing the visas.

Taranaki has chance to be national leader for transition to carbon neutral economy

The prospect of moving away from oil and gas should be exciting for the region, says Forest and Bird.


'People are doing the wrong thing' — Most Kiwis improperly disposing of old electronics

NZ generates up to 100,000 tonnes of electronic waste each year, but only about two per cent gets recycled.

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